Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa L is a two bedroom villa in the picturesque little settlement of Espargal. The nearest village is Benafim (3 mins drive) and a little further on you will find Alte with it's charming cobbled streets and whitewashed houses. Less than 30 minutes to the beach, golf courses, and resorts.
The property has only recently been built and completed to the highest standard. It is set in a peaceful country location in the Algarvian mountains. The huge garden has a small olive grove and is well planted with many varieties of local Algarvian shrubs and flowers. The garden also boasts many shaded and sunny areas for you to relax in. There are ample outside tables, chairs and sun loungers.There are lots of books and magazines for your use.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Villamoura Falasia 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 30 km, Nearest railway: Loule 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The villa is fully air-conditioned throughout along with heating.
It is also completely children friendly.
Spacious and welcoming atrium upon front door entry.
Fully fitted kitchen with all mod cons.
Comfortable living area perfect for catching up with a good book.
Beautifully tiled bathrooms.
Simple, yet classic bedrooms great for sharing.Master bedroom has kingsize bed & T V
Exceptionally well-kept and pristine.
Ideal for families as well as couples looking to get away.
|Further details outdoors|
Gated villa with ample parking for guests.
Great Built-in BBQ for entertaining and eating in.
Glistening swimming pool (8m x 3.5m X 1.5 m deep, large enough for exercise use and relaxation. Fenced and gated for child safety.
Very large garden with it's own small olive grove.
Lots of sun loungers and outside furniture for your leisure.
Scenic hikes and stunning walking terrain in the area.
Welcome pack of basic food and drink provided upon arrival.
English speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
House cleaned and the linens / towels changed every 4 days.
Assistance with car hire available if needed.
Information on local attractions.
Fully refundable breakage / security deposit of €200 required on arrival.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal. Tourism and related activities are extensive and make up the bulk of the Algarve's summer economy.
Fish, seafood and fruit production, which includes oranges, lemons, carob beans, figs and almonds, are other important activities in the region. The Algarve is among the most popular tourist destinations in Portugal. The area is famous for more than 300 days of sunshine each year.
The nearest village is Benafim (3 mins drive) which has a mini market, some smaller shops a few restaurants and a pharmacy. A little further on you will find the beautiful picturesque village of Alte with it's charming cobbled streets and whitewashed houses.
Salir, Messines, Boliqueme and Silves are other towns within the locality, that are certainly worth a visit. All with plenty of restaurants and local bars. The town of Loule is just a 15 min drive away. Make sure you visit the gypsy market here on Saturday mornings
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27 May 2014
"What can I say"
Like the title says 'What can I say'. From the moment we arrived and Fintan was there waiting to greet us to the day we left we found Pauline and Fintan the most helpful kind people you woul… More
25 Apr 2014
"All of the above!"
All of the above and more, we stayed in April 2011 and we are returning again tomorrow which is the first time ever for us to return to the same property. Pauline and Fintan are lovely people, very he… More
2 Sep 2013
"A Fantastic Villa"
We can only endorse all the other great reviews of Villa Le. It's immaculate both inside and out with great facilities and we had a fabulous holiday. Fintan and Pauline were really kind and the… More
5 Aug 2013
Beautiful villa in a very quiet rural location but close enough to supermarkets etc. Fintan and Pauline couldn't have been more friendly and helpful right from day 1 when we first enquired about the property. The villa is very spacious and immaculately kept. Sitting out at night by the pool with a glass of wine and the BBQ lit listening to the crickets - it doesn't get better or more relaxing than at Villa Le. Thanks a million Fintan and Pauline, we hope to be back soon (maybe without teenagers!!)
27 Jul 2013
"Absolutely amazing Villa"
Thank you so much to Fintan and Pauline - When we arrived they were there to meet us with the best welcome pack ever, every thing you need for the first couple of days of your stay. The villa was a palace, everything was just perfect, so clean and bright and BIG. Fintan's suggestions and maps of the walks were so helpful and we enjoyed them very much even if we did work up quite a sweat going up the hills. The surrounding countryside is just amazing. The walk down to the river and the walk to Alte were well worth the effort. The pool is so clear and clean thanks to Fintan popping in to keep it so. The restaurants Fintan recommended were excellent value and superb food. Our holiday was certainly a great way to celebrate our 50th Birthdays. Thank you so much for the holiday of a lifetime. We would love to stay again at this perfect paradise.
4 Jul 2013
"The perfect villa."
When we look for a villa we have a list of requirements as long as your arm. We are really hard to please so when we come across a listing that meets all these criteria we have already looked at about 100 villas. Villa Le met our standard on paper but would it live up to it in reality. I can happily say Yes and then some.
Privacy.....Very good. Not overlooked. Not too isolated.
Location....Rural hamlet inland but only 20mins to sea.
Shops....Large Continente supermarket in Loule 20mins. Local supermarket 10mins in Benafim. Famous indoor market in Loule.
Surroundings.....Rural. Orange groves! Olive groves. Farmland.
Walking. ...From the doorstep.
House.....Bright and airy. Spacious. Good quality furniture and fittings.
Excellent air conditioning.
Good comfortable beds
Good quality bed linen.
Good quality towels.
Rooms en suite.
Fly screens on all windows.
Kitchen......Extremely well equipped. Everything you could possibly want.
Outside...Fantastic garden with sunny and shaded areas.
Great outdoor kitchen and barbeque.
Beautiful well maintained and fenced swimming pool and pool shower room.
Sunny roof balcony with great views.
Hosts...Pauline and Fintan. ''Probably the best hosts in the world!
24 Aug 2012
"Perfect place to chill out."
Wonderful spacious accomodation,immaculate and clean inside and out.
Excellent family sized pool.Fintan and Pauline couldnt of been more
friendly and helpful.
17 Jun 2012
"Very peacefull, private, close to everything - just a perfect villa!"
I think this was the nicest villa we've seen and I would definitely recommend it to friends and family.
It is absolutely beautiful from the outside. I loved the garden full of trees (lemon, orange, lime, almonds etc) and the terrace. The inside of the villa was really amazing, very tastefully arranged and furnished. I loved our ensuite bathroom. Everything was nicely colour matched and you could tell a lot of love and care was put into the villa. Everything was clean and fridge was full of essentials (milk, butter, ham, cheese, salad ingredients, milk and bread).
The owners, Fintan and Pauline, were very friendly and really lovely. They were happy to suggest places to go to and to eat at. They met us at the villa to show us round and they popped round during the week to change towels etc.
If you would like a peaceful place to relax, this is definitely what you are looking for. It's set within a little village (Espargal), and it is very quiet. I loved the Mornings / Evenings when all you hear is just swallows flying around. You would obviously need to have a car to stay here. Once you do, it's easy to get anywhere. All the roads were quite empty. It was not far from the Airport, it was close to all other towns with plenty of restaurants etc. We did a lot of travelling around and went to all touristy places as well. It was always really nice coming back to the villa to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet :)
The only thing I would change would be the pool heating. It is only sun heated and probably absolutely fine in hot Summer, however it was quite cold when we were there and I only braved it once.
Thank you to Fintan and Pauline for looking after us and for letting us stay in their beautiful villa. We hope to come back one day and will definitely recommend to friends and family.
13 Apr 2012
"Definitely worth a return trip"
We have just returned from our holiday staying at Villa Le. The weather was not kind to us but the villa was just gorgeous. It was clean, spacious and very well stocked with everything you could possibly need for your holiday. Fintan and Patricia could not have been more hospitable or helpful and were always available if you needed them. The big bonus of the villa is that the pool is enclosed by a fence and a locked gate which provided peace of mind as our 3 year old twins cannot swim as yet. The garden was gorgeous and we feasted on the nectarines and oranges that abundently grew in it. It was a perfect villa for our family and we would most definitely go again in the future. Also, we highly recommend the Hamburgo Restaurant - it is definitely worth a trip! I would highly recommend Fintan and Patricia's villa.
31 May 2011
"The best family holiday we've had in years."
Despite travel delays, we felt we were on holiday from the moment we arrived. Fintan and his wife Pauline stayed there to greet us and show us around even though it was around midnight. The fridge was stocked with milk, beer and wine and their was ham, cheese, rolls, tea and coffee for breakfast. The place was spotless and everything we seemed to require was their including cleaning fluids and dishwasher tablets.
The outside area is brilliant, superb pool, separate pool house with shower and toilet, plenty of sunbeds, chairs and tables and also a superb built in barbeque area with outside kitchenette including fridge.
The location suited us fine. It was quiet (apart from the occasional dog barking) and well away from the crowds. Nearest restaurant/small supermarket is 5-10 mins drive, Loule with larger supermarkets and hypermarkets is 20 mins drive, beaches/coast, approx 30 mins so you need a car and you need to be happy to drive everywhere.
Fintan and Pauline went out of their way to make our stay a pleasure, unobtrusively keeping the place clean, tending to the pool, advising on places to visit and eat and even accomanying me to the doctors when I got an ear infection.
And if you can't get in at Villa Le, their other villa is also of a similar standard.
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