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Cedro - a cottage in the mountains of Madeira

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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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 s...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 stone path that leads to the picnic area marks the end of the road and beginning of the parking lot just above. Once you arrive to the parking space you will see Cedro, the first cottage and its surroundings, the barbecue is just a few steps after the doorway. Inside the cottage, on your left, you can see the fully prepared kitchen. In the middle, a small space and the stairwell to the second floor. On your left you will find the living room where a wood burning stove and couch welcomes Cedro's guests with a feeling of coziness. Going to the second floor, you can see a window with a beautiful view to the valey and mountains, the bathroom is just on the right side and the bedroom on the left. The bedroom decoration, with soft lights, wooden floor and comfortable beds, create a simple and relaxing atmosphere, suitable to relax after a long day of hikes. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 6752More
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About the Owner
Rui S
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
Interaction with guests
I am available during your stay to help out in whatever I can.
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Very beautiful cottage,everything was easy to find and to use and you can heat in the evening if it is cold outside. You are here like in a bewitched forest.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Olga B
Reviewed July 13, 2018

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

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Shelagh B
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Reviewed March 30, 2018
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Date of stay: March 2018
Reviewed June 5, 2017
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Date of stay: May 2017
Management response:Responded June 7, 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stove
Grill
Central Heating
Water Views
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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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 public transportations are very limited in schedules.
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