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North Portugal

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North Portugal

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2 Guests
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Villa REF 566

Northern Portugal

North Portugal

Northern Portugal

A beautifully restored old water mill set in extensive walled gardens by the side of a small river and set in the Minho countryside some 30km from Braga, an area of outstanding beauty. A private, tanquil villa rental retreat with relaxing water sounds in the background. This region is well known for its wine and farming. Porto Airport is only 67 km away and the nearest villages are Taide and Riba de Ave. 

Please note, due to its riverside location, this house is not recommended for families with younger children. Please ask for clarification.

There is also a separate studio located in a private plot 15 metres from the main house which may also be rented. It is also possible that this could be rented independently from the main villa. For futher details, please contact our sales department.


  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
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About this villa

The space

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bath/Shower Rooms: 3
  • Pool Size: 10 x 5 m
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  • Additional Infocentral heating
  • BBQYes
  • TVYes with satellite
  • Distance to Beach80 km
  • Distance to Shops1 Km
  • Distance to Restaurants1 km
  • Additional Info20 km from Braga
  • Nearest AirportPorto
  • Food PackYes, additional charges apply
  • CotsYes, 1 Cot, free of charge, additional charges apply
  • High ChairsYes, additional charges apply
  • Extra BedsYes, additional charges apply
  • Pool
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Main Features

Lounge, tastefully furnished in modern style with open fireplace and balcony over the river ideal for relaxing - Glass floor feature in the hallway with under floor views of the river flow with magical effect when lit up at night - Fully-fitted modern kitchen with all appliances - Separate dining room - One twin and one double bedroom on first floor, each with en-suite bathroom - Baby cot available - Extensive, mature, walled gardens - Central heating - Nearest Restaurant 1km, Golf 40km.

Concierge Available on request

  • Food Package
  • Speciality Chefs
  • Nanny Services
  • Private Chauffeur
  • Shopping Service
  • Marquee hire
  • Car hire
  • DJ/Band
  • Floristry
  • Piano Hire
  • Specialist Car Hire
  • Sports Coaching
  • Sport/Music/Event Tickets
  • Spa/Wellbeing Service
  • Security Service
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7 nights minimum stay

The Region

Oporto is the gateway city to the north of Portugal - the city which gave its name to Port, a favourite both as an aperitif and after-dinner drink is situated magnificently at the mouth of the Douro river and boasts an historical centre which is now a World Heritage site.

Northwards, the Minho region is bordered by the sea running up to the Minho river, which acts as the country's northern border with Spain. Here, arched vines edge the roads and twist around the trees in the fields. This is the world of 'Vinho Verde', the dry white wine, which is such a superb accompaniment to fish and the local dishes of the region. Many vineyards are open to the traveller providing the ideal excuse (if it was needed) to sample traditional hospitality.

The Minho is steeped in history with ancient settlements, impressive churches and the pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostela and there is not a town or village that does not have a fair or festival, especially in summer, where locals and visitors alike can experience fun, fireworks and dancing, accompanied as always with tasty local food and wines.

To the east of Oporto is the renowned and stunningly beautiful Douro Valley. Here, a Mediterranean climate encourages the growth of figs, cherries, almonds, oranges and, of course, grapes. It was on these sunny slopes and chalky terraces that Port wine was invented and it was on the River Douro that the barrels were transported in traditional boats to the warehouses of Gaia, on the bank of the river opposite to Oporto.

Northern Portugal is an area to be discovered at your leisure and our traditional, superbly located houses are your ideal base.

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