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Quiet, bijou cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

A pretty, traditional cottage adjacent to a private pool, set in shady secluded garden surrounded by acres of olive groves, almond blossom and beautiful walks. The accommodation comprises a delightful stone-built characterful studio cottage with private shower en-suite facilities, and lies in the garden of our farmhouse,. The charming room has a king sized bed and a semi-enclosed alfresco kitchen area with barbecue, sink, fridge, kettle and coffee machine. There is no indoor sitting room however we have provided two traditional Monchique chairs in your room should the weather be unsuitable for sitting outside. There are various chairs in the south facing garden with views of the mature walnut tree and hundred year old vine. For those seeking peace and quiet in a childfree rural retreat, this property will provide a haven of tranquility. For those times when you are tired of sunning yourself by the pool on the sunbeds, you might wish to relax further in one of the hammocks strung from the walnut tree and enjoy some beautiful dappled shade.

Jane Caulfield-Kerney
Member since: 2015
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

About Jane Caulfield-Kerney

We moved here from the South of England, our children having flown the nest, in order to enjoy the warm sunshine and the relaxed way of life. The price of wine was a help too! We enjoy having new faces around and most of our visitors end up as friends after only a couple of days.

Jane Caulfield-Kerney purchased this cottage in 1993

Why Jane Caulfield-Kerney chose Concelho

We came here because the area is very quiet although only a few kilometres from the bustling market town of Loule. One of the main advantages of living here is that it is possible to find a new place to eat out well every day at very reasonable prices.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Concelho around the Loulé

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The shower room is compact, with shower, loo and basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The bedroom has a King sized bed, chest of drawers and bookcase. We also provide a hairdryer.
  • Books ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

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Quiet, bijou cottage
average rating of 4.8536587 based on 41 reviews

A quiet, cute cottage with an amazing pool.

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful rustic cottage and kitchen area. All perfect, we particularly loved sitting around the pool. All well kept, clean and the most friendliest and caring hosts. Lovely, behaved dogs too! Hard to say any more than previous reviews and just as described. Thank you for a super week in Loulé.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a joy to have you with us, and it was great for us to be able to go to the wedding knowing you were the perfect guests! Have a safe trip home and we hope to see you again next year.
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exactly as advertised. spotless.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it. Loved jane and graham. Absolutely perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely review thank you. We loved having you here too, and were delighted to see you looking more relaxed as the week progressed!
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Quiet bijou cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time. Jane and Graeham were very friendly and helpful. The weather in Portugal this May has been cooler and rainier than usual so we only had one day of sunshine but this was enough to appreciate the peaceful beauty of the garden and also enjoy the wildflowers in the surrounding lanes. Loule has a vibrant market, good place to visit on Saturdays.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am sorry we couldn't arrange the weather better for you, but at least you weren't too hot! It was lovely to have you both with us, and hope you'll come again when it is warmer!
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The perfect retreat for relaxing prior to returning to a busy home life.

  • 5 of 5

The perfect retreat for a relaxing weekend. The cottage is idyllic and fully equipped. Our hosts met all our needs and provided us with all the information we needed about things to see in Faro and the environs. We had a truly wonderful time. The only problem was that our visit was too short. We will definitely plan to visit again next year.

John & Paula

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for such a lovely review! It was great to have you both here, and I am glad you enjoyed your spontaneous birthday trip to stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you back here soon.
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Lovely, out of the way retreat, with owners who treat you like family.

  • 5 of 5

Jane and Graeham couldn't be any more welcoming, and from the moment we arrived we were treated as one of the extended family. With their beautiful dogs Megan and Charlie, and affectionate cats, Kitty and Tiggy, not to mention the chickens, it's a perfect stay away from home for animal lovers.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both so much for your lovely review! It was our pleasure to have you stay with us, and wonderful that you were so happy to join in with some of our 'family' outings. I am glad that the cottage wasn't too cold for you, despite the inclement weather.
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Fabulouottage in perfect surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was fabulous, clean, comfortable and peaceful. The swimming pool was sparkling and beautifully maintained. Close to Loule and shops, yet secluded and tranquil.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and look forward to seeing you when you return. We will try and maintain the lovely weather for you.
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Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Bar Apolo, Betunes
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Vilasol, Vilamoura
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Loule station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
O Cilindro, Loule
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
Car: necessary

In the nearby town of Loule you can find a famous Saturday market to which people come from miles around. You can get almost anything here There is a local Art Gallery with changing artists, and if your visit co-incides with the World renowned MedFest at the end of June you can see many national and international musicians for a very modest entrance fee.


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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