The house is over one hundred years old, located within the civil parish of São Caetano, on Pico Island, and is surrounded by a unique landscape between the mountain and the sea.
A typical Azorean house built at the end of the 19th century by a small farming family of little means. Júlia's Little House is located high on a slope within the civil parish of São Caetano on Pico Island, next to the regional road. It is surrounded by other houses, which means it is integrated in neighbourhood life. The house has a historic atmosphere about it as a result of the several generations that have lived there and enjoys a unique location, marked by the powerful presence of the mountain and the limitless blue sea.
The house has been modified several times over the years, slowly catching up with the comforts of modern living. The last of such refurbishments was carried out earlier this year, where the bedroom and living areas were totally renovated, making them more functional and comfortable.
The house can accommodate 6 people and is split into two levels. On the upper level, you can find the kitchen and bathroom, and an open-plan space with a sofa-bed and a bedroom with a double bed. The lower level has a bedroom with a double bed, a small office space and a storage area. The two levels are connected by an internal staircase at the centre of the living area. The lower level enjoys direct access to the outdoor patio area, towards the front of the house.
In summary, the house can accommodate 6 people and has two rooms (each with a double bed) and a living area with a sofa-bed that sleeps 2. Please remember that the room on the upper level is open-plan with the living area.
The patio has a large dining table, chairs and a parasol. There is also a barbecue area with wooden stools, where you can cook a meal or simply enjoy a warm fire on a summer’s evening. We have plenty of firewood that you can use.
The kitchen is equipped with all the essentials (including an oven) and includes a small dining area.
The bathroom is a good size; the shower is a little smaller than we would like but it is perfectly functional. Despite the fact that this part of the house is relatively modern, we hope to make it more functional in the near future.
We have made a personal choice not to have a microwave, a TV or Internet access in the house. However, there are two cafés nearby with Internet access and TV.
The entire house is available for guests to use, with the exception of the storage area on the lower level. There is also a parking space by the front door.
Interaction with guests
We do not live on Pico Island all year round, so it is most likely that we will not be here when you come to stay. However, we have done everything we can to make your experience at Júlia's Little House as pleasant and functional as possible. The house is looked after by a neighbour who cleans and deals with the keys; we can always be reached and are available to help.
Other things to note
The rear of the house backs onto the regional road. Personally, we don't hear the traffic, but the same might not be said of those who are more sensitive to noise.
When reservations are for two people, we only prepare the room on the upper level, unless otherwise agreed before the check-in date.
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