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Lovely Portuguese farmhouse in mountainous area, great views. - Casa Horta Velha 'Old House'

Bedrooms 1
Space 376 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights



Casa Horta Velha 'Old House'

The ‘Old House’ is east facing. Sitting on the patio there are stunning views into a steep ravine made by a stream that crosses the property and over surrounding old terraces and woods. The patio is bordered by fruit-trees and mediterranean plants.

The large comfortable open plan living room of the ‘Old House’is furnished with a sleeping sofa and 1 armchair, dining table, a wood burning stove, TV + DVD player, radio/CD player with MP3 connection. The kitchen area is fully fitted with oven, electric hob, fridge freezer, coffee maker, kettle and microwave.

The ‘Old House’ has 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and one fully tiled bathroom with bath tube and WC.

Driveway, parking and parts of the patio are shared between the two holiday units.

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About the property

Casa Horta Velha

The house is converted from an old Portuguese farmhouse (Old House) with an attached newly built 1-storey house (New House). The complete building has been renovated and refurbished in 2012, retaining traditional portuguese features.

The Old House has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, big living room and kitchen, sleeps 2

The New House has 2 bedrooms ensuite bathrooms, big living room and kitchen sleeps 4 .

Doris + Achim Hoffmann
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

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Alle Kosten inclusive.
Ankunft nicht vor 16:00 Uhr in der Hochsaison, sonst flexibel, Abreise bis 11:00 Uhr in der Hochsaison, sonst auch flexibel.
Eine Anzahlung von 25% des Mietpreises ist faellig bei Buchung, der Rest 6 Wochen vor Reiseantritt. Falls die Buchung spaeter erfolgt ist der volle Mietpreis bei Buchung zu bezahlen.
Die Bezahlung kann per Bankueberweisung oder paypal erfolgen.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ladeira in Monchique

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 376 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Not suitable for people with mobility problems and small children. Terraced terrain, access by stone staircases.


4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Casa Horta Velha 'Old House'
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

très satisfaisant

  • 4 of 5

Bien placée pour visiter l'Algarve, belle location conforme à l'annonce, accès un peu délicat mais le calme et la fraicheur ça se mérite. A faire, la région vaut le déplacement.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Ein wunderbarer Ort der Ruhe

  • 5 of 5

in der schönen Sierra de Monchique - absolut empfehlenswert für Individualisten und Naturliebhaber! Geschmackvolle Einrichtung und gute Ausstattung, fantastische Aussicht. Prima Ausgangspunkt für Leute, die die ganze Algarve erkunden möchten. Die Strände der Südküste und die Surferstrände der Westküste gleichweit entfernt. Die höchsten Erhebungen der Sierra gleich nebenan, von dort tolle Sonnenuntergänge mit Weitblick!

Sehr gute Betreuung und Vorbereitung durch die Vermieter. Absolut empfehlenswert! S. + U. + K.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Vacances au calme

  • 5 of 5

15 jours très agréable au calme. Vue superbe sur la côte au loin. Meublée avec goût. Un bon compromis pour accéder aux plages du sud et/ou celles de l'ouest qui sont superbes et sauvages.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Wunderschöne Ferien mit fantastischer Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Ein traumhaftes kleines Häuschen in abenteuerlicher Umgebung, wilde Natur, viel Ruhe und Möglichkeit zum Entspannen, ein fantastischer Blick auf Portimao und die Küste (besonders Nachts). Strände UND Berge in unmittelbarer Nähe. Das Haus bietet alles was man für einen gelungenen Urlaub braucht. Grüße, S. + P.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Absolut empfehlenswert

  • 5 of 5

Ola! Ein schönes Fleckchen Erde. Viel Natur, schöner Weitblick bis zum Meer, inspirierende Stille. Das Haus ist nett und harmonisch. Ein Ort, wo man sich richtig wohlfühlen kann. Doris und Helene

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Faro- Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Penina Golf Resourt Portimao
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Monchique / Foia
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Portimao, Alvor
Car: necessary

Portugal is one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. The Algarve with its warm Mediterranean climate, golden beaches, Moorish history and renowned golf courses is particularly popular.

Our house 'Casa Horta Velha' is situated in the 'Serra de Monchique', close to the 'Foia' the highest point in the Algave with spectacular views overlooking Southwest Portugal.

The house is set in a quiet secluded location on a terraced hillside with magnificant views over wooded foothills to the southcoast. The property is rich in bird-life and other local wildlife.

It is10 min drive to the small pittoresque town Monchique with supermarket, shops, restaurants and all amenities as well 10 min to the famous Spa at 'Caldas de Monchique'. Good local restaurants are just a few minutes drive away.

35 mins easy driving to the South Coast with splendid beaches, all tourist attractions and golf courses, as well 35 mins to the West Coast with its spectacular wild coastline and beaches.

Casa Horta Velha is a great place for a peaceful, relaxing get-away holiday and a perfect base to explore the scenery and nature of South Portugal.


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