About the home
The Quintassential is an idyllic family holiday home offering the tranquillity of a rural setting which is still central to amenities and local attractions. The Quintassential is located 2 kms north of the market town of Loule perched on a hilltop with magnifcient coastal views from Faro through to Portimao. An oasis of peace and tranquility, this is just the place to relax and recharge the batteries. The property is completely fenced and accessed via electric gates making this an ideal location for a family holiday as too the pool area is gated. There is also free Wi-Fi Internet access with hotspots available within the Quintassential grounds. The Quintassential also has the Alojamento Local Rental License as required by Portuguese Law.
The property is divided into 4 separate, self-contained units: the Orange Cottage a large two bedroom rustic apartment cottage with its huge south-facing private terrace, two newer one 1 bedroom apartment cottages and our rustic one bedroom cottage that boasts many original features dating back to the 19th century such as the bread oven & stone sink . The owners live in an attached cottage and are to hand should you require any help but will never infringe on your privacy.
The Quintassential accommodations are available to book individually (no group bookings allowed) & are designed and furnished to a high standard, each offering space and comfort and each with its own private terrace overlooking the gardens and the magnificent sea views beyond. Each apartment cottage has its own brick BBQ and private entrance. The Quintassential is completely fenced and accessed via electric gates. The pool area is also gated for added safety.
The apartment cottages are ideal for those just looking for peace and tranquillity in a home from home environment and offers space, privacy and convenience of separate accommodations whilst sharing the outdoor facilities. Children love exploring the grounds and The Quintassential now has the added benefit of a children’s play area next to an orange grove, all in a safe environment. Loule is a 15 minute walk from the Quintassential and a mere 2 minute drive. There are an abundance of excellent restaurants within the local area and a superb bar/restaurant 2 minute drive from the Quintassential. The beautiful beaches at Vilamoura, Quarteira and Vale do Lobo are less than a 10 minutes drive from the Quintassential. All in all, this is a true oasis. Look at our website testimonials to see what our guests really think.
Try the Quintassential during the winter months when you can experience the real Algarve and our All Inclusive Winter Offers that include heating, pool heating and a Group B hire from just £395.00 GBP.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Quarteira or Vale do Lobo, 7km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Jacuzzi / Hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pools:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
Further details indoors:
The Orange Cottage is the largest of the apartment cottages at Quintassential, a large 2 bedroom rustic cottage decorated in typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls & with a new fully fitted modern kitchen including an electric oven, vitro ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric kettle, filter coffee machine, hand held electric blender & toaster.
The Lounge/diner is tastefully decorated and has a comfy leather three piece suite, 36 inch widescreen TV, Satellite TV (free to view channels), DVD (small selection of DVD’s available) & radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), a selection of books, puzzles, chess set, playing cards & the Orange Cottage boasts an original 19th century fireplace that now houses the wood-burning stove. This is a beautiful feature during the cooler winter months making the cottage very cosy. During the winter months this accommodation has 24/7 heating. Double doors lead on to the very large private terrace with it's own table & chairs, brick BBQ area & reclining chairs.
The bathroom has a new double walk-in shower, washbasin, WC, bidet & sloping wooden ceiling. The Orange Cottage bedrooms consist of 1 double bed & 1 twin bed both with sloping wooden ceilings. There is also a digital security safe in the cottage.
The Orange Cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 adults & 1 infant.
Further details outdoors:
All the accommodations have their own private south-facing terraces with brick built BBQ's for al-fresco dining, tables, chairs, parasols and reclining chairs. There is a large pool terrace, heated from 1st October until 30th April at no extra cost and a free standing hot tub jacuzzi for guest use. There are over an acre of garden to explore and enjoy the views with many fruit trees. There is also a children's play area set alongside an orange grove and an outdoor games area with a professional size Cornellieu table tennis table, table football, 12ft trampoline and an exercise bike. All the accommodations have their own allocated parking space within the gated private complex, one parking space per accommodation
All the accommodations have a wide range of UK reading books and board games and all the bedrooms have fans.. On arrival the owners will meet you and awaiting your arrival will be a welcome hamper in your accommodation compliments of the house for guests staying a week or longer. For all the adult guests, bathrobes are provided for use during their stay, pool towels are provided to use only at the Quintassential, and the apartment cottages have hairdryers, irons and ironing boards. Guests will need to bring their own beach towels or these can be hired from us.
The Quintassential Cottages are non-smoking cottages and car hire is essential.
Prices from 1st November until 31st March include heating. The Orange Cottage has 4 eco wall heaters & a wood burning stove providing you with 24/7 heating.
The pool is heated during the cooler months from 1st October until 30th April and the is no additional charge for heating the pool. Should you wish the pool to be heated outside of these dates, please enquire regarding the weekly rate.
Further details outdoors:
The Quintassential is blessed with panoramic seaviews and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The gardens at Quintassential are marvellous with many bushes, plants and fruit trees, along with quiet areas to relax and absorb the views. For those who are interested in birdlife, the gardens are a haven for migrating birds during spring and autumn. The Quintassential also has popular bird watching tours during spring and autumn, please ask for further information.
The Quintassential has a large pool area, the pool measures 10 x 5 m and sun loungers, and parasols etc are provided for the use of the guests. The Quintassential now also boasts at the pool area its own hot tub spa Jacuzzi for guest use. The pool is heated during the cooler months from 1st October until 30th April and the is no additional charge for heating the pool.
There is also the added benefit of children's play area and a seating area close by so that the grown-ups can enjoy the views. There is also an outdoor games area with a professional size Cornellieu table tennis table, table football, pool/snooker table, 12 ft trampoline with a safety enclosure available for guest use and an exercise bike.
We do everything possible to ensure that families with children have a holiday that is both fun and relaxing. With children of our own we know how important it is to keep kids happy and entertained on holiday, within a safe and secure environment. The Quintassential is totally fenced and accessed via electric gates, so a very safe place. There is a lot of space for children to play and to discover nature, play with our children loving dogs, we have three dogs and one old cat in total.
The apartment cottages are all separated from the pool area, the pool area is enclosed and gated to give parents of toddlers that extra piece of mind.
We have a children’s play area available designed for little ones situated on a large lawned area alongside an orange grove. There is a slide, swings, seesaw, playhouse etc, this area adds an exciting dimension for all the visiting children and keeps them occupied for hours. There is also a seating area for adults to relax, unwind and top up their tans.
For babies we have baby paddling pools to use on our pool terrace or your accommodations private terrace
We do not charge for children under the age of 2 and can provide a range of equipment for babies and toddlers free of charge, meaning you can travel lighter! The following equipment can be made available to all our guests on request:
* Large Travel Cot with linen and comfy mattresses - three available
* Mamas and Papas Moses Basket with linen - for babies up to 6-8 weeks of age - one available
* High chair - two available
* Baby Ergo 2 stage bath with towels - two available
* Chicco Reclining chair (up to 3 months) with attachable activity toy - one available
* Bouncy chair (up to 6 months) one available
* Floor activity centre (up to 6 months) - one available
* Galt Baby Nest – birth to 6 months – one available
* Feeding equipment - children's cutlery, bowls, cups etc - each accommodation has a selection
* Chicco electric bottle steriliser - one available
* Microwave bottle steriliser – one available
* Lindam Playpen (up to 12 months) - one available - only for use in the Orange Cottage
* Hand blender - each cottage has one available
* Changing mat - three available
* Potty - three available
* Toilet Seat and child step - one available
* Toilet Seat – one available
* Bumbo Seat – one available – 6 to 12 months
* Baby Paddling pool (up to 12 months) - one available
* Baby Paddling pool with sun cover (12 to 18 months) – one available
* Inflatable baby sit in pool floats (12 – 18 months) - two available
* Baby Dan Bed Guard (for use with Orange Cottage twin bed) - two available
* Fisher Price Baby Intercom listening system – one available
* Portable High Chair for restaurant use – one available
* Beach Parasol - each accommodation has at least two
* Satellite TV (CBeebies!) - Lemon, Carob and Orange Cottages have Satellite TV
* Small selection of videos and DVD's - each accommodation has some
* Small box of toys (from 6 to 18 months of age) - two available
* V-Tech First Steps baby walker – one available
We are also pleased to the provisional of a baby welcome pack and also the services of a baby-sitting / child minding services. For further information, please refer to our website.
We are also pleased to be able to provide BABY WELCOME PACKS. The Quintassential would like to give you the opportunity to make your holiday with small children run as smoothly as possible.
The exclusive Baby Welcome Pack service is designed to reduce the stress of traveling with young children, reduce the amount of extra luggage needed and eliminate the difficulty of searching for familiar baby products in another country. The Welcome Pack will be awaiting your arrival in your accommodation here at the Quintassential if requested.
For further information regarding which products are available, please refer to our website.
Arrival Day - Flexible
To secure a booking - 30% non-refundable deposit is required and the balance payable six weeks prior to arrival along with a returnable damages deposit of £300.00 GBP. Payments can be made by bank transfer into a UK bank account or by credit card/paypal.
From 1st November until 31st March - stay 4 weeks, pay 3.
The Algarve / Central Algarve region
The Quintassential is located 2kms north of the market town of Loule in the Central Algarve. The central location is ideal for those wishing to explore the Algarve with the coast just 10 minutes drive away and so too the many worlkd famous golf courses. Spain can be reached with a 35 minute drive and in the opposite directoin the western Algarve can be reached within a 45 minute drive.
The town of Loule has everyone one would want from a holiday, the famous gypsy Saturday market, the famous daily fish, vegetable and meat market, an abudance of excellent eateries, cafes, supermarkets, a variety of shops, Loule being the best for shoes in the Algarve and also many places of interest, such as the church and churches.
The Loule / Cruz da Assumada area
The Quintassential has the added benefit of being only a 2 minute walk from the fantastic L'Auberge restaurant and bar and within a 15 minue walk there are another 3 fine restaurants to discover excellent Portuguese Cusine.
For those not wishing to leave the Quintassential, we are also pleased to announce our agreement with a local dinner company, delivery of three course meals to your accommodation.
How to get there
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The 4 accommodations are located in the Central Algarve, 15 minutes from Faro International Airport.
Easyjet, Monarch Airlines, First Choice, Flybe all fly from the UK to the Algarve and information regarding airline carriers flying to the Algarve can be provided at the time of enquiry. Lisbon Airport is also a 2 hour drive away for alternative access to the Algarve.
Car hire information can also be provided at the time of enquiry and we are more than happy to arrange you car hire for your stay at the Quintassential with special discounted rates for our clients.
Activities near Loule
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
19 Apr 2013
this is our 7th or 8th visit to this lovely place we have also stayed in the lemon apartment,a really lovely place to stay.It is so peaceful there.Rosa& Mick are lovely people always there if we need... more
23 Mar 2013
Stayed for a weeks cycling in March, superb location for cyclists - and the slight hill on the driveway to the Quinta is a good burst at the end of the ride... we stayed in "Orange" which is a great place with really good facilities both inside and out on the terrace. We will go again!! Thank You to our wonderful hosts!! Mick and Rosa.
01 Nov 2011
Fantastic accommodation, close to Faro airport in a glorious setting. The owners live on site and are the perfect hosts.
We just didn't want to leave and have booked to return next year!
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|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|April 2013||1 Apr 13||1 May 13||£ 475||-||-||3 Nights|
|May 2013||1 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 610||-||-||3 Nights|
|June 2013||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 650||-||-||3 Nights|
|July 2013||1 Jul 13||1 Aug 13||£ 765||-||-||3 Nights|
|August 2013||1 Aug 13||1 Sep 13||£ 840||-||-||1 Week|
|September 2013||1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||£ 650||-||-||3 Nights|
|October 2013||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 605||-||-||3 Nights|
|Winter 2013||1 Nov 13||1 Apr 14||£ 450||-||-||3 Nights|
|April 2014||1 Apr 14||1 May 14||£ 495||£ 71||£ 71||3 Nights|
|May 2014||1 May 14||1 Jun 14||£ 640||£ 92||£ 92||3 Nights|
|June 2014||1 Jun 14||1 Jul 14||£ 680||£ 98||£ 98||3 Nights|
|July 2014||1 Jul 14||1 Aug 14||£ 795||£ 114||£ 114||3 Nights|
|August 2014||1 Aug 14||1 Sep 14||£ 890||-||-||1 Week|
|September 2014||1 Sep 14||1 Oct 14||£ 680||£ 98||£ 98||3 Nights|
|October 2014||1 Oct 14||1 Nov 14||£ 625||£ 90||£ 90||3 Nights|
|Winter 2014||1 Nov 14||1 Apr 15||£ 470||£ 68||£ 68||3 Nights|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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The above tariffs are based on four people occupying the Orange Cottage. For an additional person in the Orange Cottage over the age of two, there is an additional charge of £75.00 GBP per week per accommodation.
Payments can be made by bank transfer or by credit card using PayPal.
From 1st November until 31st March, all tariffs include heating. The Orange Cottage has four eco wall heaters and the wood burning stove that keeps the accommodation very cosy during the winter months and provides 24/7 heating. Logs for the wood burning stove can be purchased at the Quintassential or at the local supermarkets.
From 1st October until 30th November and then again from 1st March until 30th April, the tariff includes pool heating.
Winter Warmer Special Offer with hire car - Valid from 1st November 2013 until 31st March 2014.
One Weeks accommodation for up to four people, heating, pool heating, welcome hamper, complimentary basket of logs for the wood burning stove and a Group B hire car - £550.00 GBP per week for the two bedroom accommodation - The Orange Cottage.
For longer Winter Stays - Valid from 1st November until 31st March. Stay 4 weeks, pay 3
For children under the age of two - there is no charge and a cot, high chair, baby bath, playpen, changing mat, bed linen and bath towel provided free of charge.Enquire now
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