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Spacious Villa With Large Garden And Private Pool In Sintra Natural Park

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Villa in Gouveia, Sintra, Lisbon, Portugal - Peaceful Location, 5 Minutes Drive To The Historical City Of Sintra And Several Beaches

Casa das Xaras is a spacious property (10 000 square meters), with a very quiet location and surrounded by the natural landscape of the Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais, and is a central point for exploring the regions of Sintra, Estoril, Cascais, Ericeira and Lisbon. This cosy villa is ideally suited for relaxing and enjoying your staying, offering large open spaces, with a large lawn well integrated with a beautiful pool equipped with a deck and a barbecue. Just 5 minutes away, Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (the first European Cultural Landscape in 1995) offers beautiful landscapes with stunning colours varying throughout the year, many historical monuments to visit and lovely places for shopping. Several typical villages can be visited nearby (Colares, Almoçageme, Azenhas do Mar, Gouveia, Fontanelas) offering restaurants and markets with excellent quality food (including fresh fish and seafood). The Cultural Landscape of Sintra provides a most suitable environment for various leisure activities, such as rural and mountain hiking, horseback riding, climbing and abseiling or yoga. Less than 30 minutes by car you can find several world-class golf courses (Penha Longa, Beloura, Quinta da Marinha, Oitavos Dunes Cascais, Estoril Golf Course, Fine) and equestrian centres providing riding lessons and horse riding (Paddock, Fontanelas, Quinta da Beloura).

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lisbon at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sintra at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A16 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Restaurante Água e Mar at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Praia das Maças at 6 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The main beaches (Praia Grande and Praia das Maçãs) are ideal for surf and bodyboard, and surf lessons can be provided.

Nearby, there are several equestrian centres providing riding lessons and horse riding (Paddock, Fontanelas, Quinta da Beloura).

There are several walking trails in the area, ranging from Serra de Sintra (mountain), cliff paths by the coast and through pine tree forests.

Coast/Beach:

More than a dozen beaches may be enjoyed in Sintra and its surroundings including:

• Adraga Beach (15 min drive, with a typical restaurant specializing in fresh fish);

• Praia Grande (10 min drive) ideal for surfing and body boarding (surf schools, World Championship stage);

• Praia das Maçãs (5 min drive) with a picturesque tramway connecting it to Sintra, surf schools and several restaurants;

• Azenhas do Mar (5 min drive), stunning cliff over the sea the coast, with natural pool and fish

Travel:

Use of a car is highly recommended, since the villa is in a peaceful and semi-secluded location, 5 minutes away from the road leading to Sintra, but public transportation is scarce.

Lisbon airport is within 45 minutes drive, and hosts several car rental companies.

Distances:

The historical city of Sintra is 5 km from the villa. Sintra and the surrounding hills have been nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site (the first European Cultural Landscape in 1995), offering beautiful landscapes with stunning colours varying throughout the year, many historical monuments to visit (e.g. Sintra National Palace, Pena Palace, Moors Castle).

Cascais is a cosmopolitan holiday resort 30 minutes drive.

Mafra village and its Covent/Royal Palace and park is about 30 minutes away.

Further Details:

More than a dozen beaches may be enjoyed in Sintra and its surroundings including:

• Magoito/Aguda (5 min drive), beach with many rocky nooks and magnificent cliffs;

• Guincho (20 min drive), ideal for surfing and windsurfing, World Cup stage of Surfing and Windsurfing.

• Beaches of Ericeira (30 min by car) also excellent for surfing and body boarding).

In the village of Sintra and the neighbouring hills, classified by UNESCO in 1995 as the first Cultural Landscape of Europe, several monuments may be visited, including:

• National Palace of Sintra - Erected during the Muslim rule on the Iberian Peninsula, with several changes under the reign of Kings Dinis, John I and Manuel I, keeping its silhouette from the mid-sixteenth century.

• Pena Palace - The Park and the Pena Palace, deployed in the Sintra hills are the epitome of Romanticism of the nineteenth century in Portugal, with architectural references to Manueline and Moorish influence.

• Moorish Castle - fortification built around the tenth century after the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, and expanded after the Christian Reconquista it commands a unique panorama that stretches to the Atlantic Ocean.

• Capuchin Convent - built in direct contact Franciscan convent with nature and according to a philosophy of extreme stripping architectural and decorative, small size and remarkable for the extreme poverty of its construction with extensive use of cork ("Convent of the cork").

• Monserrate Palace - one of the finest architectural and landscape creations of the Romanticism in Portugal, it combines Gothic influences, Indian and Moorish suggestions as well as exotic and plant motifs extending harmoniously to the lawns and botanic garden.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£754
for 3 nights
From
£251
£1,591
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 4 nights
From
£293
£1,884
 
 
Low Season
3 Jan 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£791
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,674
 
 
Carnival
24 Feb 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£289
£1,825
 
 
Low Season
2 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£791
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,674
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£942
for 3 nights
From
£314
£1,980
 
 
Medium Season
11 Apr 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£289
£1,825
 
 
High Season
9 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£942
for 3 nights
From
£314
£1,980
 
 
Peak Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,428
for 7 nights
£2,428
 
 
High Season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£942
for 3 nights
From
£314
£1,980
 
 
Medium Season
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£867
for 3 nights
From
£289
£1,825
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£791
for 3 nights
From
£264
£1,674
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£942
for 3 nights
From
£314
£1,980
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £419
Tax Rate 6.0%

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the changeover day in the Peak season. In other dates changeover is flexible.

Notes on prices:
When daily rates are presented, there are discounts for weekly periods, with the following discounts:
daily rate weekly rate
€245.00 €1500.00
€310.00 €2000.00
€350.00 €2250.00
€400.00 €2600.00

All payments are made by bank transfer.
Payment Policy:
• 30% of the total amount should be paid upon reservation.
• The total amount should be paid no later than 8 weeks from arrival.
Cancellation Policy:
• Full refund - if made up to 8 weeks days prior to arrival.
• 30% refund - if made up to 1 month prior to arrival.
• No refund - if made later.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc and bidet; En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, wc and bidet; En-suite bathroom to bedroom 6 with shower, wc and bidet; Bathroom with bath and shower, wc and bidet; Bathroom with shower and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 5 bedrooms with twin beds (3 with attached bathrooms). 1 bedroom with double bed. 1 sofa bed (2 twin beds) in the living room.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: The vila has a spacious garden with a large law surrounding the 13 mt x 6.5 mt private swimming pool (with depth increasing from 1 mt to 1,3 mt at mid-lenght and then increasing to up to 2 mt). There is a BBQ under-roof area next to the pool, including a large outdoor table, and a supporting bathroom. Utility Room: Near the pool, with sun beds and other pool equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (in the bathrooms and for the pool) and linen are included and changed weekly The villa is also cleaned weekly. Other: A 6th bathroom next to the pool.

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