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Quinta da Matina is a beautiful renovated farmhouse set in mature sub tropical garden on the edge of the village of Portelas, having views of Funchal ridge to the south and Monchique mountains to the north east.
It is ideal for people looking for a tranquil location yet being very near to the beaches and the historic town of Lagos with its many restaurants, beach bars, the marina, interesting shops and discos.
The farmhouse is spacious and 'L' shaped and on one level making it safe for children and easy for older people. sofa bed can be provided for additional number of people.
Outside there is a large heated private pool 15m x 5m x 2.2m in deep end - 0.9m in shallow end, the pool has underwater lighting which creates a luxurious ambiance whilst dining in the evening on the covered terrace, surrounding the pool the walled garden has mature palms and many colourfull sub tropical plants, there is a covered terrace with table and chairs overlooking the pool, on the uncovered terraces there are sun loungers, table chairs and umbrella, dual purpose built barbecue, the pool area can be secured against small children.
There is a lawn area for children to play.
The house is approached by a private drive opening onto a large paved area in front of the house and open garage.
The garden is fenced but for people that have allergies or problems with animals there are dogs living with the owners on the neighbouring property.
Seating for 6-8
Description of sleeping capacity:
Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) + more on folding beds
Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom - Emperor size bed and patio doors opening onto pool terrace with safe.
Bedroom 2 - twin single beds and patio doors opening onto pool terrace.
Bedroom 3 - double bed and patio doors opening onto pool terrace.
Bedroom 4 - twin single beds.
Bathroom 1 - with bath, shower over, bidet, toilet and basin
Bathroom 2 - en-suite Shower, toilet and basin.
Bathroom 3 - en-suite to bedroom Shower, toilet and basin.
Cloakroom - with toilet and basin.
Utility Room: Washing machine, deep freeze, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A maid can be arrange at an additional cost.
Linen changed once a week. Beach towels are not provided. Other: The entrance hall has plenty of space for prams, golf clubs etc. and has a cloakroom leading off.
For basics there is a mini market in the village an two resturant bars.
In Lagos there are supermarkets, fish and vegetable markets, banks, Museum, interesting churches a marina, water sports centre,boat and dolphin viewing trips, tennis, golf, crazy golf, micro lighting centre, there are very many restaurants both for indoor or pavement dining for all tastes and pockets, bars, discos, street entertainers.
There is bike riding. Serious Go karting at the motor race track
Beaches in Lagos are about 2.5 kms, 5 minutes in the car.
There are many other beaches further along the south coast worth exploring within twenty minutes drive. The west coast is about 25 minutes and popular with surfers and is always quieter even in high season.
Faro airport is 78 kms and under one hour drive on the new motorway to Lagos. Car hire is strongly recommended . We can let you have Car hire details and rates of a very competitive local company whom we have dealt with for many years.
Portelas village centre is 500 m.
Lagos is 2.5 klms.
Pria da Luz 12 klms.
Portimao/Praia da Rocha 25 klms.
Faro 75 Klms.
Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
Max. occupancy: 10
Max. adults: 10
Parties/events not allowed
Pets not allowed
Smoking only outside
near the sea
Away From It All
Iron & Board
Living Room ...
Dishes & Utensils
Pool / Spa:
Local Services & Businesses:
laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
deep sea fishing
|March & April||
|First half of July||
|2nd half July & August||
|1st half September||
|2nd half September||
|All dates||Addtiional persons over 8||
50% pro rata rate
|All dates||Cot & high chair||
£50 per week
|All dates||Returnable security deposit||
|All dates||Deposit with booking||
|All dates||Balance within 60 days of arrival|
|Saturday to Saturday||At peak times|
|More flexible||Other times|
|Children Welcome||Wheelchair Access|
|Coffee maker||Toaster||Dining seats|
|Linens provided||Washing machine||Parking|
|Away from it all||Family||Romantic|