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Comfortable cottage in Geres fully equipped kitchen internet air conditioning

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

Cottage Fully Equipped river stunning views contact with the green nature

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.

Grandpa´s Cottage has:

- 2 bedrooms (1 bedroom with 1 double bed and the other with two single beds) and 2 bathrooms, one of them private. With 1 sofa bed in the living room.

- The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with stove, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, dishwasher, fridge. This house has cable TV, hi-fi system, DVD player, Home theater system with full surround sound, internet, air conditioning, salamander.

- The picnic area of Senhor dos Aflitos, in Sistelo, has a dining area and barbecue (see photo).

- Bed linen and towels included.

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.

- One interesting and beautiful place about 8 km far from Sistelo is “Poço das Caldeiras” – a nature pool- with depth to take bath (see photo 14). Video here: (GPS exact coordinates: 41°56'27.94"N 8°25'39.83"W) ; road GPS coordinates: 41°56'28.6"N 8°25'38.4"W

- Other beautiful and interesting place is Ecovia do Rio Vez (Vez River Ecotrail) recommended for walking/ hiking (see photos 15 a 17)

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

Owner
Lúcia and Miguel Azevedo
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Lúcia and Miguel Azevedo

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:

- Cottage in Geres fully equipped cable TV, hi-fi system, DVD player, Home theater system with full surround sound, internet, air conditioning, salamander.

- The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with stove, oven, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, dishwasher, fridge.

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Visitamos tudo o que tínhamos programado e amámos tudo o que vimos

Iremos voltar de certeza

A casa é excelente e o atendimento do dono não poderia ter sido melhor

Obrigado pela atenção e a experiência superou

Aconselho vivamente esta casa
Apr 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Arcos de Valdevez in Viana do Castelo District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering

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Location

Santuario of Our Lady of Peneda (Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Peneda)
"Located in the park are important centers of pilgrimage, namely the Shrine of Our Lady of Pe..."
Sistelo
"Sistelo is also famous for its 'socalcos', which arose from the need to increase the agricul..."
Vez River Touring Trail
Alvarinho Monsoon Fair (Feira do Alvarinho de Monção)
"Monção (cradle of Alvarinho) "
Poço das Caldeiras – A Nature Pool
Ponte da Barca
"http://countryvillage.wixsite.com/northportugal/other-places"
Ponte de Lima
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Brandas of Sistelo
"- Brandas of Sistelo trail (footpath) see more information on my website: http://countryvill..."
Sistelo Castle
Dna Restaurant
"A good landscape and light things more information: http://countryvillage.wixsite.com/nor..."
Restaurante Dias
"http://countryvillage.wixsite.com/northportugal/restaurants"
Sistelo Church
O Pote
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Nature4
"Activities company (walking, horse riding, hiking, canoeing, TT, 4x4, cycling, paintball, am..."
Arcos de Valdevez
"- Historical heritage Arcos de Valdevez http://countryvillage.wixsite.com/northportugal/trai..."
Nearest Airport
115 Kilometres
Porto
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Sistelo
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Santander, Espanha
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Ponte de Lima
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Braga
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Arcos de Valdevez
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Restaurant near the Merufe Monastery
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
The coast is about 60km away, with beautiful sandy
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

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Arcos de Valdevez, North Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
rate 1
27 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£161
for 3 nights
From
£54
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£107
for 2 nights
From
£54
 
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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