Casa da Lila - finished!

Holiday villa in #Silves, #Algarve, Portugal #Casa da Lila. Designed by StudioArte
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a white table with red chairs and plates of food on it, under an umbrella
Casa da Lila, Algarve
Casa da Lila, Algarve Arriving at Casa da Lila is such a treat it’s almost too much to take in. Located in the little town of Silves, this stunning villa offers a plethora of hidden surprises and gems behind its modest doors. #casadalila #algarve #portugal #silves #thehomemakerslife #travel
an aerial view of a patio with chairs and table in the foreground, surrounded by palm trees
Casa da Lila, Silves, Portugal
Located behind an unassuming facade on a street where only locals live, this is an unexpected gem. A traditional house that’s been completely renovated with the help of renowned architects StudioArte,
a black, white and pink striped cabinet with wooden legs
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
This stylish dresser from the sixties by Jiri Jiroutek (Czech Republic) can be found in the “multi-functional” room
a wooden wall hanging with square and rectangle shapes in the center, against a white background
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
This elegant book case is an original from Drevopodnik Holešov (Czech Republic– 1950 – 1959) which you will find in the living room
a chair sitting on top of a hard wood floor
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
A pair of restored H269 lounge chairs from the early thirties by Jindrich Halabala (Czech Republic) adorn the living room.
a woman standing on the roof of a building
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The view from the lounge area to the master bedroom. The two towers in the background are a part of the old Moorish defence system of Silves
a woman in a long skirt is dancing on the street while people watch from behind her
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
Casa da Lila boasts six original vintage photos from Kees Scherer – Dutch co-founder of the World Press Photo – printed by himself in 1959 in an edition of one or two maximum. From the series “Portugal 1953-1954”
a living room filled with furniture and a flat screen tv
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
The living room has a log burner, making the house a cosy place to be on chillier nights. The house is also equipped with electric underfloor heating, so if fire is not your thing, don’t worry, you will not be cold
a yellow floor lamp with a black base and an orange light on the top, in front of a white background
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
Utmost care was paid to sourcing each individual interior piece. This is an original floor standing lamp designed and manufactured in the 1960’s by Harvey Guzzini (Italy)
a woman sitting on top of a bed in a bedroom
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The “multi-functional” room in use as double bedroom – with Lubi sofa bed (1.60m x 2.00m) by Kurt Brandt
a woman walking through a living room next to a black couch and coffee table on top of a rug
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The “multi-functional” room in use as double bedroom – with Lubi sofa bed (1.60m x 2.00m) by Kurt Brandt
an outdoor deck with lounge chairs and table
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The “garden” terrace, completely decked and equipped with sun loungers, parasols and lounge matrasses to enjoy the glorious weather the Algarve has to offer. It also has an outside shower to refresh yourself while sunbathing
several cars parked on the side of a street next to tall buildings with colorful windows
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
Casa da Lila is located in a cosy street where only Portuguese people live
a white bath tub sitting next to a sink in a bathroom
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
The master bedroom has a free-standing bath to give you that luxury hotel feeling. The hand-made tiles are from ArteVida (Estremoz, Portugal)
a woman walking down the street in front of a building with two cars parked next to it
EN Gallery - Casa da Lila
From the outside, Casa da Lila looks like any old Portuguese house. But behind the front door a true design gem is hidden.