Vacation Rental Description
Modern house with a fantastic contemporary interior, Cabana do Bispo is a stylish villa reached via a long, sheltered and gated drive; it is situated in a green and shady opening with no neighbouring houses visible, and has a well kept private landscaped garden of 2000m2. The furnishings of the house are new and the house is comfortable and welcoming, decorated in neutral colours; the interior enhances the beauty of the woodland that surrounds the house. You can often see rabbits in the lawn and occasionally badgers, foxes and other fauna.
The main entrance to the self-catering villa is via a spacious entrance hall. To the left we find the stylish living area with two large sofas and seating for 10 and a large flat screen TV with international channels: and a fireplace to warm those colder winter nights. The living room opens out onto a sheltered decked terrace with outdoor furniture and lighting, an ideal spot for delicious barbecues and 'al-fresco' meals; further the garden has a large lawn and 9m*5m swimming pool. The dining area is quite large and comfortably sits eight to ten people. The kitchen is unique in that it is separated into three sections: the primary section has the oven, dishwasher, a black granite work surface and breakfast bar. The second are has most of the storage including a very large fridge freezer and microwave. The final section is a laundry room with a tumble dryer and washing machine.
To the right of the hall, there is a spacious twin bedroom one with an en-suite bathroom and direct access to outside decked area and pool. The second twin bedroom is also on the ground floor and also has an en-suite bathroom.
On the first floor we find a large double bedroom with en-suite shower room and separate dressing area. The twin bedroom has an with en-suite bathroom. Both bedrooms open on to a large, shared and well lit balcony that overlooks the garden and swimming pool. For parties of 10 people, two additional single fold-up beds can be provided.
The private landscaped garden is well tended and is about 2000m2. It has a large lawn area around the swimming pool ad surrounded by higher vegetation, and it is very private. The whole estate of 60 hectares and exhudes a wonderful feeling of privacy and peace.
The Casal do Bispo estate is located in the Parque Nacional da Serra da Arrabida, 5 Km away from beautiful beaches and close to Vila Nogueira de Azeitao - a small historic town surrounded by the national park and well known for its vineyards and wine cellars open to the public. Arrabida beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal, and boasts a natural bay with calm waters, ideal for swimming and snorkeling. The area is also famous for its food so it won't be difficult to find well priced local restaurants as well as top quality ones. Taste the delights of the region from the traditional cheese, deemed to be some of the best in the country, to the Torta de Azeitao, a much sought after local pastry, and the famous Moscatel wine, a sweet wine served as an aperitif. The local speciality is of course a great variety of fresh fish dishes.
As well as Lisbon, which is only 30km away, Azeitão, Setubal, Palmela and Sesimbra are easily reached, making this self-catering villa an ideal base for unforgettable daily excursions.
The immense 60 hectare Casal do Bispo estate of woodland and landscaped gardens is home to a few high quality houses, two of which are on offer through Sol Domus. Total privacy is guaranteed given that the houses are quite distant from one another.
On the same estate we offer a smaller 2 bedroom house, Casal do Bispo - Annex . The distance between the two houses is about 500m, and when both are rented, groups of up to 14 people can be accommodated in luxury and style.
- Cable Satellite
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
- Private Pool
4 Bedrooms - sleeping arrangements:
1 large bedroom with double bed - with ensuite shower room and access to large terrace
3 large bedrooms with 2 single beds each- 2 with en-suite bathrooms, 1 with ensuite shower room
Two additional single fold-up beds on request
Baby cot on request
Fully equipped 3-part kitchen
Separate pantry area
Separate laundry area
Dishwasher, Washing machine, cooker with hob and oven, grill, microwave, large fridge freezer.
Private swimming pool 9m*5m withseparate decking, lawn area; sunbeds
2000m2 private landscaped gardens with 60 hectare estate
Estate is within Arrabida protected National Park
Air conditioning, Central heating
International TV channel satellite, DVD
Iron, Ironing board, hairdrier
Bed linen and towels included in price
Weekly 5 hour cleaning service included in price
Upon additional payment:baby cot, internet access
The villa is surrounded by many sandy beaches, all with different characteristics. The magnificent bay of Portinho de Arrabida, with its clear quiet waters, is ideal for watersports. Sesimbra, Caparica, Meco and Troia beaches are all easily accessible.
Gastronomy and wine tasting
The region of Azeitão is famed for its gastronomy, and even the local supermarket, Intermarché, has a mix of gourmet and standard products; the supermarket is about 3km from the villa. The local gastronomic festival is held from June to September. Whilst fresh grilled fish can be easily found all year round and is an inexpensive delight. Five formal wine routes have been devised in the Setubal peninsula by the ‘Rota de Vinhos’ association, combining wine tasting with sightseeing, arts and nature. The villa is ideally situated to take best advantage of these delights of the area - this is if you manage to leave it!
- Nearest Airport : Lisbon Airport at 50 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Coina at 11 kilometers distance
- Nearest Town : Azeitão at 2 kilometers distance
- Travel Info: Two hours flight from most European cities and seven from New York, the villa is reached by car from Lisbon Airport in 45 minutes. Faro airport is 2 hours away. The motorway junction is 6km away.
The local pretty village of Vila Nogueira de Azeitão is 2km away and has shops and supermarkets (even a "intermarché") for your daily requirements. There is a tourist bureau here and many points of interest.
A car is essential for this holiday as there is no public transport to the Villa.
Owner Location Comment
With the Arrabida mountains as its backdrop, this luxury villa is set within the secure Quinta do Peru condominium and country club, surrounded by greenery and a lush golf course. Villa Peru is located in the Parque Natural da Serra da Arrabida, 5 Km away from beautiful beaches and close to Vila Nogueira de Azeitao - a small historic town surrounded by the national park and well known for its vineyards and wine cellars open to the public. Arrabida beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal, and boasts a natural bay with calm waters, ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Apart from Lisbon, 30km away, Azeitão, Setubal, Palmela and Sesimbra are easily reached, making the self-catering villa an ideal base for unforgettable daily excursions.
Quinta do Peru private condominium offers all the privacy and yet security of one of the most luxurious estates in the region of Sesimbra. Within the grounds you will find the world wide recognised Quinta do Peru Golf Course which offers amateurs a pleasant game, whilst also presenting a challenge for professionals.
The luxurious self-catering villa is situated in the Natural Park of Arrabida, established to protect the beautiful landscape and rich variety of wild life, including eagles, wildcats and badgers.
The surrounding mountains are the perfect place to go for a walk, and excursions can be organised with the local nature tour companies.
The villa is very safe and secluded as it is within a gated condominium with 24 hour security.
Sesimbra, a short drive away, is a quaint fishing town, famous for its castle, beach and beautiful sea front. Palmela has a towering very well preserved castle. Setubal has excellent fish restaurants by the sea front and a ferry to the nearby resort of Troia. Boat trips are organized to watch the dolphins living in the Sado estuary.
The local white sandy beaches are as close as 5 Km and the Arrabida beach is known to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. With its calm waters, it's ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
The outdoor swimming pool for private use of guests is reached in the lower part of the private gardens.
The villa is heated in winter and the beautiful fireplace provides additional comfort and atmosphere.