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Quinta do Circo - Serra da Estrela - Turismo Rural Farmhouse

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Description from owner

Description

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

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: 4Bathrooms : 3Living room and kitchenTílias 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 peopleFree 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 peopleFree stay for children up to 3 years, if they sleep in their parent's room.

Location description from owner

The Central Portugal region

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.

Vila Nova de Foz Coa

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.The tinkling of sheep bells grazing on the hills in front of the Houses and the birds chirping are the sounds that awaken the morning on.Here you can enjoy unforgettable moments of peace and harmony with nature and learn about natural heritage of outstanding beauty.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 2 Sofa Beds
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Central heating
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • 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

Bruno A
Response rate:
35%
Calendar updated:
13 Aug 2014

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese


This Farmhouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Oct 2013. Located in Vila Nova de Foz Coa, the average weekly rate is £1125.

The Owner has a response rate of 35% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Aug 2014.

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