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Quinta de Milhafres

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
3 nights minimum
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Welcome to Quinta de Buzzards, located on the South coast of São Miguel, in the parish of Ribeira das Tainhas, Concelho de Vila Franca do Campo. The fifth of Buzzards boasts a privileged location from which to explore the Island. It is 3 Km from the Centre of Vila Franca do Campo the first capital of San Miguel, the 20 Miles of Furnas and 30 Km from Ponta Delgada. The name of the farm of Buzzards is due to the fact that two couples of buzzards pick the location as their habitat. It is a privileged place for observation of these birds for their resemblance to the Azores are at the origin of the name of the archipelago. With 11.300 m2 area, the regional road to the sea, was owned by the District Governor, John Francis Mann Bettencourt. The chroniclers record the presence of this noble famil...Welcome to Quinta de Buzzards, located on the South coast of São Miguel, in the parish of Ribeira das Tainhas, Concelho de Vila Franca do Campo. The fifth of Buzzards boasts a privileged location from which to explore the Island. It is 3 Km from the Centre of Vila Franca do Campo the first capital of San Miguel, the 20 Miles of Furnas and 30 Km from Ponta Delgada. The name of the farm of Buzzards is due to the fact that two couples of buzzards pick the location as their habitat. It is a privileged place for observation of these birds for their resemblance to the Azores are at the origin of the name of the archipelago. With 11.300 m2 area, the regional road to the sea, was owned by the District Governor, John Francis Mann Bettencourt. The chroniclers record the presence of this noble family on the island since the 18th century. The Museum of Vila Franca do Campo is located in the main house of the Botelhos that belonged to the same family, which unveils its important economic and political position. The three largest nearest beaches are Pebble d'areia the 500 m, Came the 3 km d'areia and Água d'alto to 5 km. The fifth of Buzzards develops its activity in a sustainable way while respecting nature and in accordance with the principles of Permaculture. Enjoy the cozy nooks of this Thursday its amazing panoramic views of the Earth, the sea and the islet of Vila Franca do Campo. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 131More
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Fernando V
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This self contained studio accommodation is in the perfect setting, Within driving distance of everything and just a few minutes walk from a rocky cove. Fernando couldn’t be more helpful and the island is so lush and verdant, perfect for a walking holiday.

Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

So my husband and I myself planned a 3 week holiday to Portugal. 1 week in Lisbon which was great and then 2 weeks in the Azores Islands. Our first airbnb was here at Quinta de Milhafres. Firstly how can you say anything negative as...More

Date of stay: May 2017
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Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your kindness. It was a pleasure to have you with us. We hope Steve has completely recovered from his surgery.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lovely little place, very rustic with spectacular views and gardens. Has everything needed for a base whilst exploring . Andre perfect host with great recommendation for somewhere to eat and help with directions .

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank TB0161
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed it. Hope see you again in Azores. Best regards André

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our hosts came to our rescue when we had difficulty finding the cottage; they were so generous and helpful through out our stay. The cottage is located on a beautiful property with colourful gardens even in February! One can sit on strategically placed deck chairs...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank JacquelineB3140
Management response:Responded 22 March 2017

Thank you for your Kind words It was great to receive you on our property. We hope you return. We are available to help and support you in the Azores.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Date of stay: October 2016
Management response:Responded 16 October 2016

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km
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