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A Casita to Relax In A Beautiful View Sheep Bells & Bird Song

Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Jul-2014
This Romantic Casita can be combined with a three bedroom villa in the vicinity.

Very cozy never to be forgotten lovers retreat in the olive groves at the foot of the Soller Tramuntana mountains with a distant sea view, sheep bells, and bird song. Private parking. Hike into the hills out the back door. 10 min walk into town to the lovely antique train station with its wood trams that run between Soller and the fishing Port where there are beaches and boat rentals. The Plaza with coffee shops, and wifi, restaurants, and local artisans. The Casita is a charming hideaway with the well equipped kitchen that opens onto a veranda for outside living. A lovely bathroom with mountain views.

Arrival days preferably from Monday to Monday.

Arrival time from 4 pm. Departure time by 11 am unless otherwise arranged.

This Casita can be combined with a three bedroom villa with a pool in the vicinity if you have a larger group that you want to bring along but still keep your privacy. Put property number 6300792 in the search box to check out our Olive grove Villa with a private pool!

Each property (The Relaxing Casita and the Olive grove Villa ) are independent,autonomous.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I have always been very interested in the Mallorquin building style, architecture,and culture. I have been professionally involved in designing many homes in Soller maintaining the traditional Mallorquin Soller style. The Mallorquin Soller style is quite unique as it is a mixture of different cultures. Many of the older properties were originally built during the Islamic period that at its longest lasted 300 years. You can still see the influence in the names of many villages like Bini Ali or Lluc Alcari or Bini Basi. Even some people claim the name Soller has an Islamic meaning. There were two Islamic periods the last one ending 1229 so there is still lot's of traces left, including many minarets in Palma city.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Czech, Catalan and Slovak

16 Reviews

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based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

Peaceful hideaway

  • 5 of 5

A lovely peaceful hideaway within easy reach of Soller. We hired a car which is probably not the best idea if you want to return it without scraped alloys! The streets are narrow with raised kerbs and unless you have a small car, forget it! We took Robert's advice and caught the bus to Palma and the orange train back to Soller. The Saturday market in Soller is not to be missed and ideal for pressies to take home. We highly recommend Hotel Salvia if you want to experience Michelin star quality food. Robert is very attentive and helpful and is very close at hand for any queries. The villa is in a shaded location with plenty of cover from the sun.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquility of the mountains

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place, so tranquil and away from the hurly burly of the commercialised part of Mallorca. We spent a week walking and enjoying the mountains aided by Robert's advice and help. We plan to go back and explore more and will definitely want to return each day to this Casita for its peace, quiet and beauty.

R&J

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxation guaranteed

  • 5 of 5

Robert met us in Soller and took us through the very narrow streets and up the hill that winds its way to the Casita. The setting on the hillside in spacious grounds is very private, yet only 10 minutes walk down to Soller. The Casita is small, but perfectly formed! It has everything you need and great attention to detail is paid to the presentation of the property and the cleanliness. It was a delight to walk into such a lovely place after a tricky journey. Robert's hints and tips about where to go and what to do meant that we were able to buy our food from the best places, visit great restaurants and enjoy lovely walks. Soller is a lovely, cosmopolitan town and our only regret was that we had just a week here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for ramblers, ornithologists...& epicureans

  • 5 of 5

The Casita felt secluded, being a little bit above Soller, but it was also near enough to stroll into town easily for a beer and some tapas.

We used the barbecue a few times, and sat on the veranda, watching the sun go down over the mountains and the distant sea. The birdsong in the garden was really enchanting, courtesy of some little warblers and a ‘resident’ nightingale. A handful of vultures circled over the faraway mountains (thankfully it wasn't the other way around, as their squawking and proximity to the bbq wouldn't have been quite so soothing).

We’ve stayed in Deia many times before, but on balance preferred this. It felt more Mallorcan, more authentic (i.e. not so many high end international estate agents for wealthy incomers). We managed perfectly well without a car. I’d recommend buying a decent walking book* and printing off timetables from the TIB website before you go - as buses are frequent and cheap.

Finally, Robert was really helpful and willing to recommend walks when asked. I would certainly stay here again. Great value for money too.

*We had Walk! Mallorca, but Robert recommended a good few more.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Enchanting Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the most wonderful little hideaway and the photographs truly reflect its charm, but don't show how private it is. Robert, the owner, met us at the property and went through absolutely everything we were likely to want to know, about the house, the immediate area and the island as a whole. A wonderful host. My only suggestion is, if you are thinking of hiring a car, the roads in Soller a very narrow as is the one up to the house, so don't hire a large car. We are most certainly going to go back as it was a wonderfully relaxing break from a very busy London and we would have no hesitation in recommending it to any of our friends. Thank you again to Robert and Maria

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent retreat

  • 5 of 5

Great little place about 1Km outside of Soller, which is not a hard walk even though it's hilly.Very tranquil and private and Robert looks after your every need, as well as being a great source of local info and conversation.

We suffered a bit with rainy weather but it was November!

Sitting outside for breakfast or evening meals and wine were our highlights. Highly recommended if you don't want to be in the heart of Soller but near enough to it to enjoy the many bars and restaurants there.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 700 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : at 3.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : at 700 Metres Nearest Restaurant : at 700 Metres Nearest Beach : at 3.5 Kilometres

Soller and the Port are about half an hour drive from Palma airport and have very good connections by train, tram, bus, and taxi services. Situated on the West Coast 25 km from Palma town, 10 km from Deia, 3 km from Fornalutx and 3 km from Port of Soller. Palma has regular flight connections with most of Europe. If you are driving yourself from the airport: exit airport on the MA-19 West, direction Palma continue on highway MA-19 till you get to the exit MA-20, direction Andratx. Continue on highway MA-20 till you get to the exit MA-11. Take MA-11 to Soller. You will have two options to drive the mountain pass that is quite beautiful but very curvy and takes about 30 min or take the tunnel straight to Soller.

We can recommend hiking, and canyoning guides, the scuba diving center in the Port is well equipped and friendly. There are rock climbing sights within 20 min drive. There are rental boats, and kayaks in the Port of Soller, and water skiing.

Car rental is available in Soller so you can just rent the days you want to use the car for. On your departure you can drop off the Soller rental car at the airport. We recommend renting small cars.

The beautiful picturesque villages of Bineratx and Fornalutx are

a 5 min and 10 min drive or a 30 min walk.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
all year
21 Aug 2016 - 31 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
£507
for 7 nights
£507
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£507
for 7 nights
£507
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Downpayment / Deposit requested. Key pick up with owner. Rate depending on the number of persons.

A non refundable 30% on booking confirmation by bank transfer and the remainder on arrival. If you do have to cancel and we can find guests for your booking we will refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo ...

Suitability

  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Water sports

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 30 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Open plan living space with a queen size bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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