Located in Príncipe Real, a trendy and classy neighborhood, 5 to 10 minutes walking distance from the city’s historical centre, Chiado and Bairro Alto, this is a magnificent apartment, with a private garden and a swimming pool, for up to 8 guests.
The surrounding area provides convenient access to several fashionable restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, supermarket, bakery, stationer’s and banking facilities (ATM included). Praça das Flores garden and São Bento’s antique shops are also within walking distance, undoubtedly the best way to discover Lisbon. As an alternative, there is also the 28 tram and a variety of buses as alternative traveling means, all in 2-3 minutes from the apartment.
Quintinha Garden has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and an en suite master bedroom. Has large communal areas including a dining room and a living room with plenty of space, furnished with comfortable sofas and a large fireplace that will warm you up, followed by an office with an excellent working desk and a great collection of books for you to explore. The fully equipped kitchen includes 2 independent sinks and a large breakfast table.
The central heating system runs throughout the entire apartment and there is no need for air conditioning due to the thick walls, a perk of XVIII century buildings. The kitchen, dining room and all three bedrooms have windows/doors facing the terrace so there’s plenty of sunshine all day long.
If you are an architecture enthusiast you will enjoy the apartment’s dome shaped ceilings a characteristic of the epoch and tile work a typical trait of Portuguese culture.
The terrace has a great table for meals, and the garden, covered in green grass, has several flowerbeds of flowers and climbers, such as jasmine, rosemary and bougainvillea. There is also a big red pepper tree from where you can pick pepper for cooking. The swimming pool, surrounded by reclining chairs and outdoor sofas is large enough to accommodate all 8 guests for a delightful lunch and day at the pool.