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Pico House Music

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Enjoy the view from your open air terrace over the palm trees & rooftops to the city & ocean
Open air covered terrace, your living room for your stay with us
1 of 49Enjoy the view from your open air terrace over the palm trees & rooftops to the city & ocean
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
4 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Awarded Trip Advisor Excellence certificates for 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 this apartment is located just a few minutes walk from many of Funchal's most popular 'must see places'. You will be living in the real city not the hotel tourist zone located several miles away to the west of the city centre. Madeira celebrated its 600th anniversary of its discovery in 2019 but has the modern facilities of a 21st century resort making this is the perfect place to stay and sample the delights of this magical island. This recently converted luxury attic apartment has breathtaking views of Funchal city, the Harbour and out over the Atlantic towards the Desert Islands. It is the perfect place for relaxing whilst enjoying the annual fireworks shows every Saturday in June and of course spectacular city ...Awarded Trip Advisor Excellence certificates for 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 this apartment is located just a few minutes walk from many of Funchal's most popular 'must see places'. You will be living in the real city not the hotel tourist zone located several miles away to the west of the city centre. Madeira celebrated its 600th anniversary of its discovery in 2019 but has the modern facilities of a 21st century resort making this is the perfect place to stay and sample the delights of this magical island. This recently converted luxury attic apartment has breathtaking views of Funchal city, the Harbour and out over the Atlantic towards the Desert Islands. It is the perfect place for relaxing whilst enjoying the annual fireworks shows every Saturday in June and of course spectacular city wide display celebrating the New Year. Although suspended since March 2020 the daily comings and goings of the many cruise ships which visited this spectacular island are anticipated to be returning this Autumn. The assorted little pleasure boats that sail in and out of the harbour have already started to be seen often 2 or 3 times a day. Fully furnished for that perfect self catering holiday you can even pick and sample several different exotic fruits (depending upon season) from the owners courtyard garden below (accessed by your own private spiral staircase). There is even a small secluded dining area in the courtyard garden below the apartment where you can enjoy the early afternoon sun, or if you prefer you can just sit and and relax in the cooling shelter of the trees & flowering tropical vines. You can even bring down your cooked food & wine and dine alfresco in the evening (garden table & chairs are available). The trees and vines also provide a welcome retreat on those late summer days when it sometimes just gets too hot to do anything other than relax with a good book or a cool drink. Remember the solar UV levels in Madeira are the same in March as they are back in the UK in June! Funchal's UV levels in mid summer reach extremes like 11 or 12, so bringing with you some sun lotion is highly recommended. Even in late Autumn or early spring some protection is advised if you have not been accustomed to the sun for several months. The resident owners below will always give you a warm welcome and can provide you with lots of information, advice and help to make sure this is a holiday to remember. Our intention is to make you feel you are real guests in our home and hope that you will return again and again as much missed friends. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 50709/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
Whilst we do not allow smoking within the apartment we do allow guests to smoke on the open air terrace and in the courtyard garden, please ensure you use the ash trays provided. We have on a few occasions accommodated a very young child accompanied by its parents, we have a single inflatable mattress for this purpose but it can only be placed in the bedroom, no sleeping on the open air terrace is allowed due to vicinity of spiral staircase.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Michael L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
Interaction with guests
Depending upon your choice you will either be met at the airport or the property. The apartment is located on the top floor of our own home so I am usually available to answer questions or provide advice as & when required but of course leave this to you to ask. We provide our guests with a collection of information leaflets maps, bus timetables plus monthly cultural agendas and guide books (Levada walks etc.) to help you make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. This also saves you the weight of having to pack your own guide books unless of course you want to? I am also often be available to take you by car for short drives or even trips around the island should you want but of course this would be up to you to ask.
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

Casa Pico Musica is clean and well equipped, with many thoughtful extras such as tea, coffee, toiletries and cooking ingredients. The location offers a wonderful view of the sea and the town of Funchal from a large open-fronted balcony/sitting room. The apartment is perfect for...More

Date of stay: February 2020
1  Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed September 12, 2019

A very nice apartment with everything you would need. Michael was extremely friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for him. Every small issue, he sorted out straight away. The living space was spacious with a large covered terrace as your living area. The...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank StanmoreTraveller
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

Many thanks for taking the time to submit your review. It was kind of you to make your compliments and we thankyou also for your honesty concerning the minor problems you encountered which we shall endevour to improve. We cannot of course do anything about...More

Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

Spent 6.5 weeks at Casa do Pico. Our experience was outstanding for the following reasons: - gracious hosts who went well above and beyond, showing/informing us on everything Madeira has to offer. -excellent location to city centre and to local community life. -living space was...More

Date of stay: July 2019
2  Thank trippin2013
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Many thanks for your kind and thoughtful review, it was a real pleasure to have you stay with us and make your first visit to Madeira an enjoyable and memorable one for all of us. We would be more than pleased to welcome you back...More

Reviewed April 7, 2019

We had a fabulous time staying at Casa Pico Musica. We arranged with Michael (host) to collect us from the airport and had an easy transfer to the apartment. The apartment is modern, beautifully designed and really well stocked with everything you could need, including...More

Date of stay: March 2019
1  Thank garandcat
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Many thanks for taking the time to submit such a comprehensive, detailed and positive review, it is much appreciated. Scamp certainly enjoyed your kindness in letting him visit you whenever I came up to talk with you. We certainly would be delighted to welcome you...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018

Just returned from a 17day stay at Casa Pico Musica celebrating our wedding anniversary. As previous reviews have said Michael is a friendly informative and accommodating host,offering his services as a taxi service to and from the airport and a trip to the supermarket which...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 691tracey
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Sorry for the delay in replying to your very kind and thorough review, it is much appreciated and we are pleased to hear that we helped to make your visit to Madeira a pleasant and memorable one.

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Casa Pico Musica is located on the second (and last) floor of a building which stands in a quiet residential area of Funchal, next to the Pico Fort. The apartment has been recently renovated with an artistic sensibility and an eclectic style, which mix modern...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to submit such a complete and complementary review of the apartment and its surroundings which, I am sure will be of interest to, and help for, any future potential guests. It was a pleasure to have you stay with...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

The apartment is in an ideal location overlooking the town with a view of the harbour enabling guests to watch the cruise ships and other vessels sailing in and out. There are shops, cafes and a bus stop close by but we preferred to walk...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank KayTH
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Many thanks for your comprehensive and thoughtful review plus the additional tips and comments about the apartment and myself. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we would love to welcome you both back whenever you decide to visit Madeira again.

Reviewed July 23, 2018

We stayed at this marvellous accommodation during our visit of Madeira in May 2018. Michael is a very friendly host and a very helpful person. The communication with him was very good and the welcome pack a nice surprise. The apartment is very good equipped...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Rick v
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you for submitting your long and detailed review, it is always reassuring to receive such positive comments and to know we have helped our guest to have a very pleasant and memorable holiday on our beautiful island. Would love to welcome you back if...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Michael was a wonderful host, nice welcome package, nice view, a wonderful place to be and to star gor our walks. We highly recommend this place😀! Claudia & Daniel

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank danischenkel
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Many thanks for taking the trouble to submit your kind comments review. I hope maybe we can welcome you back again one day and manage to get a five star review next time.

Reviewed June 19, 2018

The apartment was clean, well equipped and the welcome pack provided by Michael was perfect, including very nice bread and wine. For us, the location in a busy suburb was so much better than the tower block hotel area in western Funchal. There are good...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Peter P
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Michael L, VR Owner at Casa Pico Musica, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Many thanks for submitting such a positive and complete review, it was a pleasure to have you as guests and we look forward to seeing you again maybe.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Private Yard
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Yard
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Funchal has a fantastic historical heritage, she is over 500 years old but you still have all the conveniences of a modern city. Wonderful museums, beautiful old streets, magnificent churches, pretty squares plus, if you need to buy something, Funchal has 3 modern shopping centres, (2 also have cinemas) where you can shop till you drop or watch a movie (all Hollywood films simply have Portuguese sub-titles). Take a bus or cable car to one or both of the world famous gardens of Monte and the Funchal Botanical gardens overlooking the city, (both are visible from your balcony), or just stroll down the road to enjoy the gardens of Quinta das Cruzes, the English Church, the Jardim Municipal and Santa Catarina park. Play golf on the beautiful Palheiro (18 hole) or Santo da Serra (27 hole) cours...
Getting around
Funchal has a very good public bus service and you can use the number 15 to get up to the apartment from the seafront if you do not feel up to the walk. There is also an island wide bus service run by a seperate company which allows you to reach most points of interest around the island. You can also hire a taxi for the day if you do not want to rely on busses or wish to go more off the beaten track. Several companies also operate 'jeep safari' type trips around the island and are great if you want to do a one way Levada walks, they drop you off at the start and are waiting for you at the end, usually with a guide escorting you on the walk.
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  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Casa Pico Musica is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Casa Pico Musica has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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