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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

Typical house architecture Açoreana with modern comfort and sobriety

19 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Azores Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, capacity 9 people 12 km from the airport and 10km from Ponta Delgada

Vernacular architecture house of the seventeenth century, adapted to people with special needs, which serves meals a encmenda surrounded by terraces in basaltic stone, which was cultivated vineyard. The terraces glimpse up enchanting landscapes of sea / mountain.

The farmhouse has a farmyard with 200m2, a space where the folder Joaquina donkey and house cats. Very green and quiet space, providing the absolute relax after a beautiful walks in the Azorean nature. By reservation we serve dinners, whose ingredients are mostly grown on the farm, organic farming as well as birds of poultry kept in the open and fed corn, bran, vegetables, and worms that esgravatam ervinhas on Thursday.

A 3 km from a golf course, natural swimming pools and beautiful beaches, among other natural beauties of the island.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Proprietário (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

Reviews

4.8
based on 19 traveler reviews

Typical house architecture Açoreana with modern comfort and sobriety
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews
Milford Connecticut
5

A PIECE OF HEAVEN

  • 5 of 5

This was my first vacation to the Azores and I wanted to make sure it would be relaxing and memorable. We got in on July 3rd and as soon as the house was cleaned we went in and were pleasantly surprised. It was clean and well maintained and had many antiques. I got a sense of history there, the beautiful stone walls and doorways as well as modern features like the dishwasher and lovely master bath with a wonderful jacuzzi. The view from the master bath is breathtaking! I think the thing that made our stay the best was the kindness and generosity of Manuel and Fernanda. They constantly brought over home made things for us to try, fresh bread, sugar cane Manuel had picked from his own garden, and Fernanda even made my wife and daughter ear rings to remember them by. I can't say enough about this place and our time there, I can only describe it as, "A hug for the soul".

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A comfortable stay in a stunning property

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Quinta dos Afectos immensely, the owners Manuel and his lovely wife Fernanda are brilliant hosts, welcoming, friendly and helpful but also respectful of guests privacy.

The estate is very large and enjoyable, we loved having such a large and landscaped garden to sunbathe in, there is even a vegetable garden we were invited to pick some delicious greens from!

Personally I loved cooking in the huge kitchen, which is very well equipped, as is the rest of the house. A particularly nice touch is the basket with a choice of soft plaids next to the fireplace, very nice for cozy evenings indoors, thank you Fernanda!

The whole indoors space is tastefully decorated yet simple, the master bedroom is enormous, as is the upstairs bathroom. We enjoyed the quality bedding materials and the incredible views from the large bedroom and bathroom.

We invited some family to stay with us on this trip; they stayed in the downstairs bedrooms and enjoyed them a lot, the house is very large and has a great layout both for families and groups of friends.

We really didn't have any complaints at all, the place is great, the view beautiful, the hosts lovely, Manuel even got us a great deal on the car rental! Only one criticism: it's hard to book, because it is so often occupied!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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4

A charming 300yr old farmhouse with modern amenities

  • 4 of 5

We chose this as our second stop in our 10day trip in Sao Miguel after staying in a beachfront house in Moinhos. We chose this place mainly for our kids who love animals. We weren't disappointed. The kids absolutely enjoyed the animals. We went in December and the heaters and towel warmers were a blessing. The natural fireplace in the living room, the full size kitchen, the spacious bedrooms were all a plus.

About the place: It is located about 1/2 hr away from Ponta Delgada near Fenais da Luz in residential areas. There are grocery stores nearby (Spar) and Sol Mar supermarket where you get everything under the sol(!). Even though there is no direct beachview, we had no complaints since the grounds are well manicured and it was a different experience altogether. Mosteiros and and Sete Cidades are nearby.

Manuel was very helpful and answered all emails before the trip. Directions to the place was fairly easy.

Overall, a nice experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada
4

A classy country house

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Manuel's classily remodel home for few days in December. Manuel was very friendly and helpful with our need and request during our stay. The property shown just like the pictures, the rooms are clean, spacious and nicely furnished with comfortable beds, millions dollars ocean view from the master bedroom windows. A multi levels garden and parking spaces are found next to the house. The property is located in the rural countryside where you can enjoy the serenity and nature. If you want to explore the option of the countryside with style, this is the choice!

We were nervous when driving on the curly, narrow and unfamiliar streets. But Manuel was very kind to show us the directions and signs. Since driving is not an option in this location, we give 4 stars.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canada
5

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

A group of us stayed for about a week on Sao Miguel and it was an unforgettable experience. The island is very unspoiled and the people are some of the nicest I've encountered on earth. This includes Manuel the property owner who went above and beyond to make sure we had the best possible vacation. His years of experience in the hotel industry definitely shows as he certainly knows how to take care of guests. The property is very well kept and has everything you could need. Large bedrooms (the master has a great view of the ocean), a comfortable living room and great kitchen.

The location is outside of town, but that makes even more lovely as its peaceful and very easy to get anywhere on the island with a car anyway. I'd recommend Sao Miguel to anyone who loves nature and is looking for a peaceful vacation. I'd recommend Quinta dos Afectos to anyone coming to the island who doesn't mind being a little outside of town.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A little bit of EDEN....good location.

  • 5 of 5

We visited SAO MIGUEL in January 2014. This Island is still unspoiled by mass tourism and it is obvious almost everywhere that nature still matters here. There are plenty of remarkable place to see, explore and experience.(We should have spend a month there)

The two of us rented this 300 year old spacious house which was lovingly restored with great attentions given to details by the owners Manuel and Fernanda who by the way were perfect hosts to us. We enjoyed the top quality beds and the extra large bathrooms with perfectly functioning high-end fixtures, and all the amenities that can be found in a 5 star hotel.

The Gardens are beautiful even in January. We also enjoyed the hosts extended cat family and hope they are all well again.

We recommend this property to anyone who is looking for piece and quiet, lot of space in an natural clean environment.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
João Paulo II
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
S. Vicente Ferreira
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Ponta Delgada
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Batalha
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Solar dos frangos
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Santana
Car: recommended

S. Vicente Ferreira, is a village belonging to the Municipality of Ponta Delgada. It lies on the north coast of the island, 10km from the city of Ponta Delgada.

The nearby natural pools monitored (Wells), volcanic, golf course, equestrian center, astronomical observatory of Santana, beaches, city / ethnographic museums. Possible realizations of hiking trails, downhill to São Miguel lagoons, observation of nature with tour guides ...

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Rates & Availability

Azores Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
1.2
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$124
$4,079
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
1.4
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$107
$781
$3,237
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
1.5
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$79
$584
$2,394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
2
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$67
$472
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
3
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$79
$551
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
4
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
$747
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
5
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$124
$865
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
6
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$107
$747
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
7
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$79
$551
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$84
$590
 

Additional information about rental rates

Limpeza Final $45
Pet Fee $6 + Tax

Pessoa extra:(Duas)-Preço-20.00€, todo o ano,
excepto entre 01/11/2013 e 28/02/2014, que o preço é de 15.00€

Camas extras(três)-Preço-15.00€ todo o ano,excepto entre 01/11/2013 e 28/02/2014, que o preço é de 10.00€

Encargos de limpeza à saída:40.00€

Achas para o recuperador: 12 cêntimos cada

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Amenities

Azores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 11 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Quarto 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Quarto 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Quarto 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Quarto1 - 40m2, 2 windows overlooking the sea, bathroom with 15m2 overlooking pair the sea. (Possibility of two extra beds) Bedroom 2 - bedroom and bathroom adapted to disabled people, two single beds and possibility of an extra bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 11 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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