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Luxury Architect Designed Villa With Private Heated Pool, and beautiful views

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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About the property

Villa in Loule, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location Within A 5 Mins Drive Of The Historic Market Town Of Loule, 20 Mins From Faro

The villa is located on the edge of the village of Santa Catarina dos Quartos just outside the market town of Loule. The location is very peaceful with the most spectacular panoramic views of the countryside and is the perfect location to unwind and enjoy the Algarve and yet is within easy access to the beaches, golf courses and towns of Loule, Almancil and Vilamoura. The villa is new in construction and has been appointed to a very high standard. The villa benefits from air conditioning and integrated sound system throughout and is extremely spacious with both indoor and outdoor living areas able to accommodate 8 guests comfortably. There are a number of terraces, protected by perspex above pool, and a garden each catching the sun or providing shade throughout the day, the pool area has an outdoor shower and sunloungers and parasols for use by guests. There are TV's installed in both the lounge and the master bedroom suite and a games room with table tennis and bar football.

Rosemary Cannon
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 August, 2016

About Rosemary Cannon

I am a working Mum and have been married to my husband, Jim, for 30 years. We have three boys aged 24, 20 and 18. We bought the villa in 2011 very much to be our second home having dreamed of doing so for many years.

We have gone to great lengths to ensure we have appointed the property to the highest standards not only for our own use and pleasure but for our guests also.

We are committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable time should you choose to stay at our home and would welcome your views and feedback in order to continuously improve and enhance the experience of future and returning guests.

Rosemary Cannon purchased this villa in 2011

Why Rosemary Cannon chose Loule

Having taken holidays in the Algarve for 30 years initially with my parents we have always dreamed of owning our own home in the Loule area. This dream has now materialised for us and we are delighted to offer our home for others to share in the pleasure of being in such a beautiful area.

Of all of the places on the Algarve, Loule is far enough away from the coast to feel like real Portugal and yet is within striking distance of some the most wonderful beaches not only in Portugal but in Europe, combined with several championship golf courses nearby. It makes it the ideal location for those seeking a completely relaxing break or an active holiday playing golf, walking, cycling or participating in water sports on the coast.

The surrounding area is also abundant in great restaurants and bars with a mixture of typical Portuguese and International Cuisine on offer.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is located in a very peaceful area just outside Loule and yet is within a short drive of all the facilities Loule, Almancil, Faro and Vilamoura have to offer.

This villa is architect designed and is unique in the area to be so modern with most property available to rent being of a traditional Portuguese style.

As Loule is just far enough away from the coast to get the feel for "real" Portugal you also gain the benefits of that reflected in the cost of dining in the local restaurants where you are always guaranteed a warm welcome.

The Villa benefits from the most wonderful views and having several terraces and garden you have the opportunity to enjoy the sun or seek the shade for the whole of the day at various points around the property.

This is truly a dream home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a fantastic week thank you. Your villa is beautiful." - Helen & Friends (Staff's)

"We enjoyed our stay at your super villa. You've done a great job catering for every possible requirement and it really was very relaxing" - Robert & Family (Daventry)

"We had a very relaxing holiday, to be honest, we didn't venture out much as there was no need, everything we wanted was in the villa. You seem to have thought of just about everything, anything we wanted was there and more.

Thanks again for sharing your beautiful holiday home with us." Kate and family (Nottingham)

"We had a great holiday and your villa was lovely, just perfect for what we wanted as a family. It was so well equipped and very convenient for everything." Caroline and family
Mar 2011
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Stunning Luxury Family Villa - Heated Private Pool

  • 5 of 5

Casa de Canhao is an excellent family owned villa with luxury furnishings and attention to detail second to none! Making our experience the most relaxing and comfortable self-catering option to date. The villa is equipped throughout to the highest standard, enabling us to cater for every occasion. Personally we particularly enjoyed the outdoor bbq area situated adjacent to the kitchen with outdoor seating area too, fabulous for making the most of the weather and sun sets!

Situated in a quiet rural picturesque area overlooking the nearby historic town of Loule with its daily market and a variety of cafes, restaurants and shops.

Relaxing by the pool side on the most comfortable sun loungers complete with complimentary towels to use! Providing a shaded seating area for rest bite for those who need a break from the sun & heat.

The heated swimming pool is a must for all the members of the family! Providing endless entertainment for our children.

The villa is ideally suited to visit the nearby famous golf resort of Vale de Lobo and number golden beach resorts to choose from within easy reach by car.

I have now been to Casa de Canhao on three occasions and never been disappointed with the standard and cleanliness of this villa.

Once again our expectations have been exceeded, making it a great family holiday. Most Enjoyable!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything you need for a fantastic holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to find a beautiful villa which looks equally as impressive in person, with large and spacious rooms throughout with lovely modern furnishings. We enjoyed lazy days outside in the heated pool and long evenings spent on the side patio having bbq's.

If we fancied something different however, due to the great location of the villa we had the choice of the beautiful Portuguese town of Loule to enjoy the local culture, or going down to the beach front to enjoy some amazing food in the beach bars.

The owners were incredibly helpful during our stay at the villa and couldn't have made us feel more welcome.

I would absolutely recommend this villa to my friends and family and shall be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa, Great Location, Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Set in the hills facing Loule, this private villa has views across the countryside.

We stayed at this modern and comfortable villa in September 2015. The decor is contemporary and the villa very clean and had everything we required, with a great layout and good sized bedrooms.

The weather was still hot enough to be able to swim everyday in the pool (heated) and laze on the poolside loungers or read in the shade of the terrace. The local amenities are excellent and shops/supermarkets just 10 minutes away, the facilities at the villa allowed us to cook or BBQ outside, whilst the town of Loule, a short drive away has an excellent local market, coffee/patisseries shops and great local authentic Portuguese Tapas bars and restaurants. The beaches of golden sand are a mere 25 mins drive away with even more great restaurants and facilities for all the family. Our favorite end to the day would be to watch the sun go down whilst relaxing in good company and great wine.

This holiday gave us the freedom to enjoy the cosmopolitan beach resorts and also the traditional Portuguese villages and local life, for all of this the villa is ideally located.

The owners were very helpful when we booked and provided lots of information on the local area, the villa was exactly as described. We would highly recommend this villa and its location to anyone considering booking, as we had an outstanding holiday there.

Many Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic house and pool in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Arrived with family to find a fantastic villa with enough space for everyone to find their own place! This villa is amazing, wonderful interior design with a boutique hotel feel to it. Top quality fittings and fixtures throughout. The large kitchen is incredibly well equipped with french doors leading onto outside eating areas so that you can enjoy your breakfast on one of the sun terraces. All the bathrooms are great with very effective showers. We loved all the terraces with views into the countryside. There is a wonderful pool and pool area which everyone thoroughly enjoyed. The villa is very conveniently located in a great area, we enjoyed the local restaurants on the harbour with excellent food, walked along the beach and ate in the beach restaurants with lovely views of the sea. The Portuguese village of Loule is a few minutes away and is full of character with lots of street cafes, a marvellous local market and craft and art shops selling jewellery and lovely gifts to bring back. The owners were very helpful when we booked and the villa was exactly as described also spotlessly clean and everything immaculate. We would thoroughly recommend this villa to anyone wanting to book, as we had an exceptional holiday there.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
23 Oct 2016 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required on booking the villa. In the event of cancellation this deposit is non-refundable. The remaining 75% (plus a £300 security deposit) must be paid 8 weeks prior to occupancy. Once full payment has been received you will receive details of how to locate and access the villa and some FAQ's.
Dependant upon time of arrival you will be met within 24 hrs by our propery manager who will provide you with information relating to the villa and answer any questions you may have.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturday although alternatives maybe available on request.
Arrival time is after 3pm with departure no later than 10am to allow for villa cleaning and laundry change, alternative times may be arranged if practicable.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the villa in GBP per week and includes air conditioning. Discount may be available for bookings greater than 2 weeks or late availability.
Additional cleaning or laundry change can be arranged upon request for an additional charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Goncinha in Loule region

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with jacuzzi bath/shower over, bidet, wc and hand basin. 1st Floor shower room with double shower, wc, bidet and hand basin. Ground floor shower room with double shower, wc and hand basin.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Cot & High Chair on Request Notes on bedrooms: Master suite with SuperKing size bed, LCD tv, private terrace, en-suite and walk in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and private terrace. Bedroom 4 with king size bed. All have air conditioning/heating and fitted wardrobes.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: All rooms have invertor air-conditioning/heating units. All bedrooms have a hairdryer provided. There is strictly no smoking within the villa, ash trays are provided for the terrace areas. Our villa is fully licensed by the local authority as holiday accomodation as required under portuguese law. Meeting all of the statutory requirements for safety, cleanliness and standards of equipment and facilities. WIFI Internet access is provided. Outside: The villa benefits from an outdoor barbecue and dining area accessed via patio doors from the kitchen. A large terrace from the lounge and dining room with spectacular country side views overlooking the pool having outdoor lounge furniture for spending time relaxing in complete peace and comfort. The Terrace railings have perspex fitted for child safety. Steps lead down from the terrace to the pool area which has sunloungers and parasols on a large terrace with a 10m x 6m heated pool. There is a large grassed garden area below the pool area all of which is private and secure. There are also private terraces from the master bedroom and bedroom 3. Utility Room: Automatic washing machine, separate condensing tumble dryer, clothes airer, central vacuum system are provided for use by guests. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and towels including beach towels are provided. Maid cleaning before arrival and laundry service is provided once per week. Other: Games room has full size table tennis table and bar football. WIFI Internet access

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