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Casa dos Avos

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4 Bedrooms , 8 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Viana do Castelo, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal
The property is a charming rural resort situated in the heart of the refreshing and peaceful countryside 50 km northbound from the Oporto airport. Atlantic coast line is 6 km drive and the attractive medieval riverside towns of Viana do Castelo are 20 minutes drive.
The Villa and the independent cottage within an area of 3000 m2 have an excellent solar exposure and are fully walled confinning with vineyards, pine tree forest and the road. The gardened area has dozens of qualities of flowers, plants and old trees giving planty of refreshing shadows ideal for children.
Set in lawns near the cottage there is a 12mx5m swimming-pool. Pool area with adjoining covered terrace, shower and closet. Grill, picturesque bread and roast oven and a cellar at the cottage.
Internet Cafe available at 500 meters.
Listing #HL99756
About the Owner
Ricardo A
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2009
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The six of us have enjoyed 2 wonderful weeks at the mill. Perfect location for a quite relaxing holidays. The directions were brilliant. We found it without problems. Hints left in the handbook were very helpful. We had a great stay. Many reasons. Very tidy...More

Thank sanneonrust
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Reviewed 11 April 2018


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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The villa, pool and facilities were fantastic and we really enjoyed this beautiful area of North Portugal. Ricardo dealt very quickly and efficiently with any problems and was a mind of information about the local area. It was excellent for our family of 5 including...More

Thank Cosmopolitan324815
Management response:Responded 20 September 2016

Thank you very much for taking so much care about the garden ,pool and villa. You have been really nice and I will be delighted if you come back!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
This typical villa is composed by the ground and first floor. The front door opens directly into the attractiv ely furnished living room. here sofas and armchairs are set around a panoramic (360º) fireplace. In front of you a plate glass window runs the full width of the room and gives an over view of large granitic terrace and courtyard and vines.
In the middle of the open space room there is a dinning table to seat 10 just in front of the kitchen. On the first floor you have 4 bedrooms including a double bedroom with ensuite facilities with jacuzzi. 2 double bedrooms and another room with 3 single beds sleeping up to 10.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Any particular needs please ask the owner
    4 Full baths
    3 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    3 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: $419 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
- Refundable 250 € security deposit required with final balance payment.
- SPECIAL RATES for small families at LOW SEASON and/or stays longer than 3 weeks (to be negotiated individually)
- Wood for fireplace FREE.
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About the neighbourhood
A passage through the country discovering some secrets of the historical and cultural heritage with many Celtic sites, medieval castles, gothic and baroque cathedrals is a must. The medieval towns of Viana do Castelo and Ponte de Lima are 10-25km away which are famous for locally produced pottery hand crafts and unique cobble stoned historical centres. Its Gotic cathedral (1404 a.d.) and the Neo-Romanic Cathedral of Stª Luzia (Sec. XIX) worth a visit. Oporto is 35 minutes driving to explore the wine lodges and the magnificent vineyards of the river Douro.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Oporto: 50.0 km
Railway: Alvarães: 2.0 km
Ferry: Caminha: 25.0 km
Fly to Oporto, Santiago de Compostela or Vigo. Alvarães is quite close to the town of Viana do Castelo that is 50 km away from Oporto airport (90 km from Vigo and 120 km from Santiago airports). From there you will be in direct link to modern motorways representing 35 minutes, 60 or 90 minutes driving, respectively.
Cheap flights available with Ryanair, AirBerlin and Transavia. You would better to rent a car at the airport with one of the budget car hire companies.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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