Located in the country village of Lameiros, 4,5 Km from the town of São Vicente the coast and sea, and close to many country walks, tucked away on a side street, this 3 bedroomed traditional stone cottage has been lovingly restored by its owner. Mr. and Mrs. Dinis returned to their island home after working many years abroad in the hotel industry, and take good care of their guests.
It is the perfect holiday home in which to experience the local culture, enjoy the countryside and walks, and explore the island.
The lounge and open plan kitchen/dining are on the ground floor and lead via french windows to the garden.
Lounge with stone walls, seating for 5, cable TV, wi-fi and French doors leading to the garden and front gate.
Open plan kitchen diner with table and 6 chairs, French doors leading to the garden.
Fully equipped kitchen with 4-ring gas hob, gas oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, kettle, toaster, fridge/freezer and built-in traditional barbecue.
Stairs lead to the first floor landing and the Master Bedroom, second double bedroom, single bedroom and family bathroom.
Bedroom 1 with double bed
Bedroom 2 with double bed
Bedroom 3 with a full sized bed that drops down from a wardrobe
Bathroom 1 Single washbasin, toilet, shower cabinet
Bathroom 2 (outside) Single washbasin, toilet, shower cabinet
The garden is to the side and has a covered sitting area and lawn where you can while away the hours or eat alfresco.
NOTES ON ACCOMMODATION
There is free wi-fi connection on the ground floor.
Although not essential as the cottage is in the centre of the village, as in most holiday houses, a hire car is recommended.
The advertised prices are based on a 2-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
The villa is prepared for your arrival and the final clean is included. A midstay clean is included for stays of 9 nights or more.
There are rural walks all around the Lameiros area.
The volcanic caves of São Vicente are 2 Km away.
In the village of Lameiros, only a few metres from the Cottage, is a small café and mini-market where you can buy your basics and fresh bread daily. There are two more local bars close by.
There are many country walking trails close by.
Above Lameiros is the old lime furnaces that in olden times produced this material for construction and whitewashing Madeiran houses. It is now part of the newly created Lime Route that allows visitors to see how the limestone was extracted and turned into lime.
The renowned São Vicente volcanic caves are only 2 km away and well worth a visit.
The beautifully restored São Vicente pedestrianized town centre, with cafés, restaurants, banks, chemist and other facilities is 4 Km away. A further 500 metres you come to the coast and sea, where you will find a further selection of restaurants and a couple of hotels.
Access to the expressway and motorway is only 1 Km away, making this a treat base from which to explore the island's coasts and majestic mountains.
An easy 45 minute drive brings you to Funchal, and a further 15 minutes away is the airport.
This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº 21522/AL