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Old Town Villa Extensive Ocean Views 5 mins walk to Funchal town/restaurants

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

3 Double Bedrooms, 2 Large Sea and City view Facing Terraces

NEW in 2017 - Air conditioning in all the bedrooms. Recently refurbished bright and airy 3 bedroom villa set in the residential area of Old Town, Funchal. Within 5 minutes walking distance to shops and restaurants. Uninterrupted sea views visible from the large outdoor areas located on 2 levels. Plenty of private space for relaxing on sun beds or dining al fresco whilst watching the cruise ships passing immediately in front of the property. Modern interior updated to provide large airy open plan areas and now the added comfort of air conditioning in the bedrooms. Large open plan lounge with sea view leading to a fully equipped kitchen and utility room. Appliances include bean to cup coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, microwave, fridge freezer and oven. The lounge is equipped with a LCD TV, cable channels, blue ray DVD and Wifi. The Villa consists of 3 spacious double bedrooms (king size beds in the master & downstairs bedrooms) all with full en-suites one of which is a wet room. Sunloungers, bathing towels and parasols are provided. Decoration is modern and comfortable with quality bedding, dressing gowns and towels all supplied. A little haven perfectly located with easy walking distance to the shops and restaurants or there is a bus stop located right outside the property. Travel cot, high chair and potty can be provided and also there is the option of a single put up bed for use in either master bedroom or bedroom 3. The property is accessed via a set of steps and therefore is not suitable for those requiring wheelchair access. The 3rd bedroom is located on the ground floor and accessible via a staircase located off the lounge. Bed linen and towels are changed weekly at no additional charge. We can also arrange taxi transfers from the airport with a reliable taxi driver (payable locally). Fully Licensed in Madeira License Number AL27048

Registration Number : AL27048

About Us

Karen Pickering
Pickering Holiday Rentals 514685000
Pickering Holiday Rentals, Lda 514685000, Rua Ivens No3 B
9000-046 Se
Pickering Hol Rental, PT 514 685 000
Pickering Holiday Rentals Funchal Madeira
VAT Reg NoPT 514 685 000

Karen Pickering
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018

About Karen Pickering

Our first visit to Madeira was for our Honeymoon 30+ years ago and we have been returning ever since. It was our visit last Christmas in which we found the house and are extremely happy to share it with you. We live in the UK, have one Son and are both working professionals.

Karen Pickering purchased this villa in 2015

Why Karen Pickering chose Funchal

We have been travelling to Madeira for 30 years and have taken great care to obtain a property which suits the high expectations of visitors to Madeira.

What makes this villa unique

It was watching the cruise ships on New Years eve from the terrace which convinced us that this was the right property for us. We had been searching in this area for many years and the view sealed the deal !


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Funchal on Municipality of Funchal

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 14:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All windows and door to be closed when the air conditioning is being used
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Cloakroom - Toilet
  • Seperate toilet facilities off living area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Spacious double with full en suite, access to outdoor area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , - space for single bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveller reviews)

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Old Town Villa Extensive Ocean Views 5 mins walk to Funchal town/restaurants
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
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Villa in Old Funchal - Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Second time staying @ this villa and once again was not disappointed. The location is perfect in Old Funchal, within walking distance of fabulous restaurants, the ocean, the marina, pier and the Farmers Market. The home looks exactly as shown in the pictures and is immaculate.

The owners have though of everything ensuring the home is completely equipped. Highly recommend and will return for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It is good to have independent confirmation that the photos and descriptions are not misleading. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Karen, Mike and Mirela.
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The property was clean tidy and of a high spec, just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

we found the villa to be spacious and very comfortable. We particularly liked the Aircon and en suites in each bedroom, along with the balcony and terrace space which would be ample even if the villa had 6 people in it. The kitchen was also fully spec’d with a great coffee machine being the highlight for us. We spent most of our time outside so the comfortable outdoor seating was also much welcomed. The owners have clearly thought of everything well done to them!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your super 5 star review we really appreciate it and are happy you liked our house and it met with your expectations. We hope many future guests will read your review and understand what a fantastic and unique place we have here right over the sea in Funchal. Thanks again and kind regards Karen & Mike
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Like home from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 2 week stay this January. Everything was perfect, from the chauffeur collecting us at the airport, the welcome we received at the villa by Ricardo, the villa itself which was appointed to the highest standard we have ever had, Mirella cleaning and looking after us, the general attention to detail which the owners should be very proud of, the gorgeous views and the icing on the cake was the weather! We could ask for no more and will definitely be booking again in the near future. A truly wonderful place to stay within easy walking distance of the town. If you are thinking of booking, then don't hesitate as you won't be disappointed.

Caroline & Keith

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review. It is always nice to know that the efforts of our team are appreciated and that the Villa meets with your expectations . We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Karen and Mike
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Excellent location with good views over the sea.

  • 5 of 5

The property is in easy walking distance to the old town, though being Madeira it is of course uphill on the way home. There are lovely views over the sea and a large terrace well equipped with tables chairs sunshades etc, to do that from.

The house is extremely well equipped with good quality goods and really does have everything you need. There are 3 ensuite double bedrooms. One has a seaview and a small terrace, the second has a small terrace and no real view and the third is on the ground floor and we always referred to it as the cellar. This third bedroom is the only downpoint of the whole property.

Another bonus is that there is a garage. You do not actually need a car, you can walk to town and there is a bus stop outside. However if you choose to have a car, the garage is really good news.

Finally Karen answered our queries by return. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 20-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa, lovely location, very well equipped

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed for 4 nights to extend our holiday in Madeira. Karen and Mirela - (their housekeeper in Funchal) could not have been more helpful in regard to our booking and gave us exceptional service and were so accommodating to assist us before and during our stay. Communication was also exceptional with prompt responses to any questions. The villa itself is beautiful, so clean and very well presented and the air conditioning was a real plus due to the very hot weather during our stay. Everything has been thought of to ensure you holiday runs smoothly and the villa is very well equipped, so no need to keep constantly running to the shop- a real home from home. The location overlooking the sea in the old town is brilliant and it only a short walk to restaurants etc and into the main town. We will definitely return and would like to thank you all for a lovely holiday ...the slight delay in writing this review is only due to the fact that I was so chilled when we returned to the UK I forgot to write it!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What an amazing villa!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned after a week in Madeira and I can't recommend this villa enough! The attention to detail was fantastic, the villa was everything we expected and more! A beautiful view, great location near all the restaurants and the old part of Funchal and lovely people that made our stay even more enjoyable: Mirela who made sure we had everything we needed and Rafael who took us to some amazing places. Thank you so much Karen and Mike for sharing your beautiful house, we will be coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
To Porto Santo
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Funchal, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Jan - June 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
Autumn 18
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jan - June 2019
7 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

25% deposit upon confirmation 75% 30 days prior to arrival
Cancellation >6 weeks 25% (deposit) >6 weeks < 4 weeks 40% 4 weeks or less 100%
10% discount for returning customers

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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