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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
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This truly superb property, set on a border of the river Bestança with sensational views, a delightful garden and furnished with great style and flair- this is the perfect location for total relaxation at any time of the year. This classic stone built villa, dating from 1890 is real gem. Weekend retreat of its present owners, who have restored it with careful, adding numerous personal touches while taking care to preserve many original character features. The interior decor is really superb! Very, very comfortable, charming, with refined elegance and there is a beautiful outside area with table and chairs and speakers to enjoy the moment and the landscape listening a calm and relaxing music. This is a light and airy house. The spacious living/dining room is comfortably furnished, with an o...This truly superb property, set on a border of the river Bestança with sensational views, a delightful garden and furnished with great style and flair- this is the perfect location for total relaxation at any time of the year. This classic stone built villa, dating from 1890 is real gem. Weekend retreat of its present owners, who have restored it with careful, adding numerous personal touches while taking care to preserve many original character features. The interior decor is really superb! Very, very comfortable, charming, with refined elegance and there is a beautiful outside area with table and chairs and speakers to enjoy the moment and the landscape listening a calm and relaxing music. This is a light and airy house. The spacious living/dining room is comfortably furnished, with an open plan kitchen to one side and large glass doors leading to the shaded terrace (with large built-in barbecue), The very well equipped kitchen also opens onto the terrace providing convenient access, the perfect location for breakfast or for dinning al fresco. For added comfort each of the four bedrooms with ensuite shower room, has air conditioning and all are decorated in fresh colours with the use of tasteful fabrics. Ingeniously designed to take full advantage of such a prestigious position, the property's grounds are likely to become a favoured location for guest. Forming the local point is an impressive swimming pool ( (9mx4m / depth: 1m-1,60m) which displays infinity style edges on one side that create the impression of its waters stretching out to meet the river and ensure that the superb river views can de appreciated even whilst swimming. To the side whilst flowered pergola offer a range of inviting spot for relaxing and relishing the exquisite panorama Daily services of a housekeeper and a cook can also be arranged at an extra charge A short walk distance (2 minutes) takes you to Porto Antigo with hotel, bar and restaurant. Surrounded by beauty and tradition, there are many local attractions, and modern activities on offer such as water sports on Douro river, further a-field Caldas de Aregos, with a SPA of sulphur waters (excellent for rheumatisms and other diseases). Close-by there is the Mosteirô train station which will take you to Pinhão (Douro Valley) and Porto city. Further still one should not miss the opportunity to visit the historical Porto city with its beautiful riverside quarters, renowned Port-wine cellars or a boat trip on the Douro river. On request we can organize: Trekking tours in Rio Bestança Outing with the shepherd Visit to Alto Douro wine region (world heritage) Visit to Porto (Heritage) ACCOMMODATION Low level: The living/dining room is relaxing and very comfortable, with a fireplace, air conditioning and glass doors opening onto the outside shaded terrace with BBQ, the kitchen is modern and very well equipped. Ground floor: There are 2 double bedrooms with A/C and ensuite shower room with toilet. One of them with river views. First floor: There are 2 double bedrooms with overhead window, A/C and ensuite shower room with toilet. More
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About the Manager
Isabel Barroso (Property Manager Isabel Barroso)
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:65%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2007
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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just returned from 2 weeks at this beautiful house, my husband and I stayed with friends, there was plenty of space and all the bedrooms having ensuites worked really well for us. We have stayed in many holiday rentals and I must say that this...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank misdy
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Everything was what we had hoped for and more. This is without doubt one of best equipped and most comfortable properties that we have stayed in. Every detail had been thought of, making for a really wonderful stay - just what we were looking for....More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank bestinwales
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

We stayed here for 6 days over November as a group with friends and family. The house far exceeded our expectations, it seemed larger to us than the photos indicated and the property itself was large with orange trees and a beautiful setting along the...More

Date of stay: November 2014
3  Thank le_nomade
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is a beautifull villa. It was very clean and exceptionally well equipped. The owner was very helpful and provided a great welcome pack. If you want a quiet place to relax and unwind then this is the place. Beautifull river view either from the...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We found exactly the same like we saw in the photos. A very nice place, a great pool, 4 rooms for 4 couples, a big living, a superd kitchen, a great garden, with fruits, etc.. Everything was great! We arrived at midnight, do to a...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank csagy
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Hairdryer
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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Enjoy a relaxing river cruise on the Rio Douro and perhaps a jeep ride through the scenic landscape. Visit the elegant town of Lamego and climb the 600-step Baroque style staircase to the imposing pilgrimage church of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios.
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