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MAGNOLIA HOUSE ,GARAJAU, free wifi net & Cable TV,BBQ,near amenities



Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Beautiful house in an upmarket residential area of Garajau

This holiday home has a tourist licence. Beautifully furnished, with large outside barbeque area to the rear,which seats up to 10 people, fully equipped, fully enclosed with with halogen heaters to keep you warm during the late evenings. It is less than 2 minutes walk from all the necessary amenities such as the beach, local restaurants, bakers, newsagents, super-market, shops, the bus route to Funchal and Dom Pedro Hotel where you can access the swimming pools for a small entrance fee. Every bedroom is individually decorated to a high standard. The master bedroom is ensuite with a 6ft bed and all the rooms have flat screen TVs. The lounge can comfortably seat 8 people and has a large flat screen TV and DVD and free TV package, WiFi internet . It is open plan to the dining area leading to a veranda where you can relax and enjoy a drink. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped with all the necessary utensils The outside patio area has sunbeds and is the perfect sun trap

MAGNOLIA HOUSE is one of the few houses at present in Madeira, to hold a tourist license. Great location in an upmarket residential area and just a few minutes walk from the beach and all the shops you could possibly need for a perfect holiday. The house has 4 lovely bedrooms all with flat screen TV's and hairdryers. Two of the bedrooms have sea views. The house has a free TV package with over 100 channels, free internet and free local calls.

Funchal is a short bus ride away and there is a bus stop at the end of the road. A timetable and infromation pack can be found in the house.

Garajau beach is lovely with sunbeds to hire and a very good restaurant - perfect for lunch. You can walk down to the beach or take a short trip in the cable car for a euro each way.

At the end of the road is a choice of several restaurants, coffee shops and bars. It is a lovely short level walk.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Paul and I fell in love with Madeira the first time we visited and purchased Magnolia house on our first visit. We visit Madeira every year, to keep up the standards of the property both for ourselves and the guests who stay there. We are retired and love travelling and sunshine. Paul loves golf so is a member of both the golf courses in Madeira and we have met many friends since we first visited. It now feels like home to us.

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Speaks English, Portuguese

15 Reviews

based on 15 holidaymaker reviews


Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week in this lovely well equipped house. Everything you need and more is provided, just pack your clothes and go. Cafes, shops and bars are just a short walk away in Garajau. There is an excellent bus service into Fungchal and other areas. Convenient for the airport which is just 15 minutes away. Magnolia House is an excellent home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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May break

  • 5 of 5

A well positioned, equiped house ideal for all amenities within walking distances. A wonderful few days relaxing in a lovely home.

The house was within easy access of the main routes to all tourist areas. The house was on a bus route for Funchal which was great to leave to car at 'home'.

I would highly recommend this 'home' as a great find. Well done the owners for presenting a lovely home in a central area.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Magnolia House for a month and enjoyed it every day. The house was well fitted, comfortable and convenient to Funchal. The outdoor space was fantastic (just needed to be a bit warmer to really benefit). We didn't book a car but has great bus service from Garajau to Funchal all days and taxis were easily available and relatively inexpensive. Would recommend the home to anyone wanting a larger, comfortable and well-maintained place for a stay near Funchal.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and well equipped

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely 2 week holiday in Madeira in Magnolia House, which was spacious and very well equipped. The local shops, bars and restaurants provide all you need but we travelled by bus into Funchal and beyond most days using the regular, cheap and reliable bus service. The January weather was far warmer than the forecasts would have you believe. High points were, cooking in the outdoor bread oven, Levada walks, Mozart's Restaurant in Funchal and Fado evening with the locals in the bar on the Canico road. Claudio and Simone are available to help with any glitches, bringing extra wood for the outdoor oven and picking us up from the airport. Thanks for making our first trip to Madeira so good, we'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Magnolia House is wecoming in all aspects; beautifully furnished and conataining every little thing you may need.

Clean and well maintained.

The location is ideal for eating out and good transport to Funchal.

Fully recommended.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning property, beautifully furnished

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house, very well equipped, lovely balcony overlooking the ocean. A short walk to bakeries and cafés. I thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip dolphin watching, and drive around the island. Funchal has everything you need, lovely restaurants, shops and pavement cafés where you can enjoy listening to violinists, guitarists and singers. I was lucky to be there during the fabulous firework displays, amazing! I would definitely recommend this villa and madeira for a lovely holiday! Linda

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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From the Owner

We chose Garajau because it has everything to offer whether your are on holiday or live in Madeira. It has shops, restaurants, bakery, car hire, newsagents and supermarkets. We chose Magnolia house because of its close location to the beach, the bus stop into Funchal and all the amenities within a 2 minute level walk. Magnolia house is in a perfect location. It is also in an upmarket residential area so avoids the noise and night life of Funchal but it is only a 10 minute bus or taxi ride away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Funchal at 12 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : garajau bar at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Funchal at 12 Kilometres Nearest Golf : paleiro golf at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : rapido at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Frango de gia at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Garajau at 2 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Magnolia house is a 2 minute walk from the centre of Garajau , which contains all the necessary shops to make your self -catering holiday a pleasurable experience, including a varied choice of restaurants for those nights you might choose to dine out. It is 10 minutes by bus to the bustling city of Funchal, where you can enjoy the shops or pass your time sight seing, perhaps taking the cable car to Monte. Canico de Baixo, Lido Galo Mar and Praia dos Magos are all about 5 minutes away and are excellent places for swimming. Camacha is about 10minutes away and is the centre of the wicker industry and is home to one of Madeira’s largest handicraft centres. Machico is about 15 minutes away from Garajau and was the former capital of the island, here you can enjoy a walk along the new promenade and its lovely man-made sandy beach and marina. Walking is a popular leisure pursuit in Madeira along the famous Levadas, (fresh water canals) most of which are situated within a reasonable distance.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Low season for 2 people
2 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
High season for 2 people
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Low season for 2 people
6 Jan 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
High season for 2 people
3 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
Low season for 2 people
22 Apr 2017 - 19 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
High season for 2 people
20 Jun 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The prices are for 2 people. All extra people are charged at 50 euros per person

Christmas and New year period a supplement will be applied to groups below 6 persons
A 25% deposit is required in order to secure the booking, the remaining a

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Updated: 08-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

Magnolia house has 4 bedrooms and 2 en suite and a main bathroom. It also has a downstairs toilet. It has sea views. It is open plan with a large spiral staircase with a glass roof so the house is very light. The reason we chose this house was its excellent location and as Paul loves to cook, the large outside BBQ area appealed to him. We love the house.

Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, new ensuite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, washbasin
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, washbasin
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, brand new ensuite
  • Bathroom 1 and bedroom 4 have new en-suite facities. The main bathroom has been totally refitted


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, with a balcony and sea views
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, sea views
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, ensuite
  • High chair and travel cot can be provided, please request in advance. Each bedroom is individually decorated to a high standard, 2 of which are en suite. All bedrooms have flat screen TV's, cable TV is installed with 72 channels and spacious fitted wardrobes. Linen and beach towels are provided. There are hairdryers fitted in all of the bedrooms.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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


  • The villa is very private and in a very desirable residential area in Garajau. It is perfectly situated as it is only a 2 minute level walk to the shops in the village, which provide everything you need for a perfect holiday, including a bakers where you can collect fresh bread every morning for your for your breakfast. The villa has stairs and may not be suitable for people with severe mobility difficulties. however, there are stair rails on each floor.

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