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Algarve Villa for sale
São Brás de Alportel São Bras | Ref: 3262
Bedrooms:  6
Year:  1999
House Area:  542 m2
Plot Area:  1395 m2
Price:  900,000.00 | £782 609
Stunning Renovated Old Cork Factory
An old Cork pressing factory dating back before 1907 which has been upgraded and redesigned to incorporate a modern and contemporary life style yet retaining the external appearance of the cork factory. Viewing has to be to understand this award winning project. Would make an ideal B&B. An old cork factory that has been transform by clever architects to retain the old character building and build with in is shell a contemporary 4-bedroom dwelling and a self-contained 2-bedroom cottage all set with in a walled court yard. The Property Is laid out on one floor as Follows: The main house comprises of a large single floor building with a mezzanine floor. Comprising of mainly glass floor to ceiling windows supporting the internal side of the factory opening the building to lots of natural light from the court yard. Enter the property into a good size fully fitted kitchen with easy access to the covered terrace/outside kitchen with BBQ, from the kitchen you have a door leading to an inner hallway which access 3 double bedrooms all with patio doors accessing the court yard and swimming pool, 2 bathrooms and a store room and the master bedroom with direct access to the courtyard and swimming pool. Directly from the kitchen you have access to a huge 83m2 dining /games/second lounge with full height ceilings of the old factory, from the dining room you have direct access to the open plan lounge with mezzanine office. The lounge has incorporated the original features dating back to the working cork factory. Cottage Adjoining the factory is a self-contained cottage comprising of kitchen, dining room, lounge bathroom and 2 bedrooms Outside: The property is fully walled and private from all aspects with direct access of a tarmac road, double electric gates give access to cobbled Calcada stone drive way with parking for many cars and access to a large garage and store room of 83.48m2 which could be ideally turned into additional rental accommodation if required, a feature swimming pool takes centre stage in the court yard garden and an entertainment area incorporating a outside kitchen and BBQ and utility room.


How to Choose the Right Portugal Real Estate for You

Portugal Real Estate has been attracting investors from different parts of Europe. Portugal is not only a perfect place for those looking to live close to nature, but also for those who are seeking for opportunities to grow their trade. However, a major decision like this needs to be deliberated thoroughly. Your investment can turn into a burden if the property will not prove right for you.

Why Buy a Property in Portugal

Portugal is a region in the southernmost part of Europe. For example the Algarve, it is not just any region, but the third richest in the country. About 10 million tourists spend their vacation in Algarve each year. The town of Lagos in particular, are popular for its gorgeous beaches, verdant pastures, and spectacular historical sites.

The climate is mild, with infrequent rains during the period from December to March. Summer is when all the fun begins, with most holiday-makers spending their time by the shore. Restaurants are in every corner, serving a wide range of delectable cuisines and wines. Luxury golf courses, nightlife, shopping centres, and supermarkets surround the residential areas.

Factors to Consider When Buying Portugal Real Estate

Portugal Property for sale are not limited to homes, villas, and apartments. There is an Algarve Real Estate for any budget and specification. To find the right property to buy, it will help to consider the factors below.

  • Security. Portugal is an economically stable country. There are instances of inflation, but the real estate industry remains strong. This may attribute to minimal crime rates and low cost of living. Jobs are offered from different sectors—tourism, fishing and aquaculture, manufacturing, etc. A significant portion of the population is content at working from home. Whether you are looking for a property to turn into rented accommodations, to resell for a higher price, or to make your home, you will never go wrong with Portugal Property for sale.
  • Budget. Portugal Real Estate prices are lower compared to real estate prices in other European territories. But before you look for a specific property to buy, you need to set your price range first. It can be easy to get persuaded by sales talk from a Real Estate Agent. A little more than your target price will not hurt, but once you go beyond your price range, you may not know when to stop. Stick to your budget to avoid the risks of a financial trouble.


Specifications. Determine the specifications of the Property you want to buy. Look ahead in the future, and decide what you will use the Property for. The number of rooms you need, the size of the kitchen, or the style of the house should be planned well. Portugal Real Estate websites can help you find the Property that fits your description. You can also use a Real Estate Agent if you are not comfortable about finding a Property on your own. Nevertheless, you should check for his or her background first.

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