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Nigel Scandrett

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, german

Beautiful Secure Gated Villa with Pool, Gardens & Free WiFi!

3 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Luz Condo Rental Photos and Description

Villa in Praia da Luz, Luz, Lagos, Western Algarve, Portugal - Magnificent Location, 100 metres to Beach

Casa Sirrah is a top quality villa in a beautiful location only 1 minute walk down a quiet lane to the magnificent beach of Praia da Luz. Situated in the prestigious area of Parque Da Praia, this very well furnished and equipped villa has an attractive pool and garden, shared with 3 similar villas. Casa Sirrah offers first class accommodation in a delightful location, so close to the beach, all the amenities of Luz and to the striking Black Rock area overlooking the sea. Very close to restaurants, bars and local supermarkets. No need to drive. Free WiFi is available throughout the house. NEW for 2014 : You will have heard that all the English TV channels through the Astra satellite were lost when it was switched off. Not for us! At vast expense we have installed IPTV which works through the internet and gives you everything and more that you would have got at home. Please note that we do not allow pets or animals of any description at this property.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Nigel Scandrett (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, german

About Nigel Scandrett

The Scandrett family consist of Nigel and Jackie with children John (22) and Stuart (18). We have visited the Algarve and Spain on numerous occasions for family and golf holidays. The climate is the key. Much warmer than the South of France and guaranteed sunshine most of the year. We have a high standard of living in the UK and were looking for something with a 'wow' factor that ticked most of the boxes similar to what we enjoy in the UK, albeit smaller. In 'Casa Poco Loco' (Spain - Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014) and 'Casa Sirrah' (Algarve) we found it. Locations so close to the beach and the nearby proximity of golf, supermarkets, shops, restaurants and bars were key factors. Not typical rental properties. Everything designed to the highest standard - yours to enjoy!

Nigel Scandrett purchased this condo in 2012

Why Nigel Scandrett chose Lagos region

How can you beat being just 100 metres from one of the best beaches in the Algarve. A large pool shared with just 3 other properties. Secure gated location. No need to drive to access a range of a great range of bars, restaurants and supermarkets. Only 5 mins drive from the fascinating town of Lagos with marina walks amid a mix of the traditional cobbled streets and modern quality shops. Much better value than the Faro end of the Algarve - more unspoilt.

What makes this condo unique

Frankly I think we have covered all this elsewhere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

July - 'We had a lovely time, the location was spot on and your villa was just perfect from the toys for the boys, the pool, right through to the quality and layout of the furniture and fittings. It is more like a home than normal holiday accommodation. You must be very proud of your property, we felt privileged that we were able to enjoy it.'



Sept - Superb villa and fantastic location. Very baby friendly with the stair gate(at top of stairs).Very clean and all your home comforts for a relaxing stay.



June - A wonderfully equipped villa with absolutely everything you could need.



June - No better place to chill out. The villa has everything you could possibly need. you could not meet nicer people than the people of Luz.



Sept - We thought the villa was the best location in Luz, so close to the beach but in a quiet area. We all loved the garden and the pool and our 16 month old daughter the toys. Villa is great - everything here to feel at home.
Jul 2006
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Reviews

5
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Beautiful Secure Gated Villa with Pool, Gardens & Free WiFi!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Casa Sirrah - a home from home

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived at Casa Sirrah, it felt like home. The pool and gardens are perfect. Better still is the location. Would certainly stay in Casa Sirrah again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Golf Trip

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a perfect few days golf break with friends in Praia da Luz .Accomodation ,restaurants and amenities in the location were all first class. Just a pity that the excellent local golf courses beat me up ...as usual!!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that this group of 4 golfers enjoyed the house and the surrounding area so much. Not having to drive to any of the bars & restaurants by the beach and within the village is a great plus. Three golf courses within a 15 minute drive makes the location perfect for short breaks.
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful well equipped villa a stones throw from the beach and walking distance to numerous very good restaurants.

Tucked away just yards from the beach this villa is in a small gated development which is very quiet and very peaceful, the patio which seems bigger than the others has the sun on it all day and its so relaxing to just lie on a sun bed and soak up the rays (even in March), the villa is well equipped, light and airy with 3 en suite bedrooms a decent sized dining table and a comfortable lounge, and of course its location is perfect for access to numerous golf courses in the area which we took full advantage of, definitely worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that this guest enjoyed the work we have put into making this villa one of the best well equipped in the area, one of the most secure and one so close to the beach and all amenities.
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

1 min walk along quiet lane to Praia da Luz beach, overlooked by the dramatic cliffs of Black Rock, and Luz village. Many other beaches close by. Burgau, quite stunning, 10 mins drive and Meia Praia (9km long) 15 mins drive are worthy of mention. Don't miss the most western point of Europe, Cape Vincent and its lighthouse. Don't wear a hat! Just a trifle windy.

Travel:

Faro airport, served by many low cost airlines, is around 55 mins drive. Car hire is incredibly reasonable and there are plenty of companies to choose from. See our 'Notes' for one particular recommendation. There is also a 90 min train ride from Faro to Lagos, then just a very short cab ride, so you don't have to have a car, but it helps!

Distances:

Lagos a fascinating small town with good shops and restaurants and a very attractive marina 10 min drive. Silves, an inland historic town with ancient castle 25 mins. Sagres at the western end of the Algarve, an old natural harbour 20 mins. Alvor, an old fishing village, with an attractive waterfront 15 mins. Many other small villages and attractions.

Further Details:

There are many cafes and restaurants in Luz, mostly within 10 - 15 mins walk, as well as supermarkets, a pharmacy, a bank, doctor, dentist and other shops. Tennis courts are close by. Lagos offers all these and much more!

Casa Sirrah is a privately owned family villa used by the owners, their family and friends for holidays, as well as for letting at the rentals indicated. It is professionally managed by a good local agent who is always on hand should any emergency occur. In the property there are instruction booklets for appliances.

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Rates & Availability

Luz Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Autumn
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
$143
$937
 
 
Best Golfing Season!
Oct 2 2016 - Oct 22 2016
5 night minimum stay
$130
$846
 
 
Half Term
Oct 23 2016 - Oct 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$846
 
 
Winter Warmer!
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$104
$651
 
 
Xmas & New Years Eve
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$716
 
 
Winter Warmer
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$651
 
 
Half Term
Feb 12 2017 - Feb 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$716
 
 
Spring
Feb 20 2017 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$755
 
 
Easter
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$807
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 23 2017 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$781
 
 
Half Term
May 28 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$846
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,067
 
 
The Summer!
Jul 23 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,431
 
 
Early Autumn
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,028
 
 
IIdeal Golfing Weather
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$937
 
 
Half Term
Oct 21 2017 - Oct 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$937
 
 
Winter Warmer
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$755
 
 
Xmas & New Year's Eve
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$781
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$781
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50% deposit non refundable) required. Balance payable 6 weeks before date of holiday. Generally we do not ask for a deposit and rely on honesty. If you suffer a breakage or any accidental damage let us know and we will charge it at cost. Our maid will go through the property after handover to check against the inventory. At our discretion we do reserve the right to charge a £500 deposit.

Changeover Day:
No particular day. Our availability chart is always up to date. We will do our best to fit in with you but must watch against too many voids. If we accept less than a 7 day period we may increase the pro rata rate to cover the additional cleaning costs.

Notes on prices:
If days/weeks overlap we normally just charge in pro. For short notice deals just try us - rather have it enjoyed than empty!

50% on booking, balance 6 weeks beforehand

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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Amenities

Luz Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, WC and washing machine. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower and WC. Bathroom on ground floor with shower and WC, can be used either as a virtual en-suite to bedroom 3, or as a cloakroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) + cot available Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and balcony overlooking the pool. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, window overlooking the pool. Bedroom 3 with twin beds (located on ground floor).
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Gas fire, additional heaters if required (energy use at cost in winter months). Electric fans available. Additional beds and cots etc can be provided by arrangement. Access to pool and garden is direct from lounge. Safety equipment installed - fire extinguisher, smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm. This villa is accredited by the local Tourism authority which guarantees that it is of a high standard and has all necessary safety euipment. It faces the sun for most of the day but as it is slightly set back stays pleasantly cool. Outside: Swimming pool, shared with 3 similar villas (when they are there), is approx 5x8m. Garden furniture - table and chairs, sun loungers with mattresses on patio. Ample private car parking. Open view beyond pool and garden towards the dramatic Black Rock area. New electrically operated (remote control or keypad) security gates were installed in 2008, which further enhance the privacy and security of the car park area and the villa. Small rear garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Weekly maid service. Linen and towels changed once a week. Other: Hallway with cupboard & hooks for coats. Noticeboard with cards left from clients with suggestions for the best restaurants and attractions. Plenty of books for holiday reading! Please add to our library. Do enter comments in the 'Guest Book'. Free WiFi!

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