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Wonderful villa at the mountains

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
7 rooms - 14 persons

It's a 12.000 M2 property in walls, in a peaceful environment. The villa is completely reserved and private.

The house is composed by 7 rooms, 5 bathrooms. There is barbecue facilities, football field, a huge swimming pool, garden, fruit trees and vineyard.

The property is children friendly with lots of playgrounds and other kind of distractions like ping-pong table, football table and snooker table.

But, the main characteristic of this property is the breathtaking views to the mountains and the birds singing all day.

Ideal holiday for families with children's or large groups.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese

10 Reviews

5
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Belle Glade, Fl.
5

Fantastic Villa!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful villa! We rented two properties in Portugal for a family vacation, and this was undoubtedly the best. The house was perfect with little to be desired. The pool is huge and lighted at night. The children enjoyed playing and swimming in it. Also for entertainment is a well-equipped game room with ping pong and a pool table, as well as a soccer field and badminton equipment. In fact, everything was well-equipped. The kitchen was fully appointed with dishes, pots and pans, and appliances. The house was furnished beautifully, and there were plenty of supplies. This family understands the concept of making a guest feel welcome by maintaining the property so well and providing everything a family could want. After welcoming us and showing us around, Carlos, the owner's son, was quick to respond to any emails with our questions. Wi-fi. outdoor patio, television, gardens--this house has it all. The only problem we had was finding our way from town to home, but after a few days, we managed to memorize the route.

If you are looking for a villa for a family vacation, you won't go wrong with this property. It is a lovely home rented by a lovely family. It was a memorable experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dundee & Glasgow
5

Fantastic villa, pool and football pitch!

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great holiday and Carlos' family's house and gardens were fantastic and exactly, if not even better, than we had hoped for. The house had plenty of space for us all, the bedrooms and bathrooms were great and best of all quite cool at night so we were able to sleep well! The football pitch was brilliant for all the boys to play day and night and a few games of badminton were played too. The pool and the surrounding terrace with the mountain views were the best we have experienced after 6 years of holidaying in similar villas in France with the sun loungers, seating furniture, shower room and the night lighting making it a perfect place to spend many hours a day. I hope you enjoyed the small gifts of Scottish whisky and shortbread biscuits which we left as a thank you for your family being so friendly and helpful during our holiday. Once again thank you for our marvellous holiday, we will recommend your family villa to all our friends and we encourage eveyone to spend their holidays at your house!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing villa!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! This villa is just amazing!

We chose this villa to have our little wedding in, inviting our close family along for a week long holiday. We found it on the internet and, as always when finding something on line were a little apprehensive as to how it would turn out... We could not have been happier with the villa, the pictures really do not do this place justice!

The villa itself was spotless and huge! It has been fitted out and decorated to the highest standard with gorgeous views over the mountains. My family loved the large swimming pool, table tennis, table football and football pitch and we spent beautiful evenings in the villa making full use of the kitchen and BBQ. The little town of Cabeceiras de Basto is not far from the villa (but I would recommend hiring a car).

We had our very small family wedding under the vines overlooking the mountains followed by a delicious meal which was catered by a local restaurant recommended to us by the owners of the villa.

The owners were the perfect hosts encouraging us to sample some of their delightful home made green wine!

All in all, I would highly recommend this villa and was very sad to have to leave after a week!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to Quinta Vinha De Mouros

We had a fabulous holiday one of our very best.

The villa was fabulous - and very well equipped. The pool was wonderful and we mixed our days between lazing by the pool and going out and about to do things. The grounds around the pool are very large and have a number of fruit trees where you can pick and eat according to your taste.

For the young ones the house has a play area with swings, slide,sand pit and football pitch and for the more competitive adults we had table tennis, football and snooker competitions, we were always entertained.

The house is well situated 1km from the village in a calm and peaceful surroundings with amazing views and for the more energetics ones there is bicycles for you to cycle around the area or go down to the local shops.

We found the local people very friendly and helpful, and when we did venture out for a meal we found the food was great (large portions) and prices very reasonable

But the highlight of the holiday was definitely the villa itself. We had a wonderful time and would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family reunion

  • 5 of 5

'Our very warm welcome to Quinta Vinha de Mouros reflected everything about the villa. We enjoyed our week stay very much and would not hesitate to recommend it to others.

The villa is very clean, spacious and is well equipped for both utilitarian and leisure use. The orchard and grounds are delightful and the villa is well situated just 1km from the village and if you need the exercise you can use the bikes to cycle around and go to the cafe down the road.

Everyone in our party of 12 was impressed with the villa and its facilities and we had a very enjoyable stay there. We would certainly return if the opportunity presented itself

The villa was fabulous away from everything, quite, calm and a peaceful retreat. The pool was wonderful and we mixed our days between lazing by the pool and going out and about to do things. The grounds around the pool are very large and have a number of fruit trees.

As for the young children they were happy playing football in the pitch or go to the swing play area and sand pit, for the more competitive adults we had table tennis,football and snooker competitions, we were always entertain.

We found the local people very friendly and helpful, and when we did venture out for a meal we found the food was great (large portions) and prices very reasonable

But the highlight of the holiday was definitely the villa itself. We had a wonderful time and would thoroughly recommend it.

It was with some apprehension that we organized this, our first holiday, over the internet. However, we found the whole procedure very efficient and the owner was most helpful and we encountered no problems.

Many thanks to the owner and her family.'

Recommended for: Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your wonderful review!
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5

Simply perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This is not a holiday house, but a home!

First of all the owners give you a very warm welcome and immediately make you feel at home.

Everything listed in the specifications is present, functional and clean.

What a luxury!

We stayed in the house with 3 families, 12 persons in total. The accommodation is perfect. More than enough bathrooms and toilets, extremely well equipped kitchen, BBQ, football field, table football, pool table, ping-pong… Last but best: very large, clean swimming pool, with a lot of sun loungers, parasols and a stunning view!

Almost too good to leave the house.

Cabeceiras de Basto is a very nice town, the surroundings give the possibility for nice walks and the Portuguese people are extremely friendly.

I would certainly recommend this house and a visit to this region!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Oporto - 45 minutes at 90 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Cabeceiras de Basto - 5 minutes at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Oporto - 45 minutes at 90 Kilometres Car: recommended

The house is located in the country side with fabulous views to the mountains surrounded it.

Cabeceiras de Basto is a small typical Portuguese town with a famous XVII century monastery, full of history. The property is closed to a forest with an animal reserve and sport facilities, like a running circuit, horse riding, and mountain trekking.

Nearby there are some of the most oldest Portuguese towns like Guimaraes with its wonderful medieval down town and ancient monuments.

It's a deep green region, well known for the extraordinary kindness of its people, gastronomy and smooth weather .

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,521
for 7 nights
£1,521
 
 
Summer
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,690
for 7 nights
£1,690
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,268
for 7 nights
£1,268
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Only Euro currency is accepted.
Payment through bank transfer.
Reservations are accepted under a payment of 30%
Security deposit : 500,00 Euro

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 600 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower

Bedrooms

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The swimming pool size is - 14m x 7m There is an extra bathroom with shower by the swimming pool.

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