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Traditional Farmhouse with Pool



Updated: 28-Jun-2016
Farmhouse Near Porches, Central Algarve, Portugal - Secluded with Pleasant View

Tucked away behind the main coast road, the farmhouse is 4km from Porches, 6km from Alcantarilha and 6km from Lagoa. Silves, the ancient capital of the Algarve with Moorish castle perched atop the town, lies 8km to the north. Originally a sheep farm, the house is still surrounded by fields. 500m from the road, it is extremely quiet and remote from other houses. Bordered by a vineyard to the rear, on its right a field under agriculture sweeps down the valley. You can literally see for miles. The farmhouse has been sympathetically restored, preserving the character and many of the original features of the building. The original 3ft thick walls are of solid stone and clay, offering protection from the Summer heat. Most of the rooms display exposed beam and cane ceilings. Flooring throughout is with traditional sun-baked tiles.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 52 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bar Jose Andre at 600 Metres Nearest Golf : Amendeira Golf at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Porches at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Praia da Marinha at 15 Kilometres Car: necessary


Nearest beaches are Praia da Marinha and Benagil, both ca 10km by road (15-20 min).


Faro airport is 52km by road. Use of a car is essential, given the property's rural location.


Nearest bar is 600m from the house. Nearest food shops are in Poco Baretto (3km), Porches (4km). Lagoa is 6km away, Alcantarilha is 6km away, Silves is 8km away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2
15 Oct 2016 - 14 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 1
15 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter holiday
20 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 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 £150

Use of a car is essential, The house in area with no public transport.

The house needs to be vacated by 12am on the day of departure. The house is not available for arrivals before 4pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 28-Jun-2016
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Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • sight seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wash basin, bath, shower, bidet, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wash basin, shower, bidet, wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed (extra single can be added). Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds.


  • Terrace
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: The house is backed by a vineyard and otherwise surrounded by fields. At the front of the house there is a large patio area surrounded by a low wall. The 20ft long kidney-shaped swimming pool is located on the patio. Sun loungers and a barbecue are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. Guests are asked to bring their own beach towels. There is no maid service.

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