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Restored Country House with Guest Annex, Roof Terrace with Sea Views, Large Plot in Santa Bárbara de Nexe

Villa in Santa Bárbara de Nexe

ref. VM1051
  • F
  • 3
  • 2
  • 85m2
  • 14.200m2

An old, typical Algarvian country house with two bedrooms and guest annex with a third bedroom. Many original features and in good condition. Roof terrace with sea views, paved terraces, outside seating area, fireplace, very close to all amenities and only 15 minutes drive to Faro airport. Large plot with potential to create a beautiful garden or orchard.

Santa Bárbara de Nexe
Santa Bárbara de Nexe
Faro, Faro
Algarve (Central)
Renovation Year
Living Area
85 m²
Plot Area
14.200 m²
Country Road
Private Parking
Lounge, Dining, Old Tiles, Sta Catarina Tiles, Patio Doors, Sea View
Balcony/Terrace, Roof Terrace
Own Entrance, Rustic
Other Rooms 1
Other Rooms 2
T1 Annex, Attached, 1 Bathroom, Kitchenette, Terrace
2 Bedrooms
Family Bathroom
Fireplace, Wood Stove
well, Cistern, Mains electric
Single Glazing, Wood frames
Private, Natural, Trees, Fruit Trees, Outdoor lighting
Sea View, Country-side View
85 m² Living Area
14.200 m² Plot
Renovated in 1991
3 bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 2 bathrooms
Full of character and original features

This is a very charming traditional country house offering plenty of original features such as cane ceilings, tiled floors, wood-framed windows, a fireplace, built-in wall shelves and cupboards. It is located less than 2 kilometres outside the attractive village of Santa Bárbara de Nexe and within 15 minutes’ drive from Faro airport.

The main house comprises a living room with open fireplace, a dining room with a raised open fireplace/BBQ and built-in cupboard, a ground-floor bedroom, a kitchen with its own door to a sheltered patio, and a bathroom. Steps lead up to a second, split-level bedroom with two built-in single beds and on to the original açoteia, the 25 m² south-facing roof terrace with sea views.
The attached annex has its own private terrace at the front. From here a door leads straight into the kitchen/diner. To one side is the mosaic tiled bathroom with shower. Beyond the kitchen/diner is the bedroom with windows to the north and south.

Outside, the terraces are paved with traditional calçada cobblestones and the sheltered patio offers uninterrupted views towards the coast framed by a mature bougainvillea. Off this patio, across from the kitchen, is a storage room which could also be used as an office or a small bedroom. In front of the main door is a fixed seating area which forms a square around the water cistern.

The plot of land with its mature carob and olive trees extends to the east, west and north of the house and could be planted with further trees to create a large, private garden.

This property is a real gem of a traditional Portuguese house with enormous potential for someone with imagination to create something special, and within easy reach of all amenities and attractions of the central Algarve.


3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 traditional kitchens
2 fireplaces
Corniced ceilings in living room and one bedroom
Cane ceilings in most other rooms
Traditional wood-framed windows
Built-in cupboards and shelves
Roof terrace
Rainwater cistern
Water tank on roof terrace
Mains electricity
Septic tank
Mature trees
Sea views


Less than 2 km from the village of Santa Bárbara de Nexe
10 km to Faro airport
9 km distance to the sea
12 km to nearest beach
4 km from MAR shopping centre
6 km to Almancil
10 km to golf courses