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Town House Apartment- Astonishing Views."Home from home" FREE Wifi.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Amazing Penthouse with 2 bedrooms. A cozy apartment & harbour and mountain view

Beautiful apartment in a very Madeiran residential area of Santa Luzia surrounded by banana plantations with a view to die for. Situated in a small quiet apartment building and away from the tourist zone if you would like to experience the real Madeiran life.

2 bedroom penthouse apartment: Bedroom 1 = double bedroom with an en-suite, Bedroom 2 = twin-bedded room. 1 Family bathroom. A well equipped kitchen with breakfast area. Sitting and dining room. Fully furnished and equipped.

Taxi transfer can be organised on request - payment directly to him.

**Please give us time to contact you back, however, we are speedy with our replies. Our calendar is updated regularly. **

The apartment and the furniture is to a high standard. Guide books and reading books are all there for you to enjoy. Swap and Share!

At the apartment we have an information file with lots and lots recommendations left by our guests including leaflets and business cards about the restaurants in down-town Funchal.

The public bus and corner shop/cafe are just around the corner.

Eating out around the apartment: Try our local corner shop for a morning coffee and all your extra needs on holiday.

- Snack bar ‘Alto da Pena’ for morning coffee on the walk down to Funchal or for evening meal or snack. This place very Madeiran so you will be mixing with the locals. The bus also stops just on the corner of the apartment which is very handy if you eat or drink one to many, just get bus back home.

For 'levada' walks, the Madeira countryside is one of the best locations!

The local baker delivers fresh bread at local corner shop nearby .

EVENTS on the Island:

*January: Walking Madeira festival.

*February: Carnival time- Party time!!!!!

*April: Famous flower festival in Funchal with a big parade around town.

*May: Madeiran spring flower time.

*June: Atlantic festival with fireworks display every Saturday evening. (you don't even have to leave the apartment, just sit on the veranda with a glass of wine or G&T and enjoy!)

*August: Rally racing around the Island

*September: Madeira wine festival

*November and December: Come to see the festival of lights. All the avenues in Funchal are decorated for the Christmas season. There is also a Christmas market. Come for shopping in the malls and avoid the hard cold winters of Europe. These Christmas celebrations continue until the 14 January.

Imagine enjoying your meals or an evening drink on the veranda, looking at the cruise liners arriving into Funchal harbor.

This place is your home from home.

Madeira is a floating garden with many flowers and beautiful gardens to visit.

The apartment has anything you need to enjoy and relax. Just bring your belongings and put your feet up.

We are proud to offer a relaxing holiday that makes our guests come back again and again.

The best value for money apartment in Funchal.

MADEIRA = MIND = BODY = BEAUTY

More Details

Owner
Mr Joao Correia
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Mr Joao Correia

My wife and I enjoy Madeira island, we love the peace and tranquility.

We are a profesional middle aged couple, with a daughter studying languges in the UK.

We thoroughly enjoy walking, swiming and everything that comes with family life.

We love to get away from all the daily stress and relax by the sea.

We are natives from the island and this property is our slice of heaven.

We would love to share our home with you and the beautiful island of Madeira

We always like to go away and stay on private rentals, we feel that is the only away we can enjoy the locals and the real way of life, and is this experience we offer in our property

Also we like the freedom and be away from everything

Mr Joao Correia purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Mr Joao Correia chose Funchal

We have this apartment because we are Madeirains living abroad, and this apartment to us represents what madeira is all about.In one of the best residencial areas, with banana plantations and lot of tropical gardens around.And with the all the services walking distance.Also very quiet with everything at our door step.

This apartment offers a Home from Home feel, very quiet nest, but with all around your feet. A real Madeira experience, living with the locals, also the apartment is very spacious, and with lots of sunlight, and views to die for.

We love countryside walks and explore the levadas and valleys of madeira and this location we can be in the middle of the island in a short time.

We know that if you have to share a bit of paradise, madeira is the place to have and share.

Very easy to explore the city and to go around the island by bus or your own car .

We love to have everything nearby but at the same time, have our own piece of heaven, peace and quiet . We can get out of the apartment and strait away emerge ourselves with the locals without been pressurise in all the usual holiday money grab .

Here is where our heart beats.

What makes this apartment unique

Lots of light, beautifull furniture.

Near the town center but away from the noise .

The views from one of the bedrooms and also from the living room is to die for, also the facing south varanda where you can enjoy your meals, or read a book in peace.

Local Manager available at your service always.

But in the midle of beautiful colinial Houses.

Come a see how the real Madeirains live, be part of the local traditions and culture

Home from home

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr Correia,



we had a wonderful stay on your beautiful island of Madeira and in your holiday apartment. Many thanks and kind regards

Ines + Manfred Richter
May 2016
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Amenities

Santa Luzia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The apartment offers one on suite for the master bedroom with bath and shower. Also a second shower room in the second bathroom. Bathroom very modern and with lots of light. Beautiful marble , and tiled bathroom with lots of day light and also windows to the outdoors
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • The apartment offers a double bedroom with a on suite and a twin beded second bedroom. The bedrooms are large and with modern light furniture and beautiful wooden floor. The view from the double bedroom is facing the banana plantation and tropical flowers gardens. The second bedroom is facing the Funchal harbour and the old town and cathedral.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
All bedding and towels supply by us, if renting for longer that a week all extra bedding and towels be left at the apartment for you on the arrival. Highchair available on request. Our kitchen has all you need to prepare our meals , and a breakfast table for eating. Also at balcony are a table for outside eating and also for the gin and tonic. Imagine to wake every morning of your stay to that beautiful views. Fresh bread and cakes ( The local bakery van comes around the apartment every morning at around 8am) please take note. We offer T.V with local channels and DVD player, so bring your dvd please. Smoking permitted in the veranda. Also private car parking available outside of building. Take notice in downtown Funchal is a blacksandy beach in progress, but also has a lido complex with direct seafront = BARREIRINHA in the old town Our local manager is available at all time for you.

Reviews

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Town House Apartment- Astonishing Views."Home from home" FREE Wifi.
average rating of 4.75 based on 36 reviews
5

Very clean and tidy. We had everything we needed for a great week.

  • 5 of 5

The accomodation is well placed in the city making our stay very enjoyable.

Contacting the owner was easy. We would recommend this accomodation and gladly stay again.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your holiday on our beautiful island and in our apartment ! You're welcome back anytime. A pleasure to have.
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4

Very comfortable and roomy with spectacular views from balcony

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend this property. Madeira is very hilly so we often walked into town (down hill) and got the bus back (up hill!). Get a Giro pass for the yellow buses and save a fortune. Would definitely come back to Madeira and to this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great news! Glad you enjoyed the apartment and most importantly, our beautiful island. Looking forward to having you back.
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5

Feels like home

  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment with balcony on the top floor.

The apartment feels like a home, and cutlery etc. seems coherent.

When we booked via Homeaway, we couldn't see the things written in small. Only "but" in this case and not part of the price, has been, that we were told after the booking, that we should pay in addition 20€ on arrival for "greeting service" - a local representative would meet us with the key, and quickly show us the apartment.

The apartment is situated a bit up hill. Walking to town is therefore not done in five minutes, but if you have a car, it is very conveniently placed with quick access roads and a nice view over the town. We loved it.

The owner has been very nice all the way.

Nice clean and quiet place. We missed nothing.

Hope to come back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We pleased you had a good time and looking forward to have you back .
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5

A home from home (but with a better view)

  • 5 of 5

A spacious, well-kept apartment with a truly beautiful view. It had everything that we needed and more that added to the holiday feel. Really comfortable and functional with two lovely bathrooms, a great dining room/lounge area and the balcony which was our perfect breakfast destination with a sea view. What more could you want?

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

verkehrsgünstige Lage, herrlicher Ausblick

  • 5 of 5

Großes Appartment in ruhigem Wohngebiet, Parkplatz vor dem Haus. Wirklich traumhafter Ausblick über Funchal und den Hafen. Via Rapida + Supermarkt schnell erreichbar, schneller+einfacher Zugang zur gesamten Insel. Dieses Appartment ist wirklich zu empfehlen.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests , We are pleased your enjoy your stay at our holiday home, And we love to see back in the near future God bless you The Correia family
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Wonderful flat with a great view

  • 5 of 5

We got a wonderful flat with everything you need .It was clean, calm ,easy parking ,

great view from the balcony to funchal and the habour.For cooking we missed a coated pan, a bigger cooking pot and a salad bowl. We can recommand this flat to

nearly everyone ,except people with disabilities (because to much stairs to the flat).

We liked walking to the levadas here we found a lot of books to create our hikingtours.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest, We very glad you enjoy staying in our apartment, and thank you for let us know. We spoke to our local manager, and now the kitchen is fully equipped,. Looking forward to have you back again. Warm regards from sunny Madeira and the correia famely
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Funchal Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Pena
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Palheiro Golf
Nearest Motorway
150 Metres
ER 101 ( fast road to explore the island )
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Os Combantentes by the Municipal gardens in Fxal
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Barreirinha complex or Funchal lido
Car: not necessary

This apartment is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in a very safe residential area named Pena/Santa Luzia.

Beautiful views over Funchal's Habour.

Just around the corner are the Palmeira Botanical Gardens!

Near the apartment, is the local bus (number 26) which runs from early morning to midnight. Weekly bus passes cost about 23 euros per person.

If you hire a car, there is plenty private parking. The nearest supermarket is about a 5 minute drive.

SOME HOLIDAY MUST-DOS

Madeira offers 52 villages, enough to visit one everyday of the year!

However, Funchal city centre has a local farmers market where you can get your local fresh produce at very good price too!

The centre is a brisk walk and there you can even catch a cable car to Monte Village. Here you can enjoy a typical Tabogan ride back to town centre.

Funchal offers lot of great restaurant, 7 days a week.

In the town centre there is a church, an old sector with lovely narrow streets and a wide variety of cuisines.

For a day trip, taking the local bus from Funchal to 'The Valley of the Nuns' , you can admire the beautiful scenery and try the local chestnut liqueur. Great for walkers. Walk along the Madeiran water ways commonly known as 'levadas'.

For sunbathers, there are two new golden sandy beaches and lots of lido swimming facilities.

Whale and Dolphin watching are also available from the harbour in town and you can even spot a turtle if you're lucky ! Porto Santo ( a nearby island) can be reached by ferry for a more tranquil day.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The price is for up 2 adults
No cleaning charges
We offer a food welcome pack on the arrival free of charge.
To Meet and hand keys by the Manager in the apartment possible at small charge Euro 20 extra from the rental weekly fee.
Guests booking the airport transfers key be given on their arrival for free.
Private taxi transfer up 4 persons about 30 euro per journey payed directly to the driver
Long term ok

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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