Portugal / Alegrete

Farmhouse in Natural Park

Our Home

We have a cozy farm-house with an inviting terrace, to relax, eat and watch at the beautiful mountains around, full with olive and cork trees.
In our big garden and olive yard you will find fruit-trees (oranges, lemon, fig, plum, pomegranate, pears, kaki ) and many of vegetable.

More about this property

We have a little pool for cooling off but not for swimming! There is also a little river passing by and not far away there is a nice, hidden waterfall to enjoy hot summer days.

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Our Neighbourhood

Our farmhouse is situated in the Serra de Sao Mamede Natural Park, in the beautiful Alentejo Region close to the Spanish border. This beautiful wine and cork-tree region is mainly rural and offers lots of nature and many hiking and biking trails - and not to forget: many wine tasting opportunities.

More about the neighbourhood

The villages and cities in this region are small, but with much to see. Many of the nearby villages and cities are on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mostly medieval and pre-medieval villages (some of them with good conserved castles) can be reached within a couple of minutes to one or two hours distance from our house. Just to name a few: Évora (one of the oldest cities Europes), Elvas (an amazing border-city between Portugal and Spain with an unique fortress), Marvao (and its beautiful medieval castle), Alegrete, Monserraz and Cáceres (astonishing beautiful Spanish city with a lots of history).

In our village you will find everything you need (little supermarket, bakery, bar, restaurants, petrol-station) and in 15 mins. drive (17 km) you will reach the regions capital Portalegre with everything else you may need (big supermarkets, train station, bus station, car rental, hospital).

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About Us

We are a couple in the early 30's. We just bought a house in Portugal and are happy to be able to exchange it. We have done many home exchanges already, but mainly with my husbands family.

We normally take vacations on European wintertime and prefer to go to a warmer climate.

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Details

Property Rural Mountain Farm House
Sleeps 4 (1 Bedrooms)
Bathrooms 1
Airport Lisbon (300 km)
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About Us

Travellers2
Languages English / Spanish / German
OccupationIT
Member since18-07-2019
Exchange
Featured City
Rental
Location of the property i.e. distance from central position, attractions and shops; Considering the cleanliness and safety of the surrounding streets; Includes the settings and views.
Considering the décor and furnishings throughout the home
Balconies, terraces, garden. Considering the size, availability of garden furniture or the type of garden (parkland or flowerbed). Communal facilities not included here.
Reasonable consideration of the tranquillity. All possible noise disturbances will be mentioned in the description (motorway, main road, railway line and so on)
No smoking allowed
No pets allowed
No young children allowed
Only experienced exchangers
Kosher only
Experienced swapper
Based on feedback, Members earn Geenees for being good exchangers. One Geenee is very good. Three is excellent.
Our Neighbourhood
Long weekends considered
Open to Offers
Golf
Skiing
Beach