Quinta da Fornalha, near Tavira, Algarve, Portugal
Situated just 15 minutes from Tavira, in one of the most authentic and unspoilt areas of the Algarve, Quinta da Fornalha is a country house set in 2500 m2 of land on the edge of a small village and adjacent to open countryside. All on one level, this home is quiet, private and has great views, and comprises:
• Entrance hall
• Living room with wood burning stove
• Dining room with French door to east facing patio
• Kitchen with original bread oven and door to covered terrace
• Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and fitted wardrobe
• Two further double bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobe and one with door to covered terrace
• Family bathroom
All the rooms have traditional timber beamed ceilings and the floors are tiled with local clay tiles, all of which give charm and character to the house.
Outside, on the south side, there is a large covered terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining on warm Algarve evenings, with superb views of the surrounding countryside, a traditional built-in seat and beautiful timber beams. On the east side of the house there is also a smaller xisto paved patio. There are two good sized storage spaces and space for parking cars. The land has many mature trees, such as carob, olive, orange and lemon. In the surrounding area there are lots of trails making it easy to go walking, mountain biking or bird watching.
The Algarve has long been a favourite with international buyers looking for a holiday home or a lifestyle change. With only a 2½ hour flight time from London, an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, a year round warm climate, championship golf courses, golden beaches, numerous sporting activities on hand and restaurants to suit all tastes, the advantages to living in the Algarve are innumerable. Tavira is one of the most unspoilt and traditional towns on the Algarve coast. The airport at Faro is approximately an hour's drive from the house.
The total floor area of the house is 200 m2, with the covered terrace being an extra 50 m2. The whole property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion and there is no upward chain.
For further information about Quinta da Fornalha or to arrange a viewing please contact the agent via The Move Channel.