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Beautifully furnished, luxury, ground floor apartment.

This beautifully furnished, luxury, ground floor apartment, with parking; situated in an older part of Forte Sao Joao in a peaceful and relaxed area, faces south west, with front and rear gardens, so you can sit out in sun or shade; has a large patio, with table and chairs for al fresco meals, or simply relaxing and is just 200 metres from the beach; a 15 minute walk to the main street of Albufeira, 10 minutes walk to the world famous ‘Strip’, literally throbbing with life and interest, which runs from Montechoro to the beach at Praia da Oura, 20 minutes to the Old Town, with plenty of restaurants, shops and bars within easy reach.

Two double bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room, hand basin and toilet; sleeps four; separate shower room, with hand basin, toilet and bidet; well appointed galley kitchen, with dining area off; fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, iron and board, microwave, grill /rotisserie oven / halogen glass hob, fume extractor, granite worktops with large wall cupboards above, base units and drawers below.

The large, well appointed living room, has a 3 piece suite, satellite TV, Hi Fi, DVD recorder, Video Player computer connection, a vast collection of books to suit all adult tastes, games and air conditioning/heating throughout.
Security is excellent, with picturesque wrought iron window and door protection as well as traditional lourvred wooden shutters.

Service: The apartment is cleaned, linen and bath towels are supplied and changed weekly; but please bring your own swimming towel. This is a non smoking apartment please. Complimentary welcome pack on arrival.

Disabled friendly: As a ground floor apartment it is wheel chair friendly, the only steps being 2 down from the large patio into the front garden. Though not a wet room, the shower could be used by a disabled person with the addition of a suitable seat. Please indicate well in advance if this is required and it will be provided.

The weather is suitable for sun bathing almost all year round and for swimming, with a choice of many beaches, throughout the spring, summer and early autumn. Most of the beaches offer sun loungers, sunshades, toilet and shower facilities and bars; so one can spend entire days on the beach with everything provided. The location is ideal for walking, driving, local transport, whichever is your choice. It is well suited to mature couples, friends, disabled. LBGT friendly. Exciting activities, lively entertainment, sun, sand or chilling on the patio with a glass of wine, whatever suits you best, it is all here.


Location - Forte Sao Joao, Albufeira, Central Algarve Portugal
Home Type - Apartment
Sleeps up to - 4
Number of Bedrooms - 2
Double Beds - 2
Bathrooms - 2
Toilets - 2
Smoking - Not allowed
Pets - Not allowed


Air conditioning, 1 Bidet(s), Board games, Books, Cable or satellite TV, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, DVD, Combined fridge/freezer, Heating, Cooking hob, Internet access, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Outdoor furniture, Oven, Private parking space, 2 Shower(s), Stereo, Toaster, VCR, Washing Machine, Wheelchair accessible,


Cycling, Deep sea fishing, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horse riding, Jet skiing, Sailing, Scuba diving, Swimming, Tennis, Water sports, Wind surfing,

Local facilities

Bank 1 km / 1100 yds,   Boat trips 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Bus station 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Bus stop 50 m / 55 yds,   Cinema 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Golf club 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Hospital 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Museum 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Nightclub 1 km / 1100 yds,   Pharmacy 500 m / 550 yds,   Port 1 km / 1100 yds,   Restaurant 100 m / 110 yds,   Sea 200 m / 220 yds,   Shops 100 m / 110 yds,   Supermarket 700 m / 770 yds,   Town centre 1 km / 1100 yds,   Train station 10 km / 6.2 miles,  

Rental rates

From To GBP Period
2 May 09 6 June 09 450 week
6 June 09 4 July 09 500 week
4 July 09 25 July 09 575 week
25 July 09 5 September 09 800 week
5 September 09 19 September 09 575 week
19 September 09 3 October 09 500 week
3 October 09 31 October 09 400 week
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Rental notes

Booking: A 30% deposit will be required on booking and the balance is to be paid 6 weeks prior to the arrival date. Payment by bank transfer, cheque or credit card online. £250 breakage deposit required, with final payment (refundable within 2 weeks of departure).
Change over day Saturday: Arrivals at 16.00 please or as soon as possible afterwards, when you will be met by Christina who will give you keys, show you round, check the inventory with you and show you how everything works. You will be provided with her contact number before you leave for Portugal, so you can arrange a specific time to meet her at the apartment. Please be ready to leave the apartment by 10.00 on your day of departure, when an inventory will be checked with you and the keys returned before the return of your security deposit can be sanctioned.

Booking deposit - 30%
Balance to be paid - 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Refundable security deposit - 250GBP

Owners details

Owners name: Andrew Smith
Telephone - 0044(0)7985072296 / 00351937151637
Advertised since: 12 March 2009

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Picture album

The large, well appointed living room.

Front garden from the Patio

Beautifully appointed modern kitchen

Shower room, handbasin, toilet, bidet.

The beach looking away from Albufeira

The beach looking towards Albufeira

The Patio from the garden

The rear garden

Apartment from the road

View of apartment block from the road

Sea view from coffee bar

Road down to beach from coffee bar

View across Albufeira from coffee bar

Walking down to the beach

Path and steps down to the beach

Pedestrianised beach front close by

Green all the year round

Local area shows great variety of trees