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Cete: house / villa - Cête

Bedrooms 3
Space 160 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

In this home you’ll find everything you need to spend excellent holidays.

The house is placed in the middle of “Quinta do Pizão”, is surrounded by a magnificent vineyard and has a fine view over the green fields of the farm.

This house wich dates back to the 17th century was totally rebuild and is now well equipped to spend your hollidays.

Afonso Pacheco
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Irivo in Municipality of Penafiel

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Parasol
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Cete: house / villa - Cête
average rating of 4.6944447 based on 36 reviews


  • 5 of 5

How to summerize our 3 weeks stay in Casa do Talhinho ? We are talking regulerly about it and cherish our many memories: it was Paradise !

The gate of "Quinta do Pizao" is the gate to that Paradise; a stone path leads down through a small bush and surprise: there is the Talhinho House with swimmingpole, surrounded by vinyeards ! You take a seat, enjoy the silence, you see lizards in the sun, sometimes a couple of squirrels come down - the atmosphere is so quiet, so special for city-people. The silence only broken by the gentle train to Porto and return - the connection with the great world.

Mr. Alfonso and his lady are real hosts, friendly, ready to help you when you need it. They respect your privacy. The first day of our arrival we found the necessary things in the freezer, the bottle of wine... we had not to look in a hurry for a foodshop. Excellent hosts they are and we say that gratefully.

Inside the house you find all things you need in the kitchen; bathrooms and sleepingrooms are comfortable. All is very clean.

After one week our two daughters, our son-in-law and our grandson arrived. We had superior holidays together. Every day we enjoyed the meals outside. The evenings were so peaceful. We all arrived stressed, but returned home relaxed.

The village is charming. Gentle people. We went to the baker who made good small breads. We spent happy hours at the café on the small square.

We made several trips to Porto by the modern train. When you drive a car you are soon on the highway and to some beautiful cities in the region. Along the Duro River is surprisingly beautiful.

Not one minor point in our memories. Casa do Talhinho, it remains in our mind as a lovely song. As we said already: it was Paradise.


  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your remarkable appreciation. It's grateful for us to be sure that we can create the conditions to make our guests happy remaining like a "lovely song" in their minds. I wish you good success with your new land snails book and an happy life for all in your family.
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  • 5 of 5

Casa do Talhinho is a charming old farm house with a lot of space. The house is perfectly renovated, tastefully decorated and comfortable, inside and outside is clean and tidy. The garden that surrounds it, is a great place for a relaxing stay, peace and quiet, with perfectly clean swimming pool.

Well equipped kitchen, washing machine, living room with big fireplace, very nice bedrooms with comfortable beds, garden furniture, grill, private parking place very close the house – we found everything what we needed.

The owners have thought of everything that customers may need. They were very hospitable, friendly and helpful for everything, but discreet and respectful of our privacy. When we arrived they showed us throught their lovely well-equipped house.

The location is perfect for trips to Porto and northern Portugal. Near the motorway and the railway station (comfortable transport to Porto).

A very beautiful and peaceful place for holidays. It's a very good option to stay for a family or a group, with or without children.

We spent here a marvelous week in September 2013.

We enjoyed our stay and recommend this property to others!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour très agréable dans le domaine. Les propriétaires sont charmants, disponibles pour toute aide et information. Nous recevons quelques provisions en guise d'accueil. Le domaine à lui tout seul est magnifique: vignes, citronniers, eucalyptus, lauriers, fleurs diverses en font une merveille. La piscine et la maison sont très confortables et très bien entretenus. Il y a un supermarché à 5 minutes (Intermarché). Nous sommes à 30 minutes de Porto, où nous sommes allés plusieurs fois: c'est une ville très colorée. Nous avons visité 2 caves : celles de Taylor's et de Graham's. La vallée du Douro est à voir également ainsi que Coimbra, Guimares, Braga etc...

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions vôtres aimables mots qui nous confirment de vous avoir creé des bonnes conditions pour vôtres séjours de vacances. Nôtres salutations et amitié pour les parents, ses filles et fils.
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Accueil chaleureux du propriétaire, belle maison,

  • 5 of 5

Propriétaire très accueillant, parle un excellent français, donne des conseils judicieux sur les restos, les visites à faire dans la région.

Nous étions deux couples et avons apprécié le confort et la propreté de la maison. Le domaine est magnifique.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je suis heureux de vous savoir bien retournés au Canada. Merci pour votre appréciation et de nous faire savoir que nous vous avons crées les conditions pour un bon séjour. C'était nôtre objectif. Mes salutations à vos amis et je vous attends pour une autre visite à Portugal
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa and pool in a beautiful location. Right in the heart of Portuguese rural life. Short walk to excellent railway service to Porto etc, inexpensive and easy to use.

The owner was very attentive and helpful. We will be going back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your testimony We are pleased to know that you have returned to UK with good memories of your stay with us. Your father, mother and friends have also said the same last year and again last June. We are very happy because that means that we have reached our aim. We will be waiting to see you all again.
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Maison agreable ideale pour une famille souhaitant decouvrir Porto et sa region

  • 4 of 5

Tres joli jardin, belle piscine. Le proprietaire nous a tres bien accueilli et nous a donné plein d'informations sur la region.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre visite. Nous sommes heureux de savoir qui vous avez bien apprecié votre séjour chez nous.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Irivo, North Portugal

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Piscine Fermée
20 Nov 2016 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Saison Économique
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Basse Saison
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Moyenne Saison
24 Jun 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Haute Saison
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Moyenne Saison
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Piscine Fermé
30 Sep 2017 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £304
Tax Rate 6.0%

supplément air conditionné selon la saison, caution demandée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation, remise des clés au place par le propriétaire

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres

take the motorway A4 direccion Porto-Amarante and take exit nº10 (Baltar/Parada).

Take the train Porto-Caíde till Cête railway station.

There are lots of interesting places to visit in Oporto. We sugest a visit to Oporto Wine Cellars, to the brand new Rem Koolhaas's Music House, and if you are a fan of the nightlife you can drink one of the greates Douro wines in the riversidae of Oporto.

You can go cruising in the beautiful Douro river and look in the most famous wine producing farms, or take a historic steam tranetrip on the riverside.

The green counties of Minho and all of Trás-os-Montes are 2 steps away. There you can find numerous splendorous landscapes.


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