Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Set just off the road, it is a 3 bedroomed cosy apartment, with a breakfast balcony overlooking the hills. Newly added is a new 80 sq metre sun terrace with sun loungers, dining table and barbecue accessible through sliding patio doors.
The apartment is 4 mins drive from Lousa, which is famous in Portugal for its stunning scenery all around. Overlooking Lousa is the Trevim Hill (995metres high), there are lots of old restored villages to wander round, and in the valley is a castle ruin with the famous burgo restaurant, with picnic areas around, and a natural swimming pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Figuira de foz 60 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Porto or Lisbon 140 km, Nearest railway: Lousa 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
We have tried to make the apartment home from home, with soft furnishing nice decor, warming colours, polished floors.
There is a large sunny living room, with a dining table and chairs. A well equipped kitchen, two very spacious well furnished bedrooms with double beds, and another bedroom with two single beds nice views, and well furnished and all recently re-decorated. A complete bathroom with bath and shower.
There are also reading books, games, CDs, videos, puzzles, magazines,and a desk with all local info about what sites to visit, things you can do, and info of what attractions are on at the moment.
The kitchen is fully equipped, and just added is a washing machine.
All bedrooms are well decorated with lots of wardrobe spaces drawers and there are lovely scenic views from all the windows.
|Further details outdoors|
There is ample parking at the front.
From the living room, there is access to a balcony with table and chairs, to enjoy the morning sun, and to sit and admire the view while you relax.
NEW for 2008 which is accessible from the patio doors in the back bedroom is a 75 sq mt, sun terrace with a wall all around for privacy, great views, sun loungers, barbecue, table chairs, and lots of space.its very peaceful all around, and we are sure you will enjoy.
You will be amazed by the incredible scenery around, everyday you can drive for miles in the hills and see incredible views, there is lots to do and see, you can hire bikes in town, there is a huge outdoor swimming oasis near by, and lots of river beaches with bars, lots of castles and churches around too.
There is a welcoming table in the foyer with lots of local info about walks tours, places of interests and list local bars restaurants and shops. We have tried to leave as much info as possible on the desk for you to view.
The owners also leave for your arrival a welcoming food and drink pack with fresh bread rolls for you to enjoy after your traveling.
Bookings taken from 3 nights up to 2 months, depending on your say. The owners are very relaxed about time of arrivals, and will help you with anything you need to know.
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
The apartment is set in a great position for visiting all the attractions in central Portugal.
If you drive 35 mins to the coast there are various seaside resorts with lovely sunny beaches, sand dunes, boating pools, sun loungers to hire, amusements, local fish to buy, and guaranteed sunshine temperatures during the summer vary from 28c to 40c.
It is warm all summer and very warm in July/August with summer nights being very pleasant as there are lots of entertainment, restaurants and outdoor bars. Lots of towns in the area have lots of river beaches which are very popular for swimming, boating, and beach games.
The grand Roman city of Coimbra is 35 mins drive away which has lots of historical buildings to visit. There is the Mondego River running through Coimbra with boats and cruisers and nice bar/restaurants along the river. The city is very historic and now has 2 very large new shopping malls with lots of shops and restaurants, cinemas, ten pin bowling, and a big 9-hole golf course.
There are various castles nearby. Tomar Castle is well worth a visit.
The apartment is set just a little way up the hill from Lousa town and there is lovely scenery all round with lots of views, trails, forests, pinic spots and river beaches.
There is a cafe/bar/shop, 3 mins from the apartment which is very friendly, prepares meals if you want, and the shop has all your needs.
There are lots of walks in the surrounding countryside, you can hire bikes in Lousa and there are 4x4 tours in the hills, where there is old restored villages, well worth a look.
Now in Lousa is a fully equipped sports centre, horse riding, ten pin bowling, go karts, paragliding, open air swimming pools, man-made river beaches with swimming, and canoe hire. The castle in Lousa is probarly set in the best location ever, it's 5 mins drive up the hill and set at the start of the valley. There is an old monestary retreat there, two small chapels, a lovely restaurant and a pool.
New for 2009 nearby is a zoo opening with a adventure playground attached. All in all there is lots of family entertainment all around.