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Summer getaway with sea views, ideal for family holidays

Bedrooms 4
Space 21,527 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

4 bedrooms, sleeps 8, in Afife

Located on the hill of Afife, near the beach access, we can find the house Tra-Lo-Castro. The main gate gives access to a large paved, ideal to park two or three cars, and from which one has access to the various areas of this property. To the right is the main house and a large lawned garden with a swimming pool. The house is divided into four bedrooms and two bathrooms at first floor level, one suite and on the ground floor, there is a great regional kitchen, a lounge and a bathroom. The lounge has direct access from the entrance patio and communicates with the pool and the back of the house. The pool area is supported by a porch equipped with barbecue, table and lounge chairs and communicates directly with the kitchen. In the end of the property, a higher elevation and facing south, there is a porch that invites contemplation of the sunset. Down the garden path towards the entrance, in the former wine cellar, and where there is a press and traditional mill, we found the games room equipped with table football and in a room nearby, a snooker table.

Property Manager
Luís Sobreiro
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017


Afife Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 21527 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Summer getaway with sea views, ideal for family holidays
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews

Very nice, comfortable, cool spacious house

  • 4 of 5

We stayed with 5 adults in this house. Beautiful charming house with lots of space.

Large swimming pool and garden.

Walking distance to the beach (15 min). Perfect location to do some sight seeing: to Viana do Castelo, Braga, Dom Jesus, Barcellos, Porto and the National Park.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Férias em família

  • 5 of 5

Adoramos a costa Norte e a praia de Afife em particular pelo seu estado de conservação.

É uma típica casa de praia, toda murada, com um amplo jardim com um alpendre com churrasqueira e um relvado à volta da piscina, de onde se vê constatantemente o mar. Não é nova mas tudo funciona bem e apesar de não sermos recebidos pelo dono fomos muito bem acolhidos e acompanhados durante a nossa estadia.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito obrigado pelas vossas palavras, foi um prazer acolher-vos em Afife. Gostavamos de agradecer ao João por se ter ocupado do pneu da bicicleta. Esperamos voltar a receber-vos, bom ano!
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Casa de ensueño perfecta para disfrutar en familia

  • 4 of 5

Hemos estado una semana en agosto con nuestros hijos y lo hemos pasado genial. La zona súper tranquila, con una playa magnífica justo enfrente. La casa es espectacular, no le falta ni un detalle.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias Azahara por sus palabras, Nos há gustado mucho recibir-los y nos encanta saber que lo han passado bien en Afife. Continuamos a reformar la casa y próximo año tendremos novedades. Seran simpre bien venidos com nosotros. Saludo cordial, Luís
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  • 5 of 5

Somos um casal com 2 crianças e não conseguimos imaginar casa mais perfeita para passar férias: espaço dentro e fora de casa, super acolhedora, com muitos recantos encantadores... pertíssimo do Mar, respira-se ar fresco em todas as áreas! Voltaremos concerteza!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa muy bonita pero descuidada

  • 3 of 5

La casa es grande y tiene muy buenos servicios pero, en general, estaba descuidada: horno muy viejo y sucio, el frigorífico no funcionaba, faltaban bombillas... La atención del responsable de la casa fue buena: se encargó de comprar una nevera nueva en el momento y fue atento con nosotros.

Aunque está cerca de la vía del tren, el ruido no molesta.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias Andrea por su comentário, Lo que passo con la nevera nos há sorprendido, nos quedamos tan desolados como vosostros, felizmente lo superamos rápido. Como habiamos comentado, esta Primavera la cocina será renovada, assí como parte de la mobília del salón para que todo este listo para el Verano. Pena que el tiempo no vos tenga permitido disfrutar de la piscina, quiçá en una outra oportunidad. Saludo cordial
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well -situated

  • 3 of 5

We are a family of 5 and are used to renting homes for the summer. The house is really well located as it is right next to the beach. The beach is gorgeous and quiet. The house was very clean when we arrived.

Unfortunately we were the first tenants in five years. The house had therefore a high level of humidity and smelled musty.

Also, there is a train passing RIGHT NEXT to the house at least 12 times a day (and night)!!!

Finally, the pool is NOT heated, which in a warm environment wouldn't be a problem but as we are right next to the beach it is always windy and not hot enough to jump in such cold water. The pool was really clean :)

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
78 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
43 Kilometres
Ponte de Lima
Nearest Train
800 Metres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
600 Metres

The house is located next to the access to the Afife Beach, at the foot of the hill of Santo Antonio, natural viewpoint from where you can see the coastline between Carreço and Gelfa. Its location at a high allows frequent encounter sea views.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.