Home exchange: Alportel - Caroline's home - Faro/Portugal - GuestToGuest
180 GP / night
This home is

Little house on the Prairie: there is a garden, space and nature

What your guests will love about your home
Casa Camoes is a simple country cottage with the benefit of wifi, cable TV and a pool. A log burning fire for the winter to keep you warm and rocking chairs on the front Verandha to watch the world go by. A walk to a good restaurant and comfortable sofas to relax on. A safe and secure garden and well equipped kitchen. The good life!
What your guests will love about your neighborhood

Casa Camoes is for carefree simple holidays....with that all important swimming pool! A detached village house in Poco dos Ferrerios ( The Farriers Well ) about 20 minutes from Faro airport by car and 15 minutes to Loule and a few minutes from Sao Bras d'Alportel. The village is typical of the area with local residents and visitors all year around. The rural villages aound Sao Bras d' Alportel are awash with traditional farming activities and traditions , quite unspoiled in comparison to the more developed towns and villages along the coastal strip of the Algarve 20 minutes drive away.

This is the place to holiday when you would rather see than be seen, listen than be heard and relax rather than be entertained. Opposite Casa Camoes, beside the village well, Signora Vitalina sells homegrown fruit and vegetables and there is an excellent restaurant to walk to in this tucked away valley close to Sao Bras D' Alportel, with another in the neighbouring village and all shopping needs met in the local market town five minutes bike ride away.

The layout of bedrooms, three downstairs and upstairs , one very large airconditioned room that can be used as a Yoga Studio or Chillax space or similar ( I use it for therapy groups and great dinners!) with balcony upstairs is also ideal for friends and family . The external staircase is steep though so upstairs is not suitable for infants or the infirm. Generally, think country cottage rather than swanky villa! ....well, except for the pool terrace, which was redesigned recently and now provides a lovely outlook over our Fig Orchard.

Additional information
  • 2 double
  • 2 single
  • 0 children
  • 0 baby
Put-up beds
  • 0 double
  • 2 single
  • 0 children
  • 0 baby
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ
  • Playground
  • Tennis court
  • Ping-pong table
  • Balcony / terrace
  • TV
  • Computer
  • Internet
  • WiFi
  • Home cinema
  • Satellite / cable
  • Phone
  • Video game console
  • Disabled access
  • Baby gear
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Bathtub
  • Heating system
  • A/C
  • Elevator
  • Parking space
  • Piano
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Fireplace
  • Gym
  • Pool table
Home rules
  • Smokers welcome
  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome
  • Dog to feed
  • Cat to feed
  • Plants to water
Available vehicles
  • Car
  • Bicycle
  • Motor scooter
  • Motorcycle
  • Motorboat
  • Sailboat
  • Doorman
  • Cleaning person
  • Baby-sitter
  • Cook
  • Guide


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Home exchange
  • Type House
  • Residence Secondary
  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Size 200 m²
  • Deposit 1900 €
  • Insurance Required
  • Home's id #311314