Casa da Belavista - apart no.4 | 30017.2


Apartment in low ground floor of a renovated house of the 18th century located in the old city quarters of Foz Velha, 100 m from the beach, 7 km from Porto city centre, lounge, 1 double room, 1 bathroom, equipped kitchenette, sleeps 4 persons, self catering.


1 Total no. of bedrooms
4 Sleeps
60 m2

Apartment
Self Catering

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A beautiful renovated house of the 18th century located in the old city quarters of Foz Velha, offering two vacation apartments, each with 60 m² of living area composed of lounge, double bedroom, bathroom and equipped kitchenette. After a complete renovation, apartments combine yesterday’s charm with today’s comfort.  Apartment no.4 is located in the low ground floor.

An ideal location at the banks of the Douro river estuary, with the river on one side and the ocean on the other, invites to relaxing strolls. Walk through the narrow streets and marvel at the intricate stone pavements and the wonderful ironwork of the handsome balconies. Several means of transport can take you quickly to the 7 km distant Porto city centre, with a trip on the tramway running alongside the river bank specially recommended.  The area is served by several bars and restaurants, many of them in walking distance. To the beach it is only 100 meters.

Sleeps 4 persons, self catering.


kitchen Amenities and facilities


hotel Bedrom


1 Total no. of bedrooms
1 Double beds
2 Single sofa/extra beds
1 Baby beds

wc Bathroom


1 Bathrooms

terrain Outside Facilities


Golf

radio Inside Facilities


Bedlinen
Towels
Wireless Internet connection
Cable/Satellite TV
Stereo

kitchen Kitchen Equipment


Kitchenette
Cooker
Oven
Freezer
Toaster
Coffee machine
Kitchenware
Pots pans
Glassware
Wash machine

priority_high Suitable


Pets not authorized
Wheelchair not suitable
Children welcome

rowing Sports and outdoor


Golf
Biking
Fishing
Surfing
Swimming
Windsurfing

streetview Sights and attractions


Museum
Nightlife
Shopping
Sight seeing
Theather

edit_location Location - Area

Capital and gateway to the north of Portugal, Porto is both the city that provided a nation with a name and a fortified wine known world-wide: port.

With its splendid geographical location on the mouth of the river Douro and an architectural heritage of exceptional quality, the historic centre of Porto was declared UNESCO World Heritage in 1996. Porto is the capital of the North and the second largest city in the country; its hard-working inhabitants are noted for their commercial enterprise, always standing firm against outside impositions and foreign invaders, which explains why Porto has become known as the «unvanquished» city.

In addition to its history, any visitor to Porto will be quickly impressed by the forceful character both of the city and its inhabitants.

If you want to get to know the city better, we recommend a gentle stroll through its streets, taking time to admire the typical granite houses and monuments, enjoying a tram ride along the banks of the river, or even going for a boat ride under the city´s six bridges, from where you can enjoy an entirely different view of the city. These itineraries seek to demonstrate the impressive contrasts this city has to offer. The "Baixa (Downtown)" of Porto, with all the rhythms of city life, its movement and intense retailing. There is a very peculiar expression which bestows a Nordic, mercantile tone onto a city that is both spiritually and intensely baroque. In sharp contrast, in the Serralves Park, there is the sheer modernity of the building housing the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the romantic, soothing surroundings of the surrounding leafy park.

The Porto Baixa (Downtown) is laid out around the Avenida dos Aliados (Avenue of the Allies), the city´s focal point. At the top of this thoroughfare, there is the imposing Municipal Council building. At the other end, it opens onto the Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square) where there is a statue of a mounted Pedro IV (19th c.), emperor of Brazil and, like much of Oporto, a supporter of the Liberalism movement. In a show of recognition, the king literally gave his heart to the city, now watched over in the Church of Lapa.

To the side of the square, take a look at the São Bento (Saint Benedict) railway station to see the pictured tiles in the entrance hall. Then head down the Rua das Flores (Street of Flowers), with its goldsmiths and the exuberant baroque façade of the Church of Misericórdia (Compassion), a masterpiece by architect Nicolau Nasoni.

Surrounding this centre, there is a dense network of streets packed with stores and cafes. Of the latter, the magnificent Majestic and the cheerfully bustling Mercado do Bolhão are well worth a visit. On the streets 31 de Janeiro Galeria de Paris and Cândido dos Reis check out the facades with their Art Nouveau finishings.

Heading up Rua de São Filipe Néry, there is the Church and Tower dos Clérigos (Ecclesiastics), the centrepiece of the city and the most original design by Nicolau Nasoni. From 75 metres up in the tower, there is a wonderful panoramic view over the city of Porto and beyond. On the way, nip into the Lello bookshop and admire the lavish decoration bestowed on this temple to culture.
City
Beach

Airport distance Porto (OPO) 17 km
Beach 100 m
Shopping 200 m
Restaurant 100 m
Museum 4 km

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Minimum rental (days) 4

Payment info

Deposit due 3 Days after booking, Amount 30.00 %
Balance due 35 Days before arrival
Earliest arrival time 16:00:00
Latest departure time 10:00:00

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rate_review Reviews


27/06/2007 from Mr. Roger  L.
Made very welcome and very helpful hosts willing to give good advice. Good location with easy access into centre of Porto. Local surroundings bit limited in May but proximity to sea would be great in summer. Thanks for a super holiday would recommend to anyone interested in the Port Lodges but also take the port cruise up the Douro to Regia Thanks
20/10/2006 from Mr. Philippe  N.
Propriétaire super sympa (comme tous les Portugais). Situation idéale, à l'écart de la ville mais rapidement rejointe soit par le bus (arrêt en face), soit en voiture. Le restaurant l'Oporto situé à deux pas de la location n'est à rater sous aucun prétexte. Bref, à recommander !
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