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Luxury Manor House, Self Catering Fully Equipped Vacation Rental

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Viana Do Castelo villa description

Quinta do Bento Novo is located in the North of Portugal, near the Atlantic Coast. The house has a capacity of 14+ people, with 7 double rooms, several spacious living rooms, a large kitchen that is fully equipped and can easily accommodate 14 people. The centennial house has been recently remodelled, so you will be able to enjoy the beautiful characteristic architecture and also feel the comfort of modern houses (central heating, spacious bedrooms, all with private bathroom, modern equipments). You will also enjoy the 4000 square meters of lands and beautiful gardens: you will be amazed by the enormous variety of plants, trees and flowers of the gardens, and take pleasure of the surrounding mountains and the stream that flows at the end of the property. The house is located in the small village of Perre, only 7 km away from Viana do Castelo, one of the most beautiful cities of Portugal, with a lot of history and culture to offer. The high quality Atlantic Beaches are only 8 km away.


The Region: Alto Minho has an enormous array of choices to give: beaches (Blue and Golden Flags), golf, tennis, swimming pools, spas, an excellent gastronomy, a very animated ambiance, fishing and hunting, water sports, trekking, historic villages, monuments, gardens, tourist circuits and a very contagious folk culture.

Come to discover the Province of the Minho, land of wine and folklore. And also, of castles, monasteries and churches that speaks of history, of villages full of monuments. Come to find Viana Castelo and the Lima River. Come to live the joy of the colourful popular parties.

The Farm: Originally built in 1892, Bento Novo was recently renovated to more comfortably accommodate our guests, but the beautiful characteristics of its buildings have been preserved. The contrast of schist and granite that can be found throughout the property emphasizes the harmony that exists between what nature has provided and man has embellished.

Bento Novo’s relaxing quiet atmosphere almost makes you forget how close you are to all the action that is happening in the surrounding area. So if you are looking for a relaxing get away or want to come and discover the Alto-Minho region’s rich natural and historical heritage and experience its sea side attractions, we hope you will make us a part of your unforgettable vacation.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 800 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Housekeeping
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Groups
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Singles
          • Children Welcome:

            We provide supplementary beds or cots for children....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We welcome pets in our house....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking allowed outside the house....moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23, Beds for 20-23

          • Suite: 2 double, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

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          • Faia Room: 1 double, 1 child bed

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          • Sunny Room: 1 double

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          • Walnut Room: 1 double

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          • Camelia Room: 2 double, 1 child bed

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          • Corn Room: 1 double

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          • Sunset Room: 2 double, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

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          • All the bed rooms are very spacious and with plenty natural light. They are fully equipped with all-wood characteristic furniture: double bed, night stands, dresser, mirror, chairs or armchairs lamps and wardrobe. There is the possibility to include extra beds. All of the bedrooms have private bathrooms. There are 7 bedrooms: 4 on the top floor, with beautiful wood floors, 2 on the down floor with direct access to the gardens, and the suite, located in an independent building that is right next to the main house. The suite has a very spacious bedroom and a bathroom with a very large bathtub and also a private living room with sofas, TV, and a small library....moreless

          Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 7: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 8: toilet

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          • All the rooms have private bathrooms: 5 have bathtubs, 2 have shower cabinets. Towels are provided as well as soap and shampoo. The bathroom have 220V electric switch for hair dryer/ shaver....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Quinta do Bento Novo also offers: A rural kitchen, which is very large, modern and fully equipped with glassware, cookware, tableware, etc., as well as electric appliances (fridge, oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine, toaster, TV …) and large wood table for 12. There is also a fireplace that makes it extremely cosy in cold nights. Three common living rooms: the breakfast room with 3 round tables and very beautiful sights, the reception with antique furniture, and the leisure room with sofas, comfortable seating for 12, satellite TV, DVD, HI-FI system, and a small library with international books. Dining room for 12. Central heating. Wireless Internet broad band access in the house and 30 meters around. Fax and telephone service. Barbecue. Outside tables and chairs. Free parking inside the farm....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Budget
              • Family
              • Farm Holidays
              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Rustic

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural
              • Town
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 14 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Bottled Water
              • Broadband Access
              • Computer Available
              • Dialup Access
              • Fireplace:

                wood provided for free...moreless

              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                unlimited and free....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Mobile Phone
              • PC
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Safe
              • Shampoo
              • Sofa Bed
              • Sunbed
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove
              • Fax

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Kitchen is fully equipped for up to 30 people...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchen for 30 people, with a large table for 14 people and a fireplace....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                a two meters high refrigerator at your disposal...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool:

                A stone thank with running water, 8mx8mx1m, where children and adults love to refresh....moreless

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Property Descriptor

                          • Detached
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          New Year Eve
                          Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          €1,698
                          flat fee
                          High Season
                          Jul 25 - Aug 22, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          €2,151 €7,528

                          Rates are based on 14 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          €274 €340
                          Sat
                          €1,868 €6,585

                          Rates are based on 20 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • VAT Tax Rate 6%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                          VAT tax of 6% included on all rates.

                          Prices includes all utilities (water, gas, wood, electricity, internet), parking and final cleaning.

                          The house is fully equipped – ready to live at, renting price includes sheets, towels, linen.


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                          Last updated: 10/24/2014
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                          Location

                          68 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Oporto
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Freguês
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Viana do Castelo
                          20 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Ponte de Lima
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Viana do Castelo
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          A27 / A28
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Camelo
                          259 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Serra da Estrela
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Praia Norte

                          Car: Recommended

                          At about 70 km from Oporto airport (OPO), or 90 km from Vigo Airport (VGO), you can easily reach Quinta do Bento Novo. It is located in Perre, a small village only 7 km away from Viana do Castelo, a city full of culture, tradition, history and gastronomical delights. The nearest beach is only 8 km away, and it is well known for its beauty, its health benefits and natural pools. The Atlantic coast has a wide range of beaches to offer, including a lot of water sport activities. In the surrounding mountains you will be able to enjoy beautiful hiking routes, delight with landscapes, visit historic mills and chapels or refresh in clear streams. At only 20 km of historic village Ponte de Lima, less than one hour distance of Porto through IC1/A28, at about one hour distance of Braga or Vigo (in Spain) through A3, Quinta do Bento Novo is a very advantageous location to visit several destinations.

                          Please ask us for more details.

                          Other Activities: Kite surf, kayak

                          Golf: There are golf facilities 20 km away, in Ponte de Lima.

                          Ski: There are ski facilities 264 km away, in Serra da Estrela.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1734

                          About: The 18th-century property had fallen into considerable disrepair since the days the ancient house started needing restoration. We considered selling it, but we couldn’t bear to give up a place that was part of our childhood. Fortunately, there was another option. With “rural tourism” popular in Portugal at the time, we decided to renovate the house and turn it into an inn for our guests. Today, Quinta do Bento Novo, http://www.quintabentonovo.pt, as the historic property is known, has been restored to its former glory. The seven-bedroom inn welcomes guests from all over the world and its elegant, surrounding gardens are the pride of Paulo’s hometown.

                          Why Viana Do Castelo:
                          I inherited this manor house in the Portuguese countryside. It belongs to my family since XVIII century.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          Extraordinary gardens, large house perfect for big families or groups, picturesque village, close to the beach, great gastronomy.


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian

                           

                          Photos

                          • Exterior of the house - Eastern wing

                            Exterior of the house - Eastern wing

                          • Camellia bedroom

                            Camellia bedroom

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • A terrace

                            A terrace

                          • Front view of the house, from the cactus garden

                            Front view of the house, from the cactus garden

                          • A view of the house and the suite

                            A view of the house and the suite

                          • Gardens

                            Gardens

                          • A view from the house

                            A view from the house

                          • Detail of the gardens

                            Detail of the gardens

                          • Suite living room

                            Suite living room

                          • Dining room

                            Dining room

                          • A view from one of the living rooms

                            A view from one of the living rooms

                          • Eira bedroom

                            Eira bedroom

                          • Faia bedroom

                            Faia bedroom

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • One of the rooms private bathrooms

                            One of the rooms private bathrooms

                          • Gardens

                            Gardens

                          • Gardens

                            Gardens

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Suite bedroom

                            Suite bedroom

                          • Water games in our gardens

                            Water games in our gardens

                          • One of the living rooms

                            One of the living rooms

                          • Our granite tank continuously filled by a natural source of water

                            Our granite tank continuously filled by a natural source of water

                          €274 - €340 per night (EUR)
                          12

                          7 Bedroom / 7.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 23

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                          Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
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