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Casa Vanilla - A/Con 4 bedr/4bathroom,Heated Pool Child Safety Fences

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Updated: 16-Jan-2017
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

About the property

Private Villa sleeps 8/9 A/C Heated Pool with Gated Safety Fences rate £500-1750

The CASA VANILLA a typically Algarvian luxury villa is situated in the area of Vale de Parra, just behind the magnificent Gale/Salgados beach. The Casa Vanilla is ideal for winter or summer holidays as it has air-conditioning in all bedrooms and lounge and has triple glazing with internal Venetian blinds, mosquito netting on all windows and a security alarm system and safe. Accommodation: The a/c interior is on one level throughout and comprises: one large double, one double & one twin bedroom all with en-suite showers, one twin bedroom and a further bathroom. Large lounge/Dining room with UK SKY SATELLITE TV including SKY SPORTS also a DVD player, plus fully fitted kitchen with Oven/Hob, Fridge/freezer, Dishwasher & Microwave. The ample terrace and gardens include a large heated swimming pool with GATED CHILD SAFETY POOL FENCING which can be removed for clients who do not require this facility. By the pool area is the superb BBQ area, there are ample sun loungers, patio furniture & a beautiful pergola which is an ideal spot for al-fresco meals. There is a laundry room with washing machine for clients use, but personal laundry can be done by arrangement with Lucinda the house manager.

The CASA VANILLA is our privately owned villa which we have fitted out and maintained to a very high standard.During 2011/2012 we have completely refurbished all four bath and shower rooms finishing them to the highest specification.Our villa is situated just off the road down to the magnificent Gale/ Salgados beach and has the benefit of been close enough to all shops, restaurants,beaches etc but as it is in a position with no traffic passing offers that little extra tranquillity.Whilst it is only few minutes walk to a good selection of bars,restaurants and supermarkets we recommend having some car hire to give yourselves the chance to visit the numerous other attractions just a short drive away

.The VANILLA stands in its own land and is surrounded by walled and fenced gardens making it a totally enclosed and secure property.It is accessed from the exterior through electronic gates

with coded key pads along with a telephone intercom system.The good size garden/patio/pool area with removable gated child SAFETY FENCING is to the south of the villa giving sun virtually all day,it contains the superb full size heated private swimming pool(the pool heating if requested is an additional cost to be agreed prior to arrival) with shallow end and pool lighting for night bathing,alongside the pool is an outside open shower ideal for wash down after a visit to the beach/pool.We supply one pool towel per client for there stay, this saves on luggage capacity but we do ask clients to launder these themselves if required.

There is an abundance of patio furniture with top quality sun loungers,sun umbrellas, tables,chairs etc,but the top

feature on the patio is the fabulous pergola which gives a lovely shaded area,big enough for everyone to sit and is

ideal for al- fresco meals.The covered feature barbeque complete with all bbq implements is close by as is the laundry room with washing machine for clients use.

The villa interior which is all on one level making it ideal for clients who do not like steps,comprises four double bedrooms,all air conditioned with top quality fitted wardrobes and divan beds.The first bedroom is double bedded with ample room for an extra cot or z-bed,it has an en-suite shower/wet room.The second is a twin bedded with en-suite shower room.The third bedroom is double bedded again with en-suite shower room .The fourth bedroom is twin bedded and is next to the main full bathroom with its full size bath ideal for those who prefer to bathe small children/infants/themselves.A hairdryer is available for clients use which saves on luggage space when packing.

The air conditioned lounge /dinning room is very tastefully furnished with ample sofas and chairs for both dinning and relaxing.There is a feature fire place with wood burning stove and 40inch flat screen LED TV which is our own SKY SATELLITE

TV PACKAGE with our personal viewing card which we will leave after agreement as to its use and safety giving clients all the SKY channels including SKY SPORTS plus numerous other channels,however BBC and ITV 1 have ceased to broadcast to the whole of Europe from March 2014. .There is also a DVD player alongside the tv.

The all electric (no gas at all in the villa) kitchen is fully fitted with full double oven,full separate hob,dishwasher,

microwave,coffee maker plus an abundance of other items and utensils,crockery,cutlery,glasses etc.The rear kitchen door opens onto the pool/patio area making ideal for supplementing outdoor catering.

The Vanilla has triple glazed windows, these are very high security having a ventillation setting perfect for those who

like fresh air ,they have a sealed internal venitian blind with an external roller mosquito net,these really are the best most secure windows you will ever see.There are both full house and fire alarm systems along with a high security floor safe fitted.

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About the Owner

Ken & Carol Hollins Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Portuguese
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16 January, 2017

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 36 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ferreiras at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Albufeira at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Vanilla is situated in the tranquil countryside area of Vale de Parra, just behind the magnificent Gale/Salgados beach. Some of the best restaurants in the Algarve are close by & the popular resort of Albufeira is around 5Km away. Albufeira Old Town is an eclectic mix of narrow cobbled streets & old fishermen houses moving outwards from a central square with numerous music bars, restaurants and street entertainers, who provide regular free shows in the main square during the summer season. The town of Guia is 5kms away and is famous for the chicken piri-piri restaurants which provide excellent value for families. Our management office is near Casa Vanilla and can offer advice, help & assistance to all our guests, including a welcome visit to the house. The office has a dedicated Golf booking agency for Algarve courses & also sells tickets for waterparks, Zoomarine, boat trips & excursions all at discount prices. Nearest supermarket is less than 1km away in the village where there is also a pharmacy,bank,and range of other shops and facilities.These will allow you to purchase a good range of foods,household goods,baby foods and products,use cash machine facilities etc.A short drive will take you to excellent Aquatic Parks,the famous Zoo Marine with its Dolphins,the Algarve Shopping Centre at Guia with a massive selection of international outlets,cinemas,bars,cuisines,hypermarkets etc.

There is a good range of local restaurants within a short walk of the villa ranging from very reasonably priced snack bars up to top quality international ones.Some of our favourite ones are the beach bars/restaurants dotted along the miles of beaches and coves all having excellent value quality food and drinks in the most delightful settings.

The beaches themselves have many water sports activities including jet-ski, para sailing, water skiing,boat hire

sunbed/umbrella hire etc.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
LOW 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 21 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
JUNE 2017
5 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 19 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
20 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Peak
31 Aug 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
21 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is WI-FI ADSL in the villa and passwords to use will be given on arrival.We also supply POOLTOWELS and a HAIRDRYER, that is one towel per client for the length of stay, but clients are asked to launder these themselves if required ,both items are a big help on luggage space when travelling.

The rates include the AIR CONDITIONING.If clients require pool heating this can be arranged with ourselves before arrival and costs which will be agreed at time of booking will be kept to the minimum.

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 130 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1 is an en-suite with toilet, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle Bathroom 2 is an en-suite with toilet, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle Bathroom 3 is an en-suite with toilet, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle Bathroom 4 is not en-suite and has a toilet, wash basin, bath with shower and bidet.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 is a large double with en-suite shower room Bedroom 2 is a large twin with en-suite shower room Bedroom 3 is a twin with en-suite shower room Bedroom 4 is a large double opposite the separate bathroom. All bedrooms are fitted with ultra modern wardrobes and top quality divan beds.


  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • The air-conditioning at Casa Vanilla is included in the rental price, no separate charges apply.The pool heating is available at an extra cost which will be kept to the minimum and agreed before arrival.Lucinda the house manager is at the house to provide a maid service every day, except Sundays & public holidays and clients personal laundry can be done by arrangement with Lucinda. All linen is provided, as are towels, including one pool towel per client, this saves on luggage space when travelling but clients must launder these themselves.We now supply an electric hair dryer, once again a saving on luggage capacity,this along with the pool towels are clients responsibilty to replace in cases of loss or damage. Cots and high chairs are available to clients free of charge, just let us know in advance. As Vanilla is on one level, it has proved very popular for clients requiring wheelchair access or with walking difficulties.

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