The house is converted from an old Portuguese farmhouse (Old House) with an attached newly built 1-storey house (New House). The complete building has been renovated and refurbished in 2012, retaining traditional portuguese features.
The Old House has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, big living room and kitchen, sleeps 2 (4).
The New House has 2 bedrooms ensuite bathrooms, big living room and kitchen sleeps 4 (6).
Portugal is one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. The Algarve with its warm Mediterranean climate, golden beaches, Moorish history and renowned golf courses is particularly popular.
Our house 'Casa Horta Velha' is situated in the 'Serra de Monchique', close to the 'Foia' the highest point in the Algave with spectacular views overlooking Southwest Portugal.
The house is set in a quiet secluded location on a terraced hillside with magnificant views over wooded foothills to the southcoast. The property is rich in bird-life and other local wildlife.
It is10 min drive to the small pittoresque town Monchique with supermarket, shops, restaurants and all amenities as well 10 min to the famous Spa at 'Caldas de Monchique'. Good local restaurants are just a few minutes drive away.
35 mins easy driving to the South Coast with splendid beaches, all tourist attractions and golf courses, as well 35 mins to the West Coast with its spectacular wild coastline and beaches.
Casa Horta Velha is a great place for a peaceful, relaxing get-away holiday and a perfect base to explore the scenery and nature of South Portugal.