Casa da Encosta
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
'CASA da ENCOSTA' is situated in the small quiet village of PENEDO with views to the Atlantic coast and the Sintra mountains.
The cottage has a large comfortable living room with table and chairs,sofa,two armchairs and fireplace with woodburner.
There are two double bedrooms,one with a double bed,the other has twin beds and there is a mezzanine platform with double mattress.
The two bathrooms are located adjacent to the bedrooms.
Stairs lead down to the kitchen/diner which is fully equipped and has a breakfast bar and table and chairs to seat six.Double doors lead out to the footpath at the side of the cottage.
The garden,which has an abundance of flowers and trees, the perfect place to sit in the shade with a good book, a glass of vino.
There is also has a garden house with a toilet and wash-hand basin,together with a washing machine and utility room.
There are three patio areas with garden furniture, pot plants, lemon & orange trees and flower gardens for sitting out, relaxing and enjoying the wonderful sunsets.
One of the main features of the cottage are the original hand painted Azulejo tiles, and its outside terraces and gardens.
Perfect choice for a peaceful, away from it all family holiday...or romantic hideaway...something for everyone from beautiful beaches, historical monuments in Sintra, 5 golf courses within 15 minutes, nature walks in the mountain, fashionable Estoril/Cascais famous for its Casino and shopping centre, and of course Lisbon's city life just half an hour away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia Adraga 5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: LISBON 20 km, Nearest railway: SINTRA 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Central Portugal region
Praia Adraga, Praia Grande and Praia das Maças are sandy beaches just 5/10 minutes drive away
There is an abundance of typical family run restaurants near by serving fresh local produce & sea food
Sintra is about a 15 minute drive away, Cascais 20 minutes and Lisbon about 40 minutes
Also within 15-20 minute drive of 5 top golf courses
PENEDO is in a UNESCO Conservation Area, two miles from the Atlantic Coast and six miles from the ancient town of Sintra.
The larger villages of 'Colares' and 'Almocageme' are within walking distance and have restaurants,shops,bars,cafes chemists,banks etc.
The village itself has a small shop,run by 'RUIS', with an extensive range of groceries ,vegetables,beer and wine and an excellent cafe/bar(owned by 'Paulo'- he speaks some English!), church, bandstand and village square.
There is now a Restaurant in the village, located next to the cafe (on the left-hand side through a gateway). It is run by the family who own the shop and provides excellent typical Portuguese food at very low prices.( 3 courses 5-8 euros including wine) Open lunchtimes 12 - 3.00, closed Sundays.
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