MRC240: Casa Carvalhal do Gaio

Vila Nova de Cerveira, Viana do Castelo



4+1 bed mountain house ready to live in as family housing or licensed B&B

Property Advertised by: Owner


Property Description

Mountain house with 4+1 bedrooms. Ready to move in as family housing and/or B&B (already licensed).
Excellent solar orientation, completely renovated in 2011, stone walled total plot of 1,113m2 and a private gross floor area of 213m2.

Ground floor with spacious room heated by wood burner, with kitchen area with gas hob and electric oven, diner and social bathroom with shower; stairs that give access to the attic (room with window); den and living-room with wood burner, a room for laundry/storage/engine with refrigerator, washing machine, tumble dryer, water tank (for emergencies), stabilizing water pressure pump, water heating boiler and four bedrooms with en-suite private bathrooms, one with wood burner.

Fully-coated outer insulation, double glazed windows and doors, wooden floors and Portuguese tile roof, both with thermal insulation. All rooms have direct access to the porch and garden with automatic watering system, plunge-pool with community mine water, fish pond and recreation area. Entrance with covered shed to be used as wood storage, or car shelter. Property accessible to wheelchair.

Located at Serra d’Arga, 2km from Covas village, a classified Village of Portugal.
Mountain region crossed by the river Coura with many natural pools, habitat of wild horses, wild boar, wild rabbits and birds of prey, oak woods, mosses, mushrooms and lichens. At a 20 minutes drive you can find the beaches of Minho and Galicia, paradise of surfers and other sea lovers.
In the protected village of Covas restaurants are cosy and keep the tradition of ancient Minho gastronomy. Local festivals are renowned and lived with genuine joy: drums and concertina bands are a well-known attraction. At a short distance, Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima, Caminha, Vila Nova de Cerveira and some Galician cities (Bayona, Vigo, Santiago de Compostela) are well worth a visit.


  • Kitchen: 23m2
  • Attic: 10m2
  • Bathroom: 4m2
  • Office: 11m2
  • Living room: 29m2
  • Laundry: 19m2
  • Bedroom with own bathroom: 27m2
  • Bedroom with 4 bunk beds and bathroom: 19m2
  • Bedroom with private bathroom: 17m2
  • Bedroom with private bathroom: 17m2
  • Garden: 830m2

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