The river and the valley.The front garden.


Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 Bedrooms

5 Beds


Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 Bedrooms

5 Beds

1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
8 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Facing Tamega Valley
Folgoso: 5 Km to Amarante
60 Km Porto-35 Km Douro Valley-45 Km Guimaraes
4 room; 3 bath; kitchen; dinning room; fireplace; central heating
swimming pool 12x4m, market garden, terrace
Standard: 4 Adults+4Kids; Min: 3 days


The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 5
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Cancellation: Moderate
Weekend Price: £143 / night

Description

The space

Facing the Tamega Valley
At Folgoso-5 Km-5 Min to Amarante
60 Km to Porto-35 Km from Douro Valley-45 Km to Guimaraes

Standard Occupation: 4 Adults + 4 Kids ; Min: 3 days


Folgoso Family Houses
House H1 - "Lagar":
4 rooms; 3 bathrooms; kitchen; dinning room; living room; fireplace; central heating; terrace; barbecue (gas and coal); front garden; private access.
Common resources to the two Houses of Folgoso: Swimming Pool 12x4 m, Car Park, Market Garden and Aromatic Corner (always something fresh to pick), Outdoor Games, Bykes, Babyfoot table,..

Confortable for max: 4 adults+4 kids.

The kitchen of the house is fuly equiped.
The rooms will be ready to be used with bed & bath clothes.

Property: Two independent Houses - Rebuilt in 2010
House 1 - "Lagar" and House 2 - "Eira".
Facing the Tamega Valley.
Near Amarante - 5 Km ; 5 min
North of Portugal: 60 Km from Porto - 45 Km to Guimarães
Mid way in the Douro Valley: 30 Km to Régua

Magnificent natural landscapes and geographic predisposition for healthy and family vacations, it is an ideal touristic destination to those seeking for quiet and relaxing vacations or just wanting to escape from the city!
You will be also in the midle of a region where, in around 40 min drive, you will be close to Porto town, to Guimarães town and the Douro Valley (the three are UNESCO World Heritage class hotspots).

Guest access

Special Programs can be found with Local Partners
- Foot Circuits
- Byke Circuits
- Canoe
- Active and Radical
- Mountain Golf

Rural activities
Green Wine Vintage: 1 to 15 of October
Chestnut Harvest: 1 to 15 of November

Neighborhood
Old Historical Amarante City Center
Modern Art Museum Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso
São Gonçalo Convent and Church
Tâmega River: sports, river beach and swimmingpools
Water Park of Amarante
Golf Court:
Food & Drink: Casa da Calçada (1 Star Michelin, many others for all prices...)
Traditional Market in Amarante: every saturday morning
Byke circuits, Foot circuits,...

Magnificent natural landscapes and geographic predisposition for healthy and family vacations, it is an ideal touristic destination to those seeking for quiet and relaxing vacations or just wanting to escape from the city!
You will be also in the midle of a region where, in around 40 min drive, you will be close to Porto town, to Guimarães town and the Douro Valley (the three are UNESCO World Heritage class hotspots).

Interaction with guests

Interaction as required or adequate.

The neighbourhood

Amarante offers a wide range of cultural activities, restaurants and bars, leisure and sport proposals..
Museum:

S. Gonçalo Church:

Romanic Way:

Golf:

AquaPark:
Local Restaurants:


Restaurants at Amarante:
-“O Principe” (square “Largo Conselheiro António Candido”): Grilled meat (“Posta à Maronesa”); and others
-“Café-Bar” Largo de São Gonçalo”(terrace in front of the Old Church’s Front Door): a special place for a dinner and for the evening
-“Lusitânia” (street “Rua 1º de Janeiro”)
-“Zé da Calçada” (street “Rua 1º de Janeiro”): probably with the best terrace over the river
-“Casa da Calçada” (in face of the olf bridge): a one star Michelin Restaurant. Also an Hotel and with a Bar for a Coffee or a piece of Cake.

Supermarkets (open every day from 10 am to 9 pm):
-CONTINENETE; LIDL;…. (west side of Amarante)

Getting around

To “go and come” short travels:
A visit to Porto (45 min far):
A visit to Guimarães (35 min far):
A visit to Douro Valley - Régua Town: - A vineyard - A short tour on the Douro River
A visit to Alvão Natural Park:

Other things to note

Address:
Caminho de Folgoso
Lugar de Folgoso
S. Salvador do Monte
Amarante

Motorway "A4": Porto to Amarante
Way out: "Saída 16" to: EN210/ M. Canaveses
Follow straight ahead until: KM 46,6 on the national road EN210
You will see a sign "Folgoso" and then a white wall (is the entrance to the Houses). Take care, you are in a road curve.
GPS: Lat: N | Lng: - W | Alt: 283 m


House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is after 4PM

Take care of the Houses as they would be yours!
PS: Please do not smoke inside.

Visitors to our Houses of Folgoso

Welcome and enjoy your stay at the houses, the Amarante town and North Region of Portugal, in the west cost of Europe.
We let you the key information and the house manual that could be useful and that you should acknowledge to accept full responsibility for your stay.
Please read and raise any relevant question for you best stay.
With our best regards,
Susana Cardoso, Luís Cardoso, Luís Lobo


Key Information

Emergency Contacts
National Emergency Phone Number – 112

Owners Phone Numbers:
Eduardo Luís Cardoso –
Susana Cardoso –

Local Contact in Amarante:
Óptica Freitas (facing the old river bridge)
Phone number of Paula Freitas -

Folgoso House’s Manual

Keys of the Houses:
- The master key is with you. Please let it inside the home (at the kitchen) when end your stay at the houses.
- There are 3 additional keys in the kitchen: one for each garden gate and the other for the store room where are the swimming pool materials.

Emergencies:
First-Aid Kit (in the bathroom)
Fire Extinguisher (in the kitchen and near the fireplace)
Fire Blanket (in the kitchen)

Energy:
The houses have a main framework for electricity in the second floor, in the hall, where electricity can be turned on/off.
There is also a second framework for electricity in the first floor, in the storage under the stairs.

Boiler:
Fuel based in the near outside store room.
Operating basics
- The Main Button (at the front top of the boiler) has 3 circular positions: press one time to have hot water in the taps, press second time to have hot water and central heating (in the cold season), press third time and is again in stand by (not heating any water).

Swimming pool:
The swimming pool is available for use.
You have to assume the risks of using a swimming pool and follow the standard rules that should be applied.
It has 12m x 4 m, and it goes from 0 meter to 1,80 meter, in depth, from side to side.
Children should only be at the swimming pool area with adult supervision.
Evaluation of PH and CL will be evaluated with you. Automatic operation keeps adequate levels in a weekly basis. The water flows every day, 6 hours per day, to keep a cleaning standard usage.

Security
Keep the house and the garden gates closed with the key.
When leaving you can just close the door, let the KEYS on the Kitchen’s Table, and shut the front door.

Garden
The garden in front of the house is available for standard use.
You should not use the border of the garden where the natural limit of the land is dangerous.

Market Garden
You should avoid going to the market garden where different vegetables, fruits aromatic herbs are growing. The market garden area separates the Swimming pool area from the Houses area.
But you can pick some fresh vegetables as well as some aromatic herbs from the aromatic corner.

Other
WIFI Key: U24D7NH7

Basic Agreement
Please take care of the House of Folgoso as it was yours.

Other Info:
Restaurants at Amarante:
-“O Principe” (square “Largo Conselheiro António Candido”): Grilled meat (“Posta à Maronesa”); and others
-“Café-Bar” Largo de São Gonçalo”(terrace in front of the Old Church’s Front Door): a special place for a dinner and for the evening
-“Lusitânia” (street “Rua 1º de Janeiro”)
-“Zé da Calçada” (street “Rua 1º de Janeiro”): probably with the best terrace over the river
-“Casa da Calçada” (in face of the olf bridge): a one star Michelin Restaurant. Also an Hotel and with a Bar for a Coffee or a piece of Cake.
Supermarkets (open every day from 10 am to 21 pm):
-CONTINENETE; LIDL;…. (west side of Amarante)
To “go and come” short travels:
A visit to Porto (45 min far):
A visit to Guimarães (35 min far):
A visit to Douro Valley - Régua Town: - A vineyard - A short tour on the Douro River
A visit to Alvão Natural Park:

Amarante, Folgoso
1 de April de 2015


Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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