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Detached Villa With Delightful Views

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa near Obidos, Silver Coast, Portugal - Private Pool, Scenic Peaceful Location Close To Obidos, 20 Mins To Beaches

Very spacious, stunning character detached villa with large 48m2 L shaped heated pool in a lovely, quiet, scenic location on the outskirts of a quaint village, near Obidos. Remote controlled entrance gates. All furnishings are of a very high standard. Double bedrooms have real leather beds with quality mattresses. Dining table seats 10. Balcony seating for 6 and outdoor seating for 8 with 8 sun loungers. Internal features include jacuzzi bath and multijet shower. Table tennis table plus other games. Main bedroom is huge, 19 x 18ft having patio doors opening on to the pool area. Vineyards to the rear with delightful views to the front and sides. Near to the highly regarded Mae d' Agua restaurant.

Free Wi Fi Access. We provide access to the main UK TV channels.

The village is very pretty and a touch of authentic Portugal.

More Details

Owner
Colin Rawles
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Colin Rawles

We are Karen and Colin with two sons 22 and 25.We live in Staffordshire, England.

We love the Silver Coast area of Portugal as it's real authentic old fashioned Portugal, with a local friendly safe environment.Surrounded by vineyards selling local delicious wines. Our sons love holidays at the house especially the pool, our table tennis table, the karting track at Bombarral, and the beaches.

Colin Rawles purchased this villa in 2007

Why Colin Rawles chose Bombarral

We love this region of Portugal. The Silver Coast combines great beaches with good surfing, interesting towns and historical sites, many wineries producing excellent wines and restaurants offering great food. Essentially it ticked all the boxes. Having visited the Algarve many times. We decided we preferred the Silver Coast and began a hunt for our property. We wanted a peaceful, attractive location close enough to the major attractions.

What makes this villa unique

Too often holidaymakers return from holiday only discovering the best a location has to offer when they are about to leave. We have gone to a lot of trouble to make sure our guests are well informed about the best restaurants, beaches, beautiful places to visit together with directions to make the whole experience enjoyable and stress free.We now offer a SAT NAV service, so that you can find the house with ease from the airport, choose from a variety of restaurants, supermarkets, places of interest and beaches!

Guestbook comments from the owner

'We really enjoyed our time at the villa... you are very lucky to own such a fabulous place. We eat at Mae D'Agua on the Thursday and the food was excellent, really well presented and tasty. The selection of starters they put on the table was superb. We had a bottle of wine from the vineyard across the road and the whole lot came to around 60 euros, so really good value. We had a look at a couple of other properties we had also considered (one in Praia D'el Rey and the other in Foz D'Arello). We are so glad we chose yours because the area is so beautiful and quiet. Looking forward to a return visit some time in the future.' Best Wishes Richard & Jane



'Just to say, thank you for the use of your lovely home in Portugal. It was beautiful, we really appreciated all the finishing touches, the local info and your support before we went were first-class. We didnt do that much sight-seeing, but loved Obidos & Sintra and of course the beaches were amazing.' Best Wishes Paul & Julia
Mar 2007
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Amenities

Carvalhal Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Main bathroom has a jacuzzi bath, his and hers wash basins, bidet and toilet. Bedroom 1 has en-suite bathroom with multijet shower, designer wash basin unit, toilet and bidet. Bedroom 2 has an en-suite bathroom with wash basin, shower unit and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib , plus an additional travel cot
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single beds
    Bedroom 3 - kingsize bed
    Bedroom 2 - kingsize bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king (UK size) bed, en suite. Bedroom 2 with king (UK size) bed ground floor, en suite. Bedroom 3 with king (UK size). Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds. Double sofa bed-lounge All beds have high quality mattresses. single inflatable bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Central heating. Wi-Fi, 3 hairdryers supplied. To accommodate babies/toddlers, we have a wooden cot, cordless baby listening monitors, high chair, booster dining seat for toddlers, stair gate, Avent steam steriliser and electric hand blender if you wish to make your own baby food. Baby-sitting service available. Outside: Large sized 48 sq.m. L-shaped private heated swimming pool with water feature, pool lighting and poolside shower. Garden areas, patio with barbecue, outdoor table seating 8 and 8 sun loungers, Patio umbrella's, Pool inflatables. Central balcony has table and seating for 6 and stunning views. Outdoor rattan sofa/chairs coffee table, New garden hammock (2015) Utility Room: Contains central heating boiler, washing machine and tumble dryer. Iron and Ironing board.Steam steriliser, baby monitor, First Aid kit provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is made from the finest Egyptian cotton. House and pool/beach towels provided. Cleaning and laundry before and after your visit. If additional maid services are required during your stay this can be arranged at additional cost. Other: Garage/play area has table tennis table, bats, magnetic darts, games etc. Beach equipment provided, surf bodyboards, wind breaks etc.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This villa is perfect in every way. The location is very peaceful and the views are stunning. The villa itself is in beautiful decorative order, very spacious, furnished in a tasteful yet simple way and very well equipped. The pool is lovely - the option of pool heating is an added bonus. We would definitely return to this villa for another holiday.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Property

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at this property and it is a wonderful place for a family holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super house in super location

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a relaxing break amongst a glorious rural setting with close access to cafe, shops and within easy driving distance to beaches, watersports and historic places to visit, look no further.

The house is very well furnished and the pool provides a welcome dip in the warmer weather. Colin, the owner, has been very helpful throughout our trip, both before and during, and Maria, the housekeeper, is a lovely, kindly, friendly and quietly efficient soul who made us feel welcome throughout our stay.

There is a great selection of places to eat nearby and if you enjoy walking, running and cycling, all of this can be done from the house if you are so inclined.

We stayed for 3 weeks and relished every moment.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Holiday Destination in Portugal. 21-28/07/17

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our weeks holiday in this amazing villa which is situated in a small quiet village with very little traffic, how we wish we could have stayed there longer. From finding this villa and getting in touch with Colin everything ran smoothly. We were sent lots of information about the villa and places to visit that we really didn't have to look for anything ourselves and the use of the pre-programmed Sat Nav was great. We visited a few of the places and also had food at the two local restaurants - everything was all we could wish for.

Maria, the housekeeper was there to greet us and show us around. She told us to phone her if there was any problem and if she couldn't sort it out she would phone Colin and find someone who could.

The rooms were spacious and being a party of 8 (age range 10-70+) the villa suited perfectly with plenty of room for everyone.

We also had the pool heated and that was well worth it because it was used every day and the table tennis was a great hit.

So, thank you again for letting us have the use of your villa and certainly hope that we may use it in the future.

The Bennetts, Roberts, and Woulfe-Flanagans.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Fantastic Property. Had an amazing time .

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the villa. Thank you so much. We were so grateful for the quality of all the kitchen appliances and the variety of cooking things. We also enjoyed the lovely heated pool! The heated pool even in July made the pool lovely to swim or just float in!

We thought it was a stunning villa, very clean too. So lovely to have the garage/playroom which housed loads of extra beach equipment, toys and pool floats. The children aged 2 and 4 really enjoyed this.

Would definitely recommend this villa to families and extended family's. Plenty of space for all!

Thanks Colin, Karen and Maria!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Owner's Response: Thank you Sian It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. It really makes our day. All the best Colin & Karen
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What a find!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this lovely villa at the end of June, everything was just right. Everything was exactly as described, Maria was waiting to greet us and showed us how everything worked, she was always on hand if we needed any help. Colin sent us lots of very useful information about the local area, which was invaluable. Lots of places visit within 30-40 minutes drive, great beaches and good restaurants close by. Will recommend this lovely house to friends and family, perfect for peaceful break.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A8
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

For foodies there is the Obidos International Annual Chocolate Festival 16th April to 3rd May Thursday to Sunday and plenty of excellent local wineries if wine tours appeal. Sports available locally include Golf, Horse Riding, Sailing, Diving, Karting, Surfing and Kite Surfing with instruction if required. Obidos Medieval Fair on during July and early August. Óbidos will travel back and time and recreate the customs and spirit of medieval Europe. Flowing vibrant banners and heraldic flags, wizards, jugglers, court jesters, wandering minstrels, musicians and mimes provide the merriment.

Coast/Beach:

20 mins to Obidos Lagoon. 20 minutes drive to beach at Foz Do Arelho. Baleal and Peniche surfing beaches 25mins. Many more beaches within 30 minutes drive. Great surfing beaches and safe bays for young children.

Travel:

The villa is 75km from Lisbon Airport (50 mins travelling time). UK Flights to Lisbon from:

Manchester, TAP or Ryanair

Edinburgh, Liverpool, Luton, Gatwick or Bristol - Easy Jet.

London Heathrow - British Airways.

Dublin - Aer Lingus

Car hire essential.

Distances:

400m walk to a small grocery shop, cafe/tapas bar and post office with free internet access. 0.5km walk to good restaurant. 1.5km drive to one of the best restaurants in the region. 10 minutes drive to Obidos Castle and walled town and many good restaurants. 20-30 mins from a great selection of beaches. Excellent Vineyards and wineries within 5km. 30mins from the Alcobaca monastery. 25 mins to water park. 40 mins to Mafra Palace. 55 mins to Sintra - beautiful historic town. 55 mins to Lisbon cen

Further Details:

Beautiful park and vineyard of Loridos 5mins away. Great surfing beaches nearby at Baleal & Peniche. Horse riding available locally. There are many historic monasteries and castles in the area. 4 mins to the excellent Mae d'Agua restaurant. There are many other good fish restaurants, an excellent Italian and Thai nearby. Nearest supermarket 10 minutes drive. Lisbon has many interesting historic buildings including a superb Cathedral, The largest aquarium in Europe next to a cable car ride and viewing tower. Saint George's Castle (Some parts dating back to 6th century) provides spectacular views over the city. In mid July Obidos hosts a fabulous Medieval festival. At the same time Bombarral hosts their annual wine festival. You can sample wine form all the regional producers if you have the staying power and a taxi home. In February, Obidos hosts a week long international chocolate festival attracting 200,000 visitors annually. A chocoholics dream and features a raft of events for chocolate-lovers of all ages. Aside from the judging of such mouth-watering competitions as the International Chocolate Recipe and the International Chocolatier of the Year contests, visitors can also see some incredible chocolate sculptures that really need to be seen to be believed.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $9.45 per person per night
Damage Deposit $337.47

Booking Notes:
No smoking inside the house please. No pets. Bookings can be made in British pound or Euro as preferred.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day Friday / Saturday. We will be flexible where possible, particularly outside peak holiday periods. Friday flights often cheaper than Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Friday is our normal changeover day. We will try to be flexible where possible.
Fortnight bookings include a mid stay light clean and linen change. Additional cleaning available at extra cost.
Rates apply to parties up to 8. Additional guests at £50 extra per person per week.
Free WIFI is provided.
Pool heating available at £10 per day
Please email with requests for short breaks or longer lets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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