A typical village house set in a small residential area near the village of “Almoçageme”.
The house consists of 2 double bedrooms, 1 children’s bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen with dining area and open space with living room, with various terraces, barbecue area and inside car parking space by front of house.
This locality is totally residential, has 1 restaurant and an indoor swimming pool club.
Further up the road, there’s the delightful village of “Penedo” with incredible views of Colares region.
These villages are situated amongst pleasant woods in the heart of Sintra Cascais Natural Park, surrounded by a natural reserve park. It borders the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra and provides easy access to gorgeous walks in forest and parks.
The town of Sintra (9km) is of rare historical and architectural importance. The hills are a monument in their own right. Even today, we sense the magic of Sintra Mountain,as the local people have for thousands of years; they used to call it the Mountain of the Moon.
In Sintra has the National Palace and up on the hills: the Moorish Castle, Pena Palace, Monserrate and Regaleira are all fascinating.
Another village close by is “Colares” one of the most pleasant recesses of the municipality of Sintra, a truly fruit and wine grower, famous for the wine.
Close by is the Estoril Coast, boasts a wide variety of beaches that have been awarded the prestigious blue flag by the European Union for the quality of their sea, water, infrastructure and back-up services. Many of them in coves overlooked by elegant villas and palaces, very much like the Côte d’Azur, with walkways by the sea, esplanades and a wide range of lively, cosmopolitan bars.
The Estoril Coast has a rich historical past. A tantalising range of historical buildings and other sites of cultural interest and a casino, all lie within easy reach.
Cascais has several places of cultural and historical interest, notably the Condes de Castro Guimarães Museum, a number of old churches and forts. The fort of Cascais “Cidalela”, 16th century fortress was built to defend the Bay of Cascais against invasion. It is one of a string of fortresses along the Tagus estuary designed to protect Lisbon.
A wide range of sports can be enjoyed here all year round. There are many clubs and centres with the equipment and suitably qualified staff to provide support for almost any sports activity.
Sports options range from extreme sports such as parachuting, paragliding, rock climbing and mountain cycling to more traditional sports such as horse riding,tennis and golf. Estoril and Sintra have a fine selection of golf courses.
The whole coast has excellent facilities for water sports: surfing,windsurfing,body board,kite surf,water skiing and all types of sailing. The Cascais Marina is the main facility for sailors and there are many other sailing clubs in the area. Other activities could include archery, ballooning, carting, jogging or Jeep safaris.
There are many excellent riding tracks through the woods. Several riding schools in the area hire out horses and offer riding lessons.
Guincho beach, in Cascais, a large beach exposed to the wind and waves of the east coast. It is a major venue in both the European and the World Surfing and Windsurfing Championships.
There are many excellent fish and seafood restaurants nearby.
Cabo da Roca,which is the most westerly point in Europe and has magnificent views.
The coast to the north of Cabo da Roca has dramatic cliffs interspersed with rocky beaches .The water has high iodine content and the natural environment is still absolutely unspoiled. Some of the smaller beaches are somewhat inaccessible and therefore almost empty.
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The house is located only 5 minutes from Almoçageme, a typical rustic village with its narrowed streets, has a square where a traditional festival with music and fire work take place in October. Here you find coffee shops restaurants and food stores. Every Saturday and Sunday there’s a street market where you can buy fruit and vegetables from local farmers as well as other products such as bread, cheeses, honey, cakes and flowers.
Almoçageme, located on one of the slopes that belong to the ridge of mountains also called Sintra, south east of Colares. The village is spread up the hill from the Atlantic Ocean. Adraga beach, only 2km away, was ranked as one of the 20 perfect European beaches’ by the Sunday Times.
Only minutes away you have famous beaches like Praia das Maçãs (4km) the children’s beach because of its iodine, limped waters and pure air. Praia Grande – Big Beach is the main beach of Colares parish, with 3 km of extension, its extremes has beautiful ridges natural on this rocky coast. Discoveries that happen in the 80’s are of dinosaur footsteps belonging to the creation age. Also is well known for the surfing champions ships that take place in August.
Nature lovers can enjoy long walks in the area.
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Nov 1 2013 - Dec 21 2013
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