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Casa do Retiro Manor House

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 13 sleeps
  • 5 nights min stay

Manor House / 6 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / 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

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

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

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.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Luis A
Response rate:
80%
Calendar updated:
22 Jul 2016

Languages spoken: English, French, Portuguese


This Manor house has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 13. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Feb 2013. Located in Viana do Castelo District, it has 3 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1284.

The Owner has a response rate of 80% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Jul 2016.

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“Paradise in The World”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2013

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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