Beautiful unique holiday rustic home with swimming pool near to capital city Lisbon and 18 hole golf course in lover´s paradise Sintra.
Villa Cerrado das Fontainhas has a large 12m x5m private pool in a luxurious garden and is surrounded by Pine, olive, orange and lemon trees and is ideally situated for relaxing and enjoying the surrounding countryside next to the capital Lisbon city.
As the Villa possess 12000 meter sq area , you will enjoy your complete privacy.
Villa is located in a very quate place for a perfect family holidays in a rustic way with oriental rustic furniture in a spacious and sunny place.
Explore the west coast of Lisbon
Villa is 30 min drive away from fabulous capital Lisbon city center as well beaches of Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra.
The cosmopolitan town of Estoril-renowned for its beaches, golf courses and the largest casino in Europe. The fishing town of Cascais is home to excellent restaurants and bars, a busy marina with a lively atmosphere and superb shopping.
The walled town of Obidos is an absolute must for all visitors to Portugal 1 hr. drive from villa. With its narrow cobbled streets and high walled gardens this town has been destroyed and rebuilt throughout history. This beautiful town has many churches, craft shops and views over the surrounding areas, viaduct, monastery and sanctuary. The Lagoa de Obidos are close by. The beautiful lagoon is the largest in Europe where you can enjoy a BBQ in the pine woods overlooking the lagoon where there is an abundance of wildlife and water sports are available.
Queluz (10 km): Royal Palace situated on the train line to Lisbon.
Mafra (13 km): Palace and Monastery joined together in the largest building (with an impressive library) in Portugal with 800 rooms.
Ericeira (30 km): Fishing and resort town.
Villa is located in a eastern part of Sintra and just 20 min drive you are in Sintra town centre, one of the most beautiful towns in the world, and certainly one of the most romantic. Enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn carriage and discover the mysteries of the mountains.
The "Cultural Landscape of Sintra" is part of the World Heritage List - http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/723 -, displaying a unique mixture of nature and architectural treasures.
From escarpments to baroque Palaces, between imposing crags and luxurious greenery, Sintra-Cascais, on the Lisbon Coast, concentrates and symbolizes the enchantment of a heritage that must be preserved.
Beautiful property with a very well-maintained garden, a large swimming pool and plays for kids. We really appreciated our stay and the cordial welcome of the owner.
Main points for attention :
- the swimming pool is under the trees and we had to clean it daily (at least, 30mn a day) the first week, the water smelt bad but after the intervention of a external provider mandated by the owner, the swimming pool was perfect with the hot water option (necessary, even in summer)
- the house is very clean but gets older : dishwasher out of order the first week, no cold water in the bathtube, some mould in the showers
- quiet environment but you may be woke up by the high number of dogs in the neighbourhood
Linda from Kinghorn
Stayed 30 Jun 2011
As a family of 6adults and 5 children we all had a wonderful holiday at this villa. The villa was very spacious and well equipped and the outside area was outstanding with plenty of areas to relax or play.The children enjoyed the pool and we would definitely recommend heating it.Although we had some difficulty finding the villa it was well situated for visiting beaches and towns.The owner was very pleasant and most helpful.We would definitely reecommend this villa for families
The Foster Family
Barbara from Hershey
Stayed 11 Sep 2010
The pictures dont do the villa justice. The charm, beauty, comfort far exceed what the pictures depict. So much thought has gone into this property and how it was developed and it shows.
I have never rented a villa or any other vacation spot over the internet before and was concerned at first. After this experience, I would never hesitate to rent again. Not only was the villa wonderful, but the owner of the property is a special person who is not only gracious, friendly and kind hearted. But she goes out of her way to make your time at the farm the best experience you could wish for.
I am blessed for having taken a chance and renting this villa becuase I had the best vacation in years and made a new friend.
Helen from London
Stayed 11 Jun 2010
We had a wonderful holiday. The house is beautiful and set in its own delightful gardens, all beautifully tended. The owner is extremely charming and helpful in every way. We had 8 adults in the house at one time and it was very comfortable and an interesting blend of design.
Very very relaxing space... well maintained garden and pool.. house is very spacious and well decorated..unique decor.. Owner is very much helpful in every way.. both the restaurants are really good which we experienced in the town.. the dinner served by the owner from their restaurant was just wonderful.. memorable dining we had that day at the outside patio...
Certainly going to visit it again..
This is an excellent holiday villa for family and friends spacious, beautiful and have everything you need from children play area, pool to adults reading/relaxing corners. The pleasure of picking homegrown fruits from the villa for breakfast was wonderful. The owners Indians home delivery added extra comfort while we were all tired with cooking or going out for dinner. We will use it again and highly recommend to friends. Thanks Avani for being a great host. Greetings from the Ellis family and friends.
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Thank you for making our 10 days in POrtugal, specially in Lisbon so great. The villa is fantastic, specious, relaxing and we all felt very much at home there - so much so that we are all missing it now! Thank you for the efficient and speedy management great knowing that you where only a phone call or text away if we needed anything. Hope to visit you soon.