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Casa do Forno Cottage - Loule

Reference IDCasa do Forno Cottage - C003





Floor area0 sq.m.

Feature set

: Airer, Board Games, CD Player, Coffee Filter Machine, Combi Microwave Oven, Fans - Portable, Fireplace, Fridge/Freezer, Hairdryer, Heating - Electric, High / Vaulted traditional ceiling, Hob - Gas, Iron & Ironing Board, Lounge, Microwave - Combi, Mosquito Screens - Windows, Pool Terrace, Reading Books, Rustic Property, Sofa Suite - Leather, Terrace, Terrace - Private, Tile floor, Toaster, Towels - Pool, TV - LCD, UK Free to View Satellite TV, Wardrobes - Freestanding, Wi-Fi Internet Access Free, Winter Heating Included in Tariff, Wood Burning Stove

: Allocated Parking Space, Children's Play Area, Foosball, Fully Enclosed and Gated Property, Games Area, Gardens - Communal, Gardens - Private, Gated property, Hammock, Jacuzzi Hot Tub Spa, Laundry Service Available, Parklng, Playground, Small building, Snooker/Pool Table, Swimming Pool - Communal, Swimming Pool - Heated, Table Tennis Table, Trampoline

Property description

Casa do Forno Cottage is a rustic self catering detached holiday cottage within the grounds of the owner’s home and approximately one acre of land.  The Casa do Forno Cottage is one of four accommodations available to rent on this large quinta. All the accommodations available at his Quinta have the official AL licence “Alojamento Local” licences as required by the Portuguese rental law. This means all the accommodations are regularly checked by the Algarve Regional Council and pass EU health and safety regulations for holiday rental properties. The cottage is located 2 kms north the market town of Loule, 15 minutes drive from Faro International Airport and a 10 minute drive from the world famous golf courses and blue flag beaches in the Algarve.  Casa do Forno Cottage is perched high on a hilltop, 1200 feet above sea level and has commanding views from Faro right through to Portimao. Casa do Forno Cottage is located in the middle of beautiful Algarvian countryside, ideal for those who like to bird watch and walk, yet being only 2kms north of Loule is close to all local amenities.  The gardens surrounding the Casa do Forno Cottage are a haven for plant lovers.  Sit under the shade of the Olive tree on the Romeo and Juliet seat and just look at the entrancing view.  There are also many little nooks within the grounds to relax and unwind.  Casa do Forno Cottage offers rustic holiday accommodation with many original features dating back to the 19th century for those wishing to visit the Algarve during the summer months or during the cooler winter months.  You will never stay anywhere like this cottage anywhere else in the world.

Casa do Forno Cottage is a rustic one bedroom cottage with oodles of charm and character and the benefit of its own private garden. The accommodation has lovely thick walls keeping it cool in the summer and warm in the winter months.  Heating is also provided in the tariff during the winter months. Casa do Forno Cottage accommodates adults and is ideal for those looking for a real get away from it all holiday base in total peace and tranquillity and wishing to see a little of the real Algarve. 

The access to the cottage is good and the accommodation comprises of kitchen/diner.  The kitchen comes fully equipped with a gas hob, combi microwave oven, fridge/freezer, electric toaster, electric kettle, food blender, coffee machine, iron and ironing board.  The dining table comfortably seats 2 and there is an abundance of pots, pans, crockery and cutlery.  From the kitchen/diner there are double doors leading on the covered terrace with your own brick built BBQ and your own private garden area.  From here you will experience some of the best sunsets the Algarve has to offer.

From the kitchen/diner there are rustic stairs leading up to the Crows Nest Lounge area with a leather sofa suite and footstool, 19-inch LCD flat screen TV with Satellite TV (UK free to view TV channels) and a mini Hi-Fi stereo system with radio/CD player & MP3 reader.

The bedroom has a double bed, chest of drawers and a freestanding wardrobe.  Next to the bedroom there is an alcove area with further storage and a security safe. 

The shower room consists of a shower with a small seating area, WC, washbasin, and hairdryer. 

Outside, the accommodation has its own private garden area and your own private terrace with table, chairs, parasol and your own brick built BBQ.  There are also over an acre of communal garden to explore.  Enjoy a break on the hammock in the relaxation area. Whatever time of day, the gardens are an oasis of relaxation.  From early morning breakfast on your private terrace immediately outside the cottage, or having a mid morning coffee at one of the many tables within the Quinta, you can sit and just enjoy natures sounds of bird song or bees going about their business, but the peacefulness of the area is the best sound of all.   So quiet, yet so close to all local amenities. There are many fruit trees within the grounds, oranges, lemons, lime, damson, almond, fig, plum, pomegranate, advocado are just to mention a few.

There is also a 10 x 5 metre heated swimming pool (1st October to 30th November and then again from 1st March until 30th April at no extra charge) with sun loungers and parasols.  There is also a hot tub spa Jacuzzi for guest use. Relax in the pool and admire the simply fantastic views to coast and beyond. There is also a large raised sun deck to top up your tan with further sun loungers, hammock etc.

Within the grounds there is also a games area with a professional size table tennis table, foosball and a pool/snooker table.  There is also a 12ft trampoline with a safety enclosure for guest use.

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available with hotspots available within the Quinta grounds.

Extras - On arrival the owners will meet you & awaiting your arrival will be a very generous welcome hamper in your accommodation compliments of the house for guests staying a week or more.  There are bathrobes provided for use during their stay, pool towels are provided to use only at the pool area & the accommodations have hairdryers, alarm clocks, irons & ironing boards.  Guests will need to bring their own beach towels.  There is a laundry service available for guests for a small additional charge payable locally.

A weekly maid service is provided throughout your stay to ensure that fresh bed linen is available, bath and hand towels are changed weekly.

A complimentary welcome hamper is provided for guests staying a week or longer.

The owners request that guests respect their wishes that “Casa do Forno Cottage” remains a non-smoking villa.  No pets are allowed at the accommodation as the owners have pets of their own.

Facilities are close at hand with Loule being only 2kms south with everything one would need from a holiday with banks, cafes, hypermarkets, historical buildings etc.  There are also two restaurants within reasonable walking distance of the Casa do Forno Cottage.

The English owners of Casa do Forno Cottage live on site with their family and are available for any queries you may have during your stay or for recommendations, but they promise never to infringe on your privacy.

Whilst access to the accommodation is good, owing to its location, car hire is essential and can be arranged prior to your arrival. Hire cars are relatively inexpensive and are usually picked up and dropped off at the airport. We are able to offer competitive rates on request and also details regarding airport transfers. There is also an excellent Taxi service available locally.  Full details of the English and French speaking taxi driver are provided within the accommodation.

From To Price
01/01/2018 31/03/2018 £ 315.00
01/04/2018 30/04/2018 £ 395.00
01/05/2018 31/05/2018 £ 450.00
01/06/2018 30/06/2018 £ 475.00
01/07/2018 31/07/2018 £ 515.00
01/08/2018 31/08/2018 £ 525.00
01/09/2018 30/09/2018 £ 515.00
01/10/2018 31/10/2018 £ 395.00
01/11/2018 31/03/2019 £ 325.00
Gardens and views beyond
The Gardens
Table Tennis Area
Views of the coast from the Casa do Forno Garden

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Booking terms
30% is required to secure a booking and the balance is payable six weeks prior to arrival along with the £150.00 GBP returnable damages deposit. Flexible Arrival / Departure day policy dependent upon already confirmed bookings. No children Not suitable for guests with walking difficulties due to the rustic stairs. Prices from 1st October until 30th November and from 1st March until 30th April include pool heating Prices from 1st November until 31st March include heating, one oil filled radiator, one eco wall heater and there is a wood burning stove in the kitchen/diner. Logs available for a small additional charge.

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