Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 13
Beautiful Manor House,(Quince Valley Farm), sleeps 9 (overflow cottage 4 more). Swimming pool/shaded BBQ area and extensive gardens. Historic Elvas (World Heritage status) 2 miles, Spanish border 5 miles, Lisbon airport 2 hours on empty motorway. Pretty local towns, e.g. Marvao, Monsaraz, Evora.. Excellent and cheap food and wine, walks (cork oaks, olives, castles). Excellent birding.
Would suit families looking for a rural getaway or a group.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisbon 250 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
The Alentejo region
Elvas is a strongly fortified walled town just opposite Spanish Badajoz with a long history of battles. Black pork and red wine are just two of the culinary delights on offer. Film set villages nearby include Terena, Monsarraz, Vila Vicosa, Marvao and Borba. Elvas is a small town with steep cobbled streets. Outlying forts are interesting to explore. Olivenca (Spanish) just 16kms away has a magnificent Manueline Church, al lovely square that is very lively in the evenings as families come out to meet and greet. Elvas has evening summer entertainments in the main square. There is considerable Peninsular war history as Elvas/Badajoz were the key for Wellington to secure from the French.