The careful restoration of this charming farmhouse on two levels is the result of skillful local workers. The accommodation has been lovingly furnished ensuring comfort along with beautifully appointed bedrooms and remarkable living room with doors opening onto a delightful terrace ideal for alfresco dining. The pool cottage provides the 7th bedroom, perfect for those wanting more privacy or youngsters.
Of particular interest is the spacious dining/living area along with a well appointed fully fitted kitchen ensuring catering for large groups. The wide stone walls ensure that the farmhouse remains pleasantly cool even during the hottest of the summer months while retaining the heat in the cooler seasons.
The property enjoys a delightful view over the Lima Valley and is surrounded by mature trees and woodland with numerous paths perfect for walking in the green countryside.
There are various amenities within easy reach such as a minimarket and local bar (about 1 km away), shop and bakery (2kms), restaurants (4kms away). The oldest village in Portugal - Ponte de Lima - with its XI century roman bridge, main square, cathedral, coffee bars, superb restaurants and shops is only 5.5 km away. For a taste of the Minho life, you must visit, Peneda Gerês National Park, Viana do Castelo historic centre and stunning sandy beaches, Barcelos market town, Braga and Guimarães World Heritage Site. Activities such as horseback riding, golf, water sports, walking, wine tasting tours, massage treatment or private cook at the villa are always available. An excellent 18 hole golf course is set on a hillside just outside Ponte de Lima centre.
1 double bedroom and adjacent shower room, dining room with doors opening onto a covered terrace ideal for alfresco meals, comfortable and tastefully decorated living room with satellite TV, DVD player and music centre, French doors opening onto the covered terrace with views over the surrounding hills, spacious fully fitted kitchen, games room with table tennis and laundry room.
1 Master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and shower room, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom sharing a full bathroom, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom sharing another full bathroom.
1 twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom, fitted kitchenette with microwave, oven, hob, kettle, etc.
Sunbathing terrace and lawns, barbecue terrace perfect for al fresco dining, private swimming pool of irregular shape and 12 X 7 metres at the widest points, and car parking.
The large and mature gardens together with the private woods, with many different, quaint areas, invite guests to simply relax in the shade or exercise every morning.
Sleeps up to 14 persons, self catering.
Maid service 5 days a week except bank holidays included in price.
Supplementary maid service, massage treatment or private cook at the villa are available against extra fees (previous booking required).