The ocean is a constant calming presence, perched on the volcanic rock above the Atlantic, every window in the house frames the sea and harbor. The 4 ensuited bedrooms all provide a private sanctuary with stunning sea views. The rooftop terrace with infinity pool is a masterpiece in relaxed living, flanked by a hanging garden, with an outdoor kitchen & dining area. Sunbathe on the large black & white striped sunbeds and enjoy the ultimate rooftop sunsets as the migrating birds glide past. A sustainable house, with solar panels & renovated with recycled & repurposed materials. We use mostly local artisans & materials.
An Inspired custom design throughout of barefoot luxury, welcome to a house that could only exist in Madeira, all the furniture was hand crafted here, every space is special, inspired by the rich tones & textures of this natural island. Located just by the historic fortress and old town of Funchal, once inside you are transported to your own private sanctuary.
The light streams into this high-concrete-ceilinged room through the six large windows. The circular living room extends into the dining area and kitchen. Featuring De Gournay panels and local custom furniture as well as design classics. Here you have desk space to work with world class Internet, music & heavenly views.
KITCHEN & DINING ROOM:
Custom kitchen cabinets & island with marble tops set like a theatre ready for your seafront cooking. The bar area with Moroccan stools is a great place for relaxed meals lit by beautiful vintage Murano lights. The large custom dining table sits eight facing the sea, made with an ancient reclaimed wooden door ideal place for culinary feasts.
Nestle in this cozy room with a book and glass of wine. Fitted with a large TV with streaming service & international channels. Books & games to play in an intimate space.
Your heavenly oasis inspired by the Marrakech rooftops where fun & beauty are all important as well as the views to the magical bay of Funchal. Large outdoor dining area all built from reclaimed wood and local wicker chairs, it’s the perfect picture setting. A concrete outdoor cooking space with barbecue and fridge let you linger here for as long as you like. Beautiful bathroom with marble floors.
Infinity swimming pool set on the rooftop terrace flanked by a Mediterranean hedge with magical harbor views. The concrete pool is 4m by 3m, and 120cm deep. The pool gets sunshine all day but it can be heated at an extra daily cost.
INK BLUE BEDROOM
Large circular seafront room with 3 windows, custom extra-large King double bed, cotton bedding and Moroccan throws. The chaise longue is the perfect spot for reading a book or for keeping an eye on the boats sailing past.
MAIN EN SUITE BATHROOM
Walk in shower facing the sea and seafront tub for an unforgettable soak with a glass of wine. Brushed gold taps and custom marble floors.
Charming double bedroom with a King bed, bespoke straw headboard where you can bask in the glorious sea views. A pretty armchair and Moroccan throw complete the idyllic setting.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Luxurious deep plum oasis with signature gold taps, patterned marble floors & a walk in shower.
The straw custom headboards on the two beds are the perfect complement to the Madeiran grape colored room and embroidered botanical pillows. With wardrobe space and a comfortable armchair, this is a bedroom for resting & basking in the sea views from the two large windows.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
The mineral paint of the blue walls complements the brushed gold taps, black and white marble floors & walk in shower perfectly.
The showstopper custom headboards bring the room a designer touch and here you can sit on the windows´ stone ledge contemplating the views. Two single beds with good reading light and wardrobe space.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
Everything in this space is beautiful and custom made. The walk-in shower is covered in vintage marble, with gold taps, a marble basin & and geometric floor adding to the drama.
Covered space for a one car (not longer then 4.20 meters), the garage also has a marble washbasin for cleaning your beach gear and mountain adventure boots & storage space as well as a washing machine & clothes drying space.
NOTE The house is a period property over a hundred years old set on three levels and is not suited for guests with mobility problems due to the stairs within the house, and the steps access to the swimming pool. Young children & vulnerable guests should also be supervised due to the stairs and seafront location.
Set in Rua do Lazareto, in the heart of the historic old town of Funchal, where all the main attractions of the city are set but in a charming unspoilt setting. Okulus has three beaches nearby, for year-round swimming. Once inside the house you feel completely sheltered from the city, the sixteen seafront windows lull the house with the sound of the ocean and get you back to the natural world.