Casa dos Poetas Villa
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Casa dos Poetas provides everything you could want for a wonderful holiday on the Silver Coast with its spectacular coastline and countryside. Whether you are looking for medieval towns,country walks, superb food, sunbathing, windsurfing, golf, horse riding, just relaxing by the pool or all of the above, this is the perfect place to unwind. Positioned in the valley with beautiful views, 300m above the sea level Casa dos Poetas is a spacious 4-bedroom villa with all modern conveniences. Located along a quiet country lane, the villa is walled and gated within 6000 sq.m. of private terrain so you can enjoy maximum privacy while relaxing by the pool. The villa is 10 minutes from the delightful coastal towns of Sao Martinho do Porto and Nazare offering plenty of restaurants and bars. The heritage sites of Alcobaca, Batalha, Obidos, Mafra and Fatima are within easy reach by car. Less than 60 minutes from Lisbon airport, Casa dos Poetas is the perfect location for families, friends or couples. Sleeps 9 plus baby cot. FOR PARTIES OF 9, BOOK BEFORE 5th MAY, 10% DISCOUNT GUARANTEED !!!!
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nazaré 7 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 100 km, Nearest railway: Dos Frades 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, 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, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (7), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Casa dos Poetas is (300 sqm )villa with a private garden and pool (20 m x 5m)
There is a large living room (80 sqm) with Satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, Wi-Fi and log fire.
The property is equipped with a modern (45 sqm) kitchen with granite work-tops, with a center isle, oven, hob, extractor fan, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, juicer and dishwasher. Luxurious dining set and cutlery are provided. There is a separate utility room next to the kitchen with a washing machine, dryer and extra fridge. There is a separate sitting and dining area in the conservatory (80 sqm) over looking the pool and garden, which with in seconds can be converted into al-fresco dining/lounging area
There are 4 bed rooms: - one double room, two twin rooms, one children's room with bunk beds and a slide out single bed. Can easily accommodate 9 people. 2 bath rooms with both bath and shower facilities; and an extra bathroom with a shower adjacent to the utility room . The games room with table tennis, board games, and some gym equipment is on the second floor (not accessible to wheelchairs).
|Further details outdoors|
Private pool (18m x 5m) with a young garden.
Sun lounges provided with plenty of space for sun-bathing around the pool
Out door table and chairs for Al-fresco dining
BBQ is provided
Ample car parking within the walls of the property
Terms : 25 % Deposit upon booking, the remainder six weeks before arrival; Deposit Euro 500 is required upon arrival and will be returned within 72 hours from the departure date
As a rule arrival is from Saturday to Saturday, however depending upon availability, flexible arrival and departures dates can considered
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
Casa das Poetas lies on the celebrated Silver Coast of Portugal, in the hills of historical region of Estremadura, which derives its name from the Latin Extrema Durii (beyond the Douro), which once was the border between Moorish South and the Christian Kingdoms of the North. The area is steeped in history. Juxtaposition of Islam and Christianity during the Middle Ages, Portuguese wars of independence from Spanish Crown, all left their mark on architectural and cultural diversity of the region. Cistercian abbey at Alcobaca (UNESCO heritage site and the biggest active monastery in Europe), Templars headquarter of Tomar (another Unesco heritage site), Holy grounds of Fatima, cathedral of Batalha (yet another UNESCO heritage site), medieval castles of Leiria and Porto Mos, fully preserved medieval city of Obidos are all within 40min drive from the villa.
City of Alcobaca is 5 km from the house. This old charming town has two wonderful points of interest: the fabulous old Cistercian Abbey, which is a UNESCO heritage site; and the most famous pastelaria (confectionary store) named Alcoa (after the river which gave the town her name) with cakes and sweets to die for. However, if nature is your game, coming here you will be spoilt for choice:- Wind surfing and paragliding on the beaches of Peniche and Salgado, sunbathing and swimming in the mondaine resorts of Foz de Arelho and Sao Martinho de Porto, climbing the mount of Sao Bras, walking or exploring the caves of Serra de Candeiros, all within easy reach from the property. In addition to the above you can also enjoy the game of tennis on a professional court 7 minutes by car from the house, pamper yourself at the Spa nearby, book private horse riding lessons 20 minutes away. Information on all the above is provided in your welcome package. And last but not least - Nazaré! The old fishing town is reinventing herself. Fishermen still go out every morning on their boats, and the town still preserves its old charm, yet you can enjoy here the most innovative cuisine, get fabulous cocktails by night, watch Bertolt Brecht play in Chaby Pinheiro theatre. However, as of last November 2011 Nazaré was truly put on the world map, when Garrett McNamara broke the world record for the largest wave surfed, by successfully navigating a 90-foot wall of watery death in Nazaré.
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17 May 2013
I and a group of friends decided to visit Portugal for Easter in April for 14 days. We had a wonderful time at Casa Dos Poetas. Upon arrival to the Villa, we were meet by the house manager whom was very friendly and informative, showing us the villa and advising places to visit. We were shocked by the size of the villa, Casa dos Poetas is enormous. The amenities are good, what you would expect in any home, and an added bonus Wi-Fi. The Villa is set on the out skirts of a small village on a hill, the landscape was beautiful and you can see the sea from the house. Being on a hill, it was slightly windy when the sun refused to come out, but when the sun glows, it was glorious. Unfortunately being April, the weather did not permit swimming in the large pool, but we did enjoy the garden and managed to barbeque twice. The location of the villa is perfect, the main attractions are Alcobaca and Nazare, a 10 minutes drive from the house. Absolutely a place to rest, plenty in the area to occupy you, swimming, sailing, horse riding, fishing and for the more cultured the area has a enormous amount of monasteries, castles, churches and museums to visit. The villa was peaceful, very private, and there was so much to see and do in the area. I know I will return one day!
1 Sep 2012
"GREAT HOUSE / GREAT LOCATION"
House much bigger than I expected with a huge pool, several terraces including a ranch style bar-b-que. Located on a hillside overlooking the coast - facing west so great sunsets. Kitchen well-fitted out and large. 10-15 minutes' drive to the nearest large supermarket in Alcobaca.
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