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Nuno Gomes Lopes

Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian

Cottage in the heart of the International Douro

4 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house

Overview

Photos and Description of this Freixo de Espada à Cinta holiday chateau / country house

Quinta dos Baldo is a small field house in Douro International.

Quinta dos Baldo aims to create a rural tourism experience in quality, with all possible comfort and well-being. Out kept the original stone, inside was created a unique environment: air conditioning, television, stove, clay floor handmade, wooden cover, everything to make your stay only sin for short.

Within the limitations that deadlines and budget dictated, the house was building up trying to be as green and sustainable as possible. To keep the house warm and cool down too much, it used to cork, a national and natural material. The floor, made of pine wood, gravel and clay, was handmade by the owner, recreating the traditional floors, in a process with low carbon emissions.

The area where the house is located is rich and diverse. The International Douro is a special area, with viewpoints chilling walls-half with emphasis nests (vultures), restaurants with the best of regional food, a natural park full of remarkable landscapes. And the Douro vineyard just outside your door. Freixo de Espada a Cinta, Moncorvo Tower, Mogadouro and Castelo Rodrigo are just some of the destinations waiting. And Martin Tirado, a village where everyone speaks the language of hospitality.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Nuno Gomes Lopes (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian

Reviews

4.5
based on 4 traveller reviews

Cottage in the heart of the International Douro
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
4

Fun country cabin

  • 4 of 5

The three of us enjoyed our two day visit. The house walls are beautifu rock work, and the interior is just as described and pictured. We took a jeep tour of paleolithic rock drawings on the Coa river which was fune but a long day. Closer to the cabin, we found a small road running right along the Douro, very isolated and beautiful with the hills coming rigt down into the river. Frieda the dog is the friendliest dog we know. Some of the door keys were very stiff, but overall we had avery good visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having Stephen and his group around. Please come back!
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Passagem de Ano Inesqueível

  • 4 of 5

Sem dúvida a melhor passagem de Ano de sempre entre 4 amigos numa casa com todo o conforto e decoração top!

Das melhores recordações e já estamos a morrer de saudades foi sem dúvida a Fidalga(Cadela) é um doce. A nossa vontade era traze -la connosco, mas com certeza havemos de voltar para matar saudades.

Um sitio calmo e fantástico para descansar com paisagens fantásticas.

A D.Clementina também foi muito prestável e atenciosa.

Adoramos a casa é completa, o único ponto negativo é a agua quente que acaba rápido e não podíamos aproveitar o banho como queríamos!Tínhamos que esperar bastante tempo após alguem tomar banho para poder tomar a próxima pessoa.

De resto tudo 5 estrelas! Pena que passou a voar =(

Joana Ferreira

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado pela visita e pelo comentário. Voltem sempre!
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5

O campo no seu melhor

  • 5 of 5

Local bonito, silêncio absoluto.

Conhecer o Douro Internacional a partir desta casa é perfeito.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado pelo comentário. Bem hajam!
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Acolhedora e lindissíma

  • 5 of 5

Foram dias óptimos, nas férias da Páscoa. A casa é muito, muito bonita, com espaços amplos e bem decorada. Ideal para descansar. Está perto de vários locais para visitar no Parque do Douro Internacional.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigado pelo seu comentário. Bem haja!
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Map

Nearest Airport
147 Kilometres
Salamanca Airport
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Congida river pier
Nearest Golf
179 Kilometres
Nearest Train
43 Kilometres
Pocinho Train Station
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
IC5
Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
Cinta D`Ouro Restaurant
Nearest Ski
190 Kilometres
Mazouco
Nearest Beach
16 Kilometres
Congida River beach
Car: necessary

The International Douro is rich in fauna, flora and landscape wealth. The viewpoints over the Douro, as the Carrascalinho and Penedo Durão attract hundreds of tourists to observe the excavated valley and birds, such as vultures and eagles. They are also famous its gastronomic riches, especially the mirandesa set, served in dozens of restaurants, but also wild mushrooms. Sausages, cheeses, olive oil, wine, almonds, chestnut and cherry are sold throughout the region. They should also emphasize the two World Heritage of Humanity present, the Alto Douro Wine Region and Engravings Rupestres the Coa Valley (the museums are worth a visit). The Natural Park of the International Douro, opposite the Martin Tirado, is the major attraction, with its holm and lodoais, full of floral species such as broom, the cistus, the rosemary and heather. Martin Tirado, the village where is located the Casa de Campo, is located literally on top of the mountains. The view is overwhelming and omnipresent.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Freixo de Espada à Cinta, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$108
From
A$122
Fri,Sat
A$676
A$2,839
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 6.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Freixo de Espada à Cinta, Portugal

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower enclosure
    - toilet , shower enclosure
  • En-suite complete with natural light.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed , 1 cot
    - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed , 1 cot
  • Spacious room with queen size double bed and lit by skylights.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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