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Typical Architecture, Comfort and Peaceful Home

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

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.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Azores in Portugal

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 11 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Casa de banho 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Casa de banho 1 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Quarto 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Quarto 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Quarto 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • 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.
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 11 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.5185184 based on 27 reviews

Great place for a family stay

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 5, grandparents, parents and a toddler. The house served us very well for our 6 nights on Sao Miguel. It is well located, close both to the airport and Ponta Delgada.

Manuel helped arrange car rental for us, and answered any questions that we had. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect accommodation for an amazing trip

  • 5 of 5

From the start the booking expeeejnce was very easy and simple. Manuel emailed and replied very quickly with information and directions for the property as well as helping us with finding a car rental company and organised everything for us.

The villa is easy to find and very central location to the whole island. The property is located in a quiet village surrounded by lovely gardens and greenery as well as cats and a donkey as residents.

Inside the property very clean and equipped with everything you need with very spacious three bedrooms, one double in the main room with ensuite with lovely views and the two twin rooms downstairs, one with an ensuite.

I would most definitely come back and stay again and the accommodation is ideal for your visit. The island is Sao Miguel is a wonderful magical place and we will be back soon.

Manuel thank you so much for all your help and assistance and hopefully see you one day soon.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ricky Hello Ricky Many thanks for the generous and friendly commentary. Ricky and his family are fantastic people, educated and friendly, they will always be welcome. Manuel
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Milford Connecticut


  • 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".

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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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.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

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.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Kilometres
João Paulo II
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
S. Vicente Ferreira
Nearest Ferry
9 Kilometres
Ponta Delgada
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Solar dos frangos
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
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 ...


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Azores, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £4.19 + Tax
Limpeza Final £35.25

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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