QUINTA DAS ÁRVORES (Farm of Trees)
A tree-lined driveway leads you to the top of a hill where this beautiful rustic home is located on the outskirts of picturesque Carvoeiro. A very large property with ancient olive trees in spectacular landscaped gardens, Quinta das Árvores is a tranquil and private oasis where up to 9 guests can truly relax and unwind; enjoying all that the Algarve has to offer.
The light-filled 3 bedroom villa which sleeps 5 can be rented with or without the additional 2 bedroom cottage to accommodate up to 4 more people (please enquire for differing prices).
A stone entrance leads you into the bright and spacious open-concept kitchen and dining/living areas. This beautiful space with high ceilings and arched doors affords direct access to the covered patios, garden, swimming pool and barbeque area.
There are three attractively equipped bedrooms with built-in wardrobes in the main house which can be closed off from the living area. The master bedroom has a super-comfortable king size bed and a Moroccan walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a double bed and the third bedroom has a single bed (these two rooms share a bathroom). The main house is all on one level.
A few steps down from the beautiful covered terrace is a guest wing/cottage with two separate, spacious en suite bedrooms opening out onto the stunning terraces and pool area. These rooms also have built-in wardrobes.
Luxurious bedding and towels offer a high quality and comfortable hotel experience throughout.
Two indoor lounge areas are equipped with comfortable seating to admire the views or relax with a book. An additional TV/family room (with satellite tv) also opens out onto the courtyard and garden beyond through double arched doors.
A large open concept kitchen with ample bench space, storage areas and high quality appliances allows guests to prepare and cook meals whilst enjoying the scenery.
Guests have several choices for enjoying dining and relaxing....The covered terrace area has both comfortable lounge seating and a large dining table area which overlook the pool and gardens. Directly out from the kitchen/family area is an extendable outdoor table with chairs beneath a patio which filters the sunshine. There is a smaller table with 4 chairs in the courtyard which has shade most of the day and a beautiful sunset view.
Laundry with washing machine, dryer, outdoor clothes line and ironing facilities are available for guest use.
Around the villa and garden there are many superb areas to stroll and relax in the shade or sunshine. The beautifully landscaped gardens have been featured in several magazines and offer a creative mix between manicured and natural areas for guests to enjoy. There are rural and mountain views from various locations on the property.
For the warm weather the main villa is equipped with air conditioning. For the cooler months the villa is equipped with under floor heating and a wood fireplace. The property is fully fenced with electric gates and security system. The swimming pool is salt water and has a pool cover.
The pool with diving board, children’s playground, grass football/badminton pitch, table tennis, tree house, cubby house, Pétanque/Boules pitch and wonderful meandering paths throughout the landscaped garden on different levels will be sure to keep everyone occupied!
Babysitters available on request.
The villa offers elegant comfort, tastefully decorated with fine furnishings, original artwork and uplifting colours to create the perfect ambience for your holiday. The most discerning guests will be able to enjoy the luxury and amenities of this beautifully appointed home.
THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA:
• Explore the spectacular Algarve coastline with its stunning cliffs, coves and grottos on foot or by boat. The nearest beaches are Benagil, Carvalho, Carvoeiro and Centeanes
• Spend a more active day of fun for all ages at one of the several water parks nearby
• Play a round of golf at one of the many courses in the region
• Test your racing skills at the International Autodrome
• Drive through the rolling hills and beautiful countryside to Serra de Monchique to enjoy the spectacular views and pretty town. Stop off at the natural springs at Caldas de Monchique, recommended for their therapeutic properties
• Visit the historic town of Silves with its hilltop castle and maze of cobbled streets
• Take in the spectacular coastal views from the wooden walkway between Carvoeiro’s church and Algar Seco
• Take a picnic and spend a day hiking and/or kayaking in the peaceful nature of the Fontes Recreational Park