Near Vila Nova de Famalicão (Braga), Minho, North Portugal.
3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, ……sleeps 6 / 7.
Superbly situated for those requiring a little more solitude, but only 30 mins from Porto airport and the beaches.
This beautifully renovated Minho granite villa sits at the edge of a 400 year old Manor House estate which produces its own “Vinho Verde” wine and milho for the corn bread.
The manor house is situated at approx. 800mts distance from the accommodation, and here there are horses and the milk producing goat herd.
The energetic young hosts offer local cuisine for evening dinner and also tea at the Manor House veranda, walking tours around the gardens and woods, and riding by horse or poney.
Regional “merenda” baskets of breads, olives, estate goats cheeses and “Vinho Verde” wine are available by request.
The accommodation on the first floor has a granite veranda ….leading to:- Lounge with soft seating and log burner, 2 twin bedroom rooms each with its own bathroom.
A twin bedroom for children with separate bathroom is situated on the ground floor, also a dining room with patio doors leading to pool, and a modern kitchen / breakfast room with full oven, washing machine + dishwasher.
The rear garden is completely enclosed, the 8 by 4.5 mt. swimming pool is surrounded by lawn.
Accommodation & Facilities for the farmhouse and annexe:
Accommodation type – Self catering
Lounge – Soft seating, central heating
General – Linen provided, ( no pool towels )
Kitchen/breakfast room – Fridge freezer, oven / hob. Washing machine.Dishwasher.
Dining Room – Seating for 6
Bathroom – 3 bathroom
Bedrooms – 3 Twin
Outside – Enclosed courtyard, Private pool & garden, parking
Suitability – pets not allowed, not suitable for disabled
Local Activities – walking, golf, horse riding on estate horses
Easily connected via the new motorways to the Lisbon and Oporto airports. Braga offers a superb city shopping centre, as does the historic town of Guimarães. The Geres Nation Park is to the North East.
The Douro valley and Porto with its port and wine lodges is less than an hours drive away. To the west are the beaches of Esposende & Póvoa de Varzim. Spain is accessible by car ferry from Caminha.
Deposit 300 Euros or £200.00 per week / per property
Balance due 60 days before Holiday Date
GOLF in Northern Portugal:
Distance from The Airports ………Approximately
Oporto airport in Portugal is 30 mins
Lisbon airport in Potugal is 3 hrs
Vigo airport in Spain is 2 hrs
Santiago airport in Spain is 3 hrs.