A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Algarve, Portugal

2016 / Episode 39 on 18 February 2016

Episode 39

Mike and Amanda Gadd have always holidayed with their 2 children on the Algarve, a place that holds a special place in their hearts. Mike often works away with his job as a salesman so they’ve decided to buy a holiday home there to give them a place to spend quality time together. Ben Hillman shows them five properties around their favourite town of Vilamoura for their £127,000 budget.
Property 1: Two bed apartment in Vilamoura

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in Vilamoura

With an asking price of €175,000, this third floor two bed apartment has an open plan layout with two large balconies overlooking the communal pool and gardens. The apartment is generously proportioned and has lots of storage. The agents are Silver Holidays.

Property 2: Two bed duplex in Sao Rafael

Property 2:

Two bed duplex in Sao Rafael

Second floor apartment with a good sized living and dining area, fully fitted kitchen and a terraced area in the front. The living room boasts a south facing balcony. Upstairs, there are two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and a family bathroom. Outside there are communal gardens and a pool. With a €165,000 price tag, it's on the market with Ideal Homes Portugal.

Property 3: Three bed townhouse in Quarteira

Property 3:

Three bed townhouse in Quarteira

Laid out over three stories, on the ground floor you'll find the living area, kitchen, utility room and a sunny balcony. On the top floor are two bedrooms, each with a balcony, and a family bathroom. On the lower ground floor there's a garage and another room which could be used as more living space or as a bedroom. For sale with Formula Prime for €195,000.

Property 4: Two bed apartment in Olhos de Agua

Property 4:

Two bed apartment in Olhos de Agua

Newly built two bed apartment in a quiet area with beautiful views. Generously sized rooms and open plan layout. Olhos de Agua is just outside Albufeira and is known for its great restaurants. This apartment is priced at €189,000 and is being marketed by Ideal Homes Portugal.

Property 5: Four bed townhouse in Boliqueime

Property 5:

Four bed townhouse in Boliqueime

Three storey house with two bedrooms on the lower ground floor and two at the top. The master bedroom is en suite and has a private balcony. Outside there's a small private garden and a communal swimming pool. Yours for €199,000 with Diamond Properties Algarve.