This Portugal holiday accommodation will provide the perfect base for a great family holiday and to explore the delightful unspoilt Minho region.
The furnishings are of a very high standard, with attractive decor throughout the house. In addition to the main house - which dates back to the XVII century -there is a new building with 3 bedrooms and delightful views over the swimming pool and valley. The living area is beautifully decorated with comfortable seating and doors leading onto a large patio ideal for alfresco dining. Each of the six bedrooms is privileged to its own ensuite bathroom. Outside, the well maintained garden with lawns, chestnut, orange and cherry trees is set out on different levels with terraces leading down to the large swimming pool. The barbecue area is superb and fitted with all you need to prepare the meals. In addition to the private swimming pool, guests have the use of a games room with table tennis, table football and pool table - a delight for aduls and children.
Ground floor: Excellent fully fitted kitchen with door leading onto large patio. Dining room with table to seat up to 12 people. Spacious living room with comfortable seating and sat. TV. Shower room.
Upper floor: Master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Door opening onto covered balcony. Living room with sofas, open fireplace, satellite TV, DVD player and music centre. Doors leading onto covered balcony overlooking the patio and two bedroom cottage. Couple of steps leading up to bedrooms wing - three twin bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and doors leading onto the balcony that runs the full length of the house. Delightful views over the valley. Steps leading down to the pool area. Covered terrace with table and chairs.
One double and one twin bedroom each with an ensuite bathroom. Each room has its own entrance door making it suitable for two families.
Ample sunbathing terraces, lawns and flowerbeds surround the pool (12 X 6.5 metres). The depth is from 1.45 to 2.20 metres. Pool side shower, excellent covered barbecue area, toilet, games room with pool table, table tennis and football table.
Entertainment, well-being & sports
Outdoor private swimming pool
Billiard / Pool table
Internet access (broadband, wifi)
Kitchen & Appliances
Combo fridge - freezer
Fully equipped kitchen
For your comfort and convenience
Dining table in the kitchen
Fireplace in living room
Private car park
Covered terrace - Verandah
Beach / Pool towels
Pool lounge chairs
Outdoor dining table
What is Included
Included in rates
Tourism development tax
Sheets and towels changed once a week
Housecleaning upon departure
Electricity, water, gas
Bed and household linens
Not included in rates
- Car recommended - Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam - Children welcome - It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo - No safety fence around the pool - Pool has no swimming guard - Refundable (departure day) security deposit to be paid by cash upon arrival - Smoking is not allowed inside the house - Language spoken by staff : English - Portuguese - Check in : 16:00 h - Check out : 10:00 h - Amount of security deposit : 450.00 EUR - Security deposit must be paid in the form of : By credit card or bank transfer with your last rental payment
- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 40 % - 2nd payment 50 Days to arrival day : 60 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - Advance payments can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Bank transfer. - On site payment can be made with the following payment method : Cash. - The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.
Cancellation policy and cancellation fees
- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email - Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time - For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable. - Cancellation occurs less than 50 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo
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Casa de CouraRecommended by 100% of our customers (1 reviews)
Overall the villa was very nice and ideal for our large group of mixed ages. Having a pool, table tennis and games room was excellent. Being very rural it had Lovely views too. Rosa, the housekeeper, was very sweet and helpful.
The kitchen was in serious need of updating. Although equipped with plenty of plates and cups it seriously lacked certain basic items like a potato peeler, scissors and decent coffee machine (it had 4 but quite dated and no instructions). The main issue was the terrible oven. All the temperatures and settings were completely worn away so it was impossible to know what it was set on. After a week we still hadn’t worked it out. Being a chef and eager to cook I found it very annoying. There was only one rack for it too and no insert rack for the grill so a lot of burnt fingers!
Although the place was clean we couldn’t use the table mats from the dining room as they were covered in tiny black mites.
I also found a little mouse on the floor by the dining room table. He seemed to be dying (possibly due to poison) so I managed to catch it and release it into the garden. My sister who has a phobia of mice wasn’t too happy. I do realise that older houses in the country can have mice!
Finally, we did laugh at the lack of working lightbulbs in the house. If you have a chandelier type light with 12 bulbs you’d expect more then 1 or 2 to work on it.
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