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Tastefully restored stone house with walled garden, patios, pool, and car park

Bedrooms 3
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

3 bedroom 3 bathroom large living area with french doors leading to verandah

Ground floor has one twin bedroom with private bathroom, one double bedroom with en-suite. Entrance hall has a washing machine below a curved staircase, which leads to top hall with view point window, opening into a large lounge with fully fitted kitchen, dining area, corner suite, original stone wall... the exposed beams on the ceiling are a magnificent feature. French doors opening on to a veranda with superb views. Large double bedroom with solid wood furniture, french window to veranda, en-suite with shower. Original art work throughout. There is a barbeque on the top patio, with dining table, canopy, fruit trees and sun loungers.The lower patio contains the pool, wooden bench, and overhead vine. There is a solid gate, making the property very safe and private. At the rear of the house there is a private car park with space for three small cars.

David Bisset
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2017

About David Bisset

Owner is a retired teacher, married with grown up family, three grandchildren.

David Bisset purchased this house in 2007

Why David Bisset chose Coimbra Region

On retiring I wanted a renovation project, after viewing several houses in different countries I found this house in a Sunday paper advert, and knew it was exactly what I wanted. There were four walls and a roof, enabling us to create a living space to our own specification .

What makes this house unique

The house is rural but not isolated, the addition of a turret containing the stair way creating a charming unusual feature. The walled garden with solid gate makes the property safe, enabling security if young children are in the party. West-facing terrace allows enjoyment of the spectacular views and watching the sun set below the horizon. The village setting gives the feeling of being part of rural life...bread sold daily from a van, villagers working in the fields, elderly gents stopping for a chat, all form the rich tapestry of life in the mountain.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Municipality of Miranda do Corvo in Coimbra District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , walk-in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Large double on top floor, double and twin on bottom floor
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming


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Tastefully restored stone house with walled garden, patios, pool, and car park
average rating of 3.0 based on 1 reviews

A house in a rural setting, ideal for three couples

  • 3 of 5

This house is situated in a rural town in the hills below Miranda do Corvo. It has 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms. This makes it ideal for 3 couples to stay there. You are close to Coimbra, but in 45 min you can also be at the beach. You can also hike through the forests. Unfortunately it had no wifi, but if you go to the Cafe Avenida in the centre of Miranda do Corvo you can have a cheap drink in a very relaxed environment and check your mail with the free wifi.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, and glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again. David & Joan
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Nearest Airport
170 Kilometres
Porto International Airport (OPO)
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Miranda do Corvo
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Quinta das Lagrimas Academy
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Coimbra Railway station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Miranda do Corrvo, the capital for chanfana
Nearest Beach
56 Kilometres
Figueira da Foz
Car: necessary

Positioned at the top of the village, Quinta has spectacular views of surrounding hills and villages. Facing west, it's the perfect place to watch the sunset. The river dam at Loucainha is 5k away, where there is a pool with lifeguard, restaurant, and snack bar. The ancient town of Conimbriga is the largest Roman settlement in Portugal and well worth a visit, 15k away. Coimbra the medieval capital of Portugal is a fantastic city to visit . Miranda do Corvo, the 'capital of chanfana', is within easy reach has plenty of restaurants, cafes, gift shops, and a weekly market. Nearby Penela is a charming old town with cobbled streets, a castle and a 4 star spa hotel.

Driving directions:

from Porto Airport

VR1 towards Porto....A4 towards Matosinhos Centro

A28 towards Porto/A1/Lisboa..... 120 km

exit11 to N342 towards Lousa/Soure/

A13 towards Lousa/Tomar


Exit for Miranda do Corvo N342

At Miranda take exit for Penela/zona industriel

3rd exit at roundabout

1st right to Pereira/ Tabuas

Cross roundabout 2nd exit

Right at end Pereira

1st left towards Tabuas/Corujeira/Torno/Casalinho

1st left after Cafe Leontina and Casalinho sign

Stone house is on right, car park on opposite side of road.

From Lisbon Airport...A1 Norte. 93 km

Exit towards Abrantes/Castello Branco/Torres Novas A23. 16km

Exit towardsTomar. A13/IC3. 70km

Exit for Miranda do Corvo N342

As ********* above

Motorway driving is really easy in Portugal, good wide lanes, 120 kph speed limit.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Municipality of Miranda do Corvo, Central Portugal - Silver Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £80

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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