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Windmill With Pool In Cercal do Alentejo

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Converted windmill with annex and 10 x 6 metre pool on a 1000 m2 walled plot. Providing seclusion and privacy but only a short walk to all the amenities that Cercal has to offer. The windmill has a cosy lounge with woodburner, an ensuite double bedroom and a single bedroom with an adjacent toilet.

The annex has a large kitchen diner with an open fire and bread oven, a double bedroom and a bathroom. Set in pleasant gardens with 360 views of the surrounding area - perfect.

Property Manager
Keith & Shona
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, italian
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017


Cercal do Alentejo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Heated Towel Rail.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Rain Forest Shower. Heated Towel Rail.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , In Annex.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite bedroom in mill. With Juliet Balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Single with bunk beds.Toilet & wash basin next to this room.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


4/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

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Windmill With Pool In Cercal do Alentejo
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews

Beautiful! Very atmospheric and unique. Lots of charm and character but good modern facilities.

  • 5 of 5

Windmill Hill is just as it sounds ! A windmill on a hill overlooking beautiful countryside and when the weather is fair, a sunny spot to relax and unwind.

The Mill, Annexe, garden, courtyard and pool were well maintained and would comfortably sustain a family holiday for 6 particularly in the summer months.

Our visit wasn't blessed with best weather sadly but this did not detract from the beauty of the setting or the hospitality that the Mill afforded us. It was pretty chilly in the evening tho' and blankets and hot water bottles ( provided at the property) were put to good use as were the heaters. Cosy inside once the heaters kicked in, the kitchen was simply but well equipped and family suppers were enjoyed around the beautiful large dining table.

Fred, the manager, was welcoming and helpful and showed us around on our arrival.

The owners were also very helpful and responded to queries efficiently and courteously.

We would definitely recommend Windmill Hill to anyone wanting to enjoy peace and tranquility and beautiful countryside. Being almost a two hour drive from Faro it had the additional benefit for us of being removed from the tourist areas. Few people spoke English so it felt that we were experiencing a true taste of Portugal . It is a beautiful place to stay and we highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review Windmill Hill. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay despite the fact that the weather wasn't great. The beauty of the area is that it can be appreciated in any weather.
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Belle propriete

  • 3 of 5

Superbe propriété , mais manque de vaisselle et chemin d'accès pas du tout pratique surtout en moto . Prévoir de mettre la filtration de la piscine 1 ou 2 jours avant car à notre arrivée l'eau était trouble et commençait à verdir et beaucoup d'insectes flottaient en surface .La communication avec le responsable un peu compliqué car il ne parle que l'Anglais et le Portuguais vraiment dommage !

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Il est très agréable que vous décrivez le moulin comme superbe, mais certains de vos autres commentaires sont décevants. Habituellement, notre gestionnaire reçoit des compléments lumineux de nos invités. Il fait un excellent travail en maintenant la piscine et est toujours disponible pour aider et donner des conseils. En parlant anglais et portugais, il parle aussi néerlandais (sa langue maternelle). Nous avons essayé de communiquer avec vous en français au téléphone et lorsque cela s'est révélé difficile, nous vous avons invité à nous envoyer un courriel en français sur les préoccupations que vous aviez, mais vous avez choisi de ne pas le faire. Nous ne savons pas ce que la vaisselle que vous ressentez est manquante. Il y a 10 pièces de la plupart des vaisselles qui semblent plus que suffisantes pour les quatre personnes de votre groupe. Nous sommes également perplexes par votre description de la route d'accès. Il n'y a qu'un très court tronçon de route qui n'est pas revêtu (environ 500 mètres), mais il est parfaitement adapté à tous les types de véhicules, y compris les motos. Pour conclure, je suis désolé de ne pas répondre à vos attentes.
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  • 4 of 5

Site incroyable.

Agréable et confortable.

Voiture indidpensable et multiples destinations intéressantes dans un rayon de 30km.

Destination atypique vivement recommandée.

Merci pour cette expérience

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
160 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
13 Kilometres
Villa Nova de Milfontes
Car: recommended

The coastal resort of Villa Nova de Millfontes is a fifteen minute drive away.


Rates & Availability

Cercal do Alentejo Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan - March
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
April - May
Apr 9 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Aug 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $128.67

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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