Stunning Villa in Funchal Ridge , Faro
Villa Três Mares is a six bedroom villa with gardens and land of 2 acres (nearly one hectare) and is beautifully situated 100m. above sea level. Três Mares means Three Seas as it’s overlooking the valley between Lagos and Praia da Luz and with ocean views of 50km. The view includes the estuary of Portimão and of harbour of Lagos, from Carvoeiro lighthouse in the east to the headlands of Cape St Vincent in the west.
It is a country villa on the edge of farmland close to wonderful beaches and touristic towns. The pool and badminton complex with kitchen is a particular feature of the property.
There are 6 double bedrooms, en suite with full bathrooms, and some with dressing rooms. There are spacious sitting and dining rooms. One smaller room is library and has TV and a piano. There is a modern family kitchen, fully equipped , and with a large breakfast table-area for ten. Off the kitchen in service rooms are a laundry, large refrigerators, a wine cellar, and the maids’ shower room.
Despite its size, the layout of the villa works as well for two people as it does for a twelve. Four of the principal bedrooms are in a separate “wing”, each with doors onto terraces, and easily closed off from the rest of the house by a single door. On the first floor are two suites, also with en suite bathrooms, with large private terraces. Around half the ground floor of house are deep covered Terraces, for outdoor living. Privacy and quiet have been priorities but the whole house is excellent for big gatherings.
On the hillside at a lower level and entirely separate to the house is a pool complex, high-walled all around for security and safety, with trees and flowerbeds. Here there is a bar and independent kitchens and covered seating for 25-30 people, with traditional Portuguese tiling. The heated pool is a big one, 12 X 6 X 2.5 metres, rectangular for proper swimming but with sets of steps and an inner ledge to help swimmers. Still within the walled area is a full-sized hard badminton court marked out in marble, much used in the summer for all ball games.
There is a large gazebo looking out to sea, which is ideal for an evening drink – and for bird watching. There are two lawns, a small orchard, and half an acre of shade houses filled with plants and trees, a private hobby of the owners. The many specimen plants in the gardens will appeal to horticulturists. The whole property measures close to one hectare and is certainly one of the most exceptional villa-homes in Western Algarve.
Property Address: Urbanização Quinta do Monte Funchal 14, 8600 Lagos, Portugal
Property City : Funchal
Total Area: 10000 m²
Construction Area: 435 m²
Private Gross Area: m²
Year of Construction: 1986