Holiday cottage with pool, a 2 minute drive from the centre of Sertá.
Enjoy sitting by your pool,whilst knowing all facilities such as restaurants,bars and shops in our pretty market town are just a 2 minute drive away.
Casa Lerryn is a new location with lots to discover and the reassurance of having all the familiar home comforts
Your holiday cottage is a "home from home" with Satellite TV, free WiFi, DVD, microwave ,oven, a dishwasher, washing machine and bath.
Guests have exclusive, private use of the whole house,garden and pool.Nothing is shared with others.
The house has wheelchair access to the ground floor, with a bathroom and a sofa bed, and wheelchair access to the pool area.
Your self contained house includes a fully fitted kitchen for self catering.
The lounge and kitchen are open plan,with double french doors leading to the outdoor terrace.
We have a bathroom on the ground floor with a walk in shower,bath,toilet and sink.
On the first floor you have a king size double bedroom with lots of wardrobe space.The twin single bedroom also has wardrobe space,and an additional annex with a spare bed and extra storage.You have a bathroom on the first floor with a sink ,shower and toilet
Casa Lerryn is set in a picturesque valley, close to nature with countryside views of pines, olive groves and vines.
Your pool is safe and private,with steps leading to the shallow end. The deepest is 135cm
Mark cleans the pool daily,he keeps it wonderfully crystal clear and clean.The pool is available for use all year long,situated in a sunny,open position.In summer the water temperature is warm,from November to March its cold.
Step outside to your BBQ for alfresco cooking,eating with friends and family has never been easier,as everything is on hand,even the supermarket is a 2 minute drive away.
We clean Casa Lerryn to a high standard before every guest arrives. Fresh,clean linen and towels are provided,the beds are made.
Relax by the pool, enjoy local restaurants and soak up the friendly, local culture ,unique to this unpretentious region. Sertá also has a delicatessen in town, a tourist centre, bars, restaurants and cafés with delicious Pastel de Natas!, some are just 10 minutes walking distance from the house.
Sertá has some of the best restaurants in the region. They all proudly serve locally sourced ingredients for their regional and international dishes.
People watch whilst sitting at the river bar ,discover local wines and stroll around our historic town.
Sertá has an impressive river with walking trails along its banks,shaded by ancient trees.
Mark and I are passionate about our undiscovered gem,Sertá! We will send you a guided tourist map when you book and have compiled our own guide ,listing the most interesting,scenic and fun places to discover,all nearby and easy to reach.
Our guide has google map coordinates. Please dont hesitate to ask us questions before your holiday,we are happy to answer any queries.
Casa Lerryn is an Alojamento Local, licenced from our local council. This ensures we comply with Portugal's Tourism guidelines.
Casa Lerryn has been awarded an Certificate of Excellence.
Close to Casa Lerryn are Praias, family friendly river beaches set amongst trees and hills ,offering safe swimming, and on site facilities such as toilets, café and barbeques. Praias are natural, clean and easy to reach.
Our region has sandy white coastal beaches, only an hours drive from Casa Lerryn. The resorts serve amazing seafood, there's nothing better than sitting on the beachfront,listening to the Atlantic, sipping wine and soaking up the sun.
Sertá is a base for walking, hiking, watersports, cycling, a wine tasting tour and fishing.
We have guided mapped tours and would be happy to arrange activities.
During the summer Sertá hosts many festivals including the Provart Artisan beer festival and the Maranho food festival ,all celebrating local food, drink and crafts unique to this region.
Maranho & Bucho are local dishes that are made with chicken, pork, lamb, local herbs, mint and citrus fruits.
Casa Lerryn offers free tasting of these unique and delicious dishes at a popular and renown local restaurant.
Casa Lerryn is a 2 minute drive to the IC 8,which connects to all major towns , river beaches and the coast .
For property hunters ,our central location is also convenient.
Casa Lerryn has a wide variety of wild birds, butterflies, dragonflies and flowers, untouched by chemicals and pollution.
Sertá is a gateway to characterful towns, clear rivers, dramatic mountains and clean, eucalyptus scented air.
The location offers relaxation, adventure and new experiences, in a rustic idyll .
Mark and I are available to meet and greet,helping you to feel relaxed,informed and comfortable on arrival.
Guests who have booked 10 nights or more are provided with extra bedding and towels.
Lerryn and Mark will have a brief check up in the cottage.
Best places to visit near Casa Lerryn.
The medieval, world heritage city of Tomar is an hours drive from Casa Lerryn.(An easy drive on the A13 .The motorways here are quiet,even in the summer. )Tomar has cobbled streets leading to individual boutiques, cafes and bars. Nestled on a grande river,the waterfront is romantic and picturesque. It is famous for its magnificent medieval World Heritage site,Convento Do Cristo, built by the Templar Knights.
The university city of Coimbra is also easily reached.(1 hour on the A 13) Coimbra has a large shopping forum with international restaurant chains and designer outlet's.
Coimbra has the oldest university in Europe,with an historic library and underground crypts,a delight to discover on a hot summers day. The old town has narrow streets,with quirky stores,international restaurants and trendy bars.
"Venice of Portugal!" the pretty city of Aveiro has charming canal boats that offer pleasant trips along its ancient waterways. Aveiro is vibrant, colourful with plenty of fish restaurants offering their fresh catch of the day. Hire a bike ,the city is flat with pedestrian areas.Just over an hour to reach on motorways.
Fátima is home to the Sanctuary of Fátima,a major catholic pilgrimage site.1 and a 1/2 hour drive from Casa Lerryn.
Batalha Monastery is near Fátima,its an important Gothic site, the Manueline architecture doesn't fail to impress.
Praia Das Rocas- Children love waterparks!,near Sertá we have a fun filled resort that offers waves,boating ,zip wiring and safe swimming.Its been a favourite for families staying at Casa Lerryn,and only under a 30 minute drive through scenic olive groves and Portuguese villages.
Praia Vieira and Praia Pedrogao are white sandy beaches ,just over an hours drive from Casa Lerryn. These are natural,unpretentious beachside resorts that showcase the rugged coastline and clean beaches. We love the seaside wooden huts that serve fresh fish,including their seasonal specialty ,sardines.The people are welcoming and their food delicious.Eating & drinking beside the dramatic Atlantic Ocean is the best!
Dornes,this unspoiled,cobbled village has a centuries old church built during Arab rule and later by the Templar Knights. The church towers over the breathtaking river,which curves around the town.
Delight in the peace and natural beauty by strolling around the village, two restaurants serve food,coffee and wine. A 30 minute drive on the N238,a pretty drive through typical Portuguese villages.