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Lily Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal
Lily Cottage is a lovely 2 Bedroom detached 19th Century Country Cottage set in a very peaceful and secluded location down a cobblestone track yet easily accessed from Porto Airport and within easy reach of this most wonderful area of Portugal. It has been totally rebuilt and refurbished over the past couple of years to a very high standard making it excellent accommodation not only visually but comfortwise. The views from the terrace are outstanding. If you are looking for somewhere to 'chill out' then this is the place for you, look no further!!!
The nearest amenities are just one mile away. Our clients who have stayed at Lily Cottage have enjoyed a multitude of local activities including, walking, golf, visiting the National Parks, cycling, surfing,drawing and painting, fishing, relaxing on the beach and generally exploring the...
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Listing #HL72373
About the Owner
David W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2008
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a great place to stay if you want to get away from it all. It's not that easy to reach (winding roads and narrow, steep tracks) but once you're there, it's amazingly peaceful and the view from the terrace is glorious. There are...More

Thank SJN51
Camper379073, VR Owner at Lily Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your review and thank you for leaving the cottage clean and tidy on your departure.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our week at this cottage. Pleasantly surprised to find it quite spacious. Loved eating our breakfast and dinner on the front terrace facing the hills opposite. It was also really well equipped which made cooking meals nice and easy. A great location...More

Thank Julia J
Management response:Responded 22 August 2018

I am delighted to learn you enjoyed your stay in Lily Cottage. Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure for us to have you as guests, With kind regards David

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

It's perfect position, halfway up a hill on the outskirts of a small village, Vittorino de Paes, about 10 minutes drive from Ponte de Lima along with its cleanliness and offered facilities has to make this one of the best cottages we have ever rented...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The double bed in the master bedroom is a Zip and Link design and can easily be converted into two singles at the clients prior request. The lounge has two leather very comfortable sofas. British satellite TV is installed.. The kitchen is fully equipped for self catering. The nearest shop is a family
run Village store at 1.6 KM selling virtually everything from fresh bread to refrigerators!!! The bathroom is large with enough room for a wheelchair to turn.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment accepted in British Pounds or Euros. We only accept cheques in British Pounds from UK based banks. We do not accept cheques in Euros, only bank transfers to a Portuguese Bank.
With bank transfers, clients to pay all charges
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About the neighbourhood
During the summer months there are many festivals throughout the North of Portugal. In July/August there is usually an equine event in the purpose built outdoor arena in Ponte de Lima. <>Entrance is free to this show. Show jumping and dressage are among the events. During the summer the Flower Festival is held and is a great attraction. Most of the towns in the area have a Tourismo office with details of all the local events. It is advisable to call into these offices as local events may alter on a weekly basis and many of the receptionists speak English.
Getting around
Lily Cottage is only 8 miles the lovely town of Ponte de Lima which is steeped in history, many good restaurants, fortnightly market, 4 miles to Barroselas where you can take a train into Oporto or even up to Northern Spain.
The Geres national park is within easy driving distance, the nearest beach around 12 miles.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Porto (Oporto): 80.0 km
Railway: Barroselos: 8.0 km
Ferry: Santander: 580.0 km
Ryanair fly to Oporto from London Stansted, Dublin, Liverpool.
Easy jet fly from London Gatwick to Oporto
For other European airports with airlines flying to Oporto please check through your website.
Ferries from Plymouth and Portsmouth sail to Santander and Bilbao in Northern Spain.
From Santander it's around 7 hours drive to Lily Cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.0 km.
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