All of the original building has been preserved with restorative stonework that perfectly matches the old walls. The year-long restoration project was filmed for a series of BBC documentaries, broadcast in spring 2009, where the programme makers commented on the "breathtaking skill of local craftsmen".Bright and spacious, with lots of natural light the public rooms are open plan but with two well defined and separate sitting areas. The large wooden dining table, in common with all the furniture in the house, was made by local craftsmen and can accommodate 14 people. There is a well-stocked library of books and dvds, including the story of Quinta de Agriboa, for the enjoyment of guests. The two bedrooms on the main floor and the facilities in the bathroom have been specially designed to allow wheelchair access. The bright, airy kitchen, which enjoys superb views across the valley towards an ancient monastery on a nearby hillside, is well kitted out with the best of equipment. Downstairs, the four bedrooms are all en-suite. The family room has a large king sized bed and hand made bunk beds set in an alcove. Outside, the house has two large patio areas, at the front and rear, that are perfect for al fresco dining or simply enjoying the sunshine. A large 15x8 metre swimming pool is the focal point of the landscaped garden with its orange, apple and olive trees. There is also space set aside for badminton and other activities. A bbq and dining area, shaded by mature trees, has been created by the gardeners within easy access of the house.
A two storey house
Lower floor: Master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Set of bunk beds sleeping an extra 2 adults or 2 children. 3 twin bedrooms each with an ensuite shower room. Doors opening onto a cobble stone terrace ideal for alfresco dining. Steps leading to the upper floor.
Upper floor: Two double bedrooms sharing a full bathroom suitable for disabled and wheelchair users. Fully fitted kitchen with doors opening onto a covered terrace, barbecue area and swimming pool area. Spacious dining room with table seating up to 14 people. Living area with comfortable seating, closed fireplace, satellite TV, music centre and DVD player. Doors opening onto a delightful balcony with stunning views over a valley.
Sunbathing terrace and lawns with delightful views. Barbecue terrace perfect for al fresco dining. The private swimming pool is 15 X 8 metres. Badminton court. Car parking area. The large gardens together with the vineyard with many different, quaint areas, invite guests to simply relax in the shade or exercise every morning.
Entertainment, well-being & sports
Internet access (broadband, wifi)
Outdoor private swimming pool
Kitchen & Appliances
Fully equipped kitchen
For your comfort and convenience
Beach / Pool towels
Dining room with dining table
Fireplace in living room
Private car park
Outdoor dining areas
Pool lounge chairs
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 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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