Monchique – Algarve – Portugal
Quinta no Estaco is a 16.520 sq.m property. Situated in the picturesque landscape of the Serra de Monchique, on the South Side of the Foia at 55O m (above sea level) you have a spectacular panoramic view of the South and the West Coast of the Algarve. The beautiful flora of the terraced gardens creates an idyllic and peaceful atmosphere; there are oak trees, pine trees, Medronhos, Eucalyptus-, Olive-, Fig-, Orange-, Lemon- and Laurel trees, to name just a few.
There are four separate villas in Quinta no Estaco with 150 sq.m, 170 sq.m, 238 sq.m and 270 sq.m. All villas are very well insulated with double walls, double-glazed windows, and are painted in a mineral colour. They all have floor heating, a solar system, open fireplaces, Satellite TV and large garden terraces. There are two separate flats in each of the villas with 150 sq.m, 170 sq.m and 238 sq.m; these could be easily (re)converted into one.150 sq.m Villa: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms and 2 utility rooms.
238 sq.m Villa: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms and 2 utility rooms.The Villa with 270 sq.m is currently occupied by the owner of Quinta no Estaco. There is a living room, a kitchen and a WC as well as a utility room, a workshop and a garage on the ground floor. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge and a laundry room are located on the first floor.
Each villa is supplied separately with water and electricity. Quinta no Estaco has its own spring water (agua de Monchique) which is of best quality. There is a communal swimming pool (13 x 6 m) and a children's pool (2.5 x 2.5 m), both are heated all year round. The old pump house has been converted into a sauna.
The nearest town, Monchique, is approx. 4 miles away. Monchique offers a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants; there is also a local market, a post office and banks. The airport in Faro is approx. 56 miles away. Two thirds of the motorway to Monchique have been completed, and by 2002, it will reach as far as Portimao. Currently, it takes 1 hour 15 minutes from the airport to Quinta no Estaco.