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WOODEN CHALET ON THE RIVER BANKS Chalet

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Chalet / 4 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

CASINHA RAIBANDAR is one of the two beautiful riverside properties (please check out LAZY RIVER COTTAGE) true Wooden Chalets situated on the banks of Goa's largest River, "Mandovi" in the Heritage Zone of Ribandar town. Built in 1730 it underwent major restoration works completed in 2012. It is located on the outskirt of the City of Panjim, and within the Corporation of the city of Panjim. It is history that centuries ago the first Capital City of Old Goa was first shifted to Ribandar due to the Plague. It was later shifted to the present main city of Panjim. The Ribandar Church nearby was the first resting place of the body of St. Francis Xavier when brought to Goa from the Far East. His body was then shifted to Old Goa where it is preserved till today. Casinha Raibandar is centrally located, just 10 minutes to the Panjim Central Bus Stand which is equidistant from North and South Goa. Just a 5 minutes' walk from the house to the Ribandar Center (or Patto as it

CASINHA RAIBANDAR is one of the two beautiful riverside properties (please check out LAZY RIVER COTTAGE) true Wooden Chalets situated on the banks of Goa's largest River, "Mandovi" in the Heritage Zone of Ribandar town. Built in 1730 it underwent major restoration works completed in 2012. It is located on the outskirt of the City of Panjim, and within the Corporation of the city of Panjim. It is history that centuries ago the first Capital City of Old Goa was first shifted to Ribandar due to the Plague. It was later shifted to the present main city of Panjim. The Ribandar Church nearby was the first resting place of the body of St. Francis Xavier when brought to Goa from the Far East. His body was then shifted to Old Goa where it is preserved till today. Casinha Raibandar is centrally located, just 10 minutes to the Panjim Central Bus Stand which is equidistant from North and South Goa. Just a 5 minutes' walk from the house to the Ribandar Center (or Patto as it is known in Goa), you will find available dry provisions, fresh vegetables, meats and fish besides a chemist and a fast food shop. The bus stand is also situated here. The road going Eastwards will take you to the ancient Portuguese Capital city of Goa known as Old Goa which is just 6 Km away. Goa was the only overseas State of Portugal known as "Estado da India" and most of the history lies in this city of Old Goa. This is a location having world famous historical sites and numerous Cathedrals including the Cathedral of Bom Jesu where the body of St. Francis Xavier is preserved and visible to date. Car and bike rental facilities are also available for which information will be provided. The Chalet is fitted with all amenities one can think of and what you would normally like to have in your home. Some of the amenities are two fully equipped kitchens, dishwasher, microwave ovens, baking oven, garbage erator, U.V. filter, hot and cold water fountain, clothes washing machine and dryer etc. etc. Besides, the house is fitted with a hydro pneumatic water pressure system giving full pressure on all the water outlets and showers. There is an in-house convenience store where we provide mostly everything you would need from cooking ingredients to variety of beverages, pre-prepared foods, milk etc. etc. It is really convenient and thus the name “CONVENIENCE STORE”.There is a restaurant that delivers food to order to the house as on date. The menu is kept in the house and you have to order on the phone. The house is divided into three levels and has four large bedrooms, each with toilets attached. The main Hall, Kitchen, dining and sitting areas is on the road level. There is a large garage which can accommodate a large vehicle plus 2 or 3 two wheelers. Two bedrooms are located on the first floor above the road level and two bedrooms are located 3 meters below the road level right on the river edge. The house is designed so that the view of the river, the Salem Ali Bird Sanctuary and adjacent islands are prominent from every location in the house. The upper bedrooms have a spacious wooden deck with deck chairs to relax on with full view of the river. The lower bedrooms open onto a paved patio which is on the river edge. It has docking facilities for a reasonably sized yacht. The upper bedrooms have its own kitchenette fully equipped including a fridge. There is also an ironing board on this deck. The lower bedrooms have fridges in each bedroom. Barbecue equipment including coal is provided so you can enjoy a barbecue on the stone patio. Fishing equipment is also available for the ardent fisherman. We provide the best quality bed linen and bath towels. Cleanliness is our motto. In the hall there is a fully fledged computer station including printer and scanner. There is free unlimited Broad Band Internet and Wi-Fi is accessible from all the bedrooms and at all locations in the house. A music station attached to the computer system allows you to play music from the internet, pen drive or memory card or just connect to your mobile or other portable equipment. Dish T V is installed with all available channels on Tata Sky. There is also Telephone (incoming only) with cordless stations at each floor level. We have taken great pains to ensure that our guest have the best of comforts and feel at home.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: King Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 4: King Bed Single Bed
  • 4 En suites, 2

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:11:00, Check out time:12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

CAPT. LEO L
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
28 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese


This Chalet has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Mar 2014. Located in Goa, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £525.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Jul 2016.

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“Fantastic old world house, great host”

Reviewed 17 Jan 2016

If you're looking for a quiet, waterside stay in Goa, I can't think of a better house than this. Polished wood and glass abound in this wonderfully quaint house, but the furnishings (Rooms, Kitchen, bathrooms) are modern and very comfortable. You will need your own transport, as it's not in a major tourist area, fortunately the house includes it's own parking slot. Capt Leo is an extremely thoughtful host, and provides pretty much everything you might need. Wish we could have stayed longer!

“AMAZING.......”

Reviewed 10 Nov 2015

The stay was just amazing.. It was the best part of Goa...The owner,was very helpful. But.. TripAdvisor what is the status of my refundable deposit..??????

“Just perfect”

Reviewed 29 Apr 2015

Well, don't want to explicit myself, but need to tell that this villa was perfect oasis after trip around india, captain Leo greeted us with the cold beer in the fridge and smooth and clean service, which we missed so much during the trip. Happy smile and attitude Captain Leo is having is the milestone of providing such services, the only minus maybe that it is a bit far away from the beaches, however we already saw it before choosing it and we were ready. Photos are the same as provided on the internet. If you are looking for a vacation and want to take a power nap for few days it is a perfect place.

“Amazing place, awesome view, lovely stay & fully furnished”

Reviewed 1 Apr 2015

Well, what to say & how to say about this place..i believe title of my review gives you a clear perspective.. Captain Lobo has put up a place which is more furnished than the best of our homes..the location is 2-3 km from panaji on ribander road and touching Mandovi River. Views are awesome. Sounds of birds in the morning and slow humming sound of the ferries going at a distance sets the mood. Casinha has everything for ur comfort, is at a very convenient distance from all the daily amenities and to top it all, it is very peaceful. I am definitely coming back n recommending it to everybody..sharing few pictures.

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