Obidos (Silver Coast)
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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION & LUXURY - 10 minutes walk to center of Obidos & 5 minutes drive to a large modern supermarket - Large bright modern spacious & child friendly/safe villa in a quiet residential area overlooking vineyards & hills...
40 min drive from Lisbon on the new A8 motorway - easy & direct.
10 min WALK to Obidos: WORLD CUP IN LOCAL TRADITIONAL TAVERN 2 MINUTES WALK FROM VILLA.
Our villa's is ideal for families, our luxury bright modern villa with private pool, luxury beds and fittings/furnishings throughout, leather sofa TVDVD and clique charming fittings & furnishings.The villa is located in a quiet residential area in a beautiful scenic village of Obidos.
Just 10 minutes walk to the wonderful ancient medieval castle and walled town of Obidos with its many restaurants & taverns marked by cobbled stoned streets and fantastic festivals. We are extremely child safety conscious with pool safety fence in place as well many other child safety equipment available to guests with young children. There are shops, taverns restaurants, banks ,post office petrol station and pharmacy within walking distance.
There is also a large modern supermarket with a great selection of fresh food 5 min drive, you can also find familiar and regular bands.There is a large selection of wines & local delights. The villa has its own private pool with a pool safety fence in place that blocks off the entire pool area leaving it safe for the kids to play outside.. We have an outdoor brick BBQ and Patio furniture for outdoor entertainment. All rooms are furnished to a high standard with a modern fully equipped kitchen with all the utensils you will need for dining in & out... The house has gas central heating with instant hot water and and wood burner for those romantic winter breaks. All utilities are included in the prices quoted.
With lovely views from your balcony, vineyards and country walks on your doorstep and several beaches within easy driving distance it really is the best of both worlds for the complete family holiday for all ages.
WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU AS OUR GUESTS
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Foz da Relho/ Praia del rey/Sao Martinho do Porto 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 76 km, Nearest railway: Caldas da rainha... 5 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
The villa is tastefully decorated and furnished to a very high standard.
The comfortable living room has a leather suite and wall mounted flat screen TV and a DVD player.
Two of the bedrooms have en suites and balconies to sit out and enjoy the surrounding views.
There are automatic gates with intercom system and central vacuuming for your convenience.
All beds are extremely comfortable.
There is a private swimming pool and BBQ area to the rear of villa. (BBQ courtyard has two steps leading up to it from back door with wheelchair ramp available)
The main bathroom is located downstairs suitable for wheelchair access which has a large bath with shower over head, bidet toilet and washbasin. Both bedroom upstairs have en suite bathrooms with toilet and showers.
Turn down service and cleaning available on request (extra charge)
You may request a full shopping delivery service to be in the villa upon your arrival, please contact owners for further information ( charge of items will be added to your rental cost )
Many child friendly extras include -
Stair gates up & down
Child pool safety fence if required
Toys, books and games
|Further details outdoors|
The garden is equipped with large patio table, parasol, chairs, recliners sun beds, inflatables for the pool, Boogie boards ,beach mats picnic box thermal flask , beach toys and wind breaker are supplied for trips to the beach.
There is a brick charcoal BBQ for outdoor cooking..
The villa overlooks a communal green area at the front if the children need space to kick a ball.
Child safety fence in place blocking off the pool area and we have many child safety equipment to keep the little ones safe -
Pool safety fence
The villa is ideal for families with children of any age...
We is a 10 minutes safe walk to town with Obidos many bars - restaurants - shops - etc.
We have a "state of the art" pool safety fence to protect young children from the pool area when required.
The Costa de Prata/Silver Coast/Central Portugal region
The Silver Coast area in the West of Portugal is an area that has a temperate climate with mild winters, warm summers, and pleasant Autumns.
There are colourful vineyards, five star golf courses, cliff tops overlooking miles of sandy beaches,hilltops with white windmills, ancient monuments and museums to be explored.
The people are friendly and welcoming making the area a memorable place to explore the real Portugal.
Highlight - right click and serch - attractions in the area >
The ancient medieval walled town of Obidos just is a short walk from our luxury villa with its cobbled streets lined with houses shops gifts and crafts a plenty,bars restaurants and many churches.there is also a post office, pharmacy internet cafe ,garage and tourist office in walking distance,.
There are numerous festivals held throughout the year to be enjoyed these include the World Chocolate making festival, Easter festival, Medieval festival Piano and opera festival,and Christmas festival. The Obidos lagoon is about 10 min drive for fishing boating and water sports.Great surfing beaches within 20 minutes drive.
The magnificent historical town of Óbidos, located some 80 km Northwest of Lisbon, only a few kilometers away from the Atlantic Ocean, is one of the most beautiful and picturesque sites of the Iberian Peninsula.
Founded by the Celts in 308 BC, Óbidos was conquered by the Romans in the first century and occupied by the Moors in the eighth century. The latter built the town wall, which still today is completely intact surrounding the white washed houses painted with blue or yellow bars.The medieval town of Óbidos with its castle, churches and historic monuments, is blessed with a moderate climate where the warm southern sunshine mingles with a cool mountain breeze.The natural enchantment of Óbidos, the traditional hospitality of its inhabitants and the Portuguese regional culinary delights including fresh seafood and local wines turn this place into a must for any tourist visiting Portugal.
The lagoon of Obidos is the largest sea-water lagoon in Portugal, and provides a wonderful array of activities to those who chance to enjoy this experience.It has an average depth of 2 meters, and extensive areas from it's sandy beach surround extend only to half a meter making a truly family orientated place to be !
Some water sports are available too, since in certain parts the depth reaches 5 meters making water-skiing and other activities easily suitable.At the junction of the lagoon and the sea, the sandy beaches extend around on both sides and visitors have the choice to enjoy the Atlantic waves or the quite and relatively still waters of the lagoon - all from the same beach !
Around the perimeter of the lagoon, there are beautiful quite walks and cycle tracks embracing the pine woods, beach side restaurants and on the north side, the lovely small village of Foz which bodes several fish restaurants, cafe's and beach-side amenities.To the nearside of the lagoon, is the lovely peaceful Praia Do Bom Sucesso - miles of soft white sanded beach surrounding the lagoon creating safe swimming & bathing for all.The city of Caldas da Rainha is 5km away with great shopping, daily outdoor fresh fruit and vegetable market and town park with children's playground, boating lake and museum.
A new indoor shopping center has opened in the town center a multi-screen cinema that shows movies in English. There are several beach resorts and 5 star golf courses within 15-20 minutes drive from the villa.
The well known golf resort of Praia del Rey is 15 minutes drive away with two more 5 star golf courses in Obidos due for completion in the near future.
Beautiful beaches such as Sao Martinho do Porto ,Foz Da Relho, Baleal, are fifteen minutes drive away
Further afield just 30 minutes drive are the lovely fishing towns of Nazare and Peniche......
The historical monastery and picturesque town of Alcobacha, and the shrine of Fatima are also well worth a visit.
There are vineyards 20 minutes drive from the villa where you can sample the fine champagne and wines of the region.
Obidos is named after its wall fortifications, so it is worth your time to stroll around the city limits and look at some of these well-preserved structures that lend such a medieval air to the small city. The gate and main entrance into the city, called the Porta da Vila, is located at the south end of Obidos. As with any other major Portuguese town, Obidos has a main cathedral dedicated to the Virgin Mary called the Igreja de Santa Maria. This church dates back to the Middle Ages, when Portuguese Afonso Henriques first wrested control of Obidos from the Moors, who had owned much of the Iberian Peninsula since the fall of Rome. There is another, more recent church outside the city limits called the Santuário do Senhora da Pedro. Its architecture is more modern and its solitary presence upon a hill is quite imposing. The church's construction began in 1740, but parts of it were not finished until the 1900s. Also take some time to see the castle, which serves as a pousada. It overlooks the town from the hill at the center of Obidos. Other interesting landmarks throughout the city are the ancient village stocks (where petty criminals were punished) and an old aqueduct.Though many of Obidos's streets remain narrow and cobblestoned, there are also more modern buildings in the small city. For example, in front of the medieval Igreja de Santa Maria, there is the Espaço Internet do Concelho de Obidos, a free city Internet access point.
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17 Mar 2013
"Such a gorgeous place!"
Group of 5 adults shared this house - my partner and I, his parents and his Nan - was spacious and well set out - house was well equipped for what we needed - bed, shower, somewhere to relax. BBQ area… More
1 Aug 2012
"The house has everything you'll need if you are with young children. If you're not it still has everything you'll need!"
Walk up to the old town of Obidos, walk through fruit orchards and even walk to the well stocked grocery store. And all of that a one hour bus ride from Lisbon if you want a bit of city tossed in.
29 Jul 2012
"Well maintained property with great owner pride and responsiveness"
Our family stayed in this property in June 2012. We were the first renters of the summer holiday season and naturally there were a few things which needed to be sorted out. The owner was beyond helpfu… More
21 Sep 2011
"Great family holiday house"
We really enjoyed our week in Obidos! Well equipped and very comfortable house - Obidos is a particularly pretty and interesting town. Easy drive to various fantastic beaches. Children really enjoyed … More
2 Jul 2011
"Excellent villa within walking distance of the beautiful town of Obidos"
We had a great week in this very comfortable villa. It has lovely bedrooms and a spacious, cool indoor dining / sitting area for when the sun gets too hot. The pool and outdoor space is just right fo… More
Many thanks for your review of our villa. We are delighted you had a great stay and we wish you many happy holidays in the years to come.
We offer great discounts for returning guests so maybe we will see you out in the villa again.
Many thanks again.
Sincerely & best wishes,
John & Niamh Campbell.
3 Jun 2011
"So good we stayed there twice"
This was the perfect place for us. It was clean, cheap, in a nice location and had a hint of luxury about it. The kids had a great time, I had an even better one and the owner was very accommodating. I'd definitely recommend it.
Hi many thanks for your kind review, we are so delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We are even happier you have booked once again for summer 2011. We are committed to making your stay with us even better and we hope the price reflects this thinking. See you all in Aug and maybe 2012 can make 3/3. Sincerely
John & Niamh Campbell.
2 Jun 2011
"Great villa , great location"
The Villa is like a home from home. It is well equipped with everything you could need, especially if you have a young family. The outdoor are is great for lazying about and cooling off in the pool. You can walk to Obidos, which is an interesting village with lots of places to eat. The Medieval festival was on when we stayed which was fun. Make sure you walk round the castle walls for fantastic views and try the a glass of Ginja !
Many many thanks for your wonderful review and we are so happy you took the time to write your great comments. The villa is our home away from home and we have ensured it lives up to our discription and your expectations. We are committed to its ongoing standards & we hope you can return once again to sample our luxury once again.
Many thanks once again,
John & Niamh Campbell.
1 Jun 2011
"Well appointed, wonderfully furnished"
Nice modern Villa with all the expected mod cons. Very well finished with quality fixtures, fittings and fabrics.
Walk into town, or drive to the beach(s)
Space for all the family and thoughtful touches to make the stay go just too quickly.
Hi many thanks for your very kind review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay in Villa Obidos. We are always determined & eager to make your stay with us as comfortable & relaxing as possible. We endeavour to offer excellent service & value for money & we welcome any suggestions that may have enhance your stay with us. We would love to have you back as returning guests were we would have the opportunity to reach excellence in all area's. Thank you once again for taking the time to review your stay in our Villa, we wish you happy memories & sunny times in future holidays.
John & Niamh Campbell.
1 Jun 2011
"Beautifully presented and perfectly located"
We spent a fantastic week at this villa. It is well situated in a quiet residential area, a short walk to the picturesque Obidos, and ideally located for exploring the Silver Coast. The villa is very spacious, with modern decor and well equipped kitchen. Woud highly recommend it.
Thank you for kind and honest comments.
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that Villa Obidos provided you with the luxury & comfort guests have now come to expect. The villa is a short walk to the centre of Obidos and we are committed in promoting this as one of our main selling points. We are always grateful that this particular point is mentioned as the villas location is fantastic not only to Obidos town but also to many great area's of interest beaches and shopping. We hope we can welcome you back as our guests and again display our luxury and comfort.
John & Niamh Campbell.
31 May 2011
"Great first toddler holiday"
The welcome pack was wonderful and the rooms were all superbly prepared including kitchen. My mother-in-law enjoyed watering the plants as if in her own home!! It was extremely useful to have the owner in contact whenever needed which made things even easier. We were pleased with all the provisions made for our toddler (TV channel; toys etc) For me, I was happy with the music selection it was definitely my taste! Of course, the pool was fantastic too! Taxi was good, all journeys made were at the prices quoted by owner.
Many thanks for reviewing our wonderful villa. We are delighted you had a fantastic time and the villa lived up to the standards highlighted. As we promote the villa to be within walking distance to the town we are so happy this option was favoured and you got the opportunity of leaving the car behind while sampling the local cafes bars & eateries.
We hope you can return to us however in the meantime we wish happy holidaying and best wishes.
John & Niamh campbell.
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