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Beautiful detached 3 bed/bath house: private heated pool, free Wifi, big garden

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautifully furnished, short walk to lagoon, golf and beaches a 5 minute drive

This is a luxury detached property: tastefully decorated, light and spacious, there are three well appointed bedrooms with good storage and three bathrooms (two ensuite). This great villa with free WIFI, has a large garden with pool (which can be heated for a small additional charge) and offers a high degree of privacy. Appealing to those looking for luxury living in a quiet and relaxing environment. The accommodation is very light and spacious due to it's open plan layout. The villa has been furnished in a modern manner befitting its contemporary style and is perfect for family living . Outside the villa - you can enjoy outside living with an array of outdoor furniture, BBQ, deck chairs around the private pool. The cycle path around Obidos lagoon is 400 metres away and there are 4 championship golf courses within a few minutes drive.

Maximum occupancy is 6 adults (1 double and 2 twin), with up to 3 children and 2 infants; two children can be accommodated in a set of permanent bunk beds with good mattresses, there is also space in the master bedroom for 1 camp bed. We also have 2 cots.

The open plan living area has a comfortable seating area with two large sofas, satellite TV, DVD, CD player, WiFi, dining table and a fully equipped kitchen; this area opens on two sides to the outside space. The villa sits in the middle of its own beautiful south facing garden, with a spacious patio with furniture and private pool (6x4 metres) which can be heated. Surrounded by pine and eucalyptus forest and a five minute walk from the beautiful Obidos Lagoon with its shallow, clear waters which are perfect for children; excellent beaches and golf are a very short drive away.

Note: The villa is on the lower edge of the development of villas, so enjoys good privacy; the plot is far bigger than many, with the garden a really excellent size for children. Good parking.

Separate charge for pool heating: EUR 65 per week March to October and EUR 100 November-February to heat to approximately 26 degrees.

Golf/ Beaches/ Sightseeing: Golf information: Praia del Rey golf is under 10 minutes away. Bom Successo Golf course is around 5 minutes away. Royal Obidos and Westcliffs are even closer!

There are numerous unspoilt white sandy beaches within 5 to 10 minutes driving distance including Praia D'el Rey , Praia de Bom Sucesso, Cortico and slightly further afield Baleal. The family friendly beach at Obidos Lagoon is 5 minutes away . Just across the the Lagoon at Foz Do Arehlo you can stroll along the promenade, sample the many cafe bars and swim in the child friendly Lagoon pools. To try out a variety of other water sports available on the lagoon contact owner for website details. In addition beaches towards Peniche are famed for surfing.

Beautiful Obidos is a 15 minute drive and is a world heritage site and medieval town; Peniche is 30 minutes away and is an active fishing town with plenty to see.

Travel: Airport: Lisbon: 72km. Perola de Lagoa is less than 1 hour from Lisbon airport or 2.5 hours from Porto airport. We feel car hire is essential though we can provide details of a reliable taxi company.

Further details: Local Supermarkets: Large supermarket (Pingo Dolce) situated at Obidos (15 mins drive) or Caldas de Rainha (E Le Clerc). Shop at Bom Successo during high season.

Food and drink welcome packs available for pre order (35 Euros to be paid to the property manager in person):

Standard pack: Ham, cheese, fresh rolls, butter, crisps, yogurts, biscuits, lettuce, tomatoes, fruit, tea, coffee, fresh milk, tea, coffee, wine, water and beer

Breakfast pack: Kellogs corn flakes, 2 litres of fresh milk, sliced bread, 12 eggs, fresh rolls or croissants, butter, jam, bacon, fruit, tea, coffee, orange juice, water and Greek yogurt.

There are an increasing number of cafes and restaurants in the area - details are supplied in the house guide. The closest is a café at the end of Obidos Lagoon – Covao dos Musaranhos. This is open during the day and looks out onto the lagoon. They serve a good variety of snacks and meals at very reasonable rates.

There are two lovely restaurants and a café at Praia de Bom Sucesso – Rio Cortico (has a children’s menu), N'Aldheia and Bica da Lagoa. Bica da Lagoa is an internet café, locals bar, coffee house and bakery all in one. They even do cocktails in the evening and is a lovely walk from the house.

Praia D’El Rey has a number of good restaurants including Argento which overlooks the beach, golf course and has amazing views out to Berlengas island.

Royal Obidos has a very smart restaurant ‘The Legend’ (named for Seve Ballesteros who designed the course) which is 5 minutes drive.

Finally Sierra d’El Rei also offers good restaurants. Tribeca is an upmarket Brasserie (reservations recommended) – the second is a family run pizza parlour Cozinha d’El Rei – they also have a wide range of traditional local dishes.

Wine: There are several vineyards nearby to visit but the nicest place is Loridos vineyard. Please ask for further details. 5 minutes walk to Obidos Lagoon - kayaking, sailing, windsurfing.

There is a guide in the house with all details of things to do and see, including directions.

More Details
Registration Number : 26954/AL

Claire Colver
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Claire Colver

We are a married couple with four young children, based in the beautiful Peak District in the UK. We built this villa in Portugal in 2009, and stay there ourselves as often as we can to take advantage of the sunshine and relaxed lifestyle, and rent it out to other holidaymakers when we are not using it. Although we are based in the UK, we have a very friendly and helpful local manager in Portugal who takes care of the property for us and helps with any queries guests might have during their stay. My husband and I are also available on the telephone or on email to answer queries and provide background information on the area. We love the Silver Coast region of Portugal, and in particular the beautiful area around the Obidos Lagoon/Lagoa do Obidos.

Claire Colver purchased this villa in 2009

Why Claire Colver chose Casalinho

We wanted a house with a lot of space, light, its own pool and close to beautiful beaches and landscapes - this location fit the bill as it is so close to Obidos lagoon and the Silver Coast is not over developed as some other locations in Portugal now are. We bought the villa off plan so are the first owners and have been able to create the space we wanted as well as the interior look we wanted from scratch.

What makes this villa unique

The outside space and private pool means that we have the best of both worlds - the option to go to the beach or lagoon, or to simply stay 'at home' for the day and the kids are equally happy. The area caters for a range of holidays, from young families wanting pool/beach to keen golfers to walkers to those interested in watersports, cycling etc. Obidos itself is a medieval fortified town with beautiful cobbled streets, shops selling local produce and an amazingly well-preserved castle and town wall.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour, la maison, la piscine, les plages, Obidos, le lagon, ... Tout était parfait.

(English translation: We had an excellent stay, the house, the pool, the beaches, Obidos, the lagoon....everything was perfect).
Aug 2014
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Casalinho Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Additional charge if pool heating required (EUR 65 per week March-October, EUR 100 November-February). Please request when booking.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • There is a family bathroom to the ground floor, as well as a spacious en suite shower room to each of the first floor bedrooms. In general, this means that guests staying in the ground floor bedroom would have exclusive use of the ground floor bathroom. These two rooms are situated on the same side of the villa, away from the living area. Towels are provided (but not beach towels).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , There is room for both a cot and a camp bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 child bed , 2 child beds are permanent bunk beds with good mattresses.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The first floor master bedroom has a double bed, with two sets of sliding doors leading out to a sizeable covered balcony with small table and 2 chairs. There are also extensive fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. There is space for both a camp bed and cot to be used at the same time if required. The first floor twin bedroom also features sliding doors opening onto its own balcony with small table and 2 chairs, fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room. There are also a set of bunk beds with sprung mattresses - so this room could suit a family (2+2) or 4 children. The ground floor twin bedroom features sliding doors leading out to the garden/pool area and also has a fitted wardrobe. This bedroom is situated across the hall from a large well-appointed shower room. There is space to use a travel cot. In total we have 2 cots and 1 camp beds available. The maximum occupancy of the house is 6 adults, up to 3 children and 2 infants.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful detached 3 bed/bath house: private heated pool, free Wifi, big garden
average rating of 4.6875 based on 33 reviews


  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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the property was excellent, only missing a pepper mill

  • 4 of 5

Unfortunately this wonderful property is in the middle of nowhere.

30 minutes of twisting narrow roads to the nearest town for shopping.

we enjoyed it, but will not be coming back.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Firstly, we’re delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and that you loved the house. I did feel I ought to reply to your comments on the location, however. The house is literally five minutes (by car) from the beach, and from golf courses, and from a couple of restaurants. The nearest large supermarket is in Obidos, which is 15-20 minutes away by car, and not via a twisty, narrow road – I’m sorry you missed the more direct route. When we stay at the house ourselves, we only do a weekly shop there, and take the opportunity to visit the rest of that historic walled medieval town while we are there. We’re sorry that you were personally disappointed with the location, but we don’t claim that the house has the amenities of a resort – for us, it is a major advantage to have a property of that standard so close to the beaches without being surrounded by nightclubs and minimarkets. Thank you for your feedback, however – we do feel that our property description reflects the area, and are glad at least that you loved the house. Piers & Claire
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Great place, and a lovely area

  • 5 of 5

Good villa, well equipped kitchen, no teapot, I do like in tea made in a teapot, the pool was a good size and warm, we had our granddaughter with us and there were toys for the pool, beach and a train which she loved playing with, there was a highchair but no stair gate, so we put the bookcase in front of the stairs at night. We all had a fabulous holiday there

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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A lovely villa, the heated pool was the icing on the cake!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was spacious and very well equipped and had everything we needed. We were two mature couples so having two ensuite bathrooms worked well. We paid extra to have the pool heated to 28C which was perfect.

We had to be organised with the shopping as the supermarket is 15 minutes away. However, we were more than happy to eat the fixed price lunch at Edgar's for 8.50 euros and not cook at the villa every day!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marilyn - thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review - we're delighted you enjoyed the house and pool!
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Great Villa,Even nicer owners.

  • 5 of 5

After a an initial slight problem we had a fabulous time in the villa. Great location,nicely furnished and well stocked with all the essentials you could need. Pool heating was a must in May. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for a lovely review! We are delighted you enjoyed the house!
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superbe séjour au portugal

  • 4 of 5

Une villa magnifique, idéal avec nos enfant! La maison tient toute ses promesses...décoration moderne et toute équipée.

La localisation était idéal pour nous...toute près de la charmante ville médiévale d'Obidos et à même pas 1h de la capital.

Nos enfants on pu profiter de la piscine chauffée.

Nous recommandons vraiment! Merci à claire et sa famille pour cet endroit superbe au coeur de la lagune!

Émilie et Frédéric

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! English translation as follows: A magnificent villa, ideal with our children! The house meets all it promised - the decor is modern and it is fully equipped. The area was idea for us - very close to the charming medieval villa of Obidos and just an hour from the capital. Our children took advantage of the heated pool We truly recommend! Thank you to Claire and her family for this super place at the heart of the lagoon! Émilie et Frédéric
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Praia do Bom Sucesso
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Royal Obidos
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Praia do Bom Sucesso
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Praia do Bom Sucesso
Car: necessary

Less than an hour’s drive from Lisbon Airport, the Silver Coast is still largely undiscovered and unspoiled. The location is unusually ideal for families & golfers alike.This villa is situated by the Obidos Lagoon. This a large, salt water lake with a family-friendly Blue Flag beach at its mouth (a 5 minute drive from the villa). A nature reserve surrounds the development with numerous trails, and a path around the lagoon is 5 minutes walk from the property. The Silver Coast is known for its medieval towns and authentic fishing villages. Obidos itself is a charming walled town with bars /restaurants, and local shops lining its cobbled streets.The fishing village of Peniche is nearby - early risers can watch the daily catch be brought in, then sample it in one of the local restaurants. The Lagoon offers many beach side bars and restaurants. The world class, cliff-top Praia D'El Rey golf course, championship Bom Sucesso, Royal Obidos and Westcliffs golf courses are all a sub-10 minute drive away.

Golf: Bom Successo – 18 hole Championship Golf Course designed by Donald Steel . It is a par 72, with an area exceeding 6000sq.m. Praia D'el Rey – World renowned Championship Links Golf Course. (10 minutes drive). Royal Obidos. Sea views, last course designed by Seve Ballesteros. Westcliffs - world's best new golf course 2017.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $243.37

25% reservation fee payable upon booking, balance due 30 days prior to commencement of the holiday. 200 Euro refundable security deposit payable with final balance. Increased security deposit for New Year's Eve bookings. Online payments taken.

Separate charge for pool heating: EUR 65 per week March to October and EUR 100 November-February to heat to approximately 26 degrees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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