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Figs on the Funcho - River House

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Sunset view from the pool deck.
Pool with Large Shallow Step for Toddlers
1 of 31Sunset view from the pool deck.
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
10 guests
7 nights minimum
Villa
Ideal for families & 20 minutes from the beach. A baby friendly property with cots, high chair, baby den with tent, changing mat, bouncer, bottle sterilizer, stair gates, bed guards, toys & potties. A good selection of DVDs, board games, puzzles, cookery books for adults & kids. Great location for sunsets & star gazing. Walking and cycling map details picnic spots, scenic look out posts, bird feeders and all routes start and end at the River House. Meals in the fridge/freezer, a cook can be arranged. The main town is less than a 5 minute drive with supermarkets, banks, pharmacy, take away outlets, coffee shops etc. The villa benefits from its own private enclosed infinity splash pool, with a shallow large step perfect for toddlers. Downstairs bedrooms have double patio doors leadin...Ideal for families & 20 minutes from the beach. A baby friendly property with cots, high chair, baby den with tent, changing mat, bouncer, bottle sterilizer, stair gates, bed guards, toys & potties. A good selection of DVDs, board games, puzzles, cookery books for adults & kids. Great location for sunsets & star gazing. Walking and cycling map details picnic spots, scenic look out posts, bird feeders and all routes start and end at the River House. Meals in the fridge/freezer, a cook can be arranged. The main town is less than a 5 minute drive with supermarkets, banks, pharmacy, take away outlets, coffee shops etc. The villa benefits from its own private enclosed infinity splash pool, with a shallow large step perfect for toddlers. Downstairs bedrooms have double patio doors leading onto the lawn and pool. Upstairs bedrooms have Juliet balconies with views of the river and hills. Lounge with large screen TV. Large kitchen with a large island & has folding doors opening onto an al fresco shaded eating area for 12. Garden is well lit for night entertainment. Modern bathrooms, two having double basins. Hairdryers in all the bathrooms. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 2405/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
- Min. age of primary renter is 21 years old - Provide us prior to the 1st day of the Holiday Period all information requested in order to pass it on to the Portuguese Immigration & Borders Service - You and each member of your Party have appropriate travel insurance in place to cover your stay at the Property during the Holiday Period - Keep the Property safe and secure at all times during the Holiday Period (including by ensuring that all external doors & windows are locked when out)
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Cheryl S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2010
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Reviewed 11 August 2021

The location is excellent with beautiful views of the river. The house is awesome. Well-equipped, comfortable, beautifully decorated. The owners provided us with everything we needed. I highly recommend this house.

Date of stay: August 2021
Thank Ana F
Reviewed 26 June 2021 via mobile

Everything I wanted an more. Exciting introduction to healthy food. Peace and calm with a symphony of chirping birds,vistas i haven't enough words to describe. I must steal a quote from a very famous celebrity on a terrace in a well known city in Switzerland.......More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank MilchenMey
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We all loved this villa!!! We stayed here as a family attending a wedding locally. The river view and wildlife was spectacular.The villa was so well equipped, especially for our 10 month old grandaughter, with suitable toys and equipment all set out ready.We enjoyed drinking...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Pol_135
Management response:Responded 19 July 2017

It was a pleasure having you and your family staying at our villa and we look forward to your next visit :-) P.S. We also do weddings at the villa.

Reviewed 7 September 2015

Cheryl, you and your house make holidaying with a large group so easy. From booking to end of holiday was brilliant. The grandchildren absolutely loved it and the pool was ideal. We were sad to leave.

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank caldyboy
Cheryl S, VR Owner at Figs on the Funcho - River House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

A lovely, friendly family! Looking forward to your next visit at the River House.

Reviewed 17 April 2015

The River House is a perfect location for a relaxing family holiday. We travelled with teenage children and grand-parents. The accommodation is extremely well appointed and quite luxurious, with great layout of upstairs and downstairs bedrooms. The surrounding area is just lovely with gorgeous views...More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank Kate L
Cheryl S, VR Owner at Figs on the Funcho - River House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Good to hear you enjoyed Hugo's quad bike adventure experience, it is so handy to have him next door!

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

I have fully enjoyed my stay at the River House with my friends. The house is brilliant and the setting is stunning. It is situated on a hill, overlooking the river and right on the 'Via Algarviana' (300km walking path). The infinity pool is very...More

Date of stay: March 2015
1  Thank STUDIO-DY
Cheryl S, VR Owner at Figs on the Funcho - River House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

We are looking forward to your return visit in October. Enjoy the Sagres birdwatching festival :-)

Reviewed 11 September 2014

A fabulous villa in an idyllic location. Perfect for a family visit which included 4 children aged 4 and under. The villa is equipped to an extremely high standard and the local manager made sure the villa was prepared and ready to meet all the...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Victor A
great-locations, VR Owner at Figs on the Funcho - River House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2014

The views are beautiful and every window has a gorgeous view. Thank you for looking after the villa during your stay and we really look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 26 June 2014

I travelled to the River House with my husband and 10 month old baby together with another family of 3 with a baby and also one single friend. The house accommodated us all wonderfully. The five bedrooms are air conditioned and really well appointed. The...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank Jackie Y
great-locations, VR Owner at Figs on the Funcho - River House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2014

We are happy to hear that you had an amazing holiday at the River House and that you found the villa so comfortable and well equipped. My husband loves the BBQ too and refers to it as the space ship! Unfortunately we lost our TV...More

Reviewed 9 January 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in October - it is so peaceful, very spacious and extremely well equipped (especially for babies). We always tried to make it back to the house for sunset by the pool as it was so pretty! Arvril was wonderful, very...More

Date of stay: October 2013
1  Thank Rachel430
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We stayed at the River house with 6 children under 6 (!) and one other couple. Its a very well set up house for kids - good number of bedrooms and bathrooms, very safe (but very small) simming pool, excellent BBQ, trampoline and enough space...More

Date of stay: August 2013
1  Thank Joshuamhardie
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Kayaking near Lagos is a great way to explore the caves along the coast. The Moorish town, Silves, is on the river & has a castle, cistern well in the archaeological museum, magnificent cathedral & the Cruz de Portugal (Cross of Portugal). Lots of shops & lovely restaurants to enjoy. Rui's restaurant is very good for seafood, the English Cafe near the castle has great views or try one of the riverside restaurants. The area around the villa is very peaceful as it is in a protected nature reserve and you are only 5 minutes away from the shops in S B Messines and 15 minutes from the historical town, Silves. Some of the best beaches in the Algarve, Falesia and Olhos d'Agua are only 20 minutes away. Silves is the perfect setting for the annual Medieval Festival in August with ...
Getting around
A car is necessary. The train from the Tunes rail station routes up north to Lisbon. The train from the Messines-Alte rail station routes south to Lagos stopping at interesting towns such as the historical town Silves, Ferragudo, Portimao, Meia Praia (lovely beach), and Lagos or you could go directly to Albufeira.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Figs on the Funcho - River House

Figs on the Funcho - River House is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Figs on the Funcho - River House has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Figs on the Funcho - River House has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Figs on the Funcho - River House must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.