Villa | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Las Palmeras is an imposing villa which has been recently built with stone walls and wood beamed ceilings. It is located in the peaceful residential area of Crestaix, just a 10 minute drive from the old historic town of Pollensa. Set amongst beautiful mature gardens with a fish pond and water fountain above a large swimming pool, it has been furnished to a high standard and is fully air-conditioned. The villa is divided into two self-contained floors which makes it ideal for two families wishing to holiday together, but with their own separate accommodation.
Each of the two self-contained parts of the villa has its own entrance. The first part is on the ground floor and the entrance leads into a spacious kitchen and the living area which has both satellite television and a DVD player. There is a master double bedroom with a shower room en-suite and two twin bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room, whilst the other has use of a separate shower room.
The other part of the villa is on the first floor and has its own access via an impressive front door and staircase which leads up to the accommodation. Here the open-plan living room has satellite television and a DVD player, and there is a dining table to seat 6. A door from the living area leads onto a corner balcony furnished with a table and chairs. The kitchen also has a table seating 4. A spiral staircase leads from the living room up to the roof terrace which has views over the surrounding area.
All of the bedrooms of the upper part of the house lead off the living room. Each bedroom has large windows making them light and airy. There is a twin bedroom with a separate shower room, incorporating a hydro massage shower. There are two double bedrooms which are either side of a large bathroom with a corner bath and twin basins.
The rectangular pool measures 12 x 6 m and has built-in steps. It is surrounded by stone terracing and a water feature flows into one corner of the pool. There is an outside shower, ample sun loungers and a palm umbrella affording shade. Beside the pool is a built-in barbecue and outside sink, with a shaded terrace area with table and chairs suitable for dining alfresco.
Las Palmeras is set amongst attactive gardens in a small residential area with other villas nearby, yet the garden enjoys privacy due to the thick hedges and many trees. Within the residential area there are two public tennis courts, just a couple of minute's walk away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cala san Vicente, Puerto Pollensa or Alcudia Playa 15 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palma de Mallorca 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Balearic Islands region
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and the most varied. For many years Mallorca was synonymous with mass tourism but in recent years it has become a quality destination offering a wide range of holidays, notably for villas and apartments.
Whilst some areas of the coast in the south and east have been overdeveloped with exuberant resorts, the capital, Palma still retains much of its historical flavour sporting grand mansions and a magnificent Gothic cathedral in its bustling centre. In the north of the island, nestling below the peaks of the majestic Serra de Tramuntana mountain range are the charming historic towns of Pollensa and Old Alcudia, and the family friendly resorts of Cala San Vicente with its stunning location and Puerto Pollensa, fronting its wonderful bay, sparkling waters and long sandy beach.
Mallorca is an island of immense variety with all the ingredients for an unforgettable stay - dramatic mountain scenery, golden beaches, hidden coves, timeless villages and ancient monasteries, an excellent range of sports both on land and on water, plus a distinctive and varied cuisine.
Historic POLLENSA lies in the lee of the Tramuntana Mountains and is a peaceful old town that has been largely unaffected by tourism. Pollensa was established a few miles inland to protect against pirate attacks; whilst its harbour, Puerto Pollensa, was left as an unprotected outpost.
Pollensa is one of Mallorca's most celebrated cultural towns with much of the historic medieval centre remaining intact, particularly between the Plaça Major and the Via Crucis, which leads to the summit of El Calvario. The Plaça is also home to a cluster of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars and a great setting for long leisurely lunches or dinners; and a busy weekly market.
SPORTS enthusiasts are well catered for - the wonderful sandy beaches of Puerto Pollensa and Cala San Vicente offer a good selection of water sports, ranging from wind surfing to sailing, snorkelling to scuba diving whilst on land there are two golf courses, tennis; and opportunities for cycling, walking and horse riding.
There are a number of interesting places to visit nearby:
PUERTO POLLENSA is an attractive family resort which stretches along a sheltered horseshoe-shaped bay lined with sandy beaches, set against the backdrop of the Boquer Mountains. The celebrated Pine Walk overlooks the beach and the bay, dotted with the colourful sails of yachts. Some of the best fish restaurants in Mallorca are found along the promenade, along with other cuisines to suit every taste.
CALA SAN VICENTE is a small family resort with some excellent restaurants that nestles around four sandy coves in the shadow of the Formentor Peninsula. The area is renowned for walking, with dramatic coastal scenery of rocky outcrops that plunge into the sparkling seas.
The nearby FORMENTOR PENINSULA, the bony northern spur of the Tramuntana Mountains is an area of great natural beauty with wooded valleys, plunging cliffs, magnificent seascapes and a wonderful beach, the Playa de Formentor.
OLD ALCUDIA, not to be confused with the modern resort 3 kms to the south, has a fascinating history. Settled by the Phoenicians and Greeks; the Romans made it their capital; destroyed by the Vandals; rebuilt by the Moors, and liberated in the early 1200's by the Spanish who fortified the city with massive walls. Today within the old city you will find a number of enticing restaurants, bars, shops and art galleries.
Further afield there are many other places of interest - LLUC, renowned for its monastery, beautiful DEIA home to many artists, the ancient hilltop town of ARTA; and PALMA itself.
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