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Quirky rural apartment - perfect for romantic getaways

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Utterly unique apartment. You will not see another like it! Lovingly restored by hand over five years by master carpenter James Brewster and local stonemason Antonio da Costa and completed just last year, this charming and original space combines the welcoming stone, wood and terracotta feel of a traditional Portuguese casa with all modern conveniences (brand new bathroom with power shower, woodburning stove, real gas cooker etc). Situated in a tranquil hamlet (permanent residents: 5), the house offers 2 double bedrooms with original stone walls and antique African hardwood furniture, terrace, barbeque area, kitchen/living room, hallway and brand new bathroom. Just a 5 minute drive from the famous Fragas de Sao Simao waterfalls, the house is perfectly situated for exploring this little k...Utterly unique apartment. You will not see another like it! Lovingly restored by hand over five years by master carpenter James Brewster and local stonemason Antonio da Costa and completed just last year, this charming and original space combines the welcoming stone, wood and terracotta feel of a traditional Portuguese casa with all modern conveniences (brand new bathroom with power shower, woodburning stove, real gas cooker etc). Situated in a tranquil hamlet (permanent residents: 5), the house offers 2 double bedrooms with original stone walls and antique African hardwood furniture, terrace, barbeque area, kitchen/living room, hallway and brand new bathroom. Just a 5 minute drive from the famous Fragas de Sao Simao waterfalls, the house is perfectly situated for exploring this little known corner of central Portugal with its river beaches, beautiful churches, eucalyptus forests, friendly little restaurants, second-hand stores and ridiculously cheap coffee and beer! Whether you are writing a book, looking for a romantic getaway with a loved one, chilling with friends and family or just looking for a cheap and charming base to explore, we know you will love this place as much as we do. Special features: 2 x sun terraces Wood-burning stove 2 x Double Bedrooms with real double beds Grapevines and olive trees Original antique African hard wood furniture Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 32037/ALMore
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About the Owner
Andrew G
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stove
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Refrigerator
Linens Provided
Kettle
Towels Provided
Terrace
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Are there nightlife options close to this vacation rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
Swim in the river in a spectacular gorge just a few kilometres away, and explore the moutains valleys and rivers all around. For days out it is only a short drive to the long sandy beaches of the Silver Coast, the historic university and Templar towns of Coimbra and Tomar, and much much more.
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