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Spacious, Quiet Apartment with Countryside View, Serra Sao Mamede Natural Park

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Quinta da Vila Maria viewed from the vineyard
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Quinta da Vila Maria viewed from the vineyard
The front of Quinta da Vila Maria with its unusual architecture and Art Deco features
Enjoy a good night's sleep in the apartment's large, comfortable double bed
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The apartment is light, airy and spacious with high ceilings
The apartment's bedroom has an en-suite bathroom
Views of olive trees and farmland from the apartment
The en-suite bathroom with shower. Shower gel, soap and a hair dryer are also provided
Apartment Kiwi has its own living area with sofa, TV, stereo system and free WiFi
The living area looking through to the bedroom
Kitchenette with hob/stovetop, microwave oven/grill, fridge/freezer, kettle and toaster
There is also a breakfast bar
Start the day with a great breakfast, either on the terrace in the sunshine or in your apartment.
The front terrace is also a great place to have dinner or a drink on a warm summer evening
Reception is in the original adega/winery, with its old clay wine pots and wine making equipment
Have a refreshing drink with us in reception when you arrive
The pond terrace - relax accompanied by birdsong, the gentle burble of water and the croaking frogs
Or if it gets too hot, relax in the shade of the 'linden tree terrace'
Or stroll around the vineyard and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere
Many of the grapevines are very old, around 100 years of age, and there are many different varieties
We have lots of olive, fruit and cork trees around the Quinta so there is always a shady spot to sit
Our old olive tree - in the region of 1000 years old we are told
Autumn colours at the Quinta
The stunning medieval hill top village of Marvão with its castle, gardens and panoramic views
Medieval town of Castelo de Vide has a castle, winding streets and ancient Jewish quarter to explore
The beautiful Reguengo swimming pool and picnic area (seasonal) is only a short walk away
In spring and early summer wild flowers can be seen across the Alentejo
Walk in the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, these goats were seen whilst on the Reguengo walk
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Overview
Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Portalegre, Portalegre District, Alentejo
Quinta da Vila Maria is a former wine maker’s country estate, located in the beautiful and unspoilt countryside of the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, near to the historic towns of Portalegre, Marvão and Castelo de Vide. Built around 1900 this country house, with its unique style and striking architecture, has been lovingly restored and modernised and offers comfortable accommodation to guests seeking peace and quiet, nature, a restful atmosphere, a friendly welcome and great hospitality.

Apartment “Kiwi” is for 2 guests. It is spacious and quiet with countryside views. The apartment comprises of a large, light and bright bedroom with a large double bed (160 x 200cm), an en-suite bathroom with shower, a living area with sofa, LCD TV and stereo system, and a well equipped kitchenette/dining area with breakfast bar, hob/stovetop, fridge...
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About the Owner, Edward S
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We live at Quinta da Vila Maria so are always here to welcome our guests on arrival and can offer you our personal attention throughout your stay. Whether you need advice on places to visit, walking trails, restaurants or local events, we are here to help you.
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Regrettably my wife and I only spent two nights at Serra Sa Mamede. We have rented vacation properties all over Europe and North America and this property is at the top of the list to return to. The photo's on the website do not do...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2014

My husband and I scoured the internet looking for the perfect spot to spend a few days in the country side of Portugal to start off our honeymoon. When we came across Quinta da Vila Maria, we knew immediately that this was the place for...More

Thank Katharine P
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

My husband and I have just returned from Portugal, where we spent three delightful days in the Kiwi appartment at Quinta Vila Maria. We travelled with two other couples who stayed in one of the other apartments in the vila and had a similar wonderful...More

Thank Tereza H
Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please note that extra beds are not available for this apartment. Daily housekeeping is not included in the rental rate. However, rubbish bins are emptied daily. Towels and bed...
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Bathrooms
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 King
Availability
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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
Default 1 night
S$99
€61
27 Apr 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Spring 2018
1 night
S$99
€61
1 Jul 2018 -
1 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
1 night
S$107
€66
2 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Autumn/Fall 2018
1 night
S$99
€61
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Singapore Dollars 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
Quinta da Vila Maria is in a peaceful location on the edge of the village of Reguengo, in the unspoilt Serra de São Mamede Natural Park. The Park is a protected nature reserve, lying along the border with Spain, noted for its quiet, beautiful landscape and nature. Barely touched by tourism, this part of Portugal is steeped in history and the Quinta is ideally situated for exploring historic towns and villages or walking, mountain biking or bird watching in the Park.

For walkers, bird watchers and mountain bikers there are quiet trails and roads through the hills to explore, leading you through open countryside, pine forest and groves of chestnut, olive and cork trees. In spring and early summer wild flowers carpet the meadows. Self-guided walking maps for the various walking trails are...
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Getting around
To get the most from your visit to this area a car is recommended. It is possible to travel around using the local buses but sometimes the time you can spend in a place will be restricted due to the bus timetables.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lisbon: 228.0 km
To get the most from your visit to this area a car is recommended.
Lisbon airport is about a 2¼ hour drive away, Badajoz airport about 1¼ hours, and Faro airport is about a 3½ - 4 hour drive. The ferries at Santander or Bilbão are about an 8–9 hour drive away.
Quinta da Vila Maria has good access from a local tarmac road. It is 6.2 kms (a 10 minute drive) from the centre of Portalegre and 7 kms from the IP2 main trunk road.
Once you arrive at the Quinta private off-road car parking is available through the main gate or if you prefer you can park your car off the road in front of the house. For guests travelling by bicycle or motorbike we have undercover, secure parking available.
GPS coordinates or detailed directions will be forwarded to guests after confirmation of booking.
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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