Penhas do Bouro with big private pool
Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Characteristic quintinha/cottage in Serra do Bouro close to the lagoon of Obidos and beaches of Foz do Arelho and Sao Martinho. The house with big private swimming pool, patio, garden and small orchard lies in an agricultural area in the council of Caldas da Rainha, close to the top ten sights of Portugal. Atlantic Silvercoast (Costa de Prata) and long white beaches are within a reach of 5 kilometres.
The house consists of a main building and a side building around a sunny patio which can be locked (safe for small children). Both buildings have a bathroom and in total 5 bedrooms. The main building has a fully equipped kitchen (including a dishwasher and washing machine), a cosy living room with fireplace/wood heater and a gallery/lounge with satellite TV. Intimate patio with bougainville, roses and other flowers. Large field for children to play their games. There is a swing for the smaller kids. Wireless internet all over the house.
Penhas do Bouro is suitable for 2 to 8 à 9 persons and perfect for two families who want to enjoy their holiday together and for families with teenagers and their friends.
Mild climate, not too hot in summer, very agreable temperature in spring and autumn.
In winter additional costs for gasheater and wood.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Foz d'Arelho 8 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 80 km, Nearest railway: Caldas da Rainha 10 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
In the living room there is a sofabed. On the attic is an extra bed which can be used as a sofa for television/dvd watching or accomodating an extra guest.
Internet possible (wifi) when you bring your own laptop.
Old fashioned table football play and lots of board games and books available.
|Further details outdoors|
Pergola next to the pool, parasols available. Outside shower. Portuguese barbecue in the garden. Swing for young children.
Parking area for two to three cars, or a caravan. Terraces in tipical Portuguese style (calçada à portuguesa).
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
A spectacular unspoilt region right in the heart of Portugal. Accessible from both Lisbon and Oporto.
This part of Portugal enjoys a mild climate with all year round sunshine making it the perfect holiday destination in all seasons. It has beautiful scenery that includes white sandy beaches, tree lined hillsides with fruit and wine fields. Many of the top sights of Portugal are close: Nazaré, Tomar, Coimbra, Lisbon, Fatima, Alcobaca, Fatima, São Martinho, Peniche, Obidos. In front of Peniche are the Berlenga islands, making a visit unforgettable.
Winelovers will find this area a real discovery! Nice trips to be made in the near surroundings.
Nearby also the natural park of the Serra d'Aire e Candeeiros, an inspiring site for walking and bird watching, where also grottos can be found.
Foz do Arelho
Serra do Bouro lies right behind the dunes of the Atlantic coast and near Obidos Lagoon. It is a protected agricultural area not yet disturbed by tourism. Ideal for walking or cycling.
The Obidos Lagoon is a peaceful oasis that is perfect for an evening stroll, for exploring on the new cycle path or for safe swimming from the inshore beach. It has a nice boulevard with pretty terraces and restaurants. All kinds of watersports can be done at the Escola da Vela (www.escoladeveladalagoa.com).
Famous is the disco Green Hill at Foz d'Arelho: fun till the early hours!
The best surf beaches of Europe are to be found at Peniche, at Baleal (www.penichesurfcamp.com).
A superb golf resort is pretty nearby, in the hills of Obidos, called Serra del Rey. The golf course runs along the coast of the Atlantic ocean, a golf experience rarely to be found in Europe. http://www.praia-del-rey.com/
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6 Nov 2011
"lovely place in a nice setting"
Me and my family (7 persons) spent 14 days in this nature paradise not far from lisbon, We enjoyed the cottage like house, the large garden and a huge pool. The house offers privacy, cosiness and calmness although various beaches, restaurants and nice portuguese villages are nearby. Lisbon is on one hour distance and nice for a daytrip or two. We can suggest any one to spend his holiday at this place as a group of friends or as a family either with young or with older children.
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