Nestled In the hills just outside the lovely village of Boliquieme, this important country villa lies in a beautiful mature landscaped garden with great views over the country side up to the sea.
The beach as the towns of Loulé, Albufeira and Vilamoura lie 15 minutes away and it is a 20 minutes drive to the airport.
After arriving on the broad way up the hill the gate gives access to a big calcade square in front of the house and the 3 car garage with a serious working area. The staircase up to the front door gives entrance to the arched hallway that leads on to the kitchen and the reception room.
The ample living room, with a cozy reading/tv lounge with log burner has big doors that open to the covered terraces that overlook the garden. At the left side there is an open plan dining area with access to the kitchen and the adjacent room that could be turned into a breakfast/dining area which leads to a lovely covered terrace. There is a pantry and laundry room with access to the patio. The wine cellar invites for tasting or even a special dinner.
The upstairs bedroom en suite with French balcony overlooking the garden makes an excellent private room, away from the family wing.
The west or family wing of the house has a guest bathroom with stone sink, 4 en suite bedrooms , of which 2 have a bath and 2 have a shower. The ample master bedroom with build in closets and doors to a private covered terrace, has a lounge area and a spacious bathroom with bath and seperate shower. There is also a walk in closet. The large study on the first floor has a log burner and pre installed water facilities and can easily be turned into an extra lounge/living area might family or friends come over and want to have some privacy.
The enormous entertaining area lies between the villa and the pool. There is a library, tv/cinema lounge, play area and dining area. The extra kitchen makes it easy to host a party or dinner in this ample room. The extra storage room that is also found in the basement can easily be turned into an extra bedroom or big kitchen. The basement also contains a large bedroom en suite with a spacious bathroom with walk in shower. From there, access can be gained to the main house or to the garden.
The extensive mature landscaped garden has been designed by the Dutch designer Elisabeth de Lestrieux. The different gardens within have beautiful plants, fruit trees and the walk ways to wander to all different areas and admire the contemporary sculptures, play Petanque or sit next to the fountain makes it a pleasure to be outside. Different sitting areas can be found, one of them with a gazebo with an amazing view over the countryside up to Vilamoura and the sea. You can even work from all the different areas as wifi is installed in the garden as well.
A designated BBQ area with outside kitchen, pizza oven and lounge area will invite you to have long lunches and dinners with family and friends. The amazing heated pebble pool with underlying dressing rooms with bathroom completes the garden
This house makes a great family home in which you would be more than happy to invite people over to join you, for parties, holidays or just spent a couple of weeks. Thanks to the design, privacy is guaranteed and makes it easy to accommodate a big family and staff.