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Secluded Farmhouse But Near Neighbours, Private solar / Electric Heated Pool

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa / Farmhouse in Tao, near Tequise, Lanzarote, Canary Islands Lat:29.03675. Lon: -1361378 - Beautiful Location Less Than 10 Minutes By Car To Local Restaurants Shops And Lovely Famara Beach

The farmhouse is built in the traditional (sugar cube style) thick stone method. Most of the ceilings are about 20 foot high so air conditioning is not necessary. In addition all outside windows have inward openings with Louvre shutters to allow free airflow. The interior layout and design is in keeping with the character of this old property, yet fully suited to a party of eight or just a couple staying (like ourselves).

Timothy Kelleher
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Timothy Kelleher

Dianne and myself with our 3 children and 5 grandchildren. We live near Newbury on the Hampshire / Berkshire border. Our adult (sometimes!) children regularly holiday at the farmhouse with their sprogs, and we feel others may wish to have the opportunity to share the same experience.

We have 20 odd years of guest's comments in the visitors books, and, on request, we can let you have email addresses or phone numbers of those guests who stayed and survived and also gave their okay to pass on their contact details.

Timothy Kelleher purchased this villa in 1992

Why Timothy Kelleher chose Teguise

We purchased our property in February 1992. We were looking for winter sun seclusion and of course tranquillity.

The farmhouse is situated on the edge of the farming village of Tao and is located in a strict conservation area with only 4 or 5 other properties in our vicinity. Ours was the first to be renovated!

The property was pretty much a ruin with no running water or electricity. Most of the roof was gone and a donkey inhabited one of the bedrooms.

It was twelve months before we were able to enjoy electricity!

Over the twenty five years we have had many beautiful holidays as we steadily renovated every aspect of the house. Our children have always enjoyed the lovely ambiance and character of no 4. Now our grand children are doing the same. we have two neighbours

What makes this villa unique

We call the property no 4 as originally it didn't have a name, so we just called it number four and it stuck! The farmhouse is spacious airy and has its own special character. we have had three seriously major refurbishments over the last few years, we now have a club room with bar (I call it club Iguana) snooker /pool table, A brilliant centrally enclosed patio! There are 2 double bedrooms, (both with a fully equipped ensuite shower room). A third double bedroom and separate twin bedroom sharing a family sized fully equipped wet room All showers are powerful.

A front lounge with TV and DVD player. all BBC and ITV channels can be accessed as well as most German channels. Wifi is available but only for emails.

So if you are a rock star or famous actor and need some privacy, this could be your Shangri-la. However, if you've been on Big Brother, no 4 will not give you the attention you deserve!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Over twenty years of guest comments are in the farm house visitors books.
Jul 2013
  • 1 of 1


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Teguise in Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , All showers are large and walk-in, no curtains.
  • En suite 1, with walk in shower, toilet, vanity sink unit with storage. Wet room 2, is off the central patio. Walk in shower, toilet and vanity sink unit with storage. Ensuite 3, has a vanity sink, toilet, full size bath and separate walk in shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , upstairs with great views.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (double), with en suite. Double doors open onto the west facing terrace. Bedroom 2 (double),with en suite opens to the central patio Bedroom 3 (double) is upstairs,with great views to Famara. Bedroom 4 (twin adult size) opens onto the central patio.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Outside: The property overlooks the village of Tao from the west (front) terrace of the farmhouse. Relax having a sun downer or two overlooking the garden and deciding where the sun is going to disappear in the evenings. The driveway is good for 4/5 cars, and the track has one vehicle an hour coming past. Although at about 1.00pm a goat herd strolls past about 300 metres away. The south terrace is fully private with two eating areas, one covered for midday sun and the other for sun worshipers. The pool is oval shaped and 7 mtrs by 4 mtrs. It is 1 mtr deep at the shallow end and slopes to 2 mtrs at the deep end. Solar heating is more than sufficient in the warmer season and for the winter months the electric heating adds that extra backup. The BBQ (not gas) is easy to light so long as you make sure you have the charcoal before you start!! Utility Room: Sink unit. Ironing board and Iron. Laundry basket and pegs. Washing machine. Various pool toys for children. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen bathroom and beach towels are included and are changed weekly. Cleaning is carried out weekly. Other: Inner hallway (next to the pool terrace). Storage cupboards for sun bed cushions/umbrellas. Storage cupboard for CDs DVDs games books CD docking station. Snooker room with bar, fridge, 1/4 sized pool/snooker table. Docking station for iPod. TV screen.


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Secluded Farmhouse But Near Neighbours, Private solar / Electric Heated Pool
average rating of 4.98 based on 51 reviews

Fantastic little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful ,very tasteful accomodation with everything you require for a super relaxing holiday away from it all .Our second visit and probably not our last. It lures you back ! Well appointed, but a car is essential. Local restaurants and villages short car ride.The pool is a fab extra .....heated too! This accomodation is superb and highly recommended....Jan and Mark McGreevy

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jan and Mark. Thankyou for your kind comments about your stay in September. It is a real motivator for the team to know that their work and support is appreciated. See you again we hope!!! Warm Regards Tim
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  • 5 of 5

If you stay at this villa, you will want for nothing! Super accommodation with more than enough space for a large family to relax on holiday, whether in the central or TV lounge(with excellent satellite TV by the way!!) or by the lovely pool with ample sun loungers and seating at the two tables - there is even a special stone seat for the man with the cold beer whilst he watches lovingly over the BBQ. Talking of food, the kitchen is very modern and fabulously equipped with all mod cons and storage space. There is a lovely dining room, although we did eat outside all the time, and the Iguana or party room. The villa is in a rural location but only a short drive from the local shops, bars, restaurants or supermarkets.

Four adults had a great time and will undoubtedly return!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lorraine and Kevin, Many thanks for your detailed comments. We are delighted that you and your friends have enjoyed the major renovations to the farmhouse. We also appreciate the 'tip' for future guests and they are now in place!! You could be a consultant for Holiday properties 😎 Should you decide to visit again you will be most welcome! Best wishes to you both Tim and Dianne
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Beautiful, relaxing, secluded, luxurious villa

  • 5 of 5

what a wonderful 10 days just spent here - first time abroad for our young family and the kids loved it so much that mum and dad were able to relax too. The villa is superbly furnished and the facilities are top quality. So many thoughtful details in every room that made it a home from home. Beautiful and secluded location but not more than a few minutes in a car to restaurants and supermarkets. The bar and games room was a real hit with the whole family as was the pool of course. Would definitely return

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andy and Family Thank you for your kind comments on no 4! We are delighted that your stay met both your expectations and the children too. Our neighbours have a 'wandering Iguana', which is where the name of the club room comes from! We look forwards to your return again in the future. Best wishes Tim and Dianne
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Return visit

  • 5 of 5

We have visited this farmhouse a number of times and it never disappoints

Everything you could wish for and more

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Set away from the main road of Tao you will find a Beautiful converted farmhouse with great views and all the mod cons, a very comfatable property which feels like "home from home", The owners Tim and Diane have left nothing to chance filling it with all the luxuries you would expect from a five star retreate. We stayed with our extended family, seven people in total, and still had room to spare, perfectly positioned to explore the whole island and only 15 minutes from the airport, Tim and Diane were extremely accommodating and left an extensive list of things to do and recommended some fantastic Resturant's which we were pleased to visit and enjoy, If your going to lanzarotie on holiday this relaxing home is a "must stay" and reasonably priced too, we will defiantly return. Dave and Ellie

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David Ellie and extended family! Thank you for your comments and delighted you all enjoyed the island and the farmhouse. The weather although bright, was a little cool with the wind coming from the east ! From what we know the Club Iguana was headquarters for the duration of your stay. Look forward to seeing again one day soon. Hope the wedding goes well🌴😎☀️ Best wishes
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Luxurious peaceful farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

We found this accomodation extremely well presented and furnished . The location was secluded and is peaceful for those looking for a relaxing holiday. Car hire is essential but all resorts and sights are easily reachable by car . Locally there are a good selection of bar and restaurants within ten to fifteen minutes drive from the farmhouse. We would be more than happy to recommend this property and will return there in the future . Thanks to Tim and Diane for the use of their little piece of heaven. Jan & Mark

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mark hi Jan, Thank you for your review of no 4! Much appreciated. Also thank you for the very thoughtful gift for the Iguana club. In use as I write this note!! Best wishes Tim and Dianne
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Playa Blanca
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres


about 10 minutes drive to Famara beach, famous for surfing and hand gliding, or to Teguise Sunday market and restaurants.

Drive north, the same drive time to La Santa village with international sports complex, and a number of restaurants.

Drive south same drive time to Playa Honda, - hyper markets /shopping centre


The capital Arricife is less than 15 minutes drive, with a beautiful harbour.

Peurto Del Carmen (biggest tourist resort) is also less than 15 minutes drive.


Arricife International airport is ls less than 15 minutes drive. Car hire (pick up and drop off) at the airport can be arranged through the owner.

Alternatively all major car hire companies operate on the island,


To the village of Tao, it is 1.5 Km (1 minute by car).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Teguise, Lanzarote

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season
1 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
High Season
16 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
High- Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
1 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
High Season
20 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
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 £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50% at time of booking and the balance 4 weeks before arrival.
The rate per week is based on 4 guests. Additional guest the rate is £125.00 per person up to an additional 4 guests - total 8 guests.
As an example; For Mid July to the end of August the rate for 6 persons will be the rate quoted for 4 persons plus 2 x £125.

Changeover Day:
As Thursdays have the most UK flight arrivals and departures. But we are flexible.

Notes on prices:
The prices are based on 4 guests.
Additional guests are costed at £125 pp per week
Example: July/ August £1100 for 4 guests. additional 2 guests = £250
Total for 6 guests = £1350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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