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Beautiful Restored Algarve Typical Farmhouse, With Private Pool And Sea Views

Bedrooms 6
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Farmhouse near Almancil, Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location

Beautiful restored typical Algarvian Formhouse. Once a delightful family home, a two storey villa has retained a homely atmosphere. Situated in a peaceful location, with outstanding views of the surrounding areas (Faro, Quarteira, Almancil and the sea), it is quiet and tranquil without being totally isolated. The villa has excellent facilities and is comfortable, spacious, and decorated in an authentic rustic style. Rooms are furnished to a high standard and the lounge has lovely French doors that lead on to an attractive shady area and to the lovely garden, good sized swinming pool, with a coverd barbecue area and children´s swing and slide shaded by olive tree. The beach resorts of Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura are about a 10m drive making this villa a great base for a larger group who want plenty of choice of activities and spacious property. The villa is close to plenty of very good restaurants and supermarkets.

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018


Goncinha Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
  • I have 2 extra beds that we can put in the Bedroom 4 ( so total can sleep 14 persons ) And i have 2 baby cots and 2 high chairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The House is very suitable for children due to its secure and spacious grounds. It also has an outdoor play area with swings.There are 3 extra beds available at an additional cost of 100€ per week each bed.The thick stone walls and huge flagstone floors ensure the interior is cool even in the hottest months but there are a number of fans in the house should the need arise.Please note;to the rear of the property is a small annex apartment with its own private driveway and entrance,where the maid who services the house lives. She is unobtrusive,discrete and clean and look after the property during your stay without intruding or spoiling the privacy and enjoyment of guests during their stay. Maid service iseither 2 ,3 or 5 times per week depending on the needs of the clients and what you has been agreed with the owner (and the size of the group ).Linen is changed once per week and towels are changed twice a week. Outside: Large shaded terraces with 2 large tables and chairs, ideal for meals outside with covered barbecue area and children´s swing and slide shaded by a large olive tree and a wood house for children to play, yet offers a superb elevated position in substantial grounds with views to Faro, Quarteira and the sea. The property has a superb 12m pool and a beautiful garden with lovely trees. Sunbeds with cushions and parasols provided.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Fabulous stay in the Algarve

  • 5 of 5

Casa de Avo is the ideal place for a large family to stay in the Algarve region of Portugal. Situated between Loule and Faro, this hillltop villa provides views of the Atlantic Ocean, full kitchen, patios, grills, and many other amenities.

The owners are attentive and multi lingual, making the arrangement perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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22nd-29th Sep 2015

  • 5 of 5

6 adults, 4 children and 3 babies were very easily accommodated within this Villa, and Jenny did as much as possible to make our stay more comfortable. She met us on our first night and went through all the information regarding the farmhouse. We had a bit of trouble with the transfers as the sub contracted transfer company couldnt find the villa, but one call to jenny she was en route to collect us. I would recommend hiring a car for your stay as it is a lengthy walk to the shops and local towns. The Villa itself is very beautiful, spacious with ample of room inside and out, large pool, small football pitch, large BBQ area. Would also recommend the water park 10 mins away (Aquashow) highly, we went there twice during our stay. Overall a 5 star villa! Thanks again Jenny.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning, beautiful villa.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I, a group of 10 adults spent two wonderful weeks at this stunning villa. Jenny the owner met us at the airport and showed us the way to the villa and then a guided tour of the villa. Very good and personal service. The villa is 20 minutes from Faro and within easy reach of shops and beaches. Car hire is necessary but driving around is easy. The views were stunning, the pool is big, although the heating (paid extra) wasn't very good and stopped a couple of times so never really heated up, although the heating of the pool is managed by the property company not the owner. Plenty of space to relax and chill out. Outside BBQ, and games areas along with outdoor eating areas. Maid was lovely and came around often to change towels and bedding. Housekeeper lives onsite in a separate house, so any issues can be dealt with immediately. We would highly recommend this villa and would certainly be booking again. Thanks to Jenny and her team for making our stay very enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Hola! estoy interesada en alquilar esta casa desde el 16 al 23 de agosto de 2014. Somos 13 amigos y quería saber si una de las habitaciones doble podría ser triple para que quepamos todos. También vamos con dos bebes menores de dos años que dormirían con sus padres.

un saludo

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Casa perfecta

  • 5 of 5

Estuvimos la última semana de junio y todo fue perfecto. Éramos 6 adultos y 7 niños y estuvimos de maravilla. La casa es muy amplia y tiene todo lo necesario. Y el exterior tiene de todo. Los niños no querían salir en todo el día (piscina, fútbol, ping-pong, futbolín...). El jardín está muy cuidado y la zona de la barbacoa es muy agradable. Jenny, la propietaria, fue muy amable en todo momento y nos facilitó información sobre diversas actividades en la zona. La recomiendo absolutamente para grupos numerosos como el nuestro (tres matrimonios con niños). Si alguna vez volvemos de vacaciones al Algarve, volveríamos a elegir esta casa. Sin duda.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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A very beautiful house located in a peaceful place

  • 5 of 5

A very beautiful house located in a peaceful place. We spent a four great days in this house that have everything you need to get away from the daily workload. Jenny is a fantastic host that help you every time that you need. I´m sure that we repeat the experience. I recommend you this beautiful place to spend your holidays.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Near the villa
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Vila Sol , Vale de Lobo, Quinta do Lago
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Estação de Loulé
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Praia da Quinta do lago, Garrão, Vale de Lobo
Car: recommended


Vale do Lobo Beach - 6 kms from villa, lovely beach with shops, restaruants and bars close by.

Quinta do Lago Beach - 7 kms from villa, is a lovely beach which is surrounded by the natural reserve of Ria Formosa home to many birds and wild life.

Vale do Garrao - 6 kms from villa, lovely beach with pine cliffs over looking beach, serviced by good restaurants and bars, aquatic sports available on the beach.


Faro airport is located 15 kms from villa, car hire is recommended.


Almancil is a small traditional Portuguese town 3kms south of the villa.

Loule (medium-sized traditional market town) lies 3 kms north of the villa.

Further Details:

There are several water-parks in the area, Aquashow is one that is about 5 kms from the villa it has bird shows, parrot shows and a gigantic wave pool.

Go-karting in Almancil.

Boat trips, fishing and diving in the Marina of Vilamoura

8 kms from the villa.

Zoomarine family park with marine world, dolphines, seal lions and parrot shows. You can also swim with the dolphines, 25 kms from villa.

Horse ridding stables close by in Vale de Eguas, 5 minutes drive.

Historical interests such as the town of Estoi with it's Roman ruins and Palace is 12 kms distance.

Shopping Mall.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $610.13

Booking Notes:
When booking please give name, address, telephone numbers, number of party and dates required. A non returnable deposit of 25% will be payable at time of booking, the balance payable no later then 8 weeks prior to arrival. Last minute Booking has to be payed the full amount. The owner request a break deposit at the arrival to the villa and will be return after the departure if nothing is broken and damage in the Villa.( In the winter the heating is an extra and the air condition is extra too )

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is preferred on Saturdays in the high Season, and in the low and medium Season it is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in Euros. I do special prices for smaller groups in the low and Mid Season, please email us . . .
And i do special price for 1 couple 700€ per week in the low Season Winter . . .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund