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Large,Bright Sunny Villa - Pool Within Walking Distance of the Beach

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Beautiful quiet pool, south facing for all day sun

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Last updated: 08/08/2014
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  • Internet:No
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Caldas Da Rainha house description

Beautiful villa, light, airy, spacious in immaculate condition . Set in the picturesque tranquil town of Sao Martinho. Why squeeze everyone into a small property when we offer 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.This area is very suitable for family and romantic holidays as this AA rated beach (top 12 beach in Portugal) gently slopes with lots of golden sand. Enjoy a romantic evening stroll on the promenade. Let the children enjoy climbing the nearby sand dunes the largest approx 50m. This area is still very unspoilt and offers great value for money. Enjoy meeting the locals and sitting watching the world go by at one of the beach front cafes. Enjoy a meal and a few drinks in the evening and leave the car at home. A fully equipped kitchen, outdoor BBQ, deck and large table allows self-catering and outdoor living. The Silver Coast offers the genuine Portuguese holiday with unspoilt countryside and towns. Lots of sights to see and things to do something for everyone, pool, sun, culture & history.


Pool : This property includes a pool which is shared with 5 other properties. In our experience our guests have almost a private pool as the majority of the residents are Portuguese and go to work everyday. The pool has steps and gradually slopes to a depth of 1.6m. We provide various ball and toys for children to use in the pool. The pool is at the end of the complex about 30m from the house and is south facing getting the sun all day long.

Closed condo great base for beach & day trips: The house is in a small closed private condominium of only six houses. The gates are locked and are therefore very safe for families and small children. We provide both electronic fob plus keys for side gate. The house has a designated parking space within the small complex, there is extra parking outside which we have found to be very safe. The pool is accessed through a small gate which we recommend you keep closed for the safety of small children.

There great places and historic sites to visit as day trips. The heritage town of Obidos is only 15 min drive from the house, 5 min further on from there is Buddha Eden and Loridos vineyards, Buddha Eden is a 35 hectare site with giant Buddha, terracotta soldiers and beautiful walks, in the grounds of vineyards. Other places to visit are Alcobaca, Batalha, Peniche, Nazare, Fatima and Marinha Grande (hand blown glass demonstrations) to name a few. There is always something to do.

Location - beach & retaurants: The house is about 800m from the town and beach though if you are bringing a lot of equipment to the beach we suggest you drive. The beach is very accessible you can choose to go to the busy end in Sao Martinho which has beach huts, showers, etc., or further around the bay where it is quieter and less crowded. There is a board walk which stretched for 1.5kms, providing a lovely walk in late evening to watch the sun setting over the bay. There is a lovely local cafe/restaurant 3mins walk from the house which is extremely reasonable €5-6 for main course, €1 for a starter, beer 80c. There is an excellent more up market restaurant 5 min walk from the house which again is very reasonable. Portuguese food is very similar to northern European cuisine with lots of fish, meat, chips, potatoes, salad and veg. There is a huge variety of restaurants and cafes in the town a 10-15min walk away.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 150 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome:

            Children love this villa. Spacious with safe secure outdoor areas. ...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Sitting area, 2 balconies...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            TV & DVD, bean bag, balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Downstairs, balcony...moreless

          • Very big spacious rooms, three bedrooms have balconies. Upstairs TV & DVD for children. Master bedroom has seating & reading area, en suite bathroom with double shower. Each room has shutters which guarantee darkness great for getting the children to sleep. Every room has very generous built in wardrobes and storage. Baby cot can be placed in the room of your choice....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

            En suite to master bedroom, double shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Downstairs...moreless

          • Three bathrooms, one downstairs which will act as an ensuite at night time for downstairs bedroom. Upstairs bathroom has bath with shower. Master bedroom is en suite with double shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Very large living room with satellite TV. A DVD player is provided with a large selection of DVD's to suit all age groups. The living rooms also has books, games and playing cards provided for your entertainment. There is lot of seating with both sofas being manual recliners for added comfort. This room stays nice and cool all day a great refuge from the mid-day heat. For those renting in cooler months the house has a fire place for burning wood and central heating. The kitchen is superbly equipped just like home, perfect for self-catering and dining. A dishwasher and washing machine are provided to reduce the holiday cleaning workload. A beautiful outdoor terrace with deck( solar lighting), large table and seating for 8 is perfect for outdoor dining. The BBQ with sink and storage adds to the holiday atmosphere. Sun loungers and seating is also providing. The terrace and back balconies are sun traps perfect for sun-bathing. They are enclosed therefore totally safe for small children....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library:

                Good selection of DVD's available...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Either dine indoors or outdoors. Large outdoor table with seating for eight ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                All linens, pillows and bed clothes provided...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Very large comfortable living room with 2 large settees seating 6, plus beans bags and additional seats. TV and DVD player....moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Parking:

                Secure parking ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Additional off-street parking available...moreless

              • Safe
              • Sunbed
              • Towels Provided:

                Full set of towels for each guest...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker:

                Filter Coffee Maker...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Full set of good quality cooking saucepans and pans. Colander, chopping boards, knifes etc...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully stocked almost like home. Place setting for 10 people, plus bowls, jugs. Full set of cutlery and good quality sharp knifes, chopping boards etc...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Extremely well stocked kitchen, very clean. A real home from home....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                4 ring hob, extractor fan plus electric oven...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                Three bedrooms have private balconies plus Living room....moreless

              • Barbecue
              • Deck / Patio:

                Enclosed decking and tiled area....moreless

              • Gated Community
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Superb BBQ, fully equipped with sink and tap....moreless

              • Patio
              • Small Cooler
              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Only accessible by 6 houses. Generally very quiet as other families are at work/school....moreless

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Terraced
                       

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                      The price quoted above is an all inclusive charge, it includes cleaning, management fee and ulities
                      
                      Booking deposit of 20% the remainder 6 weeks before your arrival date, we also require a €100 deposit for damages and breakages which will be refunded once post visit inspection is complete. 
                      
                      10% discount on 2nd week of two week booking. Towels and linen are provided, if you require mid visit towel and linen change please add €60.
                      Rates for months outside peak months of July/August are guidelines we welcome offers. All utility bills included in rental prices except for gas bills Oct-Mar.
                      Please note prices quoted above are in Euro, we offer the current exchange rate to sterling on booking.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 08/08/2014
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                      Location

                      100 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Lisbon
                      600 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Cafe O Armavelo
                      20 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Obidos
                      800 Metres
                      Nearest Train
                      Sao Martinho Do Porto
                      6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Exit 21 A8 Atlantic Autostrada
                      600 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      O Armavelo
                      800 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Sao Martinho Do Porto

                      Car: Recommended

                      Set on the edge of the town in a lovely country setting; it is ideal for walks in the countryside or along the beach front. Easy access to the A8motorway for Lisbon or exploring nearby. This area is renowned for it's water sports and activities with a wide choice and something to suit everyone. For those who love walking and trekking this area has plenty to offer; the cooling sea breezes keep the temperatures very pleasant. If history and culture is your interest then you will be thoroughly spoilt. The area is seeped in history visit Obidos (UNESCO heritage site), Alcobaca (Gothic monastery), Monastry of Batalha, Shrine of Fatima, Tomar- Knight of Templar (Da Vinci Code), Walk in the Dinosaur footsteps at Ourem & visit the underground caves, Peniche - the Moorish prison & fabulous beaches. Bombarrel - Buddha Gardens. For shopping Sao Martinho has a supermarket, shops, butchers, fish & veg market. Nearby Caldas De Rainha has a wide selection of shops & large supermarkets.

                      Other Activities: Golf 25 minutes drive at Praia D`el Rey and Royal Obidos

                       

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                      • Beautiful quiet pool, south facing for all day sun

                        Beautiful quiet pool, south facing for all day sun

                      • En suite master bedroom with reading area

                        En suite master bedroom with reading area

                      • Bedroom 3 upstairs

                        Bedroom 3 upstairs

                      • Front of the villa

                        Front of the villa

                      • View of the bay from the hill in Salir Do Porto

                        View of the bay from the hill in Salir Do Porto

                      • Google map of the Sao Martinho Do Porto bay

                        Google map of the Sao Martinho Do Porto bay

                      • Entrance to the Sao Martinho bay

                        Entrance to the Sao Martinho bay

                      • Beautiful Boardwalk ideal for a relaxing walk approx. 2km in length SMP

                        Beautiful Boardwalk ideal for a relaxing walk approx. 2km in length SMP

                      • Rooftops and bay from viewing platform SMP

                        Rooftops and bay from viewing platform SMP

                      • Daily Fish Market Sao Martinho Do Porto

                        Daily Fish Market Sao Martinho Do Porto

                      • Outdoor living

                        Outdoor living

                      • Modern kitchen

                        Modern kitchen

                      • Bedroom 2 - Double Room

                        Bedroom 2 - Double Room

                      • Sunset on the Beach in Sao Martinho

                        Sunset on the Beach in Sao Martinho

                      • Sand Dunes along the Bay, a great family climbing challenging

                        Sand Dunes along the Bay, a great family climbing challenging

                      • Collecting seaweed, leisurely pastimes in SMP

                        Collecting seaweed, leisurely pastimes in SMP

                      • View of the rooftops and bay from the viewing platform in Sao Martinho

                        View of the rooftops and bay from the viewing platform in Sao Martinho

                      • Boardwalk to other side of the bay

                        Boardwalk to other side of the bay

                      • Daily Fruit and Veg Market Sao Martinho Do Porto

                        Daily Fruit and Veg Market Sao Martinho Do Porto

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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 08/08/14
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                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 08/08/2014
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