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Quinta das Faias - Hortensia Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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If you are looking to Madeira as the right place to rest from the day-to-day rhythm, you will find Quinta das Faias as the perfect retreat. Away from the noise and pollution of the city, at Quinta das Faias you will be able to enjoy the pure air, the mild climate and the whisper of the wind through the surrounding trees, all turning this Quinta into the ideal place for your desired holidays. Although the Quinta is in the mountains you have a gorgeous view over the see and the 'Desertas'. Quinta das Faias is a charming and cosy alternative to hotels in Madeira. Here you can find a genuine self-catering in Madeira, perfectly compatible with the needs and rhythms of a family. Cottage have one bathroom and a living room with kitchenette, while outside both have a Terrance and a private garden...If you are looking to Madeira as the right place to rest from the day-to-day rhythm, you will find Quinta das Faias as the perfect retreat. Away from the noise and pollution of the city, at Quinta das Faias you will be able to enjoy the pure air, the mild climate and the whisper of the wind through the surrounding trees, all turning this Quinta into the ideal place for your desired holidays. Although the Quinta is in the mountains you have a gorgeous view over the see and the 'Desertas'. Quinta das Faias is a charming and cosy alternative to hotels in Madeira. Here you can find a genuine self-catering in Madeira, perfectly compatible with the needs and rhythms of a family. Cottage have one bathroom and a living room with kitchenette, while outside both have a Terrance and a private garden where you will find tables, sun umbrellas, chairs, loungers and a barbecue for relaxing moments. For your commodity, Wifi and Cable TV on a LCD TV are included, as well private parking and maid service three times per week. Situated at an altitude of 700 meters, Quinta das Faias has a botanical park, composed by a diverse flora and different trees, such as Til, Loureiro, Folhado and Barbuzano among other endemic varieties from Madeira's Laurisilva Forest and very beautiful Camellias. We also raise chickens, woodcocks, ducks and turkeys. The Quinta is 1 km from the center of Camacha, where there is a pharmacy, health center, post office, banks, pump station, taxis station and Catholic church. Walking distance from the Quinta there are 3 restaurants, supermarket, take-away and bakery. We can provide, according to the price list, for wood for the stove, washing of your clothes, eggs from our chickens and fresh bread and pasteries for breakfast or a dish for a meal. You can also ask for an upgraded daily maid service. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 4905/ALMore
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About the Owner
Filipe d
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Very comfortable house with all you need for a family stay. Felipe is very nice and has excellent tips for restaurants. The best thing is the beautiful garden, a true oasis.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Laura K
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were lucky to spend one week in Filipe's beautiful cottage "Hortensia". The houses have been renovated only two years ago and are in perfect condition. The whole quinta is situated close to the town Camacha up in the hills just next to Funchal. The...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Janis B
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

The cottage is lovely and is set in wonderful gardens that were full of flowers when we visited. We have a 2.5 year old and he loved visiting the chickens every day and exploring the garden. There's a supermarket and restaurants just up the road...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank Annelisa13
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The house is located in Camacha, just 15 min drive to Funchal and a short walk from a big supermarket, a takeway and several local restaurants. The house is very spacious and comfortable with two large bedrooms and is well equipped. The central heating and...More

Date of stay: April 2014
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

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Date of stay: October 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Quinta das Faias is situated at an altitude of 700 m, where you will find large garden areas with different flora and trees such as Camellias and Til, a variety endemic to Madeira and belonging to the Laurisilva forest. The Quinta is 1 km away from the center of Camacha, where there is a pharmacy, health center, post office, banks, supermarkets and small restaurants. You can find a supermarket 400 m away from the Quinta. There is a restaurant just the other side of the road of the Quinta, and others restaurantes at walking distance
How to get there
1. Take the highway VR1, toward Funchal 2. 11 km, 6 min. Take exit 15. toward Cancela / Garajau / Camacha 3. 11.1 km, 6.5 min. Turn right, toward Cancela 4. 11.4 km, 7 min. Continue straight onto Estrada do Garajau 5. 12 km, 8 min. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit to Camacha, VE5 6. 15 km, 13 min. At roundabout, take the 2nd exit towards Funchal / Nogueira 7. 16 km, 15 min. At the next junction, turn left, ER 102, towards Funchal 8. 16.4 km, 16 min. To your left, a bend is the entrance of Quinta das Faias with wall painted red and green gate. GPS coordinates - Quinta das Faias: Latitude 32,67400 (32° 40’ 26” N) Longitude 16,85639 (16° 51’ 22” W)
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