A detached family villa to a high specification, in a raised village location with stunning views of the local area, providing a secure private tranquil setting in gardens with its own heated private pool. Large and comfortably equipped gas BBQ and alfresco dining annex.
There is also a games and entertainment room with bar, fridge for cold drinks, freezer for ice creams etc, dart board and a pool/snooker table plus a music centre with a selection of 60s (of course) music and a large TV.
There are ample relaxation areas with very comfortable swing seats and pool beds in sun and shade and now featuring a separate double luxury sun bed on the pool terrace.
The villa is ideally set up for couples or family holidays with complete privacy.
The accommodation is luxuriously equipped and capable of comfortably sleeping 6 guests with...
1 ensuite double bedroom with twin or kingsize double beds,
2nd standard double bedroom.
3rd bedroom, with twin or kingsize double beds..
Arranged as you require at booking enquiry stage.
Central heating can be arranged for out of season bookings on request, if required.
A/C is not normally required as the house has shutters and shades which which keep the villa cool.
In exceptionally high temperatures, Climatiser units can be made available.
Free Internet access.
Relax in the very comfortable lounge and enjoy the large TV with SKY/BBC/ITV/ SPORTS channels, plus all the Portuguese channels with local news and English films with Portuguese sub titles.
There is also a DVD player and well stocked library of DVDs, CDs and popular books.
If you prefer outside relaxation settle down on one of the glazed balconies with a coffee or glass of wine on a warm peaceful evening under the amazing clear starlit, skies.
Or venture into the gardens and discover your favourite area, amongst many, that are equipped for your pleasure to just sit and relax and gaze at those stars that always seem so close here.
Tired of star gazing ? then turn on the illuminations and change the atmosphere completely and maybe enjoy an evening swim in the pool and be surprised how the water feels even warmer than in the sunshine earlier.
The villa position offers easy access to safe "off road " walks in rural shady forest surroundings.
The villa is located in a traditional Portuguese hamlet with local customs including wine making and tasting (in season), summer harvest festivals, grape and olive picking.
A quiet and peaceful location yet only 5 minutes from the Castle town of Penela and 30 mins south of the original capital City of Coimbra. About 2 hours from Porto or Lisbon. A real gem in the heart of Portugal. Within 5 minutes drive of local Supermarket, Variety of restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Shops, Hairdresser, Banks, Internet cafe, Chemists and Doctors surgery.Local Organic farmers markets are every Wednesday,Thursday and Sunday. There are a number of historical towns to explore within a short drive eg. Coimbra the original Capital city on the river Mondego (Oxford of Portugal) with beautiful university and Quinta das Lagrimas (the house of tears) learn about the romantic tragic " Romeo and Juliet" story and visit the fountains of Love and Tears,
Fatima (Portugal's Lourdes) the city of the apparition.
Tomar, about 30 mins on A13 southbound, with Moorish castle, Convento de Cristo and town market.
Figueira da Foz with Ocean and amazing white sandy Beaches 30/40 minutes drive, via Condeixa and Soure.
The impressive Roman villa site of Conimbriga only minutes from the house.
A smaller excavation site in Rabaçal (Look for the traditional local Rabaçal cheese sold in the village and widely in Portugal.
I am normally able to meet you and welcome you to the house and area on your arrival.
I am always available by text, e mail or mobile for any help or information you may require.
A local information guide book is also available at the house to give you information of places to eat or visit.
Additional information is also provided in the Mobile Hospitality Information File that is made available on booking.