610-countryside House On The Island Of Sao Miguel In The Azores
Country house with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Furnas, Azores
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From £696 per week
Country house to rent in Furnas, Azores
Country house overview - owner's description
Countryside house on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores in a very quiet location
Countryside house on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores in a very quiet location.
The house :
House with 110 m² living space and covered terrace with BBQ, table and chairs.
-- Living room with sofas
-- Kitchen with gas stove, oven, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, microwave, dining area un ironing set
-- 3 double bedrooms : 1 with double bed (150x190) and 2 each with 2 single beds (90x190)
-- Garden, terrace with garden furniture and BBQ area
-- Outdoor bathroom
200 meters from the garden Terra Nostra with beautiful hiking trails
400 meters to the village of Furnas with restaurants and supermarket
5 km to the lake of Furnas
7 km to the beach and sea
50 km to the airport****Area:
The Azores officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean about 1,360 km (850 mi) west of continental Portugal, about 880 km (550 mi) northwest of Madeira, about 1,925 km (1,196 mi) southeast of Newfoundland, and about 6,392 km (3,972 mi) northeast of Brazil. Its main industries are agriculture, dairy farming (for cheese and butter products primarily), livestock ranching, fishing, and tourism, which is becoming the major service activity in the region. In addition to this, the government of the Azores employs a large percentage of the population directly or indirectly in many aspects of the service and tertiary sectors.
There are nine major Azorean islands and an islet cluster, in three main groups. These are Flores and Corvo, to the west; Graciosa, Terceira, São Jorge, Pico, and Faial in the centre; and São Miguel, Santa Maria, and the Formigas Reef to the east. They extend for more than 600 km (370 mi) and lie in a northwest-southeast direction.
All the islands have volcanic origins, although some, such as Santa Maria, have had no recorded activity since the islands were settled. Mount Pico, on the island of Pico, is the highest point in Portugal, at 2,351 m (7,713 ft). The Azores are actually some of the tallest mountains on the planet, measured from their base at the bottom of the ocean to their peaks, which thrust high above the surface of the Atlantic.
Because these once-uninhabited and remote islands were settled sporadically over a span of two centuries, their culture, dialect, cuisine, and traditions vary considerably.
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This country house is:
Outside this country house in Furnas, AzoresThis country house is in the town but in a quiet area near the beach. It has a balcony and a barbecue. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 1 June 2016
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:
- 1 double bed
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Open fire, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Parking
Private Owner From Porto, Portugal Member since Jun 2010
Past bookings: 3 bookings
Response rate: 100%
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