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Delightful charming villa overlooks the Cavado river and National Park.

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
5 nights minimum
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Uniquely located in the heart of Europe's last great wilderness, the Peneda-Geres National Park, this delightful charming villa overlooks the river Cávado and the peaceful Caniçada dam. Among the breath-taking forests, the translucent cascading waters and the unforgettable sights. Gerês is one of Portugal’s more attractive Natural Regions, considered by UNESCO to be a World Biosphere Reserve. The villa has a lovely atmosphere and displays a pleasing range of carefully chosen furnishings to provide comfort for guests. It is set within a private walled garden where a stylish swimming pool was recently added. A comfortable sitting room opens onto a shaded terrace overlooking the pool, with table and chairs perfect for outside eating. This property is set on a private condominium of around ...Uniquely located in the heart of Europe's last great wilderness, the Peneda-Geres National Park, this delightful charming villa overlooks the river Cávado and the peaceful Caniçada dam. Among the breath-taking forests, the translucent cascading waters and the unforgettable sights. Gerês is one of Portugal’s more attractive Natural Regions, considered by UNESCO to be a World Biosphere Reserve. The villa has a lovely atmosphere and displays a pleasing range of carefully chosen furnishings to provide comfort for guests. It is set within a private walled garden where a stylish swimming pool was recently added. A comfortable sitting room opens onto a shaded terrace overlooking the pool, with table and chairs perfect for outside eating. This property is set on a private condominium of around 4 hectares of land surrounded by protected land due to the environmental interest of this location. Besides the villa, guests have the right to use the communal facilities including a large swimming pool and large lawns with with panoramic views. Various activities can be enjoyed due to the natural setting with nature activities such as fishing, canoeing, water sports and hiking. The Cavado river, with its clear, clean water, is about a 7 minute walk from the villa. There is a restaurant in the nearby village centre (about 1,600 metres away) which produces good local food. Other facilities in this location includes a cafe / bar and minimarket. The larger and historic village of Vieira do Minho is only 4 kms. away. Situated in Albufeira do Ermal (Santa Marta - Rossas) and approximately 10 kms from the villa, Ermal Cable Park is a teleski cable wake park offering a wide range of skis: mono-ski; biped - ski; or ski with a plank as well as a boat to transport people who may fall along the way. Accommodation (a two storey house): Ground floor: Well equipped kitchen opening onto a very spacious terrace with a barbecue area including bread / pizza oven. Guest toilet, living area with comfortable seating and sat tv, dining area with table seating up to 8 people and doors opening onto a large terrace with superb uninterrupted views overlooking the Cavado river valley. Laundry room with washing machine. First floor: Master double with ensuite shower room and doors opening onto a balcony with superb views over the valley. Another double bedroom with door opening onto the same balcony. Third bedroom with double bed. Shower room to be shared by bedroom 2 and 3. Exterior: Private swimming pool (10 metres long and 5 metres wide). Pool side shower. Large built-in bbq area and terrace with table and chairs for outdoor dining. The views from the terrace and house are outstanding.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French
Response Rate:70%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We stayed here as two families, one with teenagers and one with a 7yr old and this place suited everyone. The villa itself is brilliantly equipped, the kitchen has EVERYTHING you need, and beds, living areas are all comfortable, plenty of space. The pool is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
With a unique location in the heart of Peneda/Gerês National Park, this property offers a breathtaking view over the river Cávado and the peaceful Caniçada dam. Within easy reach is Ermal Cable Park: situated in Albufeira do Ermal (Santa Marta - Rossas) and approximately 6 km from Vieira do Minho town, this teleski center has at its disposal a wide range of skis: mono-ski; biped - ski; or ski with a plank as well as a boat to transport people who may fall along the way.
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