This stunning Madeira property sits in the centre of the capital Funchal with fabulous views of the Bay. Built in the early 19th century the house has been subsequently enlarged and has high ceilings and many original features.

Like all traditional Madeira quintas the roofs are of red tiles and the green shuttered windows are framed with grey stone. The entrance is through a magnificent sun-drenched conservatory and leads to the drawing room which has a period marble fireplace and two French windows onto a large tiled veranda with views of the Bay.

The sitting room is a light and attractive room with windows overlooking the main gardens and the main bedroom suite on the first floor has a large bathroom and a dressing room; this floor has a further double bedroom and a single bedroom while on the second floor is a large double bedroom with windows at each end and a large arched terrace, also with breathtaking views of the Bay.

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The Garden floor has a large dining room and a study with fitted bookshelves, the kitchen and two pantries. There is also a wine cellar.

The gardens are magnificent and have separate cactus, rose and orchid areas and many impressive specimen trees including avocados, bananas, guavas, mangoes, passion fruit and figs.

The house is situated in Funchal and provides a perfect tranquil respite from the city with breathtaking ocean and mountain views.

For further information please contact Savills on 020 7016 3740 or visit www.savills.co.uk/abroad. (this house has subsequently sold).

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