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Sustainable apartments where modern architecture meets nature for truly sustainable living, set in Pêra, Algarve, just minutes from southern Portugal’s stunning coastline. Appropriately located on Pêra (Portuguese for Pear) here will be home to what the developers of the project intend to be the most ecologically focused real estate development in the area.
These luxury apartments offer a unique hybrid of contemporary design and tradition with its ethos of a sustainable living for a healthy lifestyle surrounded by nature. Set on 13 hectares of secluded land next to the Salgados Lagoon and bird sanctuary, and within quick reach to some of the region’s best beaches.
Focused on maintaining the area’s natural charm, construction will occupy less than 10% of the landscape. The natural terrain, habitat and local vegetation will also be preserved and owners, or their guests, should an investor purchase for rental income, will be able to enjoy the benefits of living among orange, lemon, fig, clementine and carob trees. A vineyard, vegetable garden, as well as lakes, ponds and a natural swimming pool which will be major features of the development.
These sustainable homes will consist of: 2 bedroom ground floor apartments with garden and covered terrace, and 2 bedroom first floor ocean view terraced apartments, and 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom luxury villas. Each designed for an inside/outside lifestyle to take advantage of the wonderful Algarve climate. Units have been designed to be bright, airy and spacious with large terraces and garden areas, and be visually congruent with the natural terrain. Natural materials with 40% more thermal and acoustic efficiency than standard construction will also be used ensuring a superb level of comfort for these sustainable homes. The latest technologies for sound, thermal insulation and energy efficiency, as well as systems for responsible water usage and waste reduction will also be part of the development.
Energy Savings & Self Sufficiency: High efficient solar energy production with Sonnenbatterie will be used to generate electricity and store excess individually for later use.
Smart Home Technology: Linked intelligent home management system will be an option among other features, monitors and appliances to optimise the properties living experience and comfort.
Clean Air: Heat Recovery System (HRVS) provides continuous fresh air flow, temperature control, reduction of condensation and humidity, and also ensures air quality to reduce irritants.
WasteWater Treatment: Includes a waste water management system for grey water and irrigation of the developments land, vineyard and gardens.
Aiming to provide the most environmentally conscious green living area in the Algarve, this sustainable development will also include a range of recreational facilities as well as health club, spa, and cafe/bar all focused on peace of mind and tranquility within a protected environment.