Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Moncarapacho - Monte das Figueiras
Hilltop with sea and mountain views, beautiful artistic interior
The swimming pool has been built to make the most of the sunshine. The terrace was built in a special way to work with the sunshine as a natural heating system for the pool.
Bedrooms (4) 1 en-suite double master bedroom and 2 twin rooms all with their own terraces and a 4th separate double bedroom and en suite bathroom in a studio.
Bathrooms (4) 2 en suite bathrooms, 1 having a bath with a view and a separate double shower the other with large walk-in shower. All with double marble washbasins. A third Moroccan style mosaic shower room with double marble washbasins.
Open plan kitchen with modern steam oven, induction cooking, red and black granite dresser, hand painted tiles and an open fire place.
Large games room/atelier with seating area and office space with internet access.
Baby bed and high chair provided
Cosy living room with seating around an open fire.
Maid service, bath and beach towels supplied, bedding supplied.
Underfloor heating/cooling throughout. Plus air-con.
Fuzeta beach | Barril beach | Santa Luzia beach | Tavira beach | Culatra Beach | Cabanas beach | Manta Rota beach | Lote beach | Armona beach | Praia Verde beach | Cabeço beach | Vila Real beach | Faro beach | Fábrica beach | Ilha Desserta beach | Farol beach | Monte Gordo beach
Tavira | Olhão | Faro | Castro Marim | Vila Real de Santo António | Fuzeta | St Luzia | Moncarapacho | São Brás de Alportel | Estói | Cacela | St Catarina do Fonte do Bispo | Alcoutim | Luz de Tavira | Cabanas
Ria Formosa Natural Park | The hills (serra) | The Guardiana River
Bird watching | Golf | Fishing| Boating| Shopping| Markets| Historic places| Churches etc.
Monte das Figueiras at a glance:
4 bedroom 4 bathroom estate style property with private pool, in 8000 sq. mtrs
Located near the picturesque village of Moncarapacho
Beautiful panoramic views to the coast and inland mountains
Private terraces around the house, BBQ area, landscaped gardens
Underfloor heating/cooling, 3m deep, green granite swimming pool with separate children's pool.
Large elevated main terrace with outside worktop and sink
Office space with internet access.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Christian Oerlemans
Will Kellermann is an artist/ painter from Holland. See her website www.willkellermann.com
Her husband Christian Oerlemans is an ex advertising man, author, poet and journalist.
Christian Oerlemans purchased this chateau / country house in 2008
Why Christian Oerlemans chose Moncarapacho
Very personal, artistic, unique.
What makes this chateau / country house unique
Comfort, views, location. Terraces all around the premises, swimming pool in green granite, large gardens, almost 1 ha of rustic land amids the orange groves.
Guestbook comments from the owner
This place has soul and we are all stunned by its beauty. It completely melted our Northern hearts.We will cherish the fond memories of joy around the dinner table, the children playing in the pool, the views and the sunsets.
Thank you for letting us stay here.
The stay in your house made our summer!
I have never seen a more beautiful house and you must have big hearts sharing the art and personale touch with strangers. I really hope we can come back to this place.