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Luxury & Nature: Villa with solar heated pool set in garden park on 55.000 sqm

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Algarve Holiday: 6 people & baby, 3 bedr., WiFi, close to Restaurant/Golf/Beach

In the midst of a fully fenced area of 55.000 sqm/14 acres with old cork trees, almonds, olives, figs and wine, reminding of the unspoiled state of the Algarve, the new country house was conceived in quinta-style and finished in autumn 2003. Built in a detailed specification, it offers high-quality equipment and all modern amenities. The lounge and all bedrooms open through spacious French doors to an extensive southern terrace offering superb panoramic views of the countryside. Paved ways bordered by colourful flowers lead down to the solar heated pool with built-in barbecue for dining alfresco. Very personally and tastefully furnished, the house of an artist is equipped with many paintings, carpets and classical-modern furniture. The beamed ceiling creates in all areas the cosy atmosphere of a country house with the elegant living room and the varied decorated bedrooms.

Terraces and garden: Surrounded by large terraces (260 sqm), 40 sqm covered, the Vivenda da Liberdade has many comfortable outside dining areas with teak tables and chairs offering panoramic views of the southern landscape to the coastline of Praia da Luz 9 km/6 mi away. Shady spots under old trees are scattered around the Mediterranean garden park (3000 sqm). Landscaped with original cobbled walkways the garden delights you with a large lawn area (300 sqm), a rockery and a variety of bushes, palms and flowers. In the evening you can join together and enjoy a barbecue at the pool terrace.

Restaurants and shopping: Visiting the Parque Zoológico de Lagos nearby is quite an experience for the whole family. Only a few minutes’ walk away there is an excellent restaurant in tasteful Portuguese ambience. In the neighbouring village, Barão de São João, the guest will find other restaurants and a corner shop. The picturesque city of Lagos can be reached from Bensafrim on the new motorway in a few minutes. Besides historical sights, this town offers many opportunities to go shopping and dining.

Beaches, trips and day tours: The long, sandy beach Meia Praia in Lagos you can reach in about ten minutes by car. It’s worth visiting the astonishing grottos Ponta da Piedade and the picturesque sandy coves along Lagos’ coastline. Also within easy driving distance are the wildly romantic cliff bays of the western Atlantic coast located in the nature reserve “Costa Vicentina”. Very inviting for walking and cycling trips in the vicinity of the villa is the National Forest “Mata Nacional de Barão de São João“.

More Details

Gundela K. Nitschke
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Gundela K. Nitschke

Hello, I am Gundela, having been retired along with my husband; we live in the south-west of Germany. I do painting, like writing and enjoy gardening. Our two grown-up children live across Europe, so we like to come together in the Vivenda da Liberdade at the sunny Algarve.

From the very beginning we fell in love with the area of the Western Algarve more than 20 years ago. The perfect climate, kind local people and unspoiled nature especially of the Lagos area appealed to us. We realised our dream and were lucky to find after an extensive search this attractively located spot near Lagos offering the privacy of 55.000 sqm/14 acres. Benefiting from the fact that our son is an architect we built this villa in 2003, designed to elegant Mediterranean layout.

Gundela K. Nitschke purchased this villa in 2003


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Barão de São João in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom I - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    WC - Toilet
    Pool - Outdoor Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom II - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom III - 2 Single Bed
    Master-Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
House and garden of the Vivenda da Liberdade are carefully and tastefully equipped and immediately makes you feel at home. Driving through an electrical gate you arrive at the villa and park your car in the double carport. A special building quality provides a pleasant climate inside during the entire year, and the under floor heating beneath the Spanish tiles ensures a balanced temperature in the house. After swimming in the solar heated pool (34 sqm; 0,90-1,90 m; heating depends on season and sunshine) you can amuse yourself by playing table tennis, by reading a book from our collection or by listening to a CD. A complimentary welcome pack is provided for you. If you choose the Vivenda da Liberdade for your holidays, we will gladly welcome you with a bottle of Portuguese wine.


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Luxury & Nature: Villa with solar heated pool set in garden park on 55.000 sqm
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews

Traumvilla mit wunderschönem Garten

  • 5 of 5


es hat alles gestimmt. Sehr gute Kommunikation mit den Vermietern. Das Haus war in einem erstklassigen Zustand und der Empfang sowie der Service waren hervorragend. Alles war wie im Vorfeld beschrieben. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt.

Die Lage, Terrasse und der Pool sind einfach einmalig. Besonders ist der liebevoll angelegte Garten hervorzuheben.Guter Ausgangspunkt für diverse Touren, schnell an der Westküste. Gutes Restaurant ist fußläufig zu erreichen.

Viele Strände und einsame Buchten ganz in Nähe. Wir werden die Vivenda in sehr guter Erinnerung behalten.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Vivenda is a fantastic place where relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Vivenda is a very comfortable and well-equipped and furnished villa located close to a very pictoresque village, 11 km far from Lagos. Everything is tidy and clean thanks to the personnel at service. The villa is at the centre of a wide park made of typical Portuguese vegetation and this assure you a very discreet and silent stay. The pool is very nice. In my opinion spending your vacation at Vivenda is highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Vivenda is a fantastic place where relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Vivenda is a weel

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Alles super!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die Vivenda so vorgefunden, wie wir es gehofft hatten: als geschmackvoll eingerichtetes, hervorragend ausgestattetes und sehr gepflegtes Ferienhaus mit dem gewissen Etwas.

Die vorab zur Verfügung gestellten Informationen sowie der angenehme Empfang runden den äußerst positiven Gesamteindruck ab.

Ein Auto sollte man schon mieten, aber dann ist die Lage im Hinterland sehr gut geeignet für Touren an die Westküste mit tollen Stränden und schnelle Abstecher ins schöne, nur rund 10 Minuten entfernte Lagos.

Um es etwas einfacher zu formulieren: alles super! Wenn wir die Gelegenheit haben, kommen wir gerne wieder.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Baden-Württemberg ,Deutschland

Traumanwesen in herrlicher Lage

  • 5 of 5

Diese Villa ist äußerst liebevoll und persönlich gebaut und eingerichtet worden, man fühlt sich "wie zu Hause". Zum Entspannen laden der wunderschön angelegte Garten mit hygienischem Salzwasser-Pool ein, sowie das Betrachten der interessanten Gemälde der Besitzerin.

Hervorzuheben ist der Rundum-Service, der 2x wöchentliche Hausreinigung, Handtuchwechsel, Poolservice und eine komplett ausgestattete Küche, Bibliothek, SAT TV usw. beinhaltet.

Die günstige Verkehrsanbindung ermöglicht Ausflüge zu den Stränden, Lagos (Supermärkte) und in die Umgebung.

Dank der detaillierten Anfahrtsbeschreibung ist die Villa leicht zu finden, außerdem erhält man vor Ort bestens ausgefeilte Wander- und Ausflugsvorschläge.

Dies wird bestimmt nicht unser letzter Urlaub in der Vivenda da Liberdade gewesen sein !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Traumurlaub Vivenda

  • 5 of 5

Die Annehmlichkeiten der sehr gut ausgestatteten,

blitzsauberen Poolvilla mitten in der Natur zu genießen, ist Grund für unseren (bereits dritten) Urlaub in der Vivenda. Wir genießen einfach jeden Moment, vom Frühstück auf der Terrasse im Sonnenschein bis zum Abendessen unter einem grandiosen Sternenhimmel.

Absolutes Lob den Eigentümern und Helfern, die die Vivenda zu dem machen, was sie ist: Ein Traum!!

Hoffentlich können wir noch sehr viele Urlaubstage in Ihrem wunderbaren Haus verbringen. Viele Grüße und ein herzliches Dankeschön.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2008
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Faro Airport (FAO), Algarve
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Caramba Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Espiche Golf
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 ; Exit: Bensafrim
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Kilometres
Restaurant Cangalho
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Lagos: Meia Praia; Praia da Luz
Car: recommended

2 km outside of the small village of Barão de São João near Lagos/Western Algarve the 5.5 hectares large estate is situated in partly even, partly hilly country with charming old cork trees. This area “Lagoa da Rosa” with small houses scattered over the land is named after the rockrose flowering pink and white in spring. The location out in the country is quiet and marvellous, but just a short ride of 10 minutes to Lagos and to long sandy beaches.

Other Activities: boat tours

Golf: Palmares golf club (15 minutes drive) well situated with beautiful views out over the Bay of Lagos is a real treat for every golfer. Quinta da Boavista golf club (10 minutes drive) on the outskirts of Lagos fulfils the expectations of beginning and advanced golfers. Parque da Floresta golf club (15 minutes drive) the most westerly of the Algarve courses is situated in natural, hilly country with cistus bushes near the nature reserve “Costa Vicentina”.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Barão de São João, Lagos region

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
7 Oct 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
11 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £353.98

Hochstuhl, Babybett & zugehörige Bettwäsche pauschal 50 Euro. Kaution 400 Euro ist innerhalb des Buchungsprozess vor Anreise zu hinterlegen; Rückerstattung innerhalb von 14 Tagen nach Abreise, wenn keine Schäden zu begleichen sind. Am Anreisetag ist die Villa ab 16.00 Uhr gebucht; die Abreise sollte bis 10.00 Uhr erfolgen; flexibel bei keinen Gästeab- od. anreisen am gleichen Tag. Gerne erhalten Sie Tips bei Ihrer Mietwagenbuchung; unsere Hausverwaltung erstellt gerne für Sie ein Angebot einer sehr guten, lokalen Mietwagenfirma.

25% Anzahlung zur Sicherung der Buchung; 75% Restzahlung acht Wochen vor Anreise. Im Mietpreis inklusive: Strom, Wasser, solare Poolheizung, wöchentlicher Reinigungsservice mit Bettwäschewechsel & Handtuchwechsel (Strandtücher nicht vorhanden, bitte selbst mitbringen), Pool- und Gartenpflege, persönliche Gästebetreuung vor Ort. Nebenkosten: Während der Heizperiode Zuschlag für Heizung.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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