Anna or Roger

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CASITA DEL NORTE

Moraña Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage One sleeps 2-4, Cottage Two sleeps 2-5

O Curralino is a lovely old stone farmhouse standing on an acre and a half of mixed meadow and woodland situated in the middle of a beautiful valley in the province of Pontevedra. It has two independent parts available for rent - Casita del Norte, with two bedrooms and Casita del Sur with one bedroom. Both cottages have terraces and views of mountains, forests and vineyards, and the property adjoins a woodland of oak and chestnut on either side of a small river, ideal for cooling off on hot summer days. Mount Acibal, just behind O Curralino, has miles of tracks perfect for walking or mountain-biking. O Curralino is situated 55 minutes from the airport at Santiago de Compostela, and 25 minutes from the beautiful and unspoiled medieval town of Pontevedra. The beaches of the Rias Bajas are within half an hour, where there are many choices ranging from protected coves to ocean facing surfing beaches.

O Curralino is a 300 year old Galician farm house which has been lovingly restored using traditional materials and techniques resulting in charming, characterful rental cottages with a truly rural Galician feel, but with modern comforts. The meadow and woodland that surround O Curralino offer plenty of shady retreats, sunny spots, or space to kick a football. Beaches, mountains, towns and cities are all within 30 min of the house, and if you want to visit two countries on your holiday, Portugal is only an hour away.

The two cottages of O Curralino are independent of one another and each has its own private outdoor area with terrace and garden. Though ideal for individual bookings, the two cottages booked at the same time by a larger group would give up to nine people the opportunity to share a holiday together without being in each other's pockets.

Getting There: O Curralino is 55 minutes from the airport at Santiago de Compostela, 1.5 hours from La Coruna and 2 hours from Porto airport (Portugal).

Ryanair flies to Santiago de Compostela from London Stanstead, and Frankfurt.

Ryanair flies to Porto from London Stanstead, Liverpool, Bristol and Dublin.

Vueling flies to La Coruna from London Heathrow.

TAP (Air Portugal) flies to Porto from London Gatwick and London Heathrow.

Easyjet flies from London Gatwick to Santiago de Compostela and Porto (Portugal).

Check summer flights to Vigo from London airports Heathrow and Gatwick. Vueling and easyJet have had summer schedules in the past.

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Details for Casita del Norte 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

This is a two bedroomed cottage with a well appointed kitchen/dining area, and comfortable lounge. There are two bedrooms; one with a double bed, the other with a choice of either three singles, or a double and a single (the cottage sleeps 5). Both bedrooms have beautiful views. In front of the cottage is a garden with a small stone table and seating area, ideal for catching the last of the evening sun. The kitchen at the back of the cottage leads onto a patio with a shaded seating/dining area and lawn, where you can enjoy views of the valley from the comfort of your sunlounger.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Anna or Roger

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Speaks spanish, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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4.5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Casita del Norte
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
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Casita del Norte
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
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A BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE IN A BEAUTIFUL PART OF SPAIN

  • 4 of 5
What a relaxing week, the old stone cottage has been lovingly restored, it had a great feel to it, huge thick stone walls, vines growing over the veranda, a beautiful garden that you could just sit in all day and watch the landscape. From your bed you have two windows looking out, and all you can see is the sun gradually waking up over the eucalyptus trees.

We were staying in Casita del Sur (the smaller 1 bed cottage) and would highly recommend it. You do hear dogs barking, cocks crowing but that just adds to the Spanish neighbourhood feel. We were there in fiesta season which is a bit noisy but great fun to go to.

There are almost too many things to do nearby, beautiful beaches, vineyards, rivers to swim in (amazing!) but just sitting out in the garden would be entertainment enough for a week

We flew out of Porto which is a gorgeous city and would highly recommend a trip there too.

A very lovely place indeed.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
Nonington, Kent
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PERFECT HOLIDAY LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
I stayed in Casita Del Norte with my two children (aged 8 and 11). We had a wonderful time! The house is in a beautiful rural location, although perfectly accessible by car and only a short drive from the local town. All the details on the website are very accurate and there is a really helpful folder of information in the house, with lots of good ideas for what to do locally and further afield. We had lots to occupy us; the children loved a nearby river for swimming and also waterfalls with rock slides and pools. The stream at the bottom of the garden also provided endless entertainment, so we didn't have to go far for everyone to be happy! There are public swimming pools in a couple of the local towns too, although we didn't use them. The nearby towns had good bars and restaurants for Menu del dia and there's a very good market in Morana on a Friday: street stalls cooking fresh octopus in giant pots, served on wooden platters with olive oil and paprika - delicious! and a churros stall too. Also, plenty of good shops in the nearby towns for buying fresh produce. The kitchen is very well equipped and it is really delightful sitting out on the terrace, admiring the wonderful view and enjoying the peace and tranquility over breakfast and dinner. Anna and Roger couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. There's no TV aerial at present, but actually it was a relief and the children were more than happy watching the Harry Potter films on DVD. The beds were very comfortable and everything was very clean and in good working order. Highly recommended. We'll definitely go back to explore the coastline and more of Galicia further afield.
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
London, UK
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GALICIA COTTAGE

  • 3 of 5
The cottage is as described in the advert, but though there is a TV, there is no aerial and so you can't watch any (Spanish) TV channels. It is in an isolated location, which is good if you want a truly "away from it al" holiday. One small point, but it would have been helpful if there had been a "welcome pack" of groceries on arrival, but the fridge was empty.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are pleased to say that we now have digital TV, (where the original language can be chosen), in addition to the DVDs provided.
The house is not isolated, there are villages all around and the local town, Morana, with three supermarkets, 3 banks and numerous cafe-bars is only 7 minute's drive away. Pontevedra, the capital of the province is 20 minute's drive away.
Our directions to the cottage pass through Morana, and most guests stop to do their grocery shopping before arriving at the house. For guests arriving on Sunday or late at night, we always offer to do a grocery shop for them.
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
Bristol
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MITCHELL HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5
The home was ideal. Well furnished comfortable in beautiful surroundings. The area is perfect for walking, close to a variety of beaches, and the local bars and restaurants friendly. We had a relaxing time and would love to return.
  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
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Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
Worcester, UK
5

O CURRALINO

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time in Galicia. The property is in such a peaceful area. I would not hesitate to recommend a visit.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Casita del Norte
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p72075
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Moraña Ria de Pontevedra
5

THE PLACE YOU WANT TO BE

  • 5 of 5
Im Juli 2011 wohnten wir mit unseren beiden Kindern (9 und 13 Jahre) eine Woche in der Casita del Norte. Es war die schönste Ferienunterkunft, die wir je bewohnt haben. Ich bin Designerin und habe lange in der Architekturszene gearbeitet und dadurch auch einen hohen ästhetischen Anspruch, zudem achte ich sehr auf das Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis. Hier stimmte einfach alles. Lage, Innengestaltung, Ausstattung, Gartenanlage, Orte zum Verweilen, gute Insidertipps, eine herzliche und trotzdem zurückhaltende Betreuung durch die Besitzer, Anna und Roger. „This ist the place you want to be“. Dies waren Rogers Worte zu Pontevedra, dies sind meine Worte zur Casita del Norte.
Wir kamen von der Costa del Morte, verwöhnt von menschenleeren Stränden. Die ersten beiden Tage konnten wir uns nicht sattsehen an der herrlichen Umgebung, schlenderten umher, sahen eine Wildsau mit Frischlingen, planschten im nahen Flüsschen und plauderten mit den Dorfbewohnern. Am Morgen trank ich meinen Milchkaffee auf der schattigen Bank vor dem Haus, inmitten des traumhaften Gartens. Am Abend saß ich dort wieder, bei untergehender Sonne und wärmte meinen Rücken an der, von der Sonne getränkten Steinmauer. Ich war selten so entspannt!
Keines der Photos ist beschönigend oder besonders geschickt aufgenommen, es sieht dort tatsächlich so aus. Dieses 300 Jahre alte Haus wurde liebevoll instandgesetzt und sehr unprätentiös eingerichtet. Wir haben in einem Wasserfall gebadet, wunderbar gespeist und herrliche Natur erlebt, alle Tipps von Anna und Roger sind nachahmenswert. Wir hatten in Galicien 3 verschiedene Unterkünfte, auch für meine Kinder war die Casita del Norte der Favorit. Fast hätte ich es vergessen, den komplett zu öffnenden Wintergarten kann man auf den Fotos nicht sehen. Hier konnten wir selbst an kühleren Tagen „draußen sitzen“ !
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Santiago de Compostela
Nearest Ferry
400 Kilometres
Santander
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Pontevedra
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Caldas de Reyes A9
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
beach
Car: necessary

Galicia is an autonomous region in the north-west of Spain, divided into four provinces namely A Coruna, Pontevedra, Lugo and Orense. Pontevedra is home to the Rias Baixas, coastal inlets similar to fjords boasting not only the best weather in the region, but also incomparable seafood and the world class white wine, Albarino. The coastal district of Pontevedra where O Curralino is situated has a landscape that has been described as one of the last remaining examples of medieval strip farming in Europe, with a patchwork of vineyards, pasture, maize and vegetable fields. Atmospheric tapas bars abound in the streets and plazas of the old town of Pontevedra and the villages that line the coast, where delicious regional specialities can be sampled. Across the valley in the village of Amil the fiesta of Los Milagros De Amil occurs on the second weekend in September, where wooden platters of octopus are served with large bowls of wine, and the dancing goes on till dawn.

Other Activities: birdwatching, wine-tasting, prehistoric rock carvings, natural swimming pools

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Moraña Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
May 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
€93
From
€115
Fri,Sat,Sun
€695
 
 
Low season
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
€65
€495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Booking:A non-refundable 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the remaining 75% payable a month in advance. The deposit and balance can be paid by bank transfer.
A 100 euro deposit is required to cover any damages; refundable on leaving providing there is no loss or damage.
High Season also includes the 20th December until the 7th January and Easter.
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Amenities

Moraña Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
  • Note that bedroom 2 has the option of either three single beds, or one extra-large double bed (180cm wide) and one single.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
NOTE: We now have digital TV. There are also DVDs in the cottages to borrow.
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