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Casa do Limao - villa with inground swimming pool!

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Our pool by night!
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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16 reviews
Our pool by night!
Casa do Limao!
Bistro area next to the pool...
Built in BBQ in the covered barn. BBQ by day or night, come rain or shine!
Our games room...
Looking up at the house from the sunny cobbled courtyard.
Our beautiful bespoke kitchen is unbelievably well equipped!
Patio doors, leading to the lounge/diner.
Steps leading up to the balcony, double doors lead to the main bedroom.
Doors leading to the main bedroom from the patio area.
Dining area.
Front room leading directly onto the cobbled courtyard.
Main bedroom with en suite bathroom and doors leading to the patio.
En suite bathroom.
Balcony, with bistro table. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine!
Main bathroom.
King size bed in bedroom 2
Bunk beds in bedroom 3 - Plenty to keep the children busy - games room, board games, swing etc..
Comfort in the master bedroom, plump pillows ready to dive into!
Views from the balcony over the village and mountain range beyond...
Lots of fantastic river beaches in the area..
Cycling along the River Dao nearby.
Skygarden - in the Botanical gardens Coimbra!
Blissful views at the Cafe Turismo Penacova!
At Vimieiro river beach where you will find an excellent restaurant and bar.
Dining alfresco at the Coimbra Forum looking out over the stunning University City.
The Bussaco Palace and ancient forest nearby.
Panoramic views up at the windmills in Penacova.
Mortagua Town hall and our stunning main square - the venue for our huge 5 day Festa in August.
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Overview
Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Mortagua, Viseu District, Northern Portugal
Guests at Casa do Limao enjoy exclusive, private use of the villa, pool and gardens. The property has been described by our guests as 'home from home' as it is so well equipped for a comfortable stay.

As well as providing guests with a fantastic base for a sunshine break - our log fired central heating makes the property a great choice for a winter break too! Popular as a romantic getaway and we also attract many house hunters in the off peak months.

The light and airy lounge diner has a TV with DVD player, and Google Chromecast (download the App to your phone or laptop) so that you can stream films etc.
There is comfortable seating and a selection of books, games and DVDs to help in relaxing over a glass or two of local wine!
Excellent internet access and efficient central heating, operated by a log fire.

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About the Owner, Marta V
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL233291
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alloyette
Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

What can I say about this gem , other than beautiful. Fell in love with it as soon as we walked through the gates. This is not a holiday let, it is a home and as such was really well equipped. Not 6 of everything and threadbare sheets. Well stocked kitchen, lovely bedding and towels. Couldn't fault it. The views from the bedrooms stunning, the pool and BBQ area a delight, and the games room...

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Management response:

Wow - our reviews are always a delight to read, and this one is no exception! We love the place, and clearly you did too - it has been an absolute pleasure to have you as guests at Casa do Limao - thank you so much! Marta

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Barbara M
Davidson, North Carolina
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60 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We fell in love the minute we opened the gate. This charming home offers an in ground pool, well furnished living area, games room and lots of outdoor seating. We spent lazy days in and around the pool and beautiful evenings enjoying dinner on the bbq under the stars. Centrally located for access to Viseu (we loved) Coimbra (university city) and day trips to the coast and Duoro Vally. Highly recommend this lovely home.

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Management response:

What a fantastic review - I am so glad that your stay was so memorable! It sounds as though you did loads, and relaxed too - please come again and thank you for taking such good care of our much loved house!

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mrspepper...
Truro, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed for a week in May and had a fantastic time; the house is beautiful in an idyllic setting-so tranquil and peaceful. The house is tastefully furnished and equipped, making it feel more like a dream holiday home than a holiday rental! We made good use of the pool (gorgeous) and the BBQ (tasty local steaks!). We explored the surrounding area a little, we drove down to Coimbra and went to Quinta da Conchada...

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Management response:

Wow! What a lovely review! Thank you so much for letting us know that you had a wonderful holiday - you would be welcome again anytime! Kind regards, Marta

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agapanthe...
Versailles, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Casa do Limao is very pretty and comfortable, with everything needed available (also a washing-machine which I think is not mentioned in the house description) and in a very quiet neighbourhood. We appreciated a lot the closed courtyard where we ate everyday. Only one thing to prevent us from concluding that all was absolutely perfect: a petrol smell just in front of the entrance door, which enters the living-room when the door is open. Marta...

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Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review Nadine - I know from your emails that you enjoyed your break at Casa do Limao! I am fairly sure that the petrol smell has now gone, as it was a treatment for the stone work that was applied a couple of weeks before your visit, but hope that it didn't affect your stay...

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thrisey
Llanddulas Wales UK
Level Contributor
30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We stayed here for two weeks, it was a perfect villa so many say their kitchens are fully equipped but are not, this one is; the flattened screens on the ground floor speed and Windows gives good air flow minus bugs, WiFi was good, entertainment system could be better no Sat channels at all so take enough DVD s there are some there but also a few empty cases worth bearing in mind as the...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
$102
£82
$715
£574
Mar 18, 2017 -
Jul 1, 2017
Rate 1 2017
7 nights --
$715
£574
Jul 2, 2017 -
Sep 24, 2017
Rate 2
7 nights --
$1,046
£840
Sep 25, 2017 -
Nov 30, 2017
Rate 3
7 nights --
$715
£574
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A payment of 20% will secure your booking.The remainder should be paid in full, 6 weeks prior to your arrival. We prefer our changeover day to be on a Saturday, particularly during high season.We will always be as flexible as we can to accommodate your dates so do get in touch to discuss your requirements.
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto: 71.5 mi
Railway: Mortagua: 5.0 mi
Ferry: Santander: 397.7 mi
Ryan air offer low cost flights to Porto from London, Liverpool and Dublin. Other airlines including Easy jet and TAP also fly into both Porto and Lisbon airports. Casa do Limao is a one and a half hour drive from Porto Airport and two and a half hour drive from Lisbon. Car hire is recommended and many reputable companies operate from both of these airports.If you wish to drive here from the UK, the nearest ferry is at Santander in Northern Spain.Please feel free to contact us for advice regarding car hire or any other travel arrangements, we will be more than happy to advise and assist!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 42.9 mi.
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