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The Manoir Farmhouse

6bedrooms
12sleeps
7nights min stay

Farmhouse / 6 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

The Manoir is one of the Algarve's hidden treasures. Sitting in 24,000 sq mtrs of olive groves, woodland and landscaped gardens, this exceptional, luxurious villa combines the very best of the Algarve's traditions in furnishings and architecture, with the comfort and convenience of contemporary living. The full size private heated swimming pool is set in the original walled garden with lawns framed by fig, oleander, bougainvillea and cactus.

There are pergolas and courtyards in which to read a book or opt for the shade of an ancient olive tree. The kitchen veranda, the ideal place for a quite breakfast or a moment with the papers, has stunning views across the Algarve hills. The use of colour, soft furnishings, local crafted furniture and make this a unique place to stay.

The house comfortably accommodates 12 guests with 6 bedrooms in the main house with room for extra guests in the separate Dower House.

Further details

Friday changeover - although this

The Manoir is one of the Algarve's hidden treasures. Sitting in 24,000 sq mtrs of olive groves, woodland and landscaped gardens, this exceptional, luxurious villa combines the very best of the Algarve's traditions in furnishings and architecture, with the comfort and convenience of contemporary living. The full size private heated swimming pool is set in the original walled garden with lawns framed by fig, oleander, bougainvillea and cactus.

There are pergolas and courtyards in which to read a book or opt for the shade of an ancient olive tree. The kitchen veranda, the ideal place for a quite breakfast or a moment with the papers, has stunning views across the Algarve hills. The use of colour, soft furnishings, local crafted furniture and make this a unique place to stay.

The house comfortably accommodates 12 guests with 6 bedrooms in the main house with room for extra guests in the separate Dower House.

Further details

Friday changeover - although this can be flexible in the quieter months. Included is a welcome pack. 20% deposit is taken at time of booking with the balance paid 6 weeks before arrival. Beds are made up for arrival and house and pool towels are provided. Maid service is included 6 mornings per week - our lovely lady will come in to make the beds and generally tidy the house for you.

10% REDUCTION FOR SMALL GROUPS (LESS THAN 7) EXCEPT FOR PEAK SEASON

Further details indoors

Magnificent Moorish tiled steps lead guests through double oak doors into an impressive 20' hallway with terracotta tiles, hanging tapestries, medieval lights and high arched ceilings. The comfortable sitting room with its overstuffed sofas and woodburning stove set into the enormous stone fireplace is an ideal retreat for 40 winks. The oak beamed ceiling continues into the formal dining room with large oak refectory table, seating for 10 and is a delight with colourful rugs and antique dressers. The shuttered windows have panoramic views across the surrounding hills. The superb kitchen with double height galleried ceiling is the hub of the house with wooden refectory table and huge inglenook fireplace with antique agricultural tools which show the history of the house All the bedrooms have en-suite facilities and are beautifully furnished to an exceptional standard. The Master Bedroom has air conditioning and the rest have high ceiling fans which is sufficient to keep the rooms cool thanks to the thickness of the original stone walls.

Further details outdoors

The Manoir is set in 24,000 sq meters of gardens and woodland. The large lawned area is framed by fig, oleander and cactus. There is a pizza oven and BBQ set into the old chimney and another BBQ behind the pergola. The full size heated pool is beautifully tiled and set in the original walled garden. The lovely poolside shower is lined with antique Portugese tiles. By the pool is a Pergola with wooden refectory table, chairs and built in seating for an evening gin and tonic or al fresco dining. A large veranda leads to a shady courtyard with an iron settle for reading a book in the shade of an ancient olive tree. There is another lovely terrace with pergola off the kitchen with seating for 10 in the original tiled seating set into the wall with superb views across the Algarve hills down towards the coast. This steps back onto the lawned area. The gardens are a riot of colour at any time of year!

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

The central Algarve is where you will find some of Europe's most spectacular coastline and beaches and with more sunshine hours than anywhere else in Europe.

Even in mid-winter you will be guaranteed a temperate climate and an unforgettable holiday.

Whether you are looking for a beach holiday or water-sports, sailing and golf, you won't be disappointed.

Sao Bras de Alportel

The Manoir nestles on a lush, herb covered hillside between the coast and the mountains near to the market towns of Loule and Sao Bras de Alportel.

This is the secret heart of the Algarve where wild almond, fig and pomegranate trees grow around villages whose simple charms and whitewashed houses give the feeling of having stepped back in time.

There are numerous small towns and fishing villages on the coast between Faro and the Spanish border – particularly worth visiting is Olhao, which is renowned for its fish market and numerous seafood restaurants, and the elegant town of Tavira with its roman bridge spanning the water and riverside restaurants.

There is lots of water parks and entertainment for children – the Waterslide Park at Quarteira and the very popular Zoomarine at Guia which is close to Albufeira, where there are dolphin displays, seals and sea lions and fascinating tropical birds.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Double Beds, 5 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 5 en suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Tamar F
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
25 May 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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