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Why Ribeiro Hélder chose Valongo
The property is in our family for a few generations and was a farm with 100,000 m2. At the end of the twentieth century the property became "smaller" but also better cared for. Today it's a villa of a very reasonable size in the center of a modern city, with supermarkets, restaurants and cafes around Oporto, served with road access of excellence, near Porto and its airport, and with quick access to anywhere in the North of Portugal.
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Great villa for a large group! Close to the city and beaches.
Our Lady of Mercy villa is a private oasis in the center of the small town of Alfena. Located 15 minutes from Porto and the Atlantic beaches, it was perfect for our family of 12 with plenty of space for everyone. The grounds were amazingly landscaped with flowers, fruit tries, lawn etc. The pool was a great gathering place in the hot afternoons. The cute courtyard was a perfect place for dinner, or dinner by the pool was also fun. It had a built in bbq grill that was a great extension for the somewhat small kitchen.
It was very well equipped with towels, beach towels, beach toys and kitchen pots, pans etc. There were activities for everyone: Pool, pool table, ping pong, tennis, soccer, basketball, children's games.
Our first night there we had a wonderful meal prepared by Carla, Hélder's sister in law. It was truly amazing with more food than we could eat. I highly recommend it.
Sebastian and his wife were very attentive to all our needs. They are wonderful, caring people who just wanted us to have a great vacation. What more can you ask for?
We stayed at the house this july and it was amazing , clean , huge and pool and tennis courts just were amazing. Owners are very helpful . House is breath taking .
Grande maison au calme, à 20 mn du centre de Porto. Propriétaire aux petits soins.
Semaine exceptionnelle dans un cadre superbe et une propriété qui permettait à nous adultes et enfants de tout âge de s’amuser et se détendre. Maison spacieuse et bien entretenue. Propriétaires discrets, très aimables et parlant français. Emplacement idéal et magasins à proximité. Nous y reviendrons
A lot of space with fully equipped kitchen. Location is very close to Porto downtown. Owner very friendly, we will come back.
Une adresse à conseiller !
La villa est réellement superbe dans un quartier calme d’Alfena. Deux supermarchés très proches, une poissonnerie, un coiffeur et une très bonne pastelaria (pâtisserie). A environ 15mn en voiture de Porto, 30 min en bus (2 arrêts tout proches de la villa).
Nos hôtes, Sebastian et Maria, sont charmants. Ils ont toujours été discrets mais aussi disponibles en toutes circonstances.
Nos 15 jours de vacances en famille (11 personnes) se sont merveilleusement bien passés et nous recommandons cette adresse.
Un grand merci pour tout ce que vous avez fait pour nous.
Strategically located close to the airport and near the most important north of Portugal main cities like Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Matosinhos, Maia, Paços de Ferreira, Santo Tirso, Valongo, Ermesinde, Vila do Conde, Póvoa do Varzim, Gaia, Santa Maria da Feira, etc., you can be in any of these cities, in less than 30 minutes, if you drive a car.
With the rental confirmation, we send an information pack to our future guests with local and regional advises, but we can already highlight:
Gaia wine cellars and restaurants;
Oporto night life and downtown;
Matosinhos fish restaurants and beach;
The Guimarães castel and old town;
Santa Maria da Feira castel and town fair;