A sympathetically restored, elegant townhouse
situated in close to the centre of
Sintra in Portugal available for
short term breaks and holiday accommodation.
property, which is set over three floors, was
commissioned for construction by the English
ONeill family in 1820 and features Frescos by the Italian painter Manini,
the interiors. Guests can enjoy the lush gardens while an easy walk
from the heart of the UNESCO listed city of
Sintra, a place filled
with architectural splendours and exotic gardens to explore.
property offers spacious, comfortable accommodation providing a
flavour of bygone times. The property is located in the historical
centre of Sintra and benefits from one allocated parking space. The
property, which is set over three floors, is not recommended for
persons with young children or the infirm due to the various
staircases and levels within the interior.
ground floor accommodation comprises a light and airy living room,
fitted with air conditioning, a double bedroom and a partially tiled
bathroom with shower. The lower ground floor has two further
bedrooms, one double and one single, as well as a bathroom with bath
with shower above, dining room and kitchen. The first floor has a
further double bedroom with a bathroom and air conditioning. There
is an independent apartment to the first lower ground floor which
contains a double bedroom, shower room with toilet, open plan living
and dining room and a kitchenette.
Within the garden there is a
'glass house', utilised as a winter living room, complete with fire
place, kitchenette, laundry and toilet.
The property is an easy walk into the centre
Sintra, which sits atop the Lisbon coast and is synonymous with the romantic era
of Portugal. Sintra was a favourite retreat for Portuguese royals
and foreign aristocrats and there is a wealth of estates, open to
the public, to explore as well as a number of UNESCO listed palaces
has a variety of restaurants and bars, offering a excellent cuisine.
Further a field, only 15 minutes by car, you will
find the sandy expansive beaches of the Atlantic coast, the elegant
and cosmopolitan resorts of Cascais and Estoril, and further still,
the beautiful city of Lisbon with its many attractions for both
young and old.
The property is situated
three kilometres from the historic heart of
Sintra and is only 15
kilometres from the Atlantic beaches of Cascais. The closest airport
to the property is situated at Lisbon's Portela airport, which is
approximately 27 kilometres by car.