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The House Of The She-Pine-Tree

Guesthouse | Rua Nossa Sra. da Piedade 25, Sabugo, Sintra, Portugal 2715-300

89.8% Overall Rating

30 out of 31 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/07/2011)

"Original artwork displayed throughout the house made She Pine Tree a fascinating place to stay. Excellent service and welcome from a friendly and very international staff."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Welcome to The House Of The She-Pine-Tree, a museum house in a XIX century Sintra chalet. Read more

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About 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 30s when it was redesigned to its Sintra chalet looks.

It sits on the high ground of the traditional 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 270 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 story writer, publicist, poet, antiquarian, art collector Olavo d Eca 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 and 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.

Ring the bell and we will more than glad to help you unload your luggage.

Accommodation Information

There are 2 suites: the top floor Pena suite and the library suite on the 1st floor (both ensuite). Both enjoy glorious views of the Sintra Hill and Palácio da Pena.

There are 3 double/twin rooms with bathrooms (the terrace double, the artist room, the garden room).

There are another 2 double/twin rooms which share a bathroom (the left and right rooms).

On the ground floor you have a big living room, dining room, the balcony and the kitchen. There is big outside area where you can enjoy the view and catch some sun.

There is also access to a swimming pool which at the moment is located in another property 100m away.

Location Information

Belas - 4kms

Sintra (village centre) - 12kms

Lisboa - 25kms

Airport - 28kms

Cascais - 25kms

Ericeira - 30kms

Magoito beach - 20kms

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