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Cosy country cottage by the river near Benfeita

Mary User Profile

Cosy country cottage by the river near Benfeita

4 guests2 bedrooms4 beds2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.
Outstanding hospitality
2 recent guests complimented Mary for outstanding hospitality.

This peaceful cottage and separate wooden cabin with a river winding past are in a very private location and all yours for a wonderful stay.
Close to Benfeita and Coja and with great views, access is easy via a small tarmac road.
The main cottage has one bedroom, bathroom, lounge and kitchen diner with panoramic views.
The included wooden cabin annexe is away from the main house and has its own bathroom.
It is within easy walking distance of Dreia where there is a cafe bar and shop,


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds



18 reviews
Emma User Profile
August 2019
Lovely spot with views and stream. Amazing swimming in numerous places nearby. Peaceful, relaxing and interesting.
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
So pleased you enjoyed yourselves
August 2019
Roderick User Profile
July 2018
A really great little place in a wonderful position, although travellers should be aware of the narrow and rather scary drive down the lane, go slowly and carefully, and it is well worth it!
Jeremy And Caroline User Profile
Jeremy And Caroline
May 2017
The place is very well-equipped, the welcome was very friendly, the person welcoming us was very helpful. We will definitely stay there again next time we come down to Portugal.
Diana User Profile
May 2017
Super location if you are looking for seclusion. Love to hear the sound of the running stream by the property. Beautifully renovated ruin. Mary was excellent with correspondence. Just a couple of things I would say in preparation for a stay here, is that the drive down off the…
Birgit User Profile
May 2019
Wonderful location! Suits well if you want to be a little secluded with a beautiful view on the mountains.
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Thank you Birgit
May 2019
Haico User Profile
March 2019
It's a very beautiful and nicely build house. I rented it for my parents. Personally I love the view. A lovely agriculture valley surrounded by rough mountains. My parent also enjoyed the beauty of it all. My mother especially liked the sun terrace next to the house.
Luisa User Profile
August 2018
What a beautiful place in the nature. Very quiet and peaceful. The house is perfect with everything we need for having a great holiday.
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
Hi Luisa , Thank you or your lovely review . I am so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and its surroundings I hope you return again sometime . Best wishes to you and your family Mary
August 2018

Hosted by Mary

Joined in July 2016
Mary User Profile
18 Reviews
Hi I am Mary, a nurse who likes to travel, read and meet lovely people.
Interaction with guests
I`won`t be personally available as I am working but my friend Diane will help you with anything you need.
Response rate: 50%
Response time: within a day
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Checkout: 11:00
Checkout: 11:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events