The Villa

Luz do Sol enjoys panoramic sea views, a peaceful location is ideally suited for wheelchair users and the families. Sleeps 7 plus two babies/toddlers.

 

wheelchair friendly villa luz do solClose to amenities and beautiful beaches but having rural appeal usually only found far inland.

This south west facing property enjoys magnificent sunsets and a large accessible enclosed landscaped garden, with lawn, illuminated pool & pool lift.

There are three large covered terraces, with beautiful deep purple planted Bougainvillea, providing a welcome shade during the hotter months.

All rooms are spacious and light, with large French windows to take advantage of the beautiful views of the coast and countryside.

The villa is all on one floor and where needed there are ramps for wheelchair users inside the villa and outside.

Casa Luz do Sol is situated on 3,000 M2 of private landscaped grounds. Green and verdant, with beautiful Oak, Pepper, Almond, and Carob trees, attracting the wide variety of bird life here in the Algarve.

 

sea view from garden

 

Wi-fi internet access, air conditioning, under floor heating & open fire place in the lounge.

Covered terraces around the villa, with sturdy ramps where needed.

A built-in covered BBQ area and large stone dining table and chairs.

Large private car park area on level ground, with a wide terracotta pathway to the main entrance.

The large pool has shallow Roman steps for easier entry. A battery operated pool lift, and underwater pool lights.

There are plenty of seating areas and sun loungers. A beautiful balcony with table and chairs to have breakfast looking to the morning sea views.

 

Luz do Sol sea view

 

The evenings & mornings are filled with birdsong from the wide variety of bird life found here.

Luz do Sol has been designed and built to take full advantage of the surrounding countryside & sea views.

 

 

 

wheelchair accessible bedroom with grab bar

 

One of the spacious bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms has been adapted especially for wheelchair users.

This light and large bedroom has 4m wide French windows leading out onto a terracotta pathway, garden and pool area.

With 90 cm wide clear door openings & overhead bed grab bar attached to the wall.

The lights and overhead fan can be switch on/off from the bed.

The wardrobe has a lower hanging rail and shelves, remote controls for the air conditioning/heating and a safe.

The bedroom has plenty of space to turn wheelchairs & accommodate bed hoists (20 m2).

 

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The en suite bathroom has also been adapted for wheelchair users, a level access shower room, with two grab rails. The W.C. with support grab rails both sides, and a toilet raiser if needed.

There is plenty of space under the sink for a wheelchair, and a lower mirror. Kept at the villa is a shower chair/commode chair with arms that lift up for easier transfers, also a shower trolley. Other equipment can be rented & delivered to the villa for your arrival.

 

 

wheelchair accessible bedroom with sea views

 

Beautiful spacious & light bedroom also with large French windows, taking full advantage of the sea views, there are three more windows, two facing north with views of the valley. This room is accessible for most wheelchair users (25 m2).

A beautiful covered terrace balcony, and gorgeous pepper tree. Table and chairs for morning coffee whilst admiring the blue sea of the Algarve’s coastline.

The bedroom has an overhead fan and bed lights that turn off from the bed. Bedside table lamps and bedside cabinets, double wardrobe, chest of drawers, and large mirror. Air conditioning with remote controls.

From the bedroom watch the sunsets and view the night time Algarve coastline twinkling below.

 

twin bedroom

 

 

The large twin bedroom (20 m2) has two standard size single beds, with bedside table and lamps, the overhead fan and room lights can be turned off/on from the beds. Remote controls for the air conditioning/heating.

Large built in wardrobe with shelves, chest of draws and a mirror. This bedroom has a wide window with views to the countryside.

 

 

bathroom

 

 

 

The twin bedroom adjoins a small corridor with a bathroom, bath, overhead shower and curtain, bidet, W.C., sink & mirror.

 

OV7A0104_5_6The fourth bedroom is a smaller room with a single bed, bedside table and lamp and a small wardrobe.

A door leading out onto the north covered terrace, with stunning views to the valley of Vale Formoso and nearby riding school.

 

 

wheelchair accessible lounge

The main entrance door opens into a wide hallway leading into the lounge, immediately taking advantage of the spectacular sea views through the two 4m wide French windows.

The lounge is light and very spacious 40 m2, with a domed ceiling. The two French windows with four doors each all open onto the terracotta covered terraces, shaded with Bougainvillea, garden and pool areas.

 

lounge leading onto terrace, pool, ocean viewsSatellite and cable TV with 70 channels, Ipod/mp3 docking station and sound system.

A comfortable 3 piece suite, antique bench, desk filled with maps, activities, beaches, and sightseeing information.

 

A large built in bookshelf full of books for all ages. Baskets with Lego and Brio train set for the kids.

Cozy open wood burning fireplace for the cooler months.

 

 

wheelchair accessible kitchen

 

The kitchen is also light and spacious (25m2). A large wide window with views overlooking the north valley and countryside. A comfortable wooden dining table.

Fully equipped kitchen with plenty of plates, pots and pans, glasses and utensils.

Dishwasher, washing/dryer machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, hob and oven.

There is an iron and ironing board. Also kept in the villa are two high chairs and two travel cots, baby bath, mat and a monitor.

 

 

 

 

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This south west facing villa leaves the best until last – at the end of the day relax on the terrace with a glass of local Vinho Verde to watch magnificent sunsets followed by a spot of star gazing. Any lively children can take a night time dip in the illuminated pool.

 

 

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Luz do Sol is situated in an ideal location, near to a full range of activities for the children with the nearby water slide parks, Aquashow the biggest in Europe,  Zoo marine, (swimming with the dolphins), karting, golf, boat cruises & horse riding, and much more.

There are many beautiful beaches all within 15 minutes drive from the villa having the blue flag and amongst the cleanest in Europe, from small coves to sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, family orientated with plenty of beach restaurants and water sports. The nearby “Villamoura” marina with fantastic yachts, shops, bars and restaurants, from the marina there are boat trips along the Algarve coast line.

The local golf courses are some of the finest in Europe.  The Algarve has so many exceptional courses set within stunning surrounds, world famous Algarve golf courses include, include Quinta do Lago, Vale do lobo and Villamoura, there are 12 golf courses in the council of Loule.

A wide selection of restaurant’s, cafes, supermarkets and locally “Apolionia” with a large range of UK and European products. North to the villa the historical town of  Loule, with daily fresh vegetables and fruit market, traditional handicrafts, leather and ceramic goods.

Arrangements can be made for Gourmet dining in the villa also massage/facials & de-stress packages.

Included in the villa rental:-

  • Complimentary accessible adapted car, seats 4 plus one wheelchair.
  • Battery operated pool lift PAL.
  • Mobile hoist battery operated AKS FOLDY 150 kg with large and standard sling.
  • Shower trolley.
  • Mobile massage table.
  • Shower/commode chair.
  • Toilet raiser.
  • Airport transfers in an accessible adapted van.
  • Free WI-FI.
  • Beach towels.

A full range of accessibility aids are for hire locally which can be arranged for your arrival.

The villa is situated in a prime location, on private grounds of 3,000 m2 the land is split in two levels, the villa is situated on the higher level with no overlooking and the lower level is accommodated by the owner who is English, fluent in Portuguese and on hand for advice or emergency assistance. The two properties have their own gardens and parking, and totally private having a rural feel for all of your family to enjoy.

Please contact us with your requirements