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“Great house & surroundings”
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49 reviews
Our Cottage surrounded by forrest.  Ocean on the back.
Side view from parking area.
Country house surrounded by forrest.
Isolated and away from the crowd yet only 15 minutes from Beach San Marcos.
Our house in the lower right corner and El Tiede on the back
Everyday many birds species come to drink from our fish tank.
Tajinaste flower
Our home location and the clean air makes it ideal for star gaze. Impresive Starry nights! :)
Our home location and clean air makes it ideal for star gaze. Starry nights! :)
Our home location and clean air makes it ideal for star gaze. Starry nights! :)
Our telescope for guests to enjoy.
Our telescope for guests to enjoy.
The entrance to our home and parking area.
Kitchen and Dinning room with barbecue.
If you like barbecuing, there is one in our kitchen for you and your family to enjoy.
Vegetables and some meat:-)
There is plenty of wood (brezo) available.
Main bedroom and TV living room.
Queen size bed for main bedroom.
Complete bathroom for main bedroom.
Guests room.
Guests complete bathroom.
Our porch, perfect for reading or just relaxing enjoying the views to our garden and forrest
Garachico coast line and natural pools only 20 minutes from our house.
Don´t forget to visit old downtown!
Charco del Viento about 15 min. from our home.
Charco del Viento about 15 min. from our home.
Garachico Pizza place, the best in Tenerife! :)
Picapinos (Woodpecker Dendropocos major)
Pinzón Azul (Fringilla teydea)
Buho Chico or Coruja parda (Long eared Owl)
Busardo Ratonero (Buteo Buteo Aguililla)
Cernicalo vulgar (Common Krestrel Falco)
Gavilán común (Accipiter nisus)
Mirlo comun (Eurasian Blackbird)
View of Tenerife from 3.555m
Island of Gran Canaria from Las Cañadas
A cable car will take you from El Teide base to 3.555m.
View of Las Cañadas
Hiking to Pico Viejo
From the Cable car stop, last 200 m. to the peak 3.718m
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Canary Islands

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Aarhus, Denmark
1 review
“Great house & surroundings”
Reviewed 16 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

This house is something special! the other positive reviews are spot on.

The drive up is daunting, coming from a pancake-flat country (Denmark). If you make it all the way up, you are rewarded with a charming home off the beaten track.

Our 3 young children all slept in the attached "potato room", which is located in a separate unit next to the house. They loved it.

Sergio was very helpful before, during and after our stay. We could not ask for a better host.

We highly recommend this home.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Jan 2017
Thank you Jonas and family. It makes us very happy to know you enjoyed your holidays :)
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Vera S
1 review
“Wonderfull Pre-Christmas Time”
Reviewed 11 January 2017 for a stay in November 2016

We've had a wonderful time in this retreat at the edge of the woods. I definitelly loved the place, its was so peaceful and quiet. The house is really great. As I am much into renewal energy this place was perfect for my friend and me. Sergio has done a wonderful job restoring the building and saving its rural charme. I was very fond of the kitchen und the grill and of course of the conservatory.

Sergio is the best host you can imagine. He had some real good advice for us where to go and what to see. And whenever we've had a question he was there to help - so thank you so much!

I know I am stupid to let everybody know how wonderful this place was - I am really affraid the house might already be booked when we'd like to come back in spring or autumn :)

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Jan 2017
Thank you Vera and Florian. We are happy to know you had a great time and would like to return. You are very welcome to do that! :)
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sales263
Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
1 review
“Idyllic location”
Reviewed 29 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

If you are looking for a rural location then, Sergio's villa is the place to be.
You will need a car as the house is situated up, up and up a long winding road.
Once there, all you can hear is the wind in the pine trees and bird song.
The grounds of the house itself are enormous with many walking tracks departing from the door.
The accommodation is first rate and Sergio, a very affable man, can not do enough for you.
We were greeted with a table full of welcoming snacks and wine.
For those of you able to master it, there is a telescope for exploring the night sky. Light pollution is almost non-existent.

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Liked best: The house's comfort and situation
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
30 Nov 2016
Thank you Colin and Eniko again for choosing our home for your holidays in Tenerife and also for taking excellent care of it during your stay :) You are welcome back anytime!
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Rjdee
2 reviews
“Wonderful get away with stunning views, great surroundings in a lovely home.”
Reviewed 18 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016


My wife and I stayed with our young toddler and we absolutely loved it. The house has a lovely character and contains everything you need for a great stay and we enjoyed cooking on the indoor BBQ! The drive up to the house is rather exciting, we followed Sergio up in the dark when we first arrived and it was a bonus adventure! It's not too bad after the first time so don't let it put you off, just expect a lot of 1st & 2nd gear! The house is fantastic and has everything you need. We loved the kitchen and cooked our evening meals and ate in more than we ate out! Good supermarkets and shops are near by so getting supplies is very easy.

Lovely beaches are a short easy drive away, towns surrounding are full of character and are worth a visit as is the natural beauty of the island. We went to the mountain, National Parks, forrests, beaches, we drove to Anaga and Santa Cruz easily as it's you can get on the main road round the island very quickly and easily. I would recommend staying here to anyone, it's a fantastic place to stay with great walks near by, wildlife around you, amazing views down to the coast, beautiful clear night skies, places to visit close by and all while staying in an incredibly comfortable home from home. We will return!

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Management Response
18 Oct 2016
Thank you Richard and Kate for a great summary-review of what to expect to find in our home and surroundings. Thank you also for taking such a great care of our home and leaving everything in perfect conditions. You are very welcome to stay again. We hope to see you soon! :)
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SendaCowC...
Florida
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70 reviews
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“Best Tenerife Cottage You Can rent”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We stayed at this fantastic cottage for a week and could not have been happier. Fantastic owner to work with, they met us and could not have been more friendly. The home is fully furnished to luxury standards and is as clean as a whistle. To views are spectacular during teh day and are some of the best for star gazing and using the telescope that was provided by the owner. At night the views are like those you would find in a planetarium. Peaceful, quite and 5 star quality await you. Sergio, the owner is the perfect host and will soon your new best friend in Tenerife.

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Liked best: The 5 star quality of the home and surrounding areas
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Oct 2016
Thank you Carlo and Geraldine, it´s been great to have met you and it makes us very happy you liked our place. You guys are very welcome to return, :)
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