The Quinta is located in Mercês which is a rural village with all facilities around (cafes and restaurants, markets) and is close to other villages and small towns with many facilities. It is 10 km from the Sintra town centre, 17 km from Lisbon and 20 km from the Lisbon coast, ideal for keen surfers and other water sports fans. The property is equally ideally located for golfers, as the area offers a choice of golf courses, and ramblers to enjoy the Sintra Hills. It is also 7 km from Queluz, where one should not miss the majestic palace. Supermarket is 5 walking minutes distant, and a 5 minutes drive takes you to restaurants, banks, laundry, cinema, etc. A vast selection of beaches can be found within a 30 minute drive, including Ericeira, Praia Grande, Praia das Maçãs, Praia da Adraga, Azenhas do Mar, Guincho, Cascais, Estoril and Carcavelos. Some beaches can also be accessed either by bus or by taking the train to Sintra and then the tram to the coast.
A character 100 year old property, the house is fully equipped and furnished with various period furniture items. It comprises 5 bedrooms (3 doubles, 2 twins), 1 bathroom, 2 shower rooms, living room with TV, DVD, two big sofas and fireplace, room with piano and an office (where an extra bed can be placed), dining room with period Portuguese furniture (D. Maria) very 'charmant', large and typical kitchen from the beginning of the century with all the modern facilities, balcony, terrace (30 m2), beautiful grounds, independent mini spa, with jacuzzi and sauna, playground for children and private pool with 22m long, 10m large and 1,70m depth. Its mature secluded gardens, with beautiful old and well established trees, offer the much needed relaxing atmosphere for a restful break.
We regret to inform that this property is not ideal for people with mobility problems. There are too many stairs.
Towels and linen are included and can be changed as often as agreed. Property is cleaned twice a week. More services can be agreed at an extra charge.
Breakage deposit EUR 450, paid locally and returned on departure provided no damages or losses to the property.
Changeover day during High Season is either Saturday or Sunday.
Sleeps 12 persons, self catering.