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Charming cottage in the centre of Cascais

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

1 Double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 5/6

Charming cottage with a lovely garden set in a quiet residential street only a few minutes’ walk from the beach and the historic centre of Cascais. Close to the road to Guincho and a few minute’s drive from Quinta da Marinha (Golf Course, Health Club and Spa). Newly renovated and decorated by its owners for own use, the property has a wood-panelled ceiling and is set over two floors. It is tastefully furnished and combines comfort and relax with design and art deco antiques. Ground floor accommodation comprises a large living room with 'fall-into' sofas, a dining area with 8 seats and double doors to the garden, a reading room, a complete bathroom and a spacious and fully equipped kitchen with an ample lunch area which may also be used as playground for kids and includes a football table. The first floor has 3 luminous bedrooms: one with a double bed and the other 2 with twin-beds. The garden, with a nice terrace, is ideal for relaxing, kids playing and outdoor eating.

About Cascais and its surroundings : Situated close to the sea and traditionally a fishing village, Cascais is a charming, historic town with a nice beach and plenty to visit as well as restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. The world famous for surfing Guincho beach, which hosts the Windsurf World Championship League, is 10 km from Cascais.

Cascais is also famous for the yachting club and race tracks, and, of course, the golf courses. It is close to Estoril, with the famous Casino and beautiful beaches. The romantic world heritage town of Sintra is only a 30 minutes drive away.

Golf information : Portugal is a golfer’s paradise. The golf courses of Oitavos, Quinta da Marinha, and Estoril are nearby. And three other golf courses, Penha Longa, Estoril, and Lisbon Sports Club are within 30min range.

Getting there and around : Cascais can be reached by car from Lisbon airport in 40 - 60 minutes, via the A5 motorway or the more scenic Marginal road along the estuary. There is a variety of local shops and restaurants within walking distance from the cottage. There is a bus service (BusCas) every seven minutes to the town centre and train station. Taxis are close by or can be ordered.

We will be happy to provide further tourist and transports information on your contact or arrival.

More Details

Claudia Oliveira
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017


Cascais Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Check in / Check out : only on Saturdays and/or Sundays in July and August.
  • Guests should note that they are in residential area so they should have a proper behavior, respecting the neighbours day and night.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Weekly housekeeping included. We can also store your luggage for an early arrival or late departure. Baby troller, car seat, cot and high chair available upon request. Barbecue. Football table. Property not suitable for moto bykers.


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Charming cottage in the centre of Cascais
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews

We loved the villa and Cascais

  • 5 of 5

We have really enjoyed staying in this villa in Cascais. The property is very well equipped, immaculate, spacious and comfortable. The owner was very friendly, helpful and accommodating - no request was too much trouble. It was a great place to stay with younger children as there was no clutter and the garden was fully enclosed, not to mention the toys, dvds and dressing-up we found there on our arrival. The only thing missing was a washing machine for longer visits.

The large municipal park was literally 2 minutes walk with lovely play equipment, peacocks and a cafe and the local (sandy) beach was just 10 minutes away (children's walking pace). The charming town had everything we needed and we managed quite happily with buses, trains and occasional taxis (which were very reasonably priced despite the poor exchange rate), although there was parking available at this property. We managed to visit Sintra by bus easily (from the bus station under Cascais Villa Shopping Centre) - it's worth getting a daytrip ticket for the hopper bus that takes you to all the tourist attractions when you get there (several are way out of the town).

I wholeheartedly recommend this great property and location for a relaxing and interesting holiday.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind and rewarding words. I take my guests' vacations very seriously and I am trully committed to offering the best possible service!
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Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this cottage and its owner Claudia. Not only did she organise transport from the airport as we had a toddler in tow, but turned up to greet us to provide information and a tour of the cottage. The cottage itself is much bigger than the photos show and wonderful for children as it has a playroom, garden, paddling pool, a hamper of toys and a small car that kept our 2.5-year-old occupied for hours!

Cascais itself is like stepping onto a movie set and this cottage is located in the Museum quarter with a park only minutes away with playground and roosters. If you like art, there are a few museums to explore and the Paula de Rego exhibit in the Casa das História across the road is a great way to spend an hour or two. The beaches are lovely with loads of options to sunbathe and swim while there are so many lovely restaurants it's very easy to never eat in the same place! Be sure to check out some of the eateries near the cottage as they serve some wonderful food with a local atmosphere rather than the 'tourist' experience.

Book now while you can! :-)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb 3 bed cottage in excellent location - comes highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Cannot really say anything that hasn't been said before. However would reinforce:

Location - easy 7/8 minute walk into town / marina / beach - plenty of places to eat and lovely town to explore

Cottage - Typical fairly large Portuguese Cottage. Court yard area at rear for sunbathing and eating. A real home from home with everything you need. We were a family of 4 Adults.

Welcome - nothing too much trouble with owner (Claudia) at the end of the telephone if needed

Arrival - we came by train from Lisbon Airport so easy : two tubes then a train to Cascais - journey cost less than 5 Euros per person in total and tubes/trains running regularly

Area - easy access to Lisbon by bus or train, Sintra reached easily by bus and easy walking distance to Estoril resort area

We would highly recommend this as a place to stay

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house

  • 4 of 5

We had a really nice stay at Claudia's house. Very spacious, nearby beach and town. Also the facilities for our 1 year old son where excellent. Especially the huge amount of toys! Also the accommodation and the sightseeing (Lissabon, Sintra) where easy to reach without a car, as the train en busses leave nearby.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super accomodation

  • 5 of 5

This was just perfect. The cottage is amazing and close to all amenities. Claudia is such a wonderful host and is extremely helpful and generous. Nothing was too much trouble for her. She has thought of everyone's needs so teens and small children will all love the cottage. Her personal help was greatly appreciated. Cascais has wonderful beaches and parks close to the cottage. The cottage is in a lovely safe, residential area yet very central. Definitely the best choice for us. Looking forward to return again. Thanks Claudia for making our stay brilliant

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is a gem! A quiet street in the old town, just minutes walk from the centre, the beaches and the park. This was the perfect base to introduce my family to the beauty of Cascais, it's wonderful coastline and Portugal in general. Claudia made everything easy and was a fabulous hostess. This really is an ideal place for anyone - young families will enjoy the garden & the adults the calm but convenient location. Thank you, Claudia, for everything - we can't wait to return! Becky, Justin, Freddie & Felix xx

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Lisbon Airport
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Cascais central station
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Car: not necessary

The cottage is located in a quiet and well maintained residential area in the centre of Cascais right next to the municipal garden and the Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego museum, designed by the renowned architect Eduardo Souto Moura. A few minutes’ walk will take you to Cascais beaches and to the historic centre with its many restaurants, pubs and shops. Or you can walk to the Marina or to Cascais Villa, one of the best Shopping Centres on this coast. The road to Guincho is also only a 10-min walk. This road has a cycle and jogging track used to pedal, run or walk all the way up to Guincho, the world famous beach. A 2min drive/15min walk on this road will take you to Casa da Guia with its marvellous sea views, restaurants and coffee shops set in the grounds of the old manor house with a range of stylish shops and boutiques. Within 5 min drive, Quinta da Marinha Golf and Oitavos Golf courses can be reached.


Rates & Availability

Cascais Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
17Jun. / 30 Jun. 17
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
01 Jul / 01 Sept. 17
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
02 Sept / 16 Oct.
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $217.89

Includes all linen and towels and maid service once a week.
Usual changeover day is Saturday or Sunday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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