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March 12, 2018

More villas with private pools on the Cote d’Azur with Vintage Travel

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has expanded its portfolio of properties with private swimming pools on the Cote d’Azur with additions including La Villa en Rose, a magnificent house with situated just over two kms from the pretty hilltop village of Bagnols-en-Foret.

The villa sleeps up to nine in five en suite bedrooms and has an immense open-plan living area furnished in a vibrant and interesting mix of artwork and artefacts, with the centrepiece being a contemporary, suspended wood-burning stove.

In the landscaped gardens there is a private swimming pool, a large dining terrace with an electric awning and a gas barbeque.  The village is home to a selection of restaurants and artisan shops and the foothills of the Esterel make it an ideal location for walking, hiking and cycling.  A week in June is priced from £2966, increasing to £3296 in peak season.

Situated close to the village of Chateauneuf is Villa St Martin, an elegant stone-built property with spacious rooms which carefully blend original features such as beams and the original floors with comfy white sofas and light fabrics.  It sleeps eight in four bedrooms (two en suite) and in its large grounds there is a private swimming pool, a pool house – with a built-in barbeque and wood oven – a terrace and table tennis.

The villages of Chateauneuf and Opio are almost equidistant from the villa, both of which have small shops and restaurants.  For keen golfers the nearest 18-hole course is at Golf de la Grande Bastide (3.5km) and, for a day on the beach, Juan-les-Pins is 30-minutes away by car.   A week in June costs from £3340, rising to £4080 in peak season.

Flights, ferries and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

February 12, 2018

Easter villas in Mallorca…

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, is highlighting a selection of properties in Mallorca, where temperatures – although not scorching – will be positively spring like with highs of up to 19 degrees and approximately eight hours of sunshine per day.

Properties on offer include Ca Na Teresa, sleeping four in two bedrooms (one en suite) and just 3.4 kms from Puerto Pollenca with its magnificent sandy beach, laid-back cafes and watersports.  In its lawned gardens there is a private swimming pool, a poolside shower, terraces and table tennis.  Golf, tennis, horse-riding, cycling and walking trails are all close by.  A seven-night holiday from 31 March or 7 April is priced at £618.

In the family-friendly resort of Cala d’Or and just a stone’s throw from its exclusive marina is Marinella Blanca, a modern and minimalistic property sleeping six in three bedrooms (one en suite.  Everything is on the doorstep; two sandy cove beaches, shops, bars and restaurants and its grounds there is a private swimming pool, terraces and a built-in barbeque.  A week from 31 March or 7 April is priced at £938.

Or, for couples, Ca’n Paner is a charming country house, carefully converted from a former stable and bearing no semblance of its former life other than sloping wood beamed ceilings, a cobbled vestibule and thick olive wooden doors!  The property, with an impressive rural outlook, is situated between Pollenca and Sa Pobla and in its mature grounds there is a private swimming pool, plus open and covered terraces.  Seven nights from 31 March or 7 April cost £584.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

January 31, 2018

New for 2018 from Vintage Travel: villas on the tiny Greek island of Ithaca

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, continues to expand its portfolio of properties in Greece and is delighted to announce that the tiny island of Ithaca – just 18 miles from top to tail – is making its debut in 2018.

Squeezed between Kefalonia and the mainland, this laid-back island is home to glorious beaches, pretty harbour villages and ancient ruins, along with excellent hiking and cycle trails and scuba diving.

Properties on offer include Nereus, a welcoming country house in an unspoilt location whilst remaining close to the coast and the island’s capital of Vathy, with its selection of shops, bars and tavernas.

It sleeps four in two bedrooms (one en suite) and its elegant open-plan air-conditioned living area has a high beamed ceiling and exposed limestone walls.  In the grounds of Mediterranean shrubs and plants, there is a private swimming pool, dining and sun terraces and a built-in barbeque.  Seven nights in 2018 start at £588, increasing to £2228 in peak season.

In the north of the island is Alexandra, set on a hillside surrounded by olive groves with far reaching views of the Ionian Sea and just 850 metres from the village of Stavros.  This eye-catching property, which sleeps four in two bedrooms (one en suite), has crimson shutters and exposed stonework and internally a high ceiling and galleried landing lends to a fresh and airy feel.  In the grounds there is a private swimming pool, sun and dining terraces and a built in barbeque.  A week in 2018 starts at £668, rising to £2448.

Villa rental includes return taxi from Kefalonia airport to the ferry port and ferry crossing as foot passengers to/from Ithaca.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

January 17, 2018

New: Villas with private pools at Desimi Bay on the Greek island of Lefkada

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, is delighted to announce that it is featuring six new properties on the unspoilt Greek island of Lefkada, joined to the mainland by a small bridge and home to some of the best and renowned beaches of the Mediterranean that resemble those in the Caribbean.

The properties – tucked in the hillside above Desimi Bay – include Votsalo, designed in an ‘upside down’ fashion with the open-plan beamed living room – leading onto a terrace – being on the first floor to maximise the glorious views.

It sleeps four in two en suite bedrooms and its sun terrace is framed by indigenous shrubs and pine trees.  In the grounds there is also a private swimming pool and a poolside shower and a path leads to a rocky shoreline with small natural stone piers.

Other villas include Akro2573_2giali, again enjoying spectacular sea views and where an ancient stair-come-pathway leads directly to the water’s edge. It sleeps four in two en suite bedrooms and has again been built in an ‘upside down fashion’ to take advantage of the stunning views.  In the gardens, which are backed by pine trees, there is a private swimming pool, poolside shower and sun terraces.

Just 750 metres away from the properties there is the gently shelving sandy beach and waterside tavernas of Desimi, while Vlicho (2.8km walking or 3.9 km driving) has good amenities and excellent restaurants.

A seven-night holiday in Votsalo or Akrogiali costs from £584, increasing to £2434 in peak season.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

January 4, 2018

New: Impressive Portuguese villa with private pool and Atlantic views…

A handsome villa close to the Portuguese country town of Sao Bras de Alportel – and with commanding views over olive and citrus groves to the Atlantic beyond – is just one of the latest discoveries from villa specialist, Vintage Travel.

Belo Horizonte
– sleeping six in three bedrooms (one en suite) – has style on a grand scale with Portuguese rose marble flooring throughout, an open-plan living/dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows leading onto the lower terrace and an impressive newly-fitted kitchen.  Each bedroom enjoys access to an upper terrace with its spectacular views.

A private walled garden encircles the house, home to a distinctive ‘J’ shaped private swimming pool, terracotta tiled terraces and paths of local stone leading through palms, herbaceous borders and cacti.

Locally there are several excellent restaurants serving traditional dishes and nearby is Sao Bras de Alport (six kms) and the bustling market place at Loulé (11 kms). Magnificent dune-backed beaches can be found at Quinta do Lago (22 kms).

As an example of price, a seven-night holiday in June starts at £1206, increasing to £1888 in peak season.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

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