A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Central Algarve, Portugal

2017 / Episode 4 on 20 July 2017

Episode 4

Husband and wife Sue and Mike Bloomfield from Manchester have been holidaying in Portugal for over 20 years. But now that their children have flown the nest and with Mike’s retirement just around the corner, they feel now is the perfect time to buy a holiday home in the beautiful Algarve. Jasmine Harman scores top marks in delivering five fantastic properties for their budget of £150,000, but which one will they go for?
Property 1: One-bedroom apartment in Albufeira

Property 1:

One-bedroom apartment in Albufeira

Property 1 is a lovely ground floor one-bedroom apartment located in Cerro de Aguia which is on the west side of Albufeira, with stunning views of the coast and the Albufeira Marina. The apartment is comprised of a spacious lounge and dining room, separate big kitchen with all modern appliances, large bedroom and a bathroom (www.idealhomesportugal.com).

Property 2: Two-bedroom apartment in Albuferia new town

Property 2:

Two-bedroom apartment in Albuferia new town

Property 2 is a two-bedroom apartment for sale in Albufeira new town with its own swimming pool and gardens. All amenities are just a couple of minutes walk including a vast array of shops, bars, restaurants and beaches, so no need to hire a car if on holiday. There is also remote entry underground garage space available with this property (http://algarveedenproperties.com/).

Property 3: Two-bedroom converted farmhouse in Almancil

Property 3:

Two-bedroom converted farmhouse in Almancil

Property 3 is a traditional styled 2-­ bedroom converted farmhouse with private garden and pool, close to all amenities and providing privacy with enclosed terraces and garden. High stone walls create a very private and romantic hideaway within a pretty planted garden and patio area, with a pool and BBQ. 

Property 4: Two-bedroom apartment in Vilamoura

Property 4:

Two-bedroom apartment in Vilamoura

Property 4 is a renovated ground floor apartment with two bedrooms, one en-site, two bathrooms and kitchen and a living room with a south-facing terrace. Located within 10 minutes from the centre, the property is situated in an area near the golf courses, in a condominium with 3 swimming pools and garden areas (http://www.yeshome.pt).

Property 5: Two-bedroom townhouse in Sesmarias

Property 5:

Two-bedroom townhouse in Sesmarias

Property 5 is a two-bedroom fully-furnished apartment with sea views in Albufeira which is set in a small complex. This apartment is perfect for either holiday living and/or rental investment and is a great relocation property for those wanting to live in a much warmer climate. The apartment is just a 5-minute walk to Albufeira marina too (www.oceankeyproperty.com).

Luxury property: Modern six-bedroom mansion

Luxury property:

Modern six-bedroom mansion

Property 6 is an outstanding new contemporary six-bedroom property situated on an exceptional elevated plot, overlooking the 18th green of the Quinta do Lago North course. This property boasts six bedroom suites, large entertaining areas with a central electrochromic glass life accessing each floor (http://villa-leste.com/#xl_xr_page_property_details).