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Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea.

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Palheiro Cottage has an 'Alojamento Local' Licence registration number Calheta - 13/12 and is fully insured. The cottage stands on a ridge and the views are breathtaking. The lounge/dining area/kitchen are all open plan on the first floor and encompass a large balcony accessed through patio doors which give outstanding views from the lounge over the valley. The kitchen is equipped with Fridge/freezer, oven, hob, extractor,microwave, kettle, coffee makers and toaster etc.There is ample cupboard space provided. The lounge is furnished with TV, DVD player, Free WiFi , a 3 seater sofa and new stone dining table and chairs.The staircase leads down to the ground floor which comprises of a double bedroom with bedside shelves and table lamps, a triple robe with mirror, hairdryer and a dressing ta...Palheiro Cottage has an 'Alojamento Local' Licence registration number Calheta - 13/12 and is fully insured. The cottage stands on a ridge and the views are breathtaking. The lounge/dining area/kitchen are all open plan on the first floor and encompass a large balcony accessed through patio doors which give outstanding views from the lounge over the valley. The kitchen is equipped with Fridge/freezer, oven, hob, extractor,microwave, kettle, coffee makers and toaster etc.There is ample cupboard space provided. The lounge is furnished with TV, DVD player, Free WiFi , a 3 seater sofa and new stone dining table and chairs.The staircase leads down to the ground floor which comprises of a double bedroom with bedside shelves and table lamps, a triple robe with mirror, hairdryer and a dressing table. There is an en-suite shower room containing a Hydrotherapy cabin, a large hand basin over cabinets and W.C. A fold up single bed is available to cater for a third person / child. All linen, towels and beach towels are provided and changed weekly. Calheta is the driest, warmest part of the Island and boasts a Marina of international quality and 2 golden sand beaches. Also close by are the famous Lavada Walks . Close to the property is a bakery, general store, supermarket, hairdressers, hospital, doctors, dentists, garage and banks. We can offer big game or bottom fishing trips on our boat (fully licenced and insured) , and a catering service if you don't feel like cooking. Laundry service is available on request. The owners have spent many years in the Restaurant/hospitality industry and will provide you with the highest quality accommodation at reasonable rates. The Cottage is fully equipped with all tableware, glasses, linen, Egyptian Cotton bedlinen and towels. Linen is changed weekly. There is an assortment of books, dvd's and cd's. Also cards, dominos and games. Maps and walking guide. Our rooftop terrace offers unrivaled views of the Mountains and the Ocean with about a 270 degree panorama. The terrace is equipped with a table and chairs, a 3 metre parasol, 2 loungers and a gas Bar-B-Que, so you can enjoy a lazy day in the tranquility of the terrace garden or enjoy the pleasure of a bottle of wine whilst the sun goes down. The terrace receives full sunshine from around 9.00 a.m. until the sun sets over the West end of the Island. Our aim is to provide you with a most comfortable and enjoyable stay in pleasant surroundings and with the total privacy of you own building. However as we only live next door, any problems can be resolved quickly and efficiently and we are nearly always on hand with help and advice to ensure you have a memorable stay on the Island. If you have any specific needs or are celebrating a special occasion, we can help you to meet these with a special meal, or by assisting with any special needs/ requests (where practicable). Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 93410/ALMore
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About the Owner
Graham and Jenny V
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The owners addition of a welcome gift of fresh eggs, wine, delicious homemade jam, bread and butter was most welcome. Sadly the weather did not allow trying out the balcony or roof terrace, but we were made most welcome and the little house had everything...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Babyaardvark
JVMadeira, VR Owner at Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea., responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you, we are so sorry that the weather wasn't kind to you, it was bad world wide when you were here, it was certainly not normal weather for Madeira! which meant that it was not possible to enjoy the balcony or roof terrace. We...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have just had a wonderful week in madeira. This was our first visit and wanted somewhere away from Funchal. Palheiro Cottage was ideal as a base for us to do lots of Levada walks and visit many of the lovely towns and villages in...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank PeterREssex_England
JVMadeira, VR Owner at Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea., responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you, it was a pleasure to have you both. So for a relaxing holiday in the peace and quiet of Estrela, Calheta, close to all the amenities but away from the busy tourist areas book now.

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Just spent 3 delightful weeks in this traditional mountain cottage. From arriving to departure the hosts could not have done more to make it a great experience. Did lots of walking; although you need to be aware of the steep hills there are lots of...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank Teresa B
JVMadeira, VR Owner at Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea., responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thank you, we are always pleased to know that our guests enjoyed their time at our cottage. So to see the beautiful sunsets while sitting on the balcony with a cool glass of wine or beer book now!

Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I stayed for a week at Palheiro Cottage, hosted by Jenny and Graham and had a fantastic time. The cottage itself is beautifully appointed, with spacious living accommodation inside as well as plenty of outside space with the balcony and the roof...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Jess M
JVMadeira, VR Owner at Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea., responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you so much, it was a pleasure to have you. We are always so happy to know our guests have enjoyed their stay. The weather in Madeira is good all year round so why not book your winter break now.

Reviewed 28 February 2016

After staying in Funchal on many occasions we thought with a little bit of trepidation it was time to visit a different part of Maderia . We are so glad we did. Set up in the hills above Caletha the cottage has great views down...More

Date of stay: February 2016
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JVMadeira, VR Owner at Palheiro Cottage Stunning views of mountains & sea., responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Thank you, we are always so pleased that our guests have had a good holiday and especially pleased when they visit our local shop / bar. Lourdes and Antonio who run the bar speak hardly and English but Lourdes especially will do her utmost to...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
We are in a small village away from the tourist areas. The local people are very friendly and kind. We are close to Calheta beach and marina and many Levada walks. The main roads are a 5 minute drive away.
How to get there
From the Airport follow the VR (Via Rapida) towards Funchal, Camara da Lobos and Ribiera Brava. Come off the VR at the Ribiera Brava exit, you will come to a roundabout and you take the first exit. At the next roundabout take the first exit signed for Ponta do Sol. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Ponta do Sol. At the next roundabout take the exit to Madelena da mar / Calheta. At the next roundabout take the exit to Calheta. At the next roundabout take the only exit signed Arco da Calheta / Calheta. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit signed Calheta / Prazeres and go through 2 tunnels. At the exit of the second tunnel you come to a roundabout, take the 3rd Exit Signed for “Estrela” and follow this road up the hill until you meet a crossroad. Go straight across and con...
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