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NEW Private House Walkers Paradise Spectacular Sunset Ocean Views - Marilyn House, Faja da Ovelha

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 2,303 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

Description

Marilyn House, Faja da Ovelha

Marilyn House, a Private house in the Rural paradise of Faja da Ovelha: One of Madeira´s best kept secrets! on Madeira´s sunniest, warmest south west Calheta coast!

Top Features:

Spectacular unbroken Sunset Ocean Rural views! from the 2 bedrooms on the First Floor with Private balconies

Spectacular unbroken Sunset Ocean Rural views! from the Living, Dining, Lounge open plan ground floor zone.

Tranquility and Seclusion of the Rural location

Walker´s Paradise!

Top 10 walks can be reached on foot from the House including:

-The ancient LADEIRA workmens walk down to the ocean

-Levada Nova coastal walk to Ponta do Pargo lighthouse, the highest in Portugal!

-Forest walks to Prazeres and continue to the UNESCO protected Laurisilva zones of Rabacal and Paul da Serra

Houses were specially designed for travellers

Private grounds & Private drive

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About the property

Marilyn House, Faja da Ovelha

Summer 2015 review published and verified:

"The house was great. Fantastic location as well as breathtaking ocean view. Warm and friendly welcome from the host including a bottle of wine:). We really appreciate detailed guidance about place to visit which helped us a lot. We spent fantastic week and definitely recommend it to everyone." Family of 3 from Ukraine.

2 NEW identical Private houses with Private patios and Gardens in the Rural paradise of Faja da Ovelha: One of Madeira´s best kept secrets! on Madeira´s sunniest, warmest south west Calheta coast!

Top Features:

Spectacular unbroken Sunset Ocean Rural views! from the 2 bedrooms on the First Floor with Private balconies

Spectacular unbroken Sunset Ocean Rural views! from the Living, Dining, Lounge open plan ground floor zone.

Tranquility and Seclusion of the Rural location

Walker´s Paradise!

Top 10 walks can be reached on foot from the House including:

-The ancient LADEIRA workmens walk down to the ocean

-Levada Nova coastal walk to Ponta do Pargo lighthouse, the highest in Portugal!

-Forest walks to Prazeres and continue to the UNESCO protected Laurisilva zones of Rabacal and Paul da Serra

Houses were specially designed for travellers

Private grounds with gardens and relax zones

Private drive for clients only

State of the art insulation. House always cool on hot days and warm on cold nights!

Child friendly and child safe with gate and railings all around the House.

Location and connections

Good road connections: close to main road with bus stops. 15 minutes by car to Prazeres. 20 minutes by car to Calheta Town, the capital of the region. Buses to Funchal and Porto Moniz.

Faja da Ovelha has a village shop and bar next to the Church and a Restaurant, Cafe, Bar at the top of the Mountain Road down to the ocean.

There is a bakery with shop about 10 minutes by car on the road to the village of Amparo.

More Details

Property Manager
paul abbiati
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

June 2015 review published and verified: "The house was great. Fantastic location as well as breathtaking ocean view. Warm and friendly welcome from the host including a bottle of wine:). We really appreciate detailed guidance about place to visit which helped us a lot. We spent fantastic week and definitely recommend it to everyone." Family of 3 from Ukraine. Managers reply: Hi Alex Thanks for your great review and definitely recommending Marilyn House to everyone! Your review confirms that the House has: A “fantastic location as well as breathtaking ocean view! We are very happy that you appreciated our client care from enquiry stage until after checkout. You wrote: “Warm and friendly welcome from the host including a bottle of wine:). We really appreciate detailed guidance about place to visit which helped us a lot. We spent fantastic week and definitely recommend it to everyone.” We hope that you return to Madeira soon and stay at Marilyn House or another property that we manage on Madeira´s sunniest, warmest south west Calheta coast! Best wishes The sole managers, Paul & Iva June 2015
Jun 2015
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2303 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Toilet with handbasin Ground Floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , 1 Full Bathroom, Bath & Shower First Floor next 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms -1 Full Bathroom, Bath & Shower on First Floor -1 Toilet with handbasin Ground Floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds which can be pushed together, Private balcony
  • 2 Bedrooms: -Bedroom 1 Double Bed, Private Balcony sleeps 2 -Bedroom 2, 2 single beds which can be pushed together, Private Balcony sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • 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
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
HOUSE RULES 1. CHECK IN is 3pm. If you want check-in AT ANOTHER TIME.. PLEASE PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE 1.1 Flight Number & Arrival time 1.2 Full names of all the persons in the group 1.3 A mobile telephone number 25 EURO PENALTY CHARGE: If you do not communicate arrival at 3pm or any time of arrival the Managers may charge 25 EUROS for NO TIME OF ARRIVAL AGREED OR COMMUNICATED 2. All ID Cards or Passports must be shown to the HOST\MANAGER at Check in under Portuguese Law 3. No smoking inside the property 4. No noise after 11pm 5. Ask for the document called BOOKING FORM with Full Terms and Conditions to see all the House Rules

Reviews

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Marilyn House, Faja da Ovelha
average rating of 4.888889 based on 10 reviews
5

Marilyn house: a comfortable, modern and very clean house at a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Marilyn house is a comfortable, modern and (ultra!) clean house at an absolutely perfect location! The daily sunset view is breathtaking, we were home every day early enough not to miss it. The location is ideal for one day trips by car to every other spot on the island. Working with Paul & Iva was great: they offered us a very clean house, gave us some very usefull tips about things to do, very kind and caring people, we really felt at home there. Our next visit to Madeira will definitely be with them again!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “Working with Paul & Iva was great: they offered us a very clean house, gave us some very useful tips about things to do, very kind and caring people, we really felt at home there. Our next visit to Madeira will definitely be with them again!” “absolutely perfect location” “daily breathtaking sunset view” “ideal for one day trips by car to every other spot on the island” “comfortable, modern and ultra clean” Hello Jeroen Thanks for a 5 Star review for the popular MARILYN HOUSE Faja da Ovelha Your review confirms that the house is: -Comfortable -Modern and -(ultra!) clean With a “daily breathtaking sunset view” And the location is: “absolutely perfect!” “ideal for one day trips by car to every other spot on the island” We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote: “Working with Paul & Iva was great: they offered us a very clean house, gave us some very useful tips about things to do, very kind and caring people, we really felt at home there. Our next visit to Madeira will definitely be with them again!” We look forward to your next visit to Madeira and hope you choose MARILYN HOUSE Faja da Ovelha again or another property that we manage in Paul do Mar or Faja da Ovelha. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: best of Madeira. Best wishes, Paul & Iva Abbiati, the sole managers of MARILYN HOUSE Faja da Ovelha since 2015
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Angers FRANCE
5

Vacances inoubliables !

  • 5 of 5

Vacances réussies à Madère où la diversités des paysages et des activités nous laissent de superbes souvenirs.

Marilyn House est exactement ce que nous recherchions : une confortable maison avec vue sur océan, loin de l'agitation touristique. La description de l'annonce est conforme à 100% : la maison est spacieuse, bien pensée, belle et d'une grande propreté. Elle dispose de tout ce qu'il peut être utile.

Une vue à couper le souffle, une propriétaire adorable, de bons conseils et très accueillante, ainsi qu'une météo idéale (même le matin où il faisait gris, nous avons eu droit à un magnifique arc en ciel face à la maison) n'ont fait qu'accroître notre plaisir.

Nous recommandons vivement cette location (voiture indispensable : 1h15 de l'aéroport et assez loin des différentes randonnées / visites / balades de toute la moitié Est de l'île - la maison étant située dans la moitié Ouest).

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “The House is exactly what we were looking for: a cozy house with ocean views, away from the tourist hustle and bustle” “an adorable owner very welcoming with good advice “The description of the advertisement is 100% compliant: the house is spacious, well thought out, beautiful and very clean.” “It has everything that you need” “A breathtaking view” “ideal weather..even in the morning when it was gray, we had a beautiful rainbow in front of the house!” Dear French Familie M, thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review for the popular New GRACE Country House! Your review confirms that the GRACE House is: “exactly what you were looking for” “a cozy house with ocean views, away from the tourist hustle and bustle” “has everything that you need” And that “The description of the advertisement is 100% compliant: the house is spacious, well thought out, beautiful and very clean.” And that the house has: “breathtaking views” and “ideal weather..even in the morning when it was gray, we had a beautiful rainbow in front of the house!” We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote: “an adorable owner, very welcoming with good advice!” A hire car is recommended simply because the region of Calheta which is the largest on the island has the most National Park land, 3 sand beaches including white sand beaches and many of the top 10 waterfalls and walks on the island in the RABACAL zone for example where there are no public buses, because nobody lives there so, yes a car is recommended if clients want an activity holiday. We hope that you return to Madeira again soon and consider staying at GRACE Country House again or another property that we manage in Faja da Ovelha or Paul do Mar. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: best of Madeira. Best wishes the sole managers of GRACE HOUSE since 2015 Paul & Iva
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5

Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a good time in this lovely house. Everything was as described in the details . Paul and Iva were very helpful. You do need a car to go out to eat in the evenings but this is compensated for by eating at the house and watching glorious sunsets and the stars coming out at night.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: “We had a good time in this lovely house” Dear Janet thanks for a 5 Star Excellent review for a stay at Marilyn House in Faja da Ovelha! Your review confirms that the house was: “as described in the details “ We are very happy that you enjoyed watching the famous south west coast “glorious sunsets” and “the stars coming out at night.” And that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote that: “Paul and Iva were very helpful” We hope that you return to Madeira soon and consider staying again at Marilyn House in Faja da Ovelha or another property that we manage on the sunniest, warmest south west Madeira coast! Keep in touch with us and what´s happening in Madeira by following our blog on Madeira! Best of Madeira. Best wishes,. the sole Managers of Marilyn House Paul & Iva
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brighton
5

Relaxing walking holiday in new accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 1 week at Marilyn House and then 1 wek at the sister house grace house. The interiors are the same..but, the large outdoor zones with railings and walls around them are different. Both have superb views over the ocean and amazing sunset views. The houses were clean and spacious with private parking and a private drive.. Paul the manager gave us much valuable info at check in partiucarly on walks and shopping. He also lent us books on marine birds and butterflies. Although it rained a few days we swam once at the harbour at the fishing village about 10 minutes by car and at the white sand beaches. Although it was raining the sea water was ok quite warm..Overall the houses are a great base for a peaceful walking holiday and watersports.The rates were value for money and we are hoping to return in 2017. Big thanks to Paul & Iva and we recommend the 2 houses.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “great base for a peaceful walking holiday and watersports” “superb views over the ocean and amazing sunset views” “large outdoor zones” British travellers thanks for 5 Star, Excellent reviews for both Marilyn and Grace Houses in Faja da Ovelha and recommending the houses! Your review confirms that the Houses are -“a great base for a peaceful walking holiday and watersports” -“clean and spacious with private parking and a private drive.” with -“large outdoor zones” -“superb views over the ocean and amazing sunset views.” We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage, during the stay and until checkout. You wrote: Paul the manager gave us much valuable info at check in partiucarly on walks and shopping. He also lent us books on walking marine birds and butterflies! We hope that you will return to Madeira in 2017 and stay at Marilyn and..or Grace Houses again or another property that we manage. Follow us and what is happening in Madeira on our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

prachtig huisje, rustige omgeving.

  • 5 of 5

Prachtig huisje in een rustige omgeving met een heerlijke grote tuin. De woning is erg netjes en schoon. Comfortabele bedden. Heerlijke grote goed ingerichte keuken. Ruimvoldoende badhanddoeken en lakens. Wij hebben genoten! Zeer vriendelijke en gastvrije eigenaren.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dutch Family thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review for Marilyn House in Faja da Ovelha! Your review confirms that the Villa is "beautiful" "in a quiet area" "very neat and clean" has a "lovely garden" "Comfortable beds" "Lovely large well equipped kitchen" "More than Sufficient towels and sheets" Also we are very happy that you valued our client care from enquiry stage until checkout You wrote "We have enjoyed! Very friendly and welcoming owners." We hope that you will return to Madeira soon and stay at Country Dream Beach Villa or another property that we manage. Follow us and what is happening in Madeira on our blog! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

" Thank you for all your help last week. We had a brilliant time in Madeira, and the Marilyn house was a very beautiful place to stay. The facilities were second to none, very clean and Eva was a mind if information. The terrace was very private and the kitchen had every facility that you would need. We will definitely come back again to Madeira "

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “a very beautiful place to stay” Dear Travellers Thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review for Marilyn House, Faja da Ovelha Your review confirms that Marilyn House is: “a very beautiful place to stay” “The facilities were second to none” “ very clean” .”The terrace was very private” and “the kitchen had every facility that you would need” Also, we are happy that you valued our customer service from Enquiry Stage to Checkout. You wrote that: “Iva was a mine of information” We are happy that you wrote that; “We will definitely come back again to Madeira " So, we look forward to your return and hearing from you. We hope that you consider staying again at Marilyn House in Faja da Ovelha or another property that we manage in Madeira. Best wishes Paul & Iva
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Funchal International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
'Precipicio Restaurant & Bar'
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Port of Funchal
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Massapez/Maloeira
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
'Precipicio Restaurant & Bar'
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Paul do Mar Beach
Car: necessary

Raw, beautiful, natural scenery!

Faja da Ovelha is raw, beautiful, natural scenery including:

dramatic coastlines, soaring mountain ranges, waterfalls, craggy valleys and beautiful forests and flora including eucalyptus and laurel trees

The south west coast is far less populated than the more populated built up east coast, and during summer a far more pleasant climate than the wetter and colder north.

Contrary to popular perception, Madeira can be rainy and windy with occasional fog during the winter months – there is a reason why the Island is so verdant!

Bird watching: is good with owls, buzzards and other birds of prey easy to observe and rare marine birds including the Cagarra- the Cory Shearwater.

Calheta region has the most forest in Madeira and includes UNESCO protected ancient Laurisilva forest.

Also, Faja da Ovelha is a base for visiting the nature and official walks including:

-Rabacal including ‘25 Fontes’ and ‘Risco’ waterfalls

-Paul da Serra

-Levada Nova

Calheta Town is approximately 15 minutes drive away with FREE white sand beaches, large supermarket open until 10pm, marina with fishing and whale dolphin watching boats and restaurants, bars and shops, plus the international award winning MUDAS ART Centre with permanent and temporary exhibitions and performances and one of the last remaining RUM FACTORIES with museum ENGENHOS DA CALHETA.

In the village of PRAZERES there are 5 or 6 restaurants some rated as excellent by XXXXX including the restaurant of the 4 star Hotel Jardim Atlantico and a FREE cultural art centre Quinta Pedagogica including a small zoo, 2 art galleries and tea and cider houses.

Views: breathtaking views of the south west coast sunsets..Madeira’s hottest and sunniest south west coast, mountains and the Atlantic Ocean of course!

45 minutes from Funchal City

55 minutes from Funchal International Airport

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