House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
The Yellow House is a traditional Portuguese town house. The two main bedrooms are located on the first floor, keeping it cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The open plan living room and kitchen are on the ground floor. The high roof terrace benefits from the abundant Algarvian sunshine in the afternoon and evening. There are two more double sofa beds if needed, one in the lounge and another on the first floor.
The roof terrace is an ideal place to sip a glass of wine or a beer and top up your tan, there is even a BBQ. All the attractions that entice holiday makers to Tavira are on the door step. The restaurants, coffee shops and bars are 2 minutes walk along the cobbled streets.
Everything is so close, you may decide that you do not even need a car.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tavira 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 45 km, Nearest railway: Tavira 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Sea view|
|General||TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors||
The Yellow House has a traditional feel to it but with all the facilities you would expect in a modern home. The ground floor has a lounge and kitchen. The lounge has a new sofa bed, rocking chair, TV and fire place. The kitchen is modern with an electric and gas hob, electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle etc.
On the first floor there are 2 main bedrooms and a bathroom. The double room looks out onto the cobbled street with a small veranda. The single room has a single bed, and there is also a travel cot available. The bathroom has a toilet, bidet, sink and small bath/shower.
On the second floor is a large room with a washing machine and functional equipment such as an ironing board and clothes airer. There is also a sofabed. This airy room opens out onto the roof terrace. The roof terrace looks out over the old town below and has a table and seating space for four, there is also a BBQ.
|Further details outdoors||
The Yellow House is located 100m from a church, Capela de São Sebastião, in the old cobbled town. The street of Ladeira de São Sebastião leads down into the town. Parking is avaliable outside the house. Free WiFi is avaliable in and outside the small local library about 100 yards away.
Please keep children under supervision whilst on the roof terrace.
We have advertised the Yellow House as suitable for 3 people, but it would also be suitable for a larger family if one child is young enough to be able to sleep in the travel cot or you use the two sofa beds.
The Algarve region
The Eastern Algarve, particularly around Tavira, is a beautiful unspoilt area, with 18km of uncrowded fine sandy beaches and islands, ancient Moorish towns, Castles and charming, almost timeless traditional villages nestling in rolling hills.
The climate in the Algarve is mild throughout the winter months and spring. From March/April it gets warmer in the evenings and by high summer temperatures can reach up to the mid 30s (degrees Celsius) during the day.
Beaches in the Eastern Algarve are wide, sandy and safe for children. They belong to the nature reserve 'Ria Formosa' and are renowned for their wildlife, dunes and river life.The nearest beaches from Tavira are about 3 kms. They can be reached by foot, car, small ferry boat or by a little train, depending on which beach you choose to visit.
Tavira Island has a good selection of restaurants and bars plus a camping ground and is more active in the high season. There is an hourly boat service. Refreshments and meals, sun-beds and parasols, are available.
Daytime entertainment for children can be found in the large water parks on the otherside of Faro, which run most of the year due to the good climate.
The Spanish border is only approximatley forty minutes drive from Tavira. Historic Seville is 2 hours drive and, with its ancient palaces, cathedrals and riverside parks and cafes, is well worth a visit.
Tavira blends both old and modern ways of life, providing a vast choice of good restaurants, bars and pavement cafes.The town is divided by a river crossed by, amongst others, a beautiful Roman bridge. Tavira remains an authentic and charming tapestry of old and new, a legacy from its colourful past.
Summer brings a variety of outdoor and cultural entertainment to Tavira, including 2 outdoor cinema festivals, the visiting national ballet, and classical concerts and local folk dancing.
Restaurants, cafes and small shops dot the river side.
Tavira has a big supermarket and many shops and amenities plus numerous restaurants, bars and cafes.
There are many beautiful sites in and around Tavira, including waterfalls and hill top hamlets. Fresh water streams, small waterfalls and rivers merge with the warmest seas of the Atlantic which lines the 18km white sand stretch of semi-duned islands, creating plenty of idyllic pockets to discover... A haven for fishing and cockle picking!
Local activities include boat trips, golf, sailing, tennis, hill walking, horse riding, bird watching, sea fishing, waterslide parks.
A short drive away are several great golf courses with coastal views. More information:www.algarve-golf.info