Family home with garden, 2 minutes waking to city center Furnas

194
GP/Night
2 single beds
2 double beds
1 Portable crib

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What you will love about this home

estled in a huge green crater,where there also is a vast lake of calm waters, Furnas Valley speaks of volcanoes, tradition, clear waters, steaming hot springs and magic. It's documented in several literary and photographic works, as the 1841 book by British writers Joseph and Henry Bullar, A Winter in the Azores and a Summer at the Baths of Furnas. For its history,beauty and natural phenomena, hot springs and nature parks, the village of Furnas, in the heart of the island but only 30 minutes away from Ponta Delgada (the largest and most important city), is the perfect place to spend unforgettable holidays in the Azores. The " Casa da Igreja Velha " (house by the Old Church) is part of Furnas' History because it is nearby the beautiful church of Santa Ana, built in 1760, where once stood one of the oldest shrines of the island, which was destroyed by the eruption of 1630. Also, it used to be a school and the priest´s residence until it was acquired in 1995 and restored in 2011. Casa da Igreja Velha Its central location - but out -of-the way, for a greater peace of mind - provides quick access to cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, post-office,police station,pharmacy, bank or bakery. Above all, the house is almost next door( about 3 minutes’ walk ) from the Terra Nostra Park, one of the most beautiful botanical parks in the world (in the words of Condé Nast Travel); Poça da Beija (5 min walk), a natural pool with thermal water, and a 10 -minute walk along a wide boulevard from de hot springs, emblematic of the local hydrological and thermal wealth of the island. Not far away, 6 km, in the parish of Ribeira Quente, lies "Praia do Fogo ",a beach with waters heated by fumaroles and 11 km you can find the village of Povoação, the county seat. The Furnas golf course, with its 18 holes, is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world and is only a 5- minutes drive from the house. A Casa da Igraja Velha is a high quality ,comfortable expirience in an Azorean typical house surrounded by nature. The house offers a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining room, 3 bedrooms, two with double bed and one with two single beds, two bathrooms (one with access to the garden) and a pleasant garden with endemic plants, fully walled, perfect for children to play safely. All rooms are heated and the room you can relax to the sound of crackling of the stove. Among the facilities of the house include: satellite TV, sound system HI-FI, small library, games room, bicycles and even golf clubs (if requested). It is also possible to pre-booking of activities such as whale watching, horseback riding and jeep excursions, and diving, canoeing, bird watching.

What you will love about this neighborhood

Furnas is a Portuguese parish belonging to the municipality of Povoação. It has 70.20 km² and 1,599 inhabitants (2007). It lies east of Ponta Delgada and southwest of Lagoa and Ribeira Grande, facing the Atlantic Ocean to the south and the mountains to the north. The main economic activities are agriculture and tourism. Furnas is well-known for its thermal waters, including hot springs, Poça da Beija and thermal pools. It is also known for the Terra Nostra Park, a magnificent botanical garden with a huge pool of thermal water, different species of animals and plants. Another mandatory stop is the beautiful lake of Furnas. Only ten minutes away from Furnas you can find the village of Ribeira Quente, which has a beautiful beach and amazing seafood restaurants. You have to taste the yeast cakes (bolo lêvedo) and the Furnas stewor (cozido) cooked inside holes on the ground, which benefit from the heat of the volcano (the meat takes about 5 to 6 hours to cook, and codfish about 3 to 4 hours), and give the stew such an exquisite flavour. This village has one of the largest and most diverse botanical collections of the archipelago.

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Amenities

TV
WiFi
Dishwasher
Dryer
Washing machine
Microwave oven
Freezer
Oven
Fridge
Bathtub
Heating system
Wheelchair accessible
Baby gear
Computer
Internet
Private garden
Private pool
BBQ
A/C
Fireplace
Elevator
Private parking space
Car
Bicycle
Motorcycle
Doorman included
Cleaning person included
Jacuzzi

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Yes, this accommodation has a garden. You will find more details about the garden and other facilities on this page.
Yes, this accommodation has a wifi connection. We recommend that you discuss this with the host to ensure that the connection speed is sufficient for your needs.
Yes, this accommodation has one or more parking spaces.
This accommodation has 3 bedrooms.
The surface of this accommodation is 200m2.
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