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Stunning farmhouse in northern Portugal with 6 Bedrooms and Private Pool

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Cabeceiras de Basto holiday farmhouse

With 6 bedrooms, fantastic gardens, barbecue and swimming pool with privacy.

Classified as a monument of public interest, Piellas House is a manor house of the end of the century. XVI that offers you the unique and exclusive experience to relax while enjoying the beauty and romantic memories of northern Portugal.

Located in the village of Headwaters de Basto, Braga District, the Piellas house and the gardens are considered monuments of public interest.

With 6 bedrooms, four of them suites, two kitchens, main and support, dining room, recreation room with games room.

outdoor spaces are a strong point. With unique gardens with over 150 years, a fantastic pool and lots of sun, organic garden and farm animals.

Offers exclusive enjoy the beauty and unique characteristics of a solar Sec. XVII, with a chapel inside, piano room ...

The surrounding of the house with its gardens and agricultural holdings, complete the testimony of the history of this magnificent place. The gardens were adorned with yews, boxwoods and camellias and a decorative path of the water before it serutilizada to water the vegetable crops.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian


based on 30 traveller reviews

Stunning farmhouse in northern Portugal with 6 Bedrooms and Private Pool
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
Concord, MA, USA

Superb Manor house in a great area.

  • 5 of 5

This wonderfully preserved and decorated Manor house (Casa Seniorial) was partly remodeled to allow for up-to-date, comfortable hospitality. Your opportunity to experience first-hand living in history. A superb mixture of old flavor with modern amenities and comfort makes this one stand apart. Rooms are large and comfortable, most with on-suit remodeled bathrooms and great views of the garden and surroundings. We were two families and used all 6 bedrooms. Dining room and launch that are open for guests use didn't get much use as it was July and we opted for outside living. The kitchen is the center of this house and "foodies" will find cooking here and spending time around it wonderful. An extra old-world farm kitchen will allow guests to bake breads or slow-cook in a real, wood-burning farm brick oven.

The area around the house opens endless opportunities for exploration of both cultural centers like Guimareas and Braga as well as endless nature walks and river swimming and bathing areas.

Owners are delightful and very accommodating - hospitality clearly high priority for them. The caretaker on site will help and solve any problem immediately and will keep the swimming pool and gardens in top shape during your stay.

Nothing is ever perfect, though; while heaven for us and the kids, one has to remember that farm animals have a tendency to communicate their existence to the world early in the morning and the house does have plenty of farm animals, indeed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito obrigado pelo fantástico comentário! Serão sempre bem vindos. Best Regards.
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From a french Familly

  • 5 of 5

English : an exceptional home in an exotic setting. The recent renovation is particularly successful and well preserved the soul of this place.

An ideal place for a family or even wishing to explore the north of Portugal.

Welcome and availability of the owners made our stay a success.

Français : une maison d’exception dans un cadre dépaysant. La rénovation récente est particulièrement réussie et conserve bien l’âme de ce lieu.

Un lieu idéal pour une famille voire plusieurs souhaitant découvrir le nord du Portugal.

L’accueil et la disponibilité des propriétaires ont fait de notre séjour une belle réussite.“

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments. You will be always welcome!
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Des vacances reposantes dans un cadre idyllique

  • 5 of 5

Une maison qui a su garder le charme d'un autre temps, tout en étant pratique pour y vivre en famille ou entre amis!

L'endroit idéal pour se ressourcer et passer des vacances très agréables, loin de la ville et du bruit....

Merci à nos hôtes pour ce séjour, tout était parfait!

La maison et ses nombreux espaces eterieurs sont fidèles aux photos,

n'hésitez pas, vous n'aurez aucun regret!

Cécilia &family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour les commentaires si positives. Vous êtes une famille fantastique que nous aimons recevoir. Salutations
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good night sleep - descontracção e sossego

  • 5 of 5

Very nice view, langscape and environment. Kind people. Very comfortable and warm house. Perfect for famillies and groups of friends!

Adorei a casa e toda a envolvente. Os quartos são muito confortáveis e dormi profundamente, é uma opção perfeita para famílias e grupos de amigos!

Recomendo a quem procura descanso e natureza. Cabeceiras de Basto tem oferta cultural interessante!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Há Pielas que temos de descobrir!

  • 5 of 5

O nosso fim de semana prolongado na Casa de Pielas foi muito agradável.

Casa e espaço envolvente de múltiplos encantos, para se descobrir e saborear aos poucos e de forma tranquila.

Localização excelente para quem procura um espaço propício ao descanso e ao recarregar de baterias para enfrentar as exigências do dia-a-dia com muito optimismo e confiança.

Experiência que pretendemos repetir, logo que possível!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito Obrigado pelo simpático comentário. Cumprimentos
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Um pedaço requintado do Minho

  • 5 of 5

Rodeados de verde e da frescura do campo, com o olhar a perder-se na montanha, esta casa senhorial oferece a oportunidade de disfrutar do tempo, da calma, da natureza, num ambiente acolhedor que funde a tradição e a história com o conforto da vida moderna.

Adultos e crianças adoraram a estadia e fica a vontade de regressar...

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Espero que regressem muito em breve :) Muito Obrigado pela vossa visita mais uma vez!
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Aeroporto de Sá Carneiro
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Cabeceiras de Basto, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Natal 2016
26 Nov 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
Verão 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Condições gerais de estadia na Casa de Piellas:

Apresentação de um documento de identificação do responsável pelo aluguer à chegada.
Pagamento do valor remanescente da reserva à chegada (no caso em que não foi pago antecipadamente)
Depósito contra danos a devolver no final da estadia: 500€ em numerário
Check in - 16h às 21h (Flexível)
Check out – até às12h (Flexível)
Estacionamento: Parte exterior do pátio
Proibido fumar dentro dos quartos
Proibidos animais dentro dos quartos

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Cabeceiras de Basto, Portugal

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 8000 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    - toilet , shower enclosure
    - toilet , bath with shower
    - toilet , shower enclosure
    - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • - 1 double bed , 1 cot
    - 1 double bed
    - 2 single bed
    - 1 double bed
    - 1 double bed
    - 1 double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Bathroom, heating, Wi-Fi, closet, hangers, desk
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • whitewater rafting