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The House of The She Pine Tree

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
  • 16 Mar. 2015
    “Nice cottage”
  • 15 Jan. 2015
    “Fighissimo!!”
Rua Nossa Senhora da Piedade 25, Sabugo 2715-399 Portugal See on map
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Welcome To The House Of The She Pine Tree! The House of the She Pine Tree was built at the end of the XIX Century for a local farmer´s family, and expanded in the 30´s, when it was redesigned to its “Sintra More Chalet” looks. It sits on the highground edge of the time forgotten villages of Sabugo and Vale de Lobo, in the county of the historic town of sintra (a Unesco World Heritage Site). The village rolls down the last west facing slope where the hills of Carregueira and Olela merge, with breathtaking views of the mountain of Sintra and its valley, with fabulous unlimited 270º degrees sunsets panoramas! The sea from Guincho to Ericeira lies just behind the horizon. The house was bought in the early sixties by the journalist, war reporter, radio and tv producer and speaker, painter, artist, award-wining novelist, theater and children´s stories writer, publicist, poet, antiquarian, art collector Olavo d´Eça Leal (Vd. Bio). The house will be the property of a foundation and hosts the temporary and permanent contributions of drawings, paintings, furnishings and personal objects of Olavo, constituting a Museum House. In order to sustain its maintenance and support the conservation of the house and its collection, the house is operating as an inn/bed & breakfast, a non-profit charity. The rooms are decorated with the art collection, furnishings, and personal objects of Olavo, on loan or donated by his widow, Emilia, and his son, Tomaz. The collection is constituted mainly by drawings from 1926 to 1976, the year he passed away in Oxford, covering 50 years of his work. Less
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Portugal > Central Portugal > Lisbon District > Sintra Municipality > Sabugo
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Rua Nossa Senhora da Piedade 25, Sabugo 2715-399 Portugal
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Lisboa Airport15 km
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

The sintra is located about 20mins by train from the Lisbon, ShePineTree House is located not near by within 1 min away from the nearest bus stop. The timetable of bus is fixed and very punctual, the bus will bring u around all over the...More

Thank StingyTourist
Reviewed 16 January 2015

We stayed at the She Pine Tree House for only one night, and yet it was perhaps the best stop of our entire trip. We were greeted very kindly by the owner of the house Mr. Tomaz, who had layed out red wine for us...More

3  Thank TommasoNicolis
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We stayed only 2 nights, but collected more experiences that during the rest of our two weeks holiday. Tomaz and Bebe are amazing hosts, they truly made us feel like home and were always happy to share exciting stories with us and other guests. The...More

Thank Xenia125
Reviewed 14 September 2014

If you want to feel like in a fairy tail, this super romantic hotel is the place! Pros: Beautiful and original decoration Romantic ambiance Super comfortable rooms Friendly and professional staff Cons: None

Thank José T
Reviewed 27 July 2014

On the internet website, it shows a wonderful swimming pool. When arriving at the house, we were so surprised to see that the swimming pool was not working and it seemed to be unused since a long time. The atmosphere seemed nice at the beginning...More

2  Thank bonou208
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"beware of the dogs barking the whole night"
bonou208
26 Jul. 2014
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"Room 6 was large and comfortable."
johnreestalley
1 Oct. 2013
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"If you must stay here best room is number 6. The terrace room at the top requires climbing two flights of..."
NTVBOB
10 Jun. 2013
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"Rooms on the west side have lovely views."
JimmyFromAus
25 May 2013
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