Paradise at the Top of the Brazilian Mountains

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Spacious modern design house with 3 suites, one with a small kids room and office, gourmet kitchen for guest separated from main kitchen for local made, living and TV room with panoramic views and wood burn fireplaces in most accommodations. Two additional suite close to main house and two guest houses called Rainbow cottage and Araucaria cottage. The first with three bedrooms, one suite and two sharing a bathroom and the second complete with two bedrooms, living, dinning, kitchen and laundry area. Organic garden, costume designed play ground, ponies, horses, barbecue and pizza house, ofuro, gazebo, natural swimming pool for kids and adults, walking and mountain bike trails. Short trip to historical town of Paraty famous for the International book and photography festivals.

Available for international buyers. More info at

Additional house for long term rentals: Araucaria cottage recently renovated with two bedrooms, dining, living, kitchen, laundry with dryer and washing machine available for 6 months or one year.


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2000 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 16-20

  • Quarto 2: 1 queen


  • Quarto 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Quarto 4: 1 queen


  • Quarto 5: 1 queen

    shower and bath tub with panoramic views...moreless

  • Quarto 6: 1 queen

    shower ...moreless

  • Quarto 7: 1 queen

    shower ...moreless

  • Quarto 8: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    shower ...moreless

  • Quarto 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    bathtub/shower,office and walking closet...moreless

  • : 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Eight bedrooms, 3 suites with bathtubs and four with shower; three with fireplaces. Bed clothes included.Araucaria cottage available for long term rentals. More info:

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The dinning area is incorporated with the kitchen and the formal dinning can be prepared at the gazebo, outside the main house.


  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 20 people


  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Sunbed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $48 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • camareira $31.96
  • Pet Fee $39.95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5%


A diária para a fazenda nos dias convencionais 'e de $180 reais por pessoa para os quartos com chuveiro e 190 por pessoa para os quartos com banheira e nos feriados $200 para os quartos com chuveiro e 220 para os quartos com banheira, por pessoa. Essa diaria inclui uso de toda infraestrutura da propriedade incluindo sauna, piscina, ofuro, gazebo...

Uma parcela incial (50%) depositada na conta corrente da nossa empresa em Sao Paulo 'e necessaria para fazer a reserva. O restante pode ser pago cinco dias antes do incio da estada ou em dinheiro na propriedade.

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Last updated: 11/19/2015
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230 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Guarulhos International airport, Sao Paulo, Brazil
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Centro de Cunha
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Dona Felicidade
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Lovely farm recently renovated on the top of the mountains with wonderful views close to the eighteen century historic town of Paraty.

We are now selling the property and potential buyers should contact us on We live in Bermuda but the property can be visited upon booking.

More info can be seen in two websites: and

Other Activities: waterfalls, historic town of Paraty


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Paraty:
Mountaintop location (altitude 4,500 ft) with spectacular sunrise-to-sunset views plus rolling hills, forests and ponds. Over a mile of “environmental” rachao driveway has been constructed, drainage is excellent, water is abundant (we just completed a new artesian well which is rated at 600gph of pure water), the sewage system works well, plus we have good wifi and steady mains electricity. When the owners and guests are not in residence, the property is regularly rented for weekends and holidays to an upmarket clientele, which pays for staff and upkeep. Recently a Toyota commercial was filmed on the property. It has also been a cover story in two national lifestyle magazines. Apart from being strategically located between SP and Rio, the property is only 25 miles from the world-class tropical beaches of Paraty, which also has excellent shops, restaurants and nightlife. About four miles of the connecting road is currently, well, bumpy, but within a year or two it will be paved. Closer by, there are perhaps four good restaurants in and around Cunha, the nearest town, which is about 10 miles away. It has a hospital, pharmacies and shops that are rather basic but it is a charming place in a thriving, secure area dominated by agriculture and artisanal ceramics. As for climate, there is abundant sunshine all year round with an average of about 80F and low humidity on summer days and 65F on summer nights; 65 to 70F and low humidity on winter days and 30F to 50F on winter nights — so lots of opportunities to use the property's NINE fireplaces and wood stoves!The manager, Assis, is truly superb and will likely want to continue. There is a nice, competent maid, Edina, who can also cook. For special occasions, several capable local chefs are happy to come and prepare meals.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Mountaintop location (altitude 4,500 ft) with spectacular sunrise-to-sunset views plus rolling hills, forests and ponds. In all, about 55 acres. Two-and-a-half hours by excellent roads from Guarulhos Airport; three from Sao Paulo, four from Rio. Flat space for helicopters. High quality main house of 3,600sf with fine public rooms and three comfortable bedrooms suites, two of them with Jacuzzi tubs. Excellent guest cottage of about 700sf with three nice bedrooms, two baths and living room. Cottage of about 800sf with two rustic chic bedroom suites and a secondary kitchen, which is useful for large-scale entertaining. Hidden car park — so the place’s amazing peace is not disturbed — for up to 20 cars. Barbecue house (about 350sf) with large built-in BBQ, traditional pizza oven, table seating for up to 14, large wood-burning sauna, toilet, shower.Gazebo measuring maybe 300sf with enormous granite fireplace and bar. It can be used for dancing, as a stage for performances, or even an altar … a few couples have been married there! Pretty, simple cottage (800sf) with three bedrooms, one bathroom, kitchen, dining room and living room for overflow guests. Enormous stone-built swimming pool which appears to be a little lake but has all the necessary equipment plus built-in hydromassage spa and firepit and two ipe decks jutting into the water. Excellent recently-built manager’s house and large storage shed. Top-quality stables for up to 20 horses (2,200sf), general farm building with offices (800sf) and cowshed (400sf). All principal accommodations and social areas were built or renovated in the last seven years using only the finest materials and fittings. A maintenance programme is in place to keep the property in pristine condition. There is an organic kitchen garden supplying more than adequate quantities of fresh vegetables and herbs; also, an organic orchard with a wide variety of seasonal fruits. Most important, there has been careful attention to infrastructure.

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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, Mountaintop location (altitude 4,500 ft) with spe

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Mountain view

    Mountain view

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Verandah


  • Bathroom of Rainbow cottage master suite

    Bathroom of Rainbow cottage master suite

  • Sunset on the swimming pool

    Sunset on the swimming pool

  • Main house suit 2

    Main house suit 2

  • kitchen


  • Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

  • TV room bay window overseeing the pool and mountains

    TV room bay window overseeing the pool and mountains

  • Sunset


  • Main house with swimming pool at sunset

    Main house with swimming pool at sunset

  • Bathroom from second suite of the main house

    Bathroom from second suite of the main house

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