• Huge family villa
• Extensive private grounds
• Short drive to everything
• Relaxed country setting
Classic style family villa with lots of room for large families or friends sharing, it has extensive grounds with lawns and huge paved terraces, balconies on most of the bedrooms, group entertaining area, games room in the basement and even a separate cottage for those seeking a little more privacy. With air conditioning everywhere, luxurious wooden floors in most bedrooms and comfortable furniture both outside and inside, it has everything you need for your style of villa holiday.
Set in very private grounds a short drive from the pretty village of Guia, which has become a bit of a food destination; renowned as the home of chicken piri piri (think Nando’s but much, much better) with several restaurants vying for top chicken spot amongst the more typical Portuguese restaurants, families are very welcome. You’re also within easy reach of a superb stretch of coastline to the west of Albufeira, liberally peppered with fantastic and very scenic little coves, each with a sandy beach, stunning backdrop of weather eroded cliffs and delightful little beach restaurants.
Within a short drive is Zoomarine, the Algarve’s best family theme park where you can discover the mysteries of the oceans. Dolphin, seal and sea lion presentations, plus tropical birds and birds of prey. There’s also an amazing aquarium with sharks, 4D Cinema, amusements, swimming pools and the new Zoomarine Beach, that will make your visit to Zoomarine unforgettable. There’s also a large and popular shopping mall with loads of shops, a massive supermarket, cinema (films in original language) and the Algarve branch of Makro - take your card for bulk buying. And if this weren’t enough, Albufeira is just a few minute’s drive away and worth a visit for its fish restaurants, fun nightlife and more stunning beaches.
All levels are reached from a central curved staircase with stair gates at each level to keep toddlers in check.
Very spacious master suite with king-size bed, lovely wooden floors, built-in robes, en suite shower room, TV and doors to two large balconies, his and hers, the rattan furniture is normally out on one of them. Family room with king-size bed, built-in robes, TV, en suite shower room, doors to a balcony and a little ante room with a cot.
Also at this level are steps up to the roof terrace with amazing country views.
Twin bedroom with built-in robes and large en suite bathroom with corner bath. Double bedroom with king-size bed, single bed for a child, built-in robes, TV and en suite shower room; adjacent twin bedroom , both have doors to the front terrace. Large kitchen with every conceivable appliance and a useful country-style breakfast table, next door is a utility room with washing machine and drier and a guest toilet. Living and dining room with older-style leather sofas that are nonetheless very comfortable, fireplace and TV. The rattan suite shown in the lounge is usually on the large semi enclosed terrace for relaxing in a little shade with views over the pool and the grounds.
Games room with table football, ping pong, pool table, darts, TV and some exercise machines.
Within the grounds across the paved patio is the guest cottage, it has a double bedroom with built-in robes, shower room, kitchenette with a cooker and microwave, fridge and sitting area with a wood burner. This is the only part of the house that isn’t air conditioned.
The rear yard is a huge paved area that has loads of room for parking and various ball games, there’s also a large barbecue with a gazebo for entertaining, conveniently close to the kitchen door. To the front is the large swimming pool with Roman steps, secluded sun terrace and extensive lawn.
Private swimming pool, 10m x 5m, 1m to 2m deep, can be heated for a supplementary charge of £175 a week.
Washing machine and drier
Ceramic hob and oven
Shops and restaurants in Guia 2km
Gale Beach 5km
Salgadas Golf course 4km
Algarve shopping mall 3km
Albufeira attractions 8km