Family house close to beautiful beaches of Ericeira and Mafra's eighteenth century convent. Quiet place to relax with large private garden and pool. Ideal for families and friends looking to discover Ericeira surf beaches, Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais.
Our house is a perfect simbiosis between countryside and beach, ideal to relax in a quiet atmosphere.
With a large forest in the back of the house and the sea in the horizon, our 2000 square meters propriety has an seemingly endless lovely garden that children and adults can profit equally!
There will always be a special place for every member of the family in the house: the large swimming pool for endless plays, the long chairs to lay down in the sun, the hammocks to take a nap after lunch, the snooker games to gather all family, the barbecue corner to grill the fresh fish you've just bought from the fishermen, the lunches and dinners in the porch, the sunset by the pool... all elements to make your stay unique!
Even if you may not want to leave this beautiful villa, there are many activities and day-trips that you should do!
The world known surf beach Ribeira de Ilhas in Ericeira is a 10 min ride by car. You can profit to take surf lessons in the numerous high quality surf schools based at Ericeira. Various other activities as yoga lessons, cycling and other are offered in Ericeira!
In Mafra you can visit the eighteen century palace-monastery, often referred as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. Also, the Tapada Nacional de Mafra is an beautifull natural reserve that can be visited to explore the caracteristic wild life in this area of Portugal.
Day trips to nearby Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais are also highly recommended!
You should not miss the opportunity to enjoy the taste of Portuguese cuisine, of top quality in Ericeira, a traditional fishing village! There are numerous restaurants or you can buy your own fresh fish in the markets at Ericeira and grill it in the barbecue at the house! There are also some restaurants that make excellent food for take away so you can enjoy it at the house if you wish.
Our house is broadly separated in rooms area for the left side and leaving room and kitchen for the right side.
In the rooms area, there are 4 bedrooms: three have double beds and one room as two single beds. Sheets and bathroom towels are included.
The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge with freezer, washing machine for clothes and for dishes, microwaves and coffee machine.
The living and dining room is a large space that has the sofa and TV space, dining table and snooker table. Outside on the porch you also have a very pleasant dining table that fits around 15 people.
It is important to mention that the central heating is not included in the price of the house. If needed (very rare in summer time!) an extra fee will be charged according to expenses (around 100 euros/week).
There are two bathrooms available for use in the house and one to serve the garden area.
There is private parking.
The gardens of the house are kept with love by our parents and a lady keeper (Mina). She has been taking care of the house for several years and she is the one watering the plants and taking care of the dogs that live on the propriety (they are chained in the back of the house during your stay, you don't need to worry). Cleaning during your stay can also be arranged with Mina.
The house is about 8 Km from the beach - nearest beach is Ribeira de Ilhas Ericeira and about 4 Km from Mafra village. You really need to have a car to stay in this house, as the area is very quiet: just a few houses and no shop nor cafe at a walking distance.
Finally, remember that no internet is provided in the house: switch-off, relax and enjoy life!
Échanges avec les voyageurs
We will be happy to introduce you to the house and will be available for anything that you need. Otherwise the house will be only for the guests.
This is our family holiday house. Me, my sister (Daniela) and our parents (Lurdes and Daniel) are very happy to welcome you!
We hope you can enjoy the house as much as we do!