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Casa do Limao - beautiful rural & traditional Portuguese villa with private pool

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Our pool by night!
Bistro area next to the pool...
Our beautiful bespoke kitchen is unbelievably well equipped!
Front room leading directly onto the cobbled courtyard.
King size bed in bedroom 2
Main bedroom with en suite bathroom and doors leading to the patio.
Comfort in the master bedroom, plump pillows ready to dive into!
En suite bathroom.
Main bathroom.
Bunk beds in bedroom 3 - Plenty to keep the children busy - games room, board games, swing etc..
Balcony, with bistro table. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine!
View from the balcony, across the courtyard, village, and towards to mountains....
The pretty well stocked courtyard, from our lounge space!
Across the courtyard is our barn; shelter from the midday sun & a BBQ, games and utility rooms too!
Our games room...
Sao Gemil river beach  - spend a day here - great restaurant and café too!
Praia Fluvial de Avo, taken from the castle ruins, in Oliveira do Hospital - historic & lovely town!
At Vimieiro river beach where you will find an excellent restaurant and bar.
Old Coimbra - great cafes, winding streets, the historic university, and plenty of atmosphere!
Dining alfresco at the Coimbra Forum looking out over the stunning University City.
The Bussaco Palace and ancient forest nearby.
Mortagua Town hall and our stunning main square - the venue for our huge 5 day Festa in August.
Fantastic art installation in Agueda between June - Sept - well worth a visit!
The Ecopiste cycle path in Santa Comba Dao; great river beaches for a refreshing swim along the way!
Picnic and swim at one of the river beaches along the Ecopista cycle track!
Atmospheric Serra D'Estrela mountain range - highest in Portugal!
The Dam - beautiful stopping off point as you travel up to the Tor on the Serra D'Estrela mountains!
Ski on the Tor at the top of the Serra D'Estrela mountains in the Spring! 50 minutes drive away
Pretty Penacova - great views from the top of the hill!
Panoramic views up at the windmills in Penacova.
Kyak down the river Mondego, from Penacova - a different (and cool!) way to enjoy the views!
1 of 44Our pool by night!
Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Mortagua, Viseu District, Northern Portugal
Guests at Casa do Limao enjoy exclusive, private use of the villa, pool and gardens. The property has been described by our guests as 'home from home' as it is so well equipped for a comfortable stay.

As well as providing guests with a fantastic base for a sunshine break - our log fired central heating makes the property a great choice for a winter break too! Popular as a romantic getaway and we also attract many house hunters in the off peak months.

The light and airy lounge diner has a TV with DVD player, and Google Chromecast (download the App to your phone or laptop) so that you can stream films etc.
There is comfortable seating and a selection of books, games and DVDs to help in relaxing over a glass or two of local wine!
Excellent internet access and efficient central heating, operated by a log fire.

There is seating...
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Listing #HL233291
About the Owner
Marta V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We do not live in Portugal, but our good friend Melanie does, and is happy to be a point of call should you need anything urgently. Her contact numbers are at the house, if needed.
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had a wonderful time at Casa di Limao. The house is situated in a very nice, quiet, rural area and it had everything we needed. We really loved the swimming pool an the terrace. Next to this, there is a games room with a...More

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Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review of your stay at Casa do Limao. It is wonderful to know that you would have happily stayed longer! We love the space and also feel that it is a perfect backdrop for quality time with loved ones....More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Casa couldn't of been more perfect!. The accommodation is a very high standard but still maintains the 'homely feeling'. The owners we feel have thought of everything to make the stay just perfect! Board games for all the family, a games room...More

Thank Demelza N
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Dear Demelza, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your stay. This part of Central Portugal is so wonderful, with so many natural beauty spots to explore. We hope that you will return for more rest and relaxation! Marta

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lovely little villa in a sunny part of Portugal. Will need a car to get around though. The villa was clean and had running hot water due to solar panels. Everything you could need was provided in the villa, including Wi-Fi and dvd player with...More

Thank Natasha T
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Dear Natasha, Many thanks for your review of your stay - I am so happy that you had a great time there! Best wishes - Marta

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please ensure that the BBQ is fully out before leaving unattended, especially over the high summer months. Please familiarise yourselves with the house information - particularly...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 7 nights
£80
1 Jun 2018 -
29 Sep 2018
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7 nights
£120
30 Sep 2018 -
10 Nov 2018
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7 nights
£85
Fees
  • Cleaning: £65 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A payment of 20% will secure your booking.The remainder should be paid in full, 6 weeks prior to your arrival. We prefer our changeover day to be on a Saturday or Sunday, particularly during high season.We will always be as flexible as we can to accommodate your dates so do get in touch to discuss your requirements.
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About the neighbourhood
Visitors can explore this area like a local thanks to the extensive material and information we have put together on site!

The villa is situated in a peaceful, pretty village with mountain views. There are plenty of things to see and do in Beira Litoral, which is known as an area of outstanding beauty. The nearby market town of Mortagua (Just a 10 minute drive away) has all of the amenities you could need including a train station, shops, banks, supermarkets and a selection of restaurants serving a very high standard of food. This rural retreat is a fantastic place to relax and unwind, the enclosed cobbled courtyard at the villa is perfect for BBQs and al fresco dining.

There is an 8x4 metre in ground swimming pool which can be illuminated for a moonlight swim!

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Getting around
You will need a car to get around as Casa do Limao is in a rural village, with no bus service.
We recommend that you download a sat nav app such as MEO drive to navigate around - most of the information at Casa do Limao will include Portuguese post codes, that you can use with this app.
If you need a taxi, contact Bob (number at the house) - he is an ex pat from England who has lived in the area for many years, and charges a reasonable rate.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto: 115.0 km
Railway: Mortagua: 8.0 km
Ferry: Santander: 640.0 km
Ryan air offer low cost flights to Porto from London, Liverpool and Dublin. Other airlines including Easy jet and TAP also fly into both Porto and Lisbon airports. Casa do Limao is a one and a half hour drive from Porto Airport and two and a half hour drive from Lisbon. Car hire is recommended and many reputable companies operate from both of these airports.If you wish to drive here from the UK, the nearest ferry is at Santander in Northern Spain.Please feel free to contact us for advice regarding car hire or any other travel arrangements, we will be more than happy to advise and assist!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 69.0 km.
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