Casa Duas Chamines (House of two Chimney's) is a converted Portuguese 'Quinta' just outside the village of Estoi in the Eastern Algarve.
The farmhouse boasts an elevated position, set in its own private gardens and overlooking the surrounding hillside with plenty of space for parking.
Despite its rural setting, Casa Duas Chamines, is within easy reach of shops, restaurants and other amenities and Spain is less than an hour away. Faro airport is a 15 minute drive, as well as the beach and Forum Algarve (mall) with its shops and restaurants. The village of Estoi is a couple of minutes’ drive and is perfect for picking up essentials or grabbing a coffee. The nearest town is Sao Bras de Alportel and is a 5-10 minute drive. Here you will find supermarkets, shops, restaurants etc.
The house and some of the outdoor space underwent refurbishment recently. The work to modernise Casa Duas Chamines was carried out to the highest standard but at the same time keeping the rustic charm and original features such as beamed ceilings, tiled floors and exposed stone.
The open plan lounge/dining area is cosy and inviting, with comfortable furnishings, flat screen TV, DVD player and a log burning fire. There is also free wifi, a wide variety of board games, CDs and DVDs.
Patio doors from the lounge lead out onto a covered terrace at the front of the house. Here you will find a built in BBQ and ample space to sit and relax or dine 'al fresco'
The kitchen is well equipped with gas hob, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster and dish washer, as well as kitchenware, tableware and utensils.
The 'snug' provides a separate lounge area. It offers comfortable seating, a flat screen TV, DVD player, Nintendo Wii and games and a variety of reading material.
Bedroom 1 (master bedroom) is located on the ground floor and comes fully furnished with a double bed, two bedside tables, wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. Across the hall is bedroom 2 which comprises of two single beds, bedside table, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 is upstairs. This room has a double bed, side tables, two chest of drawers, dressing table and full length mirror. Bedroom 4 has two single beds, two bedside tables and a chest of drawers as well as its own en-suite bathroom with toilet and sink. This is located above the master bedroom and is perfect for parents wanting to keep their children close.
Besides the en-suite there is two further bathrooms, both on the ground floor, with enclosed shower, toilet and sink.
The recent refurbishment has seen the large double garage converted into a bright and airy games room where you can play pool on the full sized, slate bed pool table, ping pong or table football. There is also a table and chairs, providing seating and a CD player.
The separate utility room houses an outdoor toilet, sink and shower as well as washing machine, iron, ironing board and drying racks.
A path leads up from the house to the pool, passing a non-shaded terrace with seating. The pool itself measures an impressive 10m x 5m and was completed at the back end of 2015. The area around the pool has plenty of space for sun loungers as well as a covered seating area and outdoor shower. The pool has an elevated position and the walls have been cladded using reclaimed stone from our land. Glass panelling surrounds the pool so that it complies with all safety regulations yet doesn’t destroy the picturesque views of the countryside.
Our aim for Casa Duas Chamines is to provide a homely environment that allows everyone, young or old, to have an enjoyable, relaxing, family holiday in the unspoilt Algarve.
Bed linen and bath towels are provided, however you will need to bring your own beach towel for the pool.
A travel cot, high chair, baby bath or changing mat are available upon request at the time of booking. We want your stay at Casa Duas Chamines to be as stress free as possible so if you have any further requirements please let us know and we will do our best to assist you.