Ocean Front Villa W Pool in Old Town Funchal - Surf Studio

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Amazing villa right on top of the Atlantic ocean, with the luxury of unlimited sea views with swimming pool and tropical garden. A very peaceful location right on top of sea in the most sought after location in all madeira - The Old Town of Funchal. 2 Beautiful houses in a charming central location in the old town of Funchal madeira, the climate is warm and sunny year-round. Together both houses sleep 6 people (4 in the Beach House and 2 in the Surf Studio). No car necessary everything is a short walk away including Funchal fruit, vegetable and fish Market, the old town restaurants and cafés and the beach. A dream location very very rare to find. The house was renovated into a chaming holiday home. Very quiet and peaceful with unlimited sea views, outside dining possible all year with comfortable furniture and BBQ. A modern, stylish decoration which is also comfortable and family friendly. Each unit has its private outside dining areas, BBQ, relaxing sofas, balcony - only the swimming pool is shared. All bedrooms with sea views. Bathrooms have large showers & modern fittings. Fully furnished Kitchen with separate dining area. Beautiful living room with unbelievable Atlantic views with TV and free wireless Internet. Pool gets sun all day and is very warm. Plenty of sun beds, outside sofas and armchairs. Very private & secluded dream property.

Enjoy spectacular views from the poolside and seafront terraces as you sip a cocktail and watch the glorious sunset from your unique position on top of the sea - you can only hear the ocean day and night - its a silent sunshine retreat. We recommend making the most of the BBQ, fresh fish and meat are just nearby in the market were you can walk to, why not try the delicious Vinho Verde (or some Madeira with ice the new drink on the island). The swimming pool gets sun all day, and this part of Funchal is by far the sunniest in all Madeira making it the perfect winter home. The houses are fully equipped to make your stay very comfortable be it for a week or for many months. All the attractions are nearby, golf, swimming, diving, walking in the mountains and glorious gardens. Every month of the year is a great time to visit the island as we have a mild climate (in 2011 & 2012 it has been a completely dry year with no rain at all) there are events each month going on such as fireworks, flower festival, golf open, carnival, big game fishing, garden shows, music festivals & much more to keep you entertained year round.

We have 7 other fabulous seafront holiday rentals properties in the Old Town of Funchal, see our website for information on 1, 2 and 3 and 4 bedroom dream villas:

Levada walks, golf and swimming nearby: The villa is the ideal base to explore the beautiful island of Madeira, its strategic location in the heart of Funchal means it is just by the seaside were you can swim, water ski, scuba dive, sail and much more. The 2 golf courses are very near, Palheiro Golf is just 10min away and Santo da Serra Golf is just 20min away. Madeira is a walkers paradise and from here you can reach the mountains and discover the levada trails. A bus stop is nearby, and the main road to the airport is very easy to catch. Local café and corner shop is a couple of meters down the road.

Authentic local culture: Escape the tourist areas and discover this jewel of a neighborhood in central Funchal, the old part by the sea. There are no tourist traps, just nice Madeiran houses with gardens, great sea views, local cafés and restaurants. Enjoy the buzzing old town by day and night, try the local fish restaurants and the new poncha bars. Its a safe and peaceful area, know for the excellent sunny climate by the sea.

Surround yourself in nature: Whether its walks or gardens this is the perfect base to explore Madeira´s natural side. Botanical garden, Blandy palheiro gardens and Monte Palace Garden are just a few of the gardens to visit nearby

Madeira events to look out for: New Year Fireworks in Madeira, Madeira Walking Festival (january), Madeira carnival, Madeira Flower Festival (May), Madeira islands Open Golf (May), Funchal Atlantic Fireworks Festival (June), Funchal jazz (July), Madeira Rally (August), Madeira Wine Festival (September), Madeira Christmas (December)

Surf Studio: Funchal Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 833182ha

Seafront fantastic apartment in a very peaceful location with pool. Total privacy as all windows look onto unlimited seaviews. Open plan studio apartment with double bed placed in a cosy higher level looking onto the sea in front. The living area is very comfortable, with TV, free internet and unlimited amazing seaviews from the very large windows that cover the entire room. Kitchinette is fully equipped, parisian chairs give the elegant touch to the dining area also seafront. Bathroom has enormous seafront window, with a walk in shower and plenty of space. Above the studio is a huge private terrace with trellis at the back for added privacy, it has unlimited views of the bay of Funchal and Atlantic Ocean. Terrace is 30m2 and you can eat all your meals up here outside as there is a dining area, and outside sofas to relax in. The pool is only shared with the Beach House that has its own outdoor dining and relaxing areas.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 30 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is fine on the terrace outside while enjoying the seaviews...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Sea views...moreless

  • Totally silent day and night all you hear is the relaxing sound of the ocean. Very comfortable double bed from which you can watch the unlimited sea views, the light is just amazing (black-out blinds provided) Great quality and new bedlinen. We provide all the bed linen, bath towels and pool towels. Hair dryer supplied. Wifi free internet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Breathtaking views of the sea from a huge window. Large walk in shower and spacious bathroom with fantastic unlimited sea views. Elegant fittings. Bath towels supplied. Completely private, a shower experience you will never forget. Of all our 8 properties this is the most stunning bathroom due to the sea views & total privacy...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Perfect apartment with everything you could need for a long stay of many months or short stay, the most amazing warm climate and views year round. The studio is perfectly fitted to deal with warm weather keeping it cool inside or warm when needed in the winter (not that it ever goes below 15º here). We supply portable fans or heating on requested. A jewel of a house were everything has been thought of to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We have a property manager on hand to deal with anything you need during your stay (day or night, 7 days a week), we also offer any tips or suggestions you need to maximize your experience of the local area (we also organize airport transfers), Its the best place to enjoy all that Madeira and Funchal have to offer, the nicest unspoilt part of the island, rich in culture and traditions, friendly neighbourhood with everything just a short walk away. But with the swimming pool and seaviews you might never want to leave the house....moreless


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    We provide portable heating is required (rarely needed)...moreless

  • Internet:

    Fast internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Parking available for free on the road outside the house...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared - located in the laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Fast Internet...moreless


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette small and compact but with everything you need for a delicious self catering holiday...moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Small fridge within the kitchennette with freezer section as well ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Can be rented in Funchal...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat rentals in Funchal Marina 5min away...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ocean Front and private to Surf Studio...moreless

  • Golf:

    Palheiro Golf is 10min away and Santo da Serra Golf is 30min drive away...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    In Fnchal Marina...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Barbecue to use on your private ocean front terrace...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Funchal tennis club about 1km away...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Can be rented in Funchal Marina...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Only shared by surf studio & Beach Bungalow...moreless

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Pool can be private if you book both Surf Studio and Beach House...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 2 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 15, 2015
7 night min stay
Xmas New Year
Dec 16 - Jan 9, 2016
14 night min stay
Jan 10 - Jun 30, 2016
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - Dec 17, 2016
7 night min stay
Festive Season
Dec 18 - Jan 9, 2017
14 night min stay
Jan 10 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Madeira International Airport
150 Metres
Nearest Barpub
O Tasco, Barreirinha Café
1.2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Funchal Port
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Palheiro Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
via rapida exit 13
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
O tasco
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Barreirinha beach complex and Toco Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Stunning Ocean Front location, right above the sea you can see the waves breaking on the beach just below the house. In the charming historic part of Funchal, just by the old town so no car is necessary, a short walk takes you to the fish restaurants, Funchal Market, museums, beach, gardens and village life. You can walk to any place in Funchal from here. Barreirinha Beach and Toco Beach is a short walk away, Enjoy relaxing in the cafés, buy fresh flowers from the flower ladies and visit the shopping heart of the island. Peaceful residential area, very rare to find a house in such a fantastic location. Deliciously quiet day and night. Warm climate year round in this area right on top of the sea in central Funchal, enjoy balmy weather all year the pool which is always open for you to enjoy. An authentic and charming area of Madeira, very Portuguese and unspoilt, discover beautiful old houses in this quarter, some grand and colonial others crumbling ruins. A great base to get to know the real Madeira Island in a charming tropical location


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: We have assembled a collection of eight fabulous seaside villas in the old town that are run as successful self-catering properties. Alongside this business, we launched the award winning publishing company, Funchal-Publications in 2005 that has several travel books on the Island. This complement of books, history & local knowledge is something we like to pass on to our guests, and makes each holiday experience special.

Why Funchal:
Our villas each have their unique character, with the luxury of space - a sense of history and offering the best Madeira has to offer. This beautiful villa was know as 'A Casa do Ingles' the house of the Englishman and it blows you away the minute you walk through the door as it has so much land looking onto the sea with nothing in front. Below are some charming agricultural lands tended by ancient farmers that add to the unique feeling of the house. A traditional gem of a Madeiran house were seaviews can be seen from nearly every room. There is no road noise as the house does not back onto any street but only has the sea as its source of sound. Very rare to find such a large plot of land with a swimming pool all seafront in the heart of the old town of Funchal - Madeira´s best real estate location

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Huge expanse of seafront terraces looking onto the Atlantic ocean with a swimming pool & garden. Located in the un-spoilt Old Town of Funchal that is such a beautiful friendly place with bars restaurants, shops & beaches. The climate is very warm here & its peaceful with very little noise. Decoration is the prefect compliment to the views and overall sense of natural beauty.

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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Surf Studio Ocean top terrace

    Surf Studio Ocean top terrace

  • Your seafront Dining Area

    Your seafront Dining Area

  • Beach House a tropical oasis

    Beach House a tropical oasis

  • Beach bedroom with sea views

    Beach bedroom with sea views

  • Enjoy seafood & local wines outside all year

    Enjoy seafood & local wines outside all year

  • Beach Living Room Sea Front views

    Beach Living Room Sea Front views

  • Beach House kitchen and dining area for 6 people

    Beach House kitchen and dining area for 6 people

  • Beautiful decoration

    Beautiful decoration

  • Swim in the Sea 3min walk away

    Swim in the Sea 3min walk away

  • Surf Studio seafront Living space

    Surf Studio seafront Living space

  • Surf Studio Elegant double bed

    Surf Studio Elegant double bed

  • Surf Studio fully equipped Kitchenette

    Surf Studio fully equipped Kitchenette

  • Seafront Pool in Old Town Funchal

    Seafront Pool in Old Town Funchal

  • In the Old town of Funchal

    In the Old town of Funchal

  • Beach Living Room sea view, internet & TV

    Beach Living Room sea view, internet & TV

  • Your home from home in the sun

    Your home from home in the sun

  • Beach House a tropical paradise

    Beach House a tropical paradise

  • Elegant Beach bedroom with sea views

    Elegant Beach bedroom with sea views

  • Unique seafront house in Old Town Funchal

    Unique seafront house in Old Town Funchal

  • Beach House smart bathroom w shower

    Beach House smart bathroom w shower

  • Swimming pool open all year

    Swimming pool open all year

  • Surf Seaviews, internet, TV

    Surf Seaviews, internet, TV

  • Surf Studio WC Seafront Shower

    Surf Studio WC Seafront Shower

  • Your part of Charming Old Funchal

    Your part of Charming Old Funchal

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