The Country House of Nossa Senhora das Mercês , ideally situated in the protected area of Mount Brasil, in Terceira Island, Azores, grows from the sea line through the interior within an area of about 35 000 square meters.
It gathers the ocean influence with a dense extension of Atlantic woods wrapping an architectural set of great historical and cultural value.
The farm roots go back to the XVI th century , when the actual farm tenant’s house was built. In the XVII th century was raised the Manor House, to which, in the same century, was added the chapel , in all alike a small church. The House and the Chapel are the nucleus of one of the last examples of the Feudal Architecture on the surrounds of the city of Angra do Heroísmo.
The outside space, with deep connection to the sea, was valorised through a careful landscape architectural project witch faithfully kept the original line of the land, implementing selective areas of leisure.
It is a multifaceted space , directed to an exacting and qualified tourism demand. The interaction with the sea allows practicing numerous sports in the open wide Atlantic and the dense woods invite to share a relaxing environment.
The Country House Quinta das Mercês is a unique space where nature perfectly combines with a rich historical patrimony, giving the pleasure of an unforgettable experience.