Self catering rental in historic old town of Funchal. Apartment with Pool close to all the attractions, yet in a tranquil authentic place. With a swimming pool, tropical garden & seaview terraces to enjoy the warm climate all year outside. This stunning house has been newly renovated and equipped for long or short stays. Private seaview terraces with barbecue, pool and tropical garden in central Funchal so you can walk everywhere. Spacious flats, surrounded by a tropical garden and large pool each with a private seaview south facing terrace. A relaxed homely atmosphere opposite to a hotel or package holiday. Live like a local by the sea were the climate is warm all year and the neighbourhood is friendly and peaceful. Ideal location in the center of Funchal no car necessary, by the old town (but not near the noisy bars), walk to the local restaurants, bars, beach and main attractions in Funchal. The market is 5-10 minute walk down hill. A tropical oasis by the sea. A perfect base to relax, with the luxury of space and elegant decoration great for the young at heart. Each of the 3 flats has its own private terrace facing the sea, kitchen, barbecue, living room with TV and large bedrooms. Ocean View has a large private balcony with a roof, Bay View an even larger balcony with steps down to the pool, and the boat watching tower on the left side down in the garden belongs to Artists Cottage. Perfect for easygoing guests looking for a trendy house full of cool touches and surrounded by nature. We provide assistance from our property manager for anything you need during your stay and we welcome short and long term rentals. Spacious outside dining and relaxing space, BBQ for each flat. Filled with natural light and always with a banana tree or the sea framed, Free wireless internet. You will be in the heart of an authentic Portuguese area. This is a beautiful old building with oak floors and century-old stucco and tin plated ceilings (in the middle floor they are a work of art) some noise can filter from flats. The very best location in Madeira staying in a superb house.
We have 8 other fabulous seafront holiday rentals properties in the Old Town of Funchal and one in Lisbon, see our website for information on 1, 2 and 3 bedroom dream villas: www.funchalcottages.co.uk
Levada walks, golf and swimming nearby: The villa is the ideal base to explore the island of Madeira, its strategic location in the heart of Funchal means it is just by the seaside were you can swim, bycicle, scuba dive, sail and much more. The 2 golf courses are near, Palheiro Golf is just 10min away and Santo da Serra Golf is just 20min away. Madeira is a walkers paradise and from here you can reach the mountains and discover the levada trails. A bus stop is nearby, and the main road to the airport is very easy to catch. Local café and corner shop is a couple of meters down the road.
Authentic local culture: Escape the tourist areas and discover this neighborhood in central Funchal, the old part by the sea.
We have several guests who stay many times a year, some for several months at a time.
Madeira events to look out for: New Year Fireworks in Madeira, Madeira Walking Festival (january), Madeira carnival, Madeira Flower Festival (May), Madeira islands Open Golf (May), Funchal Atlantic Fireworks Festival (June), Funchal jazz (July), Madeira Rally (August), Madeira Wine Festival (September), Madeira Christmas (December)