Holiday Apartment in Loule, Algarve,Portugal
The Quintassential Algarve Holiday apartment cottages are 4 self catering apartment cottages in the Central Algarve all with sea views & equipped, furnished & decorated to very high standards & 15 minutes from the airport.
The Quintassential is open all year round so that guests can enjoy the 3000 hours of sunshine the Algarve has to offer. We understand that with low cost airlines it may be better to travel on days other than Sunday or Thursday, so we are flexible with our arrival and departure days.
The apartment cottages can be let individually or together for large parties and the cottages cater from 2 – 13 people and there is large pool, heated during the winter months and a freestanding hot tub/jacuzzi. Two of the accommodations also have gas central heating.
The Quintassential occupies an acre of hilltop set, totally fenced and accessed via electric gates in breathtaking Algarvian countryside in the centre of the sunny Algarve in total peace & tranquillity 15 minutes from Faro International Airport & the coast and overlooking the market town of Loulé. There are spectacular panoramic sea views from Faro to Portimao. Parts of the Quintassential date back to mid 19th Century and are divided up into four cottages, one large two bedroom apartment cottage, Orange and two newer one bedroom apartment cottages, Lemon and Carob and a rustic duplex cottage, Casa do Forno. All have their own separate entrances, own kitchens, private south-facing sun terraces and Bar-B-Q areas. All accommodations have been furnished to a very high standard with cane and pine furniture.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage is a one bedroom rustic duplex cottage tastefully decorated and boasting many original features from the old Quinta. This cottage has oodles of character. The bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe and sloping cane ceilings with wooden beams and white washed walls. The bathroom has a shower with a tiled seating area, WC and washbasin with a vanity unit under. The “crows nest “ lounge area has spectacular views and has a radio/CD player with MP3 reader (guests to bring own CDs), puzzles, chess set, domino set and playing cards. It is furnished with comfortable cane seats, terracotta flooring and also has the original cane ceiling with wooden beams. The walls are also white washed.
The kitchen/dining area has the original bread oven dating back to the 19th century original floor tiles and stone sink from the Quinta. The kitchen comprises of fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, mini electric overn, electric kettle, toaster and gas hob. The kitchen/dining area also has the cane ceiling with wooden beams and has the typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls. From the dining area there are doors leading on to a completely private terrace with Bar-B-Q, table and chairs and cushioned reclining chairs. There is also a wood burning stove for the cooler winter evenings.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage has its own garden with a further rustic seating area and is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful flowers and shrubs. Here in the secluded garden you will experience some of the most breathtaking sunsets that the Algarve has to offer. This cottage also has its own private driveway access and carport.
The Casa Do Forno Cottage sleeps a maximum of 2 adults only.
The Lemon and Carob Cottages are the newer apartmentcottages at the Quintassential, light and airy one bedroom accommodations with a large bedroom that has a double bed, large ceiling fan, digital security safe & patio doors leading on to the sun terrace. The bedrooms are large enough to also accommodate a cot/single bed too or this can be used in the lounge area of a night time. The bathrooms have new luxury bathrooms with shower, washbasin with vanity units under, WC, bidet and shaver point.
The spacious lounge/diner is decorated tastefully with pine furniture and has a large comfy leather sofa, Satellite TV (free to view channels), video (videos available to rent), DVD player (guests to bring own DVD’s), radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), puzzles, chess set, playing cards, Domino set and patio doors leading onto a private terrace with tables and chairs, brick Bar-B-Q’s, cushioned reclining chairs and the Lemon Cottage has it’s own lemon tree to give you added shade.
The brand new modern kitchenettes comprise of fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, mini electric oven, electric kettle, toaster, mini electric oven and electric hob.
Both the Lemon and the Carob Cottage sleep a maximum of 3 people in each and these cottages have gas central heating. These cottages also have the added benefit of gas central heating for the cooler winter months.
The Orange Cottage is the largest of the apartment cottages at Quintassential, a large two bedroom rustic cottage decorated in typical Algarvian décor of white washed walls and with a brand new fully fitted modern kitchen including an electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric kettle & toaster.
The Lounge/diner is tastefully decorated and has a comfy leather three piece suite, Satellite TV (free to view channels), DVD (guests to bring own DVDs) video (videos available to rent) & radio/CD player (guests to bring own CDs), a selection of books, puzzles, chess set, playing cards, ceiling fan & the Orange Cottage boasts an original 19th century fireplace that now houses the wood-burning stove. Double doors lead on to the very large private terrace with it's own table and chairs, brick Bar-B-Q area and reclining chairs.
The bathroom has a new luxury double walk-in shower, washbasin, WC, bidet and sloping wooden ceiling. The Orange Cottage bedrooms consist of one double bed & one twin bed both with sloping wooden ceilings. There is also a digital security safe in the cottage.
The Orange Cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 adults & an infant.
The Quintassential is blessed with panoramic seaviews and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The gardens at Quintassential are marvellous with many bushes, plants and fruit trees, along with quiet areas to relax and absorb the views.
The Quintassential has a large pool area, the pool measures 10 x 5 m and cushioned sun loungers, and parasols etc are provided for the use of the guests. The Quintassential now also boasts at the pool area its own hot tub/Jacuzzi for guest use. The pool is heated during the cooler months from 1st October until 30th April and the is no additional charge for heating the pool.
On arrival the owners will meet you and awaiting your arrival will be a very generous welcome hamper in your accommodation compliments of the house. For all the adult guests, bathrobes are provided for use during their stay, pool towels are provided to use only at the Quintassential and the apartment cottages have hairdryers, alarm clocks, irons and ironing boards. Guests will need to bring their own beach towels.
The Quintassential Cottages are non-smoking cottages and car hire is essential.
Prices from 1st November until 31st March include heating. The Lemon and Carob Cottages have gas central heating and the Orange and Casa do Forno Cottage in the form of oil filled radiators.