Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This impressive 4 bedroom villa, is located just a 5 minute drive from the traditional town of Loulé, offering all amenities along with a number of popular attractions. The villa is set in the tranquil country side of Vale Telheiro benefiting from excellent views from all angles. Comprising an open plan living dining area with fireplace and patio doors opening to a terrace with amazing views, a fully fitted and equipped traditional/rural kitchen with great features, a laundry room, guest toilet, 3 double en suite bedrooms with fitted wardrobes on the ground floor and a large en suite master bedroom on the first floor, with a fitted wardrobe, patio doors opening to a private terrace with country views and a luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, double sink and separate shower. The villa is set on a large plot, with a 11 x 6m pool, outside bar, and pond, airco, and free wifi.
sunbeds, outside dining table and portable BBQ
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vale do lobo / Quinta do Lago beach 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro international airport 18 km, Nearest railway: Faro train station 18 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|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, 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, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Welcome pack provided on arrival
pick-up at central point in loule and guide to the villa
English Speaking representative on hand to answer any questions.
Information folder available.
Max 8 adults + 2 kids
The Algarve region
The central area of the Algarve has been developed more intensively. The coastline here changes to one of reddish/brown sandstone cliffs interspersed with rocky outcrops leading down to long beaches of golden sand. There are many developments of villas and apartments. However, the relatively sparse population combined with the many beautiful beaches and coves ensure that there are still peaceful areas of beach even in the peak summer season.
West of Falesia with its long stretch of beach the coastline changes to a series of sandy coves and holiday resorts such as Olhos de Agua and Praia de Oura. Beyond Albufeira the rocky red headlands are particularly attractive and have spawned resorts like Sao Rafael Castelo and Gale each with its small coved beach backed by craggy eroded rock faces and dominated by mainly villa developments
This place is a rural administrative and active market town with some remains of a castle dating back to the 12th Century. The Arab castle has been virtually destroyed leaving some walls still standing that are now surrounded by modern buildings. Like most other towns in the Algarve, most of the older potentially interesting buildings have been destroyed in the earthquake that occurred in 1755.
Within the remaining walls is a museum with an explanation of what was in the past the grandeur of the castle. The various earthquakes that it has suffered through its history have damaged the 13th Century Church of São Clemente. However, its Gothic arches and side chapels that are from the 16th Century have survived. The town Loulé consisting of some 20,000 residents is mainly concerned in producing souvenir products made out of copperware, leather, cane and wood, or, servicing the tourist industry. The weekly Fair attracts tourists from all along the Algarve. Due to the demands of the tourism this town has blossomed in size. An important event is the annual Carnival held in February that is considered to be one of the best in Portugal. In the town there is a Museum that is devoted to the local industry of dried fruits and it is interesting to see how these products are prepared for the public. To the west of the town is a hilltop Church that is built on the site of a 16th Century chapel. This is the destination of an annual religious procession that requires some physical effort on the part of the bearers of the church's religious shrines.
Near to Loulé is Almancil a small town that acts also as a supplier of services to the prosperous holiday areas just south on the coast. Further inland is the small village of Alte, a village that is known for its un-spoilt rural architecture and its enthusiasm for folk music. Another inland village is Paderne that has a romantic 13th Century castle in ruins sitting alone on the crest of a deserted hilltop. The coastal town of Quarteira that was once a fishing village is now converted into a multi-apartment tourist location. Not too far away from Loulé is the village of Querença with its stalactite caves. Also, the village of Salir with ruins of a castle and a nearby two 800 meters long walls from the Neolithic period. The small village of Benafim existing from Arab times and within easy reach of Loulé, still reflects rural life from the early part of the last century.
This area has two added attractions in both the caves at Alto Fica and the rock face of Rocha da Pena. The towns of São Brás de Alportel and Santa Bárbara de Nexe, are both small and also demonstrate the fast disappearing Portuguese atmosphere reflecting the rural social style of life. In São Bras de Alportel there is an interesting museum that houses a permanent collection of rural artefacts and costumes truly reflecting the past manner of living in the Algarve.
Also Great Golf courses are nearby.
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