Apartment in historic centre
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The apartment is located on the 2nd floor of an old historic building in the Baixa district. The apartment was interly repaired on the begining of this year. Being one of the oldest districts in Lisbon, one is overwhelmed by the diversity of its buildings, constructed in accordance with the successive types of architecture through centuries. Wrought iron balconies from the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries can be seen everywhere. In constant dialogue with the wrought iron are the glazed tiles of the facades - a style reportedly brought from Brazil after the 16th century. Being one of the oldest districts in Lisbon, one is overwhelmed by the diversity of its buildings, constructed in accordance with the successive types of architecture through centuries. It is very close to the famous Bairro Alto, a nightlife area, which can be reached by walking down Rossio and Restauradores or by taking the ï¿½Elevator do Lavraï¿½, the oldest funicular in Lisbon. This 120 year old elevator goes every 15 minutes down to Rua das Portas de Santo Antï¿½o, the location of many excellent fish restaurants as recommended by many city guides.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cascais 17 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon airport 7 km, Nearest railway: Santa Apolónia 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is very lightly. All the bedrooms have windows. The main bedroom (the double bedroom) has two windows to the main street. The second bedroom has twin beds and a balcony/terrace with a view to Tagus river and Liberdade Avenue and the 3rd bedroom have also a window. The kitchen has window where you can see the Tagus river and Liberdade avenue.
Free access ADSL internet connection.
|Further details outdoors|
The building was totally repaired two years ago and the apartment was renovated on the begining of this year. Located in a quiet neighborhood where one can find the Italian and German embassies, the birthplace of Amalia Rodrigues and the place where Luis de Camoes is supposed to have lived his last days (Calcada de Santana, # 139). Three minutes walking to Torel garden and Lavra funicular the oldest funicular in Lisbon, that take you to Restauradores square (metro station) nad five minutes walking to Rossio square (metro station). Five minutes walking to Goethe Institute and German embassy. Twenty minutes walking to the famous Bairro Alto, a nightlife area and Chiado, Augusta street, the shopping area.
When you arrive you must leave a deposit of 100 Euros, which the owner will keep until the keys are returned to him, and if the apartment does not show any damages.
The payment must be made in cash and beforehand, when the keys are handedover.
The persons who occupy the apartment must hand over a copy of their identity card.
Deposits are not refundable.
The Costa de Lisboa/Lisbon region
Lisbon, the city of seven hills, has been the capital of Portugal since the 12th century. It has a long history that can be experienced in the old neighbourhoods, which may be visited by foot or tram. The Atlantic climate offers wonderful conditions to travel all year round. Lisbon bears the mark of an incredible heritage with laid-back pride. The city also presents an intriguing variety of faces to those who negotiate its switchback streets. In the oldest neighbourhoods, stepped alleys are lined with pastel-colour houses and crossed by laundry hung out to dry; here and there miradouros (vantage points) afford spectacular river or city views. In the centre, black-and-white mosaic cobblestone sidewalks border wide boulevards, and blue-and-white azulejos (painted and glazed ceramic tiles) adorn churches, restaurants, and fountains.
The main feature of Pena is that it is a plateau, from which two main slopes descend, facing Martin Moniz and Avenida da Liberdade. It begins At the north-east of Rossio and extends to Campo dos Mártires da Pátria, commonly known by "Campo de Santana". The streets on the two slopes are twisting and irregular which has led to many beautiful alleys and side streets. Being one of the oldest districts in Lisbon, one is overwhelmed by the diversity of its buildings, constructed in accordance with the successive types of architecture through centuries. Wrought iron balconies from the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries can be seen everywhere. In constant dialogue with the wrought iron are the glazed tiles of the façades - a style reportedly brought from Brazil after the 16th century.
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