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Details: The Quintassential Holiday apartment/cottages are 4 self catering cottages in the Central Algarve all with sea views & equipped, furnished & decorated to very high standards & 15 minutes from the airport.
The cottages can be let individually or together for large parties and the cottages cater from 2 – 13 people and there is large pool.
The Quintassential occupies an acre of hilltop set in breathtaking Algarvian countryside in the centre of the sunny Algarve in total peace & tranquillity 15 minutes from Faro International Airport & the coast and overlooking the market town of Loulé. There are spectacular panoramic sea views from Faro to Portimao. Parts of the Quintassential date back to mid 19th Century and are divided up into four cottages, one large two bedroom cottage, Orange and two newer one bedroom cottages, Lemon and Carob and a rustic duple cottage, Casa do Forno. All have their own separate entrances, own kitchens, private south-facing sun terraces and Bar-B-Q areas. All cottages have been furnished to a very high standard with cane and pine furniture.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage is a one bedroom rustic duplex cottage tastefully decorated and boasting many original features from the old Quinta. This cottage has oodles of character. The bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe and sloping cane ceilings with wooden beams and white washed walls. The bathroom has a shower with a tiled seating area, WC and washbasin with a vanity unit under. The “crows nest “ lounge area has spectacular views and has a radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), puzzles, chess set, domino set and playing cards. It is furnished with comfortable cane seats, terracotta flooring and also has the original cane ceiling with wooden beams. The walls are also white washed.
The kitchen/dining area has the original bread oven dating back to the 19th century original floor tiles and stone sink from the Quinta. The kitchen comprises of fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and gas hob. The kitchen/dining area also has the cane ceiling with wooden beams and has the typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls. From the dining area there are doors leading on to a completely private terrace with Bar-B-Q, table and chairs and cushioned reclining chairs. There is also a wood burning stove for the cooler winter evenings.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage has its own garden with a further rustic seating area and is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful flowers and shrubs. Here in the secluded garden you will experience some of the most breathtaking sunsets that the Algarve has to offer. This cottage also has its own private driveway access and carport.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage sleeps a maximum of 2 adults only.
The Lemon and Carob Cottages are the newer cottages at Quintassential, light and airy one bedroom cottages with a large bedroom that has a double bed, large ceiling fan, security safe & patio doors leading on to the sun terrace. The bedrooms are large enough to also accommodate a single bed too. The bathrooms have new luxury bathrooms with shower, washbasin, WC, bidet and shaver point.
The spacious lounge/diner is decorated tastefully with pine furniture and a wood burning stove for those cooler winter evenings. The lounge has Satellite TV (free to view channels), video (videos available to rent), radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), puzzles, chess set, playing cards, Domino set and patio doors leading onto a private terrace with tables and chairs, brick Bar-B-Q’s, cushioned reclining chairs and the Lemon Cottage has it’s own lemon tree to give you added shade.
The kitchenette comprises of fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and electric hob.
Both the Lemon and the Carob Cottage sleep a maximum of 3 people in each.
The Orange Cottage is the largest of the cottages at Quintassential, a large two bedroom rustic cottage decorated in typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls and with a brand new modern fully fitted kitchenwith electric oven & gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric kettle & toaster.
The Lounge/diner is tastefully decorated with cane and pine furniture, Satellite TV (free to view channels), DVD (guests to bring own DVDs) video (videos available to rent) & radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), a selection of books, puzzles, chess set, playing cards, ceiling fan & the Orange Cottage boasts an original 19th century fireplace that now houses the wood-burning stove. Double doors lead on to the very large private terrace with it's own table and chairs, brick Bar-B-Q area and cushioned reclining chairs.
The bathroom has a new luxury double walk-in shower, washbasin, WC, bidet and sloping wooden ceiling. The Orange Cottage bedrooms consist of one double bed & one twin bed both with sloping wooden ceilings.
The Orange Cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 adults & an infant.
The Quintassential is blessed with panoramic seaviews and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The gardens at Quintassential are marvellous with many bushes, plants and fruit trees, along with quiet areas to relax and absorb the views.
The Quintassential has a large pool area, the pool measures 10 x 5 m and cushioned sun loungers, and parasols etc are provided for the use of the guests. From May 2006 the Quintassential pool area will also boast a hot tub/jacuzzi overlooking Algarvian countryside for guest use. Thr pool is heated from 1st October until 30th April at no extra charge.
On arrival the owners will meet you and awaiting your arrival will be a very generous welcome hamper in your accommodation compliments of the house. For all the adult guests, bathrobes are provided for use during their stay, pool towels are provided to use only at the Quintassential and the cottages have hairdryers and alarm clocks. Guests will need to bring their own beach towels.
All the cottages have radio/CD players – guests are asked to bring their own CD’s.
We have a small video library should any of our guests wish to rent out a video.
From June until the end of September on a selected week night, there is also an evening meal option. Traditional home cooked Portuguese cuisine is served on the owner’s private terrace, which has spectacular views over Loule. What a better way to end your day with a nice meal and a glass of delicious Portuguese wine.
The Quintassential Cottages are non-smoking cottages and car hire is essential.
For further information regarding tariffs, please contact the owner direct.
Prices from 1st November until 28th February include heating.
Rates / Pricing Information: Prices for the one bedroom cottages start from £310.00 GBP per week per couple.
Prices from 1st November until 28th February include heating.
Pool heated from 1st October to 30th April at no extra charge
Children under the age of two - Free.
Please enquire with owners for apartmentcottage tariffs.