OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Large 3 Bed Town House With Beautiful Shared Pool And Gardens

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House in Alcantarilha, Armacao de Pera, Central Algarve,Peaceful Location in quaint village but only 3k From Hustle And Bustle Of Beautiful Seaside Resorts

Quinta da Sao Sebastio is located in the village of Alcantarilla just 3k from the lovely seaside resort of Armacao de Pera and 5 minutes from Gale with its gorgeous beaches and restaurants. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 15k drive from the lively but lovely resort of Albufeira. Close to great beaches, fabulous restaurants, Aqualand Water Park and Zoo Marine within 3km and it has the Faldo & O'Connor golf courses of Oceanico Amendoeira on its doorstep. The house has a lovely pool, shared but quiet, a large private terrace, with a built in barbecue to enable you to dine al fresco. The master bedroom upstairs has a huge en suite bathroom and a spacious balcony off it. The villa is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay. You can enjoy the best of both worlds with this holiday. Have every facility and lively entertainment on your doorstep in Gale and Albuferia, but escape to the quiet and peacefulness of your holiday home whenever you wish.

Rosemary Byrne
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Rosemary Byrne

We are two families who are great friends. Both families have two children of the same age, who are now young adults/teenagers and we all remain great friends.

Having spent many years holidaying together all over the world, we decided to settle down and buy this house between us.

This was a partnership that has worked out spectacularly well and we are delighted to share our lovely home with others also

Rosemary Byrne purchased this house in 2007

Why Rosemary Byrne chose Silves region

We are two families who bought this property together 7 years ago and have enjoyed and continue to enjoy many great family holidays here.

Our children have now grown up into teenagers and beyond, so we don't get to spend as much time in Portugal as a family as we used to, however, the extra freedom we now have allows us to use the house for golfing trips with friends and fun long weekends.

We have set the house up as a home from home, with all home comforts and its location in a quiet rural village, just 3k from a fabulous seaside resort Armacao de Pera suits us all.

What makes this house unique

The village of Alcantarilha is beautiful. So very quaint, crumbly and typical Portugese. Away from the tourist trail. However, the location is so good, as we are only 3k from the sea with both Armacao de Pera and Gale beaches.

We are about 2k from the golf courses of Armedeiro (Faldo and O'Connor courses) and another 5k from Guia and the largest shopping centre in the Algarve.

If we want a day or night in Albufeira, this is only 10k away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Genuine comment from one of our guests in March 2012.

Our holiday here in July 2011 was fantastic. The Villa and location was way above our expectations. After being blown away with the luxury of the villa, we were greeted outside with the most beautiful pool and gardens. Whether you are here with family to enjoy a quiet holiday or with friends to play some golf, you are guaranteed a fantastic time. The beach,golf club and shopping are only minutes away by car. There is a choice of excellent restaurants locally and the larger town of Albufeira is only minutes away.

Quinta da S.Sebastio is calling us again for 2012. We just cant wait to go back!
Jan 2014
  • 1 of 1


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Portugese gem

  • 5 of 5

The villa was really very good with everything you could need, with a beautiful pool set in tranquil gardens. The villa was very clean and the gardens beautifully maintained with lots of useful information in the villa on places to visit. We particularly liked visiting Silves and Lagos which had more historical buildings and we would say a car is essential if you want to explore anywhere other than the town of Alcantarilha. Only one set of house keys were supplied which was tricky as our teenage kids didn't always do what we were doing and another set would have helped, especially as this property can accommodate 6 people.

I would definitely recommend this property and found the owner to be very helpful and speedy in any responses.

A really relaxing holiday and only a short distance to travel from the airport.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our house. We note your comments regarding keys and will provide more sets in future. Many thanks.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


  • 5 of 5

The pictures on the website do not do this property justice, it is so much better, it's comfortable, very clean, modern, stocked with everything you could require and it's extremely quiet. The location is great, walking distance to shops ( Aldi for food, The Bazzar for everything) restaurants, a selection of 3 in the town. A few miles down the road is the beach and seaside town with huge selection of restaurants, the other direction and there is a selection of Golf courses and the water park. 15 minutes by car and you are in Alburera passing Aqualand and the biggest shopping centre in the Algarve on the way.

I could not recommend this property highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0



Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Golfers Special
2 Sep 2016 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We will give a discounted price for a 2 week or longer stay. We also allow flexi day holidays greater than 1 week.
We will provide a booking form and will require a deposit of 20% with booking.
Full balance to be paid 8 weeks before the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover can be flexible.
Check out time usually before 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Alcantarilha in Algarve

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 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
  • Large En-suite bathroom with bath and shower to Bedroom 1. En-suite with bath and shower to Bedroom 2. Downstairs toilet with shower adjacent to Bedroom 3.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Very large master Bedroom with twin beds which can be converted to double, with big balcony overlooking the gardens. 2nd bedroom upstairs, with balcony. Two single beds, again can be converted. 1 bedroom downstairs, two single beds. All air-conditioned
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Fully fitted kitchen with all mod cons and seating for 6. Great living room, Internet TV (ITV, BBC and other sky stations) ,wireless internet ,DVD player. Two double bedrooms upstairs with large single beds, which can be placed together to make king size doubles. Balconies and en suite bathrooms off both these rooms. Downstairs bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom outside the door. This bathroom doubles as the main bathroom during the day. There is air-conditioning in the living room and all the bedrooms. The back of the house enjoys fabulous sunshine all day, but even so, the house remains lovely and cool Outside: Shared Pool and beautiful communal garden. Gated community of 9 spacious Town Houses Terrace with barbecue and full dining suite. Small private garden which can be closed off for small children. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen provided. - Please bring your own beach and pool towels. A two week stay - includes towel and linen change at end of 1st week. Other: Very large basement downstairs to house pool toys, suitcases etc

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot