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Gonzalo Cabedo

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Idyllic holidays in a beautiful villa to explore Sintra and the Lisbon Coast

8 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Praia Grande - Casa do Pego

A unique beautiful beach house in a fantastic location

A unique privately owned beach house, in a 6.000 M2 property, beautiful and comfortably furnished, situated in a fantastic location including a wonderful ocean view.

With a contemporary and sophisticated style, the house has 1 suite and 3 bedrooms, 2 spacious living rooms (one outside the house to provide extra privacy), a dinner room, a fully-equipped Italian design kitchen, 4 bathrooms, pool table room, terrace, gardens and two parking slots. Also has an interior pool with jacuzzi and warm water at 30º Celsius (86º Fahrenheit).

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Gonzalo Cabedo (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

About Gonzalo Cabedo

I live in Lisbon with my wife and three children, work in retail real estate. Love to spend time with my family, passionate about surfing, photography and get together's with friends.

Gonzalo Cabedo purchased this villa in 1997

Why Gonzalo Cabedo chose Sintra area

This is our family holidays house, my parents bought the land and build this house 20 years ago, and the place is just magical, with the beaches, Sintra and Cascais. You have so much to enjoy from this house that it is ideal for family holidays.

What makes this villa unique

The view and the house which is amazing with several social areas so everyone can relax and enjoy. All the space available and privacy.

Reviews

5
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Idyllic holidays in a beautiful villa to explore Sintra and the Lisbon Coast
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

beautiful villa nearest SIntra and LIsboa!

  • 5 of 5

We have really enjoyed this nice place close to SIntra area (a must to visit), with Praia Grand beach at 1km far .From there ,you Reach Lisboa in 30 mins of driving,which Is very comfortable.

The villa' s equipment is very complete with a lot of space, and indoor Jacuzzi and snooker.very pleasant place.we will not forget our stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guaranteed not to be Disappointed

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed one of the best holidays that we have ever had in Casa do Pego. The villa itself cannot be faulted. The clever design means that there was lots of space even for 6/7 of us. The kitchen is well equipped, bedrooms are spacious and the terrace, second living room (outside) and the downstairs games room and pool give an extra dimension to what is one of the best laid out buildings that we have ever stayed in.

What really makes the place extra special is the brightness, a multitude of big windows and glass doors – most of which can be opened wide, to permit guests take in the private grounds/courtyard and the beautiful views beyond.

It has all the facilities and equipment needed for an enjoyable holiday, is only minutes away from the village of Colares where there are butcher shops, food stores and restaurants and even closer are the restaurants of Praia Grande and the excellent A Toca de Júlio, which is on the same street as the villa itself. Golf is 25m away – excellent value to be had in Pestana Beloura’s twilight deals.

Gonzalo and his mother could not have been more welcoming and helpful and we will certainly be back.

Casa do Pego is guaranteed not to disappoint. Enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this house!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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5

A wonderfully stylish retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I chose this villa for its privacy and its proximity to Lisbon and the coast and we couldn't have chosen better. We wanted somewhere that wasn't overlooked, and with all the facilities you need to be comfortable away from home. Casa do Pego was perfect. The villa itself was well-equipped, with modern and clean fixtures and fittings, and it had lovely private grounds and a view to the sea. It was a short drive to the beach and restaurants in one direction and to supermarkets and Sintra in the other. We were a bit wary about the idea of an indoor pool but actually, on windy or foggy days it made swimming much more pleasant, and we whiled away many an evening playing pool or watching DVDs. There were just two of us, but the villa would very comfortably sleep 8 and provides lots of space for hanging out together or separately. I would strongly recommend this villa for a perfect break.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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Simply fabulous villa for reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a few months searching for the right place for a small family reunion in Portugal. I was lucky enough to find the this rental villa.

Everything was perfect. The owners were extremely helpful in helping us to get setup. Amazing attention to detail from the fresh flowers, to the extra sheets and towels to the Nespresso coffee machine. Thanks for introducing us to all the Nespresso flavors and providing a refresh of capsules!! :-) They had anticipated everything. Even different colored covers (blue and pink) for the baby crib. The refresh of sheets and towels as well as cleaning after the first week was great!! We felt quite pampered.

The heated indoor pool was fantastic when it was a little too cool to head to the beach. My 2yr old daughter loved it. Thankfully the pool is lockable and hence child safe!

The kitchen had EVERYTHING we needed and more. The main dining room was lovely and light with a large table for dinners and breakfast. The fridge is large. Oven. Dishwasher. etc... Pretty much everything one could need.

The 2nd lounge/dining area in the building to the left of the picture was fantastic for entertaining friends who came over for sunday lunch. We used the barbecue too.

The showers had strong water pressure and what seemed like unlimited hot water.

My family loved this house and the location! Everything is nearby to Sintra and to the beaches and even Cascais. The design of the house is perfect.

There were 7 adults and 2 children. Plenty of space for us to all spread out and enjoy!

I definitely recommend this villa to anyone wanting a fabulous time. We definitely intend on returning for another family reunion...

THANKS!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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5

Spacious well equipped very nice an helpful owner

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderdul, spacious and well equipped house! Gonzalo and his mother do anything to make your stay even more comfortable as it already is.

Housekeeping even discovered before we did that the heating of the pool was not quite in order. The next day it was already fixed!

Also the kitchen was very well equipped, even with an Nespresso coffeemachine (we could order in advance the Nespresso cups/pads in the taste we like, so on arrival we could enjoy it already)

Actually it's difficult to find some minor points in the house, but to make this review more trustworthy I will name a few, subjective points:

1) All the beds are relatively new, including the matrasses. Personally for me the matrasses were a bit to hard. But then again, we are travelling approx. 3 times a year and these beds were the best for us in at least the last ten years! :-)

2) There wasn't a frying pan with a non-stick coating for frying bacon and eggs. But since a few years we bring our own pan with us because most of the villas do have one or more of these pans but they are mostly in a damaged state that we are afraid of getting some pieces of the coating in our food :-)

3) As in all the houses so fare there is ofcourse only one router in the house. Because the house is so big you canonly connect to the internet in the kitchen, dining and living room. But I always travel with a powerline adaptor (acually a three piece network kit) so I could extend the network throughout all the bedrooms also. Which is nice for our children.

Ofcourse these 'problems' are typically my problems and if we would return to this part of Portugal we would not hesitate tp choose this house again!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Lisbon, Portela
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A5 Cascais to Lisbon
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Praia Grande
Car: recommended

The house is located in a walking distance to one of the famous beaches of Sintra, Praia Grande and near the lovely villages of Colares and Almoçageme.

Wonderful beaches, weather & friendly people, combined with traditional, historic scenery, peaceful surroundings, great restaurants & markets, make this beautiful region the ideal location for a truly special and rich holiday, with Lisbon at only 35km.

Sintra was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO and offers special and magical places, from palaces and mansions to densely wooded slopes and romantic or exotic parks and gardens. It is imperative to admire the Moorish Castle, the Pena Palace, the National Palace of Sintra and to walk through the cobbled streets of the historical centre.

Within a 10 minute, scenic drive from the house, is the pretty beautiful route in Serra da Malveira that take you to the famous beach of Guincho (surf, Kite and Windsurfing), the golf courses of Quinta da Marinha, and the villa of Cascais.

Golf: Challenge your friends for a little play-off at the Golf course of Quinta da Marinha, in the Villa of Cascais, which has 18 holes with 5.870 metres of unadulterated nature surroundings and major challenges.

Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Senior, this par 71 has great views to Atlantic Ocean and Sintra Mountains.

The area, Lisbon Golf Coast, won the IAGTO Award in 2007 - best established golfing destination Europe.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Praia Grande, Sintra area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September-October
1 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
6 night minimum stay
£961
for 6 nights
From
£160
£1,082
 
 
November-December
30 Oct 2016 - 25 Feb 2017
6 night minimum stay
£857
for 6 nights
From
£143
£844
 
 
March
26 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£801
for 5 nights
From
£160
£1,082
 
 
Easter
8 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,255
for 7 nights
£1,255
 
 
April-June
17 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£801
for 5 nights
From
£160
£1,082
 
 
July
24 Jun 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,298
for 6 nights
From
£216
£1,428
 
 
August
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,666
for 7 nights
£1,666
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£866
for 5 nights
From
£173
£1,082
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £433

A security deposit of 500€ is required in cash at check-in. The damage deposit will be returned at check-out or within 1 week of departure through bank transfer, subject to a satisfactory property inspection.

Casa do Pego rental rates include:

- Cleaning and Laundry service before and after each booking, linen and towels (except for beach and pool).
- For stays in excess of one week, a general

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Praia Grande in Lisbon District

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 4 bedrooms, one suite with private bathroom. All rooms have large wardrobes.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Guests are kindly requested to refrain from smoking in the interior of the villa.

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