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Casa do Ferreiro

  • Entrance hall leading to dining/kitchen area
    Dining room and kitchen area
    Property description
    Colares
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Casa do Ferreiro is an imaginative restoration of an 18th century former blacksmith's house with many unique features. The house is spread over three floors with hand painted murals in many rooms and original artwork on the walls.There are three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms and 2 separate living rooms on the upper floors.

    The dining room and kitchen area are on the ground floor.There is a small internal courtyard off the kitchen with steps up to the first floor alfresco dining terrace.Conveniently located just off the church square in the picturesque and historic village of Colares within the Sintra UNESCO World Heritage site.Colares has many amenities to hand including restaurants,cafés,bank,chemist,grocery stores,bakery,butcher and post office. The local beaches include Praia...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Casa do Ferreiro is a deceptively large house and has an internal built area of 240 sq.m ( 2,600 sq.feet ) divided equally over three floors.The ground floor has a feature stone floor for the hall, dining room , wc and kitchen area. The large wooden dining table seats ten people under the feature faux chandelier. This large living area is great for entertaining.
    First floor living room is comfortably furnished with two sofas,armchair and chaise-longue. There is an open log fire and flat screen TV with DVD. The second floor living room has a sofa-bed (to sleep the 7th and 8th guest) and two armchairs.
    The modern fully equipped kitchen is of an island design with wall units and a pantry behind. Fridge/freezer, 4 ring gas hob, electric oven with grill, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave...
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    Listing #HL169035 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Lisbon: 35.0 km
    Railway: Sintra: 8.0 km
    Lisbon Airport is approximately 40 minutes drive with modern motorway links to Sintra and then Colares is a further 10 minutes on the picturesque local route.

    Lisbon is serviced by most national schedule airlines and many low-cost airlines. For info see the skyscanner site which will offer a full range of all airline types including tour operator flight-only charters. Car Hire is needed to reach beaches and for outdoor activities but not absolutely essential.
    Activities nearby
    There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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neu888
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We were 5 family members who stayed in the house. The owners were very welcoming and the house itself is very well kept and basically has everything guests need in order to feel at home during their holiday. The location is very good as it is close to Sintra and not far from Lisbon. We stayed the year before in Lisbon but wanted this year to be closer to Sintra and all its attractions. We rented a car and it was easy to park near the house. The view around is mountain view and the village has lovely atmosphere.
We had excellent experience and happy to give this house 5 stars.
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Antfol
Hillsdale, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

The converted blacksmith's house was a delight. We found the place in good order, well-equipped and as-advertised. The village is attractive with a few helpful amenities: a butcher; a mini-mart; and a bakery but we needed to visit the supermarket in Portola (about 7 miles distant) for some additional supplies.There are many good places to eat in the surruonding area and we particularly enjoyed the beach bar at Praia de Adraga and Estalagem de Colares.

The location is convenient for Sintra - with the railway connection into Lisbon - and the Atlantic beaches but a car is essential. Colares is also an excellent base for longer trips to visit the monasteries in Alcobaca and Batalha, Fatima and Obidos.

The house may be unsuitable for the elderly because of steep internal stairs.

Our time in Casa do Ferreiro was regretfully too short but we enjoyed a wondreful holiday and have no hesitation in recommending the house to prospective renters.
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Speaks English, Portuguese
Listed since : Dec 2011
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