Set in beautiful countryside near Alviaizere,Ansiao and Avelar between Tomar and Coimbra. The whole house is yours with a fully equipped kitchen, the renovated stone barn with small organic farm, nectarines, oranges, lemons, raspberries, blackberries and other fruit in season for you to enjoy. Infinity salt pool, local village and many places to explore. Great for relaxing, walking, fishing, biking and sightseeing. Traditional wood fired bread oven available.
The renovated barn is all yours for your stay, the thick walls and insulation make it warm in winter and cool in summer.
Outside a large garden with spectacular views, surrounded by vineyards, perfect for outside dining and lounging on chairs in the sun during the day.
Large fully equipped kitchen diner and living room and over 20msq conservatory overlooking walnut tree and fantastic views towards the valley. Solar hot water supplements gas radiator central heating and a wood fire. Private patios and large block areas paved with sun and shade are all around the barn. The noise of the bird song along with the woodpeckers who break the nuts and the almonds are the loudest sounds in the Hamlet of Amieiras.
Macas de Dona Maria is a beautiful village in the center of Portugal located 2km away. Here beyond the opportunity to relax you can go for beautiful walks and explore the surroundings.
Located near great historical, cultural, religious and environmental places. Tomar, Coimbra, Fatima and the Atlantic Ocean.
Oporto airport 181km,
Lisbon airport 168km.
Nearest railway stations,
Pombal 35km (taxi 35 euros),
Tomar, 30km (taxi 35 euros),
Coimbra 45km (taxi 50 euros)
The infinity salt swimming pool is for you and your family. The accommodation is spacious , two bathrooms, and two bedrooms.
Water and electricity is included as is the first gas bottle. During the winter we will negotiate a fair price for the extra gas and wood used.
The barn is independent, but the small farm is accessible to visitors, but children should be supervised. Helpers are always welcome with grapes or olive crops. Sorry, no wheelchair accessible. An hour and a half drive from Lisbon, two hours from Porto. Trains are clean, fast and cheap for Pombal or Tomar. A 35 euro local taxi can be arranged to or from the train station.
If you require an earlier check in please inquire we try to be flexible.
As a way to thank you for your reservation with us, we offer you a welcome pack upon arrival, which consists of: Breads, butter, cheese, ham, Portuguese wine and 5 liters of water, although the mains water is safe to drink. If you have any special requests, do not hesitate to ask. We like to interact with those guests who love us too otherwise we leave you to enjoy your own entertainment. Fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, preserves and honey are available most of the year from our small farm with low impact. Barbecue is available and anyone wishing to use an old style wood-burning oven can receive lessons to enjoy bread, meat, pizzas and even suckling pigs can be arranged. We enjoy meeting our guests, but understand that most people want to have their own space and privacy.
Why not treat yourself to an autumn break, in this beautiful area of outstanding beauty.
The area is located near historical, cultural, religious and environmental places..... Tomar, Coimbra, Fatima, and the atlantic ocean to name but a few. there are hours of walks along the tracks through the countryside. Suitable for bicycles, quads and 4x4 on our doorstep. Five minutes by car or 20 minutes walk uphill to Macas Dona Maria. It has a bank, 2 supermarkets, 4 bars, bakery, fresh bread daily, pharmacy, doctors, 2 hairdressers, clothing store, jewelers and a beautiful church. Within 15 minutes are many lovely villages and river beaches. Many river beaches such as Castanheira da Pera with wave machine and the coast is a 90 minute drive. Every small town has its own festivals so there is always something to see and do. We have information brochures on many of these beautiful places for you to read or take away, so much to do in this area that a week will leave you feeling as though you want to come back to experience more.
We expect people to look after our property and leave it in a clean condition or they can leave a 30 euro cleaning charge. We change sheets and towels etc every week for those staying over 7 days and clean the barn weekly after arranging times with you for access. We like people to ask if they need help or direction. Breakages are a fact of life, tell us so we can replace for the next visitors. No smoking indoors, outside is fine. Sorry no pets except goldfish. Please add suggestions to our suggestion book so we can improve each year. Only real house rule is relax, chill, enjoy and come again. We do not allow more than 4 single sex people to stay at a time. In winter there is an extra charge for wood, and extra gas used.