Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Villa is located in one of the oldest Parishes in Madeira .It is quiet and peaceful and a great place to relax and unwind. However there is plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay and lots to do for the more active people.
The villa has easy access to all amenities, including many local bars and good quality restaurants serving local meat and fish dishes at very reasonable prices.
This is a large villa and is ideal for families. It combines indoor and outdoor living very well - leading from the living room is a spacious veranda and separate balcony with stunning sea views and spectacular mountain landscapes. Sit and dine al fresco and watch the stunning evening sunsets. Pop downstairs to the Orchard and pick your own array of tropical fruit .
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calheta 1.5 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Funchal 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors||
There are 2 double bedrooms ( one with private balcony ) and one twin bedded room , with two en suite bathrooms and a 3rd toilet .
There is a very large living room and dining room and similarly large kitchen which leads onto the veranda and balcony - perfect for al fresco dining.
There is also a games / relaxation room with a full size pool table ( set to free vend ), table top tennis table, dart board, TV with X Box , DVD player , some DVDs , numerous books and board games.
A utility room with full laundry facilities completes the accommodation .
The house has Sky television with two TV's , a satellite receiver and a freeview receiver .
There are two DVD players and a music ipod docking station ( please bring your own ipod ) .
There is wireless broadband in the villa , the signal in the house is very good and can be picked up on a lap top anywhere on the premises .
The kitchen is fully equipped with all that you will need to dine .
Spare bed linen , pillows and duvets are provided .
All bedrooms have towells provided . There are also spare towells .
|Further details outdoors||
Outside there is a veranda with a 3 seater sofa ,2 chairs and coffee table . The balcony has sunbeds and sun loungers and chairs . Additionally there is an outside dining table and 6 chairs. A barbecue is also provided .
There is a small orchard with an abundance of tropical fruit trees - oranges , tangerines , lemons , limes, passion fruit, figs,etc .Guests are more than welcome to pick their own fruit .
An appointed representative will meet and greet you on arrival to familiarise with the villa and surrounding area, she will be available should you encounter any difficulties.
Groceries , shopping can be arranged on request (payable on arrival).
Guest and information book is available , together with a visitors book and complaints book ( not used yet !! ) .
The Madeira region
The island gem of Madeira is sub tropical and enjoys a year round warm climate - averaging 25C in the Summer and a very pleasant 20C in the winter , making Madeira a year round desination.
If you look at the size of Madeira, you can hardly imagine that this island has so much to offer! From many historical monuments, squares and streets in the capital of Funchal to enchanting gardens, picturesque villages, amazing landscapes, impressive volcanic caves, rugged coast lines, beautiful natural beaches and, , breathtaking views, there is so much to see that you will soon realize that one visit to Madeira just isn’t enough!
It is one of Europe's oldest travel locations and many thousands of tourists return year after year.
Madeira is famous for its friendly people and exceptional natural beauty and is rightly classed as the Jewel of the Atlantic .
Located on the south west coast ,Calheta enjoys the best climate in Madeira ,It is a small rural suburb with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and dramatic Mountain ranges . The excellent road network makes it very accessible and provides easy access to Madeira's main attractions .
The white sandy beach at Calheta is 5 minutes drive away by car .Alongside the beach lies the Marina with a variety of Cafes , Restaurants ,Shops,a Bank and Supermarket.The protected waters here are ideal for young children - the seawater temperature is very mild, averaging 22ºC in summer and 18º in winter..For the more adventurous you can go deep sea game fishing or whale and dolphin watching from the Marina . There are a variety of other local activities ranging from swimming , water skiing , paraglding , levada and mountain walking and canoeing. Other local places of interest include Historic Churches ,a Sugar Cane Factory and a Modern Art complex .
Within walking distance of the villa is a local village store and a separate local bar .
Further afield there are two breathtaking Golf courses - Palheiro Golf an i8 hole course and Santo da Serra a 27 hole course which is home to the Madeiran open .