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Secular Country House 5* Rural Tourism License

For Sale

Povoação - Azores



Welcome to this magnificent property nestled in the heart of the stunning island of São Miguel, Azores in a peaceful and quiet area of Povoação village.

Surrounded by the purest nature that characterizes São Miguel, the property offers an exuberant view of the majestic mountains and the endless sea. Spanning over 13,000m2, this estate holds a rich history dating back to 1907 when it was originally built by a wealthy family returning from Brazil. Known as the "House of the Sisters," it served as an education center for children under the guidance of a religious congregation.

Steeped in nostalgia, the property holds a special place in the hearts of Lomba do Button's inhabitants, with many cherishing memories of their first school steps, baptisms, and marriages in the charming chapel that once graced the house.

With a 5-star rating from Azores Tourism Authorities, this licensed Rural Tourism Country House has been thoughtfully rebuilt and renovated to provide an authentic local experience with exceptional service, reflected in its impressive score on Booking.

Step inside to discover five themed rooms, three featuring private bathrooms, and two sharing a bathroom, all equipped with central air conditioning for comfort. The cozy living and dining room, adorned with a wood-burning stove, serves as a hub for the various compartments of the house. All exterior doors and windows in Alluminium double glazed keeping the traditional lines.

The kitchen is a true masterpiece, boasting the original basalt stone floor that exudes a rustic charm and timeless elegance. Adding to its allure, a captivating wood oven stands proudly, reminiscent of a bygone era when meals were prepared with love and care.

As you explore further, you'll be captivated by the original basalt stone arches and a gracefully staircase on the ground floor, lending an air of heritage to the entire space. Currently utilized as a storage area, the ground floor holds immense potential, offering a canvas to be transformed into an extraordinary living space limited only by your imagination.

Nestled away from the main building, discover a secluded suite that promises a private oasis. This exclusive sanctuary comes complete with a serene private garden, creating an idyllic retreat for relaxation and contemplation.

Outside, an enchanting patio invites you to soak in the vast green landscape, while the little ones can enjoy the playground. The property boasts small farms adorned with fruit trees like bananas, strawberries, avocados, and more. Don't forget to say hello to the friendly animals, including chickens, goats, turkeys, ducks, and the lovable mascot - Chico, the donkey!

To top it off, the villa is sold with all furniture included (excluding personal items), and it comes with an established position on booking platforms, making it an excellent opportunity for those looking to continue the business.

In summary, this unique property is not just a home; it's a treasure trove of history and charm. Immerse yourself in the beauty of São Miguel and own a piece of paradise steeped in cultural significance.


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Povoação - Azores

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