Properties for sale in the rural central Algarve and south Alentejo

Cosy renovated cottage near São Marcos da Serra

Cottage for sale S. marcos da Serra
house for sale Sao Marcos da Serra

Casa Amora (Blackberry Cottage) is a charming house with 104 m2 which was renovated a few years ago. It is located near a very quiet, tarmac road in the countryside, just 6 km from São Marcos da Serra. The house features quality wooden windows with double glazing and fitted mosquito-netting. Most of the walls are built in "taipa" (rammed earth). The high ceilings are made from traditional eucalyptus and pine.

The living/kitchen area has a large wood-burner and a fitted kitchen unit . The bedrooms have solid oak floors. The large master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. The second, smaller bedroom has an en-suite with a bathtub and a mezzanine.

Outside there is a plunge pool with shallow end for children. The covered terrace is perfect for outside dining and there is a large brick built BBQ. There are grape vines, olive, fig and pomegranate trees on the plot of 3.960 square meters. There is sufficient parking space near the house for several cars.

There is a registered ruined building behind the house, which can be rebuild. The water tank (cisterne) is located on the highest point of the plot, thus creating enough water pressure to use water without the need of a pump. There is a traditional "nora" (well), complete with water wheel in front of the house. The plot is connected to the mains electricity.

Asking price: €180.000

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Country house with annexes and 10 hectares of land on the border of Alentejo and Algarve

country house in Saboia, Odemira
For sale Nave Redonda

This lovely property consists of 10.3 hectares of land and 268 m2 house and annexes in the rolling hills between the Algarve and the Alentejo. The setting is very green, private and tranquil, but with easy access to the road connecting Nave Redonda with São Marcos da Serra. There is a short 250 m track connecting the main road to the entrance of the property. The plot is in walking distance of the village of Nave Redonda where you will find restaurant, bar, café and a small shop. This property makes a great home and is also very suitable for a Turismo Rural project. There is plenty of flat land to accommodate for instance campervans or glamping tents. All buildings are legalized and in very good condition.

The well-insulated main house is 150 m2 and offers 2 bedrooms, a family bathroom, open plan kitchen with adjoining dining room and very large added living room built in traditional rammed earth (taipa). The separate guest house measures 118 m2 and has a living area with open kitchen, a bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The adjoining workshop could easily be used to enlarge this annexe. Next to the guesthouse there is an above-ground, heated swimming pool of 8 x 4 meters with cover and outside shower. In-between house and guest house there is a large garage (40 m2) with laundry area and a large carport. Next to that there is also a separate toilet,

The property was renovated in 2004. The large living room was added in 2014. The house is connected to mains electricity and has water from a borehole. The barragem (small lake) behind the house serves to irrigate the garden and vegetable plots. The windows are double glazed and have shutters and mosquito-screens. There is satellite TV, telephone and internet available. Some rooms have airconditioning. The living room has a modern pellet burner and there is a wood-burner in the hallway. 

There is a lot of woodland with cork oak trees and a small well-managed eucalyptus field. At the front of the house there is a large covered terrace with plenty of space for a large dining table and outdoor lounge area. A large shady pergola provides additional seating space. Another shaded seating area can be found next to the swimming pool. 

Price: €425.000

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Large detached family house in the market town of S.B. de Messines

house for sale Messines
large house for sale Messines

Very spacious, detached family home in a quiet area of the lively market town of São Bartolomeu de Messines. This well built house dates from 2007 and benefits from electric shutters, internal garage, large attic and air-conditioning downstairs and upstairs. All important amenities are in walking distance, such as supermarket, café, restaurant, schools, market, shops, banks, railway and bus station.

When entering the house you come into the large living room with wood burner and open staircase to the second floor. There is a large, modern, fully equipped kitchen with double doors to the garage. There is a bedroom and a bathroom with shower downstairs. Through the kitchen you enter the tiled and partly covered outside space with a BBQ and sink. The wooden open stairs take you to the second floor where all floors are made from wood. There is a large landing space. There are 3 bedrooms with beautiful built-in closets and a family bathroom with a bathtub. In bedroom 3, there is a lift installed to get up to the attic with ample storage space.

The living surface is 200 m2. The laundry room upstairs could easily be converted into a 5th bedroom.

Price: €237.000

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Townhouse with outbuildings and outside space in quiet part of the village of São Marcos da Serra

townhouse for sale Sao Marcos da Serra
original breadoven Sao Marcos da Serra

Great opportunity!  This original townhouse is located in a quiet side-road of the authentic village of São Marcos da Serra.

The house itself has 3 bedrooms, a kitchen, a living area with open fire place, a small bathroom with shower. On the back side there is an outside space with terrace. From the terrace you go up a few steps to reach another large room. Also, there is a second kitchen with a bread oven on the other side of the garden. Next to this room, there is a second shower room. 

Price: €49.000 

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Original semi-detached townhouse on the edge of São Marcos da Serra

On the quiet edge of the authentic village of São Marcos da Serra, you find this semi-detached townhouse of 114 m2.

The house is built in taipa (rammed earth) and consists of a living room, kitchen area, 2 bedrooms, storage room and a half-open basement which is positioned on the same level as the terrace and the garden behind . The view in the back is on woodland with cork oaks.  

Price: €62.000

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Quinta with 9.5 hectares of land in Fitos

quinta for sale rural Algarve
house for sale central Algarve

In the tiny little hamlet of Fitos, belonging to the parish of Santana da Serra and just over the border with the Algarve, this farmhouse with 9.5 hectares of land is for sale. The house is set in a lovely rural, elevated location, offering beautiful views on the countryside. The house is 167 m2 on a urban area o 292 m2.

The house currently has 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 dining room, kitchen with utility room, smoking room with breadoven and extra kitchen, bathroom, storage room and garage. There is a large covered terrace over the length of the house. The house is connected to the mains electricity. Water comes from a private borehole, a well and a barragem (dam). There are several patches of fertile land for growing vegetables etc. 

Separately, there is an old little house of 78 m2 to be renovated. This building is attached to 2 neighbour´s buildings, but none of these buildings are used for habitation.

Price: €260.000

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9 Hectares of land with ruin in Santana da Serra, near Fitos

Just across the border to the lower Alentejo, near Fitos - Santana da Serra - there is a 9 hectare property with 100 m2 ruin for sale.

Although the property is close to the IC1, it offers lots of privacy and tranquility. From here you have beautiful views over the green hills around. You can even see Monchique in the distance. Next to the ruin, there is an authentic traditional bread oven. There is a natural spring in the bottom of the valley of the plot. There is electricity nearby and very good mobile phone signal.

Price: €98.000

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Traditional Portuguese farmhouse with 4.58 hectares and 2 ruins, near São Marcos da Serra

A few kilometres from the village of São Marcos da Serra, you may buy this traditional farmhouse set in 4.58 hectares of land. Furthermore there are 2 registered ruins of 112 and 125 m2, to be rebuilt for habitation. There is a dam (baragem) and a well which supplies the house with water. The property is connected to mains electricity. The house consists of 2 bedrooms, a living/dining room, a kitchen, a bathroom and utility room. The house may be expanded to 260 m2, 

From here you have wonderful panoramic views over the countryside. The plot is located near a railway. However, there are only very few electric trains passing here per day and the plot is on a higher level.

Price: €260.000

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27 hectare plot with small house between Fitos and Pereiras in remote location


land for sale Santa Clara
land with house Pereiras

This plot can be found between Pereiras and Fitos, in a peaceful and remote rural location. The total area is 27 hectares. The largest part of the plot is terraced. In a project there were lots of cork oak trees planted in 2004, which will bring extra income in the future. There is a well in the vegetable garden and a baragem (dam) for water supply. 

The small house is located in at medium height. From the surrounding hills you have beautiful views on the serra, all the way up to Monchique. There are no direct neighbours, so you have maximum privacy. It is approximately 4 km to Perieras and not far from the Santa Clara lak. The plot can be seen at Google maps: 37.456858, -8.403066

Price: €169.000

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Large plot of land with ruin to be rebuilt in Fitos - Santana da Serra

Ruin for sale Santana da Serra

Just north of the border with the Algarve, there is 6.95 hectares of rural land with a ruin to be rebuilt. The location is very quiet and rural, but not far from the tiny hamlet of Fitos (Santana da Serra) and with easy acces from the IC1. There are 2 barragems (dams) on the plot and a horta for growing vegetables etc. There is electricity very close to the ruin. There are beautiful country views all around.

The plot with the ruin is 6,95 hectare. There is a second plot, on the other side of the road, which measures 9.575 hectares and has many cork oaks trees and medronho bushes. This plot may be bought in a separate sale.

Price: €80.000

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Large townhouse in the centre of São Marcos da Serra

house for sale Sao Marcos da Serra
house in village Algarve for sale

Right in the centre of the authentic little village of São Marcos da Serra, this spacious, semi-detached, townhouse is for sale. The plot measures 254 m2 and the house is 190 m2 large. The property is connected to water, sewage and electricity.

On the ground floor, right at the entrance, you will find the former butcher shop, complete with marble counter. Then follows a small living room with a stairway to the second floor. Further, going a few steps down, you have 2 small bedrooms, a kitchen and a working space next to it. The back door leads to a back yard with bathroom, various storage facilities, covered terrace and a gate to the road on the back of the property, from where you have a beautiful view on the countryside. On the second floor there are 3 large bedrooms. The floors are from wood.

Price: €88.000

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Cottage with land and ruins near locality of Azilheira - São Marcos da Serra

house near Azilheira, S. Marcos da Serra
house S. Barnabé, Almodovar

Situated just over the border from the parish of São Marcos da Serra, in São Barnabé, there is a cottage with 2.55 hectares of land and ruins for sale. The house needs work done, but the roof is in good condition and there is a concrete ceiling. The left part of the house has been used as a large smoking room with bread oven. The larger, right part of the house consists of an entrance hall with 4 rooms. There is no bathroom.

There is electricity and telephone connection. The water well was destroyed and needs rebuilding. There is a large piece of fertile flat land at the bottom of the plot. On the other side of the quiet tarmac road is the larger part of the plot, with 2 ruins.The road where the house is located at, is a very quiet tarmac road. The hamlet of Azilheira has a local café and hosts a monthly market.

Price: €49.000