Tenerife Luxury finca for sale
Luxury Finca for Sale Situated in Arona
There are many beautiful luxury properties to be found in Tenerife all thanks to more people having realised that this Canarian island has a lot to boast about other than glorious sunshine. One such property is a gorgeous, private estate that has to be among one of the more desirable fincas that guarantees luxury living together with total privacy.
At the heart of the estate sits a stunning villa that offers luxury at its very best. The area surrounding the estate is one of outstanding natural beauty. The property itself benefits from breathtaking vistas of the countryside, ocean and distant mountains yet it’s secluded and away from prying eyes. Situated on the gorgeous slopes of Arona and aptly named La Libelula which translated means "The Dragonfly", it’s the perfect hideaway having been built to merge in with the surrounding countryside. This magnificent villa boasts an ultra-modern feel to it in what can only be described as an outstanding location, yet just a short 15-minute drive from the coast and beach.
Designed and Built for Luxury Living
The villa was designed by Jost Peikert having been built in 1989. It’s situated in the midst of vast, landscaped gardens that measure over 17,000 square metres. Orchards and vineyards that nestle on the hills above the village of Arona make up the villa's superb estate adding to its privacy and seclusion.
The property enjoys some of the most spectacular, panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. From Los Abrigo on the Golf del Sur right over to the coastal regions of Las Americas, no matter where one stands and looks out over the surrounding area, the vistas are simply put out of this world.
An Amazing Swimming Pool
The villa naturally boasts its own swimming pool, but not just any pool. This newly built heated swimming pool is 10 metres long and with a width of 5 metres it's just one of the properties features and it has a pool cover to protect it when not being used.
La Libelula's Superb Entrance
The entrance to the estate boasts an impressive custom-designed gated system that opens onto a palm-lined driveway. This takes you along a long, food-lit route to the villa passed exquisitely lush landscaped gardens that seem to go on for as far as the eye can see. The estate also boasts a variety of trees that were specifically chosen to fit in with the landscape which together with the fruit orchards and working vineyard, make La Libelula an extremely desirable, luxury property.
The villa was built in 1989 and stands on one level, but over recent times the property has undergone extensive refurbishments and renovations which has turned a beautiful property into a magnificent luxury villa. The work carried out included a total rewire that now accommodates the high-tech requirements of modern living. A new 3-phase power supply that allows for fax lines, ADSL connections and ultra-modern custom lighting throughout the villa is now installed in the property.
Part of the renovation included installing new plumbing as well as a modern central heating system. On top of this, sandstone flooring was installed together with new double glazed aluminium windows. The kitchen too was modernised to include a 5-burner cook top as well as an integrated stainless steel sink. To finish off the kitchen's modernisation, floor-to-ceiling cabinets finished in silestone, a type of quartz making the space a cook's dream area. The middle cupboard is finished in Ferrari red adding just the right splash of colour and contrast to this ultra-modern stainless steel kitchen area.
The Very Best of Luxury Living
The entrance to the villa boasts a galleried hallway that runs the whole length of the property and which effuses luxury from every aspect. The sitting room come dining area offers spacious luxury living at its very best with walls of glass that lead out onto the villa's main 300m2 terrace and again, the views from the terrace are out of this world. The first lounge has been set up as a television room, but the main living area makes for a magnificent open space that runs the entire length of the villa, breathing more light and air into an already spacious area. The villa is tastefully decorated in muted tones with compressed limestone floor tiles that add to its overall cool and relaxing atmosphere.
The magnificent master bedroom boasts an ensuite bathroom with Phillipe Stark fixtures, a brilliant, high pressure massage shower and an office area. The master bedroom also benefits from a superb large terrace that offers excellent vistas to the front of the property and overlooks the charming walled garden.
There are a further 3 double bedrooms all of which boast having their own ensuite bathrooms with two of them also featuring their own private terraces offering splendid views of the gardens and surrounding areas.
There's a laundry room together with a storage room, workshop and boiler room together with a further two independent outbuildings on the estate that could, if needed, be converted either to guest houses or accommodation for staff.
Total Seclusion and Privacy
One of the main attractions of the property is its location, set on the hillside in a sought-after area and surrounded by established landscaped gardens which offer total privacy to occupants yet nothing interferes with the outstanding views of the surrounding areas from the grounds or the villa.
Many Excellent Features
There's a state of the art, fully automated, computer controlled irrigation system that the current owners had installed at a cost of 20,000 Euros. On top of this, the security at the property is first rate and includes an alarm system and cameras strategically placed around the property which can be controlled remotely via a phone, laptop and ipad for ulta-convenience.
The Independent Guest Apartment
The property benefits from an independent guest apartment that comprises of a well-appointed double bedroom that boasts an ensuite bathroom.
The gardens are superbly landscaped adding the sheer charm of the estate as well as adding to its seclusion. A series of delightful pathways meander around both the gardens and the orchards which are filled with fig trees, almonds, apples, plums apricots, pomegranates, oranges, mandarins, lemons, pears, mangos and peach trees allowing for bountiful harvests.
There's a door that leads to the charming walled garden with its delightful water feature and a magnificent wooden pergola. It’s a secret garden that’s a paradise to spend any time in with the bonus being that it’s annexed to the villa's rear terrace. The lovely covered terrace allows for al fresco dining around a beautiful teak table in a garden where the air is filled with the scent of jasmine, eucalyptus and mimosa. There's so much exterior space that it would be easy to have tennis courts laid in the grounds without losing any of the gardens charm and ambiance.
Le Libelula boasts 4 vineyards on its estate all of which produce over 1000 litres of wine annually. There's an independent wine cellar as well as a fully and well equipped bodega that enables the production.
The estate also boasts several water tanks which includes a 500 m2 concrete enclosed tank, there’s an open reservoir tank of 800 m2 and a further underground storage water tank, making three in total.
Outbuildings and Garage
The estate boasts an independent workshop together with another outbuilding that measures 50 metres which can be used for extra storage or converted into more guest apartments or staff living quarters if required. There's a secure, large 55 m2 garage that offers enough space for two cars on the property.
Luxury Living in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The villa and estate enjoys a superb location and setting allowing total privacy yet close enough to all essential amenities. La Libelula is without doubt one of the most desirable properties on the island and would make the perfect home for anyone looking for an estate that boasts a unique luxury cachet as well as a definite wow factor.
Asking price is: 1,450,000 Euros
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