With extensive views over the Lima River valley, this recently fully renovated typical stone house is situated just 4 km east of the lovely roman town of Ponte de Lima. Within 1000 metres you will find a river beach on the Lima River and an excellent canoeing centre only 6 km away. The delightful old roman town of Ponte de Lima with its old protected buildings, festivals, market, theatre and good quality restaurants is 4 km away. From this location it is possible to visit many lovely villages and characteristic towns such as Ponte de Barca, Arcos de Valdevez, Viana do Castelo, Barcelos, Caminha and the World Heritage Sites of Guimarães and Porto. Basic facilities such as a minimarket and café can be found within 1500 m from the property, restaurant 2.5 km and golf club 6 km. It is 25 km to the golden sandy beaches around Viana do Castelo and 90 km to Porto airport.
The property is the result of a careful conversion of an old Minho farmhouse and is ideally suited to people looking for a quiet country retreat with private pool and generous garden. The location of the villa, in the heart of the Minho region, offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of holiday experiences (history, wine tasting, cooking lessons, wellbeing treatments, etc.) and sporting opportunities all being so accessible. The villa will appeal to those who are seeking a peaceful rural retreat whilst allowing the possibility for some serious sightseeing and enjoyment of the typical lifestyle including fairs and markets. The swimming pool is situated in the gardens behind the house where outdoor furniture is provided for those wishing to dine alfresco whilst admiring the great views.
Spacious dining room with table seating up to 10 people, opening leading onto the fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, etc., comfortable living room with satellite TV, DVD player, music centre and closed fireplace, french doors opening onto a large stone terrace ideal for alfresco dining.
Master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 twin bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms and 1 double bedroom with ensuite shower room.
Well maintained, generous garden grounds with lawns, furnished gazebo and terrace making it a pleasure to sit out at any time of the day to enjoy the warm Minho sun, private swimming pool (9 x 4 m, depth 0.80 - 1.70 m), portable barbecue and car parking area.
Upon request and against fee:
Central heating (200 Euros per week), private English speaking chef to prepare your meals, professional massage and body treatment.
Due to the nature of the location, a car is required.
Sleeps 8 persons, self catering.
kitchen Amenities and facilities
4 Total no. of bedrooms
2 Double beds
4 Single beds
3 Shower rooms
1 Guest WC
4 Rooms with ensuite
terrain Outside Facilities
Private swimming pool
radio Inside Facilities
Fire place / Stove
kitchen Kitchen Equipment
Elderly or infirm Suitable
rowing Sports and outdoor
streetview Sights and attractions