Casa dos Passarinhos

Detailed description

This is a lovely  2nd floor apartment in a very beautiful area of Lisbon, overlooking a pretty esplanade of restaurant terraces where you can sit outside and enjoy some good Portuguese food and wine. Right in front of the apartment, there is a spacious garden area, and this part of Lisbon is full of sights and attractions like the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower, the Coach Museum, and the nearby Ajuda Palace.

The apartment has 3 bedrooms - the third bedroom is a small extra room next to the main bedroom with a single sofa-bed where a 5th guest could sleep if necessary. The property also has 2 bathrooms, a living room with 2 large windows overlooking the nearby gardens, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

The living room is a light-filled, comfortable space with 2 large windows which provide magnificent views from the balcony to the esplanade and gardens below. This is a great apartment to simply relax and enjoy the beautiful Belém district. There is a 3-seater sofa, table and chairs for dining, a chest of drawers to store clothes and belongings and cable TV with wi-fi Internet.

The main bedroom is located just off the living room and contains a comfortable large double bed and reading lamps on bedside tables. It has a set of double doors which can be closed for privacy. Continuing through the main bedroom, we find a small room whose doors can also be closed for privacy. This room contains a single fold-out sofa-bed where a fifth guests can sleep if necessary, a full-length mirror and a large wardrobe for storing clothes. Walking through the corridor towards the kitchen, we then find the second bedroom which has a double sofa-bed, tables and reading lamps, as well as a coffee table and 2 loungers.

The kitchen is fully-equipped with cooking hob, microwave, fridge and all the necessary cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils necessary for a self-catering stay in Lisbon. There is also a small table for snacks with 2 bar stools.

This property possesses 2 bathrooms - the main one is spacious and includes a bathtub with shower unit, bidet, washbasin and several towel racks. The second bathroom is a smaller WC.

The apartment itself has been renovated, but the building is an old, traditional property and the stairs leading up to the apartment may not be suitable for guests with mobility problems. Please contact us for advice if you feel that is the case.

Facility description

Balcony, Cable TV, Wi-Fi Internet, Portable heaters, Coffee maker, Washer-Dryer, Dishwasher, DVD Player, Hair dryer, Iron & ironing board, Toaster, Microwave, Oven, Fridge, Kettle, Blender, Teapot, Fire extinguisher

Location and Surroundings

The Casa dos Passarinhos apartment is situated in the district of Belém, a beautiful area of Lisbon close to the river and with spacious parks and green areas, and many museums, tourist attractions and sights. This area of Lisbon is just 15 minutes from the downtown centre of the city, and provides a more tranquil setting for your stay in Portugal's capital.

The property is part of a long strip of very traditional, historic buildings, on a pedestrian walkway which makes the area very peaceful and quiet, and which serves as an esplanade for a series of good restaurants and their terraces. You can sit outside here and enjoy some good Portuguese food, or take a peaceful stroll around the park.

Belém is home to many major tourist attractions: the majestic Jerónimos Monastery, the historic Belém tower, the celebratory Monument to the Discoveries, the Berardo Museum for modern and contemporary art and many other major sights and attractions.

The impressive 16th century Mosteiro dos Jerónimos is Vasco da Gama's resting place, and is located just round the corner from the apartment, 3 minutes' walk away. The Belém Tower is nearby also and is perhaps Lisbon's most emplematic monument. For the culture vultures, there is the the modern cultural centre (Centro Cultural de Belém), Berardo Museum, the marvellous Coaches Museum, and the Maritime and Archeology Museums.

From this area of Lisbon, you can easily travel into the centre of the city via the number 15 tram, or several buses. A taxi from the airport will take just 25 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Additional information

- No pets and no smoking (except on the balcony)
- Security deposit of 150 euros in cash required on arrival, to be returned at check-out if no damage is done
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