Recently reduced by 45,000 euros this spacious property is nestled south facing in a sunny valley between the two dominant peaks of Monchique, this charming country house has, over the last ten years, been tastefully and sensitively upgraded into a sumptuous family home. Designed around a wisteria covered courtyard, the 280 mtr² house sits on 3,120 mtr² of fertile orchard garden it has two wings:
To the right of the main entrance is the main living area comprising an open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area all connected to the pool terrace through double glazed patio doors. To the left is the main body of the house which is two storey; – three bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs and downstairs a guest bedroom, bathroom, TV room, two further double bedrooms and a laundry room. The house connects directly to the courtyard, terrace and swimming pool from both wings. Benefiting year round from its south facing location by maximizing the thermal mass provided by double layered Spanish tabicesa brick with cork cavity insulation. Heating is also provided by a partial under floor system and a vented wood burner. A beautiful orchard garden covers 3,120 mtr² and is well supplied with water from two wells and a spring feeding a cisterna. Full of highly productive and well-tended fruit trees; oranges, lemons, olives, cherries, tangerines, apple, mulberry and more. There is also a small vegetable and herb plantation bordered by a babbling brook which could provide sufficient produce to self-sustain. Extensive outbuildings provide sufficient storage space for machinery, cars bikes etc. and there is also an extensive workshop area. Walking distance from Monchique town and no more than 30 minutes by car to either the south or west coast this is a stunning property offering luxurious family accommodation and obvious potential to develop rural tourism/b&b.