About the property
- Villa3229 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
Modern private spacious villa with heated private pool in a private cul-de-sac.
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence just received for 2017 - Villa Joanna Marie is a beautiful deluxe villa, furnished to a high standard and featuring a private heated swimming pool near the town of Vale de Parra. Situated on a gently elevated position overlooking the Salgados Golf course, Galé beach and the ocean beyond, this villa benefits from magnificent sunsets to the West. Located on a small private estate with no through traffic and within a 5 minute drive to the local beaches, or alternatively you are just a 5 minute walk to a selection of local restaurants and cafes. Two great restaurants are within 300m walking distance..
The villa has 5 en-suite bedrooms and 1 additional bathroom, built on three levels, with the ground floor comprising of a large open plan living/ dining room, guest cloakroom, kitchen, utility room and bedrooms one and two. The lower level of the property houses a large double garage, which has a new table tennis table, pool table and dart board. The villa’s upper storey consists of bedrooms three, four and five, all with views of the sea. The villa is located on a small private estate of nine villas and is secured with a full alarm system and an under floor safety deposit box. It is fully air conditioned (cooling and heating) with triple glazing windows and patio doors.
The open plan living/ dining room is very spacious and includes a new 55 inch flat screen television with multi language UK, USA and European satellite channels (incl. Sky Sports), and CD/DVD player with an inside/outside speaker system. Free Wi-fi is available throughout the villa. Double patio doors lead to the poolside terrace and the dining area features a large dining table with 12 chairs. A new outdoor seating area for 2018 makes the most of the late afternoon sun.
The large modern kitchen has been designed and fitted to a high standard and appliances include a microwave, dishwasher, oven, dual sinks and a new American style fridge freezer with integrated water/ ice dispenser. There is an additional breakfast table with seating for 8 in the kitchen. There is a separate, large, utility room that has a new Miele washing machine and separate Bosch tumble dryer. The kitchen also opens through double French doors onto the outside dining area and poolside terrace.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Both bedrooms on the ground floor are twin bedrooms, each with en-suite shower rooms, and there is an additional downstairs guest cloakroom with shower and min-bath, positioned off the entrance hallway.
Bedrooms three, four and master bedroom five are located on the first floor of the villa. All rooms are en-suite. The master bedroom has a four poster bed and en-suite bath with additional shower unit. All of the first floor bedrooms have balconies with superb views over the Salgados golf course and lake.
Outside, the villa is surrounded by gardens, including newly planted orange and lemon trees. The swimming pool is in a figure of eight configuration and measures approximately 8m x 4m, with a roller cover and optional pool heating which is available for a supplementary charge. The pool is located in a very private hedged area of the garden. The poolside terrace has a large dining area from which to enjoy meals cooked on the traditional barbecue, and the views over the golf course and the Ocean beyond. The poolside terraces are a good size with ample sunloungers and sunshades, surrounded by the lawns and gardens.
In the local area you are spoilt for choice for leisure activities, with the golf course at Salgados and the beaches at Gale and Salgados all within a short five minute drive. The marina of Albufeira and the famous Old Town can all be reached within a 15 minute drive. There is a selection of bars and restaurants within close walking distance, including traditional Portuguese and a homely Italian restaurant. The villa is located in the central Algarve and is with easy reach of all the beaches and attractions along this beautiful Atlantic coastline.
The Algarve has over 300 days of sunshine and year and the temperature is moderated by the sea breeze.
Maid service- one week bookings will receive a mid-week clean and towel change. Two week bookings will receive mid-week cleaning and towel changes and an additional weekend clean and linen change. Foodpacks are available upon request, please enquire for further details.
Other features include
Kitchen Area : 2 x Coffee Makers, Expresso and Percolated, Microwave, toaster, electric juicer, Oven, Electric Hob, American fridge/freezer. Ample, cups, plates, cookware etc.
Prices for 2018/9 now available
Reg. No. 17242/AL
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
About David Matthews
Married for 29 years, with two young adult children at Uni. Now retired, but previously worked in the NHS. My wife is a deputy head of a primary school.
David Matthews purchased this Villa in 2015
Why David Matthews chose Vale de Parra
We purchased this property to rent initially, but also as a retirement villa in the long term. After 4 months and over 100 viewings, this stood out for its quiet location, privacy, and space.
What makes this Villa unique
Situated on a private estate of 9 villas with no through road. Quite private location Swimming Pool with ability to heat if required New 55 inch TV for 2016 New Christy 400 thread count Linens for 2016 3 new sofas from December 2016 Underfloor heating and air conditioning Fireplace All ensuite bedrooms
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
3 night break
Stunning Villa on a beautiful clean developement. Owner and management very helpful and accommodating. Would highly recommend
Came in late October for a 60th birthday,it is the perfect place a stunning villa that had everything to keep 3 generations happy ,we have stayed in many villas over the years but none as good as this,the equipment decor and overall feel of the place is more like a home unlike most other rental villas that we have been in.The local restaurants are wonderful and reasonably priced ,beaches 1st class within a few minutes from villa.
Hi Anne and Chris
Many thanks, we are really glad you enjoyed your celebration and appreciate the time you have spent to write the review.
Huge well appointed villa
This villa is huge, and beautifully clean. Great layout inside plenty big enough for at least ten to stay comfortably. Beds comfy and air conditioning quiet and efficient. Super well equipped kitchen and choice of three areas to eat together in. The pool is great we didn't pay the extra to heat it in July and it was fine. the addition of pool table, table tennis and darts really made the this villa stand out from others. St in pretty gardens and private. We did need a car to do anything, though we did not investigate local buses which may perhaps work for you. This was the perfect venue for a relaxing pool holiday. Only forty minutes from Faro airport maximising the length of your holiday without lengthy transfers. No need to pack towels as plenty for both bathrooms and pool, hairdryers in upstairs bathrooms also. Supermarkets a short drive away. Would recommend.
HI Rachel and Martin
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review.
Great villa for family
Villa has all that you need for a family stay,feels like home .All in a great quiet location.Would recommend to any family.We were 10 in total plenty of room for all .Beautiful pool and pool area .The children had a great time in pool and recreation room with pool table and table tennis table.Thanks for a nice stay.PatPowell
Thank you very much for your kind review. Really glad you enjoyed it and it was a pleasure to have you and your family stay.
We stayed here for a week for my daughters 21st birthday and the villa delivered on every level. This villa is the best we have ever stayed in, the furnishings and finish are fantastic. I find when you book a holiday the accommodation never quite lives up to the brochure, not here, this villa is exactly as described. Beautiful surroundings, furnishings and facilities. As it was March we had the pool heated which was a bonus as we probably would not have been able to use it. We were in it all the time. The beach at Gale (nearest)was great with a lovely cocktail bar/restaurant. Short walk from the villa are 2 restaurants one is a small pizza/pasta place (prima pasta) who accommodated 10 of us on a Saturday without a booking, they are English owners who it turns out came from our hometown. Fabulous but would probably need to book in higher season. The other restaurant (Museu Dos Salgados) is more expensive but well worth it the service and food are top quality. Wine waiter is very knowledgeable and very attentive (never had to top our own wine glasses up)Some dishes you have to give 24hr notice so do look at the menu before you go.
The Agents who manage the villa and David the owner are very helpful and if you have a problem they solve it swiftly. All the details you need for the agents are there at the villa as are very comprehensive booklets that cover everything you will need to know whilst you are there.
We had a fabulous time here and would recommend this villa to anyone looking for a quiet holiday in a beautiful villa. If I could give it 10 stars I would, in fact I am now trying to round up 8 more people to go back with
Thank you very much on your wonderful review of Villa JoannaMarie, it was a pleasure accommodating you and your family and we look forward to welcoming you back.
Kind regards David
Spacious and private, with private pool and lovely views of the Golf course and sea. Ideal for a two family getaway.
The Villa is near Vale De Parra
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
The property has a local management company to attend to any issues with your stay. We also have a new cot, star gates and high chairs at the Villa.