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The Algarve Hillstation Villa

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
The 'Algarve Hillstation' nestles in a lush green valley on the southern slope of the 'Serra de Monchique' at a height of 640 m. On 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of terraced land the 'Hillstation' offers: • swimming pool 5 x 9 m; • championship-size tennis court; • table tennis, billiard, Boule; • concrete foundations (1.50 m high) for astronomical photography and observations; • mature gardens and ponds around the house; • two springs (certified best quality drinking water) on the property supply tap and pool water. The Villa with approx. 300 m² floor space on two levels was built in the 1950s by a British general with solid granite walls. It was constantly updated and features: • tastefully furnished 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms (open fireplace downstairs, wood burning stove upsta...The 'Algarve Hillstation' nestles in a lush green valley on the southern slope of the 'Serra de Monchique' at a height of 640 m. On 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of terraced land the 'Hillstation' offers: • swimming pool 5 x 9 m; • championship-size tennis court; • table tennis, billiard, Boule; • concrete foundations (1.50 m high) for astronomical photography and observations; • mature gardens and ponds around the house; • two springs (certified best quality drinking water) on the property supply tap and pool water. The Villa with approx. 300 m² floor space on two levels was built in the 1950s by a British general with solid granite walls. It was constantly updated and features: • tastefully furnished 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms (open fireplace downstairs, wood burning stove upstairs), 2 fully equipped kitchens, 2 additional toilets, cloak room; • solar central heating; • broad band telephone line (wlan / WiFi); • absolutely quiet and peaceful; Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: AL 2733More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Tennis Court
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Despite some very wet weather we had a very pleasant stay at the Hill station made even better by the helpful company of Christina. The Villa is large, luxurious and every bit a model of what you might expect to find outside Shimla! Views down...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank ansbnks2016
About the Owner
Thomas G
Languages spoken:German, Portuguese, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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About the neighbourhood
Distances • 2,5 km to the nearest restaurant; • 6 km to the town of 'Monchique' with newspapers, banks and shopping facilities; • 25 km to the southern beaches of the Algarve with tourism facilities and many golf courses; • 30 km to the unspoiled nature reserve 'Costa Vicentina' on the western Atlantic coast; • 90 km to 'Faro' international airport (driving time less then one hour over the toll highway).
How to get there
Public transport No matter if you arrive in 'Faro' or 'Lisbon', you need to reach 'Portimão' either by train: (www.cp.pt) or bus:( http://www.eva-bus.com/novo/)or (www.renex.pt) Take a bus for the 21 km from 'Portimão' to 'Monchique' (http://www.frotazul-algarve.pt). From the main square in 'Monchique' take a taxi to 'Restolho da Aveia na Foía' (approx. 6 km for 8 EUR) or call us for to pick you up. Please do not attempt to cycle uphill in summer if you are not accustomed to it! Individual transport A rental car is a very comfortable and reasonable choice in low season. Please check best prices, conditions and 'carbon offset' possibilities yourself. If you drive from the north take the N267 from 'São Marcos da Serra' to 'Alferce' / 'Monchique'. From the south take the N266 from 'Portimã...
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