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Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga

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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Casa do Alto Upper floor luxury apartment (180 m2 + balcony 7.3 m2) is suitable for up to 8 people, depending on the composition of the party and the description is as follows: 2 large suites each with double bedroom + sitting room with double sofa bed + en suite full bathrooms; 1 extra full bathroom with jacuzzi; 1 lounge with dining room, full kitchen and library. The library can easily be converted into a 3rd bed-room with a large double sofa-bed (king size) by using screens provided. Supplementary foldable single beds are available on request. For more information, please visit casadoalto, braga, portugal in the net. The shared surrounding gardens, pool and outdoor kitchens. The large secluded private swimming pool (17 x 7.5 m) has a magnificent view over the orchard which includes ...Casa do Alto Upper floor luxury apartment (180 m2 + balcony 7.3 m2) is suitable for up to 8 people, depending on the composition of the party and the description is as follows: 2 large suites each with double bedroom + sitting room with double sofa bed + en suite full bathrooms; 1 extra full bathroom with jacuzzi; 1 lounge with dining room, full kitchen and library. The library can easily be converted into a 3rd bed-room with a large double sofa-bed (king size) by using screens provided. Supplementary foldable single beds are available on request. For more information, please visit casadoalto, braga, portugal in the net. The shared surrounding gardens, pool and outdoor kitchens. The large secluded private swimming pool (17 x 7.5 m) has a magnificent view over the orchard which includes a wide variety of fruit trees such as orange, lemon, tangerine, kaki, apple, pear, fig, cherry, kiwi, grapes, apricot, peach, plum and many others. Other points of interest are the two complete outdoor kitchens with barbecue, one by the poolside and the other next to a large stone table in the shade of an oak. The latter also includes a log oven. Casa do Alto is a very large old renovated stone farmhouse (750m2) which is set in a 10 000m2 property nestled in the hillside of the Cavado river valley. It is about 3 km from the University of Minho campus. It includes gardens, a small forest area, two outdoor kitchens with barbeque and a large swimming pool (15x7.5m). It is divided into 3 totally separate floor apartments, each one with their own entrances, patio etc., to assure adequate privacy. Exquisite views from all sides and a part of the old Roman road into Braga (a Geira ou Via XVIII) is right on the back doorstep. The stone “eira” (or patio where they used to dry cereals) is one of the largest in the Minho area (484 m2) and many memorable events have taken place within this large area. The perfect quiet place to stay as a base to tour around this area of Portugal or just chill out and relax within the grounds of the property itself (1 hectare) either in the surrounding garden, which includes a small wooded area with oaks, cork oaks, sweet chestnuts amongst many other varieties of trees. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 02172/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
MARGARET A
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
Casa do Alto is divided into 3 totally separate floor apartments, each one with their own entrances, patios etc. The Top and Ground floor apartments are available for rental. As we live in the middle floor apartment, we are always available to provide support, information and resolve any problems that may arise. All our clients, so far, have commented on the peaceful atmosphere and the privacy of their own spaces.
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Reviewed August 25, 2021

The views are magnificent, although the place is very nearby the bigger town of Braja you think you are remote. The couple who owns the house is very friendly and helpful. The pool is perfect. Great value for your money!

Date of stay: July 2021
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Exploration489959, VR Owner at Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2021

Thank you very much. We loved hosting you in Casa do Alto. Come back soon.

Reviewed August 31, 2020
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Date of stay: August 2020
Exploration489959, VR Owner at Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2021
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Reviewed August 31, 2020
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Exploration489959, VR Owner at Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2021
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Reviewed August 20, 2019
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Reviewed May 2, 2016
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Date of stay: April 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Internet Access
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
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About the neighbourhood
There is so much to see around the Minho region and, as Casa do Alto is almost in the center of this region it is an ideal base for this area of the country. Braga is the nearest big city to Casa do Alto and is an exciting city with many historical sites to visit, such as the oldest Cathedral in Portugal. Excellent local and international gastronomy can be enjoyed in the many restaurants available in and around Braga, served with a wide range of the exquisite wines which Portugal is renowned for. There is also a “touristic triangle” composed by the three famous sanctuaries of “Bom Jesus”, “Sameiro” and “Stª Marta” which are well worth a visit.
Getting around
Adaúfe is a small village but has all the amenities necessary (pharmacy, health centre, analyst (blood, urine, etc), ATM, petrol station, hairdressers, supermarket, cafés, bakery, butcher, etc. There are also 2 large shopping centres 5 km away and Braga (Portugal’s 3rd city) is about 5 km from Casa do Alto. Porto International Airport is only 50 minutes away. You will need a car to get around but there is a frequent bus service into Braga and local taxies are also available. Casa do Alto has plenty of parking space
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga

Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Casa do Alto (Top floor apartment) near Braga has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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