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TF: 517

Europe Vacation

5 bedroom farmhouse
"Quinta da Tapada"
Portugal, North, Serra da Marao

Property Description

a brief description of the farmhouse:

We are in the magnificently picturesque Serra da Marao mountains,a 75 minute drive from Sao Carneiro airport,in Oporto.We are a WORKING farm and vineyard and have lived and worked here for 16 years,enjoying running and living our self-sufficient way of life,we make our own wine grow vegetables and keep a variety of small animals.This makes the holiday house perfect for young and old alike who like to see a different way of life and enjoy a holiday with a difference.The surrounding countryside is perfect for walking,cycling and touring by car.There are an abundance of beautiful historic towns within easy reach-Amarante,Peso da Regua on the River Douro,Lamego,many more.
The house sleeps 6 people in 3 double bedded rooms,one with single beds.A large bathroom with bath, shower ,toilet,washbasin and bidet.The kitchen is fully fitted and selfcontained with a gas cooker fridge-freezer,coffee maker,kettle etc.A large comfortable lounge.Use of washing machine.Spacious patio with furniture and unspoilt mountain views.Car parking on premises.

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Rental Details:

property type:

  • farmhouse - holiday rental.Private Owner.


  • Portugal, North, Serra da Marao.


  • fridge/freezer,
  • oven,
  • hob,
  • kettle,
  • coffee maker,
  • toaster,
  • grill,


  • washing machine,
  • iron,
  • ironing board,
  • hairdryer
  • open fireplace,


  • seating for 6 people


  • seating for 6 people


  • bedroom 1 is not ensuite
  • bedroom 2 is not ensuite
  • bedroom 3 is not ensuite


  • bathroom 1 has a bath with a shower, a wc, a bidet, a shaver socket,


  • radio
  • games selection
  • books selection


  • barbeque
  • garden furniture
  • sun loungers


farmhouse suitability

  • children welcome,
  • pets allowed,
  • car use recommend, Car icon
  • no wheelchair access,

Local Activities

activities near to the farmhouse:

  • swimming,
  • tennis,
  • walking,
  • cycling,
  • fishing,
  • golf,
  • mountain biking,
  • water park,

Property Location

aproximate distances from the farmhouse to the major establishments:

  • the nearest Golf Course to the farmhouse is:"Amarante Golf Club"
  • the nearest Beach is:60km
  • the nearest Marina is:60km
  • the nearest Golf Course is:25km to 30km
  • the nearest Supermarket is:10km to 15km
  • the nearest Airport is:60km
  • the nearest Waterpark is:25km to 30km
  • the nearest Zoo is:

Further Details

more helpful information:

  • bed linen provided, changed once per week
  • bath towels provided, changed twice per week
  • The Changeover day is: Any Day
  • The Check in time is after: 16.00
  • The Check out time is before: 11.00
  • The Minimum stay is: 1 nights
  • Swimming pool in village 10 minutes drive
    River Douro man made beach,cafe etc. 10 minutes drive
    Peso da Regua,port wine tasting and daily cruises on River Douro
    Lamego,champagne caves to visit and cathederal
    Amarante,historical town with Roman bridge and monasteryl


how to find the property:

On leaving the airport in Oporto take the IP4 Vila Real motorway,on reaching exit sign Regua/Mesao Frio ,follow this till you see sign Quintela,take next left exit.Start decending into valley,till you reach the village church on the left hand side,at the next junction turn left again,cross over little bridge,follow on this road till you see the house on the left hand side Quinta da Tapada.

Contact Details

contact details:

For more information and to book, contact: Melania Wardman

Please quote reference:TF: 517 farmhouse "Quinta da Tapada"

Languages spoken:English/Portugese





Methods of Payment Accepted: Cheque, Bank Transfer,

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