Algarve Villa for Sale (Loule
Spacious villa accommodation, with the option
of income from the self-contained, 2-bedroom
Four-bedroom house, with a two-bedroom separate
guest / rental apartment in land of 5970 square
metres, only a few kilometres from Loule and town
shopping. The property has a gated front yard, with space for cars. There are workshops too, that could be put to garage use.
Fancy some lovely Algarve country views, yet want easy access to town shopping? This attractive traditional house
offers four-bedroom family accommodation, with a further two bedrooms available within a separate annexe.
As well as the relaxed, country-living feel, you have the attractions of wonderful
Loulé town (birthplace of Algarve's carnivals!) only a short drive away...
Best of all, if you like to have guests for long periods but don't want them under your feet, the separate upstairs apartment gives you great flexibility.
Alternatively, it could be used as a source of
income, via holiday rental use.
The split-level lounge has a capacious log-burning stove for toasty winter evenings.
The generously-sized kitchen/dining room, accessed via the side door and offering access to the lounge, has plenty of equipment. There is a range of modern storage and utility units with a large, stainless-steel, dual-fuel cooker.
The adjacent utility room has an extra sink, with handy shelving, cupboards and two washer points.
The four bedrooms are all able to accommodate a double bed. Two have air conditioning.
There are two bathrooms with modern suites including showers.
Outside, there is a shaded, raised dining area and a large raised terrace offering country views.
The majority of the property has new double-glazed windows.
The separate accommodation, for guests, or with rental potential, is reached by its own gated, external staircase.
It enjoys a large private terrace and elevated views across the adjacent countryside.
The lounge has sliding double-glazed doors and
rear-wall window to make the most of that lovely Algarve daylight.
The kitchen/diner has a pleasant 'rustic' feel, yet has modern units and facilities aplenty.
The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and double-glazed
French doors to the roof terrace.
The second double bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes.
Both en-suites are fully-tiled and pleasantly
finished, as shown in the photograph above.
The large walled garden is ideal for containing pets. There is a plunge pool for those hot, hot Algarve
A double garage with workshop, and other outbuildings as well as a large parking area are all accessed via the front gates.
Country living wouldn't be complete without some
'Nature', and the large walled garden has some
characterful trees, including fig, orange, lemon, olive and carob. This garden area is served by a part irrigation system.
To the rear of the property is a separate olive
grove while, to to the front are more olive and carob trees.
Immediately outside the front gates is a sizeable area that offers plenty of off-road parking to visitors and guests, with the access track to the metalled village road being some 50 metres in length.
A telephone line and mains electricity serve
There is a satellite dish for TV reception (UK or European programmes available - or a simple set-top aerial will pull in Portuguese programmes so you can polish your language for communicating with the local
The property has water from a bore hole that is mechanically pumped into a concrete cisterna (tank). Waste goes to an
efficient septic tank within the property.
The property was constructed in 1951, with the modern apartment being added later and upgraded in 2006. The plot size is given as a generous 5970 square metres and the 'built' area is 235 square metres.
This flexible, generous accommodation is for sale at 325,000
euros, or near offer.
Points of Interest
Casa Tranquila is close to Querenca, which must be
in the running for Most Beautiful Village in Algarve. As
already mentioned, the nearest town of note is Loule, one of
this website's favourite places.
If you fancy international, rather than local, cuisine,
then nearby Almancil will suit you perfectly.
It's a short drive to see the sights at Estoi, which boasts the Roman
ruins of Milreu and the palacio that
is now the fourth Algarve pousada.
Some of the best Algarve beaches (like Ilha de Faro,
Garrao and Falesia) are close by, yet a
short drive inland takes you to some gorgeous country views
and walking trails. The beautiful Ria Formosa natural
park on the nearby coast is a magnet for those who like to watch wildlife
If you occasionally hanker after more artificial fun, the east-west motorway
is only a few kilometres away, so you can visit the
waterparks and other diversionary venues that
Algarve offers, such as the casino action at Vilamoura,
should you be feeling lucky.
The wonderful golf facilities
around Loulé municipality offer a great choice of Europe's
best golf amid great scenery. While, from June 2007 there'll be yet
another golf course at Monte de Rei, between Tavira and
Vila Real do Santo Antonio, designed by the great Jack
Children who grow tired of
the beach, can enjoy lots to
do within a short, sunny drive - or even make it an
adventure day out!
Whatever kind of Algarve vacation you
might have in mind, Algarve apartment rental at Casa
Tranquila might be just right for you.
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