Casa Papaya - Silves
Modern single storey 3 bedroom villa with air conditioning in summer and heating in winter, safety-gated swimming pool and panoramic Algarve countryside views. Situated just 5 minutes drive outside the town of Silves this villa is close to all local amenities such as shops, restaurants, golf and beaches, and is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday.
The surrounding area is tranquil, the nearest neighbours being locals who grow their own fruit and keep goats, dogs, horses and chickens. There is a coffee bar in the village and horse riding stables nearby. Only 5 minutes drive is the town of Silves with it's ancient red stone castle, cathedral and architecture steeped in history, as well as an array of restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets. Beyond that is the Monchique mountain, with fantastic views and traditional restaurants.
The lounge is a large double aspect room with comfy sofas, air conditioning(heating in Winter), a selection of books, and sliding patio doors opening out to a covered sun terrace with steps leading down to the large private safety-gated swimming pool and enclosed gardens.
There is a fully fitted air conditioned (can be used as heater in the Winter) kitchen and dining room, with granite surfaces and equipped with dishwasher and washing machine.
The property also benefits from free wi-fi internet access via a fast cable broadband internet.
There are 3 spacious bedrooms all with air conditioning - one double bedroom has an en-suite shower room, and the further twin bedded rooms share the family shower room.
Car hire, which we can arrange, is recommended. Air conditioning/heating is available throughout the year, at an additional charge of £75 p/w.
Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service - All towels are provided and will be changed on a regular basis. Bed linen is changed weekly. A mid-week maid/cleaning service is provided for bathroom cleaning and other light duties. Pool/beach towels provided and changed weekly.
The villa has a large private swimming pool with roman steps, and is lit at night. It is safety gated denying toddler access. The surrounding south-facing terrace is perfect for sunbathing all day long and has superb panoramic views of the countryside. There is also a large south facing covered terrace area for lounging and barbecue for al fresco dining, the outside dining area can be lit up at night, and the mature garden is fully enclosed.
Our friendly English speaking staff are on hand to welcome you, assist you when necessary and recommend places to visit. As a small family business we look after a few villas in the area. We live locally, and know the area extremely well. We will provide you with detailed directions to the villa before your arrival. We meet and greet you, and provide you with local information.
Baby cot and high chair are provided by prior arrangement. We also have reliable English babysitters who will care for your children during the daytime or evening if you should require some time without the kids! Please ask for details. Our mobile phone number is available 24 hours a day during your stay for emergency calls.