Quinta Das Andorinhas
Villa Alcalar. Near Alvor, Western Algarve
This is great villa for a family holiday or break . Sitting in its own manicured grounds of about 4 acres it offers a great outdoor area as well as excellent accommodation.
Most of our guests spend most of their vacation on the property. Outdoors there's lots to do with a large pool, putting green, boules court and table tennis. There's a large lawn which can be used for ball games.
Indoors there's so much space with separate lounge areas, and a pool table where you can play and look out at the wonderful view. Upstairs there is a large terrace and jacuzzi ; the perfect place for a sundowner.
- Private Pool
- Internet / WiFi
- Private Garden
- Golf Nearby
- Country Views
- Rural Setting
- Air Conditioning
- Riding Nearby
- Pool Heating
- Close to Bars / Restaurants
The house features five bedrooms, large kitchen, very large sitting room with gallery,dining room (seating for 10) and two separate lounge areas,one with pool table . The gallery has a large selection of books for the use of guests
The kitchen has a large table, American fridge /freezer, micro and double oven range . The kitchen is comprehensively equipped. the kitchen has its own wc.
The property is carpeted throughout except the kitchen and bathrooms.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
There are bedrooms on two levels . Downstairs there are four bedrooms . Two twins and two doubles . In between the bedrooms are two bathrooms, both with bath and shower.
Upstairs is the master bedroom with an American King size bed and access on to the terrace. Lots of wardrobe storage etc. Next door is a separate bathroom with shower and jacuzzi bath.
All bedrooms have a/c although the Quinta normally experiences a breeze even on the hottest of nights.
The main feature outside is a very large pool (deep end is about 3m deep). Loungers and umbrellas are provided. The pool is fenced off for safety. Next to the pool is the 3 hole putting green and a shower.
Between the house and pool is a large BBQ area, marble table (with sun umbrellas) for 10 and a small lawn ( with table tennis table ). The BBQ is charcoal fired and there is bar seating around it. Its an ideal venue for dinner
On the other side of the pool is the large manicured lawn and behind that lie more grounds. On the other side of the Quinta lies a boules court. Above on the terrace, with stunning views and a great place for sundowners, is a Jacuzzi.
The size and location of the plot ensures seclusion and privacy.
The Quinta is accessed via a track that climbs up from the main road to the main gate . The drive then brings one up to the Quinta.
There is a second entrance on the far side of the property that gives easy access to the kitchen.
Gas cooking and heating. Electric a/c
Water is from the properties bore hole and is filtered and drinkable
No smoking indoors. No pets.
The Area: Alcalar. Near Alvor, Western Algarve
The villa is situated in beautiful countryside yet very close to the many activities. 15 mins to beaches,
5 mins to Penina golf, 10 mins to selection of supermarkets etc.
Villa sits in between Alvor (15mins) and Lagos (20mins). Portimao with its marina is 20 mins away.
The area has lovely villages ,with lots of history and good food , that should be visited. Silves (20mins) , Ferraguda (20mins) , and Monchique (30mins).
The tombs of Alcalar are 5 mins walk from the villa and the Autodrome de Algarve, a 5 minute drive.
There are excellent restaurants in the vicinity ;Solar de Farelo (5 mins drive) and Fonte de Pedra which is a 5 mins walk from the property.
The Portimao aerodrome (10mins) offers one of the best skydiving centers in Europe. Some of the best surfing beaches are located on the Costa Vincentina which is roughly 30 mins drive to the west.
Praia de Rocha (20 mins) , Alvor, Lagos and Ferraguda all offer great restaurants,bars and nightlife.
In addition to Penina there are many other golf courses available within a 30 min drive, including Alalmos, Morgado, Alto and Palmeiras
Alvor and Lagos offer near shore and deep sea fishing and boat trips to the various caves along the coast are also available.
The area has many vineyards that can be visited. The nearest is 5 mins away at Morgado de Torre ( pretty good wine as well!)
There are also opportunities for riding nearby and the area has quite a few water parks (30 mins drive).
Finally the beaches in this area are excellent and conjure up the image of the Algarve with its sunshine and sand.
There are simply too many beaches to mention!
Quinta Das Andorinhas rental prices: £2000 - £3500
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