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Vista da Serra

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The two bedroom ground floor apartment has recently been renovated and is fully equipped. Outside there is a furnished terrace for alfresco meals and sunbathing, also lawns beneath shady fruit trees and vines. Chapa is a quiet rural village yet is just a few minutes drive from excellent motorways for exploring this beautiful region of Portugal. The historic market town of Amarante is just 10km distant with its many cafe-bars and restaurants to enjoy. Nearby is an 18 hole golf course, water park and indoor wave pool as well as a number of outdoor pools. Or you may prefer the natural attraction of the nearby river beach where you can swim in the cool, clean waters of the river Tâmega. Also enjoy walks or cycle rides along the newly completed ecotrail, replacing the old train route to Amarante, with spectacular views over the Tâmega vale. Free wi-fi access. The owner is at hand to help if you require and meals can be provided on request at a reasonable price.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Madelena, Vila Nova de Gaia 56 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Porto 70 km, Nearest railway: Caide de Rei 21 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

There are no steps inside or outside the property so it is suitable for people with mobility difficulties.

Further details outdoors

There is a terrace with table and chairs, umbrella and sun loungers and a barbecue. Also a lawned area surrounded by vines. Childrens pool. Off-road parking.

Further details

Highchair and cot can be provided on request.

Northern Portugal region

This is a beautiful, verdant region of Portugal with many interesting places of historical and religious significance, such as the rediscovered Roman town of Tongabriga; the former capital of Portugal at Guimarães and the beautiful sanctuary of Bom Jesus at Braga. There are various wine making Quintas which offer wine tastings and the famous Port wine houses of Vila Nova de Gaia near to Porto.


In the village of Chapa there are lovely walks in the village and along the ecotrail with spectaculer views over the river Tamega. The local town of Amarante is just 10km distant. It has a market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Nearby is Amarante Golf Course and the water park which is open from June to September. There is also an indoor wave pool open all year round. On the first weekend in June is the Amarante June festival, in honour of the local Saint Gonçalo. There are processions and musical events with traditional and modern music also three evenings with a spectacular fireworks display.

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Review 1-4 of 4

13 Aug 2014


"Extremely nice"

The house is really nice and it has everything you need. The kitchen is huge and it is more than fully equipped. The rooms are big and the beds comfortable. The house is very clean and Anita is always… More

29 Jul 2014


"Au cœur du vignoble portugais"

Bon accueil, maison tranquille et charmante, grande et bien équipée, au cœur du vignoble portugais, grandes villes aux alentours accessibles par autoroute… More

26 Apr 2014


"An haven of peace very comfortable"

The house is realy perfect : clean, with a lot of space, a great terrace, comfortable with comfortable beds, everything to cook (butter, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper,...), ideally located closed to Amar… More

21 Jul 2013


"Good Stay"

Nice central location not far from Porto and a good base to explore the north of Portugal and its historical cities, sites and mountain regions.

Review 1-4 of 4

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  • 2 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:13 Nov 2014

Based in Portugal

Languages spoken
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  • Portuguese

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