Finca Las Martorell
Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
We are delighted that the owners of Finca Las Matorell decided to completely restore this beautiful 300 year old farmhouse. Recently finished, the transformation has to be seen to be fully appreciated and the results are stunning. All the original features have been painstakingly preserved along with many interesting rustic artefacts. Built around an open ended cobblestone courtyard this stone clad house provides a very relaxing and peaceful ambience.For those wanting a family holiday home embracing and enhancing the natural ambience, then this is for you.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palma|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1)|
|Further details indoors|
The customary front arched entrance opens into the entrance hall and further into the living room with three piece suite cushioned sofa seating area, feature fireplace, Satellite TV, DVD player and French doors opening to the feature courtyard.
The attractive dining room has a solid oak seven seater dining table, inner stonewall features and three twin doors opening to the poolside terraces with pleasing views of the scented gardens. Delightfully fitted modern kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, infra-red hob/gas oven and large fridge/freezer, twin sink unit, and the original 200 year old stone sink, walk-in pantry and side door to the BBQ terrace.
The Master bedroom has fitted wardrobes, side door to the poolside terraces and full en-suite marble bath/shower room with heated towel rail. Two comfortable twin bedrooms, each with fitted wardrobes, share the adjacent deluxe, marble, full bath/shower room. Guests cloakroom. Utility room with washing machine.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside the courtyard is a natural sunbathing area with very spacious furnished poolside terraces. Next to the original, working, bread oven is the brick built BBQ with washing facilities and covered dining terrace. The brand new mozaic tiled swimming pool is set amidst a grassed area and fruit orchard with orange and lemon trees. In the mornings you can pick your own oranges each day and enjoy a drink of freshly squeezed orange juice, in the evenings pick some lemons for your evening cocktails.
(Please note that the lane leading to the house is quite narrow and we recommend smaller cars are used to this property)
The Balearic Islands region
Mallorca is the largest of the three main Balearic Islands and has been undergoing a wonderful revival over the last 25 years. The island has reestablished itself as a destination rich in culture and offers visitors a diverse choice of unspoilt beaches, bustling towns and breathtaking scenery. The tranquil inland areas have many beautiful areas with traditional old farmhouses carefully restored as holiday homes, ranging from contemporary villas to grand countryside retreats. These properties present the opportunity to enjoy the calming ambience of the island, with space for friends or families to experience a holiday at a property with its own grounds, swimming pool, and of course a high standard of accommodation. If its beaches you're after then the South side of the island can't be beaten; the heritage protected beach and salt lakes of Es Trenc could easily be mistaken for the Caribbean, and the bewildering array of smaller calas (beaches) along the coast line will leave any visitor to the island spoilt for choice. The cosmopolitan town of Santanyi with its bustling street markets, charming Cas Concos and conveniently located s'Horta each providing the basis for some of the finest villas on the island. In the North of the island, Pollenca, Campanet and Buger have the dramatic backdrop of the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range, with its myriad of little villages nestling between its peaks. Great cuisine is never far away, with each village or town offering many interesting and unique restaurants serving local sourced ingredients. As the secrets of Mallorca are slowly unravelled, so its popularity increases.
Pollença is without doubt one of the most attractive municipalities of the Island. It was one of the areas where tourism first started, being the preferred destination of painters and artists since the beginning of the century. Pollença is full of contrasts because a large part of the "Serra de Tramuntana” is situated within its municipality. With its steep mountains and its deep valleys, which in many cases end in most beautiful and lonely bays, where the blue of the sea merges with the grey of the limestone rocks and the brilliant green of the pine trees. Here the cultural and artistic life never stops. There are many art galleries and beautiful handicraft shops. Throughout the year one can enjoy a variety of musical events, the most famous of which takes place in the Santo Domingo Cloister between July and September. Apart from the old town, the municipality of Pollença is also home to two coastal towns, the Port Of Pollença and Cala San Vicente.
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4 Jan 2013
"Nice cottage, but beds are not so good"
It's almost unbelievable that with such a nice house they chose to put in such bad beds. All the beds are small, but some of them are so lousy it really detracts from ones ability to enjoy the stay as they more or less ruin your sleep. One of the members of our group actually chose to sleep on one of the sunbeds instead.
If you can endure the less than optimal sleeping conditions the cottage is really nice with a very nice and shielded courtyard in a quiet neighborhood just outside the nearby town of Polenca. The courtyard has outside food making facilities and seating which we used extensively, and the olive tree at the center provides partial shade from the sun which is nice. If the weather does not permit outdoor activities it is still possible to sit inside at the large dining table in the living room connecting the kitchen with the sleeping rooms. All the windows facing the courtyard can open completely and become doors through which you can enter/exit the building, which is a nice touch for adjusting for different weather conditions.
The pool garden is very nice and relaxing (and completely clean), but as we visited in early spring the water was too cold for the pool to be pleasant to bathe in.
I would definitely recommend renting a car for shopping and generally getting around as it's a long walk to get to the supermarket (which is on the nearby main road). If you got the time and energy, the town center is within reasonable walking range though.
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