Accommodation, artists' studios and more
The Centre in Portugal is located in a stone building of 200 years old; a typical Portuguese Monte. It consists of a main house, two cottages, four artists’ studios, several open-air working places and a swimming pool. The slide show on this page gives an impression).
Seven apartments, a piano room and a meeting room are in the main house. Each apartment has a living room (5x5m) with two beds, a working table, chairs, a little kitchen with cooking utensils, a bathroom and a private terrace with garden furniture.
In addition there are two cottages with similar facilities but more space. Casa Miradouro (6x9m) has a great view and Casa Vicente has three rooms (5x5m).
Several artists´studios are available. One is very big: 25x10m, and two are medium sized: 5x10m and 6x10m. A room of 5x5 m in the main house can be converted into a studio. Also in the main house is a room with piano, several other instruments and music books. Casa Vicente has several rooms of which one can act as a studio. The living room of Casa Miradouro has with sufficient space (around 4x4m) for certain types of work.
Working outside is possible nearly always, everywhere and without charge. Apart from the surrounding nature there are also options near to the house: a tiled circular place of 15m in diameter, a patio of 6x9 m, a pergola with shadow tissue (3,5 x8 m) and an excavation site (20x10m, of which parts are paved). Within 15 minutes walking are some intriguing abandoned buildings and lots of nature.
There are also a swimming pool, several terraces, a small rose garden and other places for leisure.