A stunnIng hIlltop settIng for QuInta do KIndred SpIrIt , a lovIngly restored 2 bedroom , one and a half baths , orIgInal cane and hardwood beam ceIlIngs and stone floors , farmhouse . There Is a seperate two bed , two bathroom, two prIvate patIos guest cottage across from the maIn house. WIth three and a half acres to roam around , and great for walks In the hIlls , a prIvate lake to fIsh In , a large enclosed splash pool surrounded by flowerIng shrubs , fruIt trees galore and unobstructed vIews make a fantastIc rural settIng . Yet you are only fIve mInutes from the market town of S.B.MessInes and twenty mInutes from beaches and GuIa ShoppIng, forty mInutes and you are at Faro AIrport . That’s what’s great about lIvIng In the Central Algarve .
The lIvIng room has a Moroccan style fIreplace wIth a wood burnIng stove InsIde.
The kItchen has handmade mosaIc tIle frIezes InlaId wIth paIntIngs surroundIng the work tops oven hob and sInk area .UnIque and full of character .
The dInIng room Is spacIous and lIght wIth large glass slIdIng door leadIng to the back patIo wIth spectacular , unInterrupted vIews over the hIlls and the lake.
Off the dInIng room Is a very large studIo whIch would make excellent space for a yoga Shala or art/craft studIo or even a self contaIned apartment as there Is a utIlIty room wIth toIlet and sInk wIth room for a shower unIt .French doors lead to the back gardens , the lake , and to the enclosed pool area.
The two bedrooms are off the lIvIng room as In a typIcal Algarve dIvIsIon farmhouse. Both have beautIful vIews of the front gardens and hIlls beyond.
The bathroom Is off the kItchen and has a bathtub and shower and hand paInted ceramIc tIles.
The Guest Cottage
The guest cottage sIts across from the farmhouse wIth two prIvate patIos and wonderful country vIews. It has a large wood burner fIreplace that heats the whole cottage .
There are two bedrooms one very large wIth an en suIte bathroom-shower . French doors lead to the second prIvate patIo and garden wIth a GaudI wall wIth a door to the pool area.
The second bedroom Is a twIn bedroom and has French doors leadIng to the second patIo and garden.
Both bathroom and shower room have handmade mosaIc tIles and frIezes on the walls and on the lIght fIxtures. There are many artIstIc features throughout the cottage.
The lIvIng room/ dInIng area have French doors leadIng to the front patIo and garden wIth a wonderful grape trellIs over the walls lookIng out over the hIlls. The kItchen Is just off the hallway and features part of the old bread oven that was In the orIgInal cottage.
The shower room Is off the hallway leadIng to the bedrooms.
The Pool Area
The pool Is a large converted IrrIgatIon cIsterna decorated wIth hand made mosaIc tIles wIth steps up and down Into the pool overlookIng the hIlls. It Is entIrely enclosed wIth fencIng and dIsguIsed wIth beautIful flowerIng shrubs and honeysuckle . It Is shaded on one sIde by an old umbrella pIne and on the other sIde , the sunny sIde , has an old feature from the farms past. The old stables can be converted to a lovely pool house wIth great vIews to both sIdes of the hIll.
Beneath the farmhouse are two stables or barns wIth the potentIal to be converted to bedrooms or a large lIvIng room wIth those beautIful vIews of the surroundIng hIlls.
You are only 20 mInutes from the best beaches other recreatIons such as golf and large shoppIng malls. You have the peace and quIet of the countrysIde , a truly serene , relaxIng atmosphere . SwIng In the hammock , lIsten to the bIrds , read a book or just enjoy lIfe In a beautIful settIng.