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Romantic house in Fornalutx with stunning mountain view! Private pool, BBQ, WiFi

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

3 double bedrooms with private bathrooms and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds and WC

Please visit www.canfave.com for more information!

Rental license 864/2016/ET

Can Fave is a truly unique property. A private secluded oasis in the middle of the village of Fornalutx . A newly renovated 300 century old house with many bedrooms and bathrooms. Stunning mountain views , private pool , large garden with green grass all year and parking outside the door. Approximately 100 meters to the tennis court , shops (including pharmacies) , bars and restaurants. 10 minutes drive to the Mediterranean Sea and the beach in Puerto Soller. Beautiful walking trails that begin outside the door. Can Fave is a favorite year round!

Literal translation of Ca’n Fave means the house of beans.

The large and lush garden was once the best broad bean producing area in the village. The ancient buildings themselves were originally for storage and drying. Now, converted into a charming cottage style house, with a swimming pool and mature fruit trees shading the lush lawns, it is located on the outskirts of the historic and picturesque village of Fornalutx, nestling in the foothills of the Tramuntana Mountains in the Sóller Valley. Situated in Career Mallorca 2, a no through road Camino (lane), which allows access by car. There is parking outside the house.

Rentals normally run from Saturday to Saturday with access to the house from 4 pm on the day of arrival and exit by 10 am on the day of departure. For rentals during other periods or if you have any special requirements please contact us.

Included in the price:

Cleaning and change of bed linen, indoor towels and swimming pool towels once a week.

Garden and pool maintenance is carried out twice a week.

Additional maid service may be arranged upon request in advance.

1 pool towel per person

1 bath towel per person

1 hand towel per person

Bed sheets

End cleaning

Accommodation:

1 double room with en-suit bathroom (bath/shower). Direct access to the swimming pool terrace. Air-condition.

1 double bedroom with en-suit bathroom (shower). Direct access to a roof terrace with a fabulous view of the mountains. Air-condition.

1 double bedroom with en-suit bathroom (shower) in a separate house in the garden. Direct access to the garden and lounge terrace.

1 room with 2 single beds, a fire place and a WC. Situated on the ground floor in the main house. Also the TV room.

No pets are allowed.

Combined kitchen and livingroom:

A beautiful kitchen/dining/living room with a wood chimney and direct access to the garden and lounge terrace.

Fully equipped with fire place, stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee brewer, toaster, water boiler etc.

Garden/lounge terrace:

On the upper terrace you find a private pool, 4×10 meter. Either you take the stairs from the lower terrace or use the direct access from the master bedroom.

On the ground terrace you will find a nice outside dining area among the lemon and fig trees.

* Private house

* Parking outside house

* Garden

* Barbeque

* Private pool

* Aircondition

* WiFi

* Stereo

* 8 sleeps

* 3 bedrooms

* 3 bathrooms

* 1 guest room with WC

* Linens provided

* Towels provided

* Washing machine

* Wood chimney

* Oven

* Microwave

* Dishwasher

* Smart TV

Smoking ONLY OUTSIDE!

More Details
Registration Number : 864/2016/ET

Owner
Fam Nicou / www.canfave.com
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
8 January, 2018

About Fam Nicou / www.canfave.com

The family lives in Stockholm, Sweden. Alexis grow up in Fornalutx/Mallorca and in Stockholm and Anna in Helsingborg in the south of Sweden. We have tree children.

Why Fam Nicou / www.canfave.com chose Fornalutx

WHY FORNALUTX?

Alexis grandmother moved from Stockholm, Sweden to Mallorca and the village of Fornalutx in 1946. Back then it had no electricity and there where no roads for cars. Every summer since Alexis was 3 years old, thats 1976, he spent 3 month visiting her. Therefor it feels like he have more or less grown up in the narrow alleys of Fornalutx together with his sister, cousins and Majorcan friends. Fornalutx has of course a great place in our hearts. The beautiful surroundings, all nice people that lives in the village, the nearby beaches in Puerto Soller, the unprecedented mountain walks and the fabulous food at the local restaurants. You get addicted to it! /Fam Nicou

What makes this house unique

Can Fave is a truly unique property . A private secluded oasis in the middle of the village of Fornalutx . A newly renovated 300 century old house with many bedrooms and bathrooms. Stunning mountain views , private pool , large garden with green grass all year and parking outside the door. Approximately 100 meters to the tennis court , shops (including pharmacies) , bars and restaurants. 10 minutes drive to the Mediterranean Sea and the beach in Puerto Soller. Beautiful walking trails that begin outside the door. Can Fave is a favorite year round!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fornalutx in Serra de Tramuntana

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master bedroom 1 private bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Main house, large private bathroom with bath with shower
    Master bedroom 2 private bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bedroom 3 WC - Toilet , Basin
    Guesthouse private bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , New 2017
    Outside shower with beautiful mountain view (hot/cold water) - Shower Enclosure , Do NOT miss our outside shower with beautiful mountain view!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom 1 (upstairs main house) with private bathroom - 1 Double Bed , Direct access to the swimming pool terrace, aircondition.
    Master bedroom 2 (upstairs main house) with private bathroom - 1 Double Bed , Direct access to a nice roof terrace, aircondition.
    Bedroom 3 (first floor main house) with WC & door to garden - 2 Single Bed , Spacious room with WC. Also a large flat screen smart TV.
    Bedroom 4 (Garden Guesthouse) - 1 Double Bed , Renovated bedroom with large roof fan and private bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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Romantic house in Fornalutx with stunning mountain view! Private pool, BBQ, WiFi
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5

Wonderful house and surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We just had a wonderful holiday in a charming house and beautiful surroundings. We got the best service from the owners!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house and holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house is as beautiful and well designed and maintained as the photos. The view from the garden and the pool is breathtaking. The garden has orange trees, lime trees and fig trees (which we helped ourselves to as the fruit was falling off the branches....I hope that was okay Alexis?).

The village of Fornalutx is lovely and friendly with some great restaurants and bars and a small (but well stocked supermarket) and a bakery where you can order Ensaïmadas.

We were in Mallorca during the heatwave in Europe but the house remained cool and the kids loved the swimming pool. There are plenty of walks around the village and the only thing that stopped us exploring more was the heat.

Thanks to Alexis for making us feel so welcome. It is a very special house. We hope to come back for another visit soon and do some longer walks in the mountains.

Ali, friends and family

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best finds ever!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky to find such a great place in a fantastic location. You do need to know how to drive though, if you have rented a car and plan to explore on your own. Probably not a big deal if you are use to European driving, but much more challenging (and fun) than American roads!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent holiday property and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in Can Fave. It's a charming property with a pool that gets lots of sun. The village of Fornalutx is beautiful and full of character. We came mainly for the walking and were not disappointed - fantastic range of mountain, valley and coastal walks nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a lovely place, we had a fabulous holiday!

  • 5 of 5

They say there is no place like home, but we have found it! I will always remember the scent of orange blossom as we first discovered the garden. The pool has provided hours of entertainment and the friendliness of the village of Fornalutx, simply enhances the property. Can Fave is a great base for hiking. To be recommended is the fairly easy stroll up the Barranc de Biniaraix to Cases de l'Ofre from where you have a great view over Palma bay. Thank you for allowing us to share Can Fave with you and we very much hope to return. Ralph and Mary, England

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our stay in beautiful Can Fave has been superb!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Family Nicou,

From start to finish our stay in beautiful Can Fave has been superb! We have never enjoyed Mallorca so much as in Fornalutx and your house. Villa and swimmingpool exceeded our expectations! Thank you for a lovely time! Hope to return soon! Sean & Nichola / Strathaven, Scotland

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bar Centro
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Son Termens
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Tren de Soller - Palma
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Can Antuna
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Puerto Soller
Car: not necessary

FORNALUTX

The municipal town of Fornalutx sits deep in the heart of the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range, approximately 40km or 25 miles, north-west of the capital Palma, and the Son Sant Joan International Airport.

Fornalutx, in the hills above Soller, calls itself the prettiest village in Spain and it is hard to disagree, unless you accept the claims of its neighbour Biniaraix.

It is a quiet little place at the top of the Soller valley and has wonderful mountain views. A number of walking trails are easily accessible from Fornalutx, making it a top spot for hikers and bikers.

There’s little local shop but for more substantial shopping, you’ll need to pop down the road to Soller, two kilometres away. It’s an easy walk down along charming lanes and through pretty citrus groves.

There are a number of terrace restaurants and bars where you can sit back and soak in the views of olive and orange groves climbing ever higher until they reach the pine-clad foothills of Puig Major.

Sights & Attractions in Fornalutx

Head to Soller for some cultural immersion, Fornalutx is more about enjoying Mother Nature!

Things to Do in Fornalutx

Fornalutx is popular with hikers thanks to the variety of well sign posted hikes in the area. The stunning countryside consists of mountains, citrus and olive groves, coastal views and pretty villages – surely a heaven for walkers! Cyclists also use Fornalutx as a base, there is plenty of challenging road cycling and there is possibility of mountain biking too (guide recommended). Horse riding and tennis are also catered for.

The video below is mostly about Sollér but there are several scenes are from Fornalutx.

Rewards

Because of its appearance and enviable state of conservation, over the years Fornalutx has received several different prizes and awards. In 1983 it was awarded a Silver Plaque for the defence and maintenance of the village, by the Majorcan Tourist Board. The same year the Spanish General Secretary for Tourism awarded Fornalutx another prestigious prize for being one of the best preserved villages in the whole of Spain.

History

The history of Fornalutx starts over 1,000 years ago, when it was an Arab property – probably a farmstead. After the Catalan conquest of the island in the 13th Century, the population of the area started to grow and a church, which is still standing today, was completed in 1639. Fornalutx was part of the municipality of Soller until 1837, when it gained its independence.

The charm of Fornalutx lies in just how untouched and untainted it is by the modern world – the contrast with Palma and some of the other more developed areas of the island could not be greater. The stone streets and steps of the old centre are just wonderful, carefully adorned as they are with many pots and plants; the doorways of many of the ancient stone houses are left wide open by the locals – although, today, many of them are now second homes or holiday residences.

As you stroll around, be careful to take a look at the eves of the houses where you can see the famous painted tiles, known as ”Arab tiles”, which date from the period between the 14th and 19th Centuries. These little works of art are drawings in red on the white background of the roof tiles, which sit under the projecting roofs which extend out over the small houses. The drawings portray a jumble of different things – from plants and animals to people and religious imagery. However, the tiles are not simply decorative – they have symbolic meaning and are said to protect the occupants of the house from bad luck.

One of the most notable buildings in the village is the Town Hall, or ”Casa de la Vila”, which includes a defence tower dating from the 17th Century. The aforementioned Parish Church is also another of the village’s outstanding buildings and really should be seen. It has undergone many renovations since its original construction in the Gothic style, and is now perhaps more Baroque in appearance, with a single nave covered by a half-barrel-vault ceiling and lateral chapels.

The entire village is simply a delight, the streets are so winding and narrow that cars are seldom seen and all the houses are fine examples of traditional Majorcan mountain architecture.

As you walk around take a look up the mountains to see the lush vegetation on the mountain terraces and the orchards where the famous oranges are grown, reflecting the agricultural heritage of the area, which dominated the economy up until the latter half of the last Century.

Source:

http://www.undiscovered-majorca.com/fornalutx.htm

http://www.seemallorca.com/fornalutx

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fornalutx, Majorca (Mallorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017/2018
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£762
for 4 nights
£1,334
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,397
for 5 nights
£1,956
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,588
for 5 nights
£2,223
 
 
Autumn 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,118
for 4 nights
£1,956
 
 
Winter 2018/2019
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
£762
for 4 nights
£1,334
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£762
for 4 nights
£1,334
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £444.62

Check-in on the day of arrival after 3:00 PM
Check-out on the day of departure before 10:30 AM

Included in the price:
Cleaning and change of bed linen, indoor towels and swimming pool towels once a week.
Garden and pool maintenance is carried out twice a week.
1 pool towel per person
1 bath towel per person
1 hand towel per person
Bed sheets
End cleaning

Additional maid service may be arranged upon request in advance.

A reservation fee/advance payment of fifty percent (50%) of the total cost of the vacation rental (inclusive of fees and applicable taxes) is required to confirm all reservations within 1 week (7 days) of making the initial reservation. If this payment is not received, your reservation will be cancelled.

The remaining amount, fifty percent (50%), is due 30 days prior to check-in.

None of the payments are refundable except if the Homeowner cancels the contract because the house is uninhabitable due to flooding or other natural disaster.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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