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A home away from home in Porto!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,420 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms (1 en suite) + 2 bathrooms + large living room + full kitchen + garage + Transport routes at the door

Charming and comfortable apartment with true feel of the city and history!

Central location enjoys with immediate access to all major transportation routes.

One step of the celebrated cellars of port and the historic center of Porto and Gaia.

It provides nice views over the River Douro.

Distances of interest:

- Metro (station General Torres) and bus (at the door)

- Train Station (General Torres - 150 meters walk)

- Pharmacy, Supermarket, Restaurants, Cafes, Pizzeria, Laundry (at the door)

- Bridge D Luis I, Monastery of Serra do Pilar and Hill Garden (350 meters walk)

- Cable car (400 meters walk)

- Ribeira de Gaia and Port Wine Cellars (750 meters walk)

- Ribeira do Porto (800 meters walk)

- Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (45 minutes by Metro)

- Low Port (5 minutes by Metro)

- Dragon Stadium (15 minutes by Metro)

- Francelos Beach and Miramar (10 and 12 minutes Train)

Feel good!

Stay well!

More Details

Owner
Miguel Carvalho
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia in Porto

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Floor Area:
  • 1420 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Bath with Shower , Bidet
    - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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A home away from home in Porto!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

A fantastic stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We (family of two adults and three children) recently stayed at this apartment for @ 17 days. In a nutshell - we really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend and return!

From the start, communication with the owners was easy and stress-free; they are very responsive! Upon arrival, we called the owners from the airport and someone was there to greet us at the apartment within 10 minutes of our arrival - not a long wait at all. We got a nice tour of the fifth-floor apartment (there is an elevator in the building), with three bedrooms and two full baths, including a bathtub. There is a nicely furnished kitchen with a laundry room off to the side (full-size washing machine). The bedrooms were of decent size, with one bedroom having its own en suite bathroom. The owners even set up a cot / playpen for our three-year-old to sleep in - very thoughtful and much appreciated! There is also a large living room with dining area, and nice entryway / foyer.

Everything is provided for in the apartment, including linens and towels. The kitchen is very nicely stocked, and includes a dishwasher. We found pods for the coffee machine, along with a few rolls of toilet paper and a roll of paper towels, but you may want to purchase some on your own, depending on how long you are staying. We just left what we didn't use for the next tenants.

The location is very, very convenient - we took several walks down the street and across the bridge into Porto; took just 15 to walk to Porto. Highly recommend for early morning risers. My husband's family is from Gaia so we went to their homes quite often, and the location was ideal to go to other parts of Gaia, Porto, or the beaches. There is a small coffee shop at the entrance to the building, and many others within a 10-minute walk, along with a Pingo Doce (grocery store) that is also a 10-minute walk away. There is garage parking provided; if you are from the US , the tight fit in this garage with its many columns, especially manuveuring in / out of it, may scare you!

Security is very good in the building and all other tenants are extremely quiet; we rarely saw anyone coming / going. We did not hear noises from other units, except for one night when the baby upstairs was sick and screaming a lot. But that was it.

All in all, we had a great stay and really appreciate the comfort and amenities provided! This was a wonderful "home away from home" for us. Hope to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tudo de bom!!

  • 5 of 5

Melhor escolha que fizemos!!

Desde o primeiro contato, Rosiris foi muito atenciosa e gentil.

Nos indicou vários passeios e como usarmos o melhor transporte .

Sua casa estava limpa e bem arrumada, com tudo o que precisávamos para a nossa estadia.

Definitivamente nossa melhor estadia !!

Recomendamos a quem for a Porto.

Obrigada mais uma vez Rosiris e Miguel,

Um abraço Rogeria/ Valnei e família

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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5

SEM PALAVRAS, realmente uma casa longe de casa...

  • 5 of 5

Sou de Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais-Brasil. Fui fazer uma trabalho de investigação na Universidade do Porto e como se tratava de um período maior, procurei por uma hospedagem que oferecesse o maior conforto possível e que recebesse hóspedes a longo prazo.

Eu e minha família tivemos o privilégio de morarmos por quatro meses e uma semana neste apartamento FANTÁSTICO. Realmente nos sentimos em casa... Os proprietários desprenderam todos os cuidados possíveis para que a nossa estada fosse, realmente, inesquecível!!!

O apartamento é super bem localizado, aconchegante, espaçoso, funcional e dispõe de tudo que uma família necessita. Não nos faltou, absolutamente, nada!

Recomendo este imóvel a todos os viajantes q

O apartamento

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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5

Fabuloso

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento amplio,limpio con todo lo necesario para pasar unos días de descanso y con la libertad de hacer tu vida como en tu propia casa,sin estar pendientes de horarios de desayunos y comidas como en un hotel.

La estancia superagradable.

Los propietarios encantadores,amables y entrañables.Como para volver a repetir la experiencia.

Besos para Miguel y Rosiris desde Asturias, por ser tan buena gente.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Comportamiento genera comportamiento. Nos quedamos encantados con nuestros huéspedes M ª del Carmen y su familia, personas muy correctas. Su cordialidad, la sencillez, la educación y los valores nos cautivó desde el principio. Usted cuidó dela casa como si fuera suya. Es muy bueno tenerlo todo cerca, porque se las arreglaron para visitar todo lo que querían. Fue muy agradable conocerlos. Espero verlos a todos muy pronto. Hasta siempre! Miguel y Rosiris
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Francisco Sá Carneiro
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Ribeira de Gaia
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Rotas Rio Douro
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golfe da Quinta do Fojo - Canidelo
Nearest Train
150 Metres
Estação General Torres
Nearest Motorway
250 Metres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Cantinho do Cabrito
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Lavadores
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vila Nova de Gaia, North Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£356
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£114
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
£2,226
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Limpeza extra £26.39
Refundable Damage Deposit £219.92

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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