Casa das Oliveiras Velhas
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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The old farmhouse has thick walls and high ceilings to keep it cool in summer and warm in winter with ceiling fans in each room for the summer and a wood burning stove and underfloor heating for winter. A large open plan living space leads onto a covered terrace ideal for al fresco dining and pool area which is completely private. Lovely rural views surround the pool and there is ample garden furniture. At the top of the house is a roof terrace with far reaching views to the hills perfect for watching the sun go down.
The house is ideally situated close to Loule, a five minute drive, with its famous Saturday food market . The unspoilt beaches at Quinta Do Largo and Val Do Lobo with their wonderful golf courses all set in the Ria Formosa National Park.are only twenty minutes away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||20 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 20 km, 5 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The house was refurbished to suit wheelchair users
Full size table tennis table & badminton set
Books, dvds and various games are available.
All bedrooms are fitted with fly screens and electric fans.
|Further details outdoors|
The L shaped pool has steps leading into it for easy access for all.
Outdoor Summer kitchen/BBQ
The Algarve region
The Villa is situated in the central Algarve allowing for easy access to places such as Silves, the old Moorish capital in the west and Tavira and the Spanish Border to the east.
There are many good restaurants within a short distance of the Villa especially in the towns of Loule and Sao Bras de Alportel. Water Parks and Karting are also within easy reach and walking in the surrounding hills is popular in the winter months
Availability Your dates are available
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22 Jun 2014
"Beautiful villa, garden and pool in lovely rural position north of Faro."
Beautifully presented, clean and well stocked villa with lovely pool, terrace and garden. Good directions about 30 minutes inland from Faro.… More
So pleased you had a good week at the villa and hope to see you again next year
20 Oct 2013
My husband and I have just had a blissfully relaxing week here with our 16 month old daughter. The house is in a fantastic location and is really well equipped. We were lucky with the weather which ma… More
Great to hear that you had a relaxing time at Casa Oliveiras Velhas and that it all worked well with your young daughter? After your visit we have bought a travel cot and high chair, so we are all prepared.
Hope to welcome you again next year
21 Aug 2013
"An amazing place to pass a peaceful and relaxing summer vacation."
My wife and I visited the villa with our two adult children and their partners and we had an excellent time. The villa is extremely well equipped with everything that one may need. If your idea of a relaxing evening is to self cater the kitchen has everything you will need and the barbecue is marvellous and with a big fridge there can be an endless supply of cold drinks. (definitely needed in August!). The location is fantastic being peaceful but not too remote. As another visitor has commented the location is brilliant with all facilities being reasonably local with beautiful beaches just 20 minutes away. The Portuguese are lovely, being very polite and friendly and of course the weather is amazing.
The pool was warm and sparkling when we were there and the villa has two locations on the pool terrace where you can sit outside. We tried to play badminton and table tennis but it was too hot, even in the evening, so a cold beer always took precedence.
We've had some less than pleasing holidays recently but our stay at Casa das Oliveiras Velhas was more than perfect. I would recommend this property to anyone of any age and level of mobility.
Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased that you all had a good holiday. Also thankyou for your new booking next year. Look forward to welcom ing you again
7 Aug 2013
"Beautiful villa in tranquil rural setting."
My family and I spent a lovely week at the villa. Perfect location to relax and enjoy the tranquility. It is very well equipped and maintained to a very high standard. My children spent every possible… More
How lovely to hear that you have had such a good time and many thanks for your kind review. Look forward to a return visit in the near future!
29 Jul 2013
"great holiday at a lovely villa"
Delightful villa set in a peaceful and private location. The accommodation is very spacious making it easy for larger family groups and friends to stay. The bedrooms and bathrooms are roomy and well appointed. The kitchen is well equipped and the sitting room is a great space for any evenings you want to stay in. There is plenty of outside space for lazing by the pool, eating on the terrace or having barbeque.
And all very private. Not overlooked by any other properties.
It's a 5 minute drive into the very pleasant market town of Loule which has a lovely fish market and an excellent supermarket on the edge of town.
Wonderful beaches and golf courses are just ten minutes drive away.
A real find for either Winter breaks or family holiday in the Summer
We had a lovely time here which included a drive to Seville on a quiet motorway and less than 2 hours away.
We will definitely be staying again sometime soon!
Pleased to know that you had a good time at the Villa and enjoyed your time on the Algarve. Look forward to welcoming you back soon!
23 Jul 2013
"A modern villa with character in a tranquil position"
We firstly stayed in this villa November 2012 to enjoy some extremely pleasant winter sun and journeyed to various easily accessible towns along the main coastal road - strolling the seafront at Quarteira, soaking up the character of Silves and enjoying the unspoilt sandy beaches at Burgau and Zavial.
Our June visit with teenagers in tow included a day at the waterpark at Quarteira which proved to be good value and evening visits to Lagos for the plentiful restaurants and lively atmosphere.
The villa itself is spacious and provides every modern convenience required in a peaceful setting but with supermarkets within a short drive.
The pool was was extremely welcoming in the heat of June and of a good size.
Two relaxing holidays which satisfied all the family needs.
So pleased that you enjoyed your return visit and that it worked well with your teenager children. Hope to see you next year.
16 Jul 2013
"Perfect 3 generation family week."
The villa is beautiful, comfortable and with all mod cons in a picturesque setting up in the hills a short drive from the coast and also from Faro. We rarely left the villa during our week as it was so easy to buy all provisions from Loule just 10 minutes away & so agreeable to amuse ourselves in the pool or playing badminton or table tennis. The pool with shallow steps at one end is great for a 2 year old while it is deep enough to dive in at the other. There are plenty of books to read & UK TV channels if you want. It is like a home-from-home.
Thank you for your positive review. Its good to know that the house and pool works well for all ages. Hope to see you again next year.
30 Aug 2012
"Excellent family rental for relaxation and exploration"
Lovely villa, better than expected for the price. Lots of space and well appointed , with a nice pool suitable for young children and surroundings of peace and quiet .
We found it well located to travel around and to enjoy the real algarve and also the developed coastline of val do lobo and Quinta.
Would definitely recommend.
Thank you for spending time to write a review, so pleased that you all enjoyed the villa. hope to see you again next year
31 Jul 2012
"Lovely, peaceful, interesting, varied, trip"
We visited Casa Das Oliveiras Velhas for a week April and had a lovely time. Four days lovely sunshine and two days rainy - but all in all a great trip. The Villa is very spacious and well appointed.… More
Thank you for writing a review and we are so pleased that you managed to see some of the lovely towns and villages in the area. I believe that you have already booked for September 13. Look forward to welcoming you back
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