Villa - Douro Valley, Northern Portugal


14 Guests
6 bedrooms
7 bathrooms

Situated in a prime location on the lush slopes of the Douro River, this villa offers an enchanting waterfront retreat, perfect for family gatherings or hosting memorable events. Boasting a picturesque outdoor pool, a private boat mooring and captivating views of the river and surrounding vineyards, it presents an irresistible setting for a holiday filled with relaxation and exploration. With opportunities for wine and Port tastings mere steps away and activities like sunset sailing and invigorating hikes, the villa promises a truly immersive experience in the heart of Portugal's wine country.

This villa has undergone meticulous restoration, preserving its authentic charm while incorporating contemporary style and amenities. The result is a harmonious blend of old-world character and contemporary luxury, with light-filled interiors, open-plan living spaces and original features such as stone walls and wine-crushing wells. Attentive staff include a chef who provides daily breakfast, with the option of further delicious meals crafted from local produce and tailored to your preferences.

Embracing both indoor and outdoor living, the villa offers breathtaking views of the river from every angle, inviting guests to unwind and socialise in the comfort of their surroundings. The spacious interior features deep sofas, game tables and oversized dining areas, perfect for relaxation and entertainment. Its six bedrooms offer river views and modern amenities, with custom-designed decor accented by contemporary art pieces.

Step outside into a pretty garden set up with various al fresco features to enjoy, including a barbecue area, sun loungers and dining area, as well as terraced lawns and a private boat mooring for exploring the picturesque Douro River.

Beyond the villa, a wealth of experiences awaits, from personalised vineyard tours and tastings to scenic hikes through the surrounding vineyards. Guests can indulge in picnics amidst the stunning landscapes or embark on leisurely riverboat cruises, immersing themselves in the beauty and tranquillity of the Douro region. Whether savouring fine wines, exploring the natural beauty of the countryside, or simply unwinding by the river, this villa offers an idyllic retreat for discerning travellers seeking an unforgettable holiday experience.


Ground Floor:
Fully-fitted, large, open-plan kitchen. Open plan living areas and dining room.  Guest Bathroom.  Laundry rooms. Powder rooms.

First Floor: Bedrooms 1 to 4 are situated on the upper level; Bedrooms 5 and 6 are located away from the main house on the lower level, like a basement bedroom. Bedroom 1 - King-size beds, Spacious room, Desk, en-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 2 - King-size or two Twin beds, Desk, en-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 3 - King-size or two Twin bedroom, Desk, en-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 4 - Queen-size bed. Desk, en-suite bathroom with shower.

Separate entrance Bedrooms - away from the main house: Bedroom 5 - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and Private entrance. River views. Bedroom 6 - Double bed, living room with 2 day beds, en-suite bathroom with shower, River views, Private entrance. All bedrooms include hotel quality linens, towels, anti allergenic pillows, toiletries, hairdryers and bathrobes.  

Outside: Private infinity Swimming pool. Outdoor dining table.  Boat dock. Huge patios. Rolling lawns to the river.

Amenities: Wi-Fi, Air conditioning, traditional in house chef, cot and highchair on request. 

Services included: Daily breakfast prepared with local ingredients for all guests, Welcome dinner for up to 8 guests for stays over 7 days, Daily housekeeping and laundry service, 24/7 Concierge service, Itinerary planning, pre- and post-arrival.

Services available on request, at extra cost: Douro River cruises, Wine Tasting 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: This charming farmhouse nestled along the serene banks of the Douro River, offering a secluded haven for an authentic Douro retreat. Accessible via a private pier, arriving by riverboat adds to the allure of this luxurious rental. Indulge in delightful wine-tasting adventures at nearby historic cellars, or meander through the adjacent vineyards on foot.

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

Please note: Full-time traditional chef to prepare lunch and dinner from pre-arranged menus which are outstanding and flexible according to guests preferences (€). Additional fees apply for welcome meals for over 8 guests. Chef, waitstaff and housekeeper are in service from 8am-3pm. Dinner is left pre-prepared. Pre-arrange a car rental with a driver to enjoy the winding country roads. Ensure to visit during September when the harvest unfolds, promising a unique and captivating experience. 

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Standard occupancy: 14

Max occupancy: 14


Air conditioning
Private pool
Baby cot
Bed linen
Breakfast included in price
High chair
House cleaning included
Meal included - continental breakfast
Private mooring
Services private chef
Welcome dinner
Winery tours
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