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Vast typical Quinta 18th & 19th centuries. 17x6m Swimming pool. 2 houses x 6 person

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

2 independent houses with 17x6m pool in a charming estate surrounded by park.

Two houses of similar size (for 6 persons each or 8 people depending on the conditions) are available for rent.

PRICES ARE INDICATED FOR ONE HOUSE (see 'Prices' ; the prices are the same for both houses).

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information, our website quintadacondeca. com is also available.

A large 17x6x2 m. swimming pool achieved in July 2015 is now available (cf. pictures). Tiled surroundings on spring 2016.



As mentioned in the historical reminder, the estate consists of 4 habitable estates, each one of them having its own personality, its atmosphere and its specific decoration.

Only the two following houses are now available for rental, they are both equally comfortable and furnished with new premium bedding :

'CASA ENCARNADA' (6 persons)

This house, one of the most spacious, is approximately 140 m² and is designed for 5 ou 6 people.

It consists of :

- A very large living room over 50 m² overlooking the village square, with a large corner fireplace

- A large master bedroom (approximately 17 m²), with one double bed (1.60 x 2 m) and two windows overlooking the front garden or the street.

- A large twin bedroom (approx .20 m²) with very large built-in cupboards, with two single beds (1 x 2 m) and two windows overlooking the front garden.

- A separate room (approx15 m²) with independent access from the entrance hall, with a window overlooking the front garden, large built-in cupboards and a double bed (1.40 x 2 m), ideal for a young couple or a single youngster attached to his independance.

- A fully equipped kitchen with an oven and two electric hobs, microwave, fridge, washing machine, toaster, coffee machine, etc ...

- A bathroom with an embedded washbasin, bath shower and toilet.

This warm-coloured home - more independent of the others - has the distinction of being both a house allowing to be in contact with the daily life of a rural hamlet (especially during the typical village festival which takes place on the central square) while being immersed in the middle of a pretty flower garden.


'CASA VERDE' (6 persons)

The 'green house' is about 110 m² and can accommodate 4 to 6 people.

It consists of :

- A living / dining room (approx. 30 m²) opening onto the patio, with a cosy corner fireplace

- A 15m² mezzanine (with sloping ceiling) on top, allowing two people to sleep in 0.90 x 2 m single beds (as a security measure, sleeping in this space is reserved for adults or grown-up teenagers)

- A large master bedroom (approx. 20 m²) with a 1.60 x 2 m double bed, a door opening onto the patio and three lovely windows, one of them overlooking the gardens and the two others overlooking the patio.

- Two small single rooms (approx. 10 m² each) overlooking the front garden, with 1 x 2 m single beds

- A fully equipped kitchen with an oven and electric hobs, microwave, fridge, washing machine, toaster, coffee machine, etc ...

- A bathroom with a washbasin, bath shower, toilet and bidet

This house – probably the older one, decorated in shades of dominant green, has a special and intimate romantic charm due to its typical rustic architecture, its double orientation allowing charming views, an its easy access to the pergola and orchard.



For charming old mansions admirers as well as nature and authenticity lovers, we offer a pleasant stay at « Quinta da Condeça », in Portugal.

This recently renovated « quinta » (seignorial agricultural estate) located in Estremadura, central region of Lisbon, 25 km from the sea and surrounded by gardens and a park of more than one hectare is typical of the gracious Portuguese architecture from the late 18th to the mid-19th centuries.

Our goal :

Feel as if you had your own seaside & country house, with the necessary autonomy to live the style of holiday you love in total independence, while experiencing the charm of old mansions marked by the patina of History - yet provided with modern-day home comfort.

Besides of the privative use of the rented house, you will have the possibility to enjoy numerous advantages :

- Free use of all the domanial areas (within the bounds of everyone’s respect)

- Walks, games or sunbathing… in the cleared part of the land as well as in the « wilder » one (1 ha of land)

- Collection and (reasonable) consumption of seasonal fruits

- Our assistance to get you to know and enjoy the house (particularly well placed for touring), Portugal or the region around, as we enjoy it ourselves. It will be a pleasure to indicate you the good addresses we know, in terms of tourism and culture, sports, gastronomy, partying or practical details...

Regarding the meals, three options are available :

1) Numerous, unexpensive, good and tasty restaurants (cf. our « discovery and activities' page)

2) Home cooking (our neighbour’s grocery on the village square, various markets and supermarkets nearby)

3) If you feel like eating at home without cooking, we offer you a possibility to savour typical dishes with our « caterer » formula – you’ll only need to warn us and order in advance.

NB : Barbecue available

Laundry service :

If you need to have your linen washed, we can put you in touch with a trustful launderer who we know (warn us in advance).



This seignorial agricultural estate is the legacyof a beautiful love story that earned the quinta its name, worthy of a fairy tale and still present in the memory of the inhabitants of Barreiras :

The lands of this village were formerly shared between a few large families of ploughmen.

One of them, the owner of this quinta, had a very pretty girl.

One day a nobleman from Lisbon, descendant of the illustrious family of Mascareignas (noble Portuguese family of navigators and explorers who gave their name to the Mascarene Islands in the Indian Ocean which include Mauritius and Reunion), was hunting in the region.

During a stop in the village, he fell in love with the girl and married her. He then bought the Quinta and the surrounding lands which he offered to his wife as a leisure house, in addition to the title of Countess de Torre, Fronteira and Lorna, many domain names belonging to this renowned family.

The young girl – which was said to be equally as kind-hearted as beautiful, took advantage of the fortune she was endowed with to do all the good she could around her, until her death, around the Second World War.

She notably turned one of the houses (« CASA ENCARNADA ») into a local primary school and financed the construction of the nearby chapel.

A plaque on the chapel still reminds the passer-by memories of her kindness...

The property - though fragmented since – still forms a homogeneous architectural ensemble which now includes a separate house (the old school reassigned to the house) and three adjacent but totally independent houses that are :

- The main two-storey house

- One mezzanine house (« CASA VERDE»)

- One long house on the garden level with a huge library, which was the former home of « Caseiros » (sorts of stewards)

In addition, several outbuildings can be mentioned :

- A barn/storeroom with large wine tanks

- An ancient wine press. The vats in which the grapes were trampled underfoot and the large iron screw still remain.

- A charming dovecote and hutches

- Four wells on the land reminding the ancient agricultural vocation of the area

More Details

Hervé Cardon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Hervé Cardon

Former expatriate in various countries of the world including Portugal 20 years ago, I had the time and opportunity to explore this area and this authentic country - which is often not very well known.

I fell in love at that time with the traditional old Portuguese architecture and its tonic and salubrious way of life, with its nice weather.

I returned many years later and bought this enchanting historic estate to restore it and to benefit from both the advantages of a beautiful countryside, a mountain nearby Serra and a dozen different beaches nearby.

To enjoy nature without forgetting the proximity of Lisbon and Obidos (Unesco classified).

I am trying to create a little paradise where I live at the approach of my retirement and welcome my family and friends from France, so I shall be extremely helpful to receive foreign guests too and give them the right information to discover in the best fashion this region full of advantages .... and its gastronomy!

Hervé Cardon purchased this house in 2013

Why Hervé Cardon chose Lisbon District

I bought this enchanting historic estate to restore it and to benefit from both the advantages of a beautiful countryside, a mountain nearby Serra and a dozen different beaches nearby.

To enjoy nature without forgetting the proximity of Lisbon and Obidos (Unesco classified).

What makes this house unique

- Authenticity, beauty and charm of this architecture became very hard to find now (I searched for more than 2 years)

-the feeling of space, peace, freedom and harmony of this set of buildings

- The possibility to enjoy several independent houses, each with their own personality and atmosphere

- Marriage of the old appearance of buildings with modern comfort of the Interior (premium new bedding identical to that team officials palate)

- The points of charming and multiple views from every window on gardens or grounds

- Printing of 'Cornucopia' that gives the field, with a profusion of fruit trees of all kinds (orange, lemon, medlar, apple, pear, hazelnut, peach and cherry, plum variety, etc ... ) successively reach

- Double roots, in a typical rural village on one side and on the land with the land side fields

- The location with the triple natural environment (countryside, sea and Serra) and cultural Lisbon, Obidos, Alcobaça, Cascais, etc ...

It is close to everything and can vary the pleasures in turn, make a retreat or quiet mingle with international events in the capital

- The friendliness of the Portuguese and the sweetness of their 'way of life' (sun, cooking, excellent wines, fado ...)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lisbon District, Portugal

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • beach
  • lake
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
  • Very large master bedroom with typical ceiling, view and access to patio with three windows and a door window The indicated rooms concern one of the two houses available for rent. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Pool Table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pétanque Court
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For lovers of typical Gorgeous Residences, couples or families. Suitable for a strategy or family break (space, gastronomy, countryside and beaches) or tourist discovery base (many excursion sites located nearby, within 15-45 min) drive.


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Vast typical Quinta 18th & 19th centuries. 17x6m Swimming pool. 2 houses x 6 person
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 12 reviews

Charming ancient house. Beautiful spot !

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, nice stay.

Good wine and good music too there ! Portugal is definitely on my top 5 destinations

Kind regards,


  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Maison conforme au descriptif. Piscine très agréable.

  • 3 of 5

Bon weekend en famille. On peut cependant regretter d'avoir à faire les lits en arrivant et l'absence totale de papier hygiénique, savon, produits d'entretien, sel, poivre ... Un lave-vaisselle serait aussi le bienvenu, d'autant plus que les assiettes et les couverts sont en quantité très limite par rapport au nombre de convives.

Les oranges du jardin sont délicieuses.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: L´expérience nous a montré que chacun, selon ses habitudes et les saisons, fait son lit d´une manière très différente et utilise ou pas tout le matériel mis à disposition plié sur les lits. Il nous a semblé meilleur de laisser chacun faire à son gout... Il reste toujours un fond de produits de dépannage dans la Quinta, il suffit de demander, et les assiettes et couverts sont de bien plus du double du nombre d´hotes prévu, avec plusieurs services différents pour chaque maison. Mais ce groupe est arrivé très tard, était très pressé et a voulu se regrouper sur une seule maison, dépassant ainsi l´effectif normal. Et surtout, a voulu se passer du briefing rituel de présentation initial à son arrivée, pourtant indispensable pour un grand domaine comme le notre, où sont évoqués ces différents détails pratiques en réponse aux questions interactives spécifiques à chacun. Ils auraient ainsi su où se trouvaient rangé le matériel supplémentaire... Cependant, sel, poivre, huile, et autres ingrédients pour la cuisine ne sont jamais fournis. C´est évidement aux familles de prévoir leur approvisionement au supermarché voisin à 4 km à leur arrivée , ou avant. C´est ce qui fait toute la différence justement entre un hotel et une formule de maisons d´hotes. Il semble que ce groupe ne sache pas bien faire la distinction entre les deux...
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Très Satisfaisant et Paisible

  • 5 of 5

Bonne addresse découverte grâce au site ABRITEL, nous recommandons. Jardins bien entretenus et charme immense de la batisse.

Voiture indispensable.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Pâques en famille !

  • 5 of 5

Pâques au Portugal, une belle destination...

Les + :

- Maison propre et agréable, double chambre parentale particulièrement confortable, lumineuse et décorée avec goût.

- Hôte accommodant (s'est plié de bonne grâce à notre arrivée tardive le premier soir + départ au petit matin le dernier jour) et convivial !

- Piscine aux larges proportions

- Mention spéciale pour la beauté du jardin et la grande variété de fleurs et d'arbustes

- Petit panier de bienvenue avec bouteille de vin et mets locaux, super quand on arrive fatigués avec les valises à défaire (merci !!)

Les - :

- nuits parfois fraîches, se couvrir

- pas de lave-vaisselle

- la petite épicerie sur la place a des horaires d'ouverture aléatoire en fonction de la présence du patron ou non

- l'association était fermée (attend un repreneur début d'été) et nous n'avons pas pu faire de ping pong

Très agréablement satisfaits dans l'ensemble,

Bonne continuation,


  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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très beau cadre

  • 4 of 5

De belles vacances en famille (mon mari et nos trois garçons) dans cette maison au charme si authentique, un hôte disponible pour nous prodiguer de bons conseils lorsque nous en avions besoin.

La piscine, bien que pas encore tout à fait finalisée, est belle, idéalement placée (très belle vue sur la campagne environnante) et très spacieuse et les enfants en ont bien profité.

Seul bémol, 2 journées de pluie les deux derniers jours de notre séjour...

Valérie & Josh

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Peu de détente

  • 2 of 5

La maison n'est pas suffisamment équipée pour le quotidien et la détente .

Elle fonctionne davantage comme une maison d'hôte car le propriétaire vit sur place et partage tous les espaces communs .

On est donc jamais seuls .

Belle région cependant , très belles plages , la gastronomie portugaise vaut le détour , mais nous ne recommandons pas cette location .

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ces 2 appréciations répétitives, qui n'en font qu'une car émanant de la même personne, nous surprennent et nous les regrettons. Bien que nous en prenions bonne note et tâcherons d'améliorer certains points à l'avenir, elles nous paraissent toutefois un peu injustes car peu fondées : 1) En effet, concernant l'équipement, après avoir demandé à notre propre initiative aux hôtes dès leur arrivée de nous signaler ce qui pourrait leur manquer afin précisément d'améliorer l'offre existante, ils nous ont indiqué 3 choses tout en mentionnant que ce n'était pas important (une bassine, un séchoir à linge plus grand et une toile cirée...). Ce que nous leur avons procuré dans les 24 h suivantes... 2) Ainsi qu'il est indiqué en toutes lettres et en permanence sur l'annonce et le site, les maisons sont totalement indépendantes et privatives. Ainsi qu'indiqué également, le reste de ce vaste domaine : terrain, jardins, patios, espace barbecue et piscine sont évidemment à la disposition de tous les hôtes des deux maisons et ne peuvent donc pas être monopolisés par une seule famille. Par leur définition même, les "espaces communs " ne sont pas privatifs et sont partagés de façon conviviale. Cependant, dans le souci précisément d'offrir plus d'espace extérieur propre à ces mêmes hôtes, nous leur avions dédié pour toute la durée de leur séjour la Pergola et avons créé pour l'autre maison dans les jardins de l'autre coté un salon de jardin séparé afin que chaque famille puisse prendre petit déjeuner et repas à l'extérieur en toute intimité. 3) Le propriétaire vit effectivement sur place dans une autre maison une partie de l'année et effectue personnellement une partie de l'entretien nécessaire au domaine, ce qui suppose de pouvoir circuler pour tailler les massifs et arroser plate-bandes et gazon. Mais ce serait exactement la même chose dans le cas d'un jardinier ou d'un employé de n'importe quel hôtel ... Nous espérons que ces éclaircissements permettront de dissiper ce regrettable malentendu. Hervé et Stéphane Cardon.
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Nearest Airport
51 Kilometres
Aéroport de Lisbonne - Portela
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Port de PENICHE/Baleal
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Bom Sucesso (Obidos)
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Casarao et Barreiras
Nearest Ski
170 Kilometres
Penhas da Saude, Serra da Estrela
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Lagune d'Obidos - Areia branca
Car: necessary

medieval town Obidos (UNESCO Heritage)

surf competitions

bullfighting on horseback

fado nights

folk festivals



waterfront restaurants


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lisbon District, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
H : July-August 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
G : August 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
F : August - September 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
D : September - October 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
B : October - December 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
G : New Year 2018/2019
23 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.14
Cleaning fee £44.64
Pet Fee £89.29

- Les prix sont indiqués pour 1 maison (6 personnes). / Prices are indicated for 1 house (6 persons standard capacity)
- Pour toute personne supplémentaire au-dessus des 6 personnes prévues habituellement par maison, possibilité de fournir un ou deux couchages supplémentaires selon la disponibilité (voir cela avec le propriétaire avant paiement).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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