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House Overlooking the Ocean



Updated: 16-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

4 bedroom,3 bathroom house close to beach

This century-old restored house is located at the end of the village at the end of a cobblestone lane. From the private garden and every room of the house there are wonderful views of countryside and sea. In the summer, the sun sets magnificently into the ocean right in front of the house and garden. There is no traffic or village noise to disturb the peace. The fully equipped kitchen with slate flooring and stone counter top is full of light, as is the living/dining area which has patio doors leading out to the garden. The master bedroom with ensuite bathroom offers a more panoramic view of sea and village from the veranda. There is central heating throughout the house which works off a furnace. Additional heat can be provided from the wood-burning fireplace in the living room which also heats the radiators.

The nearest beach, Praia d’Adraga, is just a short walk away and is just one in a series of sandy beaches along this coast.

There are many sports acitivities in the area: swimming pools,tennis,horseback riding, surfing,windsurfing, golf

We offer special rate for last minute booking.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Portuguese, Italian
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About The Owner

I am a Canadian and have been living in Portugal for the past 25 years.

My husband and I live on a farm in the Alentejo with our dogs and horses.

The Owner purchased this house in 1992

5 Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

just a fantastic stay in an incredible property in a wonderful location. The house is simply beautiful - set in a village with everything you need so close to incredible beaches, Sintra and Lisbon. We had a fantastic stay and didnt want to go home! Will be coming again im sure! thank you Emma & Ben Blackman.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bournemouth, UK

Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is located on the edge of Almocageme, a pitoresque village in the Sintra region. The village has an excellent choice of small shops, butchers, a local market with fresh fish and vegetables, and several cafes and restaurants with good food. A particular highlight is the ice cream shop on Rua da Praia da Agrada, which sells probably the best ice cream we have had.

The house itself has all the equipment one would want to wish for, from kitchen tools, dishwashers, washing machine, dryer to beach towels and a barbecue in the garden. The fews from the rooms and from the garden - overlooking the valley stretching towards Praia da Agrade - are fabulous. The rooms are spacious, as is the ground floor living/dining room and kitchen. We did not meet Candace, the owner, but communication with her was excellent and we would highly recommend this for a family holiday in one of the most scenic and historic regions of Europe.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House in Charming village of Almoçageme

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and some friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the charming village of Almoçageme. The house was clean and spacious with a beautiful open kitchen, large dining area and a generous living room with a cozy fireplace. It was a wonderful place for us all to relax, cook a meal, and have a drink after a long day exploring Portugal. As we were there in the late summer, we spent a lot of time outside in the large garden overlooking a luscious green valley that rolled down to the blue Atlantic. It’s was the most perfect spot for a BBQ and to watch the magnificent sunset over dinner an drinks.

The house could not be more perfectly located. It was only a few minutes’ walk to the quaint village square where the friendly elders gather and here we found a fish monger, a couple of small grocery stores, delightful family owned restaurants, and pleasant cafés. The spectacular Adraga Beach is about a twenty minute walk down the hill from the house, or a three minute drive, and was an excellent place to wander, tan, swim and listen to the crashing waves. We also spent took a couple of days trips to fully explore the Unesco World Heritage–listed centre, Sintra-Vila, a fifteen minute drive away. With its rolling mountains surrounded by luscious forests, exotic gardens and glittering palaces, it exudes the magical atmosphere found in fairy-tales.

While in Sinta, do not forget to taste the delicious travesseiros at a café called Piriquita in the Old Villa.

I would highly recommended it. We loved our stay there and we will definitely be returning with our soon to be born son. I would highly recommended it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Traumhaus mit unverbautem Meeresblick

  • 5 of 5

Wundervoll eingerichtetes Haus mit Garten und Grillplatz hoch über dem Meer. Schöne Wanderwege zu den nahe gelegenen Stränden Praia Andraga und Praia da Ursa, sowie rund um das Cabo da Roca. Sehr gute Erreichbarkeit mit dem Bus ab Sintra.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Séjour agréable, au calme, avec tout le confort // Pleasant stay, quiet, with all comfort

  • 5 of 5

Très bon sentiment général de notre séjour.

D'abord la maison, confortable même à 7, vue sur mer même dans toutes les chambres, au calme, bonne literie, pas de problème d'eau chaude pour les 3 salles de bain.

A 2 kms de la plage

Village très vivant, où on trouve de tout.

Beaucoup de choses à visiter. Lisbonne bien-sûr, mais aussi Sintra, Nazaré, Obidos, Fatima et Marinha do Porto.

Seul bémol, la taille de la télé et la voiture garée à 50m

Very good general sense of it.

First the house comfortable even for 7, sea views even in all rooms, quiet, comfortable bed, no hot water problem for the 3 bathrooms.

A 2 kms from the beach

lively village, where you can find anything.

Lots to visit. Lisbon of course, but also Sintra, Nazaré, Obidos, Fatima and Marinha do Porto.

Only downside, the size of the TV and the car parked at 50m

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 200 Metres Nearest Golf : Estoril at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sintra or Cascais at 15 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : IC 19 from Sintra/ A5 from Cascais at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Praia da Adraga at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended


The closest beach, Praia da Adraga is a 10/15 minute walk.

The next beach over, Praia Grande, is a long expanse of sandy beach and is a 10 minute drive. There are many beaches close by.


Lisbon is about 35 km. Car hire is not essential, but is very convenient. There is a bus service from Almoçageme to Sintra, Cascais and other villages.


Sintra with its many places of historical interest (it is a World Heritage Site) is a 15 minute drive. Cascais, which is more of a resort town, and has beaches and a marina, is a 25 minute drive. There are many small town and Roman sites in the area.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1 up to 4 guests
16 Sep 2016 - 14 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
summer season 2017
15 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to hold booking. The full amount to be paid 1 month before arrival.
Special low season rates: We have one rate for up to 4 guests, and a different rate for over 4 guests. Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Check in: after 4 pm. Check out: 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Euros.
Special rates for longer than 2 week rental periods.
Special winter rates: 16.09.15-15.06.15: 1-2 guests 350€ per week
3-4 guests 590€ per week
30% deposit to hold reservation. Balance to be paid 1 month before entry.
All payments by bank transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The ensuite bathroom has bath/shower, bidet,wc The 2 other bathrooms have shower, wc


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with 2 singles. There is wood flooring throughout


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome


  • Outside: The garden area is completely private with BBQ area. Outdoor table, chairs and lounge chairs are provided. Utility Room: Washer, dryer, iron, ironing board and outside clothes line. Towels / Linen / This is a self-catering house with towels, including beach towels and linen supplied.

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