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Detached House with Shared Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Nov-2016
House in Sao Martinho do Porto, Silver Coast, Portugal - On Small Private Condomium, 5 mins Walk to the Beach

This stunning newly built house is in the unspoilt, peaceful village of Salir do Porto, just 5 minutes walk from the beach and the famous Salir sand dunes. Only 3 minutes drive from the lovely resort of Sao Martinho do Porto, with its crescent shaped bay. The house is in enclosed grounds with a shared swimming pool. The house is on a small condominium of 7 houses with a shared 10x4m pool.

It has 4 large bedrooms on the first floor and also a separate playroom with sofa bed, which can be used as a 5th bedroom. Part of the basement has been converted into a games room with pool table, table tennis, darts and table football, plenty to keep older kids happy for hours! Fixed internet so free WiFi for all.

There are several traditional Portuguese restaurants within 5/10 minutes walk of the house and many more in Sao Martinho at the other end of the bay....a 5 minute drive or a 25 minute saunter along the boardwalk.

The area has so much to offer with the beautiful walled city of Obidos just 15 minutes away, 3 top quality golf courses within 40 minutes drive, lovely seaside resorts, 2 waterparks and plenty of opportunity for walking, climbing, water sports. The list is endless.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Tony and I (Deb) have a freight forwarding business in the UK. We decided to buy a house abroad and chose Portugal's Silver Coast as it is relatively unspoiled and not commercialised. We chose Sao Martinho/Salir as its very safe bathing for kids, we have a girl, now 14 and boy, now 12. The people are lovely, the food & drink are cheap and the sun shines a lot...what's not to like?

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful house and wonderful place. The house has all we wanted for a young family and more besides. Marie and Paul Ryan, Worcs.



We had a great holiday, I know my mom enjoyed it as she cried when we left! The Thomas's, Alrewas, Staffs.
Mar 2009
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4 Reviews

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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Very spacious property, all sports, beach & other equipment there, even a bike to go birdwatching!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Plenty of space for everyone to do their own thing and also to get together. Great terrace and seating with view to the pool. Even a blow up turtle to keep you company there! There was an ongoing table tennis challenge during our stay, barbeques, eating indoors on a cold evening, and a well equipped kitchen.

Lots to do in the area we enjoyed surfing, windsurfing, swimming, jumping waves, sand dune surfing, eating out, a local festival, old towns, museum and birdwatching.

Would totally recommend the house.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely spacious house. Great for families

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious house which easily accommodated our two families. Teenagers loved the games room and we all enjoyed the swimming pool. Great book of ideas and suggestions. Too much to fit into a week! Beach was so close we could go back to collect forgotten items. Safe lagoon for children and adults to play in but not too far from the surf beach for more excitement. Had planned to eat in but close proximity of some great inexpensive restaurants meant we only lit the bbq once. The 48 flavours ice cream shop, where you bought by weight, was an instant hit with us all. Highly recommend as a base to explore the Lisbon coast. We will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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FAB! Been a few times & have booked again

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious house, clean with all mod cons & everything needed for a pleasant stay for a family. We were usually the only people in the shared pool. There is a playroom with many games & toys in. There is a basement with washer/dryer & games room with table tennis & darts. Owners checked in with us to make sure everything was ok. A fab place to stay & a great base to explore the area. Loved it

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

The house and setting was fantastic, great for 2 families sharing a holiday. It was spacious, clean and well maintained and would definitely recommend it. Everything you might want or need was there. Some great local restaurants within walking distance. Local town was great but also well located for trips to Lisbon and Obidos. Lovely pool area and terrace. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
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Location

From the Owner

The house is spacious but we have tried to make it homely too. I thought of all the things I have liked when I stayed in holiday places and made sure we had them, e.g lots of games, DVDs etc. Although there are 7 houses in total on the condominium, only 3 are rented out so the pool is not used very much by other people. We are usually the only ones in it when we are there. Salir has a lovely village feel and there are some great restaurants within walking distance. Sao Martinho is a little busier and has many more to choose from. The beach down the road is great for kids and there are also great beaches, with and without big waves at Foz d'Arelho and Peniche. There's also the walled city at Obidos, Portugals 2nd most visited tourist attraction, 15 minutes away. It's only just over an hout to Lisbon too if you want a change of scene and about an hour and a half to Sintra with its gorgeous palaces.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Lua de Pedra at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Royal Obidos at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Nacer de Sol at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Salir do Porto at 500 Miles Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The beach at Salir and Sao Martinho is actually all part of the same crescent shaped bay. The nearest beach is a 5 minute walk from the house. Here you will find the 50m high sand dune, climb if you dare! At high tide you can bathe right there at the estuary or cross the bridge onto the boardwalk. A short 5 minute walk will bring you to the beach proper which stretches all the way around to Sao Martinho. The beach is safe for young children, no big waves and shallow for a long way out.

Travel:

Salir do Porto is about an hour's drive from Lisbon airport which is serviced by Easyjet, BMI Baby, TAP and BA. It's a very easy journey along a very quiet motorway, toll charges are about 5 euros. Ryanair and Flybe offer cheap flights to Porto, which is a 2.5 hour drive. Busy when you go through Porto itself but empty motorways all the way after that, toll charges are about 13 euros. We can recommend meet and greet car hire at both airports or arrange a transfer if required.

Distances:

Salir is well situated for many places to visit. The nearest town is Caldas da Rainha 20 min drive with a lovely wooded park. Obidos, the 2nd most visited place in Portugal, is 15 mins drive away. The quaint seaside resort of Nazare is 15 mins by car, it has a water park for the kids! Further afield there are Alcobaca and Batalha with their monasteries, Fatima, the caves at Mira d'Aire and the Belengas Island off Peniche...to name but a few.

Further Details:

Salir do Porto has a small supermarket, ATM and free internet access in the village. Tennis courts, 2 minutes away, can be booked at the community centre and there is a brand new open air swimming pool 3 mintues walk from the house.

There are also several restaurants and cafes within 10 mins walk or less. It also has a brand new huge open air swimming pool which is 3 minutes walk from the house.

Sao Martinho is right on your doorstep has a lovely seafront with shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and ice cream parlours... so many places to choose from, you are bound to put on weight!

There are lots of activities local to the house. Walking on in the hills above Salir, surfing, paragliding, horse riding, mountain climbing, cycling, indoor swimming pool and bowling alley in Caldas da Rainha. We have provided details and contact numbers for as many activities as possible.

However if you want a restful holiday you have a large terrace on which to relax with a great view of the pool so you don't even need to move to supervise the kids!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn/Winter 2016
4 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£770
for 5 nights
From
£150
£720
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2016
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£620
for 3 nights
From
£200
£920
 
 
Winter/Spring/Early Summe 2017
8 Jan 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£470
for 3 nights
From
£150
£720
 
 
School Holidays 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£920
for 7 nights
£920
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£770
for 5 nights
From
£150
£720
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £350
pr1ces for 6, extra pers £20

Booking Notes:
Please contact us to book and discuss any further requirements you may have. A deposit of 20% is required on booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before your holiday. We also ask for a refundable security deposit of £300, which will be returned at the end of your holiday. Cancellation Refunds: Over 8 weeks before - no refund of deposit. 4-6 weeks before 50% of cost refunded, 0-4 weeks before 25% of cost refunded. Under special circumstances we may decide to give a total refund.

Changeover Day:
We will be flexible with changeovers as flights can differ in price on days other than Saturday. In peak season we would prefer Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Out of season we will happily look at other days. Check in after 4pm, check out before 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in pounds per week and are based on 6 sharing. For larger groups we charge an extra £15 per person per stay (aged 2 or over). This is purely to cover extra laundry costs. We do not charge extra for half term or Easter holidays. Short breaks are available term time only. Please contact us for prices.

Owner'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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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Ground floor bathroom with large walk in shower, WC and bidet. Main bathroom with bath/shower over, WC and bidet. En-suite bathroom to rear double bedroom with shower, WC and bidet.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms + sofa bed +extra bed) Notes on bedrooms: First Floor Bedroom 1 with king size bed, hairdryer & straighteners. Bedroom 2 with twin beds plus good quality put-me-up bed. Bedroom 3 with double bed & en-suite. Bedroom 4 with twin beds & cot. Ground Floor Bedroom 5/playroom with double sofabed.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: This is a very spacious, light and airy house with enough room for the largest family or group of friends. It is very child friendly with stair gates provided for all stairs. The pool is open but the terrace is completely walled so safe for little ones. The terrace is in the sun all day and is sheltered from any wind. The bedrooms are all large and have lots of storage space. In addition to the 2 double beds, 4 twin beds & sofa bed there is a also a put-me-up bed and a fold out chair bed, suitable for a child. We also have a wooden cot and a travel cot for babies. There is also central heating for the winter months. An allowance of £50 per week for heating is included in your rental, any additional cost to be met by the client. We operate a non-smoking policy in the house please. We have fixed internet so unlimited WiFi available. Outside: The condominium has shared gardens and is totally enclosed with access through a gate and electrically operated double gates for cars. The house has its own ground at the rear and a large grassed area to the side. The pool is shared by 7 houses. The pool is open from the beginning of April until the end of September. There is a paved area around the pool should you wish to move sun loungers closer to the pool although it can be seen clearly from the terrace of the house. We have a table seating 10 with 6 chairs and 4 stools all with cushions and 6 sun loungers. There is an over table parasol as the sun is on the terrace all day until the evening so you might need some shade while eating! We also have a brick barbeque so that the men can do some of the cooking! Utility Room: Washing machine and storage cupboard with parasols, beach toys, tennis rackets, football etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are provided for your stay (although not beach towels). Cleaning of the house before and after your stay is included in the rental price. For 2 week stays cleaning and change of bed linen can be arranged at a cost of 50 euros. Other: On ground floor is a large room with double sofa bed and a fold out bed for a child this can be used as a 5th bedroom or as a playroom. The basement has parking for 2 cars and also a games room with table tennis, darts, table football and a pool table..

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