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Villa Estrellada, Private Elec Heated Pool, Superb Sea Views, Jacuzzi

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Nov-2016
Villa in Macher, Nr. Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands - Quiet Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Drive To Beach, 5 Mins To PDC & Puerto Calero, Sky TV & Wifi

Villa "Estrellada" is ideally situated in a private, quiet location not overlooked affording privacy yet not isolated. Approx 10 mins drive to Puerto Del Carmen, where you will find supermarkets, shops, good restaurants & bars + beautiful sandy beaches, 5 mins to Puerto Calero (Marina) & only 10 mins from the airport. Villa Estrellada boasts 4 bedrooms (Sleeps 9) 2 x doubles, 1 x twin (singles) & a family room with 1 x single plus bunk beds. Lounge 3 large sofas, TV with SKY, Plus a New Internet UK TV Box, DVD, stereo, iPod player & Wifi internet access. There are 2 Showers & 1 main bathroom. The kitchen/diner with seating for 8, double futon, 2 x 8 foot wide patio glass doors leading outside. Salt Chlorinated Electrical Heated pool & Jacuzzi for that wonderful hydro-massage soak, outside shower, pool table, fridge and gated (ideal for toddlers) BBQ Area. Outside are beautiful unobstructed sea views overlooking Fuerteventura. Off street parking for 3 cars. Ideal base for touring the islands beautiful features & attractions.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Villa Estrellada was purchased back in November 2011 and is now owned by Barry & Eibhlin Thorpe-Smith. Since taking over the villa Barry & Eibhlin have made many updated improvements to the property adding new outside furniture plus updating some fixture & fittings inside the villa. The projects are ongoing although this will have NO impact on the guests.

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4 Reviews

4.3
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

What a fantastic holiday !

  • 5 of 5

We hadn't been to Lanzarote before so wanted somewhere reasonably central but outside any of the really busy tourist areas - Villa Estrellada turned out to be the perfect choice. The pool was lovely, the hot tub was excellent and the pool table was a huge hit with the kids. The villa is clean and airy and quickly became our 'home from home'. The bedding and towel change halfway through was a really nice touch and Tricia (the host) was absolutely superb - she really couldn't have been more helpful. Cannot fault the villa in any way - great value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for finding time to write this review: much appreciated. It is so nice to hear that you all enjoyed your stay with us and that it met your expectations. We are delighted you felt our villa was like 'home from home'. We strive to give you a warm welcome and to make your holiday experience the best possible. We also would like to take this opportunity to thank you for respecting our villa during your stay and for leaving it in a clean & tidy order hopefully as you found it! All the best it was our pleasure to meet you all. Hope to see you soon. Cheers! Tricia
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5

Excellent villa

  • 5 of 5

Villa Estrellada is a lovely villa with all of the amenities required for a stress free holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and all equipment was of a very good standard.

Tricia and Brian have achieved the perfect balance - they are there to support when required but leave you to enjoy your holiday unless you ask for assistance. On the couple of occasions we asked for assistance they responded instantly.

We would recommend this villa and we hope to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is particularly warming when we receive such lovely reviews like this one and thank you for your thoughtful and kind comments. We were delighted you had such a memorable time, as our guests' satisfaction is paramount to us at Villa Estrellada. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review it would be great to meet you again on your next visit to Lanzarote.
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Excellent Villa

  • 5 of 5

Villa Estrellada is comfortable, very well equipt and well maintained. Description of the villa is accurate and the property managers Tricia and Brian couldn't have been more helpful. We are frequent visitors to Lanzarote and very discerning regarding quality and condition of where we stay. Our party consisted of Grandparents, Daughter and Son in Law plus 2 grandsons we spent 4 enjoyable weeks at villa Estrellada and have rebooked for 3 weeks next August 2016 need I say more.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How warming it is to read your review thank you so much for your kind words which are much appreciated and we are truly delighted you enjoyed your stay! We love to spoil our guests and we understand how precious holidays are so your review is valued greatly as we take pride and strive in giving each guest an individual experience. Thank you for your visit to Villa Estrellada.
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Poor management

  • 2 of 5

First the good points - the villa itself is beautiful, its an old villa that has been fitted and furnished lovely. Hot tub was old and you are not able to use all the functions otherwise its shuts off and is not able to be used and you get charged for it to be reset. Wifi was very good.

Unfortunately our stay was ruined by the fact that the water board were digging up the road right outside of the villa so there was no privacy, lots of muck and dust and we we not able to enjoy outside dining, the Pool etc for the majority of our stay and spent most of the holiday going out sightseeing which was not what we had intended after paying for a villa with all its own facilities... Unfortunately the villa management did not assist with additional cleaning when the workmen stopped for the weekend, they did not offer to help us find alternative accommodation and even though they did notify us of the works a couple of days before we arrived they did not accurately describe how bad it was - although they apologised for the works their response was stock standard 'there is nothing we can do, its out of our control' and if we wanted to stay elsewhere 'that was our prerogative' - not very helpful. I personally believe if you book a villa and pay villa prices you expect a certain level of service and unfortunately the service we received fell very short and the responses we have received following a written complaint have been terrible and basically saying that I was lying about what we had experienced even though I had discussed this with the managers twice whilst on holiday. I was however, offered a discount on a future booking but no refund on our stay that I had paid for, clearly I wouldn't return to this villa again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Response from Villa owners/Property Managers The villa owners/property managers were pleased that the villa itself met expectations. The Jacuzzi is set up by the property managers prior to arrival & ALL functions are available to the guests. The owner, by the way, meets the cost of any call out, not the guest unless of course any equipment is damaged, reset or tampered with. The water company, Canal Gestion, gave no notice of the installation of new water supply and just got stuck into the job. Inevitably this did lead to some disruption and dusty conditions but the tank was full and water supply in the villa was never an issue. The owners were informed by the property mangers beforehand that extra cleaning might be necessary and the owners agreed to pay if taken up. Extra pool/Jacuzzi cleaning was undertaken during this period. The villa owners & property managers were not responsible for the works being carried out and a week before or after there would have been no problem. This may be a "standard" response but the goodwill offer of two weeks against the one week in question was a genuine offer which will not be compensated by the water company but would allow the guests to properly enjoy the villa which they clearly said was beautiful.
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Location

From the Owner

We have been lucky enough to travel to many places in the world but have always had a soft spot for the Canary Islands and Lanzarote in particular. It is a beautiful spot and we were enchanted when we saw Villa Estrellada in Macher. The views are just amazing.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Many cyclists, surfers, walkers and golfers enjoy Lanzarote. There are many attractions on the island which are listed in our information booklet inside the villa.

Coast/Beach:

Beaches - Puerto Del Carmen 10 mins drive - long stretches of white sandy beaches, whilst Papagayo is for the beach connoisseurs as unspoilt - 40 mins drive. Watersports, diving and aquapark - Costa Teguise 20mins drive.

Travel:

Arrecife airport - 10 mins drive to villa. Car Hire is recommended especially if you wish to explore the island however, we can provide a private hire transfer on any bookings to & from airport which can be arranged at a nominal fee, details on request. Also 2 x Pay as you Go spanish mobile phones are supplied free to avoid expensive roaming charges.

Distances:

5 mins drive to Tias. 5 mins drive to Puerto Calero and 10 mins drive to Puerto Del Carmen plus 5 mins drive to local supermarket.

At the top of the road you will also find public transport, restaurant and petrol station with mini supermarket.

Further Details:

Submarine Safaris and Tours - Puerto Calero 5 mins drive.

Markets - Teguise 10-2 on Sunday's (one of the Canaries largest) 20 min drive.

Shopping Plaza - Puerto Del Carmen 10 mins drive.

Go Karting 10 mins drive.

Timanfaya National Park - see the Volcanoes.

There is an information book located in the villa that outlines all the attractions available on the island.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 2
18 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Prices based up to 4 persons + £75 per extra person per week. NOTE: We do not charge extra for school holiday periods. Infants under 2 at time of stay are free with our compliments + cot/highchair provided. No single sex parties please. A deposit of £75 per person is required to secure dates, balance including security deposit is payable 8 weeks before arrival. Full payment + security deposit if less than 8 weeks prior to arrival. Our booking/payment process is very user friendly.

Changeover Day:
Flexible. Access to the villa on your arrival day is from 15:00hrs & you must vacate your villa by 10:00hrs on your day of departure (unless a prior agreement has been made via the owners or Property Manager).

Notes on prices:
WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY PERIODS all prices for the property are per week in UK Pounds (GBP) based on 4 sharing plus £75.00 per person extra per week. Infants under 2 years old at the time of your stay are free with our compliments. No single sex parties please.

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Facilities

From the Owner

We enjoy the stunning views, the privacy, alfresco dining and the swimming pool. The Jacuzzi adds that little touch of luxury.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Wash Basin
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Twin Wash Basins
  • Bathroom 1 - large shower, bath, double sinks and toilet. Bathroom 2 - shower, sink and toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Double bed + TV & DVD Bedroom 2 Double bed + TV Bedroom 3 Single + bunk beds Bedroom 4 Twin single beds + TV All bedrooms have ceiling fans.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Estrellada is a beautiful large private villa ideal for families or friends who wish to share but also like their privacy. It comfortably sleeps 9 plus cots. Children/adults are catered for with a selection of books, games for all, DVDs,SKY TV, iPod player,Stereo, Wifi and a American pool table outside. A hairdryer is included for your convenience. 2 PAYG mobile phones (Spanish network) are supplied free for guests use. A basic welcome pack is also provided. All images updated December 2014. Outside: Private electrically heated pool size 3.1 x 7 metres with depths of 1.2 to 1.6 metres at deep end. Large outside seating area with shade, Jacuzzi/spa, American pool table, ample sunloungers and patio table/chairs. A traditional chimney BBQ (great for those alfresco evening with a glass of wine) & outdoor fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels/Linen are provided and are changed weekly, for stays longer than 1 week full bed linen change and mini clean including bathrooms. We also provide beach towels which is a space saver on your luggage weight allowance when packing. Other: On the terrrace there is table seating for approx 14 people & 19 jet Jacuzzi/SPA undercover by a pergola, BBQ area: gated (ideal for little ones), heated pool, outside fridge, American pool table plus ample sun beds & table/chairs for 'al fresco' dining

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