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Retiro do Mocho

Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Aljezur, Faro District, Algarve
Retiro do Mocho makes part of a traditional Vincentine country house and it corresponds to the place where in the past animals where kept. Nowadays it is adapted to an autonomous structure of our house where we (Albina and Ricardo) live with our three young kids .
It's located in the Southwest of Portugal, inside the 'Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina', in the municipality of Aljezur, place where one can still find beautiful almost desert beaches and a environmental richness already rare to be found on the southern coast of Europe.
The house has almost 80 years, the walls are built on rammed earth, a construction technique that gives the house excellent thermal and acustic comfort.
The inside recover happened in 2008 and the project was design by us once Ricardo is an architect.
Inside there is a living/...
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Listing #HL1381502
About the Owner
Ricardo C
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Quiet peaceful location near working farms.Path to beautiful wild beach....bowl of oranges for fresh squeezed juice and warm fresh bread hung in colorful sack on doorknob every morning ...fresh eggs jam and honey provided for breakfast.Ricardo was very knowledgeable and spent time sitting with us...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank runlikeamother43
Reviewed 5 April 2016

A wonderful break on the unspoilt west coats of the Algarve. A real character spot with good accommodation for a family of four, and a most accommodating and hospitable host Ricardo. Spring flowers blooming, and the relaxed vibe of this place is ideal for chilling...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Alex N
Management response:Responded 7 April 2016

Alex, thank you so much for your stay and for this wonderful review. Also thanks for what you all did in my guest book before leaving the house. It was a great pleasure to host you in my place. You are such a nice family...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Even in the off-season this little house and our host provided an excellent retreat. Richardo greeted us with farm fresh eggs, sweet potatoes (a regional specialty), homemade jam, and loads of oranges. The house is of traditional construction but had a heated floor and modern...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank glh1268
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    2 Fulls
    1 Crib
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Airport: Lisboa: 230.0 km
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