Quinta D'Alfarobeira Farmhouse
Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Beautiful old farmhouse is situated on a sheltered hillside in 2 acres, yet only 45 minutes drive to Faro Airport, 30 minutes drive to Spanish border and 15 mins drive to Moorish town of Tavira. The home is within easy reach of the new local golf courses and is excellent for spring flowers and walks.
The house has two double bedrooms, one with 4'6" bed and one with twins. A shower room with wc, washbasin and bidet plus a separate wc with washbasin. There is a traditional log-burning fireplace in the living/dining room and bamboo ceilings. House also has a laundry room and washing machine.
All rooms overlook the patio areas and the large, kidney-shaped swimming pool, and there is ample parking in the courtyard. There are shutters on all the windows.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St. Luzia (Tavira) 15 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 40 km, Nearest railway: Tavira 15 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
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
*Weekly pool clean
The Algarve region
The Eastern Algarve area is an amazing diversity of both modern development and facilities along with discovering the true identity of Portugal, totally unchanged, which you will find only a few kilometres inland. The climate, although changing a little, boasts an enviable amount of sunshine throughout the year which enables holiday makers to fully enjoy all the wonderful scenery, clean beaches, golf courses and marvellous variety of fresh food. There are also many excellent areas for bird watching and walking. You will find many historically interesting Churches, Roman ruins and architectural buildings throughout the area to explore and along with the friendliness of the locals you can be assured of a very memorable holiday.
Santa Caterina is within a 5 minute drive - here you will find a variety of local shops for your basic needs and a Sunday market once a month. A 15 minute drive will take you to the old Moorish town of Tavira on the banks of the river Gilao which inspite of some development has kept it's unique charm and identity and sense of history. There are many good shops, restaurants and an excellent daily fish and local produce market. From here you can also take a short ferry ride out to Tavira island with it's long sandy beach, sunbeds, bars and restaurants! The Spanish border on the river Guadiana is a 30 minute drive away and has plenty of interesting places to visit and if you fancy driving to Seville the 2 hour trip is well worth the effort.
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16 Jul 2014
"Peaceful, well-equipped, authentic"
We had a wonderful stay in the Quinta - it is traditionally furnished with a fabulous swimming pool and very close to the wonderful Tavira - where we quickly established a favourite coffee bar. The villa is comfortable, with everything you would expect and need from a holiday rental, plus a few extras. A great selection of books to browse, some pool accessories and some beautiful countryside with stunning sunsets and a goatherd with goats thrown in! Well-located overall, easy to find and only 30 mins from Faro, this comes highly recommended.
14 Jul 2014
"Secluded escape, away from it all."
A wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle of our usual working lives. Although there is another Villa nearby, we never saw anyone there so we really had the most peaceful and relaxing t… More
thanks so much for such a lovely review - very kind of you take the trouble and we are so glad that you found everything that you hoped for - it pleases us that our visitors have a happy time as we always do!
get in touch any time.. best wishes Martin and Trish
25 Sep 2013
We stayed at the Quinta for 2 weeks in August with our 21/2 year old daughter. The house was perfectly appointed for the relaxed quiet getaway we were looking for, it's relatively remote location… More
29 Jul 2013
"charming house in beautiful surroundings with a magnificant view"
We really loved this cosy and charming house. The kitchen and the barbecue on the terrace were very inviting to make a nice meal and then enjoy it next to the pool where you could gaze for hours at the beautiful surroundings. And we didn't hear anything but the birds. Just lovely! Even better than we expected.
20 Jun 2013
"Missing it already!"
Our first holiday with our 16 mth old baby boy! We arrived in the middle of the night so we were pleased to find enough supplies to mean a relaxed morning without having to scamper off to find the sho… More
31 Jul 2012
"Away from the bustling crowds, peaceful hideaway with a beautiful pool"
My husband and I (48) spent two weeks in July 2012 at this peaceful hideaway. For anybody who seeks the peace and seclusion of a countryside abode, this is the place to be! The beautiful historic town of Tavira is ideal for an evening stroll and meal and is reached in approx. 20 min. by car. Even on the hottest day of our stay (39°C) Tavira remained relatively cool because of the breeze off the river.
The house is a bungalow, (I believe a converted farm house) and its interior is quaint and clean. As the outdoor area with its fantastic pool is so inviting, the only time spent indoors was just to sleep and prepare breakfast and lunch! We thoroughly recommend this beautiful little house with its unusual swimmingpool to any likeminded people, seeking something special without modcoms in rural surroundings.
The booking via Holidaylettings and the owners was efficient and very friendly, as was the support of the those who attended to matters on site. A very big thank you to all!!!
9 Jul 2012
"Nice villa, great pool!"
Booking and arrangements were easy and straightforward. Directions to property could be better, especially once off the motorway. Location was quite remote (up unmade tracks for about a mile) though there is a villa next door and other properties within sight. Made for a very peaceful and relaxing time though.
Property was generally well equipped and very clean, although no oven or grill, which restricted cooking a bit. No TV either in case it matters.
The pool was great - much bigger and deeper than you'd normally expect. Cleaned once a week but needed netting daily to keep on top of debris from the surrounding trees - a not-unpleasant task in the morning sun! Very nice patio area with plenty of shade if needed and good sunbeds.
Service from local managers was very good, with weekly change of sheets / towels - they even blew up some lilos for us!
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