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Casa Santo Antonio - Large Villa 50 mins from Porto Sleeps 18 - Pool & Tennis

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9 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
18 guests
3 nights minimum
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Sleeps up to 18 with TENNIS COURT, SWIMMING POOL, Table Football, Ping Pong, Pool Table The house is only a few minutes from the pretty and historic town of Amarante. It sits on the river Tamega - which is great for swimming ( there are fluvial beaches for all the family to enjoy) and some water sports such as SUP, Kayaking etc, The town of Amarante is renowned for its pastries and also the region is well know for its excellent Vinho Verde. Exploring the rest of the North of Portugal is very easy. The house is 5 minutes drive from the motorway networks and in less than 40 minutes you are in the heart of the Douro Valley, you can reach Porto and Braga. Even Galicia in Spain is an hour away. Nearby the house is a great golf course and there is a small water park as well.Set in beautiful p...Sleeps up to 18 with TENNIS COURT, SWIMMING POOL, Table Football, Ping Pong, Pool Table The house is only a few minutes from the pretty and historic town of Amarante. It sits on the river Tamega - which is great for swimming ( there are fluvial beaches for all the family to enjoy) and some water sports such as SUP, Kayaking etc, The town of Amarante is renowned for its pastries and also the region is well know for its excellent Vinho Verde. Exploring the rest of the North of Portugal is very easy. The house is 5 minutes drive from the motorway networks and in less than 40 minutes you are in the heart of the Douro Valley, you can reach Porto and Braga. Even Galicia in Spain is an hour away. Nearby the house is a great golf course and there is a small water park as well.Set in beautiful private and peaceful gardens with an elevated position commanding superb views from the top floor lounge, this substantial property is the ideal venue for a large family and/or group of friends to meet and enjoy memorable holidays. The house has a feel of the traditional 'Maison De Maitre' that you normally find in the South of France. It is tall, imposing yet inviting at the same time. Set well back in its own private grounds of around 2 acres it has a long private driveway and is surrounded by well tended and mature gardens with various fruit trees including wonderful figs! There are 6 bedrooms in the main house (sleeps 12) and there are 3 extra bedrooms available at an extra supplement (upon request) in a separate wing of the grounds ( just a few seconds walk) There is for your pleasure and relaxation a very generous sized swimming pool at 10m x 5m - an all weather tennis court - and a games room with a full size billiard table and table tennis! The house by virtue of its design is very shaded and cool in the summer and is very cozy with underfloor heating and central heating throughout plus open fireplaces making it very special in the winter. Outline Summary of Accommodation Ground Floor 'Nanny' bedroom with ensuite bathroom Large Lounge - which has an open plan layout with two informal areas. Can seat around 14-16 adults. Double ended patio doors straight out onto front and back gardens. Dining Room with table seating 12 adults - ability to expand to accommodate more. Open fireplace. Fabulous large kitchen very well equipped. First Floor 2 x Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom 1 x Double bedroom with ensuite shower room Another dining room which can seat 10-12 people An upstairs mezzanine kitchen with kitchen dining table for up to 8-10 people. Lovely granite worktops - fully equipped finished with granite worktops. 2nd Floor Double Bedroom with bathroom ensuite - aircon installed Junior Suite/Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a private lounge with sofabed seating that provides sleeping for 2 more guests. TV - aircon installed Top Floor Huge Lounge with massive views across the countryside. Ideal tranquil space to sit and read or listen to some music away from the rest of the house guests! Outside 3 Further Bedrooms (sleeps 6) - supplement cost 2 are doubles with shower room each The third bedroom has a single bed PLUS a pull out single bed - it also has its own WC/Shower room Pool 10 x 5m Outside Pool Shower and WC Plenty of nice garden furniture including a swing seat All weather tennis court Additional amenities include: pool table, ping pong table, foosball, coffee maker, cot, cd player, patio/deck/terrace, kitchen utensils provided, shower, smoking allowed outside, separate wc, bathtub, bed linen provided, ironing board. More
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Portugal Holiday Villas
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for a large group or family. Lots to do in the House - pool, tennis court, pool table, table tennis table and a number of large lounge rooms. Dining room is enormous with lots of seating (we were 13) and the kitchen is...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip573020, VR Owner at Casa Santo Antonio - Large Villa 50 mins from Porto Sleeps 18 - Pool & Tennis, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Tim Thanks very much for your stay and your kind feedback. We hope to be able to look after you again in Northern Portugal - in either this or another one of our properties listed on TripAdvisor All the best from Fernando and Mags...More

Reviewed 29 June 2015

45 minutes from Porto - set in large well tended private grounds. Huge home - much nicer in real life than the pics. 2 families traveled - great local area - plenty to do for the kids and adults. We did a few easy day...More

Date of stay: May 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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The house is only a few minutes from the pretty and historic town of Amarante. It sits on the river Tamega - which is great for swimming ( there are fluvial beaches for all the family to enjoy) and some water sports such as SUP, Kayaking etc, The town is renowned for its pastries and also the region is well know for its excellent Vinho Verde. Exploring the rest of the North of Portugal is very easy. The house is 5 minutes drive from the motorway networks and in less than 40 minutes you are in the heart of the Douro Valley, you can reach Porto and Braga. Even Galicia in Spain is an hour away. Nearby the house is a great golf course and there is a small water park as well.
How to get there
Porto Airport - 45 minutes by car
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