1.. 3+1bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, swimming pool, original feature Alentejo farmhouse on a plot of 3300m2 .


2… Well stocked garden fenced and gated plot with 2 gated entrances and an attached carport.


3…Superb location, just off the main IC1 Algarve/Lisbon road with a few scattered distant neighbours, elevated house creating fabulous views over hills valleys and lakes.

4…Own borehole and pump house fully equipped, which also comtains the  automated irrigation system. Outside there is a 500litre storage tank.

5…. Traditional build with taiper walls, timber shuttered windows and external doors.

6… Located 10 mins walk to the local village and 15 mins drive from main town of Ourique with all amenities and an efficient train station with airport links to Lisbon and faro. Great main road access to the Algarve and west coast beaches. Just 30 mins drive to Albufeira.

7…. New solar panel system and mains electricity when required.

8…  In recent years the property has been totally re-roofed, being completed as recently as 2020.




This property is superbly located just off the main IC1 road which runs from the Algarve to Lisbon. Just a 30min drive from the hustle and bustle of the Algarve beaches, markets and day/night life with the advantage of living in the Alentejo with the beautiful open countryside views and whitewashed villages.

The property is a great, extensive, family home offering comfort,ease of access to the main arterial IC1 north/south highway whilst maintaining privacy in an idyllic country setting. Some years previously the property has been used as a holiday rental and the security facilities are still in place.

This property is a great example of real Alentejo living, within its 10-inch thick original taiper walls, are unique and one-off character features from floor to ceiling inside and outside. The gardens are well stocked and manicured.

The paved patios are sat on 2 levels dressed with, individual seating and nook areas.

The swimming pool is set in a tiled surround and then secluded by pretty, colourful garden borders.

Although this 3 + 1 double bedrooms, 2-bathroom farmhouse is steeped with tradition and rustic charm the owners have added some modern-day conveniences such as a new solar panels system which as cut the electric bills significantly.

The kitchen has also been renewed and again although in keeping with the Alentejo farmhouse feeling they have fitted it with modern day appliances.

There Is an abundance of wall and base wooden units and a long run of worktop space. There is a double oven, sink unit plus dishwasher with ample room for other day to day utilities which are all included in the sale price.

There is a fabulous looking small inglenook fireplace with a wood burner and cosy snug seating area to one end of the kitchen and a dining table at the opposite end. This room has 5 windows and although all medium sized they offer lots of natural sunlight.

The three double bedrooms all have windows and have freestanding antique style wardrobes which are again included in the price.

There are 2 bathrooms one of them being en- suite and one of them to serve the remaining 2 bedrooms and living area. They are both neutrally tiled with full white suits one with a bath and overhead shower and the other with a shower cubicle, both bathrooms are good sizes.

The hallways and bedrooms still have the old original Santa Catarina polished floor tiles and wooden ceilings.

The plus one is a separate large room with its own entrance, water and electricity and could easily be converted into an additional annexe.

There is a pretty covered terrace leading into the kitchen area which has a built in bbq , seating area and an authentic domed bread oven which is just another one of its charming features.

The elevated position of the house is also a plus point and provides superb views far and wide and immediately overlooking a valley with 2 small lakes close by, which are obviously more prominent in the cooler months.

There are two nicely gated entrances to the property one on the lower tier of the land and the other one on the higher ground with easy access for the carport which gets frequent use in the summer months.

The property is situated approx. 10 mins walk from the village which is made very distinctive by its pretty whitewashed church, spire and bells, which still chime.

Being, approx. 15 mins drive to the main town of Ourique which as all amenities for day-to-day living including an efficient and useful train station which serves both faro and Lisbon airports. Great main road links to the Algarve and west coast beaches. Just 30mins drive to Albufeira.




  • City: Ourique
  • State/county: ourique
  • Country: Portugal, Portuguese Republic


Updated on November 15, 2021 at 1:31 pm

  • Property ID: BM7467
  • Price: €295,000
  • Property Size: 175 m2
  • Land Area: 3300 m2
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Property Status: For Sale

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