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Beautiful Wooden Lodge Set In Olive Grove With Shared Pool.Close To Amenities

Bedrooms 2
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, Sleeps 4 ~ 5, Separate Bathroom

The light and airy detached accommodation sleeps 2-5 consists of 2 Bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, 1 Double and 2 singles. A 5th small person or child can be put up on a fold away bed and is an additional nightly charge.

With ceiling fans and ample storage.

Large open plan lounge with 2 sofas, UK Satellite TV,Portuguese TV Meo, DVD, Playstation2 and a large Book and DVD library.

New!! Woodburner for the winter evenings. Wood included in the rental price.

The Fully fitted Kitchen includes Fridge/Freezer, Table and chairs for four, coffee machine, Toaster and everything you would need for your self-catering Holiday.

There is one bathroom located in the House with a large walk-in shower, hand basin and Toilet. Bath towels are provided but only for use within the property. Additional pool towels are also available which can be used for the Beach.

Private sun terrace and veranda with outside dining.

Also, outside there is an additional Toilet and Shower block for your convenience.

The owners, Tania and Steve, live on site - whilst being on hand to advise and help with your holiday and any requirements - they respect your time and space ensuring you enjoy your holiday 100%

Casa de Olival is Registered with the local Council and holds a licence for Tourism.

Alojamento Local license ~ number 19839/AL .

This is your assurance that we comply with the latest safety standards & regulations which is governed by the local Council and we have been inspected to ensure we comply. The licencing is to ensure the quality of accommodation for visitors to Portugal meets proper and acceptable safety and hygiene standards.

Casa de Olival is an * ecological Wooden House offering self-catering Holidays for 2-4 people. Located in a small Hamlet in beautiful Central Portugal.

* Located in a Natural Park the House is sympathetic to it's surrounding and is of wooden construction with quality insulation, double glazing thus ensuring cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Great place for your holiday whether it is a peaceful relaxing time just lounging by the pool, or discovering the historic Templar Towns and countryside within this diverse area. The old rural way of life can still be seen and the Portuguese friendliness is second to none.

The University city of Coimbra on the river Mondego is close by as are the Templar Town of Tomar and the Pilgrim Town of Fatima, to name but a few.

Set in 1.5 acres of old Olive Orchard currently being restored for future harvesting.

Surrounded by tranquil Pine and Eucalyptus woods ideal for nature walks and Bird watching. Peaceful and relaxing for the perfect Holiday yet minutes away from all the amenities that the Market Town of Ansião has to offer.

More Details
Registration Number : 19839/AL

Tania Sullivan
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Tania Sullivan

After taking early retirement took to travelling round Europe in a motor home eventually deciding to settle in Portugal. We loved not just the climate but the stunning and diverse countryside, and cannot put in adequate words how friendly, genuine and welcoming the Portuguese people have been.

Tania Sullivan purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Tania Sullivan chose Ansião

We chose this area primarily as Tania's mother lives here, but after visiting realised how unspoilt and beautiful the area is ~ having travelled extensively and owning holiday accommodation in Spain for 7 years we appreciate the non commercial and rural aspect of life here.

What makes this bungalow unique

Love the tranquil and beauty of this area without being far from a lovely Town with good facilities, also not far from cosmopolitan Cities when the fancy takes us. The balance here is perfect.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a very pleasant holiday. We all enjoyed the lovely Casa de Olival. You served as the perfect hosts. We were needing a week of peace and found that and much more here in Ansiao. Hope to be back soon
Jul 2012
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Ansião Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Arrival & Departure can be flexible but when we have a guest changeover on the same day Departure is before 10am and arrival after 2pm or 4pm.
  • No more persons than those agreed can stay at the property
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Outside is an additional WC and shower exclusive for guests
  • 2nd Bathroom is outside in it's own building. Basic yet functional with an electric shower, toilet and sink. Exclusive use for Guests only. Bath Towels inclusive for use within the property only. Beach towels are also provided for use round the pool or to take to the beach.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets, celing fan
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets, ceiling fan.
  • Light, airy and spacious. Bedding and Linen provided. Ample storage. A fold up bed is available for a 5th small person or child.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
A washing machine is available to use - a small charge is payable locally per use However, included in the rental price - Towels and bedding are washed / replaced weekly 10x5 swimming pool (1.2 deep) shared with owners only Guests are advised that swimming is at your own risk, there is no lifeguard present and a responsible adult must accompany minors in and around the swimming pool at all times. All windows have mosquito blinds. Microwave available upon request


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Beautiful Wooden Lodge Set In Olive Grove With Shared Pool.Close To Amenities
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Perfect central location

  • 5 of 5

A very spacious comfortable lodge with all needed amenities, it was very clean and well maintained and even had a welcome hamper with essentials including a nice bottle of wine. There is a log burner in the lounge which was really nice in the evening when it was a little chilly. Tania and Steve were very friendly and helpful and even helped us with places to visit. There is a beautiful swimming pool but it was a bit too cool for use in February. The central location was ideal for visiting local historic towns like Coimbra and Tomar and some great places to eat locally. I would definitely recommend family and friends to stay here and will certainly be returning myself.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you can try the pool out next time !!
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Bayern, Deutschland

Urlaub in der Natur

  • 5 of 5

Liebe Tania, Lieber Steve,

Euer Holzhaus ist ein Traum. Urlaub in der Natur, und doch so zentral, dass alles nah ist. Seien es Einkaufsmöglichkeiten oder auch Sehenswürdigkeiten.

Das Haus mit dem Pool, den man mitbenutzen kann, lädt einfach ein zum entspannen. Und auch wenns mal regnet, ist es schön bei Euch

Danke für einen schönen, erholsamen Urlaub.

Viele Grüße aus Schwaben

Susanne und Stefan"

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dominique (France 49)

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour chez Tania et Steve. Tania nous a fourni toutes les informations pour notre installation. La maison est très agréable avec accès à la piscine sans contraintes. Lieu calme et reposant sans être très loin de la ville et des visites.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous place, fabulous hots

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a fantastic stay in Casa de Olival. Missing it already.

The house is a lovely location, so peaceful. It is a very well equipped and clean house. The kids loved the pool and we loved the owners, Steve and Tania. They are so accommodating and friendly people. Nothing is too much trouble. Steve lit the wood oven one day and helped us cook our homemade pizzas. The dogs are lovely too.

A car is essential here to get to the house, local shops and bars but it is in an ideal location to explore lovely Central Portugal.

The house also comes equipped with TV, Wifi and DVD player. Ideal if weather not too good.

There are also some lovely walks around the area and you will find plenty of ideas about what to do in the handy resource book and pamphlets kept in the house. Their Facebook page also has some really useful tips.

Thank you so much for a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate the great reviews and feedback. So pleased that another family have enjoyed their stay at our Holiday home. The weather was fantastic and great to see the pool still being used right up to the end of October. We are always posting ideas for different days out to enhance everyone's holiday and collecting information for the House. We hope to see you all again in our peaceful and diverse part of Portugal !!
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Amazing!!! Rebooked August 2014

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at here in August 2013. After having a special holiday in Florida the year before with our 13 year old twin boys my husband and I wondered if we would be able to match such a good time. We need not of worried as we all had the most amazing time. The boys loved it as did my husband as we discovered the prices in the restaurants and supermarkets very reasonable.

It is set in beautiful peaceful surroundings but within easy reach of fabulous beaches (about 40 mins by car) and closer we visited picturesque country river beaches.

Not only does it have the perfect setting for a great get away from it all holiday but extras like the pool, football nets, football table, games, books and ps2 make it truely a home from home. A brilliant place for close family fun we have some lovely memories of our time there.

Tania and Steve are the perfect hosts with lots of information and always on hand to ask any questions. We had a fabulous pizza oven night and lots of tasty barbeques. Oh and we have to mention the adorable dogs who added character to this delightful place.

We had only been home a couple of weeks and we all agreed we just had to return. Can't wait for next August!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Having holidayed ourselves with a young family in past years we found we preferred to stay in self catering accommodation set in more private settings, as opposed to commercial Hotels catering for the masses. Some of the best places we have stayed in had furnishings and personal items such as DVD's, books, local and Tourist information etc which really made it feel like you were staying in a home rather than an empty, sparsely furnished apartment. So, with all that in mind this is what we have set out to provide with our Holiday home and gardens. Reading reviews like this makes us feel like it is all worth while. We hope when this family returns we will have more information and improvements to further enhance their holiday experience. Cam and Brad ~ the dogs and pool are waiting for you !!!
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A lovely place for a family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family holiday. The accomodation is spotlessly clean, is comfortable and very well equipped. There is plenty for children on site, such as the pool, table football and playstation. The owners Tania and Steve are welcoming, helpful and keen to offer ideas for days out. There is much to do in the area. We loved the river beaches and there are fantastic beaches on the coast within an hours drive. We can also highly recommend 'the dinosaur footprints'. The children especially enjoyed the high ropes course in Coimbra. We ate very well, some of the best places we found were local to the acconodation.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that a great family holiday was enjoyed and we are always looking for new fun days out for all ages to enhance everyone's holiday. Also, we are always discovering new River beaches and scenic spots all the time so repeat visitors can be offered different experiences. Those wanting a more sedate break will enjoy our peaceful gardens and large swimming pool with BBQ and pizza oven for the more adventurous self caterer ~ we always intend for the House to have everything that would be needed to make everyone feel at home.
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Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Celeste's @ Boa Vista
Nearest Ferry
449 Miles
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
32 Miles
Figueira da Foz
Car: necessary

Casa de Olival is Registered with the local Council and holds a licence for Tourism.

Alojamento Local license ~ number 19839/AL .

This is your assurance that we comply with the latest safety standards & regulations governed by the local council.

Set in a tranquil Olive grove yet 2 kms outside of the Market Town of Ansiao, Central Portugal - with all the usual amenities. 40 mins from the beaches at Figueira da Foz and Silver Coast.

Or closer to home fabulous picturesque River beaches at stunning locations. Lively Festas throughout the summer and a good selection of restaurants and bars.

Great place for your holiday whether it is a peaceful relaxing time just lounging by the pool, or discovering the historic Templar Towns and countryside within this diverse area. The old rural way of life can still be seen and the Portuguese friendliness is second to none. The University city of Coimbra on the river Mondego is close by as are the Templar Town of Tomar and the Pilgrim Town of Fatima, to name but a few.

Also, visits to Conimbriga - the largest Roman settlement in Portugal, Grutas Mira de Aire, the largest and most impressive caves in Portugal and the longest and oldest Dinosaur track/footprints can all be discovered in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $184.43

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.