Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Old Town Villa Extensive Ocean Views 5 mins walk to Funchal town/restaurants

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 122 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Double Bedrooms, 2 Large Sea and City view Facing Terraces

Recently refurbished bright and airy 3 bedroom villa set in the residential area of Old Town, Funchal. Within 5 minutes walking distance to shops and restaurants. Uninterrupted sea views visible from the large outdoor areas located on 2 levels. Plenty of private space for relaxing on sun beds or dining al fresco whilst watching the cruise ships passing immediately in front of the property. Modern interior recently updated to provide large airy open plan areas nod air conditioning in the bedrooms. The kitchen equipment has all been replaced and caters for even the most discerning chef. Large open plan lounge with sea view leading to fully equipped kitchen and utility room. Appliances include dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, fridge freezer and oven. The lounge is equipped with new LCD TV,cable channels, blue ray DVD and Wifi. The Villa consists of 3 spacious double bedrooms (king size bed in the master) all with full en-suites one of which is a wet room. Sunloungers, bathing towels and parasols are provided. Decoration is modern and comfortable with quality bedding and towels supplied. A little haven perfectly located with easy access to shops and restaurants or there is a bus stop located right outside the property. Travel cot, high chair and potty can be provided and also there is the option of a single put up bed for use in either master bedroom or bedroom 3. The property is accessed via a set of steps and therefore is not suitable for those requiring wheelchair access. The 3rd bedroom is located on the ground floor and accessible via a staircase located off the lounge. Bed linen and towels are changed weekly at no additional charge. We can also arrange taxi transfers from the airport with a reliable taxi driver (payable locally).

Karen Pickering
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Karen Pickering

Our first visit to Madeira was for our Honeymoon 30+ years ago and we have been returning ever since. It was our visit last Christmas in which we found the house and are extremely happy to share it with you. We live in the UK, have one Son and are both working professionals.

Karen Pickering purchased this villa in 2015

Why Karen Pickering chose Madeira

We have been travelling to Madeira for 30 years and have taken great care to obtain a property which suits the high expectations of visitors to Madeira.

What makes this villa unique

It was watching the cruise ships on New Years eve from the terrace which convinced us that this was the right property for us. We had been searching in this area for many years and the view sealed the deal !


Funchal Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 122 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Cloakroom - toilet
  • Seperate toilet facilities off living area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , - space for single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Spacious double with full en suite, access to outdoor area
  • Bedroom 1. Newly Fitted out with Double Bed and ample storage, Full En suite with shower, Hair drier. Large Balcony with extensive sea and Harbour Views
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Old Town Villa Extensive Ocean Views 5 mins walk to Funchal town/restaurants
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Excellent villa ,perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks in this villa in the end of march and enjoyed our stay enormously.The location is perfect,in the old town near the restaurants but far enough to be quiet.The sun shines to the terrace all day long.The villa is very well kept and clean,the towels and sheets are good quality.

Also the villa is very well equipped,everything you might need in the kitchen you will find.

The housekeeper is very efficient and kind.Airport transfers with Rafael were smooth .

We truly recommend this villa.

Thank You Karen and Mike!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the house and everything was to your satisfaction and you are happy to recommend to others. We all hope to see again in the future. Mike, Karen and the Team.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Stunning villa with everything you could ever need for an amazing holiday.

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful villa is situated in the old town of Funchal with amazing sea views. It has been refurbished to a very high standard and is equipped with everything you could ever wish for.

We were also introduced to Louis who met us at the airport so transferring to the villa was very easy.

Numerous bars and restaurants are a stones throw away from the villa which we were more than happy with as we didn't hire a car.

An amazing week in an amazing villa.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review, We have tried to equip the villa with everything that we would want so it is nice to know that it is noticed. We allow a percentage of each rental for ongoing improvements/repairs to ensure that the Villa is always how we would like to find it. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Mike and Karen
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Karen, Mike and Mirela for an idyllic holiday in a very comfortable and superbly equipped villa. It's location in the old town close to excellent bars and restaurants could not be better. Sitting on the balcony watching the ships pass by was a great way to enjoy the sun. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response we value all feedback and reviews are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you all back to the house very soon. Karen, Mike and Mirela.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Fantastic house nice quiet area

  • 5 of 5

First time in Maderia, could not have chosen a more perfect location cannot recommend highly enough,

Did not have any problems at all, congratulations Karen and Mike for making everything go so smoothly.

John and Brenda Robb

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write your review. It is always nice to know that the house and our efforts are appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Karen and Mike
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Book now to avoid disappointment......... Holiday date 10/12/2016 - 17/12/2016

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, bright & extremely well equipped. Luxuries, well appointed, fantastico. Spacious & everything you could possibly require from a holiday home. Definite home from home. Decorated beautifully for Christmas with a tree & all other welcomeing extras. Even dressings gowns were available.

Wonderful outside space with views over the sea & very secure.

Mirela. Who,looked after us, could not have been more helpful. Raphael, our taxi driver, who was recommended by Karen & Mike the owners, (who were online to help us if necessary, friendly & easy to deal with.) He was there the greet us at the airport & was extremely helpful when our departure flight was cancelled.

To be honest there is always a down side when writing a review, which was we only booked a week & it should have been two.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Spotless modern home with spectacular views and convenient location

  • 5 of 5

If you want to explore Funchal on foot then this is the ideal location. It's on the eastern edge of the old town in a quiet part of town with amazing views over the bay. A small road only separates the property from the cliff face! The bakers and a small Spa shop are 5 minutes walk away. The modern centre of town is 15-20 minutes away.

The property is modern, clean and has a spacious open plan living area. The bedrooms are well proportioned both with en-suites. The outside area is south facing meaning you have the best of the sun all day.

The owners are extremely helpful and respond quickly to any requests.

Highly recomended and no hesitation in returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review its always good to receive feedback and independent confirmation that our timings to the shops and restaurants is correct. It is our aim to make our guests stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible and endeavour to answer any questions or requests which guests may have as a matter of priority. We hope to welcome you back to the property in the future. Karen, Mike and Mirela.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
To Porto Santo
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Funchal Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan - June
Jan 9 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn '17
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Xmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan - June 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% deposit upon confirmation 75% 30 days prior to arrival
Cancellation >6 weeks 25% (deposit) >6 weeks < 4 weeks 40% 4 weeks or less 100%
10% discount for returning customers

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Ask a Question Ask a Question

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties