|Vivenda Summertime is a large and comfortable six bedroom villa with pool and tennis court that has recently been completely refurbished to a high standard. It is situated in the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro.
Accommodation consists of two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms (which can be made into doubles if required). There are a further two bedrooms which can sleep three in each bedroom in a combination of single or double beds, as required. All bedrooms have either an en-suite bathroom or shower room. Air-conditioning will be installed in the bedrooms for Summer 2006.
The open plan living room is on the first floor and has three large sofas, an open fireplace, satellite television, DVD player, video and music centre. There is also a large supply of books and a Sony Playstation 2. The dining table seats twelve comfortably and offers great ambience. For al fresco dining, there is a large dining terrace with oak tables and chairs to seat fourteen people.
The villa has a huge fully-equipped kitchen which has two large fridges, oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, juicer, toaster, bread maker etc. There is a separate laundry room with two washing machines.
The swimming pool measures 6 x 11 metres with a separate childrenís pool which is 0.4 metres deep. The terrace is large and has twelve sun beds, tables, chairs, and built-in barbecue. There is a pool table as well.
The tennis court was rebuilt in 2003, and is a modern all weather hard court. There is a Pro-Lite ball machine and balls for hire. The machine is great for practice at all standards. It can give a real work out if thatís what you want, or just simply slow it down for a leisurely knock.
A gated path leads from the terrace to the tropical garden which has an open summer house with table and chairs and a hammock. Along one side of the summer house is the pond with water lilies and all sorts of fish and small green frogs.
For your enjoyment, the villa has a range of mountain bikes to suit adults and children from around 9 years old that are available for rent for as little as six euros a day for a one week booking. The bikes are rented complete with safety helmets, water bottles and security locks. The owners will arrange for you to be taken to the Foia, at 907 metres, the highest point in the Algarve and you can freewheel the 25 kilometres down to the coastal plain taking in the breathtaking of the real Algarve on your way.
Vivenda Summer has central heating for the cooler months. There is a telephone, fax machine and internet access in the owner's cottage for clientís use if needed. A childís high chair and two cots are also available as are two push chairs, all included in the price. Linen is provided although clients are requested to take their own towels for the pool and the beach.
The owner has a number of two-seater Smart cars available which can be rented on an ad-hoc basis.
A damage deposit would be required by all clients and returned after departure. During the winter months, the heating is charged as extra.
Carvoeiro has grown up around a small fishing village in the centre of the Algarve, seven kilometres West of Portimao. The village has its own pretty beach, where small restored fishing boats offer trips for tourists. There is a large selection of restaurants, bars and ever improving shops in town and surrounding countryside and there is an intimate night club which is open in the summer months only. There are no high rise hotels or large apartment blocks in Carvoeiro. Whilst the town has its own pretty beach, there are many more beautiful beaches, plus the golf courses, water parks and much more, all within ten minutes drive.
There are ten golf courses within a fifteen minute drive including Penina, Pinta, Gramacho, Alvor, Palmares and Salgados. Tee times can be organised with discounts on most courses.
THE OWNERS OF VIVENDA SUMMERTIME WILL PROVIDE LAVISH LUNCH OR DINNER PARTIES FOR YOU IF REQUESTED TO ENSURE THAT EVERYBODY GETS A HOLIDAY!