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Traditional stone house with pool in central Portugal

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Traditional house with all necessary comfort for 6 persons

The house is built on a rocky slope of a valley. The property has an area of 11,200 m². Downstairs is a small river which is also the boundary of the domain. From the terrace you look out over the valley with a few meadows and fields.

The house is a traditional Portuguese house, completely renovated in 2004 with all comforts. It had thick stone walls, the house is cool in summer and warm in winter.

Besides the hall there is a spacious bathroom and two bedrooms. One room has a double bed, the other has two bunk beds.

There is a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, gas hob, microwave oven, dishwasher, washer and dryer. In the living there is a lounge, dining table, TV and music system. In the winter months you can burn some wood in the stove. From the living room you have direct access to a spacious terrace.

Downstairs there is an old water tank converted into a swimming pool.

More Details

Frederik WIllems
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2017


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Nearest Airport
175 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
175 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
75 Kilometres
Nearest Train
34 Kilometres
Santa Comba Dão
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
65 Kilometres
Torre (Serra da Estrela)
Nearest Beach
107 Kilometres
Figueira Da Foz
Car: necessary

Coja is in the interior of Portugal, the nearest big city is the old university town Coimbra (65km). The Atlantic coast with his beautiful beaches and charming resorts are located on a small 100 km. The cottage is situated at the foot of two mountain ranges: Serra do Açor and Serra da Estrela. These are natural areas with many forests, rivers and the highest peaks of Portugal.

In Cerdeira (2km) there is a shop and a local cafe, where you can drink for only 75 cents a nice beer on the terrace. In Coja (5km) you will find cafes, restaurants, petrol station, bakery, shops, post office. The river Alva past the village of Coja and there is a very nice river beach.

In the region there are many opportunities for walking, cycling or touring by car or motorbike. The waterfalls and nature of Fraga da Pena (7 km) is highly recommended. Also, several traditional villages and towns are worth visiting. The coast and the cities of Porto and Coimbra are accessible for a day trip.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Linen £ 1 per person per night
Refundable Damage Deposit £87
Cleaning £61
WIFI £13

Gas and electricity are included from 15/04 till 15/10
From 16/10 till 14/04 you pay what you have used.

In July and August we only rent weekly from Saturday till Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Vila Cova de Alva in Coimbra Region

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have a beautiful wooden floor and ceiling with wooden beams. They have a double glass door that opens to a large wooden balcony. The bedroom with 2 double beds are bunk beds who can be put together or used separated.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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