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Luxury 5 bedroom air conditioned villa, large private garden, swimming pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 7,319 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10

This beautiful recently completed fully air conditioned 2 storey villa features private gated driveway, exceptional build quality, large gardens and its own private pool (12m x 7m) with plenty of surrounding terrace and sunbeds. The area also has a BBQ & seating for al fresco dining. The villa is set on a 3000m2 plot featuring tastefully landscaped lawned gardens. A pillared entrance hall, with sweeping twin staircases, gives direct access to a spacious lounge,

Internal entertainment includes a Sony 52 inch LCD TV complimented with Sky Satellite and a Blueray DVD. There is also Apple TV which can be used to enable BBC1 and 2 as well as the ITV Channels. Apple TV also allows you to connect and purchase/rent films. The WII game is also connected to the television for added entertainment.

The Lounge has sliding Patio doors leading out to the terraces & pool. Adjacent to the lounge is a separate dining room.

The designer kitchen is well equipped and includes:

* American style fridge/freezer producing crushed or cubed ice

* Bosch Dishwasher

* De Dietrich Hob, Oven & Microwave

* Krups Coffee Machine using Coffee Beans

* Nutri Bullet Juicer

* Le Creuset Coffee Mugs small & large

A separate fully equipped utility room with Washing Machine & Dryer

There are two bedrooms downstairs. One has a Super King Size Bed which can be unzipped and made into a twin bed and has the additional benefit of a television and a Sky Box. This bedroom also has Patio Doors leading out to the terrace to the left of the Villa.

There is also a twin bedroom downstairs. Both bedrooms downstairs are next to each other and share an en suite bathroom.

There is also a separate cloakroom downstairs

Upstairs there is the Main Bedroom with a Super King Size Bed and 2 double bedrooms which have Super Kind Size Beds (Zipped) or they can be made into twin beds if required. All the bedrooms upstairs have lovely en-suite facilities and plenty of wardrobe space. There is also balconies leading off all three bedrooms with panoramic views across the garden. Each Bedroom leads off to a large galleried landing.

Outside Entertainment also includes:

* A Pool Table

* Table Tennis

* Football Table

* Large Secure Trampoline

* Football Goals for Garden & Pool Use

If you are bringing young children and require a fence to be erected round the pool this can be accommodated so please just ask.

More Details

John Cushing
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About John Cushing

My name is John Cushing and I live in England with my partner and 3 children. We were fortunate to live at the Villa for a couple of years before returning for my eldest daughter to commence her GCSE's. The two years in Portugal gave my children a great outlook on life learning the language and culture their overall education has benefited as a result.

John Cushing purchased this villa in 2006

Why John Cushing chose Loule region

My great friend Julio and his team completed the build of our beautiful Villa in 2006. Situated in a beautiful Portuguese Village called Vale de Eguas just a couple of minutes from Almancil. The Villa is within the Golden Triangle. The Villa is totally private with large gardens to enjoy all the outdoor activities. A 10 minute drive will take you to the beautiful Algarve Beaches with its superb restaurants & bars. Vilamoura is only a 15 minute drive away. The Villa is very safe for young children

with fencing all around the property and Electric Gates at the front.


If you have young children and require a fence round the swimming pool this can be erected for safety and peace of mind.

The Villa is South Facing so for those who adore the sun this is the place to be. For those who like a bit of shade we have allowed for this when we built the Villa.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is built in a fabulous location only 15 minutes from Faro Airport. Situated in a quite Portuguese Village the Villa is just 5 minutes walk from two superb Portuguese Restaurants. Apolonia Supermarket is just a three minute drive and has a fresh fish and meat counter. This Supermarket also bakes the best bread including the most wonderful Baguettes. Apolonia Supermarket is very similar to Waitrose in the UK. Children will love the Water Park which is only a 7 minute car ride away. This Water Park has expanded just recently and is simply awesome.........until your kids persuade you to to go down the black tunnel !!!! There is also a fun Go Karting facility just 5 minutes from the Villa. There are two tracks one for the little ones the other a full blown professional track for older children and adults. There are fabulous golf courses within a 10 minute drive at Vale do Lobo and Quinta de Lago. The Villa has numerous outdoor facilities such as a trampoline (fully secured) table tennis outdoor pool table and football table and even football goals in the gardens and small ones for fun in the pool. There is also a swing for minors.


We can erect a fence around the swimming pool for your children's safety thus enabling you to relax.....please just ask


Almancil Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7319 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Mosaic Tiled Bathrooms with Large Mirror and Power Shower. Heated Towel Rail in each Bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Super King Size Bed or Two Single Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Super King Size Bed or Two Single Beds ( Zipped )
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Super King Size Bed or two Single Beds (Zipped)
  • The Villa contains 3 Large Double Bedrooms upstairs all having their own en-suite bathrooms with balconies overlooking the rear garden. Each Bed is made with luxury bedlinen and duvets. Bath Sheets and Hand Towels are also supplied. On the Ground Floor the Villa has two Double Bedrooms sharing an en-suite, one bedroom has a sky box (Please bring your own Sky Card) and own patio door which leads out to the rear gardens and swimming pool There is also a toilet and basin downstairs
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Linen, towel change & maid service is once per week (more frequent maid & laundry service can be arranged at an extra charge). No smoking inside the villa but there are plenty of balconies and terraces for smokers outside. The drive way has electronically controlled entrance gates with video entry system. The villa has remote controlled window shutters and alarm system.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Luxury 5 bedroom air conditioned villa, large private garden, swimming pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Beautifully designed home with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed so we quickly felt at home. The BBQ is top notch which made cooking for the group effortless. This place is great for lazing around the pool with good food but also not far from some great restaurants and nights out. We recommend it wholeheartedly.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, luxurious villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, luxurious, very spacious and immaculately clean villa that is also kitted out with everything we could have possibly needed.

We had some great barbeques sitting on the huge terrace by the pool in the evenings, as well as going to some lovely restaurants overlooking the sea about 15 minutes’ drive away. The nearby Apolonia supermarket is excellent for buying fresh meat and fish as well as their speciality Japanese sushi – it’s only a couple of minutes’ drive from the villa. Also very close is the Chicken Shack that does delicious but cheap takeaways.

The pool is fabulous - large, with wide steps leading into it which is so much nicer than stepladders. I could sit on the steps keeping cool in the water whilst reading and drinking a glass of wine! There is a lovely garden around the pool with shady trees and flowering shrubs which is beautifully kept.

The beds are really comfortable, there is loads of wardrobe space with plenty of coat hangers. The showers in the bathrooms are over baths and it was great to have the choice between a bath or a shower. As well as being very practical, the whole place has a lovely atmosphere. We had a wonderful holiday in this villa - I would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Stunning villa

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa in a lovely quiet location with easy car access to all the main beach areas and activities you could want. Immaculately clean with superb pool and sunbathing terrace, a lovely living area, and comfortable and roomy bedrooms with modern ensuites. We went outside of high season but the weather in March was just perfect, sunny and warm. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Beautiful villa, wonderful, relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Such a gorgeous villa, very spacious, clean and with everything you needed.

I went with my family, I'm 22 and it was very suitable for us. It felt like a really luxurious place to unwind at.

We really enjoyed the pool table and ping pong outside.

I stayed in a ground room and it was incredible to walk straight outside to the pool in the morning.

The rooms were all beautiful and very clean. The Bluetooth speakers in every room was a nice touch that we used. We loved sitting by the pool in the sun loungers and BBQing. Plenty of seating available

There were lots of nice restaurants and bars a short drive away. As well as the beach and shops. Would recommend going to Loulé market, lots of nice things to buy and a pretty town to walk round.

Would really recommend this place and hope to go back again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate, spacious and superbly equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous family holiday consisting of 8 adults and 2 small children at this villa. It is extremely spacious, clean and well maintained with equipment and facilities for every need and more.Outdoors was particularly superb with a large patio area, large swimming pool and gardens with barbecue, sun loungers, sofas and chairs, pool table, table tennis, and for the children a swing and trampoline. The entrance to the property is securely gated and alarmed. A vehicle is required to get to local beaches and attractions and taxis are quite cheap with a typical cost of 15 -20 euros from Almancil to Vilamoura marina which is well worth a visit. We had a superb and enjoyable holiday at this villa and would stay here again. The owner Mr John Cushing is extremely helpful and friendly.We were pleasantly surprised with a mid week visit where the Villa was thoroughly cleaned and new clean towels provided. Simply faultless .

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic villa - you can't go wrong!

  • 5 of 5

We've been to the Algarve many times and have been privileged to stay in some lovely villas. This half term week, my husband and I took our 4 boys and both our mothers out - and we all agreed this is the best villa yet! The property is more beautiful than it looks on the photos, with a great garden, fantastic pool and lots of lovely outside furniture (not shown on the photos). Inside, the villa is elegantly furnished with every mod con you'll need. The location is perfect - a 15 minute drive to the beach, the airport and a water park, a great selection of restaurants all around and a quality supermarket round the corner. John has also been really responsive to our questions and nothing seemed too much trouble. Oh, and a real surprise was that we had a maid arrive mid-week to change all the towels and tidy up. I didn't expect that during a week's holiday but it was much appreciated. I can't recommend this villa highly enough, you honestly won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Vale do Lobo
Car: recommended

The location of the villa is approximately 1.5km from Almancil town centre, 10 minutes by car to Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, 15 minutes by car to Vilamoura, 15 minutes to Loule. Only 15 minutes walk to Apolonia Supermarket selling fresh fish and meat (Similiar to Waitrose)

Other Activities: Water Park, Go Kart Park


Rates & Availability

Almancil Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter / Spring
Jan 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $641.86

To secure a booking a deposit of 30% of the total amount is required within 7-days of reservation confirmation. The outstanding balance must be paid 12-weeks prior to departure. A damage deposit of £500 will be required with the balance and will be held until the property has been vacated & inspected.

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