Villa Dragoeiro - Harbour views | Garden | Spacious | Wi-Fi | Barbecue
Villa Dragoeiro is a holiday home licensed and approved by Madeira Tourist Board. Is located in a residential area, 3 minutes of the motorway, for vehicular access to the rest of the Island. The highway is above the house, so in the house we do not hear any street noise. The house has a high quality internal and external finishes, spacious rooms, airy and very light and many additional desirable amenities.
The main house has three bedrooms with double beds and unsuited bathrooms and one bedroom with two single beds; there is a fully equipped modern kitchen, a well-appointed living room, a small gym on the third floor with large terrace and splendid views of Funchal and the mountains, an additional second bedroom floor balcony, an entry hall, a wonderful exterior first floor patio (ideal for romantic dining), a parking place and the adjacent garden.
From the terrace, you can enjoy a panoramic view over Funchal bay and admire the arriving and departing of large cruise ships. The house is ideal for families or small groups up to 8 people. An additional 3 extra guests can be accommodated in the 1 bedroom annex Apartament Dragoeiro in the ground floor with a large living room area, a bathroom and a kitchen. This annex is completed separated from the main part and has an independent entrance. It can also be rented for a different group of 2 or 3 people.
The house is located near the Old Town of Funchal (1.5 km downhill). Here are some of the best restaurants on the Island with various local and international cuisine.
In the Old Town also you can visit the Historical Centre of Madeira Museum and other interesting museums in Funchal. Particularly of interest are the wine museums and tasting parlors of major Madeiran wine companies. From the Old Town you also can take the cable car to the beautiful gardens of Jardim Botanicoand Monte, though it is a short and lovely walk to the Jardim Botanico. Should you walk to the old city (recommended) you will come first to the famous fish, fruit and flower market of the Mercado dos Lavradores.
Madeira is famous for its lush vegetation, with all varieties of plants and flowers and its sub-tropical gardens. The Laurisilva forests of Madeira have been declared a World Heritage Monument. Here there are also many exciting and gorgeous Levada walks. There are two championship golf courses. Also there is ocean swimming, sailing, game fishing, etc.,in addition to the marina in Funchal with modern basins for yachts and motor boats.
Although the coast is dominated by cliffs, there is access to the ocean. Approximately 15m by car is the protected bay of Machico, with its fine golden sand beach good for swimming with children, and the natural refuge of the Deserta Islands are but a brief commercial boat ride away.
The ground floor in the house includes a large kitchen with dining table for 6 to 8 people, a living room and a covered outdoor terrace with dining table facing an adjacent traditional Madeiran barbecue. On the first floor there are four sleeping bedrooms, three of these with private bathroom. This floor is well supported by a large outdoor terrace.
On the top floor there is a large gym and a roof terrace. The house is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. On the side there is a private parking place.
The kitchen has all the necessary kitchen utensils including microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, coffee maker, toaster, gas cooker and electric oven.
In addition to guidebooks and maps, there is also a GPS device with maps of Madeira. From the house you can make free phone calls to landlines in several countries around the world.
A free high speed Internet access (Wi-Fi) throughout the entire house is available.
On the third floor you also have free access to a PC with video call, printer and scanner.
In the living room on the ground floor there is a 46 "flat screen monitor with cable TV with a lot of international channels, DVD player, stereo system, screenplay hard drive, TV photo card viewer and IPod audio connection.
In the gym there is professional fitness equipment (cross-trainer, bike, cardio-vascular and muscular equipment).
There is also a permanently installed electronic dart game. In addition there is a washing machine, plus a dishwasher and ironing equipment. Bed linen, table linen, towels, bath towels and beach towels are abundant.
Once a week the house will be cleaned and the linen changed at no extra cost. In the garden all is ready for a big barbecue. For children there are various toys.
Rua da Sociedade, 11
9060 - 302 Funchal