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Quinta da Fontoura, Grandparents Suite

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Double room
Living with fireplace
Woods
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Farmhouse
Old charming farmhouse, belongs to the same family for 5 generations, since the 19th century, located on a country and wood environment in Central Portugal, near Aveiro city, town known as “Venice of Portugal”. The farmhouse has capacity to accommodate, until 12 people, very comfortable in three different rental options: • The Grand Parents Suite, 2 people – In the main house for a single couple with a double bedroom and private bathroom, fire place and a living room, heart of the house, has independent access. • The Cabanal Suite, 2 people plus 2 children - A studio for a single couple or with two children has its own bathroom and large living room also with independent access. • The Guest´s rooms, 6 people - A three bedroom configuration area with a shared bathroom has the capacity for 3...Old charming farmhouse, belongs to the same family for 5 generations, since the 19th century, located on a country and wood environment in Central Portugal, near Aveiro city, town known as “Venice of Portugal”. The farmhouse has capacity to accommodate, until 12 people, very comfortable in three different rental options: • The Grand Parents Suite, 2 people – In the main house for a single couple with a double bedroom and private bathroom, fire place and a living room, heart of the house, has independent access. • The Cabanal Suite, 2 people plus 2 children - A studio for a single couple or with two children has its own bathroom and large living room also with independent access. • The Guest´s rooms, 6 people - A three bedroom configuration area with a shared bathroom has the capacity for 3 couples, one of them has two single beds and the other two have double beds, a zone with an independent access to the patios. These rooms are integrated in the main house, but doesn't have a private living room, although a common living area is available. This option can also be rented together with the grandparents suite since they can be directly connected as a unique unit. “Quinta da Fontoura” is easily reached from Oporto airport (1 hour driving), and a 3 hours drive from Lisbon airport. The magnificent biologic swimming pool and a lake with 700 square meters, are feed with fresh water from its own natural water source, in the middle of the woods with 3 acres which offers a variety of very old trees, gardens and plenty of cosy spaces to rest and spend a very comfortable time. On demand you can have the traditional Portuguese meals for all family, served inside the house or in any of the wonderful and romantic corners of the farm at very reasonable rates of 20 Euros per person. Daily breakfasts served at the “mangedoura”, bed linen, towels for bath and for swimming and also cleaning once a week are included in the weekly rates. There are no extra or hidden costs. Cable TV is available. Internet access is also available with WIFI in all farm area, with exception of the woods. We can advise you and organize different tours for you in the surrounding area. Horse riding lessons are available on request close to the farmhouse. Car rental is recommended to explore all area around, including “Costa Nova” and 'Barra' beaches, many lovely landscapes, traditional villages, fishing harbours and the secular boat trips call “moliceiros” on “Ria de Aveiro”. If you are looking for a rest and quiet holidays, Quinta da Fontoura ia a wonderful option, since all social and leisure activities are developed inside in a private idyllic and peaceful environment. Swimming in the biological pool with natural water directly from the spring is an unforgettable experience. Purity and natural pH value allows you to take a wonderful bath of soft water. The area around Aveiro, called silver coast, is full of activities and things to do, since there are a wide variety of wines and gastronomic options, sports and fishing activities in the river and sea as well as caves, restaurants and night life. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 5466/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Alberto L
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Response Rate:71%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:December 2012
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Playground
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
In the area around you can take many different tours by yourself. We will advise a lot of them. Car rental is recommended to explore all around, beaches, landscapes, traditional and small villages and fishing harbors, and the secular boat trips called “moliceiros”, name of the very old boats for harvesting of algae from the river “Ria de Aveiro” for fertilizing fields. Nature circuits for seeing birds in the fields of the lagune 'Ria de Aveiro' are very interesting.
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