Casa da Praia

Casa da Praia

Set on a vantage point and secluded by pines just above Praia Grande (beach) in Ferragudo, this charming holiday villa offers tranquil views across the Arado river mouth to the Atlantic ocean, towards the setting sun and Sagres on the Western Algarve.
Casa da Praia has 3 bedrooms and a lovely pool area, outdoor dining and barbeque terrace, from where you can enjoy yachts and fishing boats peacefully passing by, and the beach is just a short walk away.
Formally a beekeepers cottage within the larger estate of Casa da Infanta, it has been completely refurbished into a modern and contemporary one-level beach villa vacation home, that can be rented independently or together with the main house. Compact but well equipped with beach-chic style interiors, it has a closed-in fireplace for cooler nights as well as air-conditioning for hotter days. It’s an ideal holiday rental for family beach holidays or for those wanting to play in one of the area’s many golf courses. You can also walk along the beach to the charming waterside village of Ferragudo a gem of the Algarve coast, hosting a number of quayside fresh fish and seafood restaurants.

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Please note – There are some unprotected drops from various terraces and around the swimming pool – young children need to be supervised!

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ACCOMMODATION – 6 GUESTS (+ 2 children on request sleeping in a folding-mattress-chair)

Lawn & terracing surround the swimming pool (10 x 4 metres & 0,80 x 1,20 metres depth) which has roman steps. Partly shaded barbeque terrace with lounging areas and dining (seating 8), enjoying river and ocean views. French windows to open plan sitting room (with flat screen TV), dining area (seating 10 people) and breakfast bar to American style kitchen. Service area with laundry equipment. Two twin bedrooms sharing a shower bathroom (hand held & rain shower). Double bedroom with en-suite shower bathroom (hand held & rain shower).

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STAFF & SERVICES

Maid service included 2 hours x 4 days a week. Garden & Pool maintenance included. Baby Sitting on request.

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DISTANCES

Beach – a gentle slope and walk from the estate grounds will take you to sandy Praia Grande, approx. 50 metres.

Ferragudo (nearest shops & restaurants) – 1 km drive or walk along the beach past Forte S João.

Golf Courses – within a 15-20 minute drive you can reach Alamos, Alto Golf, Gramacho, Pinta, Penina,

Morgado do Reguengo or Vale do Milho courses.

Tennis @ Carvoeiro Club – 3 kms.

Portimão & Marina (major shops & banks, bars & restaurants, hospital etc) – upstream on the other side of the river or 6 kms drive away.

Must Visit – Silves @ 18kms; Lagos @ 25 kms; Monchique @ 30 kms; Sagres & Cape St. Vincent 65 kms.

Faro Airport – 60 kms.

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OTHER FACTS

Rental Licence #21757/AL; this villa sleeps up to 6 guests with an extra 2 children on request (sleeping in a folding- mattress-chair); minimum 1 week rental & Saturday change-overs apply during Peak, High & Mid Seasons; in Low Season a minimum 3 nights rentals are accepted/pro-rated with flexible change-overs; check-in after 14:00 hours/check-out before 10:00 hours with local representative check-in & welcome; basic welcome hamper included in the rental (wine, beers, juice/soft drinks, drinking water, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, butter, honey, cheese, ham, olives, tomatoes, salt & pepper, sweet & savory biscuits, bread, mosquito repellant, guest soaps & lavatory paper, plus essential cleaning products such as washing up liquid, dishwasher & washing machine detergents); bed linen & bathroom towels included in the rental and changed mid-week as well as at end-of-week for longer stays; 1 pool/beach towel also provided per person per stay; cot & high chair on request/free of charge; hair dryers supplied in each bathroom; complimentary WIFI internet access (suitable for browsing/emails only); 42” LCD Satellite TV (freeview) & DVD player; other equipment includes washing machine, tumble dryer, iron & ironing board, dishwasher, electric stove & oven, microwave, large fridge/freezer, coffee machine, blender, juicer & toaster; partly shaded bbq terrace with dining table & chairs; poolside loungers & shade provided; air conditioning (bedrooms only) included in the rental; house heating available on request/paid in advance (Euros 180 for rentals of less than a week or p/week); strictly no smoking indoors (penalty equivalent to security deposit).

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RENTAL PRICES IN EUROS FOR 2017

Peak Season (1 July – 2 September) — €5,315 per week

High Season (3 – 30 June & 3 – 30 September) — €4,375 per week

Mid Season (Easter 8 – 22 April, all May, 1 & 2 June & all October) — €3,125 per week

Low Season (1 Jan – 7 April, 23 – 30 April, all November & all December) — €2,500 per week

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Special Offers – New property launching offer of 15% off for all bookings in 2017; or pay 2017 rates for any 2018 bookings confirmed by 31 August 2017!

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BOOKING/CANCELLATION TERMS

— 30% non-refundable deposit required to reserve the property
— Rental balance due 6 weeks prior to start of date of rental
— Security deposit of €200 to be paid by bank transfer in advance of rental or locally at the property – this amount minus any applicable charges is refundable at the end of the holiday