Classic Country Charm, 4 Bedroom Restored Old Millhouse For Sale In Monchique, Algarve
Stunning 4 bedroom restored mill house in Monchique. Large grounds, generous garden, alongside a natural stream, only 10 minutes drive from Monchique. Open plan living area, large sun-filled deck, perfect to enjoy the beautiful view!
If you are looking to settle down and enjoy a country lifestyle this delightfully restored property, once an old mill house, is the place for you. Built in 1951, renovated in 2010, set on large grounds and surrounded by the captivating Serra de Monchique landscape, this tranquil hamlet is found alongside a natural stream. Located en-route to the quaint little village of Alferce, down a quiet country road, just 10 minutes from the town of Monchique. A dream opportunity for nature lovers - the generous fertile garden is ideal for fruit-bearing trees and vegetable growing, with shaded seating areas under the mature olive trees allowing one to enjoy and take in the beautiful surroundings.
The main house has two bedrooms - each with their own bathroom, leading off the entrance hallway, with stairs to a mezzanine open-plan dining and living area with wood burner. The home’s olde world charm is accentuated by it’s high ceilings, stone walls and mahogany wooden windows and doors, creating a cosy atmosphere.
The farm-style kitchen with granite tops from Monchique, opens on to an outside lookout terrace and conveniently flows from the open-plan mezzanine.
The two bedroom, one bathroom guest cottage, has it’s own entrance and is detached from the main house. It’s open plan living area opens onto to a large sun-filled deck and is an ideal space to take in the beautiful view.
Extras include a garden studio currently used as a wine-tasting room with wood burner, a laundry/utility room, workshop, storeroom with bread oven and double carport, 2 x water tanks, water heating by electric gas and pine/ mahogany wooden shutters throughout. PLUS: A potential further income-producing entity in the form of a ruin still to be restored, along with an old stone water feature cisterna. This outstanding property offers the discerning buyer a range of possibilities – suitable for two families or alternatively ideal as a bed & breakfast or guest house retreat.
This property is superbly located, only 1.5km to the village of Alferce, 9km to Monchique with all amenities, 30km to south or west coast beaches, and only 80km to Faro airport.
Monchique is a traditional town situated in the Serra de Monchique, a thickly wooded mountain range separating the Algarve from the Alentejo. Situated approx 25km inland from the coast of Portimão, the journey up to Monchique offers spectacular views across the Algarve. Monchique has a different feel from the coastal Algarve, with a very relaxed pace, ideal for those who enjoy a natural lifestyle, offering stunning views. This area of the Algarve is known for its delicious local produce, thermal waters and natural beauty.