The house is just as good as the photos show. It is private and the rooms are spacious. For future guests to note, there is a steep shared road leading to the property and parking a large vehicle at the house is tricky (there are parked cars on the road which makes getting out of the driveway tricky); there are many dogs in the neighbourhood, we found the barking annoying. The pool is wonderful, though it can be windy and you do have to pay extra for heating the pool water. The towels all need to be replaced. We did enjoy our stay and would recommend Portugal to everyone.