PROPERTY DETAILS     -    Ref: HHV - 104
Fonte do Bispo - Sta Catarina

Euro 1320 (20% Discount)




Last Minute - Charming Portuguese Villa with large swimming pool, secluded gardens and spectacular views.

Location: Fonte do Bispo, Santa Catarina.
Plot: Approx. 40.000 m2.  Covered area approx. 250m2.

Five bedroom villa with swimming pool on an idyllic location with sea view near by Fonte do Bispo and Santa Catarina. Surrounded by the unspoilt beautiful nature of the East Algarve, this property is only a 35 minute drive from Faro Airport. Tavira is approx. a 12 minute drive away and is o
ne of the nicest laidback places to visit. It is very easy to lose track of time in Tavira, a lovely old town with a long history where time stood still. You can spend hours strolling the charming cobblestone streets with it's many restaurants, shops, bars and terraces to enjoy a refreshment in the sun. The old palace is nearby and the beach of Ilha de Tavira is within walking distance and has many small restaurants. A visit to the recently renovated Pousada (Inn) is recommended. This is a very nice destination all year round. During the summer months there is a boat ferry from the center of town, opposite the Happy Homes office, going to Ilha de Tavira and Quatro Aguas.
Sta Catarina, a charming little village is only a 5 minute drive away. 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 15/20 minute 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.
It is located in a local Bed & Breakfast called Quinta de Fonte do Bispo, where the owners also organize many events to be enjoyed by both their own guests and residents/visitors from the area. Large supermarkets you'll find in Sao Bras, Loule and Tavira. The nearest supermarket (Loja Fresca) is in Sta Catarina.

The villa - bungalow style -
is nicely designed, all living quarters are on the ground floor. The house consist of a hallway leading to the very spacious living room with wood burner stove and dining area with seating for 10 people. The A fully equipped kitchen with adjacent dining/breakfast room. There are five double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes, five bathrooms (two en-suite). Access form the living room to the South facing semi-covered terraces with table & chairs and surrounding beautiful and mature landscaped gardens. The swimming pool is fully fenced and as such friendly for children and can be reached via a decorative  natural stone staircase down to the gate where you'll find the large (15 meter length) swimming pool with lawn, sun terrace, outside shower and sun loungers. On the terrace on south side of the swimming pool there is a built in stone bench from where you can enjoy beautiful far reaching views of the surrounding nature towards the sea. The dining table under the semi covered terrace with BBQ area over looking the gardens is a perfect place for that all-important 'Al Fresco' dining. The large living area is equipped with TV (Cable TV with international channels, DVD player, Audio system, books and magazines. The kitchen is equipped with a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, gas cooker / hob, microwave, toaster, kettle and all utensils, pots, pans etc. A board and iron are available. All rooms have central heating (gas fired) and therefore makes this villa also ideal for stays outside of the summer season.

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/fenced to three sides and fencing / gates have been installed at the entrances with childproof latches. 
Ample parking space provided.

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

Prices:    4 persons   |   5 or more

Euro             650     |    850                           January, February, March, April, November, December

Euro             750     |    975                           May, October

Euro             925     |   1100                          June, September

Euro             1650                                        July, August *** 20% discount in July, now Euro 1320 p. wk.

Prices are per week.                                                                                                                     Bed linen and towels included. Pool/beach towels are not 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 of room outside).  Changeover day: flexible. Gas fired central heating charged separate, Euro 100 per large gas bottle. One bottle last for approximately one week.

   Charming Portuguese villa  •  5 double bedrooms (three twin)    4 bathrooms (one en-suite)
 •  Beautiful, secluded gardens  •  Living room with large wood burner  •  Living room w/ various seating areas
 •    •  BBQ  •  Spectacular views
 •  Cable TV (TV Cabo, international)  •  Large swimming pool   •  Fully fenced pool area/children friendly
 •  DVD & CD player  •  Washing machine, iron & board  •  Gas cooking, electric oven
 •  Fridge/Freezer, dishwasher  •  Microwave oven, Kettle and Toaster  •  Central heating in all rooms
 •  Various golf courses 15 minutes drive  •  No pets, no smoking  •  
 •  Car required •   Sleeps up to 10 people













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