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Traditional Rustic Townhouse / villa with Breathtaking Views and Private Pool.

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet


About the property

Townhouse in Albufeira, Located in Tranquil Location, 2/3 Minutes Stroll to Square and Beach

Spacious and welcoming accommodation located in a peaceful area of Albufeira's old town yet close enough to enjoy the delights of the resort centre. Traditional Portuguese style home with unbeatable stunning views of the sea from two private terraces and the delightful pool area. Our home is truly a perfect getaway for couples, families and small groups who want to make the most of a brilliant location whilst staying in a lovely townhouse with excellent amenities.

Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About The Owner

Hi, we are the owners of this traditional and rustic townhouse in the heart of Albufeira. We love everything about our lovely home and the area it is in, we try to get there as much as possible to enjoy the weather and meet up with lovely people we now call our friends.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2005

Why The Owner chose Old Town

We fell in love with the Algarve on our first visit and bought our home almost immediately, it was exactly what we were looking for. The lovely people, relaxed atmosphere and lovely climate sealed the deal for us.

What makes this villa unique

We have spent alot of time renovating our home to make it as comfortable and inviting for us and our guests as possible, it is a real home from home and we are sure you will love it as much as we do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a fantastic place a real home from home will definitely be back very soon.

Mr & Mrs Stead Birmingham.

Brilliant holiday, fabulous location only minutes down into the old town - but lovely and private perfect holiday home for families and couples. The Russell Family Kent.

What can we say - how much we enjoyed our stay in this wonderful property everything was so clean, light and airy and set in such a lovely location - the pool was a real godsend as the temperature soared truly a perfect holiday. Helen & Co from Liverpool.

We had a lovely time in Albuferia, the people were really friendly and helpful - my wife and I went with friends the town house is perfect wonderful views over the old town and sea lovely terraces where we shared quite a few bottles of wine in the evening while dining alfresco - would definitely reccommend this lovely holiday home to friends and family. The Reids and James from Newcastle.
Jun 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Old Town in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with full size bath and shower over, sink with vanity unit and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 plus infant (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, wardrobes, drawers and ample space for travel cot. Door to upper terrace where you will find a table and 2 chairs which will enable you to enjoy an alfresco breakfast. Bedroom 2 with double bed, wardrobes and drawers.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The property is suitable for children of all ages, the gate to the property can be locked for safety and peace of mind, A travel cot, safety gate, small buggy and beach toys are all provided. Outside: The main terrace has a table with chairs, sun lounger, barbecue and private pool. There is also a smaller terrace which is accessible from the master bedroom, again with table and chairs. Both terraces are brilliant sun traps and offer spectacular south facing views of the sea and old town. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen is provided, changed weekly. Other: Two fabulous furnished terraces over looking the sea and old town, perfect for outdoor dining or pre dinner drinks.


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Traditional Rustic Townhouse / villa with Breathtaking Views and Private Pool.
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Fantastic place absolute perfection, wouldn't have changed a single thing.

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant place if your going to Albufeira this is the place to stay. Lovely house has everything you need. The small pool was perfect for the hot weather. Real home from home. Old Town is great some fantastic eating places and nice evening entertainment for families too. Took the train around new Town and so appreciated that we were staying in the old town. The house is just behind the square up some steps with a lovely view from the 2 balconies. You can hear the hustle and bustle in the evening but not loud and quite nice actually. Came home totally relaxed. Will definitely go again x

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It sounds like you had the most fantastic time in our lovely holiday home, we pride ourselves on making sure it is as comfortable as possible for all our guests and like you said a real home from home. We also love the Old Town with its many different restaurants all offering such gorgeous menus and our family really enjoy the evening entertainment in the square, with the puppeteer being one of my personal favourites. We are so glad you had a relaxing holiday and we would love to welcome you back in the future. Thank you Karen
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Stunning property In lively little town

  • 5 of 5

this house is perfect in everyway a real home from home, it as all amenities anyone could need on holiday.

the terraces are absolutely stunning the sun is on them till early evening

the town its self is lively with an abundance of restaurant's bars and cafes.

all in all we had a fabulous holiday and would love to return

  • Review Submitted: 10-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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No 8 is great!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this fantastic town house and will definitely return.

The house is so well appointed and well equipped that it's a real home from home with lovely homely touches that embrace you as soon as you walk in.

Ideally located 2 mins from the square with all it's entertainment and bars, but far enough back behind the buildings to not feel engulfed by the nightime noise. We always enjoyed sitting on our own terrace and listening to the music, before retiring for the night. Once windows are closed the noise is not a problem.

One word of warning - due to the location on the hillside it is impossible to avoid several flights of steps to and from the property but we walk several miles daily as a rule that this was not problematic to us.

We loved everything about this property with its own pool.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice rustic house with views of old town

  • 3 of 5

The property is loverly but is some 80+ steep steps.

It is a great shame as the property was nice and the owner could not be more helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It truly was a home away from Home, our 1st time in Portugal and it couldn't have been better. Organising our transfer was worth every penny!

Will definitely be sharing with friends and family!

Thank you again for a beautiful 1st impression of Portugal.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful town house fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week here

The property is very well equipped

The pool area is a great place to eat, drink and relax in between dipping in and out of the pool on hot sunny days which are plentiful as the property is south facing and gets the sun practically all day long.

Albufeira it's self caters for all young and old alike there's a fabulous beach with many activities available, dozens of lovely restaurants, cafes and bars to sample the local cuisine and cocktails.

Over all fabulous holiday

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


The beaches vary from small sheltered coves to broad endless stretches of golden sand, many of Algarves' beaches have been awarded the prestigious blue flag award. Fisherman's beach is a pleasant 3 minute stroll and one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve, here you can relax and unwind in the sun or if you prefer there are plenty of water sports on offer throughout the summer months.


30 minutes drive from Faro airport costing around 30 euro's each way in a taxi.

Car hire is available from the airport but not necessary.


1-2 minutes stroll down to Albufeira square where there are many restaurants offering varied cuisine from traditional Portuguese dishes to international favourites. Around the square you will find many bars to enjoy a holiday drink in and enjoy the free entertainment. Albufeira has a picturesque marina which is a 20 minute walk away or 10 minutes by tourist train. The lively strip of Montechoro is a 5 minute tram ride away.

Further Details:

There are many banks and bureau de change available in the resort centre as well as tourist information and many supermarkets for all your basic essentials. Family fun is offered in nearby water parks and zoo marina which are all a short taxi ride away. Paderne and Alte are traditional inland villages which offer beautiful marked walks which can be easily followed.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Old Town, Algarve

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late spring
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early summer
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
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

Booking Notes:
30% deposit non-refundable - Balance payable 6 weeks before departure.

Changeover Day:
Flexible - please enquire.

Notes on prices:
Easter week £460.00 Christmas and New Year £500.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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