House with patio and garden, located in Ribeira de Sintra, a small and quiet village 15 minutes by car from the beaches and 8 minutes by car or 20 minutes by foot from the historic center of Sintra from where buses leave for Castelo dos Mouros and to the Pena Palace. On the terrace you can relax to the sound of birds overlooking the beautiful and leafy Serra de Sintra.
The house is equipped with kitchen equipment, microwave, toaster, washing machine and Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
A few meters ahead you will find a café and a small grocery store.
At 1km there is a pharmacy, bakery, market and butcher as well as some local shops including 4 restaurants.
It has 100 and 300mts of buses to Sintra and the beaches.
House without stairs and acessible by straight way.
This house is also convenient for those who want to visit Lisbon, which is 30 min. by car or 40 min. by train and then come to sleep in a quiet, cooler place with the air of the mountains.
Casa da Rocha is a place with history because it was in this property, in 1836, that was born casually the first pear tree of a new quality of pear, the now so famous Pêra Rocha that owes its name to the then owner, Mr. António Rocha. From here it has spread all over the region of Sintra and then to the West region and around the world.
“In 1836, Mr. Pedro António Rocha by chance discovered a different pear tree on his property, Fazenda Rocha, which was located in Ribeira de Sintra, in the western region, near Lisbon.
Proud of having unique fruits and unusual quality, every year in September friends are invited to enjoy the pears. It was from this tree that the variety spread and gained fame. In honor of its owner, this rare fruit was renamed Pera Rocha.”
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