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Luxury 5 bedroom air conditioned villa, large private garden, swimming pool

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Almancil - Quinta de Eguas

5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10

This beautiful recently completed fully air conditioned 2 storey villa features private gated driveway, exceptional build quality, large gardens and its own private pool (12m x 7m) with plenty of surrounding terrace and sunbeds. The area also has a BBQ & seating for al fresco dining. The villa is set on a 3000m2 plot featuring tastefully landscaped lawned gardens. A pillared entrance hall, with sweeping twin staircases, gives direct access to a spacious lounge,

Internal entertainment includes a Sony 52 inch LCD TV complimented with Sky Satellite and a Blueray DVD. There is also Apple TV which can be used to enable BBC1 and 2 as well as the ITV Channels. Apple TV also allows you to connect and purchase/rent films. The WII game is also connected to the television for added entertainment.

The Lounge has sliding Patio doors leading out to the terraces & pool. Adjacent to the lounge is a separate dining room.

The designer kitchen is well equipped and includes:

* American style fridge/freezer producing crushed or cubed ice

* Bosch Dishwasher

* De Dietrich Hob, Oven & Microwave

* Krups Coffee Machine using Coffee Beans

* Nutri Bullet Juicer

* Le Creuset Coffee Mugs small & large

A separate fully equipped utility room with Washing Machine & Dryer

There are two bedrooms downstairs. One has a Super King Size Bed which can be unzipped and made into a twin bed and has the additional benefit of a television and a Sky Box. This bedroom also has Patio Doors leading out to the terrace to the left of the Villa.

There is also a twin bedroom downstairs. Both bedrooms downstairs are next to each other and share an en suite bathroom.

There is also a separate cloakroom downstairs

Upstairs there is the Main Bedroom with a Super King Size Bed and 2 double bedrooms which have Super Kind Size Beds (Zipped) or they can be made into twin beds if required. All the bedrooms upstairs have lovely en-suite facilities and plenty of wardrobe space. There is also balconies leading off all three bedrooms with panoramic views across the garden. Each Bedroom leads off to a large galleried landing.

Outside Entertainment also includes:

* A Pool Table

* Table Tennis

* Football Table

* Large Secure Trampoline

* Football Goals for Garden & Pool Use

If you are bringing young children and require a fence to be erected round the pool this can be accommodated so please just ask.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
John Cushing (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks English

About John Cushing

My name is John Cushing and I live in England with my partner and 3 children. We were fortunate to live at the Villa for a couple of years before returning for my eldest daughter to commence her GCSE's. The two years in Portugal gave my children a great outlook on life learning the language and culture their overall education has benefited as a result.

John Cushing purchased this villa in 2006

Why John Cushing chose Almancil area

My great friend Julio and his team completed the build of our beautiful Villa in 2006. Situated in a beautiful Portuguese Village called Vale de Eguas just a couple of minutes from Almancil. The Villa is within the Golden Triangle. The Villa is totally private with large gardens to enjoy all the outdoor activities. A 10 minute drive will take you to the beautiful Algarve Beaches with its superb restaurants & bars. Vilamoura is only a 15 minute drive away. The Villa is very safe for young children

with fencing all around the property and Electric Gates at the front.


If you have young children and require a fence round the swimming pool this can be erected for safety and peace of mind.

The Villa is South Facing so for those who adore the sun this is the place to be. For those who like a bit of shade we have allowed for this when we built the Villa.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is built in a fabulous location only 15 minutes from Faro Airport. Situated in a quite Portuguese Village the Villa is just 5 minutes walk from two superb Portuguese Restaurants. Apolonia Supermarket is just a three minute drive and has a fresh fish and meat counter. This Supermarket also bakes the best bread including the most wonderful Baguettes. Apolonia Supermarket is very similar to Waitrose in the UK. Children will love the Water Park which is only a 7 minute car ride away. This Water Park has expanded just recently and is simply awesome.........until your kids persuade you to to go down the black tunnel !!!! There is also a fun Go Karting facility just 5 minutes from the Villa. There are two tracks one for the little ones the other a full blown professional track for older children and adults. There are fabulous golf courses within a 10 minute drive at Vale do Lobo and Quinta de Lago. The Villa has numerous outdoor facilities such as a trampoline (fully secured) table tennis outdoor pool table and football table and even football goals in the gardens and small ones for fun in the pool. There is also a swing for minors.


We can erect a fence around the swimming pool for your children's safety thus enabling you to relax.....please just ask


based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Luxury 5 bedroom air conditioned villa, large private garden, swimming pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Immaculate, spacious and superbly equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous family holiday consisting of 8 adults and 2 small children at this villa. It is extremely spacious, clean and well maintained with equipment and facilities for every need and more.Outdoors was particularly superb with a large patio area, large swimming pool and gardens with barbecue, sun loungers, sofas and chairs, pool table, table tennis, and for the children a swing and trampoline. The entrance to the property is securely gated and alarmed. A vehicle is required to get to local beaches and attractions and taxis are quite cheap with a typical cost of 15 -20 euros from Almancil to Vilamoura marina which is well worth a visit. We had a superb and enjoyable holiday at this villa and would stay here again. The owner Mr John Cushing is extremely helpful and friendly.We were pleasantly surprised with a mid week visit where the Villa was thoroughly cleaned and new clean towels provided. Simply faultless .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Fantastic villa - you can't go wrong!

  • 5 of 5

We've been to the Algarve many times and have been privileged to stay in some lovely villas. This half term week, my husband and I took our 4 boys and both our mothers out - and we all agreed this is the best villa yet! The property is more beautiful than it looks on the photos, with a great garden, fantastic pool and lots of lovely outside furniture (not shown on the photos). Inside, the villa is elegantly furnished with every mod con you'll need. The location is perfect - a 15 minute drive to the beach, the airport and a water park, a great selection of restaurants all around and a quality supermarket round the corner. John has also been really responsive to our questions and nothing seemed too much trouble. Oh, and a real surprise was that we had a maid arrive mid-week to change all the towels and tidy up. I didn't expect that during a week's holiday but it was much appreciated. I can't recommend this villa highly enough, you honestly won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great family villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Portugal and hopefully it wont be the last. The house was better than expected, spacious, clean and beautifully furnished and very well equipped, this place is obviously loved.

The location was fab, really close to a great supermarket and shops and really close to a fantastic beach, Vale do Lobo, with lovely restaurants.

Mr Cushing was really helpful and friendly, nothing seemed too much trouble.

It's absolutely the perfect villa for a family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
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Lovely Villa, Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

My family & friends have just returned from a wonderful week’s holiday at Quinta De Eguas. The villa had everything for both children and adults. The gardens are wonderful and the whole property very secure and relaxing. The children spent almost the entire day by the pool enjoying all the activities this villa provides. Conveniently located, it was a quick fifteen minutes by car from the airport and a similar distance away from the beach. We enjoyed the huge amount of space which this villa has, bearing in mind there were ten of us. The bedrooms and bathrooms are well designed allowing enough space to be independent.

Relaxing on the loungers was wonderful and we were so grateful to have beach towels supplied. The BBQ was easy to use and made cooking fun and simple. The kitchen has everything from a fridge/freezer supplying endless amounts of ice to a juice maker and a fabulous coffee machine….what a treat!!! Both husbands made use of the Wi Fi.

There is a SKY box to enable the SKY Channels so I will remember to bring my SKY Card next time.

The owner was extremely helpful providing us with information on restaurants, bars and general entertainment.

We thoroughly recommend this villa and are looking forward to a return visit next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

Just had a lovely last minute holiday in this beautiful villa. All the rooms are very spacious, especially the grand entrance hall with its sweeping staircases. The bedrooms have very comfortable beds with lots of wardrobe space.

The grounds are wonderful with lots of grass for the children to run around on; the trampoline, swing, football and table tennis tables were a bonus. A treat for us adults was the juicer and the fantastic coffee machine.

The large patio area was delightful with plenty of loungers and a covered dining area for lunch sheltered from the sun. At night the pool looked fantastic lit up, even in late October it was warm enough to eat outside in the evenings.

I really can't fault this villa, a lovely place to relax. And the joy is that it's a very short drive to the beaches and variety of restaurants. The charming owner was very helpful with all my questions, we're already planning our return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding family destination

  • 5 of 5

We have regularly stayed in the Almancil area, its usually a little easier to find something here as opposed to Valle du Lobo. Last year we came across this villa and have been 2 years in a row now. Great villa, set back off the quiet road. Facilities are good, there's a big garden and pool and the whole place is maintained to a high standard. The villa owner is a friendly chap too!


  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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Nearest Airport
14 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Vale do Lobo
Car: recommended

The location of the villa is approximately 1.5km from Almancil town centre, 10 minutes by car to Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, 15 minutes by car to Vilamoura, 15 minutes to Loule. Only 15 minutes walk to Apolonia Supermarket selling fresh fish and meat (Similiar to Waitrose)

Other Activities: Water Park, Go Kart Park


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Almancil, Almancil area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter / Spring
1 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

To secure a booking a deposit of 30% of the total amount is required within 7-days of reservation confirmation. The outstanding balance must be paid 12-weeks prior to departure. A damage deposit of £500 will be required with the balance and will be held until the property has been vacated & inspected.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Almancil in Loule region

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 680 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Mosaic Tiled Bathrooms with Large Mirror and Power Shower. Heated Towel Rail in each Bathroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Super King Size Bed or Two Single Beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Super King Size Bed or Two Single Beds ( Zipped )
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Super King Size Bed or two Single Beds (Zipped)
  • The Villa contains 3 Large Double Bedrooms upstairs all having their own en-suite bathrooms with balconies overlooking the rear garden. Each Bed is made with luxury bedlinen and duvets. Bath Sheets and Hand Towels are also supplied. On the Ground Floor the Villa has two Double Bedrooms sharing an en-suite, one bedroom has a sky box (Please bring your own Sky Card) and own patio door which leads out to the rear gardens and swimming pool There is also a toilet and basin downstairs
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • bay
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Linen, towel change & maid service is once per week (more frequent maid & laundry service can be arranged at an extra charge). No smoking inside the villa but there are plenty of balconies and terraces for smokers outside. The drive way has electronically controlled entrance gates with video entry system. The villa has remote controlled window shutters and alarm system.

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