Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Villa Miradouro is located in Faja da Ovelha-Calheta south west coast of the Island, an area blessed with stunning unspoilt countryside, bird wild life (binoculars recommended) and quaint villages “Paul and Jardim do Mar”, it is a mere 15 minutes drive from the seaside resort of Calheta. The Villa is south facing with excellent exposure to the sunshine, offering spectacular panoramic views of a lighthouse, countryside, coastline and incredible sunset views. Guaranteed absolute tranquillity and relaxation. Completely renovated in 2004 in modern style with rustic features, tastefully furnished to a high standard. The Villa benefits from a swimming pool 10 x 5 metres with a heated shower, built-in BBQ with a large patio lit up for open-air dining. With an open-plan layout, the villa is spacious and offers maximum natural light, it also offers a furnished veranda and breakfast room both overlooking the sea.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Calheta Golden Sandy Beach 10 km|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Funchal International 48 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Bedroom 1 (large doube bed) has french windows that opens out and leads onto the veranda overlooking the pool and the Atlantic inviting you to read or just relax in the shade of a sunny afternoon.
Bedroom 2 (double bed / twin beds when requested) has french windows that opens out and leads into the garden with village views.
Dining room has a log fire for the winter season and additional oil filled radiators throughout.
There is also a window seating area in the dining room looking out onto the entrance garden.
Although the property consists of two floors, only the first floor is available for rental as the the ground floor is being used for storage.
|Further details outdoors||
By the pool side there is a heated shower. Outside of the barbecue there is a large lit patio with dining area for eight. The villa is fitted with an alarm system and electric remote control gates. The garden area consists of over 1400sqm and is illuminated throughout. For Bird life and Sea life enthusiasts we recommend our guests to pack a pair of binoculars.
Due to the pool and verandas for safety reasons we recommend parental supervision at all times where young children are concerned.
Wireless ADSL Broadband is available at €15 per week payable at the Villa to our representative.
Hairdryer is provided however we request that guests provide beach towels for the sun beds.
Please bring your own DVDs, CDs.
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.
Guest and information book is available.
Maid service provided three days per week.
Meet and greet at the airport €60.00 (on request).
Although a welcome pack will be provided, groceries shopping can be arranged on request (payable on arrival).
Bookings can be organized for guided walks / excursions / deep-sea fishing / sport activities / typical Madeira nights with folklore / car rental and others independently with our representative.
Main events in the calendar 2006 – # Carnival Festivities 25th Feb # Flower Festival 29th April # Atlantic Festival / Classic Music Concerts, Fireworks Contest, Street entertainment June # Madeira Wine Festival 1st, 2nd and 3rd of Sept # Meeting of the Regional Philharmonic Bands 7h Oct # Christmas exhibitions, Firework display 31st December.
The Madeira region
Faja da Ovelha-Calheta in the south west coast of the Island and is one of the hottest areas in Madeira, an area blessed with stunning unspoilt countryside ideal for walks, bird wildlife and quaint villages. It is very central for exploring the West coast of the Island.
For nature lovers the Island has lots to offer, with superb vegetation and hundreds of subtropical plant species. Parts of the Western side of the island has been pronounced a World Heritage protected site and is well worth exploring especially on foot. Madeira’s system of irrigation channels, known as levadas, carry water down from the mountains on gentle gradients providing a ready-made system of trails very popular with visitors who can follow long trails along the islands water courses, altogether 1300 miles from easy to very extreme level.
The location is Ideal for couples on a romantic getaway, families or nature enthusiastics.
Paul do Mar is situated within 7 minutes drive from the Villa and is ideal for keen fisherman.
There are watersports available in Calheta.
Great local restaurants and festivals in July / August.
For those who are interested in knowing how the White Rum and Black Honey Cake are made, we recommend a tour of the ‘Engenho da Calheta’ the rum distillery where you can wander around and sample / purchase the produce.
Centro das Artes Casa da Mudas is a new fantastic art centre located at the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea.
The capital of the island is Funchal, a very attractive and contemporary town, has numerous restaurants and bars, nightclubs, large marina, excellent variety of individual International shops, several very interesting museums.
Golf: Madeira is a golfers paradise because it’s subtropical climate guarantees all year round blue skies and stunning views over the ocean, steep cliffs and most of all, great golf courses. There are 2 excellent golf courses on Madeira, the Santo da Serra Golf Club and Palheiro Golf Club.