Hot property: five homes for sale on the Canary Islands
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Villa, Buenavista del Norte, Tenerife, €5.5mn
Where On the remote north-western coast of Tenerife, in the mountainous Teno Rural Park. Tenerife South airport is about an hour and a half by car, Tenerife North just under. The nearest town, Buenavista del Norte, is a 15-minute drive.
What A restored villa on a 10,000 sq m plot, with a main residence and an independent apartment, adding up to 290 sq m of living space. The space is clean and contemporary with some classic elements, such as the wooden floors and stone fireplace.
Why Set in a rugged natural landscape and with lighthouse views, the villa’s location offers good opportunities for lovers of hiking and the natural world.
Who Engel & Völkers
Villa, Santa Brígida, Gran Canaria, €1.653mn
Where In the residential area of Cuesta de los Alvarados, in the municipality of Santa Brígida. The drive to Gran Canaria airport takes about 20 minutes.
What A 574 sq m villa with five bedrooms (all en suite), a pool and terrace. The property also comes with various outbuildings, as well as parking with an EV charger.
Why The villa’s exterior is strikingly designed with large roof overhangs, a landscaped garden, and a rectangular pond in addition to the pool.
Villa, Abama Resort, Tenerife, €2.035mn
Where In the grounds of the Abama Resort, on the western side of Tenerife. It takes about half an hour to reach the island’s southern airport by car.
What A contemporary new-build with an interior area of 269 sq m, including three bedrooms with en suites. The private pool and decking area look out over the Atlantic Ocean, towards La Gomera island.
Why The villa comes fully furnished, and the Abama Resort takes care of maintenance (for an additional fee). Access to the resort’s facilities, such as the fitness centre, communal pools and Owner’s Club, are included in the price.
Villa, Mácher, Lanzarote, €1.25mn
Where In the village of Mácher, towards the south of Lanzarote near Puerto del Carmen. The island’s international airport is less than 15 minutes by car.
What A six-bedroom, four-bathroom villa spread over 418 sq m on a single floor. Sitting on a 2,000 sq m plot, the property is open-plan, spacious and modern, with full glass frontage that capitalises on an ocean view.
Why The outdoor space includes a private heated pool, landscaped gardens and generous terraces.
Penthouse, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, €850,000
Where On the seafront of Puerto de la Cruz, a town in the north of Tenerife. It takes just under half an hour to drive to Tenerife North airport, and about an hour to Tenerife South.
What With a total of 260 sq m of living space, this penthouse residence is split into a two-bedroom, two-bathroom main apartment and a separate guest suite. The main apartment features a connected kitchen, living and dining area with sea views. The guest room is accessed via an outdoor spiral staircase, and has its own kitchenette in addition to the en suite.
Why A roof terrace of more than 100 sq m is well suited to entertaining, and provides excellent views of the ocean.
Who Engel & Völkers