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Obidos - Casa da Travessa

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Ground and 1st floor cottage. 1 Living room, 2 bedrooms, 1WC, accommodates 7

'Casa da Travessa' is a lovely traditional portuguese house, located inside the Óbidos Castle walls, just in the village centre. It is only a few steps far from typical bars, restaurants, shops, museums and shops.

It is equipped with all amenities and sleeps 7.

In the ground floor there are the kitchen and the living room, with a double and a single sofa bed and cableTV. On the 1st floor there are 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with 2 single beds, and 1 complete bathroom. Bed linen and towels are provided.

Wonderful views from the gardens and the most beautiful churches of Óbidos. Here you can experience the spirit of this medieval village, one of the most enchanting and visited places in Portugal.

More Details

Owner
Gabriela Martins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Gabriela Martins

Although I was born and always lived in Lisbon, two years ago I changed the Portuguese capital for the enchanting village of Obidos, the village of my grandparents, where my father born and grew up, and that I had visited and where I had spent my holidays since my childhood. So I have a great love for this village, where in their driveways still remember my childhood games!

Gabriela Martins purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Gabriela Martins chose Pinhal

This lovely little house is situated right next to my family home, where I live nowadays.

When I heard that it was for sale, a dream a dream evolved inside me. As fast I as I could I bought it from its previous owners, a lovely old couple now living near Lisbon. Now the dream came true when the purchase and I just love to receive my guests the best possible way !

What makes this cottage unique

'Casa da Travessa' location couldn't be better! Inside the Óbidos Castle walls, it is a very central house because it is just a few steps from Rua Direita, the most popular and touristic street in Óbidos. Nevertheless, 'Casa da Travessa' is in a very quiet and beautiful lane, where you can appreciate wonderful views to some gardens and Óbidos churches!

Amenities

Pinhal Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Arrival time must be informed 24 hours in advance.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms and WC are on the 1st floor. Bed linen and towels are at your disposal.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
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Casa da Travessa in Óbidos

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I absolutely loved Gabriela's place. Spacious, comfortable, and well-situated. Don't pass up a chance to stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Awsome house in wonderful village! Everything as described and owner, Gabriela, was always available for tips and suggestions for activities. Our stay couldn't have been better and we would happily come back.

Portugal is very friendly!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Poor Communication

  • 1 of 5

We did not receive a message from Gabriela until 12:00pm the day of the rental and when I asked for directions to the property she did not provide them, even when I asked twice for the information over a span of the hours 1200-1500. We visited the tourist haven of Obidos and quickly left due to the hoards of tourist buses and crowds. We had a flight to catch back home the following morning so opted for another night stay at a hotel in Lisbon instead. I can't comment on the property however the communication from Gabriela was lacking the information we asked, namely the address so we could reach the location to check-in!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Small comfortable house in amazing medieval town

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this comfortable house in the UNESCO town Obidos. It was very simple to book and pay for the accommodation. The host Gabriela is very kind, answered quickly to all e-mails and explained all needed details. She, visited us in front of the village and leaded to our house and parking place. The house is located in narrow extraordinarily beautiful street right in the center of town. At the same time the surrounding is quiet and safe. The house is covered with blooming bushes and flowers. We had welcoming wine and biscuits on the kitchen´s table. Gabriela shared us kindly all needed information about surrounding and activities. Th house is small but had enough space for our family of 4 adults. The living room and two bedrooms are tastefully decorated, very comfortable, romantic and clean. The kitchen is well equipped and consists all needed staff. The Obidos itself is one of the most beautiful towns we have ever seen. Also there are beautiful beaches very close by car. Lissabon and Sintra, Alcobaca, Tomar and Fatima are not far for one day trip. So we highly recommend the house and the town for longer stay.

Thank you, dear Gabriela, for making our stay unforgettable!

Pille with her family

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Obidos - what a wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 was greeted by a warm, friendly owner who did her utmost to ensure we had a comfortable stay. The property was clean and well maintained. The location was incredible. We explored the "little city" enclosed within the walls and loved the food/shops. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting an adventure (11 year old son's input) and to learn about medieval time. Great place for kids. Only complaint from my kids was that the wifi was a little slow - they shouldn't have been interested in the wifi!!!!!

There was also a nearby beach that will be forever etched in my memory. Loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Casa da travessa

  • 5 of 5

Estive três dias nesta casa. Muito acolhedora e muito bem localizada. Serviço 5 estrelas. Recomendo!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
74 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
There are many bars around the house
Nearest Golf
19 Kilometres
Praia d'El Rey (IP6), 20 minutes driving
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Óbidos or Caldas da Rainha Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
A8 Highway
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Plenty, they are just around the corner!
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho and others
Car: not necessary

At 'Casa da Travessa' you can experience the spirit of this medieval village, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage place. Ideal for strolling through the narrow cobblestone streets, visiting the Castle and some of its most beautifull monuments.

Here you can listen to the silence interpersed by the sound of the swallows and trotting horses.

All these experiences, plus going to the typical bars where you should drink the famous 'Ginginha' (a 'cherries' liqueur) in a chocolate cup, attend live music in restaurants and terraces, visit unique museums and appreciate the exceptional views.

Visit us throughout the whole the year, taking advantage of the various events in Obidos Town: Holy Week - Easter (29/3 to 5/4), International Chocolate Festival (16/4 to 3/5), Medieval Fair (July) and Obidos Village Christmas (December).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $23.7
Cleaning $23.7

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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