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Spacious, private family villa, in peaceful surroundings, minutes from Tavira

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed villa, sleeping 6, WiFi, internet tv, broadband, private pool

Luxury three bedroom villa with private pool on its own in a quiet countryside location. The villa sleeps six people comfortably and only a 25-minute drive from Faro airport and only approximately 20 minutes from Spain. Three double sized bedrooms, master bed having king sized bed and en-suite shower-room, family bathroom, fully fitted modern kitchen, dining /sitting room with internet TV and DVD player. Outside there are three terraces two secluded upstairs and one around the pool area where there is also a large brick built barbecue with shaded dining area. The swimming pool measures 9m by 5m & benefits from integral steps, making it suitable for children. The villa is approximately 5 kilometres from the medieval town of Tavira (with it's 37 Churches !) and local beaches. Three 18-hole golf courses are only 10 - 15 minutes drive away and offer superb golf in unspoilt surroundings.

Tavira: Tavira is a very old picturesque town steeped in history with lots to see a castle, churches, monuments, Roman and Moorish architecture. It has a new fish market where you can buy fresh fish, salads, meats etc daily, except Sundays. Tavira has numerous bars and restaurants, but it is also worth visiting the surrounding villages and towns for the local ambience as well. There are numerous beaches all within 5-10 minutes drive, although a car is not essential, it is advisable. Golfers will enjoy the four local golf courses all within 10 to 15 minutes drive from Casa Margarida. Other courses such as Castro Marim & Quinta da Vale (designed by Seve Ballesteros) just outside Vila Real on the border with Spain, are slightly further away but are still within 30 minutes drive. If you have any questions regarding golf, please feel free to call/email Simon.

Weather: Fact, did you know that the Algarve enjoys the mildest, sunniest winters in mainland Europe, daytime temperatures average 16 degrees centigrade (61F).

Escape the crowds associated with summer season and enjoy lovely warm sunny days during the winter months - don’t forget your T-shirt, shorts and sun cream!!

More Details

Owner
Simon
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

About Simon

I'm a 50 year old accountant who bought Casa Margarida using an inheritance.

Simon purchased this villa in 2006

Why Simon chose Santo Estevao

I chose the villa because of the unique combination of locality to Tavira, with all it's cobbled streets & atmospheric backstreet restaurants....local beaches....& motorway junction. And yet it is totally silent due to being set down in a little valley.

Amenities

Malhão Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Shower by the pool - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , + en suite
  • 1 kingsize, 2 twins
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Nearest restaurant / bar a few minutes walk is the very popular Luis do Prego. Maid service and linen change weekly, beach towels NOT provided. Electric heaters for winter months, electric fans for summer months. Pool cleaned weekly. Swimming pool 9Mx5M with internal steps and shallow and deep end.

Reviews

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Spacious, private family villa, in peaceful surroundings, minutes from Tavira
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews
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April in Tavira

  • 5 of 5

We spent from 25th - 30th April here. Particularly enjoyed Praia Verde and some really stunning walks in the surrounding hills. Also visited Pago do Inferno (a waterfall quite close by). The walkway is now in a pretty dreadful state, but it's worth a visit. The house was immaculate on arrival and the welcome pack was appreciated (and would have been even more so if we had arrived late at night). Sadly, it was really too cold to do much swimming, but the pool was clean and a good size - but we had to take the opportunity in between large clouds when the sun was scorching! Not a drop of rain though. Overall, a great 5 days.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great 3 bedroom spacious villa with pool and terraces

  • 5 of 5

A lovely peaceful rural location

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Incredible good!

  • 5 of 5

The house and outside space was a very nice surprise. The house is very cousy and with reasonable space. Space outside is wonderful, very green and peacefully. We always eat our meals in different spaces, depending on the hot temperatures 😊 For lunch we always chose the terrace in the house roof that has a tremendous view and is quite fresh at this time. Dinner was also made outside near to the pool accompanied by the sounds of nature at night. We spend a fantastic and restful week in this beautiful house. Thank you for your simpathy Simon! Nuno Pereira

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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every thing was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

nothing bad to say. all good, clean. very nice place. all questions answered. Nice welcome from the local agency.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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A very nice week

  • 5 of 5

We spent pleasant week.

Everything was completed. The house is perfectly equipped.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Charles from UK

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to lie by the pool reading and soaking up the sun and heat. The beds were comfortable which was for me a definite plus. The bathrooms being two was perfect because the children had their own. The kitchen was well equipped and all the rooms were a good size. Hot water was available in all the bathrooms. Paula and her husband and son were brilliant and gave us a great welcome without being intrusive, answered all our enquires promptly and it was so reassuring to have them at the end of a phone. The location just right because in a semi-remote place yet still close to Tavira. Thank you for making our holiday relaxing and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Luis do Prego
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Benamor
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Tavira
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Tavira
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Luis Do Prego
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Tavira
Car: recommended

Golf: Ideally suited for several local golf courses including Benamor, Castro Marim, Quinta Da Cima, Quinta Da Ria, Jack Nicklaus's Monte Rei as well as being only 30 minutes from all of the Western Algarve courses. The newest local course in Quinta da Vale designed by Seve Ballesteros...but it's tough !

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Rates & Availability

Malhão Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,173
 
 
August
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,303
 
 
September
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,042
 
 
October
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$782
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Mobile phones normally have excellent reception. Baby cots can be provided at extra cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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