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Casa de Xisto fabulous views, peace and quiet, 3 bedrooms, splash pool 3.5m diam

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Charming stone built 3 bedroom cottage with fabulous views of valley and hills

Casa de Xisto is a stone cottage in the quiet little village of Bocado approx. 7kms from Arganil. The house is in a quiet location with fantastic views over the valley to the mountains beyond. There are 3 bedrooms which sleep 6 people and a sofa bed in the living room for a 7th, a shower room has shower, wash basin wc and bidet. The kitchen is well equipped with a gas oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle is also a washing machine. The living room retains the natural stone walls and has a wood burner for the winter months. Portuguese satellite TV has some foreign channels and there is free wifi internet access. Outside the garden has a BBQ, dining furniture and sun beds where you can soak up the sun while enjoying the specatacular view.

An above ground splash pool on the sun terrace is available for use from the 1st June to the 31st October.

Arganil is the nearest town where you can find supermarkets, cafes, restaurantes, butcher, baker, bank, chemist etc. There are open air events on a Saturday night during August and a market every Thursday morning.

The nearest river beach is at Folques approx. 2kms where there is also BBQ facilities for a picnic and there are lots more river beaches to be discovered in the area.

Coimbra was once the capital city of Portugal and is built on an ancient Roman site and well worth a visit! It is approx. 45kms from Coja and you can visit the Se Cathedral, Portugal dos Pequeninos ( replica small houses from acrosss the Portuguese continent ), or just wander the narrow cobbled streets stopping for a coffee to watch the street entertainment.

Palace of Bucaco (pronounced Busaco) is a National Heritage site and a 5 star Hotel which is surrounded by ancient botanical gardens that are open to the public where you can picnic in the shade of the mighty trees or hike to the High Cross where Wellington fought his battle. There is also a Wellingon monument and a small military museum.

More Details
Registration Number : 34856/AL

Jane Gill
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Arganil around the Municipality of Arganil

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • A sofa bed is in the living rom for a 7th person A baby travel cot can be provided on request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • ski
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
180 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
55 Kilometres
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
55 Kilometres
Serra de Estrela
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
River beach at Folques
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Arganil,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
4 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
14 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £2 per night, per additional guest
Chritmas/New Year
17 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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