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Casa Vista Estrela

Relax by the pool in the pretty courtyard garden
9 reviews
Relax by the pool in the pretty courtyard garden
View from the balcony overlooking the pool and the pretty courtyard garden.
Lots of seating areas to chill out or party
The beautiful peaceful countryside setting of Casa Vista Estrela
The hallway with beautiful origanal stone work
The cosy sitting room with log burning stove for chilly evenings
Everything you need for entertaining in a fantastic kitchen dinner.
Bring the outside in by opening the bi-fold doors and enjoy the stunning view
Stunning views of the Estrela mountains, home of the only skii resort in Portugal.
Top quality fixtures and fittings
Enjoy a relaxing soak in the luxurious victorian bathroom
Mezzanine bedroom/sitting room
Master bedroom with julliette balcony
Twin room with balcony overlooking pool and Estrela mountains
View from the garden, snow on the Estrela mountains in March, the location of the only skii resort.
Coja river beach
Penacova river beach
Bola bar in Cercosa, Wifi, cakes and snacks, lovely freindly owners.
Cota Maxima, Santa Comba Dao.  Dish of the day, 4 courses + wine and coffee 8 euros
Coimbra, showing the university on top of the hill
Piri Piri chicken at the local market in Vale de Acores
Mondego river and Coimbra park, lovely safe area to swim for children
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Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Mortagua, Viseu District, Northern Portugal
This beautiful property is spacious, has a private courtyard with a pool and a taste of luxury. Within the private courtyard is a small pool with an adjacent decked bistro area, a mature landscaped garden with a large patio of traditional cobbled paving and several cosy sitting areas. Along with the traditional built in bbq, a lovely area to enjoy al fresco dining with beautiful views of the Serra de Estrela Mountains, the highest mountain in Portugal and the only ski resort. Snow can be seen from the terrace in winter months.

Ideal for those wishing to enjoy the peaceful beautiful unspoilt landscape and long strolls through the forest, those looking to explore the historic university city of Coimbra as well as those looking for outdoor adventure at the numerous lakes, river beaches and the silver coast. Local activities available in...
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About the Owner, Vivien S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL649037
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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A real gem of a holiday villa - the photos on the site are good but they really don't do the villa full justice! It's large, spacious, homely, peaceful, private, spotless, beautifully furnished, equipped and decorated and as a family we had an outstanding holiday there. The owners are so friendly, welcoming and helpful. There are numerous spaces in the...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. I am so glad you liked the house and you enjoyed exploring the area. It was lovely meeting you and we hope to see you again next year. Viv and Phil


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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This house has been renovated to a very high standard and is beautifully furnished. The kitchen is extremely well equipped as is the rest of the house. Nothing seems to have been overlooked. Inside and out you will find the house and garden a very comfortable place to stay. The local area is also very impressive which much to explore...

Management response:

Thank you for your comments we are so please you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to meeting you again next year. Viv


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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Management response:

I am so glad you enjoyed you stay, we hope to see you again next year. Viv


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 Bunk
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
R 838
R 5 864
R 10 053
23 Dec 2017 -
29 Apr 2018
4 nights
R 670
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1 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
4 nights
R 838
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1 Jul 2018 -
14 Sep 2018
14 nights
R 1 592
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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.
  • Cleaning: R 503 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
As well as the double bed on the mezzanine there is a bed settee and two extra z-beds are available on request.
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About the neighbourhood
Casa Etrela is located between Penacova and Mortagua in a small farming village called Vale das Eguas. The unspoilt valley is covered in vines, olive, pine, eucalyptus, fruit trees and vegetable grown by the local people. The village has a local bar and there are regular deliveries of bread, fish, groceries and meat into the village almost every other day.

The next village Cercosa has a couple of bars and shops and is a 5 minute drive or a 25 minute walk along one of the many forest trails.
Espinhera is a 15 minute drive and has a supermarket, takeaway and 3 restaurants and is well know for its Sunday markets where you can enjoy lunch along with the local community of freshy cooked piri piri chicken or spit roasted pork.

Mortagua is a 18 minute drive and is a larger market town wher...
Getting around
There is a train station in Mortagua.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto/Lisbon: 133.0 km
Railway: Coimbra/Mortagua: 11.0 km
From A1 take the exit at junction 13 to merge onto IP3 toward Viseu/Coimbra
Leave the IP3 at Juntion 10 towards Luso/Penacova/Bucaco
At the juntion turn left towards Luso/Bucaco
At the next junction turn right to Carvalho, by the yellow Nicola restaurant.
Carry on this road until you come to the next junction bear left and take the road to Carvalho.
Go past the 1st right turn to Carvalho Velho and take the next right to Carvalho/Mortagua
Carry on to the village over the cobble road and then take the next left to Cercosa, Vale das Eguas and Lourinha
Go straight on to the next roundabout and then straight on towards Mortagua, Lourinha and Vale das Eguas
Carry on, the road bends to the right and is sign posted Vale das Eguas
Once you have past the sign for Cercosa take the next right into Val...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 17.0 km.
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