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Vale do Ninho Nature Houses

Why Book With Us? We are Portuguese, know the hidden corners of our land and want to share with you the best local tips for a unique journey. Contribute for a sustainable tourism and support the small companies in Portugal.

The balance between rustic and modern in a 19th-century house

Once Upon a Time...

In the schist village of Ferraria de São João is located the Vale do Ninho houses, resulting from the recovery of an old country house, respecting the moth of other times, but with all the comfort of today's times.It is divided into three houses that obey the principles of sustainability and eco-efficiency in their construction, but also in the way of energy use.

Outside there is a natural swimming pool and a lake, a vegetable garden and a garage for bicycles. It is a space that invites to total immersion in the nature that surrounds it.

Reasons To Love It
  • Private houses inserted in nature
  • Swimming pool
  • It is located in a typical schist village

Important Information

  • Sustainable houses
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Vegetable garden
  • Small farm with animals
  • Wi-Fi

Pedro and Sofia are the owners and they are also responsible for the project. They reflect in it the passion for the genuineness of the village and the way of life. They say they have always liked meeting new people, and in the Vale do Ninho they know them in their own country.

Walk along nature trails, discover the village or take a bike ride.

From Lisbon airport, take the A1 road towards Pombal / Figueira da Foz and follow the IC8 towards Castelo Branco / Pombal / Soure. After Ansião take the IC3 towards Coimbra. When you reach Venda do Moinho, exit at IC3 to the right towards Grocinas / Ferraria de São João (brown sign). Pass by the Favacal and finally arrive at the Ferraria de São João.

From Porto airport take the A1 road and follow the exit 11 Lousã / Soure / Condeixa and continue along the A13 towards Penela. Exit to Penela and head south following the IC3 direction to Tomar / Miranda do Corvo. At the next roundabout follow the signs for Tomar. When you reach Venda do Moinho, take the IC3 to the left in the direction of Grocinas / Ferraria de São João (brown sign). Pass through Favacal and finally reach the Ferraria de São João.

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Check-in from 3 pm and check-out until 11 am.

Reservations and Cancellation: Reservations cancelled or changed more than 30 days in advance have no cost to the customer. Cancellations made less than 30 days in advance are lost 100% of the total amount of the reservation. In case of no-show or no-show, the reservation will be charged in full.