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Funchal Holiday Rental One bedroom apartment -short walk centre

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

One bedroom self catering apartment G FL. suitable for holidays and short breaks

GOOD VALUE HOLIDAY! Comfortable one bedroom apartment on ground floor with its own separate entrance, at the rear of our main house. Located in a residential area near St Catarina Park, within easy walking distance of Funchal town centre. the harbour and the water front. There is a newly modernised fully equipped kitchen, a sitting room with a sofa bed, and bathroom. Ideal as a base for sight-seeing, walking the levadas and also for those visiting relations on the island. The sofa bed or single folding bed can be used for a third person, Sitting room has a dining table, flat screen TV/DVD, broadband. Newly modernised kitchen with gas cooker and hood, fridge/freezer, microwave, breakfast table. Bathroom with shower over bath, basin & W.C, all with modern fittings. Covered porch area and a small sunny outside area with patio table/two chairs. There are anti-mosquito net frames fixed to the bedroom and kitchen windows enabling clients to sleep in comfort with the windows open to provide ventilation. Taxi transfers can be arranged...these cost €30. Quinta Elena, a large traditional style house, sleeping up to 6, is advertised separately on this site (No 66406) The house and apartment can be booked together if required.

Richard T. S. Harris
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Richard T. S. Harris

Elaine and I have been running this self catering apartment as well as the adjacent Villa for about 9 years now. We just want our clients to be happy and content. We have lots of good reviews. The beauty of this apartment(and the Villa) is its proximity to the town centre.

Richard T. S. Harris purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Richard T. S. Harris chose São Martinho

Small but quite spacious. Very convenient for the town centre.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Apartment is clean, well eqippped, private and good location. Many thanks. Cyril and Jo
Mar 2011
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São Martinho Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • All white sanitary ware consisting of bath with shower over bath, basin, bidet and toilet. All with modern fittings.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Sitting Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The weekly rental costs are based on two people sharing the double bed. If the sofa bed or the folding bed is used as an extra there will be a supplementary linen charge of €25 per week. The double bedroom is made up with linen and a duvet and third person can be accommodated at an extra cost of €75 per week has a choice of a sofa bed or a single folding bed.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For bookings of at least two weeks a second set of linen and towels will be provided. Cooking provided by gas bottles. Pick up from airport & direct to apartment available ~please prebook with owner - the cost is approx. €30. Day tours and levada walks also available. Internet Broadband service is available by ethernet cable only (booked in advance ~15 Euros per week) Swimming is possible in the seaside pool and in the heated garden pool of the Hotel De Penha da Fanca about a 10 minute walk away. Here there is also access to the sea. There is a special rate for our clients of €10 per day. The apartment has its own separate entrance.


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Funchal Holiday Rental One bedroom apartment -short walk centre
average rating of 4.428571 based on 10 reviews

Lovely apartment in an ideal location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying here and it was ideal for exploring Funchal, an all round really enjoyable experience and lovely house. Only down side was no washing machine as stated.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry about the washing machine , it had broken. It is being replaced. If you had mentioned that you needed to do washing, you could have used the one at the house with pleasure. Sorry we didn't mention it. So pleased that you had an enjoyable time. Elaine Tyler Harris
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Perfect location - nice, quiet location

  • 4 of 5

We spent one week in Funchal, and wanted to live somewhere convenient for bustransport around the Island. It is in short walkingdistance to all buses, restaurants both good "local" ones and downtown the old city. The flat is perfect for two, clean and well equipped. Both the owners and the driver who picked us up at the airport were very friendly and helpful. We would definately recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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First visit to Madeira

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the apartment - it was close enough to the centre of Funchal to make walking easy (which is one of the reasons we were there) - and it was both clean and well appointed. If, as we intend, we return to the island and its capital, this is where we'd stay

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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First visit to Madeira

  • 5 of 5

Our first impressions were justified - the apartment is clean, well appointed and ideally situated for a first visit to Madeira and Funchal in particular. We'd certainly want to use it again if we return to Funcahl as we intend.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quinta Elena, Funchal

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful apartment! Very well equipped, very pretty property - you will feel right at home! A short walk from funchal town centre, where you will find beautiful restaurants, bars and shops. You will also be able to book tours around the island that will pick you up from the apartment. The apartment is tucked away in a quiet street so no noise. Well worth the money, would definitely recommend - would love to go back myself!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quinta Elena Aartment

  • 4 of 5

Nice apartment, well equipped, clean and well maintained with secure private entrance. Also good location for access to Funchal facilities. If using car hire then parking can be challenging. We had a very good holiday with lovely evenings spent in town centre. Would defenitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2011
  • Stayed: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Praia Formosa
Car: not necessary

Funchal is the well known and interesting capital of Madeira - an island famous for its all round year very mild and pleasant climate, and renowned for the masses of flowers and spectacular flowering trees. Near to the house & apartment is the lovely St. Catarina´s Park with its viewing areas over the harbour where you can see the cruise ships arriving and departing. Within easy walking distance of the apartment you have many good quality restaurants, shops and bars and also The Casino. The city centre is only a 10/15 minutes easy downhill walk away with museums, quality shops, restaurants, outside street cafes, wine cellars and the cathedral; just some of the highlights. Visits can be made by cable car to both the gardens at Monte and also the Botanic Gardens and you can and also enjoy the downhill toboggan ride in a basket. Buses go in all directions to various parts of the Island. Levada walking is very popular and two man made beaches make sea swimming possible.

Golf: There are two golf courses on Madeira and one very nice new course on Porto Santo. The two on Madeira are a 30 minute drive away and of course the third one is on the Island of Porto Santo some two hours away by boat or 15 minutes away by air.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.98

The above rates allow for two people to occupy the apartment.

A £100 returnable damage/cleaning deposit is required to be held. This will be returned within one week from being given the all clear by the housekeeper.

Payment can be made by cheque or Debit Card; or by PayPal, Bank Transfer or Credit Card...all subject to a payment of transaction fees.

The weekly rental cost is based on two people sharing the double bed. If an extra bed is used there will be a supplementary linen charge of £25.

Extra cost for a third person using the single folding bed or bed settee in the sitting room costs £50 per week. Discounts available for 1 month or more - please ask.
Broadband connection by Ethernet cable available. Book in advance, 15 Euros per week. Laptop not provided.
Collection from airport available, please book in advance. This costs approx. €30.
Also private tours and Levada walks arranged.
A booking deposit of 30% is required at the time of booking.
The balance and damage deposit is to be paid 6 weeks prior to the start of your stay. British Pounds Sterling and Euros acceptable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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