Casa Agrela – Large Pool, Tennis, Football Near Porto, Braga

Casa Agrela is a substantial family home only 15 minutes drive from the well known and loved town of Barcelos in the North of Portugal.

The private gardens extend to 10800m2 – over 2 acres  – and a total living area of 450m2

Although situated in the countryside there is plenty to do at your holiday home.

  1. Fabulous Large Swimming Pool of 15m x 8m!
  2. Table Tennis
  3. Table Football
  4. Outdoor Tennis Court
  5. Five a side football court
  6. Volleyball court and nets
  7. Badminton court
  8. Outdoor BBQ and Grill
  9. Outdoor dining area

Plenty to keep you, your family and friends occupied!

Nearby we can show you a couple of excellent restaurants to eat locally and of course in Barcelos itself you’re spoilt with the open air markets, cafes, restaurants and historical buildings

However in addition to that the Atlantic Coast with its stunning clean beaches is only a 25 minute trip by car using the excellent A11 dual carriageway, making day trips to the beaches really easy!

The fabulous cities of Braga and Viana do Castelo are also a short drive away – within 30 minutes.

So there’s definitely something for everyone. The nice thing about this holiday experience is that we look after you – as much or as little as you need or want.

The House

All the rooms are of good proportions.

The lounge and dining room are very comfortable and have ample seating for all of you and your guests.

There is Multi Channel Satellite TV and wifi provided.

There are 5 good sized bedrooms and all of them are ensuite.

The kitchen, pantry and utility are fully equipped

The outdoor gardens are expansive and well tended

Why not drop us a line and we would be delighted to answer any questions you might have

Casa Pinhal – Waterfront Villa near Porto

New added to the house
Canoe – Stand Up Paddle Boards – 3 Bikes

Please have a look at our video of the house and the local area

With a unique location in the heart of a natural park ( Parque Natural do Norte de Portugal ) Casa do Pinhal sits in a tranquil narrow strip full of pine trees between the beach and the river Cavado.

The house has a unique location in that on one side it borders the river Cavado, and on the other side you stroll through pine trees which opens up to huge expanse of have miles of sandy, unspoiled, and never crowded beaches.

The villa is well thought out and provides great ‘indoor/outdoor’ flow and is set in gardens with more than 1/2 acre of well manicured gardens -with a swimming pool!

Casa do Pinhal, has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms PLUS an Annexe in the garden with a further bedroom (Bunk Beds) and en-suite shower-room.

There is a living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen ( dishwasher, nespresso machine, and all the usual kitchen appliances ). There is also a separate annex room for laundry with washing machine, iron etc

There are 3 double bedrooms with double beds, all with en-suite, and there 2 twin bedrooms sharing the a family bathroom and finally there is a bedroom ‘annexe’ in the garden with Bunk-beds and en-suite shower-room


Wireless internet available.

Cable TV with a large flat screen, hi-fi with ipod connection, radio tuner, cd and dvd player

We provide all the linen, towels, beach towels and EVEN bath robes for 10-12

Beach Cafes, Restaurants and grocers store all a few minutes walking distance.

Distance from Porto Airport – 25-30 minutes almost all motorway!

Nearby; Apulia – Great fish restaurants

(Fão) 10 minutes walk – restaurants

Distance from nearest town (Esposende) 20 minutes

Walking distance – 2 Great ‘Discotheque’ open in Peak season – Bibi and Pasha; friendly and eclectic mix of guests from 21-65!!

Casa da Ribadouro Douro River near Porto



Casa de Ribadouro is a fantastic newly built home now available for private holidays.

Please have a look at our video of the house

This is a 4 bedroom – all en-suite – fully air conditioned luxury villa, with stunning views of the Douro River.

The house is located only 1 hour from Porto and provides a wonderful environment to enjoy your holidays ALL year round.

ALL the rooms in the house have;

Air conditioning
Views of the mountains and the Douro River
TV with Satellite Channels

Games Room

There is also a fantastic room with;
‘American Pool’ and Snooker Table
Table Football

Smart TV
DVD Player
Bluetooth Music Player
There is also a great wood burning fire for the winter.

Lounge and Dining Rooms
The lounge and the dining room have great views of the river and countryside.

The dining table can accommodate 10 people.

The lounge can seat 8 persons with comfort

There is also a great wood burning fire for the winter time.

Each bedroom has en-suite and has air conditioning – also wifi and TV

There is a luxury kitchen – fully equipped with modern appliances for your convenience.
There is a separate area with washing machine.

The pool is salt water and is an infinity pool.
You can swim and enjoy the views at the same time!
There is also garden furniture and a bbq

Local Area
There is plenty to do in the local area. Water sports activities, sailing, boat trips, picnics, winery tours and tasting, great restaurants, river beaches etc. Although it is set in the heart of the countryside, the house enjoys good access to the local roads and you can be in Porto in an hour for a great day trip.

The house is only 5 minutes away by car from great typical restaurants – great food and also very cheap!


Casa Antonio – Amarante – Near Porto

Sleeps up to 18 with TENNIS COURT, SWIMMING POOL, Table Football, Ping Pong, Pool Table

Casa Antonio is a large holiday home, which commands wonderful views set in nearly an acre of private grounds.

Despite it’s private and tranquil location it is only a few minutes from the pretty and historic town of Amarante.

Amarante sits on the river Tamega – which is great for swimming ( there are fluvial beaches for all the family to enjoy) and some water sports such as SUP, Kayaking etc,

The town is renowned for its pastries and also the local region is well know for its excellent Vinho Verde.

The town is also steeped in History with many examples/remains from the relatively brief occupation by the French.

Exploring the rest of the North of Portugal is very easy. The house is 5 minutes drive from the motorway networks and in less than 40 minutes you are in the heart of the Douro Valley, you can reach Porto and Braga. Even Galicia in Spain is an hour away.

Nearby the house is a great golf course and there is a small water park as well.Set in beautiful private and peaceful gardens with an elevated position commanding superb views from the top floor lounge, this substantial property is the ideal venue for a large family and/or group of friends to meet and enjoy memorable holidays.

The house has a feel of the traditional ‘Maison De Maitre’ that you normally find in the South of France.

It is tall, imposing yet inviting at the same time.

Set well back in its own private grounds of around 2 acres it has a long private driveway and is surrounded by well tended and mature gardens with various fruit trees including wonderful figs!

There are 6 bedrooms in the main house (sleeps 12) and there are 3 extra bedrooms available (upon request) in a separate wing of the grounds ( just a few seconds walk)

There is for your pleasure and relaxation a very generous sized swimming pool at 10m x 5m – an all weather tennis court – and a games room with a full size billiard table and table tennis!

The house by virtue of its design is very shaded and cool in the summer and is very cozy with underfloor heating and central heating throughout plus open fireplaces making it very special in the winter.

Outline Summary of Accommodation

Ground Floor

‘Nanny’ bedroom with ensuite bathroom

Large Lounge – which has an open plan layout with two informal areas. Can seat around 14-16 adults. Double ended patio doors straight out onto front and back gardens.

Dining Room with table seating 12 adults – ability to expand to accommodate more.

Open fireplace.

Fabulous large kitchen very well equipped.

First Floor

2 x Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom
1 x Double bedroom with ensuite shower room

Another dining room which can seat 10-12 people
An upstairs mezzanine kitchen with kitchen dining table for up to 8-10 people.
Lovely granite worktops – fully equipped finished with granite worktops.

2nd Floor

Double Bedroom with bathroom ensuite – aircon installed
Junior Suite/Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a private lounge with sofabed seating that provides sleeping for 2 more guests. TV – aircon installed

Top Floor

Huge Lounge with massive views across the countryside. Ideal tranquil space to sit and read or listen to some music away from the rest of the house guests!


3 Further Bedrooms (sleeps 6)**

2 are doubles with shower room each
The third bedroom has a single bed PLUS a pull out single bed – it also has its own WC/Shower room

Pool 10 x 5m
Outside Pool Shower and WC
Plenty of nice garden furniture including a swing seat

All weather tennis court

Additional amenities include: pool table, ping pong table, foosball, coffee maker, cot, cd player, patio/deck/terrace, kitchen utensils provided, shower, smoking allowed outside, separate wc, bathtub, bed linen provided, ironing board.

** Please see pricing rules for annexe wing cost

Casa Regina

A wonderful luxury home only 35-40 minutes from Porto facing onto the waterfront and only a few minutes easy walk to the superb unspoilt white sandy beaches of Torreira.

For those travellers who really appreciate luxury surroundings, quality furniture & paintings, high quality equipment (for example Bang & Olufsen TV and Stereo) then you have chosen the right holiday home.

Torreira is a cute seaside town, with good restaurants, cafes and a fabulous long white sandy beach.

Nearby is the small city of Aveiro, often ‘cheekily’ called the ‘Portuguese Venice’ with its myriad of internal waterways and the iconic boats that travel within (see pictures)

There is plenty to do, in the area, water-sports, fishing, cycling, boating, eating, drinking, etc.
It’s location is also ideal as a base to tour around the country with visits to Coimbra, Porto, Braga and Figueira do Foz easily reachable as day trips.

This lovely villa is presented all on one level. It is comprised of 4 bedrooms and a large office/ study. There is also (upon request)a spare bedroom normally used for the housekeeper (ideal for a single adult or child)
The large comfortable lounge has a fireplace and is well equipped with a Bang and Olufsen CD player & TV.

On the other side of the lounge area is ‘quiet’ corner – this is ideal for you to sit and read or play one of the multitude of board games (for example chess,checkers,cards etc) that we provide.
As you can see from the photos there is an elegant dining area with lovely art and comfortable seating for up to 10 guests

The kitchen is VERY well equipped with everything that you might need to prepare some delicious meals at home for your friends and family

There are 4/5 bedrooms available as follows;

Bedroom 1 – Master Bedroom with En-Suite
Large Double Bed -with TV and Alarm Clock/Radio – Dressing room/wardrobe
En-Suite – Wetroom style bathroom with ‘Spa Bath’ and separate shower – the bathroom is decorated in high quality marble.

Bedroom 2 – with En-Suite
Double Bed
‘Spa’ Bath with shower – decorated in high quality marble

Bedroom 3 – with its own shower-room
Large Double Bed
Shower room fully decorated in high quality marble

Bedroom 4 – with En-Suite
Twin Bedroom – more suited for children/young adults
This is the smallest bedroom with a single bed and there is also a good quality ‘roll-away’ bed (please see the photos
There is a bathroom with shower and decorated with high quality marble

Spare Room/Bedroom 5 (available upon request)
Single bedroom with single bed – idea for single adult or child

Study Office
The office/study is as per the photos – this can be ideal room for the kids or other adults to have their own independent space to watch TV and listen to their ‘own music’ – this room is equipped with a high quality Bang & Olufsen TV and DVD player
Also included in the study is a desk and computer if anyone needs do some work or just wants to browse the internet.

Outdoor Area
One of its major attributes is the wonderful outdoor space of the house. Beautiful well looked after gardens, with large lawns with seaviews.

There is a large pool that measures 12 x 5m. Throughout the garden and around the pool we provide you with excellent quality outdoor furniture and ample dining space for up to 10 people. There is also a BBQ provided. As you can see the pool and gardens light up at night, making this a fabulous place to enjoy your holidays and not even have to go out!