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Detached House & Pool,exclusive use, no sharing with others ,2 min from Serta

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Holiday cottage with pool, a 2 minute drive from the centre of Sertá. Sertá is located in Central Portugal, a town of natural beauty,tranquil river beaches and stunning coastline. The hustle & bustle of busy life is left behind when you arrive in Sertá .You will be amazed by quiet roads and no traffic jams!! Our guests have found Casa Lerryn an ideal base to discover historic cities, beaches,fishing and mountains, all easily reached.At Casa Lerryn enjoy sitting by your pool,whilst knowing all facilities such as restaurants,bars and shops in our pretty market town are just a 2 minute drive away. Casa Lerryn is a new location with lots to discover and the reassurance of having all the familiar comforts. Your holiday cottage is a 'home from home' with Satellite TV, free WiFi, DVD, microwave...Holiday cottage with pool, a 2 minute drive from the centre of Sertá. Sertá is located in Central Portugal, a town of natural beauty,tranquil river beaches and stunning coastline. The hustle & bustle of busy life is left behind when you arrive in Sertá .You will be amazed by quiet roads and no traffic jams!! Our guests have found Casa Lerryn an ideal base to discover historic cities, beaches,fishing and mountains, all easily reached.At Casa Lerryn enjoy sitting by your pool,whilst knowing all facilities such as restaurants,bars and shops in our pretty market town are just a 2 minute drive away. Casa Lerryn is a new location with lots to discover and the reassurance of having all the familiar comforts. Your holiday cottage is a 'home from home' with Satellite TV, free WiFi, DVD, microwave ,oven, a dishwasher, washing machine and bath. Guests have exclusive, private use of the whole house,garden and pool.Nothing is shared with others. Casa Lerryn is an Alojamento Local, licenced from our local council. This ensures we comply with Portugal's Tourism guidelines. Casa Lerryn has been awarded an Certificate of Excellence. We clean to a high standard before every guest arrives. Fresh, clean linen and towels are provided, the beds are made.Pool towels are also provided. Your pool is safe,steps lead to the shallow end. The deepest is 135cm.Mark cleans the pool daily,he keeps it wonderfully crystal clear and clean.The pool is situated in a sunny position.The water temperature is warm throughout the summer.Our guests love the convenience of the pool being beside the house and BBQ area, its easy to relax without far to walk.Life slows down, Casa Lerryn offers time out to chill, breathe in clean air and unwind. The pool offers hours of fun, bring an inflatable, swim from morning until sundown..or beyond! Your BBQ area overlooks our meadow, discover your culinary skills and eat at our rustic table, shaded with views across the countryside. Casa Lerryn has a wide variety of wild birds, butterflies, dragonflies and flowers, untouched by chemicals and pollution. Your grassed meadow is ideal to play football,stroll under the shaded trees or play boules.Relax by the pool, enjoy local restaurants and soak up the friendly, local culture ,unique to this unpretentious region. There is a large supermarket just a 2 minute drive or walking distance from Casa Lerryn, restaurants and cafés, some are just 10 minutes walking distance from the house. Why not try the famous Pastels de Natas. they are yummy Serta has some of the best restaurants in the region, they all proudly serve locally sourced ingredients in their regional and international dishes. People watch whilst sitting at the river bar ,discover local wines and stroll around our historic town. Casa Lerryn is a 2 minute drive to the IC 8, which connects to all major towns,river beaches and the coast. We are a great central location for families and couples to discover Central Portugal with ease and convenience. Sertá has something for all: Guests who have stayed have told us frequently about their favourite experiences:including The medieval, World Heritage city of Tomar is an hours drive from Casa Lerryn.(An easy drive on the A13 .The motorways here are quiet, even in the summer. )Tomar has cobbled streets leading to individual boutiques, cafes and bars. Nestled on a grande river, the waterfront is romantic and picturesque. It is famous for its magnificent medieval World Heritage site,Convento Do Cristo, built by the Templar Knights. The university city of Coimbra is also easily reached.(1 hour on the A 13) Coimbra has a large shopping forum with international restaurant chains and designer outlet's. Coimbra has the oldest university in Europe, with an historic library and underground crypts, a delight to discover on a hot summers day. The old town has narrow streets, with quirky stores, international restaurants and trendy bars. 'Venice of Portugal!' the pretty city of Aveiro has charming canal boats that offer pleasant trips along its ancient waterways. Aveiro is vibrant, colourful with plenty of fish restaurants offering their fresh catch of the day. Hire a bike ,the city is flat with pedestrian areas. Discovering the towns history of salt production. For nature lovers, Aviero has estuary reserves with hides, walkways and watchpoints. Just over an hour to reach on motorways. Fátima is home to the Sanctuary of Fátima,a major catholic pilgrimage destination.1 - 1/2 hour drive from Casa Lerryn. Batalha Monastery is near Fátima, its an important Gothic site,the Manueline architecture doesn't fail to impress. Praia Vieira and Praia Pedrogao are just 2 of the many white sandy beaches ,just over an hours drive from Casa Lerryn. These are natural, unpretentious beaches that showcase the rugged coastline and clean shorelines. We love the seaside wooden huts that serve fresh fish. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 57901/AL Turismo de PortugalMore
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About the Owner
Lerryn B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
Interaction with guests
Lerryn & Mark will meet guests on arrival. We hand over the key and show guests around the house. Mark and I are passionate about Sertá and the surrounding area. We love to share our enthusiasm.When you book we provide a map of the region and have compiled our own guide ,listing the most interesting, scenic and fun places to discover, all nearby and easy to reach. Our guide has google map coordinates. Its possible to book a boat excursion. We can signpost prospective property buyers as we have good knowledge of buying and setting up a home Guests who have booked 7 nights or more are provided with extra bedding and towels. Lerryn and Mark will have a brief check up in the cottage.
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Fantastic place to stay with or without children. We stayed with our three children of all ages (12-6 months!) and we had a brilliant time there. There is a good size cot and even an additional travel cot which was so useful for us. Great...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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LerrynBB, VR Owner at Detached House & Pool,exclusive use, no sharing with others ,2 min from Serta, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you Paul for your generous praise. We`re so pleased that you and the family had a great stay . Hope to see you here again sometime . Best wishes Lerryn and Mark

Reviewed July 22, 2019

We received a warm welcome from Lerryn & Mark, and a rather more cautious welcome from the cats, who once they got to know us became firm friends. This villa is IMPECCABLE. I can honestly say that I have never stayed in a villa before...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

We’ve just returned from a fabulous week at Casa Lerryn and we want to go straight back! Mark and Lerryn are wonderful hosts, so friendly, welcoming and helpful. Casa Lerryn was immaculate, very well thought out accommodation in the most beautiful tranquil setting. If you...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Sarah P
LerrynBB, VR Owner at Detached House & Pool,exclusive use, no sharing with others ,2 min from Serta, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Thank you Sarah & Tik,it was great meeting you both and we would love to host you again,you are always welcome at Casa Lerryn.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We have really enjoyed our stay end of August/beginning of September. It's a great house with all the facilities you ne3d. Nice bbq place and fantastic surroundings Lerryn and Mark are great hosts. Very kind and very helpfull. They gave us some good dining tips...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Lerryn B B, VR Owner at Detached House & Pool,exclusive use, no sharing with others ,2 min from Serta, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Wonderful words from a lovely couple. We really enjoyed hosting you both. Hope fully , we'll meet again sometime. Thank you. Best Regards Lerryn and Mark.

Reviewed September 26, 2017

Fellow travellers, if you are wondering if all you read about Mark, Lerryn and Casa Lerryn is true...absolutely! They have built this house and are taking care of this house to make our stay memorable. You feel welcome and stress goes down the minute you...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Amsml1511
Lerryn B B, VR Owner at Detached House & Pool,exclusive use, no sharing with others ,2 min from Serta, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

Thank you very kindly , Martine. It was a pleasure meeting you both. Perhaps one day we'll meet again. We look forward to that day !

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Yard
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Garage
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Praia Das Rocas- near Sertá we have a fun filled resort with waves,slides,zip wire and boating.A favourite for families staying at Casa Lerryn,a 30 min drv. Favourite formal gardens include the impressive Baroque garden, Jardim do Paco,Castelo B A gentle activity, the river Zezere has a wealth of birds, scenic woodlands and natural beauty. Guests have enjoyed the boat trip along part of the river, which leaves from one of the prettiest villages ,Dornes. Our local guide is always keen to tell the history of the river, its inhabitants & nature. Dornes is an unspoiled, cobbled village has a centuries old church built during Arab rule and later by the Templar Knights. The church towers over the breathtaking river, which curves around the town.
Getting around
The region is proud of its natural beauty spots and has developed scenic trails and boardwalks which make walking a pleasure. We have guided maps, or a walking guide if booked in advance. From Casa Lerryn you can walk up into the woods and feel miles from anywhere. Sertá has an impressive river with walking trails along its banks, shaded by ancient trees.
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