About this listing
Casa Formiga is a small and traditional Madeiran house that was recently remodeled in order to provide all the modern comfort to our guests. The property has more than 60 years and it was also used for winemaking. Its decor reminds us of that period but also has a modern twist. It is an ideal place for people that wish to have a quiet stay, relax, be in touch with nature, see breath-taking views and enjoy a great time in the rural areas of Madeira Island, being close to one amazing "levada".
Casa Formiga was recently renovated; therefore, it is fully equipped with all the modern commodities, including:
(1). Fully equipped kitchen with all the electrical appliances, cooking utensils and extra storage for groceries. Here, you may find a big wooden table for four people, dishes, pans, and cutlery needed for all meals and their preparation. In regards to electrical appliances, you may find a big toaster, a kettle, a coffee machine, a combined freezer, a juicer, a dish washer and a regular washer. For entertainment, it also has a TV-Set and a Music System. Additionally, in this area, there is a small cabinet, where you can find cleaning products, an iron, and an iron table.
(2). Bathroom with a spacious shower, sink, toilet and ventilation. A small cabinet may be found also with extra towels and other linen.
(3). Master Bedroom with a comfortable double bed. It has two small sofas, two bedside tables, and a big wardrobe. From this room, you have access to the outdoor property area through a glassed door. This also allows for the room to have a lot of natural light.
(4). On the upper floor, there is a guest room with an open living area. Here, you may find two medium sofas, a small table, a TV and DVD sets, a chest of drawers and two single beds. Since the structure of this area is quite high, it is great to enjoy the breath-taking views. Therefore, there are two ideal small windows, which are good for bird watching or even sky-watching with provided and functional telescope and binoculars.
(5). Great door space and barbecue. The property has a big outdoor area with two resting areas and also a traditional barbecue. One of the resting areas has two spacious sofas and a table, which are covered by a waterproof tent. The other, closer to the garden, has space for four sun loungers, a cocktail table, and an umbrella. The barbecue is also fully equipped and has its own sink. Casa Formiga provides matches and wood for you to start the fun.
Additionally, the property has free Internet access (WI-FI), which covers the whole property. All TV sets broadcast channels from English, Spanish, German and French-speaking countries. On the main corridor, there is a small game table for two with games as scrabbles, cards and a chess/checkers board and books.
It is important to highlight that all these details can be found in all the pictures below.
All the areas of the property can be used freely. The big outdoor space allows our guests to rest outside and do other activities with friends or relatives. It is ideal to enjoy the pleasant and mild climate of Madeira Island all year around and watch stunning sunsets.
It is also great for children to play outside, since the whole property is totally closed, providing all the safety.
If you wish, you may also bring your beloved pets.
Interaction with guests
During your stay, the property will be cleaned at least two times; however, this can be personally managed by the guest. Casa Formiga also gives extra towels and linen for you to use as you wish.
Whenever necessary, our representatives are ready to help. They will welcome you on the day of arrival and give you the extra details. For any inconveniences or emergencies, our representatives live 5 min from Casa Formiga, being 24 hours available.
Other things to note
Extra-details will be given to our guests through personal e-mail exchange, including essential directions to how to reach the Villa and closest markets, supermarkets, bus stops, beach and other locals of special interest; and basic manuals for all the electrical equipment, Internet (WI-FI) and home safety.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.