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Country house B&B w/vineyard, Serra de Sao Mamede

Quinta da Vila Maria and part of the vineyard
5.0 of 5 stars
8 reviews
Quinta da Vila Maria and part of the vineyard
Have a refreshing drink with us in reception when you arrive
Reception is in the old adega, which has the original adobe pots and old wine making equipment
You'll sleep well in the comfortable and large double bed
The light, airy and spacious bedroom has an en-suite bathroom too
The en-suite bathroom has a walk-in shower
Shower gel, soap and a hair dryer are also provided
There's a lovely view of olive trees and farmland from the apartment
The living area with comfy leather sofa, TV, stereo system and free WiFi
The well equipped kitchenette with hob, microwave oven/grill, fridge/freezer, kettle and toaster
The dining area. The kitchenette also has tea, coffee, sugar and milk provided.
Start the day with a great breakfast! Enjoy it on the patio in the sunshine or in your apartment.
The patio is a great place to have breakfast or a glass of wine on a warm summer evening
Relax next to our water fonte, enjoy the views and the peaceful atmosphere
Or stroll around the vineyard and watch out for some of the birds seen around the Quinta
Here's a Little Owl in one of the olive trees, keeping an eye on things
Visit us in September and see the grapes ready for picking
We have lots of olive, fruit and cork trees around the Quinta so there's always a shady spot to sit
Our old olive tree - in the region of 1000 years old we are told
Poppies under the olive trees in spring
The stunning medieval hill top village of Marvão with its castle, gardens and panoramic views
Medieval town of Castelo de Vide has a castle, winding streets and ancient Jewish quarter to explore
The beautiful Reguengo swimming pool and picnic area (seasonal) is only a short walk away
Walk in the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, these goats were seen whilst on the Reguengo walk
In spring and early summer wild flowers can be seen across the Alentejo
One of many Neolithic remains in the Castelo de Vide region
The front of the house
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Quinta da Vila Maria is a former wine merchant's country house, located in the beautiful and unspoilt countryside of the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, near to the historic towns of Portalegre, Marvão and Castelo de Vide. Sympathetically restored, the house offers 1 and 2 bedroom B&B holiday apartments with modern and comfortable facilities, whilst still retaining the original Art deco influences and other period features. Quinta da Vila Maria is officially licensed as a Turismo Rural – Casa de Campo (RNET 3534).

Our 1-bedroom apartment “Kiwi” is for 2 guests and has countryside views of olive and cork trees. It has a spacious bedroom with a large double bed (1.6 x 2m), an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, a living area with comfortable sofa, TV, stereo system and free WiFi, and a well equipped kitchenette/dining area wit...
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About the owner, Edward S
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English
Response Rate: 94 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 2 properties
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

My husband and I scoured the internet looking for the perfect spot to spend a few days in the country side of Portugal to start off our honeymoon. When we came across Quinta da Vila Maria, we knew immediately that this was the place for us! When we pulled up to the magnificent structure, we noticed right away how breathtaking... more

Tereza H
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

My husband and I have just returned from Portugal, where we spent three delightful days in the Kiwi appartment at Quinta Vila Maria. We travelled with two other couples who stayed in one of the other apartments in the vila and had a similar wonderful experience. Ed and Jane were attentive hosts, helful with information about the vila and the... more

David B
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The hosts, Jane and Ed, are remarkably gentle and welcoming people who cannot do enough for their guests' comfort and well being. From the very first moment to the last we received a genuine generosity and warmth that one rarely experiences. The property itself is very tastefully renovated to a high standard retaining many of the building's beautiful original features.... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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16 Sep 2015 -
20 Oct 2015
Autumn/Fall 2015
1 night
21 Oct 2015 -
25 Oct 2015
Late Autumn/Fall 2015
1 night
26 Oct 2015 -
31 Oct 2015
Autumn/Fall 2015
1 night
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How to get there
Airport: Lisbon: 233.0 km
To get the most from your visit to this area a car is recommended. Lisbon airport is about a 2¼ hour drive away, Badajoz airport about 1¼ hours and Faro airport is about a 4 hour drive. The drive from any of these airports to Portalegre is straightforward on quiet motorways and main roads. Cars can be hired at Lisbon or Faro airports or hired from an international car hire company here in Portalegre.

The ferries at Santander or Bilbao are about an 8–9 hour drive away.

GPS coordinates or detailed directions will be forwarded to guests after confirmation of booking.

Once you arrive at the Quinta private off-road parking is available through the main gate or if you prefer parking is also available alongside the road in front of the house.

If you want to travel to Portalegre by bus, Rede...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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