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Sintra: Exclusive holiday apartment in beautifully restored historical villa

People7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue

Overview

About the property

Spacious holiday apartment in quiet street near market, museum and trainstation

Fully equipped, modern holiday appartment with charme and comfort (central heating), located in a quiet street near the local food market and the Museum of Modern Art, and 20 min. walk from historical centre (Palacio Nacional).

NEW in 2015: combine your stay with one of our unforgettable 'foodie' experiences: Eat with the Chef tour; private cooking classes at Casa José Ricardo! Ask us for more details :)

The apartment occupies the first and 2nd floor (=attic) of the villa. The ground-floor has a separate apartment. First floor: living room with terrace, big modern kitchen, a dining room, a bedroom and a full bathroom. Attic: three bedrooms with high ceilings(visible roof), one of them en-suite (with shower/bathroom) and one independent bathroom. There is a small yard with a wooden deck and a barbecue.

Sintra is a magical place, and the whole area is of outstanding beauty and cultural interest, World Heritage since 1995. The city of Sintra is composed of several small 'villages'; the rural character and the quiet location allow you to have a peaceful time. But there is also a stimulating cultural offer, with many palaces, castles, parks & other options for active holidays (golf, beach, trekking). Several amazing Atlantic beaches are about 12 km away; downtown Lisbon can be reached in 30 min by car or about 40 min by train (trainstation in 450m).

Wellness, Beaches and Watersports: There are peaceful, sandy coves - ideal for children, wild rocky beaches and beaches the are ideal for surfing or body board: For the latter water sports particularly Praia do Guincho and Praia Grande should be mentioned, which have been the stage for various World Championships of these sports.

In June the famous 'Festival de Sintra' features classical music.

Feel like at home: Our place has games, guidebooks, videos and music CDs as well as fast wireless internet.

The fully-equipped kitchen has besides oven, stove, microwave and dishwasher also an electric kettle, a coffeemaker, many utensils, plates, glasses, cookware, spices and Portuguese cookbooks, in English.

You will find also find an iron and an ironing board.

There is a hair dryer.

Our apartment is perfect for family vacations, romantic weekend getaways, and we offer special rates for longer term rentals.

Serra de Sintra:: Tourist information: Known in ancient times as Mons Lunae (the Hills of the Moon), because of its strong traditions of astral cults, still clearly visible in the region's countless monuments and archaeological remains, the Serra de Sintra is a granite outcrop roughly 10 km long, rising abruptly between a vast plain to the north and the estuary of the River Tagus to the south. It is a mountain range that twists and turns, projecting into the Atlantic Ocean to form Cabo da Roca - the headland that marks the westernmost point of' continental Europe. The Serra de Sintra today contains a fabulous collection of monuments from a whole host of different epochs, ranging from prehistoric times to the present day. Thanks to its unique microclimate, Sintra has some of the most beautiful parks in Portugal, planted in keeping with a certain romantic taste, as well as a dense and verdant natural vegetation, affording the region an air of great majesty amidst the splash of different greens.

More Details

About Us

Dagmar Hedrich
Campo Mártires da Pátria, 17-4º
1150-225 Lissabon
7884/AL
Alojamento Local
VAT Reg No228694019

Owner
Dagmar Hedrich
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

About Dagmar Hedrich

I am German and live in since more than 16 years Portugal with my family. I absolutely love Sintra, and when in 2005 an opportunity arose to buy and a house there, we renovated it for our own use during weekends, and for family visits. In 2009, we decided to rent it out to holiday makers.

Dagmar Hedrich purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Dagmar Hedrich chose Sintra area

Sintra is an excellent place to be in short distance to sandy beaches and breathtaking cliffs - and at the same time within easy reach from Lisbon.

What makes this apartment unique

Our house is one of the 'chalets' which were built around the turn of the century, when the railway line from Lisbon as built. The small town, which had hitherto been reserved to the Portuguese royal family and nobility as summer residence, then became popular among wealthy Portuguese. Besides the large country estates, smaller 'Chalets' for bourgeoisie and the artists were built. Our Villa was designed and built for José Ricardo, an actor and theatre director, who lived here until 1925. When we converted the house into a modern apartment, we tried tho maintain special atmosphere which we had felt at our very first visit.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sintra in Sintra

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Towels and bedlinen are provided. A hairdryer is available. Maxi-cosy carseat for a child from 9kg-18kg available & boosterseat for older child.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Schlafzimmer 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • The house has a baby-cot and a highchair. We can provide a car-seat for children from 1 year onwards (9kg-18kg), and a booster-seat for older children.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Decking
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
wifi-zone, fondue, boardgames, flatscreen-TV, I-pod dock, music CDs and large DVD collection. More photos at: http://casajosericardo.blogspot.com

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

Sintra: Exclusive holiday apartment in beautifully restored historical villa
average rating of 4.969697 based on 52 reviews
5

Extremely beautiful, well equipped and in connection with everything in Sintra' loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place, beautiful apartment, good and personal service. For all lovers of Sintra going with family

Highly commended.

The kitchen is excellent and we had the celebration of my parents ( 70

Years ) there with a private chef who was also first class. Obrigado.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ingvill Regine, I'm very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay. Thanks for being such wonderful guests. We look forward to welcoming you again - any time!
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Wilsonville
5

Lovely , perfectly located, quiet, very well provisioned , comfortable , spacious and sunny.

  • 5 of 5

Dargmar was incredibly helpful- very responsive and consciousness. What a find!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Sintra Sojourn

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 enjoyed the best 4 days in Sintra at this very lovely and well-equipped home. It has an artist's vibe, beautifully decorated, very spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is amazing. In a perfect location near train and walking to everything in Sintra. Dagmar communicated with us at every step and she is incredibly kind and thoughtful. I want to come back every year in April!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anita, you have been really fantastic guests, it was a pleasure meeting you and hosting you. Welcome back to Casa José Ricardo at any time!
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5

Great location, beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property for four and it met all our expectations and more. Dagmar the owner went out of her way to give us travel information, to facilitate payment ahead of schedule, and to further accommodate another couple who decided to join us.

The home is in an excellent location, walking distance to the historic center of Sintra and to public transport should you wish to take the train to visit Lisbon, tour the coast by coach , or grab a bus to the castles.

Upon arrival Dagmar met us and showed us around (more about that later) went through an excellent binder full of information, schedules, restaurant suggestions (anything you could possibly want). She encouraged us to call her if we had further questions or concerns. A perfect host!

The two story apartment and garden (unfortunately it was too blustery to take advantage of this beautiful feature) were both beyond our expectations. The exterior has maintained its old charm, the interior has been totally renovated. Pristine, bright, loads of room for 6 people to enjoy quiet time in various corners and spaces but also with enough room for everyone to sit down to chat or enjoy a meal together.

There were a lot of stairs, great for working off our meals (which we needed) but they could prove difficult for people with handicaps or mobility issues.

We would all highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anna & friends, you have been such wonderful, easy going guests and perfect to communicate with. It was great to be part of your travel adventures in Europe; I am glad you chose to stay at our place and would hope to welcome you again one day,
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5

AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5

Such a great house, town and hosts! Dagmar was even nice enough to mail back an item one of my children forgot. I have a feeling we will be back to SIntra soon and will happily stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to rent in Sintra

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in sintra. This house is centrally located and we walkedeverywhere. Has everything you need! Highly ebrecommend l

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Sintra
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Penha Longa
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Sintra - Portela
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Sintra Colares (A 16, exit 8)
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Sopa da Avo
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Praia das Maças, Colares
Car: not necessary

The cultural landscape of Sintra, which developed in the 19th century into the centre of European romantic architecture, is listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 1995. Besides the fairytale castle 'Palacio da Pena', which is one of the main romantic ensembles in Europe and was built by King Fernando II (Ferdinand von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha), the National Palace and the Moorish castle are worth a visit. There are several gardens and parks with the lush vegetation that is so typical for Sintra - and unique in the World. Due to its location, Sintra allows you to combine culturally stimulating holidays with peaceful village life, beach holidays, golf, surf or hiking.

Other Activities: Photographic excursions guided by professional photographer

Golf: Sintra is proud to have some of the best golf courses in Portugal. Set against amazing landscapes, there are several courses in easy reach: Estoril (18 & 9 hole courses), Quinta da Beloura (18 holes), Penha Longa (18 / 9); Quinta de Marinha (18 holes). Due to Sintra's mild micro-climate, golf can be played all year round.

From the website goingforgolf.com: 'The Lisbon Golf Coast has no fewer than 19 full courses laid out to the south of the city across the River Tagus (Costa Azul), to the west (Estoril Coast) and to the north-west (Silver Coast). The vast majority of layouts are within a 45-minute radius of Lisbon airport and overlook, or are close to, the wonderful coastline this area boasts.'

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sintra, 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
 
Spring/Frühling 17
21 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£337
for 3 nights
From
£101
£707
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
pre-season
19 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£590
for 3 nights
From
£185
£1,129
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
summer 17
7 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£665
for 3 nights
From
£211
£1,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Herbst 17
3 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£160
£1,042
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
nov-dec
1 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£413
for 3 nights
From
£126
£741
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas/Weihnacht17
17 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£707
for 4 nights
From
£168
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
March 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£476
for 3 nights
From
£147
£960
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 18
29 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£664
for 4 nights
From
£157
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£506
for 3 nights
From
£157
£1,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£665
for 3 nights
From
£211
£1,213
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£506
for 3 nights
From
£157
£1,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£160
£930
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Endreinigung £31.78 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Prices indicated are for up to 4 people. A rate of 10 € per night is charged for each additional person after 4.
Die angezeigten Preise gelten für 4 Personen - pro zusätzlicher Person und Tag wird ein Zuschlag von 10€ erhoben.
Throughout non-smoking. Es handelt sich um eine Nichtraucherwohnung. Appartement Non fumeurs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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