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April 18, 2018

Savings on villas with private pools with Vintage Travel at Spring Bank Holiday

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, is highlighting savings on selected properties at Spring Bank Holiday including Casa Laguna in the Eastern Algarve, a smart, quirky property full of character and ideal for those wanting more than a standard villa.

It sleeps eight in four bedrooms and is situated in a small hamlet near the fishing town of Fuzeta.  The interior showcases an eclectic and stylish mix of decor, antique furniture, cane ceilings and stone walls, with unconventional features including the original stone sink converted into an ice cooler and an open air shower created from a bucket.

It is set in extensive grounds of palms and olives, with a large 13 metre private swimming pool, assorted open and covered terraces and two outside summer kitchens – one with a covered dining area and a pizza oven, the other with a built-in barbeque, a dishwasher and a wine cooler.  Seven nights from 26 May now cost £1495, saving £303.

Or in Mallorca, Dues Illes is a spacious town house (sleeping eight in four bedrooms, three en suite) situated in a prime location in laid-back Porto Colom with its excellent promenade and picturesque natural harbour.  In the gardens there is a larger than average private swimming pool and from here an impressive stone staircase leads to a wide, raised terrace.

Shops and bars are all within walking distance, while slightly further afield is the harbour with its excellent sea food restaurants. All along this picturesque coastline are numerous sandy coves, many pring

March 28, 2018

More villas with private pools in Tuscany with Vintage Travel…

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has expanded its collection of properties in Tuscany with II Mulino – an impressive stone mill dating back to the 18th century – making its debut

This carefully restored and welcoming home sleeps six in three en suite bedrooms and nestles in a hidden valley north of Lucca.  It is surrounded by woodland bordered by a babbling brook and in its grounds of terraced gardens and lawns there is a private swimming pool and a covered dining terrace.

A five-minute drive – or a 20-minute walk – leads to the bustling village of Fornoli with its bakery, banks, bars and couple of restaurants. There is a station in the village with regular trains to Lucca (30 minutes), Pisa (60 minutes) and Florence (approximately two hours). A seven-night holiday in June and early July costs from £2650, rising to £2688 in peak season.

Or, Casa Leopolda is a smart, contemporary villa situated in a small hamlet with views of the stunning Tuscan towns of Cortona and Castiglion Fiorentino.   It sleeps eight in four bedrooms (two en suite) and in its large lawned garden there is a private fenced swimming pool, a covered dining terrace and a barbeque.  Nearby is the village of Fratta (3.5 kms) with several restaurants and slightly further afield (11 kms)  is the elegant town of Cortona.  A seven-night holiday in May costs from £2786, rising to £4292 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

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

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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