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Beautiful Big Villa - Sea Views - Heated Family Pool - Private Garden - Book Now

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Montinhos da Luz, Praia da Luz, Western Algarve - Extensive Sun Terraces and Gardens, Close to Beaches

Detached villa with private gardens in quiet location on the edge of Praia Da Luz village. Private secure gardens ideal for children with large pool. Extensive ground and first floor sun terraces with panoramic views from the upper levels including extensive sea views. Family room with dining table comfy seating and fully equiped kitchen. Downstairs en-suite double bedroom leading directly to terraces. Further downstairs bedroom with bunks beds and family shower room. First floor large lounge with bed settee and further seating, family bathroom. En-suite master bedroom leading onto sun terraces and similar additional double bedroom. External stairs leading from upper terraces. Built in BBQ and large outdoor dining facilities. Ample off road private parking within gated confines of the villa.


Owner
Nick Charlton
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2017

About Nick Charlton

Janet and I are both 55 and are both self employed working from home. Janet has her own Music school teaching piano and I am a construction Project Manager. The business's are run from an office over the garage. We live in Holmfirth West Yorkshire on the edge of beautiful Yorkshire countryside. We have three boys 24, 28 and 30 who have all left home living and working as far away as America and Canada.

We are keen cyclist and walkers and walk the hills most days with our Jack Russel dog.

Nick Charlton purchased this villa in 2005

What makes this villa unique

We have good friends who have owned property in Portugal for over 15 yrs and visited their Villa frequently eventually falling in love with the area of the Western Algarve. The climate, cuisine and the ability to get away from the madding crowds on beautiful deserted beaches, walking or cycling in the local hills and countryside met everything that we wanted for a quiet retreat from our hectic life style at home. With the villa being only 1 hrs drive away from Faro it is ideal for a weekend or longer break. We found the perfect piece of building land in the perfect quiet location with wonderful views and had the villa built to our own design and specification. The villa now gives us a unique home from home and therefore also offers our guests the chance of the same experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Nick & Janet, We had the most relaxing and enjoyable holiday at your lovely villa. So nice to spread out, very well appointed, loved the outdoor space, pool and everything. It was a great location and the stroll down to the town was just right, need to get a bit of exercise! Nick and Mick enjoyed the golf. Sadly the restaurant that you recommended near the villa appears to have closed? We loved Salema beach, and Burgau beach bar, altogether a very chilled time and it was nice as the management company let us stay until midday on departure day. We both thought it would be a lovely place to come back to with various family members. One thing is it would be nice to have wifi internet at the house! The only real problem was dogs barking at night, is this often a problem? The one next door liked to join in with what sounded like a pack of other dogs and we were often woken. Thanks again and by the way our friends are Mick & Debbie Hoyle so if they get in con.
Mar 2007
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bed 1, bath separate shower WC and twin handbasins. En-suite to bed 3, shower, handbasin and WC. Family upstairs shower room with shower handbasin and WC. Downstairs family shower room, shower hanbasin and WC. Outside pool shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9/11 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with super king size bed, built in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 two single beds connectable to make king size with fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 3 king size bed, large fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 4 bunk beds single over double. Lounge double bed settee.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Central heating available for a supplement of £15 per day. Pool heating available for a supplement of £175 per week. Safe environment ideal for children, with a flat level lawn play area next to sun terraces. Fabulous evening sunset views over the western tip of the Algarve. All facilities in easy distance with an abundance of beautiful beaches and restaurants. Outside: Large private square pool 11m x 4m with circular shallow dip pool to one end. Ideal for young children. Can be heated. Extensive sun terraces in full sun light from dawn till dusk. Covered outside shaded areas. Outside pool shower. Flat lawn area. Boules area amongst newly planted trees. Established gardens with all year colour. Built in BBQ, ample outside seating and tables on all terraces. Utility Room: Sink, washing machine, beer fridge, airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels, linen and all bedding provided. Villa cleaned prior to arrival with clean linen with mid week maid service. Pool towels required. Other: Outside store fully equipped with loungers, seating, pool toys and sun umbrellas.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

5

Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing. We spend a week here. The villa is large and comfortable, nice and clean. They have thought of everything that you could possibly need for a perfect family holiday. Smile on my 5 year olds son when he saw amount of floats they had to have fun in the pool :) He had a great time.

Location is great too, sandy beach is nearby- car is essential though and great places to eat dinners. Owners gave us great tips and suggestions before we arrived. We enjoyed our stay and I would highly recommend this Villa to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments and we are really pleased you had a great holiday
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

As always nothing to fault at all and another great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great summer break!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time at this Villa with another family with ages from 4 to 40! Great pool and loads of space all in a great condition! Walkable into Luz but taxis advisable if you have young ones and some great trips to Burgau and Lagos nearby. All in all a great two weeks - thanks

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The Casa De Sonhos "The House of Dreams"

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is situated in a quite area just off the main road that leads into Luz Bay. It is very well equipped and is beautiful furnished, the grounds are well maintained and has a good size swimming pool, plenty of sun beds and a lovely outdoor eating area. The wrap around balcony also has an outside eating area and has beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding areas. To walk into Luz takes about 20 minutes, there you will find plenty of bars, restaurants and you will enjoy a walk along the esplanade. There are two supermarkets for those all important provisions. Although there are excellent taxi services that are only a call away I would recommend hiring a car to get you about the surrounding areas.

Casa De Sonhos "The house of Dreams" lived up to its expectations and more!! If you are looking for a relaxing holiday to completely unwind then I would strongly recommend you book it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful villa in excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in early August 2016 in this villa. The description of all the facilities is entirely accurate: it is very well equipped and maintained. The manager was very helpful when we needed advice. It was really hot when we were there and the pool and all the shady places on the terrace and balconies were very welcome. The garden with mature trees and shrubs is also a delight. We got airport transfers via the excellent Yellowfish transfers and then had a hire car for a short time and otherwise used local taxis. We took trips to Sagres to see dolphins; the local nature reserve; Montchique for the spa waters; Burgau for wonderful restaurants and Luz for the beach. You can walk to beach and local supermarket and restaurant within 20 minutes.

We would certainly recommend this property and would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The villa is fantastic with everything you need for a self contained stay.

The owners were perfect with any questions too...just perfect

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Season
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£576
for 3 nights
£1,345
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,753
for 6 nights
£2,045
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Late season 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£448
for 3 nights
£1,045
 
 
October half term 17
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 7 nights
£1,495
 
 
winter 17
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£448
for 3 nights
£1,045
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Initial provisonal email bookings taken pending receipt of a 20% non refundable deposit within 7 days. Remainder due in full 28 days prior to arrival. Booking forms and terms and conditions forwarded by email.


Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds based on a maximum occupancy of 8 people. Additional people up to a max of 11 will incur a supplement to cover extra services charges. ( enquire for quote ) Central heating available at a supplement of £15 per night . Pool heating available at a supplement of £135 per week (only available for the full stay period).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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