The Quinta de Santo António Estate is situated on the evergreen island of Sao Miguel, the largest, and most multifaceted island in the archipelago of the Azores and the westernmost territory of the EU (Portugal).
You approach the estate along a 2km country lane with spectacular views of the southern coastline.
"Miniature Manor House" with sea view from all rooms and unspoiled views over the beautiful landscape
Trad. French windows, panelled dining room, bathroom, cloakroom and guest-toilet, elaborate wood work, three open fireplaces (living-room, dining-room and bed-room)
Volcanic stone and South American hardwood floors
Several outbuildings, including chapel, garage, gate-lodge, firewood storage, greenhouse, drying house and wine cellar
Surrounded by nothing but birdsong, the murmur of the ocean and the mystery of nature
Solar water heating system
60,000 square metres of land
Secluded estate, fringed by tall hedges and groups of trees, on a south-facing slope to its own 250m wide seafront
An assortment of exotic fruit trees offering fresh fruit all year round
37 garden sections sheltered by hardy and decorative evergreen Incenso-hedges
Thousands of Camelias, Azaleas, Agapanthus and Hydrangas creating carpets of colour all year round
Various garden and sea view terraces connected by paved walks with boxed hedges
Self-sufficient water supply via own spring
The Estate is in the Povoacao district , in the south-east, the most beautiful district of the island with its parks and botanical gardens, 42 mineral and thermal springs, mountains (1,100m), fishing harbours, beaches, waterfalls and a golf course.
Island of Sao Miguel
Sub-tropical climate all year round in the range of 14 (winter) to 28°C (summer)
No dry periods
No poisonous animals
Low crime rate
Excellent sailing, scuba diving, fishing, and whale watching
Distance from the Estate:
Ponta Delgada and airport: 1 hour
Furnas, thermal waters, spas, golf course: 15 minutes
Ribeira Quente beach: 15 minutes
Several flights to London via Lisbon per day, direct flights to Stansted every Saturday.
Direct flights to the major cities of Europe and North America a few times per week, via Lisbon or Porto every day.
Serious Offers Considered Above €1,300,000