The English House , whose reference is already in military charts since the beginning of the eighteenth century, is located in the place of the Bouça Velha in Mentrestido village in the heart of Alto Minho, the province of large forests and eternal green . Built in stone, maintaining all the popular architectural characteristics of the region, was restored, expanded and adapted in 1995. The rural property is protected by an old Portuguese Carvalhas forest, with oaks and Mimosas surrounding a lawn of 2500 m2, in the center of which is a large swimming pool with a barbecue. A rustic garden, with own plants and shrubs of the region, divided by stone walls and Old English cobblestone paths, overlies the pitch, giving the whole an attractive landscape panorama of great serenity.
The English House has an old "cottage" in the woods, restored and adapted according to a well accomplished symbiosis between ancient and modern rural architecture. It consists of a living room with a fireplace, separate kitchen, two bedrooms anda full bathroom.
A small outbuilding, independent, consisting of a bedroom, hall and full bathroom is also available.
The property is less than 1 km from the beautiful Rio Coura, lavish weirs and watermills, is located 23 km from the beautiful and ancient Pone de Lima Village, famous for its manor houses, its golf course (18 holes), its river beaches, gastronomy, wine and a medieval bridge over the river Lima. 12 km farway is Paredes de Coura, an ancient town with music festivals, river beach, sports facilities and beautiful landscapes. The Atlantic Coast is 12 km by forest roads or motorway (A3), full of old settlements, some of them fortified, as Caminha and Vila Nova de Cerveira, and extensive beaches of white sand. The town of Valencia and Spain - Tuy - can be reached in 12 km, by motorway (A3), which crosses the border by ferry boat departing from Vila Nova de Cerveira.
Composition: kitchen, 2x bedroom, 2x bathroom
Amenities: bed linen & towels, terrace, heating, swimming pool, free cable internet, free cot on request, smoking allowed, armchair, cooker, Cookware & Kitchen Utensils, Dishwasher, double sofa, Fireplace, fridge / freezer, microwave, oven, table and chairs, toaster, TV.
Refundable Security Deposit to be paid upon arrival: Flat amount per stay (100EUR per stay):
Additional fees to be charged upon arrival
Refundable Security Deposit: 100€
After you successfully submit your reservation request, you will receive an e-mail response from the home owner or property manager, within the next 24 hours. At this point, the full details of your confirmed reservation including the address of the property and the contact details of your local host will be shared with you through e-mail.
We hope you have a pleasant stay!