Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Villa Mimosa provides the best of all worlds. Located in a small rural hilltop hamlet amongst small farms and orchards, only minutes away from several beautiful beaches, coastal towns and Spain. The historic town of Castro Marim with castle and fort, and the local nature reserve of over 2000 hectares is less than 5 min away. Seaside towns of Monte Gordo, Vila Real and Ayamonte (in Spain) with a wide range of restaurants and bars are nearby.
Easy access for golf courses and sport amenities in the Algarve and Spain.
Modern comfortable light villa equipped to a high standard a large private pool set in landscaped gardens with terraces and BBQ over looking farmland, olive groves and orchards. Equipped for a great holiday for all ages with linen, air con, free internet, beach toys, books (lots) games, DVDs, beach towels, pool toys and equipment for children, lots of information about places to go, eat and relax.
Ideal for exploring Southern Spain and Algarve. Fly into faro or Seville. Car hire/taxi information given.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia Verde 5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 70 km, Nearest railway: Vila Real do Santo Antonio 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors||
Spacious villa furnished to a high standard. Large lounge with french doors to patio overlooking pool area with open fireplace,satellite TV with English and local channels, wide range of games, DVD and wide selection of DVDs and music centre. Air Conditioning. free internet.Well equipped kitchen diner with pantry off and door to terrace and BBQ. Washing machine,dishwasher, fridge freezer,cooker and hob, kettle, coffee maker and wide range of kitchen equipment. Main bedroom with full en suite overlooking farmland. second bedroom with shower room en suite and french doors to patio. bedroom three with french doors to patio overlooking pool and bedroom 4 overlooking terrace. Seporate full family bathroom.The villa is all on one level.
All linen including beach towels provided. Cleaned at begining and end of stay with additional cleaning/linen changes arranged by request. Children's toys and inflatables, cot, high chair and potty. Electricity and gas included. Large library of local attractions and information. Open fire and heaters for winter lets and fans for summer.
English cleaners provide assistance if required.
|Further details outdoors||
Villa Mimosa is in a lovely location surrounded by farmland and orchards. It is situated in a large garden with pool and terraces. The private 10x5m pool has a large patio with great views over the countryside. There are ample recliners, outdoor furniture and umbrellas. There is a large barbeque outside the kitchen and two further terraces. The garden is landscaped with lawn area, cloths line, fruit trees (help yourself to any thing that is ripe, figs, dates, oranges, lemons etc) and drive areas which can accommodate up to four cars.Sunsets can be amazing, especially viewed sitting out with a glass of wine at one of the outdoor tables and chairs
The Algarve region
The local area is an ideal mix of beautiful countryside and historic Portugal and Spain with busy seaside towns within reach. Beaches, golf courses, walks, night life it has the lot! Historic Castro Marim 5 min drive, with Castle, fortifications, and bank, post office, internet access, children's paly area,police station and traditional cafes and bars. Beautiful beaches just a few miles away and many golf courses within reach. 2000 hectare nature reserve 5 min drive with over 153 species of bird.
Spanish Border 7 min. Rio Guadiano, dividing Spain and Portugal, 7 min drive with numerous historic towns up river both sides of the border. Easy access to Seville, and the surrounding areas in Spain
Seaside towns of Monte Gordo and Vila Real are 10 min drive with Ayamonte 15 min drive, all with supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants. Nearest restaurant at Rio Seco, 3 min drive, 10 min walk, more in Castro Marim, and many, many, more in Monte Gordo, and Vila Real.
Historic Castro Marim 5 min drive, with Castle, fortifications, has traditional cafes and bars. The fortifications date from 5000BC and the town was historically a port . 2000 hectare nature reserve 5 min drive with over 153 species of bird. Bikes can be hired.
Spanish Border 7 min. Rio Guadiano, dividing Spain and Portugal, 7 min drive with numerous historic towns up river both sides of the border.Trips up the river both by water and raod are worth while. Seaside towns of Monte Gordo and Vila Real are 10 min drive with Ayamonte 15 min drive, all with supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurantsand an active night life.
Nearest restaurant at Rio Seco, 3 min drive, 10 min walk, more in Castro Marim, and many, many, more in Monte Gordo, and Vila Real. including a casino in Monte Gordo. Several local markets (Castro Marim on 2nd Saturday, and Vila Nova de Cacela on 3rd Sunday of each month) offer a wide range of local produce and clothes at very reasonable prices. Ayamonte is noted for its gem stones and jewellery and Vila Real for linen.
Nearest restaurant at Rio Seco, 3 min drive, 10 min walk, more in Castro Marim, and many, many, more in Monte Gordo, and Vila Real.
Several local markets (Castro Marim on 2nd Saturday, and Vila Nova de Cacela on 3rd Sunday of each month) offer a wide range of local produce and clothes at very reasonable prices. Ayamonte is noted for its gem stones and jewellery and Vila Real for linen.
On the last week of August/first week in July ( actual date varies) there is a medieval festival which takes over the castles and town of Castro Marim.
Cycles can be hired at local towns. Water parks, zoos and the usual attractions just up the motorway. Golf Courses within 15 minutes drive are:-
Benamor Par 71
Castro Marim Par 72
Quinta da Ria Par 72
Quinta de Cima Par 72
plus others in Spain