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Charming Countryside Cottage

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse

Overview

About the property

Beach 20min away

This charming villa is tucked away in a delightful rural countryside setting. An old house, beautifully and lovingly restored by its owner and architect, who has maintained its rustic charm, with exposed stone walls, terracotta tiled floors and beamed ceilings. All combine to create a setting that will be love at first sight - perfect for a memorable stay in the unspoilt Algarve. Approaching this cottage you are greeted by fig and olive trees and an old protected well. Lawned gardens climb to surround the swimming pool with palm, cypress and almond trees sprinkled around.The interior is lovely, with some charming furnishings.The lounge as an open fireplace and satellite TV.Four steps lead up to a rather romantic dining area and an open kitchen fully equipped with a ceramic hob, oven and grill, microwave and fridge/freezer, connecting an exterior shaded barbeque area near the pool.The bedrooms are also in a shady, cool, rustic style.Deliberately rebuilt to reflect the rustic designs of many decades past, the stone walls maintain a pleasant coolness you will appreciate during sweltering summer months.Free internet wifi available

swimming pool (4,50m x 9,00m)

My other villas for rent on the Homeaway site since 2009:

https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415863

https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424825

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p8267717

More Details

Property Manager
Joao (Mike)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Joao (Mike)

As an architect I love to do this renovation works on villas on the Algarve's countryside. This villa was renovated in 1999 and well maintained since then. It is on the rental market since 2009.

My other villas for rent on the Homeaway site since long time ago:

https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p415863

https://www.homeaway.co.uk/p424825

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p8267717

Joao (Mike) purchased this farmhouse in 1999

Why Joao (Mike) chose Quinta das Raposeiras

This old cottage is located in a beautiful valley, with good access, quiet and peaceful surroundings with a lot of little tracks and roads where you can make fantastic sightseeing. Also convenient food store nearby and good and close accesses to beaches (17km), town cities(4km), golf courses, historical places,etc.

Amenities

Quinta das Raposeiras Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • En suite bathroom nº1 in the master bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • One extra bed can be arranged on demand
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free Wifi internet available

Reviews

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average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
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Merveilleux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé quinze jours merveilleux dans cette maison. Tout est bien décrit et vrai dans l'annonce. Jajoute l'extreme gentillesse et serviabilité discrète du propriétaire. Toutes les adresses qu'il donne sont excellentes et permetteny de découvrir la région sans le tourisme de masse. Nous sommes ainsi passé du délice d'une maison au charme authentique, avec la fraîcheur de sa piscine et la beauté de son grand jardin, aux plages sublimes conseillées par le propriétaire, en passant par les visites des villes et villages des environs au charme intact. Bref, nous y retournerons les yeux fermés.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the villa for a week which we enjoyed very much. The cottage is furnished in keeping with its traditional character and bedrooms arrangement ensures everyone can have a bit of privacy. The terrace and garden are where we spent the majority of the time when in the villa - both well looked after and inviting. Lots of birds in the garden which was pure joy for our 2-year old! The pool is located very close to the terrace which we liked very much. There is a village coffee shop within a 5-minute walk - very nice to be able to just walk for a coffee or a beer. A car is necessary. It took us 20 mins to get to the villa from the airport, having received great directions. The owner is very attentive and very well organised. Overall - very much recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely location, quiet and secluded. Excellent directions sent before and even an update with photos days before arrival to notify of change due to roadworks. Spacious villa which was clean and tidy. Perfect place to get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderfull cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our Family, 5 adults, stayed in this wonderful villa for 2 weeks in the summer.

It is located in a very charming area, where you can enjoy the locals and be away from a lot of turists. The house is great and beautiful with everything you need for a perfect Holiday. Mike was the perfect host and made sure that everything was to our satisfaction. The pool is lovely and we had the most amazing Holiday. I would recomend this place for everyone who loves a quiet Holiday and loves to relax in beautiful surrondings.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Ideal Algarve Break

  • 5 of 5

The perfect spot for a break with a young family, Mike ensured we had two cots and high chairs for small children in this well-equipped villa. The grounds with pool and lawns meant we could stay home for lazy days, but there were also some superb beaches nearby, Olhos de Agua and Fuseta being two favourites. Plenty of decent restaurants in Loule or on the coast. The property was cleaned twice a week and Mike was very quick to respond to any requests. Definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

All I can do it reiterate what others have already said. Beautifully restored property in quiet location only 30 mins from Faro airport. Mike could not have been more helpful or accommodating. Our flight was in before usual hand over time but the property was ready and we were allowed to take the keys and enter a spotlessly clean property. If only all owners were this helpful. Already recommended property to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
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Map

Car: necessary

The villa is located 4km from the hamlet of Bordeira, not far from the attractive village of St. Barbara de Nexe and midway between the busy town of Loulé, where a bustling farmer’s market takes place every Saturday morning, and São Brás, around 5km away, towns where you will find a good number of good restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

security deposit: 250€

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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