|Space||807 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||5 - 7 nights|
Cottage with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 6 people, sunny, quiet, rural, big pool with salt water, garden, BBQ, panoramic-terrace with 40 sq.m, internet access. The house is on a private property of 1 ha, surrounded by old cork oaks, pines and eucalyptus. Near to Pedrogao-Pequeno and the damned Rio Zêzere. Centrally located to all historic places. Canoeing, hiking and mountain biking nearby!
We are a Swiss and German married couple who moved to Portugal to change our life. Leaving stress behind, doing our own thing and enjoying it. And we do.
It is a beautiful, tranquil part of Portugal with friendly people and lovely villages and towns. Rivers, creeks and the nearby lakes of the Rio Zêzere make this a perfect area for fishing, boating and swimming, with river beaches (praia fluviais) providing safe swimming for all the family. And of course, there are the historic schist villages of Centre of Portugal to explore along with the bigger towns of Coimbra and Tomar.
Peaceful location, sunny and quiet, rural, garden, big roof terrace with panoramic views, river beaches and lakes nearby, centrally location. Perfect for relaxing and sightseeing, whatever you want. We would love to greet you here!
“Thank you for the pleasant stay in Portugal. We enjoyed the house very much as well as the surroundings and the little town Pedrogao-Grande. It’s always too soon to leave when you’re having a nice time. I hope we can do this again in the near future.”Leo, Lennart, David and Alice, UK
“A wonderful experience….excellent view. Lovely inside the cottage…I most enjoyed the hammock….Thanks again.” Kirsty and Al, UK
“Thank you for your hospitality, you truly have a great place. Hope to see you again…soon.” Alexander and Lorna, Merida, Venezuela
Stayed with a friend to get away from it all. No wives to drag you to shop for clothes, bags and trinkets. No kids to look after. This place was just perfect! Surrounded by trees and no other neighbours to worry about either. You can play your music, chat and sunbathe by the pool in total privacy and seclusion. You have the option to take a walk to the lake or cycle around if you bring your own bikes.
Nearest supermarket is in Serta (Intermarche) which is about 30 minutes drive away. Get everything you need and take it back to cook in a fully equipped kitchen with stove, oven and microwave.
We were greeted upon arrival by the owner, Monika, who was very gracious, kind and accommodating. Her dog was very sweet.
Monika and Claude's cottage is a really lovely property in a beautiful location. Our two children aged 12 and 9 thought the pool was great! A very relaxing place to holiday and with perfect hosts.
La description de la maison de vacances à Arrochela sur le site correspond entièrement à la réalité. La maison est très propre, maison ainsi que le jardin sont très bien entretenus. Les propriétaires sont très aimables et prévenants.
La finca est à recommandée aux familles avec enfants ainsi aux personnes aimant la nature et le calme.
This cottage is in a wonderful rural setting with towns close by and is exactly as described. Both the house and Pool are very clean and all the essentials are provided, even good size shower heads.
Monika and Claude are fantastic hosts, and genuinely care about their guests without being intrusive.
We had a very relaxing holiday and enjoyed exploring the local area and larger towns an hour away. Our 12 year old enjoyed the pool and the country walks near by as well as boating on the lake.
La description qui est faite de cette location est parfaitement correcte. Cette location est très bien tenue de sorte qu'en arrivant , vous n'avez plus qu'à poser vos bagages et à profiter de l'endroit.L'accueil est chaleureux. Les propriétaires sont très discrets mais présents en cas de besoin. C'est la location idéale si vous aimez le calme. Je recommande cette location à un ami sans hésiter.
La description est parfaitement conforme à la réalité. Cette location est parfaitement entretenue, lorsque vous arrivez il n'y a plus qu'à poser ses valises et profiter de l'endroit.Le cadre est idéal quand on cherche la tranquillité. L'accueil est chaleureux. Tout en étant discrets, les propriétaires son là en cas de besoin. Je recommande sans hésiter cette location.
Approximately one hours drive to the Atlantic coast (Costa da Prata) with miles of sandy beaches and dunes.
The cottage is located in the heart of Portugal halfway between Lisbon and Porto, approximately two hours from either. Rail links to Pombal and bus/coach links to Pedrogao-Grande or Serta. A car is recommended.
8km to Pedrogao-Pequeno with historic village center, Roman stone bridge and a vantage point to Rio Zezere and surroundings. Mark of Rio Zezere, a lot of possibilities for swimming (Praia fluvial) and for fishing. Pedrogao-Grande, 12km, invites you with historic centre, a church from 12th/13th century and the dammed Rio Zezere (8km). Serta (17km) is a small lively town with narrow and steep lanes, a castle and Roman stone bridge. Restored, traditional villages (Aldeias do Xisto) S.Simao (22km).
This part of Portugal is rich with old castles, churches and monasteries. You can find Roman ruins (Conimbriga is most famous with beautiful mosaics), ancient stone bridges, and centuries old walled villages. If you like to experience a lively, young city with old traditions, go to Coimbra. Its university, high above the banks of the Rio Mondego, is one of the oldest in Europe and has a priceless library and botanical garden. End the day people-watching in one of the Cafés at the down town square - it's fun!
Another place of interest is Tomar. Above the town is the Castle of the Knight Templars with the fabulous additions of King Manuel's church and the renaissance cloister. Nearby is Fatima, the famous place of pilgrimage. Or leave all the culture behind and drive to the Atlantic coast with miles of sandy beaches and dunes. Water-sport, fishing, swimming, mountain biking, walking is possible nearby.
We would love to greet you here!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$109.41|
The prices are up to 4 people.
Please, ask price for 5-6 people.
Long term rental from November to April.
WiFi: 10 hours are free, additional 10 hours cost 10 €
25% non refundable deposit requested with booking, balance 15 days prior to check-in, please
Payment via bank transfer in Euros, please
Refundable damage deposit of 100 € requested with arrival
Changeover day in July and August is Saturday. In off-season we are flexible on this. We ask guests to arrive after 4pm and vacate the cottage by 10am.