Welcome to Casa da Terra

This is a privately rented property situated in the heart of the Algarve, on the edge of the Serra De Caldeirão. Sleeps 2-4

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Many people ask for a property where they can get away from it all and this truly is it.  The property is set in 14 acres of rolling countryside, it also includes 2 small lakes.  This unique property is self-sufficient and has panoramic views of the mountains and is a great Portuguese getaway.  Your nearest neighbours are about 1km away.  Although very secluded it is within 40 minutes transfer of Faro Airport, 10 minutes drive from shops and restaurants and 10 - 15 minutes from some of the most beautiful villages in the Algarve.

The property is spacious, well laid out and furnished in a unique and a charming way to the owners' high standard.  As you enter the property there is what is described as an "inner" hallway which has a seating area and a cloakroom with a toilet and washbasin.  To the right down two steps is a living area which has seating for 4 and a wood burning stove.  Within the spacious living area is a dining area which has a table with seating for 4.  Off the living space is a kitchen which is well equipped.  There is also a utility room with a washing machine and sink unit.  From the kitchen you can come back into the inner hallway the opposite way.  In the centre of the house there is a small open courtyard with windows and doors to the lounge and hallway, giving a light airy feeling.

To the left of the inner hallway and down two steps are the bedrooms, an airy double bedroom has an en suite shower room with a toilet and basin.  The second bedroom has two twin beds and en suite bath/shower room.  From the second bedroom there are some steps up to an area with books games and seating to relax in. 

The property has numerous seating areas outside, whether you want the shade or not, the choice is yours.  The property has an elegant glass topped table with 6 chairs outside for your summer needs,  there is also sun beds and a BBQ.  There is ample parking.  The property has its own private swimming pool.  The property has its own eco-friendly power supply and water supply so you really are part of the countryside, which is managed on your behalf.

The area is great for walking, and sightseeing; on the edge of the Serra Do Caldeirão and next to Serra Do Monchique you get a real feeling of being part of Portugal. Dotted around are some great value Portuguese restaurants with real authentic food.  There is a nearby village with springs so that you can gather your drinking water.

Alte is probably one of the most picturesque villages in central Algarve countryside. There is no sense of time while you stroll around the backstreets of the village. The views are breath taking. São Marcos de Serra is typical white washed village.  Silves is the old capital of the Algarve and very much one of my favourite towns. Its sits at the foot of the Monchique mountains.

Just a 25 minute drive away is Gale beach, one of the longest and quietest beaches in the Algarve. The Algarve has a great rugged cost with many grottos.  There are numerous golf courses if you fancy a hole or two. 

This is an excellent location for a private, peaceful holiday, with a real feel for the Algarve countryside, whilst still having easy reach to various parts of the Algarve


This Self Catering property offers:

  • 2 Bedrooms with ensuite bath/shower rooms
  • a cloakroom
  • Lounge and Dining area which caters for 4
  • Kitchen fully equipped
  • TV with FTA channels, DVD + Video player, CD player and Radio
  • Large Sun Terrace
  • BBQ
  • Swimming pool
  • Car Parking
  • Panoramic Great views
  • Maid Service



BOOKING DEPOSIT... A 25% non refundable deposit is required on booking. The balance is required (plus returnable breakages and damages deposit £150) 10 weeks prior to guests' arrival
CHANGE OVER DAY... Normally Saturday but other days will be considered
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE... Arrival after 14H00 and departure before 10H00.

  Quoted in
  British £
June 725
July/August 825
September 725

To make Enquiry Email Alex:

Telephone +44 2081448562



"I had an Idyllic peaceful time away from all our pressures of day to day life"

"Wow, Casa da Terra is only place I have ever completely relaxed and look forward to the next time I can escape it all"

"We can't recommend the villa highly enough - it was perfect for what we wanted." - Gatcliffe, UK

"Casa da Terra is a very rural villa, very quiet and beautiful surroundings.  The Villa itself was beautiful and the managers were very nice and helpful, but respected our privacy." - Snell, England

"This was perfect!! We thought we had died and woke up in heaven. We did not want to leave but had to. Of all the villa's that we have stayed in over the last 2 years were OK but this one was the best and if we go to Portugal next year we will want to go back to this one." T Kemp, England

"A lovely house and in a beautiful setting – idyllic! It was just so peaceful and the ideal place for anyone wanting to rest and relax. The pool location – Superb! Like swimming in the middle of the hills. Being “Eco-Friendly” was excellent and we had no problems at all with power and water. We could not fault the house in any way, the bedrooms roomy and great cooking facilities. If you want to be away from it all (but close enough) then it is the place to be.  Property Managers - Extremely friendly, hospitable and helpful with suggestions of places to eat and visit. As we arrived late at night, we appreciated very much that the porch light had been put on and a welcome pack left for us. Its little touches like that that make you feel welcome. Villa-in-Carvoeiro - It was a pleasure doing business with you and we would recommend villa-in-carvoeiro.com to others looking for someone offering a personalised, customised and honest service." H Robertson, Scotland

"Hi Alex, Thought I would let you know that we had a wonderful time at the villa. the management were extremely friendly and helpful. We were delighted to find a welcome hamper on arrival, allowing us to relax, have lunch and look around before heading to the supermarket.  The 'safari' was very much enjoyed as well!  I do not think the photos on the web site do the house justice. It is in a fantastic area and had everything we needed and more. We all reckon it was the best holiday we have had, and we have been renting villas for around 12 years!" S Morrison, England