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LARGE DUPLEX APARTMENT - GREAT REVIEWS! POOL, GAMES ROOM, UK TV – CENTRAL TAVIRA

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Ivor Tillier

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

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Ivor Tillier

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LARGE DUPLEX APARTMENT - GREAT REVIEWS! POOL, GAMES ROOM, UK TV – CENTRAL TAVIRA

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Tavira Town - Central location with pool

Pool, UK TV, air-con, table football, parking, lift, disabled access

EVERYONE WANTS TO STAY IN CENTRAL TAVIRA!

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Large, bright, spacious duplex apartment in private gated development with swimming pool and satellite TV. Open roof top views and outside terraces for eating. Air-conditioned throughout. Three bedrooms (one with a balcony), luxury bathroom, large kitchen, large living room with French windows. Huge games room/third bedroom upstairs with a small terrace. Good quality table football and large electric air-hockey table. Three minutes walk through cobbled streets to the main square and River Gilao. There’s a wide range of restaurants ranging from smart and sophisticated to local and casual. Tavira boasts a huge indoor market (fresh fruit and veg, meat and fish) three minutes walk away. Several golf courses nearby. Catch a boat to the glorious long sandy beach (life guarded), it has some great cafes and restaurants and is really quiet further along. You don’t need a car.

Golf: Tavira is an excellent golf centre, with some quality courses within a short distance e.g. Benamor, Quinta da Ria, Quinta de Cima and Colina Verde.

In the evening, you can stroll out of the door and into Tavira's charming restaurants and bars.

The Algarve has over 300 days of sunshine a year on average.

We have an excellent contact to provide you with very good value green fees e.g. (at the time of writing) Benamor €55 including buggy (reduced from €80 without buggy). Please ask for more details.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Ivor Tillier

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2008
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Originally from Buckinghamshire, I live in London with my partner Kate. I work for a company that publishes academic journals for science, technology and medicine (and the Dummies series of books!). Kate works for the NHS.

I actually do something called 'User Experience', which means building websites that are useful and usable. This involves lots of listening to people to find out what they really want and then making sure that the website contains all the right features and that it is easy to use.

This is why I love renting out the apartment so much. It's all about talking to people and making sure that the apartment will give them what they are looking for - a pleasant and relaxing place to stay.

There's more to it than that though. The interesting thing about building websites is that they don't sit in a bubble. When you use websites, you have lots of things going on around you. And, what you do on the site often has an impact later on (like you now - looking for a place to go on holiday!). So when I build websites, I don't just think about the site, I also think how it is going to help the person in their day to day life. That's the same with renting a holiday home.

Going on holiday is a journey, you look for somewhere to go, you make a decision, you pack, you fly there, you have a wonderful holiday and then you return and tell your friends family and colleagues at work about it. I want to make sure that the bit where you stay in a wonderful apartment is brilliant because I really know how important it is in your life.

You can Google me easily to find out more about what I do - Ivor Tillier.

Ivor Tillier purchased this apartment in 2008

Kate and I have been going on holiday to Tavira for over 20 years. We always used to stay in an apartment near the castle owned by a lovely lady but unfortunately a few years ago she decided to stop renting so we had no choice but to find something for ourselves.

The thing with the castle is that it is a bit of a hike up the hill. Horta Poco do Bispo has such a great central location and so close to the market. Also, we bought it when it was being built had so had a really good insight into the quality of the project.

We have really tried to add all of those little touches. Things like a library of books, a selection of games and DVDs and a good kitchen knife for chefs. Always on hand, we have a lovely local family that look after the apartment for us (and clean it fastidiously!). And, finally, the location, it's central but quiet and it's only three minutes walk to both the huge indoor market and the boat to the beach (the town is on your doorstep).

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Ferry to beach
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Tavira
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
A22 (Algarve and Spain)
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Ilha da Tavira (Tavira Island)
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Benamor
Car: not necessary

Tavira 'The jewel of the Algarve' is on your doorstop. Whether you want to wander romantic cobbled streets looking at the 37 churches or soak up the sun on huge expanses of sandy beaches - Tavira is a wonderful place for a holiday.

Restaurants range from smart and sophisticated to local and casual. If you’d rather eat in, Tavira boasts a huge indoor market (fresh fruit and veg., meat and fish) three minutes walk away. Otherwise, just sit back and watch the world go by in a one of the pavement cafes.

The glorious long sandy beaches stretch for miles. The nearest called 'The island' is reached by a short boat ride (leaves from the town centre in Summer, 20 minutes walk at other times). There are no roads or hotels but there are still some great cafes and restaurants selling the freshest fish you could eat!

Tavira makes a great centre for golf holidays. There are several in the area.

Nearby Faro is a great town to explore (catch the train) and go shopping.

Golf: There are some very good golf courses in the area such as Benamor. In te evening, you can walk out of the apartment and enjoy the restaurants of Tavira.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Tavira Town, Tavira region

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Easter
12 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
£390
3 nights
 
 
Spring
26 Apr 2014 - 23 May 2014
£370
3 nights
 
 
Spring
24 May 2014 - 20 Jun 2014
£420
3 nights
 
 
Summer
21 Jun 2014 - 11 Jul 2014
£520
3 nights
 
 
Summer
12 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
£650
14 nights
 
 
Summer
1 Sep 2014 - 5 Sep 2014
£520
3 nights
 
 
Summer
6 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014
£450
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £200.00
Non-refundable deposit (£160/€200) to secure reservation. Balance (and security deposit £200/€250) payable 8 weeks prior to start.
Security deposit returned within a week of departure (subject to satisfactory inspection).
Payment by bank transfer (UK account in pounds or Portuguese account in Euros) or PayPal (for PayPal please add 3.5% to all amounts).
Notes Off peak rates are for two people sharing. Small additional fee for extra persons.
The balance is part refundable on cancellation: 75% within 55 to 42 days before rental start. 50% within 41 to 28 days before rental start. 25% within 27 to 14 days before rental start. 0% if cancelled less than 14 days before start.

You will be asked to sign a contract.
These conditions are subject to UK law
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tavira Town in Tavira region

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Luxury
  • Brand new luxury bathroom. Good quality Debenhams towels (but please bring your own for the beach and pool). High quality fittings and plenty of towel hanging space.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Balcony and large fitted wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Large fitted wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofabed and mattress on floor (if required)
  • The master bedroom has a balcony and a table and chairs, and a lovely view over the rooftops and the morning sun. Both bedrooms have dressing tables and large, ceiling-height fitted wardrobes.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Table Football
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surf fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • swimming
  • golf
  • surfing
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
SATELLITE TV - The satellite signal no longer reaches southern Europe for many UK channels. If anyone else offers you UK channels, check before you book. We are planning to get internet in 2014. Smoking is only permitted outside. Maid service is available at an extra charge. Baby things - Travel cot, changing mat, high chair (fits to table), potty and toys. Underground secure parking. The parking space is right next to the lift. The development is secure and gated, entry is by key. Free internet access and foreign newspapers (and a really nice cafe!) in the local library (three minutes walk). Special rates for use of gym, sauna and indoor swimming pool at the 4* Vila Gale hotel (two minutes walk). Towels for beach and sunbathing - guests must bring their own. We can hire some at an extra charge if required.
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