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Casa do Retiro

from £177 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 3 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £177 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Manor House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 13

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Manor House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Casa do Retiro is located in the heart of

Ribeira Lima, in the village of Fontão,

one of the most picturesque villages of

the Minho region in northern Portugal.

Ponte de Lima, the oldest Portuguese

town stands 7km away and Viana do

Castelo, where long white sand beaches

contrast with slopes of vineyards and

farms, is only at a 15 km distance.

Manor Casa do Retiro is part of a 10ha

farm exhibiting the typical architecture

of the region. It is surrounded by fi elds

and trees and encircled by stone walls,

providing great privacy and a sense of

peace.

Th e house stands amid a highly forested

area, surrounded by the imposing Serra

D´Arga and the plain of Rio Lima,

combining a beauty worthy of a romantic

painting with a privileged location.

A clear water brook crosses the farm,

inviting to a bath or trout fi shing.

Th e land is intended for corn plantation

for animal feed purposes.

After crossing the emblazoned entrance

gate, we come to an open and ample

yard that leads to a large stone staircase

and the manor's main entrance.

Next to the main façade of the house

there are various farm premises, amongst

which an old cellar and barn that lead

to a monumental old granite threshing

fl oor, with 4000 metres, deemed to be

the largest in Portugal.

Th e house has a beautiful garden and

pool, which face a dazzling scenario of

mountain ridges where the blue colour

of the sky mingles with the green of the

trees, and the peaceful silent environment

invites to dreaming and introspection,

away from daily stress.

Size Sleeps up to 13, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Afife/Carreço/Moledo 15 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 400 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Porto City 80 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (4), Single beds (3)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking

About this location

Northern Portugal region

Ponte de Lima

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Review 1-3 of 3

19 Aug 2013

5/5

"Impossant et spacieuse"

Reservation et contact facile (anglais et francais)L'espace disponible du "chateau" est tellement impressionnant que nous avons decide de ne pas utiliser toutes les pieces (nous etions … More

13 Jul 2013

5/5

"Beautiful spacious house with amazing nature around by"

Inside of the house is renovated and well decorated. Very clean and equipped. A lot of rooms and bathrooms, it's good for a family and groups of friends. There is a nice swimming pool in the gar… More

9 Jul 2013

5/5

"Paradise in The World"

I have been to Casa do Retiro in the summer 2011.
Myself and 5 friends went there so we could enjoy pure nature and go for some bike tours (exploring).
When we got to the main gate we could not believe how imposing it was ( like 6 meters in stone with an amazing blazon coming out).

The house is old style and it still keeps the charming from simplicity complemented with nature all around.
The property is surrounded by granite walls witch give an amazing privacy!
The land is huge like 12 acres or something with a river crossing it!

The views are stunning from every side - mountain range, a corn field, chestnut tress and much more.

We had the best holidays ever and unfortunately can´t book this year- too late:s

Anyway i will surely book next year or event earlier!

Tip: Go to Ponte de Lima Village the oldest in Europe (amazing), go to Serra D Arga and try the natural lagoons.

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      Calendar last updated:25 Jan 2015

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