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Tranquil large traditional quality house. Town and sea view | Villa Vista Sol

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom luxury villa overlooking the town and ocean, close to facilities

Superbly positioned above Funchal to benefit from the panoramic views of the town and ocean this beautifully furnished upmarket large villa provides a luxury experience for your holiday in Madeira.

These views are always in display, from the living area, the front terrace (perfect for those evening cocktails), from the large swimming pool, and even from the bedrooms.

Spacious, very well appointed, with large grounds, Villa Vista Sol is perfect for the discerning holidaymaker.

Two wide staircases lead from the secure car parking area inside the gates to the front garden and to the front door.

A hall is opens up to the living area and the smaller breakfast dining room, as well as leading to the first floor via the staircase.

The very large L-shaped living and dining room are extremely well appointed and open via French windows to the front terrace, as well as leading to the fully equipped kitchen. The large kitchen has doors accessing the smaller private dining room and leading to the exterior eating area close to the swimming pool.

There are three bedrooms upstairs, all with sea-views and all leading onto the front balcony that extends the whole front of the house; the Master Bedroom has its own sitting area, dressing area and full bathroom with whirlpool bath. The second and third bedrooms each have their own private bathroom across the corridor.

Off the parking space, in the lower ground floor, you will find the fourth bedroom and private bathroom, which is accessed from this area (there is no interior connection).

This gated and walled villa is set in large grounds and garden and is very private.

There is free Wi-Fi connection on the ground and first floors

Although not essential, as in most villas, a hire car is recommended. Secure parking for 2 cars.

The villa is extremely well appointed and furnished and beautifully maintained.

The main gate is on the lower ground floor and outdoor staircases lead to the garden and the main entrance.

Swimming pool style and dimensions

Type: rectangular

Length: 9m

Width: 4,90m

Depth: from 0,70m to 1,75m

Surrounding solarium with outdoor furniture, sun-beds.

The advertised prices are based on a 4-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.

A security deposit of 200€ or £200 is payable on arrival in cash. This is returned should there be no breakages or damage to the property

This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº 16421/AL

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Dias/Norberta Sá
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2017

Map

Car: recommended

A couple of kilometres away (5 minutes by car) is a row of shops and a good bakery/patisserie, ideal for that morning espresso.

The local shopping area of Garajau is ten minutes by car on the road that winds along the coast. There you have all a choice of restaurants for snacks and dinner, two of the best bakeries on the island, 2 large supermarkets, a fresh fruit and vegetable store, pharmacy, newsagent, a bank with ATM.

The village of Caniço is a further couple of kilometres along the coastline, with a further selection of restaurants and bars, shopping centre and church square. Caniço de Baixo, at sea level has a lovely promenade and is a popular choice with the locals at the weekend.

Well worth a visit are the Botanical Gardens (4 Km) and the world renown Palheiro Gardens (5 Km).

The cosmopolitan city of Funchal, with its fruit & vegetable market, fish Market (the best morning to visit is Friday), marina and harbour, theatre, shops and restaurants is only 10 minutes by car.

 It has grown over the years, ascending higher and higher up the mountainsides, resulting in a beautiful display of sparkling white buildings by day and a myriad of glittering lights at night.

The 18-hole Palheiro Golf course is only 4 kilometres away.

From golf to mountain biking to paragliding and big game fishing, Madeira has something for everyone. No matter where you go on the island, you are rewarded with fabulous scenery, tiny villages and friendly people.

Amenities

Funchal Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 double , Double bed, first floor, en.suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Double bed, first floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Double bed, first floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Double bed, lower ground floor (accessed externally), en-sui
  • Master Bedroom on first floor with double bed, private sitting, dressing area, en-suite bathroom, sea-view, leads to front balcony Bedroom 2 on first floor with double bed, private bathroom opposite, leads to front balcony Bedroom 3 on first floor with double bed, private bathroom opposite, leads to front balcony Bedroom 4 on lower ground floor with double bed, private bathroom opposite
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • playground

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

That was great

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed greatly our stay in Funchal. Madeira is a fantastic place for vacation, and the house was top. Particularly the view on Funchal and on the sea. We didn't get tired of the view, of the sunsets always different and the illumination of Funchal at nightfall. The sea is really seen from every bedrooms at that's a plus.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back and visit again.
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5

Everything was perfect

  • 5 of 5

Villa Vista Sol is the perfect location for holidays on Madeira:

The Villa offers amazing views to the bay of Funchal and over the Atlantic Ocean. The villa and their rooms are very spacy, the furnitue is pretty classic. The surrounding (São Gonçalo) of Villa Vista Sol is very nice and quiet. It is the perfect starting point for trips to Monte and his beautiful parks and gardens. And it is only a short way to the city of Funchal.

Last but not least I can say, Madeira is one of the most beautiful places I have seen. I'm sure, we will come back to Madeira and Villa Vista Sol.

Many thanks to Linda and Norberta from "Our Madeira" for the perfect organisation and to Carlotta for the friendly and well-organised check-in and check-out.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments and recommendation and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We are also very happy that you enjoyed our service. We look forward to your return visit.
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4

Comfortable and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

The villa, located above the city of Funchal, offers stunning views of the bay and the surrounding hills. The interior is comfortable and of upper standard. The warm water could be, as with most accomodations in Southern Europe, hotter & with more pressure. Lucky enough, there are some mobile heaters, as the rooms cooled out quite fast during our stay (Jan/Feb).

The communication with Linda & Norberta was always friendly and helpful. There just is a little drawback we occured: We could only stay for 6 nights, however the minimum stay is 7 nights. Thus, we booked for 7 nights, leaving 1 day unused. Keeping that in mind, it made us wonder why we had to wait 2-3 hours before being able to check-in on arrival day (the house still had to be cleaned), although we 1) did announce our arrival for "morning", and 2) we already kept 1 day unused (booked 7 nights, used 6 nights). This clearly was a misunderstanding we could have avoided by paying closer attention to, but with some additional thinking on the side of the managers, this might have been avoided.

Taken all together, we recommend the operator as well as the villa for a stay on Madeira.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments and recommendation. Just to clarify we do have a minimum stay of 7 nights, which you did indeed pay for. However, if we have guests departing on the same day as a customer arrives, it is impossible to have a house prepared first thing in the morning. You can leave your luggage at the house, and use the waiting time for some lunch and supermarket shopping. In your case your ‘unused’ day was at the end of the week, not at the beginning. I hope this clarifies.
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5

Perfect for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic stay at villa vista sol. Fantastic villa home from home very clean lovely view's very peaceful. Very friendly lovely people. It will always be a special place for us as my son in law to be proposed to our daughter while we were staying there. Would recommend to family and friends. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations! That is a lovely memory to share. Thank you for your lovely comments and recommendation.
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5

QUIET PARADISE

  • 5 of 5

Villa Vista Sol was an excelent choise for our holidays--> beautifull views to the ocean and over Funchal :) Interior of villa was like the museum (good meening ) --> very spacy, clean, a lot of different paintings / pictures at the walls, stylish oldfashioned furnitures, but the same time modern etc... Beds were very comfortable and the pool good:) WE realy have enjoyed our holidays:) Thank you :)

Best regards!

Iluta & family ( Latvia )

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree that Villa Vista Sol was an excellent choice and we are happy that you were happy! Thank you very much tfor taking the time to submit your review.
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5

Perfect house in a quiet area

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived late at night we were welcomed by Carlotta at the Villa. And after a tour of the house Carlotta even showed us the way to the local Supermarked (open until 23!). A perfect start for our family.

The house is beautiful and the view is impossible to describe. The pool is perfect for families with children and maintained weekly.

We had thought we could walk to Funchal, but the road is narrow and dark. But bus 40 leaves 5 minutes from the house and a taxi from Funchal is only 10-15 €.

We recommend the Whale Safari with Madeira Wind Birds where we saw dolphins, a turtle and whales.

A lovely house, good service and a very quiet area.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Much appreciated.
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