This property, former hotel, located near Viana do Bolo, Ourense, has several buildings on a 3-hectare (30,000 m²) estate with prairie, oak grove and chestnut field. A difficult extension to get in Galicia, which allows any type of activity and organizes weddings and other events, since there is no site with these characteristics nearby.
It is located in the district of Seoane de Abaixo, belonging to Viana do Bolo. Located on horseback between the province of Ourense and Puebla de Sanabria, Zamora. And just over 3 hours from Madrid. A magical place of chestnuts and oaks, which in other times was used by the “Druids” or spiritual leaders of the Celts to evoke the elements of nature and charged with energy.
The rural complex has been completely restored. This work was done respecting scrupulously the construction and the environment, but providing the facilities with the maximum comforts.
This hotel was an old farmhouse, with the air of a rectory that was built in three phases. The second is from 1674, as evidenced by the stone loading of the main door. There is no record of the first building, although it is said that it was from the time of the Romans who inhabited these lands to exploit the gold. In fact, Roman medulas are very close.
According to it is counted, the first settlers settled in a castro located in the place that today occupies the town of Viana do Bolo. Some scholars relate it to the tribe of the Bíbalos, and to the ancient Roman city of “Forum Bibalorum”.
The MAIN HOUSE, made of stone, with 1,000 m² of a surface has two floors. It consists of 10 rooms that have cabins and/or whirlpools and hair dryers. Two of the bedrooms are suites, one with an independent entrance, and both have a Jacuzzi for two people. The underfloor heating is very comfortable. The capacity is for 20 people and the possibility of extra bed in three rooms …. with what would be for 23 people.
In the same building, but on the ground floor, there is a BAR with a living room, with access to two bathrooms. And two small rooms: one for lingerie and another a warehouse. From the bar, there is a door to the exterior from which you can access a MULTIPURPOSE ROOM, of 120 m2 that can be used for all kinds of events. On the same ground floor, in the entrance hall, there is a room for office and a loft with a fireplace that can be used as a stage.
Also from the entrance hall, you reach the DINING ROOM. And from this, you have direct access to the saltwater pool and beautiful views.
Also on the ground floor is the INDUSTRIAL KITCHEN: with a cold room with the department for fish; Freezer, dishwasher, two-service fryer, gas stove with four stoves and oven, iron and barbecue with volcanic stones. Industrial extractor hood, marble cut to cut meat and all countertops in stainless steel. There is a stack of two sinks with two taps … one standing and one shower. Everything in perfect condition.
In another building, there is a SPA. It has a sauna, a foot bath, two hydromassage shower cabins and a Jacuzzi for 6 people. There are also two toilets and two changing rooms with whirlpool cabins. In the same building, there is an area that is used as a gym. A GUEST HOUSE is located a few meters from the main house, with approximately 200 m2 of surface: it has two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living room with kitchen furniture.
The property is surrounded by natural parks. It limits with the Natural Park of Sanabria and the Natural Park O Invernadeiro … and not very far, it is the Natural Park of Montesinho, in Portugal. It is also crowned by other spectacular places, such as the gorges of the Bibei and Sil rivers. And about 40 km from the Manzaneda Mountain Station, where you can go skiing …
The hotel is 3 hours and a half from Madrid by car and, shortly, 10 kilometres from the hotel, is going to start the AVE, high-speed train, so it will shorten the distance and you can attract tourists directly … Precisely, the Portuguese Way of Santiago also passes through that area. Orense capital is an hour away, a place famous for its thermal waters. Lugo at one hour, and Santiago de Compostela at just over two hours by car ….
If you want beach, Vigo is 1h 40 minutes like other beaches of Lugo. The complex is 5 minutes from the municipality of Viana do Bolo that has all kinds of services and has a beautiful reservoir. It is 30 minutes from Verín, a place famous for its carnivals like Viana do Bolo and from Verín there are just 30 minutes to the town of Chaves in Portugal.
It is also 40 minutes by highway from Puebla de Sanabria in Castilla y León, famous for its lake. There are numerous hiking trails, as well as for mountain bike routes BTT. In short, the site where the hotel is located is a point of departure and passage for all Galician provinces and other points of Castilla y Leon, such as Ponferrada which is about an hour away.