Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon

Stunning rural house with pool and splendid views

Bedrooms 3
Space 200 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms (2 double, 1 twin, 2 bathrooms). Sleeps up to 6

Quinta de Gozende affords stunning views over the Serra D’Arga and is situated on the outskirts of the quiet village of Vinhas but is only 4km from the bustling market town of Paredes de Coura. There is a small café/restaurant and a Roman Catholic church in the village. The house is surrounded by 6 acres of garden with mature trees, vines and has its own private swimming pool. The kitchen is fully equipped including a washing machine, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and oven. In the main house there are three bedrooms, one double with en-suite bathroom, a second double and one twin with a shared shower room. The remaining accommodation is in the barn with one double bedroom and one bunk room sleeping 4 and a shower room. The sitting room is large with an open fireplace and extends out onto the veranda, where most meals are eaten in the summer months. The maids will come once during the week to clean the house. There is also a gardener and pool specialist who come once a week.

Ideal for a family getaway holiday or for those that love walking. The house is near the Serra de Peneda National Park. Beaches can be reached within 40 minutes and there are plenty of towns to explore. Canoeing down the Rivers Lima, Coura and Minho are also great fun. There are many picturesque towns and villages to visit with markets and plenty of restaurants. Bicycles can be hired in Caminha.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks english, portuguese
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
9 February, 2018

About Anna

We are an English family with close family ties to Portugal. We have three teenage children who all love coming to Portugal during their holidays.

Anna purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Anna chose Municipality of Paredes de Coura

We bought Quinta de Gozende in 2005 so that we could spend our holidays near our family and one day hope to retire here. The house and garden has been sympathetically restored and are perfect for families. The pool is safe and perfectly situated with total protection.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Our house is situated on a hill with no neighbours above us. We are well protected from all other properties. Quinta de Gozende is extremely private and peaceful.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Municipality of Paredes de Coura, Portugal

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
  • The Master bedroom has a large comfortable bed and en-suite bathroom. The other two bedrooms share a bathroom.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

94% Complete
5% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Stunning rural house with pool and splendid views
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

beautiful cottage with everything you need even in the winter . cozy ,clean and comfortable .

we arrived on a very wet and windy afternoon but were soon sat in front of a open fire with a hot drink . the bed was so comfortable , my partner slept through a brilliant thunder storm . would love to take the family next time .

  • Review Submitted: 10/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your comments. I'm glad you had a lovely time despite the weather. We would be very happy to have you back again.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Sublime, just amazingly sublime

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place, not a fussy place. A place that would give Hemingway pause to think about a current project. Or, a place that would allow two ordinary people to stop and just enjoy the beauty, quiet and surrounding country side. A most manageable home without having to climb a bunch of stairs. Plenty of outdoor spaces to have a drink, a snack or just read a book. A genuinely efficient kitchen with more than enough tools to cook whatever you want. Fresh figs, grapes, kiwi, apples, walnuts and chestnuts plus lots of fresh herbs. Beds are comfortable but the one in the master suite is very, very low. Very nice baths with great water pressure. The pool was a bit cool but not unexpctedly for this time of year. It took only 30 minutes or less to get to Caminha, Ponte de Lima, Valenca, Tui (Spain) and 10 minutes to Coura. We wiil return but stay longer next time!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Best place to relax and unwind

  • 4 of 5

The house has every comfort you could wish for with views from every area. The perfect place to just sit and relax.

  • Review Submitted: 26/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 2

Amazing cottage with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant couple of weeks here. The cottage is fully equipped with everything you need. There was even a basket of essentials for when we arrived. Clean and very comfortable. We loved sitting out on the verandah in the evenings, the pool was warm and much bigger than it looks in the pictures. Sandra came over a couple of times and was so charming and helpful. Emailing Anna has been easy and seemed always on hand if we needed any questions answered.

Basically, we'd love to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 27/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0


  • 5 of 5

Loved it. So did the kids (12 and 14).

A great base from which to explore an amazing part of the world, or just to chill by the pool. Thoroughly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 03/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very homely abode with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

If you want somewhere like home from home with all your creature comforts then this is the place. The house is beautifully styled and furnished, spotlessly clean and in the most idyllic roural location. We felt so comfortable here, there is a lovely energy about the place. It's so peaceful you won't want to return to busy life. Definitely a place to recharge your batteries and spend quality time with loved ones.

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Paredes de Coura
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Ponte de Lima
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Paredes de Coura
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A3 jct 13
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Paredes de Coura
Car: necessary

Quinta de Gozende is situated in the Minho in a very small village, 7km from the Spanish border directly up the A3 motorway. It is 75 minutes drive from Porto airport. The motorway is well signposted from the airport and the house is less that 10 min from Jct 13.

Other than a rural café/restaurant there is nothing in the village of Vinhas but Paredes de Coura is only 4km away in which there are a couple of supermarkets and many local shops, restaurants and cafés.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Municipality of Paredes de Coura, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices quoted above are for 4 people. Prices for 6-8 people are between €600 - €1000. Prices for 9-12 people are between €850 - €1500, please enquire for further information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

Other Holiday Properties