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Villa With Private Pool In Monte Sao Pedro, Praia Da Luz

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Monte Sao Pedro, Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal - Quiet Residential Location

The property was refurbished in 2013,with a completely new kitchen new sanitary ware in the bathrooms and the garden area transformed. There are three twin bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge diner and kitchen. Outside there is a pool area, two patios for relaxation/dining and orange and lemon trees. A car port and a further room which contains the washing machine and pool toys etc. The villa has recently been awarded an Alojamento local licence which is now compulsory for rental properties and involves electricity and gas checks fire extinguishers and fire blankets are prominently displayed within the property.Our reference number for this certificate is 800/AL

More Details

Owner
Mark Lawman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About Mark Lawman

We are an English family and live in Yorkshire England, we purchased the property in October 2011 and have since then refurbished it and used it for our family holidays.

Mark Lawman purchased this villa in 2011

Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Boavista
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The most local beach Is Praia da Luz which is approximately 1.5km away but there are lots of others within five minutes drive away including Porto Mos, Praia Dona Ana and a few more minutes the main Lagos beach of Meia Praia. We also visit a number of other beaches within 15 minutes, Burgau and Salema. The West Coast surfing beaches are 25-30 mins drive away.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Faro and is approx 80 km away and takes 50 minutes to arrive at the villa.

Distances:

Praia Da Luz 1.5 km, Lagos 3km,Portimao 30km, The mountains of Monchique are about a forty minute drive away.

Zoo Marine where you can swim with the dolphins and waterparks are approximately 30 minutes away by car.

Further Details:

Both Praia da Luz and Lagos have Supermarkets and Chemists, Banks, Bars and numerous restaurants.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lagos in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One main house bathroom with bath (shower over), bidet, toilet and marble topped sink and vanity area. Upstairs is a walk in shower room with sink and toilet. Both with newly fitted sanitary ware
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with balcony, twin beds, built in wardrobe, bedside table and lamp , ample drawer space. bedroom two and three with twin beds large built in wardrobes sets of drawers bedside tables and lamps
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: The property has a small garden area to the front planted with flowers. At the rear of the property through the lounge patio doors is a two tier patio area covered by a sail for shade, Orange and lemon trees and plants, the area outside the patios is gravelled. The kidney shaped pool was re tiled in 2012 and is approximately 8mx4m it is surrounded by a tiled area which has the pool furniture and loungers, a barbecue is built in at the side of the pool. A car port provides a drying area and access to the utility room with washing machine. A further tiled patio can be used for dining or sunbathing and is adjacent to a gravelled area with other plants and another lemon tree. Utility Room: Washing machine, cleaning equipment Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen changed weekly. Poolside towels are also provided.

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Villa With Private Pool In Monte Sao Pedro, Praia Da Luz
average rating of 4.529412 based on 17 reviews
5

An amazing villa located in a quiet part of town

  • 5 of 5

This villa was absolutely amazing and fully equipped with everything you could need for a weeks stay. There is a full entertainment system and Bluetooth speakers, a lovely kitchen, washing machine, 2 bathrooms and much more.

The outdoor pool was amazing as well as the loungers for private sunbathing. We absolutely loved our stay there, the villa is super comfortable and relaxing. The villa is located in really quiet area a short drive from Luz and Lagos and was perfect to get away from the busier towns and relax

Mark was super helpful with his tips of what to do in the local area and where to visit. Luz Cars was also a great hire company tip. We mainly travelled into Lagos to explore and eat as well as taking car rides to Salema, Sagres and Monchique in the mountains which are recommended. The smaller beaches of Lagos like Camilo were our favourites as well as the beaches in Salema. The beach of Sagres is great too to watch the surfers - the waters can get pretty rough there though. Our favourite restaurants in the local area were Casinha Do Pestiso & Restaurant De Camilo in Lagos

We will definitely book this villa again on our return to the Algarve and will be recommending our friends and family to do the same

Thank you Mark for welcoming us into your home

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jide, Thank you for your review,the first of 2017. We love our villa and you obviously appreciated it too. The entertainment system was put in place a week prior to your stay. We look forward to you revisiting. Thanks again we are really glad you enjoyed your holiday Mark
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Extremely Dissatisfied!

  • 1 of 5

Pros: Large house, Clean, swimming pool.

Cons: Hard uncomfortable beds

Major Con: CONSTRUCTION directly behind the property 6 out of 7 days from 7am-7pm. The noise from the construction made the outside pool and living space completely unusable. We were NOT informed of the construction by the owner beforehand and would have reconsidered renting if we had known. The homeowner had full knowledge of the construction since he was there the week prior. We were forwarned of construction at another property we considered renting and were offered a 40% discount on the rental. We chose this villa because we thought it would be quiet. Upon returning home we contacted the owner to convey our severe disastisfaction. We informed the owner of this villa that we thought some sort of compensation would be fair. The owner of this property was extremely rude and unprofessional and went as far as to accuse us of blackmail. We were merely seeking some sort of resolution after our horrible stay, before we wrote a negative review. Unfortunately, this situation ruined our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were surprised to find you had not enjoyed your stay with us after hearing nothing expressing your dissatisfaction during your stay. If you had something could perhaps have been done. I had been at the villa the week prior to yours and the construction going on at that time comprised of the external painting of a villa over the road to the rear of ours and was certainly not going on for twelve hours a day. Your initial e mail to me stated that you thought a 40% reduction in your rental fees would be in order as recompense prior to you writing a review I thought this improper. As regards the beds being hard unfortunately each individual has their own preferences.
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5

Relaxation Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Superb luxurious villa. Comfortable and homely. Every need is catered for to relax and unwind. Plenty of space , very clean and well maintained. The pool is just fabulous . Good WIFI which came in handy for emails etc . Most places to visit are a short taxi ride away . What you see on the website is exactly what you get and Mark was easy to contact for advice. Highly recommend this villa if you want a peaceful relaxing break. Loved it and would not hesitate to return. Mark and family , thank you for sharing your fabulous holiday home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet, Many thanks for your review Mark and Julie
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5

Very nice lay out and well equipped in a ideal location between Luz and Lagos

  • 5 of 5

Would recommend this property to golfing friends

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks,the golf is very good in the area
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5

Lovely villa, everything you could want and perfect location for exploring this fantastic coastline.

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we have been to this area of Portugal and drove from Faro airport, having rented a car there - this was quick and straight forward.

Mark and Julie's villa was easy to find due to the directions they provide in their welcome pack, together with extremely useful information about the local area, beaches and restaurants etc.

The villa itself more than met our expectations, it is clean,comfortable and spacious with everything we needed, provided, even down to the beach brolly!

We particularly liked the outside terrace where we had breakfast and evening meals and also the barbecue area is a big plus.

The pool is a perfect size and is cleaned and maintained every week, plenty of sunbeds, couldn't be better.

Praia du Luz is only a 5 minute drive away and Lagos 10 minutes.

We would definitely recommend Mark and Julie's villa and would have no hesitation in booking it again in the future.

To sum up - we had a brilliant family holiday - the villa was perfect and the whole area left a great lasting impression.

Many thanks to Mark and Julie.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Fabulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of two adults and two boys aged 17 and 14. We booked this villa based on the pictures and they didn't disappoint!! The villa was clean and ready for us on our arrival. The pool was lovely and really refreshing after an hours sunshine. If I was being HYPER critical, the wifi was fine within the villa but was a little hit and miss if you strayed too far from the router, the ironing board was as old as my granny and could do with replacing and it was a little warm in the night without a/c but this is me being nit picking. You soon got used to the lack of a/c and there are plenty of places around the pool where the wifi works fine.

The villa is situated on a small plot about 1/2 mile outside Luz and a few miles outside Lagos.

From our original email to Mark he was prompt and polite with his replies. An added bonus was that he let us stay at the villa till 1700 on our departure date as our flight wasn't until 2155. His charge?? Nothing!!

We spent most of our evenings in Lagos where there is food for any tastebuds and budget. We found Mark's info sheet he sends you invaluable especially about the hire car (you need one) and the restaurants. Our favourite was Alloro...You GOTTA eat here.

Beaches were lovely. If you have kids who like to bodyboard there are plenty of beaches in driving distance. We especially liked Ingrina. There are two bodyboards at the villa, left by me!

All in all a lovely villa that I wouldn't hesitate to stay at again

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lagos, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early
30 Mar 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Spring
16 Apr 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid summer
1 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
High Summer
29 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Late Summer
3 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Early
29 Mar 2019 - 14 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£229
for 4 nights
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact for availability, we require a 25% deposit on booking and the balance 30 days prior to holiday date, on arrival a breakage deposit of 100 Euro will be held by the property manager and will be returned to you once the property is inspected prior to departure.


Changeover Day:
We can be flexible, however in peak seasons we would prefer weekend changeovers

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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