3 bedroom detached villa for sale
Garajau, Madeira, Portugal
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- Sea views
- Outdoor pool
- Private garden
- Air conditioning
SOLD: A magnificent, unique and attractively priced renovated clifftop villa for sale near Funchal on the beautiful island of Madeira; boasting three double bedrooms, three bathrooms and three receptions plus swimming pool, extensive terraces with an outdoor kitchen and unrivaled panoramic sea views over Garajau Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.
Located within a quiet and peaceful residential development, Villa Aquarela has been meticulously well maintained and was fully renovated in 2012.
Distributed over two levels, this spacious villa with an internal habitable area of around 373 sq m, has been thoughtfully decorated and includes a fully equipped kitchen with separate laundry room, an open-plan dining and living room with wood burning fireplace and a second living room with fireplace plus sea views. On the lower floor there is a wonderful games room to keep the whole family entertained. The property is ideally suited for for holiday rentals and achieves high occupancy rates throughout the year with good rental returns.
Each of the three bedrooms benefit from air-conditioning. The master bedroom and lower ground floor bedroom have en suites. Another bathroom is located next to the third bedroom. The Master bedroom has direct access to an ocean view balcony whilst the lower level bedroom has ocean views and direct access to a terrace.
Villa Aquarela has been designed with outdoor living very much in mind. A generous pool terrace provides the ideal space to enjoy the warm, year-round climate as well as the magnificent sea views. A mid-level terrace includes an outdoor kitchen for barbecues with indoor/outdoor dining areas. In all, there are three terrace levels, comprising around 154 sq m in total, all connected by an external staircase.
The Swimming pool benefits from heating via an air heat pump system installed in 2015.
The property has a solar water heating with electric immersion back up, two log fires, glass sliding doors plus air conditioning for both heating and cooling.
Garajau beach and bay with a coffee shop/bar and restaurant, lies directly beneath the property. Listed as a Unesco World protected Marine zone, the area is popular for diving and snorkeling and is ideally situated for watching whales, dolphins and sea birds. A cable car provides easy access to and from the beach for those not wishing to drive.
An advantage for the area is the close proximity to amenities, just a ten-minute walk on Avenue Cristo Rei where you'll find a supermarket, bakery, grocery, florist, pharmacy, laundry mini-market, ATM and a handful of bars and restaurants. Palheiro Gardens and golf course are nearby and the spectacular Santa da Serra Golf Course, located above Garajau, offers some amazing views.
The capital, Funchal, is just 10 minutes' drive west and is connected by local bus service from the main street. Madeira Airport is approximately 12 minutes away by car travelling northeast along the coast. Flight paths are directed over the sea to avoid any noise disturbance. There are regular flights to Madeira from Europe with flying time from London taking around 3 hours and 50 minutes.
NOTE: Motivated seller (new price non negotiable). The price has now been reduced from EUR 850,000 to an incredible EUR 650,000 for a quick sale.
- Funchal (International), 8.5 miles
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