|Minimum Stay||5 - 6 nights|
Casa do Cerro do Lenho is a charming, private, detached luxury villa located in the stunning, unspoiled valley of Larga Vista near Paderne north of Albufeira in the Algarve. The refurbished villa with a NEW secluded private swimming pool is set within delightful gardens. Stretch out on one of the villas sunlougers and cool off with a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. Enjoy dining al fresco or for that touch of romance, watch the sunset from the roof terrace.
There are numerous local restaurants, including the celebrated Mato a Vista only a couple of kilometres away. There are a variety of amusements for the family close by, including several waterparks, zoos and boating day trips.
The Algarve is a paradise for sun lovers and golfers alike. Glorious local beaches and many busy marinas are a stones throw away.
A direct train line to Lisbon is only 3 miles away or sightsee in the hills near Monchique. Our comprehensive welcome book is full of ideas for sightseeing and recreation
Villa details: Casa do Cerro do Lenho is a charming villa located in the unspoilt valley of Larga Vista near Foral, just north of Paderne north of Albufeira in the Algarve. The recently refurbished villa offers superb comfort and is set within delightful gardens, beyond which can be found an orchard of orange and lemon trees. Enjoy dining al fresco on the shady patio overlooking the garden or watch the sun set from the roof terrace with its spectacular views across the Portuguese countryside.
The villa has a private driveway with ample parking space. There is a good sized brand new completely secluded swimming pool with outdoor shower and sun loungers. Also around the pool area is a large double built-in barbeque. On the terraced area leading from the house and on the sun terrace can be found an eating space with table and chairs.
The villa setting is secluded and spacious so you can relax without being troubled by the hurly burly of day to day life.
Amenities: Through the kitchen, via a small hallway, can be found the first of three bathrooms. Each bathroom is complete with bath, shower, basin and WC. Beyond this is the bright and spacious lounge area, with comfortable seating and a log burning fire for winter guests. Adjacent to the lounge can be found the dining room. Both these rooms have direct access to the patio outside.
There are two twin bedrooms, both with storage space, and one with an en suite bathroom.The main double bedroom is found at the end of the hallway and is also en suite. There is a separate dressing room leading from this main bedroom and again access to the patio outside.
Each room is supplied with sheets, duvets, blankets and pillows. Each guest is also supplied with a bath and hand towel.
Amenities/facilities provided: hob, oven, dishwasher, cot (on request), fridge/freezer, microwave, room fans, BBQ, iron/board, private pool (sole use of guests), washing machine,satellite TV, DVD, video,sun loungers
Shopping/Golf: On arrival at the villa, you will find useful information about the area, activities and other tips. Our friendly English manager will also be pleased to answer any queries you might have.
Within 5 minutes drive from the villa are three good local restaurants. A large shopping complex, with supermarket, multi-screen cinema, bowling, restaurants and cafes/bars can be found within 20 minutes drive, near Guia. Supermarkets and a lively market can also be found at Messines, 20 minutes away.
Many golf courses, suitable for professionals and amateurs alike can be found in the surrounding area. Possibly the most famous, found at Vilamoura, are approximately 30 minutes drive away.
Details of the many activities that are available in the local area are all in the Welcome Book and pack that is provided for you in the villa.
Had a perfect stay. Pool is stunning. Loved all the little touches.
Everything was absolutely PERFECT! The villa was spotless, it was everything that we needed and was expecting and so much more! I wouldn't have changed a thing!
Exceeded our expectations, we had everything we could possibly need and we are a young family with 3 young children so thats saying something!
When we arrived everywhere was absolutely immaculate, a travel cot had been put up for us. Really just all the little touches you cant see on the web!
The pictures really dont do this villa justice, it is much bigger in the flesh. Its a charming, well decorated property. Everything you could want for a relaxing holiday.
The pool was ABSOLUTELY amazing sooo sooo clean, crystal clear and stayed the same throughout our 10 day stay! There are plenty of sun loungers, cushions for the sun loungers and also inflatables. We took some and left them there as the villa manager said it was fine. So there are a few more now :)
The sun terrace is lovely had thd sunset is a sight that must be seen from up there.
The property owner in the UK (Carol) was lovely to deal with really friendly and helpful!
We would definately love to stay again!
Our second stay in this beautiful villa. The villa has everything you could possibly need and is extremely clean and very well maintained. Rooms very spacious.
Loved the pool which we used every day. There are plenty of loungers and sun umbrellas.
Very nice restaurants and lovely beaches nearby.
Manager Linda very helpful. We hope to return again soon
The villa is spotlessly clean and extremely well maintained. The swimming pool, which we used everyday, is fab with plenty of sun beds and sun umbrellas. .
The villa is very well equipped and the owners seemed to have thought of everything you could possibly need. The surrounding countryside very peaceful and unspoiled
There is a lovely roof terrace where you can watch the sunset. Lovely local restaurants. Villa Manager was extremely helpful.
Car is essential for getting around
What a stunning place !!!! We had a great time in Villa Cerro do Lehno Paderne.
Beautiful house, great pool, beautiful garden (you imagine yourself on a farm) and "last but not least" great service. Especially manager Linda deserves praise.
Furthermore, the portuguese are very nice and helpful people.
We enjoyed our weeks (3 weeks is really not too much) and recommend this house.
The mail contact and the opinions of Carol and Andrew are great!
We had a realy wonderful stay at the villa last autum. The pool is phantastic and we spend a lot of time in and next to it. The villa is very private, clean and well equipped. It was very calm, privat and idyllic and even the manager was very friendly. The beaches nearby were wonderful too and we found very good shopping facilities only a short drive away. Everything was very well organised and the e-mail-contact with Carol was very uncomplicated and enjoyable. We would love to stay again at this romantic located villa.
My wife and I have just returned from a wonderful week in this Villa. The Villa its self is clean, spacious and well equipped with every thing you could need for your stay. The pool area is great being very private and of a good size, unfortunately the weather was not kind to us for the first few days but once the sun came out it was fantastic.
I think it is fair to say that you would need a car for a stay at this Villa , not that that is a bad thing and there are a couple of restaurants within a reasonable walk.
We would certainly look at returning for another holiday
Foral is situated about 2 kilometres away from Paderne in the Algarve North of Albufeira just off the road to Sao Bartolomeu de Messines. Foral is a peaceful and quiet village location with several excellent quality local restaurants nearby. A great place to get away from it all sun bathing by the private swimming pool or if you want a quiet beach or to join the crowd, it's all within reach with easy access to Albufeira, Villamoura and the glorious Algarve coastline.
Go to Lisbon for the day and see the sites - it's only two hours away on an express train from Tunes Station (15 minutes from the villa). Visit the Oceanarium and see Europe's largest collection of marine life and be back by early evening.
Other Activities: Walking, Bird Watching, Art, Historical sites
Golf: Many golf courses, suitable for professionals and amateurs alike can be found in the surrounding area. Possibly the most famous, found at Vilamoura, are approximately 30 minutes drive away.
The closest golf courses to Casa do Cerro do Lenho are Silves, Salgados, Balaia (both about 25 minutes away), Pine Cliffs and Villa Sol courses.
A 9-hole executive golf course, with driving range and golf academy. Lessons are given in English, Portuguese and German. Club and trolley hire is available. Handicap certificate and appropriate dress necessary.
Balaia Golf Village, Sitio da Balaia, 8200-912 Albufeira
Tel: 289 570 200
A 9-hole course, offering a world famous and challenging cliff top course. Current handicap certificate of 36 for men and ladies. Strict dress code. Driving range, academy club hire and trolleys available.
United Investments Portugal, Praia da Falesia, Albufeira
Tel: 289 500 100
Four 18 hole courses, with a fifth under construction. Driving range, club, trolley and buggy hire. Varying handicaps, we suggest telephoning the appropriate number given below. Dress code.
The Old Course: Luostur Golfes, Vilamoura
Tel: 289 310 341
Millennium Golf Course: Luostur Golfes, Vilamoura
Tel: 289 310 188
Laguna Golf Course: Luostur Golfes, Vilamoura
Tel: 289 310 180
Pinhal: Luostur Golfes, Vilamoura
Tel: 289 310 390
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£100|
All prices are inclusive of electricity, gas and water.
Normally Thursday to Thursday rental period July/August (other arrival days can be negotiated with the owners).
Shorter or longer stays of more than 3 weeks out of season can be negotiated with the owners. The quoted rates above are based on up to 4 PERSONS sharing.
Normally check in is at 16.00 and check out at 10.00 hours