Featuring a fountain with a granite pond within manicured gardens, this 18th-century manor house is located in Vilar Seco, surrounded by vineyards and pine trees. Solar Ponces de Carvalho offers rooms with high ceilings and antique furnishings. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee making facilities. A breakfast buffet is served daily in the dining area, decorated with a chandelier and long curtains. Stucco details add to the historic environment, and the living room includes a fireplace and warm rugs. Guests can find restaurants a 5-minute drive away. Guests can enjoy table tennis at the property or unwind by the pond. There are many hiking opportunities in the vicinity. Solar Ponces is 43 km from Serra da Estrela Natural Park, and Viseu city centre is 22 km away with its well-known cathedral. Termas de São Pedro do Sul (thermal springs) is 45 km away.