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Angela and Colin Hand

Member since: 2010
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Contemporary detached villa by Obidos Lagoon, close to golf and beaches.

14 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Casalinho - Casa da Lagoa

Villa (built 2009, size 230m2) sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, own pool

The villa is fully furnished in contemporary styles. Rooms are light and spacious with upstairs bedrooms having balconies. The open plan living area leads out to the south facing terrace, garden and private pool making the villa sociable and enjoyed by all. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom and one twin with en-suite shower room. Downstairs is a further twin bedroom with adjacent shower room and doors to terrace. Bedrooms have good wardrobe space. The lounge area has two comfortable leather sofas, satellite TV, DVD, Wi-fi access and a CD player. The modern fully fitted kitchen benefits from a washing machine, microwave and dishwasher. South-facing back garden with terrace and unheated swimming pool (size 6 x 4 metres). Garden furniture for balconies and terrace. Barbecue. Two complete sets of golf clubs are provided for guests. The villa complies with local health and safety standards and is managed by a local long-established representative happy to provide assistance.

The Costa de Prata region: The Silver Coast is renowned for it's unspoilt coastline and excellent golf courses. Only 5 minutes drive from the villa are two world class golf courses Praia D'El Rey and Bom Sucesso. The villa is equipped with two full sets of golf clubs for the use of guests.

As well as the beaches at the lagoon and Bom Sucesso nearby, you can find more about 5 minutes drive away at Praia do Mar. Further afield are beaches at Foz do Arelho on the opposite side of the lagoon, Baleal, Peniche, Sao Martinho do Porto and Nazare. All are very picturesque and ideal for family trips as well as attracting enthusiastic surfers. Peniche and Lourinha also have water parks. For birdwatching, catch the boat from Peniche to the national bird sanctuary and nature reserve of the Berlengas Islands.

The region has many places of historic interest, including Fatima, the university town of Coimbra, and the monasteries at Batalha and Alcobaca.

Obidos: The beautifully preserved medieval walled town of Obidos is about 10 minutes drive away. This is a 'must see' place to visit during your holiday. The town is lovely with narrow cobblestone streets full of whitewashed houses with blue or yellow borders, flower-laden window boxes and terracotta roofs. From the town walls there are marvellous views of the town, castle, Roman ruins and surrounding countryside. There are a good choice of restaurants, cafes and bars, and gift shops selling local handicrafts. You can also try the local Ginja liquer. The town hosts cultural events throughout the year including an opera festival in August, a medieval festival in July and a delicious chocolate festival in March.

How to get there: The closest airport is Lisbon International; an easy drive of less than 1 hour along good motorways, and a short drive of smaller well marked roads at the end of the journey. Alternatively, the villa can be reached from Porto airport with a journey time of 2.5 hours.

A car is essential both for getting to the villa and to visit the many places of interest on this very picturesque part of the Silver Coast. Lisbon Airport has all major car rental firms on site.

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Angela and Colin Hand (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fine week in Obidos. The house is a very good place to be with a swimming pool which made the children more than happy. The weather was great and hot. If you are very fond of ancient walls make a break in Batalha, Alcobaca and Tomar. Lisbon is not very far away (less than one hour) and Sintra plus Cascais are wonderful.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

4.6
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Contemporary detached villa by Obidos Lagoon, close to golf and beaches.
average rating of 4.642857 based on 38 reviews
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Perfect summer house

  • 4 of 5

My family and I went to Lagoa de Obidos for two weeks this summer. We came to a beautiful clean house, pool and garden.

The house had all we needed and there were room enough, and we all loved the three bath rooms. My mum and I enjoyed the beautiful kitchen and my husband and father enjoyed the barbecue. The house didn't miss anything.

Only thing were the surroundings. It's a bit sad with all the miss kept houses and the shopping possibilities are very limited. But we went to relax and play in the pool so our needs were for filled. And Portugal has a lot of beautiful attractions nearby if you want to go sightseeing.

We are talking about returning that is how satisfied we are👍🏻😀

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Dear Heidi Thank you for your review, I'm very pleased that you enjoyed staying at our house. You are right a car is essential to explore the area for sightseeing. Kind regards, Angela
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5

sehr schönes Haus in ruhiger Umgebung

  • 5 of 5

wir verbrachten eine sehr entspannte Woche in dem Ferienhaus von Angela und Colin Hand - es ist geräumig, modern eingerichtet und mit allem ausgestattet, was man braucht. und: es entsprach genau der Beschreibung. Der Garten ist sehr schön und gepflegt, selbst den Grill haben wir noch genutzt, obwohl es abends schon sehr kühl wurde. Jetzt - nach Ende der Ferienzeit - gab es allerdings nur wenige Einkaufsmöglichkeiten, auch nur wenige Restaurants in der unmittelbaren Umgebung. Ein Auto ist deshalb unverzichtbar.

Wir können einen Aufenthalt jedoch uneingeschränkt empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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magnifique region et maison

  • 4 of 5

Superbe maison calme et reposante.. bon rapport qualité prix.

Mes amis et moi avons appréciés ce sejour. En cas de regour au portugal c'est sur ça sera chez vous. Merci encore

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre grande revue, nous sommes heureux que vous aviez de bonnes vacances. Cordialement, Colin & Angela
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5

We realy had a very good time in your house.

  • 5 of 5

A wunderfull place to make holidays and to visite nice places like Obidos, Nazaré,

Bathalla, Acobaça or just relax in the garden and swimming pool.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you had an enjoyable holiday. Colin & Angela
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5

It was really worth it...

  • 5 of 5

We spent a beautiful week in Villa in May 2015. The villa is really nice and furnished with good taste. There are a fully equipped kitchen,spacious bedrooms and nice living room. The owners were very helpful, was provided lots of information about stay and thinks to do. Beautiful surrounding with many nice places to visit.

It was our fourth visit in Portugal/Spain but I think it was the best one. Kids loved the pool and I strongly recommend the villa as quiet, comfortable place to rest.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Thanks you for your great feedback Martins, we are very pleased that you and your boys enjoyed our house and had a great holiday. Best regards, Colin & Angela
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5

Great, clean, well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults and 2 children) had a super 9 nights stay at this great villa. It's immaculately clean, located in a quiet area and very well equipped. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Owner's Response: Hello Sasha, Thank you for your great review, we're very pleased that you enjoyed the area and our house. Angela & Colin
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
snack bars beside lagoon, Bon Successo,golf resort
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Bom Sucesso, Royal Obidos and Praia D'El Rey
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A8 junction 14
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Obidos Lagoon - 5 minutes walk
Car: necessary

This beautiful contemporary villa (completed in 2009, villa size 230 square metres) is located within Pinhal Village, Bom Sucesso, a peaceful setting of stunning natural beauty on the edge of Obidos Lagoon. This is an ideal location for a golfing holiday; only 5 minutes drive away are three excellent golf courses at Royal Obidos, Praia del Rey and Bom Sucesso in beautiful settings all with excellent facilities including lessons, restaurants, pro shops and clubhouses.

Royal Obidos is the newest golf course, and is wonderful to play on with stunning ocean views and long fairways. It is a par 72 championship course designed by Severiano Ballesteros.

At Praia Del Rey you can play golf while taking in fantastic ocean views, on a par 73 championship course which hosted the Portuguese Open and was rated 13th best course in Europe by Golf World magazine.

The excellent par 72 course at Bom Sucesso (opened in 2008) has beautiful views of woodland and the lagoon as well as many other leisure activities.

Real and Golden Eagle golf courses are around 30 minutes drive away on good motorways.

There are two sets of golf clubs at the villa for the use of guests. Campo

The location of the villa is also perfect for a family holiday or for watersports enthusiasts due to the many EU blue flag beaches around the area, and activities such as surfing, sailing, kite surfing, stand up paddling and windsurfing. There is a sailing school on the lagoon.

Within 5 minutes walk from the villa, there is a cycle track and beach on the lagoon and many walks nearby with fantastic views of the lagoon, beaches, pine and eucalyptus woodland and cliff-tops.

There are tennis courts for hire and lessons at Praia Del Rey & Bom Sucesso.

Both Praia Del Rey and Bom Sucesso offer a wide range of other leisure and health facilities.

Alternatively, you can relax around the private pool in the south-facing garden at the villa. The mild climate with all year round sunshine makes this a perfect holiday destination. In the summer the heat is refreshed by a gentle sea breeze.

A short drive away is the very picturesque historic walled town of Obidos with many festivals throughout the year, shops selling quality local handicrafts such as ceramics and embroideries, restaurants, beautiful churches and quiet cobbled streets to walk through with lovely views across the countryside.

Further afield, there are many beautiful places of interest to visit, for example the castles and palaces of Sintra, the city of Lisbon and Mafra Palace are just some of the famous tourist attractions.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Casalinho, Vau (Parish)

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Medium
10 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£563
for 7 nights
£563
 
 
Low
1 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£312
for 4 nights
From
£78
£442
£1,256
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£455
for 3 nights
From
£152
£996
 
 
Low
3 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£312
for 4 nights
From
£78
£442
£1,256
 
 
Medium
8 Apr 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£615
for 7 nights
£615
 
 
High - June
10 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£909
for 7 nights
£909
 
 
High - July
8 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£996
for 7 nights
£996
 
 
High - August
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,083
for 7 nights
£1,083
 
 
Medium
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£615
for 7 nights
£615
 
 
Low
30 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£312
for 4 nights
From
£78
£442
£1,256
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£455
for 3 nights
From
£152
£996
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£909
for 7 nights
£909
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Casalinho in Obidos

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 230 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , balcony
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , ensuite bathroom, large balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , ensuite shower room, balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , adjacent shower room, doors to garden
  • The double bedroom has a large balcony with garden dining furniture. There is a downstairs twin bedroom with sliding doors to the terrace and an adjacent shower room suitable for the less mobile. All bedrooms have good wardrobe space. Linen and towels provided. The villa is ideal for a maximum of 6 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 17 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You can arrive at your accommodation after 15:00 hours on the Arrival Date of your holiday and you must leave by 10:00 hours on the Departure Date. The villa complies with local health and safety standards, and is managed by a long established local agent, as our representatives they will be happy to provide local knowledge and assistance to help make your holiday even more enjoyable and stress free. Short or long term rentals are welcome. Please note the outdoor private swimming pool (size 6 x 4 metres) is unheated and beach towels are not provided. Two complete sets of golf clubs are available for the use of our guests. Off-street parking for two cars. A highchair and travel cot is provided, please bring your own baby blankets. There are heaters at the villa in case of a cool evening between autumn to spring.

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