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Luxuriously Furnished 3 Bed Villa with Spectacular Views Pool & Spacious Terrace

Overview

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Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Villa in A-dos-Negros, Obidos, Silver Coast, Portugal - Peaceful Location, Lovely Village, Short Distance To Obidos Or Beaches

Villa Arnoia Fraccao M is a Luxuriously furnished villa/house with a shared pool & spectacular views. This modern Villa on two floors has 3 bedrooms & sleeps 6 plus a travel cot is available if required, it has 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite) plus a separate W.C. which is downstairs. The swimming pool is shared by a small condominium of 11 houses, and though we cannot guarantee this, it is often unoccupied by others. The lounge has seating for six with a Flat Screen TV, DVD player and a pellet burner for cooler months. There are great views to the terrace and the rear of the property overlooking the valley. It also has a spacious dining area with a large extending dining table and seating for six. WiFi internet is available. The terrace is large and spacious with a good sized table, seating for six so you can dine alfresco if you wish, six sunbeds and spectacular views to the rear over the valley & with the Obidos dam visible to the right. It receives the sun all day. Two parasols provide shade. A table barbecue is available for a small amount of cooking plus a larger barbeque is also provided.

The kitchen is fully equipped for a group or a family & there’s also a small table in the kitchen with two chairs. Picnic equipment is available for going out for the day. In the basement there’s a Bar Football and more sunbeds for the poolside.

The main bedroom is en-suite and has a queen sized bed. The two twin bedrooms share another bathroom which contains a bath, bidet, W.C. and shower over the bath.

The village is quiet with Spectacular Vistas Of fields & Countryside. It is a peaceful Location with 2 Café-bars & village store. By car (recommended) it is a short drive to Obidos, Foz Do Arelho beaches and to the local supermarkets in either Obidos or Caldas da Rainha.

Portugal's Silver Coast is still relatively unknown; perfect for relaxing and exploring. The coastline has miles of rugged coastline, small sandy bays and historic medieval towns to discover. Activities to suit everyone from Horse Riding to surfing can be found nearby. There are many places to see such as the wonderful old town of Obidos, many beaches, & several market towns. Caldas da Rainha has a market in the square everyday that sells fresh flowers & fruit etc. Alcobaca the monastery town is an easy drive. We would recommend visiting Lisbon via bus as it is inexpensive, buses leave Bombarral or Caldas nearly every hour and this means you don’t have to look for parking in Lisbon.

For wine fans there are many vineyards in the area and wine is inexpensive. The Sanguinhal & Cortem vineyards carry out tours with tastings, which are bookable by phone.

There are beaches for all requirements whether it be children bathing, surfing or other water sports such as kite boarding or sailing and tuition is available in the area.

For golf lovers we have several golf courses including the Royal Obidos, Bom Successo & Praia del Rey all a short drive away.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a couple who, while still working, decided we would like to save up & purchase a holiday home somewhere sunnier than the UK but in a place accessible by road as well as air. We chose the Silver Coast because they have maintained a real Portuguese culture. We are now retired (early) and trying to spend more time in Portugal but as we have commitments in the UK too, we are happy to advertise our house for rental when we cannot be there.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Villa Arnoia a perfect location - 5 Stars" - May 2013

We found Villa Arnoia a perfect central Portugal location for our vacation. The villa was immaculate and in like new condition. The kitchen was modern and fully equipped and spacious. The living/dining room and patio area were spacious enough to easily accommodate the 6 adults staying there. The bedrooms were clean and bright and the three bathrooms, two showers meant there was no competition for facilities. The weather was a bit cool and rainy when we were there but the Villa was warm and cosy - particularly with the wood pellet stove. The area surrounding A Dos Negros has lots to do and see, all within easy driving distances. Obidos is particularly interesting. I wouldn't hesitate for a second to recommend this place to anyone, it was a great experience and all 6 of us appreciate that it was more than we expected. Sue was great throughout all our communications and was very concerned that our time at her place was a perfect as possible. All the finances worked out according to our expectations and Sue was a delight to deal with in all aspects. Thanks very much - Herb.

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Looking Forward to our next visit - 5 stars - September 2013.

My 4 friends and I stayed at the Villa Arnoia, in September 2013. The closest town is the historic, bustling market town of Obidos which is packed with historical charm and only a five minute drive away. There are some delightful circular walks from the property and plenty to see and do just a short car drive away. The bright, stylishly furnished property is situated in the elevated small village of A dos Negros. Close by is a village store and three local bars. It has magnificent panoramic views from the rear lounge, bedrooms and patio and a shared swimming pool on the lower level. The pool is next to the villa and the week we were there no one else used it so felt like our own private pool. The villa is well proportioned and with an en-suite bathroom, family bathroom and downstairs toilet, we never had to queue! The balcony is large and the kitchen is well equipped, the coffee maker being a fun addition. We would highly recommend the Villa, Sue and Alan are extremely helpful owners and did everything possible to make our stay as enjoyable as possible, so much so we are booking again for this year. Chris

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Thank you very much for the possibility to stay at your house in Portugal. It was wonderful, even more lux than we had thought. The weather was good, too. Not too hot. We enjoyed the week very much. Tiina 07/02/11

We have had a lovely week in Villa Arnoia The house is very comfortable and very well fitted. We have discovered a beautiful country... Our children are very happy too. Regards,Marie-Anne & Michel 08/01/09



We're just sending this little e-mail to let you know we really enjoyed our stay at your wonderful holiday house. The beautiful surroundings, the weather, the lovely food and wine, it was all great. Kind Regards, Samuel & Miek 07/25/09
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7 Reviews

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5

Holidays in Portugal !

  • 5 of 5

the villa Arnoia is a very confortable house, well placed and very quiet.

decoration is beautiful ! and for our family it's seems to be our home !!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our holiday home. So pleased you found the house comfortable & like how it is presented. We agree with you that the location is very lovely & we find it good to be away from the busier areas, so we can relax, and yet just a few minutes drive from many beautiful places such as Obidos & the wonderful beaches that make up the Silver Coast. You are welcome back anytime. Alan & Sue.
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5

Parfait !

  • 5 of 5

Maison "avec une âme", super équipée, spacieuse, moderne et propre.

Idéale pour passer des vacances calmes en tout confort.

Un grand merci à Sue et Alan (les propriétaires) qui nous ont communiqué un maximum d'informations pour que notre arrivée et nos vacances se passent bien.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes tellement heureux que vous ayez apprécié votre voyage de vacances et de trouver notre maison de vacances, bien équipé, propre, confortable et "avec une âme". Nous essayons de fournir ainsi aux exigences des invités. Nous apprécions également beaucoup que vous preniez le temps d'écrire cette critique et nous espérons qu'elle donnera confiance aux autres clients potentiels. Nous espérons que vous reviendrez à cette partie du Portugal à nouveau. ---------------------Translation---------------------------------- We are so glad you have enjoyed your holiday vacation and find our holiday home , well equipped, clean, comfortable and "with soul". We do try to provide well for guests requirements. We also very much appreciate you taking the time to write this review and hope it will give confidence to other prospective guests. We do hope you will come back to this part of Portugal again.
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Macclesfield, England
5

Our holiday on the silver coast

  • 5 of 5

We all really enjoyed it and had a great time. The weather was really good, a little bit cloudy along the coast on some days but it usually lifted by lunch and then was great. We generally split our time between Praia D’el Rei , Baleal and Obidos and had a nice trip down to Sintra, but also spent time in the pool. Our daughter is having swimming lessons at the minute so being in the pool has given her loads of extra confidence!

We found a big shopping precinct in Caldas da Rainha (10 mins by car) which is pretty good, with a foodhall at the top and a little cinema.

Many thanks for letting us stay at the villa. Everything was as it was last time and we all thoroughly enjoyed it!

The facilities in the villa are first class. It's like home from home! Everything was spotless and everything provided for.There's nothing better than sitting on the balcony in the evening with a nice cold beer watching the sun set.

This was our 3rd time here and we've enjoyed it just as much as the last times!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, we are really pleased you all enjoyed your holiday. So glad everything was as you wished, we aim to keep it that way. You are all welcome back anytime. We also love relaxing on the terrace watching the sun set, but my favourite tipple is a glass of locally produced Portuguese wine from the Estramadura region.
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5

Very pleasant holiday in a lovely house

  • 5 of 5

Everything is perfect in this wonderful holiday house. The villa is very close to many beautiful places as Obidos town, Obidos Lagon (great place for windsurfing), Peniche and only one hour from Lisboa

We loved the terrace with the beautiful view and our suns (9 and 5) appreciated a lot the swimming pool!

Sue and Alan are very kind and have taken all our needs into consideration. Phone calls by Sue before and during the stay to be sure everything is okay.

Ready to come again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Annabelle and Family We would like to thank you for your lovely review. The work of constantly improving the villa, and especially the service, is something we believe is very important, but it is truly gratifying to find it is appreciated. I do sincerely hope you come again to these parts - As you rightly point out, there are many beautiful places to see and things to do in the Silver Coast area. Glad you had a safe journey back to France. You are always welcome.
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caerphilly
5

Superb Villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is superb with all creature comforts catered for. The place was spotlessly clean and top quality furnishings and very roomy. All modern new appliances made for a relaxing break. The location was in the middle of a small village perfect for relaxing. However, some may find it too remote but it was just what we wanted. A car is essential if you want to go off and visit beaches etc.

There is a local bar approx 50 to 80 yards away with relaxed atmosphere and cheap beers with the locals. However, if you want food you will need to order the day before. also small grocers and pharmacy in the village. However many restaurants within five minutes drive.

Also booking with owners was easy and stress free with good communication.

Negative points are minor. 1 the traffic was a little noisy in the mornings as the villa is near to the road, however, this was only for a short time as people left for work etc. 2. Lots of dogs barked all night from surrounding properties, However, after a night or two I didn't notice but they did keep my wife awake a couple of times. if you have been to rural Spain for example, its a pretty similar though.

Stayed with three teenagers and we had great time

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Comfort & cleanliness are very important to us & we aim to provide a touch of luxury on top. We also find the quiet peacefulness of the village just what we want as well as the beautiful views. As you say there are many restaurants & the beautiful medieval town of Obidos just 5 minutes drive away & many beaches just a few minutes further. I am sorry if the Portuguese barking dogs kept you awake a couple of times, however throughout Portugal it is a sound that you will hear & is of course out of our control. We are so glad you had a great time & you are always welcome. Sue & Alan.
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Cheshire, UK.
5

A perfect holiday retreat.

  • 5 of 5

On arrrival at the villa in September with our daughter and family it was like returning home as we had previously spent a wonderful week there in May. The write up on the property is completely accurate. It is home from home - extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished. The owners have taken all your needs into consideration including lots of information and recommendations on taxi's, restaurants, supermarkets, and places of interest which we found very useful. Our favourite place was relaxing on the terrace and enjoying the stunning view. The pool was spotless, and our grandaughter loved to go downstairs, as she called it, to her little park (swings etc ). There are several local beaches which are very good for children as well as adults. Visiting the ancient walled town of Obidos is a must. Our age group of 2 to 63 years have all been very happy here. We have no hesitation in recommending this property to other people. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you & your family enjoyed your stay. We aim to provide everything people need for a wonderful holiday including a touch of luxury & comfort in the furnishings & as much information on the surrounding area as possible to cater for all requirements. Customer service is very important to us. This is a beautiful area of Portugal with something for almost everyone, active or otherwise. You are welcome back anytime.
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Location

From the Owner

We found the village by accident while driving away from the beautiful medieval walled town of Obidos. We were attracted to the beautiful views of the surrounding area including the Obidos dam, the quality of the build of our house & the relaxing nature of the village. We love it's close proximity to Obidos, the beaches of the Silver Coast & the market town of Caldas da Rainha. We also like how peaceful it is even though there is easy access to Lisbon. We have been pleasantly gratified by how kind and friendly the people in the village and nearby are and have met many people both Portuguese natives and ex-pats.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : A dos Negros at 100 Metres Nearest Train : Caldas da Rainha at 6.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A8 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Cianta Creative at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Foz do Arelho at 15 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Walking & Surfing are common holiday activities in the area. This Villa is in a fine residential village with a Bar/Cafe, local store & pharmacy. The Silver Coast has many unspoilt beaches within easy access. Obidos lagoon at Foz do Arelho & Bom Successo & Peniche are popular for sailing, fishing surfing & safe bathing for children. Foz do Arelho, with water sports, many bars and restaurants is 17km/10.5 miles away, Sao Martinho 28km/17.4 miles is a beautiful beach, safe for children. Nazare 40km/25 miles is another old market town with a lovely beach. Sea front parking is available at most beaches. Obidos 6km/3.7miles away is a beautiful medieval walled town with many shops cafes & restaurants. Caldas da Rainha is a lovely market town selling fresh produce & flowers each day. Golf courses are all nearby. In summary our villa provides a lovely holiday for all whether wanting a quiet relaxing retreat, walking holiday, beach holiday, Obidos or Lisbon, which is easily reached by bus.

Coast/Beach:

13 minutes drive to Foz do Arelho (9.5 miles), which is the best beach in the area for young and old alike. The lagoon has safe bathing for children plus water sports.

Peniche surfing beaches are :

Travel:

Lisbon airport - 50 minutes drive (44 miles)

Santander Ferry port 8 hrs drive (498 miles)

Oporto airport 3.5 hrs (x miles)

The nearest motorway is N8 Junction 17 (2 miles)

Lisbon airport is accessible from most UK airports such as London, Manchester, Liverpool etc.

You can get to A dos Negros via public transport but car hire is recommended.

Distances:

Bom Sucesso, Pria del Ray & Rio Major golf (7.4 miles)

Nearest restaurants, Crianta Creative - , Caldas da Rainha, nearest market town is 3.7 miles.

Obidos 6km/3.7miles away is a beautiful medieval walled town with many shops cafes & restaurants.

Buddha Eden is about 5 miles away.

Further Details:

Although we use the Supermarkets as well we find the Village store, 400 yards away, can provide almost everything we may need.

There is also a health centre and a pharmacy in the village.

A walk into Graceira, the nearby village provides a bakery, pharmacy & grocers. Supermarkets are about 3.7 miles miles away and there are cash machines at the supermarkets.

There are many restaurants within a very short drive. Cantina Creativa, Café Snack Bar & Villa Infanta being the closest ones.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn/Winter 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£496
for 7 nights
£496
 
 
Low Season
6 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Spring
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£496
for 7 nights
£496
 
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£581
for 7 nights
£581
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£581
for 7 nights
£581
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £211

Booking Notes:
Please email or phone as a first contact. To secure a booking a signed booking form & 25% deposit is required. The balance plus a refundable security deposit of 250€/£ is payable up to 8 weeks before arrival. Minimum stay is 4 nights. Price includes linen, indoor towels, utilities & heating (if required), welcome pack & travel cot & high chair if required. Prices are in Euros For price in other currencies such as £'s the price will be converted at the exchange rate on date of confirming booking.

Changeover Day:
Our "Changeover day" is flexible to ensure guests can make use of cheaper flights if required. The villa is available from 4pm on the day and must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure, to allow for cleaning between lets.

Notes on prices:
NEW REDUCED PRICES Min stay 4 nights for prices <7 nights Please call.
Prices are in €'s. For price in other currencies i.e. £'s, the price will be converted at the rate on date of confirming booking. Price includes linen, indoor towels, utilities & heating (if required), welcome pack & end of stay cleaning. To confirm booking 30% deposit is required. The balance & 250€/£ refundable security deposit is payable up to 8 wks before arrival. Payment by bank transfer,PayPal (who accept Credit Cards)

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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Facilities

From the Owner

Walking in the village and around Obidos & the area both on our own & with walking groups. Relaxing on the terrace & by the pool in the day and admiring the many stars visible in the sky while sipping a glass of wine in an evening. Chatting with the locals over a drink in the village cafes. Swimming in the pool and the sea at the beautiful Silver coast beaches. Dining in the local restaurants of Obidos, sampling the wines, from the Estramadura region, travelling & exploring the area of the Silver Coast. Visiting historical places such as the monasteries in Alcobaca, Bathala & Lisbon. We have also visited several of the local Fiestas in the area where a warm reception has been welcome. In summary we just like to relax and participate in the many pleasures the area has to offer.

Property Type

  • villa

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with large shower, WC & wash basin with cupboard under, Main bathroom has bath with shower over, WC, bidet & vanity unit. Downstairs is a Separate WC with vanity unit.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a 5 foot bed plus en-suite shower room, small balcony & travel cot if requested, bedrooms 2 & 3 are twin bedded rooms with Juliet balconies & views to the rear. Each bedroom has a wardrobe, drawers, mirror and hair dryer.

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is on two floors and the pool is next to the house but below the living floor, it can be reached via the basement. The house is suitable for young & elderly providing stairs can be negotiated. The house is non-smoking and, we apologise, but no pets are allowed. This is for the benefit of all prospective guests. Outside: The terrace is spacious & receives the sun all day. We provide six sunbeds plus a table & six chairs plus parasols for shade. From the terrace are lovely views over the valley and Obidos dam is visible to the right. A barbecue is provided for guests use on the terrace. There are six additional sunbeds in the basement for by the pool. For young children there is a separate fenced off play are containing a see-saw & swing, by the pool. The pool is well sized with both a shallow & a deep end and is shared by the condominium of eleven houses, abut 60% of which are holiday homes so not always occupied. Utility Room: Down in the basement utility room is a full sized ironing board, iron, clothes airer and a high chair if required. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Indoor towels and linen are included. The property is thoroughly cleaned prior to stay, with towels and linen changed once a week if the stay is longer than 10 days. Mid stay cleaning can be arranged (chargeable) if required. Other: Down in the basement is a room/garage with a bar football table.

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