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Villa in The Algarve, Portugal
Contemporary Luxury Portuguese Property – design by Imaestri Architects
8 Apr 2013
Contemporary Quinta do Lago Property
Location: The Algarve, south west Portugal
Architectural Prowess at Quinta do Lago
House at San Lorenzo North
8th April 2013: Quinta do Lago is proud to offer buyers architecture of the highest calibre thanks to its on-going relationship with de Blacam & Meagher and architectural development group IMAESTRI. The San Lorenzo North enclave, which offers 26 plots for sale, represents a step away from the traditional architecture of the rest of the resort featuring contemporary, cutting edge residences designed by acclaimed architects.
Those seeking architectural inspiration for their purchase at San Lorenzo North can benefit from the expertise of architectural development group IMAESTRI. Established in 2010, IMAESTRI works with a collection of the world’s leading architects to offer a bespoke one to one design service to clients from conception of design right through to delivery. Founder, Neil Radnall who has over 20 years experience in the architecture world talks of his involvement with Quinta do Lago “What attracted us to Quinta do Lago was the natural blank canvas San Lorenzo North provides. This allows us to create great modern residential architecture and for buyers to own a one-off residential masterpiece”.
Working closely with designers such as Claudio Silvestrin Architects, Mathias Klotz and XTEN Architecture, IMAESTRI has the ability to connect the buyer with world-class architects to deliver the property they desire. Quinta do Lago is one of only four residential developments to offer this bespoke service.
The San Lorenzo North show villa meanwhile has been designed by celebrated Irish architects de Blacam & Meagher, who have taken great pride in creating a signature property for Quinta do Lago. The vision behind the show villa was described by the architectural duo as “imaginative but respectful of the resort’s surroundings”. The villa’s white, cubic style exterior “forms a contrast between the green of the landscape and the deep blue of the sky” and can be likened to neighbouring Spain and their traditional Moorish villages. Overlooking the immaculately kept San Lorenzo Golf Course, this villa is situated in one of Quinta do Lago’s most coveted locations.
Ideal for families or groups of friends, the five-bedroom villa features a double height living room with wall-to-wall sliding glass doors which open onto an expansive terrace. The villa’s terracotta ceilings and prominent Alvar Aalto style fireplace, which echoes the Finnish architect’s famous designs, contribute to spacious living areas complemented by strong modern features. Described by de Blacam & Meagher as the “signature element of the house” an external living room has been created for al fresco entertaining.
The villa plots at San Lorenzo North are the first land plots released to market since 2001 at Quinta do Lago. Just a stones throw from all the amenities, services and facilities that Quinta do Lago has to offer, the San Lorenzo North enclave is surrounded by pine trees and the fairways of the San Lorenzo North golf course.
Plots in San Lorenzo North range from €2.3m to €3.5m and are available for sale through Quinta do Lago Real Estate. The turnkey show villa is for sale for €5.9m. Buying options; ‘Plot Only’, ‘Plot and Project’ and ‘Turnkey’.
Contemporary Quinta do Lago Property images / information received 200812
20 Aug 2012
Contemporary Property in The Algarve
Location: Quinta do Lago, The Algarve, south west Portugal
Quinta do Lago Portugal
In addition to Quinta do Lago celebrating 40 years of continued success this year, they have launched their final 26 plots for sales in the San Lorenzo enclave of the resort.
With views over Ria Formosa National Park and San Lorenzo Golf Course and access to the resort’s fully established facilities, these plots promise an unrivalled combination of seclusion and luxury. Contrasting the existing architecture of the rest of the resort, the new homes in San Lorenzo North will be more contemporary in style with owners able to hand-pick the design and décor, creating a completely bespoke property. Among the San Lorenzo North architect portfolio is Imaestri, who specialise in modernist, cutting edge design.
Sites range from 2,200 – 3,000 sqm and offer three purchase options; plot only, plot and project and turnkey.Plots in San Lorenzo North range from €2.3m to €3.5m. The turnkey show villa (see images) is for sale for €5.9m.
Villa in The Algarve – Quinta do Lago Villa images / information received 200812
Launch of New Plots at San Lorenzo North
Your Last Chance to Buy at Quinta do Lago
The Quinta do Lago launches its final selling phase and celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
The renowned golf and leisure development in the Algarve has recently announced the launch of a final 26 exclusive plots in the beautiful San Lorenzo North enclave of the resort. With views over Ria Formosa National Park and San Lorenzo Golf Course and access to the resort’s fully established facilities, these plots promise an unrivalled combination of seclusion and luxury at one of Europe’s most successful real estate developments.
Made famous for its three world-class golf courses, one of which has just been named the No 1 Golf Course in Portugal, Quinta do Lago has risen to fame over the last 40 years and is known as one of the Algarve’s choice golfing and real estate developments. Now though, in 2012, following months of new investment and upgrading, the resort is reasserting itself as much more than merely a golfing mecca.
Throughout the year, residents and guests alike can indulge in a variety of on-resort pursuits including early morning al fresco Pilates, family tennis lessons, traditional Portuguese picnics, miles of golden sandy beach, lakeside water sports, endless hiking and biking trails as well as mouth-watering cuisine in a variety of restaurants.
Director of Property Sales at Quinta do Lago, Joost Last explains why these plots represent such a special opportunity “San Lorenzo North, with its exceptional location and investment potential, proves to be an obvious attraction to investors looking for the ideal holiday destination. The first phase release, with 4 plots being made available, has generated incredible response particularly from the UK market as it is the latest and one of the very few remaining opportunities to purchase unconstructed land on one of the most sought after destinations in Europe.”
Contrasting the existing architecture of the rest of the resort, the new homes in San Lorenzo North will be more contemporary in style with owners able to hand-pick the design and décor, creating a completely bespoke property. Among the San Lorenzo North architect portfolio is Imaestri, who specialise in modernist, cutting edge design. Sites range from 2,200 – 3,000 sqm and offer three purchase options; plot only, plot and project and turnkey.
Two plots from the first release have already sold; both to British buyers, one of which will be living in his property from April 2012. A show villa is currently under construction designed by Irish architects De Blacam and Meagher and will complete in late summer.* All owners will have the opportunity to enter their properties into the rental pool and with occupancy rates on the resort nearing 100% during July and August, the potential for strong rental yields is a comforting factor for buyers.
With a mild year round climate, variety of lifestyle pursuits, a sense of community, mixture of contemporary and classic architecture and just 15 minutes from Faro airport, a life at Quinta do Lago really does appeal to all ages, of all nationalities whatever their interests.
Plots in San Lorenzo North range from €2.3m to €3.5m. The turnkey show villa is for sale for €5.9m.
Quinta do Lago Real Estate, Portugal
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Location: Cascais, Portugal
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