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Pretty Villa With Private Pool And Garden (24005/AL)

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Boliqueime, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location And Sea Views

Casa Nova is situated on a gentle hill, in the quiet, country location of Malhadais (Boliqueime). It offers the perfect getaway for families and couples, with its flower-filled planters, outside eating area, built-in barbecue, sun-beds, parasols and kidney-shaped swimming pool (7 x 3.5 metres). A host of amenities are within easy reach in nearby Boliqueime which boasts a pretty church, restaurants, cafes, bars, a bank and pharmacy. There are a host of beautiful beaches within easy reach (15/20 mins by car). The beautiful golden sands of Falesia and Vilamoura are closest, with the smaller pretty coves of Sao Rafael and Coelho just East of Albufeira just slightly further. And for guests who enjoy golf and water sports, these amenities are also within easy reach at nearby Vilamoura.

Sarah Hutchings
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Sarah Hutchings

We are sisters Lesley-Anne and Sarah and Casa Nova was handed down to us by our mother. We both live near the sea on the South Coast in England and try and get out to the Algarve as much as possible.

Sarah Hutchings purchased this villa in 1980

Why Sarah Hutchings chose Loule region

Set in the peace and tranquillity of Malhadais, just outside the bustling village of Boliqueime, Casa Nova’s location couldn’t be more perfect. As an artist and writer respectively, we crave the space, light and seclusion of its rural setting and have enjoyed many wonderful holidays here with family and friends. The villa is equipped with everything you should need for a memorable holiday and its pool and gardens are totally private.

What makes this villa unique

With easy access to many local amenities including: restaurants, golf (at nearby Vilamoura), beaches and water sports: Casa Nova has it all. So if it’s an antidote to the stress and strain of modern life you’re after, look no further, this is it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A lovely villa, clean and well presented. If you like the thought of relaxing in a peaceful setting, whilst visiting busier areas when you feel like it, this is the place to stay.

We had a fabulous time at Casa Nova - the place is superbly equipped and extraordinarily spacious. It felt more like home than a holiday let. We particularly loved eating breakfast on the roof terrace looking out over the olive groves to the sea. Despite being next door to Casa Figueiras it is very secluded and private and the huge terraced area provides a variety of sunny and shady places to eat, read, sunbathe and generally chill out. (Martin and Maria.)

The service from Sarah (property owner) and Remco (property manager) were fantastic. Sarah provided us with tips of places to eat and even gave text the morning before we left to wish us a nice trip. Remco was also full of good tips for food and activities in the area. We will be coming back here again.
Jan 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Boliqueime in Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 family sized tiled bathroom with shower, bath, bidet and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedroom upstairs with private roof terrace and sea views. 1 twin bedroom downstairs. 1 sofa bed in lounge.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: The attractive outside area has a private unheated pool with built-in barbecue and covered shaded area. There are wooden tables and chairs, sunbeds and parasols and a wonderful view looking over the pretty fields of the Algarvian countryside. Utility Room: With washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Price fully inclusive of meet and greet, clean towels and linen and twice weekly maid service.


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Pretty Villa With Private Pool And Garden (24005/AL)
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Casa Nova is a rare find. Set in a beautiful, tranquil country setting, yet close to bars, cafes and restaurants this was a perfect slice of heaven for us. Remco the manager was great: helpful and informative about the area but respectful of our privacy and the cleaning lady is lovely! Sitting on the roof terrace with a cold glass of white wine enjoying the setting sun and sea views was utter bliss. We can't wait to book again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect and magical

  • 5 of 5

This place is magical, perfect in every way. Calm, very cozy and quiet with a beautiful view and yet, still very close to the beach. The house is just wonderful. Fully equipped, very comfortable and full of charm, it is even better than what is portrayed in the photos. Thank you so much Sarah (owner) and Remco (manager) for a great service. We had a wonderful family time and definitely will try our best to came back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you kind words. We try very hard to make the experience as perfect as we can for our guests. We would love to welcome you all back, anytime.
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Private and secluded

  • 4 of 5

The place is well located and very private, with a gorgeous view. The wifi and air conditioning were both invaluable to help to stay cool out of the midday sun, it was very hot. We had a little tootle around the area but to be honest, the holiday was primarily to relax and chill, which we achieved fully! We received very useful booking confirmation and additional holiday information prior to leaving.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had an excellent ten days at Casa Nova. The villa is well maintained and has everything you need. It´s perfect for a couple but would suit a family of four as well. The area, Malhadais, just outside Boliquieme is beautiful, quiet and peaceful and a perfect base for exploring the rest of the Algarve. The view from the terrace is stunning, you can see all the way to the Atlantic. Walking down to Boliquieme only takes about 20 minutes. There you can find both restaurants and cafés. But you do need a car to get around. We spent many relaxing afternoons around the pool which was just great after a day full of activities.

The owner, Sarah, was very friendly and helpful from the start. She responded to emails right away and a few weeks prior to our holiday she sent a whole folder with information about the house and the Algarve. When we arrived at Casa Nova we were met by Remco, the house manager. He showed us around the house and gave us information about the area. If we needed help with anything he was just a call away. Our ten days passed to quickly and it was hard to tear ourselves away when it was time go back home.

We will definitely come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, pretty and homely Villa Casa Nova

  • 5 of 5

Villa Casa Nova is a pretty little villa on a hill above a typically Portuguese village, with a beautiful view down to the coast. It's ideal if you want to get away from the chaos of life, but close enough to the coast to dip in and out of the busier tourist areas as and when you want. The villa is well maintained, has all the mod cons, a nice little pool and a great terrace for lying in the sun with a book. The nearby village of Boliqueime has everything you need for provisions and some good cafés and restaurants, and it's walking distance even with a steep hill on the way home. You do need a car to get around (or get up the hill after dinner!), but if you don't want to hire one we left a card on the pin board of the local driver that we found and the overall cost for the week including airport runs was about the same.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful rural retreat in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Casa Nova. The house was everything that we expected. It is very well maintained, was spotlessly clean and has lovely furniture.

The house manager was very friendly and helpful.

It was really nice relaxing by the pool looking at the almond and fig trees and the sea in the distance.

Excellent traditional restaurants and stunning beaches are within easy driving distance.

The visitor guidebook is a goldmine for ideas.

We would highly recommend Casa Nova to anybody looking for an authentic Portugese experience. We are planning to return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Kilometres
Barrica 56
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5.6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Kilometres
Barrica 56
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Praia da Falesia
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Additional services offered to guests are painting lessons (with artist Jessica Dunn) and bespoke BBQ's hosted at the villa by a local chef. Prices on enquiry and payable locally.

Travel: Car hire is essential.

Faro airport is approx 30 mins drive.

Further Details:

Boliqueime village 2 km (15 min walk)

Loulé 14 km

Vilamoura 8km

Albufeira 13 km


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Boliqueime, Algarve

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Peak Season 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season 2017/18
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
2 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We are happy to supply a welcome pack for which a fee will be payable locally.

We ask for a 30% non returnable deposit to secure any booking and the balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to holiday.

Changeover Day:
Thursday (this is flexible during low and mid season).

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are fully inclusive of:
Twice weekly maid service
Meet and greet by villa manager (who speaks English, Portuguese and Dutch)
Air conditoning
Linens and towels
Cot and high chair (if needed)
Includes free wifi

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.