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  • Algarve
Price £278,569
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Property Description

Quinta da Rocha Vermelha
This is a traditional Portuguese quinta rebuilt in 2001 to modern standards yet retaining many original features. The front wall of the house retains the original moorish decoration and colours.There are thick walls,deep window sills, a beamed ceiling in the living area,all floors are tilled with traditional Santa Caterina tiles.

The property is fenced and gated. The house is reached through double metal gates and via a curved gravel drive,from a tarmac lane.There is good access and parking to the rear of the property.

Environmental and energy features,
Mains water,sewage,electric.Modern insulation, Solar panel for hot water. All doors and windows doubled glazed, fly screened and with security shutters. Swedish wood burning stove in living room with warm air ducted to other areas.

The house and covered area have guttering which carries rainwater via underground pipes into a landscaped cisterna,(currently home to 3 geese and 5 ducks) The tank holds 100,000 litres of water and is connected to the automatic garden irrigation system. Secondary hot water system is supported by a gas boiler, Covered log store for 5 cubic meters of wood.

Ground Floor.
Kitchen size 12m2. Traditional wooden units,granite work surfaces,Ariston electric oven, hob with double infra red burners, gas wok and simmer rings, deep fat fryer, plumbed for washing machine,dishwasher and fridge/freezer.Double stainless steel sink unit.Large walk in pantry.

3 steps leading to dining area and living room,size 42m2 beamed ceiling,wood burning stove. Internal wooden shutters to windows. Access to small hall 6m2 off which there are 2 double and 1 single bedrooms.All have ensuite shower,toilet and wash basin.

Bedroom 1 size 12m2,shower room is 3m2. Bedroom 2 size 7.5m2 Sliding glass doors opening into a small outside paved area,shower room is 3m2. Bedroom 3 size 5m2 with fitted bed, wardrobe dressing table,shower room 1.5m2.

First Floor
A feature wooden staircase leads to the first floor. The hall contains a large fitted wooden wardrobe and desk unit 6m2, off which are the Master bedroom suite including bedroom 12m2 with french window to a Juliet balcony, bathroom with free standing roll top bath, and luxury power shower 5m2.
There is also a walk in shelved storage room.

Externally, at the front of the house is the terrace, a kitchen courtyard patio area plus an area with a covered barbeque, additional external kitchen and shower/ toilet facility.
At a lower level is a swimming pool with an ornamental water feature cascading into it. Extensive gardens contain a fruit orchard, fish pool and a 100,000 liter tank which gathers rain water for automatic land irrigation.

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