- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Pleasant 19th century family estate refurbished VILLA, located in a quiet rural village near Óbidos, the medieval walled city with its beautiful ancient castle that takes you in a trip back into history. This property (900m²=9687ft²) occupies a slightly elevated position, affording lovely distant views over Óbidos Lagoon and the surrounding countryside. It is an area of sandy beaches, an excellent golf course, museums, quaint old towns, high cliffs, and beautiful, hilly countryside. The house stands on 2 floors, with 4 bedrooms (1 Master bedroom, with tween beds, 1 double bedroom),plus two singles bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms and 1 WC, a sit...Read more
Obidos VILLA, Stunning 19th Cent. Family Estate
Obidos, Costa de Lisboa, Portugal
Additional Location Information
The Villa is located in the rural village of Sobral da Lagoa, offering a very peaceful and quiet environment to enjoy. Although it is a small town, it has all the conveniences you need and the people are lovely and friendly. It is a very relaxing enviroment, with great views and many good places for walkers. There is a mini market with everything you need and fresh bread, close the house. ( 50 meters)
Located close to the delightful old walled town of Obidos (3 minute drive) with a rich heritage of religious architecture and monumental historical traces. Obidos is a beautifully preserved walled medieval town on the Costa de Prata, Leiria. The whole town has been declared a national monument in Portugal, and whilst the town defies belief due to the extraordinary wealth of magnificent medieval buildings, it has a great Portuguese atmosphere. Obidos is a perfect place for a romantic getaway, with cobbled streets lined by colourful tiled whitewashed houses and churches. The Town of Obidos boats many festivals, concerts and events all year through. These included: The International Festival of Chocolate in March - It just does not get any better for Chocolate lovers! - ,and The Medieval Fair in July. A fantastic Fair close to some of the many spectacular beaches and close to a wide variety of museums, precious monuments and well famed restaurants.
It is an area of sandy beaches, an excellent golf course, museums, quaint old towns, high cliffs, and beautiful hilly countryside.
The mouth of the Obidos Lagoon and the wide sandy beach of Foz do Arelho are a 10 minute drive, with safe swimming for children in the lagoon. Foz do Arelho is a small old fishing village that is slowly becoming a popular holiday resort town due to the area's excellent swimming and water sports conditions. Ideal for surfing and saliling. Surfing lessons are available. There is a good choice of restaurants, cafes and bars in the town and along the coastal road. Close to a wide variety of museums, precious monuments and well famed restaurants serving the best of the traditional Portuguese Cousine, characterised by rich, filling and full-flavored dishes and is closely related to the Mediterranean cuisine.
The region boats moderate weather and it´s not too hot in the summer.
There is a lagoon with shallow waters that are perfect for children and less able swimmers.
The fishermen´s town of Peniche is nearby with very good seafood. To enjoy the area is necessary to visit the "island "of Baleal that is linked to the mainland by a narrow strip of sand and it is a wonderful beach.
You can visit the town of Caldas da Rainha, as well as the spa, the monastery of Alcobaça, of Batalha, and the fortifications of Torres Vedras.
Lisboa, boasting springtime temperatures during the winter and cool summers freshened by a breeze blowing in from the Atlantic, offers a rich and impressively integrated diversity and it is a 45 minutes drive by A8.. The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of History.
Th Lisbon Coast, the Atlantic coastline west of Lisbon, extending for more than 15 miles, features some of Portugal’s best known resorts. Stylish Estoril boasts its world famous Casino, and superb golf courses. Fashionable stores and chic boutiques are interspersed amongst the busy cafés and shops of elegant Cascais, and the fantastic dune-backed Guincho beach is a magnet for surfers, its Atlantic rollers being amongst the best, and most challenging in Europe.
For shoppers and sightseers spending a day in Lisbon is a must. We suggest you visit Alfama, one of the oldest quarters in Lisbon, that survived the 1755 earthquake and still retains much of the its original layout.
Fly into Lisbon Airport, travel North for 55 minutes on the A8 Motorway
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Lake nearby, Rural retreats
Last updated on May 14, 2013
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- 3 day rentals | $151 per day | Weekly rental definitely preferred, particularly in mid/high seasons. Will consider minimum 3 days rental at the rates specified
- Damage deposit | $328
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Included
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- Outdoor Pool
- Lake Views
- On Golf Course
- Mountain Views
- Ocean Views
- Charcoal Grill
- Gas Grill
- Gas Stove
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Board Games
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Fishing Equipment
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 900 square meters