Casa das Oliveiras Velhas – Home 250706 Villa
- 3 bedrooms
- 6 sleeps
- 7 nights min stay
Casa das Oliveiras Velhas – Home 250706
- 3 bedrooms
- sleeps 6
- 7 nights min stay
Villa / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 15 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- Ask about pets
- Private garden
Description from owner
The old farmhouse has thick walls and high ceilings to keep it cool in summer and warm in winter with ceiling fans in each room for the summer and a wood burning stove and underfloor heating for winter. A large open plan living space leads onto a covered terrace ideal for al fresco dining and pool area which is completely private. Lovely rural views surround the pool and there is ample garden furniture. At the top of the house is a roof terrace with far reaching views to the hills perfect for watching the sun go down.
The house is ideally situated close to Loule, a five minute drive, with its famous Saturday food market . The unspoilt beaches at Quinta Do Largo and Val Do Lobo with their wonderful golf courses all set in the Ria Formosa National Park.are only twenty minutes away.
- Great for children of all ages
- Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
- Cot available
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: King Bed
Bedroom 2: Double Bed
Bedroom 3: Double Bed
- 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites
- Wi-Fi available
- Private outdoor pool (heated)
- Private garden
- Solarium or roof terrace
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Table tennis
- Washing machine
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- Video player
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling Fans
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Housekeeping Included
- Secure parking
- Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking
Interaction with guest
- Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £250.00
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
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About the owner
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 10 Aug 2019
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Jul 2012. Located in Loule, it has 29 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1374.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 10 Aug 2019.
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– based on 29 reviews
- Very Good
“Loved it - wished we could stay longer!”
We all loved this beautiful house. It was even better than the photos. It has everything you need and more! A very thoughtful layout meant life was very easy here. The garden, pool, and outdoor area all lovely. I think what made this house special is its generosity - most holiday homes are lovely but feel like holiday houses - Casa das Oliveiras Velhas is a bit special - so much more than a holiday home without the feeling of living in someone else's home. Communication with the owners was excellent - speedy, efficient and warm responses to any pre trip queries and even a 'just checking in' call once we had arrived. Our only gripe is that we hadn't booked for longer. We plan to be back. Highly recommend.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your glowing and very personal review. It’s always nice to know that our guests enjoy our house as much as we do. We’d love to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Eve
“Brilliant villa and location”
The villa is brilliant! Perfectly located to the surrounding towns of Loule, Sal Bras and Faro whilst maintaining (in our opinion) a perfect level of isolation from people. The villa is really well equipped with everything you need. The rooms are ideal for a family with young adults, with enough space for them to move away from each other and not row. The bedrooms are large and airy. The kitchen/dining/living area is huge with a large table that allows for great meals and conversation to take place. The garden areas are well kept with a variety of different plants and flowers. The BBQ is perfectly located for use in the early evening as the sun is setting. With a large supply of fire lighters, matches and other bits. The pool is a perfect oasis during hotter parts of the day. (In our case this was every day without exception). We had a hiccup with the dishwasher which was fixed simply and easily by Graham and Co with no disruption to our enjoyment of the villa. We visited one of the recommended restaurant/cafes in querenca absolutely brilliant food. We are animal lovers and we had the privilege of watching a family of Swifts (or swallows) fly the nest and we had a visit from a cat with kittens. It reminded us of the Disney film Aristocates wonderful. We will be in contact in the future to book another visit.
Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we look forward to welcoming back. Kind regards Eve
Spent 8 nights here in September. Beautiful villa and pool. Could not fault it. The lady who cleaned the villa was a truly lovely lady as was the gentleman who cleaned the pool. I would recommend this place highly. However my one issue was when we arrived there were people already at the pool, and for us it was fortunate the maintenance man arrived to sort the situation. The villa had not been cleaned and there was obviously very poor communication between staff and owners. We learnt later the owner had sent an email in July. But for a reason we could not understand, there was no further confirmation between both parties. It took 4 hrs before the villa was ready and that was with us helping. We received an apology from the owners but no offer of a reduction in the fee for time lost and the inconvenience and stress as we could not contact the owners on arrival. The dishwasher was broken on arrival which needed to be fixed next day and subsequently we empied the dishwasher contained dishes from previous clients... For this reason I would not return as I feel it would have been both courteous and the right thing to do to offer a reduction in the fee. We were not going to suggest this as felt it should have been forthcoming from the owners.
Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize again for the mix-up on your arrival which was caused by the housekeeper making a mistake with the dates for the first time in more than five years! We are sorry that you could not contact us and it was fortunate that we rang you soon after your arrival to check that all was ok as we do with all our guests. Mário rang the housekeeper who promptly arrived to clean the house. The dishwasher was brand new having been replaced two weeks before - the cleaning cycle having been interrupted needed restarting. We apologize again for the inconvenience. I left a message on your phone prior to your flight but didn't hear back. Please send us your bacs details and we will be happy to make a goodwill gesture. Kind regards Eve
We booked a week in this beautiful villa as a follow-up to a busy previous week in Albufeira. Everything about the villa is stunning, from the pool and grounds to the decor and furniture (the bathrooms are wonderful!). A car is essential and if you follow all the wonderful advice given by Eve you really can't go wrong; you can make your stay as busy or as peaceful as you like. We spent a lot of time in the villa because it was just too fabulous to leave! We will definitely go back and are just so thankful that we found it.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your kind review and we are so pleased that you had a good holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back. Glad to know that my suggestions for visits and restaurants were helpful. Kind regards Eve
“Excellent relaxing holiday”
A beautiful villa set in the hills yet only half an hour by car to the coast. The accommodation is comfortable and well designed for diverse needs, allowing space for some to chill while others splash in the pool. The house is very well equipped with many facilities for outdoor living and extensive grounds. Great location for shops, local market town and good restaurants. Very helpful owners.
Owner's reply: Pleased that the family enjoyed the house and facilities and you had a chance to see something of the area. Hope to welcome you back soon
“A perfect home from home for a family looking to get away from it all”
We had the perfect holiday in this beautiful villa. Pool perfect for the hot days. Well situated to explore the Algarve, just a 30 min drive from the airport and excellent beaches.
Owner's reply: Thank you for your review and we hope to welcome you again next year. So pleased that you enjoyed the area and the house.
“Fantastic house in rural Algarve”
We had the most wonderful stay in Casa das Oliveiras Velhas. The house was very homely, extremely well furnished, the pool delightful and the views very relaxing. We visited the Algarve with our 3.5 year old daughter and rented a car. All the interesting sites are easy reach by short car journeys. Loule in itself is very pretty and has a very colourful market on Saturdays. Thank you Evelyn and Graham for making our stay so enjoyable. Celine, Tim and Emma
Owner's reply: Thank you for your review of Casa Olveiras Velhas. We are delighted that you all had a good time. Hopefully you were able to relax and enjoy this lovely area. We will be very happy to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards eve and Graham
“An amazing place to pass a peaceful and relaxing summer vacation.”
My wife and I visited the villa with our two adult children and their partners and we had an excellent time. The villa is extremely well equipped with everything that one may need. If your idea of a relaxing evening is to self cater the kitchen has everything you will need and the barbecue is marvellous and with a big fridge there can be an endless supply of cold drinks. (definitely needed in August!). The location is fantastic being peaceful but not too remote. As another visitor has commented the location is brilliant with all facilities being reasonably local with beautiful beaches just 20 minutes away. The Portuguese are lovely, being very polite and friendly and of course the weather is amazing. The pool was warm and sparkling when we were there and the villa has two locations on the pool terrace where you can sit outside. We tried to play badminton and table tennis but it was too hot, even in the evening, so a cold beer always took precedence. We've had some less than pleasing holidays recently but our stay at Casa das Oliveiras Velhas was more than perfect. I would recommend this property to anyone of any age and level of mobility.
Owner's reply: Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased that you all had a good holiday. Also thankyou for your new booking next year. Look forward to welcom ing you again
“great holiday at a lovely villa”
Delightful villa set in a peaceful and private location. The accommodation is very spacious making it easy for larger family groups and friends to stay. The bedrooms and bathrooms are roomy and well appointed. The kitchen is well equipped and the sitting room is a great space for any evenings you want to stay in. There is plenty of outside space for lazing by the pool, eating on the terrace or having barbeque. And all very private. Not overlooked by any other properties. It’s a 5 minute drive into the very pleasant market town of Loule which has a lovely fish market and an excellent supermarket on the edge of town. Wonderful beaches and golf courses are just ten minutes drive away. A real find for either Winter breaks or family holiday in the Summer We had a lovely time here which included a drive to Seville on a quiet motorway and less than 2 hours away. We will definitely be staying again sometime soon!
Owner's reply: Pleased to know that you had a good time at the Villa and enjoyed your time on the Algarve. Look forward to welcoming you back soon!
“A modern villa with character in a tranquil position”
We firstly stayed in this villa November 2012 to enjoy some extremely pleasant winter sun and journeyed to various easily accessible towns along the main coastal road - strolling the seafront at Quarteira, soaking up the character of Silves and enjoying the unspoilt sandy beaches at Burgau and Zavial. Our June visit with teenagers in tow included a day at the waterpark at Quarteira which proved to be good value and evening visits to Lagos for the plentiful restaurants and lively atmosphere. The villa itself is spacious and provides every modern convenience required in a peaceful setting but with supermarkets within a short drive. The pool was was extremely welcoming in the heat of June and of a good size. Two relaxing holidays which satisfied all the family needs.
Owner's reply: So pleased that you enjoyed your return visit and that it worked well with your teenager children. Hope to see you next year.
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