Beautiful cottage in nature, live the good life - Portalegre home swap

Exchange for the good life. This is a 150 year old former cart makers workshop and our holiday home (see website for details and reviews) its in the heart of the Sao Mamede natural park surrounded by nature including the cottages 220 olive trees and over 50 different fruit and nut trees and its organic help yourself to vegetable garden.

The cottage has a private swimming pool and plenty of space for relaxing or walk to the village with its friendly local bar where the lady owner speaks English and French (and Portuguese!) We require you to look after the swimming pool, the vegetable garden and fruit trees our friendly dog, giving Mechka the donkey and our two sheep food and water and checking ourctwo pot bellied piglets have good and water and feeding our 6 chickens, peacock and outdoor cat full instructions provided. none of the animals are allowed into your house, our dog will sleep in our empty house opposite yours and she just needs letting out and putting back in again at night, she will walk herself!

About the location

Loads of castles to explore, a great bar within walking distance a glass of wine is 40c! village deliveries to the cottage gates of bread and cakes, fruit and vegetables and a mobile shop

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Non Simultaneous Exchange
  • Housesitting Wanted
  • Open to Offers

Conditions of home exchange

  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome

Portalegre (HE29510)

Portalegre,   Portugal

  • 2 bed   (sleeps 4) 1 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Somewhere cold
  • ideally Europe
Summer holidays please June -September

Dates available

June 2018 - September 2018
December 2018 - January 2019

Swap duration: 2 - 3 weeks

Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 2
Experienced Exchanger

Membership expiry date: 06 Jul 2018