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Village house at the gates of the Douro Valley: Casa Dona Fonseca

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1 bedroom, WiFi, bed sheets
Books
1 bedroom, WiFi, bed sheets
Books
Fridge, microwave, hob, coffee/tea maker

Overview of Village house at the gates of the Douro Valley: Casa Dona Fonseca

Private host

Village house at the gates of the Douro Valley: Casa Dona Fonseca

4.7/5 Exceptional

Entire home

1 bedroom2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Sabrosa, Vila Real District

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChurch of Sabrosa7 min drive
  • AirportVila Real (VRL)20 min drive
  • Popular LocationJardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro27 min drive
  • Popular LocationJardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro28 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
431 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Village house at the gates of the Douro Valley: Casa Dona Fonseca

Riverside Holiday home with kitchen and balcony
Old stone workshop where my ancestors made hooves, olive wood, we have fully restored keeping the charm of the stones outside, and giving a resolutely contemporary inside, in comfort and the area time.
a ground floor with an open kitchen, a sofa, coffee maker, kettle, hob, fridge ...
upstairs, an open and bright bedroom with a large cathedral ceiling, a 140 x 190 bed with memory foam mattresses, separate toilet, a bathroom with a large shower and quality fittings, a dressing room, a chest of drawers and a flowered balcony;
all mixing tradition and modernism, you will enjoy your stay.
Go on the Porto Wine Route and discover the spectacular landscape of the Douro valley, dotted with its small white villages, and its olive and wine properties called Quinta.
Cross and walk the streets of stone walls of this small village, and its paths leading to vineyards and olive groves
Let yourself be won by the charm of its welcoming and typical population of this region, listed as World Heritage of Humanity ...
All accessible from Casa Dona Fonseca.
We have also selected for you a lot of good addresses, restaurants, outings, inrattables, not to be missed, board games, good bottles of wine, all this is waiting for you!
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
Recreational amenities at the holiday home include a water park.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

vrbo
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • WiFi available

Kitchen

  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Spices
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker

Dining

  • Breakfast available for a fee

Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • In the mountains
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Water Park
  • Cycling on site
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

General

  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 431 sq ft (40 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Policies

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

Village House Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca SOUTO MAOIR
Village House Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca SOUTO MAOIR
Village Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village House Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca SOUTO MAOIR
Village House Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca SOUTO MAOIR
Village House Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca SOUTO MAOIR
Village Gates Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village House at the Gates of the Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village House at the Gates of the Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca
Village House at the Gates of the Douro Valley Casa Dona Fonseca

About this area

Sabrosa

Located in Sabrosa, this holiday home is in the mountains and on a river. Adega de Favaios and Quinta da Roeda are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Jardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro and Jardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro. Discover the area's water adventures with fishing and swimming nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with cycling and hiking.

What's nearby

  • Church of Sabrosa - 7 min drive
  • Panoias - 19 min drive
  • Jardim Publico Doutor Matos Cordeiro - 27 min drive
  • Igreja Matriz de Alijo - 28 min drive
  • Jardim da Avenida Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Regua Station - 27 min drive
  • Porto (OPO-Dr. Francisco de Sa Carneiro) - 71 min drive

Restaurants

  • Solar 1 - 4 min drive
  • Brazão I - 4 min drive
  • Restaurante Tipico - 4 min drive
  • Restaurante Quinta do Portal - 9 min drive
  • Restaurante Pizzaria O Constantino - 9 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 11 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 11 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 11 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 11 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 11 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Enjoyed our stay in the Douro Valley
Tidy, small, likely comfortable for 2 people only. Friendly owners. In a quaint village just off the main road so very peaceful. Just the way we like it!
Review from
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Lovely country town location.
Excellent country town location, modern, well equipped for nice meals, great neighbors and hosts were very helpful and friendly. Everything we needed was close by. Quiet town.
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Review from Vrbo

5/5 Excellent

Lovely rural stay
My husband and I loved this little abode in a very rural small old village. Our balcony overlooked the cafe/mini market/bar which was the social hub of the village. By midweek in our stay, we were exchanging greetings with each arriving and departing customer. You can walk on stone paths for miles amongst grape vines, olive trees and smaller vegetable tracks. The vistas are unbelievably expansive. The village is extremely rural and yet all the Douro Valley high spots are within an easy drive. You must have a car. Although the apartment is also small, it fit our needs perfectly. And was well equipped. We highly recommend this place for active visitors who like rural living and getting to know the local people.
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4/5 Good

Very modern and comfortable with amazing balcony
Very rural location but with amazing balcony from where to watch this villages day to day life. Unmissable.
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Review from Vrbo

4/5 Good

Beau logement
Logement propre et fonctionnel
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