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Charming restored stone cottage in Funchal centre – Loja da Lenha 0
Charming restored stone cottage in Funchal centre – Loja da Lenha 1
Charming restored stone cottage in Funchal centre – Loja da Lenha 2
Charming restored stone cottage in Funchal centre – Loja da Lenha 3
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Charming restored stone cottage in Funchal centre – Loja da Lenha

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
80 m²
Min 7 nights


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From 123 €   (120 USD)per night
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Description

THIS VILLA IS CERTIFIED CLEAN AND SAFE BY THE PORTUGUESE TOURIST OFFICE
All operational procedures follow the Portuguese Health Authority and World Health Organisation guidelines

Loja da Lenha (the Old Wood Store) is one of three charmingly restored gems that sit within the 4-acre working estate of Quinta Vista Alegre where bananas and vines are grown and century-old tropical gardens are tended. Astonishingly, this oasis of tranquillity is found in the main tourist zone of Funchal, near the sea and Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel.

Converted from the old Billiard House, Stables and Factor's accommodation the cottage walls are of original stone and interiors are spacious, characterful and well designed with top quality furnishings and equipment. The large swimming pool is shared with the owner and their family (for a few days of the year this may include family children). The front patio is shaded by vines and a shared seating area, surrounded by banana trees, has 4 chairs, table & sun umbrella, the perfect place for some light reading or for enjoying an evening drink.

Loja da Lenha has comfortable ground floor accommodation for 2 guests. The entrance opens into a well-furnished living room which features original chestnut beams, one stone wall and a coffee table locally crafted from beams used in the Quinta. There is a sofa, 2 armchairs, TV with over 600 cable channels, including German satellite channels, broadband access and table lamps for reading. Beyond, the kitchen/diner has table/chairs for 4, an electric hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, toaster, and kettle and plenty of serving/cooking equipment.

The bedroom can be made up with 1 large double or 2 single beds & has mahogany chest of drawers with mirror above. The en suite bathroom has a bath with shower, bidet, basin, toilet and double fitted wardrobe (with small safe).

Linen, bath & pool towels and weekly cleaning are provided. There is a shared separate laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board available for guests' use.

These villas in Funchal are adult only and do not accept children. The swimming pool may be used between 09:00 and 17:00. Free Wi-Fi and a Bluetooth speaker are available for guests' use. An electric fan is provided in summer and a portable electric heater provided in winter months.

The 4 acre estate of Quinta Vista Alegre has been in the Zino family for 70 years, the owners being the third generation. The main house (currently occupied by the owners) was built around 1867. It is a working Quinta growing vines and bananas. Much of the garden was laid out by an English family, the Stanfords, between 1902 and 1912 and Charles Thomas-Stanford wrote 'Leaves from a Madeira Garden' about his garden and the island.

Opposite the entrance to Quinta Vista Alegre (where the cottages are) is the entrance to Quinta Magnolia, previously an British Country Club which is now Government owned. Here you can enjoy beautiful gardens, a fitness circuit, and two tennis courts, all set in an area of about 40.000 square meters. Just down the street you have the two most prestigious hotels on the island, Belmond Reid's Palace, and the Savoy Palace. There are no other villas in Madeira that offer this mix of tranquil character and traditon with a central sought after location.
Nearby are other excellent hotels and a good variety of restaurants, cafés, bars, and small supermarkets. You can enjoy sea swimming at the public Lido about 1 km by foot, or you may just want to walk along the coast in this area. Funchal town centre is only a 20 minute leisurely stroll away (less than 2 kilometres).
Buses/taxis are close and frequent. A car is not essential but advisable to explore this beautiful island.

Booking notes
The cottages are adult only and children under 18 are not permitted. Maximum occupancy in each cottage is 2 people.
The advertised prices are based on a 2-person occupancy and supplements apply should additional people join you for any length of time.
To secure your reservation, a deposit of 100€ is required, or the full amount if within 8 weeks or arrival. Should you cancel up to 8 weeks prior to arrival only the deposit is non-refundable, and within this period the full amount.
This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license nº65882/AL.


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Features

Air-conditioning
Washing-machine
Swimming Pool
Linens & Towels
Business trav.
Housekeeping serv.



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Amenities

Cookware & Kitchen Utensils
Iron & Ironing Board
Hair Dryer
Bed Linen & Towels
Washing Machine
Dishwasher
Cable TV
TV
Terrace
Kitchen
oven
cooker
traditional
microwave
fridge
heating
swimming pool
weekly cleaning for free
Safe
Beach
City Center
Express Check In
Express Checkout
Golf
No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
No Pets Allowed
Scuba Diving
Tennis
Wireless Internet
Parking
No parties
Children not allowed
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Sun Loungers
Fire Extinguisher
hiking
first aid kit
medical emergency contact
police emergency contact
children television networks
private check in check out
Guest Identification Required
Enhanced cleaning practices
Social distancing following guidelines from local authorities
Faces masks available
Hand sanitizer available
Contactless check-in and checkout is available.
Contactless check-in available
Contactless check-out available
Staff follow all safety protocols from local authorities
Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authorities guidelines
Linen and towels washed in at least 60°C/140°F
Plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware sanitised
Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
Guest accommodation cleaning can be avoided on request
Staff wear personal protective equipment
Temperature checks on staff
Additional COVID-19 related documentation required
First aid kit available
Cashless payment available
Portugal Clean & Safe sanitization protocol followed
Fan
DVD player
garden
Towels
BBQ grill
High speed Internet access
Sea


Rooms

Bedroom 1

double bed
night tables
Bed Linen & Towels
En suite shower
Bed Linen
mirror

Bathroom 1

mirror
shower
washbasin
bidet
toilet







location is estimated and the address will be provided once your booking is confirmed







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