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Villa with Private Pool, Air Con, Superb Garden And Country Views

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Villa in Serra e Mar, Alvor Area, Western Algarve, Portugal - Tranquil Location, Near Golf And Beach

This attractive detached single storey villa is set in a 2700m2 fully stocked mature garden with many exotic plants including orange, lemon, grapefruit, fig and plum trees and benefits from a south facing view. The villa has been recently refurbished with a new fully fitted kitchen, new bathrooms, and tiled throughout. The large living room with wood burning fireplace, beamed ceiling and separate dining area, leads through patio doors directly onto the private terrace and swimming pool with two covered dining areas, BBQ and outside shower. There are 3 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathrooms. The villa also has a guest cloakroom, utility area with access to a courtyard/drying area, plenty of storage, satellite television, ceiling fans and air conditioning. Electric gates lead to a large driveway with a single garage.

Duarte Anne-Sophie
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
25 January, 2017

About Duarte Anne-Sophie

I live in France with my husband and our 3 children. We spend most of our holidays in Portugal which we love as it has a wonderful climate, a relaxing lifestyle and we like being close to the sea.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place to unwind and relax. We had a wonderful family holiday here. The house was so easy.
Dec 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)


Lovely relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing holiday. The swimming pool was great as was the two sheltered areas to sit as it certainly was very hot.

I would agree with everything the previous reviewer has said and would certainly recommend this villa.

Anne-Sophie was always very quick at answering any queries and the instructions she sent were very clear and thorough..

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a two week holiday at this villa and we all had a fabulous time. The accommodation was clean and well appointed. It had everything you would need for a self catering holiday. .

Before departure I received a detailed overview from the owner on it's location & information about the villa and to have a bottle of water, wine, milk and some bread on arrival was a nice touch "thank you".

Loved the coffee machine and again it was nice to see some pods ready to use on arrival. We purchased some more pods at the local supermarkets and left about 8 so that the next guests would have some too ;-).

The pool area is private and south facing with sun all day long but has plenty shaded area's & parasols are provided along with comfortable sun loungers. The pool itself has a gradual slope with a deeper area for those who like to dive in.

The BBQ had everything you need in terms of charcoal & utensils.so eating in the evening with the pool lights on was very relaxing indeed.

Wifi is available but is on a pay per GB & coverage at the villa was very good and switched it on and off as and when you needed to. We located a shop within Alvor town and all you need to do is take a photo of the information in the villa concerning in the WIFI and tell them how much you wish to load and they will do this for you.

I know people don't go on holiday to watch TV but as others have mentioned, the channels are somewhat limited so we did take a few DVD's just in case.

We had a car but a taxi into Alvor was approx 10-13 euros each way and about 10 mins. We know the location well and there are plenty of restaurants, water parks, beaches & attractions within a few miles radius.

We would highly recommend this villa to couples & families looking for a relaxing holiday.

Many thanks for the use of your home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week in this villa and I wish we could have stayed longer.

When we first booked we thought there were a lot of instructions to follow but that is just because the owner has thought of everything.

On getting there we were really pleased to find some essentials left for us (bread, water and milk) very thoughtful.

The villa is like a home away from home and we were very comfortable.

We had a hire car and used that most times we went out but on the couple of occasions we used the recommended taxi service they were very prompt and it cost approximately €12 for a people carrier into Alvor centre.

Photographs don't do the villa justice as it's much larger than it looks.

If you are taking children who like the TV I would recommend you take some dvds as the satellite TV is french.

All in all a perfect villa for a relaxing family or group holiday with bars and restaurants within easy reach.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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very relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had the most relaxing holiday in Casa Lucia last July. The villa is very comfortable, relaxing with all the added extras and mod cons to make the holiday very enjoyable.

As a family of five we had a wonderful holiday, the villa had plenty of space, the pool was great, an outside barbeque made dining in easy and the garden was so relaxing that we did not need to leave the villa some days until the evening for a stroll in Alvor or nearby ports. The villa was an ideal location close to the beaches but located on higher ground with a lovely view and in tranquil surroundings.

The owner was very helpful with information to hand on all facilities at the villa and on local attractions. We really enjoyed the holoiday and plan to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to the villa, but the first since the current owners acquired it.

We love this place because it has everything you could possible need including the essential wifi to keep the younger ones happy. Great location as well with everything close at hand, a car is essential though.

The owners are a delight to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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So relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Photos did not do this villa justice, it was far prettier and much bigger than we expected. Excellent location, easy to find. Wonderful south facing pool and pretty laid out gardens with high degree of privacy. The place felt very homely and airy with high ceilings and air con. Liked it so much we spent the first 6 days at the villa and chilled out.

Owner was very well organised and helped out with any queries I had prior to and during the holiday. She was a delight to deal with and made the holiday that much smoother. Would definitely recommend this villa for a real taste of 'R & R'.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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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 4
30 Oct 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
30 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
28 Oct 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner by phone or email. 20% deposit required and £100 refundable breakage deposit to confirm booking with remainder being due at least 8 weeks before you travel.

Changeover Day:
Preferably Saturday changeover day - we are flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alcalar in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Master bedroom has an en-suite shower, bath, basin, bidet and WC. Bedrooms 2 has an en-suite shower, basin, bidet and WC. Bedroom 3 has an en-suite shower, basin and WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has a large double bed and wardrobes with a vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds double wardrobes with a vanity unit. Bedroom 3 has twin beds double wardrobes with a vanity unit.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
Notes on accommodation: All rooms have full remote control air-conditioning units which also provide heating on colder days. Lounge has log fire facility. Garage. Ample parking. A small welcome food pack. Information booklet containing details about the Algarve. Suitable for all ages. Outside: Extensive elevated sun terrace surrounding the pool with views over fabulous landscaped private garden and countryside. The villa is in 2700m2 plot with a fabulous mature private landscaped garden. A large terrace surrounds the private 10x5m pool with shade available all day if required. Pool loungers are provided. Utility Room: Off kitchen with fridge/freezer, washing machine, iron, ironing board etc. Drying courtyard off utility area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen provided. Maid service is available for an additional charge. Other: Wifi internet available

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