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Alfama Fantastic View, Top Quality / Low Price, Silent, 2 BR, 4 Beds

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Welcome! This is the view that awaits you, looking to your left.

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lisbon apartment description

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KEY DISTINCTIVE DETAILS
- top quality apartment for a low price
- total peace and amazing river views
Visitors say:
“Center of the city yet it feels like a quiet village!”
“Perfect towels and beds” (futon mattresses)

- Minimum amount of people: 4
- if you are 4 individual friends, you can all stay in separate beds
- if you are 3 people I will do a special discount for you (ask me for the SPECIAL OFFER)
- check-IN day and check-OUT day has to be a Friday or a Saturday: minimum stay of 6 nights

- central: short walking distance to all that is important in Lisbon
- powerful quick exhaust in WC (this is to make you smile)

The quality is exceptional,
yet the price is small:
WHY?
I have no intermediary host to pay for, and work intensely all the time, so can only reserve Friday all day to manage check-ins and outs (ask if it is possible to make an exception for your specific dates). Yet I live close, can support at non-working hours.
The apartment is cozy and warm because I composed it for myself.

I’m renting to tourists for the first time, so there few reviews. I previously rented through an intermediary host and there were excellent reviews.

YOU ARE TIRED OF READING APARTMENT DESCRIPTIONS!!
Sit back… enjoy the photos: start with the views you see from my apartment, right in the center of Lisbon in it’s original oldest Alfama arab quarter
Visualize yourself holding a feather ink pen at the inspiring antique desk in the living room, let yourself be instilled by the sea perfume, the swallows’ tinning laughter swirling the skies, the church bells characteristically out-of-tune at 17:00, the distant Fado guitar accords percolating through the setting sun skies…
…initiate your best poem ever….

Details
LIVING ROOM
Perfect for the best breakfast with a view your waking-up brain can imagine, and ideal for a dreamy river-scape before-bed romantic balcony experience (Fado is sometimes heard in the distance, amidst the tranquil air). A table that accommodates up to 6 people or perfect for writing and spreading many books over, a tiny table for a before-dinner cocktail. You will also find books, a LED tv with Portuguese tv channels.

BEDROOM A
2 Guests - 1 double futon comfortable 2 meter extra long bed;
3rd guest in single mattress bed in the bedroom mezzanine
BEDROOM B
2 Guests - 1 double futon comfortable 2 meter extra long bed;
3rd guest in single mattress bed in the bedroom mezzanine
EXTRA SLEEPING
As mentioned there is 1 more single bed on top of each mezzanine existent in each of the 2 rooms. It would be appropriate for “lightweight” people, in a special situation like 4 friends wanting separate beds, a Mother sleeping in the double bed and the son/daughter up in the mezzanine.

KITCHEN
Tiny but has everything for the perfect breakfast (American coffee/tea machine, toaster, etc., etc.), and all needed for preparing light meals, or heating gorgeous take-aways that are provided nearby in restaurants and the very good Lisbon main train-station supermarket.
WC with SHOWER
Practical, very dry, powerful quick exhaust
CORRIDOR
Colorful full of many storage shelves


IN ALL…
It’s a small flat in a second floor, with two typically quaint interior rooms of this quaint old quarter, full of space for your luggage, books, and all the precious things you will not fail to buy, especially in the nearby Feira da Ladra (flea market) on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
If you are an artist: you will not fail to be tempted to paint, I’ve included an easel for you, to use in the apartment or wherever you go while you are staying!



RULES
Quietness required, care for the apartment and it’s contents
No children below 13 years old

No smoking
No candles nor incense burning
No parties (stag parties, football supporters, etc.)
No pets


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 55 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Above 25 years old....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Only children with more than 12 years old....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on balconies, it causes problems to the above apartment occupants....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            1 double bed and 1 single bed in the mezzanine...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            1 double bed and 1 single bed in mezzanine...moreless

          • 2 Guests - 1 double futon comfortable 2 meter extra long bed; 3rd guest in single mattress bed in the bedroom mezzanine EXTRA SLEEPING As mentioned there is 1 more single bed on top of each mezzanine existent in each of the 2 rooms. It would be appropriate for “lightweight” people, in a special situation like 4 friends wanting separate beds, or a Mother sleeping in the double bed and the son/daughter up in the mezzanine. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Small, dry, very practical, with a very powerfull exhaust. Hairdryer included....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Electric kettle - Outdoor clothes line - Vacuum cleaner, plates and glasses, basic cutlery, pots and pans. The accommodation is cleaned prior to your arrival. Unlimited wireless internet....moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Babysitter

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    Amazing views over the broad river in constant change: all types of boats, small or big, passenger or cargo, fishing or pleasure, seagulls or migrating flamingo clouds… wait for the moon reflections!...moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Amazing peaceful location in the heart of Alfama, below the castle, with the same view over the river and rooftops as the belvedere Sta. Luzia, right in the center of the city. 10' walk from Baixa...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        This is in the same room as the living area....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Internet
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Living Room:

                        Is the same space as the dining room. Table is usually in the retracted position to sit 4, can be extended to sit 6....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen:

                        Small and very practical. One side table that can be folded down or up....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        New energy saving tall fridge with 3 freezer drawers...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Gas 4 burners. No oven. ...moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Good microwave with grill....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Pantry Items:

                        Spices, salt... There is a supermarket at the main-train station, 5 minutes walk away, that can provide all you may require for simple meals....moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        American coffee (filter)...moreless

                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                          • Balcony:

                            There are two beautiful cast iron balconies to lean against. Enjoy the full view and fresh air....moreless

                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Daily rate
                          Jun 23 - Dec 18, 2014
                          6 night min stay
                          €60

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

                          Christmas & New Year
                          Dec 20 - Jan 8, 2015
                          7 night min stay
                          €75

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

                          Winter-Spring 2015
                          Jan 9 - Mar 29, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          €55

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          6 night min stay

                          €1,000

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add €15 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:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Late night check-in fee €30 for 20:00-23:00. Not accepted: 23:00-9:00.

                          The accommodation is cleaned prior to your arrival.

                          Final cleaning included, in the expectation that on your departure the accommodation should be left in a reasonable condition. The kitchen should be clean, dishes washed, towels without stains that do not remove on washing.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                          21 Unavailable
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                          Location

                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Portela Airport
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Terreiro do Paço
                          600 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Lisbon Main Train Station Sta. Apolónia
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          A5
                          18 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Paço de Arcos
                          50 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          too many to mention
                          30 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Fado Maior, and a million more

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Perfectly located at the heart of the Alfama neighborhood, at a walking distance of 2 minutes from the 28 tram or the Fado Museum. In 10 minutes walk to either the underground, the many buses, the Tejo famous square of Terreiro do Paço, Baixa where all the night life happens. A 15 minute walk will take you to Rossio and Av. Da Liberdade with of the high fashion designers are. Or the botanical gardens… endless possibilities.

                          If you come in May/June you have all the St. Antonio festivities right in the Alfama neighborhood, 13th of June is the top day, but this flat is protected from the buzz, as it is in a alley with no action at all.

                          WHERE IT IS AND HOW IT FEELS

                          Imagine a house from the 18th century (some say the ground floor is 16th century). Made of stone and wood, today all done-up with modern technology, yet decorated so as not to not lose its simple, candid, old Arab-quarter character.

                          You will enjoy a neighborhood ambience full of the magnificent Lisbon’s light, scent the orange blossoms in the spring, at dusk or early night hear the sounds of the nearby Fado houses echoing on the old hardwood floor of the apartment, and live the mesmerizing nights of a magical full moon reflected on the river. There’s always something happening: watch the water life moving: yats, cargo, cruise ships, seagulls, fish in the air, currents and waves delicately floating!

                          It is the ideal choice for those of you who want to discover the origins of Lisbon and at the same time stay in a quiet and safe area, closed to residents only.

                          Perfect for thinking, writing, meditating and creating.

                          There are no cars in sight, the house is in a tiny alley accessed by centuries old stairs! The special contours of this alley can be seen in 17th century maps already!

                          I assure you: you will forever recall happily your stay in this apartment… maybe it will win your personal “Best pleasure-relaxing holiday” award!!

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About: Owner & Manager I am a midle-agged-young little lady who has traveled the world, lived in many cities, and has chosen to live in it’s most amazing city: Lisbon!! My passions are colors, beautiful sounds, lively hearts! Speak English, Portuguese, French, less well Spanish and Italian, and basic German. Contact me for more photos of the apartment, and other guiding ideas. You will discover I can teach you a lot about Lisbon and Portugal in my spare time. Or may even interest you to an initiation in the drawing arts! Or you may want to teach me how to solve the problems of the world…

                          Why Lisbon:
                          Given my various interests and varied career, once you come and experience the diversity of Lisbon, you will understand first hand why I live surrounded by the light shades of a sea bordering city, the perfume of the orange blossoms in the spring, the flaming terrific sunsets, the cruise ships sad loud trumpet departing horns, the singing echoings in the tiny Alfama alleys, the full moon on the river … I’ll tell you all about this magic when you come to Lisbon!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          - Top-quality/low price, top central location, top views, top charm. - Relax and enjoy for a week, Friday or Saturday to Friday or Saturday. - If you are 3 or 4 individual friends or family, you have separate beds for each. WHERE IT IS AND HOW IT FEELS Imagine a house from the 18th century (some say the ground floor is 16th century). Made of stone and wood, today all done-up with modern technology, yet decorated so as not to not lose its simple, candid, old Arab-quarter character. Perfectly located at the heart of the Alfama neighborhood, at a walking distance of 2 minutes from the 28 tram or the Fado Museum, 10 minutes walk from the underground, many buses and the Tejo famous square of Terreiro do Paço, and a 15 minute walk from Rossio, the city’s main square, where all Lisbon life pulsates. You will enjoy a neighborhood ambience full of the magnificent Lisbon’s light, scent the orange blossoms in the spring, at dusk or early night hear the sounds of the nearby Fado houses echoing on the old hardwood floor of the apartment, and live the mesmerizing nights of a magical full moon reflected on the river. There’s always something happening: watch the water life moving: yats, cargo, cruise ships, seagulls, fish in the air, currents and waves delicately floating! It is the ideal choice for those of you who want to discover the origins of Lisbon and at the same time stay in a quiet and safe area, closed to residents only. Perfect for thinking, writing, meditating and creating. There are no cars in sight, the house is in a tiny alley accessed by centuries old stairs! The special contours of this alley can be seen in 17th century maps already! I assure you: you will forever recall happily your stay in this apartment… maybe it will win your personal “Best pleasure-relaxing holiday” award!!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: french, portuguese, english, a little German, Spanish and Italian
                           

                          Photos

                          • Welcome! 
This is the view that awaits you, looking to your left.

                            Welcome! This is the view that awaits you, looking to your left.

                          • Two balconies from where to look on to the world...

                            Two balconies from where to look on to the world...

                          • View facing forward, a solitary sail in the afternoon 'pink-hour' setting sun...

                            View facing forward, a solitary sail in the afternoon 'pink-hour' setting sun...

                          • Happenings up and down the river...

                            Happenings up and down the river...

                          • To your right: 'pink-hour' at its end, time to get ready for going out!...

                            To your right: 'pink-hour' at its end, time to get ready for going out!...

                          • Up the stairs from far away charms… And 1, 2, 3: tcharamm!!! Enter paradise...

                            Up the stairs from far away charms… And 1, 2, 3: tcharamm!!! Enter paradise...

                          • Where you’ll seep like an angel...

                            Where you’ll seep like an angel...

                          • Maybe you are 3, or 4, friends who want to sleep on independent beds: here is 1.

                            Maybe you are 3, or 4, friends who want to sleep on independent beds: here is 1.

                          • It will be difficult to go to sleep with the view taken away from sight...

                            It will be difficult to go to sleep with the view taken away from sight...

                          • Here is the second mezzanine bed.

                            Here is the second mezzanine bed.

                          • All you need for your stay (I'll send you more photos once you contact me)

                            All you need for your stay (I'll send you more photos once you contact me)

                          • Powerful exhaust, really hot water!
Delight yourself!

                            Powerful exhaust, really hot water! Delight yourself!

                          • Here is where you can sit enjoying the most gorgeous views…

                            Here is where you can sit enjoying the most gorgeous views…

                          • Another place where to sit and see views or dvds... or write your first poem...

                            Another place where to sit and see views or dvds... or write your first poem...

                          • 'pink-hour' at its peak, maybe a fresh breeze keeps you inside...

                            'pink-hour' at its peak, maybe a fresh breeze keeps you inside...

                          • The sun is setting...

                            The sun is setting...

                          • Come into medieval times…

                            Come into medieval times…

                          • To your right the two facilities you will use the least, yet are vital... :)

                            To your right the two facilities you will use the least, yet are vital... :)

                          • drawings of some angels are actually there to embrace you...

                            drawings of some angels are actually there to embrace you...

                          • The second bedroom, full of light, and equally mignon!

                            The second bedroom, full of light, and equally mignon!

                          • Some Fado influenced sketches to charm you to sleep…

                            Some Fado influenced sketches to charm you to sleep…

                          • Kitchen: equipped for the perfect breakfast, yet all is there for simple meals.

                            Kitchen: equipped for the perfect breakfast, yet all is there for simple meals.

                          • A quick shower after a long walk through the maze of Alfama alleys?

                            A quick shower after a long walk through the maze of Alfama alleys?

                          • Time to sit and write my best poem ever...

                            Time to sit and write my best poem ever...

                          €33 - €75 per night (EUR)
                          4

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                          Minimum stay: 6-7 nights
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