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Countryhouse, Private Gardens Heated Pool, Sea/mountain Views Near Arrieta beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

FINCA CHAFARIZ Tabayesco, Arrieta, Lanzarote, Canary Islands - Located in a Protected Landscape, a Few Minutes by Car to Beach, Shops, and Restaurants.

Our spacious, comfortable classic Canarian Country house is situated on a 10.000m2 plot outside the little village of Tabayesco (within the valley of Temisa,a nature reserve and protected landscape), surrounded by nature and small vegetable plots on the terraces.

The house has the typical local lay-out of a large (50 sqm ) central living space with excess to the kitchen, the conservatory and the hall that leads to the bedrooms, situated around this central high ceilinged lounge.

The La Garita beach and local fishing village of Arrieta are a few minutes car journey - 2km, Haria village is under 10 minutes car journey or for a livelier outing you can reach Costa Teguise resort or the island capital of Arrecife within around 15 - 20 minutes.

The large 50m2 living room offers ample lounge seating, with a dining area for up to 10 people. There is also an adjoining conservatory with second sitting room, and a smaller dining table boasting beautiful views of the valley and ocean beyond.

The kitchen is fully fitted with a 4 burner cooker, oven, an A+++ fridge/freezer, blender, toaster, mixer, etc. We like to provide bare cooking essentials such as olive oil, vinegar, spices tea & coffee as well as a welcome pack.The kitchen table also seats 6 people.

Our spacious master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a walk in shower. There are two further bedrooms, both contain twin beds (one of them with the option of a double bed if required ) plus guest bathroom.

We recently spent a year thoroughly refurbishing the house and garden to create a delightful holiday hide-away for couples and families in a very privileged location. There are no direct neighbours, thus ensuring absolute peace, quiet and privacy but with most amenities almost on your doorstep.

Over the last 25 years we have developed a substantial part of the original farmland around the house, creating a terraced garden with many endemic plants and trees, typical for this subtropical dry-zone area. We also created several relaxing chill-out areas for outdoor living including an original tree trunk gazebo and a large wooden lounging bench with a spectacular view of the valley, onwards to the sea and the village of Arrieta.

A large sheltered courtyard, surrounded by a natural stone wall houses the swimming pool. The pool sits embeded lower into the floor for depth and sits partly above ground in order to enhance childsafety (3x5x1.20m). The pool is heated by a solar panel instalation twice the size of the pool itself which is on average large enough to keep a pleasant temperature most of the year . However a spell of cloudy weather for a couple of days in winter, can bring the temperature down some degrees.

Next to the pool there is a wooden terrace, ideal for sunbathing and relaxing. The pleasant lighting creates a cosy atmosphere for night-time use, especially as the courtyard is well sheltered from the wind. A pergola made of recycled roof-timbers and adourned with ivy, means there is shade during the day. A perfect sitting area with a little pond and waterfall for extra tranquility. Our outdoor areas have been well thought out, providing guests with a very pleasant space for anything from an early breakfast, to a barbecue-evening under a spectacular starry night sky. The house has its own power supply from a sophisticated solar power installation making the most of our sunny climate.

More Details

Owner
Hil
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Dutch
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

About Hil

After having lived for 25 years in this delightful little valley, we have recently moved to the nearby village and now offer Finca Chafariz to those who are looking for a truly peaceful and private location to enjoy a holiday. The valley offers the peaceful location within nature, but with most amenities conveniently at hand. We live only 1.5 km away, therefore are always at hand to help with any advice or information you may require.

Hil purchased this villa in 1990

Why Hil chose Lanzarote

We both worked in the island capital - Arrecife, and were looking for a place to live in the countryside surrounded by nature, yet near enough to schools, shops and social life with our at the time young family. During one of our searches we found this place and fell in love with it straight away.

The valley of Temisa has been declared a protected landscape in the last century.

What makes this villa unique

Absolute peace, quiet and privacy but with a quiet sandy beach only 2.5 km away. The nearby village of Arrieta offers a good selection of shops and two supermarkets. Here you will also find a variety of very good restaurants offering locally caught fresh fish and other delicacies.

Often, especially at night all you hear is the sound of waves breaking on the shore. A good variety of long and short walks can be undertaken right from your doorstep and it is an excellent area for mountain biking, (wind)surfing, kayaking, nature trails and exploring the land etc.

We have a wealth of knowledge for the local areas, from sightseeing, to trips and excursions and much more, so we are always very happy to help our guests to plan anything from outings to special locations for a birthday or anniversary. No question too big or too small, its a small island but there is much to explore :-)

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Haría on Lanzarote

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Accessed by both guest bedrooms
  • En suite bathroom to master bedroom with toilet, washbasin and walk-in shower. Second bathroom with toilet, washbasin and walk-in shower .
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Plus room for a cot
    Guest bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , or double as desired
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One spacious master bedroom with large double bed, good sized wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. Two bedrooms with twin beds or double bed as requested. All bedrooms with sea views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Large private gardens surround the house with several outdoor seating areas. There is a 12 m long south facing front porch partly covered with a pergola. Sheltered courtyard with solar heated swimming pool, 3 x 5 m. Wooden deck for sunbathing and relaxing. plus Dining area beside a little pond & BBQ area. There are many local areas to explore and this is a great location for sporty people or for people who simply wish to relax in peace and quiet. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and hand, bath and beach towels included. Bedlinen changed once a week, towels twice a week. Weekly maid service if requested. Other: Conservatory with panoramic view of the valley, the two little white villages and the Atlantic Ocean. Sitting area and small dining table.

Reviews

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Countryhouse, Private Gardens Heated Pool, Sea/mountain Views Near Arrieta beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Palm Coast, FL
5

Quiet Private Setting

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean, spacious, and comfortable with a great view looking toward the ocean. In particular, we enjoyed the warm private pool and lovely adjoining patio. The internet is reliable and quick enough to stream music. Definitely, this is a winner property!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you review, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests. Hope you had a good flight back home and look forward to see you again, our first guests from across the Atlantic Ocean!
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5

We loved our stay at this remote villa.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely one week stay at Hilbrands' villa/finca during August. We were fortunate that there'd been a cancellation so we booked Thursday and stayed the following Monday.

After the initial trepidation driving up the long unlit gravel road we were pleased when we arrived there.

It's in a remote location however we found that our children (6, 9, 12) could make as much noise as they wanted whilst in the swimming pool (where they spent most of their time!) without disturbing the neighbours as there aren't any!!

As mentioned by other reviewers the water temperature in the pool was sooooo warm which was such a nice change having visited other hotels and villas in the Canaries where the water had been so cold the kids wouldn't even dip their feet in!

So many home comforts in the villa that we didn't need to travel too far except to the local beach and on several occasions we drove to Costa Teguise which is a 15 min drive away.

There's no fans or air-con however we soon got used to the heat and there are 2 windows with mosquito nets attached that we were able to keep open during the night. It's very peaceful except for the sound of the wildlife!

Unfortunately mosquitos can still enter the villa during the day when all doors and windows are open so on our last night we were all 'bit to shreds' by mosquitos, we though my daughter had chicken pox!! Take plenty of repellant.

The owner Hilbrand lived not too far away and he was happy to give us help and advice when called upon.

Overall we had a lovely holiday with so many happy memories and I'm sure we'll return in the not too distant future.

The Fox Family, Doncaster, UK

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that there where so many mosquitoes, this is quite unusual as there is no standing water in the vicinity. Our next guests also commented on this so we have been investigating and have found a lid missing on the suppletion tank of the irrigation system which of course offered a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. This has now been repaired and hopefully the problem is now solved. The weather in southern Europe has been extraordinary hot this summer and although on the Canary Islands the trade winds usually provide a fresh breeze al through the summer, when the wind drops at night it can stay quite warm. We have now installed ventilators to cool of the bedrooms at night. It is also advisable to keep the living room doors closed in the daytime to keep the heat out. This room is so big and it's cealing so high that it is not much affected by the heat.
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 15 day stay, very peaceful location and stunning view.

Very spacious and clean villa. Swimming pool was a lovely temperature.

Only problem we had was there wasn’t a microwave as advertised, contacted Hilbrand. He apologised and within a few hours a brand new microwave was delivered, now that’s what I call service.

What I also liked is Hilbrand is always looking to improve the guest experience, and welcomes input from guests. Not that there is much to improve. Just in case you’re reading this review and wondering the kind of improvements I’m talking about, small things like trimming the bush in front of the conservatory lounge so better view of the sea (I told you they are small things).

I only ever return to properties that are well looked after and spotlessly clean, so the fact I’m returning in Sept 2017 says more that my words on here.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning property situated in a valley just above Tabayesco

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house & gardens in private & secluded situation yet easy access by car to all amenities. Hil, the owner, lives locally & was very helpful if needed. The photos of the site don't do it justice, you really need to be there to appreciate the beauty of the property in it's surroundings. Unlike other properties in the Canaries the pool is very warm & even inviting for an early morning or evening dip. Everything you need for a quite & relaxing break for families or couples alike. Would definitely rent this property again, & recommend to family & friends.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We (family of four, two teenaged girls) rented the house for a week. It's situated in a valley between two hills, on a cul de sac dirt road, very placid. There were hardly any non-natural sounds to be heard, apart from an occasional aircraft passing by. A small but nice pool completes the whole. We had a great stay there, owner Hilbrand was very helpful and gave us some good suggestions (restaurants, places of interest). Arietta is just a few minutes' drive away, has a good shop for daily groceries and bread and some nice restaurants. Strongly recommended to people like us who like nature and tranquillity and still want to be close to a nice town, beaches and other places of interest.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Großzügiges Wohnen mit viel Komfort im nördlichen Lanzarote

  • 5 of 5

Gleich bei der Ankunft war uns (2 Personen) klar, dass wir von der Unterkunft nicht enttäuscht werden würden. Wunderschön im Barranco del Chafarís mit Blick auf das Meer, liegt das Haus in großer Entfernung zu den nächsten Nachbarn. Das geräumige und geschmackvoll eingerichtete Wohnzimmer mit den bequemen Sofas lädt zu langen abendlichen Lesesitzungen ein, nur die Konkurrenz durch die voll verglaste (ehemalige) Terrasse bewirkt, dass wir unsere Abende auch mal in unterschiedlichen Räumen verbracht haben. Eine offene Terrasse mit Meerblick existiert natürlich auch.

Die Ausstattung ist dem Haus angemessen, alle möglichen Sitzgelegenheiten sind gut und solide. Die Küche ist ausgezeichnet angelegt und ebenfalls gut ausgestattet. Die Strom- und Warmwasserversorgung erfolgt über Solar. Für trübere Tage (im Mai zumindest gibt es solche) existiert einen Generator, der für uns unhörbar in einiger Entfernung zum Haus seine Dienste bis zur Wiederauffüllung der Akkus verrichtet. Eine gasbetriebene Therme existiert auch, wir haben sie aber nicht benutzen müssen.

Der Besitzer (Hil) ist sehr freundlich, hilfsbereit und war für uns immer telefonisch erreichbar ("Wie hieß noch einmal das gute Fisch-Restaurant?"). Noch besonders positiv zu erwähnen ist die gute Internetanbindung mit Wifi und der Solar-beheizte Pool.

Danke für die schöne Zeit!

Wir können uns einen weiteren Besuch durchaus vorstellen.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Arrecife
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Arrieta
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Orzola
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Costa Tequise
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Casita de la playa, Amanecer and others
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
La Garita, Arrieta
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beach at La Garita is under 5 minutes away by car (2.5 km) as well as the fishing village of Arrieta. Here you will find two supermarkets, several shops, a diving-centre and a fine selection of good and economicaly priced seaside restaurants.

For a wider range of shops and restaurants our guests can head to Costa Teguise which is one of Lanzarote's 3 main resorts, By car this journey takes 15 minutes or a a further 5-10 minutes to the lovely island capital of Arrecife, with a brand new marina.

Travel:

30 km from airport, around half an hour drive. A car is essential and can be rented at the airport. We can help you with recommendations. Detailed instructions on the route to the house will be given on booking.

Distances:

Nearest village for shops and restaurants is Arrieta, 2.5 km away. Major shopping and outgoing areas you will find in Costa Teguise and the capital Arrecife, some 20 minutes away by car. The whole rest of the island is at most 50 minutes away by car.

Further Details:

The valley of Temisa is considered one of the most beautiful valleys of Lanzarote and was declared a protected landscape decades ago. In earlier times the slopes of the valley were farmed almost all the way to the top, the higher terraces now slowly reverting back to nature. The rocky outcrops houses some of the few inland breeding grounds of the Pardelas, the Canarian shearwater whose peculiar call can be heard as they arrive in the evening from a day out on the ocean foraging to feed their young. On the lower slopes many of the fields are still in use and planted with maize, onions, potatoes and a variety of other vegetables. The intricate shape of the stone walls and terraces create a delightful architecture of farmland-fields, providing a very pleasant hiking area. Numerous short and long walks can be started directly from the house. Moonlight walks highly recommended.

This north-eastern part of Lanzarote lies a considerable distance away from the major tourist resorts and offers lots of beautiful spots to discover as well as interesting places to visit like la Cueva de los Verdes, los Jameos del Agua and the spectacular cactus-garden in Guatiza designed by the artist/architect Cesar Manrique.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Haría, Canary Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£822
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Checking out at 11.00 hrs can be postponed if no new guests arrive at same day, checking in from 15.00 hrs.


Notes on prices:
Prices ar based on two people occupying the house. There is an extra charge of 50 euro per person per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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