The Little Orchard Melides, Portugal

  • Villa
  • 3 BR
  • Sleeps 8
  • from € 300 nt
What we like about this property

We love the simple elegance of this villa rental in Portugal, located in the region of Comporta, just outside Lisbon. Laidback design is brought to life with a combination of modern elements and vintage pieces, along with a gorgeous pool and stunning views of the Portuguese countryside.

Description

This villa rental in Portugal has all the characteristics of a typical Alentejo house, taking full advantage of all the natural elements around it. Located on the edge of a small hill overlooking the countryside, it offers spectacular views of the Atlantic coast as well as three hectares of native Mediterranean forest (olive, oaks and pine trees) that surround it. The location gives the property a real sense of seclusion and peace, making it perfect for a quiet getaway. 

Interiors were designed with a mix of contemporary and vintage, and splashes of contrasting color and texture, giving the house a casual but chic feel. Cool tones, high ceilings and minimal furnishing create a real sense of space. Bedrooms and bathrooms are pared down, with attention given to function over frivolity – and the main living area is a cool open-plan space with a modern kitchen as its centrepiece.

Walk out through any of the sliding windows and you’re in the large garden. A stony terrace offers outdoor dining and a fabulous pool, the shade of ancient cork trees and a view of the ocean in the background.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Housekeeping is provided once a week, but can be arranged more often upon request (for an additional fee). Small events are possible. There is satellite TV, and the owner will leave a key for wifi.

AROUND

The house is located just an hour’s drive south of Lisbon, in the Comporta area. It’s the perfect location for making the most of both the countryside and the Atlantic coastal areas. The region stretches from the Sado River to the charming nearby town of Melides, and the road to the beautiful Serra de Grandola Valley runs just below the property.

The nearby coast is a five-mile stretch of sand separating the sea and the lagoon, and the closest beach (Aberta Nova) is only ten minutes away by car, with the beautiful Praia do Pego and Praia Carvalhal within thirty minutes.

The former fishing village of Comporta has recently become very popular but still retains its laidback vibe and windswept natural beauty. Thirty minutes to the south is the ancient Moorish town of Santiago do Cacem, with its quaint cobblestone streets and fortifications, and the ancient Roman settlement of Miróbriga. Setubal and the Sado estuary are an hour north.

LOCATION

Melides, Portugal. Nearest airport: Lisbon Portela International (1 hour’s drive).

BEST TIME TO VISIT: End of April to to end of November. There is a music festival in July.

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The Little Orchard

from 300/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms3 bedrooms
Bed Type2 Queens, 2 Singles, 2 Bunk beds (4 singles)
KitchenFully equipped kitchen
Bathrooms2+1 en-suite bathrooms
AccommodateSleeps 6 guests, with 2 further guests at extra cost
InternetWifi throughout
Pet friendlyPlease inquire
RatesStarting at €300 per night during low season, up to €470 per night, high season; minimum stay is 5 days during low season and 7 days, high season
Minimum Stay5 Nights
ViewIncredible views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Alentejo countryside
Notes

Check-in is until 4pm, and check-out is until 12pm. 

A host will be present to explain all the house details and will be available by phone to help with any questions.

A security deposit of €500 is requested in cash on arrival, and any damage will be deducted at check-out.

A down payment of 50% of the price is due in order to confirm the reservation, and the balance is payable 30 days before check-in.

Cancellation will mean loss of the reservation fee. Cancellation less than two weeks before arrival will mean the loss of 50% of total payment value.

Rate Table

Seasonal Dates  Weekly Rates  Nightly Rates 
Apr/May/Oct/Nov €2100 €300
Jun - Sept & Easter  €3000 - €3300 €470
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  • Rowan Lodge, November 5, 2017

    A perfect home for that ideal Portuguese holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed this beautifully appointed architectural home. Incredibly private yet a short drive to the town of Melides, where there is a great supermarket for your supplies. You cannot beat the best view of the sunset over the ocean from high on the hill at The Little Orchard.
    Such a great home to rest and relax. We will be back soon.

    Rowan Lodge

    Melbourne, Australia

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