This villa for rent in Portugal is an extra large compound designed as a stylish country escape for family and friends.
Set within a vast network of farmland, pastures and protected nature preserve, it’s rural but with all of the benefits and comforts of contemporary living.
The classic, sprawling one level architectural style is a modern take on the historic farms of the past, with whitewashed interiors, timber beams and red tile lending it an authentic Portuguese flavor.
The main open-plan living space includes a lounge and dining area connected with a gleaming chef’s kitchen, and an interior courtyard, encouraging visitors to explore different ways of engaging with the property.
With a total of five bedroom suites, the house can accommodate up to ten people and is ideally configured to share. The separate one bedroom studio sleeps up to four guests.
The minimalist decor and furnishings keep it relaxed and stylish.
Surrounded by olive groves, cork trees and green countryside, the extensive outdoor spaces include a dining area with a built in grill, a rooftop terrace with great views and plenty of garden space to relax in peace.
The swimming pool is a few steps away from the house with ample lounge space and lovely views of the forest.
This is the perfect place to discover and experience the culture of this rural area with friends or family.
Self check in with keypad door code, Wifi throughout, cable TV, kitchen and bath amenities, laundry facilities, private parking.
The County Capital of Odemira lies on a hilltop in the Beja District of the Alentejo along the the margins of the Rio Mira. The area is surrounded by tranquil and unspoiled nature reserves and a rich, Mediterranean ecosystem along the stunning Atlantic coastline.
The Mira River snakes right around the house and through town and stretches for over twenty miles and is perfect for rowing, swimming and canoeing.
A remote and vast expanse of terrain, there are only a handful of small villages nearby including Vila Nova Mil Fontes, Zanbujeira do Mar, São Luis, Monchique.
Classified as a national monument in 1910, the nearby region and village of Castro da Cola features the fascinating remains of Roman and Moorish settlements as well as remnants from the Middle Ages.
Some of the best preserved and most protected coastline in Europe is within a short drive as well as the best beaches including Furnas, Brejo Longo, Almograve, Tonel and Alteirinhos.
It’s a leisurely two and half hour drive from Lisbon and an hour from Faro.
3km from Odemira, Alentejo, Portugal. Nearest Airport: Faro International (100km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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