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Beautiful villa with private pool, Sky TV, WIFI, filtered water & games room

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 13
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Situated on the Popular 'Clube Albufeira' Complex. Now with FULL satellite SKY TV package - Sports & movies

The large patio/terrace area, with built in BBQ is perfect for alfresco dining, chilling and sunbathing. Along with the landscape private gardens, there is a large 10x5m pool, a separate 3x3m children’s pool and outdoor shower facilities. Casa Vida offers security by electric window shutters and an alarm system. There is a roof terrace which boasts fantastic 360 degree views and also offers a very secluded spot for sunbathers. The games room is situated on the lower level and consists of a pool table and a football games machine. Car hire is not necessary as the villa has everything one would wish for and a home from home feel. It also has the added benefit of being located on the popular Club Albufeira complex, with its 4 communal pools, 4 bar/restaurants, children's park and supermarket. Guests staying on the complex have full use of all the facilities at the nearby camping Albufeira.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Beverley Walker
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
5 June, 2017

About Beverley Walker

Hi, my name is Beverley; I am married to Gary and have 3 daughters, 30, 28 and 15 years of age.

I work as a part time Finance Assistant in one of the local schools.

I am originally from Lincolnshire but now live in the beautiful town of Maldon in Essex.

Beverley Walker purchased this villa in 2008

Why Beverley Walker chose Albufeira

We bought the plot of land in 2006/7 and designed the villa ourselves. All in all Casa Vida took just over a year to build and finish. It has always been an ambition of ours to design and build a property.

We choose Portugal for many reasons... the weather, the beaches and the friendly Portuguese people. We choose Clube Albufeira for the facilities that are on offer and for the fact that the resort is nice and quiet with all the hustle and bustle not being too far away if you need it.

We have equipped Casa Vida for our use as well as the rental market and take great pride in our villa, enquiries and rentals.

What makes this villa unique

Casa Vida is very large, open and spacious. It is very well equipped with toys and games to amuse the children and a pool table and football game to amuse the dads so mums all you have to do is grab a book from the bookshelf downstairs, grab a wine and a sunlounger and relax... something we don't do often!

Everybody enjoys Casa Vida. I take a lot of pride in communicating with my guests to ensure they have the best time ever. So if you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Reading the guest book every year really gives me a sense of immense pleasure and happiness, knowing that all my guests enjoy Casa Vida and the complex as much as my family and I.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We went to this villa as 8 adults and 4 children (2 of which were young babies), we had a lot of questions regarding sleeping arrangements for the babies and if formula milk and nappies were supplied locally and at what charge - all these questions were answered and pictures were also sent of which foruma and nappies were sold. when we arrived sonja met us and give a very warm welcome, give us a tour of the villa and drew on a map were we could find local ammenties and some of her recommendations. The villa was superb, so much room for all of us, having our own pool and bbq area was the highlight - also not having to get up at 7am to put towels on the sunloungers. unfortunalty we had a family bereavment and we left to go home early on 2 separate days, the owener Beverley ensured our tranfers to airport were changed at no extra cost. Sonja came to the villa before we left to ensure we didnt need anything else. The only problem we had was a lot of taxis could not find the property. Would highly reccomend this villa and we hope to be back soon.
Jun 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We went to this villa as 8 adults and 4 children (2 of which were young babies), we had a lot of questions regarding sleeping arrangements for the babies and if formula milk and nappies were supplied locally and at what charge - all these questions were answered and pictures were also sent of which foruma and nappies were sold. when we arrived sonja met us and give a very warm welcome, give us a tour of the villa and drew on a map were we could find local ammenties and some of her recommendations. The villa was superb, so much room for all of us, having our own pool and bbq area was the highlight - also not having to get up at 7am to put towels on the sunloungers. unfortunalty we had a family bereavment and we left to go home early on 2 separate days, the owener Beverley ensured our tranfers to airport were changed at no extra cost. Sonja came to the villa before we left to ensure we didnt need anything else. The only problem we had was a lot of taxis could not find the property. Would highly reccomend this villa and we hope to be back soon.
Jun 2016
  • 1 of 11

5 Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

5

WHAT AN IMPRESSIVE VILLA

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this villa at least 12 times over the years some times twice a year that is how much we think of it.

It is always spotlessly clean and the owners could not be more helpful

what we liked is it is nice and private with on site restaurant if required.

We also used to go into Albuferia at night 6 mins by taxi for under 5 euros.

We would certainly recommend this villa as we already do to all our friends .

Here's to the next time Mr & Mrs Cooper

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

WOW Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

Well what can one say about this truly amazing Villa, as soon as we walked in we could smell that the property had been cleaned, it smelt fresh and was immaculate. We took ourselves on a little tour and were impressed with the high standard of decoration and facilities. The pool was covered and even though the temperature was warm certainly not warm enough to go in the pool. We settled in and relaxed using the comfy sun loungers to soak up some winter sun listening to our ipads or watching the tv using the WIFI. The Villa is on a quiet road and you hardly see anyone unless you venture out of the gates to the communal pools and eating places. Of course we didn't do this with such a lovely villa and garden to relax in. I would definitely recommend this villa and the staff that came to clean and Bev who helped us through our booking process with the professionalism of a travel agent. I cant fault it and will definitely be going back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely villa ,exceptionally well apppointed

  • 5 of 5

The villa was in superb condition as were the gardens and pool.Mrs Walker,the owner,arranged our transfers to and from the airport (approx.30 mins) and all went smoothly. As a family holiday base this villa cannot be faulted. Hopefully we we stay there again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Villa Casa Vida. Portugal

  • 5 of 5

Just had an amazing week with my family[6 adults, 5 children]Villa exceeded all our expectations. Could not find fault with anything.This is the fourth time we have all been away together, by far and away the best yet.The information provided by the owner was amazing.Will hope to book it again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very Disappointed!

  • 1 of 5

Very disappointed, we have high standards and chose this villa because of the ratings and the reviews but unfortunately this did not meet our expectations. The villa was not very clean and the holiday was marred with problems.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests made issue with everything and although we acted very professionally and reacted to all their concerns there was just no satisfying them and we now know why. They are now being ill-natured by posting reviews 7 months after the date of their stay in the villa. This is the first negative feedback/review we have ever received in 9 years of renting out the property.
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Location

From the Owner

We bought the plot of land in 2006/7 and designed the villa ourselves. All in all Casa Vida took just over a year to build and finish. It has always been an ambition of ours to design and build a property. We choose Portugal for many reasons... the weather, the beaches and the friendly Portuguese people. We choose Clube Albufeira for the facilities that are on offer and for the fact that the resort is nice and quiet with all the hustle and bustle not being too far away if you need it. We have equipped Casa Vida for our use as well as the rental market and take great pride in our villa, enquiries and rentals.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : onsite at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ferreiras at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Fishermans beach at 10 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Albufeira beaches - approx 5 minutes drive away.

Travel:

Faro Airport is only 35 minutes drive away. Airport transfers can be arranged. Car hire can also be arranged for collection and drop off at the airport. Quotes can be obtained under no obligation.

Distances:

The Old town Albufeira is approx 5 minutes drive away or less than a 30 minute walk. The Strip approx 5-8 minutes drive away. Algarve Shopping Centre (numerous shops, cinema, bowling etc) approx. 5 minutes drive. On site mini market. Established attractions such as Zoomarine/Splash and Slide/Aqualand/Bellavista are all within easy reach and the club reception can offer a very wide range of excursions if required (e.g horse riding, go carting).

Further Details:

Complex - 4 swimming pools, 4 restaurant/bars, pool tables, football machine, children's playground, small supermarket, and crazy golf are all on site. Tennis, newspaper kiosk, phone booths, children's playground, supermarket and bakery are at the nearby camping Albufeira, plus bars and restaurants, which guests staying at the club are entitled to use. NB There is a small charge for tennis at the camp site.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,643
for 5 nights
£2,300
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,036
for 5 nights
£2,850
 
 
Rate 4
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,643
for 5 nights
£2,300
 
 
Rate 5
30 Sep 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,286
for 5 nights
£1,800
 
 
Rate 6
11 Nov 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£929
for 5 nights
£1,300
 
 
Rate 7
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 5 nights
£2,100
 
 
Rate 8
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,643
for 5 nights
£2,300
 
 
Rate 9
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,036
for 5 nights
£2,850
 
 
Rate 10
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,643
for 5 nights
£2,300
 
 
Rate 11
29 Sep 2018 - 9 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,286
for 5 nights
£1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 5 nights
From
£400
£1,500
£2,900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Payment in sterling, by cheque or bank transfer. Deposit of 15% required to secure booking, balance due 10 weeks before arrival date.
Any bookings cancelled forfeit deposit. We will do our best to resell your dates and may refund your deposit if your week(s)s are resold.
£400 security deposit is required against possible damage etc, refunded after inspection/cleaning. Security deposit is due with the balance and returned 5-7 days after departure.

Changeover Day:
Any day arrival. Access is available from 5pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure, to allow cleaning/preparation for the next guests (again we can be flexible and will aim to have the villa ready for your arrival).

Notes on prices:
Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Anyday arrival
Payment in pounds sterling, cheque or bank transfer
15% Deposit required to secure your booking, balance due 10 weeks before arrival date. Any bookings cancelled forfeit deposit. We will do our best to resell your dates and if successful will refund your deposit
£400 security deposit required for possible damage/breakages and returned within 5-7 days of departure subject to villa inspection.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Casa Vida is very large, open and spacious. It is very well equipped with toys and games to amuse the children and a pool table and football game to amuse the dads so mums all you have to do is grab a book from the bookshelf downstairs, grab a wine and a sunlounger and relax... something we don't do often! Everybody enjoys Casa Vida. I take a lot of pride in communicating with my guests to ensure they have the best time ever. So if you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Reading the guest book every year really gives me a sense of immense pleasure and happiness, knowing that all my guests enjoy Casa Vida and the complex as much as my family and I.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • resort
  • rural

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bed 2 ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bed 3 ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom full bathroom/ensuite - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, Bidet
  • Bed 4 ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • lower level bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • A further wc is located on the ground floor.

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, First floor
  • Bedroom 1 - Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, First floor
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed, first floor
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Ground floor
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Lower level
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed, Lower level suitable for children
  • Family villa 1 full sized single foldaway bed and 2 x Cots available FOC

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning units are in all the bedrooms and are free of charge. Outside: Large 10m x 5m pool and a children's 3m x 3m pool and outside shower facilities. Please note - the pool is not fenced off. Large brick built in BBQ, perfect for alfresco dining. Sun loungers, patio chairs, tables and dining table and seating for 10. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels are included, but please bring your own pool and beach towels. Cot bedding is provided. Bedlinen and towels are changed once a week for guests staying longer than 7 nights Other: On the lower level there are a 2 bedrooms (1 double with super king bed and 1 twin with 2 single beds). The games room is also located on the lower floor - pool table, football games machine and a seating area. There is also a bathroom.