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Charming House Near Lisbon

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Alcochete Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

It Hosts 7 People, With 2 Private Bedrooms. Animals Are Allowed Upon Request.

Welcome to Alcochete! Alcochete is a friendly small fishing village just 15 minutes away from Lisbon. If you want to have a short experience on the local traditions and sites of Lisbon’s surroundings, this is just the right place for you to stay at.

I can gladly provide a tailored short travel weekend or a longer stay.

There´s a small wood oven outside the house and it would be a pleasure to make an additional wood oven meal on request. And if you’re into local gastronomy, why not take a cooking masterclass of local food? You enjoy horse riding? I can also arrange all for you and your family.

Everything is possible with us – try us! By car, Lisbon is just 15 minutes away from Alcochete, and there’s a bus station just 10 minutes walk from our house. Parking is free and 4 bicycles are available.

Any other home made meals are available, on request – prices will be provided according to your request.

I’ll be glad to help you organize your travel and stay in Portugal – I’ll be looking forward to hearing from you!


::: In Mary's House, we can provide you with some extra activities, on request:

- Nice horse riding countryside visits, for you and your family.

- Kitesurf, paddle-surf and windsurf experiences, in cooperation with a local accredited school - Alcochete Extreme.

- Guided tours to Lisbon and surroundings.

- Catamaran boat trips to watch dolphins 20 minutes from Alcochete

- Portuguese gastronomy workshops


More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About Maria

I love travelling and receiving nice people from all over the world, to get to know their places, their experiences and share with them a little bit of my country, Portugal.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Get to know Portugal in a unique way, by getting to know local people and a local village which hasn't lost its identity and culture, Alcochete.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We were so grateful for the tour to the Alcochete festival and suggestions of what to see (and taste) there.

Thank you so much for the delicious breakfasts! Something for us all and homemade jams and cakes too! So good! And almost forgot the fresh lemonade and orange juice. This really made us feel pampered!

Finally we loved your garden tour and the wonderful animals. This was a real treat! We loved your homemade liquors.

All the best!
Aug 2012
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based on 21 traveler reviews

Charming House Near Lisbon
average rating of 4.904762 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed from 1 until 10 september in the house of Maria.

During that period the weather was fantastic. Only two days it was 40 celcius what was a litlle overdue.

But, the house was cool during this period what was a blessing.

We enjoyed our stay very much, vissits to Lisboa, setubal, Nazare etc, etc. our hostess Maria told us the places who deserved a visit. We enjoyed every days breakfast. Fresh bread, homemade marmelade, coffee, juices, yoghurts, fruit, etc,etc,

For everyone, parents with or without children, coppels seeking the romance in Lisboa, or golfers, this is a very good place to stay.

We surely come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Hemos pasado unos estupendos días en la casa de María. El trato ha sido muy amable y atento, facilitando conocer el entorno, está muy bien acondicionada y próxima a sitios de interés.

Os la recomendamos.


  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Top location and top hostess

  • 5 of 5

Loved the breakfast, chambers, garden, bathroom.

There is also one problem offcourse. There comes a day you have to leave that place and go home again. Your next holidays will never be that pleasent again. You will always long for that house in Alcochete.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely welcoming comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 (with three teenage girls) who had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay with Maria and Alice. We stayed for 4 nights as part of a tour of Portugal and couldn't recommend the property and hosts highly enough. We used the attic (for the children) and the tree room (for the adults). Both rooms are spacious, comfortable, very clean and nicely decorated. The breakfast provided is amazing, fresh bread, fruit from the garden and lots of it! Maria is an unobtrusive host, whilst going out of her way to be helpful. Providing local information (she showed us round Alcochete on our arrival, pointing out good places to eat and explaining about the festival that was going on), and provided maps and information about where we were planning on visiting (driving into Lisbon is not difficult if you are planning on taking a car, and the Setubal area is only 30 mins away) and good converstation. The liquors are to be recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Espaço Edílico

  • 5 of 5

Sem dúvida um espaço fantástico, do mais natural e encantador que se possa imaginar. a Maria e a Alice são umas anfitriãs do melhor que pode haver, sempre disponíveis para ajudar e nos proporcionar o melhor conforto e bem estar que se possa imaginar.

Sem dúvida um "lugar que nos remete para as histórias da " Alice no país das maravilhas".

Um bocadinho de Alcochete que deverá ser conhecido por qualquer pessoa que queira , paz, conforto, contato com a terra e os animais, descanso e boa companhia do melhor que Portugal pode oferecer.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Home free - home is where we are today

What a find!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment of our arrival to our reluctant departure, we enjoyed everything about our stay. The "tree room" was comfy, quiet and convenient, the bathroom sparkling clean, the food amazing and plentiful. The bus stop and the village are both a pleasant walk from the house. It is truly the best of both worlds - the quiet of the countryside and yet the easy commute to the city. We were able to enjoy the front porch sunshine with our books or make a 10 minute walk to the bus stop and explore Lisbon and the Setubal peninsula with no problem (we spent two weeks there with no car). Alcochete is a charming village with wonderful yet very reasonably priced restaurants serving excellent fish and wine. You couldn't ask for more helpful or considerate hosts than Maria and Alice. They consistently went out of their way to make our stay everything we'd hoped it would be and more. We came expecting to meet hosts and went away feeling like we'd left our friends. We definitely hope to return! We can't recommend Casa da Oliveira enough.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Lisbon's International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A2 Sul
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Alcochete is a friendly small fishing village just 15 minutes away from Lisbon. If you want to have a short experience on the local traditions and sites of Lisbon’s surroundings, this is just the right place for you to stay at. In Lisbon there are many beautiful sites to visit, monumental historical quarters, UNESCO world heritage sites (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Torre de Belém) and delicious gastronomy with plenty of fresh fish with the famous Portuguese sardines, codfish and rich pastry. 30 minutes away from Alcochete you also have Sintra monumental village, with also its UNESCO heritages, a real voyage through Portugal's history and traditions. In the surroundings, one can visit 'Arrabida' Natural Park and its beautiful beach resorts and feel the countryside, and if you're into sports, you can practice horse riding, paddle surf, kite surf, windsurf, tennis, riding bicycles, etc.


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Alcochete Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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Alcochete Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Tree House Room - 1 king , This new room has just been furnished!
    Studio bedroom - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • The 'Tree House Room' is independent from the studio, so now you can bring your family or friends!
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Traditional Portuguese dishes workshops are available on demand, plus tailored organized tours with private car.

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