Traditional granite cottage with pool in rural location

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Traditional granite cottage with pool in rural location

Family-friendly Paredes de Coura accommodation with fireplace and kitchen

9.9/10 Exceptional

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Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Cribs available
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Paredes de Coura, Viana do Castelo District
Main amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
  • Barbecue grills
For families
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Kitchen
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Coffee/tea maker

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Tui Cathedral - 36 min drive
  • Parque Nacional da Peneda-Geres - 77 min drive

Getting around

  • Vigo (VGO-Peinador) - 44 min drive
  • Porto Airport (OPO) - 70 min drive
  • Valenca Station - 27 min drive
  • Porrino Station - 28 min drive
  • Tui Station - 31 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Traditional granite cottage with pool in rural location

The single-storey cottage has a spacious open-plan layout and retains many original features including exposed beams, original shutters and window seats. The whole living area is open plan (27' x 16'), the lounge area has a sofa bed (which can sleep 2 children), armchairs and a dining table to seat 4, with TV and radio. The sleeping area has a double bed. The kitchen has a fridge, gas cooker and microwave. The spacious bathroom is modern and fully tiled with WC, bidet, wash-basin and shower. There is also a wood stove and a supply of logs in the sitting area. The cottage has its own private patio with flowers, built in barbecue, table and sunshade making it an excellent place for open-air dining.



Built in 1868 the granite stone cottage has been sympathetically restored and retains many original features, including the open beamed ceiling and shutters.

Overlooking the rural hamlet of Tarrio, the property has stunning views across a river valley to the mountains beyond. The cottage is adjacent to the farmhouse where the owner lives and has a private patio with lemon tree and rustic barbecue. The pool and surrounds( occasionally shared with the owner) overlooks terraces of lawn, flowers and vegetable gardens that guests are welcome to explore. Car-parking is available under shady vines that are still used to produce wine on the property.

The accommodation is laid out as an open plan studio and has a double bed plus sofa beds suitable for children. In winter there is a cosy wood-burning stove and a fan is available for the summer months. The well-equipped kitchen has a gas hob/oven/grill and a microwave. The bathroom is spacious and modern with a thermostatic shower, wc, bidet and wash-basin.

The cottage has free wi-fi coverage and the flatscreen TV is connected to a satellite receiving all UK channels. There is also a DVD and music system.

There are many tracks for walking and mountain-bike riding leading from the property and the owner has bicycles for guest use. In the old stables of the farmhouse there is a games room with a table tennis table, table-top football, boules and badminton equipment, and a paper-back library.

There is a shared laundry area with washing machine, tumble dryer and iron for guest's use.

The local town of Paredes de Coura is 6km away and has a river swimming area, shops, cafes, restaurants and a Saturday market. In addition to the forest and village walks on your doorstep and the property is ideally situated to explore the coast and it's sandy beaches, the market towns of the Minho/Lima valleys or the Peneda-Geres National Park. The Spanish border is 30 mins and Porto airport is 1 hr drive away.

Canoeing/Kayaking: The owner has details of canoes for hire on the River Lima and River Minho. The canoeing is suitable for beginners and children.

At a glance

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Required at check-in

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  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 13
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities

Beach

  • Beach towels

Pool/Spa

  • Outdoor pool
  • Shared/communal pool

Internet

  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Crib/infant bed available
  • Highchair

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Paper towels
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Bidet
  • Shampoo

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove

Entertainment

  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • Foosball table
  • Table tennis table
  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Video library
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near laundromat

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Boating on site
  • Bicycling on site
  • Swimming nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Cycling nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Deadbolt lock

General

  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 592 sq ft (55 sq m)

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fitness center access
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Outlet shopping
  • Rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Winery tours

Fees & policies

Policies

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession).

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

Property Registration Number 17967/AL

Also known as

Traditional Cottage With Pool in Rural Location
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Overall score and ratings

9.9

Exceptional

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