Casa Papa Figos
Villa Alcalar, Near Alvor, Western Algarve
The villa stands on its own grounds on a hill with fantastic views over the Algarvian countryside towards Monchique.
It has everything that is required for a great holiday or break . On the top floor it has a very well appointed kitchen, dining room with balcony which is ideal for breakfast or cocktails. Upstairs there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms (one ensuite) - bathrooms all tiled in local Portuguese style. The villa has a Morroccan theme and downstairs is a rather quirky large lounge area. There is also an alcove office space for laptop use etc. The lounge has tv with sky package. A third bedroom is downstairs and outside there is a private pool and lounge area plus a table for al fresco eating. There is an outside bbq.
- Rural Setting
- Private Pool
- Internet / WiFi
- Air Conditioning
- Golf Nearby
- Watersports nearby
- Riding Nearby
- Car Advised
- Off street parking
The kitchen is very well equipped with an electric hobb and oven , microwave , dishwasher and washing machine. There is a large fridge with a small freezer section in the kitchen plus a smaller fridge with a small freezing compartment downstairs. Full selection of utensils and cutlery . Coffee machine, kettle and toaster.
The lounge area has four sofas and two coffee tables for relaxing . It has an offset area with desk and full internet access.
TV has a sky package.
The lounge area has its own fridge; ideal for keeping the beers cold before going out to the pool!
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Three double bedrooms . Two on first floor (one with ensuite) and one downstairs.
Ensuite bathroom has a shower and toilet and the other inlcudes toilet,and bath/shower. Each bedroom has a/c. Kitchen and bathrooms are tiled in the traditional Portuguese style. There are no carpets but tiling throughout.
The pool sits outside the downstairs lounge area but is separated by a terrace with a wall and gate (to provide safety to infants).
The pool is approximately 3 foot deep and has a great view especially in the evening as the sun sets to the west. The pool can be heated on request.
On the terrace is a table for al fresco eating and the outside bbq is at the front of the property but within easy reach of both terrace and kitchen.
The property has a parcel of land extending 200m to the west. It has only one neighbour which is out of sight.
Access to the property is up a private drive , which goes around outside the grounds of the Quinta das Andorinhas ( same owner) to the gate to the villa. It has ample parking for 3 or 4 cars.
The villa has a step to access top floor floor and stairs to the bottom floor. Bottom floor can be accessed from drive via a slope and a step.
Electric hobb, gas c/h , a/c in each bedroom.
Water is from property bore hole.
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!
Casa Papa Figos rental prices: £1000 - £2000
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Saturday to Saturday in high season. Variations can sometimes be accomodated- ask!.
Check in 4pm check out 1000 am .
a/c included. pool heating on request 100 Euros/week (not normally required after May)
Towels (including pool towels) included .
Please contact the owner to check availability of this holiday home.
Contact Owner / Property Manager