Casa José Ricardo | Self-catering house in Estremadura | Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

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Casa José Ricardo - Self-catering house in Estremadura

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Avenida General José Estevão Morais Sarmento, 19, 2170-283 Sintra, Estremadura
Central Portugal, Portugal

Dagmar Hedrich

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+351 963 193183(mobile)

Central Sintra airy apartment - leafy street, minutes from local food market, popular tascas and a tram that takes you to the beach

The small courtyard is full of shrubs and a wisteria snakes up the wall wrapping itself around the wrought iron balcony above. Step into the communal entrance hall, with its ceiling of rosebuds and leaves, and your apartment is on the first and attic floors. The feel throughout is white and modern; bright cushions, pink coffee table, books, colourful linen in sunny bedrooms and Richard’s striking photographs provide zest; white shutters and wooden floorboards add to the simple fresh vibe. Leading off the well-equipped kitchen are steps that take you down to a small patio with a wooden deck and barbecue: a shady and completely private spot, very pleasant on a hot day. A pretty doll’s house and a cupboard full of games will keep little ones happy, and there’s an assortment of films for all ages. Tons of things to see and do when you head out too: take a bus to the top of the mountain and visit the Romanticist Pena Palace, walk in parks and gardens, visit the Castle of the Moors, hop on a train to Lisbon, spend a day surfing at Guincho beach. Come with family or friends – an easy bolthole with plenty of space.

Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Babies welcome
Suitable for guests with a baby or toddler under 3.

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception




Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant within 3 miles

Shop within 3 miles

Pub within 3 miles

Relaxation areas

Breakfast available

Breakfast included



Spa on site

Bar on site

Free parking on site

Free parking nearby

Paid parking nearby

Local points of interest from Dagmar Hedrich:

Local points of interest from
Dagmar Hedrich:

  • The historical Sintra-Tram leaves a couple of minutes on foot from the house and takes you to the beautiful Praia das Maçãs.
  • Join the vintners at the local adegas and taste one of the rarest wines in the world! The village of Colares and adjacent parishes between Cabo da Roca and Magoito form Portugal's smallest and probably oldest demarcated wine region - since 1908.
  • Learn how to cook a typical Portuguese three-course meal, without leaving Casa José Ricardo! A professional chef comes to teach you all about ingredients and preparation during a private cooking class in our kitchen.
  • Garden lovers will enjoy the lushness of the whole area and the great variation of plants, brought by Portuguese royalty from all over the globe to the Sintra mountain, creating the most diverse and romantic parks and public gardens in all of Portugal.
  • The National Palace of Queluz is a few minutes by car, between Sintra and Lisbon. Its amazing garden houses the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art which performs high equestrian art shows a weekly basis.
  • Near us are a selection of amazing Atlantic beaches and fine golf courses. Plentiful hiking and cycling options start right from our doorstep. If you like to be outdoors and active during your holidays, Sintra has the right offers for all tastes and ages.
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  • 1 House for 7
Price:(i) 1180 to1460 per week

Extra bed/sofabed available €70-€140 per person per week.

Special Offer: Autumn-sale - Spend time with your partner or friends in Sintra, enjoy our palaces, lush parks and breathtaking beaches when the masses have left. 10% discount on all 2017 bookings - Quote SAWDAYS - its exclusive!

Booking info:

Minimum stay: 3 nights. Pets by arrangement.


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Avenida General José Estevão Morais Sarmento, 19, 2170-283 Sintra, Estremadura

Self-catering Casa Jose Ricardo (self-catering)
House ~ 3 doubles, 1 single; 2 shared bath/shower rooms, 1 en suite
Price: (i) 1180 to 1460 per week

Dagmar Hedrich

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+351 963 193183(mobile)