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Casa do Brasão

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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'Casa do Brasao', The Coat of Arms Cottage, originally built in 1856, is a fully restored and stylishly decorated cottage situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Is a three bedroom cottage composed of a spacious living room, fully equipped, modern kitchen, large, modern bathroom, a large mezzanine bedroom, and two smaller bedrooms. Outside, there is a good sized garden, sun terrace, arched patio, 5.5x3 m plunge pool with cover and off street parking. Walks on Roman roads, Roman ruins, Megalithic stones, historic towns with castles, vineyards, olive groves and a rich bounty of flora and fauna. This charming cottage is located on the edge of a small, peaceful Alentejo village untouched by time. Discover cobbled streets surrounded by beautiful olive groves, cork oak trees and a...'Casa do Brasao', The Coat of Arms Cottage, originally built in 1856, is a fully restored and stylishly decorated cottage situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Is a three bedroom cottage composed of a spacious living room, fully equipped, modern kitchen, large, modern bathroom, a large mezzanine bedroom, and two smaller bedrooms. Outside, there is a good sized garden, sun terrace, arched patio, 5.5x3 m plunge pool with cover and off street parking. Walks on Roman roads, Roman ruins, Megalithic stones, historic towns with castles, vineyards, olive groves and a rich bounty of flora and fauna. This charming cottage is located on the edge of a small, peaceful Alentejo village untouched by time. Discover cobbled streets surrounded by beautiful olive groves, cork oak trees and ancient pathways. There are a number of small cafes and a small village shop for a few essentials. A wider choice is available at a good supermarket (Pingodoce) in Castelo de Vide - 9.5km, and a mini market in Santo Antonio das Areias - 2.6km. The 3 bedroom cottage is surrounded by a garden with huge granite boulders, cork oak trees for shade, a sun terrace, a small plunge pool, a barbecue and off street parking.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Luis R
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

We stayed a week in August. Lovely big rooms. Great kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, coffee makers....everything well supplied, but perhaps a few more big cups please. Huge bathroom. Comfy living room and bedrooms. We didnt use the mezzanine bedroom as steps a bit...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Gill310
Passport324568, VR Owner at Casa do Brasao, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Hi Gill, Thank for your words. It was a pleasure meet you and your husband. I hope se you again. Kind Regards, Luis Roque

Reviewed 13 April 2018

lovely location, friendly locals and stunning countyside. Loved the orange tree outside where you could pick your fresh orange for breakfast. Extremly helpful and attentive Luis who was so helpful. Loved the log burner and very nicely done up house, full of character. great garden...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank lukeywood
Management response:Responded 13 April 2018

Hi, We were very pleased with your opinion about Casa do Coelho. We hope to be able to welcome your visit again. Kind regards

Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had about 10 days in June and we had a lovely time. The village is beautiful and full of character. The house has been made with good taste. Great kitchen and great bathroom. The outside is lovely. We were only the two of us...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Le-Cabanon
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had a fabulous week at Casa do Brasao. The home is well equiped, comfortable and stylishly decorated. It is located in a small village halfway between Marvaó and Castelo de Vide which are both beautiful towns to visit and explore. Both towns are just...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank jamesfrancisdeagan
Management response:Responded 21 April 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very satisfied with your opinion about our Casa do Brasão.

Reviewed 8 March 2015

The owners communicated well with us regarding changes in our arrangements and were genuine and acted with great integrity to accommodate our circumstances. Thank you.

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank AnnaBorrillLomas
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Near the fabulous hill top village of Marvao, near the Spanish border, this house is on the outskirts of the quaint village of Barretos. The house is full of character and and quirky items of furniture with a Moorish theme. I get the impression that...More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank boggerdon
Management response:Responded 31 July 2014

Thank you very much for your feedback, your opinion is an opportunity to improve and understand the needs of our guests in order to provide them a memorable stay. We assure you that the love and care put into the renovation of the house has...More

Reviewed 21 November 2013

A beautiful, quiet gem of a cottage. Comfortable and well-equipped. We spent lovely mornings out on the stone table enjoying breakfast overlooking an olive grove, hearing the sheep bells and enjoying the lovely views. Located in a small, sleepy village with very good day trips...More

Date of stay: November 2013
Thank hhr5
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We recently spent a week at Casa do Brasao with our two adult children. A lovely, clean, comfortable, well-equipped cottage in the middle of a nice quiet village. Beautiful views of both Marvao castel and Castil de Vide from the back yard. And we enjoyed...More

Date of stay: November 2013
Thank Hannah12013
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We spent 10 days in Casa do Brasao in February 2013, and the overall impression was great. As an architectural student, I was also impressed with the careful renovation work which has brought the house to its nowadays's shape. Most important, it has the own...More

Date of stay: February 2013
Thank Caty R
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Casa do Brasão is on the edge of Barretos, a tiny village in the north east of the Alentejo province of Portugal close to the Portuguese-Spanish border. The scenery is amazing: rugged, sunbaked, with vast numbers of cork oaks and liberally sprinkled with dolmens (anta...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank IanL446
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Microwave
Parking
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Barretos This charming cottage is situated on the edge of the small, peaceful Alentejo village of Barretos. Discover cobbled streets surrounded by beautiful olive groves, cork oak trees and ancient pathways. A bull festival is held in the village every second weekend in August (Festa Largada de Touros) when the brave men of the village entice the bulls to charge. This is followed by music and dancing well into the night. There are a number of small cafés and a small village shop for a few essentials. A wider choice is available at a good supermarket (Pingodoce) in Castelo de Vide - 9.5 km, and a mini market in Santo António das Areias - 2.6 km. Marvão - 8.5 km (5.2 miles) (New York Times Travel - Seeing for Miles From a Village High in the Sky) • An imposing and peaceful town on th...
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