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Granite Lodge located in the heart of the Peneda Gerês National Park.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Vila Real District - Casa da Fontainho

Spectacular lodge overlooking the Peneda Geres National Park

Casa da Fontainho is our granite style home and is situated in the North of Portugal in the Minho region and is nestled in the Peneda/Gerêz National Park in the village of Cabril, a lovely isolated place, sat on the Rio Cabril and surrounded on all sides by majestic mountains. The lodge is at the end a quiet country lane and is surrounded by well farmed fields of maize, potatoes and other well tendered crops.

The village of Fontainho only consists of a few granite farmhouses. Nearby in the village of Cabril with its beautiful Salamonde reservoir (great for trout fishing) offers several places to eat, a mini-market, local church and a few cafés. A daily bread van will pass the Lodge and twice weekly the fruit & vegetable, fishmongers and grocers. The best drinking water can be obtained from our lodge as we have a mine in the hills above bringing fresh clear water to our lodge.

The lodge is decorated to a high standard, with a fully fitted modern kitchen with built in dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and hob, fridge freezer and washing machine and central isle with built in wine rack access to a the lower covered terrace with mountain views.

The spacious open plan lounge is tastefully furnished with a blu ray DVD player, 48 inch flat screen smart TV with 4 local channels. Dining table seating 8 and access to the lower covered terrace for dining al fresco.

The bedrooms have twin beds and bathrooms and are beautifully furnished the bedrooms on the 1st floor have access to the upper terrace and spectacular mountain views

The lodge is set within 3,000sq mtrs of farmland, it is not landscaped, just natural and wild.

There is outdoor parking for several cars

We provide for every arrival the following

1 small bottle of washing up liquid

2 Dishwasher tablets

2 washing machine capsules

2 rolls of toilet paper for every bathroom

1 black kitchen rubbish bin bag 50l

1 hand soap dispenser in every bathroom.

Once these supplies are finished you will be required to supply your own.

There is a Delta Q Espresso coffee maker. Please supply your own capsules.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016

About Manager

We are a Anglo Portuguese family,

Manager purchased this farmhouse in 2015

Why Manager chose North Portugal

Just the peace and tranquility found in this undiscovered area of the Peneda Geres National park, ideal for walking, sight-seeing or just chilling out.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The simple peace and tranquility this beautiful setting will make you want to return time and time again.

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Granite Lodge located in the heart of the Peneda Gerês National Park.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
United Kingdom
4

Beautiful mountain view, comfortable house

  • 4 of 5

The house is newly built, everything is fresh and very clean. While there was no garden space yet, the terrace and balcony were lovely to sit out on, very private and the views lovely. There is a small shop in Cabril and a couple of bars and Wi-fi. The small bakery/cafe is especially recommended, good cakes! There is a nice place to swim in the river in Cabril. Just be aware that although it's only about a mile from the house, the hill is very steep coming back! Lots of beautiful walks close by. We visited Braga which was a nice town, lots of shops and restaurants, and supermarkets. It's about an hour away.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you did enjoy it. :)
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4

Very quiet place, comfortable for 2-3 couples.a long way to get there.

  • 4 of 5

The house is very nice and got everything. Very quiet location and nice view from the porch.however hard drive to the village to get to restaurant or very small supermarket.was sometimes too hot- beginning of september- and not even fans to make it easier.but the owners are very willing to help and will conceder to put fans .

Unfortunately it was too hot to walk in the trails so we drove to the river for a swimm or saw things around.when its cooler surely walking in the nature is great.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Liora I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I am surprised its a hard drive to get to the Village of Cabril its a 10 minute downhill walk, the roads are good its just a little steep, which is normal for mountainous roads, fans are already purchased.
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5

Esta Casa é um Paraíso .

  • 5 of 5

Adorei a semana que passei . Um mundo diferente do nosso dia à dia , os locais lindos feitos a pé até cascatas . Local onde nos sentimos mais perto de nós . Sem Net o que leva ao convívio e não o isolamento de cada um no seu mundo virtual, até os vídeos proporcionaram a união familiar que tantas vezes já não damos valor. As cartas e jogos disponíveis proporcionam o mesmo .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Porto
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Braga
Car: necessary

A Walkers Paradise - The Peneda Geres National Park is fabulous for hiking or just leisurely walking, the scenery is breathtaking. Nearby in the City Braga you have the Religous Capital of Portugal with the Bom Jesus Cathedral and steps, The city of OPorto is fabulous for the Douro River tours and Port tastings, Guimaraes and Montalegre for Fortresses. The North is full of culture and beautiful buildings scenery - great cuisine and plenty more....

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Vila Real District, Terras de Bouro

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£400
 
 
Early Summer
28 May 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£450
 
 
High Season
16 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£500
for 5 nights
From
£100
£575
 
 
Late Summer
27 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
Autumn Half Term
17 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

These prices are based on 6 people sharing.

Price per extra person applies, please inquire for prices. ( Maximum occupancy is 6 people )

Flexible arrival day Occupancy at 16:00 pm and departure at 10:00 am

Manager'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.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Vila Real District, Portugal

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Guest WC adjacent to Lounge
  • There is abundance of hot water as we have solar panels , On arrival each the bathroom will have towels for the number of guests booked.and we provide 1 roll of toilet paper, and hand soap per bathroom There is 1 hair dryer available.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , En-suite shower room Road side views
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Spectacular mountain views & access to the covered terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Spectacular mountain views & access to the upper terrace
  • All the bedrooms are beautifully furnished boasting mountain and valley views all the bedrooms are en-suite with shower and wc
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Cleaning is provide for Arrival and departure only. Daily maid available upon request payable locally.

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