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Os Pinheiros is the epitome of chic style and modern living. The traditional architecture blends perfectly with the white walls and richly coloured furnishings. This style continues outside to the beautiful gardens and modern pool area with the outdoor furnishings equally in keeping with the quality of the interior. The villa itself can accommodate up to 8 people. There are 3 bedrooms on the ground floor and a quality sofa bedroom on the mezzanine floor. There is a separate one bedroom guest cottage within the grounds which mirrors the quality and furnishings of the main villa and accommodates up to 4 people. If you book the main villa only the cottage will not be rented giving you sole use of the pool and gardens.
Os Pinheiros is a very rare property not usually available for rental and as well as being suitable for the most discerning of clients makes a perfect retreat for a large family or group of friends for that special celebration or just an indulgent holiday. Situated approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the town of Guia, 4kms from the beach and 3kms from Algarve Shopping complex and Zoomarine.
THE LIVING AREA
The front entrance opens onto a stylish hallway which leads through an archway into the large lounge where there is a comfortable contemporary L shaped leather sofa to relax on or watch the flat LCD widescreen TV with digital satellite receiver UK TV channels and DVD. This is the heart of the home from which all the other rooms lead. The lounge leads directly onto the patio area extending the living space outdoors and allowing you to enjoy outdoor dining and fabulous views of the countryside. This terrace overlooks the large pool and barbecue area close to the main alfresco dining area. From the lounge area a glass framed staircase leads to the mezzanine floor. This is a peaceful seated area with a library and working area with computer desk and full WiFi internet connection. There is a double sofa bed which is ideal for teenagers.
The dining kitchen area is accessed through an archway from the main lounge on the ground floor. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooker, hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, and fridge/freezer. It offers everything from preparing a snack to a formal dinner for a group of friends. Budding cooks will adore the variety of kitchen utensils and accessories. There is a large dining table which can seat 12.
The master bedroom is a large, light room with an en suite shower room adjacent. The bed is super king size. From the bedroom window you can enjoy the magnificent views of the surrounding vines. The garden bedroom fills with natural light and has stunning views of the vines and surrounding countryside. The beds can be twin or king. A modern bathroom is adjacent. To the front is a stylish double bedroom with views of the surrounding gardens and a separate modern shower room adjacent. All 3 bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and hairdryers. The mezzanine room can be changed into a 4th bedroom. The quality sofa bed is a comfortable double bed. There is a chest of drawers and a wardrobe for clothes. Curtains can be drawn across the mezzanine for total privacy.
All 3 bathrooms within the villa are finished to the highest standards with modern fittings and walk in showers. The main bathroom has a large sumptuous bath in which to relax. One bathroom is en suite; the other 2 are adjacent to each bedroom which provides each bedroom with its own bathroom. There is a WC in the games room.
THE GAMES ROOM
Directly below the living space is a large indoor games room with tv area, equipped to the very highest of standards including a sound system, DVD, LCD TV with full Sky package including sports, movies and Sky planner. The games room boasts a built in bar which is equipped with fridge, ice machine and sink. There is a toilet and washroom adjacent. The games room comes complete with a fabulous pool table which will provide endless hours of fun. The games room opens out to the BBQ and alfresco dining area.
Os Pinheiros cottage consists of an open plan kitchen which is fully equipped with oven/hob, fridge small freezer and washing machine. There is also a microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster and ironing facilities. The living area is stylishly furnished and has a flat screen LCD TV with satellite package UK TV and DVD player. There is a quality leather sofa bed which can sleep 2 people. The large bedroom is stylishly furnished and can be arranged to accommodate king size or twin sleeping arrangements. Patio doors from the bedroom lead out to the immaculate gardens. There is a spacious en suite with walk in shower. The cottage has a private covered terrace area with quality furnishings and leads directly onto the magnificent garden area.
Os Pinheiros villa and cottage are set amongst their own private gardens and surrounded by mature hedging. Access to the property is through electrically operated gates which open onto the cobbled driveway. The entry system is equipped with a security camera. The magnificent gardens have meandering pathways through the lawns and plenty of mature palms and fruit trees. Within the gardens there is a covered pergola furnished with comfortable seating. The gardens are fully illuminated at night. The large swimming pool at Os Pinheiros is 10.5m x 5.5m with a depth of 0.9m to 1.9m and can be heated in the winter to provide the perfect place to soak up the hot sun. The swimming pool area is surrounded by a child safe wall and is accessed through lockable gates. The outdoor furnishings are equally in keeping with the quality of the interior. Within the pool area there are plenty of sun beds and outdoor seating. There is a shower area adjacent to the pool. Pool towels and robes are provided. The quality theme continues to the outdoor dining/BBQ area with a covered seating area for up to 12 people. From the mezzanine a door leads onto a furnished sun terrace. The terrace itself has magnificent views of the local countryside with distant sea views. This space provides a peaceful retreat for adults to enjoy late evening cocktails whilst watching the sunset over the Monchique Mountains.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
We have an English speaking villa manager called Carol who can help you with your stay. Carol can make arrangements if you need to see a doctor, dentist, physiotherapist, lawyer, police, British Consulate etc. We also have an excellent pharmacy in Guia who give advice and treatment for minor ailments.
There is a doctors clinic in the Algarve shopping mall.
Our villa has been accredited with a Tourism License by the Albufeira Municipal Department of Tourism, which ensures that the villa complies with the required standards of accommodation and safety. Lic 201095
The villa is inspected every year and checks are made on fire safety equipment, first aid kit, gas, ventilation, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
The solar water system is checked and serviced yearly by RX Solar.
We also have a water filter system which is checked monthly by the same company. Tap water is safe to drink and cook with although drinking bottled water is recommended.
We provide a stair gate for the mezzanine and lockable gates around the swimming pool.
The villa and cottage have mosquito nets fitted on all doors and windows.
The swimming pool is cleaned professionally twice a week.
The villa is cleaned and maintained to the highest standard.
Cot mattresses are replaced twice a year.
All bedding and pillows have protectors which are changed between clients.
It important to remember, especially when travelling with children, to take a few minutes to familiarise yourself and your party with the pool area on arrival. Children must always be accompanied by an adult in the pool area. On arrival the villa manager will demonstrate the operation of the pool cover. Guests are requested to abide by all safety instructions when operating the swimming pool cover.
Villa and cottage Os Pinheiros are set amongst their own private gardens and surrounded by mature hedging. Access to the property is through electrically operated gates which open onto the cobbled driveway. We ask that you keep the gates closed.
The villa is alarmed and the alarm is maintained and monitored by a private security company.
If the alarm is activated the villa manager is notified. She will then contact the guests before deciding whether the security company is required to attend.
All doors, shutters and windows lock securely; internal door keys can also be requested.
The villas have safes for valuables in every bedroom.
Of course, every guest wants to make sure that neither they, nor their children, encounter any difficulties while they are away. But if something should happen, having the right travel insurance for your family can provide invaluable peace of mind.
Although not specially adapted wheelchair accessibility is good. From the front door into the villa there is a single step. Once inside the villa the 3 bedrooms/bathrooms and kitchen are on the one level and the large lounge leads out to the upper terrace. There are 11 steps from the upper terrace to the pool area. These steps can be avoided by accessing the pool and BBQ area via the driveway. The cottage itself in on one level, again accessed via the driveway.
Pool heating costs £240 per week, £400 per week 1st November- 30th April. Complimentary solar pool heating July and August.