With the construction finishing in 2012, Falcao da Monanha (300m2) offer its residents a design typical to that of the more modern Portuguese architecture using large, open areas to accommodate a large party of people.
Being fully furnished to a very high standard, this villa has 4 bedrooms (for a party up to 8), 4 bathrooms, a large and open living room as well as a large kitchen fully equipped with modern appliances and access to the heated (surcharge) private swimming pool.
As for entertainment within the confines of the villa, the option to enjoy a large collection of newer movies on a 55" 3D LCD TV and/or a huge 125" (2.8 meter) high end HD projector screen with the sound from a high end surround system 7.1as well as using the Playstation 3 on the TV or the 2.8 meter screen with many games.
You'll be able to use a free to borrow Ipad within the confines of the villa
There are 3 TVs in the villa, all with UK satellite channels, the one in the living room is HD as well as there being two Apple TVs as well as there being a wireless sound system in the villa.
You'll have free access to internet at the villa.
In the basement you'll find a pool table and a dart board.
Parking area for +5 cars if needed.
A big BBQ area is located at the terrace outside the kitchen
Beach towels are provided but you are required to wash them, let them dry and be ready for the next holidaymaker
Changeover day is Saturday unless specifically arranged.
English speaking representatives will help you if needed.
Heating for the pool costs 70£ per week
Using the pool table is a one-time fee of 30£ (only reason for this is protect the table from miss use)
Payments are by bank transfer
To confirm the booking you will have to pay 25% of the lease, non-refundable.
The remaining 75% and a security deposit of 400.00 € 30 days before arrival.
The security deposit will be returned within 72 hours after leaving the apartment and confirmation that nothing has been damaged, to the account you specify.
The arrival time is after 16:00pm, and the check-out time should be by 10:00am
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Obidos Lagoon/Foz do Arelho 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 90 km, Nearest railway: Caldas da Rainha 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The vast amount of cultural exposure you'll get from Portugal is immense be it in the way of visiting old castle at Óbidos, to indulge your taste buds in the cuisine or just take a relaxing vacation, you'll find many options to keep you occupied during your visit.
If you like getting your feet wet The Silver Coast offers a magnificent experience with its gorgeous beaches as well as clear blue water and not to mention the waves being ideal for one interested in surfing.
Being interested in golf pays off when you're here as you'll come across many courses with varying difficulties. If your into wine you'll be pleased to know that Portugal offers a wide selection of vineyards you to visit and study the process of how you produce one of its many wines and quite a few of them can be reached in less than 30 minutes by car from the house .
In Lisbon you'll get the chance to walk on the Rua Augusta and get a glimpse of the arch which also was built to commemorate the city's reconstruction after the earthquake in 1755. Or why not visit the Jerónimos Monastery which is one of the most prominent monuments to the Manueline-style architecture (incorporating a maritime theme as well as representing the discoveries of Vasco da Gama and Pedro Álvares Cabral).
There are 4 golf courses within a 30 minute drive from the house:
Bom Sucesso: (15 min) A resort on the other side of the lagoon. A Donald Steel design. Parkland with views of the lagoon and the sea.
Royal Óbidos: (20 min) On the Opposite side of the lagoon overlooking the sea and the lagoon itself you'll find Seve Ballesteros last project that opened Jan 2012 and its hands down the best and most challenging course in the area.
Praia d'el Rey: (25 min) The most famous course in the area. Its a Cabell B. Robinson design. Voted Europe's 13th best course. Mix of pine forest and very nice links course.
Golden Eagle (30 min) The holes bordered pine trees and cork oaks. Course Architect Rocky Roquemore.
On top of that you'll find 10-15 courses within a one hour drive from the house.
As we are keen golfers and have played most of the courses in the area, we'll be happy to help you if there are any questions or if you need any suggestions to what course will fit you. We'll also give advice to our booked guest how to get the best green fees.
As mentioned Foz do Arelho offers a wide variety of activities to occupy you during your stay.
You'll find that the local population gladly will educate you in the art of surfing, horseback riding or even fishing if it suits your needs. But there are also quite a few shops there, mini supermarkets, pharmacies, a tourist office as well as the option to buy freshly baked bread at the local bakery.
A few bars and restaurants offer a selection of drinks and dishes that signifies the Portuguese culture but you'll also find cuisine that's typical to other parts of the world.