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Beautiful cliff-top villa with pool ,vineyard and breathtaking ocean views

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Amazing villa overlooking the ocean from the clifftop over the vineyard.

This lovely villa is all on one level in a very quiet location on the cliff-tops between Praia da Luz and Burgau. It stands on extensive private grounds , walled and gated for privacy ,which include a vineyard stretching almost to the ocean front.

The kidney shaped 10 x 5 pool is surrounded by terracing with plenty of garden furniture, with a lovely lawn area ,mature flowering shrubs and fruit trees.

The entire villa has been refurbished and the accommodation offered is extremely comfortable and attractive. Modern kitchen with granite work surfaces.

Very spacious dining/sitting room with sea views. Sliding doors lead to the large conservatory with stunning views over the vineyard to the ocean.

Master bedroom with King size bed, wardrobe with mirror doors, patio doors to the terrace and outstanding sea views. En suite bathroom with bath ,separate shower and double vanity a.Second double bedroom with mirrored wardrobe, hand painted Alentejo furniture and doors to the terrace overlooking the ocean. Two further twin bedded rooms and family bathroom.

More Details

Owner
Donald
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2017

About Donald

Having grown up in Scotland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1982, I subsequently worked in various locations around the world before settling in London in 1994. Currently based in Walton on Thames with my partner and our black labrador , we love to enjoy our villa several times per year , being very easy to escape from the fast paced London environment , and be in paradise after a short 2 1/2 hour flight from London. My four grown up children love to travel to the villa each year with their friends to enjoy the sunshine , beaches and local activities and nightlife. The villa location is truly stunning which you can only really appreciate when you are there with 300 metres of vineyard and villa grounds ,with the ocean coming up to the cliff edge at the end of the garden. We have enjoyed the villa very much over the last 10 years and my intention is to spend a substantial amount of time in the sunshine there in my retirement.

Donald purchased this villa in 2006

Why Donald chose Faro District

Having travelled the world extensively on business,I never ceased to marvel at an outstanding ocean view wherever I went. When we decided to buy a second home we looked at properties in several countries including Turkey , Croatia, Montenegro ,Italy ,Portugal ,France and USA and ultimately chose the Algarve and this property for its outstanding view and natural beauty, with the ocean view being absolutely stunning. With it's close proximity to Burgau and Praia da Luz (walking along the cliff top ocean path ) and the medieval town of Lagos (10 mins drive) together with the world class surfing beaches and golf courses nearby the villa was the ideal location for all of us. The villa has the perfect combination of as much peace and tranquillity that anyone would want to recharge their batteries from a tiring lifestyle at home ,bathed in sunshine. However with a large garden ,swimming pool and multiple beaches including surfing , golf courses and fantastic restaurants and bars nearby ,to enjoy your holiday at as fast a pace as you would like in the glorious sunshine. The summer temperature averages between 20 and 32 C , with the Algarve getting over 3000 hours of sunshine throughout the year. Many of the beaches are busy but there are also several remote ,less frequented beaches to be discovered . In addition there are local nature reserves where you can enjoy the local tranquillity together with the local wild life.

What makes this villa unique

Stunning cliff top location with vineyard looked after by a private gardner and maid , with a large area of private grounds with private swimming pool overlooked by mature palm trees. If it's peace and tranquillity that you crave , and to escape from the 'rat race'the villa is ideal . If it's fun you are after ,it's a short walk to the coastal resorts of Burgau and Praia da Luz complete with beautiful beaches and multiple amenities, and a short drive to the world class surfing beaches and golf courses nearby . The medieval resort of Lagos is an easy 10 minute drive away with many historical points of interest ,marina and fantastic beaches complete with watersports, restaurants and other extensive local night life. All of these can easily be reached by local bus or taxi service.In addition any other part of the Algarve can be reached by car in 30 -60 minutes with Lisbon and Seville in Spain being approximately 2 and 1/2 hours away by car.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Faro District in Portugal

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , En suite to master bedrrom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Large family bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Twin bedded room where beds can be joined if required.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin bedded room where beds can be joined if required.
    Bedroom 1 - King bed ,with en suite , patio doors to terrace & sea view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Pretty hand painted Alentejo furniture with sea view .
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is all on one level and walled and gated for privacy. It is in a very tranquil location on the cliff-tops between Praia da Luz and Burgau . It stands in extensive private grounds which include a vineyard stretching almost to the ocean front. Most of the Algarve coastline has beautiful sandy beaches , often with spectacular cliffs . Beaches vary from being wide and flat in the eastern area , to smaller bays and coves backed by cliffs in the western area , where the villa is located. Whilst the popular resorts are obviously very busy in the peak season ,there are many remote ,less frequented beaches to be discovered. The main beaches have life guards , excellent beach bars and many hold the European Blue Flag denoting quality of water ,cleanliness and safety. The dramatic west coach beaches are excellent for surfing. The Southern Algarve has a temperate climate - similar to California/South Africa . In summer the temp. will be 20 -32 C with 3000 hours of sunshine per year.

Reviews

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Beautiful cliff-top villa with pool ,vineyard and breathtaking ocean views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

Best villa ever!

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin - the views are amazing,the location quiet and private, and the villa itself is very comfortable with the benefit of being all on one level.The property and grounds are well looked after by the gardener.The owner was especially helpful with any queries and requests.We stayed for the month of October 2017 and the weather was unusually warm.We will definitely return!

Judith & Dave

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Judith and Dave Great to hear you had a wonderful holiday at the villa . Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Thanks Donald
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5

Great location and lovely garden overlooking the sea. Villa very well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ashley I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed the villa and had an excellent holiday Thanks Donald
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

A well equipped welcoming home, the perfect spot for a relaxing family holiday. Spacious and clean the villa is very comfortable and large enough to give everyone plenty of space yet remain cosy. The pool and garden are delightful and looked after by Louis the garden who was adorable! The lemons on the tree in the garden were falling off the tree so we made lemonade! The view to the ocean is stunning . Plenty do to locally if you wanted to go out, recommend Paulos in Luz for great value food with good service.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you had a lovely holiday at the villa , and had the opportunity to sample the superb local restaurants and bars . We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing visit in the not too distant future.
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4

Excellent villa and location

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in a number of villas in the area of Praia da Luz and this was an excellent location allowing us to easily access Burgau, Praia and the west coast beaches. It was a real pleasure to be able to enjoy the villa. The alfresco dining set up overlooking the ocean was exactly what we were looking for. We enjoyed many family BBQs and relaxing in the pool of an evening. The gardener 'Lluis' was very diligent turning up every morning to ensure the pool and surrounding areas were clean and tidy. The villa was just what we needed to enjoy a relaxing 2 weeks summer vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm very glad you and the family enjoyed the spectacular ocean views , the peace and tranquility of the villa , and the many local amenities during your holiday . Thank you for looking after our home while you were there . Luis works very hard looking after the pool , gardens and the vineyard and he will be very pleased to hear your positive comments . Thanks Donald
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Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Hi

The villa is fabulous with everything you could possibly need.

Chill out with the spectacular views from the patio and pool. It’s a short walk along the beautiful cliffs into town of an evening for a cocktail or two in Pielas Bar before a delicious dinner in Ancora.

We had such a relaxing break. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending the villa or indeed Burgau itself as a destination.

First class and we look forward to returning

Cheers

Eric

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday at our villa , and glad you enjoyed the spectacular views , and sampled the wonderful local restaurants and bars. We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing break . Thanks Donald
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Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Looking for a place to unwind and relax this villa was just perfect for us: spacious rooms, well equipped and spotlessly clean, with a great garden and pool, quiet location and a stunning view, next to nature and hiking trails. Thanks to you, Donald, for the possibility to spend a wonderful time in your fantastic house. We'd love to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Markus I'm very happy to hear that you had a terrific holiday in our villa . The location is truly spectacular and never ceases to impress . Thank you for taking care of our home during your stay and we look forward to having you back again in the not too distant future . Thanks Donald
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Location

Car: recommended

The villa is ideally located for golf with the spectacular settings of Espiche ,Santo Antonio, Boavista , Palmares and Penina within easy reach in 15 minutes or less.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Faro District, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April/May 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
 
July/August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,250
for 7 nights
£3,250
 
 
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
 
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £343.35

Cleaning is provided weekly at no additional cost.Pool heating is optional at a cost of 180 euros per week but is unlikely to be required for the majority of the year .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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