Nice modern apartment/townhouse in Gaula

From $64 / night


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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Apartment/Condo

These modern townhouses are located away from the large touristic centre, in a natural environment. Every apartment enjoys a magnificent view of the Atlantic and of the Desertas islands. Basic shopping facilities can be found 100 meters from the apartments. Located in Gaula, between Funchal (20 minutes drive) and the airport, 400 meters above the sea level, they constitute an ideal location for walking along the levadas and also for golfers. Two golf clubs are 15 minutes drive.

Each townhouse with 73 m² area consists of a living room with sleeping couch and open plan kitchen, guest WC and terrace in the ground floor, and 1 bed...Read more

Location

Nice modern apartment/townhouse in Gaula
Gaula, Madeira Islands, Portugal

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Additional Location Information

Airport 6 km (Funchal), Shopping 100 m, Café 500 m, Restaurant 2 km, Golf 18 km, Funchal 18 km

Like most of the civil parishes on Madeira Island, Gaula is surrounded by legends. One of them evolves around a novel.

Accounts state that Gaula owes its name to the influence of cavalry Romans, namely from the Amadis de Gaula novel. Throughout its history, the parish has always been the home of noble families, such as Lançarote Teixeira de Gaula. However, amongst the settlers there were Portuguese people, representative of the different social classes of the time: clergy, nobility and commons.

The oldest documents regarding the civil parish of Gaula date back to the year 1509, the time when King D. Manuel granted the creation of the chaplaincy of Santa Maria da Luz. At present, the civil parish has two ecclesiastic parishes: Nossa Senhora da Luz and Achada de Gaula. However, the place only became a civil parish in 1558.

Today, Gaula has about 3 thousand inhabitants, in an area of 707 hectares (1,747 acres). The most important economic activities include handicraft, namely embroidery, wickerwork(made of wicker, belonging to the Salicáceas family, with long thin and flexible branches), heather brooms (plants of the Ericáceas family, spontaneous), carpentry, bread-making, dairy produce, traditional trade and agriculture.

Due to its privileged location, halfway between the sea and the mountain, the parish has grown a lot in the recent years as a residential area. One would say that this is a civil parish with a lot of potential, still open to be explored.

Gaula has a warm summer, with somewhat high temperatures and a mild winter.

Availability

Last updated on December 07, 2013
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Rates

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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Jan 6 - Dec 22, 2014
$4511 Week
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Rental fees

  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Additional notes from the owner

Prices indicated are valid for 2 persons.
Spplement for 3rd person, EUR 15 per night.
Children under 10 years of age stay free of charge.

Booking with 30% deposit.
Balance up to 35 days before arrival.

Payments by bank transfer to our account in Germany, or by credit card free of extra charges (Visa, Mastercard or American Express).

Amenities

General
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Linens Provided
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Stove or Oven
  • Refrigerator
Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite or cable TV
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Porch
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - ask
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 73 square meters

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