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Villa | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 20
Villa Raposa is the most wonderful luxury villa - perfect for all age groups and catering for every taste. From those who enjoy relaxing round the pool, to the keep fit fanatics and then the sports masters.....no guest will be disappointed.
The living accommodation comprises, large pool and terraces, Sports Bar with Pool table and Dartboard, Beer/Wine Fridge Ice Machine and Plasma TV, Formal Lounge (both with Full SKY Sports and Movies),Office with Computer, Internet access and wi-fi. Massive 60 square metre State of the Art kitchen, Fully equipped gymnasium, Spa with Steam Room, Sauna and Jacuzzi Bath. 4 Double Bedrooms with King Size Beds and 3 Twin Bedrooms and 2 Triple Bedrooms
And all this set in a beautiful rural location...but still only a few minutes drive from civilization!
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 9 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tavira or Barill 7 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 30 km, Nearest railway: Tavira 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 7 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (12), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Enter this 'lap of luxury' either via the front door with chandelier staircase - or at the rear via the impressive state of the art kitchen! The internal furnishings of Villa Raposa are just fabulous and any guest in this house cannot fail to be impressed.
MAIN HOUSE: The large family kitchen has an enormous range of appliances including a double hob and oven, coffee machine, food processor, glass paneled fridge and wine cooler, just to name a few! In addition to the granite island preparation area, there is a large dining table - suitable for casual or formal dining. The hallway leads to a huge games room with pool table, wall mounted plasma SKY Sports TV and a bar. Perfect for teenagers or sports fanatics! The formal lounge area is elegant and exquisitely furnished with comfortable sofas and also with wall mounted plasma TV. Adjoining this is an office with Internet access and wi-fi which will be available to all guests. There are 3 double bedrooms, 3 twin bedrooms and a triple bedroom, all with air conditioning, own bathrooms and TV.
In the basement relax in the Spa with Sauna, Steam room and Jacuzzi Bath , cinema room with 120" giant screen, surround sound, sky sports/movies, dvd and xbox. For the more energetic a fully equipped gymnasium . There is also a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
APARTMENT: Next to the main house is a 2 bedroom apartment consisting of 1 double room, 1 triple room, bathroom, lounge and kitchen.
FOR THE KIDS: Amongst the facilities on offer are Trampoline with Safety Net, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, Table Tennis Basketball and Table Football.
OUTSIDE There is the enclosed pool area with plenty of loungers for sun worshipers, outside the games room a large terrace with dining and BBQ facilities. There are 2 first floor terraces to escape for a little bit of privacy or peace and quiet, there are also 2 lawned areas for relaxing.
|Further details outdoors|
The villa is perched on a hill and has impressive countryside views with a pool design that melts slowly into the hillside. The pool 6m x 10m has terraces with sun beds as well as garden furniture, tables and chairs. There are also comfy seating areas on the upper terraces. There is also an outside area for 'al fresco' BBQ Dining cooked on the 'Master Chef Deluxe' BBQ.
Finally the most quirky feature has to be the bathtub situated on the master bedroom terrace - what a way to take an evening dip right under the stars!
This house has luxury and fun stamped into its foundations.....perfect for all the family to enjoy a fabulous holiday.
- Changeover days are Saturdays in the peak summer season but flexible other times.
- Normal check in time is 4pm and checkout time is 10am. These times will only be applied if absolutely necessary and we will accommodate arrival and departure as fully as possible.
- Management company available throughout stay for assistance if required.
The Algarve region
With its stunning coastline, excellent golf courses and pleasant year round climate, the Algarve's 200 kilometre stretch of southern shoreline has become one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. Bordered on two sides by the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve is divided from the rest of Portugal by a series of low lying mountains. In the east, the Guadiana River forms a scenic border with neighbouring Spain.
There is a clear definition between the Western Algarve and the East. Whilst the West shows more development towards tourism, the Eastern Algarve and its tidal marshlands still have a tranquil beauty, and the small resorts along the coast have retained much of their character, looking today as they must have looked long ago. Here, tourism blends in perfectly with local activities creating a relaxed way of life. There is a tinge of excitement and even romance about the ferry boat trips to the beach islands, where visitors are rewarded with superb, less crowded bathing beaches and warm waters.
The sea water temperature is around 14c in January and reaches a high 22c in August. A pleasant sea breeze refreshes the temperatures of the region, which are around 15c in January and up to 28c or more in July and August.
The Algarve can also count on around 3.000 hours of Sun during the year which makes it a favourite destination for those who fancy such a sunny climate. The autumn and winter months are mild, but you will need a jacket in the evening and some kind of heating in your apartment or hotel room. January is the coolest month of the year.
The villa is situated just before Monte Agudo which is around 20 minutes walk to the village of St Estevao and around 7kms from Tavira. St Estevao has a mini market, post office, pharmacy, bar and small restaurant.
Nearby Tavira, once known as the capital of the Algarve stands proud amongst Portuguese history books and you will not fail to be enthralled by it's unspoilt charm, character and tranquility. As you wander along the cobbled streets, you'll see an abundance of history. A Roman bridge links the 2 parts of the town across the River Gilao, its sides decorated with traditional old bars and restaurants, there are many churches (37 in total!) to view, along with the town castle, several monuments and the typical fisherman's harbour leading to the River Formosa Natural Park. T
here is a wonderful daily market selling fresh home grown produce and a wide selection of fish. During the high season, horse drawn carriages and a small train operate around the town and are perfect for seeing all the sights and experiencing the peaceful ambience
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11 Aug 2013
"Excellent facilities offering a superb holiday"
We stayed in July at this property. There were 18 of us, travelling from 5 different airports and meetings in Faro and then heading to the villa. The logistics were made considerably easier by the helpful information provided by the owner. In particular, he was able to put in touch with a local chef who came to the villa on two nights and prepared and cooked meals for the whole group, assisted by his wife Cara who served and cleaned up afterwards. The facilities are superb, with air conditioning in the rooms, a fully equipped gym, cinema room, games room, pool, BBQ, games of all kinds... it was perfectly equipped for a large family grouping. It would benefit from an instruction manual for all the gadgets, but there is a local agent on hand (Rachel) who is available to assist if you need her. This was a very cost effective way for such a large party to holiday together and we had a great holiday and a great price. I would highly recommend this property and would recommend that you book the chef at the same time.
1 Aug 2013
"Fabulous stay, enjoyed by all the family, perfect for large groups."
We stayed at the Villa in July for 2 weeks and had a fabulous time. The Villa is wonderful, and the facilities cater for all ages. The bedrooms were all comfortable, with excellent showers / baths a… More
13 Nov 2012
In a fantastic setting, kitted out with all mod cons of a 5 star hotel. Yet when you work out the price per person per night it's amazing value for money. Due to the size of the plot and villa ev… More
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