Vista Douro Estate

Douro Valley, Portugal

From its position on a high plateau, this luxury villa to rent benefits from outstanding views over the Douro River. Built in the XVII century, the villa retains its original charm and character, while adding modern comforts.
The Quinta is surrounded by beautiful gardens and terraces, and there is also a swimming pool (6 x 12m, with Roman steps) in a stunning position, taking full advantage of the magnificent views over the vineyards and the river. Other activities here include a gym, converted from the old “lagares” (stone troughs in which grapes were trodden), and there is also a padel court, and a snooker table, for guests to enjoy. The wine cellar with traditional earthen floors, once used to maintain the ideal temperature and humidity for wine storing, now offers a special setting for a celebratory dinner, or a corporate get together.

The outdoor living and dining areas are furnished for relaxing outdoors during the long summer days and evenings. Indoors, there are two separate sitting rooms, the main one with panoramic windows and a smaller sitting room with a card games table, and a fireplace, perfect for out of season stays when the weather is cooler. Air-cooling and central heating available throughout the property, as well as fireplace logs. All six bedrooms at this luxury villa have en-suite bathrooms.

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