Holiday House and cottage in Tavira, Eastern Algarve, Portugal
'Cerro das Ondas' is situated in the countryside between Moncarapacho and St.Catarina. In the centre of a 5000m2 plot, the house is surrounded by the olive, carob and fig trees typical of the area. You are not overlooked by any other houses. Inside, both the house and cottage have been restored to retain traditional features and yet provide all modern comforts. The house has air conditioning for the summer, heating for the winter. There is a private pool of 9 x 4 m with sun and shade terraces.
Cerro das Ondas is an old farm house with adjacent cottage that has been renovated and decorated with a tasteful blend of the old and the new. It is a very spacious property (250m2) ideal for gatherings of family or friends.
The house - The main house sleeps four. There is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom with en-suite bath room (with jacuzi bath). There is a massive lounge with leather sofas for six people around a fire place, satellite TV and a coffee table made from an old agricultural implement. There is also space for indoor dining for eight with an old alter serving as buffet board. There is a seperate dining room seating four to six people adjacent to the modern kitchen. The kitchen if fully-equipped for great catering with: four ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee maker and all the crockery, glassware, cutlery and utensils you will need. French windows open onto a shaded outdoor eating area. The house has a huge roof terrace which provides completely private sun-bathing in the winter months, wonderful starry nights in the summer months and rapid clothes drying (there is a washing machine in the kitchen). The house has air-conditioning/heating throughout, to keep you comfortable all year round.
The cottage - The cottage sleeps four. There is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom with shower room adjacent. There is a two level lounge area with big glass doors opening out onto a shaded area beneath huge old carob trees. The room in which the old bread oven is situated is equipped with table and benches.
The private pool is situated at the front of the house and cottage, surrounded by a terrace equipped with sunbeds and a shaded table, a barbeque and seating area for outside dining. There is a shaded parking area. At the rear of the kitchen there is a shaded eating area with 'pub-style' bench. There is extensive land around the house which is flat and so suitable for many games.