Includes: Central heating system
Condition: Excellent condition
This 7 bedroom property partially from the 12th century is the perfect combination of a modern open space keeping the authentic traditional architecture intact. Arab influences meet Portuguese country and contemporary modern living.
A unique combination of being in the center of an ancient city, with all the practical benefits it brings, combined with the feeling of calmness and quietness of living in the country. This is the ideal place to spend your precious moments in life.
The authentic architecture of the houses gives coolness in the summer and warmth in the winter. All the extra comfort needed nowadays is provided, including an eco solar energy system that feeds the central heating.
The property is currently a private residence with a large garden, yoga studio and three units - two single bedroom apartments and a 2 bedroom house. The pool and the property have views over the Silves roofs down to the Arade river, castle and church. Located in such a historical city as Silves and being in close proximity to the castle and church, there are several architectural evidences of this: 12th century top of roman pillar in the garden, castle wall support on the main house and technical architectural wall restraints are but to mention a few.
The main house is comprised of the entrance hall, two bedrooms with mezzanine (lower bed & upper bed), living room, dining room, kitchen, master bedroom with adjacent bathroom. Outside the main house there are plenty of terraced areas, gardens with trees and a private south entrance near the church road.
The yoga studio is located above the main house and is c. 50 sq. m.with castle, church and stretching views.
The first guest house has a private entrance and comprises the entrance hall, living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room with wood burning fireplace, fully fitted kitchen, two upstairs bedrooms and a bathroom. The second guest house is comprised of the living area with kitchenette, bedroom and shower room.
The third guest house comprises the living room, kitchen/dining room, shower room and upstairs bedroom.
Each guest house has their own terrace and leads out to the communal gardens.
The gardens are an extension of the indoor living areas. Romantic, cosy and very comfortable for the shared moments or the large family events that will be remembered forever. Many corners and seating areas provide shade, sun, diffrerent energies during the changes of the day.
In the walled patio you can enjoy a meal under a parasol, or in the beautiful moonlight. Right by the patio there is a wonderful fragrance coming from a shrub that is sweetly scented nearly all year round: The Lady of the Night (Dama da Noite-Cestrum Nocturnum).
Loulé is a city that has been growing both demographically as well as commercially and on a touristic level. With historic features of Arab civilization, marking the center of the city, one can discover various monuments, the old part of town with its narrow alleys and hidden bars, art galleries and sporting institutions. Although not right by the seaside, its proximity to the golden beaches as well as the Ria Formosa make the surrounding hillside of Loule a very attractive place to live. Never too busy in summer and never empty in winter, the area of Loule offers a tranquil lifestyle with everything that one wishes to do within 10 minutes reach. Here properties and their remarkable villas enjoy spectacular ocean and country views. All have the benefit of tranquillity and complete guaranteed privacy. International supermarkets as well as local markets and a vast range of excellent restaurants are all within a few minutes drive. The vast National Park starts already just North and West of Loule providing for endless hiking and biking tours without anyone in sight.