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

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Property

Updated: 09-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

'Sunny House'

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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9 March, 2017

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Votre logement nous a parfaitement convenu pour son confort et pour sa situation . Nous avons particulièrement apprécié la qualité de votre accueil et les petites intentions qui facilitent une installation : café, huile, sel , shampoing ...etc.



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Feb 2013
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Votre logement nous a parfaitement convenu pour son confort et pour sa situation . Nous avons particulièrement apprécié la qualité de votre accueil et les petites intentions qui facilitent une installation : café, huile, sel , shampoing ...etc.



Nous vous en remercions!



Group of 3 French travellers
Feb 2013
  • 1 of 12

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32 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

5

Location, location!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first stay in Madeira and we chose this chilled out fishing village with surfing beaches and it was a great choice! The house was large, clean and had everything you need. The lounge on the top floor was awesome next to a sun terrace with bbq. The views of the ocean were top from the 2 sun terraces. Also, it was greet value for money and there were two great fish restaurants easy to walk to as the village is quite flat. We hope to be back next year. A big thanks to Iva for the great intro and all the info.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “great value for money”, “Large, clean and “had everything you need”, “The lounge on the top floor was awesome next to a sun terrace with a bbq.” “The views of the ocean were top from the 2 sun terraces.” Dear Mike Thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review and recommending the popular BEACH HOUSE in Paul do Mar SUNNY HOUSE Your review confirms that the house is: - “Large, clean and “had everything you need.” “great value for money” And that “The lounge on the top floor was awesome next to a sun terrace with a bbq.” And “The views of the ocean were top from the 2 sun terraces.” We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until check out. You wrote: “A big thanks to Iva for the great intro and all the info.” We hope that you return to Madeira again soon and consider staying at Sunny House or another property that we manage. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: best of Madeira. Best wishes Iva and Paul
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Eaton Bray near Dunstable
3

Fantastic scenery

  • 3 of 5

We loved the dramatic scenery of Madeira and the breathtaking views from anywhere on the island, having covered most of it during our two weeks there.

Not particularly impressed with the local cousine in remote areas, the offer being very similar almost everywhere, with quantity rather than quality taking priority.

Funchal had greater variety and better standards overall be it at inflated prices which we exprcted.

People were very friendly and helpful and despite our language limitations we had no problem as English is widely spoken.

The house was clean and the owners friendly and helpful

The layout of the property in our opinion was far from ideal as the lounge/dining room was dark with no windows with a very small but functional kitchen.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Phillip G Thanks for your review which confirms that the location had “dramatic scenery” And “breathtaking views” And that the house was: “Clean” The rest of your review is about Funchal? many kilometres away and not where you stayed? You stayed on the sunniest, warmest south west Calheta coast, the largest county with the most forest and natural beauty. We do not agree with your comment. “Not particularly impressed with the local cousine in remote areas, the offer being very similar almost everywhere,” Its not necessary to drive to the City to dine. The County of Calheta where you stayed has a small population o12,000 but has for example 4 star hotels with good restaurants with international cusisine specifically for tourists with good reviews on the web. We gave you a list of these top restaurants at check in including Jardim Atlantico Hotel, Calheta Beach with 3 restaurants and Saccharum Hotel. Neither do we agree with your comments about lounge/dining room being dark because the House has 2 lounges one bathed in sunlight with glass windows on 2 sides and an eating area outside on the sun terraces with a permanent BBQ! The downstairs lounge deliberately has a curtain on the door which can be removed within seconds so that clients can relax in the downstairs lounge from the bright sunlight ultraviolet that shines through the door window for many months of the year.
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5

Agréable location

  • 5 of 5

Très agréable location, située au calme à Paul do Mar.

Maison très spacieuse et très bien équipée. Tout le nécessaire pour cuisiner est présent. De plus, nous avions même une chaise haute et un lit bébé pour notre petite fille.

Un grand merci à Paul et Iva pour leurs réponses toujours rapides, leurs disponibilités et leur conseil.

Je vous recommande vraiement cet location, nous avons passé un séjour formidable à Madère.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: "I really recommend this rental, we had a wonderful stay in Madeira." "Very nice location, quiet location in Paul do Mar." "very spacious and very well equipped. Everything necessary for cooking is present." Dear French Family Thanks for a 5 Star, Excellent review and recommending the popular BEACH HOUSE in Paul do Mar SUNNY HOUSE Your review confirms that the house is: -"very spacious and very well equipped. Everything necessary for cooking is present." -"Also, we even had a high chair and a cot for our little girl." And that the location is: "Very nice, quiet location in Paul do Mar." We are very happy that you valued our client care from the enquiry stage until check out. You wrote: "Many thanks to Paul and Iva for their quick answers, availability and advice." We hope that you return to Madeira again soon and consider staying at Sunny House or another property that we manage. Follow us and what´s happening in Madeira on our blog: best of Madeira. Best wishes Paul & Iva
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5

Unmissable sunsets from the terraces !

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to the managers Ivor and Paul for a great stay! We have always stayed in Funchal and fancied a change and chose the south coast..west.The village was pretty with a fishing harbour and the locals were friendly. The village was not spoilt by hotels. We ate in the local restaurants a few times which were good. We chose fish most of the time and it was fresh and delicious! The house was quiet, large, clean and comfortable with amazing ocean and mountain views from several terraces. The most sout west sunsets in Europe were unmissable from the house sun terraces. We hope to return in 2018 and recommend Sunny House West , Beach House

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “The most south west sunsets in Europe were unmissable from the house sun terraces” Dear David thanks for a 5 Star Excellent review and recommending the Beach House! Your review confirms that Sunny House West, Paul do Mar is: “quiet” “ large” “clean” and “comfortable” with “amazing ocean and mountain views from several terraces.” And that the village is “pretty” “ with a fishing harbour and the locals were friendly.” We are very happy that you enjoyed the local restaurants particularly the fish dishes and valued our client care from the enquiry stage until checkout. You wrote: “Thanks to the Managers Iva and Paul for a great stay!” We hope that you return to Madeira in 2018 or before and consider staying again at Sunny Beach House in Paul do Mar or another property that we manage! Keep in touch with us and what´s happening in Madeira by following our blog on Madeira! Best wishes Paul & Iva
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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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Location

Activity and Interests

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

Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront

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

Floor Area

  • 65 m²

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 3 has a single bed and sleeps 1. All bedrooms have either Atlantic Ocean or mountain views.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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

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