TThis house is in set in the midst of an 800-acre private estate, surrounded by pine and cork oak trees, and it is approached by a long driveway of about 1km around which rabbits and several kinds of birds are to be seen. The house has been refurbished with local materials to retain the authenticity of its roots and country flair. The gardens are lovely and very well kept, with a swimming pool set in a secluded garden with a lawn in the middle of a natural and quiet place.
Ancient but completely renovated, it has wooden luxury floors and beautiful antique tile walls; the main living rooms are paved with oak floors and original half-tiled walls. You'll find also two comfortable seating areas with a game table, a separate dining room with a mahogany table and chairs, from where you reach the breakfast room separated from the fully equipped kitchen by an arch. The house has 5 bedrooms (4 in the main floor where: 2 double beds and 4 single beds), and extra sofa beds in the living room. Extra single beds in the bedrooms can be arranged. The main floor includes also 2 bathrooms and 2 shower rooms. The main bedroom is actually a suite on the 1st floor (2 single beds) with a complete bathroom (with bath and
shower), a dressing room, and a private terrace. The outdoor living area is wonderful with comfortable areas, and a hammock. Besides the garden by the pool, the property has a vast area of natural land with several walking trails. Fresh bread is available 2 minutes outside the property from a renowned local bakery. This is a really delightful and high quality property.
Located near Sesimbra and the beautiful Arrábida National Park, with breath-taking scenery and beaches, namely Portinho da Arrábida and Galapinhos, unique and famous for its natural suroundings and sailing sports.
Stretching for some 22 miles between Sesimbra and Setúbal, this Park is carpeted by wild flowers - amongst the most colourful and varied on the Peninsula. The coastline around Sesimbra is beautiful and dramatic; the town boasts some fantastic seafood restaurants and local activities include an array of water sports, scuba diving, climbing, cycle trails, horse riding and boat trips.
Dolphin-watching trips can be arranged and kayaks and sail boats can be hired in nearby Setúbal. Local amenities include shops and supermarkets at 3kms, restaurants and beach in Sesimbra at 6kms, Quinta do Perú Golf at 7 km and Quinta da Aroeira Golf at 15km, and Azeitão at 10km.
This is an area of great natural beauty and the centre of Lisbon is a mere 36kms to the North, most of it by highway (Airport at 40km).