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Nearby Silves Charming Villa 3 bedrooms Saltwater swimmingpool Beautiful Garden

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Silves - Villa Poco Barreto

100 % Privacy and quietness, perfect central, rural location. Really Portugal!

The villa was built in 1995. Done in a luxury Portugees Style. The house is sophisticated and traditional but is still really comfy. The authentic character of the building and the really quiet, rural surroundings give you an optimal feeling of experiencing a traditional Portugees holiday. The villa exsists of a main building and an annex divided by a gate. The annex has it's own entrance. The main building exsists of a spacious living room, separate kitchen and 2 bedrooms with both 2 single beds ( 210/90). One bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and there's an other seperate bathroom in the main building with a bathtube.

The third bedroom is situated in the annex with two beds and an ensuite bathroom. All the three bedrooms have their own access to the terraces and the swimming pool. The annex has an BBQ area,connected to a big covered terrace with diner table . On the BBQ area a second fridge and washing machine .

Every room is equiped with a big fan so you get a nice breeze during the hot summers. All the doors and windows have a screen to protect you from mosquitos. The house is just a small distance away from the masstourism in a rural and hilly area. Really quiet and peacefull.Right from the house you can start walks in all directions between olives, cork oaks, oranges and almond trees. Big chance you will meet one of the shepperds and his sheeps.

A couple of restaurants, bars, bakery, mini supermarket and the local trainstation (Poco Barreto) are just 2 kms away. The train runs straight to Faro and other directions.

The monumental city of Silves is only 7kms away. Old, small alleys, cosy squares, supermarkets, many cafes and restaurants. Lagoa ( 11kms) and Alcantarilha ( 7kms) are nice , authentic villages where you will find all kind of services and shops.The big shopping malls in Guia ( 11kms) and Portimoa ( 20kms) can offer you everything you're looking for.

The beaches: Armancao de Pera (10kms), Praia da Marinha (15 kms) and Senora de Rocha (10 kms) can be reached within 15- 20 minutes..

Beach Praia da Marinha has been elected several times as the most beautiful beache of Europe. Praia de Albandeira ( 15 kms) and Praia de Carvalho (16kms) are not so famous but even more attractive.

Golf: Silves Golfcourse ( 5 kms), Amendoeira Golf ( 5kms)

Lisbon: 2,5 hours by bus from Silves. The airport of Faro is 50 kms away.

The house has a 100% free view on a beautiful green valley with only a few scattered white farmer houses on big distance. You get the feeling to be alone on the world.

It is south faced and has a big garden ( 3320 square meters) with lot of old trees and plants. There are several terraces, paved with beautiful old white boulders similar to those used in the historical centres of ancient Portugees cities. In one of the terrraces the private saltwaterpool is inbedded (8X4 meters) surrounded by palm trees, cipresses and a big diversity of subtropical vegetation. The villa is tastefully decorated with a mixture of antique furniture and modern design. The kitchen is well equiped with a 4 jet stove and an electric oven, big fridge with a freezer, dishwasher, microwave and foodprocessor. The stove has a wokburner.

The six beds have hotel standard (210X90 cm).

Villa Poco Barreto has it's own water supply. The filtered water can be used from all the tabs. No dragging around with water bottles. Behind the main gate there's a parking area. including a covered carport.

Wifi/TV/Audio are available.

The house is childproof for little children. There is a baby chair, cuttlery and some games for in house and in the pool. Also there's a baby crib.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Dick & Josepha
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016
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based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Nearby Silves Charming Villa 3 bedrooms Saltwater swimmingpool Beautiful Garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Little paradise to visit south-west of Portugal

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming little cottage on a small hill near Silves, in a little remote location to enjoy quietness, but not too far too be able to visit all the beautiful beaches and sites of Algarve. You will enjoy the nice little town of Silves with its castle, little restaurants avoiding the crowds of Lagos or Portimao. Drives to beaches are never very long, as the scenery is beautiful.

The house is clean and very well equipped, and we enjoyed every single day we stayed there with our 3 children. The swimming pool is a blessing, especially on very hot days of July.

Dick, the owner is very helpful and makes sure you are spending a wonderful time in his house. The manager is only a few minutes away if one needs any help.

We are definitely looking forward to go back to this charming place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, We're very happy with these words. Thank you very much taking your time to write this review. Your wish to return to our house in the future is the best proof you enjoyed the two weeks staying in Poco Barreto. Like you we enjoy our holidays at the house very much. Will stay there for a longtime period in winterseason. Looking forward to that! We will be honoured to recieve you again returning to the beautiful Algarve. Thank you again for your booking. Kind Regards, Dick & Josepha
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Outstanding property in tranquil settings.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful traditional villa set in lovely mature tropical gardens, which have been designed to provide a perfect balance for sun bathing and shade for the hotter days. Between the villa & garden is a lovely salt swimming pool, with good quality and substantial outside furniture. The large private terraces provide gorgeous views of a wooded valley with old farm houses scattered around and hills in the distance, which can be explored on foot.

Inside the villa is equipped with a beautiful mixture of antique and modern furniture. The kitchen has retained its Portuguese style which creates a rustic charm.

The annex provided a lovely independent space for parents to relax.

The outside kitchen/dining area with sink, BBQ and fridge was outstanding and used every day.

The owner was exceptionally helpful from the first email and his local manager Mike, was also very helpful, whom we are indebted to.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, Thank you very much taking your time to write this review. We're very happy with these beautiful words. It's very satisfying to read that you appreciate our house and garden like we do. We're very glad you enjoyed your stay that much! Kind regards, Dick & Josepha
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Great place to forget your hectic life

  • 5 of 5

We were advised about this house by friends, they spend their holiday there last year. They showed us some lovely pictures and we had a look on the web site. Seemed to be a good choice.

Arriving there 2 weeks ago we were impressed: house , garden and location were even better than we expected. Interesting amount of fruittrees and peppers. The son of the owner makes his on spicy salsa apparently. We enjoyed the quietness, privacy and marvelous atmosphere. The house is well

equipped and is beautifully furnished. Terraces and garden are outstanding, with lovely views to the valley below. Excellent price /quality rate. Strongly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Genau danach hatten wir gesucht

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten mit unseren drei Kids (8-13) einen traumhaften Urlaub an der Algarve. Da das Wetter immer schön ist, lag das entscheidend an dem herrlichen Ferienhaus. Geschmackvoll eingerichtet, viel Platz- wir waren von der ersten Minute begeistert. Die wenigen Nachbarhäuser hat man nicht bemerkt; die Kinder waren aus dem guten Pool kaum raus zu bekommen, sodass unsere Strand- und Stadtausflüge (meist in 15-25 Minuten zu erreichen) meist erst Nachmittags begannen. Auf dem großen Grundstück und Dank der zwei Häuser gibt es viele Rückzugsgebiete und Sitzmöglichkeiten. Den Blick aus der Hängematte (es gab mehrere) in die hügelige Ferne war grandios. Und es war so herrlich ruhig!

Der Kontakt zu Dick dem Vermieter vor der Buchung (wir hatten einen kleinen Sonderwunsch), während dessen und danach war ausgesprochen angenehm.

Wir kommen mit Sicherheit noch einmal wieder und hoffen, dass Dick und Josepha bis dahin nicht ganzjährig dort wohnen, was wir gut verstehen könnten.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you very much taking your time to write this lovely review. Of course we're very happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our house that much. I have to admit we miss the house while staying over here. We're looking forward to our longstay at the house starting in October. Be sure we will be honoured to recieve you again. Warm Regards, Dick & Josepha.
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Great place !

  • 5 of 5

We (parents, 3 children, 12, 10 and 8 years) spent one week in August in this house and had the best time! The house has a very special atmosphere: the architecture, the furniture, and the way the house connects to its surroundings. We liked the kitchen, the annex, the grill area, the great pool (with pleasant salt water and very surprising lights in it), and the luscious garden. The house owner, manager, and keeper are very nice people and helped us out with tips and questions that we had. The Algarve is easy to negotiate: Silves, Portimao, Lagos, the beaches, and the Ocean are all nearby and very much worth exploring. We had a wonderful time and plan to come back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you very much writing this review. We're very happy to hear you like the house and the garden that much. Like you we're very enthousiastic about the Algarve. Even along the touristical coast one can easily find small, authentic villages with a good, not too touristic atmosphere. At only small distances there are many beautiful bays at the cliff coast which are not too crowded even in summertime. Because of te central location of the house many beaches , cities and other spots are easy to get to. We will be very honoured to receive you again. Thank you again taking your time to write a review. Kind Regards, Dick & Josepha.
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Above our expectations

  • 5 of 5

This was our (parents & 2 kids) first time in the Algarve. We enjoyed it very much....never seen such beautiful beaches before in Europe. Even in July we found spectacular bays at the cliff coast which were very tranquilly. Very clean and fine yellow sand....very comfy. Beautiful turquoise water, with astonishing rock masses. Beautiful scenery. The house is located very well. It takes only a 20 minute drive max to get at those beaches. Returning in the evening at the house you will find optimal privacy and quietness, no sounds at all....only birds and other animals. Like other guests told before this place is like a paradise, hidden behind the Moorish gate. Our youngest one slept very well in the annex, we had to wake him up in the morning.... The house is very well equipped and the salt water swimming pool underneath the old exotic trees is terrific. There is a huge tropical garden where I did my siesta in one of the hammocks.

Direct from the property we made some beautiful walks in the neighbourhood. The Portuguese people are very friendly and outstanding helpful when we lost our way in the hilly surroundings of the house. We will return next year for 2 /3 weeks and will try to rent this lovely property again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, We travelled a lot and visited many beaches all over the world. Have to agree the beaches on the cliff coast of the Algarve sure are among the best. It's very satisfying to read that you loved your stay at our house that much. We think this house combines the best of two worlds: very quiet and private in the beautiful rural surroundings though at a short distance of the marvellous coast . Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review. We will be honoured to receive you again! Kind Regards, Dick & Josepha
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Silves Golfcourse
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Poco Barreto
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Restaurante O Alambique en Restaurante Casinhas
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Armancao de Pera
Car: recommended

The villa is situated in the central part of the Algarve. It's location is very quiet and 100 % private, just outside the rumours of mass tourisme. The most beautiful Algarve beaches are very close.( 10 kms)

In the rural enviroment one can walk and bike directly starting at the house.

Golf courses: 3/5 kms.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Silves, Silves region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £222

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Silves in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 145 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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