This apartment is on the top floor of a luxury residential condominium in the fashionable town of Cascais near Lisbon. The complex has a pretty private garden with a swimming pool and tennis court. The entrance gatehouse is staffed 24 hrs a day.
The modern apartment has a large living / dining area with double doors to a terrace.Mobile internet provided.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed and doors to the terrace, while the 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds. The open kitchen is fully equipped and there is also a complete bathroom. The flooring is in marble throughout.
The beautiful historic town of Cascais has plenty to visit as well as many restaurants, pubs and shops. It's a half hour by train to the centre of Lisbon. There is a good beach in Cascais and others close by as well as 6 excellent golf courses within a 15 minute drive. Situated next to the Pestana Cascais Hotel this property is ideally situated for those wishing to take a break with plenty to do but without having to rent a car
Location & Access.: The apartment can be reached by car or taxi from Lisbon Airport in 35 - 60 minutes (depending on traffic) by taking the A5 motorway until the end or by the more scenic marginal road along the river to Cascais. From the town centre follow directions to the Pestana Cascais Hotel, which is adjacent to the Jardins da Gandarinha residential complex where the apartment is situated.
There is a bus service (BusCas) every 7 minutes from the other side of the roundabout at the top of the street to the centre of town and the train station throughout the day. From Cascais train station there is a regular service along the river to Lisbon which is 35 minutes away. Within a 5 minute walk there is a taxi stand, a supermarket, a coffee shop, a take-away and a hairdresser.
Day trips.: The best way to get to Lisbon is on the picturesque 35 minute train ride along the river estuary. You can get off at Belem, which has lots to visit (Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, CCB, Coach museum etc.) or go all the way to the terminal station Cais do Sodre from where you can get onto the Lisbon Underground system (Metro). Alternatively you can get a bus from the central Cascais bus depot (next to the train station) to Cabo da Roca and Sintra.
Historic sites, which can be visited in day trips by car include: Mafra (Monastery), Batalha(Cathedral) & Fatima (Shrine)and the beautiful walled village of Obidos.
Golf.: There are 5 excellent 18-hole golf courses and a further 2 9-hole courses nearby. Quinta da Marinha, Oitavos, Penha Longa, Estoril and Beloura constitute a varied and challenging variety of courses, which are all welcoming member Golf clubs with plenty of availability to receive visitors and constitute a contrast to the overcrowded Algarve Golf courses.
There are a further 5 golf courses within 1 hour driving distance.