The House of Birds has been the subject of a careful restoration of more than 2 years that has allowed him to regain his pride, while offering those who live there, a lifestyle simple and casual, quite current.
The mistress of the house, reinterpreting the traditional decoration of the Portuguese seigniorial houses - decorative paintings, stucco, ceramics, ornamental textiles - combines her creativity with the simplicity and refinement of the "alentejano" art of entertaining.
A unique place to discover, with family or friends, one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal, a heart that beats and that connoisseurs already consider as Tuscany of Portugal.
The Bird House is located in the heart of the historic town of Crato in Alto Alentejo; the city, cradle of the Order of Hospitallers in Portugal at the beginning of the XIII, then seat of the Order of Malta a century later, is located in Alto Alentejo at 2 hours from Lisbon and a few kilometers from the Spanish border.
Despite its historical importance, the city of Crato has a small urban center, which allows visitors to interact with the local population and to take full advantage of what the Alentejo can do best: a place where can recharge its batteries, being surrounded by nature, peace, clean air.
The House of Birds has 3 bedrooms on the ground floor open on the lower terrace and a bedroom upstairs.
Each room has a personalized decor and has its own bathroom and dressing room or wardrobe.
In three of the rooms one can choose either 2 single beds of 90x200 or the option of a king size bed of 180x200.
The fourth bedroom has a 160x200 bed.
Mattresses are top quality
Towels, pool and sheets are provided.
Comfort is, with the harmony of materials and colors, the other essential concern, the emphasis is on white and ecru that predispose to rest, the keys of color being provided by the headboards in linen , created for the home and printed entirely by hand.
Each bathroom has a different theme, Buffon monkeys, seabed, mythological characters, bathers, made in the technique of real carving, which makes them quite unique.
Hair dryer and toiletries are provided.
The house has a dining room, a living room which gives full foot on the outside terrace and a fully equipped kitchen also opening onto the terrace.
Terrace and private pool out of sight.
The House of Birds is equipped with dishwasher, fridge with freezer, oven and microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle, wifi, flat screen TV, cot and high chair on request.
The whole house is furnished with a mix of family furniture, vintage pieces and custom creations.
You will find in the small town of Crato bank distributor, supermarket, bakery, cafe, restaurant.