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Luxury 2 Bed Town House

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 4 + cot

Alojamento Local Registration Number : 15212/AL

Casa Graca is an immaculate 2 bed Townhouse set on a hill top with fabulous sea views over the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro on the Algarve. The property is fully air conditioned and is furnished to a very high standard. There is plenty of external space for sunbathing / eating outside. The property has a large terrace (with Gas BBQ) overlooking the swimming pool and there is a spacious roof terrace with great sea views.

The Master bedroom has a private balcony, king size bed and a luxury en-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath & shower. Bedroom two has two single beds and an en-suite shower room. Both have large fitted wardrobes. A cot and highchair are also available. There is a large communal swimming pool, children's pool, shower and toilet block, playground and gardens. The beach, shops and numerous restaurants are within easy walking distance of the property. Two championship golf courses are within a 10 minute drive of the property.

The property has a flat screen satellite TV system and prepay wifi is installed.

Tennis Details: Tennis courts can be hired by the hour at the nearby Monte Dourado complex.

Carvoeiro tennis club is a 5 minute drive away by car. Other facilities at the club include a gym and aerobic classes.

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Mark McGuire
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Mark McGuire

We are a UK based family who have been holidaying in the Algarve since the late 1980's. My parents bought a property near to the Rocha Brava resort around 2000 and following the arrival of Grandchildren we purchased a second property at Colina Verde in central Carvoeiro. We live in Stockport, Cheshire and visit our property two to three times a year. We have two children under the age of 10 and combine our free time between caravanning in the Uk and escaping to the sun when we can! The property is managed by our agent Truus who has been with us for the last seven years.

Mark McGuire purchased this house in 2006

Why Mark McGuire chose Algarve Region

The property is in a fantastic location as all amenities are within a very short walking distance yet being situated at the top of the village means that the position is very peaceful. There are a small number of properties in the complex and the pool is shared by 18 owners, it is rarely crowded, in fact often two or three families only around the pool. The fact that the property is a townhouse as opposed to an apartment is great as you have three levels to the property, with the roof terrace at the top being a secluded spot for sun bathing, or drying washing!, with a sea view.

Carvoeiro is a very family friendly resort and offers a great choice of restaurants / ice cream shops, shops offering the usual beach gear to decent jewellers. The town beach is very clean with boat trips available to the local caves. Within 15 minutes drive there are a number of beaches that can be accessed including Benagil, Marina and Centeanes. Portimao is 20 minutes by car and Lagos abount 30. Silves is a great place to visit, approx 15 minutes inland.

Local attractions are Slide and Splash waterpark (10 minutes), Zoomarine (25 minutes), but in all honesty you don't really need to go anywhere!

There is a local market in Carvoeiro which is open 6 days selling fresh fish, meat and vegetables / fruit. Most guests use the market and then BBQ on the terrace over looking the pool. There are not many better ways to spend an evening, the terrace at the back sees the sun right through to the end of the day.

What makes this house unique

I would suggest that this quality of accommodation within short walking distance of the village centre is very difficult to find. We have been lucky to have dealt with regular repeat visitors to the property and our most frequent guest are now on their 7th visit!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mark, just wanted to let you know we had a wonderful time and enjoyed staying at your home!

We hope to come back again in a year or so. We will of course want to book through you again.

Thanks, Lynda
Mar 2013
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Luxury 2 Bed Town House
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Fantastic Christmas break

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 5 wonderful nights at Casa Graca. The property has everything you could wish for and only a few minutes walk into Carvoeiro but a couple of minutes longer coming back up the hill! The weather was blue skies and sunny throughout, mid to late 60's. A bit chilly early morning and evening when a fleece was needed but during middle of day short sleeves were in order. A nice relaxing stay away from the madness back home in the UK. We will be back for longer next Christmas. Also a big thank you for Mike and Emma for meeting us at the property and arranging a much cheaper return transfer with Yellowfish transfers to Faro. Thank you Mark

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Phil, thanks very much for the review, glad you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your comments onto Mike and Emma. All the best for 2017.
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One of the nicest places I have ever stayed

  • 5 of 5

The property was immaculate, and a great location. It has been one of the best holidays I have ever been on and I will definitely be coming back here.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Lauren, much appreciated.
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An excellent townhouse in a great location

  • 5 of 5

A very well equiped townhouse in a great location. We stayed here for 10 days August 2013. Plenty of restuarants / bars in the town centre which is only 5/10 minutes walk away. Pool is great and on your door step. Carvoerio was safe for our two teenagers to wander around by themselves. Plenty of activities near by e.g. go carting, quality waterpark, boats etc. Very helpful agent who popped in shortly after we arrived to check all was ok. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay in Carvoeiro

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Graca. We stayed for 5 nights but it simply wasn't long enough! The house is beautiful, very clean and finished to a high standard. I stayed here with my mum and brother and we had plenty of room to move around and not get in each other's way! The balcony is lovely and spacious and we enjoyed lunches overlooking the pool. The roof terrace is great with comfortable sun beds and fabulous views over the town and sea. It is just a short walk into the village which has a great choice of restaurants and bars.and also a lovely beach.

We will definitely be back here as we thoroughly enjoyed but it looks like we will have to be quick as it is already booking up fast for 2013!

Angela, Joanne & Stephen

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Angela, Joanne & Stephen, many thanks for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Carvoeiro and that the property met your expectations. Look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Casa Graca Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we have had the pleasure of staying at Casa Graca. Reserving and booking our stays both times have been made easy due to the helpfulness of the owner.

Choosing to stay here was made easy due to the accurate description of the property and it's location. There is everything which could possibly be needed within the house (even for a 2 year old!) and plenty to do outside.

The complex is maintained to a high standard and the house itself is kept in an immaculate state. It is clean, tidy, has everything you could possibly need and set in a wonderful position within the complex overlooking the swimming pools. It really is a home from home.

The local town is beautiful along with the beach, which when we were there wasn't particlarly busy. The restaurants are all very child friendly and serve a variety of foods so you could always find something to eat. We particularly liked the Tapas Bar.

The hill back up to the house might be a challenge for the extremely unfit or elderly but taken at a slow pace it is quite manageable.

We stayed for 2 weeks without a car and found enough to do without the need for one.

Overall, i would recommend staying here to anyone and we have already booked for next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday in Carvoeiro

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as promised and was a lovely place to stay for our fortnight holiday with everything we would need provided. Our 3 yr old twin girls loved it, especially the pools, and as it was October and out of high season we more or less had them to ourselves. The walk back from town was not as bad as I anticipated and took less than 10 minutes (although a bit more difficult if pushing a pushchair!). The town itself is relatively small but has an abundance of restaurants and bars too choose from. We found the best restaurant was Ele and Ela and went here twice during our stay, The beach which is right in the town is lovely and sandy but I can imagine in high season it would get very busy, although there are many other beaches within 10 minutes of Carvoeiro. Slide and Splash is a great day out with slides for young and old and Aquamarine near Albufeira is also worth a visit. I would definately recommend this property to friends and family and would also be happy to return if I visited the Algarve again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Pinta and Gramacho
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
carvoeiro town beach 5 minutes walk
Car: recommended

Carvoeiro is a picturesque fishing village located 40 minutes drive from Faro airport. The house is located in the centre of Carvoeiro, in an elevated position. The numerous restaurants / bars and beach are a 5 minute walk from the property. Local attractions include the Slide and Splash Water Park and Zoomarine, where you can swim with dolphins. Pinta and Gramacho golf courses are less than 10 minutes away by car.

Tennis courts can be hired at the nearby complex of Monte Dourado or Carvoeiro tennis club is only 5 minutes by car.

Carvoeiro is an ideal resort for couples, golfers or families looking for a relaxing holiday and an excellent base from which to explore the Algarve.

Golf: Golf courses include an 18 hole course, Gramacho & Pinta which is approximately a 10 minute drive away.

A 9 hole course Vale do Milho which is approximately a 5 minute drive away.

Other golf courses include Palmares, Penina, Pine Cliffs, San Lorenzo & Vale do Lobo these are approximately a 30 minute drive away.


Rates & Availability

Carvoeiro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016/17
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
Half Term & June 2017
May 14 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Autumn 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Carvoeiro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 cot
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
As the house is situated on a hill a car may be advisable for anyone with mobility problems, however, there is a taxi rank in the centre of the village. Bed linen and bath towels provided. Maid service weekly.

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