Villa Troyal

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Villa/House Quirky Modern Wellness
Great Value
Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite

Villa Troyal offers you the opportunity to get away from it all in a gorgeous rural setting, yet within easy reach of the Algarve beaches and the wonderful towns of Silves, Lagoa and Portimao. This four bedroom renovated farmhouse is located on the beautiful Cumeada Ridge, near the charming, traditional Portuguese village of Cumeada and only ten minutes from the historic town of Silves. The villa enjoys luxurious modern living, fabulous characterful nods from its past and artistic flair with lots of macrame, handmade art works and other wonderful features.

The village is very tranquil and Silves is a Portuguese gem boasting a fascinating history and beautiful red-hued buildings. This ancient Arab kingdom inherited a stately outline, the epitome of which is its dominant castle, the largest castle in the Algarve. The castle enjoys wonderful views of the town, its fertile fields covered with orange trees and the beautiful River Arade. Silves is a crumbling place brimming with narrow, cobbled streets lined with lively alfresco cafes, restaurants and shops. It boasts a Moorish-style garden which is open daily to visitors and a fabulous, lively market.

The renovation of Villa Troyal was completed by renowned architects. It is finished, furnished and decorated to the highest standard offering eight guests a totally luxurious stay. From the upper floor, guests enjoy wonderful countryside and distant sea views. The living space is open plan in design and all under a beautiful, characterful beamed ceiling. At one end is the living area with its sumptuous corner sofa, feature wood-burning fire and trendy lighting. Next comes the very sociable kitchen with its natural wood cabinetry and excellent appliances, followed by the dining area. From the kitchen you can access the large covered terrace for alfresco dining. Also on the ground floor is a guest toilet and two of the bedroom suites. Guests enjoy the sleep of kings on comfy twin beds in both rooms. You will discover dazzling white walls, beautiful ancient ceilings, plenty of wardrobe space, artistic macrame lightshades and impeccable ensuite bathrooms. In the bathrooms, you will find gorgeous stone sinks and beautiful tiling.

The first floor is home to the remaining two bedrooms. One enjoys comfy twin beds and the other offers a beautifully dressed double bed. Both enjoy immaculate ensuite bathrooms and access to a sun-drenched terrace where you will be captivated by the sensational views.

Villa Troyal boasts a lovely private garden with lush lawns, architectural planting of palms and other trees, a gorgeous deck and a delightful pool. The garden is brimming with ancient olives and there are lovely spots to relax with your holiday book and a glass of your favourite tipple. There is a wonderful mix of materials in the garden with huge boulders, gravel, grass and wood. The upper shaded terrace is perfect for alfresco dining where guests can enjoy suppers cooked on the built-in barbecue and the spectacular vistas.  

When you can drag yourselves away from this idyllic haven, the delights of Silves, Messines, the Algarve coastline and numerous prestigious golf courses await.

Oliver Approved

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

The Villa

Villa Troyal a luxury villa in Silves, is a renovated farmhouse (finished June 2012), with keeping original details to a luxury villa in the Algarve. All done by renowned architects of the Algarve. Finished, furnished and decorated to the highest standards, with private pool and garden and distance sea views.

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with, satellite TV, fireplace and access to the patio
- Open plan dining area for 6 people and access to the patio
- Well equipped american style kitchen and access to the patio
- Bedroom with two single beds and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with two single beds and en-suite shower room

First Floor
- Bedroom with two single beds, access to a terrace and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool (8 x 4 m; depth 0.50 - 1.50 m)
- Large patio and garden area
- Various sun loungers
- Outdoor dining
- Garden furniture
- Covered terrace
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Coffee machine
- Cot and high chair
- Hair dryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Troyal
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Troyal enjoys a delightful rural setting on the ridge of Cumeada, just outside the traditional village of Cumeada. The villa is roughly ten minutes drive from Silves and seven minutes from the market town of Messines. Silves is one of the most beautiful towns of the Algarve, boasting a castle, many lively bars and restaurants, a medieval festival and stunning architecture. Silves was conquered from the Moors in 1189 by King Sancho I but the Moors were only fully expelled in 1242 by King Afonso III. The ancient mosque was transformed into the town’s cathedral, starting in Gothic style and completed during the Baroque period. Opposite the cathedral is the Igreja da Misericordia, much of which dates back to the 18th century. The lively market is very popular.

Messines, otherwise known as Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, is an interesting town offering an authentic slice of rural Algarve life. Over recent years, a number of new restaurants have popped up and there is a lovely local community.

The closest beach to the villa is Armacao da Pera, a twenty minute drive away. The stunning sandy beach stretches all the way to Gale and boasts numerous beach bars and restaurants. There are plenty of other gorgeous beaches within half an hour of the villa including Ferragudo, Carvoeiro and the stunning Praia da Rocha. It is definitely worth visiting Ferragudo. Sitting at the mouth of the Arade River estuary, across the water from Portimao and Praia da Rocha, this delightful fishing village has retained its charm and offers a wonderful riverfront promenade sprinkled with palms. The main square, the charming Praca Rainha Dona Leonor, is lined with cafes, a perfect spot for breakfast and coffee. There are many fish restaurants looking out over the river. A warren of narrow cobbled streets rises up into the old village, lined with whitewashed cottages. The terrace in front of the village church offers wonderful views over the Arade River and Portimao, as well as the closest beach Praia da Angrinha. This beach is home to the medieval Castelo de Sao Joao de Arade which commands an elevated position on the headland at the southern end of the beach. The castle dates back to the 16th century, sitting opposite the Fortaleza de Santa Catarina in Praia da Rocha. Ferragudo’s main town beach is Praia Grande which lies at the far side of the castle. The sheltered waters of the Arade beaches are ideal for watersports including kayaking and windsurfing.

On the opposite side of the Arade River, Portimao brings delicious seafood, shopping and waterfront promenades to the table, along with one of the Algarve’s best beaches, Praia da Rocha around the corner. Portimao is a sailor’s delight with elite competitions taking place. Long before tourism arrived in Portimao, the town made a living from fishing and canning. The fascinating Museu de Portimao is housed in the evocative old Feu Cannery and impresses guests with the history of the industry. The Megalithic Monuments of Alcarlar are very close to Portimao on the hilltop and spreading out over 10 hectares. There are burial monuments in the complex and a vast cairn with a shape resembling a beehive. Portimao has a wonderful market, the Mercado Municipal, which is a great place to stock up on supplies for the villa. There is also a special farmers market on Saturdays. The riverside esplanade is remarkable and perfect for a stroll beside the swaying palms. It is beautiful at night with the twinkly lights on the opposite bank. There are many opportunities for seafaring excursions from Portimao. You can take a voyage on a replica pirate ship, look out for dolphins, take on some water sports or simply enjoy the magnificent coastline.

Lagoa is another wonderful historic town brimming with whitewashed houses that used to rise above a lagoon. Now only the name remains as well as the local delicious wine. The cultural centre of Lagoa was originally built in 1710 as the Convent of Saint Joseph but it fell into disrepair and opened as the culture centre after a major renovation. You will discover exhibitions of paintings, photography and sculpture. The Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz, which means Church of Our Lady of Light, is beautiful and worth a visit. The Lady in Red art gallery is located in an unused industrial space of a big wine producer. It is a stunning display of modern art.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Faro Airport

(57 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Faro Ferry Port

(61 km)

Nearest Village Gregorios

(2 km)

Nearest Town/City Lagoa

(17 km)

Nearest Restaurant Cumidoce

(1 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Tropic Bar

(8 km)

Nearest Supermarket Vitalino Manuel Mini Market

(5 km)

Nearest Beach Armacao de Pera Beach

(20 km)

Nearest Golf Silves Golf Course

(15 km)

Nearest Tennis Silves Tennis Club

(12 km)

Note

Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.

THE REGION

Situated some 7 km inland from the magnificent coastline for which this municipality of the Algarve is renowned, the small city of Lagoa has a rural feel that contrasts significantly with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of its popular seaside resorts.

The idyllic town is charmingly traditional and only a short distance from the popular Portimão. As well as being close to some of the best beach resorts in the region and the historic town of Silves, Lagoa holidays have ample charms of their own.

Inserted in a traditionally agricultural and important wine-producing area, Lagoa lies on a small hill rising above flatlands that allegedly once held the lagoon that gave the city its name.

ABOUT THE ALGARVE

Though most people tend to see the Algarve as all about the beaches and a holiday on the Med, there’s far much more to it than that. 

But while you’re enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Algarve, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we’ve put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Troyal is ideal for families. It is a delightful villa with a gorgeous garden and a fabulous swimming pool. It is only a short drive to the Algarve’s sandy beaches and its wonderful family entertainment. This area is also excellent for hiking and cycling.

For some thrilling family fun, the Slide and Splash Waterpark at Estombar is a great day out for the whole family. Adults can relax in the wonderful Portuguese sun and chill in the lazy river while children enjoy thrilling adventures on the high water slides, thrilling inflatable rides and water playgrounds. There are some delightful pools and also live falconry, reptile and tropical bird shows. Also within easy reach is Aqualand Algarve which will keep children amused with its high slides, rapid river run and surf beach. The lazy river is very relaxing. The beach pool has a wave machine that comes on every hour.

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve is a giant motorsport complex with a testing track for Formula 1 teams and it hosts several international tours. During the week, tourists can taking a racing bike or supercharged car out for a spin or take a lesson from a pro. Children might enjoy watching or taking a kart out on the karting track if they are aged 9 or over. The complex is roughly 10 km from the villa.

Boat trips can be taken from Portimao along the river or out to sea. Another fun adventure is to take a kayak excursion to discover the surreal beauty of the Algarve’s caves and cliffs. The tours are led with a guide who will know the best places to explore. There are stops for swimming and snorkeling.

The August Fatacil fair in Lagoa started out as an agricultural fair but it has grown and is more of a regional fair celebrating everything Algarvian and Portuguese. You will find a show ring in the equestrian area to watch Lusitano horses perform truly impressive dressage and techniques accompanied by dramatic music and fire! You can sample wines in the wine area and there are so many food options. Homemade lace, hand crafted wooden items and pottery are sold in the handicraft area. Children will love the candy floss and dedicated children’s fun zone.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €450 charged to the client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to a full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm, after that time will be added an extra of €50.
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price, extra €150 per week to be paid locally. Logs for the fireplace have a nextra cost of €50 per week, to be paid locally.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Not available at this property.
Tax Tourist tax not applicable.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs The local property manager will send you a registration form to be complete, with all travellers/guests details, before your arrival date. Please ensure this form is complete at least one week before your arrival in resort.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £2,062
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £2,984
Sep 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 £1,899
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 £1,368
Apr 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 £2,062
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 £2,984
Sep 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 £1,899
Nov 1st 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 £1,368

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €2,270
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €3,285
Sep 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 €2,091
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 €1,505
Apr 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 €2,270
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 €3,285
Sep 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 €2,091
Nov 1st 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 €1,505

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $2,427
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $3,513
Sep 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 $2,236
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 $1,610
Apr 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 $2,427
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 $3,513
Sep 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 $2,236
Nov 1st 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 $1,610

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Can’t praise enough

    on 10/10/2023

    Can’t praise enough…. everything was fantastic and we hope to stay again in the future.

  • Relaxing holiday!

    on 28/09/2023

    A great place to stay and relax with the family or friends.

  • Beautiful house!

    on 31/08/2023

    We had a great stay at Villa Troyal, the house is beautiful and well equipped. We felt welcomed and communication was great.

  • Nice rental

    on 30/08/2023

    Very nice rental with a very nice and quiet swimming pool… You are 40 minutes from Faro.

  • Like a second home!

    on 26/08/2023

    A wonderful week in honor of my mother’s 75th birthday: enjoyed with the family of the spacious, cozy house. Plenty of room to retreat, next to the fine outdoor spaces and pool. It felt a bit like a second home

  • The best views!

    on 29/11/2022

    Very cosy, comfortable and nice place to chill and have the best views.

  • Fantastic Villa

    on 25/10/2022

    Fantastic villa with large rooms and great views! Thanks for the great stay.

  • Spectacular house

    on 16/11/2021

    Spectacular house, with spacious bedrooms and living room, excellent porch and swimming pool! Ideal place for a holiday for two, as a group or as a family, in the tranquility of the region! I won't hesitate to come back again!

  • Wonderful large house

    on 16/11/2021

    Wonderful large house with a great garden + pool. Very nice welcome from team. Drinks and food for our first breakfast were already there for us. Plus beer+wine+water. Thank you for that. The house itself is very tastefully decorated and everything is there. You don't need to buy anything extra. Thank you for the great stay. We will be back.

  • Very nice very well maintained

    on 31/08/2021

    We stayed the second week of August in this very nice house. We were 8 adults and 2 children (2 and 3 years old). A cot with sheets, high chair, etc. were present, always nice. Cold beers and a bottle of local wine awaited us! Very clean, very tastefully decorated, very nice very well maintained garden with wonderful olive trees, outdoor kitchen, swimming pool and sun loungers. Vitoria, the owner is very responsive and does everything to ensure that travelers have a pleasant stay. You can book without problem, we recommend.

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