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Charming renovated cottage with shared pool, 20 km from beach .. - casa do grilo, mooi gerenoveerd eco huis

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Santiago do Cacém Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Completely free standing house near 'turismo rural', 20 km from the beautiful beaches.

Beautifully renovated mud house, built according to local tradition with thick walls of up to 50 cm, but adapted to modern times. Wooden windows with double glazing and shutters to keep out the heat in summer.

Very quiet country setting with a large garden around the house with ancient oaks, which you can laze in the shade, with spring a sea of ​​wild flowers.

Bright living room with open kitchen and French doors to the terrace, where you can have breakfast in the morning in the sun and evening dining from the wind, under a starry sky.

Bathroom with shower, 2 sinks, separate toilet. Both bedrooms have a lovely pine floor with Pikolin hotel beds. In one of the bedrooms has an extra bunk. Linens provided.

The living room has a fireplace, books and games, TV, DVD and stereo. For all space for children to play without danger; and for adults to de-stress.

The house is located in the Alentejo, one of the most beautiful and uitgestrekste provinces of southern Portugal, just 1.5 hours drive from Lisbon or Faro, making it easy to reach.

A wonderful climate with warm days but cool nights which makes it wonderful to sleep, even in the hottest months. July and August. It rains about three months a year, the coldest and wettest months are November \ December and January. The temperature during the day is rarely below 14º.

The surroundings are characterized by elongated low white houses in hamlets; The house itself is also in such a small village so you do not feel completely isolated, but have plenty of rest. There live some local farmers and a few homes in the area have been restored into holiday homes.

The cows graze here in the meadow and you will also find shepherds his flock of sheep. For bird lovers and connoisseurs wildflowers an oasis

Cercal everything commoditees, including a supermarket, butcher with good quality meats \ sausages, the fruit and vegetable farmers, all with local produce.

The Atlantic coast is 20 minutes away and very extensive, with the most beautiful beaches, small rocky coves, sandy beaches with dunes to elongated. The strip along the shore to the Algarve, is a conservation area, but it offers access to swimmers \ walkers. There are 3 lovely resorts in the area, Vila Nova de Milfontes, Zambujeira do Mar and Porto Covo. 2x per month, there is a nice market and 1x per month an antique-market.

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Details for casa do grilo, mooi gerenoveerd eco huis 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

In the nicest area of ​​portugal, space, tranquility and a beautiful coastline. Completely renovated apartment with two bedrooms, bathroom with shower and 2 sinks, lounge with fireplace, kitchen, terrace around the house, 2 bedrooms with good hotel beds, 1 bedroom with extra bunk. Large garden.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

christine nijhoff
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese, dutch
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Calendar last updated:
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1 traveler review

casa do grilo, mooi gerenoveerd eco huis
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

rust ruimte en warme ontvangst

  • 5 of 5

mooi schoon koel & leuk ingericht huis ! de eigenaren runnen het kleine hotel ernaast, waar je heerlijk kunt eten ( wij hebben het 1x geprobeerd en vanaf toen, elke dag!!). Daar is ook een mooie tuin , het zwembad en wifi. Huis heeft boeken en spelletjes. Wij hebben genoten van de rust, gewandeld en naar het strand geweest, fantastisch! Heel fijn dat je voor al je vragen bij nuno en christine terecht kunt.Heel rustig, behalve dan de ezel die graag balkt!! huis heeft alles, alleen geen wasmachine, maar de was kun je laten doen. Je zit lekker prive, maar als je wilt kun je gezelschap opzoeken.Binnen een half uur ben je op hele mooie stranden, veel keuze.Een echte aanrader!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
180 Kilometres
lissabon \faro
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
café STOP
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
alvalade\ funcheira
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Beautifully situated on the Alentejo countryside between the cork oaks and olive trees in a quiet hamlet.

Beautiful area to walk and relax. A braying donkey, sheep bleating and chirping birds are your neighbors. Good to combine with a beach holiday, the beaches are at 20 km. Ranging from small coves to vast sandy beaches. Wonderful for surfing, sunbathing, or walking.

In the nearest village Cercal you can do all your shopping, and also buy some local products including local farmer for handmade leather boots and bags, or the potter for the Alentejo pottery.

And at the pastelaria you can eat the most delicious pastries and cafe with a cool draft beer Ideal with a tasty "Bifana.

Vila Nova de Milfontes Porto Covo and Zambujeira do Mar is the nearest beach resorts for beach fun and include various (fish) restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Santiago do Cacém Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

In de winter te huren voor langere perioden tegen gereduceerd tarief. In nabij gelegen 'turismo rural' kunt u heerlijk dineren ( table d´hôte) of ontbijten.
Aanbetaling 30%. Gratis gebruik van gemeenschappelijk zwembad. Linnengoed\eind schoonmaak inbegrepen.

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Santiago do Cacém Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • slaapkamer 1 - 1 queen
    slaapkamer 2 - 2 twin/ single , stapelbed
  • Good box spring hotel beds with Pikolin mattresses, down \ cotton duvets. Choice to bed as two bed or two single beds to make. Wooden, cotton rugs. Cupboards, windows that open to the garden with good screens. One of the bedrooms has an extra bunk bed with mosquito net.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • forests
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
you can use a common pool adjacent site of Verdemar, laundry, WIFI and restaurant

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