Licensed tourism: VT-CO-75
Casa dos Ballotes I is a fishermen´s house built in the 17th century. The name Os Ballotes refers to the nickname by which the owner´s family have been known from immemorial times and also to the dish called 'Os bolos do pote', which is served together with the traditional Galician stew.
The antique furniture, the combination of stone and wood and the intercommunicated spacious rooms make of Os Ballotes I a unique and charming place to stay. It is located in a quiet rural area in the village of Rianxiño, a 5 minute walk from the woods, 10 minutes from the town centre of Rianxo, the promenade and the beach and it´s 300 m from Casa dos Ballotes II, the other house we rent.
The house has 5 double bedrooms, one of which occupies the old kitchen with a traditional fire-place. 4 of the 5 bedrooms have one King size bed and 1 bedroom has two individual beds. There are 3 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining-room, reading room, a living room with a fire-place, a large rustic dining room (60m) with a traditional fire-place, a stone oven, a grill and a playroom .
1 supplementary beds
Cot and high chair
Towels, linen, blankets and duvets provided
Vitro-ceramic cooker, oven, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, coffee maker, mixer, squeezer..
Iron, hair-dryer, toiletries (gel, soap, shampoo..)
Fireplace, tv, dvd player, music, magazines and books, board games, children games
Play room (billiards, table football, darts, children corner, ...)
Indoor barbecue, heating
Garden and deck furniture (chairs and reclining chairs, table, sofas..)
Pets allowed (check with owner)
Tourist information in several languages
On the property there is a traditional granary (hórreo), an old washing pond and a 1500 m garden with a spectacular view of the Ria de Arousa and Barbanza mountain range, fruit and ornamental trees , a vineyard and an old inscription on a rock (petroglyph ) . In this garden , bordered with hydrangeas, you will be able to enjoy the scent of lavender , rosemary, mallow or lemon grass, and watch the impressive spectacle of the sun setting behind the Barbanza mountains..
It is located in a quiet rural area, in Rianxiño to 5 min walking of the mountain, to 10 min walk of the urban center of Rianxo, small fishing village, of the promenade and of the beach and to 300 meters of Casa dos ballotes II , the other house we rent.
You can see more information about the house or the area in: www.casadosballotes.com