Jose Chaves

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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VILLA DRAGOEIRO

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Funchal House Rental Photos and Description

Ideal for small groups up to 8 people, with spacious and airy rooms and garden

Villa Dragoeiro is a holiday home licensed and approved by Madeira Tourist Board. Is located in a residential area, 3 minutes of the motorway, for vehicular access to the rest of the Island. The highway is above the house, so in the house we do not hear any street noise.

The house has a high quality internal and external finishes, spacious rooms, airy and very light and many additional desirable amenities.

The main house has three bedrooms with double beds and ensuite bathrooms and one bedroom with two single beds; there is a fully equipped modern kitchen, a well appointed living room, a small gym on the third floor with large terrace and splendid views of Funchal and the mountains, an additional second bedroom floor balcony, an entry hall, a wonderful exterior first floor patio (ideal for romantic dining), a parking place and the adjacent garden.

From the terrace, you can enjoy a panoramic view over Funchal bay and admire the arriving and departing of large cruise ships.

The house is ideal for families or small groups up to 8 people. An additional 3 extra guests can be accommodated in the 1 bedroom annex Apartment Dragoeiro in the ground floor with a large living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen. This annex is completed separated from the main part and has an independent entrance. It can also be rented for a different group of 2 or 3 people.

The ground floor in the house includes a large kitchen with dining table for 6 to 8 people, a living room and a covered outdoor terrace with dining table facing an adjacent barbecue.

On the first floor there are four sleeping bedrooms, three of these with private bathroom. This floor is well supported by a large outdoor terrace.

On the top floor there is a large gym and a roof terrace. The house is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. On the side there is a private parking place.

The kitchen has all the necessary kitchen utensils including microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, coffee maker, toaster, gas cooker and electric oven.

In addition to guidebooks and maps, there is also a GPS device with maps of Madeira.

From the house you can make free phone calls to landlines in several countries around the world.

A free high speed Internet access (Wi-Fi) throughout the entire house is available.

On the third floor you also have free access to a PC with video call.

In the living room on the ground floor there is a 46 'flat screen monitor with cable TV with a lot of international channels, DVD player, stereo system, screenplay hard drive, TV photo card viewer and IPod audio connection.

In the gym there is professional fitness equipment (cross-trainer, bike, cardio-vascular and muscular equipment).

There is also a permanently installed electronic dart game.

In addition there is a washing machine, plus a dishwasher and ironing equipment.

Bed linen, table linen, towels, bath towels and beach towels are abundant.

Once a week the house will be cleaned and the linen changed at no extra cost.

In the garden all is ready for a big barbecue.

For children there are various toys.

More information:: Please check our website:

http://www.villadragoeiro.com/

More Details

Details for Villa Dragoeiro 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

The house is ideal for families or small groups up to 8 people. The ground floor in the house includes a large kitchen with dining table for 6 to 8 people, a living room and a covered outdoor terrace with dining table facing an adjacent traditional Madeiran barbecue. On the first floor there are four sleeping bedrooms, three of these with private bathroom. This floor is well supported by a large outdoor terrace. On the top floor there is a large gym and a roof terrace. The house is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. On the side there is a private parking place.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Jose Chaves (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Jose Chaves

I live in Madeira. I am teacher of computer science in a high school.

Jose Chaves purchased this house in 2001

What makes this house unique

Plenty of sunshine.

Beautiful gardens.

Spacious and airy rooms.

Close the Old Town.

Extra services highly innovative.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Having spent a lovely week in Villa Dragoeiro in January, we returned for a fortnight this November. The villa is absolutely first rate - spacious, light and airy, with well furnished rooms, very pleasant balconies and sitting out areas. and in a super position, near to the Botanic and Palheiro Gardens, and within easy reach of the old town and marina. We absolutely could not fault either the accommodation or Jose and his son, Joao, who are so friendly, and for whom nothing is too much trouble. I am already planning my next visit - in April or May when I intend going to the rose garden on the north side of the island and revisiting other favourite places.
Oct 2013
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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 24 traveler reviews

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Villa Dragoeiro
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
business
Villa Dragoeiro
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401540
+351 -965582007
Funchal Madeira
5

Traumhaus mit super Vermieter!

  • 5 of 5
Im August 2014 verbrachten wir (zwei Erwachsene und ein 15-jähriges Sohn) eine traumhaft schöne Woche (viel zu kurz!) in dieser tip top gepflegten Villa. Es war einfach alles perfekt! Das Haus mit all seinem Komfort entspricht zu 100% der Beschreibung im Internet. Es liegt in einer kleinen Sackgasse in einer ruhigen Wohngegend oberhalb von Funchals Altstadt, die man - immer steil bergab – in ca. 20 min zu Fuß erreicht. Wir waren angenehm überrascht, dass man von der nahegelegenen Autobahn tatsächlich nichts hört. Gleichzeitig ist es für Ausflüge natürlich sehr zeitsparend, sofort auf die – gut ausgebaute – Autobahn auffahren zu können.

Unser ganz besonderer Dank gilt dem stets freundlichen und hilfsbereiten Vermieter Jose Chaves und seiner Familie: Angefangen vom pünktlichen Transfer von und zum Flughafenüber die Bereitstellung eines kostengünstigen Mietwagens, der sehr gut für die teilweise engen und steilen Straßen geeignet war, bis hin zur gut vorbereiteten Info-Mappe mit Straßenplänen, Buslinien etc. Im Bücherregal fanden sich weitere Prospekte, Wander- und Reiseführer, manche auch auf Deutsch.
Zur Begrüßung standen Kaffee, Kuchen, Kekse und Brötchen auf dem Tisch sowie ein prall gefüllter Obstkorb, der beinahe für die ganze Woche gereicht hat. Im Kühlschrank gab es Käse, Wurst, Margarine, Milch und Wasser. Wir waren also für den Anfang gleich bestens versorgt.

Herr Chaves hatte für alle unsere Fragen ein offenes Ohr und gute Tipps bereit. Er war uns auch behilflich bei der Kontaktaufnahme zu einer Organisation, bei der wir eine Bootsfahrt zur Wal- und Delfin-Beobachtung mitmachen wollten (hat sich absolut gelohnt!).

Alles in allem haben wir den Aufenthalt in der Villa Dragoeiro sehr genossen und können das Haus uneingeschränkt weiter empfehlen!

Dorothee und Siggi S., Freiburg
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Villa Dragoeiro
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401540
+351 -965582007
Funchal Madeira
5

we were entirely satisfied

  • 5 of 5
we were very satisfied with our stay. The owner provided an excellent customer service. We would gladly return and recommend this villa to everybody.
Bodil and Thomas Kongsted.
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Villa Dragoeiro
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401540
+351 -965582007
Funchal Madeira
5

Fantastic Holiday in Madeira

  • 5 of 5
Myself and 3 friends all aged 60+ stayed at this lovely villa for a week in January. The owner, Jose, met us at the airport and informed us of the buses, taxis & local facilities etc. There was a welcome pack in the kitchen so we could have fed ourselves on arrival although we were taken into Funchal & sampled the local cuisine. The villa was spotless & very well equipped. Jose was always available & willing to give advice if we needed it. While on excursions we we met up with people who were staying in hotels & we felt we had the much better deal. I can say quite frankly that it is one of the nicest places I have stayed & have no hesitation in recommending it or Madeira
Book your trips early in the week as they don't go every day & you may miss out on the ones you want to do.If you like walking make sure you do the levada 25 springs and dont forget the Palheiro Gardens - easy to get to on a bus - full of beautiful flowers with a lovely coffee shop selling great cakes!
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
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Villa Dragoeiro
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401540
+351 -965582007
Funchal Madeira
Rhosgoch, Wales
5

Villa Dragoeiro - Funchal

  • 5 of 5
Jose is an incredibly attentive and helpful host and he went to far greater lengths than he need have done to make our stay here enjoyable and comfortable. There were four adults in our party and we are all agreed on this. Other reviewers of Villa Dragoeiro have mentioned the rather noisy dogs in neighbouring houses and, in order for this to be an honest review, we have to agree - they do bark a lot! The villa itself is exactly as described and is probably better in real life than in the pictures - the facilities provided are excellent and there really are free telephone and Skype calls to most Countries. During our two week stay in February we had wall to wall sunshine every day except one so we did not need to use the large flat screen Sony television with it's range of a hundred or so video films but, had there been some wet days, this facility was available. There really is a little gym on the top floor with good equipment.
All the members of our party would have preferred duvets on the beds rather than the sheets and blankets provided but we accept that this is very much a personal thing and, come the summer months, most guests would probably hardly notice. The February evenings and nights got a little cold but there was an adequate supply of electric heaters around the house so it was not difficult to keep warm. We ate in most nights and the kitchen facilities were better than adequate.
All in all a very good holiday villa - and, in all probability, better than some guests own homes.
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
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Villa Dragoeiro
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Funchal Madeira
England
5

Brilliant Time in Madeira

  • 5 of 5
Had a wonderful time at Villa Dragoeiro our party was made up of myself my wife, son & daughter & our two grand children who were aged 3 & 6 so space was important, I'm glad to say the villa was big enough to handle all of us easily. Jose is an excellent host & will do everything he can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, the facilities are as he describes in his advertisement & I would recommend the car hire he offers. The only downside is as is mentioned in one of the other reviews the dogs who can sometimes be a little over the top with the barking, although this doe's not spoil the holiday. I am sure that anybody renting the villa will not be disappointed, so I would just like to thankyou Jose & maybe see you next year.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am happy to know that all of you have enjoyed your stay at Villa Dragoeiro. Your review is very insightful and helpful. In fact this house is quite large, with diverse spaces, which allows great privacy for large groups. Guests can enjoy the gardens of the house, make a nice meal at the outside barbecue, watching a movie in the Homecinema, sunbathing or reading in the two balconies, use the gym, surf the internet, etc...
Thank you for having been in this house and it will be a pleasure to receive you again.
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Villa Dragoeiro
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p401540
+351 -965582007
Funchal Madeira
Madrid
5

Una casa preciosa

  • 5 of 5
El dueño Jose es muy amable y se ofrece a que tu estancia sea lo más agradable posible y se preocupa de que todo este bien.
Nos llevó a un restaurante muy bueno, nos dejó un GPS con las direcciones más importantes, la nevera tenia comida, leche, fruta...Hasta había flores.
En los baños habiá gel y champú, secador de pelo.
En fin no nos faltó de nada.
Si vuelvo a Madeira no lo dudo me quedo en Villa Dragoeiro
  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Parabéns pela vossa coragem em praticar canyoning. A Madeira tem imensas potencialidades para a prática desse desporto. Gostei muito de vos conhecer e espero voltar a vê-los.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Madeira
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Pontinha
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Palheiro Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Exit 13 - Boa Nova
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Old Town (Zona Velha)
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Barreirinha
Car: recommended

The house is located near the Old Town of Funchal (1.5 km downhill). Here are some of the best restaurants on the Island with various local and international cuisine.

In the Old Town also you can visit the Historical Centre of Madeira Museum and other interesting museums in Funchal. Particularly of interest are the wine museums and tasting parlors of major Madeiran wine companies. From the Old Town you also can take the cable car to the beautiful gardens of Jardim Botânico and Monte, though it is a short and lovely walk to the Jardim Botanico. Should you walk to the old city (recommended) you will come first to the famous fish, fruit and flower market of the Mercado dos Lavradores.

Madeira is famous for its lush vegetation, with all varieties of plants and flowers and its sub-tropical gardens. The Laurisilva forests of Madeira have been declared a World Heritage Monument. Here there are also many exciting and gorgeous Levada walks. There are two championship golf courses. Also there is ocean swimming, sailing, game fishing, etc.,in addition to the marina in Funchal with modern basins for yachts and motor boats.

Although the coast is dominated by cliffs, there is access to the ocean. Approximately 15m by car is the protected bay of Machico, with its fine golden sand beach good for swimming with children, and the natural refuge of the Deserta Islands are but a brief commercial boat ride away.

Some Madeira holiday activities:

Madeira Island tours - Pico do Arieiro, at 1818 m high, is Madeira island's third highest peak. The footpath northwards towards Pico Ruivo is an important tourist attraction, with a daily average of 1000 tourists trekking on it.

There is easy road access to the summit, with a large car park and a restaurant and souvenir shop.

Madeira levada walks - The levadas originated out of the necessity of bringing large amounts of water from the west and northwest of the island to the drier southeast, which is more conducive to habitation and agriculture. In the sixteenth century the Portuguese started building levadas to carry water to the agricultural regions.

Many levadas are cut into the sides of mountains, and it was also necessary to dig 25 miles (40 km) of tunnels.

A popular levada to hike is the Levada do Caldeirão Verde which continues as the Levada Caldeirão do Inferno. Together it is about 37 km long.

Madeira Paragliding - Paragliding has become quite famous in Madeira Island with great locations beautiful landscapes exciting views from above and unforgettable memories. There are many great locations scattered all over the Island good take-off and landing areas a truly unique experience.

Aeroclube of Madeira and Madeira Paragliding Hang gliding Association are the two most experienced clubs for flying and who are also responsible for the organization of the competitions and leisure events on the Island.

Canyoning Madeira - Canyoning is an exhilarating sport that takes place in a mountainous watercourse and to overcome the obstacles of nature we have to swim, jump and do rappels in small waterfalls.

This is an activity that guarantees strong emotions and unforgettable moments close to nature, where you will discover what few people know.

Scuba diving - Scuba diving in Madeira has gained more importance among visitors to the island during the last years.

A mild climate all year round, water temperatures of 18 to 23°C, depending on the season, crystal clear waters and the likelihood of viewing species like barracudas, monkfish, dolphins, rays and even mantas are the main reasons why lovers of this sport consider the island of Madeira more and more for their diving holidays.

The Botanical Garden Cable Car, is situated in the Inn Quinta do Bom Sucesso - Madeira Island - seven minutes from the centre of Funchal city.

A dream trip is surely a promise, drawing a line in the natural landscape of the João Gomes Stream Valley, home to an exotic and rare natural beauty. The panoramic view spreads to the delightful city of Funchal and to an overwhelming landscape, where the nature's green melts with the ocean's blue.

The entire project follows the highest standards of quality and safety, in agreement with the European and International rules.

The Botanical garden property (35 000 m²) is surrounded by fantastic views of mountains in the north and the ocean in the south. It was created in 1960 ans is situated about 3 kilometers from the center of Funchal City.

One of its main purposes was the conservation of indigenous Madeiran plants, some of which are very rare and extinct in the wild. The garden reveals to the visitor a mix of harmonious shapes and contrasting colors of 2500 exotic plants.

The garden is divided into five sections exhibiting local as well as foreign plants. One of those parts is devoted to exotic birds. The 'Parrot Park' has a collection of about 300 exotic birds including Dwarf Parrots and Macaws.

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2 people
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 14 2014
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Nov 15 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
€600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Mar 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
€800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
2 people
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 14 2015
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
€650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes The prices are for 2 people. Each extra person: 60 Euros

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Funchal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Area: 22 m2 + en suite bathroom (5 m2)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Area: 19 m2 + en suite bathroom (5 m2)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Area: 14 m2 + en suite bathroom (6 m2)
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Area: 18 m2
  • Bedside tables. Wardrobe. Room mirror. 3 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Room heater.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Free airport pickup.--- Free phone calls for landline phones to various countries across the world.--- Free broadband Internet access in whole house, personal computer--- Digital home cinema, DVD player, stereo system and cable TV.--- Gym with cross-trainer, bike, cardio-vascular and muscular equipment.--- Washing machine and dishwasher.--- Iron and ironing board.--- Linen provided with towels.--- Cleaning and linen changed once a week.--- Accommodation includes: kitchen, living room, 4 bedrooms (3 with ensuite bathrooms, 2 balconies, top with gym and a beautiful garden.--- Kitchen includes oven, hob, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster, crockery and dishwasher.--- Barbecue and fondue.--- Parking place.--- Child car seats and child bicycles.--- Tourist and logistic support.--- More information, please visit our web site: http://villadragoeiro.com/
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