Portugal Luxury Homes and villas
Portugal Luxury Property Search
Portugal’s culture and architecture is heavily influenced by its location – bordering Spain and the Atlantic Ocean.
A former maritime empire dominating merchant shipping routes to Africa and South America, Portugal’s tastes are influenced by the food, music and style of its former colonies in particular Brazil, Angola and Mozambique.
The legacy of Portugal’s former wealth and power remains today – the capital, Lisbon, is famed for its grand Manueline monuments and medieval alleyway and the most desirable areas of the city, for anyone looking for a villa or apartment, are Chiado and Lapa.
For those who want a sea view, the exclusive Algarve with its luscious, natural backdrop and beautiful sandy beaches is a popular location; along with Cascais another coastal town, situated just 30km from Lisbon.
The city of Sintra, with its castles, cobbled streets and mountainous location is another place to consider for those wishing to be within commutable distance of the capital, and finally, Porto, famous for its fortified wine – Port - is an appealing city with a modern centre and a range of stunning properties.
House prices in Portugal have been growing significantly in the medium term, and are currently estimated to be overvalued, mentioned by the central bank.
Top 10 expensive Portugal homes include an 18th century palace at a historical area of Lisbon, a Soho style 4 bedrooms townhouse in a great location in Campo de Ourique.
Palmares Clubhouse is the landmark building of Palmares Ocean Living & Golf, a new resort in the Algarve backed by developer Kronos Homes.
Double O Studio has designed Trefoil House in Aroeira, Portugal, as a series of overlapping concrete shapes topped by a long swimming pool.
The average price of properties for sale in Portugal fell just 0.8% between April and May.
Portugal’s plan to exclude Lisbon and Porto from golden visa scheme draws flak from property industry.