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Light and Airy, Every Comfort on the Lisbon Coastline

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The dining room with art from the family.

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Last updated: 08/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Portugal is a great holiday deal when you live like the residents. In this apartment, ideally located along the coast between Lisbon and Cascais, in the charming village of Carcavelos, you will do just that.

This recently refurbished apartment near the best beach on the Lisbon coastline is modest but has charm and all the amenities. An open floor plan and a wrap-around balcony with French doors offers a light-filled living and dining area with ocean breezes year round.

The longest beach along the Lisbon/Cascais coast is minutes away with a long boardwalk, more restaurants and bars from which to watch magnificent sunsets, all manner of water sports. Carcavelos is host to international surfing, kite surfing and wind surfing contests. The imposing 16C fort of Sao Juliao de Barra, once a political prison sits sentry at one end of the beach and at the other is an outcropping of ocean rock locally renowned for it's curative iodine.

Nearby, two popular hotels have pool, gym and conference facilities available at a per diem rate. There is a taxi stand and a tennis club and a small shopping center that offers every service needed.

With shopping, dining and excellent public transportation close by there is no need for a car but rental agencies are just a few minutes up the train line. Carcavelos is equally accessible to Lisbon with it's rich history and culture, Estoril with it's famous Casino and Cascais, a picturesque fishing village. Nearby is the beautiful mountain retreat of Sintra, the seat of the Portuguese royals and aristocracy with a palace, a castle and Moorish ramparts.

Tourism guidebooks in the apartment and a local contact will help you plan your vacation. Guided car tours are available and we will do our best to accommodate any special needs.

Keywords: Condominium

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be over 25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Toddlers are discouraged due to the low balcony railings....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted on the balcony only....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We have provided for most needs to make you feel at home. More amenities such as a pool, gym and spa services are available at the nearby Hotel Riviera and the shopping center....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    There is a dock for iPods...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Village:

    Carcavelos is a small village along the Lisbon coast with the longest and most popular beach. It combines resort and residential and is a local hangout for water sports and sun lovers....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels available...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Flat screen TV and wifi....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking spaces are available in the cul de sac in front of the building although they can fill up on weekends with the beach crowd....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is in the kitchen. Clothes dry quickly on the lines outside....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    An excellent cook who will cater to your needs, maid and baby sitting service can be arranged....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped kitchen for people who enjoy cooking...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Outdoor chairs and table for al fresco dining...moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Apr 1 - Oct 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$200
$900 $3,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $129 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $107 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rate can be negotiated with length of stay over 3 weeks. A cleaning service once per 10 days is required and is a minimum additional charge of $75.00


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Lisbon International Airport
250 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Restaurant/bars on Square and on Beach boardwalk
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Penha Longa in Estoril
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Coastal line between Lisbon and Estoril/Cascais
250 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Marginal Coastal Route
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Atlantico
250 Metres
Nearest Beach
Carcavelos Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The apartment is in a residential and recreational area with an active square where all the amenities are found. There are colorful open markets in the center of the village within walking distance and a large flea market once a week with everything on offer (including the kitchen sink). On the expansive boardwalk along the beach there are water sport schools and water sports and twice a year there are international surfing events. Many day trips are easily taken from Carcavelos to Estoril and Cascais, to the beach at Guincho, to the Boca do Inferno (Mouth of Hell), to Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca) the westernmost point of continental Europe, to Lisbon with too many attractions to take in in a day and to Sintra, the mountain Summer retreats for the royals and aristocracy in the day. Overnight visits to the South and North, along the coast and in the interior offer incredibly well preserved history from the Moors and the Knights Templar, Vasco da Gama and the Age of Circumnavigation & Discovery. Portugal has a a very rich diversity of customs, crafts and cuisines that is unmatched for a country of it's comfortable size. We are happy to help you plan a memorable holiday.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My sister and I inherited this apartment from my mother. We spent our teenage years as American ex-pats in this apartment before we both moved back to the USA for school, work, then marriage and family. We commuted daily by train to school in Lisbon. We made lasting friendships and feel very connected to Portugal. We wish we could be there more often. Recently we renovated the apartment in the hope that more people will enjoy what we enjoy and that it will be used more frequently. The neighbors are very pleasant as is the location. We have friends and connections that can help us personalize a visit for you with insider information and recommendations.

Why the Owner Chose Lisbon:
Our mother chose this apartment (which we have since inherited) because of it's location. She never drove and it is ideally located to public transportation. It is in a residential neighborhood with every amenity and is close to one of the more popular and best beaches along this remarkable coast line. Our mother chose Portugal because of it's beauty, unique character (very different from Spain) and because it was less expensive than the rest of Europe. It still is. We refurbished and furnished the apartment to accommodate today's needs and it is a modest but sunny, happy and comfortable home with modern conveniences.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
I return to Portugal at least once a year to visit friends and revisit fond memories. Growing up in Portugal was a great experience and it spoiled me for food and wine. You really have to work hard to get a bad meal anywhere in Portugal. Eating out and outdoor cafe life is very much a part of the experience. After 35 years, the country still surprises me with it's easy hospitality and charm, diverse influences, incredible history, artisans, culture and earthiness .


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
 

Photos

  • The dining room with art from the family.

    The dining room with art from the family.

  • The Portuguese tiled kitchen with gas stove, oven, fridge, kettle and microwave.

    The Portuguese tiled kitchen with gas stove, oven, fridge, kettle and microwave.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Second bedroom with trundle bed.

    Second bedroom with trundle bed.

  • Twilight in the nearby town of Cascais.

    Twilight in the nearby town of Cascais.

  • The Castle in Sintra, the last residence of the King of Portugal.

    The Castle in Sintra, the last residence of the King of Portugal.

  • The amazing tiles at the palace in Sintra.

    The amazing tiles at the palace in Sintra.

  • A tiled ruin in Obidos.

    A tiled ruin in Obidos.

  • Nearby Sintra,the mountain Summer retreat of the royals and aristocracy.

    Nearby Sintra,the mountain Summer retreat of the royals and aristocracy.

  • The living room with a pull out sofa, flat screen TV and wifi.

    The living room with a pull out sofa, flat screen TV and wifi.

  • Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. Clothes dry quickly on the lines.

    Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine. Clothes dry quickly on the lines.

  • Master bathroom with shower and bathtub.

    Master bathroom with shower and bathtub.

  • Old world charm in the town of Obidos.

    Old world charm in the town of Obidos.

  • Restored gardens of the palace in Sintra.

    Restored gardens of the palace in Sintra.

  • The colorful Castle in Sintra.

    The colorful Castle in Sintra.

  • The ancient walled town of Obidos.

    The ancient walled town of Obidos.

  • An old church in Obidos said to have been frequented by the Knights Templar.

    An old church in Obidos said to have been frequented by the Knights Templar.

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  • Bathrooms
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