Stunning Tavira family estate with guest annex, heated pool & outbuildings
Located in a protected area in Tavira and within a 20 minute walk of the town centre and all its amenities, is this extraordinary 4 bedroom private family villa with separate 2 bedroom guest annex. Set on a fully walled and fenced estate of 27,6000m2 the property is accessed thorough electric entrance gates along a sweeping driveway through lushes gardens to the ample parking at the rear of the property. This incredibly well presented property, which is being sold with its stunning furnishings, boasts a main residence comprised of a grand entrance hall leading to a huge open plan and split level living / reception area with high vaulted ceilings and fantastic views of the lush gardens. Adjacent to the living area is an enormous family kitchen / dining room split into different sections perfect for entertaining and with views out to the gardens, the spacious terraces and the pool area. In addition to the utility room and wc, there a total of 4 double bedrooms with exquisite ensuite bathrooms in the main house including the master bedroom suite with vaulted wooden beam ceilings, a wood burning stove, beautiful garden views and a stunning ensuite bathroom with shower and free standing bathtub. The fully fenced plot with perimeter track also boasts a tropical solar heated swimming pool oasis with stunning mature gardens offering privacy and tranquillity, a detached annex with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, a large garage / warehouse, a perfectly decorated mancave / entertainment area, a temperature controlled wine cellar as well as a gardening building and a working storehouse with back-up power generator. A breath taking property in a unique location.
Set on either side of the meandering Rio Gilão and affectionately known as “The Venice of The Algarve”, Tavira is arguably the Algarve's most charming town. The old Roman bridge, the ruins of a hilltop castle and an astonishing 37 churches with the oldest dating back to the Middle Ages, are among many of Tavira´s historic attractions. An enticing collection of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops makes it the perfect sunny Portuguese destination or as an excellent base for exploring the Algarve’s eastern reaches. Tavira is ideal for wandering and exploring the ancient city with its many cobblestone streets, hidden green gardens and tree lined squares. There’s a small, active fishing port and a modern market with Tavira also being the launching point for the stunning, unspoilt beaches of Ilha de Tavira.
There are several great beaches near Tavira. The coast in this area is great for long seaside walks and for bathing, as its waters are warmer than anywhere else in the Algarve.
Ilha de Cabanas: This is an island in front of the town Cabanas de Tavira, with a spectacular long and narrow beach. The sand is white and the island feels like paradise. Great for long beach walks.
Ilha de Tavira (also known as Tavira Island): Is famous for being one of the best beaches near Tavira. The beach is quite sandy and the sand is almost white. Tavira Island stretches for approximately 11 kilometres and is just 3 kilometres south from the town of Tavira. There are restaurants and the beach also holds a Blue Flag, showing the quality of the beach. It is a great destination for a day trip.
Praia do Barril: Accessible on foot or by train, this beach is known for its bizarre anchor cemetery with over 100 anchors in front of the beach. The anchors were from the tuna fishing community, which disappeared when the bluefin tuna moved to other waters. The beach itself is also very big and also incredibly beautiful.
There are many top rated restaurants in Tavira. If you like food, you won’t be disappointed here. From local cuisine to fine dining, you can find it all in the area.
WHAT TO SEE IN TAVIRA
Praça da República, Roman bridge, Jardim do Coreto, Mercado da Ribeira, Mercado municipal, Igreja da Misericórdia, Torre de Tavira (Cámara Obscura), Castle of Tavira, Santa Maria do Castelo church, Santiago church, Science centre, Islamic Museum, Tavira d’Artes, Pego do Inferno (waterfall), Ria Formosa
THINGS TO DO IN TAVIRA
Walking, bike riding, bird watching, photography, culinary courses, wine tasting, trekking, historical tours, fishing trips, boat trips, water sports, golf, tennis, swimming, skating, etc.
COMPASS PROPERTY SALES
We are a fully licenced (AMI 17591) real estate company with a vastly experienced team that have an abundance of local knowledge, focusing on property sales predominantly in and around Tavira and the Eastern Algarve. The company was established to offer all our property buyers and sellers alike, a highly professional, friendly and approachable service ensuring a smooth and problem free sales process. Contact us or visit us now to chat in more detail about how best we can help you find the perfect property in the beautiful Algarve. The main office of Compass Property Sales, with ample parking directly outside, is located on the west side of Tavira just 300 metres from the landmark Sail Roundabout.
- Air conditioning
- Wood burner
- Swimming pool
- Proximity: Shopping, Golf course, Restaurants, City
- Drive way
- Wine cellar
- Storage / utility room
- Views: Countryside views
- Video entry system
- Guest cottage
- Double glazing
- Quiet Location
- Solar heating
- Irrigation System
- Fully fenced / walled
- Energetic certification: D
- Renovation year: 2014