Located near the market town of Loule in the Eastern Algarve, this elegant rural house is particularly well suited to families. Its hilltop position amongst two hectares of farmland offers views of the coast and is within easy reach of beaches and golf courses.
As well as its golden sandy beaches and championship golf courses, this part of the Algarve is also known for its pretty countryside and nature walks, sleepy white washed villages with friendly locals and reasonably priced restaurants and bars. There several places of interest to visit nearby such as the quaint village of Alte and the Baroque palace of Estoi.
This villa is surrounded by terraces and a lawned garden, framed by almond, olive and citrus trees. The pretty swimming pool (12.5 x 5m) with a surrounding sunbathing terrace, outdoor shower, and separate shallow area for children sits to one side of the grounds and there is also, a charming outdoor covered barbecue and dining terrace at the rear of the property.
The interiors are warm and extremely comfortable with generously proportioned rooms. The property has a welcoming and homely feel, and is very well equipped, including Sky TV and DVD player, board games, telephone/fax machine and Wi-Fi internet access. Further amenities include table tennis, as well as an all weather tennis court, gym equipment (treadmill and rowing machine) and sauna/shower room, shared with the next door property, Casa das Laranjeiras, which is also available for rent. Baby cot and high chair available on request.
Entrance hall with cloak room (with washing machine). Very spacious dining/sitting room with open fireplace opening onto partly covered terrace. Master bedroom with king size bed, sitting area with open fire place and en-suite bathroom. Smaller double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Twin bedroom (very large beds) with open fireplace and en-suite dressing room and bathroom. Well equipped kitchen (breakfast table, microwave, gas oven and hob, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, food blender, dishwasher). Separate larder (with large fridge/freezer).
Faro Airport 20 minutes
Loule (market & food shops) 10 minutes
Beaches 20 minutes
Golf 15 minutes
Spanish Border 45 minutes
Lisbon and Seville 2 ½ hours