7 Bedrooms · Sleeps 14
Palacete Cascais is an elegant and luxurious Holiday Manor House located on the stunning coastal line between Guincho and Cascais near Lisbon. Fully staffed including cooking and concierge services and available for private holiday rentals for up to 14 guests, it has sea front views and a private pool, whilst its location is ideal for those seeking a luxurious villa in a Mediterranean climate, yet also looking for more than just a beach holiday.
Built in the 1920s and retaining the original style and splendour resembling its era, this exceptional holiday villa has recently been restored to a serve up a combination of high standard holiday rental accommodation with old world charm, sitting within a totally private 2,000m2 of grounds facing the Atlantic.
The villa has air-conditioning as well as central heating and is fitted with WiFi. A solid central wooden staircase connects all the floors with the original wood panelling features in many of the rooms, whilst the sitting room, terraces and the bedrooms (except two) all benefit from sea views. A swimming pool at the rear is surrounded by a lawned garden, and there are also billiards and a table tennis for guests enjoyment.
From Palacete Cascais you can cycle to spectacular Guincho beach passing the extraordinary Boca do Inferno cove, a breath-taking natural wonder with waves crashing against the rocks; whilst walking the opposite way to the center of Cascais (5 mins) there some stunning ancient palatial homes to admire. Once a quiet fishing village, Cascais is now a cosmopolitan resort with museums and a cultural centre. It has narrow streets to meander through and is full of shops and restaurants to choose from. You can walk along the seaside promenade to the palm fringed and sophisticated Estoril and beyond. This is where British intelligence officer Ian Fleming was based in 1941, frequenting the Casino (still very much part of the scene) and enjoying a martini or two an experience that would later inspire him to write the fictional OO7 spy stories. Last but not least, the romantic hilltop town and World Heritage site of Sintra with its lush vegetation and enchanting palaces and castles, should not to be missed.
The area also has a choice selection of leisure activities such as the world-class marina at Cascais, several 18-hole golf courses, tennis clubs, equestrian centers and spectacular beaches with an array of water sports including sailing, water skiing, scuba diving, paddle surfing and surfing.
Accommodation 14 Guests
Lower Ground Floor Bedroom with en-suite bathroom (garden view) opening directly onto the garden (ideal for teenagers or nanny).
Ground Floor Entrance hall and WC. Double area sitting room and with glass walls/doorsfor enjoying the sea views, opening onto a semi-covered decked dining terrace. Fully equipped kitchen with direct access to sitting room and dining room. Dining room also opening on to sitting room and dining terrace. Bedroom (garden view), shower bathroom and office (ocean view) this wing is ideal for a couple with young children.
Upper Floor Open plan (landing) TV room. The extremely spacious master bedroom suite, has a dressing room and bathroom with separate shower and a fantastic covered, ocean-front balcony. Two bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom; one of which opens onto a covered, ocean-front balcony. Extra bedroom and shower bathroom (not en-suite).
Loft Spacious bedroom with low ceiling areas and en-suite shower bathroom.
- 7 bedrooms (all beds can be made into doubles or twins)
- 4 en-suite bathrooms
- 3 shower rooms
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Double area sitting room
- Praia do Guincho (beach) 5 minutes drive / 20 minutes bicycle ride
- Marina de Cascais 3 minutes walk /1 minute drive
- Cascais (centre) 5 minutes walk / 2 minutes drive
- Estoril 15 minutes scenic waterfront walk / 7 minutes drive
- Sintra World Heritage Site 20 minutes drive
- Nearest golf courses (Oitavos, Quinta da Marinha, Beloura, Estoril & Penha Longa) between 5 and 20 minutes drive
- Air Conditioning
- Central Heating
- DVD Player
- Entertainment System
- Extra Beds Available
- Fully Equipped Kitchen
- Garden Furniture
- High Chair
- Plasma Screen TV
- Private Garden
- Private Pool
- Sun Loungers/Parasols
- Table Tennis Table
- Washing Machine
- WIFI Access
- Airport Transfers Available
- Babysitting Services Available
- Concierge Services
- Fully Staffed Services
- Laundry Service
- Linen/Bath Towels Provided
- Local Property Manager
- Maid/Housekeeping Included
- Private Cook/Chef Available
- Welcome Basket/Hamper
Local Activities & Interests
- Boat Hire
- Local Beaches
- Local Markets
- Mountain Biking/Cycling
Prices shown for this villa are per week.
Prices from: £9,000-12,000 per week
For further rates and availability, please contact our travel team.