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Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Property type villa


About the property

7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, sleeps 14 comfortably

Stunning (recently redecorated) detached villa on Carvoeiro Clube with large private pool and every possible convenience required for your stay: Air-conditioning, central heating (£ 250pw if required), daily maid service (except Sundays), TV/DVD/Hi-fi/CD, huge brand new beautiful fully equipped kitchen, three sitting rooms, very large plot with two gardens and many terraces. Beautiful beaches nearby and just 5 min from Carvoeiro Golf Clube with the scenic Gramacho and Pinta courses. Many other great golf courses within driving distance: Penina, Vilamoura, San Lorenzo, Parque de Floresta, to name but a few.

Safe in villa for guest use. The property is also alarmed.

WiFi for guest use.

Filtered water system throughout the villa for safe drinking.

Newly installed electric pool cover.

Brand new outdoor furniture/parasols including sun loungers for all 14 guests with various outdoor seating/dining options.

Pool towels can be provided if required (free of charge)

1 minute walk to Carveiro Clube Tennis.

All of this set in large and beautiful gardens, affording total privacy for you and your guests.


ACCOMMODATION: Extremely spacious & luxurious villa which is furnished and equipped to a high standard with marble floors throughout. Situated on the Carvoeiro Clube, the villa is completely secluded. All (newly decorated) bedrooms furnished to a high standard with good sized bathrooms and equipped with good quality fittings. 5 bedrooms are en-suite (1 double/4 twins) & two further twin rooms share one large bathroom in immediate vicinity. Additional shower room/WC. Ample wardrobe and drawer space in all bedrooms. Large open plan sitting room/dining area (table seats 12) is situated on two levels and has patio doors leading to the terraces, pool and gardens. Beautiful brand new kitchen is fully equipped (2 ovens, 1 hob, microwave, American fridge-freezer, two dishwashers) and the Utility Room contains a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board/iron (maid's use only). Upstairs there are two additional sitting rooms, one smaller with Hi-Fi & TV and one larger with balcony/sea views. All linen/towels provided.

GARDENS & VIEWS: This spectacular villa stands on approx. 1 acre of land, giving complete seclusion to guests. The gardens are laid to lawn with surrounding flower beds/shrubs, the second garden (perfect for Croquet!) giving privacy from the first, if required. There are numerous terraces to gain the maximum sun or shade, as required, and a wealth of additional seating, sunbeds, tables, umbrellas and chairs. Additionally, there is an attractive wall around the pool area which has inbuilt seating. The pool is 6m x 12m and has heating and lighting (there is an additional charge of £250 per week to have the pool heated) and is covered at night to preserve heat and keep clean for guests. Newly installed electric pool cover.

There is a regular pool service at the villa.

There is a purpose-built barbecue for guest use.

SEPARATE ANNEX ("THE POOL ROOM"): One of the twin rooms is very large and is in an adjoining annex with en-suite facilities and its own terrace, leading onto pool area. Next door is another Shower Room with WC/Basin, in effect giving a 2 bathroom facility for the annex room.

Perfect for a group of families who prefer the seclusion of their own facilities. This room has direct access onto the pool - ideal for those couples with children who want to sunbathe by the pool or relax on the terrace whilst their children sleep in the shade of their room close by.

To truly see the vast size of this villa and grounds, please see our aerial photo in the listing!

More Details

Roz Coles
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Had a fantastic week. The sun shone, the pool was warm and huge. The villa was clean, airy and comfortable. Very convenient for Tennis Club. We managed to find lovely restaurants - one right on the beach with fantastic fresh fish. Will return as soon as we can!' Liz Roe

'This is our 3rd time to stay here and every time it seems to get better. It's like our home in Portugal - in our dreams! It is a wonderful place to stay and we feel privileged to do so each year. Carvoeiro is also an ideal location for a holiday. The restaurants are out of this world! What more can you ask for? Great weather, the best restaurants in the Algarve and a villa which is sheer luxury to holiday in.' Fiona Hillen

'This is our 7th stay at Casa Mill Reef and every time it gets better. Everything you could ever wish for in a holiday villa and more. Nothing has been overlooked. In a beautiful area with so many restaurants there is not enough time to experience them all'. M. Felton
Nov 2007
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Mato Serrão Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom -
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    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 1 double (en-suite) 6 twins (4 en-suite)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Whilst all bedrooms are on ground level there are steps to the dining room and kitchen and down to the pool terrace and gardens.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Casa Mill Reef is a winner every time

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Casa Mill Reef on many occasions and can highly recommend it as a home from home

Beautifully maintained and loved Casa Mill Reef will ensure you and yours have a simply stunning holiday

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Claire and Brian, Many thanks for your wonderful review. It is very much appreciated. With kindest regards Roz Coles
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Great Wonderful Luxury House

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and confortable house, very well equipped.

We had e very nice stay with my family (3 young kids) and our friends (Also 3 young kids).

The house was very clean.

Very nice swimming pool.

The house keeper is very kind and efficient.

Very beautiful place to visit Algarve.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we have the chance of welcoming you back in the future! Kind regards Roz
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Great villa for groups and an ideal ourside area

  • 5 of 5

The villa was ideal for our group of 8 adults - the pool and outside area were perfect, with room for all to swim, dine and lounge about.

Very impressed with the whole process from start to finish, property manager, cleaner, and information provided on the area, beaches, and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful huge villa with pool and gardens!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 8 on a Pilates and Mindfulness retreat at the villa in September 2017.

The interior is large and the kitchen fitted out with everything you could need for cooking, eating and drinking. The whole place was spotless and cleaned every day.

Outside is very special. The pool has a cover that keeps it at a good temperature and is easy to use. The gardens are well looked after with lots of room, some shaded under the trees. The place is private and quiet in an area of villas.

We did a lot of walking and did not miss having a car. Five minutes walk from the villa is a track along the cliff tops to Canieros Beach. It takes around 45 minutes to get there and has hidden empty beaches along the way! To walk into Carvoiero is only 35 minutes too and down pretty residential roads. So if you like walking there is lots.

We have come away with many beautiful memories of our week in the Algarve and I would happily recommend the villa as a fantastic place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lindy, Thank you so much for your very kind review and we are so glad you had a wonderful stay. For those who are considering staying here in the future, we would just like to clarify that Caneiros is not the closest beach to the villa (although it is a great beach!) but the closest is Carvoeiro beach which is actually half the distance so would take approx. 20-25 mins. to walk to, using the fastest route!
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Luxurious Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had a fabulous time in this stunning villa. Everything was in great working order. The villa is huge. It was spotless and maintained to a very high standard.

Our children enjoyed the pool, ping-pong table and large garden. Our thanks to the excellent housekeepers who worked 6 days a week.

We walked to a couple of local restaurants and enjoyed the bbq in the tennis club on Thursday evenings. There are many beaches within a short drive.

A perfect holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. It is always a pleasure to receive such a positive response to our guests' stay with us - we are happy that you found the villa to be perfect for your needs and we look forward to welcoming you back if ever you would like to come back to Carvoeiro again! Kind regards Roz
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The perfect villa

  • 5 of 5

This is the ideal villa for both family and friends.

We recently spent a week here, there was a total of eight adults and five children (the children were all under the age of ten years of age) and it was just perfect. The villa never felt crowded.

You are made to feel at right at home the minute you walk through the door. It comes complete with all the mod cons; Sky TV, air-conditioning and internet. The kitchen is so well equipped it has every utensil, you could want.

Everything is clean and well maintained, and the daily maid service is just fab!

A great week was had by all thanks to the great attention to detail.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
30 - 35 minutes
Car: recommended

Carvoeiro is a pretty fishing village approximately 40 min drive from Faro. It has numerous restaurants, shops and its own beach. Various other beaches and restaurants are within a short driving distance of the villa. Nearest Golf Course is 5 min drive away and Penina, San Lorenzo, Palmares, Parque de Floresta & Vilamoura are all within driving distance of the property. For the children, Slide & Splash is approx. 5 min drive and Zoomarine 30 min drive.

Other Activities: RELAXING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Golf: Courses within driving distance of the villa:

Pestana (Vale de Pinta and Gramacho courses) (5 mins), Penina, San Lorenzo, Palmares, Parque de Floresta,Vilamoura and many more!!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $484.7

Central heating charge (if required): £250 per week
Pool heating charge (if required): £250 per week

Deposit required: 25% of rental (non-returnable) to secure booking.
Balance: to be received on or before 8 weeks prior to dep. date (unless booking made within 8 weeks of departure, in which case full amount due on booking).

25% deposit required at time of booking (bank transfer)
Balance due 8 weeks before departure together with Security Deposit of £350.00 and extras such as pool heating/central heating/cots/highchairs (if applicable)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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