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A Cosy One Bedroom Groundfloor House

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Caldas Da Rainha house description

The house is a semidetached house with one spacious living room, bedroom and complete bathroom, kitchen with all the facilities.
A fully furnished very charming house with one bedroom with double bed, kitchen fully equipped to prepare all kinds of meals and with washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, electric kettle and other small appliances.
A very comfortable living room with two futons, television set with satellite reception, and dining area with table and chairs.
The bathroom is also fully equipped with bath and hair dryer, towels and all the necessary appliances.
Cotton bed linen, anti allergenic pillows and towels are provided.
On your arrival you will find water and milk in the fridge along with cheese, ham, fresh bread and tea bags and instant coffee in the kitchen cupboards for you.
There is a private courtyard for sunbathing or barbecuing and, a sunny front garden with space to have meals or simply relax while watching the sunset over the mountains.
This space has got a fence of roses, an outside table and chairs, and it faces the street. This street is very quiet, almost only local people pass by, and it has got a very nice atmosphere of 'neighborhood' with people greeting each other.
In the garden you find a lemon tree, hopefully with lemons, and plants like parsley, coriander and thyme.
Parking is right outside the front gate, always available.
Only 800m from the gate to a medieval town, full of character and considered the pearl of Portuguese little towns.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Double bed, with anti-alergic matress and pillows. Firm matress, but adjustable to the body. Cotton linen provided, as well as cotton towels....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

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

                ...moreless

              • Complete bathroom with shower and bath, toilet,bidet and handbasin. shower with three diferent velocities. Towels provided as well as soap and shampoo, and hair dryer. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • a very nice house, with modern facilities, cable tv, internet, good mobile coverage, in a very quite surrounding, only 300 hundred metters away from the town - 5 minutes walk - and yet away from city noises. Very nice views from the house, both in the back and in the front. Excellent accessibility to very historical and turistic centres. It's location, right in the middle of turistic area, and in the middle of the country, allows one to travel back and forth to very important places in the same day - Coimbra, Porto, Lisbon, Leiria, Aveiro, Ericeira, Mafra, Sintra. Good public transportations, buses at diferent hours of the day. Accessibility to motorways and roads at only800m from the house. Lovely area to visit, to relax, or to practice activities like fishing, surfing, wind surfing, bird watching, golf and others....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Portuguese, english books. Fiction e nonfiction....moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Town
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    The dinig area is in the living room, but with enough space to seat 6 to 8 people. China and cuttlery provided for 6 people, as well as tablecoths....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    electric heating...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    internet access by cable....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Linen in cotton, and anti-allergic. we provide everything for everyday use, nothing is necessary to bring....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    the living room is 20m2, with enough space for living area, which seats 5 and dinig area with a table for 8 people. Colour tv, excelent light, and a kind of a terrace with a table to eat out....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mosquito Magnet
                  • Parking:

                    Parking right outside the gate, always available....moreless

                  • Parking On Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    cotton towels for three....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    washing machine and washing detergents....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All the utensils needed to cook are provided, even for a long term stay....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Dishes and utensils for at least five people. Table coths, tea and coffee sets, glasses. everything one needs in daily life is provided....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Oven...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    We provide botled water, kitchen paper, table coths, kitchen cloths, some condiments and/or spices: oregon, pepper, salt, coffee, sugar. In the front garden: fresh basil, tyme, parsely, coriander, ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Refrigerator with freezer...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    deck in front of the house, with table, ideal for meals outside, enjoying the lovely portuguese sun. Nice view to the nearby mountain. There's a lemon tree with lemons to prepare delicious drinks....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    charcoal barbecue....moreless

                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    lovely veranda with view to the castle and the surrounding fields and town gardens....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Property Descriptor

                          • Semi-Detached
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          winter/spring
                          Jan 2 - Jun 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €60
                          €380 €950
                          summer
                          Jun 16 - Aug 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €70
                          €450 €1,050
                          Autunm/winter
                          Sep 1 - Dec 22, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          €60
                          €380 €950
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                          Location

                          75 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Lisbon
                          600 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Porta da VILA
                          16 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Praia del rei. Bom sucesso golf resort. Royal golf
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Train
                          Óbidos
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Óbidos junction
                          800 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Muralhas. Lidador. and others all inside the town
                          14 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Foz do arelho

                          Car: Recommended

                          The house is located in a village 600 meters from the town gate of Óbidos a small middle age town situated inside walls, 4 km away from a lagoon several km wide where water birds like wild ducks, crane, herons and other birds can be watched very closely. It is a touristy town in the centre of a region full of touristy attractions: a big lagoon with water sports like Parapente, wind surf, paddling, and with 4 golf resorts and clubs at close distance 16 to 25 km. nearby

                          All the facilities can be found at around 100 to 800 meters from the house: restaurants, bars, coffee shops, supermarket, public swimming pools.

                          Apart from the town there are walking paths all around the area.

                          6km- Caldas da Rainha, a middle sized, very rural town, 9 km from Foz do Arelho, a popular beach,

                          18 km from S.Martinho a beach town

                          20 km the town of Peniche a very typical fisherman town, with several activities to offer like fishing, surf.

                          30Km from Alcobaça, another medieval town with a Franciscan building, and a lovely town to visit.

                          33 km from Nazaré, another fisherman typical town

                          40 km from Batalha, with a big monastery build in the Portuguese Manuelino style.

                          46 km from Torres Vedras a modern town, with a medieval castle.

                          45 km from the biggest Portuguese caves - Mira d'aire and Alvados in the Candeiros mountain area.

                          75 km from the Lisbon airport

                          56km from Leiria, the capital of the county area and a modern town with a very interesting castle and old town.

                          80 km from Sintra a town kings and nobles built palaces and castle, with a micro climate that makes Sintra a town with lovely gardens and parks.

                          Óbidos is right in the centre of the country and one of the most touristy centres of Portugal, and there is public transportation to all this places either by bus or train.

                          There are also boat little tours to Berlenga island, leaving from Peniche, or in Nazaré and S, Martinho sight seeing boat tours.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: My name is Fernanda and I am a kindergarten teacher on retirement process. I was born in Tras-os-Montes, Mirandela area in the northeast of the country, near the spanish border. I moved to Leiria when I was 9, and when i finished primary school education, went to a boarding school, in Tomar, to continue secondary school, up to the 9th grade. After a short period in Angola I came to Óbidos, where I've been living, studying and working ever since. I furthered my education here in the area and only went away for the college education. I worked in several areas of Portugal but settled down here and bought a flat, first in Caldas da Rainha, and then this little house in Óbidos. I spent most of my working life furthering my education, took 3 postgraduation courses, improved my english (learned at school) by studying with the British Council where i achieved proficiency level. Because of my language habilities I met and socialized with the british/american comunity living in this area, and met my very dear companion and partner in life, a british citizen from Wales, that lived most of his life traveling the world, working for the british government, and settle down here in Óbidos when he retired He passed away 6 years ago, but he is still remembered everyday with much love. I also learned about computers, by taking a specialized course in information and comunication tecnologies, in university, mainly because i am 58 and computers weren't around when I was growing up. I loved my job as a kindergarten teacher, now my job is to create a space for holiday makers that make a diference. My aim is to welcome people, provide a special place and ambience for people that stay here. II don't want just to rent a house! I want to create an ambience of trust, calm, relax, with confort, and where people can feel at home.

                          Why the Owner Chose Caldas Da Rainha:
                          I purchased this house in 2003 and lived in it until 2011, when I married a neighbour and moved to his house in the same row of houses. We decided to live here, instead of purchasing elsewhere because we are charmed with this little corner, so close to everything we need and yet so quiet and in such beautiful environment. I used to love my job but got very ill and had to retire earlier. Now this little busyness is my job. I intend to make this little house, a very confortable and welcoming space, where people find everything they need to live, relax and enjoy life. Allthough it is a busyness I am interested in making this little space much more then a busyness. I want it to become the place for holidays where people feel welcome, cared for and confident that everything is done to welcome them.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          In here we wake up with the sound of birds singing and you hardly believe you are 500 meters away from big coaches stoping by to let tourists out to visit the town, everyday. From the porchway of the house where we can seat and enjoy a drink or a meal, while, if anyone passes by, they smile, greet you and move on, because they are neighbours, people who live here in the area. From the backside varanda there's a lovely view to one of the castle towers and the surrounding hills and garden. But more than that. The house has got all the little utensils neede in a house to function, and all the apliances needed. Everything is thought to make people feel well, The house is constantly changed to respond to guests needs. There are plenty of houses in this area for rent. This one I intend to be unique, environmental friend, with non alergenic features. This is ideal for a couple to live. I include a bedsetty advised by my companion's brother who came here, from the UK, to try it and advise me about how to make it more friendly and enjoyable. Thank you Peter, who always loved this house, the decoration and its splendid location. He spent hours on the porch, reading a book, enjoying an afternoon drink watching the sunset.


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                          Speaks: english, french, portuguese, a bit of spanish, a bit of german

                           

                          Photos

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • bedroom

                            bedroom

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Entrada para o jardim

                            Entrada para o jardim

                          • Spring in the garden on the way to Óbidos

                            Spring in the garden on the way to Óbidos

                          • camelia flouring in the backyard

                            camelia flouring in the backyard

                          • bedsofa

                            bedsofa

                          • Living room from the hall

                            Living room from the hall

                          • dining area

                            dining area

                          • kitchen

                            kitchen

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • The front of the house

                            The front of the house

                          • front terrace with table

                            front terrace with table

                          • Óbidos on the other side of the little chapel

                            Óbidos on the other side of the little chapel

                          • roses from the garden

                            roses from the garden

                          • hall with working area (christmas time)

                            hall with working area (christmas time)

                          • diningroom area

                            diningroom area

                          • livingroom at night

                            livingroom at night

                          €60 - €70 per night (EUR)
                          5

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 3

                          View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english, french, portuguese, a bit of spanish, a bit of german
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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