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Perfect view to relax

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Campos de Baixo

This house offers an astonishing view over the Douro river that no photograph can really give justice to, and is located 100m from the river in a green valley almost untouched by man. The city of Oporto and the airport are approximately 50km (approx. 1 hour away) by road.

Sunshine and good weather are the norm all year around. From April, it's warm enough to enjoy the view whilst sitting outside by the private pool or on the terrace. Until late in the evening the temperature outside is always pleasant and the surroundings are very peaceful. The quiet is only broken by the boats navigating on the river, birds flying by in the sky, or the splash as you take a refreshing swim in the pool or by the clink of your glass of wine!

The house was rebuilt in 2010, the original building having been preserved since 1866. The 80cm thick granite walls are typical of the region and maintain a cool, fresh temperature inside the house. Modern glass, steel and wood have been combined with the existing older materials, creating a comfortable and inviting interior atmosphere.

The house comprises a total area of 224m², with 3 bedrooms, a full kitchen, a large living room, bathroom, a toilet and finally a studio. The exterior consists of an area of over 1200m²; with the typical terraces of Douro and several trees. There is also a private pool surrounded by the deck, complete with sun loungers for an afternoon nap, or you could just sit on the steps of the pool in the cool water and gaze over the amazing view.

The general location of the house is close to the motorways, and you wil

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Patricia Vila Verde
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Perfect view to relax
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
5

An amazing property

  • 5 of 5

If I could give 10 stars I would

We have had a most fantastic holiday, meeting up with some Australian friends to share this property.

The location is outstanding with what we think is one of the best views of the Douro. The property is spacious and simply beautiful. We did a lot of driving around and to come home to splash in the pool and to eat and relax in such surroundings was a dream ending to every day....and a perfect start to the next.

Patricia is lovely and made us feel at home straight away and if you're lucky she may leave you with some wine and olive oil made by her family business.

We couldn't have wished for a better holiday.

Thanks

Tip of the day

You can turn your car around easily at the bottom of the lane rather than do multiple hill top three point turns.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David, Thank you for your kind words. You will be very welcome any time. Any tips you need about Portugal I will be glad to help. Regards, Patricia
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Vacances réussies !!!

  • 4 of 5

Très agréable séjour passé dans cette villa située dans un cadre de verdure magnifique.

Nous y avons trouvé le calme et le repos que nous étions venus cherché.

Région pleine d’authenticité tant par les paysages que par la population.

La villa possède de très beaux et vastes espaces de vie et nous avons été très chaleureusement accueilli par ses propriétaires.

Idéal pour des vacances en famille.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay !

  • 4 of 5

We spent 10 days in July 2016 and it was really a peaceful and unforgettable stay. Thanks to Patricia and Portuguese people, we felt immediately at home and enjoyed everything (tourism, pool, wine and olive oil !). Hope to come back to visit and meet Portugal soon !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Nice location with beautiful view on the river. Nice swimming pool with comfortable lounge chairs and again a wonderful view.

All you need to have a perfect holiday is available in the house. The house as such is great with a lot of space.

The owner is very helpful & friendly and she provides you with all required information

Small shops & bakery are available at a very acceptable distance.

I would absolutely recommend this house to family & friends

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Semaine parfaite!

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une très belle semaine dans la magnifique demeure de Patricia. La maison est spacieuse, bien équipé. Et que dire du jardin et de la piscine, essentielle quand on se retrouve dans le Duoro en plein été! Et Patricia est une hôtesse très intentionnée.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Idéal pour le Nord du Portugal !

  • 4 of 5

Patricia et Luis accueillent leurs hôtes avec grande cordialité et sont très disponibles pour tout renseignement, recommandation de restaurants ou intervention, à la réservation comme "sur site". Ils ont réussi à rénover harmonieusement une maison ancienne nichée (mais facilement accessible grâce aux coordonnées fournies par Patricia !) en surplomb du Douro. Très propre et bien équipée, il est agréable d'y séjourner et prendre, entre autres, le petit déjeuner sur la terrasse en écoutant les chants des oiseaux et admirant le ballet des bateaux ! Point de départ idéal pour visiter tout le Nord du Portugal et ses merveilles (pour celles-ci, voir votre guide préféré !) en empruntant de très petites routes pittoresques, hors des voies touristiques ! Un séjour parfait ! Allez-y !

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The proximity to the major roads makes it easy to explore the north of Portugal, and usually, once you are in the interior, good weather is very likely.

In the west, the magnificent city of Oporto, famous for its Port wine, is approximately 1 hour away. In the east begins the Douro vineyard area where you can discover some famous wine producing farms such as Quinta do Vallado or Quinta de Nossa Senhora do Carmo Carmo. Other attractions about an hour distant are: the religious city of Braga, the world heritage city of Guimarães, the historical city of Vila Real with the gorgeous Casa de Mateus, the natural Park of Alvão or the city of Lamego. A bit further afield is the city of Aveiro, Viana do Castelo, the pre historic engraving Foz Coa Museum and the Pinhão landscape.

As well as all this there are the regional fairs and festivals: Fair of Traditional Sausages in May, Cherry in June, Kid in July, and don't forget... the Harvest in September.

Or, you could book a boat and sail off to find the many secrets of the Douro river, a magnificent journey that the big tourist boats can't experience. Then discover the sandy beaches or have fun with some water sports. The house that literally offers you the holiday of your dreams!

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Campos de Baixo, Porto area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Feriados Dez
1 Dec 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£378
for 3 nights
From
£126
 
 
Natal, Ano Novo
19 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£454
for 2 nights
From
£227
 
 
Jan - Fev
9 Jan 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£252
for 3 nights
From
£84
£441
 
 
Carnaval
24 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£454
for 3 nights
From
£151
 
 
Mar
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£404
for 4 nights
From
£101
£505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Páscoa
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£589
for 5 nights
From
£118
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Mai
1 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£404
for 4 nights
From
£101
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Jun
20 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£589
for 5 nights
From
£118
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Jul - Ago
8 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,051
for 5 nights
From
£210
 
 
Set
11 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£505
for 5 nights
From
£101
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Out
30 Sep 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£471
for 4 nights
From
£118
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Nov
6 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£252
for 3 nights
From
£84
£441
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£572
for 4 nights
From
£143
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 6.0%

Preços dependentes do número de pessoas. sinal/entrada ao reservar. Entrega das chaves pelo proprietário. Proprietário ausente durante a estadia

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Campos de Baixo in North Portugal

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
Kitchen:
  • American Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Parasol
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Hydrotherapy
  • sight seeing
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • tennis

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