Located in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Portugal, Casa Catrina is an ideal home for a small group of friends or family looking for a little piece of luxury on the Algarve.
As you enter the villa on the ground floor, having pulled into the private, off-street parking area, you are met by the stunning living and dining room. This wonderful open-plan room opens directly onto the spacious terrace beyond, creating a truly airy and bright environment within. Scandinavian style decor compliments the welcoming aura, with soft tones and varied lighting animating the high-quality furniture within. The dining area includes a large rustic wooden table for up to eight guests. The futuristic kitchen is a sight to behold. Utterly modern and spacious, any budding chef will delight in the array of appliances and facilities available – be sure to put it to the test!
There are four wonderful bedrooms, all of which are elegant and charming, with high-quality furniture, comfortable seating options and three even enjoy direct access to the garden! There is one master room with a double bed and ensuite bathroom, and three twin rooms, one with an ensuite bathroom, all located on the ground floor. Each of the three bathrooms is as impeccably bright and modern as the rest of the villa, with charming tiled floors and walls and two with walk-in showers. On the top floor there is a spacious roof top terrace with a comfortable seating area and breath-taking views.
In the fabulous garden you will find a magnificent heated infinity pool, ensuring that you can enjoy the delightful outdoors and the refreshment of a dip in the pool whatever the weather! A huge veranda surrounds the pool, offering plenty of space to kick back in a sun lounger, enjoy a coffee overlooking the golf course or simply settle in to the sofas for some quality time. Around the other side of the villa you will find a table perfect for alfresco dining, with a BBQ alongside it. Whether you're after a splash of sunshine or a little respite in the shade, this enchanting garden will cater to your every need in style!
400m from the beach and literally overlooking the sublime golf courses of Vale do Lobo, Casa Catrina is the perfect home for the real golf-lovers, or those who enjoy the sun, sea and sand that the Algarve has to offer!
- Living room: open plan living and dining room finished with contemporary decor and enjoying direct access to pool and gardens with Wi-Fi, cable TV and air conditioning
- Kitchen: fully-equipped, modern with direct access to the wonderful gardens
- Bedroom 1: two single beds (can be made up as a double-king size bed) with direct garden access
- Bedroom 2: master suite with double bed and ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower a balcony
- Bedroom 3: two single beds (can be made up as a double-king size bed) with ensuite facilities including a walk-in shower
- Bedroom 4: two single beds (can be made up as a double-king size bed)
- Bathroom 3: full family bathroom
- Roof terrace with casual seating area
- Beautiful terrace and poolside with spectacular views
- Infinity pool (9x4m) can be heated and have a fence installed
- Outside dining area
- Gas BBQ
Once an expanse of pine forests and empty beaches, Vale de Lobo has been transformed into the height of luxury over the last 50 years. The first of the three corners of what is now Algarve's Golden Triangle, Vale do Lobo was among the first tourist resorts ever to be built in Portugal, and indeed is the site of the first five-star hotel in the Algarve!
Of course, with two 18-hole championship golf courses, the Royal and the Ocean, Vale de Lobo is the dream destination for any aspiring golfer. So fantastic are the facilities, the resort hosted the Portuguese Open in 2002 and 2003! Indeed, across the country of Portugal, there are 14 of the world's top 100 best golf courses, making it the perfect destination for those who enjoy a day out on the course.
Outside of golf, the Algarve is an excellent destination for other hobbyists. With a vast coastline that meets the powerful Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is a true paradise for the keen surfer, or indeed even those looking to try if for the first time, with plenty of surfing schools all along the calmer sections of the coast. And even for those less enamoured with surfing, the beaches of Portgual are well worth a visit for their beautifully clear waters
The Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal, is famous for its picturesque scenes of vast blue skies casting a warming glow on the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, with untouched bays framed by jagged Limestone rocks at every turn. While the southern coast caters to the every need of its visitors, to the West and the rugged interior the land remains largely untouched, with less development and endless intersecting of historic villages, hilltop castles and beautiful churches. The Algarviana hiking trail is an excellent day out for an active group.
Portugal itself is a small, fascinating country at the most Western point of mainland Europe. The capital, Lisbon, is known for its lively nightlife, with endless bars and clubs full of fun-loving locals and tourists alike, but also has plenty of fascinating history (check out Belem, jam-packed with monuments!) and undulating terrain, famously termed the ‘city of the seven hills'. From Lisbon, it is very quick to travel by the domestic high-speed train line to the city of Loule, which will connect you fairly quickly to Casa Catrina.
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