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The Dock House

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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A 19th century building, restored and adapted for holidays, which for its wonderful situation, based on an islet off the coast where we only came across through a wooden bridge, served as a warehouse for wine casks, which were afterwards transported by sea in a time when paths between settlements were made by foot. Located on the magnificent north shore the islet undergone several transformations turning the dock of Seixal one of the most visited nowadays. The house arises from the recovery of the old building, from which the structure was kept, with respect for its surroundings and being incorporated a new floor in mezzanine which provided a unique modern architecture to the building, unlike the traditional typologies. At your service there are two floors, at the top you have 2 double...A 19th century building, restored and adapted for holidays, which for its wonderful situation, based on an islet off the coast where we only came across through a wooden bridge, served as a warehouse for wine casks, which were afterwards transported by sea in a time when paths between settlements were made by foot. Located on the magnificent north shore the islet undergone several transformations turning the dock of Seixal one of the most visited nowadays. The house arises from the recovery of the old building, from which the structure was kept, with respect for its surroundings and being incorporated a new floor in mezzanine which provided a unique modern architecture to the building, unlike the traditional typologies. At your service there are two floors, at the top you have 2 double bedrooms in mezzanine with magnificent views, and toilet, underneath you have the social areas in an open space, a cozy living room, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen with a kitchen island. The house is in a public and majestic dock so be advise that there is no private backyard. Seixal is a village in the municipality of Porto Moniz, characterized by breathtaking landscapes and excellent microclimates, which makes agriculture and fishing its main activities. It has various tourist attractions, including, natural pools, beaches, varied water falls (being the “Bride's Veil”, one of the most famous of the island), levada walks and on top the beautiful Laurissilva National Park declared world heritage by UNESCO. There are restaurants, bars, some local commerce and also the privileged possibility of buying in the same dock delicious fishes directly from the fishermen newly arrived from the sea. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 48936/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Bathrooms
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About the Owner
Joana P
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Date of stay: November 2016
Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Five stars place!!!!!! Have to come back again and again! Excellent view, accommodations and space. It's the perfect place to have some good time with friends.

Date of stay: January 2015
1  Thank Jcsf19
Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

Thank you! We enjoy sharing our magic place with people that undestand how special it is! I hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Joana

Reviewed 3 December 2014

Joana was an awesome host, she communicated in a timely manner, answered all our questions, recommended restaurants and places to check out, and accommodated us in terms of where to meet and drop off house keys. Her house in Madeira is AMAZING! It has that...More

Date of stay: September 2014
4  Thank Sugarland31
Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

Thank you so much! We enjoy sharing our magic place with people that undestand how special its conection with nature! I hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Joana

Reviewed 1 October 2014

I've had the pleasure of staying at Casa do Cais for several times now, and every time I rest my mind at this paradisiac dock I get the feeling I'm rejuvenating in every sense possible. The 360º view is breathtaking and it can't really be...More

Date of stay: January 2014
1  Thank Bárbara C
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Great weekend getaway in this charming building. Entirely unique location and lovely surroundings. Well worth the experience, and one to certainly repeat.

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Norway1980
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Beautiful place to stay if you want to get to know Madeiras North Coast. Every night we fell asleep with the sound of the waves coming in the trough the windows that uncover amazing sea and cliff views.

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank JoaMa1
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The view is definitely lovely and the house is very nice and comfortable. We loved it- except from 10.a.m. to 7 p.m. During this time loads of tourists are walking round the house, looking inside, sometimes even trying to enter. There is no privacy at...More

Date of stay: April 2014
4  Thank Claudiatrf
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The house has everything you need to spend some quality time with your friends or lover, everything is well thought and practical on the inside! The location is just magic, you can wake up whit the sea around you and having a beautiful view of...More

Date of stay: August 2013
4  Thank PauloRFG
Reviewed 26 September 2018
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile
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Date of stay: September 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Books
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Cooker
Towels Provided
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Located on the magnificent north shore the islet undergone several transformations turning the dock of Seixal one of the most visited nowadays. Seixal is a village in the municipality of Porto Moniz, characterized by breathtaking landscapes and excellent microclimates, which makes agriculture and fishing its main activities.
Getting around
It has various tourist attractions, including, natural pools, beaches, varied water falls (being the “Bride's Veil”, one of the most famous of the island), levada walks and on top the beautiful Laurissilva National Park declared world heritage by UNESCO. There are restaurants, bars, some local commerce and also the privileged possibility of buying in the same dock delicious fishes directly from the fishermen newly arrived from the sea.
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