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Douro Wine Region. Family House B&B/ Self-Cater
Guest House/ B&B, Peso da Régua, Douro & Tras-os-Montes, Portugal
Traditional Douro wine estate. Vineyards, old winery, olive trees, pool, garden.
Village setting in heart of wine region. Close to Douro river. Walking country.
4 Bedrooms. Sleeps 8. From € 70 per night.
Ref. 1027
House, Terrace And Vineyards
House, terrace and vineyards
The Old Quinta Farmhouse
The old Quinta farmhouse
View Of The House
View of the house
Located in the Douro village of Santa Marta de Penaguião (Régua 8km). A family-run B&B, ideal for a country escape. Those seeking peace, rural tranquility, good walking country and a down-to-earth atmosphere will love it here. It has several hectares of vineyards and, in the harvest, grapes are trodden by foot in granite “lagares”, an old tradition still used in the Douro for making premium wines. The farm, which produces Port, Douro wine and olive oil on a small scale, has been in the family for four generations. It is run by Alice and Filipe, who will welcome you to their home, show how their wine is made and give hints on the best places for walking and visiting in the region. The house has 4 bedrooms, which can be taken individually on a B&B basis, or one could rent the whole house for self-catering. It has antique furnishings, kitchen, living room, dining room, games room, pool, garden and even the old winery and cellar in the basement. Down-to-earth, home from home.
Courtyard
The pool
Driveway, arching vines, pool
Lounge
Breakfast and dining room
One of four bedrooms
Kitchenette
Games room- billiards and card table
Gardens by the pool area
Downstairs in the old winery and cellar
An old wine-ink press
Local scenery - hills, vineyards, villages
Notes
Start Date
End Date
Per Night
Per Week
Per Month
Minimum Stay
Start price: double room, B&B
€ 70
Higher rate: double room, B&B
€ 100
Complete house, self-catering
€ 200
€ 1,000
2 Nights
Notes about prices and payments
Further details regarding payments available upon enquiring.
ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
Property Type
Guest House/ B&B
Catering Basis
Self-catering, Breakfast included, Meals can be booked
Floor area (m²)
More than 300
Sleeps
8
Number of Bedrooms
4
Theme
Charming, Family, Great Outdoors, Hideaway, Historic, Ideal For Retired, Mountain, Nature, Romantic Break, Rustic, Sightseeing, Traditional Region, Unwind
Suitability
Children Welcome
Accessibility and Safety
Not Wheelchair Accessible, Fire Extinguishers, Locks on all doors and windows
INDOORS
Bedrooms
Bedroom 1 Sleeps 2. 1 Double Bed, Ensuite
Bedroom 2 Sleeps 2. 1 Double Bed, Ensuite
Bedroom 3 Sleeps 2. 2 Single Beds, Ensuite
Bedroom 4 Sleeps 2. 2 Single Beds, Ensuite
Bedroom notes
One of the double bedrooms also includes an adjoining living room. Two extra child beds and one Crib are also available.
Bathrooms
Bathroom 1 Toilet, Bidet, Bath
Bathroom 2 Toilet, Bidet, Bath
Bathroom 3 Toilet, Bidet, Bath
Bathroom 4 Toilet, Bidet, Shower
Bathroom notes
Four en-suite bedrooms.
Kitchen
Fully-equipped kitchen
Dining Areas
Seats: 10. Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Dining Table
Washing and Storage
Daily cleaning included, Dishwasher
Extras
Baby Cot, Bed Linen, Bathroom Towels, Soap
Internet and Communications
Internet/ Wifi, Local Area Guide
Entertainment
TV- satellite/cable, Radio, Games Room, Games- all ages, Books- all ages, Pool Table
Heating and Cooling
Air-conditioning, Room Fans, Heating (central)
Included in Price
Cleaner
Available upon Request
Cook
Extra notes
Free use of kitchen available if taking the entire house on a self-catering basis.
OUTDOORS AND GARDEN
Garden Summary
Private Garden, Estate (> 5 acres)
Pool and Spa
Shared Pool
Outdoor Amenities
Barbeque, Shaded Area, Outdoor Dining, Seating Area, Garden Furniture, Loungers, Parasols, Patio, Lawn
Sports Equipment
Not Available
Parking
Parking Space
Extra Notes
LOCATION
Natural setting
Countryside, Cultural/Historic, Forests, Hills, Mountains, Prehistoric Sites, Rivers, Vineyards, Villages

Highlights in the immediate vicinity are the scenic terraced Douro vineyards, hills, villages, forests. Eight km away is the Douro river itself at Régua, from where you can either catch a boat, train or use your own car to explore the Douro wine region. It is hilly country, good for walking, and good as day trips are the mountains of Marão and Alvão, where you will find centenary granite villages, the docile long-horned Barrosã cows and old-world rural lifestyles.
OUTDOOR PURSUITS
Pursuits in the area
Boating, Birding, Cycling, Golf, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Tennis
Pursuits at the property
Not Available

Pardise for walking and exploring the scenic countryside with hills, vineyards, Douro river and villages. Tennis court 8km away. Golf course at Vidago 60 km. Caldas de Moledo natural thermal spas 10km.
COURSES
Courses in the area
Cookery/ gourmet/ wine-tasting etc
Courses at the property
Not Available

Although not a course as such, wine-tasting is a must in the Douro. The history behind Port-making is fascinating, as is learning about how vines are cultivated and wines made. The Douro wine region is a remarkable and quite unique area.
DISTANCES
Distance to nearest place
Place Place Name Distance
Airport
Porto
110 Kilometers
Train Station
Peso Da Régua
8 Kilometers
Motorway
Peso Da Régua
8 Kilometers
Restaurant
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Café
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Bar
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Bank/ATM
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Hospital/ Health centre
Peso Da Régua
8 Kilometers
Supermarket
Peso Da Régua
8 Kilometers
Mini-market
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Shopping area
Peso Da Régua
8 Kilometers
Petrol station
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Car repair/ garage
S.M. Penaguião
500 Meters
Recommended transport
Car
Car not necessary
 
Local transport
Local transport recommended
 
Extra Notes
To give greater freedom to explore the area and to save time, we recommend coming by car. However, it is also easy to get here by train: Porto to Régua, then taxi to us. This we only recommend if you are coming for a couple of days to be based at the house- but not if you are wanting to explore the area. The train carries its scenic journey up to Pinhão and Tua, further up the Douro river.
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REVIEWS



GUEST BOOK COMMENTS
"L'accueil est tres humain, nous avons eu l'impression d'être reçu par un membre de notre famille. Le petit dejeuner est tres bon, l'endroit où se trouve cette Quinta est tres calme et typique de la vallée du Douro. Le propriétair, Filipe est un homme cultivé et plein d'humour." Guests from France, 2013
"Home from home in the Douro region. Family-run. A charming house, with gardens and pool. Nice views over hills and vineyards. There is an old cellar in the basement of the house- very typical and interesting to see. Easy access by car up the hill from Peso da Regua. A good base to explore the area. Self-catering or B&B options available. A car is recommended to get here and around." Guest from UK, 2012


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