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La Carapeteira

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Welcome to our relaxing self-catering cottage, with private pool and guest garden, in Arronches, Portugal. On arrival you will receive a complimentary pack of eggs, fresh bread, bottled water,and bottle of Alentejo wine. We have Olive Oil, Marmalade made from our own olives and oranges plus extra eggs should you wish to buy. Please help your self to any fruit - figs, apples ,pears,grapes, pomegranates and nespros. This is set in 2 hectares of land bordered by the River Caia. Numerous fruit and olive trees with an abundance of wildlife. This area is known as the Alentejo; a hot dry area of Portugal with fields of cattle, wild flowers, cork trees and grape vines. In the field are chickens, and the donkey Luigi, Molly and Madge the 2 tame sheep and family dog. Just 1 km away is a sport...Welcome to our relaxing self-catering cottage, with private pool and guest garden, in Arronches, Portugal. On arrival you will receive a complimentary pack of eggs, fresh bread, bottled water,and bottle of Alentejo wine. We have Olive Oil, Marmalade made from our own olives and oranges plus extra eggs should you wish to buy. Please help your self to any fruit - figs, apples ,pears,grapes, pomegranates and nespros. This is set in 2 hectares of land bordered by the River Caia. Numerous fruit and olive trees with an abundance of wildlife. This area is known as the Alentejo; a hot dry area of Portugal with fields of cattle, wild flowers, cork trees and grape vines. In the field are chickens, and the donkey Luigi, Molly and Madge the 2 tame sheep and family dog. Just 1 km away is a sports centre with tennis courts, football pitch,baseball pitch and jacuzzi. In Badajoz the nearest Spanish town 20 mins away there is a water park with flumes for that family day out. It is our aim to make your stay in Portugal at our cottage comfortable, interesting and peaceful so anything we can add to enhance your holiday-please do not hesitate to ask.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage is detached and benefits from one king size bed and the other bedroom has one double ,2 more single beds can be added sleeping up to 6 persons at £5 per person per night. All linen, towels and poolside towels are provided. Bedding/towels are changed weekly and cleaning of the cottage.Any extra bedding/towels can be provided please just ask. Hair dryer and straighteners provide, fans in all rooms.. A lounge with seating for 6 persons, a wood burning stove, TV, DVD player and CD player. The kitchen boasts all the usual facilities you would expect in a modern kitchen and there is also a wetroom bathroom.plus a poolside loo and shower. ******** We are happy to pick up and return Guests to and from Lisbon Airport for those Guests not wanting to hire a car --- by prior arrangement. Also an informal ' Taxi Service' to and from local bars/restaurants can be arranged! *********** ******* There also could be use of the owners car for local travel - please inquire for any of these services**********.
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

La Carapateira is a real haven! We spent 2 weeks at this traditional Portuguese cottage and loved every minute. Steph and Neil are the kindest hosts we have ever met - nothing was too much trouble for them and they became good friends during our...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank HigsyWigsy
stuffy532017, VR Owner at La Carapeteira, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thanks for your very kind words. We enjoyed having you here and hope to see you again.

Reviewed April 29, 2018

We arrived to calling Nightingales, Series, and Corn Buntings and as we were there to write an article on Birding in the Alentejo what a lovely welcome. Neil the owner came to meet us and his dogs Chippy and Dolly he also had sheep, pigs,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BU57ARD
stuffy532017, VR Owner at La Carapeteira, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is a wonderful place to stay if you like peace and tranquility, we enjoyed watching the antics of the animals during the day and settling to a cool drink under the incredible night skies. The cottage is very clean and lacks for nothing that...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Management response:Responded September 15, 2016

Wonderful guests whom we enjoy their visit enormously and always look forward to their return.

Reviewed August 17, 2016

Not long returned from our week's holiday at the cottage with friends. This has been our 3rd visit and we always enjoy returning to this lovely peaceful cottage in a tranquil setting. Pleasant walk into the village to the local restaurants and small supermarket. Our...More

Date of stay: July 2016
2  Thank Platform5
Management response:Responded August 19, 2016

Lovely guests whom we regard as dear friends now - hope to see them return soon.

Reviewed July 24, 2016

We entirely agree with the latest reviews. We have very much enjoyed the holidays we have had at the cottage, so much so that we and our friends have been back at the same time in July for the past three years. It is in...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Haggis1945
Management response:Responded July 26, 2016

Always a pleasure to have these people to stay and the animals love them!

About the Owner
Steph and Neil K
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
Availability
December 2018
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About the neighborhood
There are many bars and good restaurants in the village. To look out for is the 'Prato de Dia'--dish of the day; where a 3 course meal can be had between 6 - 12 euros. There are 2 supermarkets, cinema, 1 takeaway(Portuguese style) multibank, doctors surgery, various shops for knick-knacks, tourist information office and taxi service. Most bars open early morning and some stay open until 5am - almost around the clock. Arronches church, which is bathed in lilac, green and white lights at night, is a beautiful sight.
How to get there
Flights to Lisbon from Manchester and Luton are available through Easyjet and BMI baby. Car Hire from the airport is recommended through one of the airport operators such as Europcar. Co ordinates of our cottage--La Carrapeteira-----N 39o 8.236 W 7o 16.751
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