Perfect base camp to explore the island or relax by with a BBQ
Cottage Quinze has a tasteful mix of modern and classical architecture, this early 19th century building was restored and adapted for all your holiday needs, in which the traditional stone building exterior was retained and compliments the modern / contemporary interior, incorporating a mezzanine floor that created the open plan living environment and adds a unique spacious addition to the building.
On the top floor you will find two double bedrooms and balcony, overlooking the living area, where we have incorporated a fully equipped kitchen, bath / wet room, the third bedroom with 2 single beds, lounge and dining area with internet access (Wi-Fi) and TV with international channels.
The mature garden is filled with typical Madeiran plants and flowers, we have our herb garden and vegetable patch that your welcome to use, and let’s not forget your very own chicken coop that will provide fresh eggs daily and even a swing for children.
Set in the lovely garden there is ample setting areas were many good books have been read with the help of a Glass of Local wine, a barbecue with outside table and chairs is available and recommended to make the most of al fresco dining or indulge in the tradition of relaxing afternoon snooze under the grape vines.
Perfect for those that wish to experience a sample of the traditional Madeira lifestyle and local culture, Cottage Quinze is set in the heart of a unspoiled sleepy village where the locals are always welcoming and eager to share their local knowledge.
Ponta Delgada, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of Funchal, this small sea side village nowadays famous for its ocean water swimming pool and its small beach situated with in a protected bay.
located in the district of São Vicente with beautiful scenery of the mountains and sea, the local church by the sea and its new pool complex. Here you may also find a house museum belonging to the famous teacher, writer and journalist Horácio Bento de Gouveia with a display of his published works and antiques.
This rural village is also able to produce many of the freshest agricultural products and also traditional handicrafts, embroidery and wickerwork.
Proud of its mother church, the Imaculado Coração de Maria, built in the 15th century, famous for its big Religious festival of Senhor Bom Jesus which takes place in the first weekend of September, bringing thousands of visitors and pilgrims from all parts of the island.
There is hand full of restaurants / snack bars in the village, post office, mini market, and petrol station or pop over to Sao Vicente where there is a large variety of amendments available. The village offers the possibility to take walks through footpaths and levadas, where you can enjoy the Laurissilva, classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Cottage Quinze has proven to be an Ideal base camp to explore the island of Madeira with good roads links to visit all the places of interest easily.
Whatever you’re thinking to do here while staying with us, one thing I know you will be doing… siting back, relaxing, enjoying that well deserved holiday.
Parking is on a quite cobbled street where there is very little traffic, the cottage itself is a short walk way from the road about 20 meters, absolutely no traffic noise guaranteed…
This property is registered and has an Alojamento Local lodging license 420229/AL