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Gorgeous villa for families with kids, free pool heating, superb views

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Foz do Arelho Villa Rental Photos and Description

Superb Villa for families_5 bedr-12 sleeps_all enclosed_large playground & pool_tranquil_kids' safe_free air cond & Internet

Villa Lago is a spectacular dream property for discerning clients seeking the most exclusive of all holiday homes. This modern stylish villa designed to take advantage of the sun and the breathtaking views of obidos lagoon, with the sea and the beach beyond - was elected by tv channel uk gold to promote the silver coast. Every detail is performed to the most exclusive luxury relax. Providing excelent accommodation for 12, Villa Lago is the tranquil perfect base to explore the silver coast, with it's aquatic sports, superb food, historic places, prime golf and beaches resorts, many other interesting spots, or just to soak up the sun. Large panoramic heated pool, plus pond with multicoloured fishes, nenuphars and aquatic plants. Extensive panoramic gardens, sun terraces, garden path alongside with mature olive trees, barbecue with large sun awning and lunch terrace. Two spacious floors with no need of stairs for external access. Light bright villa, central glass roof.

Accessibility is a priority at Casa do Lago - this incredible property offers an accessible luxury bedroom with en suite bathroom, both properly fitted to handle the needs of disabled people.

Facilities provided by the en suite wheelchair friendly bathroom:

* wheel-in-shower, with hand rails

* fold-down shower seat

* height-adjustable washbasin

* toilet with handrails and small shower

* tap accessible from a seated position

* 90 cms wide doorway

* shower bath wheelchair

Facilities provided by the en suite wheelchair friendly bedroom:

*Electric bed with elevator (stored in the villa)

*Bed hoist (stored in the villa)

*Adjustable hanging clothes rail in wardrobe

*Room lights can be switched off from bed

* wheelchair available for free

* 90 cms doorway

* Bed height (floor to top of mattress) 54 cms

And:

barbecue's dining table suitable for wheelchair users

children pool area (connected by inside with the main pool)

all enclosed property

convenient lay out: cars can park at one meter from the kitchen door (at the mid level) and at 3 meters from the entrance door (at the upper level).

Pool hoist

90 cms interior doorways in the ground floor

accessible ironing board

Designed with children happiness and security in mind!

Casa do Lago is very private and all fenced. This stunning villa is perfect for families with kids, who want facilities like safety gates, a well-equipped playground or a swimming pool safety fence.

The villa is the perfect place for families meeting and get together (often families coming from different places in the world meet in the property for a few days, having holidays together).

Casa do Lago offers outstanding accommodation for eleven people.

Here, you'll find an infinity private heated pool (with fence), an amusing mini-golf course, a panoramic barbecue with alfresco dining area, a soothing pond, two gyms (indoor and outdoor), a sauna, a jacuzzi bathtub, air conditioning and many more luxuries.

The younger will find all they need to have fun, safely and comfortably:

Fully-equipped playground, with swings, playhouses, slides, etc

Heated pool, with safety fence and children's area

Pond with coloured fishes

Children toys

The older children will also have everything they require:

Wireless Internet

DVD player

Satellite TV

Mini-golf course

Bicycles

Tennis table, football table, darts, etc

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Carlos Capaz
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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About Carlos Capaz

My main work is to make computer programs for textile machinery and knitwear collections, for my family’s company. As a partner, I also own a construction company that builds lovely Portuguese traditional houses, all located in rural villages at 30 minutes from Lisbon.

My wife she loves cats, is fluent in several languages and works as a teacher in a High School. We are a couple in our fifties.

Carlos Capaz purchased this villa in 2008

Why Carlos Capaz chose Caldas de Rainha

As Silver Coast is a fantastic region ( that we knew very well), we decided to build there our dream property. After discover the land, we found out the place so charming that we decided immediately to buy it and build there the villa of our dreams. We just wanted the best and we did not spare any efforts to achieve our aims. The result was a fantastic villa and an architectural master piece completely turned to the luxury relax, the sun and the views.

What makes this villa unique

The villa is ideal for families with young children looking for facilities like safety gates, swings, children's slide, swimming pool safety fence and enclosed gardens. Adults have use of 2 gyms, sauna, games room and a 6 hole crazy golf course.

Disable accessible.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have rented many villas in Europe but found Casa do Lago certainly met all our holiday criteria

With 6 adults & 5 children to entertain there was never a dull moment with the villa's top notch facilities!

The owners were perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble for them!

A great fortnight and a property I have already recommended to our friends

Colin, Liverpool, July 2010



The pictures of this villa don't even do it justice. The home is amazing, spacious,modern extremely well equipped.

This villa is perfect for groups of adults to young families with children

It was immaculately presented and clean, and the owner is only too happy to make your stay enjoyable.

I would be delighted to recommend this Villa to anyone and would love to go back!

David UK



When booking we were a little nervous, but now comparing prices and quality with other villas we've stayed before, Casa Lago is the cheapest we've ever found!

The villa is a cinema star dream place!!

Luigi, Italy
Dec 2008
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous villa for families with kids, free pool heating, superb views
average rating of 4.857143 based on 15 reviews
5

Exceptional Villa! Amazing Owner!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as a group of friends with 2 young children and we had the most amazing time. The villa is lovely with breathtaking views over the lagoon! The pool is wonderful and it was great that it was heated. The playground was brill for the little ones and the local area was really nice with the local beaches surrounding the lagoon a must see. The best thing for us was how safe and secure the villa was with baby stairgates, pool gates and fencing all around making it so easy for us to relax a little more knowing the kids were contained! Furthermore the cots and highchairs available were not some cheap make do items but instead well equipped and comfortable additions that made our stay more manageable with added comfort. Carlos the owner was also a major plus to staying here and helped us hugely with our stay. From answering every question I had beforehand regarding local supermarkets and transfer ideas, to making our arrival and departure run so smoothly! He was just a phone call or email away if we needed any help with anything as well and he would always reply very quickly. To top it off he provided a more than generous welcome pack that provided us with some essential items to keep us going till we got to the shops and even some luxury items thrown in to give us a warm welcome. The kitchen is so well stocked with everything you need that it really made meal times a breeze when things that you would have within easy reach at home like herbs / cooking utensils / dishwasher tablets / well stocked pantry were already available for you. It was also nice having the choice to wash clothes and the tumble dryer came in handy when drying our wet towels from the pool!

All in all I seriously can't recommend this villa enough! The whole package what with the well thought out and maintained villa to the very helpful owner who will go the extra mile to make sure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as can be! Thank you for having us and will not hesitate to book to visit again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your time reviewing your staying. We always make our best to welcome our guests to the highest standards and make them always very happy. Our best reward is to learn that our goals were achieved, whatever our guests have the opportunity to return to our property or not. Of course our repeated returning visitors are always very welcome! Best wishes, Carlos
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5

Stunning holiday house for large groups

  • 5 of 5

Casa lago was everything we wanted it to be. We were a family of 14, 8 adults, 5 children and a baby. The views from all rooms are amazing. The house is extremely well equipped, we wanted for nothing. Even had lots of inflatables for the pool, to which we have added. There are lots of places nearby to eat and plenty of shops, but none within walking distance.

The owner was there to greet us, on arrival, and had provided an extensive welcome pack of food. Which we uch appreciated. We did have one or two problems in the house, but Carlos responded by return and sorted the problem out immediately.

We would wholeheartedly recommend this property. None of us wanted to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Foz Do Arelho | Property ID p8038429?uni_id=3369726

  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa, offering exactly what it says it does. Fantastic facilities, beautiful view, they have thought of everything

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Casa do Largo, Foz Do Arelho

  • 5 of 5

It is not often that the descriptions of villas meet your expectation. Casa do Largo is exactly how it is represented in Owners Direct web site...and MORE!

The owner Carlos, could not be more helpful, the views quite spectacular and the facilities the best we have ever stayed in. The villa has everything for children and adults alike, EVERYTHING has been thought of to make your stay perfect. A beautiful pool, heated, large well appointed bedrooms, bathrooms and large spacious living rooms.

We highly recommend this villa.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Paradi

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful house with a spectaculair view and very short drive to the laguna beach. Our party consisted of five kids ranging from 1-7 and they lovend the playground, pool and beach. We loved the fence around the pool as peace of mind. We had a few small issues with the house, but immediately after contacting Carlos, these were fixed. Regards,

Michiel Roelofs

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great villa with a stunning view

  • 5 of 5

We (6 adults and 4 small kids) stayed at Casa do Lago for 2 weeks. And we loved everything: the villa, the large bedrooms, the pool (area), the kids playground and of course the stunning view at the Laguna do Obidos. The children loved the pool and stayed in there for hours all because the water temperature is so good (31º+). When the children were in bed we spend the evenings around the BBQ to prepare our meals and to sit around the fire with a good glass of (local!!) wine. And if you have a question then Carlos will respond immediate. All and all we had a great holiday at a wonderful villa.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Sabores D'Italia
Restaurante A Lareira
"Fine restaurant with excellent food and service, at affordable prices"
Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Lisbon (LIS)
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Praia del Rey
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Caldas da Rainha
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Caldas da Rainha
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Foz do Arelho
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Foz doArelho
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Calm Lagoon waters are perfect for sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoeing, windsurfing and wake boarding. Two mins driving, is a sailing club providing lessons and equipment to these activities. 2 mins by car there's Foz do Arelho beaches. While Atlantic Coast is a surfers paradise, right in front is a calm waters vast beach, very suitable for children. 15 mins driving is S.Martinho beach, a unique shell featured bay of calm waters

Travel:

Lisbon airport is 50 mins away. A8 motorway is at 6 km distance. Railway station is at 10km. Car hire is essential.

Distances:

Foz do Arelho village centre is 1km away, with a number of facilities, superb food restaurants at really amazing prices, bars, pharmacy, mini-market, post office etc. 10 mins driving is the important spa city of Caldas da Rainha, with daily markets of fresh products, vast varied shopping, museums and all modern facilities and amenities. Obidos white medieval town elected the best wonder of Portugal, is 15 mins by car. Lisbon is 1 hour driving and deserves one day visit.

Further Details:

Silver Coast has so much to offer, from so many fantastic beaches and ancient towns and villages to explore, to the vast varied scenic countryside with an abundance of flora and fauna. Obidos, Alcobaca, Batalha, Mafra, Santarem, Sintra, Evora, Tomar (the Templars City) and Lisbon, are places to emphasize deserve a visit. The nearby traditional fishermen old towns of Peniche and Nazare with their beaches and fresh fish restaurants deserve a visit as well. Baleal, the charming little village located on an isthmus, connected to land by a beach, is another visit to do. The pilgrimage town of Fatima and the natural caves are 1 hour by car. Although Obidos Lagoon is a fantastic asset of Portugal, it is just a piece on the rich natural Silver Coast Heritage. Other activities can be walks along vast beaches and cliffs overlooking the Atlantic. Sample delicious, superb local wines, sea food, traditional Portuguese cuisine and confectionery. In the region there's a number and variety of festivals and events throughout the year. A popular middle age fair in July, a chocolate sculptures festival, a confectionery fair, concerts, summer traditional festivities, etc.

Rates & Availability

Foz do Arelho Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 14
Nov 5 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,472
 
 
Rate 15
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,578
 
 
Surfing / Golf
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,635
 
 
Spring
Mar 25 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,504
 
 
Early summer
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,984
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,980
 
 
Autumn
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,763
 
 
Autumn
Oct 7 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,840
 
 
Golf / surfing
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,472
 
 
Xmas / New Year
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,578
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $632

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking with the balance no later than 8 weeks prior to arrival. As the villa is furnished to a very high standard, a security deposit of 600,00€ is added to the final payment to cover any possible damage; this will be refunded within 7 days after the end of the rental period.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible check in at 4pm - check out at 10am.

Notes on prices:
On request, the villa capacity can be extended. Extra beds will be charged at 25€ per person and night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Foz do Arelho Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , bidet , Wheel-in-shower, disabled adaped
    Toilet 1 - toilet , Living's room WC
  • Bathroom 1: jacuzzi tub bath/shower, bidet, picture window over bath with breathtaking private views. Bathroom 2: bath/shower, open views. Bathroom 3, 4: shower, bidet. Bathroom 5: hydro massage shower/steam bath. Bathroom 6: wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: double bed, en-suite bathroom, balcony. Bedrooms 2 and 3: double bed, en-suite bathroom, automatic shade at pool level. Bedroom 4: 2 x single beds, en-suite bathroom, balcony. Bedroom 5: 3 x single beds, shower, steam bath, large balcony.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 16 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Satellite TV, VCR, DVD. Children playground extensively equipped. Outdoor and indoor gym. Table tennis, table football, darts and other games. 10 bikes. Pets accepted under total responsibility of their owners. Keep fit circuit. Parasols to take to the beach. Pool transparent fence for kids protection. Outside: Every outdoor amenity has 180º breathtaking views to the Lagoon, beach and hills beyond. Panoramic, infinity pool with cascading water and health friendly water disinfection. Beautiful pond, hundreds of multicoloured fishes, nenuphars, other aquatic plants, intensively visited by birds, including endangered species. Sun terraces and balconies all around. Garden path with centenary olive trees, bougainvilleas, park benches. Stylish barbecue at pool level, with terrace covered by sun awning. Large garden with multicoloured flowers, olive and pine trees. Bush fence surrounding property. Gym equipment outdoors. Children playground. Wide parking area. Utility Room: Central vacuum system. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Included: Weekly bed linen change. Mid-week bathroom cleaning and towels change. Beach towels provided. (2 weeks - one time bed linen change and two times bathroom cleaning / towels change). Welcome pack on arrival. Other: Fire alarm, security alarm, hidden security coffer.

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