Luxury Property Search Guide | Villas and apartments in Monte Estoril
Monte Estoril is a small enclave located roughly midway between Estoril and Cascais all of which are situated on the coastal area known as the Portugal Riviera. The area is about a half an hour to hour’s drive from the capital Lisbon.
The area in and around Monte Estoril has long been a popular destination for expats keen on enhancing their quality of life, especially for retirees looking to make the most of their retirement income. Monte Estoril and the surrounding area is highly regarded for its high-quality living, and as a result property in Monte Estoril is typically higher than average.
That being said, if you are looking for a property for sale Monte Estoril will not disappoint. There is an eclectic mix of villas, townhouses and apartments; villas in Monte Estoril range from small two bed properties on compact plots to sprawling villas built on expansive plots. Many villas are sold with the benefit of a pool. A villa with a pool is often one of the first items on any potential buyer’s wish list when searching for a property to buy. If you’re searching to buy any one of the hundreds of luxury villas Monte Estoril will not disappoint.
There is a thriving expat community; the area is renowned far and wide for its many luxury restaurants and fine dining. Additionally, laid back beach life is also a quality of the local area. the Riviera of Portugal has some of the best beaches in the country rivalling those of the southern Algarve region and the beaches of Spain.
It is perhaps fitting then that the area around Monte Estoril has been the home of many celebrities of the past and continues to be here in the present. Numerous members of Europe’s royal families have chosen to own property in the local area. This may be the reason why the Portugal Riviera is considered widely as one of the ‘most liveable places in Portugal’ by the Portuguese and foreigners alike.
Just why do so many expats choose to make Monte Estoril and the local area their home? Well, it could be the year-round weather which is a huge draw for expats from less temperate countries. It could be the laid-back lifestyle, perhaps the excellent sporting facilities or the fab beaches.
It could be the fact that buying property in Monte Estoril is a great investment. There are probably as many reasons for buying property here as there are properties to buy.
Whatever the rationale for considering making Monte Estoril your home, Fine Luxury Property has an eclectic mix of apartments, townhouses and villas to fit every budget. Check the website today to begin hunting down a property which will fit your lifestyle choices, and which will be an investment for your future.
How much does it cost to retire in Portugal?
It varies from location to location but in the main, in a city such as Lisbon or Porto for example, the cost of living per month would be an average of about 1,300 Euros per month. In more rural areas the cost of living is quite lower than that of city living.Do expats pay taxes in Portugal?
Expats classed as tax residents will have to pay income tax on any income earned from anywhere in the world. Income tax, capital gains tax and rental income can all be taxed. On the other hand, I a non-resident will only be required to pay tax on income earned in Portugal – any income from outside Portugal will not be subject to tax.