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Luxury villa by the sea with private pool, terrace and sea view

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Thebaid is located on Fajã da ovelha, Calheta It has 2 rooms , spacious, co

Thebaid is located on a rural zone, about 50 km from the airport in the municipality of Calheta in the extreme southwest of the island, the warmest and enjoyable area of ??Madeira The closest population is Paul do Mar, where there is an ancient path of connection that takes about 30 minutes walking or 5 minutes by car.

Near the house there are several restaurants, bars and small supermarkets. The nearest health center in the Fajã da Ovelha is a 5 minute drive and the Hospital about 10 minutes, in Calheta. It is the largest city of Madeira, but not the most populous, now living mainly from agriculture and the vast majority of young people emigrating to South Africa, Venezuela and elsewhere in South America.

It is located in a private and secluded, away from all the bustle and hustle of the cities. Is located in a property of about 4000 square meters, surrounded by fruit trees, agricultural crops and other trees. Guests can enjoy the fruits available there. The property has total privacy. The Thebaid of Massapez is a privileged space with greenery and tranquility to enjoy a pleasant and relaxing holiday and enjoying the bucolic atmosphere of natural beauty available in this area. In the gardens and relaxing areas you can give wings to your imagination, you can meditate, paint, write, photograph, etc..

The house consists of 2 floors, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a common living and dining room with fireplace, kitchen, barbecue and swimming pool.

On the first floor is the kitchen that has Juicer, toaster, broiler ,microwave, oven ,refrigerator and

stove. The living room contains fireplace and bathroom ,on the second floor there is two rooms one with a master bedroom with a double bed and a second bedroom with two double big beds. The two have private bathroom. Each room has a private balcony with superb views over the Atlantic Ocean. Outside the house there is a barbecue available for grilling, fully equipped, large swimming pool and a garage.

Facilities: The house offers bath and pool towels and 2 changes of sheets per week. Availability of cot and baby bath and stand and binoculars. The Friday is the day dedicated to the maintenance of the house, pool , gardens and others.

The house is close to various hiking routes taken in: Local and long distances.

More Details
Registration Number : 24186/AL

Emanuel Janes
Member since: 2012
Speaks Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017


Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Aeroporto da Madeira
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Paul do Mar
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Paul do Mar
Car: recommended

Thebaid of Massapez stands about 50 minutes from the aiport . It is well located because you can do wild sports , like Downhill Mountain Biking , Surf and also relaxing activities like fishing , levada walks and also the marinas.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Faja Da Ovelha on Calheta

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Casa de banho 1 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Casa de banho 2 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Casa de banho 3 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Quarto 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Quarto 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • There is two rooms , one with a big double bed and a second room with two double beds. Both rooms have private bathroom. Each rooms has a balcony where you can see the sunshine and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Luxury villa by the sea with private pool, terrace and sea view
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 54 reviews

A comfortable, well equipped villa with the most amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful holiday in Madeira and the villa was great. It is well equipped with everything you need to spend time relaxing and enjoying your time without travelling too far. You do need a car just to go to the supermarket but there is so much to do and see in Madeira that a car is the best option here anyway.

A wonderful place to stay, with spectacular views!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review, it is fantastic to know that you had a wonderful time at the Villa and enjoyed the luxury settings and memorable views it has to offer. We look forward to welcome you all in the future
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Thebaida do Massapez a beautiful villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

My partner & I stayed for a week in early September. Emanuel met us when we arrived late on the Friday evening and nothing was too much trouble to help us settle in. The villa was clean comfortable and beautifully situated with amazing views over the West Coast - and truly stunning sunsets.

I agree with previous comments - rent a medium sized car as the drive is steep and requires a strong clutch! To be honest you probably need a similar sized car to cope with the local hairpin bends anyway. If you're a nervous driver - then ask someone else to drive.

We drove around most of Western Madeira and had a couple of forays to the North coast where the climate was MUCH cooler. The whole island is full of amazing sub tropical plants - which I guess explains the " floating garden" description. I was fascinated by the geography & geology of the island - but most people I am sure would just be happy with the climate & views!

Make sure you visit the Bar Precipio which is the nearest watering hole. There is no menu - just fresh fish of the day with salad, but it had a view over Paul do Mar to die for and to be honest it was the best fish we ate in the holiday.

I cannot recommend the villa or region enough - it is truly beautiful. Daryl & Rob

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for such a fantastic review !! I am delighted that you found the Villa and Madeira superbly stunning. It is always a pleasure to read such rewarding comments In relation to the rental car to choose. I always suggest a diesel car. Madeira is a wonderful island with its ingrained and well preserved roads, for those who are accustomed to flat roads, there is always a difference but not very much
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The property is in a lovely position with great views it's situayion makes up for its remoteness

  • 4 of 5

We loved the island and the property. It's old fashioned with lovely views and it's quite remote and very quiet. In a nice part of the island.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Another wonderful holiday at Mr Janes' villa. Comfortable and quiet, good walks to restaurants and amazing views.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lawrie and family., Thank you for such complimentary satisfying comments with the Villa high standards and all it's relaxing surrounding location amenities. This is the second time I have wecomed you and it was a great pleasure. I hope that next year I can have the pleasure to welcome you again. All the best
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comfortable, rustic villa

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in this rustic villa. Superb views, enjoyed swimming in the pool. Good location for walks - we walked along levadas and down the cliff path to the bay below. On the wet day, we enjoyed the warmth from the log fire. It has a steep drive, but once we got used to it, it wasn't a problem for us.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular Views on Paradise Island

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful little village Faja Da Ovelha is, set against the hillside with tremendous views extending as far as the horizon line, a little bar, a lovely church and friendly locals, some speak English but others just nod in a friendly way to acknowledge you.

The villa is brilliant as a base for the island. It is far enough away from the airport to feel nicely isolated from the big bad world, but close enough to the star attractions to make the driving, and there will be a lot of that, not too straining.

You are met promptly by Emmanuel, who will check your flight times and be ready for your arrival. He is a wonderful man, who you have to envy, but in the nicest way of course as he has a wonderful location and property and seems very relaxed and clearly a happy man. He will show you everything you need to know and you can ask him anything you need or wish to know locally etc etc. P.s. The Orange's in the garden are amazing!!!!!

The villa has all facilities needed to make your stay comfortable. If I'm picky, then the beds are pretty hard but after a days walking on the Levadas or strolling the Botanic gardens, you will care little about this. There is TV and DVD for a stormy night (we had a few in December) or plenty of chairs and recliners for book reading on sunny days.

IMPORTANT- and I cant stress this enough, get a decent sized car, as our first hire car, An Opel Adam (the, 'or similar' we were given instead of the preferred) would not get up the incredibly steep driveway even after I kicked the bags out and my other half, all 6ft4 of him! Four attempts and lots of burnt rubber, it wasn't going to happen. We got a Renault Clio, at more expense but this went up the driveway perfectly. I would suggest a Diesel, as does Emmanuel. Note to self, must listen to advice when given more often!

For good food and quiet drinks we would suggest the MAKTUB in Paul do Mar, its the next village/small town along the coast. Excellent Food and Drinks from the most unassuming little surf style bar. They sell more Havana Club than anywhere else in Portugal and the food is fantastic. Tiny little place, no bigger than a beach hut but oozing with character. Or, try Prazeres for another amazing meal but with the locals this time and a few lost looking tourists. Funchal is lovely, but find the old fishing port end, its full of character, old buildings, churches, ports and exquisite restaurants.

All I can say is... We will be back and for longer next time

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Nick and Victória, thank you for the great review, it is always a pleasure for us at the end of each stay to know que our guests have received the level of enjoyment, satisfaction and care That We always endeavor to deliver. In fact Villa "Thebaide the Massapez" offers a wonderful environment for Those seeking tranquility, privacy and the opportunity to indulge on the surrounding panoramic views and memorable sunsets. Many thanks also for the compliments made to the owner, but I must add that everything we do is aimed at always the interests of customers in order to make them have a memorable holiday. I am glad you loved Madeira and we look forward to welcoming you back soon
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Faja Da Ovelha, Portugal

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
2 Jan 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
19 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
3 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Midle Season
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Midle Season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Oct 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
17 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Os preços são para 4 pessoas. Para 5 ou 6 pessoas são mais 80 € por semana.

Um depósito de 30%, não reembolsável, deve acompanhar todas as reservas a fim de confirmar a reserva!

A estadia mínima é de 7 noites. No entanto, podemos admitir estadias mais curtas, que serão analisadas caso a caso, sempre que houver disponibilidade.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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