Casa dos Amigos totally encapsulates old and historic Olhao but with all the creature comforts you need for your holiday. This is one amazing house with such a great deal of thought and love having been put into bringing it back to life for our generation to enjoy all over again.
Upon entering the house from the small side street and stone staircase sweeps up the the first floor and a wonderful old door on the right leads to a small reception area with windows looking out onto the street. Another door leads into a wide open space with huge amounts of light and a wall of renovated double doors separated by fabulous pillars lading out onto a totally enclosed and private terrace. Please note the bike is for decorative purposes and too old to now ride! But we can arrange bike hire for you if you like. Prepare to be welcomed by Kevin the most loved and cherished horse bust statue.
The space is furnished with a large, comfortable sofa an arm chair and bean bags. Perfcet for relaxing and enjoying the tranquility of the house.
Double doors lead into a music room with places to sit and relax. Just a note to say the guitar in the picture has been removed as the owner wanted yo use it!
The open space offers a great kitchen area with everything you could possibly need from a oven and hob, full size fridge freezer, coffee machine, microwave, kettle, toaster ad plenty of cups, plates and utensils.
An arch ways leads into a proper dining area with a wonderful huge wooden table surrounded by antique chairs, again the area offers plenty of character and unusual collections from the owners. Huge sliding doors open on to the private terrace again, keeping this house flowing with wonderful areas to enjoy company sit and relax and take pleasure from the fabulous building.
The huge stone staircase leads up to a master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom thats has the most fabulous roll top free standing bath, but also a pratical walk in shower, basin and toilet.
Bedroom 2 offers a large double bed and bedroom 3 offers bunkbeds, great for children or young adults.
Check out Godfrey looking down on you making sure you have the best holiday!
Small wooden stairs lead to a second kitchen area with cooking facilities and a fridge to make staying on the rooftop all day a pleasure! There is also some seating and chill out areas. Sliding doors lead to a secluded terrace with a plunge style pool with seating around the outside. Bean bags offer great comfort and also there you will find some comfortable sun-beds to soak up that amazing Algarve sun. Climb up again to another terrace and have a 360 view of the rooftops of Olhao.
The house was built by a wealthy family who manufactured furniture in the 1940's and next door the old factory is still standing....just! Casa do Amigos boasts superb architecture and some amazing features, it holds its charm having been very sympathetically renovated but it still makes a comfortable place to live and enjoy holidays. The owner loves to collect unusual objects and the house has been blessed with many of her interesting finds and adds to the ambience and character of the place.
I challenge you not to just fall in love with Casa do Amigos!
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