Quinta Dos Arcos In Sintra
- 8 Beds
- 10 Baths
Built at the end of the XIX century and a cycle away from the historic
Built at the end of the XIX century and a cycle away from the historical city center of Sintra, we find ourselves a magnificent Portuguese Estate surrounded by the stunning hills and nature of this magical place. This property also lies on a beautiful road which takes us to a local, but very lively artisan eco-friendly village called Colares.
Quinta dos Arcos it has the architectonic characteristics of that time, with its exuberant exteriors, and its arches, which give the Quinta its name and allows for contemplation areas, with a panoramic view of the mountains, its palaces and the sea. It is composed by a 33.280 m2 plot, where the detached villa is inserted, with a gross private area of 1.220 m2 destined to habitation. It includes an outbuilding of 84 m2, where the laundry and ironing facilities used to be, a storage room of 60 m2, where a workshop used to be, an 8 m2 greenhouse in ruins, another greenhouse with 32 m2, a set of haylofts, dovecotes and rabbit hutches, with a gross area of 67 m2, a caretaker's house with 42 m2, a garage and a stable, with the upper floor destined for housing, with an area of 140 m2. Besides the built area there is also a garden, a swimming pool and 11 water catchment mines.
The main house, a building with a great architectonic homogeneity constituted by resistant stone masonry walls and granite lined facades, wooden structure floors and ceramic tile roof, is composed by 2 floors, having at the basement level, a kitchen, several rooms, storage rooms and a chapel. On the upper floor develops the social and private area, with several rooms and bedrooms.
Sintra, was adopted as a summer place of residence by Kings, nobleman and wealthy members of the bourgeoisie, and still conserves a notable architectural heritage. Because of its harmonious blend with nature, UNESCO classified Sintra as a world Heritage site in the category of cultural landscapes.
This estate is surrounded by all of Sintra's most famous Palaces, including the National Palace of Sintra, the Moorish Castle, Regaleira Palace, Seteais Palace, Palace of Pena and the Monserrate Palace and all their parks and magnificent gardens.
Golden soft sand beaches (Praia Adraga, Praia Grande, Praia Aguda, Azenhas do Mar, etc.) bathed by the pure Atlantic waters, can also be found within a twenty minute drive, offering exceptional conditions for sunbathing and fantastic water sports such as all kinds of surf, fishing and paragliding.
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- Listed Aug 17, 2021
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