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Spacious and stylish villa with heated pool in private rural setting



Updated: 19-Sep-2016
The prefect escape, stylish yet family friendly 5 bedroom villa with large pool

Originally built in 1925 and fully refurbished in 2014 whilst retaining its original character, this beautiful farm house is spacious, comfortable and very private.

Set in an idyllic, peaceful, rural location 5 minutes from the town of Loule, a thriving traditional Portuguese town with a daily market, cafes, bars and shops. Also within a 15 minute drive of the best beaches and golf courses on the Algarve and 20 minutes drive from Faro airport.

A bright and airy kitchen leads to outside dining/pool area with outdoor fireplace perfect for long summer evenings. The kitchen also adjoins the open plan indoor dining/lounge area with 12 seat dining table, sofas and large wood burning stove for cooler evenings in the autumn and spring.

Features 5 bedrooms with air conditioning, 4 of which have ensuite bathrooms with heated floors.

Master Bedroom - Super king four poster with ensuite bath, walk in shower and double sinks. Large sliding doors lead to pool area. This room adjoins bedroom 3 making it the perfect family suite.

Bedroom 1 - Queen size bed and ensuite shower room. This room adjoins the lounge area and features french doors on to the front patio with views of the original archway entrance and front lawn.

Bedroom 2 - 2 Twin Beds with ensuite shower room, off the hallway leading from the lounge near bedroom 1. Quiet and cosy with window facing the front patio and lawn.

Bedroom 3 - Very large room with two double beds and ensuite shower room. This bedroom adjoins the master.

Loft room - Single childs bed and sleeping platform with double mattress. This room is suitable only for older children, teenagers and adults. Accessed from a small staircase leading to the roof terrace.

Separate W/C with washbasin in hallway near loft room.

Spacious, enclosed tiled pool area with plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas. The pool is heated for a separate charge and measures 10m x 5m with a large shallow end.

The Property is surrounded by an acre and half of land, with a grassy lawn area to the front and trees to the rear and fenced perimeter.

Family friendly with cot and high chair available. Plenty of toys, books and games for to keep younger travelers entertained.

Wifi broadband included. TV and DVD player with DVD library, but no satellite.

Large Continente Supermarket within 5 minute drive.

More Details
  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


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  • 5 of 5

9 of us stayed at the villa including a 4 month old baby. Everything we needed was there and more. The younger people in our party did not leave the pool. The villa is located in a quiet area but within easy distance of beautiful beaches and a water park. We had an excellent week and would definitely stay again. Linda and Mick were very pleasant and helpful

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best villa we have ever stayed in. Everything we could have wished for was provided. We are a family of 12 and the accommodation was just perfect. In a quiet rural area but 5 minutes from supermarket and only 15 minutes to beaches and resorts if you need them. The website is very accurate - if anything, understated. Mike and Linda were most helpful and always there if needed. It was great to have an excellent TV/ music system (especially as the Olympics were on during our first week!). We would love to return to Villa Andorinha and highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning, well equipped, peaceful villa

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this beautiful villa a number of times now and absolutely love it. Close to Faro airport and Loule town yet rural enough to enjoy complete peace and tranquility. The villa itself is beautiful inside and out, very well decorated with everything you could possibly require. The outside pool area is stunning and days can just drift by relaxing in the sunshine. If you feel like exploring there are wonderful beaches within a 15 mins drive and the luxury resorts of Vale de Lobo and Quinta do Lago are close by too. There are great waterparks close by for the kids as well. A truly beautiful villa and we look forward to visiting again very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, peaceful and convenient

  • 5 of 5

This villa was as wonderful as the pictures depicted it to be and incredibly convenient to get to from the airport. Beautifuy decorated and sparklingly clean inside and out with a lovely, large pool it was the perfect spot to relax in. There's lots to see and do in the surrounding area and the beaches are all in easy reach of the property, as is the supermarket and local food markets. We feel lucky to have discovered it and we are already excited about booking it again for next year and taking more friends with us too!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 15 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Vale do Lobo at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Faro at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Loule at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Vale Do Lobo at 15 Kilometres Car: necessary


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2016
11 Sep 2016 - 6 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2016
7 Nov 2016 - 12 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Half Term 2017
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
5 Jun 2017 - 3 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
4 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
11 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Rates are inclusive of cleaning prior to arrival, additional cleaning during your stay is available upon request for an extra fee. Pool heating is available upon request for an additional fee. Welcome pack available for an extra fee, please request upon booking. Airport transfers available for additional fee.

20% to hold the reservation, with balance due 8 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 19-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural


  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.


  • Master Bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to Bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to Bedroom 2
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to Bedroom 3
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bidet, Separate toilet and wash basin, close to MBR, BR2&4


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Child Bed


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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