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Charming house in the heart of World Heritage Sintra Natural Park.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

For 476 people, side by side to the main house and to the beautiful garden

Very well situated in a quiet place, very near to the Pena Palace, the Moorish Castle and the historic town of Sintra, ideal for a great holiday of nature walks, golf, various sports, beach and cultural events. Guests are welcomed to the owners house beautiful garden.

Cleaning service included at check in and out. New linen and towels every 7 days of stay.

Possibility to host up to 6 people (sofa bed in the room for a couple) and to provide a baby bed with linen and a baby chair (surcharge of 10 E per day).

Maria José Stock
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Maria José Stock

As a university professor and director of cultural institutions, I always lived in Portugal most beautiful places, such as Evora and Chiado in Lisbon. Retired, I choose São Pedro de Sintra to live, to welcome my family, friends and the guests in the the cosy cottage nearby.

Maria José Stock purchased this house in 1989

Why Maria José Stock chose Sintra

I fall in love with the place, the gorgeous garden, the charming house and because we can stay here with the best life quality, near to everything, but returning home to live the tranquility and beauty of nature. My best place for holidays all my life, and now the best to live.

What makes this house unique

The garden itself is overwhelming. The quietness of the environment, the walking distance to all facilities, the accessibility to Lisbon, Estoril, Cascais, being back home with tranquility and rest in the garden loan with no noise, walking around and enjoying nature, is all we need to have wonderful holidays.


Sintra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • floor 0
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
  • 0 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mezzanine
  • Ski Locker
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Loggia
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • surfing
  • tennis


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Charming house in the heart of World Heritage Sintra Natural Park.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

"Casa Pequena da Penalva ...

  • 5 of 5

"Casa Pequena da Penalva 

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We had a wonderful stay at Casa Pequena da Panalva. 

The two bedroom house is charming, clean and cosy and has everything you will need for a comfortable stay and self catering. We were three adults staying at the  house. Visitors are allowed access to the owners'' wonderful shady garden , a beautiful place for a glass of wine on a hot afternoon.The house is in a delightful location, with lane ways leading you on a short walk to Sintra and it''s many charms, including its castles and palaces.  As the Casa is located  right in Sao Pedro, you can shop locally, have a delicious morning coffee and cake a few minutes walk away and eat at one of Sao Pedro ''s restaurants after a day out. The accommodation matched the description, and lived up to our expectations. The owners live nearby and are very helpful and kind.

Christine and David, Melbourne , Australia. August 2012."

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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"It was my one of the fav...

  • 5 of 5

"It was my one of the favourite houses I ever rented. The house was very nice, with enough room for whole group (4 people).

Also it had everything necessary, even hair drier!

What I liked the most, was the quiet area, but at the same time very close to centre of the Sintra, Castelo dos Mouros, Palácio da Pena(10-20min walks). And in front of the house we had enough room to park 2 cars.

The owner was very helpful and showed us where to get to the main attractions".

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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A ne pas manquer

  • 5 of 5

Super emplacement, a quelques pas du centre historique de Sintra et a quelques minutes de marche du Palais De Peña et du chateaux des Maures. Nous avons passé une semaine magnifique dans cette location, accueil de Maria et Eddy fantastique, le jardin est fabuleux....WOW . La location offre tous le matériel nécessaire pour un séjour agréable. Nous vous recommandons fortement cette adresse.

Marc, Claire et Félix

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Claire, Marc et Félix ont etê des hôtes super. Trés sympatiques, on profité de tout de que la région, la maison et le jardin peuvent offrir de mieux pour des vacances heureuses. En plus, on laissé la maison trés netoyé. Des hôtes a recommender et a recevoir une prochaine fois!
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Très bonne adresse de loc...

  • 5 of 5

Très bonne adresse de location, très bon accueil et la propriétaire parle très bien le français. Le jardin est exceptionnel. Seul petit inconvénient l'accès au jardin ne se fait pas directement du logement.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"La casa y su entorno son...

  • 5 of 5

"La casa y su entorno son espectaculares. Sumamente recomendables.

Es muy tranquilo, alejado de la zona más turística, pero se puede llegar andando hasta el Centro de Sintra en 10 mn.

La casa es cómoda y muy bonita."

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"Maison charmante, ainsi ...

  • 5 of 5

"Maison charmante, ainsi que le grand jardin, très propre.

Beaucoup de choses à visiter aux alentours. Bien située au niveau des commerces et en même temps tranquillité assurée...."

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Na localidade há vários
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Beloura e Penha Longa
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Para Lisboa e para Estoril e Cascais
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Na localidade há vários
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Praia Grande, Adraga, Guincho, Cascais, Estoril
Car: recommended

Leaving from Lisbon Airport, take the 2ª Circular towards Sintra by IC19 for about 19km to its end in Ranholas. Cross Ranholas until the roundabout in Ramalhão. In the roundabout take the1st exit towards S.Pedro de Sintra, turning left after the BP gas station and then immediately right. Follow the road 900 meters until the junction with the Calçada da Penalva, turning left after the Pharmacy and the Mourisca Café, in the direction of the Church of Santa Maria. Follow up the Calçada da Penalva for two hundred meters to reach the target: Casa Pequena da Penalva (pink house at street corner.)

Essential visits to the Park and Pena Palace, Moorish Castle, Palácio da Vila, Regaleira Estate and Monserrate Park. The house is located right in the path of pedestrian trails of Serra de Sintra and close (by car) from well-known beaches such as Praia Grande, Praia das Maçãs, Adraga and Guincho.

Excellent Restaurants in São Pedro, Sintra, Colares, Almo�ageme, Praia das Maçãs, Azenhas do Mar, Cascais and Estoril.

Excellent golf courses nearby, among others, Penha Longa, Beloura, Estoril,Quinta da Marinha and Oitavos.

During summer, there are many cultural activities: the Festival of Music and Dance of Sintra, parties, festivals and fairs, the best of wich is S. Peter Fair at the end of June. At Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval, in Sintra, there are a succession of exhibitions and performances throughout the year. Do not miss: the trip in the old tramway to Praia das Maçãs and in the horse-drawn carriage to see the historical streets and "quintas", the Toy Museum and the local gastronomic specialities, mainly the famous "queijadas de Sintra".

The various addresses are available on a file at the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

preços decrescentes em função da duração da estadia. preços dependentes do número de pessoas. sinal/entrada ao reservar. Entrega das chaves pelo proprietário

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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