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Casa Branca, Pereiro de Alem, near Vila Nova de Poiares

15 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Casa Branca is a traditional Portuguese country dwelling that has recently been renovated while still retaining much of its 1800's original charm. It is ideally suited for families taking a vacation or couples seeking a relaxing well-earned break to unwind. Swim or just lounge by the private pool and have your meals “al fresco” on the terrace accompanied with your choice of the many excellent Portuguese wines, beers and fruit juices. Smoking outside only please. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 11079/AL...Casa Branca is a traditional Portuguese country dwelling that has recently been renovated while still retaining much of its 1800's original charm. It is ideally suited for families taking a vacation or couples seeking a relaxing well-earned break to unwind. Swim or just lounge by the private pool and have your meals “al fresco” on the terrace accompanied with your choice of the many excellent Portuguese wines, beers and fruit juices. Smoking outside only please. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 11079/ALMore
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 15 reviews

Reviewed September 27, 2017

We spent a perfect week in August in Portugal. The pool is really good for swimming/playing and Bruce and Bella are the perfect hosts. We even had our fridge filled with necessities upon arrival. The villa was comfortable for a family of 4 with good...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Andrea681
Management response:Responded July 22, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes 'Bella and Bruce

Reviewed August 9, 2017

Our family had a fantastic, relaxing 2 week stay at Casa Branca. The villa itself is clean, accommodated the 3 of us, and had satellite TV and more importantly, a swimming pool (we used it everyday). The owners Bruce and Bella are a lovely couple...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank LB_Howard
Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

Thank you very much for a lovely review. We enjoyed having you visit us and in particular for Abigail, inviting us to her tea party. Very best wishes, Bruce and Bella.

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

The cottage stands in lovely grounds in a small hamlet, surrounded by other dwellings and beautiful views of the hills. The amenities in the cottage were perfectly suited to our needs of four adults. The outside space was so welcome and private, where we ate...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank DavidS20892
Management response:Responded July 2, 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we really enjoyed having you stay with us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 22, 2017

We had a wonderful break in this beautiful part of Portugal, between the sea and the mountains. Bruce and Bella were delightful hosts who made our visit so much easier, introducing us to the local supermarket and restaurants, and suggesting places to visit. Our children...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Andrea C
Management response:Responded February 24, 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review and so glad you and the family enjoyed being with us and as mentioned you are very welcome to come back again. Best wishes. Bruce and Bella

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2016
Management response:Responded February 8, 2017

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About the Owner
Bruce & 'Bella M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2010
Interaction with guests
The owners live next door so are on hand to hand visitors their keys and to give advice. A folder with places to visit is supplied. Towels, both for the pool/beach and for washing, are supplied as is a welcome pack.
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About the neighborhood
Vila Nova de Poiares is a typical rural market town about 3 Km away from the cottage, with numerous shops, 3 supermarkets, banks and post office, the local market is held each Monday morning. Local activities include canoeing on Mondego River, fishing (licence costs €7), swimming, Go-kart, cycling, walking.. Many of the surrounding towns and villages hold festas, particularly throughout the summer, with traditional songs, food and dancing. Languages spoken: English and Polish. Vila Nova de Poiares is well serviced by excellent roads and motorways giving access to many places of interest, notably the magnificent Buccaco Palace Hotel, once the property of the Portuguese Royal family, where you can stroll in the gardens and explore the woodland pathways. Swim at the river beaches at Go...
Getting around
A car is essential as the cottage is located in a hamlet some 3 kms from a market town.
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