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Traditional, Stone Built Cottage In A Rural Village In The Mountain Region

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Coimbra District Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Character Property In A Peaceful Setting

This delightful traditional cottage is in the Mouronho area of central Portugal. It has just been completely rebuilt retaining many original features such as stone walls and old beams, but including a modern shower room and hand built fitted kitchen.The cottage has a hallway leading to a double bedroom and a shower room then a spiral staircase takes you to the open plan living/dining area and kitchen. It has both Sky and Portuguese TV with a DVD player and CD player. The stone walls give it lots of character and keep it cool in summer but there is central heating to keep it warm in winter. An external staircase leads down to the pretty courtyard where you can lounge in the sun or rest in the shade. You can also cook outdoors on the barbecue or in the original bread oven.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Jane Plunkett
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2016

About Jane Plunkett

My husband and I moved to Portugal from Scotland in October 2015. We bought this house from my son who has been living here for 5 years, and while doing work on the main house we completely renovated an old barn to become this unusual cottage. Our friends and family love staying in it.

Jane Plunkett purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jane Plunkett chose Central Portugal

We first found this area while on holiday, visiting my son and fell in love with this peaceful, beautiful part of the world where it seems that time has stood still. We had never thought of moving abroad but the more we saw of it , the more we wanted to live here.

What makes this cottage unique

We were able to design and direct the renovation ourselves which was very exciting and enabled us to choose everything as if we were going to be staying there.


3.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Traditional, Stone Built Cottage In A Rural Village In The Mountain Region
average rating of 3.2 based on 5 reviews

Foto's gaven een vertekende werkelijkheid

  • 2 of 5

Het leek op de foto's of je je eigen buitenplaatstje had, je zat echter op de oprit van de buren. De schommelbank stond er niet, dan kon er geen auto meer langs. Er was geen tuin, voor de gasten. Je zat tussen twee muren; uitzicht muren en een wilde perzikboom.

Bij de verbouwing van schuur naar gastenverblijf, hadden ze zeker hun best gedaan. Echter er was geen enkele vorm van ventilatie of raam in slaapkamer en badkamer. Een pluspunt: goede 'sleutelhoudster'. Nog een tip voor de eigenaars: breng in woonkamer een hor aan voor muggen ipv batterij gifbussen.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Local calmo, repousante com alguns "senãos"

  • 3 of 5

Mesa e baloiço prontos a usar não há, é local de passagem para outros carros na casa em frente. Limpeza muito superficial. TV apenas de parabólica (só canais estrangeiros). Bom ponto de partida para estar todo o dia fora.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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auf den zweiten Blick sehr schöne Details

  • 3 of 5

Das Haus ist liebevoll restauriert, das stimmt. Jedoch sehe ich es kritisch, dass sowohl Schlafzimmer wie auch das modern gefließte Badezimmer über kein Fenster verfügen. Auch der Wohnbereich ist eher dunkel, da er nur über ein kleines Fenster und Türe verfügt. Da das Haus anscheinend selten bewohnt wird....kam man sich zu Beginn vor wie in einer Gruft. Es wirkte sehr düster und.kühl. Der Innenhof war mir 2 Autos des Nachbarn zugeparkt, ein gemütliches im Hof aufhalten war daher eher nicht möglich. Da wurde wohl auch ( was die Größe angeht) beim eingestellten Foto ein besonderes Objektiv verwendet. Die Küche war nach unserem Besuch zumindest sauberer als bei unserer Ankunft. Eine bessere Ausstattung an Kochutensilien wäre hilfreich. Als Ausgangspunkt für die weitere Umgebung ist der Platz durchaus geeignet. Man braucht aber unbedingt ein Auto um die Umgebung zu erkunden. Arganil ist der nächste größere Ort und bietet genügend Einkaufsmöglichkeiten.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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un peu déçu

  • 3 of 5

quelques déconvenues

une machine a laver était proposé à la description mais elle n'appartient pas a la propriété ....service inexistant

chauffage central a l'arrêt, seul un chauffage d'appoint -radiateur a bain d'huile -qu'il fallait monter a l’étage pour chauffer la pièce de vie ou descendre pour chauffer la salle de bain ....

il serait préférable de demander un peu plus en tarif location mais de mettre a disposition un chauffage correcte a cette saison

quand au wifi .....inexistant

sinon ......c'est calme .

ne louer qu'en période estival

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Rapport qualité prix parfait. Accueil et communication excellents. Lieux très propres et bien entretenus. Coin calme, idéal pour s'y reposer. C'est le Portugal authentique loin des circuits touristiques. Un grand bravo à Steve pour sa gentillesse et sa disponibilité durant notre séjour.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
O Tileira
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

There are several river beaches to enjoy and lots of unspoilt villages and breath taking views in the mountains. Weekly markets in many small towns are fascinating to browse. Skiing and surfing are both just an hours drive away - you really can ski in the morning and surf in the afternoon! The historical city of Coimbra is only 40 minutes away and worth exploring.

Rates & Availability

Coimbra District Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

The courtyard is exclusively for the use of guests but the owners share the entrance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Coimbra District Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Completely tiled shower room with walk in shower with large glass panel.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Double room with pine double bed and ample drawer and hanging space. It has a feature stone wall and original beam, There is a central heating radiator.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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