Gorgeous renovated fisherman's cottage with 2 bedrooms and roof terrace
Casa Azul is a simply fabulous 2 bedroom cottage in the heart of Olhao that has been renovated especially for those wishing to visit Olhao and take in the wonderful atmosphere and live like a local with a few modern comforts!
A solid white front door of this glorious white and blue 2 bed room holiday home opens into a small open air courtyard that give access to the house on theft and steps up to the roof terrace on the right. Once the door is closed you are in your own little peeve of Olhao heaven.
From the small court years another from door opens into a pleasant light open loving space with a galley style kitchen and a wonderful renovated space to enjoy.
To give the best living experience in this super cosy 2 bedroom cottage the interior walls have been removed to make a large open plan space flood with natural light. Traditional Santa Catarina hand made tiles have been laid on the floor, the wall are white washed and decorated with bright colourful pictures. Double aspect winds with double glazing and old wooden shutters let in plenty of light but the shutters offer a nice dark cool room when needed in the heat of the summer.
An efficient air conditioning unit has been fitted to provide lovely fresh cool air whilst you are at home in he summer months. Its also can offer cosy warm air in the cooler winter months so this 2 bedroom cottage makes for a wonderful holiday home any time of the year her in Olhao.
A lovely dark leather corner style sofa makes best use of the space in the centre of the room and looks towards a flat screen smart television sitting on a modern light wood suit with shelves below. Each side of the revision is doors leading to each bedroom these are kept in the original style tall with windows above to make best use of light.
On the floor is Moroccan rugs and the feel of the 2 bedroom house keeps in a Moorish/ Moroccan feel to remind you of the towns roots. You wills see many features around Olhao of a Moorish nature making for a wonderful eclectic mix of Communities.
Behind the sofa, near the front door and next tot he galley style kitchen is a light wooden table with 4 chairs and black matching cushions. Here you can use the space for your lap top or enjoy some fabulous holiday meals using the great selection of local ingredients and local freshly caught seafood.
To mark the kitchen as a different area we have added some very traditionally patterned splash back wall tiles between the beautiful light grey marble work surface and light wood fitted kitchen units. A bank of fitted kitchen cupboard both above and below the marble work top offer plenty of space to store and also provide a wonderful selection of cups, plates, glasses, bowls, pots, pans serving dishes and much more making this a very well equipped ditch for a holiday home. The drawers hold kitchen utensils to include knives, cutlery and cooking tools too.
The kitchen was fitted in 2019 and in turn offers modern and efficient appliances to include a full size fridge freezer, dishwasher, electric hob with 4 rings, integral oven and overhead extractor fan.
Smaller appliances include a microwave, kettle, toaster and capsule coffee machine. Every details has been thought of for your comfort in this super 2 bedroom cottage.
Bedrooms and Bathroom
To the right of the living room a door leads to the master bedroom. A king size bed dominates the room in a modern dark wood with a super comfortable mattress. Each Side of the bed is matching bedside units with lamps for you to be able to read and enjoy the room. A window looks out to the quiet street and lets wonderful natural light in during the day. The made is made with freshly laundered crisp white linen and we also provide bath and hand towels for you.
The second bedroom is to the left of the living space and offers bunk beds. This room can sleep 2 persons. A window looking out to the quiet stereo offers that all important natural light. Both bedrooms are simple yet comfortable and modern.
The bathroom is to the front of the 2 bedroom cottage as you enter the living space and being renovated in 2019 offers stylish modern facilities. White wall tiles and blue mosaic tiles with the walk in shower contrast beautifully with the terracotta Santa Catarina tiles. The bathroom offers a glass shower cubicle with a modern shower, toilet and basin set into a vanity unit with storage space below. Here you will also find a hairdryer.
Leading from the front of this glorious 2 bedroom cottage and to the right of the main entrance door is traditional style steps thats many old houses in Olhao have leading to roof terraces and look outs. These step are steep but short and the walls are designed with rounded features in keeping with Olhao architecture and, fo course all whitewashed!
The steps lead up to a rood terrace to enjoy. A quiet and tranquil place with some views over the roof tops of Olhao. We have placed some deck chairs and a bbq to enjoy some good food and maybe some sardines very popular in the Town with the locals.
Casa Azul really is a super 2 bedroom cottage keeping a mix of old and new alive and fused together perfectly. Named for its white washed and traditional blue facade this 2 bedroom cottage makes a perfect base for those wishing to get a good feel of local life but with modern comfort to enjoy whilst on holiday. The living space and bedroom all offer air conditioning and wifi is excellent thought the 2 bedroom cottage.
The location is perfect for an easy holiday without the need for a car as the train and bus station are both very close by and the 2 bedroom cottage is right in the heart fo Olhao.
Our lovely 2 bedroom cottage comes with its own manual that you can download to your tablet or smart phone. Packed full of information to make the best of your holiday starting from the moment you arrive. It tells you how to collect the keys, who will look after you during your stay and clear concise directions to Casa Azul. Then it is packed full with details of the best restaurants, taxis and local amenities and activities.
And of course our managers are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more if you need any advice or tips on the local area they will be more than happy to help.
- Air conditioning
- Local transport links
- Sympathetically renovated
- Town centre location
- All linen beach/pool towels provided
- Marsalgarve holiday support service
- Up to
- Traditional brick built BBQ, Internet Access, Air Conditioning, Dishwasher, Central Heating, Wi-Fi, Beach/Pool Towels, Electric or Manual shutters on the windows, Gas BBQ, Cable Television (mixed languages), Dulce Gusto Capsule Coffee Machine
- Walking Distance to Bars/Restaurants
- Walking Distance to Supermarket
- Walking Distance to Town Centre
- Walking Distance to Boats for Stunning Beach Islands
- Walking Distance to Taxi Rank
- Walking Distance to Bus Stop/Train Station
- Faro Airport to Olhao 15 km
- Lisbon Airport to Olhao 285 km
- Seville Airport to Olhao 200 km
- Children Welcome
- Faro (FAO), Seville (SVQ), Lisbon (LIS)
- Places of Interest
- Town Centre
- Diving Snorkelling
- Hiking/Walking/Nature Trails
- Waterparks - 50 km
- Close to the sea
- Boat trips
- Guided Tours
- Golf Trips, Selection of 7 Courses Nearby
- Summer Festivals
- Guided Tours on Portuguese History Agriculture and Architecture
- Trips to Spain
- Two Centre Holiday Options