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Perfect getaway for families on a large estate, with pool, near beaches - Medronheiro Villa



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
7km to Sesimbra and beaches,walking trails and riding lessons within the estate

The estate is situated 40 min away from Lisbon. Set within a 2720 acres private property, partly in the Parque Natural da Arrábida, including a 55 acres vineyard, the semi-attached houses, next to the Palace of Calhariz, offer a privileged view of the Arrábida hillside. Each house has a large living-dining room, 2 or 3 twin bed rooms, 1 master double bed room, a fully equipped kitchen and 2 or 3 bathrooms. Central heating and TV cable are included and the houses are cleaned twice a week. The 14x6m pool is available for guests. Horseback riding lessons are available upon request and excellent trekking can be enjoyed in close contact with nature. The famed 'Queijo de Azeitão' cheese is produced in the estate and is available for sale.

Details for holiday villa Medronheiro Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

Living room with 2 large sofas, cable TV, DVD/CD, dining table with 8 chairs, fully equipped kitchen with eating area, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, iron and board. 2 bedroom with 2 separate beds and 1 bedroom with 1 double bed. 3 bathrooms. Balcony by the front door with table and chairs. Access to pool with panoramic views.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Portuguese

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Vaud/ Switzerland

Sunny December and geat hikes

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday the first year we came and have returned several times since.

This time it was mid December and we really enjoyed loads of sunshine in this marvellous corner of unspoilt Europe.

The house was impecable as always and we appreciated the proper central heating.

Calhariz really is genuine portuguese contryside at it's best, a place with a special inspiring quality, with rolling hills teaming with wildlife and the most amazing coastline. We hear it is soon to be classified as World Heritage site.

Thank you once again to all the team for always being so welcoming and looking after us with such care.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vaud/ Switzerland

A Great Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our children spent a truly great time at Casa de Calhariz !

From Lisbon airport it took us only 40 min. to arrive (and we respected the speed limit on the motorway!)

The setting is beautiful and the grounds are vast.

The house was impecably clean, very well -maintained, super comfortable and the decor charming.

The customer service could not have been more efficient and friendly.

The restaurants they recommended were so delicious and reasonably priced that we ended up not resisting going out for meals every day, although the kitchen was big and well equiped and the excellent supermarket only 10 min,away.

The beaches are simply gorgeous, clean, and not overcrouded even in the peak of summer and one can rent big parasols wich a life guard will set up just for you.

The sea water is so clear, we even saw a large family of dolphins: 16 of them including a baby dolphin!

The dinossaur footprints were another big hit. (20 min. away)

We visited a few of the truly superb historical sites and realised there are still so many more.

As busy city parents we were delighted for a chance to give the children a terrific time in contact with nature and the sea and found out that at Calhariz we also were able to relax and re-energize :-) a rare experience for parents with young children!

We are very much looking forward to our next stay this year.

The children would not have it otherwise and neither would we :-).

We highly recommend Casa de Calhariz !

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon Airport at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sesimbra at 7 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Setúbal at 22 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Quinta do Perú at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Coina at 19 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A2 at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Angels at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Sesimbra at 7 Kilometres Car: necessary

Main nearby attractions are the unspoiled beaches around Arrábida such as Portinho da Arrábida,Galápos, Figueirinha and Sesimbra. The village of Sesimbra has a long seaside walkway with numerous coffee shops, bars, seafood restaurants and its romanic castle dating back to 1200 A.D.. A drive in the Arrábida hillside offers incredible sea views and lost in the hills you can find the secluded 'Convento da Arrábida' founded in 1542 visitation upon request. Within a 20min drive there are charming villages and picturesque sights with restaurants such as Azeitão and Meco. In nearby Cabo Espichel lies the Sanctuary of 'Nossa Senhora do Cabo', the county's most important architectural ensemble and you can find several dinosaurs trails from the Jurassic and Cretaceous geologic periods. The endless empty sand beaches of Tróia can be reached by ferry from the nearby city of Setúbal crossing the Sado river where you can see residing dolphins and scubadive.Lisbon is 40min away by the A2 highway.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Season
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% on date of reservation (non-refundable in case of cancellation up to 30 days of arrival).
75% balance 30 days before arrival except on last minute reservations when 100% payment is required on date of arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 160 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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