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Holiday Accommodation near Penamacor, Quinta do Forno, Central Portugal, district Castelo Branco


The property is situated in a very quiet, private and picturesque spot with far reaching views over the land and surrounding countryside. In the beautiful and unspoiled Region of Baeira Baixa in central Portugal. 4 km from Penamacor, a little town, which has several mini supermarkets, 2 banks, post office, pharmacy, health centre, restaurants, café bars , swimming pool, and the Medival Castle Defense of Penamacor. It is classified as a National Monument. 2km to the village of Aldeia do Bispo with a restaurant, small shops and cafe with internet Wi Fi etc. A few minuts by drive there is a Praia Fluvial da Meimoa, 11km to Barragem de Basagueda, 20 km to the ancient Celtic Holy mountain of Monsanto, 25km to Albufeira da Barragem de Marechal Carmona, 31 km from Fundão and 46 km from Castelo Branco and 16 km to Spain ( Extremadura). Perfect location to combine two beautiful Countrys. Atlantic Ocean, Silver Coast 2,5 hours drive.

The cottage is situated on 1,2 hectare (3 acres ) of land, only for yourself. Near to Serra de Malcata and Serra da Estrela mountains (Skiing resort), close to the border of Spain. It is about 250 km from Lisboa (Portugal) and  around 300 km from Madrid (Spain). A car is essential, you can combine a two countrys , Portugal and Spain the same holiday's time. Renovated, solid granite stone, very romantic 2 bedroom house with water and electricity.  Good views, no neighbours and easy access. Directly in front of the cottage are few big , old eucalyptus trees and on the backyard of the house is growing an enormous cactus. A gorgeous, ancient, round topped stone baking oven still in perfect condition. Possible to bake a bred or Pizza.

The cottage has simple furnishings but everthing you need to feel at home and is a self contained accommodation approx. 55m2 photo print is 81,5m2  (walls are 60cm).  Ideal for a couple ( Sleeps max. 2/3 persons ). Two bedrooms, one double bed and one with bunk bed. 1 bathroom with shower, WC and washbasin. A kitchen/ dining/ living is fully equipped ( 4 ring hob, small refrigerator) with salamandra. There is also washing machine . Patio-Yard-Veranda about 36m² covered partly by roof, fantastic for eating outsite. Towels and linen are provided. Non smoking in the accommodation , wheelchair inaccessible, non children facility, non pets ( ask owner, please). Quinta do Forno receives a good strong mobile signal, so internet can be accessed via a USB dongle (you can also watch your TV programs via your laptop).

Arrivals and departures according to your wishes. Minimum stay: 7 Nights. A longterm rental or winter let possible too from November to April min 3 months and max 6 months. Please enquire for more information, write whom you are, where do you come from, your address and phone number. I hope you understand it’s my very private home so I need this information. Anonymous emails will not be answered..