Charming home and decorated provence type with great pleasure. Room with 2 single beds and full bathroom. Living room with sofa bed, and full kitchen. Mezzanine with 1 mattress (ideal for young people). Spectacular garden with 500m2, with swimming pool with 9x6mt, hammocks, sofas, sun hats and all the amenities for outdoor living. Porch with dining table for 8 people, kitchen and barbecue
HOUSE WITH 1 BEDROOM, LIVING ROOM WITH SOFA BED, KITCHEN, PORCH WITH BARBECUE
Cristina Pulido Valente
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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Beautiful property conveniently located in Estoril
Beautiful property conveniently located in Estoril. Cristina was easily contactable and very helpful
We are family of 4, 2A + 2C(11&13), and had a great stay at Kristina's villa. It was just exactly same as pictures, the villa and patio was lovely and clean, the garden was beautifully cared and clean swimming pool. Our boys were really enjoying playing on grass and jumping into the swimming pool.
Thank you Kristina your warm welcome even though we had arrived late night due to flight delay. Hope to go back there again next year!
Beautiful house and garden
We had a very warm welcome at the property of Cristina and José. Really a beautiful cottage. Very nice decorated and well equiped. There is a lot of space in the beautiful garden and there are nice places where you can relax. The swimmingpool is a nice extra, but a little bit to cold this time of the year.
In Estoril is a good little supermarket for your daily grocery. The beach of Estoril is very clean and nice. The walk along the boulevard to Cascais is recommendable. You can go to Lissabon by train, it is a 15 minute walk to the station. Sintra is nice place to visit. It's about 35 minutes by bus.
So we had a very very nice stay at this property. Cristina was always available whenever we needed something and José gave us some nice tips to do in the region.
Thank you for your hospitality, and for making a place where we felt at home.
Over all, enjoyable, but with certain reservations
Earlier reviews are quite right in saying that this property is ‘as advertised’ and is a delightful setting for a relaxing holiday. Set in a pleasant neighbourhood, we stayed in the larger of the two villas, overlooking the garden. It was spacious, clean and well maintained throughout, the bed comfortable. Cristina, her husband and the family are all pleasant and helpful and keen to ensure that everything is in order. The traffic noise issue is a subjective one and depends on what you’re used to. We happen to live in a town, but can enjoy our garden relatively free of traffic noise so we did find it noticeable at first but soon got used to it so while it wasn’t as peaceful as we might have wished, for us the ambience of the garden and pool pretty well made up for that. It is quite a walk to the sea front and a bit of an uphill drag coming back, but for the less mobile there are buses and taxis are plentiful and cheap. There were one or two things that slightly bothered us. Unlike similar properties in the UK there was absolutely no ‘welcoming pack’ whatsoever; no milk, sugar, condiments, tea or coffee so we had to hike to a local garage upon arrival to stock up with a few basics. Not sure what would have happened if we’d arrived at a less convenient hour. To give her her due Cristina did take us to a supermarket next day and this was most helpful. We didn’t hire a car but on reflection this would have been a good idea. When we went to make a cup of tea we discovered there was no kettle or teapot. As indicated in the blurb there is a (small) microwave but no instructions, no oven, only a hob, so not so good for anyone who wants to actually ‘self-cater’. There was no plug in the kitchen sink, which wasn’t helpful. There are lots of places to eat within easy reach. We shared the garden with an American couple and their daughter who were staying in the other villa and there was plenty of space and garden furniture for all.
Unfortunately Cristina and her husband ‘disappeared’ a couple of days before we left without telling us they were going to be away, so we didn’t have the chance to share any of the above with her, which was a shame. We just left without any connection with any member of the family.
Over all, an enjoyable experience.
A little piece of Portuguese paradise!
We stayed in Cristina and Jose's beautiful holiday house for 9 days at the end of August 2014. Everything about the experience was fantastic. The atmosphere of their charming home is very peaceful and the garden area is the perfect place to relax day or night.
The buildings have a lovely warm charm. The house we stayed in is perfect for a couple and has an independent terrace which offer lots of privacy, while still feeling part of the garden area. The place is extremely clean, which immediately makes you feel at home. With Cristina working in a local garden centre, it is clear that she brings her work home! The garden is beautifully designed and manicured, with a lovely pool for the hot days of August.
It is well situated relative to Estoril and Cascais. You can walk to the coast, although it was nice to have a car to explore the surrounding areas.
I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a home away from home experience.
Wir hatten eine schöne Zeit in Estoril. Der Garten ist traumhaft und das Häuschen zweckmässig, mit allem was man braucht ausgestattet. Cristina ist unglaublich nett, hatte sogar ein paar Kleinigkeiten für uns zum Empfang gekauft und war jederzeit erreichbar. Wir haben die Saison eröffnet, leider war der schöne Pool noch viel zu kalt und im appartement war es auch recht frisch. Das appartement und alles drum herum sind sehr schön und geschmackvoll gestaltet, aber es ist tatsächlich sehr für schönes Wetter ausgelegt, weil die schönsten Bereiche draussen sind. Leider war, wie schon so oft beschrieben der Verkehr, sowie die Nachbarshunde in der Nacht sehr laut, aber wir haben uns daran gewöhnt.
Ein perfekter Ort um die Gegend um Lissabon zu erkunden und danach nochmal im eigenen Garten zu entspannen. Der Fussweg zum Strand und Bhf betrug mit Kindern ca. 20 Min.
Danke Cristina für den netten Empfang
The house is in the center of Estoril. A picturesque village, quiet and very beautiful. Known also by the famous Estoril Casino. It has a very good climate, hot in summer and spring, rental beach. A few km from Lisbon, Sintra, Mafra or Obidos is ideal for sightseeing. It has shopping center, cinemas, museums, very important for sailing regattas in Cascais, equestrian events at the Hippodrome de Cascais, or bike racing at the Estoril Autodrome. With a very mild winter, ideal for those who can do this holiday season. A car is advisable if you want to visit the surroundings. However the train station to Lisbon is a 10 min walk away and offers a fantastic 30-minute drive. There are buses to Guincho, Sintra, Mafra or Obidos. Very nice for those who like walking, because the wall with 3km takes us to Cascais' always by the sea. The area is known for great fish restaurants.