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Sleeps 10 - Child Protected Pool - Great Facilities - Near Barcelos

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 4,843 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Family Holiday Villa near Barcelos

Quinta da Agrela is a substantial family home only 15 minutes drive from the well known and loved town of Barcelos in the North of Portugal.

The private gardens extend to 10800m2 - over 2 acres - and a total living area of 450m2

Although situated in the countryside there is plenty to do at your holiday home.

1. Fabulous Large Swimming Pool of 15m x 8m!

2. Table Tennis

3. Table Football

4. Outdoor Tennis Court

5. Five a side football court

6. Volleyball court and nets

7. Badminton court

8. Outdoor BBQ and Grill

9. Outdoor dining area

Plenty to keep you, your family and friends occupied!

Nearby we can show you a couple of excellent restaurants to eat locally and of course in Barcelos itself you're spoilt with the open air markets, cafes, restaurants and historical buildings

However in addition to that the Atlantic Coast with its stunning clean beaches is only a 25 minute trip by car using the excellent A11 dual carriageway, making day trips to the beaches really easy!

The fabulous cities of Braga and Viana do Castelo are also a short drive away - within 30 minutes.

So there's definitely something for everyone. The nice thing about this holiday experience is that we look after you - as much or as little as you need or want.

The House

All the rooms are of good proportions.

The lounge and dining room are very comfortable and have ample seating for all of you and your guests.

There is Multi Channel Satellite TV and wifi provided.

There are 5 good sized bedrooms and all of them are ensuite.

The kitchen, pantry and utility are fully equipped

The outdoor gardens are expansive and well tended

Why not drop us a line and we would be delighted to answer any questions you might have

More Details

Property Manager
Fatima and Fernando
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Monte in Barcelos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4843 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

4.5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

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Sleeps 10 - Child Protected Pool - Great Facilities - Near Barcelos
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
5

Fabulous Holiday - Super House & Super Hosts

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous house about 12 minutes from Barcelos - was a little tricky to find at first but Fernando and Gustavo were excellent at guiding us.

We flew into Porto and then after our stay we went to Galicia in Spain and flew from Vigo.

Porto was about 40 minutes by car and I reckon Vigo would take you about 1hr and 10 - but it might be worth it as the flights can be very cheap to there.

The house is very big and spacious/comfortable but the outside space was the major highlight for us - great pool (fenced off to protect kids) a multi-purpose court (5 a side football - tennis etc) and a hall with a badminton net. Gustavo supplied rackets and balls

The setting is also very nice and although we worried about seeing a railway track on the map when we booked - it was plenty far away not t interfere with our stay.

I noticed a comment on another review about the over being 'dangerous' - my brother-in-law did a lot of cooking and there was nothing wrong with the oven.

Barcelos was a delightful town and with Gustavo's help we ate at a few excellent restaurants - we did a couple of day trips but only a couple as the setting was so lovely at the house we couldn't be bothered to move! Ponte de Lima and Braga were not far away (30 minutes max) and very nice. Half an hour in the car and we visited the wonderful beaches near and around Esposende and we ate great fish at 'A Cabana'

Great stay and highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Very nice large holiday home - exactly as described - lots for us to do, super swimming pool and other games facilities.

You will need a car, but for us that was not a problem. Everything is actually closer than we expected, shops and nice restaurant was only 5 minute away, Barcelos was only about 10 minutes - Barcelos is so nice - great open spaces and nice open air market every week

We explored a little while we were there, Braga was only 20 minutes away and is a superb city. We also did a day trip to Porto, again another superb city.

We love Portugal and normally go to the algarve but we were recommended to fly to the north in Porto and we are so pleased we did. I would say the major selling points were; less crowded, friendlier, cheaper, better value for money and wonderful and green scenery all around.

What made our stay even better was the excellent help and advice we received from fernando and also Gustavo.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Superb Large Holiday Home - Great Holidau

  • 5 of 5

Super super - large home - very private - great facilities - the children loved the pool, the football and the other games

You need a car but it's worth it!

Great restaurants and the town of Barcelos (12 minutes by car) is really cute!

We even went to the beach a few times which was really easy and takes about 30 minutes

We would definitely consider returning - the owners were very very helpful throughout our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, bad experience

  • 3 of 5

We booked the house on July 11th from July 17th to July 27th (10 days). The house is very large, appropriate for a big family like mine (we are 7). It has a nice dining room and a big pool. We were a little concerned about the gas oven, which could be dangerous. Unfortunately, we didn't get to enjoy our vacation because my mother broke her hip and we had to go back home, so we only ended up staying 3 days in the house. We asked if some partial refund was possible and we are still waiting for an answer. ☹️☹️

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sir There is NOTHING wrong with the oven and NONE of our many many guests have had ANY problem with the oven - we use many other websites for our bookings and the reviews are ALL 5* or 4*...NO DANGEROUS OVEN MESSAGES! You also need to be careful when you try to justify cancelling your stay in the middle of your vacation. Your story about your 'mother' was very different when you left and your were offered a letter for your insurance company to recover your losses. However as we BOTH know you need to provide proof of your mother's condition to the insurance company - which 'strangely' was not available to support an insurance claim - so now you seek to act your 'revenge' by writing this review - I'm not sure if you have heard of 'Karma' but you have plenty of it on your way! However I'm sure the intelligent people reading this will have seen the other reviews and will see that actually you liked the house and they will also find it strange that this 'DANGEROUS' oven has 'mysteriously' NOT been reported in ANY reviews either immediately before your stay OR immediately after your stay. I'm also sure the intelligent people reading this review will decide for themselves whether your review and the fact you didn't get any refund is all JUST a coincidence......or not! :-) We hope your 'mother' is better because you haven't received any refund
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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning Fee £65.88
Damage Deposit £439.22

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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