Sir Cliff Richard slashes asking price of Portuguese vineyard ‘bolthole’ by almost half!


Sir Cliff Richard has slashed the asking price AGAIN on the swanky Portuguese vineyard where he is believed to have fled during his historic child sex abuse probe ordeal.

The Mistletoe And Wine singer, 76, was originally seeking £8m for his award-winning winery in Albufeira, but dropped the price to £5.5m earlier this year and has lowered it again to just £4.6m – almost half the initial valuation.

The stunning site – which sees 11 bedrooms split across two mansions – provides spectacular views over the vineyards and down the Algarve coastline.

Sir Cliff is understood to have headed for the retreat after he was first interviewed by police in 2014 following allegations that he groped a boy in 1985.

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Wimbledon favourite Sir Cliff can also boast a tennis court, swimming pool, and landscaped gardens as part of the luxurious surrounds.

Naturally, Quinta do Miradouro and Adega do Cantor – which translates as ‘winery of the singer’ – also feature an outdoor entertainment set-up complete with barbecue.

Sir Cliff‘s bottles of Mediterranean plonk, Vida Nova, have been produced on the 60,000 square metre since 2001 by neighbours Nigel and Lesley Birch.

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The larger of the two properties has four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large lounge and dining room, full central heating with a log burning fire and a fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area.

The second home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining area, all of which opens on to a terrace, garden and private pool area.

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Multi-million-selling Sir Cliff has even been known to ‘get his hands dirty in the vineyard’ according to his SCR Wines website.
South Yorkshire Police dropped the case against Sir Cliff last June without bringing any charges after an agonising two-year wait.