The house is located in the Alentejo, a region of Portugal where time seems to stood still. Monte São Miguel is consisting of three connected houses. Casa Velha is the middle house just renovated (2016/2017) it is completely furnished and accommodating for four- till six persons. From the house, long walks can be made. The walk to the village is already a pleasure. Depending on the time of year you walk through an unprecedented sea of flowers. Along ruins and abandoned wells.
Casa Velha, the name says it all, is the old house with thick adobe walls. It's just completely renovated while retaining authentic elements. Thus, the mud wall still visible in one of the bedrooms. In the other bedroom and in the modernized kitchen are the old tiles visible.
Casa Velha has a private entrance, two bedrooms and living room with patio doors to terrace and a modern kitchen. Bathroom with shower and toilet. A wood stove provides a comfortable warmth on colder days.
Around the house are several terraces, which can be enjoyed the outdoor living, either in the sun or the shade. But you can also create outstanding private spots further away on the property (2.6 hectares).
Interaction with guests
I am often absent and you can undisturbed enjoy the silence. For questions and problems, there is a caretaker who speaks fluent Portuguese, Dutch, German and English. She also can take care of food catering and you can make your wishes and tell her your dietary restrictions. Order minimum one day in advance. prices are €14,- pp. for 3 course meal.
Other things to note
You do need your own transport.
Pets are welcome, but there will be charged € 15,- extra cleaning fee.
No smoking in the house.
During the summer months there is a ban on open fire in the area.
No parties or events in and around the house.
Everything is made with love and care. Use the house if it were yours.
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