Villa Cathy

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Villa/House
Wow Factor
Modern Ideal for Kids Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite Parking Space

Situated in the heart of the Douro region, overlooking the picturesque vineyards and olive groves, with panoramic views from both inside and out, Villa Cathy offers a unique, romantic holiday location for the whole family. This stylish and contemporary villa offers a luxurious setting from which you can enjoy this enchanting area of Portugal.

The villa has four beautiful en-suite bedrooms, all with romantic river views that you can enjoy from the comfort and privacy of your bed. With modern furnishings throughout the villa, the elegant ambience invites you in and encourages you to relax fully. Two of the bedrooms have baths, while the other two boast modern showers for your comfort.

The ground floor features a sophisticated, open-plan living area, with floor-to-ceiling glass windows creating a picture frame around the breath-taking views. With large sofas arranged around a flat-screen TV, a sociable dining area, pool table and bar, this spacious entertaining area leaves nothing to be desired, the perfect room to spend quality time with your loved ones.

The unique style, along with remarkable pieces of art, creates a unique environment, for an unforgettable trip. With a fully-equipped, fitted kitchen, guests have the option to cook for themselves, dining together on the ambient lit terrace.

The terrace itself boasts a fantastic infinity pool from which you can enjoy the picturesque views. After a day exploring the Douro Valley, the jacuzzi is a great place to relax and let any worries melt away while sipping a glass of chilled, local wine. The outdoor relaxation area is the perfect spot to settle in for the evening, gazing up at the sparkling stars and taking full advantage of the romantic ambience created by the outdoor fireplace.

Villa Cathy offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in these stunning, natural landscapes from the modern comforts of this stylish villa.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The private pool isn’t fenced, so be careful with any young children
  • We would recommend renting a car in order to explore the local area
  • The villa is located in the wine-producing region of the Douro Valley, so make sure you try some local wines!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Coffee Machine Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite TV Games Room Indoor Games Pool/Snooker Heating Parking Space

The Villa

Villa Cathy is located a short walk up the hill from the picturesque town of Pinhão. There are 4 en-suite bedrooms, spacious open-plan living areas and stunning views across the picturesque vineyards and olive groves.

Lower Ground Floor
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room

Ground Floor
- Large living room with various seating areas, TV and access to a terrace
- Open plan dining area for 8 people and access to a terrace
- Open plan bar area with pool table and access to a terrace
- Well equipped modern kitchen with access to the terrace
- Guest toilet

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room

Exterior Ground
- Private swimming pool
- Large terrace and garden area
- Various sun loungers
- Outdoor dining
- Garden furniture
- Covered terrace
- Private parking
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine
- Coffee machine
- Indoor jacuzzi
- Hair dryer
- Heating

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Cathy
Rural Location Wine Tasting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The picturesque town of Pinhão is just a 20-minute walk from the villa. As well as being within a well-known wine-producing region, the city also has a rich port heritage and produces some of the best in the world. You can go on guided tours of wineries and sample some of the local tipples.

Pinhão is situated along the Douro River, meaning you can explore the area with a boat tour down the river. During a trip, you'll appreciate the steep vineyard terraces from a different perspective, and if you're lucky, you'll spot a range of wildlife along the way.

Another must-see attraction is Pinhão's railway station, built in 1937 and famous for its beautiful blue and white azulejo tiles that depict traditional Portuguese country life. There's also a bar and shop giving you the chance to try some wine and port.

Around 12 km from the villa is Provesende, a historic town that's full of interesting sites to explore. Walk down the winding streets, and you'll come across a 16th-century pillory and 18th-century Baroque church and fountain.

There are also many old manor houses that sit alongside more modest village cottages to show how rich the area was in past centuries.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Porto Airport

(130 km)

Nearest Village Pinhao

(2 km)

Nearest Town/City Vila Real

(41 km)

Nearest Restaurant Sabores de Douro

(2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub O Porco

(2 km)

Nearest Supermarket Casa Merlo Minimercado

(2 km)

Nearest Beach River Beach

(3 km)

Note

Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.

ABOUT THE DOURO

A symbol of Portugal’s birth and growth as a nation, the Douro has long been the country’s lifeline. Leaving the pastel-coloured metropolis of Porto, venture through the enchanting countryside.

Following the winding Douro river east from Porto reveals one of the most scenic drives in Europe and Portugal’s premier wine region, the Douro Valley. With terraces of vines lining the riverbanks, Douro Valley holidays offer stunning hiking trails, beautiful viewpoints and a wonderful selection of peaceful retreats.

In the Douro, you will find quiet towns and villages, vineyards hugging the bends, castles from the time of the Reconquest and other places worthy of a stop to look far into the horizon.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

The open-plan layout and spacious rooms are ideal for families, with plenty of room for kids to run around and play on the terrace. In the property grounds themselves you will find a fabulous pool which offers a prime space for children to have fun and tire themselves out, while you look on from the comfort of a sun lounger in the warm glow of the Iberian sun, ensuring you have an opportunity to relax whilst keeping an eye on the little ones.

Around 65 km north of the villa is Pena Aventura Park in Ribeira de Pena. The drive takes a little over an hour, but it's definitely worth the long journey time. Fun for adults too, there's an exclusive zone for children where they can enjoy adventure walks through the woods, paintball and an adrenaline-fuelled zip wire through the treetops.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Pool/Snooker

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to trael services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 charged to the client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to a full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 11 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Not included in the rental price, please enquire.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Saturday during peak season.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Not available on this property.
Tax Tourist Tax included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Mid-week towel and linen change and breakfast included in the rental price.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 20th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 £5,393
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 24th 2024 £6,473
Sep 24th 2024 - Dec 31st 2024 £5,393
Dec 31st 2024 - May 5th 2025 £5,393
May 5th 2025 - Jun 23rd 2025 £5,393
Jun 23rd 2025 - Sep 23rd 2025 £6,473
Sep 23rd 2025 - Dec 22nd 2025 £5,393

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 20th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 €5,936
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 24th 2024 €7,125
Sep 24th 2024 - Dec 31st 2024 €5,936
Dec 31st 2024 - May 5th 2025 €5,936
May 5th 2025 - Jun 23rd 2025 €5,936
Jun 23rd 2025 - Sep 23rd 2025 €7,125
Sep 23rd 2025 - Dec 22nd 2025 €5,936

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 20th 2024 - Jun 24th 2024 $6,379
Jun 24th 2024 - Sep 24th 2024 $7,657
Sep 24th 2024 - Dec 31st 2024 $6,379
Dec 31st 2024 - May 5th 2025 $6,379
May 5th 2025 - Jun 23rd 2025 $6,379
Jun 23rd 2025 - Sep 23rd 2025 $7,657
Sep 23rd 2025 - Dec 22nd 2025 $6,379

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Incredible!

    on 06/05/2024

    The house is incredible and the view is simply unbelievable!

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