Casa Couto

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Pool Villa/House Modern
Great Value
Beach Nearby All Bedrooms En-Suite Parking Space

This exceptional villa showcases a contemporary design and is situated in the picturesque region of Caminha. Perched in an elevated location, it boasts unparalleled views of both the sea and the Minho River. A short drive away, several sandy beaches await your exploration.

Characterized by a cutting-edge style, this villa is thoughtfully equipped with modern amenities. Its well-lit interior spaces seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor living, resulting in harmonious unity. Meticulously curated furnishings adorn the interiors, striking a perfect balance between comfort and sophistication. The residence is replete with all the conveniences of modern living; the well-appointed kitchen seamlessly connects to the living room, opening up to a spacious terrace that offers an ideal setting for open-air dining.

Accommodation-wise, the lower floor features a capacious living and dining area that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor spaces. This area leads to a partially covered surface that encompasses a private (heatable) swimming pool, a terrace for sunbathing, and an outdoor dining locale. The fully-equipped kitchen, complete with a breakfast bar, is also found on this level. A second living space, adorned with comfortable seating and direct access to the front garden, completes the lower floor.

Moving to the upper floor, you'll find three double bedrooms, each boasting an ensuite bathroom, along with a twin bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom. Sliding doors in each of the four bedrooms grant access to generous terraces, where uninterrupted sea views take centre stage.

Outside, the meticulously maintained mature garden is complemented by sunbathing terraces and a lush lawn. An inviting terrace provides an ideal setting for alfresco dining, and the private covered swimming pool, measuring 10m x 5m, promises relaxation and leisure. Ample parking space is available for your convenience. The expansive manicured garden offers numerous inviting nooks for unwinding and relishing the stunning vistas of the ocean.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Some areas between the front and rear gardens are sloping, so take care with young children
  • There are other properties in the area but you aren't overlooked and have a well-screened garden
  • The swimming pool can be heated for an extra charge

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Washing Machine Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Satellite TV Parking Space Seaview

Ground Floor
- Large living room with comfortable seating, TV and access to a terrace
- Open plan dining area for 8 people and access to a terrace
- Well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and access to a terrace

First Floor
- Bedroom with two single beds, access to a balcony and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with double bed, access to a balcony and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with double bed, access to a balcony and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with double bed, access to a balcony and en-suite bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private heated swimming pool (10 x5 m, roman steps)
- Large terrace and garden area
- Outdoor dining
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Garden furniture
- Private parking
- Charcoal barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Washing machine
- Hair dryer
- Cot and high chair


Tourist License: 3279/AL

Location

About the surrounding area of Casa Couto
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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When you need to stock up on essentials there are amenities such as a minimarket and shops within a 20-minute walk from the villa. The nearest town is Caminha, a popular coastal resort where the River Minho meets the sea on the Costa Verde. The drive will take around 10 minutes and gives the chance to take in some lovely scenery even before you reach your destination, as the route passes close to the coast.

The old town area of Caminha is centred around the main square with features including a 16th century fountain and a clock tower that was originally the medieval castle's keep. The square is also a great place to people watch and see locals going about their daily lives. After you've taken in all the historical and cultural sights, relax with a coffee and a traditional Portuguese pastry on one of the many cafe terraces.

The Minho River is good for kayaking, canoeing and windsurfing, and the strong waves of the sea make for great surfing conditions. You can also hire bikes to follow cycle trails through the pine forests and hills that make up this area's unique landscape.

Vila Nova de Cerveira is approximately 17 km north of the villa and is a charming small town that boasts a rich history. The 13th century castle has been modified throughout the centuries and houses within its walls a 16th century town hall and a parish church. It's also a lovely place just to wander around to get a feel for what an imposing structure it must have been to the locals when it was first built.

Read more about Minho

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Porto Airport

(93 km)

Nearest Airport 2 Vigo Airport (Spain)

(61 km)

Nearest Village Caminha

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City Porto

(100 km)

Nearest Restaurant Marisqueria Valadares

(3 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Matriz Bar

(3 km)

Nearest Supermarket Pingo Doce

(3 km)

Nearest Beach Praia Foz do Minho

(5 km)

Nearest Tennis Codesal Tennis Club (Spain)

(7 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 MINHO

The areas of Minho extend from the Spanish border in the north, south to Porto and east to the mountains of Vila Real. It is a green and fertile area of rolling hills encompassing the great rivers Minho, Lima and Douro, and the National Park of Peneda Geres. The countryside of the region is typified by long, sandy beaches bordered by pine woods, picturesque villages nestling among vine-covered hills, and historic towns such as Amarante, Guimaraes, Barcelos, Ponte de Lima, and Viana do Castelo.

The area encompasses a range of postcard-worthy landscapes and features that could almost be Portugal in microcosm: dreamy river scenes, high mountains, rolling vineyards, beautiful historic towns, dramatic Atlantic beaches, ancient religious foundations and mysterious archaeological sites.

Then there's the bold, sharp and fruity Vinho Verde to consider. This young wine is fashioned from the fruit of kilometres of vineyards that wind along rivers, over foothills and into Minho mountain villages.

But while you're enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Minho, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we've put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

Check out our Minho Travel Guide >>

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Casa Couto is a very family-friendly villa, with plenty of safe outside space for children to play. The swimming pool is right outside the open plan living area on the lower floor, so swims can be supervised from indoors as well as from the surrounding terrace. A selection of toys is provided, including an outdoor playhouse.

The town of Vila Nova de Cerveira is just a 20-minute drive away from the villa and is where you'll find the Parque de Lazer de Castelinho. A large outdoor park by the Minho River, there are so many activities for children of all ages to enjoy here. The water area and playgrounds will be particularly popular with younger children, whilst older children will want to challenge the family to a game of mini golf.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel 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 pick-up/drop-off

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 fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €450 charged to client’s credit card as a pre-authorisation two weeks before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 4 - 7 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Not available on this property.
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 5 nights during low season. All other durations on request.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €36 per night (to be paid to Oliver’s Travels with the balance). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Tax Tourist tax not applicable.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs First cot and high chair included in the rental price; please enquire before arrival.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 £1,131 £1,583
Apr 27th 2024 - May 18th 2024 £1,187 £1,661
May 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £1,547 £2,166
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - £2,975
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 £1,547 £2,166
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 3rd 2025 £1,187 £1,661

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 €1,230 €1,722
Apr 27th 2024 - May 18th 2024 €1,291 €1,807
May 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €1,683 €2,356
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - €3,237
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 €1,683 €2,356
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 3rd 2025 €1,291 €1,807

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 2nd 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 $1,334 $1,867
Apr 27th 2024 - May 18th 2024 $1,400 $1,960
May 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $1,826 $2,555
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - $3,511
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 $1,826 $2,555
Sep 28th 2024 - Sep 3rd 2025 $1,400 $1,960

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

  • Casa Couto

    on 16/08/2022

    Es una casa estupenda para disfrutar de unos días de vacaciones con buenas playas a 15 minutos en coche.

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