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Luxury Cottage overlooking the River in Mosteiro Portugal

Casa de Pera
Casa de Pera
Casa de Pera The Lounge area The Dining area
When in Portugal!! The fully fitted kitchen The Master bedroom
The Twin bedroom Bedroom 3 The Terrace
Al Fresco dining The Old bridge and aquaduct The River Beach and Lagar Restaurant
The River Beach at Mosteiro One of the hiking trails that start in Mosteiro A waterfall on one of the hiking trails
The River beach at Castenheira de Pera The Village of Mosteiro and the River Pera

Cottage in Figueiro Dos Vinhos, Portugal

Property Details of Figueiro Dos Vinhos Cottage

A peaceful and picturesque holiday location awaits you in the charming village of Mosteiro, close to the market town of Pedrogao Grande in Central Portugal. This area offers the perfect balance of fun for all the family in a truly relaxing environment. With an abundance of nature right outside your door you will soon begin to forget the stresses of everyday life. Casa de Pera is a recently restored, well equipped 3 bedroom detached cottage sitting on the banks of the beautiful River Pera. The property is situated on the edge of the pretty Portuguese village of Mosteiro where traditional farming methods are still in use. Throughout your stay, you will be treated to the regular sight of horse drawn carts and friendly locals passing by as they take their small herds of goats to feed in the surrounding fields. The village is in a wooded valley offering picturesque views, fabulous riverside walks and a fantastic river beach, making it the ideal location for family holidays. The village has the choice of 2 restaurants and 2 cafe/bars offering great food and good value for money. Mosteiro is approximately 5 mins drive from the nearest main town (Pedrogao Grande) just off the IC8. This wonderful and virtually unknown area of Central Portugal has a wealth of history and culture, a diverse mix of flora and fauna and is abundantly rich in natural beauty. There are also many buildings of historical importance within the region including Templar castles and churches. Two impressive sights not to be missed are the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo (The Convent of Christ) at Tomar and the historic University of Coimbra. You will find more useful information about the area from our own website www.casadepera-portugal.com Getting away for a relaxing weekend or a longer, well deserved holiday has never been easier or more affordable. Call us today on +351 239944434 or +351 912309642 to make your reservation or contact us via www.casadepera-portugal.com Find out about our affordable rates and make a reservation today! Accomodation. The accommodation is set over two floors with the main entrance on the first floor and a further garden entrance on the ground floor. The light and airy open plan living space is on the ground floor with views across the garden, river and woodland surrounding the property. All of the bedrooms are situated on the first floor of the large entrance hallway. There is an additional TV/DVD in bedroom 3 with a large selection of childrens books, DVD's, CD's and a good selection of board games for all the family. The house is also connected to broadband internet and a WIFI connection is available. The house is south facing and the garden is bordered by Olive trees ensuring you can find sun or shade at any time of the day. Casa de Pera welcomes babies and children of all ages. The cottage is equipped with the following items to make your childs visit as comfortable as possible. 1 x Beech cot with mattress 1 x travel cot/play pen Cot bedding 1 x adjustable height high chair 1 x fixed height high chair 1 x "Skyline" pushchair/buggy 1 x car booster seat 1 x Baby bath 1 x potty 1 x small childs table and chair Large selection of childrens plastic cups, plates, cutlery etc Window safety catches on all upstairs windows 1 x Child gate at foot of stairs 1 x safety gate at top of stairs Fully enclosed garden 1 x safety gate in garden Lockable garden gates Large selection of childrens games Large selection of childrens books Selection of childrens DVD's and CD's Small selection of toys TV with integral DVD player in bedroom 3 Childrens bunk beds UK Satelite TV with freeview childrens channels From the cool of the open plan lounge, French windows lead out onto a large sunny patio area and a small garden. The patio is equipped with a large dining table and 6 chairs for Al-Fresco dining. Further patio furniture includes a 2 seat sofa, 2 arm chairs and a coffee table providing the perfect place to relax with a glass of local wine. There are both charcoal and electric grill BBQ's available. At the bottom of the garden there are 2 wooden sun loungers in the shade of the peach tree, and a metal gate leading down to the River Terrace. This area has direct access to the river and is an ideal spot for fishing. The river terrace is furnished with a wooden table and 4 chairs. Casa de Pera doesn't need a swimming pool as one of the best River Beaches in Central Portugal is only 50 metres from our front door. This family friendly river beach has a very shallow end for younger children and a deeper area for swimming. The pool floor is paved and there are pool access steps.

Local Area Details

Casa de Pera is located in one of the most picturesque regions of Portugal Far from the hustle and bustle of the Algarve here you will experience a true sense of rural Portuguese life its people and traditions You will be made to feel very welcome by the locals who often greet you with gifts of home grown fruit and vegetables. This friendly unhurried and simple way of life is reminiscent of times gone by. This hidden gem offers stunning scenery and beautiful landscapes. From the clear blue waters of the rivers and the rolling green tree covered hills to the colourful grape vines and shady olive groves this impressive region of Portugal will surprise and enchant you.

Mosteiro is a pretty Portuguese village on the banks of the River Pera where traditional farming methods such as horse drawn ploughs are still in use and goats are herded through the village by friendly locals. The village is in a secluded wooded valley offering picturesque views, fabulous riverside walks and a fantastic river beach making it ideal for family holidays. The village also offers the choice of 2 restaurants and cafe-bars, the restaurant Sao Pedro serves traditional Portuguese food and wines for around 6 euros per person whilst a little more expensive but nice for a treat is the restaurant Lagar do Mosteiro which serves dinner. The Cafe at the river beach is also open daily in season selling drinks, hot and cold snacks, ice-creams for the children and ice cold beers for the adults. The baker from Pedrogao Grande calls daily and fresh breadcakes will be delivered to your door as required. A local fishmonger visits the village twice weekly selling a great variety of fresh fish and seafood, perfect for the BBQ.

Mosteiro is a great place for relaxing after you have visited one of the restaurants or the riverside cafe bar you can stroll back through the village to continue your evening on the terrace, watching the nightjars acrobatic flying displays over the river. As night draws in you will be treated to the sight of a blanket of stars in the clear unpolluted skies. This area is a haven for birds and wildlife, paradise for nature lovers. For the more energetic you will find marked trails on your doorstep taking you on wonderful riverside walks or deep into the wooded valleys. This stunning area of central Portugal retains much of the original charm and tranquility of a bygone era.

Mosteiro is approximately 5 mins drive from the nearest main town Pedrogao Grande just off the IC8. This area of Central Portugal has a wealth of history and culture, a diverse mix of flora and fauna, and is abundantly rich in natural beauty. Casa de Pera is nestled in a pretty wooded valley and is surrounded by natural beauty. Outdoor activities for people of all ages and interests are accessible right outside your door. Be sure to take advantage of the areas outdoor activities including Walking, Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Boating, sailing, Swimming, diving, Fishing, Climbing, Abseiling, Mountain biking, Waterparks and river beaches and much more.

Castanheira de Pera

Castanheira de Peras main attraction is the pool at Rocas Beach. This is an amusement and leisure complex situated on a lake almost 1 km in length in the heart of the Village of Castanheira de Pera, only 15 minutes from Casa de Pera. With an island in the center of the lake a 2100 square meter swimming pool with its own wave generator, the largest in Portugal and a lagoon with a connecting bridge, Rocas Beach forms a dreamlike reality. The peaceful clear waters of this enchanted tropical paradise flow down from the cool mountain aquifer of the Lousa Range far above Castanheira de Pera. Here you can enjoy a leisurely cruise in one of the rental row boats or take a stately swan pedalo boat for a spin around the lake.

Luxury Cottage overlooking the River in Mosteiro Portugal Property Information

Location:Figueiro Dos Vinhos, Portugal
This Property Sleeps:6
Minimum Price Per Week:€450
Maximum Price Per Week:€750
Nearest Airport:Lisbon (LIS), PortugalBoth approx 1hr 45 mins from property (airport code LIS)
Booking notes. The house is available to rent throughout the year please contact us for availability. A 20% non refundable deposit is required to secure your booking with the full balance payable six weeks prior to your arrival date. A fully refundable 150 Euro breakages deposit is payable upon arrival and will be refunded one week after your departure minus any damage costs. The house is non smoking throughout although smoking is permitted outside. Long term winter lets considered, Please contact us for details. Short term lets: Prices include insurance, cleaning, laundry, electricity, gas, water, heating, airconditioning, use of cot and highchair. A welcome pack including essential groceries is provided for bookings over 7 days. Changeover day: Changeover day is usually Saturday. Check in is after 4pm and check out is before 10am allowing time for cleaning. There may be some flexibility in these arrangements, please ask. We support Help for Heroes and Walking with the Wounded. Discounts are available for serving and ex serving members of the Armed forces. Please contact us for further details

Property Features

  • Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

Theme Luxury, Away from it all, Quiet yet close to local activity
Accommodation Changeover Day Flexible, Size: Spacious, Accommodation Type: Self Catering
Suitability Non Smoking Only, Wheelchair inaccessible, Geared Towards Younger People, Children Welcome, Family Oriented, No Pets
Outside Outside Tap, Garden, Terrace, Patio, Barbecue, Barbecue Area
Location In the Country, Distance to Airport >100km, Distance to local restaraunts <100m, Distance to convenience store <100m, In the mountains
Local Area The local town is Sleepy, Distance to Local Town Centre 4km, Restaurants, Quiet Bars and Pubs
Local Activities Water Sports, Snorkelling, Water Park, Diving, Mountaineering, Windsurfing, Walking, Swimming, Water Skiing, Sailing, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Fishing, Cycling
Living Room Fireplace, Gas Fire, Fold Out Beds Sleeping 2, Sofas 2, Seating for 6 People
Laundry Ironing Board, Iron, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided
Kitchen Toaster, Grill, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Oven, Hob, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, High Chair Available
General Telephone
Entertainment Radio, DVD Player, TV, Hi Fi, Satellite or Cable
Dining Dining room, Seating for 6 People, Dining room table
Heat/Cooling Electric Heaters, Aircon throughout
Bedroom Pull-out Beds 2, Twins 1, Singles 3, Doubles 1
Bathroom Bidets, Shower Rooms 2, Toilets 3, Bathrooms 2

Contact Information for Luxury Cottage overlooking the River in Mosteiro Portugal

Name: Andy White
Telephone: +351 -239-944434
Alt Telephone: +351 -912-309642
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Cottage in Figueiro Dos Vinhos, Portugal