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Rural Villa Furnished To High Spec, Solar Heated Pool, Jacuzzi, Fantastic Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Arona, above Los Cristianos, Tenerife - Quiet, Rural Location, 15 Minutes Drive From Los Cristianos & Other Beaches, Good Walking Area

Casa del Limonero is a rural villa, sleeping 6 plus 2 children with cots in with parents, situated in the south of Tenerife in the hills above Los Cristianos, 20 kms (25 mins) from the south airport. It is 15 minutes from the nearest beaches and tourist centres while there are 5 excellent golf courses between 10 and 25 minutes away. The house itself is on a ridge in a very peaceful location with wonderful views across the valley and down to the coast. French windows open onto the large terrace with a dining area under the pergola and horizon blind, seating up to 8. The jacuzzi, which seats 6, is heated or cooled according to the season, while the solar heated pool is also available in a seperate "child proof" garden. 8 sun beds and a built in barbecue with all the relevant equipment are available to guests. Towelling bath robes are provided for guests' comfort with the Jacuzzi and pool.

Bill Bailey
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Bill Bailey

An active retired couple, Bill and Sarah-Jane came to Tenerife initially in 1994 when Bill was flying helicopters in the Canaries until 1999. We bought a ruined finca in 1995 and have spent 17 years renovating and improving it. When Bill retired from flying at the end of summer 2010, we sold our home in Somerset and moved permanently to Tenerife, where we live in our converted barn adjacent to the main house. Don't worry, we're completely separate and share only the parking area on the top terrace!

Bill Bailey purchased this villa in 1995

Why Bill Bailey chose Arona

We bought the house because, with the prospect of living permanently in the south of the island (Bill was operating from the South Airport), we wanted to be away from the rapidly developing coastal area with its associated noise, bustle and traffic. We were spectacularly fortunate to find this property almost by accident at about 11 o'clock at night! The quiet rural location, the unspoiled views, yet the proximity to both the airport, main tourist areas and local (non tourist prices) shopping, restaurants and bars overcame our trepidation at the work that would be involved in turning it into a comfortable home. It has been well worth the considerable effort.

What makes this villa unique

For guests arriving at night we can "meet and greet" at the airport if requested at no extra charge, lead them up to the house and introduce them to the facilities. We can organise walking, golfing, wind / kite surfing, cycling and motor cycling, paragliding, horse riding etc. An advance shopping list emailed to us by our guests will be supplied at cost. By previous arrangement with the owners, an evening meal can be provided for scheduled late flights if required. Cost on request.

The solar heated pool and sun lounging area, including 2 parasols and up to 6 sunbeds are in a secure area with lockable gates at both ends.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from our visitors book:
Dec 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Arona in Abona

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Family Bath/Shower room separate
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Ensuites to bedrooms 1 & 2 with shower, wc, bidet, basin. Family bathroom with bath/shower, wc, bidet, basin. All bathrooms have electrical sockets for razors and hairdryers (2 provided). Water is gas heated.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , I x large double or 2 x singles + cot if req'd, en suite.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , i x large double or 2 x singles + cot if req'd, en suite.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Option of 1 x large double or 2 x singles + cot if req'd.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed, and ensuite. Bedroom 2 with kingsize bed, and ensuite. Bedroom 3 with kingsize bed. All rooms can be converted to twin bedrooms. In addition, 2 cots are available for infants, bringing the total sleeping capacity to 8.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: We cater for couples and families with or without young children. You will need to rent a car to get to the house and travel around the island. A comprehensive Guest Book is provided with information on operation of the house and its equipment, dining out, sightseeing and activities. Outside: The main terrace has a horizon blind covered dining area with table and chairs for 8 and a hot tub which can seat up to 6 people. A solar heated 5 x 3m kidney shaped pool, adjacent to the main terrace is located securely and seperately in its own sun lounging and garden area. Between the two areas there are up to 8 sun loungers which can be moved easily on their wheels as required. The total outside area available is 280 sq metres. Utility Room: Utility closet with washing machine, mobile drying rack and storage space for cleaning equipment and gas bottles, which supply to hob and water heater for the kitchen & main bathroom. There is a seperate gas bottle and heater closet for the shower rooms. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath and beach towels and all linen are provided. The house is cleaned before guests arrival and on departure. For stays of 2 weeks and longer a change of linen and towels is provided at the end of each week. Special cleaning arrangements can be made. Other: External gas boiler and gas bottle closet for the two shower rooms (note above).


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Rural Villa Furnished To High Spec, Solar Heated Pool, Jacuzzi, Fantastic Views
average rating of 4.967742 based on 32 reviews

Quiet and comfortable finca

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks at this charming finca. The approach is very steep, but we soon got used to manoeuvring our car up the hill. It was perfect for our needs. A quiet location away from the tourist hub. The finca is impeccably maintained, extremely well equipped and spotless. The satellite tv was a little inconsistent, but think this is a 'tenerife' problem. There is good wifi. The hot tub was much appreciated and kept at a constant hot temperature. We enjoyed a soak most evenings with a glass of wine! The owner's, Bill and Sarah Jane are very friendly and welcoming. They gave us lots of useful information and tips and sorted out any issues and queries immediately. It is a bonus they live next door and are always to hand if needed. There are good restaurants nearby, plus a few villages with everything one would want. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Tenerife, and found it an extremely interesting and varied island. We definitely could have stayed longer and am sure we will be back, if only for the lemon marmalade!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely peaceful villa but close to everything

  • 5 of 5

A lovely two week family break over Christmas and the New Year. The villa was beautifully clean and well maintained. The welcome pack was generous and delicious. Bill and Sarah-Jane were wondeful hosts and we hope to be back soon. We're already missing the jacuzzi and pool!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

The house is amazing - extremely clean and very well equipped. We loved the pool and jacuzzi and it was great to be away from the crowds but within easy reach of beaches and attractions if we wanted to venture out. Great local restaurants. Sarah-Jane and Bill were extremely helpful and bought a fantastic selection of food for our arrival - we arrived quite late and were able to make a lovely meal with what they had left us. The outside area is wonderful and there are great views. If we go back to Tenerife we would definitely stay here. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our 3rd stay at this beautiful property and it won't be our


The villa is immaculate - every detail has been carefully considered by the owners, Sarah-Jane and Bill, who are the most wonderful hosts!

We have had the most relaxing holidays here and always return home feeling rested and relaxed.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply the best

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth stay on the trot. I think this says it all.

Bill and Sarah Jane are the best possible hosts

The accomation itself is first class, very comfortable and immaculately presented.

Loads of great local restaurants

Can't wait to return

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing place and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in La Casa Del Limonero with our two girls (8 and 10) for about a week. Even though we told him he didn't have to, Bill met us at the airport in the middle of the night just to make sure we would find the way as smoothly as possible. When we arrived, also Sarah-Jane was there to welcome us even though it was around 00:30 in the night. She told us that she had adjusted her starting pack for norwegians which was superb especially for our girls.

The villa is beautiful, and we used the jacuzzi almost every day. The girls also used the swimmingpool which held around 20 °C. The place is very quiet. Occationally you will hear dogs barking or cocks crowing, but it's never annoying - actually somehow it made us feel we were part of a Cohen brothers movie!

Final tip: Be sure to ask Bill and Sarah-Jane in for a drink and then ask them about their lives! Sit down and enjoy a roller-coaster of a story!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18.8 Kilometres
Tenerife South
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nestor's, Vallé San Lorenzo
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Los Cristianos
Nearest Golf
9.4 Kilometres
Golf Las Americas
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
TF-1 Junc 69
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Kilometres
El Asadero, Vallé San Lorenzo
Nearest Beach
11.6 Kilometres
Los Cristianos
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We can provide information and advice on walking, motorcycling, cycling, paragliding, wind and kite surfing and diving, golf, sailing, whale watching, theme parks etc.


15-20 minute drive to Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Americas.

25 minute drive to El Medano.


The South Airport (Reina Sofia) is a 25 minute drive. Car hire is essential.


Arona, 1.8 kms. Valle San Lorenzo, 2 kms.

Further Details:

Arona is the administrative centre for Los Cristianos and its environs. It has a good little supermarket, 2 banks, a pharmacy, a medical centre, a post office and a local restaurant on the road down the hill towards La Camella. There are also a couple of cafes and an excellent bakery / coffee shop ("Aroma"). Valle San Lorenzo is much bigger and rather more lively. There are several banks, 2 main supermarkets, a farmers' cooperative selling fruit and local produce, at least 2 bakeries, 4 ironmongers, a CEPSA fuel station (an important directional landmark and turning point for the house), a pharmacy, medical centre, post office, 2 good wine shops/off licences and a plethora of bars, cafes and restaurants.

We can organise golfing, walking, para-gliding, cycling, motor cycling, a visit to a bodega for the tasting of various wines, cheeses and delicatessan and/or a wine museum, botanical gardens. Plus island and marine sightseeing tours.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Arona, Tenerife

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas & New Year Holiday
16 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Standard rate
1 Apr 2019 - 11 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter Holiday 2019
12 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Standard Rate
29 Apr 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Year 2019/20
17 Dec 2019 - 6 Jan 2020
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Standard Rate
7 Jan 2020 - 3 Apr 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.76

Booking Notes:

25% non refundable deposit on booking, should be paid by bank transfer (costs are clients' responsibility). Balance to be paid either2 weeks before arrival by bank transfer. Alternatively, by arrangement with owners, balance on arrival in cash (€uros). Map & directions will be sent on receipt of deposit.

Security deposit:
€200 is required to be paid upon arrival. Incidental damage (crockery & reasonable wear & tear) is acceptable. But clients will be liable for serious damage either through negligence or misuse. Guidance notes provided on arrival should prevent such occurrences. Copies of guidance notes can be sent to prospective clients prior to booking on request. The deposit is kept for 7 days after the clients departure and will be returned in full or in part depending upon the circumstances. In the event of serious damage, clients will be provided with photographic evidence and relevant invoices. Return of damage deposits can be made by cheque or bank transfer.

If guests have a problem finding the house, the owners are prepared to meet them at an agreed rendezvous and guide them up to the house, particularly at night. Please call 00 34 628 015 207 from airport to confirm your arrival.

Changeover Day:
We do not do same day changeovers, so that guests may leave at a time convenient to their flights.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted for the villa with up to 4 people sharing & €15 is charged per night for each additional person, up to 6 total. Christmas Rate between 16/12/18 & 04/01/19, 2 week min stay & Total Villa Price €2,380. Standard Rate prices remain as advertised until 1st April 2019, when the Total Villa price (for up to 6 people) becomes €160 p/n until further notice. Easter Rate from 12/04 to 28/04/19, Villa price €180 p/n.

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