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This small house of 90m² hidden in the center of 6 hectares of olive trees, oaks, eucalyptus, arbutus, prickly pear, you will enjoy your stay.
The pool of 32m ² with its terrace of 80m ² is the relaxation area of the property.
This is the promise of a holiday in complete freedom, calm, and the opportunity to find a nature spared.
At the edge of the pond if you are lucky, you will be able to see the pair of genets, the deer, the storks ...
Isolated but not alone: our charming and devoted neighbors will be available to welcome you in the village and accompany you to the house where they will give you the keys.
10 minutes by car: the village where you will find 3 grocery stores, 1 bakery, 2 hairdressers, bazaar shops, doctor, pharmacy, 5 restaurants-bars where you can have breakfast before bringing croissants to the house ...
You can go shopping on Wednesday in Rosal de la Frontera. We eat very well in the restaurant under the arcades of the village square.
To do your shopping, you can also go to Vila Nova de San Bento (20 minutes from the house) where you will find a mini-market for all current products, but also meat directly from black pig breeders and local cattle. The price is very attractive: between 4 and 7 euros per kilo: barbecues in perspective!
Otherwise in Serpa: half an hour, you will find 2 supermarkets.
Take a short break on your way back to the village church: its particularity is to be on the cross: it is one of the 4 cross churches of all Portugal.
Do not expect exceptional furniture or decoration, this house is a recent acquisition that improves from year to year (thanks to you).
This is the reason why only lovers of peace and nature will find their account. For others, Portugal will offer you all the luxury you want (more than 23,000 rentals on this site).
During the 2015/2016 season we did the construction work of electricity and water arrivals, and a nice pool to more than 40 ° in summer!
Warning: the internal electricity has not been redone yet. There was before electric wires for solar panels. Unfortunately several plugs do not work. Do not connect the washing machine and the dishwasher at the same time as the installation will not support it.
For the winter, we have just installed a wood stove in the fireplace where you can see crackling logs 60cm.
If you want to know the exceptional location of this house, go to Google Earth with the coordinates: 37 ° 53'17 N and 7 ° 18 'W.
At the tourist level, you are 45 minutes from the largest freshwater reservoir in Europe (Alqueva). There is something to do here!
You can ride the magnificent Lusitano horses at Alter do Chao (King's stud), walk to Evora to see, among other splendours, the Roman temple and where you will find all the products of local crafts (cork, tapestries, pottery, olive oil etc ..), in Moura as in Beja, visit their beautiful castle, and their garden.
If you do not feel like cooking, this is the opportunity to taste the delicious traditional Portuguese cuisine: there are restaurants everywhere and the Portuguese welcome remains legendary!
So if you are seduced: Welcome to you!
Do not hesitate to call us for any information you may need.
Good holidays !
Martine and Jorge.
Some ballad ideas:
The nature here is Andalusian! Cork oaks, olive trees, of course, but for wine lovers: we are on the Alentejo Wine Route! Go towards Moura, then take "Barajem Alqueva" and go to visit Monsaraz. On the church square on the left, a tasting shop (some jewelry to bring back for the evening barbecue, for example).
Several day tours are possible: Alqueva Dam is the largest artificial lake in Europe with 110 km of beach and lake 250km². Several activities are available such as sailing, water skiing, fishing, boat rentals and swimming (here is the link: PPhttp.. Roteirodoalqueva // www com / barragem-do-alqueva).
A must visit EVORA, MONSARAZ, MOURAO, SERPA, MOURA, MERTOLA and why not cross the border and go to CORDOBA, SEVILLA.
Lisbon is 3 hours with its giant aquarium, take the cable car overlooking the Park of Nations, visit the castle of St. Georges, museums, etc ...
The ocean south is 1h30 car with its vast beaches.
You can also spend a day on the river Guadiana. Book your tickets in advance. Here is some info: "Surf the Guadiana River, a natural border between Portugal and Spain. Along the way enjoy the natural beauty of the river and picturesque villages. Disembark in Foz de Odeleite for a walk through the village (optional) and visit the small cheese "Ti Rita." At "Quinta do Rio" local unique beauty of its kind, with views of the river and the village, where after a refreshing swim will be served a delicious BBQ accompanied by natural products and herbs, wine red and white of the region. Live music during the meal, creates a lively and cheerful atmosphere.
Back on board, enjoy the sun on the terrace or cool off at the bar.
Check-in: 9:45 - Boarding: 10:00 Departure: 10h00-10h30
Return: 4:30 p.m. / 5:00 p.m.
Av. Da Republica, (Cais da Alfandega) Vila Real from Santo António
Follow the indication "Ferry Espanha"
+ 351 281 510 200
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