LUXURY 4 BEDROOM VILLA W/POOL AND SEA VIEW NEAR BEACH AND VILLAGE

Haakon

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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LUXURY 4 BEDROOM VILLA W/POOL AND SEA VIEW NEAR BEACH AND VILLAGE

Ferragudo Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8-10

This luxury villa built in 2008 is ideal all year for the retired, families on maternity/paternity leave and as a holiday home for one or two families with children. The villa has three bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs. It enjoys the sea breeze of summer, but air co/heating is fitted. A high quality Keller kitchen is fully equipped. The living room has a fire place, two sofas and a dinner table for 12. The furniture is contemporary Scandinavian. Two bathrooms are upstairs and one downstairs. Wireless internet is included.

Outside is a spacious wooden deck and a 10x5 m overflowing pool with underwater lights. Great sea views. The villa has a beautiful garden and there is no traffic noise.

Three great beaches are a ten minutes walk away, and it is a short drive (or 20 min walk) to the square of Ferragudo village. Several restaurants and mini-market are within short walking distance, Gramacho and Pinta golf courses a short drive away.

Things to see and do with a car: The Slide&Splash water park is a 15 minute drive away from the house. Go ten minutes further and you will find Aqualand and Zoomarine, which has a fantastic dolphin show. Silves, Monchique and Sagres are great places to visit. Silves is dominated by Silves castle, a thrill for children! Monchique is known for the spa that is at least 2000 years old. Sagres marks the South-Western tip of Europe. The Romans called it 'the end of the world where the waters of the ocean boil at sunset'.

The boat tours that leave from the quai of Portimao explore the caves and coast of the area. Some offer dolphin watching, deep sea fishing etc. Chldren will love the pirate ship trip!

Fans of motor-racing will enjoy the new Formula 1 test circuit in Portimao. Quieter, but no less interesting are the megalith tombstones including the neolithic chamber tomb in Alcalar, close to Portimao.

Lagoa is one of the main wine producing areas of the Algarve. Wine tasting daily at Adega.

These are just a few examples of things to do on a day off from the beach. Visit one of the many web-pages from the Algarve and Ferragudo/Portimao region to get more ideas

Things to see and do within walking distance: Do not forget attractions within walking distance. Ferragudo is an unusually pleasant village and you easily spend a lazy afternoon at a cafe table in the village square Praça Rainha Dona Leonor. Every second Sunday of the month there is a flea market in the village.

Praia Grande is said to have dinosaur footprints at its South end, but we haven't found them. Sao Joao de Arade is a picturesque castle right on the beach on the North side. Some say it looks like a sand castle, and we don't disagree. There is a footpath from Ferragudo through Praia Grande to the next beaches, Praia do Molhe and Praia do Pintadinho next to the lighthouse at Ponta do Altar. Take a stroll to the lighthouse one evening to watch the sunset! Next to the lighthouse is a natural pit from which you can hear, and partly see the sea far below. It is amazing and slightly scary.

The foot-path continues to Praia dos Caneiros and further to Carvoeiro via the remains of a medieval watchtower.

Scandinavian ownership: The villa is owned by a Scandinavian family. English and Scandinavian are spoken.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Haakon (Owner)
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About Haakon

Our family is Norwegian and lives in Oslo. We use the house for holidays and sometimes as location for work (since we have independent, research based jobs), but it is a pleasure to let the house to others when we are not there ourselves.

Haakon purchased this villa in 2008

Why Haakon chose Ferragudo

We had been vacationing in Portugal as well as in Spain, Greece and elsewhere, but when the time came to aquire something ourselves we decided the Ferragudo-Carvoeiro area was the best area we'd been to. We particularly like the unspoilt and unbuilt land areas from the lighthouse towards Carvoeiro, we like the ever changing pattern of flowers, and we like the fact that Portugal (almost) never becomes too hot in summer.

What makes this villa unique

The design of our house is quite special, with curvy shapes everywhere. It reminds us of drawings from a well-known children's book in Norway, hence the untranslatable name Casa Kardemomme. However the main attraction of the house is the garden with a fantastic variety of flowers, and the pool. We also like our ocean view from the breakfast and evening terraces. Actually the ocean view was an important reason we bought this particular house. The garden was not finished at the time.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410416
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Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
5

Very great trip in a very Nice house.

  • 5 of 5
We spent very nice holidays in this wonderfull villa.
Everything is there, comfort, very nice swimming pool, beach proximity, restaurants proximity...
Thank you very much for that holidays!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
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+47 91136716
Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
5

Fantastisk opphold

  • 5 of 5
Casa Kardemomme er virkelig fantastisk. Huset overgikk alle forventinger - rent, ryddig, vakkert basseng- og hageområde, med alle tenkelige fasiliteter. Her har barn og voksne i alle aldre (11-75 år) kost seg masse. Håkon har vært veldig ryddig i hele prosessen: fulgt opp og passet på slik at vi har fått all nødvendig informasjon. Veldig bra.
Anbefaler alle å leie Casa Kardemomme - det ligger også helt nydelig til i en vakker landsby. Flotte turområder, vakre strender og hyggelige restauranter i nærheten. Vi leide bil, og det var veldig praktisk både i forhold til å komme seg til og fra flyplass, og også for å se litt av Algarvekysten
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
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+47 91136716
Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
5

Our paradise....

  • 5 of 5
We have found our vacation-paradise in Ferragudo. We have rented Casa Kardemomme for four years now and can`t think about a better place to be spending our holiday.
The property is very beautiful and clean. Our children loves the pool and the beaches in the area is also very nice.
Haakon, the owner, is friendly and reliable. If any little problem accurs we always can trust in Haakon.
Algarve offers many activites. Zoo Marine and Slide & Splash has been favorites that we always returns to.
We have only good things to say about Casa Kardemomme and neighborhood and looking forward our next stay in Casa Kardemomme:)
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410416
+47 91136716
Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
5

Our paradise...

  • 5 of 5
We have found our vacation-paradise in Portugal. For four years we have been spending our summervacation in Casa Kardemomme. We have only good things to say about the property and location. Haakon, the owner, is very friendly and reliable.
Our children loves Casa Kardemomme and the activites in the Algarve-area. Zoo Marine and Slide & Splash are places we visit every year. The beaches nearby Casa Kardemomme are also very, very nice.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
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+47 91136716
Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
Bodø
5

Great house in a fantastic area!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this great villa for 18 days from May 11th 2013. We were 4 adults and three young children (aged 1-5). The house is very spacious and we have never stayed in a (rental) house so well equipped, and it is obvious that the owner put a lot of effort into making the guests feel welcome and happy during the stay. Among other things there are a barbeque, bikes, pool toys, tennis rackets, coffee machine etc etc. The breakfast terrace was really nice for a long and good breakfast (with sun). From about 10 in the morning the spacious pool area was in use all day, and the pool is as clean as it can possibly be! Upon arrival the owner provided us with all information we needed well in advance, and the road description with pictures we received made the trip from the airport easy. We had a rental car and could therefore easily check out nearby cities, beaches, activity parks etc. We also took day trips we can recommend to Lagos, Sagres, Tavira, Evora and Sevilla (the latter two approx 2 hour drive each way). However, we loved the beaches, the cliffs where you can have great walks or runs with the most amazing views, the pier, the lighthouse and nature in general surrounding the house. We found our favourite beach during our whole 5 weeks trip in Portugal 8-10 mins walking from the house. The Caneiros beach was superb both for adults and children, although there are some waves. If you are looking for a gourmet meal we liked the restaurant Gosto just 5 mins walk from the house. Great food and quite cheap as well. WIth children the combined italian/indian restaurant just up the road is great as the kids can run around in the gardens while you finish your meal. We spent a lot of time at the house as it was so easy to enjoy, and actually you do not need to look any further to have a great holiday with your family or friends if you, like us, prefer to stay a little bit away (still within easy reach) from the most touristy areas of the Algarve. We will definitely recommend this house to friends and family, and we hope to visit again sometime soon. Thanks to Haakon and his family for making this unique house available for rent.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Luxury 4 bedroom villa w/pool and sea view near beach and village
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Ferragudo Carvoeiro / Lagoa region
5

Excellent stay in a beautiful house

  • 5 of 5
The Casa Kardemomme is really a perfect place to stay. We were 2 families, 7 people, spending two weeks in Ferragudo. The location is very good and close to nice beaches and good golf courses, amongst many other things. The house has a very good quality, and the pool is just a gem. A very nice and well kept garden confirmed the impression of this as an excellent property. We will strongly recommend this house to families wanting a quite and relaxing place to stay when visiting the Algarve coast. The beaches are amongs the best in the region.
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Estombar
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Lagoa
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Pintadinho
Car: recommended

Four great beaches are within easy reach: Grande, Molhe, Pintadinho and Caneiros.

Slide and Splash (10 minutes) and Aqualand (25 minutes) are favourites with young and old alike. Zoomarine has great dolphin shows and exotic animals (25 minutes).

Try sardines and Cataplana (our favourite) at the beach restaurants; great chicken and meat at neighbourhood restaurants; quality fish as well as simpler fare in town. Children welcome everywhere.

A bakery and supermarkets are in town.

Golf: See below.

Hiking: great trails along the coast to Carvoeiro.

Night-life: in Portimao, 20 minutes by car to the other side of the bay.

Golf: There are are numerous 18 hole championship golf courses within 15 minutes drive of the villa. Vale da Pinta (designed by Ronald Fream) and Gramacho (designed by Nick Price) are the nearest, about ten minutes away. Penina and Alto courses are a little further (20 mins). Beginners will enjoy the 9 hole par 3 course at Vale de Milho (15). Other golf courses on the Algarve are reachable in less than 45 minutes.

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Availability & Rates

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Ferragudo Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 4
Sep 6 2014 - Sep 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,650
 
 
Rate 3
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 10 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
Rate 2
Oct 11 2014 - Oct 24 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
 
 
Rate 1
Oct 25 2014 - Mar 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 
 
March-April 2015
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 
 
April-May 2015
Apr 25 2015 - May 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
May-June 2015
May 16 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,650
 
 
June-August 2015
Jun 13 2015 - Aug 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,550
 
 
August-September 2015
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,200
 
 
September-October 2015
Sep 5 2015 - Oct 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,600
 
 
October 2015
Oct 3 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,200
 
 
October-March 2015-2016
Oct 24 2015 - Mar 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €170
Notes * Towels and linen are changed weekly. Maid service is supplied free of charge weekly. High chair and cot are available on request. Welcome package can be arranged. Please tell us if you have special requests and we will try to help out.
* Euro, British Pounds and Norwegian Kroner are gladly accepted. Mid-week changeover is possible depending on availability. Discounts for long-term visitors.
A 25% non returnable deposit is required to seal the booking. The balance plus a returnable €170 Breakages and Damages deposit is required 2 calendar months prior to arrival, unless late booking. Air conditioning (and heating from same units) is charged at €50 per week if required.
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Amenities

Amenities

Ferragudo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 170 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
  • Security System
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shower
  • In addition to the three bathrooms we have an outdoor shower by the pool with cold water only.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Can be split in two singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Can be split in two singles
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sofa bed
  • Three bedrooms are upstairs. Each has its own terrace. One has bathroom en suite. The others have easy access to the main bathroom. The beds in two of the rooms are two singles per room or one double depending on choice. The fourth bedroom is downstairs and has a comfortable sofa bed from Ikea. A bathroom for this bedroom is across the hall. All bedrooms have large closets. For babies and small children a cot (baby bed) and high chair can be provided. There are two extra mattresses for additional guests, if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tennis Court
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Bicycles
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • museums
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The villa is suitable for families with children. Children will love the pool, but need a life vest if they cannot swim, as the pool is sloping. Some slopes and steps in garden. The villa is suitable for elderly, the only condition is that you don't mind normal stairs, e.g., to the second floor. Our parents 86 and 83 did fine when they were visiting recently.
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