Luxury Farmhouse in a Central Location

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

After meandering through leafy lanes into the sleepy village of Vilatan, you’ll discover the recently restored farmhouse of Campo Verde. In the charming interior of the house, open stone walls and solid wooden beams combine to create a traditional feel. With its tiled floors, stylish soft furnishings and homely finishing touches, this is a home that exudes comfort and quality. Outside, there are manicured lawns and nestled in one corner of the garden is a steel framed gazebo which provides welcome shade - the perfect place to enjoy the rural views over afternoon tea. At one end of the property an enclosed, stone-floored patio is an ideal spot for dining alfresco. The accommodation comprises; Master double bedroom with en-suite shower-room, twin bedded room, a second shower-room, spacious lounge, dining room and fully equipped kitchen with all mod-cons. Take a Virtual Tour of the house and gardens by clicking on the Owner’s Website link at the foot of this page

A RICH HISTORY: In the nearby village of Escairon you will find most local amenities; supermarkets, banks, restaurants, bars, post office, tourist information office. The village also boasts a municipal open-air swimming pool (open during the summer). The river beach at A Cova on the river Mino is a short car drive away. The area, Ribeira Sacrá, boasts many local fiestas. The nearby town of Monforte de Lemos offers a wider choice of services. Despite its appearance and size, Monforte is in fact a city. It’s most prominent features are the monastery of San Vicente do Pino and the Torre de Homenaxe, both perched high on a hill in the centre of the town dominating the surrounding area. Another building of historic interest is the convent of the Franciscanas Descalzas. Within the convent is the Nais Clarisas museum which contains some of the highest quality religious artifacts in the whole of Spain.
To take a Virtual Tour of Galicia click on the Owner's Website link below.

THINGS TO DO: Campo Verde is an excellent base from which to discover the charm of the Ribeira Sacrá. The area boasts one of the greatest concentrations of Romanesque Art in Spain. Take a leisurely cruise in one of the catamarans on the river Sil or Mino. On the other hand you could just lay back and enjoy the sun on a river beach, like that at A Cova.

In addition to exploring the area by car we would also recommend that you take time out to do some walking and bird watching or enjoy a round of golf. If relaxation is your aim why not visit a thermal spa and let the hot sulphurous waters soothe away your aches and pains or simply relax in the warm Galician sunshine reading a book as time gently slips by. Whatever you choose to do Campo Verde is the perfect holiday retreat.

To take a virtual tour of the house and gardens click on the Owner's website link below.

LOCAL WINE FIESTAS: Chantada - 2nd weekend in March,
Sober - Weekend of Palm Sunday,
Portomarin - Easter,
Quiroga - Easter,
Monforte de Lemos - 15 and 16 May,
Ferreira de Panton - 1st weekend in June.


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The satellite TV has most UK free-to-air programmes including your favourite BBC and ITV programmes. The living accommodation is on the first floor. It is accessed via stairs which may prove difficult to negotiate for the elderly or infirm....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Luxury


  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 27 - Nov 28, 2015
7 night min stay

Low Season
Mar 5 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

High Season
May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Low Season
Oct 1 - Nov 26, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


A welcome grocery starter pack is included in the rental rates.

In order to confirm your holiday, a deposit of 25% of the total price (or full payment if booking within 10 weeks of arrival) must be paid within 10 days of the date of booking. Payment can be made in GB Sterling or Euros

Changeover day is Saturday during high season and flexible at other times of year.

Special rates apply for Easter.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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96 Miles
Nearest Airport
La Coruna
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Calle Chantada
500 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Auguas Santas
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Monforte de Lemos
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Calle Chantada
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Capa de Manzaneda
11 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
A Cova - river beach

Car: Necessary

Campo Verde is the ideal location for those seeking the best of both worlds – rural tranquility and urban amenities. Excellent road communications make it easy to explore all the major tourist areas in Galicia and Northern Portugal. The house is nestled in the rural village of Vilatan. There are two restaurants within walking distance. In the large village of Escairon, only 4km away, you’ll find most facilities and resources. The historic towns of Chantada and Monforte de Lemos are a short drive away at 12km and 18.5km respectively. The Roman-walled city of Lugo is 66km away and the medieval city of Santiago de Compostela, centre of pilgrimage, is just 100km away. At 112km you’ll find the monastery town of Verin. Vigo, Europe largest fishing port, is 135km west and the coastal resort of Baiona is 153km away.To the North is the historic city of La Coruna where Drake was repelled. The Portuguese towns of Melgaco, Chaves and Valenca are at 105,135, and 141km respectively.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Craig and his wife Melanie moved to Galicia in May 2002. Originally from Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, they sold a small printing business to pursue their dream of living abroad. Since their move to Spain, Craig has turned his hand to writing, firstly penning a weekly column for an online magazine and most recently writing and publishing his first bookabout their adventures in Spain called ‘Journey To A Dream’. Craig's second book in the series 'Beyond Imagination' was published in the summer of 2015. As well as writing, both Craig and Melanie are keen winemakers and annually produce about 500 litres from their small vineyard.

Why the Owner Chose Ourense Province:
Campo Verde is situated in the heart of the Galician countryside in the village of Vilatan. It’s an ideal location from which to explore Galicia and northern Portugal. They bought the house as a ruin, without water or electricity. Using local craftsmen they painstakingly converted it into the luxury farmhouse it is today. Their attention to detail and desire to retain as many original features as possible can be seen throughout the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
There are wonderful walks right from the front door along paths and caminos. Tiny hamlets scatter the countryside with pastures for sheep and cattle. It’s a wonderful place for bird watchers and in spring wildflowers blanket the landscape. Perhaps Campo Verde’s main attraction is its central location providing visitors quick and easy access to Galicia’s main attractions; Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Ourense, the coast, The Camino de Santiago, the fjord-like canyon of the river Sil, to name but a few.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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  • House Facade

    House Facade

  • Dining room and kitchen

    Dining room and kitchen

  • Master Bedrrom - Luxury and Tradition

    Master Bedrrom - Luxury and Tradition

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen with all mod-cons

    Fully Equipped Kitchen with all mod-cons

  • Entrance Lobby

    Entrance Lobby

  • Manicured Lawns

    Manicured Lawns

  • Secure Enclosed Gardens

    Secure Enclosed Gardens

  • Pilgrimage to Santiago

    Pilgrimage to Santiago

  • Galicia - A Rich History

    Galicia - A Rich History

  • Baiona - A Day at the Coast

    Baiona - A Day at the Coast

  • Portugal - Charming Chaves

    Portugal - Charming Chaves

  • The Unsurpassable Beauty of the Ribiera Sacra

    The Unsurpassable Beauty of the Ribiera Sacra

  • Spacious Master Bedroom

    Spacious Master Bedroom

  • Comfortable Lounge

    Comfortable Lounge

  • Spacious Lounge

    Spacious Lounge

  • Comfortable Twin Bedded Room

    Comfortable Twin Bedded Room

  • Arrive in Style

    Arrive in Style

  • Elegant Open-air Living

    Elegant Open-air Living

  • Luxury Restoration

    Luxury Restoration

  • Getaway-Galicia


  • Monforte de Lemos and the River Cabe

    Monforte de Lemos and the River Cabe

  • Lugo - A Roman Stronghold

    Lugo - A Roman Stronghold

  • Essential Viewing

    Essential Viewing

  • Galicia - Limited Only By Your Imagination

    Galicia - Limited Only By Your Imagination

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