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Traditional Villa , family friendly , airy and light with gated pool and garden

People7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WCs1
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

All the comforts of home and nearby the dramatic coast of Cascais and Lisbon

Sunny, welcoming house, comfortable with very attractive decoration, spacious garden and gated pool. In quiet residential area.Local bus stop seconds away at the end of the street , one stop in to the center of Cascais , buses run regularly numbers ....406 .407 ,411 ,412, 455,

Small local restaurant 3 minutes walk from the home , local supermarket with bakery 6 minutes walk from home , pharmacy and local cafes all 5 minutes walk away .

Dear guests.. ....please note that i live in the basement flat of the property , you have your own entrance i have my own entrance , it is very private all my reviews are with me staying in the basement flat .

My windows do not look out on to your space , the garden is super , very private with tall hedges .

I like to be invisible , unless you need help i am not far .

I own a home in Lisbon and also stay there at times .

Beaches, mountains, culture, shopping, water sports, golf, riding and more. Only 10,15 minutes walk to the beach and atmospheric town of CASCAIS with its lively center, beautiful historical houses, museums, art galleries,marina, shops, cafes and restaurants, a great market on Wednesdays. Marvellous promenade by the sea to ESTORIL. Casa da Guia nearby is a 19th century manor house overlooking the ocean with restaurants, cafés and some interesting shops. Sintra is a dramatically beautiful mountain village with ancient castles and palaces to explore. Only 10 mn drive to the protected coast line and beaches of Guincho, Adraga, Azenhas do Mar and the lighthouse at Cabo da Roca, most westerly point of Europe. ONE OF THE MOST DRAMATIC TRAIN RIDES IN EUROPE follows the coast into the heart of Lisbon in just 30 mins.

SUGGESTIONS: Casa Catarina includes all modern conveniences for self-catering , linen and towels provided, the house is cool in summer, warm in winter. Plenty of light. Garden features luxury pebble pool (9 metres diametre) with deck and lawn. Further deck up stairs (fenced) with awning, sun chairs, barbecue & large tables to feast in sunshine or for candlelit dinners (electric lights also)! Cascais is walking distance (10-15 mins on foot), Estoril 5 minutes by car. Coastal train ride to Lisbon is 35 minutes (shopping & culture), Sintra mountains (hikes and castles) 20 minutes, Guincho beach (

Surfers Paradise), 15 minutes. Good night life can be found locally or in Lisbon.

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GOLF: Golf Details: There are 5 golf courses locally, all within 2-5 miles.

1. Estoril Golf -designer-Mckenzie Ross- 2 courses- 18 hole, 69 Par, 5238m, Championship course.

2. Golf Estoril-Sol - designers are John Harris / Ron Fream - 9 hole, Par 31, 1749M Beautiful.

3. Penha Longa is a two course location - main course 18 hole is par 72 and 6228 metres in length. Designer R.Trent Jones II. Championship course - spectacular.

4. Quinta Da Marinha is par 71 - 6014 m - Championship course - Atlantic views.Designer R.T. Jones.

5. Quinta Da Beloura - designer- William Roquemore, 18 holes, 5817m, Par 73, 6 lakes- Championship.

Passports are available from Estoril Tourist office for all courses.

CHECK IN / CHECK OUT: CHECK IN TIME IS AFTER 1600, WE NEED TIME TO CLEAN AND PREPARE HOUSE FOR YOUR ARRIVAL

CHECK OUT TIME IS BEFORE 11.00

More Details

Owner
Vicky Swain
Member since: 1998
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Vicky Swain

I am English/Portuguese. I have been living in Portugal most of my life.

I love to hike.

Favourate places- Kashmir, Atlas mountains and Sintra mountains in Portugal. My passions are travel and hospitality, the Opera, good books, and chocolate :)

Vicky Swain purchased this villa in 1996

Why Vicky Swain chose Cascais

I fell in love with Cascais as a child while visiting family and purchased this home in 1996. Cascais is a slower pace than Lisbon, yet only 30 minutes away on the train. I love the fact that the house is 10 minutes walk in to town, yet has a lovely garden and pool space with good privacy.

What makes this villa unique

I love the windows in this home. Casa Catarina has sun shine all day streaming in. I chose this house as the street is quiet being a one way street. The house is situated in the center away from the road. I fell in love with the arched ivy entrance over the gate ways, which gives you a cottage feel. All my guests have commented on the comfort and feel good atmosphere of Casa Catarina. So far lots of Happy guests, and I look forward to greeting many more. See you soon! x Vicky .

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cascais in Municipality of Cascais

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Once quests have booked it is mandatory to give the owner the full name and passport number of the card payer for the rental of Casa Catarina
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom in master room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , glass enclosure for shower in bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , glass enclosure for shower in bath
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , out side wc
  • Please use bathmat to avoid slipping in bath ! W.C . and sink , out side by the pool ,plus out side shower .
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master en suite Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , full King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • (3 comfortable double beds, 1 large single bed); up to 2 cots available upon request. one weekly change of linen. Any heating is an additional cost .
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We offer cable TV and DVD & VHS player is also provided, with rentals just a few minutes away (films in original languages). high speed wireless internet as well. there are 7 sun bed's by the pool aria . Babysitting can be arranged at the house (so you can take a well-earned night out on the town!).

Reviews

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Traditional Villa , family friendly , airy and light with gated pool and garden
average rating of 4.9375 based on 48 reviews
5

Brilliant

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful 10days in Cascais.

House was perfect, spacious, comfortable with everything we needed. Vicky was there for a warm welcome, ready to help with anything but at the same time very discreet (she was in the basement flat but we didn’t see or hear her all the time we were there).

Cascais is a lovely town...we enjoyed walking down to town and if we had much shopping would take an Uber up to the house (only 2-3 €)...other taxis were 6€.

We didn’t need to hire a car and took the train to Lisbon and the bus to Sintra and an Uber back that came to the same price as the bus fare if you are 4.

Bike ride to Guincho was great fun and quite an easy ride.

Beautiful place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review , we really appreciate that you took the time . It was a pleasure to meet you . Sounds like Uber is the way to go , good tip for future guests , so think of getting the APP if you do not have it . Train in to Lisbon is the best option as even if you do rent a car parking in the city can be a challenge . Biking it is great fun , and electric bikes are are plentiful in town for renting . Wishing you a super summer , best wishes Vicky .
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5

Wonderful house in great location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time in Casa Caterina. The house is well-provisioned with high quality linens and towels. Kitchen is very well equipped and the pool and garden a joy for 3 generations of our family to enjoy together.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place! Very helpful and reliable host!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures captured very well the house and the garden. The pool was even a bit better in reality than in the pictures. The host was very friendly and responded to all our requests promptly. It was quite tricky to park the car in the yard.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house and garden, a nice stroll to town.

  • 5 of 5

House well equipped to a high standard and loads of lovely areas outside, in the sun or shade. Vicky very welcoming and booking, arrival, etc was very smooth. Would definitely come back. X

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

All good

  • 5 of 5

Although Vicky lives in the basement you never see her unless you need something and then she is very helpful.

House well decorated and appointed and clearly looked after. I loved the American fridge freezer - ice and cold water permanently available. Lots of nice little details like shower by the pool and plenty of tourist literature and maps - would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests Please note that i also live in Lisbon , and when staying in the basement flat it is totally separate and private , we do not share the same entrance from the street , and my living space looks out on to the West side of the home that is not part of the garden or used by guests .
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Beautiful villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in Cascais. The villa had everything we could want and more. It was very clean with plenty of space for all of us. The outside area was fantastic for relaxing in the sun and enjoying the pool. Vicky was an excellent host and made sure we had everything we could want in the villa, it was especially perfect for our 6 month old baby. The location is great as it is only a 20 minute walk into Cascais and there were 3 walkable supermarkets close by. We took the train into Lisbon one day which was easy and also drove to Sintra which we would highly recommend! We have no hesitation in recommending choosing to stay here when you visit Portugal!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Lisbon Airport
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
25
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
1.0
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
1.0
Car: not necessary

Cascais is located just 25 km west of Lisbon (25 mins from Airport)along a spectacular coast which begins at the Tagus estuary and takes you to the westernmost point of Europe - Cabo da Roca. Cascais has beaches, cafés, pubs and shops. There is a promenade along the water with beach coves and sunny cafés. Casa da Guia nearby, overlooks the ocean with restaurants and cafés set in the grounds of the old manor house with stylish shops and boutiques. Sintra also nearby is a dramatically beautiful mountain village with castles to explore like Quinta da Regaleira as well as cafés and shops. On the North side of Sintra a beautiful coastal road takes you to the lighthouse at Cabo da Roca the most western point of Europe, Praia Adraga, Azenhas do Mar.

There are 2 free rental bike stands down in Cascais at the train station and at Casa da Guia. Just leave some identification and take them for the whole day. Ride along the ocean cliffs on the walk/bike path.

Other Activities: rollerblading or cycling along seafront on newly built 10 km track...FREE BICYCLE USE FROM SEVERAL CENTRES IN CASCAIS (10 MINUTE WALK)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cascais, Lisbon District

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,088
for 7 nights
From
£292
 
 
August
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,371
for 5 nights
From
£265
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£929
for 4 nights
From
£221
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£982
for 5 nights
From
£188
 
 
Nov , Dec
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£982
for 5 nights
From
£188
 
 
January
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 5 nights
From
£198
 
 
Feb march
1 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 5 nights
From
£198
 
 
April
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,141
for 5 nights
From
£219
 
 
May
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
£982
for 5 nights
From
£188
 
 
June
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,778
for 7 nights
From
£248
 
 
July
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,088
for 7 nights
From
£292
 
 
August
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,088
for 7 nights
From
£292
 
 
September
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 5 nights
From
£221
 
 
October
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
5 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 5 nights
From
£198
 
 
June
1 Jun 2020 - 30 Jun 2020
7 night minimum stay
£1,778
for 7 nights
From
£248
 
 
July
1 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020
7 night minimum stay
£2,088
for 7 nights
From
£292
 
 
August
1 Aug 2020 - 31 Aug 2020
7 night minimum stay
£2,088
for 7 nights
From
£292
 
 
September
1 Sep 2020 - 30 Sep 2020
5 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 5 nights
From
£221
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£982
for 5 nights
From
£188
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £309.63
Cleaning Fee £44.23
Stay tax £0.88 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

CHECK -IN TIME IS AFTER 1600. CHECK -OUT TIME IS BEFORE 11.00

Includes all linen and towels , plus pool towels .


END OF STAY CLEANING FEE 50 EUROS

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