HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar

House charming country, with a splendid view!

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Madeira

Detached house with 1 bedroom, bathroom, kitchen / living area and a large outdoor space

The Haystack Perfect is located in the middle of agricultural reserve on the north coast of Madeira, São Vicente municipality. It consists of a barn, warehouse traditionally used in Madeira agriculture, to house livestock and tools to support agriculture. It is surrounded by 500m2 of land to practice organic farming, giving emphasis to the cultivation of fruit trees and herbs.

Recently it was subjected to a detailed remodeling, maintaining its traditional features. This small country house, is equipped with all the conditions for a comfortable and relaxing stay, valuing up essentially the contact with nature.

The Haystack Perfect is set in a natural environment of unique characteristics, with the backdrop of verdant landscapes and typical Madeiran houses. Should be given special reference to the largest green stain Laurel Madeira, located right in the São Vicente municipality, and recently awarded one of the "Wonders of Portugal".


St. Vincent is also well known for having one of the richest cuisines of Madeira, preserving the traditional regional dishes. It is held every year in Boaventura the Fair Soups field where you can see and taste the good soups field made from local produce.

Also in Boaventura, is held every year in December, the show of Christmas delicacies. This event invites you to try the Christmas traditions and marks the beginning of Christmas festivities in Bonaventure.

Of some of the County Gastronomic specialties, especially the Regional kebab (a laurel).


Come contemplate what nature will bring, exploring all the charms and corners of São Vicente municipality, including its scenic trails, their "taken" and waterfalls, its traditional architecture and ethnography. All this, in a perfect fusion of nature, traditions and customs typically Madeiran - the regional cuisine, festivals and festivities, religious devotions and the style of Madeira life in its pure state.

For a municipality that is all he a real treat to look at, there are several panoramic points that provide true moments of contemplation. Since Encumeada, Bica da Cana, Laps Boca and from numerous points throughout the county, you can enjoy great panoramic views over the valleys and slopes that characterize the municipality of São Vicente.

Also the Caves and the São Vicente Volcano Centre are an excellent choice for those seeking to know more about the island of Madeira, with a simple and fun approach to recreating the geological origins of the caves from a volcano and a simulation the Madeira Archipelago birth.

The Museum Centre of Lime Route located in the site of Lameiros, encompasses an area of ​​approximately 12,000 m2 which, together with all the local scenic beauty, you can visit two limestone quarries, a lime kiln and other building support the production, including barns, poles and taken quite characteristic elements of Madeira landscape.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Janeth Martins
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
Call Owner


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

House charming country, with a splendid view!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

beautiful place and sweet house

  • 5 of 5

das haus können wir wirklich empfehlen. es steht abgelegen und die aussicht ist überwältigend. im haus ist alles was man für einen angenehmen aufenthalt braucht und in der nacht ist es sehr still. ein sehr romantischer platz. für zwei personen mit interesse an wanderungen ein idealer ort. man kann aber auch einfach dort den tag geniessen.

vielen vielen dank.

gruß aus deutschland.

eveline & martin

the house we can really recommend. it is secluded and the prospect is overwhelming. in the house is everything you need for a pleasant stay and at night it is very quiet. a very romantic place. for two people with interest in walks an ideal place. but you can also just there to enjoy the day.

many many thanks.

greeting from germany.

eveline & martin

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

perfect place to be

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time at this nice little cottage! Everything we needed was there and it is nicely decorated. Just a place to feel comfortable. Furthermore it is the perfect starting point for hinking trips. Thanks to Janeth!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Petite maison sur les hauteurs de Sao Vicente avec une vue imprenanble.

  • 5 of 5

Séjour très agréable dans une magnifique région de Madère. La maison se situe à proximité de nombreux départs de ballades.

Située sur les hauteurs de Sao Vicente, n’hésitez pas à vous y rendre si vous aimez le calme.

Maison simple correspond à la description de l'annonce.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Un charmant cottage, avec magnifique vue

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une formidable semaine dans ce cottage, sur les hauteurs de Sao Vicente. La maison est très confortable et joliment meublé pour 2 personnes. Une voiture est indispensable pour l'atteindre (comme souvent à Madère). La propriétaire est sympathique et discrète.

La vue est absolument magnifique, lorsqu'on ouvre les volets le matin ! Une passiflore pousse tranquillement sur la balustrade du jardin... Le paradis !

Les très bonnes routes permettent d'être rapidement à Porto Moniz, Ribeira Brava, Funchal... De nombreuses randonnées sont accessibles. Nous n'avons pas eu beaucoup de chance avec le temps mais nous avons trouvé des activités pour tous les jours !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely comment! We loved to receive you in our cottage and we hope you return one day.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

just perfect

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. So quiet and peaceful area. The house is great and very good equipped. Very good communication and fast response from the lovely owner. Thanks for letting us stay at your place. Marc and Ann.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for share your experience! It was a pleasure to receive you. We will always be available when you want to return.
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

We had a great stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in the perfect cottage, once the small problem with the water supply had been solved on the first day of our stay :-) Fortunately, the owner of the cottage - Mrs. Janeth - was very friendly, helpful, committed and uncomplicated. So even small problems will not trouble the stay for long :-)

The cottage has a cozy atmosphere and provides a nice place to be for 2 persons on holidays. For 4 persons, the cottage is maybe a little too small. The kitchen is well equipped and perfectly usable. Big people will struggle a little with the shower because it is quite small as well.

All in all however, we liked the cottage very much and would for sure come back again. The rental rates are very fair for what it is offered.

Sao Vicente is a good hub for activities in northern and western Madeira.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for share your experience! It was a pleasure to receive you. We will always be available when you want to return.
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0


Nearest Airport
50.2 Kilometres
Aeroporto Internacional da Madeira
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Tapas Bar
Nearest Ferry
33.4 Kilometres
Porto do Funchal
Nearest Golf
39.5 Kilometres
Campo de Golfe do Palheiro Golf
Nearest Motorway
2.4 Kilometres
Via Expresso (ER 104)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
6.8 Kilometres
Clube Naval de São Vicente
Car: necessary

Follow the direction of Saint Vincent and the expressway at the second roundabout (after Repsol pump), cut towards Lameiros. Up about 2km until a visible sign indicating 'Route Cal' and 'Shooting Club'. Up this road, approximately 1.5 km, and find the perfect haystack.

Coordinates - latitude: 32 796 312; longitude: -17. 02,137


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Madeira, Madeira

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

- Os valores apresentados são relativos à ocupação do palheiro e não por pessoa, não estando incluída qualquer refeição.
- A ocupação máxima é de 4 pessoas (incluindo crianças), com a colocação de um colchão extra, de insuflação automática.

Para confirmação da reserva é necessário:
- Efectuar o pagamento, através de transferência bancária, de 50% do valor global da estadia (taxa de reserva). O restante valor deverá ser pago com o check-in.
- Em caso de reserva solicitamos, por favor, uma cópia do seu passaporte ou cartão do cidadão.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Madeira in Europe

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 20 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Casa de banho 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with a toilet, a wash hands and shower with hot water.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Quarto 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Possibilidade de colchão extra
  • The room has space for placing an inflatable mattress double.
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
Placing an extra bed in floor 0 for access to wheelchairs is possible.

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties