Cascais is an elegant, working seaside town of tiled streets sitting on the Portuguese coast, 20 miles west of Lisbon. Once favoured by royalty, it boasts a cosmopolitan, vibrant community.
You will find a variety of property in Cascais from apartments, town houses and luxury villas. The property for sale in Cascais often maintains a higher value than in many of the other areas of Lisbon, and not without reason.
Cascais has worn numerous hats over the years and retained characteristics of each phase. It started, like many Portuguese coastal towns, as a sleepy little fishing village with weathered boats and fish drying on racks in its small central market. During the 18th and 19th centuries, Cascais became a favourite holiday spot for European nobles. Today it is still a favourite weekend spot for well-to-do Lisboans, and has a thriving summer tourist industry.
Activities in Cascais
Within the town itself there are a number of small beaches and an attractive harbour often full of sleek yachts. There are many attractions in and around Cascais, including restaurants, cafes, golf courses, nightclubs, water-sports and, of course, the golden sandy beach. On top of all this, there are museums and historical sites to visit on those rare cool days. Among the town's many products are traditional Portuguese crafts and wares, and wonderful simple food highlighted by grilled fish.
Income from Cascais Property
Tourism is a major part of the economy in Cascais, therefore rental property is at a premium. With all of the activities available in Cascais it is no wonder that it is possible to rent out your property all year round with a healthy premium for the high season. The locals population are very friendly, welcoming foreigners and speak a good level of English.
Tourists become prevalent during the summer months, but greatly dissipate the rest of the year. The expat community is strong in both Cascais and neighbouring Lisbon due to the warm weather, cheaper cost of living than the rest of Europe, easy pace of life and friendly Portuguese people.
The Cascais Property market is only likely to get stronger, as the local authority has now prevented new development, meaning property prices could soon climb further. Part of the attraction of Cascais for those who choose to live here is that, though it's a prime holiday spot, it has escaped becoming a typical tourist resort. Cascais's thriving harbour and town centre, plus its mix of residents of all ages and lifestyles, also means there's no off-peak season and remains a safe place to live with a low crime rate.
Cascais is a small town, but still has all conveniences within a short drive. There is a hospital, police station, post office, smaller grocery stores, wine stores, and veterinary hospital and fire stations in the town, with a large supermarket and larger shopping centre just outside on the road to Lisbon.
Retirees could find a little slice of paradise here on the Portuguese coast in Cascais. With its safety, beautiful beaches, mild climate and wide range of activities and charmingly sophistication, property in Cascais provides a wonderful lifestyle and good value for money.
Cascais is also a great place to be based if you want to look around the area, with only a short drive to Lisbon and is well connected by road and rail. The Sintra mountains, Sintra and all of the Estoril area in which Cascais is located are easily accessible.
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- Floor Size: 551 square metres
- Plot Size: 4,605 square metres
- Bedrooms: 5
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- Floor Size: 315 square metres
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- Bedrooms: 5
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- Floor Size: 266 square metres
- Plot Size: 752 square metres
- Bedrooms: 4
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- Floor Size: 445 square metres
- Bedrooms: 4
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- Floor Size: 300 square metres
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- Floor Size: 378 square metres
- Bedrooms: 4
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- Floor Size: 1,000 square metres
- Plot Size: 3,500 square metres
- Bedrooms: 6
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- Floor Size: 1,193 square metres
- Plot Size: 153,000 square metres
- Bedrooms: 12
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