€200.00 to €400.00 per week

Couchel, Vila Nova de Poiares

Beiras and Central



  • Conveniently located near main routes
  • Totally self-contained and private, but located in friendly village
  • Centrally heated for winter lets
  • Comfortable furniture

Property description

This 7 year old village home is comfortably furnished and offers total privacy to relax and enjoy. The home is well maintained. The rooms are of a good size, light and airy. The rooms on the north side offer coolness during the heat of the summer and central heating for the winter months. The open plan kitchen/diner looks out into a delightful courtyard. The kitchen is fully equipped. Furniture is comfortable with an American sofa, king and queen sized beds.

Accommodation details

Accommodation: Self catering
Property type: House
Location: Village
Sleeps: 2 to 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
En-suites: 1
Meals available: Grocery shopping available for day of arrival
Local transport: Yes
Distance from accom.: Half
Closest town: Vila Nova de Poiares
Bars & restaurants: 1
Car parking: Yes
Swimming Pool: No


Floors/stories: 3
Suitable for: Children - Yes, Elderly - Yes, Disabled - No
More information:


Master bedroom has ensuite and king sized bed. Second bedroom has queen sized bed and access to full bathroom. Both rooms are a good size.

Bedroom notes:


Ensuite in master bedroom has shower cubicle, bidet, toilet and basin. Family bathroom has shower over bathtub, toilet, bidet and basin

Bathroom notes:

Living area

Lounge has comfortable American soft furniture, TV, DVD player. French doors open on to patio and BBQ area.

TV, DVD, Cable/Satellite

Dining area

Open plan dining room looks out on to the courtyard…Totally glassed area with lots of natural light. Fireplace.


Open plan kitchen, fully equipped. Kitchen door opens on to patio and BBQ area

Oven, Gas Hob, Fridge, Microwave, Dishwasher


Garden is totally enclosed with waterfall and pond area.

Outside features:
BBQ, Dining Table seats 6

Local area

The local market town of Vila Nova de Poiares has a backdrop of stunning mountains leading to valleys with crystal clear rivers running through. There are good shopping facilities including banks, cafes and local restaurants, An outdoor market is held here once a week on a Monday morning. Also only 10 minutes from the market town of Lousa and 20 minutes from the university city of Coimbra.

Local activities

Go-Karting track with a bar
Bowling Alley with bars and nightclub
Sports complex with pool and tennis
Golf course 30 minutes away
River beaches with canoeing and fishing
Walks through eucalyptus/pine forests
Local water display and park with cafe/bar

Additional information

Coimbra, the birthplace of six kings and the seat of the country's oldest university, offers plenty of activities for all ages. History and architectural buffs will be captivated. A trip to Conimbriga, the largest Roman excavation site, makes a fascinating trip.

Coimbra's old down town area has a maze of cobbled lanes with many shops, restaurants, bars and daily market. Also Coimbra has three ultra modern shopping centre offering top notch shopping and a wide array of other activities. Coimbra is located on the banks of the Mondego River so there are boat rides, canoeing, fishing and many restaurant/bars spotted along its' banks. The home is located approximately 20 km from Coimbra.

The home is also only five minutes drive to VN Poiares and ten minutes to Lousa both having weekly markets, restaurants, shops, clinics, banks, etc.

The whole area has stunning mountainous scenery with forests of pine and eucalyptus. Plenty of outdoor activities from canoeing, go karting, horse riding, ten pin bowling, hikes, river beaches, off roading.

18 hole golf course located in Viseu (about 45 minute drive) and a 9 hole in Coimbra., VN de Poiares in process of constructing an 18 holer. Many local bars and restaurants and during the summer months each village holds its local fiesta..


October to March €200.00 per week for two persons

April to September €200.00 per week for two persons


October to March €400.00 per week for four persons

April to September €400.00 per week for four persons



How to get there?

Nearest airport: Oporto 160km
Nearest city: Coimbra 20km
Nearest town: Vila Nova de Poiares 5km
Nearest rail link: Lousa 15km
Full directions to the accommodation will be available on booking.