Renovated farmhouse with 3 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms which sleeps max 8 people. Many old traditional features have been kept such as the natural stone walls, wood beamed ceilings, and arched windows whilst introducing modern amenities.
There is a large living room with sofas and chairs to seat up to 8 people including a sofa bed and wood burner for the winter evenings. Portuguese satellite TV (some foreign channels) and Wifi internet acess are included free of charge. There is also a dining table that extends to seat 8 people comfortably.
A well equipped kitchen has modern appliances including a 5 hob gas stove, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and fridge/ freezer.
The principal bedroom has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. There are doors opening on to a large private balcony with views across the fields to Arganil and the mountains beyond. The second bedroom has a double bed and the third bedroom has 2 single beds. There is also another seperate shower room with bidet.
The house is in a quiet village less than 2kms from the centre of Arganil where you can find supermarkets, bakers, butchers, restaurants, banks, Post Office, cafes etc.
The nearest river beach is at Sarzedo where there is a public outside pool as well as swimming in the river. This is open through the summer months. Another popular river beach is at Secarias, approx. 2kms from Alagoa, where there are canoes and pedal boats to hire in the summer.
The countryside is stunningly beautiful with winding rivers and valleys with small villages dotted along the hillsides. The Serra de Estrela is the highest mountain range in Portugal and a 1 hour drive from Arganil, there is skiing there in the winter.
The nearest city is Coimbra which is worth a visit to see the ancient cathedral and Roman ruins or just wander the narrow cobbled streets.
Casa de Alagoa is ideal accomodation for family and friends and a great location for exploring the surrounding area.