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Bucolic Charming Gate House in Magic Valley

Santa Maria de Marvão, Portugal
  • Cottage430 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Self catering cottage in beautiful setting in National Park

Lovely 1 bed, 1 bath, Gate House on Cul de Sac above amazing isolated Sever River valley. Fully equipped kitchen. Hiking paths on your doorstep plus trail down to river (100 meters)and secluded bathing pools. Marvao only 7 kilometers. Many restaurants nearby as well as public swimming pools. Good Wifi. Roman water spout at your doorstep. Excavated Roman village of Ammaia nearby. Small grocery 3 kilometers. Large grocery 8 kilometers. Perfect spot for birders!


The Owner/Property Manager

Member Since 2016
Premier Partner
This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response time:
within a few days
english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Calendar last updated:
Aug 09, 2017
About The Owner/Property Manager

Writer (Cottage in Portugal, Simon & Schuster) builder, wine maker, translator, Richard grew up in California and now divides his time between Portugal and Virginia.

The Owner/Property Manager purchased this Cottage in 2013

Why The Owner/Property Manager chose Santa Maria de Marvão

The property has a stunning situation above a river valley with ruined water mills below. Secluded and quiet in National Park

What makes this Cottage unique

Private. Great birding. Swimming in river below. Outstanding views to Spain and private valley. Hiking trails at your doorstep.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
        • Bedroom with full bed. Wardrobe


        • 1 Bathroom
          • Bath with shower

          Location Type

            • Mountain
            • Rural
            • Village
            • Waterfront


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Romantic


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Air Conditioning
                          Heat pump
                        • Heating
                          Heat pump
                        • Internet
                          Good internet
                        • Linens Provided
                          All provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                          In front of house
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wood Stove
                          Small woodstove


                            • Coffee Maker
                              Pod coffee machine
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Fully furnished. Gas stove. Oven. Dishwasher. Fridge.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                              Under counter refrigerator
                            • Stove
                              Gas. 4 burner


                                • Dining
                                  Table. 6 chairs
                                • Dining Area


                                    • Books
                                      Some books
                                    • Television
                                      Smart TV with Internet connection


                                        • Porch / Veranda
                                          Front of house


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • wheelchair accessible
                                              Living room only. There are steps to bedroom and bath.


                                                • forests
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.


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                                                              Santa Maria de Marvão, Portugal

                                                              Visit historical cities of Marvao and Castelo de Vide or 3 museums in Portalegre. Roman Ruins of Ammaia only 5 k. Many swimming pools nearby. Spanish cities of Caceres and Merida only 1 hour away.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Pet Fee
                                                              Damage Deposit
                                                              Premier Partner
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                                                              For booking assistance, call 888-829-7076

                                                              Property # 8260681