A unique five bedroom house for sale in Monchique, situated in a peaceful location on the western hillside surrounded by lush subtropical plants and palm trees. Originally built in 1938, the Caldas Manor interior has been completely transformed and renovated with only the original walls surrounding the property remaining. Impressive galleries soar two floors high resulting in a spectacular sight to behold, and are home to a great lounging area perfect for relaxing with the family or entertaining friends and family. On the first floor you will find an open plan living room with a dining area and fully fitted kitchen along with an entertaining area. Upstairs there are three spacious bedrooms, all equipped with their own en-suite bathrooms, cloakroom, utility room and a top terrace. Stairs from the living room lead to the lower level which has been designed as an apartment and would be a lucrative way of making an additional income if you were to decide to rent this area out, short term or long term. This section has its own private access to the swimming pool and surrounding gardens. Additional features with this property include solar panels which is used to heat up the water, a central heating system operated through wood burning, a satellite TV system, broadband internet facilities and two fireplaces. Water throughout the home is sourced from the Villa Thermal das Caldas de Monchique spa itself which is not something that can be said often with properties for sale in the Algarve. Thermal has recently been classed as a leader in “well being” spa treatments issued by the Association of Spas in Portugal. Offering complete privacy, this property is spread across four levels and is set back from the main village square, ensuring peace and tranquility for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life while being close to all local amenities. The idyllic spa, found in Caldas de Monchique, is thought to echo the architecture of the famous town of Sintra. Caldas was built mostly in the Victorian era and is widely known and has been treasured since Roman times for its curative thermal spring waters.Situated in the foothills of Monchique, the magical charm of Caldas de Monchique transports you to a different era. The smell of eucalyptus trees and sub-tropical plants amid the freshness of the mountains is an idyllic combination.Caldas is only fifteen minutes from the centre of Portimao which boasts many restaurants and shopping areas. It is also just twenty minutes from the coastal towns of Alvor and Praia da Rocha with their award winning beaches and the historic town of Silves with its Medieval Castle is also just an easy ten minute drive away.