Established family home with extensive gardens in historical neighbourhood
Judging from the exterior façade, one can not imagine the elegance and cheerfulness of this property. This traditional family house has retained its charm and history, whilst surrounded by a mature and spacious garden. Set in an established residential area in Funchal, home to many of the iconic Quintas or manor houses, and just 5 minutes from the centre of town, the house was originally built in 1921.
The main entrance opens up to the reception room next to the dining and living area, which can be separated by closing the sliding wooden and glass doors popular in this period. Very fresh and bright, the elegant living areas have hand-worked ceilings, solid wooden "Casquinha" floors throughout and traditional wooden windows with interior shutters. All the interior doors and carpentry is painted white.
The kitchen, with views to the gardens, is fully fitted and has a direct access to the dining room, to the gardens and to the service stairs that lead to the basement and to the upper floors. A guest WC completes the accomodation on this floor.
A skylight provides natural light to the stairs, as we acess the upper floors. The first floor comprises a spacious office/Tv room with magnificent views to the garden, whilst the master suite offers panoramic views over Funchal harbour. There are also two further bedrooms and a generous family bathroom on this level.
The attic floor has three further rooms with a shared bathroom, two of which were transformed into bedrooms for guest accomodation. The roof terrace also offers the best spot to enjoy the New Year's fireworks.
In the basement, the property houses a laundry, a cellar, a tecnichal area as well as three other multipurpose rooms, that can be used as storage or housekeeping accomodation. The house still has a functional traditional bread stove in the basement.
The 2.350 sq. m. property includes a plot of land, currently used as a kitchen garden, which could accomodate a generous sized pool, or could easily be separated from the main house to build a guest cottage. The availability of the 'Levada' water, stored in a irrigation tank, guarantees the irrigation of the gardens all year around. Domestic hot water is guaranteed by 300 l solar panels. There is also a detached garage for two cars.
Bathrooms - 2
Bedrooms - 4
Guest WC - 1
Basement - 170 sq.m.
Motorised entrance gate
Central Heating - radiators
Cable / Satellite TV
Solar Panels for Domestic Hot Water
Irrigation Water Tank
Garage - 2 cars
Access to Irrigation (levada) Water
Solid wooden floors
|Portugal > Madeira > Funchal|
|Property Type:||Manor House / Quinta|
|View:||Ocean, city & mountains|
|Number of floors:||3|
|Plot Size:||2520 m2|
|Covered Area:||170 m2|
|Uncovered Area:||2350 m2|
|Gross Area:||680 m2|
|Basement Area:||170 m2|