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Villa with Pool, WIFI and pick you own fruit in the orchard!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,045 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, free WIFI, gorgeous garden & orchard

My villa is very spacious (190 m2) and all on the one level - no stairs! The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room with bidet, toilet and washhand basin and view of the garden. Bedroom no. 2 has an ensuite toilet, bidet and washhand basin while bedroom no. 3 has a separate family bathroom with bath and shower. All bedrooms look out onto my amazing garden. The living room is open plan with the dining area and kitchen with seating for 6 lucky people! The kitchen is equipped with microwave, electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher and honest larder with things like sugar, coffee, pasta, salt, pepper etc. Just off the kitchen is the laundry room with washing machine and dryer.

You can dine next to the pool in the pergola and there are sunloungers with cushions and beach towels provided. The poolman comes every Monday morning and stays for round about 1 hour.

The pool area is right next to the orchard and according to season you can pick your own fruit for breakie Just imagine fresh figs for breakfast in August and September!!

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Jean

I am Scottish lady who was born with the travel bug and has still not been cured. I travelled the world looking for a place to call home and I couldn't believe my luck when I discovered this gem....I walked through the electric gates and fell in love with the bright bougainvilllea and gorgeous garden and so will you!

Jean purchased this villa in 2013

Why Jean chose Algarve

Monte Maria II has a magical atmosphere. There is always something new to admire in the garden or fresh fruit to pick in the orchard. Holidays here are all about relaxing by the pool and having freshly squeezed grape juice for lunch or pears for breakfast.

What makes this villa unique

The property is very private but not isolated. As all the properties in this area are relatively big, there are neighbours but you hardly see them. Just across the road is a little Portuguese bar with the best coffee in the Algarve hinterland for just 60 euro cents a shot. There is also a traditional country restaurant 3 min away with 'Steak on the Stone' speciality. My neighbours are fantastically friendly and most speak some Engllish although I am desperately trying to learn Portuguese!!


São Brás de Alportel Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2045 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexibel / Check-out: Flexibel
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower , bidet
    - toilet , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 king , 1 baby crib
  • All rooms have wonderful views of the garden. All windows have insect screens and shutters. All bedrooms are equipped with stand fans. Two bedrooms have ensuites while third bedroom has a separate family bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
My villa lies in a wonderful rural setting with its own garden and orchard. The property is 2500 m2 and is totally private and enclosed. Your private pool is 9.5 m x 3.5 m and lies in the middle of beautiful flowers. You can pick your own fruit in the orchard.Its a million miles away from the hussle and bussle of the coast yet only 25 min from Faro airport, beach and golf courses.Small Portuguese bar and country restaurant within walking distance. My villa is ideal to explore the unspoilt Algarve hinterland or simply to relax by the pool or to do both!!


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Villa with Pool, WIFI and pick you own fruit in the orchard!
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Excelente Moradia, muito espaço

  • 5 of 5

Excelente !!

A casa possui tudo o necessário para passar umas excelentes férias, a piscina é muito agradável, e a propriedade tem muito espaço, com arvores de fruto, plantas, etc..

A Jean (proprietária) é extremamente prestavel, e deu todo o apoio e informações necessárias.

Recomendo vivamente.

Obrigado Jean

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nuno's Bar
Nearest Ferry
19 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
19 Kilometres
Ilha da Tavira
Car: recommended

My villa is in the lovely rural village of Mesquita Alta but is only 2 km from Sao Bras de Alportel. My property is large and is situated in the midst of beautiful countryside. Its size makes it totally private and not overlooked by any other property. Its ideal for those wishing to holiday in nature but not lose out on luxury. However, just across the road is a little Portuguese bar where you can meet the locals for the best coffee in town - 60 euro cents a cup! Then 3 mins away is a lovely country restaurant where you're sure to love 'Steak on a Stone' their speciality..That is if you can tear yourself away from dining beside the floodlit pool in the evening under the stars of the Algarve.......

My villa is great for discovering the unspoilt Algarve hinterland. Go shopping at the Loule Saturday market which is only 11 km away or about 15 minutes. The loveliest coastal town on the Algarve - Tavira - is just 20 minutes in the other direction and another 10 minutes from here is Manta Rota beach with its fishing boats and amazing wildlife. Take to the hills and visit Alte and its lovely church - 40 minutes.

Sao.Bras de Alportel is a 20 minute walk from the villa or 5 min by car and you will love its old historical centre and Costume Musuem where they sometimes have Fado evenings or Jazz Sundays. S. Bras has some lovely dinky little shops and cafes and a smaller Saturday market. See it in May / June when the Jacaranda trees are in full bloom and you will never leave - like me!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Diese Preise beinhalten Putzungsgebuhr am Ende Ihres Aufenthaltes. Nach 3/4 Tage Aufenthalt wird das Villa geputzt und Bettwaesche und Tuecher gewechselt. Sie erhalten auch ein Begrussungsgetraenk mit Information am Anfang des Urlaubes und auch ein Willkommenspaket mit Speisen. Man kann das Schwimmbad fuer Euro 150 extra pro Woche heizen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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