Description of holiday cottage in Penela, Coimbra District, Costa de Prata/Silver Coast
A two-bedroom, beautifully restored stone cottage with jaw-dropping views, at the end of a quiet country lane - only the forest lies beyond. All you are likely to hear are birdsong and the gentle rush of the cascades.
The 'tropical' gardens are truly magical, conceived to simulate an Asian garden, and bordered along c. 120 metres by tumbling waterfalls. Wander along little winding paths past giant rocks, little terraces, a fish pond, a little Chinese pagoda, a Japanese-style soaking tub in a walled garden, and of course the 12-metre private infinity pool. This draws water from a spring-fed stream through 600 mtrs of black tubing in the sun. The water is normally deliciously warm, and free of chlorine.
The house is fully equipped with fitted kitchen, cooker and hob, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, satellite TV, DVD, CD, coffee-maker, toaster, all utensils and a generous welcome hamper. Downstairs is a bedroom with adult bunk beds. Upstairs is the double bedroom with veranda (wonerful views) and fully tiled shower room.
Oil-filled electric radiators in every room. Outside is a large patio with sun loungers and barbecue. Free use of mountain bikes, petanque court and washing machine in outhouse.
May be rented together with separate 3-bed villa on the same site. All towels and linen provided.
Accommodation, Facilities and Services
|Suitability:||Smoking Allowed, No Pets|
|General:||Electric Fan/s, Internet Access, Bicycles, Hairdryer
|Bedrooms:||2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
1 Double/s with ensuite, 1 Twin/s, 1 Sofabed/s, 2 Cot/s
adult bunk beds in twin room
1 Shower/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s, 1 Bidet/s, Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
Outdoor hot tub exclusive to second cottage (Casa de Noz)
|Lounge:||Seating for 4 people
Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Tape player, Board Games, Books/Magazines
|Dining Area:||Seating for 4 people , High chair
High chair with prior notice only
|Kitchen/Utility:||Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Washing machine, Ironing board, Iron
|Outdoors:||Swimming Pool, BBQ, Private garden, Balcony, Terrace, Sunloungers, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
|Access:||Car essential, Private car park
Linen provided, Towels provided, Cleaning included, Laundry included
|May 18 - 24 2013||£450.00|
|May 26 - July 5||£600.00|
|July 6 - Aug 30||£950.00|
|Aug 31 - Sept 27||£600.00|
|Sept 28 - Nov 1||£450.00|
Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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Deposit/Booking Notes: 30% deposit with booking. Balance 30 days before arrival. May be rented togetehr with larger 3-bed villa on same site.
Location of holiday rental in Penela, Coimbra District, Costa de Prata/Silver Coast
|Holiday Type:||Rural, Lake/Riverside, Mountain, Historic/Sightseeing|
|Local Activities:||Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Fishing, Horse Riding, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market|
Location descriptionThis is a little forgotten paradise, unspoiled by mass tourism. Verdant hills and valleys, crystal rivers and lakes (a delight to swim, and much safer and warmer than the sea), picturesque towns, the vast golden beaches of the Silver Coast, the medieval university city of Coimbra, World Heritage town of
Tomar, the Roman ruins at Conimbriga, absurdly cheap restaurants, empty roads, locals who really don't hate the English! Why be herded into an overcrowded concrete tourist rip-off? Discover the REAL Portugal!
|Nearest Railway Station:||Miranda do Corvo||8km|
|Nearest Beach:||Figueira da Foz||60km|
|Nearest Pub/Restaurant:||Miranda do Corvo||8km|
Ryanair, Easyjet, BMi, Monarch and BA fly direct to Lisbon or Porto from Liverpool, Luton, Bristol, Birmingham, Stansted, Gatwick and Heathrow. Direct flights to Lisbon from most western European capitals.
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|Languages Spoken:||English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, German|
|Preferred Contact Method:||Enquiry Form|
|Owner joined website:||1 August 2009|
|Property listed since:||1 August 2009|
|Link to owners website:||www.portugalhols.com|
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