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3 BEDROOM VILLA WITH POOL - STUNNING VIEWS, BEAUTIFUL SEASIDE VILLAGE

David & Liz Hazell

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 BEDROOM VILLA WITH POOL - STUNNING VIEWS, BEAUTIFUL SEASIDE VILLAGE

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Superior well equipped villa in Jardim do Mar- great for outdoor dining

10 minutes drive from Calheta, Jardim do Mar is a small romantic seaside village with sea on 3 sides and most houses reached by a maze of paths. Its small hotel, good restaurant and 2 bars are walking distance to the villa which is down steps (5 minutes!) leading to the promenade (10m minutes!) and pebble beach. Enjoy the covered poolside patio furnished for secluded outdoor dining with stunning sea views, the upstairs balcony for the beautiful sunsets and the sound of the waves . All bedrooms and living areas enjoy spectacular views. Downstairs are the large open plan and spacious kitchen and living areas with 4 large pairs of sliding doors leading outside. Upstairs are the bedrooms with two bathrooms (one ensuite) plus a second living room with fitted bar and access to balcony. Equipment is luxury standard - air conditioning in the bedrooms,bar,fully equipped kitchen, ice maker, satellite TV, large built in BBQ etc. Its cliff edge position is stunning but unsuitable for under 10s

Jardim do Mar : Jardim is a historic, unspoilt Madeiran village. It is small and compact - only a few hundred metres from one end to the other - and its highest point is about 50 metres above sea level. The road to the village leads to the car park and also down one side of the village, passing a smart restaurant and on to the jetty. .The village centre has a pretty square,a small hotel and a beautiful church.

Most villagers reach their homes on foot by the cobbled alleys spreading from the square. These alleys are interspersed by small plots for growing bananas,grapes and vegetables and many houses have pretty gardens with bouganvilleas and hibiscus.The villa sits at the edge of the village with stunning views of the sea and huge cliffs, facing west towards the sunsets over the ocean.The steps down from the villa lead down to a pebbled beach on the one side and on the other side the beginning of the lovely promenade along the sea and around the villag to the jetty

Activities: Western Madeira is very unspoilt with spectacular scenery for sight seeing and walking. Levada walks are exceptional and are generally easy (some can be precipitous!) but other walks usually demanding. A car is needed for nearly all walks.

It is possible to arrange boat trips and even big game fishing from the marina in nearby Calheta, where there is also an art gallery.Calheta has the best sandy beach in Madeira.There are a number of outdoor sea swimming pools notably at Porto Moniz. There is an intimiidating cable car ride from the cliff top just off the West coast road to Porto Moniz.

Further afield there are a number of botanic gardens, museums and a beautful cathedral in Funchal. There is an 18 hole golf course about 45 minutes from the villa and a second 27 hole course further east. Ferry trips from Funchal to the nearby island of Porto Santo can be arranged in Calheta.

However It is still difficult to beat walking around the friendly and beautiful village of Jardim !

Staying in the villa: The owners of the villa frequently stay there and are in regular touch with the two English speaking people who look after guests and the property. One cleans the house and lives just outside the village and the other lives in the viilage and looks after the pool and garden as well as being on hand to answer any questions or sort out any problems.On arrival you will be met in the car park and taken to the villa and shown around and if necessary given a hand with the luggage

The villa is in the village but on a cliff edge. It is very private and and its breath taking sea views are unimpeded on all sides. In order to manage the few steps to the property it is best to keep shopping down to amounts that can be carried in one go and to make some use of the local shop. At night the only sound you can hear is the sea.

There are excellent walking guides available in the villa and we provide our suggestions on the nicest places to visit near the village.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

David & Liz Hazell

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Speaks English
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
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Calheta Madeira
Worcestershire
5

A beautiful villa with outstanding views

  • 5 out of 5
The villa is lovely, very tasteful and well equipped. It is nice and private and has the most wonderful views from all aspects of this well designed modern property. We ate in more than usual as the facilities and weather were great and the tourist season really just beginning, but Joe's Bar, which is a short couple of mins walk up from the villa serves excellent reasonably priced food and the staff (particularly Lino who speaks very good English) are very welcoming and friendly. The journey back from the bar is mostly downhill but can be pretty hazadous after a few beers!

The main thing guests need to fully appreciate is the long and uneven path from where you have to park your car through the village to get to the villa. Taking cases to and from was a challenge and you need to consider your supermarket purchases to ensure they are manageable.

We thoroughly enjoyed Madeira with it's lush dramatic scenery and the villa proved a fabulous & peaceful get away which is just what we wanted, even our 11yr old son ranked it as one of his best holidays ever and I would recommend it to couples and families with older children as long as all guests are mobile and fairly fit!

Many thanks Liz & David for a lovely hassel free booking & a wonderful stay.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank for your kind comments. We are delighted that you appreciated the villa so much and enjoyed the beautiful views – and benefited from the convenience of Joes Bar!

We agree that the walk can be a challenge when fully laden (5 minutes when unladen!) and always highlight this point and will offer help with suitcases
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
+44 7781 124568
Calheta Madeira
5

Fantastic!!!

  • 5 out of 5
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Thank you Liz! Thank you David!.. Thank you Matt!

We travel a lot, but this vacation was the best, for sure! Everything was even better than we have expected: Madeira island, weather and, of course, the villa itself. Perfectly placed, perfectly designed, kept in perfect condition. The only thing we regreted - it is not ours... But we will be back for sure!
Thank you Liz! Thank you David!... Thank you Matt!
  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
+44 7781 124568
Calheta Madeira
5

A beautiful villa in a stunning location

  • 5 out of 5
The photos on the website were irresistible so despite the undeserving comments in the reviews with regard to the walk down to the village we, four mature 60+ ladies, decided to “give it a go”!
We received a very comprehensive guide from the owners which made our journey in the hire car ....via the supermarket...extremely easy and we were also delighted to find Matt awaiting our arrival in the village car park. Pre-warned, we each had rolling suitcases we could manage ourselves, so Matt carried the shopping!
Any hesitations we might have felt were immediately swept away. We arrived to an amazing sunset and this was the first of many - the patio/pool covered dining area with BBQ all face west, with uninterrupted views over the sea. This view is true of all the living area downstairs, and the bedrooms. The whole house has a light bright feel and all modern facilities are available.
It is a heavenly spot for al fresco dinners or barbies but even if it’s rainy and blowing it’s easy to cosy in with the ever fascinating tumultuous sea outside. It is difficult to leave! We had fun though along at the beach bar/cafe at the end of the promenade with the same stunning view. They serve delicious prawns - our favourites - or other simple local food. Joe’s bar with its friendly helpful staff is an easy option in the centre of the village and we found the little village shop, which initially looks very ill stocked, had a lot more hidden behind the counter ...just ask!
It is a delightful village especially as there are no cars - the sound of the waves is as noisy as it gets! The village itself is fun to potter around with all its little alleyways and beautiful flowers.
Madeira itself has plenty to offer and the books and maps on hand in the villa were invaluable.
Would we go again - oh yes.... whilst we are still mobile!
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
+44 7781 124568
Calheta Madeira
5

Boa vista - miradouro

  • 5 out of 5
When first visiting Madeira our view had been caught by a villa pitched high above the sea. We had been fascinated by its size and the terrace with an own swimming pool alike. Looking for a house later that year we exactly found that impressing estate. The descriptions as well as pictures at the internet were inspiring, so we booked right away. Meanwhile we stayed there twice and are planning to return. Could anything be more convincing than this? To this add the uncomplicated and friendly email-contact with David and Liz (the owners of the house).
Of course the internet´s description can´t provide you with all the details, in fact the villa with its splendid views, the terraces plus swimming pool, rooms and equipments are better. Even if you are not a fancied cook, just standing at the kitchen unit preparing a whatever-it-might-be your eye will be automatically caught now and then by the coastline towards Paul de Mar and the steep cliffs. The large windows will help you with an unobstructed view. A last word to the kitchen, one might have been in other houses, maybe villas too but you hardly find such a wide range of porcelain, glasses, cutlery and other useful things which even please the talented cook!
Everyone wants sunshine, blue sky plus a calm, gentle sea when on holidays but even if you are not too lucky and the waves are crushing against the rocky shoreline while stormy winds are howling along the coast and round the house (as it did this Easter) as soon as you close the windows either downstairs in the living room/kitchen or in the sleeping rooms, it is nice and cosy inside and nothing could prevent you from having a nap or a deep, relaxing sleep at night .
Indeed it is a roughly 450 m walk from the car park including some fifty rounded stairs, so even the heaviest luggage will be handled within a short time. And keep in mind there is always Matthew, the ever friendly guiding spirit, who will give you a hand or two on your first way to the house or back to the car park when leaving. Further on he is never too far away to give you some further information at the phone or drop in when needed. Nevertheless you might decide to travel with some small sized baggage only. Washing machine and dryer are waiting at the house to help you in any way.
Whoever had been there for a week or two will like to come again but we shouldn´t praise that hide away too much, otherwise we might not get the chance for another stay due to high demand!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
+44 7781 124568
Calheta Madeira
5

Excellent stay

  • 5 out of 5
Perfect stay in wonderful villa!

This villa on the edge of the cliff, with breaking waves only 30m from your terrace with pool, feels like heaven on earth.

You will find everything you need, very comfortable, luxurious and spacious.

The best place to be if you want to enjoy and relax on Madeira!

And don't let the short stroll to the carpark fool you - it is worth it and keeps you fit! And halfway up to the carpark/villa, you will find a cold beer in Joe's Bar.

Thank you David, Liz and Matt!
  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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3 Bedroom villa with pool - stunning views, beautiful seaside village
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p406317
+44 7781 124568
Calheta Madeira
5

Perfect Villa in an naturally beautiful location

  • 5 out of 5
This villa truly does live up to the owner’s accurate description and the many other deservedly positive reviews. We have stayed in many other ‘villas with pools’ across Europe but none that tick all the required boxes quite as well as this.
The villa has been very thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of the incredible surrounding land and seascape and yet still retains a geat deal of privacy. Every room was clean and maintained to a very high standard. Infact we enjoyed the Villa and its many facilities so much that the biggest difficulty each day was deciding whether to just stay put and relax or venture out into the many delights of Madeira. We’d often came back after a day’s exploring in time for an end of day swim in the pool while watching the sunset over the sea and then feast on a poolside BBQ – (very Enid Blyton and…..) Just Heaven!
We didn’t find the distance from the car park to the Villa a problem at all and we'd often make detours off the normal route just to explore all the pretty little walkways through Jardim, which we very much enjoyed. It was something we probably wouldn’t have done had there been parking facilities at the villa. Also the lack of traffic noise and pollution was a great bonus!
The practical information provided by David and Liz was also a great help on first arrival and we took up their suggestion of stopping for a food-shop in Calheta on the way to the villa.
We would certainly recommend this Villa to anyone wanting a peaceful and relaxing location to soak up the sights and sounds of the dramatic and beautiful coastline and yet still be within easy reach of the rest of the Island with the use of a car. This was our first visit to Madeira and we only had one week so would definitely recommend a two week stay here to fully appreciate the Villa and the Island – both equally a delight for body, mind and soul!
Our warmest (no pun intended!) thanks to David and Liz for being so good humoured and understanding about what could have been a major disaster on our final evening, involving hot BBQ ash and the Villa’s compost bin (not a good combination and not recommended!!). We are sure that many other owners would not have been so forgiving. Also to Matt, the on-site help, for all his help and for dealing with things so well on our last morning.
An amazing holiday (with an unforgettable ending!) at a perfect Villa in a wonderful setting with friendly owners and a very good natured on-site help.
  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Funchal
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
beach
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Joes Bar
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Palheiro (18 hole)
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Restaurant Tar Mar
Car: necessary

Jardim do Mar is 2 km off the main road from the airport 45 minutes away. The area is very unspoilt and much favoured by discerning walkers; many stay in nearby Prazeres (10 minutes drive) with its levada and road access to the leading walking area of Rabacal . There is a sandy beach, restaurants, marina , boat trips and supermarket in Calheta (10 minutes drive)..Jardim do Mar is known in Madeira for its beauty;It is a historic village where the houses are reached on foot via the lovely square.and pretty pathways.Bananas, grapes and vegetables grow in profusely in many small allotmants.Jardim.do Mar has a hotel,a restaurant and 2 good barsserving food. Its shop sells the essentials - eg bread, water,beer. Jardim There is no road access to the villa; cars are kept in car park aboout 400m walk away; the last 50m is down steps.The beach below the villa is pebble and difficult to swim from but it is a lovely promenade walk to the jetty which is a popular swimming spot next to a pretty bar

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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28 Jun 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
€1,300
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€1,300
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit €250
Notes The above rates are for 4 persons,(for 2 people a 10% discount discount is available - please enquire). For more people an extra charge of 105 euros per person per week is payable .

The property will be unavailable from 15//11/2014 until April 2015

We recommend our guests to take out travel insurance.
A 30% deposit must be paid at the time of booking with the balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. If a booking is made within 6 weeks of arrival, full payment is required at the time of booking. Rentals may be agreed in sterling. The Security Deposit is payable on arrival at the property and is refundable on departure subject to recovery of any damages, breakages or losses (for example keys).
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Calheta in Madeira

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , the bathroom is ensuite, large bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , downstairs with washbasin
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , beds 200x100 ea, air conditioning
  • Each of the bedrooms is independently air conditioned and has fitted wardrobes. They all enjoy unspoilt views of the ocean and spectacular coastline through large sliding glass doors.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • veranda
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • paragliding
  • surfing
Notes:
The kitchen, dining area and downstairs living area form a very large open plan area with plentiful light and stunning unspoilt views throughout of the coast and sea. There is an adjoining utility room with washing machine, clothes drier and additional storage. In addition there is an upstairs living area opening out onto a balcony with amazing views. The very large kitchen island includes a breakfast bar seating up to 4 people. The kitchen appliances are all electric.There are 3 fridges one of which has an ice maker and cold drink dispenser. The upstairs living area includes a bar with 3 bar stools and TV with satellite TV and radio including BBC and ITV. The 3 bedrooms are air conditioned, the rest of the Villa is not. The outside is private and over looks the seaside promenade directly below.There is a large built in BBQ, the oval pool is 9.5m x 4.5m plus walk in area. .There is free internet access in the village library 10 minutes walk away.Sorry no children under 10
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