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Beautiful country house with large pool and garden, peaceful area

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Cercal do Alentejo - Monte d'Avó (Grandma's house)

5 bedroom and 5 bathroom house with terraces, pool and garden. sleeps 10

Monte d'Avó is a typical country house, situated in the coutryside just outside of Cercal, but near to the village centre and the most beautiful beaches of Portugal, such as the beaches of Porto Covo and Vila Nova de Milfontes, You will find peace and quietness, and the typical way of life here, the meaning of the word stress is not known here!

5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. Kitchen and lounge with TV.

Terrace and acces to pool, garden, sunbeds, hammocks and summer kitchen with grill.

The summer kitchen has a large barbecue area, nearby the pool! It has a very large charcoal barbecue, a breadoven, a hob and oven, a sink, a fridge, all the plates, cups etc and a large table for your daily lunches!

A few metres from the pool area, about 1,5m higher with a wunderfull view over the pool, you'll find a peaceful relaxing area with hammocks, under a 100 year old oaktree.

About 200m from the house there are horsestables, and you are welcome for a ride!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Member since: 2005
Speaks English, German, Portuguese, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2016
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About Meike

I'm Meike, I'm a Dutch girl living in Portugal since the year 2000.

I ride and train horses and teach others, adults and children, to ride.

Also I look after the property, clean the pool, maw the lawn and prepare the house to make sure you will very much enjoy your stay at ' Monte d'Avó !

Meike purchased this chateau / country house in 2006


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful country house with large pool and garden, peaceful area
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Exceptional place. If you want a peacefill holiday, this is the place to go! Bedrooms are spacious each with there own bathroom. Fully equiped kitchen (although we didn't cook). Flat screen TV (didn't watch tv either). The pool is nothing short of spectacular, with a table off to one side it lends itself to drinking a nice bottle of rosé;). Our host, Meike, is exceptionally friendly.

The property delivers what it promises, without a doubt. Very well maintained and very friendly personel.

Would certainly recommend this to friends or family.

A car is needed however, Cercal is a 2 min drive away and offers small coffee shops. Porto Covo and Vill Nova de Mil Fontes are about 20 mins away by car, and offer amazing restaurantes and wonderfull views:).

I would suggest the beach at Ilha do Pessegeiro for those wanting a little beach time.


-Wonderfull house with pool, perfect for relaxing or a romantic getaway.

-A car is a must if you want some beach time

-Bars and Nightlife in Villa Nova de Mil Fontes and Sines.

-Small supermarket nearby +-2 min drive

All in all a must for those looking for a little peace and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Quinta rural, rustica, bem tranquila

  • 4 of 5

Instalações de acordo com descrição. Bom espaços exteriores.

Uma nota muito positiva para a proprietária: por motivos de saúde de familiares tive que interromper as férias e foi nos feita uma atenção importante no preço da estadia.

Sugestões: falta ar condicionado no quarto.

Incluir um cabaz de pequeno almoço.

Ideal para umas férias tranquilas campo não muito longe da costa

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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Excelente semana

  • 5 of 5

Uma excelente semana de férias numa casa espaçosa, bem apetrechada e perto de tudo, praia e centro da vila do Cercal. A piscina e alpendre são óptimos para passar umas boas horas de convívio. A possibilidade de visitar e passear a cavalo é um "plus". A repetir, seguramente.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Estadia fenomenal!

  • 5 of 5

Todo o grupo (10 pessoas) adorou a estadia no Monte D'Avó!

Foi uma semana muito bem passada, numa casa muito gira, decorada com muito bom gosto e todas as facilidades que se pretendem, para uma casa de férias!

O espaço exterior é excelente e convidativo para um dia bem passado na piscina, ou para um fim de tarde, depois da praia! O sítio do monte é calmo e tranquilo, num ambiente campestre, e muito apelativo para um passeio a cavalo, ou mesmo aulas de equitação, com a Meike (a proprietária)!

O espaço da churrasqueira é muito bom!

A Meike, foi super atenciosa connosco, muito simpática e prestável, e deixou-nos totalmente avontade para aproveitarmos a casa, como se fosse nossa!

Vamos certamente repetir a estadia, este ano!

Obrigado Meike!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Idéal pour des vacances en famille

  • 5 of 5

Nous restés 3 semaines dans cette maison. C'est vraiment superbe pour des vacances avec la famille ! Magnifique endroit dans la campagne de l'Alentejo au calme, la maison est superbe grande et bien équipée, l'immense cuisine extérieure avec grand barbecue très pratique et les terrasses donnant sur la grande piscine ne donne pas envie de bouger de la maison. Toutes les commodités (village, commerces..) sont très proches et la plage est 10 km. Sans oublié le haras, nos enfants ont pu faire du cheval et Meike, la propriétaire qui est très sympa ! Idéal pour de belles vacances mémorables !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
165 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
65 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
27 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
Porto Covo
Car: necessary

Monte d'Avô is situated just outside the centre of Cercal de Alentejo, where you'll find everything you need, supermarket, banks, postoffice, restaurants and coffeebars with lovely terraces, kiosk for your newspaper and or tabaco, pharmacy, playpark for children and various shops.

Nearby at about 10km the famous Porto Covo, with its lovely beaches and nice centre with seaview and lots of nice restaurants and terraces. Porto Covo got famous because of a song about it.

Also nearby the village Vila Nova de Milfontes with breathtaking views, and again lots of restaurants and shops.

A bit further you'll find the town Odemira, definitely worth a visit! Odemira lies at about 24km

At about 36km you'll find themepark Badoca Park, a great day out for the whole family! Visit wild life animals, such as giraffes, monkees, birds of prey etc and watch them as you drive by in either your own car or in a small train. Also funrides and shows. Definitely a must go there!

Sines is the harbour town, that's where you can buy the best fish and shellfish!

Grandola is a bit further away, at 68km, it has a very large supermarket Continente, and a trainstation with a direct and fast connection with the centre of Lisbon.

More to the interior of the country you will find Ourique, with historical buildings and a watch tower, still remaining from the city walls. Here you will also find a a very large supermarket. At 46km

Lagos is also a good days out. Visit the Algarve, wander around at the marine of Lagos. The towncentre of Lagos is wunderful restored, so many restaurants with lovely terraces that you won't know which one to pick! At about 65km from Cercal.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Cercal do Alentejo, Santiago do Cacem

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
17 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2
18 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
4 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
1 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
17 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £134
Pet Fee £22

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Cercal do Alentejo in Alentejo Litoral

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 350 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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