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Cottage w/private pool and spacious garden

Kate User Profile

Cottage w/private pool and spacious garden

6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
3 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Kate is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

A Love Nest in the grounds of an Old Farm House ...

Get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy total privacy on your getaway to Monte Velho, a restored farm cottage with private garden, pool and BBQ area.
Only 30min to Faro airport and 10 min to local town Sao Bras with many interesting bars and restaurants.


Laptop-friendly workspace
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Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds



33 reviews
Tony User Profile
September 2019
Beautiful place, great off the beaten track location, but only 30mins from the airport. Fabulous outside area with lovely pool & BBQ area. Very private, ample parking (car a must) local shops & supermarkets short drive away. As with all locations in Portugal barking dogs at night…
Tom User Profile
September 2018
A really stunning place in a lovely quiet little village away from the main tourist spots but still only a short drive to the beautiful coast and other rural towns The outside space is great with a beautifully well kept pool and lovely gardens An outside bbq meant we could cook…
Silvia User Profile
October 2017
Kate's place is wonderful and a great location if you are wanting to explore rural Algarve. We absolutely loved it and Kate was very helpful with recommendations. The house is beautiful! I wish every Air Bnb was such a great experience. Thanks Kate and we will be back.
Iain User Profile
September 2017
We stayed at Monte Velho for a week in September this year. Its a great little spot having everything we needed. The pool was great the pool days and local beaches were only about a 30 minute drive unless you wanted to go further afield. Shops were easy to find and we fully made…
Lynne User Profile
July 2017
Our own private spot quickly became home for our first trip to Portugal.. A great location to easily reach great variety of beaches..we love boats so often chose boat trips but there are loads you can park and walk to (Fuseta/Faro). Visited Loule for Saturday market and thought…
Dominic User Profile
July 2017
Kate's house is a real haven. Away from any busy towns and still only 15 minutes drive to shops. The space is fantastic and the picture really don't do the property any justice at all. The pool and BBQ area are fantastic and we lived there for most of the time day and night…
Simon User Profile
June 2017
Have stayed in a few Airbnb places including this type of accommodation, and this has easily been the best place we have used. It is comfortable, spacious, very quiet, very pretty, especially the outside area, and has all the amenities you need. You feel totally private, and the…

Hosted by Kate

Dublin, IrelandJoined in August 2014
Kate User Profile
33 Reviews
Kate is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello! I live and work in Dublin ... and I have been going to the Algarve in Portugal for over ten years and love to spend time there! ... When I am not in either location you can find me on a mini city break in Europe or further afield exploring new countries! When I am…
Interaction with guests
Celia is a local friend of mine - shes looks after the property for me ... Celia speaks fluent English and Portuguese and a small bit of German. She will leave you to your holiday however is contactable by mobile during your stay if you need. We have a gardener also who calls…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 3PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events