Casa Do Animal
Villa with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and shared pool in Fornos, Portugal
From £219 per week
Villa to rent in Fornos, Portugal
The holiday home is located in Fornos just 57 km from Porto.The typical house of the Douro Valley is surrounded by an active vineyard farm with ten hectares of vines and olive trees.
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Villa overview - owner's description
The holiday home is located in Fornos near Castelo de Paiva, 57 km from Porto.The typical house of the Douro Valley is surrounded by an active vineyard farm with ten hectares of vines and olive trees.Casa Amial was completely rebuilt in 2016 and is really charming. The walls of honey colourd stone and the furniture is decorated in typical old Portuguese furniture, with a modern kitchenette and bathroom with shower. It sleeps 2-4 people: a double bed in one bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room, which has two large windows overlooking the vineyards. On sunny days you can rest in the patio on a slate bench or walk less than 300m through the vineyards.The communal swimming pool of Quinta S. Antonio invites to a refreshing swim on hot afternoons.The house offers the perfect balance in a relaxing holiday: a peaceful rural environment as an ideal starting point to explore the beautiful Douro region and the charming Porto.
This villa is made from brick or stone and was originally built in 1700 and refurbished in 2016. The agent has rated it as a three star property so it is a well-kept villa, equipped with standard furniture. It is also good value for money. This villa has use of a shared pool and mountain view; it is also located in Fornos, only 2km from Castelo de Paiva. The nearest airport is 60km away. It is set in a good location: there is a restaurant 2km away.
The villa has free wireless internet. You can also park on-site at no extra charge. The villa is adequately equipped: it has a refrigerator and microwave. It also has some garden furniture outside.
This villa does not have any reviews but the agent has 150 reviews for their other properties.
Outside this villa in Fornos, PortugalThis villa has a shared pool.
Prices and availability
Updated 18 May 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 26 May 2019 - 10 January 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Throughout 2019: Free of charge in weeks 19-39
Bed linen (including towels)
Throughout 2019: free of charge
Throughout 2019: €16.00 per person per booking (minimum €60.00), paid locally
About this villa
- Agent quality rating: three stars
- Year built: 1700
- Year modernised: 2016
- Holiday home (internal area 50 m2)
- Villa constructed from brick or stone
- Mountain view
- Yes (up to 1)
- Non-smoking house
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- Shared outdoor swimming pool (56 m2)
- Pool open April - end September
- 1 TV
- Cable TV
- Wireless internet
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This villa has 1 bedrooms:
- Bedroom no. 1: 1 double bed
- Bathroom no. 1: shower and bath, toilet with hot and cold water
- Living room
- Kitchenette: hot and cold water
- Electric hobs (2 hobs)
- Cooker hood
- Coffee machine
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- Well insulated for all year round protection
- Electric heating
- Portable radiator
- Terrace or similar
- Natural site (external area 6000 m2)
- Some garden furniture outside
- Parking on the site (space for 1 car)
- Outdoor shower
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Frequently asked questions
When do I receive directions to the villa and key collection information?
Directions and details on how to collect the keys will be emailed to you after you have paid for the booking in full. You will receive full details about your booking including directions to the property and a booking voucher that you need to hand over to the property manager when you receive the keys. In some instances you may need to collect the keys from the property manager’s office or some other location which is not the actual property you have booked to stay in. Please note that the agent provides us with the GPS co-ordinates in the travel directions and we communicate these to you; you should contact the property manager if these are unclear.
Bed sizes / bedrooms
The exact dimensions will vary from property to property but the agent has specified that bed sizes are as follows:
- A single bed is typically 70cm to 85 cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A double bed is typically 140cm to 180cm wide and 180cm to 190cm deep.
- A “grand lit” is a European double bed, suitable for couples, and can be smaller than the usual UK or American doubles. It is typically 130cm wide but in some instances may be wider; it is approximately 180cm to 190cm deep.
A bunk bed is two single beds, one on top of another. Some properties also have pull-out beds, sofa beds and/or bed chairs; in a few properties the bed can be low in a wooden frame on the floor. The beds often have terry cloth sheet mattress protectors to protect the mattresses; please use them with the bed linen.
Some properties may have a loft as a bedroom: this is usually an open room at the top of the house with sloping walls and mattresses on a low bed or on the floor itself. You need to climb a ladder to reach this room. Lofts are very popular with children but may not be suitable for adults or elderly guests.
If a property has an annexe then it will typically be a building attached to the main property or a small self-contained building. Annexes often have no central heating.
Please note that bedrooms in holiday rentals are usually not that large; you should refer to the floor plan to get a sense of size.
Quality rating: three stars. The agent rates this as a well-kept, middle of the range holiday property.
Preferred Partner From Virum, Denmark Member since Dec 2016
This villa is managed by an established travel agent that was founded over 40 years ago. We've been working with them since December 2016 and have had 459 bookings with them.
Past bookings: 459 bookings
Response rate: 85%
Response time: within 10 hours
Number of properties: over 1,000