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Villa Lourinhal Central Portugal

Looking up at the property from the garden
8 reviews
Looking up at the property from the garden
Looking out from the patio doors, onto our spacious, well furnished sun terrace!
Yet another dining area in the courtyard, perfect spot for a BBQ or al fresco meal!
Looking down to the courtyard area
Private patio attached to one of the double bedrooms with its own bistro set!
Indoor dining area
Kitchen area - well equippedwith everything you could possibly need!
Family bathroom
Spacious open plan living area with modern kitchen, dining area and lounge
Master bedroom has a spacious en suite area
Ensuite bathroom - has a shower and separate WC
Family bathroom 2
Twin bedroom, light and spacious with a wardrobe and two chests of drawers
All of our guests will recieve a welcome pack on arrival containing local, seasonal produce.
Sat Nav for guests use and tons of information to help you find great places to visit locally.
Our new toy is sure to make BBQ's / al fresco dining easier and a whole heap more fun
One of the double bedroom's - a tranquil, well furnished space with a large wardrobe
Covered outdoor kitchen next to the splash pool in the courtyard. Olive trees provide dappled shade!
Large courtyard is a fantastic, private sun trap!
The orange blossom smells out of this world! We also have  fig, loquat, pomegranate and olives!
Patio doors lead straight from the master suite to the courtyard.. and our large herb bed!
Comfortable kingsize bed in the master suite - plenty of bath towels and beach towels are provided!
Entertainment includes Wii - numerous games, board games, DVD's, books and UK TV!
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Penacova, Coimbra District, Central Portugal
Villa Lourinhal has an exceptionally large kitchen/diner/lounge with plenty of room to dine and relax, equipped with WiFi, TV, DVD, Wii and stereo. Lounge area leads onto a well furnished sun terrace with yet more dining space, sofas, loungers and incredible views of the Serra da Estrela mountains.

Speakers allow you to listen to your favourite music wherever you are, inside and out. You can dine alfresco and BBQ in the purpose built shaded area below which is situated beneath the olive trees in the well kept gardens. Our fantastic outdoor kitchen and grill makes eating outside easy!

The garden leads onto a beautiful national forest, perfect for walking. There is ample parking available for several cars.
About the Owner, Adam M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 88 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL229842
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English first
Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed November 11, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Lovely, spacious villa finished to a very high standard. this villa is in beautiful setting on the edge of a very friendly small hamlet with private and unobstructed views across a rural valley. There are local friendly cafes / bars a short walk / drive away. The local towns of Luso & Mortagua are bursting with History and Culture and...

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Villa Lourinhal - we are so pleased that you loved the property and the surrounding area too! You were a wonderful guest and we look forward to welcoming you again at a later date!


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Leah J
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed November 8, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

A week here was not enough, having arrived under darkness we had no idea where where we were, only that the interior of the property was gorgeous and was not just designed for a holiday but to make it feel like a home. You wake up in the morning to amazing panoramic views of the surrounding forests and the mountains...

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Villa Lourinhal.. we are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again!


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Reviewed October 31, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Whether your idea of a good holiday is relaxing in idyllic countryside, or partying with friends drunk in the sun, this place can provide both. On one hand, it's beautiful rural village location is brimming with friendly and generous neighbours, and on the other, the local bars and cafés offer unique nightlife that I haven't seen anywhere else in the...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your review of Villa Lourinhal, we certainly think it is a great place to relax and unwind and we also enjoy the contrast of different places to visit in the area. Hope to see you and your bike out here next summer!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The large open plan living area with kitchen, diner and lounge on the first floor is connected by two staircases which lead down to two separate bedroom areas below. <BR><BR>There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms in total. <BR>One twin bedroom on the first floor with large family bathroom next to it.<BR><BR>The master suite (Ground floor) has a kingsize bed, ensuite bathroom with large corner bath and shower and separate toilet. Master suite has patio doors leading onto the courtyard. Next door to this room is another bedroom with double bed. <BR><BR>At the other end of the house, also on the ground floor is a double bedroom with its own patio and bistro area. In the same corridor is a large family bathroom with shower. <BR><BR>Kit... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Minimum stay of 7 nights.

Payment by bank transfer, 25% deposit to secure the booking. Total to be paid in full 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Returnable key deposit of £100.

We are flexible in terms of changeover day and will do our best to accomodate you, so please feel free to get in touch with any queries.
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About the neighborhood
Throughout the summer each village will host its own fiesta where there is an abundance of food and music into the early hours. The large 5 day Mortagua fiesta is held in August each year. <BR><BR>You can find stunning views from the windmills above Espinheira near Penacova and Penacova itself where you can sit in the panoramic restaurant and enjoy the view over the Mondego river with a beer, wine or coffee.<BR><BR>The 18km kayak trip along the Mondego from Penacova to Coimbra provides a great day out. <BR>
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Porto: 74.6 mi
Railway: Mortagua: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Santander: 398.9 mi
A car is essential in this area of Central Portugal.<BR><BR>For those wishing to drive over from the UK, there are regular ferry crossings from Plymouth and Portsmouth to Santander. The crossing is typically between 18-24 hours and the drive from Sandander to the property takes 7 hours. <BR><BR>The closest airport is Porto, which is approx 120km and a 1.5 hour drive away.<BR>Lisbon airport is slightly further at 228 km from the property. This drive takes just over 2.5 hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 29.8 mi.
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