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House, Sunniest Warmest Village, Quiet, 50M from beach! - 'Sunny House West'

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Madeira - 'Sunny House'

Sleeps 5/6 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Terraces Ocean Mountain Views

CREDIT CARD Payments accepted

Location: the sunniest, warmest village in Madeira: Paul do Mar between banana fields, 50 metres from the ocean front!

Views: ocean, mountain and banana fields from the 2 sun terraces.

2 Semi-detached completely private houses with private sun terraces with barbecues

SUNNY HOUSE WEST: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, 2 bathrooms

NEW in 2014!

1. Bedroom with Sliding Sun terrace door

2. 2 Full Bathrooms with Showers-1 ensuite

3. New flooring and lighting systems.

2 double bedrooms on First floor open onto sun terrace with sunbeds and chairs

On the top of the house the third single bedroom with mountain views is next to a Second lounge with ocean views.

The second lounge opens onto a second sun terrace with a traditional barbecue & both mountain & ocean views.

SUNNY HOUSE EAST: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6, 2 bathrooms

NEW in 2014! Master Bedroom with Sliding Sun terrace door!

First floor has 2 double bedrooms sleeping 4 with ocean and mountain views & a full bathroom close by.

Master bedroom has Sliding Sun terrace door opening on to sun terrace with sunbeds.

On the Top Floor there is an open plan lounge with again ocean & mountain views. The lounge opens onto a second terrace with a traditional barbecue and roof for protection against rain showers. The Ground Floor has a third double bedroom and full bathroom.

Couple/small group & Family friendly accommodation! Read the many 5 Star Reviews

Perfect accommodation for either complete relaxation or an Activity Holiday with famous walks through the village connecting to levada walks such as Levada Nova, and the UNESCO zone Rabacal and Paul da Serra walks.

Easy to move around: one of the flattest villages with kilometres of ocean front and much Free Parking!

A historic fishing village with 2 world class surfspots watersports plus opportunities for Free watersports from swimming and surfing to fishing

Located in the Calheta district of Madeira with the most Laurisilva forest protected by UNESCO and is on the route of famous walks such as the PR19 Paul do Mar and connects to Prazeres, Levada Nova, Rabacal/Paul da Serra walks including those to 'The 25 Springs' & 'Risco' Waterfalls.

'New' wireless internet access & hire car or not?

'New' wireless internet access is available.

Hire car or not? We recommend a hire car and to collect when you arrive at the airport. The village has FREE Parking.

Airport transfer: but, some of our clients do not want a hire-car for the whole holiday or to drive. One solution is we can pick 3 people up at the airport and return clients to the airport for 45 Euros each transfer. Also, we can offer lifts to some of the attractions including the white sand beaches at Calheta and other places such as the start of walks for a reasonable fee per kilometre.

Paul do Mar plenty to do: The village has a mini market, a bakery, patisserie, bank, medical centre, bars/cafes & restaurants. Popular activities in and around the village are: levada forest walks, fishing, swimming, snorkelling and surfing. There are many festas (festivals) & the streets are alive with different languages as the locals return from abroad for a well-earnt holiday with family and friends!

Free swimming is easy from certain points including the lagoon next to the harbour and the white sand beaches in Calheta town -10 minutes drive away.

From Calheta marina dolphin whale watching big game fishing boats operate.

Also in Calheta town area there are the Free white sand beaches, the international art centre Casa das Mudas, a Rum Museum, small shopping centres and a supermarket.

Prazeres village has a small zoo, art galleries & restaurants.

Please read the REVIEWS or contact us for further information as to why the Sunny Houses have been a great choice since 2008!

Paul & Iva Abbiati

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
The Owner (Property Manager)
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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

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Group of 3 French travellers
Feb 2013
  • 1 of 12

Reviews

4.9
based on 26 holidaymaker reviews

'Sunny House West'
average rating of 4.923077 based on 38 reviews
5

Sunny house west

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay Sunny House West. The house was clean and well equipped, everything we needed was there. Paul gave us some good information about the island and what to do there. We mostly enjoyed the beautiful view from the house at the mountains and the sea, while having a nice barbecue on the balcony!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “We really enjoyed our stay Sunny House West” “Paul gave us some good information about the island and what to do there” “We mostly enjoyed the beautiful view from the house at the mountains and the sea, while having a nice barbecue on the balcony!” “The house was clean and well equipped, everything we needed was there” Dear Eva S Thanks for staying at Sunny House West Beach House and posting a 5 Star, Excellent review! Your review confirms that the popular beach house is: -“clean” - “well equipped, everything we needed was there” Has a “nice barbecue “ And has “beautiful views from the house of the mountains and the sea” We are especially happy that you valued our client car from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote: “Paul gave us some good information about the island and what to do there” We hope that you will return to Madeira soon and consider staying at Sunny House West Beach House again or another property that we manage professionally full time. Keep in touch and follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Lovely place, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Madeira thanks to the ideal location of this house in Paul do Mar. The rooms were clean and tidy, and the house comes equipped with everything you could need to enjoy your time here. Paul and Iva were very helpful in providing tips and information on things to see, both prior to and during our visit. I would recommend this place to any couple or family looking for a homely place within reach of some great walks and close to the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Recommended “to any couple or family looking for a homely place within reach of some great walks and close to the ocean” “the ideal location of the house in Paul do Mar” Dear British couple thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review for Sunny House, Paul do Mar! And recommending the house “to any couple or family looking for a homely place within reach of some great walks and close to the ocean” Your review confirms that the location of the house is “ideal”. That “the rooms were clean and tidy, and the house comes equipped with everything you could need to enjoy your time” in the location. We were happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote: "Paul and Iva were very helpful in providing tips and information on things to see, both prior to and during our visit." We hope that you will return to Madeira again soon and will consider staying at Sunny House or another property that we manage. Keep in touch with us and what´s happening in Madeira by following our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Paradise at Sunny House West

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking to take an adventure in Maderia, prefer to be off the tourist track and want to experience more of the local feel of a place, go straight to Sunny House in Paul Do Mar. The owners of the property, Paul and Iva assisted us in making our stay as easy and as pleasurable as possible by pre-booking a taxi from the airport; after a few days helping us locate and obtain a rental car from a reputable agent (who also delivered it to us) and also supplied us with delicious fresh fruit from the area (bananas/passion fruit and mango) and a delicious bottle of wine on arrival. The property was exactly as we had hoped it would be and it was very easy to settle in and make a home there for 2 weeks. Lots of linen and towels (including beach towels) were supplied and the rooms were lovely and clean. At the top of the house, there is a sun room including a sun terrace which gave stunning views of the ocean and the mountains at the back. We stayed in the Sunny House West property and had a bird's eye view of the amazing Maderian sunsets. The house still retained privacy even when more guests arrived to stay at Sunny House East because of the top floor terrace and a slightly different lay-out. The small kitchen was really well equipped and the living room has a lovely modern leather sofa and chair and a large TV. The village has an excellent local restaurant, a small mini-market and a couple of bars but don't expect a beach....there are not many of them around the Island but the man-made beach at Cahleta, about a 15 minute drive away was good for a dip as it did get very hot. This is a local village with a few tourists and you can be very well catered for here for a few days. But to make the most of the Island you would be recommended to get a car as there are fantastic trips to make just up the road (and wonderful walking along local lavada trails). Nowhere is far away using the fast roads and tunnels but for more sensational scenery you need to get up in the mountains.

In our opinion, the property represents excellent value for money and is very comfortable. We would definitely go back there again.

John and Sheila (UK)

October 2015

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “the property represents excellent value for money and is very comfortable. We would definitely go back there again” Dear British couple thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent Review for Sunny House, Paul do Mar Your review confirms that the House “represents excellent value for money and is very comfortable” In particular, thanks for valuing highly our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout You wrote: “The owners of the property, Paul and Iva assisted us in making our stay as easy and as pleasurable as possible by pre-booking a taxi from the airport; after a few days helping us locate and obtain a rental car from a reputable agent (who also delivered it to us) and also supplied us with delicious fresh fruit from the area (bananas/passion fruit and mango) and a delicious bottle of wine on arrival.” We hope that you return to Madeira soon and stay at Sunny House again or another property that we manage. Follow us, Sunny House and Madeira on our blog! We look forward to hearing from you! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

If you can get it - take it ...

  • 5 of 5

For us it was the perfect location, the perfect time and perfect 10 days. The place is quiet and you can get to bed with the roaring of the sea in the background. There is a very good restaurant 500m away and you can walk near the ocean to it (and back). A good swimmer which is not afraid about 18 Celsius water temperature can swim with respecting the oceans power. A not so swimmer can drive to a beach a few minutes away.

I can write a lot of more lines but as remarked in the title: take it if you can

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Take it if you can" "the perfect location, the perfect time and the perfect 10 days" Dear Konig thanks for the 5 Start, Excellent review! Your review confirms that Sunny House, Paul do Mar is: quiet and "There is a very good restaurant 500m away" The location has "18 Celsius water temperature" in March! and that you "can swim with respecting the oceans power. And that less brave swimmers "can drive to a beach a few minutes away." We liked very much the last sentence of your review: "I can write a lot of more lines but as remarked in the title: take it if you can" We are sure that you will return to Madeira and hope that you return soon! When you do we hope that you will consider Sunny House again or another property that we manage. We look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Sea view BBQ on terrace with sunset...

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 2 weeks stay. The location in the middle of banana fields provides much privacy but we had a fantastic view from the 2 terraces to the sea and breathtaking sunsets. My personal highlight were the sea view BBQs. Also a good place to discover the north of the island. House was in perfect conditions, uncomplicated rental and a lovely landlord couple made this stay unforgettable. We will recomment this place to friends and come back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Title of Owner and Managers´ response: 5 reasons to stay at Sunny House in Paul do Mar “unforgettable stay” Dear Sebastian thanks for an Excellent. 5 Star Review for Sunny House, Paul do Mar! As you posted 5 reasons to book Sunny House including your “personal highlights”: “view from the 2 terraces to the sea and breathtaking sunsets” “The location in the middle of banana fields provides much privacy” “good place to discover the north of the island” “ House was in perfect conditions” “uncomplicated rental” “lovely landlord couple made this stay unforgettable” We hope that you will return to Madeira soon and again consider staying at Sunny House in Paul do Mar or another property that we manage. We look forward to hearing your news. Follow us and Madeira on our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

10/10 would visit again.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sunny house in September - right at the harvesting time. It was nice to watch the bananas being harvested as the house was located righy in the middle of banana field. This place offered everything we were asking for - still, peaceful life in a little village, fully equiped house, very nice and helpful landlord. Tho, this house is not for those who seek 5star apartments, but for those who value peace and simplicity. The top level terace was awesome - after a long and exhausting day traveling around the island, it was a place where we could enjoy our meal while looking at the ocean. When we'll go to Madeira again, Sunnu house is definately going to be our first choice!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sanita V. thanks for a '5 star' 'excellent' review. Your review confirms that in September Sunny House and the location is "still, peaceful life in a little village.." and "after a long and exhausting day traveling around the island, it was a place where we could enjoy our meal while looking at the ocean." We are very happy that you wrote: "This place offered everything we were asking for" including: a very nice and helpful landlord! and that "we'll go to Madeira again" and Sunny House is definitely going to be your first choice! We look forward to your return to Madeira and hope that you will stay at Sunny House again! Best wishes and keep in touch with what is happening in Madeira by following our blog Paul & Iva
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Funchal International
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Near slipway (the rampa)
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Port of Funchal
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
After the village of Jardim do Mar
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
'Four Seasons Restaurant' in seafront 4 star hotel
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Paul do Mar Beach
Car: recommended

Close to nature: still a centre for fishing and agriculture with a new fishing harbour and many banana fields 'Paul' is now more famous for ‘the feel-good factor’ – peace and relaxation in the country on the hottest Madeiran coastline with the most sunshine. This means that all can relax, swim and walk in these sunnier and hotter climes all year round! Popular amongst walkers, fishermen and swimmers with several safe swimming areas and closeness to famous mountain and levada walks PR 6 and the 'Rabacal/25 fountains' PR 19 walk. Attractions include white sand beaches next to Calheta Marina 10 minutes drive, a rum factory Engenhos with a museum, Prazeres village with 17th century church, fruit and vegetable market and ‘Quinta Pedagogica’ - a free animal park, art gallery and cider house! Plus, there is the award-winning international art centre: ‘Casa das Mudas’ & UNESCO-protected Ancient Laurisilva Forest. Whale/dolphin-watching and big-game fishing boats operate from Calheta marina.

Other Activities: Levada and forest walks

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Calheta, Madeira

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
April-Jun 2016
9 Dec 2015 - 30 Jun 2016
5 night minimum stay
£143
for 5 nights
£200
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
July-September 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
5 night minimum stay
£170
for 5 nights
£239
£955
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£160
for 5 nights
£224
£896
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for 'Sunny House West'on Madeira, Portugal

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , NEW in 2014...ensuite Full Bathroom with Shower
  • The bathroom has a hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , NEW in 2014...ensuite Full Bathroom with Shower
  • Bedroom 1 has a double bed and sleeps 2, Bedroom 2 has an extra large double (King) bed 1.8 m wide and sleeps 2. Bedroom 2: want 2 single beds? Note that with good notice before check-in, it can be changed to 2 single beds. Bedroom 3 has a single bed and sleeps 1. All bedrooms have either Atlantic Ocean or mountain views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Wi-Fi internet access is available in both Sunny House East & Sunny House West but clients must bring a portable computer. We have tried to make both houses as comfortable as possible like a private home. So, they include bedlinen, house towels, a hair dryer, some tourist information, a small book and DVD library. Change of linen and towels is provided weekly. Welcome pack : on check-in there is tea, coffee, milk, water and a bottle of wine! So that you are comfortable when you check-in. The houses are no smoking so please smoke outside the houses.

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