The house Quinta das Quebradas is magnificently located on the banks of the river Douro occupying a unique position. It is located in the Douro Valley, famous for its vineyards, in the region of the «vinho verde» where the distinctive green vines are cultivated, an ideal base to discover the local wineries. The landscape is also dominated by the trampled agriculture with Mediterranean species like olive and orange.
It’s a comfortable house with 450sqm, 1 terrace with 70 sqm and a courtyard with 65 sqm.
The house has one living room with a fire place, with tv, dvd and sound system, one dining room also with a fire place and with 12 chairs.
The kitchen is equipped with all modern appliances: grill, 4 ring stove, refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine.
There is also a laundry room with 2 washing machines and a clothes dryer.
The house has 6 rooms all with a private bathroom, 1 double bedroom with private bathroom, 4 twin bedrooms all with private bathrooms and 1 single bedroom where we can have 1 more bed, also with private bathroom , accommodates 11
All the bedrooms are in suite and are furnished in typical Portuguese style.
All the rooms have a nice view over the surrounding landscape.
If necessary, a cod can be provided.
There’ s also a games room with a ping pong table.
Outside there are gardens with fruit trees and lawn and a large swimming pool (14 x 8 m) with a terrace area with deck chairs, overlooking the river.
The view from the pool area and from the main terrace is magnificent and makes this place very special.
It’ s a place of tranquility, surrounded by a pristine natural environment, ideal to enjoy treks, biking or canoeing, in the river nearby.
Further details for this vacation house in Douro, Portugal
Embrace the culture, the natural beauty of the magnificent panoramic views, and explore the rich historic heritage.
It’a a place of tranquility , surrounded by a pristine natural environment, ideal for treks or biking .
We propose a challenge: a pathway according to what s described in the book «The City and the Mountain» of the Portuguese writer Eça de Queiroz.Beginning at Tormes station (Aregos) it goes up the hill (2.68 km) You can then visit the Eça de Queiros foundation home.
The valley where this house is located is covered by houses ,vines, rural fields, fragments of tasmanien blue gum plantations, pines and trees mosaics.
Quinta de Tormes, Baião
4640-424 Santa Cruz do Douro
t.254 882 120 www.feq.pt
Going back to the EN-108 you can visit the «Casa do Lavrador», Farmer´s house, rural and ethnographic museum, where you can see folk history. You can also enjoy a traditional meal.
Casa do lavrador
Sports & Adventure activities:
The «Douro à vela» provides sailing trips in the Douro river, from Régua until Caldas de Arêgos.
Arêgos (departure place).
Pena aventura park
Park of playful activities and adventure sports in Ribeira de Pena, at Vila Real, for all of those who enjoy outdoor activities.
Adventure walking,canoeing,Paintball,Fantasticable,Night flight,Canyoning,Rafting,Escalada,Rapel,Slide,Segway
Caldas de Arêgos
Nautic club from Caldas de Arêgos
You can take a small ferry to caldas de Arêgos.
Swim by the riverside
Swim at the Cabrum riverside, an affluent of the Douro river.
Golf course in Amarante, 18 holes overlooking the mountains of Marão and Aboboreira.
Region surrounded by the mountains of Marão,Alvão and Aboboreira which offer magnificent panoramic views and clean air.
The trampled agriculture, typical from the Douro valley, dominates the landscape, with Mediterranean species like cork oak, olive, orange and vines trees.
Monastery of Ancede (XVI th century)
Amarante city, from aristocratic memory to modern life and culture : historic monuments and museums : Amadeo Souza-Cardoso museum,works from Amadeo Souza-Cardoso and a collection of modern art and contemporary paintings.
Penafiel , Museum of the municipality (medieval art )
Casa de Mateus (XVIII th century, Baroque style)