PROPERTY DETAILS     -       Ref: HHC - 40 Cottage  
Malhada do Judeu - Santa Catarina

Prices:   Euro 650  -  950



Charming Portuguese Cottage with secluded gardens, free WiFi, heated swimming pool and spectacular views.

Location: Malhada do Judeu, Santa Catarina.
Plot: Approx. 10.000 m2.  Covered area approx. 150m2.
Construction: Renovated in 2005, original farmhouse of several hundred years old.

Beautiful restored Quinta in an elevated position with swimming pool and spectacular views located in a small hamlet enjoying marvelous 360 views of the algarvean country side. This large estate, Casal de Monte, is over hundred years old and is well presented and decorated. The owners have done a marvelous job creating a very nice country style ambiance and the warm feeling of a home, offering all specifications that one would expect of a top quality residence without losing its original rustic charm. The property is located on a south facing hill in a quiet area north of Sta Catarina, a charming little village. Here they organize once a month a gypsy market that is well worth a visit. There are several superb golf courses and many blue flag beaches with excellent water sport facilities to choose from within a 35 minutes drive. The nearest restaurant is a little gem known only by residents living in the area which you pass on your way from Faro Airport to the property. Large supermarkets you'll find in Sao Bras, Loule and Tavira. The nearest supermarket (Loja Fresca) is in Sta Catarina.


Lovely algarvean cottage in an elevated position with swimming pool and spectacular far reaching views, located in a small hamlet enjoying marvelous 360 views of the surrounding algarvean country side. This cozy cottage, Casal de Monte, is part of a hundred years old Portuguese farmhouse and is very well presented and decorated. The owners have put as much effort in the cottage as in the farmhouse to maintain its original rustic charm and the warm feeling of a home, offering similar high specifications as the ones you find in the farmhouse. The property is located on a south facing hill in a quiet area north of Santa Catarina, a charming little village. The utility room with washing machine, dryer and dishwasher as well as the children playground and the swimming pool with surrounding terrace and sun loungers are for the sole use of the guests of both properties only. Guests staying at the cottage have two private terraces, one with BBQ. 

The south facing cottage consists of a comfortable and cozy living room, a fully equipped country style kitchen, three double bedrooms ( 2 twin bed rooms) and a bathroom with bath. There are many traditional Portuguese features, e.g. high ceilings with cane and wooden beams, Santa Catarina floor tiles, thick walls and natural stone door and window sills as well as air conditioning in all the rooms. The cottage has it's own terraces and BBQ area and use of tables and chairs. The south facing terrace with BBQ in front of the living room is the best place for "Al Fresco" dining from here you have beautiful views of the un-spoilt country side. Although the cottage is semi detached to the main farmhouse the design of the gardens and terraces allows for adequate privacy for both properties. The pool area with sun loungers is fully fenced and as such friendly for children. There is an outside bathroom adjacent to the swimming pool. In front of the semi covered terraces and BBQ area you'll find a children play area, suitable for under 10's.  From the swimming pool and terraces you can enjoy the ever changing colors from dusk till dawn of the surrounding nature. The beautiful, landscaped and mature gardens with several ancient palm trees, fruit and olive trees are illuminated at night. It has a great variety of exotic local shrubs and flowers. The lounge area is equipped with TV, Sky free view, DVD player, CD player and a selection of CDs, DVD's. All rooms have air conditioning. The kitchen is equipped with a large fridge freezer, gas cooking / electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle and fully stocked with utensils, pots, pans etc. The utility room in the farmhouse is shared and accessible from outside, equipped with a washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, and ironing facilities.

Children of all age are welcome. Having children of their own, the owners have ensured the grounds are as child friendly as possible. The pool area is walled to three sides and fencing / gates have been installed at the entrances with childproof latches. 
The pool has its own heating system for use out of the summer season (heated at extra cost). Ample parking space provided.

Air conditioning throughout the cottage, providing heating and cooling if and when required.

This is a beautiful Home away from Home in an exceptional setting and offers comfort, privacy, tranquility and ...value for money.

** It is possible to rent the adjacent three bedroom farmhouse which is located on the same plot of land. Together with the cottage it offers a total of 6 double bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Although the farmhouse and cottage are on the same plot of land, the design of the gardens and terraces allows for adequate privacy for both properties. The large shared swimming pool is heated (optional, surcharge) and both properties share a utility room with washing machine and dryer. Click here for photos/details of the farmhouse.

Distances: Faro: 30 km; Sta Catarina: 12 km; Tavira: 22 km; Beach: 24 km; Sao Bras de Alportel: 18km;  Golf : 25 km.

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1 September 2012 - 30 September                     Euro   840

1 October 2012 - 31 October                              Euro   760

1 November 2012 - 24 March                              Euro   650

25 March 2013 - 19 May                                    Euro   760

20 May 2013 - 30 June 2013                              Euro   840

1 July 2013 - 31 August 2013                             Euro   950

1 September 2013 - 30 September 2013              Euro   840

1 October 2013 - 31 October 2013                      Euro    760

1 November 2013 - 31 March                              Euro    670

Prices are per week.                                                                                                                                                    Bed linen, towels and pool / beach towels included. Changeover cleaning included. Minimum stay one week. Surcharge applicable for shorter stays. Long stays possible: rates on request. Sorry, no pets allowed and no smoking inside the property (plenty room outside). Optional pool heating at Euro 150 per week. Changeover day: flexible. When booking the cottage and farmhouse in 2012/2013, the cottage may be booked at half price for the same weeks (excludes July / August)

   Cozy cottage with very nice ambiance  •  3 double bedrooms (two twin)    1 bathroom
 •  Many original features  •  Fully equipped country style kitchen  •  Beautifully renovated
 •  Spectacular views  •  BBQ area  •  Fridge/Freezer
 •  Satellite TV ( Sky Digital)  •  Heated swimming pool  •  Fully fenced pool area/children friendly
 •  Kettle and toaster  •  Car required  •  Air conditioning in all rooms
 •  Fridge/Freezer  •  Washing machine & dryer  •  Dishwasher
 •  Children play area for under 10's   •  DVD & CD player  •  A beautiful Home away from Home
 • Free Wifi, private hotspot  •  Gratis internet, no roaming cost  •  Internet connection for 5 users
•   No pets, no smoking  •  Sleeps up to 6 people







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