We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

The Algarve Hillstation Villa

1 of 21
Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Monchique, Faro District, Algarve
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 ki...
Read more
Listing #HL1432487
About the Owner
Thomas G
Languages spoken:German, Portuguese, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (2)
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

More

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

Thank ansbnks2016
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Hide Rates
Map
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).
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Faro (FAO): 90.0 km
Railway: Portimao: 25.0 km
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'...
more
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,077)
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL1432487
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply