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Haystack - Família Garcês

Beach gite with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and shared pool in Terra Chã, Madeira

From £592 per week

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Gite to rent in Terra Chã, Madeira

A typical Madeiran house, the traditional Haystack.

  • Gite
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shared pool
  • Internet
  • Near beach
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking
  • Shared garden

Gite overview - owner's description

The space

The Palheiro - Familia Garcês is located on the Laurissilva Coast, in the Terra Chã Site, with views over the village of São Vicente on Madeira Island (5 minutes walk from the same village).

It is 30 minutes from the city of Funchal and 45 minutes from the airport.

The house is prepared for guests to prepare their meals either in the fully equipped kitchen (with coffee maker) or prepare their barbecues or roasts in the steakhouse.

Guest access

It is inserted in a property with a total area of ​​5050 m2, where is carried out an agricultural activity for consumption, with many fruit trees and laurel trees. An activity that is contemplated in the agricultural activity, is the culture of the vine for consumption (the traditional Jaqué vineyard and the strawberry vineyard, traditionally known as American grape in the Madeira Archipelago). The wine is produced in the winery of the property, a winery of rod and spindle, and later stored in the Winery / Garces Museum.

Guests on arrival are offered a wine produced on the property. There is a day in the week when there is a test of the wines produced on the property.

Guests have access to the entire property, swimming pool, jacuzzi, steakhouse and swing.

There are private balconies in two of the rooms overlooking the valley and mountains and a terrace overlooking the pool and surrounding landscape (St. Vincent valley).

There is a space of tea herbs (next to the steakhouse) in which the clients can enjoy them for the elaboration of natural teas.

Interaction with guests

Guests upon arrival are offered a wine produced on the property by the owners. There is a day in the week when there is a test of the wines produced on the property, if there is interest of the customers.
This wine tasting is done at the Garcés Museum / Winery on the property.
If the clients need help in the elaboration of a script / script, it is with pleasure that we collaborate.

The neighborhood

The views / landscape on the village of São Vicente and its surrounding mountains in silence and peace with much tranquility.
The silence of the night is a constant.

Move around

There is a bicycle rental service (adult and child) so guests can visit the interior of the villa and its surroundings.
Easy parking for the cars, the same is done in the street of the House. There are bus stops and taxi rank a 3 minutes walk from the house.
If you need a car with a driver, or rent a car, the House provides contacts and information.
In the house there are the schedules and routes of buses / public transport.
The property is 3 minutes drive from the Caves and Volcano Center of São Vicente, pharmacy, supermarket, traditional restaurant, post office and sea / beach very conducive to surfing.

Other Observations

In the property there is a traditional Madeiran steakhouse (with oven, barbecue area and home) to be used by customers.

Free Wi fi system inside and outside the property, with computer in library / reading room.

In the living room there is an electric fireplace, plasma TV (DTT), personal and private WC.

Possibility of preparation of meals, in the fully equipped kitchens, and coffee machine.

Breakfast can be included.

The rate shown is for two people per night, plus the same amount for each extra couple, up to the indicated number of rooms.

Towels (chestnuts) for the pool, jacuzzi are provided by the house.

Towels (white) for personal hygiene and bed linen are provided by the house.

This tourist development "Casa Estrelícia Dourada Garcês" is registered and the registration number given to you is "5967".


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This gite is:

2km from the nearest beach 1km from the nearest bar 1km from the nearest restaurant 28km from the nearest ski lift 3km from the nearest supermarket 49.7km from Aeroporto da Madeira airport

Local activities

Boat hire 2km Climbing 1km Cycling 1km Fishing 2km Flying 30km Golf 30km Horse riding 30km Mountain biking 1km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 1km Museum 1km Night club 30km Theatre 30km Theme park 48km Cinema 30km Casino 30km

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Outside this gite in Terra Chã, Madeira
This gite is in the countryside and in a quiet area near the beach and mountains. It has a shared pool, a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a sea view. Car hire is recommended as the gite is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 24 August 2019 - 16 January 2020: the minimum stay is 3 nights.



1 bedroom, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed

There is also 1 double sofa bed


1 bathroom

Swimming pool

Shared pool, Size 11m x 4m, Depth 0.6m to 1.6m


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet, TV Languages in Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 4, Dining area seats 4, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Sea view, Shared garden



Suitable for

Single gender groups, Smoking

Extra information

O estacionamento é grátis e fácil, fica no arruamento na rua principal!

Private Owner From São Vicente, Portugal Member since Jan 2017

Past bookings: 1 booking

Last seen: 10 months ago

Number of properties: 3

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