Casal da Devesa - 2 Houses 15 km from the beach

Ref. 84458

  • Cottage villa for 4 to 11 people 15 km from the beach

  • Carvoeiro, Viana do Castelo (Viana do Castelo)

  • from  52 €/night View prices by season
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  • Published for 4 years

Outdoors Casal da Devesa by Erwan
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The accommodation

Casal da Devesa is a cottage in the middle of the pleasures of nature of North Portugal.
The farm owned two holiday rentals: the Oven House (Casa do Forno) and the Olives House (Casa das Oliveiras). The two houses are bathed by the rising sun, south and west and offer the warmth of the sun, while their balcony, patio and woods provide the shadows where you can enjoy the silence and tranquillity of the evening.

The Oven House (Casa do Forno) is a remodelled cottage with every comfort. Visitors will enjoy two double rooms, a single room, a sofa bed and a baby's bed, along with two bathrooms, a kitchen with all the modern equipment, a sitting-room with a fireplace and a great room for dining.
The Olives House has a double bedroom and a bedroom for two children, one living room and a full bathroom. This house serves as a complement to the Oven House (Casa do Forno) order to accommodate families or groups up to 11 people. But it can also be rented independently for a couple or a couple with two children. The living room has of House Olives a large balcony overlooking the olive grove to the courtyard of the azaleas and the valley of Neiva and in the living room has a mini bar and an electric kettle to prepare breakfast. In the olives grove there is a grill to prepare simple meals.The Olives House has direct access to the pool and the wood. The entrance of this house is independent.
The two houses are surrounded with gardens and has a wood with a fitness circuit and a swimming pool with running water, without any chemical treatments (Larg.12m, Comp. 16; temp. 18 º / 20 º C). The houses are furnished with simplicity.
The holiday homes offers to their visitors a warm and familiar rest, tranquility, silence, family freedom and enjoyment of the pleasures offered by nature with their family or a group of friends. From the Casal da Devesa the mountain tours have 6 trails that lead to the top of the mountain Padela where you can enjoy of the most beautiful scenery with the sea on the horizon.


Situated right in the heart of the Minho, on the Route to Santiago, next to the mountains and the sea. Casal da Devesa is located in the village of Carvoeiro, in the valley of Neiva, in the municipality of Viana do Castelo.
With a monastery of the eighteenth century, the village of Carvoeiro is an old domain of Benedictine order. The access to the village is very easy because it served by National highway EN308 which is connected to A3 motorway (exit Anais/Vila Verde), A28 (exit Barcelos/Braga/Amorosa / Chafé) and A11 (exit Barcelos) that allow quick and easy connection to Porto or Vigo in Galicia. The surroundings offer paradisiacal landscapes, a small lake, the river Neiva with sandy beaches where you can bathe or canoeing down the river to its mouth in Castelo do Neiva. The village and the mountains that surround us go for walks or go on 4x4 routes through the mountains. Apart the hobbies that Casal da Devesa offers to theirs visitors, at 5Km (5 minutes) is the Adventure Park Neiva that allows the practice of extreme sports such as canoeing, tree climbing, paintball, rappelling, pedal kart, etc.. At a distance of less than 15km are the towns of Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima and Barcelos, allowing visits to major historical centers of North Portugal. The towns Ponte de Lima and Esposende have the best golf courses in the region. In the same cities and in Viana do Castelo can enjoy from equestrian centers with school. Just minutes from the village of Carvoeiro is a shooting range for the practitioners of clay pigeon shooting and other kinds of shooting practice. Still 15Km, on the beach of Amorosa, is Carting track, tennis courts and a gym with sauna.
For lovers of fishing the river Neiva, the river Lima or the sea offer unique opportunities to return home with fish for dinner (for foreign guests fishing license is purchased and offered by us avoiding the bureaucratic).

Activities and attractions

On the forest’s Casal da Devesa:
- Walking, biking, fitness circuit for gymnastics;

On the pool and patio of the holiday’s home:
- Swimming, sunbathing, reading one holiday’s book, relax, mini-golf, chess, darts, card games;

On the village and on the Sierra da Padela
- Walking, biking, photography, visit the Benedictine monastery, snacking in taverns;

- Beach, fishing, windsurfing, body boarding, tennis, golf ( Amorosa, Cabedelo, Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima, Esposende), canoeing, tree climbing, paintball, rappelling, pedal kart in the Neiva Park (5Km/5minutes), shopping at the market in Barcelos, visit the historic centers of Viana do Castelo (15Km), Barcelos (12Km), Ponte de Lima (15Km), Braga (30Km), Guimarães (40 km), Porto (50km)

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Features of the villa

barbecue, terrace, garden furniture, car park, independent swimming pool, individual garden, mountain views, 10000 m2 surrounding garden, 500 m2 terrace
1 twin room, 3 double rooms, 1 single room, 1 sofa bed, 1 extra bed, 2 complete bathrooms, 1 shower room with wc, 1 independent kitchen, 200 m2 surface
fireplace, air conditioning, TV, satellite/cable TV, Internet, heating, DVD, cot
Kitchen and electrical appliances:
dishwasher, fridge, oven, microwave, washing machine, iron, coffee machine, cooking hob, toaster, kettle
Other info:
disabled facilities, non smokers preferred, pets not allowed, use of car is recommended
bicycle rent, reception
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Gallego

Prices and availability

Accommodation Capacity Price
Casa do Forno 6-13 persons from 55 €/night Showing details below
Casa do Olival 4 persons from 52 €/night View calendar and prices

Prices Casa do Forno

Season 1 Night 1 Night weekend 1 Week(7 nights) A fortnight (14 nights) 1 Month(29 nights) Cost per extra guest/night Days minimum rental
Basic price 100 € 200 € 500 € 900 € 1.600 € 0 € 2 nights
13/04/2014 to 20/04/2014 150 € 300 € 800 € - - - 2 nights
21/04/2014 to 27/06/2014 100 € 200 € 500 € 900 € 1.600 € - 2 nights
28/06/2014 to 31/08/2014 - - 800 € 1.500 € 2.800 € - 7 nights
01/09/2014 to 21/12/2014 100 € 200 € 500 € 900 € 1.600 € - 2 nights
25 % , balance on collection of keys

Form of payment:
in cash, bank transfer

Final cleaning:
30 €

Sheets and towels:

Costs (gas, electricity, etc.):

* Bookings are only confirmed after the 25% payment of the total price for the stay. Prices include an extra bed for babies up to three years of age and 1 maple bed for a young person or an adult, sheets and towels for the whole stay, as well as all the necessary household utensils. Besides water and electricity prices include wood for the fireplace. Prices are also included fruits (clementines and kiwis), vegetables (courgettes), jams and liqueurs produced in the farm.
* The house will be handed over to the traveller in a clean condition and must be maintained and returned in the same way. 18km away you will discover the towns of Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima and Barcelos, making it possible to visit the main historical centres of Viana do Castelo. In Ponte de Lima and Esposende you will find the two golf courses in the region. Here, in these towns, and also in Viana do Castelo, you can visit the horse riding centres, as well as a shooting range which is approximately 15km from Carvoeiro. But Casal da Devesa, above all, offers its visitors relaxation, tranquility, silence, a holiday with the family or friends, freedom and the pleasures of nature.

Prices are only indicative. Do not forget to confirm the price directly with the owner when you make the reservation.

Availability Casa do Forno Last update: 18/Apr/2014

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Location of the villa Carvoeiro

Largo Sant'Ana - Casal da Devesa s/n, - Postal code: 4905-240
Carvoeiro, Viana do Castelo (Viana do Castelo)
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inside the village, 15 km to the beach, 0 m to the city center, 60 km to the airport, 1 km to supermarket, 1 km to a river or lake, 4 km to the train station, 0 m to the bus station, 15 km to the hospital, 0 m to a hiking route, mountain holidays, family holidays, charming accommodation
Activities and attractions:
60 km from a ski resort, 15 km from a golf resort, 15 km from a sports harbour, 15 km from a horse riding center, 3 km from a diving center

Beaches in Viana do Castelo

10 Travellers' opinions

Casal da Devesa from peter42 27/Sep/2013 (period of stay: September 2013)

We received the warmest of welcomes from the owners and enjoyed our stay enormously. The accommodations were comfortable, the surroundings were charming and the weather was exceptional.
There are interesting villages and towns within 20 miles and the beaches south of Viana do Castelo are good.

Owner's reply 30/Sep/2013

It was a pleasure to have Peter, Sally and Tina with us. I hope to see them again. I'm
glad to know that they liked in the North of Portugal. September was wondurful.

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Languages spoken by the owner:
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