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Romantic villa w / patio and pool, complete privacy

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Room w / fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, rustic kitchen, garden, pool, BBQ

Cottage in beautiful and warm stone, with a total of 300 m2 (160m2 + 140m2 courtyard house), ideal for a resting holidays in summer or winter. Large living room with fireplace, living and dining area with Satellite TV with 70 channels, Internet access, DVD, video and traditional games. It has 3 bedrooms with stone on display and floor of polished wood. 2 of the bedrooms have double beds (1 in loft of 50m2 with living room) and 1 has 2 single beds. It has 2 bathrooms and fully equipped rustic kitchen.

The patio has a garden with lots of plants and flowers, a small private pool, shower and barbecue, with complete privacy, being completely walled. It has a dining area with table and chairs and sun loungers.

It has a beautiful view over the village and is very sunny from March to end October.

More Details

Rui Moura
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Municipality of Lourinhã in Lisbon District

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 full bathroom with bath and no bidet, and another small toilet and sink only. For those who like to take shower outdoors on hot days, there is a shower in the courtyard.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Very cute, cozy and romantic rooms with wooden floors varnished plank and stone showing. Rooms with lots of light and window overlooking the courtyard. Decorated with style and taste.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Villa with complete privacy and very quiet, a very quiet place but surrounded by many tourist, cultural and sporting interests throughout the year. It is located 70 km from Lisbon, 8 km from the sea, 8 km from Obidos, one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. Ideal to know the whole country, since it is located in the center. In summer it is ideal for those who want to sunbathe, from April to November, either in the courtyard (with pool and shower), whether at the beach. For those who like to spend a season in the winter, this house is very cozy and romantic, ideal for dinners by candlelight and the warmth of the fireplace. Come summer or winter, is always very welcome and the 'Secret Garden' is all yours.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

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Romantic villa w / patio and pool, complete privacy
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful cottage set in a quiet village setting.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is exactly as advertised on HomeAway.

We were about an hour late arriving due to Lisbon rush hour traffic, but that was no problem for the owners Rui and Mila who met us at the cottage.

They showed us around and where everything was and how it worked. There is a child's high chair and potty and numerous toys available.

The kitchen appliances all work very well, and plenty of crockery and cutlery is supplied. We were kindly left a hamper on arrival including fresh fruit, olives, cheese and red wine.

The 2 double rooms are spacious, especially the one upstairs which is huge and includes a tv and Nintendo Wii.

The lounge/diner again is very spacious with room for 6 to dine. A tv is provided with satellite TV with channels in numerous languages. There is also a CD player and lots of DVD available. The Wifi also works well.

The main bathroom has modern appliances comprising WC, basin, bathtub and shower. Hot water is plentiful! As noted in some other reviews, it would be useful if a head height shower head holder was fixed to the wall.

The outside area is a great suntrap, and 4 sunloungers are provided along with 2 sets of dining tables and a brick barbecue. The pool is larger than it appears on the photographs and great for cooling off from the hot sunshine. There is space to park one car.

The owners are always available if you have any questions or issues and speak excellent English. They have an assistant, Luis, who lives locally who is available at short notice if required.

The village itself is very quiet. There are a few cafes which serve great coffee, cakes etc very cheaply. There is also a sports and social club which has a bar. There is a small indoor market selling fruits, vegetables and fish, there is also a butcher and a fishmonger. Additionally, there are 2 mini-supermarkets which sell pretty much anything you would need, and a bank with an ATM. You will also hear the church bells ringing out a tune every hour which our toddler son loved!

There are a number of local towns with larger supermarkets within a 15 or 20 minute drive. There are lots of other attractions nearby including beaches, dinosaur museum, the wonderful Buddha Eden gardens and medieval town of Obidos. You can also reach Lisbon in about 1 hour mostly on motorways (the toll is 4.85€ each way).

We found the property easily and the owners could not have been more friendly and helpful. We thoroughly recommend this cottage for a family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephen and family, Thank you for your big note about our house. It will be a big help for other guests. It was a pleasure to meet you and receive you in our house. You left the house perfect and clean. Thank you! You wish all the best Kind regards, Rui and Mila
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Cute old House near Lisboa

  • 4 of 5

We did enjoy our stay at Secret Garden. The house is lovely renovated and furnished. It had all the equipement we needed during our stay.

The only things in bathroom and kitchen is, that the windows could not be opened to get out the humidity and the smell of cooking fast.

We always could contact the owners, which were very helpfull.

The nearby beach in Lourinhã is very nice with good Cafés and Restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay at the beautiful house of Rui and Mila

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the lovely country-house of Rui and Mila for 6 weeks (Sept - Oct). "We" being myself, my wife our two little daughters and two dogs. The house offered pretty much all we could ever need and has a very personal and cosy touch to it. We had a wonderful time in Portugal. Rui and Mila were amazingly friendly and supportive with whatever question we had.

Besides the house itself we enjoyed most the vast variety of beaches - all within a 30 minute drive. Also we visited Lisbon a couple of times (approx 1h drive), Sintra (1h), Coimbra (1,5h) and some other attractions.

In the village there are two small supermarkets and a mercado for fresh vegetables, fruits and fish in walking distance. Larger supermarkets are at approx 20min driving distance.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely homely rental property with helpful owners

  • 4 of 5

This rental property has a very homely feel to it which makes you think that the owners use it for holidays too. Rather than having that sterile empty feel that other rental properties have. It is very pretty inside and out with lots of additional touches to make it feel like a home. the location is difficult to find and we would not have found it with out the sat nav, so if you are not taking one ask for better directions. The owners are very helpful and will give you whatever advice you need. Although we live in the country in England. We were not quite prepared for the constant sound of barking dogs that apparently is usual in the country in Portugal. This was disturbing at night when we wanted to leave the windows open to catch the cool night breezes. In addition there were a lot of ants which chose to invade two of our daughters beds...this did not go down too well, but the owners did provide effective bug spray!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house on a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed for 8 days in this lovely and cosy house/home, with 2 adults and 2 children (2 and 3 years). They've slept like roses... and so did we!

We received a warm welcome by the owners, who were available for every question.

The house looks just like the photo's and has every comfort we needed (also good wifi, toys for the children, babybath/bed/chair/potty, many TVchannels, ...).

The house is perfectly located to visit a lot of beautiful places: Lisbon, Obidos, Batalha, Sintra, many beaches, Evora, Coimbra, Conimbriga, ...

Our GPS found the house without a problem and we haven't met a mosquito (our stay was in april).

We recommend this house to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A lovely family Dear Lieselot and Ken. Thank you very much for your kind words. We really enjoyed meeting you and to know you had a happy holidays in our house. You are a very beautiful family with 2 lovely daughters. It was very nice to receive you at our house. At the end of the vacation, the house was as beautiful and clean as when we received you. We would like to see you again and hear from you. Congratulations to you and to your two beautiful princesses. Rui and Mila
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What a gem!

  • 5 of 5

This property really is an absolute gem and there is very little to criticise. It was clean, spacious and iffered everything you could possibly want for a holiday break. The owners made us so welcome and left nothing to chance - everything was thought of and available.

Only two problems - the directions to the house could have been more comprehensive. It is not easy to find and relied on a lot of investigation on Google Maps on our part to actually find it and even then we ended up at the house next door. And I am one of those people that mosquitos love so even with mosquito nets in the beds I still needed insect repellant to ensure a bite free sleep.

We would not hesitate to recommend this property to everyone and would certainly love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter And Jill Thank you for your review and your kind message. It was a pleasure to meet you and to receive in our house. About the mosquitos, we are very sorry but we don´t understand where they come and why, because in 8 years of renting and 11 years we have the house, it never happens. We are very sorry again for this strange phenomenon. We want to thank you the way you kept the house so clean and beautiful. We wish you all the best and hope to meet you again one day Rui and Mila
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Paimogo and Caniçal
Car: necessary

House located in the countryside, in a very pretty village with many stone walls. Distance 8km from the sea and close to many beaches (Areia Branca, Peniche - where you can also take the boat to the beautiful islands of Berlengas), São Bernardino, Consolação, Baleal, Paimogo, etc ...). It also distance 8 km from the medieval town of Óbidos, (place to visit), 65 km from Lisbon, the capital and 70 of Fatima, place of worship, to visit. Museums to visit - Lourinhã (9km) - Dinosaur Museum, Caldas da Rainha (18km) - Museums Pottery, Bombarral (8km) - Berardo Museum, Peniche - Fort Museum, etc.. Great area for walking, with signposts. In the area you can do Surf, play Golf and Diving. Area very rich in handicrafts and ceramics and also famous for its wines, spirits and liqueurs. One of the best areas of the country to eat fish (stew, sardines, clams, etc.)

Very green and quiet landscape with beautiful beaches.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Municipality of Lourinhã, Lisbon & Costa de Lisboa

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The house is rented from Saturday to Saturday.
Entries: Check in 4 PM and Check out 11AM (except on special occasions - Christmas, Carnival, New Year, Easter)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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