Casa das Carters
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
With guests having sole access to a private pool which is on the same level as the apartment Casa Das Carters offers complete rest and relaxation. The large sun terrace surrounding the pool area contains bbq, sun beds, table and benches ideal for al fresco dining. An additional feature is a large seated well area, although the well is sealed for safety. There is a small terrace at the front of the studio apartment facing out across the picturesque hills of Querenca. Additionally, there is a rear covered terrace which offers an alternative eating area whilst overlooking the pool, garden and large sun terrace. Adjacent to the terrace is a very pretty garden, with indigenous trees, shrubs, flowers and lawn.
The property itself is approximately 200m to the village square, which has 2 bars, restaurant, small shop, post office, tourist information centre, water museum and church. The village of Querenca is on the edge of a national conservation park perfect for those who like walking and hiking, with some beautiful trails especially along the river to Fonte Benemola For those who enjoy shopping, the historical town of Loule with its medieval castle walls, is a 10 minute drive away and throughout the year holds many cultural activities. A bus service operates from Querenca to Loule. A further 10 minute drive from Loule will bring you to a variety of beautiful sandy beaches. Faro Airport is just 30 minutes away from the property. The whole area offers an extensive range of excellent restaurants varying in style and with prices to meet all budgets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vilamoura, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 25 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The bright and airy 65sq metre air conditioned studio apartment with its cloistered roof comprises of a kitchen area which has fitted cupboards, worktop, sink and drainer, with glassware, china, cutlery, microwave, refrigerator (with ice box), toaster, kettle, espresso/cappuccino maker, iron and ironing board. The seating area offers 2 sofas, coffee table, television, sky satellite, dvd player, stereo that plays radio, cd's and tapes. For sleeping there is a large double bed which can separate into 2 full size single beds and a further 2 full size single beds which convert down into a single day bed or further seating, individual bedside cabinets, 2 double wardrobes (plenty of hangers and a hairdryer), chest of drawers with large mirror above. The fully equipped tiled bathroom has a bath with shower over, w.c., bidet and wash basin with illuminated mirror.
An electronic security safe which can be programmed with your own security code is fitted for the use of our guests. For your safety a smoke alarm and fire extinguisher have been installed. WIFI available
• 25% non refundable rental fee due at time of booking
• Balance of rental fee due 6 weeks prior to arrival
• Late bookings welcome - within 6 weeks of arrival date full payment is required.
• Depending upon availability durations of up to a 3 month stay is offered
• A welcome basket will be provided on arrival including some locally produced items.
• With prior arrangement at an extra cost when booking, breakfast and/or evening meal can be provided and delivered to your terrace.
• The accommodation is not suitable for those who have difficulty with stairs.
• Strictly no smoking except outside on the balcony area
The Algarve region
The Algarve is well known for its blue sky and sunshine, making it an ideal holiday destination throughout the year. Average daytime temperatures range during winter from 14-20 degrees and during the summer months June-September, 25-35 degrees, sometimes higher!
The Central Algarve region really does have something to suit everyone, beaches, historical towns, waterparks, shopping centres, potteries, traditional villages nestled into the hills, vineyards, orange groves, olive trees, beautiful churches and much more
During the day there are a range of activities - whether you want to just relax and sit in the sun and read a book or enjoy the variety of excellent sandy beaches the area has to offer; play golf on one of the many top, world class courses; have fun at the water parks (Aquashow, the closest offers the largest roller coaster water ride in Europe, or swim with dolphins at Zoomarine); enjoy scuba diving; deep sea fishing; take a boat trip; hire a bicycle; go-karting; horse riding, you will find them all in the Algarve.
At night the vast array of restaurants and cuisines beckon, offering a wide range of cullinary experiences whether you are looking for somewhere simple to eat, a romantic evening, traditional fayre, lively environment, bar, casino, club or disco, all can be found in the region.
The warm evenings of summer lend themselves to open air concerts, festas celebrating many local events. White Night in Loule at the end of August is a recently added 'must' to the social calendar.
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1 Oct 2013
"It's all true"
Nothing to add to previous reviews - apart from saying "It's all true" - highly recommended. Access is via stairs - so unsuitable for anyone unable to handle these.
5 Aug 2013
"BRILLIANT RELAXING HOLIDAY," WISH WE WAS STILL THERE""
Fantastic apartment with amazing views of the hills and countryside. sole use of the pool and garden is.great. The owners Anne and Bob are very Helpful and are on hand should help be required, but ot… More
28 Jul 2013
Casa das carters is a perfect getaway set in an idyllic village with all amenities needed close by including a small shop/cafe bar and a restaurant right next door which serves a tasty boar stew dish.… More
6 Nov 2012
"Sunny beaches with off season quietness - fabulous"
We were after a quiet break for two of us and that is exactly what we got. The place was easy to get to from Faro airport with the given driving directions. The owner, Ann and Bob, gave us a warm and … More
9 Oct 2012
"Fantastic place for a peaceful stay in Algarve"
We went to this apartment rental for a 4 day break after our wedding. After receiving the driving directions and had a look on the internet, we thought we were going to have problems looking for the place. This simply wasn't the case - you could find it even without a SatNav if you follow the directions given.
When we got to the location, we were warmly welcomed by the owners Anne and Bob, who were so understanding to their guests and managed to keep a very low profile throughout the holiday. The apartment is at the top floor of their house, with an extension to a patio completed with an outdoor dining area and a private swimming pool. The apartment itself was clean and tidy, and comes with everything you need from cooking your meal to the sunbrella for the beach! The view from the room was beautiful, and the whole place was so peaceful, which was great because we could catch up some much needed sleep. At the same time it's only a 20mins drive to some of the best beaches along Algarve, and we certainly took advantage of that!
I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a peaceful stay away from the crowds yet hoping to enjoy the popular beach! Oh and the town (Querenca) also has a restaurant which is a hidden treasure as well!
8 Oct 2012
"Perfect for a peaceful, relaxing week away."
The apartment was larger than we expected, spotlessly clean and the welcome goody bag was a very pleasant surprise with everything we could have asked for to cater for our late arrival. The best bit about the apartment however is the wonderfully spacious, completely private, sun-drenched terrace and large immaculate pool. We were looking for a quite week to recharge our batteries and Casa des Cartes exceeded our expectations in every way - the outdoor eating areas and BBQ were so inviting with lovely views we didn't even feel the need to eat out.
Anne and Bob were very friendly and welcoming, offering advice on local attractions and were always available if we needed them, but otherwise left us to enjoy the terrace.
We hired a car for the week and there are several nice beaches within a 30 minute drive, and plenty of nice restaurant for a spot of lunch.
Overall, we would highly recommend the apartment as it really did exceed our expectations.
30 Aug 2012
"A truly relaxing holiday with beautiful views."
If you want to relax in beautiful surroundings then this is the place to go. We were welcomed to the property by the owners (who had kindly left us some essential food and drinks)and shown round then just left to relax and enjoy the beautiful pool and appartment. Everything you might ever need is supplied but if you need anything else you only have to ask and the owners were helpful and friendly.The pool is secluded and you have total privacy with fantastic views over the mountains. The gas BBQ serves as your cooker and we cooked fish or garlic prawns most nights on this.
We had a hire car which made shopping and trips into the mountains easier but there is a bus stop near the appartment. This was our second visit to Casa Das Carters and will definately not be our last.
17 Aug 2012
"peaceful relaxing break for two"
Warm and friendly welcome by Ann and Bob who were very helpful. We were after a very quiet time away for just the two of us and that is exactly what we got. We had complete privacy with the lovely warm pool and large patio with bbq area. A car is essential and there is a great market in Loule for fresh fish, meat and vegetables.
5 Aug 2012
"Idyllic peaceful retreat with wonderful views, friendly helpful owners on site & excellent accommodation."
Excellent sef-catering accommodation but with the added bonus of having extremely helpful owners on site. A welcome pack awaits you and we loved the great sized immaculately clean pool, gas barbeque and loads of outside seating available exclusively for us. The balcony at the front of the property means you can sit out until the sun sets enjoying the lovely views of the surrounding hills. If you are a soap TV fan, the Sky TV channels mean you won't have to miss anything whilst you are away! The location is handy for the shops at Loule and its only a short drive to the Algarve coast - but a car is essential. The owners provided us with the names of some great local restaurants.
29 Jul 2012
"The Ultimate in Relaxation!"
What a wonderful place this is! After a tough time at work, myself and my husband were very much looking forward to a few days away with nothing more to do than a spot of reading, the odd swim and a f… More
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