Casa do Forno Cottage
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Casa do Forno is 1 of 4 self-catering apartment cottages in The Quintassential. It is a rustic character filled child free cottage (no under 18's), 1200 feet above sea level in the Central Algarve with sea views & equipped, furnished & decorated to very high standards & 15 minutes from the airport.
The Quintassential is open all year round so that guests can enjoy the 3000 hours of sunshine the Algarve has to offer. We understand that with low cost airlines it may be better to travel on days other than Sunday or Thursday, so we are flexible with our arrival and departure days.
The accommodations at the Quintassential or only let individually with no group bookings accepted ensuring all our guests have a relaxing break in peace and tranquility.
There is large pool, heated during the winter months and a free standing hot tub spa jacuzzi. The Quintassential occupies an acre of hilltop set, totally fenced and accessed via electric gates in breathtaking Algarvian countryside in the centre of the sunny Algarve in total peace & tranquillity 15 minutes from Faro International Airport & the coast and overlooking the market town of Loulé. There are spectacular panoramic sea views from Faro to Portimao.
Parts of the Quintassential date back to mid 19th Century. The cottage has its own separate entrance, own kitchen, private south-facing sun terrace and BBQ ares. The accommodation has been furnished to a very high standard. The owners of the Quintassential occupy the fifth accommodation and are to hand should you require any help, but their promise to their guests is that they will never infringe on your privacy.
The Quintassential also now boasts free Wi-Fi Internet Access for guest use with hotspots within the Quintassential grounds.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Quarteira or Vale do Lobo 7 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro International Airport 17 km, Nearest railway: Loule/Almancil 7 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
The Casa Do Forno Cottage is a authentic Algarvian 1 bedroom cottage tastefully decorated and boasting many original features from the old Quinta. This cottage has oodles of character. The bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and sloping cane ceilings with wooden beams and white washed walls. The bathroom has a shower with a tiled seating area, WC and washbasin with a vanity unit under. The crows nest TV lounge area has spectacular views and has a mini Hi-Fi stereo with radio/CD player & MP3 reader (guests to bring own CDs), 19-inch LCD LG TV, UK free to view Satellite TV, DVD player (small selection of DVD's available) puzzles, chess set, domino set and playing cards. It is furnished with leather suite and leather foot stool, terracotta flooring and also has the original cane ceiling with wooden beams. The walls are also white washed.
The rustic kitchen/dining area has the original bread oven dating back to the 19th century and stone sink from the Quinta. The kitchen comprises of fridge/ freezer, combi microwave oven, electric kettle, toaster, filter coffee machine, hand held blender and gas hob. The kitchen/dining area also has the cane ceiling with wooden beams and has the typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls. From the dining area there are doors leading on to a completely private terrace with BBQ, table and chairs and reclining chairs. There is also a wood burning stove for the cooler winter evenings making the cottage very cosy. During the winter months, this accommodation has 24/7 heating already included in the tariff.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage has its own garden with a further rustic seating area and is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful flowers and shrubs. Here in the secluded garden you will experience some of the most breathtaking sunsets that the Algarve has to offer.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage sleeps a maximum of 2 adults and is a child free accommodation.
The Extras We Provide - 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 Casa do Forno Cottage benefits from 24/7 heating during the winter months.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside The Quintassential is blessed with panoramic sea views and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The mature gardens at Quintassential are marvellous with many bushes, plants and fruit trees, along with quiet areas to relax and absorb the views. When the fruit trees are in season, the owners come round with freshly picked fruit – they are delicious.
The Quintassential has a large heated pool area, the pool measures 10 x 5 m and sun loungers, parasols etc are provided for the use of the guests. The Quintassential now also boasts on the pool terrace its own outdoor hot tub spa Jacuzzi for guest use, a wonderful way to get rid of those aches and pains. The pool is heated during the cooler months from 1st October until 30th November and then again from 1st March until 30th April and there is no additional charge for heating the pool.
We also have a children's play area with swings, slide, see-saw, children's play house all set alongside an orange grove. For those of you who are a little more energetic, there is also a professional size table tennis table and 12ft trampoline
For guests staying the Casa do Forno Cottage you also have your own private garden area with sun loungers, sun hammock and beautiful views to admire, either coastal or inland.
The Casa do Forno Cottage accommodates a maximum of two adults. No children allowed in this accommodation. This accommodation is NOT recommended for guests with walking difficulties due ot the rustic stairs and various levels within the cottage.
Prices from 1st October until 30th November and 1st November until 30th April include pool heating.
Prices from 1st November until 31st March include heating - 24/7 heating.
To secure a booking a 30% non-refundable deposit is required and the balance is payable six weeks prior to arrival. Payments can be made by bank transfer into a UK bank account or by credit card using Paypal. A returnable damages deposit is also payable - £150.00 GBP.
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About this location
The 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 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.
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29 Mar 2013
"Never Mind the Weather"
Worst rain for 50 years? well I still had a lovely time. Plenty to do, lovely and cosy in the cottage, good food and wine. and still warmer than in England. Plannin the next time as we speak.
23 Mar 2013
"The Perfect holiday, at an amazing venue"
stayed at the Casa da Forno for one week and had an amazing stay. The hosts could not be more welcoming, with super local knowledge. The Quinta is a perfect retreat with all you need for a relaxing time, lovely pool with jacuzzi and a safe and fun 'play' area for children and bigger children, like us adults too!!
Would recommend anyone to visit this Quinta, would suit families, couples and solo tourists, lots to see in the area and of course lovely sunshine - what more could you ask for!
8 Oct 2012
"A perfect honeymoon retreat."
As it says in the title: A perfect honeymoon retreat. Peaceful, quiet, secluded yet central for beaches, shops and restaurants..
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