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Exclusive Luxury Holiday Villa

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 large double bedrooms, SLEEPS 6, all with sea & mountain view. 3 bathrooms

The master bedroom (very large double) has quality designer furniture including a King size bed with two matching bedside cabinets complete with lamps and a matching Credenza unit with a portable desk fan to keep you cool. A warm air heater and an electric over blanket are provided for those cooler nights. A settee and side chair are also included in the decor along with Voile drapes to the window. The master bedroom area also consists of five double wardrobes located in the dressing area and has an en-suite bathroom facility which includes a bath/shower, bidet, WC, vanity unit with large wall mirror, glass/chrome wall cabinet, a wall mounted scissor action extendable personal mirror as well as a wall fitted hair-dryer. A safe is fitted into one of the double wardrobes.

Bedroom 2 (large double).

The second bedroom is complete with a double size bed and has two wall mounted bedside shelves along with two light touch bedside lamps.Two double fitted wardrobes, a dressing table with mirror and a side chair completes the furniture itinerary and, as in the master bedroom, there are voile drapes to the window. This bedroom along with the third bedroom has easy access to the upstairs bathroom facility. The heating/cooling facilities in this bedroom are identical to those in the master bedroom.

Bedroom 3 (large double)

The third bedroom comes complete with a King size bed, matching bedside cabinets and a matching drawer chest suitable for the storage of bedding/towels. As with the second bedroom there are two double fitted wardrobes provided, along with a wicker armchair. Once again voile drapes finish off the décor to this room. Personal comfort is catered for in the same way as the other two bedrooms.

All bedrooms have air conditioning and fans. The air conditioning is available on request only and charged on a weekly basis. The fans and electric overblankets are available at all times at no additional cost.

Bathroom 2.

The main house bathroom adjacent to bedrooms two and three is fitted with a fabulous Hydro massage shower cabinet, a white vanity unit and WC. There is a large wall mounted illuminated mirror and a chrome/glass trolley with chrome trays.

All rooms have access to the outside and upper sun balcony area. There are two circular, glass bistro style tables complete with 2 chairs to each table and also a semi- circular settee to relax on.

House bathroom

Is located within the lower hallway outside the entrance to the extensive sitting/TV/Lounge area, which consists of hand basin, Toilet WC and wall mirror.

Lounge Area.

Is a large L shaped lounge which has superb uninterrupted views out over the Ocean. In this area are two, three seat settees and two, two seat settees. There are two stone/glass/wood coffee tables a matching credenza unit and a matching desk unit. A 5 star swivel base chair and a wooden stool compliment the desk unit. A tall glass door display cabinet which matches the Credenza and desk unit stands in one corner of the room. An extensive floor to ceiling voile curtain is fitted across the wall between the lounge and kitchen areas. A lamp to both the Credenza unit and desk are included along with two pottery jugs. An 1800mm high water feature is located between the two three seat settees

Additionally, in the Lounge area there is a wall mounted entertainment system which comprises of a flat screen television which receives approx. 135 channels of TV. A DVD player is also installed along with the all important WiFi Internet.

A powerful remote controlled air conditioning unit provides that all important cool/warm air in the lounge, which is available on request.

The lounge has three double vertical blinds over 3 pairs of double slide opening patio doors which gives full and easy access to the extensive outside sun terraces and garden areas.

Bespoke Kitchen.

From the lounge is access is into the superb individually designed kitchen. The kitchen is fully fitted and is complete with every modern appliance and has a substantial amount of storage cupboards and drawers including a pull out telescopic single or double breakfast/dining table. This pull out unit is complimented by four foldaway chairs which have their own storage cupboard adjacent to the pull out units. The cupboard also incorporates a fold out section which holds a substantial amount of dry goods products. The appliances in the kitchen include, a six burner gas hob, a large double electric oven, a single dual fuel oven (gas and electric), a large built in microwave/grill oven, and a built in refrigerator. Most of the cupboards are fitted with roll out frames for ease of access and to assist in increased storage capacity. Extractor hoods are fitted in the main and bbq kitchen areas. The kitchen was designed with every modern cookery accessory that any enthusiastic cook may desire. The kitchen is stocked with cups, saucers, knives, folks, many various sized casserole dishes and a selection of pans etc.

From the kitchen there are two internal doors over and above the double patio door which leads out onto the various terraced sun areas.

Utility Room.

The second door is the main entrance to the utility room which is fully fitted with cupboards matching those in the kitchen, this room also contains a dishwasher, a washing machine and a tumble dryer.

Dining Room.

Within the dining area there is a double D ended glass topped dining table complete with six matching chairs. The room is complimented by vertical blinds to the main triple sliding patio doors which can be fully opened to enjoy an outside/inside dining experience. A DVD player on a small side table is included in this area along with another small table and wall mounted decorative art window plaques.

Second Kitchen.

Off the dining area is a second kitchen which is fitted with cupboards that match the main kitchen and utility room. A 5 ring burner hob, built in microwave oven and full built in BBQ oven. There is a single drainer sink unit along with a fridge freezer and bottle fridge. This area can be divided off from the dining area by a vertical blind.

Outside Terrace Areas.

The outside terraced area has several different sections, one of which is a sheltered area and lies to the right of the lounge area and has a circular glass table the top design which matches the table in the main dining area. The table is complimented by a bamboo/wicker rattan sturdy base and four matching rattan wicker chairs. All of these items have been finished to withstand exterior elements.

Directly outside the front of the lounge is an extensive relaxing seating area with a double settee and two arm chairs and low glass top coffee table, again the frames to these items are designed to be left outside to withstand any inclement weather. This area is flanked by two matching 3 tier water features which have colourful planters incorporated into their layout.

A third area has a Madeiran seat with a large double D ended table in front of it along with 2 two seat quarter circle seats which will easily accommodate 10 people. Additionally, there are two very comfortable full length sun loungers. The area also provides yet another dining area option which can be varied depending on your mood and the weather.

Swimming Pool.

The whole of the outside area can be illuminated as can the pool by a selection of wall and floor lighting.

From the terraced area a path leads down to the 9 metre by 4 metre saline swimming pool. At the pool side is a circular dining table with four chairs, three sun loungers and two rectangular seats which match the furniture in front of the fixed Madeiran seat. The whole area around the pool is tiled with anti-slip tiles. A dressing/changing room/WC and vanity unit are all provided. A solar power heated shower provides that pre and post swim freshen up.

The swimming pool also has the benefit of a heat pump which is capable of heating the pool up to 28 plus degrees centigrade in Summer and 22 degrees in Winter dependant on the outside air temperature.

The pool heater is available but will be subject to a suplementary charge.

More Details

Mr Peter Southern
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

About Mr Peter Southern

The property is owned by a retired professional couple who have spent much of their working lives providing high levels of customer service to a wide spectrum of clients.

Mr Peter Southern purchased this villa in 2007

Why Mr Peter Southern chose Madeira

Having lived on Madeira for 6 years in this property we like to think of it as a home from home for our guests and hope they enjoy its facilities as we have done in the past and continue to do so.

What makes this villa unique

This property is one of the few properties in the area that carries the AL (Alojamento Local) tourist licence.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Peter & Deann we all had a wonderful time in Madeira exploring the Island and the weather it seems was exceptionally good for November

Your villa is fantastically spacious and beautifully appointed and it was good to leave all the clutter behind us. I was amazed at the ability of the locals to speak such good English.

Your directions to the villa were brilliant by the way especially when one arrives in darkness in a strange country

Many thanks for everything-it all went very smoothly..
Nov 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Arco Da Calheta on Calheta

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Hand basin
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , Hand basin
  • All the bathrooms have full wash hand basin, WC and illuminated wall Mirrors with hair-dryers fitted in bathrooms 1and 2. Pool Room has outdoor shower and internal WC and wash hand basin. House bathroom has WC and Hand basin with wall Mirror.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Room 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All beds provided with luxury bed linen including electric over blankets. Each bedroom is supplied with a cooling fan and room heater
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 24 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Absolutely no smoking within the property. We do not feel this property is suitable for children under 13 years of age No pets without prior permission.


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average rating of 4.909091 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful and peaceful villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is located in a very peaceful area of Madeira and very well positioned to reach many different areas of the island. It is well maintained, spacious and quite private which we really enjoyed. The pool is a wonderful feature after a warm day of hiking and the view of the ocean is stunning. We had a very relaxing stay and would definitely recommend the villa. The villa owner was very responsive and flexible and a pleasure to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. It was my pleasure to assist in making your holiday one to remember. I look forward to seeing you in the future.
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Fantastic Villa & Pool

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in the Villa. It's an excellent base to explore the island whilst offering peace and tranquility.

This was our first venture to Calheta and the owner, Peter, was very helpful in guiding us through the booking process. Once completed and in receipt of the directions we were met by his local representative who welcomed us to this wonderful villa.

The villa itself was very light and airy with more than enough space, inside and out, to accommodate us and was equipped with all the mod cons required.

For families who are looking for some quality family its location is perfect. The local town had more than enough amenities and getting around the island was a breeze. A fantastic week in a wonderful part of Madeira.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive review and I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay in Calheta and particularly my villa. I look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future
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Great getaway to relax and recharge

  • 5 of 5

The fact that the property is as spacious and airy as shown in the photos immediately gave us the holiday feeling we were looking for. All the bedrooms, the living room and the kitchen have great views over a plantation towards the ocean and gave us a great view of the sunset.

The property was very well kept and very well equipped. We found nothing lacking and everything was clean and in excellent condition. The pull-out table in the kitchen was particularly convenient in the mornings when it was still a little cool to eat on the terrace.

Arriving an hour ahead of schedule, Victor nevertheless came within minutes and showed us all we needed to know about the Villa. Peter responded to all questions we had very promptly and courteously. He was very flexible and went out of his way to help us arrange the rental only two days ahead of our arrival. Benvinda came to see us off - everything went flawlessly.

A car is definitely required and can be parked conveniently directly in from of the Villa behind automatic gates. Apart from picking up groceries, a car proved ideal to explore the Island. Any point on the island can be reached within less than 90 minutes given Calheta's convenient, central location.

We usually picked up our groceries in Calheta on our way back at the end of the day. The town is only a few minutes drive away and the supermarket had everything we needed. There are numerous restaurants in Calheta and in the neighbouring towns, although we found the best to be located in Funchal which a little over half an hour down the coast.

I can completely recommend the property if you have a car and are seeking a quiet, comfortable location to relax and recharge.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased to have been able to facilitate your last minute request to rent my villa and I am so pleased it met your expectations. I look forward to being of service to you again in the future
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A fabulous property with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

The property is accurately described in the listing. It is situated in the Pombal area , overlooking the ocean with great views where we enjoyed stunning sun sets every evening around 8 pm.

The layout of the property is excellent with all bedrooms , lounge , kitchen , dining room , 3 patio areas and the swimming pool all facing out to the sea.

The standard of the décor , furniture and equipment throughout is of high quality and we did not need to ask for anything as everything is provided.

The property was very clean and well maintained throughout and on arrival we were met by Victor who showed us around and explained everything in detail to us. During our stay Victor visited the property to clean the pool , water the lovely gardens and to check if everything was ok.

We thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing holiday and would come again. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to our friends and family.

We didn't participate in may local activities but preferred to visit the nearby villages along the coast and enjoy the property's heated swimming pool and lovely patios for dining.

For local restaurants we would recommend the New Era down on the marina in Calheta. Paulinos café bar up in the village of Arco de Calheta is also very pleasant and Joe's bar in Jardim de Mar is an experience.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted with your very positive review and pleased that my villa has provided all the facilities you needed to make it an enjoyable holiday. I hope I may see you again in the future.
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Home from home villa with a pool

  • 4 of 5

Firstly, the directions to reach the villa were superb, otherwise it may have taken a while to find it. On arrival we were met by the owners representative in Calheta, again another plus, as he showed us around the villa and advised us of where the shops/restaurants were.

The villa was clean and extremely well kept, and had a good array of cutlery/crockery for 6 of us, and the "outside" kitchen was a bonus. We've stayed in a lot of villas, and this has to be the best stocked kitchen so far. The swimming pool was clean and well maintained, but I would advise paying for it to be heated. We were very glad we did.

The owner, Peter, had advised us at the time of booking a car was essential, and it was! Even the local supermarket requires a car journey. Caheta is very quiet, and the villa is well situated overlooking a small banana plantation, and also has views of the sea.

I would highly recommend this villa if you want a peaceful holiday. Most activities are in and around Funchal, so be prepared to do a fair bit of driving if you wish to really see this beautiful island. Levada walks are a must, as well as cable car and toboggan rides.

It was great knowing that Peter was available from booking, through to the finish of our holiday, he answered all our enquiries swiftly and politely. His representatives in Calheta, Victor and Benvinda, were also polite and on hand if required.

We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive review. Myself and my team in Calheta are delighted to have been able to enhance your holiday experience. We hope we may have the pleasure of a future booking.
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Calheta villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is a 5 star luxurious place to stay.We had a wonderful time at this spacious homely villa It has great views of the sea;mountains and banana plantations!!The area is very peaceful and scenic.We had some delightful walks in the local area and experienced a true Madeiran lifestyle The local people are friendly and hospitable.

We hired a car and visited lots of Madeira's attractions such as Curral Des Ferris (mountainous area) which had superb views,visited Monte and Funchal (Capital) several times Also visited Jardine Botanical gardens which was delightful!!Madeira is a must visit with lots to do.

The villa was modern and spacious with fantastic views This really made our stay more pleasurable There are so many different seating areas to relax and refleet Excellent place to retreat for a real break.The house managers Victor and Ben Binda were really friendly abd hispitable.We will definitely revisit Madeira again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review of both my villa and Madeira. I am delighted that you and your family got so much pleasure from your visit. I look forward to your return and hope I may have the pleasure of providing you with your accommodation.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Rocha Mar
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Exclusive luxury detached Villa “Casa the Yeomans ' is situated in the sunny Calheta region of Madeira.

The garden paradise which is Madeira is filled with more sun, sea, sand and stunning scenery than you could imagine. You’ll find dramatic volcanic landscapes, seemingly endless pine forests, exotic flora and fauna, and spectacular golden beaches blessed with year-round sunshine.

The Calheta marina is blessed with golden sandy beach and safe bathing and is approx. 5 mins drive way from this property and offers a good selection of extremely good dining, many snack bars for a light bite and ice cream bars, all at very reasonable prices.

This exclusive rental accommodation and facilities for this property are without question the height of luxury, the holiday Villa offers a large heated swimming pool. The pool heating facility is available on request and in Winter gives a maximum attainable temperature of 22 degrees and during Summer this rises to 28 degrees. These temperatures are approximate as the efficiency of the heat pump unit varies with the ambient air temperature. As said before, the property is situated in the sunny Calheta region of Madeira Island, providing sunshine for you to relax in from dawn to dusk.

The Villa is recognised as being one of the finest properties available to rent within Calheta/ Pombal.

And is just 2 mins drive away and certainly within easy walking distance of all local facilities. These include super/mini markets, hardware stores, a day centre, post office, various restaurants and coffee bars including the well-known Paulino`s.

The Villa is located off Rua do Pombal 72, with an easy access to a private road through electrically controlled double gates onto a spacious drive which is capable of accommodating 3-4 cars.

The property is accessed through an attractive bespoke front door leading to the elegant upper stairs and hallway. The main entrance hallway takes you into the bedroom and upper bathroom areas.

There are 3 large double bedrooms all of which have large double mirrored wardrobes and are furnished to the highest of standards. The rooms are double glazed having large sliding patio doors and external shutters. All rooms are self-contained and can be locked off from each other with each room having individual exits to outside and the upstairs sun balcony which also provides access down to the swimming pool and the upper garden sitting area. All bedrooms benefit from having air conditioning. Should this facility be required please ask at the time of booking. For the cooler nights a warm air heater and an electric over blanket are provided. The all important WiFi Internet is now available at no extra cost along with approx.135 channels of MEO cable TV.

The property stands on a sizeable plot of land and enjoys one of the best locations in the area. The principal elevation of the property faces South West giving the maximum exposure to the glorious Madeiran sun from dawn to dusk (this really is a sunshine haven). It has fabulous uninterrupted vista of the Atlantic Ocean where you can observe Whales and Dolphins, sailing boats and many other water sport activities.

The Villa is fully equipped with all modern cooking facilities has two independent kitchen areas complimented by two internal and three external dining/sitting areas.

The property is maintained by our house managers who will guide you through the house and its equipment on your arrival. They are also your prime contact for the duration of your holiday.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Arco Da Calheta, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Oct 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
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
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Special rates are available by negotiation, please enquire.

Additional to the charges listed is a security deposit of £150 payable in cash on arrival. This deposit is required to cover in whole or in part should there be any breakages, loss of keys, damage to the property or that the Villa is left in a poor state of cleanliness. The deposit is fully refundable on satisfactory vacation of the villa.

On satisfactory vacation of the Villa the security deposit is refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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