About the home
Quinta Branca is a restored Algarve Holiday rental farmhouse with an adjacent cottage that sleeps up to 12 people. The villa and cottage are secluded with a walled 2 hectare garden. The house is suitable for large families or a large group of friends. Specilal birthdays and, wedding anniversaries have also celebrated in the grounds of Quinta Branca. There is plenty for all ages to enjoy, the pool, the games room, the BBQ and the local village that has a good selection of bars, cafes and restaurants for all ages.
Close to the main house and bbq is a heated (optional) pool of generous proportions with spacious poolside relaxing areas either in the sun or shade, completely private. Mature palms are sprinkled around giving a very exotic holiday feel.
Near to the bbq and pool is a detached games room where young and old can play pool on a pub sized table, table football and table tennis, sofa and chairs . Youngsters and oldsters have their own place to relax.
.Quinta Branca villa farmhouse is 600 meters from Santa Barbara de Nexe it is connected directly via a tarmac road or by an ancient donkey track which is accessible by foot and most tranquil and nostalgic. From the south side of the houses you have a panoramic view of the coastline east to the Gulf of Cadiz then over Faro city and nature reserve and west to the Atlantic.
Beaches such as Trafal and Vale do Lobo are a 15min drive and these have many attractions and facilities. St. Barbara is a bustling Algarve village which serves the surrounding area. The village has a bank, post office newsagent , chemist, dentist , international doctors surgery, delicious bakery,,mini market and a healthy number of restaurants and bars. The village is 8 miles from Faro airport a car is recommended and Quinta Branca has parking for 8 plus cars.
. Quinta Branca is ideal for 3 families or friends to share a large space together for a special holiday.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Faro beach, 11km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 300m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||TV, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||6 Bedrooms, 12 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 6 en suites and 5 shower rooms, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 12, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Tennis court on site, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Please look at our website for a 360 tour of our villa to feel the space that it has to offer.
Further details outdoors:
Quinta Branca has many areas to sit ,relax and enjoy the warmth, shade and sunshine.
To the front is a large dining area with far reaching views southwards to the coastline, and a shaded area beside it to lounge and read a book.The area is covered by bourganvilla and 'lady of the night' which
boosts a beautiful aroma at dusk, there is a lucious lemon tree close by, which has succulent lemons growing for your gin and tonics.
The central courtyard has a swinging chair to idle time away with your favourite book.
A large BBQ area with dining area beside the pool for the evenings gatherings, a social place to enjoy each others company.
The large area around the pool side has 12 loungers, a huge palm tree for shade to relax away from the midday sun.
The management company is on hand to help with anything you need.
20% deposit to confirm booking.
Balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
£350 refundable damages deposit due with the balance, returned within 2 weeks of your leaving Quinta Branca.
No smoking inside the houses.
Bed linen included
The Algarve / East Algarve region
The Algarve has a variable climate. During the summer months it can reach into the 40's, autumn time up to Christmas is generally beautiful blue skies and cool evenings, our hot wood burning stove will keep you cosy in the evenings.
The area has great variety of cheeses, local fish and tasty pastries.made from the local almond and carob.
Close by is Estoi Palace, Loule, Faro, Tavira all interesting places to visit.
The Santa Barbara de Nexe area
Loule has many festivities throughout the year, Halloween was celebrated with a procession of floats, Loule has an interesting market built in a Moorish style, very striking.
Olihao has a busy market of fresh fish, cheese, meat, fruit and vegetables, some good cafes and ice cream parlour.
How to get there
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Quinta Branca is easily accessible from Faro airport, it oy takes 10 minutes to drive into the hillside. The house is reached on a made up road and easy to find, there are no unmade tracks to hunt out after your long journey.
The following is a list of airports that have flights to Faro, TAP, the Portuguese airline flies to Lisbon and then
there are connections to Faro:
Car hire, we have used many of the car hire companies, we search the internet for a competitive price and book it here, there is a list below of some of the companies that rent cars at the airport:
Activities near Santa Barbara de Nexe
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
11 Jul 2012
We had a great week relaxing at the Quinta Branca, It has a nice pool, a very large charcoal bbq and some very pretty gardens. its a big farmhouse and has everything you would need to have a nice... more
27 Jun 2012
I took my family, 8 adults, two teenagers and a baby, to Quinta Branca to celebrate my 70th birthday. I wanted somewhere that would cater for all of us - large heated pool, games room, quiet areas,... more
09 May 2012
Lovely rustic portugese farmhouse, in a quite secluded garden with swimming pool and further accommodation. Lots of space to find a little peace and quiet. The option of having portugese food... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 12|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|4 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 1500||-||-||1 Week|
|25 May 13||14 Jun 13||£ 1650||-||-||1 Week|
|14 Jun 13||5 Jul 13||£ 1850||-||-||1 Week|
|5 Jul 13||6 Sep 13||£ 2350||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Sep 13||27 Sep 13||£ 1800||-||-||1 Week|
|27 Sep 13||8 Nov 13||£ 1650||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
The price is for the Quinta and cottage if you request only the Quinta the cost is less please enquire,
If the occupancy of the farmhose is 6 persons or less, please ask us the price as it will be lower than the full occupancy.Enquire now
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