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PROPERTY OVERVIEW Carefully camouflaged on the verdant banks of the Golden River, Quinta de Merouço cleverly combines two side-by-side homes that can be rented as one unit or booked independently. This magnificent location is the perfect venue for an incredible family get together or to host a special event. Reach out and it feels as if you can touch the vines on the opposite river bank. This home is masterfully situated to totally immerse yourself in all that the Douro area has to offer: breathtaking views up and down river, wine and port tastings galore- right on your doorstep, hikes, sunset sailing….the list goes on. Quinta de Merouço has been painstakingly restored to maintain the existing Old World charm while adding New World conveniences and infrastructure. With restoration, the homes have been reborn and exude comfortable, cool, m...
PROPERTY OVERVIEW Carefully camouflaged on the verdant banks of the Golden River, Quinta de Merouço cleverly combines two side-by-side homes that can be rented as one unit or booked independently. This magnificent location is the perfect venue for an incredible family get together or to host a special event. Reach out and it feels as if you can touch the vines on the opposite river bank. This home is masterfully situated to totally immerse yourself in all that the Douro area has to offer: breathtaking views up and down river, wine and port tastings galore- right on your doorstep, hikes, sunset sailing….the list goes on. Quinta de Merouço has been painstakingly restored to maintain the existing Old World charm while adding New World conveniences and infrastructure. With restoration, the homes have been reborn and exude comfortable, cool, modern interiors with lots of light, open-plan living and five-star bedroom suites. Still, with its old stone walls, the original wine-crushing wells and carefully-restored, unique features - it’s easy to imagine how this property lived its former life. SPECIAL FEATURES Swimming pool Boat dock Huge patios Rolling lawns to the river BEDROOMS AND BATHROOMS All bedroom suites in are organized along the lines of a first-class hotel. Each suite has a view facing the river. Each follows the same custom design with white walls and bedding. Colour is introduced with contemporary art pieces, throws and accent pillows. All rooms offer plenty of amenities and creature comforts. Bedrooms 1 to 4 are situated on the upper level; Bedroom 5 is located apart from the main house. BEDROOM 1 Sleeps 2 – King-size bed. Spacious room. En-suite bathroom with shower. BEDROOM 2 Sleeps 2 – Two Twin beds. En-suite bathroom with shower. BEDROOM 3 Sleeps 2 – Two Twin beds. En-suite bathroom with shower. BEDROOM 4 Sleeps 2 – Queen-size bed. En-suite bathroom with shower. BEDROOM 5 Sleeps 2 – Double bed. En-suite bathroom with shower. ALL BEDROOMS INCLUDE HOTEL-QUALITY SHEETS, BEDDING, TOWELS, TOILETRIES, HAIRDRYERS AND BATHROBES. LIVING AREAS Space abounds at Casa do Rolapipas…where you can bask in the open interior and exterior living. The home faces the river and all rooms offer magnificent river vistas. Modern good looks have not forsaken creature comforts – you’ll find plenty of deep sofas to curl up on, lots of good groupings for socializing, game tables and over-sized dining areas. Fully-fitted, large, open-plan kitchens Large outdoor terraces Pool terrace Spacious dining areas Elegant large living rooms Laundry rooms Powder rooms Infinity pool hanging over the river RENTALS PRICE INCLUDES Full-time housekeeper Daily cleaning and laundry Daily breakfast and snack service Chef Full-time wait staff KNOW BEFORE YOU GO You are on the bank of the river Summers are hot Evenings can be chilly Bring comfortable shoes Bedroom 5 located away from the main house STAFF AND SERVICES Staff of 5 Full-time housekeeper Chef Full-time wait staff WEENY WIXXERS SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES Please contact us for details PET POLICE Please contact us for details. WEENY WIXXERS SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES The obvious activity here is to drink wine! Hang in the infinity-edge pool and enjoy the fruits of the vines. Other activities include golf, wine tastings, vineyard visits and yoga. SPECIALTY ACTIVITIES Personalized Vineyard Tours and Tastings: An on-site tour will introduce you the wine and Port-making process. Manuel and Teresa, your hosts, can also recommend other great Quintas for you to visit. Hiking: What a wonderful way to take in the sheer beauty of your surroundings! Directions are available so you can find your way to the surrounding vineyards for an on-foot tasting experience. Picnic: An absolutely favourite way to spend a day here is to hike up the hill beyond the furthest-reaching vines and lavish in a spectacular picnic that will be set up for you by the staff. Helicopter Service: A helipad on the property provides the flexibility to get you wherever you’d like to go for a quick day trip. This efficient way to travel can not only whisk you from Lisbon or Porto in a matter of minutes, but can effectively deliver you to nearby golf courses, restaurants, hotels, shopping and more. River Boat: Douro means gold in Portuguese. Here, you have a golden opportunity to enjoy the river as well as the many wine houses and restaurants along this beautiful body of water. Enjoy a day – or even an overnight stay – on a charming riverboat cruise. ADDITIONAL SERVICES Itinerary planning – pre and post-arrival Round-trip airport transportation Grocery shopping service Babysitting services Organizing car and golf cart rentals Booking tours, excursions and restaurant reservations Other services may be available – just ask!
Additional amenities include: great view to douro vineyards., infinity pool over the douro river, with breathtaking views., crib, perfect venue for an incredible family get together or to host a special event
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