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A great villa with air conditioned bedroom each with bathrooms. Great sea views.
Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There are 4 large bedrooms each with twin beds, air conditioning, quiet variable speed ceiling fan. fitted cupboards/drawers, dressing table, bedside cabinets, bedside lights, mirror and chairs. The windows and doors are double glazed. They are all fitted with insect blinds and shutters. We can provide a "put up" bed for a ninth person/child. Please ask.
Pool / Spa
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - The Pool is ideal for smaller children. The Pool is ideal for smaller children.
No smoking - No smoking inside or on verandahNo smoking inside or on verandah
Max guests: 8
Minimum age of primary renter:
We maintain everything to a high standard and are fussy about detail. As a result we do not get complaints and many visitors come back many times. By having had our Agent for over 30 years any problems that do occur can be swiftly fixed by people who know the house intimately. As we point out the house is our home (the Family spend 3 months/year in it). It is not a "holiday let". As a family we have been in the village for 50 years (5 generations of us!) and are well known as the first foreign house owner in Salema. We make strenuous efforts to maintain friendly relationships with all the Portuguese. As we say, we would have sold it if we didn't derive great pleasure from it - as do our friends who say they look forward to a return invitation!
Michael purchased this Villa in 1964
Why Michael chose Budens
We were one of the first houses built for foreigners in the Algarve and the first in Salema. The house was completed in 1965 and the structure has stood the test of time. It has been continually updated so has all mod cons but retains the character of its' time. The greatest compliment that was paid to us was when a friend said how clever we had been to convert an Algarve house! It has the great advantage of being totally on its own on a 2000sq m (1/2 acre) plot and so is quiet but it is only 5 minutes walk to the beach, local restaurants (increasingly good) and shops. The sea views from the house are fantastic. The pool below the verandah has a well marked shallow end for children and there is plenty of shade but 6 sunbeds for those who like to toast themselves. A great place!
What makes this Villa unique
There are 3 bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground floor and a suite of bedroom and bathroom upstairs - all air conditioned. All have been renovated.. There is a big sitting room cum dining room although in summer everyone tends to eat on the verandah which has a large extendable table and plenty of chairs to relax on. It is a great place for families and children (especially younger ones) or a party of friends. For cooks the kitchen is fully equipped and there is a gas BBQ. For those that want to eat out the village has a good choice of restaurants. All day to day shopping can be done at the Intermarche supermarket/ petrol station - 3kms from the house. For the more adventurous there are plenty of walks (you can walk anywhere more or less) and surfing on the west coast beaches.