The Casa de Pedra is a cottage, beautifully restored from an old stable or hayloft. which has retained much of its original structure and tha basalt stone with which it was originally constructed.It stands in the grounds of the main house, belonging to a Madeiran family, traditionally doctors, who live there all year round. The cottage, a haven, comprises a double bedroom, bathroom and very welcoming sitting room in wood and stone with a fireplace, multi-channel television, hairdresser, internet,fridge, microwave and electric kettle. Cleaning everyday.
There are so many recreational activities to choose, such us two golf courses, horse riding, walks journey along the Levadas (one of which two minutes from the cottage) or even mountain walks
The rural and romantic Casa de Pedra can be found in Camacha 9 miles from Funchal and 10miles from the airport.
Walks & Levadas: The best way to reach the interior of the island of Madeira and enjoy the splendour of its untamed landscape is to follow the footpaths.
Levadas are water courses running round the mountains and were built by the first settlers to carry water to inaccessible farmland. Today they are one of Madeira’s greatest tourist attractions.
Attractions: Madeirahas a number of attractions worth visiting during your holiday. The best-known and most traditional is the descent from Monte to Funchal in a wickerwork sledge. There is a variety of other attractions in other areas of interest that will help you learn more about Madeira while thoroughly enjoying your free time there.
Tours: This is a fascinating landscape, with its high mountains and deep valleys covered by exotic vegetation and colourful flowers. Add to these attractions the charm of the small villages and the cosmopolitan rhythm of the capital, Madeira, and you have plenty of good reasons to set off and explore every corner of the island.The Transport system is top quality and varied. So choosing exactly how you will explore the island is up to you!
The stone house is situated in a very beautiful garden with a lot of different Camelias that are superb when blooming specialy in winter.
Guest have their one garden but can also visit the main garden.
Is a very quite place just the sound of the birds one can listen.
When leave the airport , Guest must take the higway to Funchal. After more less six kilometres on the right side there is a way out to CAMCHA. Take that road and when you find a rotunda take the direction to Camacha . After 4 kilometres you will find another rotunda then you shlould take the left to Funchal / Nogueira. After getting the Shopping Center one the right, take the left again and after 700 meters on the right side there is Vale Paraiso. Enter in a small road on the right near a rose wall, and after 400meters on the right finally is the Stone House. The road is CAMINHO DA RIBEIRA GRANDE 26
Other Activities: walking in the levada( 3 mn from the Cottage) play snooker at the main house
Golf: The mild climate on the two islands is ideal for golf all year round. This, together with the exceptionally beautiful scenery, influenced the decision to build two golf courses in Madeira.
The Madeira Open has been held in spring in Santo da Serra since 1993. It is part of the PGA European Tour