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Detached Villa With Delightful Views

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Obidos, Silver Coast, Portugal - Private Pool, Scenic Peaceful Location Close To Obidos, 20 Mins To Beaches

Very spacious, stunning character detached villa with large 48m2 L shaped heated pool in a lovely, quiet, scenic location on the outskirts of a quaint village, near Obidos. Remote controlled entrance gates. All furnishings are of a very high standard. Double bedrooms have real leather beds with quality mattresses. Dining table seats 10. Balcony seating for 6 and outdoor seating for 8 with 8 sun loungers. Internal features include jacuzzi bath and multijet shower. Table tennis table plus other games. Main bedroom is huge, 19x18ft having patio doors opening on to the pool area. Vineyards to the rear with delightful views to the front and sides. Near to the highly regarded Mae d' Agua restaurant.

Free Wi Fi Access. We provide Internet TV with access to UK channels.

The village is very pretty and a touch of authentic Portugal.

More Details

Colin Rawles
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Colin Rawles

We are Karen and Colin with two sons 22 and 25.We live in Staffordshire, England.

We love the Silver Coast area of Portugal as it's real authentic old fashioned Portugal, with a local friendly safe environment.Surrounded by vineyards selling local delicious wines. Our sons love holidays at the house especially the pool, our table tennis table, the karting track at Bombarral, and the beaches.

Colin Rawles purchased this villa in 2007

Why Colin Rawles chose Bombarral

We love this region of Portugal. The Silver Coast combines great beaches with good surfing, interesting towns and historical sites, many wineries producing excellent wines and restaurants offering great food. Essentially it ticked all the boxes. Having visited the Algarve many times. We decided we preferred the Silver Coast and began a hunt for our property. We wanted a peaceful, attractive location close enough to the major attractions.

What makes this villa unique

Too often holidaymakers return from holiday only discovering the best a location has to offer when they are about to leave. We have gone to a lot of trouble to make sure our guests are well informed about the best restaurants, beaches, beautiful places to visit together with directions to make the whole experience enjoyable and stress free.We now offer a SAT NAV service, so that you can find the house with ease from the airport, choose from a variety of restaurants, supermarkets, places of interest and beaches!

Guestbook comments from the owner

'We really enjoyed our time at the villa... you are very lucky to own such a fabulous place. We eat at Mae D'Agua on the Thursday and the food was excellent, really well presented and tasty. The selection of starters they put on the table was superb. We had a bottle of wine from the vineyard across the road and the whole lot came to around 60 euros, so really good value. We had a look at a couple of other properties we had also considered (one in Praia D'el Rey and the other in Foz D'Arello). We are so glad we chose yours because the area is so beautiful and quiet. Looking forward to a return visit some time in the future.' Best Wishes Richard & Jane

'Just to say, thank you for the use of your lovely home in Portugal. It was beautiful, we really appreciated all the finishing touches, the local info and your support before we went were first-class. We didnt do that much sight-seeing, but loved Obidos & Sintra and of course the beaches were amazing.' Best Wishes Paul & Julia
Mar 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Carvalhal in Bombarral

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom has a jacuzzi bath, his and hers wash basins, bidet and toilet. Bedroom 1 has en-suite bathroom with multijet shower, designer wash basin unit, toilet and bidet. Bedroom 2 has an en-suite bathroom with wash basin, shower unit and toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot , plus an additional travel cot
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single beds
    Bedroom 3 - kingsize bed
    Bedroom 2 - kingsize bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king (UK size) bed, en suite. Bedroom 2 with king (UK size) bed ground floor, en suite. Bedroom 3 with king (UK size). Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds. Double sofa bed-lounge All beds have high quality mattresses. single inflatable bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Central heating. Wi-Fi, 3 hairdryers supplied. To accommodate babies/toddlers, we have a wooden cot, cordless baby listening monitors, high chair, booster dining seat for toddlers,umbrella-fold light weight buggy, stair gate, Avent steam steriliser and electric hand blender if you wish to make your own baby food. Baby-sitting service available. Outside: Large sized 48 sq.m. L-shaped private heated swimming pool with water feature, pool lighting and poolside shower. Garden areas, patio with barbecue, outdoor table seating 8 and 8 sun loungers, Patio umbrella's, Pool inflatables. Central balcony has table and seating for 6 and stunning views. Outdoor rattan sofa/chairs coffee table, New garden hammock (2015) Utility Room: Contains central heating boiler, washing machine and tumble dryer. Iron and Ironing board.Steam steriliser, baby monitor, First Aid kit provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is made from the finest Egyptian cotton. House and pool/beach towels provided. Cleaning and laundry before and after your visit. If additional maid services are required during your stay this can be arranged at additional cost. Other: Garage/play area has table tennis table, bats, magnetic darts, games etc. Beach equipment provided, surf bodyboards, wind breaks etc.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Detached Villa With Delightful Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

What a find!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this lovely villa at the end of June, everything was just right. Everything was exactly as described, Maria was waiting to greet us and showed us how everything worked, she was always on hand if we needed any help. Colin sent us lots of very useful information about the local area, which was invaluable. Lots of places visit within 30-40 minutes drive, great beaches and good restaurants close by. Will recommend this lovely house to friends and family, perfect for peaceful break.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely views, very quiet

  • 5 of 5

A big villa with great views especially from the balcony. The pool is large and well worth getting it heated. The driveway entrance is pretty steep and the downstairs door didn't function as a door when we stayed. The pool heating broke down and we didn't have the extra set of house and gate keys- both were sorted within 2 days by the owners. The use of the sat nav was helpful and a nice touch. The rooms were large and nicely done out. The table tennis was a good idea too. The Local area was great. Very very quiet but there was enough to do with a hire car. We loved the Eden garden, Lisbon, obidos. The local restaurants are both good too! Easy access from motorway and some local shops only a 10 min drive away. The owners respond quickly and are helpful. The brochure in the house was useful wth ideas to do although we didn't find the local shop at all. We were happy with the local cat coming to see us but it was on the scrounge for food a lot so beware if your not a cat person! The BBQ was good outside but would have been better if it was in a different place so you could socialise outdoors easier. Lots of useful things in the kitchen and pool floats/chairs were provided by the owners so you had everything you needed. A lovely stay overall, we were very happy!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Natalie Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The additional comments are very useful as we are keen to ensure everything is perfect for future guests. Sorry about the pool heating issue. We had a power surge which caused the safety trip to operate. Fortunately a rare occurrence and quickly resolved. The front door seems to be working fine. I think there may have been some confusion with the locking mechanism. We will add a note in the house file to assist future guests. The cat is a new visitor. A cute friendly little thing that a previous guest fed, thus encouraging him to return. I will try to discourage future guests from feeding him since, as you say, cats are not to everyones taste. I'm sure he will stop coming without encouragement. The village shop is next to the cafe / bar and close to the post office 400m away and is generally open. We may need to make our directions clearer. Perhaps it was closed when you were trying to find it. Anyway hopefully not a major problem. Hope we can accommodate you again in the future. All the best Colin & Karen
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely Villa in a quiet location, but with Bombarral about five minutes away for shops etc. Obidos and Caldas nearby so no need to venture far, especially if the weather is nice- just stay at home and enjoy the pool.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A pleasure to accommodate. Glad you enjoyed your stay kind regards Colin
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Spacious, quiet and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of 3 couples who go for an Autumn break every year, we're past the beach bum stage and are looking for interesting things to see and visit with the bonus of a little bit of sun. This year we hit gold!

A spacious well equipped home with a high quality feel on the edge of the village, a big plus because it's within walking distance of a bar and restaurants.

The rooms are enormous with very comfortable beds and plenty of cupboard space for belongings.

The lounge is a relaxing space with sofas and a large TV, there are also games, books and DVD's if you are looking for extra entertainment (plus some sort of game system in the garage).

There is a small terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside. A really nice place to share an aperitif in the evening.

The heated pool was a pleasure - not bath temperature but easy to slip into before breakfast and after a day of sightseeing.

We had a great week.

Communication with the owners was easy and straight forward, we borrowed their sat. nav which meant there was no problem in finding the villa or the local attractions. The house was clean and ready for our arrival, lots of little bits and pieces in the kitchen cupboards as well as the necessary basics of milk, bread, wine & coffee (marvellous coffee machine!)

The garage has lots of extra kit in it, ping pong table, exercise bike, beach umbrellas and lots of equipment for young families - we didn't use any of it but can imagine it would be very handy if you had children.

A week really wasn't long enough in this lovely home or to fully explore the surroundings - we were out and about every day and would have loved to spend more time 'at home' but just didn't have the time!

We would happily recommend this property to our friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Villa to Experience Beautiful Portugal

  • 5 of 5

The villa is perfectly located to experience both the splendor of historical sites such as Obidos, Lisbon and Sintra but also the more authentic 'real' Portugal of rolling green vineyards, small villages (with unique traditions) and friendly people. The villa itself has a lovely pool and great bedrooms decorated beautifully. You get the feeling the owners really want you to enjoy your holiday as they provide you with a wealth of great information on attractions, local restaurants, walks, etc. The villa is also well stocked including books, dvds, games, XBox, beach equipment, internet, amazing coffee machine, ironing board, almost everything! It is highly recommended to make the most of the lovely walks available around the villa and local area as it really is a gorgeous place. We particularly enjoyed Obidos town and Obidos lagoon which we went to a number of times. This villa is highly recommended, we thoroughly enjoyed it! (Stayed Sept 2016).

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ian, Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review and for taking good care of our house, it really is appreciated. We do hope we can accommodate you again in the future. best wishes Colin & Karen
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Lovely villa in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely villa. It is very comfortable with large airy rooms. The views from the balcony are memorable. The pool is a welcome diversion for children and adults alike and was well used by those in our party. We also opted for heating which is recommended.

Despite speaking no Portuguese we found communication no problem and everyone we met was friendly and helpful. Bombarall has all the facilities needed for a holiday stay and the supermarkets are excellent. Obidos is a must see and the Buddha Eden garden also worth visiting. A bonus are the local wines are delicious and cheap.

We would certainly recommend the Silver Coast and this villa

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

For foodies there is the Obidos International Annual Chocolate Festival 16th April to 3rd May Thursday to Sunday and plenty of excellent local wineries if wine tours appeal. Sports available locally include Golf, Horse Riding, Sailing, Diving, Karting, Surfing and Kite Surfing with instruction if required. Obidos Medieval Fair on during July and early August. Óbidos will travel back and time and recreate the customs and spirit of medieval Europe. Flowing vibrant banners and heraldic flags, wizards, jugglers, court jesters, wandering minstrels, musicians and mimes provide the merriment.


20 mins to Obidos Lagoon. 20 minutes drive to beach at Foz Do Arelho. Baleal and Peniche surfing beaches 25mins. Many more beaches within 30 minutes drive. Great surfing beaches and safe bays for young children.


The villa is 75km from Lisbon Airport (50 mins travelling time). UK Flights to Lisbon from:

Manchester, TAP or Ryanair

Edinburgh, Liverpool, Luton, Gatwick or Bristol - Easy Jet.

London Heathrow - British Airways.

Dublin - Aer Lingus

Car hire essential.


400m walk to a small grocery shop, cafe/tapas bar and post office with free internet access. 0.5km walk to good restaurant. 1.5km drive to one of the best restaurants in the region. 10 minutes drive to Obidos Castle and walled town and many good restaurants. 20-30 mins from a great selection of beaches. Excellent Vineyards and wineries within 5km. 30mins from the Alcobaca monastery. 25 mins to water park. 40 mins to Mafra Palace. 55 mins to Sintra - beautiful historic town. 55 mins to Lisbon cen

Further Details:

Beautiful park and vineyard of Loridos 5mins away. Great surfing beaches nearby at Baleal & Peniche. Horse riding available locally. There are many historic monasteries and castles in the area. 4 mins to the excellent Mae d'Agua restaurant. There are many other good fish restaurants, an excellent Italian and Thai nearby. Nearest supermarket 10 minutes drive. Lisbon has many interesting historic buildings including a superb Cathedral, The largest aquarium in Europe next to a cable car ride and viewing tower. Saint George's Castle (Some parts dating back to 6th century) provides spectacular views over the city. In mid July Obidos hosts a fabulous Medieval festival. At the same time Bombarral hosts their annual wine festival. You can sample wine form all the regional producers if you have the staying power and a taxi home. In February, Obidos hosts a week long international chocolate festival attracting 200,000 visitors annually. A chocoholics dream and features a raft of events for chocolate-lovers of all ages. Aside from the judging of such mouth-watering competitions as the International Chocolate Recipe and the International Chocolatier of the Year contests, visitors can also see some incredible chocolate sculptures that really need to be seen to be believed.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Carvalhal, Silver Coast - Leiria Region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer Peak 2017
7 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nightly Rate
24 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late 2017
2 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Season 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Spring 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nightly Rate
26 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Spring 2018
27 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer Peak 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late 2018
30 Sep 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
No smoking inside the house please. No pets. Bookings can be made in British pound or Euro as preferred.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day Friday / Saturday. We will be flexible where possible, particularly outside peak holiday periods. Friday flights often cheaper than Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Friday is our normal changeover day. We will try to be flexible where possible.
Fortnight bookings include a mid stay light clean and linen change. Additional cleaning available at extra cost.
Rates apply to parties up to 8. Additional guests at £50 extra per person per week.
Free WIFI is provided.
Pool heating available at £10 per day
Please email with requests for short breaks or longer lets.

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.
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