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Douro Valley Farmhouse - Stunning Views - Private Pool - 4 bedrooms - Sleeps 8

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Fabulous view from the shaded dining area.
The stunning view of the river and mountain.
The private pool with river view
View to the river and mountains beyond
The wonderful view from the pool
The pool terrace and loungers - the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the view
The large pool is so inviting on a hot day!
The view of the Douro from the front of the property
Explore the extensive grounds and find hidden gems!
The lovely shady area under the wisteria
The house from the garden
The wisteria in summer
The river at its best
A cruise boat on the river.
Showing the area of the house and grounds from other side of the river.
Looking down on the house and the river view
The front of the property
The stunning view over the river
Cosy lounge with log fire for the cooler months
Chic dining area with wonderful views
Well equipped fitted kitchen
Large fitted kitchen
Double bedroom 2
Each room is full of character and period furniture
Original furniture and traditional features
Amazing river views from all bedrooms
Beautiful wrought iron bed with charming linen and curtains
Bedroom 3
Amazing carving on wardrobe
What a view to wake up to!
Enchanting view from each bedroom
The hallway with period furniture
Modern bathroom
Bathroom with a large shower.
Second bathroom with shower.
Bathroom 1
Covered area for barbecues
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Porto, Porto District, Northern Portugal
17th Century farmhouse set in 25 acres of gardens, with superb views over the Douro River, reached by a lovely winding track through the grounds. The property, with its orange, lemon and olive groves, has been in our family for several generations and the many prints, sketches and photographs lining the walls tell their own history of the Port 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).

The house has been fully modernised whilst still retaining its unique charm and atmosphere. This is the place for the ultimate relaxing escape, where you will enjoy total privacy whilst taking in the most magnificent views. Nearby, there is also a thermal retreat which offers spa treatments. The self-catering farmhouse is set in...
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Listing #FKN3213300
About the Owner
francisco n
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The owner lives on the farm at a house which is reached from a different track. He will happily provide assistance during your entire stay concerning directions and other information which will help you to enjoy the area such as restaurants and places to visit. The check-in time can be very flexible. When you arrive he will be waiting for you to give you the keys and the details that you need to know about the house.
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Fransisco was very helpfulin offering advice on activities in the area and the farmhouse was very clean and tidy.Great views over the river too

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francisco n, VR Owner at Douro Valley Farmhouse - Stunning Views - Private Pool - 4 bedrooms - Sleeps 8, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

It has been a great pleasure to welcome you at my home and give you all the assistance to enjoy better all the Douro Valley. Thank you for your stay, you are welcome any time. Best wishes Francisco Neto

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

My family and I have just got back from a wonderful holiday in Portugal, having stayed at this beautiful old farmhouse high above the Douro river. It was stunning - I couldn't stop staring at the view across the valley, over the river far below,...More

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francisco n, VR Owner at Douro Valley Farmhouse - Stunning Views - Private Pool - 4 bedrooms - Sleeps 8, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2015

Hi S. Thank you for the comments regarding your stay at our family home. We do our best to make our guest´s holidays a memorable stay. Douro Valley is a great region to visit with their Port wine farm producers and the cities around as...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Not allowed: changing the layout of furniture; lighting candles in the house; exceeding the amount of people booked. You must: report damages to owner; keep house clean and tidy...
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Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    4 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
R 3 106
€185
R 21 739
€1 295
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
High Season - 2018
3 nights
R 3 357
€200
R 33 573
€2 000
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Low Season 2 - 2018
3 nights
R 2 854
€170
R 19 305
€1 150
1 Apr 2019 -
31 May 2019
Low Early Season 2019
3 nights
R 3 357
€200
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Rural área, overlooking the river with amazing views of the mountains.

Good local restaurants, good wines and all at extremely reasonable prices for superb quality.

A short distance to Porto, Braga, Guimarães and Lamego, (one hour drive).
The house is served by train (Douro Line) to Porto, Régua, Pinhão, Braga and other directions. The nearest station is five minutes’ drive at Mosteirô.
In addition, your host will be delighted to arrange guided sightseeing or wine tasting tours throughout Douro Valley’s Port Wine producing estates with lunch and transport included.

There is also a possibility of transfer from/to Porto airport by previous arrangement and at low cost.
Getting around
Cities like Porto , Braga, Guimarães, Régua and Lamego are highlights to visit. You can take a boat trip from Régua to the Spanish border, a one day tour which is a very scenic trip.

At Porto you can visit the Port Wine Cellars, the Livraria (library) Lello, made famous by the Harry Potter films and step back in time at the Majestic Cafe.
Visit the superb modern Casa da Musica and have wonderful seafood meals near the river at Ribeira Square.

The house is served by the Douro Line train with the nearest station jut five minutes’ drive at Mosteirô, where you can get the train to Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Régua and Pinhão.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto Airport: 70.0 km
Railway: Mosteirô: 3.0 km
Take the A4 from Oporto Airport/Oporto City for 35 kms, in the direction of Vila Real, leave at Exit 14 heading towards Marco de Canavezes.
After Marco, keep following the direction towards Régua for 15 kms.

At Venda Nova you follow the direction Pala for 3.7 km until you find Rua de Valados after the milestone showing 68 km.

Turn into the driveway on the left-hand side and then continue up and along the road until you see the number 100, enter the green gate and follow the signed directions to the House which is about 500 m.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 65.0 km.
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