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Charming 5 Bedroom Country House with Separate Cottage near Santa Bárbara

Villa in Santa Bárbara de Nexe

ref. VM1475
  • D
  • 5
  • 5
  • 420m2
  • 5.050m2

This charismatic country house is set on one level in an oasis of mature gardens close to the town of Santa Barbara. With a little imagination it could be a thriving B&B property for total relaxation.

Santa Bárbara de Nexe
Santa Bárbara de Nexe
Faro, Faro
Algarve (Central)
Living Area
420 m²
Plot Area
5.050 m²
Carport, Driveway, Private Parking
Lounge/Dining, Dining
Garden Terrace
Storage Room, Laundry, Office/Study, Games/TV Room, T1 Annex
4, En-Suite, Fitted Wardrobe, Dressing Area
3 Ensuite Bathrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Cable/Satellite TV, Internet/Phone, Boiler
Borehole, Cistern, Mains drainage, Gas Bottle
Single Glazing
Walled, Auto irrigation, Trees, Fruit Trees
Pond, Patio, Kennels
Sea View, Country-side View
• Living Area 421 m²
• Plot Size 5,050m²
• Year of Construction pre 1951
• 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 3 En-Suite
• B&B Potential
• Mature Gardens & Pond

Nestled amongst beautiful mature gardens with fountain and fish pond, this traditional Portuguese house oozes charm, with cosy rooms including a country kitchen with range oven and a library, this home would make a perfect retirement property as it is all on one level, or could be converted to a B&B type business.

Entering the property through automatic gates a driveway takes you to a turnaround and large parking area with carport in front of the extra buildings. Mature flowering shrubs and palm trees border the walk up to the main house. Past a fountain there are many points of entry at the front of the house.

The property consists of a lounge with dining area leading through an archway to a rustic country kitchen then through to another formal dining room. These rooms lead out to an extensive covered terrace perfect for alfresco dining.

The master bedroom has a large dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Doors from the master open out to an enclosed courtyard with an Italian style portico surrounding. There is one further bedroom with en-suite bathroom and doors out to the pool, 2 offices (which could convert to bedrooms) of which one has an en-suite bathroom, a smaller second lounge and a library.
With this many rooms that could convert into sleeping rooms, a very successful rental opportunity awaits.

To the south side of the house is a swimming pool with a covered terrace, an original 'Fonte' a pond and more gardens. Off the side from the pool is a self-contained cottage with lounge, kitchen, bedroom and 2 bathrooms with a door leading through to a spacious games room, TV Room and storage.

This home exudes tranquillity and Portuguese tradition and is located close to a town, the coast and shopping bringing the old and new together in perfect harmony.


• Air conditioning in 2 bedrooms
• Fireplace in library
• Wood burner in lounge
• Fitted wardrobes in bedrooms and 1 office
• Many extra buildings, all registered
• Self-contained cottage
• Borehole with holding tank
• Mains drainage
• Pond, fountain and Fonte
• Kennels


• 2 km to the village of Santa Bárbara de Nexe
• 10 km to the coast
• 13 km to the nearest beach
• 10.5 km to the airport
• 7.5 km to the nearest golf course
• 2.2 km to the nearest school
• 7 km to Mar shopping centre

Other Info

• Portuguese company owned
• Many fruit trees include: orange, lemon, peach, avocado, fig, olive, almond, pepper