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.
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Villa in Boliqueime, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location And Sea Views
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- 7 Aug 2018
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 Boliqueime
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!
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100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Lovely house with pool. Private and quiet area. Car necessary.
This property is private with private pool. Very lovely house. House is clean and the master bedroom is upstairs with a private roof terrace. The pool is not heated. Not able to sit inside the pool (weather temperatures were 19 & 20 & 21 degrees) but I did dip feet in while enjoying the private outside space. The area is quiet and peaceful. In my opinion a car is necessary. Nearest beach was felasia beach (15-20 mins drive) which was always quiet and lovely sand, lots of steps to get down to beach. Lidl and Aldi 5-10 mins drive in boliqueime. Shopping centres have bigger supermarkets inside. Albufeira tourist area is not far if driving and has lots of restaurants, bars and escalators to take you down to the beach. In Albufeira we had to pay for parking in a multi-storey car park. The road leading up to the house is a narrow single track road but it is only used by the few houses nearby and we rarely saw another car on this road. Our flight arrived in the morning and we were able to get into the house earlier than stated as the house was vacant the day prior. Communication with owner was good and we were sent detailed information before visit. Kitchen has pots pans utensils cooker and fridge freezer and kettle. Lots of restaurants in the shopping centres too. Overall I would recommend to a friend. I would recommend a car. Can get chilly at night. We enjoyed our time here with 3 year old child. Very lovely house. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Blissful getaway in a wonderful location
Casa Nova was one of the loveliest places to relax in. A beautiful villa in a quiet, peaceful location surrounded by olive, lime, fig and almond trees.
Everything you needed for your stay was available, it was hot when we stayed, so we ate outside every evening - the BBQ was a great asset and the kitchen was well kitted out and well stocked to meet all our cooking needs.
The house is very clean, with a lovely decor - and when it was chilly in the evening, it was really cosy inside. The tiles in the bathroom were great!
Some of the best bits of the stay was the outside space - there was only two of us, but if there were more, we imagine having the terrace from the master bedroom upstairs as well as the 'ground floor' area, would avoid making the space feel too crowded. The pool was brilliant, cool and clean - much needed after too much sun!
We chose to stay at the villa after a busy stint in Lisbon a few days before, so we didn't go out much. Saying that, we wandering down to the village and ventured to Loulé for a couple of hours; The village is small, but has a couple of cafés and bars, small supermarkets and a good looking fishmongers which only opened for a few hours each day. Loulé had a food market selling lots of fruit, meat and fish as well as some good wine!
Communication with Sarah was brilliant- very easy and she quickly answered questions and offered some excellent information about the area and gave very clear directions to the property. While Sarah was not in Portugal at the time, Remco greeted us on our arrival and was very welcoming and answered any questions we had as well as being just phone call away.
I would highly recommend this listing as somewhere to stay, it was everything that was needed for a very relaxing getaway. Thank you Sarah!
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. You would be welcome to stay anytime, we'd love to accommodate you again.
Very simple to book and Sarah was really helpful with answering various questions.
The team once in Portugal were excellent. The villa was clean and kept clean, plentiful towels and support/questions answered quickly.
The villa was simply perfect. It had everything you could need/want and was so pretty. We spent the majority of time outside and the pool was fantastic. The views from the villa are also lovely all helped by wall to wall sunshie and a lovely breeze.
The area is great, plenty to do including keeping 17 and 15 year old girls occupied. Fab beaches, crazy golf, shopping, watersports, caves, great restaurants and pretty villages.
We can't sing the area and the villa's praises more highly
Thanks for your lovely review Catherine. It was our absolute pleasure to look after you and your family. We do hope you'll visit Casa Nova again sometime. We'd love to welcome you all. Sarah
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.
Perfect and magical
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.
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.
Private and secluded
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.
Special interest holidays:
Additional services offered to guests are painting lessons (with artist Jessica Dunn), yoga classes by Tracy McCluskey 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.
Boliqueime village 2 km (15 min walk)
Loulé 14 km
Albufeira 13 km
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