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Immaculate & luxurious modern Villa with large Infinity Pool & Spa (sleeps 10)

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

10m Infinity pool, Spa, 4 beds, 3 baths (2 en suite) Air conditioning & Wi-Fi

Our Villa is located on the fringes of Cerro Azul Resort, Nr. Olhão and Moncarapacho in the sunny Eastern Algarve region of Portugal.

Located in a beautiful and traditional unspoilt countryside location within 10-15 mins drive to some of the best Golf courses, white sandy Beaches and stunning Restaurants serving some of the best local and international cuisine.

"Monte Vista" is a beautiful spacious luxury family villa, with 4 large bedrooms and 3 luxury bathrooms (2 en-suite), which comfortably sleeps up to 10 people.

Purpose designed & built to perfection for two families with 4 kids!

There is air conditioning in all of the rooms to allow a good nights sleep and free Wi-Fi for those who must post their epic dive on Instagram or show off their tan on Facebook.

It has a private and luxurious 10m x 5m South facing Infinity pool with a constant depth of 1.2m overall, giving maximum sun exposure from sunrise to sunset.

Encompassed within 1.5 acres of private natural gardens with 1.8m high hand-built traditional stone walls to keep you secluded and the paparazzi at bay.

The pool terrace is fully furnished and expansive with purpose built BBQ area and external dining area, and is fully equipped with sun-beds and separate relaxation sofas for the cheeky Bombay and tonic or three with a slice of lemon hand picked from your very own trees within the grounds

There is plenty of things to keep you and the kids entertained with the infinity pool and 12 person spa for the closest of friends, pool table, dart board and artificial games lawn for the energetic amongst you for ball sports such as volleyball, tennis, football and bowls.

Enough fun for everyone of all ages, whether your their to relax with a book in the shade under the canopy of the ancient trees or to enjoy the remoteness and make as much noise as you like.

This is due to the secluded location with no neighbours overlooking you as there are only five properties in the surrounding vicinity.

The villa is gated with lots of off road parking for up to eight vehicles and boats and has a local shop for milk, bread and bottle or two of red for the daily essentials within 500 yards and a three minute walk.

Locate just on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Moncarapacho for steak cooked over volcanic stone at Colibris or the best chicken Peri Peri in Olhao.

The villa is centrally located between both towns and within a short five minute drive and is host to numerous other wonderful restaurants and bars.

Olhao is famous as the main fishing marina for the Algarve and the fish market supplies fish to the whole of the Algarves restaurants so you cant get fresher as its travelled all of forty feet from the shore to your plate!

Many unspoilt white sandy beaches stretch for miles in the protected Ria Formosa and the Local beach at Fuseta is reported to be the best beach in the whole of the Algarve and the Telegraph reports Tavira beach as the fourth best in the whole of Europe!

For the golfers amongst you, you are centrally located between 42 of the Algarves best golf courses and all are within a thirty minute drive, including Monte Rei, San Lorenzo, Oceanico and Quinta do Lago, the algarves top five golf course which are rated as some of the best in Europe are all on your doorstep.

Why not come and enjoy all the unspoilt Eastern Algarve has to offer with lovely countryside, empty white sand beaches, low prices with no looky-looky men allowing you de-stress in seconds upon arrival !!!!

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Fuseta with its wonderful lagoon beach is only 5 miles away with ferry boats to wonderful unspoilt beaches & islands. There are boats from Olhao, Cabanas and Tavira which take you to wonderful deserted island beaches. Tavira beach island has been voted 4th best beach in Europe! (Telegraph June 2005).

The bigger, noisier Central Algarve beaches, water parks & go karting, etc, attractions are only 30 mins drive away, if that is your wish. Then you can return to the peace and tranquillity of the villa!

Travel:

Car hire essential to enjoy the villa and allow you to explore the area to its fullest.

Faro airport is approximately 20 - 25 mins drive away via the N125 coast road or the newly built A22 Motorway. We are located at the foot of San Miguel mountain which is easily recognised from the tall antenna masts and is noted as the highest mountain in the Algarve region.

Distances:

Within easy distance are Tavira (regarded as the loveliest town in the Algarve), Estoi (with its Rococo palace and Roman ruins), Olhao (fishing port), Fresh fruit, veg and fish markets, wonderful restaurants and of course Faro with its fine shopping malls and walled city.

The nearby Ria Formosa National Park offers excellent walks, extensive beaches and birdwatching.

Further Details:

The small town of Moncarapacho is approximately 2-3 miles away with supermarkets, bars, restaurants, petrol station, internet cafe, cash machines, pharmacy, dentist, bank, post office, etc. There are numerous bar/bistro restaurants there which are all within 5 minute drive for wonderful lazy lunches at 6 Euros a head & you will find it difficult to spend 15 euros per person per night including your drinks, try doing that In Vilamoura or Vale do Lobo!

Come and enjoy many aspects of the unspoilt Eastern Algarve. Fish, meat, beers and wine are plentiful and all low cost............why you would want to go any where else?

More Details

Owner
Vicki Ferrari
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 2017

About Vicki Ferrari

We were a regular visitor to the Algarve region before we had kids which made a nice escape from our busy lives in London & Essex.

With the addition of Keira & Ella we new it would be a good place to have a second residence for family holidays so we looked in 2008 to find a suitable plot to build our dream villa.

Sean's been in construction since school and now runs his own successful development company and designs & build luxury indoor swimming pools and basements for the rich and famous in town and I spent many years in the city before having the children and now work within the family business.

Vicki Ferrari purchased this villa in 2008

Why Vicki Ferrari chose Olhao region

We found the plot and new we could deliver something special here.

Remote enough to be away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to be a short drive to anywhere.

The location is peaceful and private, but will allow you to be as noisy as you want which I can assure you our kids are experts at believe me!

We designed and built the villa in 2008 with the brief of allowing two families to co-habit with ease, which made perfect sense for us as we often holiday with friends or family.

The villa design is perfect in this scenario and allowed the reduced cost for future rental use to be met as the rental cost could be split between two families.

What makes this villa unique

As we designed and built the villa it was purpose built to be traditional on the outside but with a modern and contemporary interior.

We knew the way we would want to use it so we included the large 10m Infinity pool with 12 person spa and kiddies pool which is very unique with cascades and jumping jets the kids simply love it.

This allows the whole family to use the pool which has a constant depth of 1.2m all over, relax in the spa or for those with small children we have built the separate kiddies pool which is like a bath in the wonderful Algarvian sun.

The villa sits in large expansive natural grounds within the unspoilt location and a 1.8m high hand-built traditional stone wall surrounds the property to keep the family villa and grounds completely secluded & private.

We have a large entertaining terrace and artificial grass lawn for activities & sports as well as areas of natural garden for relaxation as the site is so large.

This allows you to entertain very comfortably and the whole place was designed for family fun and entertaining.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A truly beautiful villa with everything you could possibly want for a family holiday.

The owners had put a lot of love and care into this villa and it showed.



Thank you and hopefully we will come back again soon.



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Oct 2016
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Location

Restaurant Colibri
"Best Steak cooked on Hot Volcanic stone served with fries and salad for €12"
O Franguinho
"Dont let the massive restaurant & decor put you off. Locals use this for birthdays and parti..."
McDonald's Olhão
"Easy for the kids when they're starving !!!"
António
"Great Local Restaurant and unbelievably cheap..."
Gunther's Restaurante
"International Cuisine and great for foodies..."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Faro
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Colibris
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
ihla fuseta
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Colina Verde
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Olhao
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
A22
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Colibris
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fuseta
Car: necessary

Locate just on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Moncarapacho for steak cooked on volcanic stone at Colibris or the best chicken Peri Peri in Olhao.

The villa is centrally located between both towns within a short five minute drive as well as host to numerous other wonderful restaurants and bars.

Olhao is famous as the main fishing marina for the Algarve and the fish market supplies fish to the whole of the Algarve restaurants so you cant get fresher as its travelled all of forty feet from the shore to your plate!

Many unspoilt white sandy beaches stretch for miles in the protected Ria Formosa and the Local beach at Fuseta is reported to be the best beach in the whole of the Algarve. The Telegraph reports Tavira beach as the fourth best in the whole of Europe!.

For the golfers amongst you, you are centrally located between 42 of the Algarves best golf courses and all are within a thirty minute drive including Monte Rei, San Lorenzo, Oceanico and Quinta do Lago - these are rated as the Algarves top five golf courses which are also rated as some of the best in Europe.

Why not come and enjoy all the unspoilt Eastern Algarve has to offer, with lovely countryside, empty white sand beaches, low prices and no looky-looky men.....de-stress in seconds!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Quelfes in Olhão

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 ensuite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful ensuite with separate shower cubicle
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bedroom 3 & 4 share this full bathroom
    Communal Toilet - Toilet , Downstairs toilet and sink for all guests to use
    Master En Suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Luxury double sinks extra large bath and shower with balcony
  • Master bathroom is directly accessed from the bedroom and is en-suite with huge Villeroy & Boch bath-suite with Shower and his and hers sinks and floating wall hung W.C. Access is possible direct to personal balcony at front with views to San Miguel Mountain. Second bathroom is fully equipped and is en-suite to the second ground floor bedroom complete with bath, separate shower and W.C. Third bathroom is accessed from upstairs hall and is a family bathroom that serves bedroom three and bedroom four with bath, separate shower and W.C Downstairs there is a cloakroom which is conveniently accessed from the hallway for general use during the day from the living room, kitchen and pool terraces which is very handy for the kids when wet from the pool when relaxing in the living room.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Double bed with built in double wardrobe and balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 4 Single Bed , 2 sets of bunk beds sleeping 4 kids with wardrobe & balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Downstairs suite with walk in wardrobe
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Luxury Master bedroom with king size bed & walk in wardrobes
  • Master bedroom is air conditioned & has a king size bed with en-suite bathroom with Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware & his and hers walk in wardrobes. Private balcony to the front with access to the rear balcony with Spa and distance views to the sea to watch the sunset with a glass of bubbly darling. Second bedroom is air conditioned with double bed & is fully accessible on ground floor and has an en-suite bathroom and walk in wardrobes allowing access directly on to the pool terrace. The Third bedroom is air conditioned with double bed and has built in wardrobes with access onto the rear balcony and directly adjacent to the family bathroom. Fourth bedroom is air conditioned & has two sets of bunk beds (4 single beds) which is ideal for two families with a couple of children each to allow them to feel comfortable away from their home by staying with their friends. This has built in wardrobes and direct access to the rear balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 18 reviews
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Amazing Villa

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a gorgeous week in this amazing villa in February. My husband is a golf fanatic and played 5 times over the week on various different courses around the area and loved everyone of them.

The villa has everything you could possible want for a truly relaxing break away with the family.

The local restaurants were very friendly and so accommodating and the food was really lovely with such a wide variety to choose from.

We would definitely come back again and have recommended your villa to many of our friends already.

See you next year.

Thanks Ella

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a brilliant holiday and you loved our villa. Our maintenance team said you was a lovely family and we would certainly welcome you back anytime. Thanks
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5

Lovely clean spacious property perfect size for our party of 9

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa in a secluded location which allowed us complete privacy where we could relax and the kids could play and be as noisy as they liked! Moncarpacho and olaho were only a 10 min drive away for shops and restaurants. We also visited some of the local beaches and drove west to Zoomarine, which I throughly recommend, aqualand and Loule.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Family holiday

  • 4 of 5

The villa was lovely and catered for all but could do with a few boy things. Did find it hard to find but was rescued very late at night a huge thank you. You do need a car to get about. Had a great time by all. Hope to return sometime. Thankyou again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous modern property ideal for families with children!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week stay here and we all had such an amazing time! We needed something suitable for young children and this villa was perfect! We loved it that much we are looking to return again. The staff are all lovely who manage the property, if we had any questions they where there to help straight away all we had to do was send a text message. thanks for such a fab holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This villa has everything you need for a quiet vacation, a car is a must to visit this beautiful area. There are some fantastic restaurants in nearby monacarapacho,also Maria's just a few minutes drive away. We were well looked after by Tatiana and any problems were soon resolved.The grounds and pool are wonderful! The beaches are some of the best I have ever been to and a visit to Tavira is a must. But if you want to just relax at the villa you don't really need to go anywhere! Thank you for a wonderful holiday , Kevin Shelley and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin for your lovely comments, so glad you had a great holiday and we look forward to welcoming back again.
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This villa was amazing home from home so modern we lived every minute

  • 5 of 5

From the communication in the uk to the meet and greet in Portugal we could not fault this villa it really was fantastic so modern we felt like we had won the lottery for a week pretending this was our house so nice and big with everything you could need we litrally didn't leave

I went with my family and have a 1 year old and was great for every age with the baby pool being nice and shallow the hot tub and spa were all great even the little play area that looks freshly painted were all bonuses for the kids

I can't stress enough how beautiful this villa is and anyone one that puts a bad review seriously needs to get a grip I would live there forever if I could

We can't wait to return the only one problem was we didn't want to come home amazing villa great communication great price 10/10 all the way thank you for the best holiday ever

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carly for your review, it is always lovely to hear people love our Villa as much as we do. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Quelfes, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn 2017
11 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 10 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
Autumn
11 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Spring
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
Autumn
9 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2019 - 29 Feb 2020
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £500

Pool can be heated out of summer season for an additional £200 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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