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Very Spacious Property With Views To The Mountains And Down To The Sea.



Updated: 03-Sep-2016
Tauro, - Peaceful Location But Within Walk To 2 Golf Courses, Driving Range, Beach Within 10 Mins By Car

This property is very 'home from home', comfortably furnished a place to relax. It is up into the head of the valley, hence has great views down to the sea and mountains. loads of terrace space for sun bathing. All the rooms have effective ceiling fans, if you need them. The kitchen is well equipped for ease of use. You will even have a view down to the sea when you are preparing meals. We can arrange for cleaning services if required . All bed-linen and towels are provided. If you have a problem, you will be given telephone numbers of people who will help you. We have contact with boat owner moored in Puerto Rico harbour if you want a day out at sea to go fishing

If you want to have a day out fishing, we can arrange for that also. Would be a good idea to book before you arrive to save disappointment.

You are connected with WIFI so bring your ipad, tablet or laptop with you. You will be able to get normal english tv. There is also a DVD and loads of dvd's. Small library of books. Home from home, in fact.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I bought the house as my daughter was married to a Canarian and was teaching in the area. I go out as often as I can. If I didn't have three sons and many grandchildren, even one great grandchild, back in England ,I would probably live out there all the time. It is not a tourist area ( although if you would like that occasionally, you only have to drive to Puerto Rico, 10min drive away) For me it has to be home from home. I have made many friends out there especially at the English/International church in Puerto Rico behind the shopping centre.

The weather, of course , is brilliant. The air is pollutant free in the south of the island. And the skys at night are so clear multitudes of stars. Sunsets too can be very dramatic.

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews



  • 4 of 5

Lovely property with spectacular view to the sea. Clean and comfortable with everything you need for a weeks relaxing break. Helpful owner and caretaker on hand. Nice restaurants nearby. I would recommend this property to anyone except those with limited mobility who find stairs difficult. Wonderful holiday. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for the lovely review you have given of my property in Tauro. Like you, I love that view and the feeling of space you get on the terrace. So pleased you enjoyed that precious week of holidaying in Tauro, Gran Canaria. Best wishes, Judith
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you Judith for letting us stay at your lovely property this is my second time staying at the villa which is very well equipped, clean and comfortable with everything you would need for a great holiday.

We welcomed a visit from Judith's daughter Lizzy and her husband during the week just to find out if everything was okay from our side which was great.

Couple of things I would like to add which might assist Judith in the future, whilst we were there it was very hot (I suppose it's what you expect in Canaries and what we went for), there is no air conditioning and meant that the villa/apartment was boiling hot, consequently we had to have the fans on practically all the time which can't help with the bills - might be something to think about putting air con at least in the bedrooms and lounge, would reduce the need for fans although I can understand maybe costly - this however didn't detract from us having a lovely time!

I am looking forward to going to the villa again, hopefully in the not too distant future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou girls for a lovely review. I am considering putting in air-conditioning, as you say it is very expensive. The whole of this year has been a great deal hotter than one would normally expect, certainly in October. I believe the lady who looks after the property brought in extra fans but still very hot. Most years any profit I make on the lettings I spend on improvements And I am now considering having air-conditioning. I really don't mind about the electric bill. The most important thing to me is that my guests are happy and comfortable.
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Gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis!

  • 4 of 5

Tauro ist ein vergleichsweise sehr ruhiger Ort and der Südwestküste von Gran Canaria, und man könnte kaum glauben, dass man sich nur 10 Autominuten vom grossen Urlaubsort entfernt ist. Besonders nicht, wenn man auf der Terrasse dieses Hauses am Abend sitzt und nur Stille herrscht (abgesehen von einigen ab und zu bellenden Hunden im Viertel, die uns aber nicht besonders gestört haben).

Der Blick von der Terrasse ist sehr schön und sogar besser als was man von den Bildern vermuten könnte.

Wir haben besonders diese Terrasse geschätzt, da sie auch einen Grill zu bieten hat - nicht gewöhnlich in den Kanaren!

Die Küche ist modern und sehr gut ausgestattet. Auch die zwei Badezimmer wirkten relativ neu renoviert und wir hatten keinerlei Probleme mit Temperatur oder Wasserdruck (sonst nicht ganz ungewöhnlich bei Ferienhäsuern in wärmeren Gegenden).

WLAN/WiFi funktionierte auch einwandfrei und zuverlässig.

Wie schon in einem älteren Bericht erwähnt, wird es sehr warm im Haus wenn die Sonne scheint. Wir fanden dass die Ventilatoren ausgereicht haben, um die Zimmer ausreichend zu kühlen, aber vielleicht ist es noch wärmer im Juli/August (wir waren im September da).

Betten: Teilweise knirschend aber bequem, haben jedoch nicht alle wirklich probiert.

Die Umgebung ist wie gesagt sehr ruhig, die Einwohner ein Gemisch von Lokalbewohnern und älteren Nordeuropäern. Es gibt einen Spar-Laden ungefähr an der Einfahrt zum "Stadtteil". Man ist bei Bedarf sehr schnell auf der Autobahn, Parken kein Problem da man einen nummerierten Platz zugewiesen bekommt.

Dieses Haus ist die absolut perfekte Wahl, wenn man als Individualreisende/r an der sehr sonnigen Südwestküste von Gran Canaria bezahlbar wohnen möchte. Sehr empfehlenswert!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

I have only just put the house onto the holiday website, again, recently. In the past people have always said how they loved its position and have had people coming back year after year. It was always also considerd to quote 'amazing value for money' and I do try to keep the rent down as much as I can, especially with everyone suffering from the economic crisis. I love to hear that people have had a really great holiday. That makes me smile !

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : GRAN CANARIA AIRPORT at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : ANFI 9 HOLE GOLF COURSE at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : MOGAN at 9 Kilometres Nearest Golf : ANFI GOLF DRIVING RANGE at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : PUERTO RICO at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : GC-1 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : in village at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : ANFI 18 HOLE GOLF COURSE at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : PLAYA DE AMADORES at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary


The beachs at Puerto Rico and Amadores ,especially, are really good beaches. They would take about 10 - 15min to drive to. Now you can reach the lovely, unique resort of Mogan in about 20 mins. Plenty of sports activity going. 2 golf courses, one 9 hole and one 18 hole, also a really good driving range.

We can also arrange fishing trips from Puerto Rico harbour.

There is a new sports centre at Arguinigan 15min away. It has swimming pool and other activities. The good thing is it is very reasonable priced. They also have a market in Arguinigan on Tuesday morning


The only airport is at Las Palmas . We always recommend hiring a car to make the best of your holiday. These can be hired from the airport. Time taken to travel to Tauro down GC1 motorway is about 40 mins. You can also get taxi's to take you. There is also a pretty efficient bus service, taking a bus will take longer as they go through villages and towns.

Further Details:

In the village you will find a very good Spar supermarket who will deliver if you request it. A restaurant , a bar at the 9 hole golf course open to non-golfers. Anfi Golf hotel also have a restaurant which is open to non-residents.


Rental rates

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1 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
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1 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
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Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Arrivals ready by 2pm. Departures to leave by 10am. The 25% 1st instalment rent is, if you have to cancel your holiday, non-refundable.

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Updated: 03-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Two golf courses and one driving range within walking distance has to be a good benefit. Being so near to a variety of places to visit and things to do. Within easy access to motorway taking you to other parts of the island as quickly as possible. The air along this stretch of the island is really healthy. You can tell at night under a cloudless sky how clean that air is, you can see so many stars.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • We have one 4 piece bathroom with shower. Also a 3 piece shower room. The shower room also houses the washing machine.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 kingsize, 1 double and 1 twin + childs cot Notes on bedrooms: The kingsize room and double room have views down to the sea with patio doors leading out onto terrace. plus large, twin bedroom. Just in case you have chilly night during the winter season we supply blankets.All the bedrooms have ceiling fans.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: If you will require a childs cot that can be arranged, just let us know before you arrive. Outside: There is a large terrace which runs around 3 sides of the property. Plus somewhere to hang out the washing etc Also a small Yucca garden. We have a BBQ for you to use. Just looking at the view is pleasure enough. You will find sunbeds, dining table for 6 - 8 people, another for 6 people. There is a winddown canopy which can cover the larger front terrace. The sunsets can be fantastic so watch out out for them. There is a BBQ. Several sunbeds. There is also a wind-down canopy that covers the largest front balcony. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed-linen are provided. Further cleaning service and supply of towels and linen can be arranged. Just let us know in advance. Other: If you do feel you need extra fridge space there is a larder fridge in the hall.

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