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Stunning farmhouse in northern Portugal with 6 Bedrooms and Private Pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 8,000 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

With 6 bedrooms, fantastic gardens, barbecue and swimming pool with privacy.

Classified as a monument of public interest, Piellas House is a manor house of the end of the century. XVI that offers you the unique and exclusive experience to relax while enjoying the beauty and romantic memories of northern Portugal.

Located in the village of Headwaters de Basto, Braga District, the Piellas house and the gardens are considered monuments of public interest.

With 6 bedrooms, four of them suites, two kitchens, main and support, dining room, recreation room with games room.

outdoor spaces are a strong point. With unique gardens with over 150 years, a fantastic pool and lots of sun, organic garden and farm animals.

Offers exclusive enjoy the beauty and unique characteristics of a solar Sec. XVII, with a chapel inside, piano room ...

The surrounding of the house with its gardens and agricultural holdings, complete the testimony of the history of this magnificent place. The gardens were adorned with yews, boxwoods and camellias and a decorative path of the water before it serutilizada to water the vegetable crops.

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017


Cabeceiras de Basto Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 8000 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 double
    - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    - 1 double , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bathroom, heating, Wi-Fi, closet, hangers, desk
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 3 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Stunning farmhouse in northern Portugal with 6 Bedrooms and Private Pool
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews
Concord, MA, USA

Superb Manor house in a great area.

  • 5 of 5

This wonderfully preserved and decorated Manor house (Casa Seniorial) was partly remodeled to allow for up-to-date, comfortable hospitality. Your opportunity to experience first-hand living in history. A superb mixture of old flavor with modern amenities and comfort makes this one stand apart. Rooms are large and comfortable, most with on-suit remodeled bathrooms and great views of the garden and surroundings. We were two families and used all 6 bedrooms. Dining room and launch that are open for guests use didn't get much use as it was July and we opted for outside living. The kitchen is the center of this house and "foodies" will find cooking here and spending time around it wonderful. An extra old-world farm kitchen will allow guests to bake breads or slow-cook in a real, wood-burning farm brick oven.

The area around the house opens endless opportunities for exploration of both cultural centers like Guimareas and Braga as well as endless nature walks and river swimming and bathing areas.

Owners are delightful and very accommodating - hospitality clearly high priority for them. The caretaker on site will help and solve any problem immediately and will keep the swimming pool and gardens in top shape during your stay.

Nothing is ever perfect, though; while heaven for us and the kids, one has to remember that farm animals have a tendency to communicate their existence to the world early in the morning and the house does have plenty of farm animals, indeed.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito obrigado pelo fantástico comentário! Serão sempre bem vindos. Best Regards.
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From a french Familly

  • 5 of 5

English : an exceptional home in an exotic setting. The recent renovation is particularly successful and well preserved the soul of this place.

An ideal place for a family or even wishing to explore the north of Portugal.

Welcome and availability of the owners made our stay a success.

Français : une maison d’exception dans un cadre dépaysant. La rénovation récente est particulièrement réussie et conserve bien l’âme de ce lieu.

Un lieu idéal pour une famille voire plusieurs souhaitant découvrir le nord du Portugal.

L’accueil et la disponibilité des propriétaires ont fait de notre séjour une belle réussite.“

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments. You will be always welcome!
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Des vacances reposantes dans un cadre idyllique

  • 5 of 5

Une maison qui a su garder le charme d'un autre temps, tout en étant pratique pour y vivre en famille ou entre amis!

L'endroit idéal pour se ressourcer et passer des vacances très agréables, loin de la ville et du bruit....

Merci à nos hôtes pour ce séjour, tout était parfait!

La maison et ses nombreux espaces eterieurs sont fidèles aux photos,

n'hésitez pas, vous n'aurez aucun regret!

Cécilia &family

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour les commentaires si positives. Vous êtes une famille fantastique que nous aimons recevoir. Salutations
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good night sleep - descontracção e sossego

  • 5 of 5

Very nice view, langscape and environment. Kind people. Very comfortable and warm house. Perfect for famillies and groups of friends!

Adorei a casa e toda a envolvente. Os quartos são muito confortáveis e dormi profundamente, é uma opção perfeita para famílias e grupos de amigos!

Recomendo a quem procura descanso e natureza. Cabeceiras de Basto tem oferta cultural interessante!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Há Pielas que temos de descobrir!

  • 5 of 5

O nosso fim de semana prolongado na Casa de Pielas foi muito agradável.

Casa e espaço envolvente de múltiplos encantos, para se descobrir e saborear aos poucos e de forma tranquila.

Localização excelente para quem procura um espaço propício ao descanso e ao recarregar de baterias para enfrentar as exigências do dia-a-dia com muito optimismo e confiança.

Experiência que pretendemos repetir, logo que possível!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito Obrigado pelo simpático comentário. Cumprimentos
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Um pedaço requintado do Minho

  • 5 of 5

Rodeados de verde e da frescura do campo, com o olhar a perder-se na montanha, esta casa senhorial oferece a oportunidade de disfrutar do tempo, da calma, da natureza, num ambiente acolhedor que funde a tradição e a história com o conforto da vida moderna.

Adultos e crianças adoraram a estadia e fica a vontade de regressar...

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Espero que regressem muito em breve :) Muito Obrigado pela vossa visita mais uma vez!
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Aeroporto de Sá Carneiro
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Bar Turismo, Porta 77
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Cozinha Real de Basto
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Praia Fluvial de Cavez
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Cabeceiras de Basto Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Verão 2017
May 2 2017 - Jun 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Verão 2017 - 2
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Setembro 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Natal 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

General conditions of stay in Casa de Piellas:

Presentation of a document of identification of the person in charge of the rent upon arrival.
Payment of the remaining amount of the reservation on arrival (in case it was not paid in advance)
Deposit against damages to be returned at the end of the stay: € 500 cash
Check in - 4pm to 9pm (Flexible)
Check out - until 12h (Flexible)
Parking: Outside of the courtyard
No smoking inside the rooms
Forbidden animals inside the rooms

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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