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Casa Coruja, Vale da Cegonha

A perfect place to top up on the suntan followed by a cooling dip in the pool
1 of 20A perfect place to top up on the suntan followed by a cooling dip in the pool
Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Ourique, Beja District, Alentejo
Casa Coruja is one of two adjoining, self contained houses set in almost 7 hectares of land which is Vale da Cegonha.
There is also a large swimming pool with both a sun terrace and shady pergola beside, which is shared between all guests. There is ample room around the pool area for all guests to enjoy their own space.
The views from the house and all the terraces are truly spectacular.
The house has its own front door and private barbeque terrace. It also has an exceptionally large open plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The lounge area has comfortable seating for 4 guests and there is a dining table and 4 chairs. The kitchen is fully fitted and has solid wood units with granite worktops. It includes a hob, oven, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster and electric hand blender.
A further dining table and chairs is outside on the barbeque terrace....
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Listing #HL8851619
About the Owner
Penny C
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2010
Interaction with guests
Our cottage is also located within the grounds of Vale da Cegonha, so we are on hand should you need us. We will meet you when you arrive and explain everything about the house to you. Within the house you will find a folder suggesting places to eat, things to do etc, but if you need more information, have a problem or just fancy a chat, then one of us is always about. Otherwise, we will respect your privacy. Upon you arrival you will receive a welcome grocery pack compliments of Vale da Cegonha. This includes - tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, eggs, cheese, plus local wine and soft drinks for children. If you will be arriving late and need other shopping to be done, please ask,I'll be happy to oblige.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful villas, adapted to a very good standard,for wheelchair users . Lovely views across the country side, very peaceful and quiet, a wonderful welcome pack on arrival , bottle of wine , cheeses and various other useful items, the village itself is traditional with friendly...More

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Navigate371739, VR Owner at Casa Coruja, Vale da Cegonha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'd like to thank Jayne for writing this very detailed review for us and for being so complimentary. I am particularly pleased that her son James, who is an adult wheelchair user, found that the villas were so suitable for him. It is so important...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2017
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests must be 21 yrs of age unless accompanied by an adult. Children must be accompanied at all times. Children must not be left alone in the house. Children under 13 yrs of age...
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Bathrooms
    2 Showers
Bedrooms
    6 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
The Alentejo is an unspoilt paradise, home to a vast array of wildlife and birdlife including magnificent birds of prey. All regularly seen at Vale da Cegonha. Spring is lovely as wild flowers carpet the land along with the heady fragrance of cammomille. If you love 'the wild' then you'll love it here!
The Alentejo is also famous for its food and wines. There are a number of excellent local restaurants. The black pig (preto porco) is superb and many nearby vineyards offer tasting tours as well as traditional meals.
Getting around
The lower Alentejo is spectacular and large. The roads are relatively traffic free so getting around by car is easy.
Alternatively you could take a day trip to Lisbon, by train. Funcheira station is only 10 minutes away.
Closer to home, Ourique has an excellent and inexpensive taxi service. So if you're planning to visit one of the nearby restaurants, no-one has to drive.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 100.0 km
Railway: Funcheira: 7.0 km
Whether you come north from Faro or south frm Lisbon you will approach Ourique from the IC1.
Leave the IC1 when you see the large sign for Odemira and Ourique (not before).
At the top of the slip road turn left (away from Ourique town).

At the roundabout continue straight ahead. (Pingo Doce supermarket will be on your left)
After approx 6 km, look for the 50 km marker stone on the left side of the road, plus a bus stop and 2 large green rubbish bins.
Turn left up the track and Vale da Cegonha will be on your right, after approx. 800 m.
We have ample parking on site, for guests.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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