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A Beautiful Restored & Renovated Portuguese House With Private Swimming Pool

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Villa near S.B de Messines, Algarve, Portugal - Wonderful Countryside Views & Near A Traditional Portuguese Town

Our villa is an old Portuguese house which we have fully restored & renovated to a high standard. A new fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances. All 5 bedrooms have fitted wardrobes & air-con units & 4 have en-suite bathrooms. We have 2 baby cots and a highchair. A comfortable, large lounge with ample seating & a feature fireplace, TV & DVD player. It has its own private swimming pool (which is gated for the safety of small children), terraces, BBQ area, wishing well, gardens, also a variety of fruit trees. The villa has an alarm system, code to enter front door, electric gates for entry to driveway (for 4 cars) back of property, gardens & pool etc. The villa is situated near a traditional Portuguese town with all amenities & good restaurants. Close by in the car are tourist attractions, beach and only 5 minutes to motorway for Northern Portugal, Spain & France.

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in São Bartolomeu de Messines in Municipality of Silves

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • town
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master en-suite bathroom 1 with free standing bath, shower, basin, bidet & toilet En-suite bathroom 2 , 4 & 5 with shower, basin & toilet Bathroom 3 with basin, shower, toilet & Bidet All bathrooms have large mirror & heated towel rail
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) plus 2 cots Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 Double Bed, Opens Onto A Sun Terrace Bed 2 Double Bed Bed 3 Twin Beds ,Option 2 Sets Of Bunk Beds Bed 4 Double Bed ,Option With Or Without 2 Single Beds Bed 5 Double Bed All bedrooms have build-in wardrobes & air-con units (cold/hot)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Smoking is allowed but only outside, please use ashtrays provided. Ample secure enclosed parking for 4 cars. Pool area gated for the safety of small children. Outside: Swimming Pool (10mtrs x 5mtrs) with lights and gated for the safety of small children (can be heated at a extra charge). Sun loungers x12 & Canopy .Balcony with furniture to look at lovely view. Shaded seating area under balcony with outdoor dining table for 12 which is near the BBQ area. Outside Lighting. Tiered gardens & a variety of matured fruit trees and a large grassed field for football, cricket and ball games Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen & towels are provided and changed weekly. Beach towels not included. Pool cleaned weekly. Other: The villa as an alarm system, code to enter front door. Electric gate entry to driveway (for 4 cars), gardens, back of property, pool etc.


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A Beautiful Restored & Renovated Portuguese House With Private Swimming Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Excellent Villa -well recommended

  • 5 of 5

The Villa exceeded our expectations , we could not fault it one bit . We were a group of ten and found the villa was more than well equiped for us all .

Paying for the pool to be heated was a big bonus for us . We did run out of gas and the same afternoon it was replaced -a very quick service I must say .

Making friends with Antonio , the local bar owner , is a must - he organised taxis and recommended places to eat and everyone was a 10/10 . The hardest part was finding his bar as it’s at the top of the road but looks like somebody’s house , you have to see it to believe it .

We will definitely be returning to this Villa and I would just like to say how easy it was contacting and speaking to Philip from the point of Booking.until till after the holiday he made it all so helpful for someone who has not booked a holiday like this ( thank you Philip)

Also please use the car hire place recommended by Philip as it was not just cheap but they were new cars and the staff were so helpful .

Steve and Linda from Liverpool

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very well maintained property

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very pleasant and responsive. The property is exactly as it appears in the pictures. There was plenty of sleeping area and space for all 15 of us. The property was clean and beautiful. I would definitely recommend this property for a family vacation. It is in a remote location. It was extremely quite and and the views are amazing. The road was well traveled by motorists and therefore it was difficult to walk the streets. It is not in a town where shops and cafes are in walking distance. We had to drive everywhere. Also, it is very cool and windy in the mornings and evenings. It made for great sleeping, but I would recommend that you bring sweaters and long pants. It would have been more comfortable if the owner also provided blankets. Also, I would definitely recommend that the pool be heated. The children were in the pool but it was extremely cold, especially with the wind outside and the shade in the afternoon. The owners provided pool toys and floats for the kids. The kitchen was well equipped. We had everything we needed to cook meals. They have a dishwasher and supplied the cleaning liquid. We did not use the barbecue because we did not have charcoal and decided not to purchase it. There is a washing machine and a clothes line that was able to accommodate daily washing. The house had recently updated bathrooms that were beautiful. The rooms were spacious. Thank you for a wonderful vacation house.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Holiday Heaven

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful villa exceeded all our expectations. Our party of 10 which included three generations of the family all enjoyed staying there.

The facilities were great, we had everything we could possibly need.

From the booking of the villa to the end of our holiday was a smooth, friendly experience.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fab stay

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from a fantastic stay in this amazing Villa. This villa really did have everything we could have wanted for our stay. The location is lovely and quiet, which suited us all, being a short drive to the local village which has several restaurants, bars and shops. Its about 20mins drive to the wonderful beaches and the bigger town of Albuferia.

For us the biggest pleasure was the incredible pool and patio area. The pool is massive and for the teenagers in our group the depth allowed for some great diving!!! Deborah and her local management team were a pleasure to deal with both before we arrived and during our stay. Always on hand if we had any queries which they dealt with very quickly.

If your looking for a large villa which is peaceful then look no further. We will be back!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 days of absolute bliss!!

  • 5 of 5

On arrival at the villa 3 female travellers got very excited and were stund to silence (yes that is a first)! The villa is huge and set in a beautiful rural setting. It's peaceful and private with everything you could need. There was plenty of space and seating and no arguing over sun beds! Didn't even have to get up early to put our towels out. There is plenty to do within a short drive and the convenience store just down the road topped our shopping up as needed. There was a good welcome pack on arrival with all your basic supplies to start you off. It was very clean and very well kept. It had modern facilities and a great bbq. There was plenty of sunshine all day long around the pool area and the pool itself was very well kept and clean and refreshing. Now looking at when we can go back! Thank you for letting us stay.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a great villa!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks and were impressed by this luxury villa in a lovely quiet location. The villa is so well equipped, and on arrival we were delighted to find water, juice, wine, bread and eggs provide for us alongside a good supply of essential items. The bedrooms were all beautiful with great en-suite facilities. There was plenty of room for our party (11) and the villa never got too hot. The air-con units are very efficient although as the weather cooled significantly in the evenings we didn't really need it. There are countryside views from the pool, and it is only a short walk to a well stocked village shop. The area has lots to explore and we would recommend it to anyone looking for luxury accommodation away from the hustle and bustle of the big resorts. The property is supported by a really helpful and friendly couple who are on-hand to deal with any queries.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:


15 minutes from our house at Algoz is the O PINHAL clay shooting ground. This is an excellent facility with its own restaurant. They can supply you with a gun and cartridges should you require them. Recommended.

if you fancy a thrill day give these people a try. come well recommended

15 minutes drive to Silves which is full of architecture history with a castle, cathedral, museums, indoor sport centre & all amenities. Can also be reached by local public bus service.

Monchique mountains is the highest point in the Algrave with fantastic views, walks & traditional restaurants is 40 minutes drive away.

Albuferia market takes place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.


The villa is located in the centre of Algarve where there are many glorious sandy beaches within 30-35 minutes drive, Albuferia, Carvoerio and Armacao de Pera, Portimao to name but a few.


A Car Is Recommended.

Closest airport is Faro 45 minutes away with good car hire companies (we can recommend some).

5 minutes drive to S.B.Messines for shops, bank, café, pubs all amenities and can be reached by local public bus service.

5 minutes drive to Traditional Portuguese Restaurants.

5 minutes to Motorway for Lisbon 2 1/2 hours & Spain 1 hour away.


There are 2 big water parks, Slide & Splash and Aqualand are within 30 minutes drive.

Zoo Marine a great day out for the whole family is 25 minutes away.

Algarve shopping centre is at Guia 20 minutes by car, it as a large supermarket called Continente (like Asda), every type of shop, Food hall with fast food outlets, cafés, restaurants

Further Details:

On arrival you will find a welcome food pack containing essential items.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made by e-mail or telephone. There is a 30% non refundable deposit to secure the booking. The balance and security deposit of £400 is due 6 weeks before arrival. The security deposit will be returned within 14 days of departure from the villa providing there are no breakages or extra cleaning costs are incurred.
Holiday insurance should be taken.

Changeover Day:

Entry to the villa is after 10am.

On departure day please leave by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Discounts will apply on less people and less bedrooms.

Short breaks are welcome, Please get in contact.

Long term rentals available, Please get in contact.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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