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Exceptionally high standard top floor balcony apartment with swimming pool/gym

Santa Luzia, Funchal, Portugal
  • Apartment
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

Two bedroom + two bathroom self catering apartment to sleep up to four people

All prices are for two/four people.

Beautiful contemporary top floor apartment in a new prestigious development with large balcony offering stunning views over the City of Funchal, the harbour and the sea beyond. 10/15 minutes downhill walk to the City Centre. This comfortable,well furnished apartment sleeps up to four people (main bedroom with large double bed and en-suite bath/shower room, wall mounted TV; second bedroom with twin beds and adjoining family shower room). Both rooms are light and airy and have good wardrobe and storage space. The spacious sitting room has a large 'L' shape sofa, perfect for relaxing, glass topped dining table and 4 chairs and is equipped with cable TV/DVD/Radio/CD. The glazed patio doors have access to the spacious terrace/balcony with outside dining table/chairs. The fit ted modern kitchen is well equipped with large fridge/freezer, electric hob/ oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer/ dryer. There is a delightful swimming pool for you to enjoy and also secure garage parking.

The flooring is a mixture of good quality marble floor tiles and in the bedrooms you have solid wood.

Own dedicated car parking space in the secure garage under the apartment block.

We can arrange for taxi transfers from the airport - these cost around €30 each way. Manuel, our very helpful taxi driver, can also take you on full day or half day tours. These cost around €75 for a half day and €115 for a full day and these tours are highly recommended.

10/15 minute walk downhill to town centre with an excellent one way bus service from the centre of the city up to apartment(with a convenient bus stop right outside) but this service does not operate on Sundays.

Car Hire can be arranged at a cost of around €45 to €50 per day or there is, of course, an appropriate weekly rate as well.

WIFI Broadband is available at a cost of £13 or €15 per week. Special rates available for 3 weeks or more.


Richard T. S. Harris

Member Since 2006
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 02, 2018
About Richard T. S. Harris

I have been running a holiday letting business for over 20 years. Now retired from that business and running my own properties...two in the UK(one in Brighton...central location and one in Eastbourne with beautiful views) and three in Madeira. All three of these can be seen by going on to our website MadeiraDreamHolidays.com

Richard T. S. Harris purchased this Apartment in 2012


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Comfortably furnished with quality bed linen and duvets. Towels supplied. Plenty of wardrobe space for hanging and storing clothes. Very high quality wooden flooring. Two 'Velux' roof windows in each bedroom. Wall mounted TV in master bedroom and with en-suite facilities with bath and separate walk-in shower. Separate family shower room with wc and basin. Fan.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, + basin
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, + basin

        Location Type

          • Downtown
          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean
          • Town


              • Luxury
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Local Maps
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Mobile/Portable small air conditioning unit.
                      • Elevator
                        yes two lifts
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        Luxury Gym adjacent to the Swimming Pool...costing €25 per week per person.
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Heating is by portable electric heaters.
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Broadband Access
                        This facility costs £13 or €15 per week with special rates for three weeks or more
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Security System
                      • Sunbed
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                        This facility costs €15 or £13 per week with special rates for three weeks or more.


                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Tempered glass dining table and four chairs
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • Audio Tape Player
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television


                                      • Balcony
                                        As described above
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Lovely spacious roof terrace with special views of the town and harbour and to the sea beyond.
                                      • Golf
                                        Palheiro Golf Course is quite close.
                                      • Terrace
                                      • Wood Deck


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • not suitable for children
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair accessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                                Excellent shaped pool with´Monet´´ style bridge...heated by solar panels during the Summer and by boilers during the Winter
                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Spa Whirlpool

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Housekeeper


                                                      • marina
                                                      • arboretum
                                                      • botanical garden
                                                      • caves
                                                      • churches
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • forests
                                                      • library
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • bay/sound
                                                      • museums
                                                      • pond
                                                      • rain forests
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • ruins
                                                      • water parks
                                                      • waterfalls
                                                      • winery tours

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • bird watching
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • gambling casinos
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • whale watching

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • mountaineering
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • equestrian events
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • golf privileges optional
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • jet skiing
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • mountain climbing
                                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                                  • pier fishing
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • sound/bay fishing
                                                                  • spelunking
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis
                                                                  • water skiing


                                                                      • The owners consider that, due to the very high quality of the decorations and furnishings in this brand new apartment, the apartment is only suitable for the most discerning of clients. Lift available from entrance and garage area to the apartment. Anyone with walking difficulties please note that there are slopes and steps around the building and swimming pool area.

                                                                        13 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Great location, spotlessly clean, staff friendly and efficient

                                                                        Lindsey J.

                                                                        Property in ideal location 10 minute walk to Funchal centre . Everything you need is provided and the apartment is spotlessly clean.The swimming pool and area are also well maintained.

                                                                        Emily is very friendly and efficient our plane was unable to land for two days due to high winds but on landing late at night the taxi was waiting at the airport and Emily was waiting at the property with a warm welcome. Maderia is a beautiful and diverse island with something for everyone. If you are not a confident driver would recommend a taxi tour easily arranged with Manuel Taxis and personally tailored to your interests.We will be returning soon.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We will be very happy to have these clients back again at any time.

                                                                        Richard T S Harris

                                                                        Exceptionally clean, great views, perfect location

                                                                        Nicola S.

                                                                        Really great location, excellent meet and greet, super clean and enough space, lovely swimming pool, would definitely recommend, family of 4, children 12&10

                                                                        Beautiful apartment

                                                                        Avril C.

                                                                        Beautiful modern apartment with stunning views over Funchal from the roof terrace. Well equipped and comfortable. Emily (housekeeper) provided everything we needed and gave us a comprehensive handover, with lots of tips to help our holiday go smoothly. Our favourite place for lunch was the Forte Restaurant in the Old Town. We can thoroughly recommend Manuel for airport pick-up (arranged through the owner) and tours of the island. We had wonderful day tours of the West of the Island, and on our last day, the East, culminating in drop off at the airport. Fantastic end to the holiday!

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        Dear Avril,

                                                                        It is not as easy as I expected to get Homeaway to organise the return of £150 damage deposit.

                                                                        Please could you let me have your address so that I can post a cheque to you.

                                                                        Yours sincerely,

                                                                        Richard T S Harris

                                                                        Well situated, modern apartment

                                                                        Neil C.

                                                                        Family of 4 getting some winter sun. The apartment is an easy walk down to the centre of Funchal. The apartment is well appointed, nicely decorated/furnished, clean and in good condition. Nice en-suite bathroom in the main bedroom. We had a very enjoyable stay. We didn't get much use out of the pool as the water was a bit nippy, understandable as its solar heated and the trip was in February. Still nice to sit around the pool. Didn't use the gym but it looked decent. Both the cleaner and taxi driver supplied were very helpful and courteous. The listing description is accurate and the owners kept up good communications throughout and were very generous with respect to us breaking a lamp taking only the bare minimum from our deposit and making effort on their part to make it as cheap as possible.

                                                                        Overall I would recommend this apartment. I would consider staying again should we be looking for an apartment in Funchal.

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        We would be very pleased to have the Chambers family back at this apartment or at our Villa at Amy time in the future

                                                                        Richard t s Harris

                                                                        Good Times in Funchal

                                                                        Carol F.

                                                                        We are a family of four with two mid-teenagers. The apartment is spacious, clean and well equipped with the highlight being a large south/west facing balcony which has beautiful views of the city - a great place to watch the sun go down. The pool area was good and quiet while we were there. The owner, Emily the housekeeper and Manuel the taxi driver were all very helpful. The location in the older part of the city is good - the walk down to Funchal is pleasant but the walk back uphill is more challenging. However the taxi fare is reasonable - approximately 6 Euros and taxis are very easy to find. A return trip is a must.

                                                                        A fantastic holiday retreat

                                                                        Urmila M.

                                                                        We had a brilliant holiday due to the apartment being a real home from home. It is very well furnished and the location is superb with just a short walk to the restaurants in the old town and on the sea front. It was also a good location for travelling to the various walking locations around the island without needing to be in the car for too long.

                                                                        We would definitely recommend the apartment to others and consider going back in the future. The owners were very helpful and were able to provide lots of useful information to ensure our stay was very restful.


                                                                        Santa Luzia, Funchal, Portugal

                                                                        This is a brand new prestigious development with own landscaped swimming/spa pool with sun beds - 10/15 minute walk to the town centre(downhill). Residential area with sweeping views of the town, harbour and of the sea; also views of the mountains including the area of Monte. Own dedicated secure car space in underbuilding garage. Bus service available from town centre with a convenient bus stop outside. Golf: There are three golf courses available: two on Madeira Island and one on the Island of Porto Santo. The closest one is the Palheiro golf course which is in a particularly attractive location. The second one, slightly further away, is at Santa de Serra. Special discounted rates apply at the Palheiro course.

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        Damage Deposit

                                                                        Car parking under building and totally secure is included with this property. Swimming pool available at all times of the year. Use of the Luxury gym adjacent will cost our clients €25 per week. Regular bus service operates from the city centre right up to the apartment all week up to Saturday afternoon. Special discounts: For Sept/Oct/Nov...10% off for parties of 3 and 4 people..20% off for 2px

                                                                        13 Reviews
                                                                        Exceptional 5/5
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