Palacete Afonso Sanches

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Palacete Afonso Sanches


Just four spacious, luxurious homes are located behind the beautiful facade of an ancient mansion on the cobbled streets of central Cascais.

These homes are truly exceptional.

  Each has their own private entrance, large terraces, some with sea views and a unique modern design and style.

The homes share a lush garden with pool and secure underground parking while being in the middle of the amazing lifestyle Cascais offers - everything the discerning buyer could want.

A development by Fascínio Vintage

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Palacete Afonso Sanches

Some key design features of each home

These homes are designed for luxury , comfort .... and energy efficiency. They will be deliciously cool in summer and wonderfully warm in winter.

  • Each home has its own front door entrance.
  • Spacious and elegantly proportioned rooms
  • Large private terraces and patios, some with sea views.
  • Custom designed kitchens with solid wood cabinetry, stone countertops and top-of-the range built-in appliances
  • Authentic Portuguese stone flooring in kitchens, hallways and bathrooms
  • Polished wood flooring in living areas
  • Luxurious bathroom suites with top quality fixtures and fittings and handmade Portuguese tiles
  • Access to a large, lush, landscaped garden with pool
  • Two underground car parking spaces, electric charging points and motorcycle / scooter parking
  • Additional storage in the garage for leisure equipment
  • 'A' rated energy efficiency double glazing throughout
  • Solar panels and energy efficient, low noise plant and machinery serving all homes for services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Under floor heating
  • Stove fireplaces in the living room
  • Security Alarm system

The property is being sensitively refurbished into 4 very individual homes with every modern convenience, while simultaneously preserving the architectural heritage and features of the original building.

Praca 5 de Outbro, just 100m from Palacete Afonso Sanches

Palacete Afonso Sanches

EAch home - individual, stylish and Comfortable, has


A wrought iron gate with modern locks gives access to a bougainvillea-shaded courtyard on Rua Afonso Sanches.  This tranquil space houses the front door entrances to Casa Amelia, Casa Luisa and Casa Mariana.  Casa Carlota has a beautiful double fronted door directly onto Rua Afonso Sanches.

Each home has large secure patio doors to its own private terrace overlooking the garden and each home has additional private terraces and patios.

Underground car-parking is accessed to the rear of the plot on Rua de Nova Alfarrobeira and is secured with remotely operated electric gates and key access to the garden.



The garden, particularly one of this generous size, is truly exceptional for this location in Cascais. It is filled with trees and lush vegetation and is fully enclosed by high walls, giving total privacy from the bustling streets of Cascais outside. It retains the pergola shaded walkways of the original garden as well as many of the trees and plants that were a feature of the ancient garden.

A new mosaic tiled pool with lounging area will appeal to everyone, young and old as a place to chill out and relax in. 

Leisure activities are a huge part of the Cascais lifestyle and each home has its own generous storage space located in the underground car-park to store the bikes, surfboards and other paraphanalia of an active outdoor life!

Palacete Afonso Sanches


This astonishing two storey home, the largest, retains the grandeur and palatial proportions of the original building.

The ancient stone staircase from the entrance courtyard leads to a grand entry hallway and drawing room on the first floor overlooking Rua Afonso Sanches.

A large kitchen / dining room to the rear opens onto a large terrace overlooking the garden. Two very large suites with dressing areas complete the first floor.

The second floor suites have terraces with glorious sea views and a small, bright office and family bathroom complete the accomodation in this amazing home.

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This superb home is located over three floors and is accessed via an entrance lobby with stairs and lift to all floors off the front courtyard.

The entrance lobby is a light filled atrium, leading to the first floor where a large kitchen / dining / living room with fireplace leads to a terrace overlooking the garden.

Two bedroom suites are located on this floor, one overlooking the courtyard and one double height, light filled room to the rear of the building.

The top floor houses an amazing Master Bedroom Suite including an exceptionally large roof terrace with sea views.

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The front door of this spacious, ground floor apartment is on Rua Afonso Sanches.

An entrance lobby and hallway lead past 3 bedroom suites to a fabulous kitchen / living / dining room with a fireplace and a terrace with direct access to the garden.

An office with its own private patio completes the accom- modation in this wonderful home.

All images are representative and may not reflect the final design.

This charming, ground floor apartment is entered through a wide granite lintelled doorway in the courtyard on Rua Afonso Sanches.

An entrance lobby gives way to a large kitchen / dining / living room with fireplace and a terrace with direct access to the garden.

The main bedroom suite looks out to Rua Afonso Sanches and the second suite overlooks the entrance courtyard.

The third bedroom has its very own own bijou private patio - the perfect hideaway!

All images are representative and may not reflect the final design.



Mariana Barbosa Mateus

Barbosa Mateus started her career in Architecture with renowned Portuguese Architects Aires Mateus before moving to London and building her experience in a different range of projects, most recently with architectural studio 6a architects. She returned to Lisbon in 2017 and founded her own practice, BM Architecture, to deliver projects that are both pragmatic and artistic, responsive to their context with sensitive designs.

She was chosen as the Architect for this development because her vision for the project was sympathetic to the developers aims of retaining the original character and scale of this beautiful and historic seventeenth century building while integrating every requirement for 21st century luxury living into the design, creating a truly exceptional living space for the residents


Project Managers VerdeOeste were appointed in the very early design stages of this unique project and are overseeing the development through every stage to handover to the client. They were appointed on the strength of their experience in managing major projects in the Portuguese market and Internationally, where one of the directors owns a well-established main contracting business for high-end developments in London. Their work is characterised by a focus on quality, attention to detail and carefully managing timelines to ensure projects are completed on time to the highest standards..

Palacete Afonso Sanches


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