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Luxury Villa - peaceful setting, private pool, air con, overlooking golf course

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Nov-2016
Villa on Gramacho Golf, Carvoeiro, Algarve, Peaceful & Private, Excellent Golf, Own Pool, Air Con, Tennis nearby, Private Garden, 5 Mins To Great Beache

Our villa is approx 45 mins from Faro airport, situated in a quiet secure golf resort, directly overlooking the golf course with the Monchique mountains in the distance. Parking is available outside the villa.

A wide entry area leads directly into the living room, which continues out onto the upstairs balcony via french doors. The balcony overlooks the private pool, gardens and golf course, and out further into the hills and a distant view of Portimao. There is a dining area complete with piano for the more talented visitor. With comfortable leather sofas providing the place to relax and unwind at the end of the day or when it is just too hot.

On this floor as well as the main living and dining areas, is a well equipped kitchen and laundry, complete with washer, dryer, and access to the garage. On the other side of the living area is the master bedroom, with it's own ensuite bathroom and dressing area, and safe. The master bedroom also overlooks the upstairs garden with a small patio area and air conditioning.

Downstairs are the 2 other bedrooms with direct access to the pool area each bedroom having it's own bathroom. These 2 bedrooms each contain 2 single beds, pushed together to make a double. One bathroom has a bath and shower, while the other just has a shower. Both bedrooms have individual air conditioning and french doors out onto the pool area. One of these bedrooms also has a safe.

There is also an extra room downstairs which contains an extra tv for video games, sofa and a small kitchen area for storing drinks with direct access to the pool patio area. A great place for the younger members to spend some time.

The pool is surrounded by mature gardens and a patio, with a small barbecue area to one side and is exposed to the sun for long periods of the day There are 6 sun loungers and several parasols. The pool is not heated, but we find that this is not necessary during the summer months. As well as a table on the upstairs balcony, there is a table and chairs pool side.

Although the villa overlooks the 17th tee box, it's elevated position ensures your privacy, from those trying their luck on the course. But of course there is nothing to stop you taking in the view.

A Table tennis table is available for the more energetic, with the resort also providing high quality golf and access to a tennis court. It's about a 5-10 minute walk to the club house, where the view down the 18th fairway whilst partaking of a cooling beverage is highly recommended.

The villa has internet access and a tv/dvd offering many UK channels. There is no need to bring beach towels as these are provided, and should your party include younger members there is a cot and highchair available.

There is also a small spa at the club house, with heated pool and sauna and steam room.

The resort of Carvoiero with bars, restaurants and beaches is only 5 minutes drive away, and a small supermarket is within easy walking distance. While a bigger supermarket is less than 5 minutes drive.

The coastal area in and around Carvoiero has some of the most spectacular along the Algarve (we think) with high cliffs and small bays. There is a lovely board walk above Carvoiero town, and the cliffs are definitely worth an exploration by boat.

Portuguese property licence registration number: 11591/AL

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have always enjoyed bringing the family to the Algarve since they were small. The Portuguese people are always friendly and helpful, despite our very limited Portuguese. Half of the family are keen golfers, and the villa provides us all with the opportunity to do what we like best, be it chasing the little white ball around the course, or lying back and soaking up the sun. We hope you enjoy the villa as much as we do. You might have seen that we do not currently live in the UK or Portugal unfortunately, but are now based in the Netherlands, so an hour ahead of UK time. Should you wish to email us to discuss things prior to booking, please don't hesitate to call or email our emaill is thenzcookies @ gmail . com. (you will need to join this together!)

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Speaks English, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

One of the best holidays I have ever been on. The villa was perfect, peaceful but not too far away from Carvoiero and the shops. it was private and beautiful. Loved it a lot.



Loved this villa! Such a peaceful location, relaxing and feels like home from home. The kids loved the pool and Jim loved the golf. Thank you for having everything you could possibly want.
Jul 2014
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24 Reviews

4.9
based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beautiful villa with fantastic facilities!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Linda and Bruce for a fantastic holiday. The villa was fab as were the facilities! My daughter especially loved the what she classed as the playroom! We loved the view from the pool and balcony, very beautiful and peaceful!

We made use of the clubhouse for lunches, which were good although think it depends on what you choose.

The red book in the villa provided a wealth of information with some great recommendations of restaurants!

Would definitely recommend Cassa Hoope and hope to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'm glad you tried out various things during your stay as well as enjoying the villa.
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5

Fantastic position for golfers/Nongolfers

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the most relaxing villas we have stayed in, in the Algarve. It has everything you could possibly need to hand. We loved just sitting out on the terrace every morning watching the golfers (without them knowing) with the sun on our backs. It's was maintained to a high standard. The beds were exteremely comfortable and we all slept too well (which is important to us). We tried some new restaurants to us in Carvoeiro our favourite was the tapas Le Cro (trip advisor 5 stars) we went there twice, small but amazing food! We love Carverio and this villa has been our favourites! Thanks for letting us stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great news about the beds! Thanks for the restaurant tip, not been there yet,but it's going on the must eat there list.
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5

Perfect in every way! Fabulous villa!

  • 5 of 5

Without doubt, this is the best place we have stayed after numerous trips to the Algarve. Booking and communication has been perfect throughout, Linda is a real star! The location is idyllic and the photographs really don't do the villa justice, it's even better than it looks! Everything you could possibly need is provided and the villa itself is presented beautifully. The pool area and gardens are delightful. Quiet and peaceful, with easy access to local restaurants as well as the N125 and A22, the villa couldn't be better placed, with good facilities on site too. We are left with such happy memories of an amazing 2 weeks, we couldn't recommend this villa enough! We will definitely return!! Thank you again Linda for sharing your wonderful home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You have made me blush. We want our villa to be what we want on holiday when we go away. So I'm pleased it's working Thanks
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5

Beautiful villa in a beautiful setting. Perfect for a relaxing holiday and a golfers dream

  • 5 of 5

The villa was superbly presented , with just as impressive outside area . We spent most of our time outside by the pool in a tranquil setting or eating on the terrace overlooking the golf course it was idilic . The villa was well appointed with all needs catered for . A perfect holiday home , I wish it was ours

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. I'm glad it's mine ;)
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5

Brilliant Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This villa is exactly as described - well equipped, quality furnishings and a luxurious finish.

We really enjoyed ourselves in this peaceful villa, with a lovely view over the gold course.

Weather was great, and the facilities second to none.

Highly recommend this villa to anyone looking for a relaxing sunshine vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming to stay at our home away from home
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5

Great villa! Quiet and private location not overlooked.

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped villa on a good complex (although we didn’t really make use of the facilities on the complex or the golf course which looked in super shape). Pool is lovely and well maintained. Great outside space and villa location is super. Top class ping pong table! Clean and well mainteined. Beach towels available for use, soaps in all the bathrooms, dishwasher tablets etc all provided which are welcomed touches. Easy to book and good dialogue with the owner. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We are glad you had a great holiday and would love to see you back
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Location

From the Owner

This is our home away from home, we both lead very hectic lives and the chance to step away and enjoy the peace and serenity of the area and the villa, made choosing this villa easy. When we were living in the UK, we tried to come out at least every 6-8 weeks, an assignment in China made this a bit more difficult, but now a new home in the Netherlands might make it a bit more possible. We certainly hope so. We have retained the services of a property manager, Kevin Owenson, who will meet you in the early part of your stay, and is on hand should you have any issues, (which of course, we sincerely hope you don't).

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 48 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Club House at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Gramacho Golfe at 500 Metres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Gramacho Golfe at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoiero at 6 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beautiful Algarve coast is a maximum 10 minute drive away, with the nearest beach being Carvoiero, a small traditional fishing village. The local beaches tend to be medium sized coves with imposing backdrops and clear waters (often chilly). The villa is situated on the 17th tee box of Gramacho Golf course, with views into the near by hills and further out towards Portimao. There is a water park less than 5 minutes drive away. A tennis court is on site; and electric bicycles can also be hired at reception. The near by resort - offers spa facilities.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Faro airport and is 45 minutes away by car. Although car hire is not necessarily essential, it is to be recommended as it will allow easier access to the local area including beaches, shopping, night life and surrounding countryside. Taxis from the airport to the villa can be arranged if required.

Distances:

There is one small supermarket at the entrance to the complex, a short walk away. The nearest large supermarket is near Lagoa, and is less than 5 minutes drive. The large town of Portimao is approximately 10 minutes drive away, with the smaller villages of Carvoiero and Ferragudo (which both offer good local restaurants and a taste of local life) no more than 5 - 10 minutes drive away. With the banks to be found in Carvoiero and Lagoa. Less than 5 minutes drive to Slide and Splash.

Further Details:

Within the villa is a comprehensive guide to how the villa runs and also to local restaurants and activities. Some activities in the area include, Slide and Splash - literally just up the hill, Dolphin watching from Lagos, self drive buggy tours in Silves and go-karting on the other side of Portimao, and cave trips from Benajil and the surrounding beaches

We have a wide variety of english speaking tv channels available in the villa, and wifi for those who can't stay disconnected.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mar-May
8 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
£850
 
 
May-June
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£571
for 4 nights
£1,000
 
 
July-August
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
for 7 nights
£1,450
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£571
for 4 nights
£1,000
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£457
for 4 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking confirmation will be confirmed by email, and we request payment is made via online banking.

We can not offer refunds and suggest that you take out appropriate insurance to cover unforeseen cancellation.


Changeover Day:
For 2015 changeover day is Saturdays, although in some circumstances (outside of the high season - i.e. July, August) we could be flexible by arrangement. Arrival generally not before 3pm and departure by 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

The peaceful setting of the villa, combined with the opportunity to play golf and then relax by the pool, with either a cold drink or a glass of wine - never fails to recharge our batteries for home and work. Having lived in China for 2 years, we appreciate more than ever the beautiful scenery, the clean air, the blue skies and the very friendly and helpful portuguese people, and of course needless to say the golf.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom ensuite - bath, shower, wc, bidet 2nd bedroom - separate bathroom, shower, bath, wc 3rd bedroom - ensuite shower room, shower, wc Cloakroom (wc) next to living area.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot, Master bedroom with ensuite
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size bed and private terrace, dressing room and en suite. Bedroom 2 and 3 with twin beds and doors opening directly onto the pool terrace. Each with separate bathroom

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is situated on a small slope with the main living area, kitchen, laundry and master bedroom upstairs with the further accommodation downstairs leading directly onto the pool. From the balcony upstairs, there are stairs leading down to the pool area. The master bedroom, complete with dressing area and ensuite has it's own small private terrace overlooking the gardens. There is a safe provided in the master bedroom dressing area, and another downstairs in one of the bedrooms, with the ability to set your own code for your stay. The property has a burglar alarm, and you will receive the code on check in. In late 2014, the cable tv provider was changed, and now it is possible to view a good selection of sports channels, and all major UK channels. Children's amenities such as high chair and cot area available on request. Please note that this is a non smoking villa. Outside: The furnished sun terrace surrounds the 9m x 4m pool, with steps at one end. There are 6 sun loungers, an outdoor table and parasols, along with an outdoor table tennis table. There are extensive and lush lawns with tropical plants and trees ensuring trees and privacy during your stay, whilst also enabling you to keep an eye on what is going on on the golf course. There is a small charcoal barbecue near to the pool. Upstairs on the balcony is a large dining table and seating for 8, perfect for enjoying the setting sun and a cold glass (or 2). The gardeners come once a week, typically on a Thursday although this can change, taking up to an hour to maintain the gardens. While the pool man, comes twice a week, to keep the pool in good condition. Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, drying racks, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service mid week, and on changeover day. All linen is supplied as well as pool towels. Towels and linen changed once weekly. Other: Downstairs has a separate room containing sofa, television, nintendo 64 and small kitchenette which also leads directly onto the patio and pool area. An ideal place for the kids to hang out, and to keep the drinks cool, close to the pool.

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