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House on the Bridge

12 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
This unique property in the heart of the historic town of Tavira in the Algarve, is a delightful self-contained house which has recently been renovated to a modern standard whilst maintaining its original 15th century foundations as well as it's late 19th century house charm. It is still the only house in Tavira situated directly on the river bank as up until the 15th century it served as the town's bridge fortress. This is the most charming and best located house in Tavira. Take a look for yourself at: ...This unique property in the heart of the historic town of Tavira in the Algarve, is a delightful self-contained house which has recently been renovated to a modern standard whilst maintaining its original 15th century foundations as well as it's late 19th century house charm. It is still the only house in Tavira situated directly on the river bank as up until the 15th century it served as the town's bridge fortress. This is the most charming and best located house in Tavira. Take a look for yourself at: More
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CasaDaPonte T
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, Spanish
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2013
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Thank you for a lovely stay Casa da Ponte. Upon arrival I fell in love with the place. The house itself deserves several hours just sitting, feeling and exploring. It has a 'lived in' feel about it and a rich history. The objects and artefacts...More

Date of stay: October 2017
3  Thank spain05186337
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wunderfull apartment in down town tavira - lots of m2 and great rooms - suggestions for improvements are better furniture and sun protection at the terrace

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank jespert629
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We really liked the house on the bridge. It's quaint and old fashioned but it's fun and smells fresh not old! We took it because of the balcony and indeed spent most of our time there, not inside. It's in a great position, convenient for...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank D-U-Weir
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The House on the Bridge is in an ideal location in Tavira. It is a stone's throw from excellent restaurants and bars and is a short walk to the local historical attractions. Specific recommendations would be the Casa das Portas shop - which is directly...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank AlasdairD
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spacious, characterful, ideally placed property in the heart of Tavira. We really enjoyed our stay. The owner and house minder were flexible and responsive to any requests. The house itself was fun of character with an amazing balcony looking straight over to the river Gilao...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Mark L
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Beaches There are several fine beaches within easy access from the house. The beaches are within the protected natural reserve of the Ria Formosa, famous for bird watching. A five minute walk will take you to the 'boat stop' of a twice hourly small passenger boat which provides open air transport to the white sandy beaches of the Island of Tavira in 20min. Private water taxis will also take you to more secluded beaches on request. By car, beaches in either west or east directions are within a 15min drive allowing you access to over 40km of beaches to explore! All beaches in the area have consistently received the highest quality of water and cleanliness European awards (http://www.blueflag.org/). Golf The Algarve is famous for its many golf courses of which Tavira boasts four - three of t...
How to get there
Getting there: Airports: 30min drive (or Taxi) from Faro International Airport (Plenty of regular and charter flights from the UK). A 3hour motorway drive from Lisbon Airport.
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