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Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10

On the southern slope of Serra da Estrela (protected area of the Natural Park), 800m altitude in the valley of Cortes river / Penhas da Saúde and Varanda dos Pastores, is located Quinta do Circo.

The river at the bottom of the farm, with natural pools in the summer and the sound of its waters in winter, the snow, cover in white throughout the farm, the surrounding vegetation and the houses of the village, the saw cut in land terraces, still farmed, the Varanda dos Pastores and the grandiosity of Serra da Estrela which stands before us, the canadas (shepherds paths) still marked, the village lit up at, make this property a unique place.


“QUINTA DO CIRCO” DESCRIPTION :

“Quinta do Circo” has 2 Rural Tourism Houses: Casa da Levada and Casa das Tílias. Located 500m from the village of Bouça .
The houses are distant 20km from the top of the mountain Penhas da Saúde / Tower by national road, through Covilhã. Have direct access to Penhas da Saúde ( 8km ) with SVUs .
The farm, overlooking the village and Serra da Estrela has 2ha of agro forestry crops and gardens. Has swimming pool (10mx5m) with toilet / dressing room, ping- pong table, and various utensils, agricultural tools and artifacts.


HOUSES DESCRIPTION :

Casa da Levada :
Centennial House, 2 floors, reconstructed of it use to be land terracing for animals (goats and cows) that at night, came down from grazing in the mountain .
Its construction of local stone and was duly restored partially lined with wood inside, in order to equip themselves with all comfort.
Interior : kitchen / sitting room ( 60m2 ) , 4 bedrooms ( 3 double and 1 single ) , 3 bathrooms . It is equipped with all appliances (ceramic hob cooker , fridge , washing machine and dishwasher , microwave , coffee machine, toaster, cable TV, including Panda Channel), bedding, toilet towels, crockery and kitchen utensils .
Has covered terrace with outdoor dining table, barbecue BBQ and wood oven .
The living room has a small library with books for all ages .
The house warming is accomplished by heating (in all rooms) and traditional fireplace (one basket of firewood is provided) .
The living room has 2 sofa beds .
Minimum Capacity : 4 people .
Maximum Capacity : 11 people .
From 5 people , plus 15 € / night per person .
Free stay for children up to 3 years , if they sleep in their parents room .
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms : 3
Living room and kitchen

Tílias House:
As Casa da Levada , was animals shelter (goats and cows) that came down at night from grazing in the mountain . Due to the poor condition was fully restored (interior and exterior) to maintaining its rustic / traditional stone walls of the region, combined with other materials and modern lines.
Interior: kitchen / sitting room (50m2), 1 bedroom ( 1 double ), 1 bathroom .
Outdoor terrace with dining table and barbecue.
It is equipped with appliances (ceramic hob cooker , fridge , washing machine and dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine , toaster, cable TV), bedding, toilet towels, crockery and utensils.
Heating is by wood burning fireplace (one basket of firewood is provided) .
The room has 2 beds / couches.
The house is adapted for people with reduced mobility.
Maximum Capacity: 4 people
Free stay for children up to 3 years, if they sleep in their parents room.

Attached House:
The house is located on the basement of Casa da Levada , where it was kept the wine of the farm.
Interior: kitchen / room ( 14m2 ) , double bedroom and bathroom .
The room has central heating.
Outdoor terrace with dining table and barbecue.
It is equipped with appliances (ceramic hob cooker , fridge, washing machine , microwave , coffee machine , toaster, cable TV), bedding, toilet towels , crockery and utensils.
Maximum Capacity: 2 people
Free stay for children up to 3 years, if they sleep in their parent's room.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Aeroporto Internacional de Lisboa 272 km, Nearest railway: Estação da CP da Covilhã 17 km
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed