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"Quinta-da-Ribeira House T2"

Bedrooms 2
Space 64,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

A fifth recovered, preserving its exterior outlines but with an interior comfort equivalent to today. This set of villas is in a closed area with stunning views over the river Lima. This secluded location may find total relaxation in harmony with nature. This site is located in the heart of Minho, just minutes from Ponte de Lima and 10 minutes from Arches and Ponte da Barca.

Paul Moreira
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018


Ponte de Lima Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 64583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexível / Check-out: Flexível
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 double
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting


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(5 traveler reviews)

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"Quinta-da-Ribeira House T2"
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful Location!

  • 4 of 5

Paul could not have been nicer. He and his wife hustled to clean the apartment for us and in the meantime we sat by the pool and enjoyed the river views. Our apartment could use a few items--a couple of larger coffee cups, paper towels and some scissors to cut open package. A real coffee maker would be great and some instructions on how to use appliances so you don't need to bother people! Wifi is sketchy due to rural location not their efforts. Overall we definitely recommend. We cannot say enough nice things about the pretty location and immaculate facilities.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Off the beaten track but not!

  • 5 of 5

We selected the Farm of Ribeira in order to be close to the National Park for hiking but be able to enjoy the comforts of home as well. It was a perfect choice--especially since the temperatures were in the high 90s when we were there. To cool off we waded in the river (it's also possible to swim, use the raft, or take advantage of the pool.)

The owner, Paul, is very thoughtful and provides an excellent orientation to the house and the surrounding area. He recommended an excellent pizza restaurant that is just down the road which was just what we wanted after hiking. We were also grateful that he had just added air conditioning.

We ate our meals outside on the deck--breakfast and dinner (we cooked one night and bought grilled chicken from a Churrasqueira called Tic Tac in Ponte de Lima (we highly recommend it --you will need to get directions to the place since it's in a residential area).

This is truly a great find!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Riverside Property

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at Quinta da Ribeira this September. Paul and Dora were welcoming and helpful without being intrusive. The welcome pack was appreciated as were the castanhas and wine. It was surprisingly easy to find, though the narrow lane to the property is interesting and would have been more difficult at night. The two bed roomed unit we occupied was tastefully furnished, it was very clean, the beds and sofa very comfortable. Nice crisp cotton sheets! The location of the property feels quite remote but in reality is not, Ponte de Lima is only 15 to 20 minutes away and Ponte da Barca about same. Being so near the river is great, nice to see the occasional fish jumping for bugs and to listen to the birds.

A couple of things we would have appreciated that were not provided in our unit were an outside dining table and maybe a few more glasses. However the lack of these things did not spoil our week and I would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house in a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This house is in an idyllic position beside the river Lima. All you can hear are the birds singing and the water flowing. The view from the balcony is beautiful. The house is exactly as shown in the photos. Paul and Dora are very helpful and had wine, bread and cheese waiting for us. It's just an hour from Porto airport.There were bikes on the property that we rented for a very reasonable price and used every day as the house is not far from a number of the 'ecovias' that go up and down each side of the river. These are lovely for walking or cycling, with lots of shade and places to swim. You can swim in the river at the house also which is a big plus.Ponte de Lima is less than 10mins away and is a gorgeous little town with lots of restaurants. Less than half an hour will bring you to the beaches at Viana de Castelo. We had a great holiday here and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice, to have you as our guests, and wish you all the best. Cheers!
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Todo moi ben!

  • 5 of 5

Todo moi ben!..... moito obrigado

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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

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