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Overview

Property

Updated: 10-Dec-2016
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Come now and contact with the green nature, with the countryside / agriculture, peace / tranquility, escape from their daily routines. Discover new places, cultures and traditions, and authentic / genuine contact with the local population.

These comfortable cottage recently rebuilt maintaining the original architecture, is located in the North of Portugal (Minho), on the left bank of the River Vez, one of the sides of the Peneda Geres National Park.

GRANDMA´S Cottage has:

- 1 large bedroom with 1 double bed, 1 sofa with two single beds and one private bathroom.

- On the same floor has 1 more bathroom. Large dining/sitting room with 1 double sofa bed;

- The KITCHEN is fully equipped with stove, toaster, capsules coffee machine (delta Q capsules) and bag coffee machine, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge / freezer.

- This house has CABLE TV, hi-fi system, DVD player, home cinema system with full surround sound, internet, air conditioning, salamander.

Outside Grandma's Cottage has a TERRACE with BARBECUE, dining area and stunning views of the river Vez, the valley and the mountains.

The village of Sistelo has several HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS to visit, of which we highlight:

- FOOTPATHS that lead to secular Brandas of Sistelo, ideal for lovers of the contact with nature and the mountain;

- CASTLE SISTELO (civil architecture residential, eclectic), Fountain (infrastructural architecture, nineteenth century); Parish Church (religious architecture, and nineteenth-century vernacular), bridges (transport and communications architecture, eighteenth century).

- Sistelo is also famous for its 'SOCALCOS', which arose from the need to increase the agricultural area and counteract the slopes. These structures allowed the development of subsistence agriculture is extremely important for the survival of rural communities. You can see the 'Granaries', built in the seventeenth century, in order to dry the corn.

Sistelo is a village located in northern Portugal, on the left bank of the River Vez, one of the sides of the Peneda Geres National Park, inviting us to climb through the mountains of walking in the footsteps of shepherds and their animals, we lead to secular BRANDAS OF SISTELO, ideal for lovers of the contact with NATURE and the mountain.

The PENEDA GERES NATIONAL PARK is one of the greatest natural attractions in Portugal, due to its impressive scenic beauty, ecological value, ethnographic and variety of fauna (ponies, wolves, birds of prey) and flora (pine, chestnut, oak and various medicinal plants .) It extends from the mountains of Geres, in the south, through the mountains of Peneda to the Spanish border.

Located in the park are important CENTERS OF PILGRIMAGE, the Shrine of Our Lady of Peneda, replica of the sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga, and St. Benedict's Open Door, a place of great popular devotion.

This area is characterized by its PARTIES (traditional music, costumes, songs and dances).

There are MARKETS in exceptional Cerveira (Saturday), Viana Do Castelo (Friday), walks (Wednesday) and many others.

Follow the wine route green along the Minho Valley, passing between rolling hills covered with vineyards that produce wine of the region.

OTHER PLACES TO VISIT:

- ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ is located approximately 20 km and is characterized by restaurants, bars, supermarkets and a river beach.

- PONTE DE LIMA is an ancient city about 30 km and is characterized by its medieval architecture. It is surrounded by the river Lima. There is also the Golf Course Ponte de Lima (18 holes) at 25 minutes.

- MELGAÇO, a beautiful town located about 30 km, the river Minho

- MONÇÃO (Region Albariño wine), with three modern supermarkets located 22 km away, has a wonderful outdoor public pool.

- VALENCIA (35 km), the old city, to visit mandatory.

- VIGO (60 km) and Santiago de Compostela (150 km) are other places to visit.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

We are mother and son of a family of five.

I am a 62 years old, Portuguese Teacher. My younger son, Miguel, is 32, graduated in the Biomedical Area and is searching for a job.

Meanwhile he is managing this business and we are happy to share the villa with our guests.

Why This Property?

1. Comfortable family cottage recently rebuilt maintaining the original architecture (6 generations)

2. We chose this location because is positioned in northern Portugal, on the left bank of the River Vez, one of the sides of the Peneda Geres National Park, inviting us to climb through the mountains of walking in the footsteps of shepherds and their animals, we lead to secular Brandas de Sistelo, ideal for lovers of the contact with nature and the mountain.

The Vez River with Roman bridges and crystal clear water, is considered one of the cleanest rivers in Europe.

3. Finally the cottage is in a rural area that is quiet and safe, where you can contact with the green nature, with the countryside / agriculture, peace / tranquility, escape from their daily routines.

Unique Benefits

- Outside Grandma's Cottage has a Terrace with Barbecue, dining area and stunning views of the river Vez, the valley and the mountains.

- The Kitchen is fully equipped with stove, toaster, coffee machine, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge / freezer.

Grandma's Cottage has cable TV, hi-fi system, DVD player, home cinema system with full surround sound, internet, heating, salamander

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Porto at 115 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sistelo at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Santander, Espanha at 600 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ponte de Lima at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Braga at 50 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Arcos de Valdevez at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Restaurant near the Merufe Monastery at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : The coast is about 60km away, with beautiful sandy at 60 Kilometres Car: recommended

Sistelo is a village located in northern Portugal, on the left bank of the River Vez, one of the sides of the Peneda Geres National Park, inviting us to climb through the mountains of walking in the footsteps of shepherds and their animals, we lead to secular Brandas of Sistelo, ideal for lovers of the contact with nature and the mountain.

Sistelo is famous for its 'solcalcos', which arose from the need to increase the agricultural area and counteract the slopes. These structures allowed the development of subsistence agriculture is extremely important for the survival of rural communities. You can see the 'granaries', built in the seventeenth century, in order to dry the corn.

The Peneda Geres National Park is one of the greatest natural attractions in Portugal, due to its impressive scenic beauty, ecological value, ethnographic and variety of fauna (ponies, wolves, birds of prey) and flora (pine, chestnut, oak and various medicinal plants .) It extends from the mountains of Geres, in the south, through the mountains of Peneda to the Spanish border.

Located in the park are important centers of pilgrimage, the Shrine of Our Lady of Peneda, replica of the sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga, and St. Benedict's Open Door, a place of great popular devotion.

This area is characterized by its parties (traditional music, costumes, songs and dances).

There are markets in exceptional Cerveira (Saturday), Viana Do Castelo (Friday), walks (Wednesday) and many others.

Follow the wine route green along the Minho Valley, passing between rolling hills covered with vineyards that produce wine of the region.

Other places to visit:

- Arcos de Valdevez is located approximately 20 km and is characterized by restaurants, bars, supermarkets and a river beach.

- Ponte de Lima is an ancient city about 30 km and is characterized by its medieval architecture. It is surrounded by the river Lima. There is also the Golf Course Ponte de Lima (18 holes) at 25 minutes.

- Melgaco, a beautiful town located about 30 km, the river Minho

- Monsoon (Region Albariño wine), with three modern supermarkets located 22 km away, has a wonderful outdoor public pool.

- Valencia (35 km), the old city, to visit mandatory.

- Vigo (60 km) and Santiago de Compostela (150 km) are other places to visit.

Travel: A 90 minutes from the airport of Porto (Portugal) and Santiago de Compostela (Spain). The journey from Porto airport is via the A3 motorway. Flights are available from Stansted, Heathrow, Gatwick to Porto (Portugal) and Stansted, Heathrow to Santiago de Compostela. Also from Liverpool to Porto and Santiago de Compostela, and Dublin to Porto.

For more information visit: http://countryvillage.wix.com/northportugal

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
july and august 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£322
for 7 nights
From
£46
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£92
for 2 nights
From
£46
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices may vary at Christmas, New Year and Easter

Check in time is from 16 hours and check out time before 10 pm.
There may be some flexibility if there aren´t guests entering, since it is necessary time to clean up the houses.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering

Floor Area

  • 120 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms, one of them private.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Double room with double bed more two single sofa bed.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The grandma´s cottage is nicely furnished and equipped. It has its own kitchen, living room. Grandma´s cottage has outside eating area, with Granite BBQ and a view to mountains and River Vez. Bath towels and bed linen included and changed weekly

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