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Height of luxury, stunning spacious villa with large indoor pool |Villa Luzia

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms6
Space 0 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

5 bedroom, close to Funchal centre, for those seeking a premium holiday home

Located overlooking Funchal, yet within easy walking distance of the town centre, in an upmarket residential area, Villa Luzia has superb uninterrupted views of the town, hills and sea and is probably one of the very best on the island.

Featuring a superb large heated indoor pool and amazing leisure and social area, it is furnished to an exceptionally high standard, attention to detail is evident everywhere. From Duresta sofas to Carpe Diem beds (as used by the Swedish Royal Family) supreme comfort is assured throughout.

The open-plan lounge/dining is vast (12,5m X 5,7m) and offers two ample seating areas and an elegant dining table. French windows lead onto the garden and front terrace. Featured in a corner is a large flat screen TV with cable channels, surround sound system and DVD.

The kitchen is large, contemporary and very well equipped, with 4-ring electric hob, built-in electric oven, dishwasher, double-door American style fridge/freezer, toaster, coffee maker and juicer. A breakfast table benefits from the views to the hills and ocean through the French doors that lead to the front terrace. A flat screen cable TV allows you to keep up with the news at breakfast time.

A separate barbecue room features a bread oven, traditional Madeira barbecue for grilling espetada and electric hob and sink.

The whole of the lower floor is an amazing social and leisure area. Table tennis, table football and a pool table are complemented by a variety of table games (poker, mah-jong, rummycub, and children’s games) and features an outstanding middle-east inlaid table for backgammon, chess and draughts. A seating corner with a large flat-screen TV with CD player (a variety of music is available) is served by a fully equipped bar. It leads to the steps that access the indoor pool and a visitor’s toilet.

A large office with desk and meeting table can be found off the leisure area, a great solution for those needing to deal with business whilst on holiday.

The bedrooms are all beautifully furnished; four are on the first floor (three with en-suite bathrooms) along with a family shower room. The Master bedroom is very spacious and features a dressing area and en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bath and walk-in shower. Both this and the second bedroom have private balconies with those superb views.

The fifth bedroom is on the ground floor, suitable for those with limited mobility.

All beds are Carpe Diem king-sized doubles with conjoined single mattresses, guaranteeing the greatest comfort.

The heated pool is nothing short of spectacular. Very large at 8,5m X 5,5m it is an interior pool with large glass panes that open up to the garden and view, perfect for both summer and winter, surrounded by easy chairs and sunbeds. There are changing/shower rooms and toilet facilities available.

For those that want to keep up their fitness regime, there is a bicycle, treadmill and cross-walker on a mezzanine overlooking the pool.

Sunbeds are provided for the garden and front terrace.

The south-facing front terrace is perched overlooking the town and ocean, and is partially covered, allowing the choice of catching the sun or keeping in the shade, whilst appreciating those gorgeous views, perfect for watching the cruise ships arrive and depart and for the June and New Years Eve firework displays. Garden furniture includes sun-beds, and two large dining tables with a capacity for 12 people, perfect for alfresco family meals, and tables and chairs for reading or for those sunset evening cocktails.

A separate laundry features a washing machine and tumble dryer, iron and ironing board

Wi-Fi is available throughout the house and the also in swimming pool area.

Although not essential, as in most villas, a hire car is recommended.

There is secure car parking for two cars.

The advertised prices are based on a 6-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.

A security deposit of 500€ or £500 is payable on

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Dias/Norberta Sá
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

Location

Car: not necessary

The nearest facilities (a bakery and café) are a mere 300 metres away, and the town centre is 1Km away. A downhill walk into town will take approximately 15 minutes to the main shopping area and market.

Funchal is a cosmopolitan town with around 500 cafés, restaurants and bars. Walk along the pedestrianized streets with their many esplanades and cafés, or the old town where character townhouses have all been transformed into trendy bars and restaurants. Take a long walk along the promenade that runs along the coast. There is a varied number of museums that chart Madeira’s history.

Visit the Botanical Gardens, or take the cable car to Monte where you can visit the Monte Palace Gardens. The world renowned Palheiro Gardens should not be missed.

Access to the motorway is only a 3-minute drive, allowing you to easily explore the island.

The airport is an easy 20 minutes along the motorway.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Santa Luzia in Funchal

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 0 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom1 - Large en-suite to Master bedroom
    Bathroom2 - Washbasin, toilet, walk-in shower
    Bathroom3 - En-suite, single washbasin, toilet, bath/overhead shower
    bathroom4 - Double washbasin, toilet, bidet, bath with shower
    Bathroom7 - GF guest toilet, single washbasin, shower (indoor pool)
    Bathroom 9 - Lower ground floor. Shower, toilet, single wash basin
  • Bathroom 1 En-suite bathroom with double washbasin, toilet, bidet, whirlpool bath, walk-in shower Bathroom 2 En-suite with single washbasin, toilet, bath with overhead shower Bathroom 3 En-suite with single washbasin, toilet, bath with overhead shower Bathroom 4 First floor family bathroom with single washbasin, toilet, walk-in shower Bathroom 5 Ground floor guest toilet with single washbasin and toilet Bathroom 6 Ground floor guest toilet with single washbasin and toilet Bathroom 7 Lower ground floor guest toilet with single washbasin and toilet Bathroom 8 Ground floor shower room with single washbasin, shower, bidet and toilet next to the office Bathroom 9 Ground floor guest toilet with single washbasin, shower and toilet off the indoor pool
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom on the first floor, with king-sized double wi
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined si
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined si
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined si
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On the ground floor, with king-sized double with conjoined s
  • Master Bedroom on the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined single mattresses, dressing area, en-suite full bathroom, balcony with sea-view Bedroom 2 on the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined single mattresses, en-suite full bathroom, balcony with sea-view Bedroom 3 on the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined single mattresses, en-suite full bathroom, sea-view Bedroom 4 on the first floor, with king-sized double with conjoined single mattresses, sea-view Bedroom 5 on the ground floor, with king-sized double with conjoined single mattresses, cable flat screen TV
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • playground
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
Notes:
The Villa features a very large social and leisure area on the lower ground floor. Table tennis, table football and a pool table are complemented by a variety of table games (poker, mah-jong, rummycub, and children’s games). It features an outstanding middle-east inlaid table for backgammon, chess and draughts. A seating corner with a large flat-screen TV with CD player (a variety of music is available) is served by a fully equipped bar. Leads to the steps that access the indoor pool. Visitor’s toilet. A large office with desk and meeting table can be found off the leisure area. A self-contained barbecue room features a bread oven, traditional Madeira barbecue for grilling espetada and electric hob and sink.

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Height of luxury, stunning spacious villa with large indoor pool |Villa Luzia
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Fantastic place for holiday

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, stunning house with fantastic view. Very comfortable with perfect location, close to the town centre. We spent there amazing time with friends and our families and felt very sad when had to come back home. Linda was very friendly, supportive and responded immediately when any help was needed. Thank you Linda very much to make our holiday amazing! We would like to come back to Madeira and if possible maybe stay again in the same immaculate house. Many thanks. Wioletta

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Wioletta for you kind comments. We certainly hope to welcome you again in the future.
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5

An excellent property

  • 5 of 5

This property lived up to our expectations. We were impressed with the excellent quality of everything. Even the pots and pans appeared to be brand new. The beds were especially luxurious. The games room was well used by our grandsons as was the swimming pool. Only down side was that the pool wasn't as warm as we had hoped for, certainly nothing like the 30 degrees that the thermometer read! However this didn't stop the majority of the group taking a dip. Linda was extremely helpful and friendly. We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your super review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. With the hot air temperatures you experienced during your stay, the water temperature can feel cooler than it is. Your recommendation is very much appreciated. See you again we hope.
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Ipswich, UK
5

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the smartest villa we have stayed in after 22 years of villa holidays in Europe. It has EVERYTHING! The only possible improvement would be if the pool was outdoor but given the propensity for rain showers on Madeira it perhaps make sense that it is indoors. Bedrooms huge and beds super comfy. Views amazing. Furnishings and features of the highest quality. Would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's a great review. Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your comments.
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5

Beautiful villa, spotlessly clean, great location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything you could ask for and very true to the pictures. It had beautiful views out over the sea but within a 15 minute walk of the town and excellent choice of restaurants. The Villa itself was massive, well thought through with everything you could need to have a very comfortable stay, it was spotless and thoughtfully decorated. The swimming pool and general facilities were fabulous.

We had a great welcome from Linda and Norberta, there was a useful guide with villa instructions, useful maps and guide books available and an appreciated welcome food pack. All in all nothing you could fault and we look forward to returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your super review and kind comments. We are very happy that the villa and our service was to your satisfaction.
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Providence RI
5

Family Vacation to Funchal

  • 5 of 5

House is even better in person if you can believe that. We are pretty fussy and the house could not have been better or cleaner. Even the 15 and 19 year orders with us were not bored.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We try our very best!
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5

Outstanding stay in Funchal

  • 5 of 5

We (4 adults and 4 kids) had a wonderful stay at this outstanding property. The house is equipped with all you can imagine and even more: eg huge playing room with pool billard, table tennis, chess, cards table, etc., a fantastic swimming pool house, in all bedrooms luxury and very comfortable beds, wonderful views.

A big thank you to Norbert and Linda who took perfectly care of us.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yet another super 5 star review - Thank you! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
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