Spend Quality Time in This Ultra-relaxing Sanctuary in the Portuguese Riviera

Spend Quality Time in This Ultra-relaxing Sanctuary in the Portuguese Riviera

If you dream of living in a serene home surrounded by beautiful greenery, refreshing air, and crystal-clear waters, then this 1100-square meter home will tickle your fancy.

Located in the Portuguese Riviera, the four bedrooms, five bathroom luxury home is surrounded by the Sintra Cascais National Park and the magnificent Oitaros Dunes golf course. And if you love swimming, you’ll be spoilt for choice, thanks to the plenty of crystal-clear pools.

Entering the home, you are greeted by pools both below and above the first story. The pools’ glass bottoms, encased in metal and wood, create a tranquil aura. You can experience the best of the tranquility by sitting in one of the block couches in the first story.

Glass pool
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Beautiful pool house
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Spacious house with majestic pools surrounded by nature
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Luxury home
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The white acrylic tables and chairs on the wooden plank decks create a perfect place for a daytime banquet. The teal chairs not only add a vibrant touch to the room but also create a great place for dinner.  And the open walls connect you with the Sintra Cascais National Park, a sight to behold.

Green abounds in the home – wild grasses, dandelions, tall trees, creepers, tastefully mowed lush lawns, and a manicured hedge. These not only add a natural feel to the home but also serves to soften the home’s thick concrete.

Structured in concrete ridges, the home’s fascinating pools create a Zen aura. The concrete ridges hover above the first floor in a series of beams, providing shelter to eating areas. That’s not all.

They also keep the main area open and add an industrial touch to the space. The glass-bottomed pools allow sunlight to pass through to the pool beneath, casting its glow on the berry-filled green walls and the spiral staircase that leads you to the garage.

Concrete exterior
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Exterior of a luxury house
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Beautiful trees in the yard
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Modern house exterior
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View of the pool from above
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Luxury home with two level pools
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Part of the exterior
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Plants among the concrete
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You may think you’ve seen it all during the day, but wait until darkness sets in.

Namely, the bright LEDs lighting up the center of the pools is a sight to behold. The stunning view of the stars and soothing concrete wall frames enrich the visual spectacle.

Luxury house at night
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Pool and dining area at night
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Beautiful house with pool
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Lux house with a pool
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Luxury house exterior
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Separating the interior living spaces and the main pool area is plush lawns. And green plains and trees create a visual border between the home and the National Park.

Wooden rafters hover above the second and second levels living spaces. Your eyes can’t miss the navy blue sofas in the top level living area. The home’s thick concrete structures also ensure the space remains open.

L-shaped pool openings ensure an easy access from wherever you’re coming from. And the four-pillar design creates an expansive, air-filled area for a revitalizing morning or evening swim.

Wooden pathway
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Blue sofa
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Beautiful bright home
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Outdoor pool
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Green grass and nature surrounding a big house
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High trees around a luxury house
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Large outdoor pool
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Two floor pools
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Beautiful view of the pool
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Luxury house
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The home takes a neat, minimalist approach to its interior design. The kitchen is dominantly white and boasts ample space around the island. The timeless space features chrome appliances, silver stools, and unsophisticated cupboards.

Wooden passageways connect the living areas and the bedrooms. And LED lights propped on black metal mast light up the way.

The home employs a black and white color scheme for the interior décor. White cupboards, ceilings, and floors that run along the hallways are great examples.

White kitchen interior
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Bright hallways
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White home interior
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Minimalist interior
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Wooden stairs
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External stairs
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View of the stairs from above
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Wooden pathway leading to the house
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You can have spectacular views of the pools and lawns through the high glass walls. Light wood lining the floors add a touch of warmth. And the bathrooms maintain the unsophisticated look and feel, thanks to the standing glass panels, carved-in toiletry inlets, and block porcelain accessories.

 

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Guedes Cruz Architects



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