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A MADEIRA DREAM HOME

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

About the property

Welcome bem vindos to the paradise of Madeira in a private home with pool

The house is in Loreto above Arco da Calheta. it offers comfort and best views with the necessary amenities to make it an unforgettable holiday. A nice living with awesome views, ample kitchen access to the varandah and the great 10X5 private pool. Upstairs2 bedrooms with commanding views over the spectacular Ocean and the green areas around. great location to enjoy the nature . Withing less than 10 minutes drive you will find the only sandy beach of Madeira a well stocked supermarket and restaurants.


Owner
Garry Goncalves
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, dutch
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Garry Goncalves

I love to travel , have friends. enjoy culture and music and I am glad to be able to enjoy this fantastic house and also let guests enjoy a great holiday in this unique island of love, serenity and eternal spring

Why Garry Goncalves chose Calheta

I fell in love with the house for its unique location and what it offers. It was very nicely designed by the previous owners and offers a combination of comfort, privacy, and outstanding views that make all the difference and with which you will be smiling every morning when you and your loved ones wake up and enjoy the views and the nature.

What makes this villa unique

I am trying to make the most to assure guests feel at home and the private pool, the garden and the views make this house so special. The house is taken care of constantly and has a beautiful garden . It is my dream home and I stay there whenwver I can and also am glad ot be able to offer others the opportunity to enjoy its amenties. enjoy and welcome to my paradise... hopefully yours as well

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Lombo Do Doutor, Portugal

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • BATHROOM HAS SHOWER WC AND IS CLOSE TO EACH BEDROOM
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
  • EACH BEDROOM HAS AN ADJACENT TERRACE AND LARGE WINDOWS TO ENJOY THE OUTSTANDING VIEWS. BOTH BEDROOMS HAVE AN ADDITIONAL WINDOW FACING WEST.... LOTS OF LIGHT FRESH AIR. FOR YOU TO ENJOY
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Madeira is a wonderful island full of surprises and events year round. best if you get maps and a guide of events already at the airport tourism post

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

A MADEIRA DREAM HOME
average rating of 4.4 based on 10 reviews
Bielefeld
5

Great place for holidays, breathtaking view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Garry's house for a week and just loved the place all the time. The house is in a quiet part of Arco da Calheta/Loreto and offers everything you need, it is clean and cozy, the kitchen is well equiped, there is a place for barbecue, too. All in all the property offers enough space for a comfortable stay for up to 4-5 guests (two bedrooms). Our favourite place was the terrace and the pool, where you can stay for hours and enjoy the sunshine and the breathtaking view. Supermarket and restaurant within 10 mins. walking distance from the house, for other destinations a car is a must have. Garry was a very helpfull host, the key disposal was arranged in a place which was easy to be found and from there on everything went very smooth. We can only recommend to make a booking in this property and sure we will return some day, as we enjoyed our stay a lot.

Thank you, dear Garry and best regards,

Larissa & Rafael

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Larissa and Rafael Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful perfect review- We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the dream house and you are more than welcome to return. Have a nice Summer Adiel For Garry Goncalves
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5

Terriffic view, great pool, nice house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 8 nights i april in this place and we really loved it.

The house is up on a steep mountain (ok- just as everything on Madeira) and it seems situated right at the edge of a cliff (optical illusion).

The view is breathtaking, a lot of glass used to enjoy the sight.

We loved the large windows in the bedroom. We loved the balcony with a roof to dry towels on.

We loved the warm pool (certainly worth the money!) and that it is surrounded by glass, so you both have the view and the windshild. It does get cooler up there and we could have wished for more blankets in the first nights, as we did not want to start the electric radiators at night.

In summer it must be a relief and fantastic with the temperature at this altitude, in april is was nearly too chilly and often cloudy.

The pool and garden are really luxury and we enjoyed also in april nice hours out there.

Besides of the work noise from remodelling the neighboring ground, it was perfectly private and very quiet, while in a rural township. At night we could hear the frogs and in the mornings the birds. A perfect sky of stars at night, (if there were no clouds). Very charming the levada in the garden, which at times is flowing, at others dry.

It is very close to popular hiking areas (Rabacal) and Calheta (the only sandy beach bigger than one towel) is close by. We very also surprised how fast we could drive to Funchal.

The house is newly renovated, smaller and rather simple but very functional and aimed at the view. I would say that the price fits and the description was fine. It is not a 5 -star luxury house(which we did not want to pay for - they could be found), but anyhow a dream.

We were 2 adults and 3 children, that worked out fine.

The car parks nicely under a roof at the side entrance, which was great in rainweather and surely must be nice in summerheat.

There is a great outdoor barbeque fireplace, which we enjoyed.

Only 2 details, which we regarded not so good: the downstairs toilet has no ventilation, other than opening the door to the livingroom....

The shower cabin (there is one shower) is absolutely not suitable for pregnant or big people. Although only normal height (175cm) and moderate overweight middle-european, I could just barely squeeze myself through the door opening into the cabin. So if you are obese, you will not be able to take a shower :-)

If we ever come to Madeira again, we would come later into the year and stay here again and advise friends to, too!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests- A big hug and thanks so much for the time devoted to write such a great detailed review. I appreciate your kind words and think you have given a 200% correct description. I will take your constructive remarks and check what can be done regarding the wc downstairs and the shower area Look forward to your return to the loveley paradise of Madeira
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4

Stunning views from a lovely villa

  • 4 of 5

Some lovely touches in the villa ,made it very comfortable and home from home . Tiny criticisms --- could have done with a couple of side tables by the sofas for drinks and there only seemed to be one gas hob that would light with the sparker ,had to use matches . Otherwise a lovely holiday home with stupendous views ,

. The welcome pack and wine provided by Roseanne were a nice touch .

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Family Pearson Thanks a lot for your very nice review and for your useful tips. We look forward to welcome you again on your next trip to madeira. Happy 2016 and best regards Adiel for Rose Gouveia
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5

Perfekte Lage und toller Blick!

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren das 3te Mal auf Madeira und wollten den Strand von Calheta und das Wandergebiet dieses Teils der Insel erkunden, dafür war die Lage perfekt, das Haus hat alles, was man braucht und es hat auch alles funktioniert. Der Parkplatz am Haus ist für geübte Fahrer problemlos zu nutzen, ansonsten kann man aber auch an der Strasse parken. Morgens sind die Anfahrtwege ins Wandergebiet oder Ribeira Brava kurz und nachmittags zum Strand auch nur 10-15 min also perfekt. Wir waren als Familie mit 5 Personen dort. Leider wurde der Pool zu unserer Zeit gerade repariert, aber wir haben dafür sofort ein Gutschriftsangebot und auch das Geld problemlos ohne Nachfragen erhalten. Daher 5 Sterne!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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2

Maison de rêve ?

  • 2 of 5

Avons passé une semaine dans cette maison à la dernière minute après l'annulation

nous avons aimé la vue étonnante avec piscine et la possibilité de chauffer la piscine

nous avons détesté le bruit d'abord celui de la route et des voitures qui poussent le moteur pour grimper la montée de 6 heures du matin à 23 heures car passe juste devant la maison une des routes qui montent vers la route des hauts de Madère...

beaucoup de voitures, motos et cars de touristes à plein régime et on les entends des chambres qui donnent toutes derrière à 2 mètres de la route et le bruit en est déjà limite à supporter quand on veut ce reposer.

Ensuite nous avons eu la "malchance" selon le loueur d'arriver en plein milieu des travaux de piscine de la villa d'à côté avec marteau piqueur du matin au soir même le week end et les ouvriers qui nous regardait à 5 mètres nous baigner, ce qui a fini par nous peser et nous empêcher de se baigner jusqu'à l'heure où les travaux se finissaient c'est à dire après 18 heures, heure où il n'y avait pas de soleil et où il faisait froid pour se baigner longtemps malgré le chauffage modéré de la piscine.

Nous n'avons pas aimer la réaction du propriétaire qui n'a fait qu'un geste contacter la propriétaire voisine qui n'a pas arrêter les travaux. Puis qui s'est dédouané lâchement en disant qu'il n'était pas responsable de ce qui se passait à côté de la maison maison dans celle-ci...

En gros tant pis pour nous, aucun geste commercial, aucune proposition de remboursement même partiel même pour ce qui n'a pas été des vacances pour nous. Comment conseiller à quiconque de louer cette maison, puisque le propriétaire pense que les loueurs ne sont que des vaches à lait...

Nous n'avons pas apprécié la réaction du loueur alors que le bruit toute la semaine était insupportable, vidéos à l'appui si celui ci nie...

Date d’arrivée

14 mai 2016

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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5

Great and very complete house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with stunning views over the ocean from the balcony and swimming pool. The kitchen has all appliances you need (including dishwasher and washing machine, great if you have children). Nice welcome by Gary. He knows a lot of good local restaurants and grocery stores. Always helpful and friendly throughout the complete stay. The island is a paradise even with bad weather. The owner Adiel is also very friendly and reliable. We will definitely come again. Gary and Adiel thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
MANOS , AFRICANO
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
calheta
Car: necessary

The villa has a fantastic cliff edge pool 10 meters by 5 meters and has absolutely stunning views with a newly landscaped garden. It is located in the picturesque and quiet village of Loreto with local amenities. a few minutes drive up the hill will lead you and loved oes to a pristine forest area and then to the amazing Paul da serra ridge with a rare canyon below which resembles if u put your imagination to workthe grand canyon in the USA... There is a nice possible walk to Rabacal with its small waterfalls. Eight minute drive to the golden beach and marina at calheta with bars and restaurants and large supermarket. There is a smaller supermarket called Amanhecer within walking distance. Thirty minute drive to Funchal with many bars, restaurants, beautiful board walks, botanical gardens and many more things to do and see. Ten minute drive to Ponto do Sol, beautiful fishing village and fifteen minutes drive to Ribeira Brava with plenty of shops and restaurants. Forty five minute drive to airport along the Atlantic coast. Your chance to see the real Madeira with lush green valleys, peaceful forests, majestic mountains and peaks shrouded in clouds. Also 42 inch plasma with satellite with 200 channels to choose from. Free high speed Wi-Fi, 24GB. Heated pool is an optional extra if you require a heated pool it is 75 euros per week(which hardly covers the cost...)

Before your actual arrival to Madeira a meeting point will be coordinated so you will be able to arrive to the house without any difficulty... ENJOY MADEIRA

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Lombo Do Doutor, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SPRING SPECIAL
16 Jan 2017 - 15 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$121
A$844
A$3,262
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest
 
GREEN AUTUMN
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$121
A$844
A$3,262
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$135
A$943
A$3,616
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$14 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$213
CLEANING A$43

HEATING FEE FOR POOL 75 EURO PER WEEK

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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