Portuguese Tradicional House

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Caminho do Pilar, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal
Elsa
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The Space

2 bedrooms in a tradicional Portuguese house with a garden and beautiful view to Funchal Bay. Funchal Center in 10 minutes by car or taxi. Madeira Shopping Centre 5 minuts by car, with 106 shops, restaurants, cinema, etc. Excelents public transport near the house. Both rooms have king size beds and bathroom.
Bathrooms: bath with shower, toillet and bidet.
Kitchen: Big country kitchen, fully equipped with stove, microwave, oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, toaster, coffee machine, kettle, hand liquidizer, iron and board and all the cutlery, etc.
Living Room: The Living room is fitted with 5-pieces sofas, fireplace , tv, cable tv, DVD, wireless wifi internet, etc.
Dining room: Big dining table with 12 chairs, 2 sideboards and other tables.
Large balcony opened to the garden.
Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service: Bedlinen, bathroom towels and beach towels included. Cleaning and linen change is done once a week.

Notes on accommodation
Hair dryer provided.

Amenities/Facilities provided
hob/stove, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, iron/ironing board, kettle, coffee machine, cable tv, tv, free wireless internet access.

Accessibility
People with mobility problems can access to the house.

Outside
A balcony and a garden with sofá, a table and wicker chairs and decks chairs where you can enjoy a great view of the sea and the mountains.
Perfect to enjoy sunbathing or alfresco dining.

Coast/Beach
15 minutes by car from Barreirinha Beach that is located near the Old City and the Market. Here you can access the sea, they have sun loungers, changing rooms and the water is crystal clear. Other beaches as Clube de Turismo, Ponta Gorda Beach are also 10 min by car. Madeira´s beaches are all pebble, with the exception of a few which have black sand and a couple with golden sand (Calheta Beach and Machico Beach) which you can access by car in 30 minutes.

Golf
15 minutes to Palheiro Golf and 30 minutes to Santo da Serra Golf or you might like to take a day trip to the nearby island of Porto Santo to try out the new course there.

Skiing
10 minutes by car from the Marina of Funchal with lots of restaurants and excursions to see the dolphins and sometimes whales and turtles. Whale and dolphin spotting and marlin fishing.

Travel
Funchal airport is about 24Km from the apartment. Travel time by car is approximately 20-25 minutes.

Distances
You are quiet near the Funchal town, 15 minutes far from the Market, the Old City and Barreirinha Beach Resort by car. Going out of town, the fishing village of Câmara de Lobos is about 15 minutes away. Levada walking is one of the highlights of visiting Madeira. The Botanical Garden, Quinta Blandy, Monte Palace are a must for gardening enthusiasts.

Further details
Madeira has the most fascinating walk- in Levadas which are the irrigation channels built back between 16th and 20th centuries to bring water from the North to the South. Lots of festivals as Flower festival at Spring, Jazz estival in Jully, Wine festival in September, Carnival in February, Xmas for the amazing lights and New Year for the famous fireworks. Funchal has various museums of interest. To discover (email hidden) we supply you some guides.

Booking notes
Usually minimum booking is 1 week (if less required, please contact us). Booking for 2 to 4 guests are welcome. Rate given is based on 2 people sharing a room. Booking can be secured by email and confirmed on receipt of 30% deposit. All deposit payments by Paypal or bank transference the remaining to be paid cash on your arrival. We accept UK Pound, Euros and USA Dollars.

Owner profile
About the owner:
I am a teacher and I live with my husband in the house. One of my daughter is studing in Lisbon and the other at the moment is studing at Florence (Italy).

Year builted: 1990's

Why the owner chose a house in this location
The location is fantastic with a beautiful outlook, The garden is perfect to enjoy sunbathing or alfresco dining. It´s quite near the center of Funchal but at the some time we can feel we are leaving in the countryside. It´s also near to the Madeira Shopping centre with a big supermarket,106 shops, cinema, restaurants, etc.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $21 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $589 /week
Cleaning Fee: $22
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
  • Hello,
    meine beste Freundin aus Moskau und ich, hatten 2 wunderbar erholsame Wochen in Elsas Apartment Funchal (Centre) verbracht!
    Elsa ist eine sehr nette, aufmerksame Vermieterin!
    Das Apartment ist liebevoll dekoriert, gemütlich, sauber und man hat absolüte Privatsfere.
    Da, es zentral liegt, konnten wir alles zu Fuss erreichen: den Supermarkt, die Busse für unsere viele tolle Wanderungen.
    Wir würden immer wieder gerne in diesem Apartment unser Madeiraurlaub verbringen!
    Liebe Grüsse, Nina, Natalia.

    June 2014
  • We stayed at Elsa's apartment for "Flower Festival 2014". It was a lovely experience. The apartment is in a very short walking distance from the city center, it is clean, lovely decorated and Elsa was a helpfull and friendly host.

    I would not hesitate to recomend it further.

    Regards,
    Salomé Pohl

    May 2014
  • The apartment was really lovely-clean and bright with everything you need including a well equipped kitchen. Elsa was welcoming and helpful and we would highly recommend both Elsa and her apartment in Funchal.

    April 2014
  • The apartments are great. Beautiful, comfortable, with a great location and stunning views. They have a soul.
    Elsa organized transfer from and to the airport.
    Thank you very much, Elsa for this holiday in Madeira!

    January 2014
  • We had a great time in Funchal. Elsa had (email hidden), the apartment was phantastic! We enjoyed our stay very much! Thanks a lot.

    December 2013
  • We had a wonderful time in Madeira. The apartment was very nice and Elsa (email hidden). We Highline recomend her and her apartment if you are going to stay in Madeira.

    October 2013
  • A really nice apartment!
    (email hidden) :)

    September 2013
  • The apartment is bright, modern, and pretty, just as pictured, and in a great location in Funchal! Everything works reliably, the wireless internet connection is strong, and Elsa and her husband are responsive and helpful. Highly recommend! Quick tips: There are three bedrooms. If you have a car, you need to pay for parking close to the apartment (meter or garage). The apt is a bit hard to identify at first because there's not a street number on the building, so be sure you ask for an explicit description ahead of time.

    September 2013
  • All the family (3 kids) had very good time in this apartement, elegantly furnished. You quickly feel like home ! It is also a great location very near of the city center. Elsa and her husband are kind and helpful. A great stay and very happy memories for all of us.

    August 2013
  • This apartment was perfectly located and very practical for our family with three young kids. The place was gorgeous and nicely decorated, with two balconies and lots of room for storage and very comfortable beds. There was a large dining room table for a proper family meal and a separate table for breakfast with a modern kitchen. We were within easy walking distance of many amenities and Funchal highlights, with the sounds of the city during our evening Sangria. Daily trips to the cafe, limitless restaurants (or groceries) meant our vacation time was very well spent. Easy bus or short car rides to the Lido and other beaches were perfect.

    Elsa was very responsive and helpful; she fixed a WiFi issue within 12 hrs of the request while we were there, smiling the whole time and explaining some local details about Camacha or the festival in Monte. We took her advice and hit many, many other towns around Madeira with extended family living in the area, but it was always nice to come back to the apartment - our home away from home!

    Thank you for a great stay.

    August 2013
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