17th century farmhouse in North Portugal set in 25 acres of gardens, with large pool offering superb views overlooking the Douro River and valley. The approach road is a lovely winding track through the grounds. The property, with its orange, lemon and olive groves, has been in our family for several generations.
The many prints, sketches and photographs lining the walls tell their own history of this Port and wine region of Portugal. The property is 70km from the coast and Porto (home of the Port wine cellars and with its town centre designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site).
You will be able to enjoy total privacy in this fully modernised house and its unique and peaceful atmosphere and location, overlooking the most magnificent views of the Douro river and valley.
Transfer from and to Porto airport are available by arrangement beforehand, as well as guided sightseeing or wine tasting tours throughout Douro Valley’s Port wine producing estates and further up the river to the Foz Coa palaeolithic rock carvings, described by specialists as the biggest outdoor history museum where the rock formations that line the river banks have been covered with thousands of engravings by our ancestors creative impulses.
Superb views over the Douro River and valley
17th Century farmhouse set in 25 acres of garden
Orange, lemon and olive groves
Fully modernised house
4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 7
SPECIAL ITEMS & AMENITIES
Bedrooms: 4 bedrooms (3 double and 1 single), all with small verandas with superb river views.
Bathrooms: 2 bathrooms with showers.
Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, coffee machine, large fridge and freezer.
Living Rooms: Lounge with large fireplace, satellite TV and video.
linen/maid service: All towels and linen are provided.
Full house cleaning and change of linen done once a week.
Amenities/Facilities: hob/stove, garden, oven, parking, fridge/freezer , fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, iron/ironing board, cable tv, satellite tv, tv, internet access, cot, high chair, barbecue, private pool, (for sole use of guests).
Location Type: river mountain.
Large swimming pool (10m x 5m) with barbecue area and garden furniture. All weather table tennis.
Beaches on the coast at Porto.
Amarante golf course, 18 hole, 45km.
Special interest holidays
Acc. our clients we can arrange:
1.Transfer from/to Porto airport for a more confortable arrival at the farm, with stops for shopping at supermarkets and a look to Porto city, passing by.
2.Guided sightseeing/wine tasting tours throughout Douro Valley´s Port wine producing estates.
3.Booking of: taxi services,restaurants,meals at the farmhouse,cruise boats. <
4.Local leisure trips.
The nearest international airport is Porto (70km, 1.5 hour drive) – RyanAir flies directly from Stansted, Liverpool, Dublin, Paris, Frankfurt). Also served daily by BA / TAP from Heathrow and Gatwick; also Air Berlin, Lufthansa.
By previous arrangement we can organize transfer from/to the airport at extra cost, in a flexible way including stop in supermarket in the way to our house.
A car is essential during your stay. Hire is available at the airport (best to book when booking flight).
* Porto airport: 75km/1h30 drive
* Train station in Mosteirô: 4km/5min drive
* Porto town center: 70km, 1h15 drive/1h15 by train
* Coa rock carvings: 2h30 drive/2h by train
* Towns of Amarante, Lamego, Vila Real:each 1h15 drive
* Town of Regua – river cruises 1h15 drive/1h by train
* Towns of Braga, Guimaraes - within 2 hours drive
* Golf course and water theme park in Amarante – 45min drive
* Hospital, chemist - 15min drive
* Restaurants, local shops - 5min drive
A unique chance to enjoy this unspoilt region of Portugal and discover the environment in which port wine has been produced for centuries, from the unique atmosphere of our Quinta, where you can pick your own oranges for fresh juice every morning.
The estate is ideal for artists, families or groups of friends, with its combination of total privacy, many local attractions, superb views of the Douro river and vicinity to the historic city of Porto, the Port Wine producing estates and the Foz Coa archaeological and Paleolithic rock carving sites – all 3 classified as Unesco world heritage sites.
For your convenience we can organize at extra cost transfer from and to airport and tailor-made tours, so that you get to know the best of our beloved valley and its many attractions. It is also possible to arrange walking tours, fishing, river cruises, golf – or you can just stay by the pool gazing at the view.
Please contact owners for current or special rates in local currency if different from the above.
CONTACT OWNER ABOUT THIS HOLIDAY RENTAL
Contact: Neto Tel (Portugal): Language spoken: English
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