Uma Casa PortuguesaTM at Ferraria de São João, located in the heart of the most occidental Schist Village of Portugal, is a country house with traditional stone walls and contemporary architecture features.
The house has its own DNA, colours, and textures, breathing and tasting Portugal. Fully equipped with 3 suites this is the perfect place to experience the best of Portugal with friends or family. Hosts up to 6 people (+2 in extra bed), has swimming pool and a magnificent view to the country side.
Inside the house you’ll find the living/dining room, kitchen, common bathroom and 3 suites.
Outside you can use the garden with a swimming pool, several fruit trees (figs, sloes, cherries, almonds, lemons, apples, pears, plums and persimmon) and the garden with herbs.
Unveil the Center of Portugal while enjoying the vast natural and historic heritage of the country. Meet the modern side of our country, a land with unique traditions.
* Neighborhood information:
Ferraria de São João is one of the Schist Villages. Located in Penela council, the village lays between the Schist and the Sicó territory. There are several local activities available, such as learning how to make bread, to cultivate or to take care of goats and chicken. Besides rural activities, you can walk or cycle, choosing one of the existing trails (more information available at Schist Villages or Villa Sicó).
The surrounding territory includes magnificent heritage site:
. Mondego's Castles and Walls: Coimbra, Lousã, Germanelo, Miranda do Corvo, Montemor-o-Velho, Penela, Pombal, Soure and Buarcos Fort
. Roman ruins: Alcabideque Castellum, Santiago da Guarda, Conímbriga, Rominha (Alvaiázere) and Rabaçal
. Natural Heritage: the Sicó abyss, grottos, algares, cascades, caves, river beaches and ridges (Espinhal, Lousã and Sicó)
The proximity to touristic sites such as Coimbra University (49km) or Convent of Christ in Tomar (53km) make it very hard to choose what to do.
* Check in: after 17:00h
* Check out: from 0:00h to 12:00h
* Age restrictions: Only older than 18 or younger accompanied by
* Not accepted: Parties,Pets > 5kg
* Security deposit: Not required-It is not required to leave a security deposit.
* Extra cost already included:
Cleaning included in the price