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Villa With Private Pool And Lovely Country Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Nov-2016
Villa in Estoi, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - Tranquil Overlooking Rolling Hills But Close To All Amenities

Casa Kuito is our lovely villa in a peaceful rural setting overlooking the hills close to the historic town of Estoi, famous for is 18th Century Viscount's Palace and Roman Ruins. The villa is on a very quiet side road 5 minutes by car from Estoi, with no overlooking houses and panoramic views over the hills. The two bedroomed villa has a large south facing private pool with chill out sunbeds and shades, BBQ and al fresco dining area, veranda with bistro table for quiet sundowners and all amenities (free internet, multi channel TV, DVDs and fully equipped kitchen). Transport links are excellent - we are only 20 mins from Faro airport, within easy driving distance of many beaches and golf courses and close to the motorway to the Western Algarve or Spain ( but cannot hear it at all it's on the other side of the hill). Estoi has small supermarkets, local restaurants and a monthly street market.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We bought Casa Kuito in 2003, spent two years renovating the villa and have been letting during the summer months since 2005. My sister, Sue Church, kindly manages the rental on our behalf as we travel a great deal. My partner is Portuguese and I am British and we love this area of the Algarve. It is away from the hustle and bustle of the coast but so easily accessible from the airport. We love to spend time there in the winter as a break from Angola where we work most of the time. Casa Kuito is named after a town in Angola.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect location for people like us who want to unwind. We work seven days a week so all we want to do is to relax and read. Perfect.

Good value for money.
Jul 2016
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13 Reviews

4.3
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

Moncton
5

Wonderful spot to explore Algarve and relax at the end of the day

  • 5 of 5

My wife, two boys and I had a wondeful time at Casa Kuito.

The villa comfortably houses four. It is equipped with all the creature comforts. There is an outside bbq to complement a full and well-equipped kitchen.

The owners had very detailed written instructions to find everything we needed around the house.

The pool and the views are indeed quite nice, and very soothing at the end of a day of adventure. We spent a good chunk exploring the region by bicycle (we highly recommend lisabikes 3km away for bike quality and service), and the villa is a great launchpad for different bike trips.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham
4

Great holiday

  • 4 of 5

My husband and myself have stayed at this villa twice and have booked again for 2017, we love it here, hire a car and explore. Lovely pool and Sue is a lovely lady even put the sports on the tv free of charge ☺️ Looking forward to going back .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It's nice to sometimes be able to give special benefits for loyal customers!
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4

Lovely Secluded Villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

All the information for the villa was detailed and clear. The directions to the villa from the airport were easy to follow. A car is highly recommended.

The Villa itself was comfortable, clean and tidy.

There is clean BBQ next to a outdoor table, the lighting is sufficient for a night time meal, but you'll have to bring your own light for the BBQ.

The pool is clean, although you may have to fish out a leaf or two, all the necessary equipment is easily accessible, including deck chairs and floats which are stored in the garage.

The response time for inquiries both before and during our stay were quick, within 24h, and were very helpful.

The Position of the Villa is a comfortable distance from Faro for any activities or for the beach. Estoi by car is only a short drive away and the local shop stocks all necessities.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. There is a light for the barbecue that has an on/off switch on one of the pillars on the porch. Perhaps I should add this to the villa details that we send to guests!
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5

Lovely relaxing holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my partner stayed here for a week. As I'm writing this, we're just packed up as we're leaving for UK again in the morning! Both of us feeling a bit sad to leave as we have thoroughly enjoyed staying at your villa.

We have taken advantage of the pool every day and managed to get a nice sun tan, hopefully lasting us a few weeks as the autumn in drawing in....

We had planned to go on more excursions than we did but have no regrets as we are relaxed and ready to tackle the winter months, remembering our holiday.

We did go to Olahõ a couple of times, for food shopping and a boat tour, which was very enjoyable. We also spent an afternoon in Tavira which we found enjoyable.

Hopefully we'll be back again as there's a lot more we'd like to explore, perhaps come for a couple of weeks next time.

We were lucky to see the eclipse and blood moon while we were here, very special!

We found the villa very well equipped, with lots of crockery etc. We have used the Bluetooth speaker a lot.

On the whole we've had a perfect holiday, everything has worked out great, think the villa is in a "perfect" place, not far from the airport and towns.

PS. we thought it was a nice touch to get a call from Sue the day after we arrived to make sure everything was OK.

Eva and Adrian

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wakefield
5

Another fantastic stay at casa kuito

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 weeks at the stunning villa. This is our second stay here and we love it. Can't wait to return again. It is close enough to things if you want it but feels out if the way if you don't. Excellent now offers free wifi, great freeview tv (hubby very happy). Hire a car and go and see the area, vilamoura is my fave place for lunch and cocktails.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Sturminster Newton
5

Fantastic, Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Both my wife and I are self employed and our holidays are just two weeks a year, so we need some where to chill out, relax, read and sleep and swim a little and be comfortably without noise or hindrance. This Villa hit every star rating we could give. Simply perfect. Clean, tidy and above all quiet. The best we have stayed in. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The Algarve is famous for its beaches. The coast is 15-20 minutes by car choosing between the long sandy beaches of the East reached by Aqui Taxi from Fuzeta and the stunning cliffs of Praia de Rocha and Falesia further to the West.

Travel:

Faro Airport is just 20 minutes by car. Try the following airlines for cheap flights: Easyjet, BA, Monarch, Jet2, Thomson. A car is essential for our villa and all the major companies operate out of Faro airport. Flights to Lisbon can sometimes be cheaper and it takes us 2½ hours from Lisbon airport to the villa.

Distances:

Casa Kuito is 5 mins by car from the historic old town of Estoi with the recently restored Palacio do Visconde and Roman Ruins of Milreu. We are just 30 minutes from the border with Spain and a wonderful drive along the River Guadiana. Faro is 20 mins away for cinema and shopping. The market town of Loulé is around 15 mins away.

Further Details:

There is a Modelo Supermarket on the road towards Estoi just outside Faro and a smaller supermarket in Estoi town. Estoi has banks and several simple restaurants as well as the wonderful Palacio de Estoi. The Palacio has excellent views and is reasonably priced for drinks and meals on the terrace.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
£350
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£232
for 4 nights
From
£58
£375
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£276
for 4 nights
From
£69
£450
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£288
for 4 nights
From
£72
£475
 
 
July and August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£388
for 4 nights
From
£97
£650
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£288
for 4 nights
From
£72
£475
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£232
for 4 nights
From
£58
£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival time is 3pm and departure at 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with powerful shower over bath, basin, wc, wall heater for winter months.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with double bed Both bedrooms have large fitted wardrobes, mirrors and pedestal fans.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: For the summer months, there are fans in each bedroom and for the winter, there is a lovely wood burning stove and oil filled radiators in each bedroom. Children are welcome and we have a cot and high chair. One of the sofas in the living room can convert to a bed if needed. Outside: We have a large private swimming pool 10m x 5m. Four loungers are provided to sit and enjoy drinks or a book by the pool. We have a barbecue close to the terrace for outdoor eating. Utility Room: Utility room in basement with washing machine and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Ample linen and towels are provided and the villa is cleaned on a weekly basis. Other: Lovely terrace for meals outside overlooking the view. Cot and high chair available.

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