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House with private pool and garden near the beaches - River House

Bedrooms 5
Space 53,819 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights



River House

House with private heated pool and SPA, fluvial natural pool, panoramic terrasse, wifi, 12 bicycles and 2 boats free, 1,5 km beach.

Spread over a single floor, the generous sized villa ( 5000m2)

5 +1 bedrooms with private terrace and inside garden, fully equipped kitchen. 60 m2 living area (table seating up to 17 persons), dinning area.


Maximum 17 persons.

Solarium, private parking for 6 vehicles.

About the property


  The RIVER HOUSE is a villa with 5 +1 bedrooms, WIFI, private river beach, natural pool, boat and bikes free; has a flat lawn with 5000 m2, exclusive this house. Maximum 16 persons. 5 bathrooms.

Total privacy.

All the 4 properties have completely separate grounds.

No communal areas.

The CASA DO RELOGIO is the most romantic Chalet; has a garden unique and exclusive , big private heated pool, and 1+2 bedrooms. 3 bedrooms, The river beach and the natural swimming pool is 400 meters far. The sea beach at 4km. iDEAL : 2 ADULTES AND 3 OR 4 CHILDRENS.

The house ALVA POOL BEACH HOUSE have HEATED private and SPA, garden and barbecue area, playroom, free rapid wifi.

It has 5 bedrooms and 3+1 bathrooms. It is 7 minutes from the beach .

5 bicycles availables and 2 canoes.

The house MIRRA POOL HOUSE has 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, outdoor heated swimming pool, private solarium, playground, jacuzzi. Ideal for Groups and / or large families. Ballroom with stereo system and capacity for 17 persons.

The house FEITOSA POOL HOUSE has 9+3 BEDROOMS and private pool, but is not in this announcement, although available.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch, danish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

About Manuel

Occupation: Teacher secondary education since 1992.

Living in Viana do Castelo neighborhood where I was born.

I studied at the University of Coimbra.

Manuel purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

Near the house:

 Indulge in a mini-cruise on the river Minho and Douro river and a 'Royal' dinner in a first class restaurant. 'Port Party': open bus tour in the historic center of Porto, followed by a Port Wine tasting and a visit to the wine shop. 'Golden Day': scenic train trip to Régua, in the heart of the golden Douro Valley, lunch in the best restaurant in town overlooking the river, and a peaceful cruise back to Porto. Unforgettable meal and wine, tremendous surroundings and a truly relaxing and stress free way to experience the best of Portugal. Carpe diem !!

To the countryside, rugged and wild, visit the Peneda-Geres National Park, or go further into the Douro Valley. The village sits at the base of Serra d'Arga (784m), and the villages and valleys of the country in its hills offer a landscape from an earlier era. There is a nature reserve near in wetlands: Bertiandos Lagoon. History, churches and monuments, culture and nightlife abound in a dozen towns within a short drive, or for more sophisticated entertainment, there is the Casino of Povoa de Varzim. For the more active, there's karting, canoeing, surfing, bowling, cycling, fishing and horse riding. A visit to the city of Porto World Heritage Site is a must, as well as local traditional festivals with folklore, singing, dancing, decorative crafts and the famous cuisine of the Minho region. And there are plenty of restaurants serving the famous dishes of Minho.

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12 Bicicletas e 2 canoas a remos incluído.

Novo: campo e rede de voleibol

O fácil acesso permite visitas para norte ou sul: Viana do Castelo é uma cidade a não perder. Para norte poderá visitar Moledo, Caminha e apanhando o ferry deslocar-se até Espanha onde poderá visitar o Monte de Santa Tecla com os seus castros e do seu topo observar as espectaculares vistas sobre o estuário do rio Minho.


Vila Praia de Âncora House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 53819 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16 ...
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Backpack
  • Computer Available
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Casa de banho 1 - combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub
    Casa de banho suite beliche - shower , bidet , 1 lavatórios e sanita
    Casa de banho serviço - toilet , shower , 1 lavatórios e sanita
    - shower
    Casa de banho suite rio - toilet , shower , 1 lavatórios e sanita
    Room 5 - toilet , shower , 1 lavatórios e sanita
  • All 5 bathrooms have hot water. 4 with shower. One with a similar Jacuzzi.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Quarto 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    suite rio - 4 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , terraço jardinado com vista e som de rio
    Quarto rosa - 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , terraço com mesa e cadeiras de jardim
    suite beliche - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , terraço com mesa e cadeiras de jardim
    Quarto azul - 5 twin/ single , terraço com mesa e cadeiras de jardim
  • The cottage by the river, the ground floor and spacious (430 m2 housing area), equipped with heating / air conditioning and comprises a long living room and dining room with seating up to 17 people, 5 bedrooms all with terrace (3 suites: 2 suites with double bed and shower, 1 bedroom with bunk beds and 2 twin beds that together, and two bedrooms with 4 single beds each, and 4 bathrooms). And another little room. All rooms have their own terrace, one with jacuzzi type tub, and indoor garden. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry.   Outside, visitors find a stone barbecue with wooden table and benches, one table and stone benches at the waterfront, direct access to potable water natural pool, solarium protected from prying eyes and also with table, chairs and hats sun, and parking for 8 cars. wifi free. Guests also have at their disposal 10 bikes and 2 boatS for 3+3 people. And 6 irons for mini-golf, football, balls and rackets to play tennis.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Golf Cart
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
5 bathrooms, one with double sink, two showers, jacuzzi type tub below the solo. Cozinha fully equipped with coffee machine, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, stove with gas oven and electric hob, toaster , electric rotisserie, magic wand, toaster, hot water kettle, fridge, freezer, cutlery, plates, pans, baking trays, pans, corkscrew, drip, everything.   Two systems Meo Satellite with 110 channels. Both independent. Rooms all with terrace, one with its own terrace and garden with rocking chairs almofadadas.Um bedroom with bunk beds, ideal for young people, with private bathroom with shower. wifi available   In the garden: even tables with straw hat along the Caribbean grill. with wooden table and benches, additional table in stone on the waterfront; night lighting margins (extra), direct access to clean water natural pool, loungers. It is possible to hire a cook.


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River House
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Am amazing place with an amazing owner.

  • 5 of 5

Clean calm and fully equipped for all ages.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paraíso em Vila Praia de Âncora

  • 5 of 5

Foram 3 dias fantásticos entre amigos num espaço magnífico e com todas comodidades necessárias! Um verdadeiro paraíso onde se pode relaxar mas também praticar variadíssimas atividades com tudo o que é necessário. Encontrava-se tudo limpo e em bom estado e é também de realçar a proximidade à praia e ao rio.

Obrigado Sr.Manuel!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family in the river

  • 5 of 5

Foi um fim de semana fantástico! Uma casa com todas as comodidades para miúdos e graúdos. Uma casa tão agradável que nem apetece dormir para aproveitar todos os momentos a desfrutar do seu jardim e de toda a sua área envolvente. A beleza da Natureza transmite-nos paz e saúde! Um bem haja a quem nos dá a oportunidade de usufruir deste Paraíso. Obrigada Sr Manuel Portugal.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent rapport qualité/prix

  • 5 of 5

Nous étions 12 adultes et 2 enfants et avons apprécié chaque instant dans la maison "RIVER HOUSE".

L'accueil du propriétaire dans un premier temps.. toujours disponible et fort agréable.

Les nombreuses prestations proposées ne manqueront pas de vous plaire si vous décidez comme nous, d'y poser vos valises.

Excellent rapport qualité/prix!!!!

Encore merci.


  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour ce très agréable avis! Pour cela, nous esperons avoir le privilege de vous revoir! Manuel et le reste de RIVER HOUSE staff
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Muito romantico

  • 5 of 5

Muito romantico

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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fim de semana na River House- grupo BTT patos brav

  • 5 of 5

A propriedade apresentava um bom nível de limpeza;apresentava bastantes equipamentos pra realizar atividades desportivas; estava com um bom estado de conservação.

Recomendo esta casa para toda a gente que gosta de passar algum tempo com qualidade, especialmente a um grupo de pessoas grande, visto que a casa tem capacidade de alojar aproximadamente 20 pessoas

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
airport Porto (OPO)
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Bar Cê
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
ferry boat Caminha
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
golf Ponte de Lima
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
ancora - praia
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
restaurant FORTALEZA
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Ce -café
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
beach vila praia ancora
Car: recommended

A beautiful and romantic house alongside a river. Nested in walled grounds of 4600 m2 with a magnificent lawn garden surrounded by ancient olive trees and old oaks, it comprises a natural lake and access to a private river beach, while befitting from the relaxing sound of small waterfalls. It is 1.7 km from the beach of Forte do Cão, 2 km from Moledo do Minho and its ocean beach, 200 m from coffee shops and bakery, 1 km from inexpensive restaurants and 2 km from a supermarket. It is 35 km from Vigo (Spain) airport and 65 km from Porto airport.

Other Activities: fishing


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