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Casa Amora

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Sao Marcos da Serra, Faro District, Algarve
Casa Amora (Blackberry Cottage) is set in the hills of the Northern Algarve. Though in a peaceful, rural position it is possible to be in the village of Sao Marcos da Serra in a few minutes, or on a beach in 1/2 hour. The historical town of Silves is a short drive as is the mountain town of Monchique. The world class surf beaches of the west coast are just over an hour away.
The quiet location makes it great for walking, artists, writers, bird watching or just getting away from it all and relaxing in the countryside.
The spacious living/kitchen area has a large woodburner and there is double glazing throughout, the mud walls and traditional high ceilings of eucalyptus and pine make it cool in summer, so ideal for holidaying all year round.
The master bedroom has a queen size bed and ensuite shower room. The second bedroom has bunk beds th...
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Listing #HL6608218
About the Owner
Jill C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
Interaction with guests
Some very good friends now take care of the property as we do not live nearby. They will visit in the first day or two if needed to show you how things work and are always just a phone call away should you have any problems.
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had a lovely 6 days in the house - there are not many places which are as peaceful as this with the only visitors being the occasional sheep running through the garden! The surrounding countryside is lovely and we managed to do plenty of...More

Thank dalma17
_jill_clarkson, VR Owner at Casa Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your glowing review, I would agree it certainly is a beautiful setting for walking. Please come again :)

Reviewed 29 August 2016
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_jill_clarkson, VR Owner at Casa Amora, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
If staying with pets any damage or extra costs for cleaning incurred must be settled with the housekeeper before leaving.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
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Getting around
There is a train station in Sao Marcos Da Serra with a limited timetable. The station in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines had lines to Lisboa, Faro and along the coast. Lisboa is possible to visit on a day trip, there is an excellent aquarium and science museum, also shopping, restaurants and nightlife if you'd like to add in an overnight stay to your holiday.
How to get there
When you book we will email a detailed description on how to reach the house, we suggest you print this but also have an up to date road map.
Airport: Faro: 70.0 km
Railway: Sao Marcos Da Serra: 6.0 km
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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