Sa Taulera Casa
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Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Sa Taulera is a particularly individual house, named for its many tiled roofs. Originally the site was used to make traditional Mallorquin roof tiles before being converted into an extensive family home.
It is a large single story villa, set into the mountain creating large rooms on different levels. It was completely restored in 2008 and has been brought up to date with tasteful fixtures and fittings and every comfort for a home from home holiday. The accommodation is spacious with lots of areas to either gather together or to spread out for some down time and some peace and quiet.
The main drive and entrance are on the lower level with the kitchen, utility, dining room, WC. bedroom suite 5 and the entrance, pool and main terrace are on one level. Then 4 steps up to main lounge with log burner, bedroom suite's 2, 3 and 4. Then a few steps up to sun room/study and master bedroom suite and upper entrance.
The outside terraces are extensive and private with a 10m x 4m swimming pool for the exclusive use of guests. The property also boasts a traditionally roofed gazebo/outdoor lounge with TV for relaxing in the shade with a cool drink. An ideal place to gather for an aperitif before going out for dinner or enjoying a lovely meal or BBQ by the pool in the atmospheric lighting of Sa Taulera by night.
It is a great base both in and out of high season and caters for any type of holiday. It is on cycling routes and there are incredible walks from the house over the mountains towards the sea. It is close to climbing centres and a wide selection of excellent Golf Courses.
The property is surrounded by trees so the terraces and pool are private and secluded with a beautiful view up the mountain.
The trees, mountains and the superb 5 Star Gran Hotel Son Net provide a striking backdrop for a perfect balmy evening.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Illetas 11 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Palma Mallorca Airport 26 km, Nearest railway: Palma Airport 26 km|
|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
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 5 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Sleeps 12. Secluded with Pool Ideal for Family Retreats, Cycling Holidays, Romantic Getaways and Weddings.
There is a large kitchen, large marble butler sink and marble worktops plus breakfast bar table and stools. Large electric oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster, Whirlpool fridge/freezer, Miele dishwasher.
An attractive feature of the large split level lounge is a traditional mares stone wall and wood burning fire. The lounge has TV, DVD and Apple TV facilities.
Steps from lounge lead to study which has 2 Dell computers with broadband and Wifi, a library and games. At the 2nd front door entrance on the upper level there is a large entrance hall and chill-out area with sofa. Apple TV av. in Gazebo by pool.
Bed linen, bath, hand, kitchen and pool towels are included. For two week plus rentals, the linen, bath and hand towels are changed weekly and a 3 hour clean incl. Property manager 5 minutes away. Languages spoken: English, Spanish.
The property is not ideal for wheelchairs as it is on split level with various steps throughout the property. From the lower gate there is access to the kitchen, dining room and bedroom 5, including patio doors to the pool area. The top gate leads to steps down to top hall and master bedroom. There are a 7 steps down to a sun/study room. Then 4 steps to a lounge area and then a further 4 steps to main lounge, bedrooms 2, 3 and 4. Bedrooms 2 and 4 have french doors out to front terrace. From the lounge are 4 small steps down to bedroom 5, dining room and kitchen - each with french doors to terrace and pool.
|Further details outdoors|
There are two main entrances to the house both accessed by electric gates and private drive.
There are many outside terraced areas to the front and rear of the house, the main one covering a huge area around the pool. The pool is 4m x 10m has underwater lighting and has steps right across the width for easy access. There are sunbeds, parasols, and sun loungers. There are garden tables and chairs with seating for more than 12 people, both gas and coal BBQ's (Webber's) and 2 log fire heaters for the cooler nights.
There is a large traditional Gazebo with large cusioned sofas. It provides a cool place out of the mid-day sun. Perfect for relaxing, having a drink, reading a book and still taking in the activities going on around the pool and terrace. It is also fitted with aa ipod docking station, a sound system and a TV screen. This is connected to both Apple TV and our DVD player.
There are established shrubs and plants around the pool area.
The view from the terrace stretches up the mountain to the fabulous Son Net Hotel and Spa which is situated just above the village. There are steps up to further terrace areas, 3 newly planted fruit trees and the top drive and access gates.
Prices for the property are per week in euros or per night with a minimum of 5 nights. There is an additional fee of Euro 75 for the use of the Study as a bedroom (to enable 12 adults the required room) and for the winter months Euro 150 per week for pool heating and per stay (for those staying less than a week).
Sa Taulera and Puigpunyent are an ideal base for a cycling and walking / hiking holiday and would suit the serious cyclist. Autumn and spring are the perfect season for a cycling or hiking break.
In addition the villa can be used for celebrations as it is perfect for an intimate reception of up to 16 guests. If you are interested in hosting an event at Sa Taulera, please call us to discuss in more detail and confirm additional fees (an event fee, cleaning, additional security deposit based on the number of people). We can put you in touch with caterers and event organisers if required who can help you plan your event. We do insist that the number of people staying in the Villa remains a max of 12.
About this location
The Balearic Islands region
Mallorca has a wide selection of towns, ports, beaches, nature parks, museums with many places to see. The Caves of Drach are a must if you are in Mallorca. The villa is well situatued to visit the entire island, and particularly close to the famous places such as Deia and Valdemossa, the famous haunts of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones.
We are half way between the south coast beaches of Palma, Illetas, Bendinat and Puerto Portals which are 20 min/10 15 km and the west cost, Bunyalbufar, Deia and Valdemossa being a little longer on smaller more windy roads. beyond Palma Nova and Magalug are the stunning beach coves of Cap Falco and Portals Vells with it's carved cave chapel and miles of pine woods. Its a further 10 minutes drive but the sea food beach BBQ is well worth it.
There are some particularly wonderful local sites, some that we have been to and can recommend ourselves. We have an extensive visitors book to give you many ideas once you arrive.
Some useful links to help you prepare for your trip:
The Traditional Village of Puigpunyent rests on the slopes of the Tramuntana Mountains. It has many local shops and is about a 5 minute walk from the villa. There is a local supermarket with fresh vegetables, salad, meat, beverages and dry goods. There is also a bakery and butcher as well as a wonderful chemist. It is best to get to the bakery first thing but the supermarket has a continuous supply of fresh baked bread and is open until about 8pm most evenings. Please note that most shops are closed on Sundays. There is a village sports complex with tennis court, swimming pool, flood lit football pitches and a bar/café.
It is a 10-15 minutes drive to Palma with its old town, famous Cathedral and Port.It is well known as an area of exceptional beauty, surrounded by Vineyards, Country Houses and Farms providing visitors with a taste of traditional Mallorca.Only 3 min walk to the village with about 6 restaurants shops and bars. Half way between the south coast beaches of Palma, Illetas, Benditnat and Puerto Portals approx 20 min 10-15 km and the west coast, Bunyalbufar, Deia and Valdemossa.
Beyond Palma Nova and Magaluf are the stunning beaches of coves of Cap Falco and Portals Vells. Puigpunyent is within 15 mins of 5 of the best golf courses on Mallorca, Son Vida being 10 min drive. Bendinat, Son Antem, Poniente and Santa Ponsa, 15 min west is Son Termens and to the east Son Gual and Golf park Puntiro. The cooling evening breezes and tranquillity of Pungpunyent a perfect end to a long day out on the golf course.
Valldemossa is a must! Especially on a Sunday when the market is on you need to go in the morning and have coffee and almond cake there as it is the speciality.
Puigpunyent is within 15 mins of 5 of the best golf course on Mallorca. Son Vida being 10 mins drive. Bendinat, Son Antem, Poniente and Santa Ponsa. 15 mins west is Son Termens, and to the east Son Gual and Golf Park Puntiro. The cooling evening breezes and tranquility of Puigpunyent a perfect end to a long day out on the golf course.
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24 Jan 2013
The property is super spacious and everything is easily accessible. I really enjoyed the large pool and the TV in the outdoor gazebo for late night movies. It feels like a home and you can really make yourself comfortable. I look forward to visiting again!
13 Jan 2013
"Brilliant and relaxing villa to stay in."
Sa Taulera Casa, was a wonderful place to stay. Inside and outside merge as one big space. Lots of area's for sunbathing with or without shade. Swimming pool great size. Eating outside at night was easy, and very relaxing with a glass of wine. Bedrooms and bathrooms good size , lots of white fluffy towels. Kitchen had everything we needed. Puigpunyent is very Spanish , not touristy at all, with a good supermarket, bank/cash machine, and a couple of really good bar/resturant.
13 Jan 2013
"Sa Taulera is magnificent"
I had the opportunity to book Sa Taulera last July and it was so enjoyable, I'm going back again this year! Located just 25 minutes from the airport in Palma, Sa Taulera has has all the amenities of a private paradise.
With its five beadrooms and on suite baths, there was certainly enough room for our entire family. Our family prefers home cooked meals, and the fully equiped kitchen was the joy of cooking! The weather was beautiful while we were there and we often ate in a shaded area (covered in grape vines) outside next to the pool and gardens.
We did eat out one evening in town at Rosa's Restaurant which was walking distance and our meals were fantastic. Also don't miss the local winery nearby and LaReserve-- both a treat to visit.
I highly recommend this porperty and hope you enjoy it as much as our family did.
11 Jan 2013
"Beautiful villa, fantastic location! Everything you could possibly need!"
We stayed here with our 2 young children, the villa itself is amazing! It's spacious and has everything that you need in it, a real home from home. The outside space and pool is fantastic and our kids loved it, the gazebo area with tv is a huge bonus! The village itself is beautiful and scenic and has a bar, restaurant, supermarket, bank, chemist and some other shops. The owners are also lovely and really do cater for everything you could need, I would have no hesitation in recommending a stay here and we hope to go back soon.
11 Jan 2013
"Utterly perfect - a magical destination and beautiful home from home"
I had a wonderful, memorable stay at Sa Taulera Casa in summer 2012 with my husband and a small group of friends. It is a fabulous house, extremely spacious, well equipped and elegantly designed. I wish it was my own home! As soon as we entered the driveway, bordered by lovely trees and plants, we knew we'd arrived somewhere special.
The outdoor area is amazing - there is a lovely large pool, warm but still refreshing, and a huge private terrace around it with plenty of comfortable loungers. We spent blissful afternoons dipping in and out of the pool, listening to music or watching movies on the comfy sofas outside under the gazebo (the speakers are excellent). In the evenings we had BBQs (the supermarkets have excellent seafood and meat) and would all sit around the big table outside, with the pool lit up. One night we took the short walk to the Hotel Son Net - a very classy five star hotel - and had drinks and dinner there. It was excellent and it was so good to be able to simply walk there and back.
Puigpunyent, the small village where Sa Taulera Casa is just outside of, gives a taste of the true, rural Mallorca; it is small, full of character and charming, with a handful of shops, bars and restaurants. It is a very pretty area and extremely peaceful, up in the hills with dreamy views all around. But while it is secluded and relaxing, you don't have to go far if you want more action. The interesting town of Palma with loads of restaurants, bars and a lovely old town is only 10-15 minutes drive from the house, and the very pretty towns of Deia and Valdemossa are not much further. One afternoon we drove about 20 minutes to a beach, and it was fun to swim in the sea and have some tapas but most of the time we were happy relaxing at the villa.
The kitchen is of a high standard and is very large, so it's conducive to cooking together and standing around chatting over a glass of wine or two, before settling on a cosy sofa or outside if it's warm. The whole house is so pretty, it could easily be featured in an interiors magazine.
An amazing find - we can't wait to return!
11 Jan 2013
"The Best Villa in Majorca - End of Story!"
Amazing Villa, perfect for big family or group of friends. Feels very exclusive, kind of place A-Listers would hide out on holiday. Owners have thought of EVERYTHING, from local olive oils (that guests are free to use) to the brilliant outdoors Smart TV to chill out in front of in the evening with a G&T!!
I would go back every year given half the chance.
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