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Traditional Canarian house with garden, the coast 1 km, near Puerto de la Cru

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Kitchen, bathroom, 2 bedrooms, dining room, laundry room, garden with Grillmöglickeit

The 150 year old rustic house in the traditional Canarian style with garden to relax and Grillenim located in the picturesque pretty Santa Catalina, in one of the locals inhabited, quiet village on 100 m above sea level and yet only 15 minutes west of Puerto de la Cruz. 1 km to the coast with swimming in natural pools of San Juan de la Rambla, so it can also be reached on foot. Other smaller and larger Smtrände are in a distance of 10 to 20 minutes

 

This particular location makes it an ideal starting point for hikes along the coast towards Icod and in the mountains to La Guancha. In the resort, and only a few minutes walk from the house, there is a restaurant, a grocery store, a Bodega Bar, a newspaper stand, a gas station and a small romantic park with an adjacent children's playground.

The house has a ground floor, one floor, 280 m2 fruit and herb garden (mandarins, lemons, oranges, papayas, bananas) to relax and crickets. The first floor is occupied by the German landlord. The ground floor apartment has its own direct entrance and is for. 1 Floor separately. The house is located in a cul de sac - an advantage for families with children. An outpatient baker delivers every morning to request fresh bread and other baked goods. The apartment on the ground floor has its own private entrance and is on. 1 Floor, which is occupied by the owner, completely separated by a door and Concluded autonomously. Unfortunately, the windows of the ground floor apartment do not allow the views of the coastline, as so often in historic houses and villas in the Canary Islands, but rather on the mountains. From the garden, the sea and the coast is visible.

The 110 m2 apartment with a garden is with married couples without children who want to enjoy the gentle, uncomplicated Canarian flair in the midst of an inhabited by locals village, far from concrete strongholds and other inconveniences, but want deposited spend their vacation and within 15 minutes Puerto de la Cruz, the largest city in the north west coast and the Loro Park want to achieve. About the new motorway sections of the beautiful Santiago del Teide route to reach the more mass tourism south of the island: Las Americas, Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos in 1 hour.

The two bedrooms can accommodate 3 people. In the living room the sofa bed offers yet another sleeping space for one adult or 2 children.

For self-catering, the kitchen with its complete facilities and dining table for 4 people everything you need to the last detail. Many culinary herbs, citrus fruit, grapes, papayas, bananas, all from organic farming can be like picking season. Moreover, in the dining room is yet another table for 6 people. A Washer, dryer and ironing board is in the next room to the kitchen.

The bathroom was renovated in 2015 non-slip shower area. The last renovation of the house, inside and outside, as well as parts of its interior and the beds \ mattresses, made at the end 2016th The entire house was and is completely bug-free.

The village is connected with 2 nearby stops on public bus routes.

The owner can take over the Transfert airport and provide tips for excursions and attractions.

More Details

Owner
Gert René Schmidt
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

About Gert René Schmidt

My wife comes from Mauritius and I from Backnang near Stuttgart. I worked as a musician and music teacher and my wife Dominique (hence the name Casa Dominica) the management of a hotel in Mauritius had among themselves.

As you can see from the photo, we love music, sun, sea, islands and nice people. 2014, we were finally able to implement our long-planned projects, we bought this house - after a long search - in Santa Catalina in Tenerife.

Gert René Schmidt purchased this house in 2014

Why Gert René Schmidt chose North Tenerife

No tourist resorts with high-rise buildings far and wide, yet located near the coast and not too high in the mountains, living in the midst amiable native, garden, and yet only 15 minutes drive from Puerto de la Cruz.

What makes this house unique

The renovation of that 150 years old house, which belonged to a larger Finca once, was only completed in spring, 2015. The house, however, has retained its wayward, winding Canarian character and charm and we love it as it is. And our holiday guests we want to share our enthusiasm.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in La Guancha in Tenerife

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Anti-slip walk-in shower with thermostatic control WC sink Körperwaage hairdryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The French double bed has a width of 160 cm. So extra wide. Mattresses all beds were purchased new in the summer of 2015 and are of high quality.
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The apartment on the ground floor has its own private entrance and is for. 1 Floor, which is occupied by the owner, completely separated by a door Concluded and autonomous. The windows of the ground floor apartment do not allow the direct view of the coast, as unfortunately so often in historic houses and villas in the Canary Islands, but rather on the mountains. From the garden, the sea and the coast is partially visible.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Traditional Canarian house with garden, the coast 1 km, near Puerto de la Cru
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews
3

Good location, could be even better

  • 3 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks in the apartment with 2 small children and 3 adults. Our experience about it is as follows:

Positive:

- Santa Catalina is a lovely village with no mass tourism and mostly locals in it. You can walk down to the ocean, and San Juan de la Rambla is also a cute little town. With car you can use it as a great base for day trips.

- When you feel too tired to go anywhere, and just want to enjoy the sun, the garden is a nice peaceful spot to chill out.

- The flat is really well-equipped, and the baby cot was also made up perfectly.

Negative:

- We traveled 14 hours with 2 small children, and just wanted to have a rest and put the baby to bed when we arrived, indeed we met with a not at all warm welcome by the owner. As soon as we stepped in, he started to list the house rules in a really imperative way, for a tiresome long time – some of them were truly unreasonable –, seemingly forgetting that we are paying guests at the house, not potential criminals. He insisted that both of us listened attentively. (It would have had a much different feeling if he just put 2 glasses of Sangria or 3 oranges on a table, together with the rules on a sheet of paper, and just say, „Hey, welcome, please take a look at the rules if you have the time”.)

- The house was really moldy. First we only felt the damp smell, then we also discovered the living mildew on the walls. This makes it uninhabitable and for those who are sensitive for it, sleeping at night terrible. I just came out of hospital with the baby a week before, he had severe bronchitis, and the effect of mildew on such diseases is dangerous. When we took notice, we didn’t get any support from HomeAway (or the owner) regarding it, even though the owner knew the condition of the house and of my baby in advance as well, and didn’t say a word about it.

- The owner was very responsive to messages, until the day I made the payment. After that, the response time grew to about 1 week. It was not a big problem, just it’s not elegant.

- You can hear everything from the upper flat, which is sometimes very disturbing, e.g. at siesta.

Overall, we had a great time during our holiday, despite the setbacks – because of the mold, we spent much more time outdoors than we wanted to, but we managed. We highly recommend Santa Catalina and that part of the island, but possibly some other accomodation.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, your comments about your stay in Santa Catalina have been well received and I consider honest critics always as a challenge to offer the nicest and most charming holiday location. But nobody can make it right to everybody all the times. That is sad but we working on it. But: we can't improve very much if the points of critizism don't seem to reflect the facts. It seems, you loved our garden very much and I'm glad to hear that your whole family could take full advantage to enjoy the fine weather in peaceful surroundings which you had there. Most important: I'm very happy to learn that your child recovered from his bad Bronchitis so well and fast during your stay in our holiday house in Santa Catalina. And on this highly positiv ending, we wish you a good time and some splendid memories about your family holiday on Tenerife. With kind regards René
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5

Beautiful clean apartment in a calm area

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed staying at Casa Dominica in Santa Catalina. The house is very well kept up and clean. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you might need to prepare a good meal. The rooms (indeed, the whole house) are comfy and thoughtfully decorated. Gert takes his role of host seriously and does not cut corners. If there is a problem he is on it immediately. The property has a well kept fenced-in yard/garden with fruit trees, lounge chairs and a table. It is a very nice spot to eat lunch or enjoy the sun.

Santa Catalina itself is very small and quiet. It is almost a neighborhood of nearby San Juan de la Rambla, which is a very nice small town with bars/cafes, lots of old colonial architecture and a small but surprisingly very well-stocked grocery store (it's open until 8 PM). This is an excellent central location from which to explore the entire northern side of the island. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone staying on Tenerife.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can I say? Thank you, both of you and your 2 kids having chosen this place. Reading your lines and after all what I noticed during your stay, you made the right choice coming to Santa Catalina. You were not only my holiday guests but more than that: a lovely family all together and I must confess: I missed you a little bit after your departure. You kept the place perfectly clean, your kids were well behaved and so lovely. No trouble whatsoever. I would very much like to see you again and wish you all the best for your life in Finland. Saludos !
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5

Wohlfühlen und Genießen im typisch canarischem Fl

  • 5 of 5

Genau wie beschrieben erwartete uns ein netter Hausherr in seinem liebevoll gestalteten Canarischen Haus .

Der Paradiesgarten stand uns zur täglichen Verfügung. Sogar die köstlichen Früchte konnten wir ernten.

Viele Tips zum Inselleben waren hilfreich. Ein netter Grillabend mit Konzert vom Hausherren rundete unseren Besuch ab. Sauberkeit und gute Kommunikation bewegen uns dazu gern wiederzukommen. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt. Vielen Dank

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gerne wieder! Vielen Dank für die detailreiche Bewertung!
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5

Gerne wieder

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben den Aufenthalt auf Teneriffa sehr genossen, gastfreundlich, zuvorkommend, immer ein guter Rat parat - Wunderbar :-)

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke für diese 5 Sterne Bewertung und den angenehmen Kontakt mit euch allen!
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4

Gut ausgestattetes Apartment in einem typisch kanarischen Haus

  • 4 of 5

Wir haben mehr als 3 Wochen in der sehr gut ausgestatteten und sehr sauberen Wohnung verbracht und uns wie zu Hause gefühlt. Auch den zugehörigen Garten konnten wir mit benutzen, z. B. beim Kaffee trinken den herrlichen Blick aufs Meer genießen und sogar Papayas für ein leckeres Abendbrot ernten. René war uns ein sehr guter Gastgeber und hatte für unsere Anliegen immer ein offenes Ohr. Santa Catalina ist ein kleiner verträumter Ort. Die Lage ist ideal für Ausflüge jeglicher Art, egal ob Städtetrips ( Puerto de La Cruz, La Laguna, Garachico) oder Wandertouren (Tenogebirge, Teide-Nationalpark, Anagagebirge). Wir können diese Unterkunft allen empfehlen, die Ruhe und Erholung abseits der Touristenhotels suchen. Gerne würden wir noch einmal auf der Dachterasse sitzen und den Sonnenuntergang genießen. Wir kommen gerne wieder, bis bald.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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4

Wunderschöner Urlaub in einem in einem kanarischen Haus mit charm und Garten

  • 4 of 5

Wir wurden sehr herzlich von unserem Vermieter empfangen. Er gab uns wichtige Tipps für die nähere Umgebung.Gute Erholung war garantiert durch exzellente Matratzen. Die Wohnung ist voll ausgestattet.

Uns stand der hauseigene Garten jederzeit zur Verfügung.

Von dort hatten wir aus wundervollen Blick auf das Meer und die benachbarte Bananenplantage.

Der Garten ist liebevoll gestaltet mit Papaya, Zitronen und Kräutern.

Wir fühlten uns dort sehr gut aufgehoben, haben uns sehr gut erholt und würden jederzeit gern dort wieder einkehren

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in La Guancha, Tenerife

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
 
März 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£143
for 3 nights
From
£30
£264
£688
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£119
for 2 nights
From
£34
£288
£571
 
 
Dezember Januar 2017/18
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£205
for 3 nights
From
£51
£410
£1,091
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£169
for 3 nights
From
£39
£325
£870
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Reinigung £52
Refundable Damage Deposit £87

Die Endreinigung wird vom Vermieter durchgeführt. Allerdings sollte der Mieter die Wohnung in einem ordentlichen, und die Böden in einem besenreinen Zustand hinterlassen. Kein Strandsand in den Betten und auf den Sitzmöbeln. Kochtöpfe, Herd, Ofen, Geschirr und Besteck rückstandsfrei abgewaschen/gesäubert. Insbesondere das Badezimmer, Dusche, WC und Küche sollte sich bei Abreise in einem einwandfreien, rückstandsfreien, hygienischen Zustand befinden.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Tenerife North
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
im Ort
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
TF-5 Richtung Puerto de la Cruz / Icod los Vignos
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
"El Bodegon" Restaurant für Feinschmecker im Ort
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Natural sea pool with shower facilites
Car: recommended

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