Villa - Castedo e Cotas, Douro Valley, Northern Portugal


16 Guests
8 bedrooms
8 bathrooms

Nestled on the picturesque banks of the Douro River, this stunning waterfront villa offers an unparalleled retreat in the heart of the Port wine region. A renovated former farmhouse, the villa boasts a privileged position above the river, affording sweeping terraced vineyard views and enchanting walking trails. Accessible by boat, guests can dock at the private pier, setting the stage for an unforgettable stay.

The interiors are an appealing blend of original architectural features and eclectic interior design. The spacious living areas feature a mix of traditional and modern furnishings, with tufted chesterfields complementing contemporary artwork adorning the walls. The kitchen, with its clean-lined design and natural stonework, offers a stylish space to prepare meals while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Eight comfortable bedroom suites await, each unique in style and boasting river views. 

Outside, an impressive, smooth decked terrace with an inviting private swimming pool is an inviting space for relaxation and refreshing swims while overlooking the river. A terraced garden and al fresco dining space complete the idyllic scene. 

Beyond the villa, an array of experiences are on offer, from personalised vineyard tours and tastings to scenic hikes through the surrounding vineyards. Whether savouring fine wines, exploring the natural beauty of the countryside, or simply unwinding by the river, this villa promises an unforgettable holiday experience for friends or families on holiday together. 


Ground floor:
Large living room with various seating areas, fireplace and access to the terrace. Open plan area with two games tables. Media room with comfortable seating and TV. Open plan dining area for 16 people and access to the terrace. Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and access to the terrace. Laundry room with washing machine. Two guest toilets.

First Floor: Bedroom 1 - King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower,  River views. Bedroom 2 - King-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. Bedroom 3 - Double bed. En-suite bathroom with shower. River views. Bedroom 4 - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. Bedroom 5 0 Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. Bedroom 6 - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. Bedroom 7 - Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. BEDROOM 8 - Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. River views. All bedrooms include hotel quality linen and towels, toiletries, hairdryers, shutters, wiFi and sound proofing. 

Outside: Private swimming pool overlooking the river. Large terrace and garden area. Covered terrace. Various sun loungers. Al fresco dining. Garden furniture. Private parking. Barbecue.

Amenities: Bluetooth speaker, Wi-Fi, heating and air-conditioning throughout,Board games, books and magazines, safe , coffee machine, private Swimming pool, Douro riverside location, Indoor/outdoor living and dining, Huge patio, Barbecue, Rolling lawns to the river, Fully-equipped kitchen, Large sitting room with fireplace, TV lounge, Dining area, Honesty bar, Boat dock, riverfront, electric car charger, Parking. 

Services included: Daily housekeeping, Daily breakfast, Bed linen and towel change every 3 days, 24/7 concierge, Itinerary planning, pre- and post-arrival.

Services available on request, at extra cost: Douro River cruises, Winetasting tours/lunches/vineyard visits, Speed boating, Canyoning (Merouço-Pinhão), Round-trip airport transportation, Grocery shopping service, Tours and excursions, Fitness personnel, Babysitting services, Security personnel, Translators/Private guides. 

Location: Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Douro River within the enchanting Port wine region. This charming farmhouse boasts an elevated position overlooking the tranquil river, offering breathtaking vistas of terraced vineyards and inviting walking paths. Accessible via a private pier shared with its neighbouring property, arriving by boat undoubtedly enhances the allure of this idyllic retreat.

Distances: 2-1/2 hrs from Porto Airport. 2-min walk to the river. 20 min to Pinhão. 18 min to Alijó. 416 km (4-1/2-hr drive) from Lisbon.

Please note: No pets. A scenic vintage steam train passes by in the early evening. You are on the banks of the river. Travel by boat is more convenient than by car. Make use of the private pier for docking. Can book alongside the neighbouring 5-bedroom home which has a similar interior design aesthetic. With prior request (extra cost), guests can make use of an additional staff apartment that can sleep 2 guests.


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Standard occupancy: 16

Max occupancy: 16


Air conditioning
Barbecue grills
Bed linen
Breakfast included in price
Coffee/tea maker
Dining area
Electric car charging station
Full kitchen
House cleaning included
Meal included - continental breakfast
Private mooring
Services concierge
Winery tours
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