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Enchanting restored millhouses with river, close to Monchique, West Algarve

Country House in Alferce

ref. LG1082
525.000€ 415.000€
  • D
  • 4
  • 3
  • 393m2
  • 5.450m2

These super country properties are situated in a hamlet style setting, beautifully restored from an old mill and its buildings, set on a large plot of 5450m2 in the peaceful countryside within 10 minutes of Monchique. The ideal opportunity for nature lovers to create a wellness retreat, two family residences or for rentals.

Country House
Monchique, Faro
Algarve (West)
Construction Year
Renovation Year
Living Area
393 m²
Usable area
460 m²
Plot Area
5.450 m²
Country Road, Turning Space
Parking outdoors, Carport
Open Plan, Wooden beams
Balcony/Terrace, Garden Terrace
Fully Fitted, Rustic, Fully Equipped
Guest accommodation, Storage, Laundry
2 En-suite Bathrooms, 2 Bathrooms, External WC
Log/wood burner, Electric heaters
Internet/Phone, Boiler
Cistern, Mains electric, Septic tank, Gas Bottle
Single Glazing, Wood frames, Manual Shutters/Blinds, Fly Screens
Private, Natural, Fruit Trees, Trees
Outbuilding, River
Country-side View
• 2 houses, studio, laundry, workshop, storage, car port, ruin to renovate
• Plot 5.450m²
• Living area 393m²
• Construction area 460m²
• Built before 1951, renovated 2010 onwards

Peacefully located in a hamlet-style setting in the countryside, yet very close to the town these wonderful buildings have been beautifully restored - recycling many of the old tiles and millstones etc. It was an old mill and there is a dry mill pond which could viably become a swimming pool if desired. It is easily reached on a tarmac road to a short dirt track and over a pretty river. The large garden provides shady seating areas under the olive trees with views to the river and nature all around.

Just ten minutes drive away is the mountain town of Monchique which has an international supermarket, local market, banks, post office, schools, great restaurants and cafés, individual and unique shops, doctors and dentists amongst many other facilities.

The properties have been creatively renovated and comprise a two bedroom, two bathroom main house with a terrace outside the kitchen, a two bedroom, one bathroom guest house with large varanda, a studio, a laundry, a workshop, a storeroom, a double carport, an outdoor WC and a ruin still to be restored along with the old mill pond.

The houses and studio are heated in winter by wood burners along with electric wall heaters in some rooms and the thick walls and high ceilings help to keep everything cool in summer.

This would make a super wellness retreat, holiday rental for nature lovers or could be lived in as a permanent home by one or two families or maybe with guest accommodation, long term rental, there are many options for such a place.


• Mains electricity
• Water cistern
• 3 chamber bio septic tank
• Wood burner x 3
• Electric wall heaters
• Internet
• Water heating by electric and gas
• Pine and mahogany wooden shutters
• Oak ceilings


• 1.5km to the village of Alferce
• 9km to Monchique with all amenities
• 30km to south or west coast beaches
• 80km to Faro airport