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Latas Country House

the pool is heated to a lovely 29 degrees.
Very good
4 reviews
the pool is heated to a lovely 29 degrees.
The house is filled with antiques, artwork and curiosities found at local fairs and flea markets
The honesty bar and lounge area .. grab yourself a nice cool drink ..
Homemade carrot cake topped with local honey and mascarpone icing ... a nice arrival treat!
Surrounding olive grove abundant with wild flora, bees and butterflies flourishing amongst the tree
Local village church.
River beach .. just a 20 minute walk from the house.
Coimbra.. visit the 18th c Baroque library or the Botanical Gardens of the University of Coimbr
River Douro .. boat trips available
Porto heritage site.
casa d'oro porto great architecture with views
overlooking the River Douro.
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8 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Penacova, Coimbra District, Central Portugal

Latas country house is a luxurious yet traditional Portuguese house dating back to 1911. It sits within 8 acres of olive grove, surrounded by flower, vegetable and herb gardens to delight.

This is the authentic Beiras region of rolling countryside offers stunning mountain scenery, small bustling market towns and a wide range of river beaches. This country home is a perfect base from which to explore the culture, gastronomy and natural beauty of this unspoilt area.

House and Garden

A former family home and olive farm, has been transformed into a country retreat, which retains all original architectural features, with modern elements. We have carefully sourced and restored antique and eclectic pieces to compliment the style of the house.

The gardens are designed to provide various secluded “pockets” where one can relax, be ca...
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About the Owner, rita j
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English
Response Rate: 63 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Latas is a beautifully furnished, grand old house tucked away on the edge of a small Portuguese village, about 40 mins drive from Coimbra. You will need a car to get here, but the drive is very pleasant. This is a lovely area of Portugal - right on the border between the Dao and Bairrada wine regions, so lots of...

mark m
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Just a perfect place to stay, stunning property in a peaceful and sleepy village high up in the hills. Spectacular views during the day and a real treat at night with amazing views of the night sky. The owner Rita, was extremely friendly and helpful, she made our stay even more pleasant. I highly recommend Olive Suites for a peaceful...

Ghent, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Queen Beds:(6)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Mountain village with beautiful views and wonderful scenery from the house and the surrounding 8 acres of land. There are many trails for walking and a river beach just 15 minutes from the house, here you will find picnic and bbq area and fresh, clean running river water ... just what you need on a hot sunny day!! There is a friendly local shop just 5 minutes drive from the house with a cafe right next door.
We have a delivery of fresh fish to the centre of the village twice weekly and bread delivery daily.

Things to do and surrounding areas:
Vila Nova de Poiares (15 minutes drive)
Good restaurants Estrella do Mo and Casa de Frango both of which serve good local food, you will also find a weekly Monday market and a supermarket, banks etc. There is also a great play and skatepark...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto: 120.0 km
Railway: Coimbra: 16.0 km
Ferry: Bilbao: 680.0 km
From Porto

on this road for 1 hour
Exit 13 E801/IP3 Viseu/Coimbra NORTE
20 minutes
Exit Miro/Porto da Raiva/Friumes

GPS will take you through Miro - please note that this is NOT your final destination ... keep coming a further 2 or 3 miles until you reach Friumes!!!
Once entering Friumes, pass cemetery on your right, then church on your left. Rua do Carril is next left turning
Rua do Carril (left handside bar/café on corner)

From Lisbon

A1 Porto
A1/Porto/Coimbra (aprox 2 hours on this road)
Exit 13 E801/IP3 Viseu/Coimbra NORTE
20 minutes
Exit Miro/Porto da Raiva/Friumes
* please see above for final directions
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 km.
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