Large south facing apartment is located near the beautiful beach of La Granja (1.5 km), between the cities of Porto (15Kms) and Thorn (3kms), with easy public transportation to both cities, and is next to the motorway A29 or IC1, which connects Porto to Lisbon.
The apartment is spacious, with exposed south facing, so hot or temperate in all seasons, and is adapted to the purpose it is intended: to receive couples with children or friends from other lands, willing to spend a good holiday with the least satisfactory requirements, and enjoy a great beach with good and quick access to the cities: hARBOR, GAIA aND THORN. This apartment covers an area of 115 square meters on the third floor of a modern building, well maintained and with a small garden at the entrance, and a forest of pine and eucalyptus on. It is fully furnished in a very modern way. This space is divided into a private suite with a bed "Queen", facing east and south, another bedroom with two single spacious beds with ample wardrobe, and an attached bathroom, all facing south, a spacious kitchen, facing south, with all gear and equipment to make full meals, and a large lounge with fireplace, plus a dining table placed in a corner. The lounge occupies much of the living space, facing south and west, and to the side there is a balcony glazed facing west. A laundry room with a large south-facing window has a washing machine, with another wash tank, and stands for drying clothes, and is located next to the kitchen, divided by a door between them.
It is important to say the following are added to the apartment two closed and private garages with remote controlled gate, located in the basement of the same building.
The apartment is close to the beach, are 1.5 km, twenty minutes walk, 2 minutes by car, and has a train station by the beach. The location of the apartment also features in the vicinity of two bus lines: PORTO-CROW-THORN, and travels up this path also in the opposite direction. CROW is the name of stopping this location, 150 meters from the apartment. During the day you can move to the center Gaia, or the city of Porto, or the city of Espinho, from 08:00 AM to 8:00 PM, every fifteen minutes. During the night you can travel to the same cities by train with schedules every fifteen minutes, except the hours of dawn.
Warning: at this apartment block, and this is very important so that guests know what they can tell, those arriving by car - there is a motorway A 29 or IC1, which connects Porto to Lisbon. It's called The 29 or IC 1. For those coming by car, there is no better solution or decision of this, to take advantage of this added value, reserving this spacious apartment. It is moreover very quiet day and night. The windows are made with double glazing.
A family with four people have here an exceptional apartment for summer vacation, spring or fall. There are also those who like to take vacations in the winter, and this dwelling serves this requirement very well. You can exceptionally have an inflatable bed to put in the lounge where you can sleep another couple, but this carries an extra cost for guests (5 euros / night).
The beach is famous for its natural beauty, with small rocks 100 and 20 meters from the shore, avoiding strong and high waves, has two large pools of hot and salty water, one indoor and one discovery, where children and adults swimming and play. Kids love this place. Pets are welcome.
One of the pools with Olympic dimensions provides learning lessons with expert instructors of swimming for children and adolescents, and young adults, and hire fitness trainers suitable for aquatic therapy.
This beautiful beach with fine white sand and crystal clear water in the sea, has blue flag, was the summer residence of famous writers such as Eca de Queiroz, poets: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresson, politicians: Alvaro Cunhal, yet it is wealthy businessmen. The houses of the heirs are still there in good condition. The location of the apartment is very close to restaurants, cafes, and the bars, shops and food markets nearby. There is a restaurant "take-away" side, and shopping nearby that sell fresh bread, pastries, fruit, hot water and pure milk of the day, in the morning very early.
There are very old mansions to visit, solar, parks, beautiful churches. THORN is a city, to three kms, which performs traditional folk fairs in the streets of the center, near the Palace of Justice and in front of City Hall on Monday of each week, and includes a majestic casino. Trade also offers high-fashion shopping boutiques, its restaurants are famous because of the fish caught on the day, since the area is located in a coastal port of artisanal fishing. In the first km next to this beach, going to the north, there is another fishing port which is called ACUTE, and 3 kilometers from the place called MIRAMAR, having here a good golf course and other tennis. All these sites have railway stations of the line Porto-Ovar-Aveiro-Lisbon with frequent trains, every twenty minutes.
The apartment can comfortably accommodate 4 people.
The host can fetch and bring welcome guests and airline gone to Porto airport, at a cost of 25 euros / trip with the exception of hours of the morning (midnight to 8 hours).
Quiet and silent 1.5 km from the ocean with easy access to public transport. There are two pools of hot and salt water along the beach. One is covered. Plenty of markets, restaurants, cafes and bars, beach with fine sand and silver and natural pools along the coast, excellent for children, youth and adults.
Buses run 5 minutes on foot, from a quarter to a quarter of an hour, from 08:00 to 20:00, and trains during the day and night of fifteen to fifteen minutes from the Granja to Porto, Espinho, Aveiro and Lisbon, except at dawn.
The host of this apartment usually goes on holiday in October, from 15 to 31, and blocks the possibility of being rented to the interested parties during that fortnight. So if you are interested in a rent for a fortnight or a month, you should contact him by email, before this period or during. The exceptional price of the rent this month will be from 30 to 35 euros per night. Keep this notice in mind.Get the full listing »