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Cedro - a cottage in the mountains of Madeira

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Mountain view from Cedro
Bedroom entrance
Ribeiro Frio Cottages
Cedro - Ribeiro Frio Cottages
Detail view of Ribeiro Frio Cottages
Gateway and driveway
Looking back to the driveway
Stairs to the upper floor and entrance of the living room
Living room
Windows, table and chairs of the living room
Table, chairs, wood burning stove and tv.
Upper floor and door to the bathroom
Bathroom shower and toilet.
Sink detail
Side view of the hallway window
Frontal view of the hallway window
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Side view of the hallway window
Bedroom detail
Bedroom detail with those fluffy towels
Beds, pillows and soft smooth blankets
Bedroom windows
View to the mountain and parking space
View from the main bedroom window
View from the bedroom window
Bedroom closet and furniture
Picnic area entrance
Footpath with flowers
Flower details
Sunset with the mist coming on
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Santana, Madeira, Madeira Islands
One of the three Ribeiro Frio Cottages, Cedro is a two storey cottage surrounded by forest and well placed in the mountains of Santana.

Its privileged location, allows access to several hikes, including the famous Vereda dos Balcões and an incredible experience in the middle of the Laurissilva forest.

When you arrive at the entrance of the property, you will see the cottages on the other side of the valley, and the mountains above them.
Take a moment to breath the fresh air while watching that beautiful landscape before you enter the private road up to the cottages.

In the middle of the road, you will pass a small bridge with a view to the small seasonal brook that feeds Ribeiro Frio, before arriving at the automatic gate that gives you access to the gardens and the parking space.

A small garden on your right along with the small sto...
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Listing #HL8653796
About the Owner
Rui S
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I am available during your stay to help out in whatever I can.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful views from cottage surrounded by forest and friendly birds. The cottage was very well equipped and prepared and there are some great walks direct from the door and within an easy drive, with Pico Arieiro only 20 mins away by car. There are two...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 6:00 PM
Only one visitor is allowed to spend the night.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
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May 1, 2018 -
Sep 30, 2018
2 nights
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About the neighborhood
In the North Eastern area of Madeira Island in just a 35 minutes drive from Funchal, you will find Ribeiro Frio (Cold Brook), a location with a natural park in the municipality of Santana.

With several mountains and valleys, Ribeiro Frio natural park has a mix forest of Laurissilva and other european species. It's natural enviroment is suitable for hikes and relaxing vacations away from the stressful day to day.

With a mild weather and spectacular views Including the famous vereda dos Balcões, it is visited yealry by thousands of nature lovers and hikers.

The nearby rainbow trout farm is also a visiting point to see the breeding tanks of this species that is introduced into Madeira's 'ribeiras' (small river's)
Getting around
The best way to visit this natural park and the area surrounding is by renting a car, since the public transportations are very limited in schedules.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Aeroporto da Madeira: 14.9 mi
The path from the Airport to Ribeiro Frio Cottages takes at least 37 minutes by car.

After leaving the airport towards Funchal, take the first exit and take the ER207 towards Santo António da Serra.

When you reach the end of ER207 you will enter ER102 and keep driving until you reach a crossroad with ER202 to Poiso.

Take the ER202 to Poiso until you reach the crossroad with ER103, it is easy to spot since there is a Forest Police station on the right before the crossroad. Go right to Ribeiro Frio until you find our sign on the left side of the road.

If you've reached the trout farm, you've already passed the entrance, turn back until you find our sign on the right side of the road.
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 8.7 mi.
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