This spacious single storey Villa of 2400 sq.ft (223 m2) floor plan sits on 1,48 acres (5980m2) of gently sloping land overlooking orange groves but is only 10 minutes walk from all the amenities of the village of Algoz. Protected by mature trees from north winds, the Villa faces south and overlooks its own extensive close-mown pasture which is dry in summer but becomes a verdant green lawn after winter rains. Access is from the Algoz-Silves EN269 road through a recessed gateway with a paved driveway along side a mature rosemary hedge leading up to the Villa.
The entrance hall (9,6m2) leads through double sliding doors to a spacious lounge-diner (46,5m2) with wood burning stove and a c/h radiator, itself leading through sliding double glass doors to two wide split level terraces along the south side of the Villa. A central recessed area with retractable sun awning constitutes a superb outside dining alcove . Shallow steps lead down to the 7m X4m pool with surrounding wooden deck, itself surrounded by a mature 1,5m high laurel hedge.
Adjacent to the living room there is a large square kitchen (34,2m2) with granite topped work surfaces and a large central island, plus a solid wood breakfast table . Two doors lead off to the separate pantry, with ample shelf storage, fridge and freezer, and the utility room with washing machine plus dryer. There is an outside door to the patio from the utility room and a connecting door to the attached garage (21,5 m2) with workbench and extensive shelf storage. The oil fired c/h boiler stands in a corner of the garage with oil storage located in an separate external house.
The aluminium windows of the Villa are double glazed with either sliding security grills plus insect screens or fixed intruder protection bars. The roof construction incorporates a full attic for extra insulation against summer heat. There are alarm sensors in every room including the garage.
The master bedroom (20m2) has an en-suite bathroom and is also connected via sliding doors to the south side patio. It includes a 2,5 m built in wardrobe with fitted drawers. Guest bedrooms two (15,8m2) and three (12.82m2) have close access to the guest bathroom and also include extensive fitted wardrobes with drawers. A 10 metre passage leads from the bedroom area to a third bathroom, with shower plus toilet, adjacent to the study/ fourth bedroom (13,1m2).
The garden has been designed for minimum upkeep with automatic drip irrigation which also includes all pot plants on the patios. The 5m X 3m wooden garden shed has power and extensive shelf storage. It houses the irrigation controller and there is mains water adjacent to the shed.
This property is uniquely positioned in central Algarve, just 45 minutes easy drive from Faro airport, and 15 minutes from the historic town of Silves. There are also superb sandy beaches only 15 minutes drive away. The East-West Via do Infante motorway passes just a few kilometres south of Algoz and access to Lisbon and the North is facilitated via the Algarve motorway whose entrance is just 15 minutes east. Then there is the fast Alpha train service to Lisbon only ten minutes away departing from Tunes station, with ample free parking available.
Within ten minutes walk from the front gate the village of Algoz offers many amenities such as fuel station, health centre, post office, bank, pharmacy, plus convenience stores and coffee shops. There are three good restaurants including a noted chicken piri-piri house. There is also a daily fresh market in the centre of the village. This unique property is on the market for €549,000