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Stone Cottage With Magnificent Mountain and Village Views

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Soller, Mallorca, Spain - Peaceful, Romantic And Inspiring Setting

Tranquillity, privacy and spectacular views perfectly describe this charming hilltop casita, the origins of which are thought to be as a winter livestock shelter then a wine store for produce from the property itself. Opening onto a leafy terrace, the large timber beamed bedroom has a king size mattress on a sandstone base. Three steps up through an archway is the open plan kitchen/dining/living room which opens on to another two terraces with sun lounges and al fresco dining areas. The cottage is insulated and has reverse cycle airconditioning, wood stove in bedroom and wood fire in lounge. Park off street under Sa Viña’s shady lemon trees, and meander to the casita. Part of the path is quite steep but the view justifies 3 or 4 minute walk. Sa Viña is a perfect retreat for those wanting relaxation or recreation. Help yourself to seasonal fruit including grapes, oranges and figs, (delicious and chemical free). Satellite TV, DVD and CD player, WIFI and books are there for your enjoyment.

Registration Number : VT1625

Owner
Margaret Wilson
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Margaret Wilson

We are a wandering Australian couple lucky enough to have a well traveled, good fun life. We are easy going, sociable and relaxed. We are particular how we like our home to be, want you to love your stay at Sa Viña, and, more importantly, come back, as many do.

Marg will personally look after your booking and answer any queries you may have.

In May 2016 we traveled to Canada and drove to Alaska and the Yukon over Top of the World Highway, returning to Australia in September. After that amazing adventure we are happy to be back in Australia....for the time being.... Cell/Mobile phone number is 61422121936. If you prefer me to call you, just email your number and I'll be happy to answer any questions.

Margaret Wilson purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Margaret Wilson chose Sóller

This is a very comfortable house, usually with cool breezes across the terrace in the summer, and fireside sofas where you can read or watch tv in the cooler weather. The bedroom is the original casita (or small house) with a 2m x 2m bed on a sandstone base. The open plan lounge/dining/kitchen was added some time ago. We made the beams by hand using a mould and table loaned by a friend's father. Recycled doors and windows were sourced from friends and neighbours and walls were constructed around them! That history is a story for another day....

What makes this cottage unique

We love the view to Soller from the terrace from early morning right through to night time, when the village lights shine.

Figs, grapes, oranges, lemons, pears, apricots and apples are some of the seasonal fruit you are welcome to enjoy - help yourself!

There's plenty of off street parking among the lemon trees, views from the path to the house, and privacy once you arrive.

Free wifi, TV, books, maps - everything to make your stay relaxing.

It's a pleasant stroll in to Soller, or to the Port for a swim.

Guestbook comments from the owner

.It has been a great place to stay.Hope to stay again next year for longer, Pauline and John Sept 2014. .We love the house! Thanks, Jay. December 2013.

.Home now - tired and cold! Problem is no pic can do that view justice  - and you don't get the tinkle of the sheep bells, or the rattle of tram in the valley, or the sweet aroma of the orange blossom. Thanks again. Regards,Stephen. April 2014.

. Had a great stay. Loved the house and the location and was a great holiday all round. Peter. March 2014. . 3 times earlier we have had a wonderful vacation in your cottage in Soller. Once again we would very much like to spend a vacation there....Irene and Bo, June 2014.
Feb 2005
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sóller in Serra de Tramuntana

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Vanity, tiled shower, toilet (septic system). Heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps Two (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Reverse cycle aircon, plus wood burning stove.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Complimentary housekeeping and linen change mid term when guests stay more than 7 nights. As a service, bags of firewood which include kindling and fire starter have been delivered to the house. Bags can be purchased for the price we pay, €10 using an honesty box. Free firewood stored in parking area locker. Cheaper firewood is usually available from the petrol station. Outside: The sunny terraces set among grape vines and variety of fruit trees (help yourself, they are chemical free!) are completely secluded and peaceful, a perfect setting for dining under the shady pergola. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Personal towels and linen are provided. Mid term during a stay of more than 7 nights we tidy up, clean the bathroom and kitchen and make the bed with fresh linen and towels.

Reviews

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Stone Cottage With Magnificent Mountain and Village Views
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5

Oranges and lemons

  • 5 of 5

Juicy oranges for breakfast and hot lemon drinks around the cosy fire while playing lateral thinking games and listening to the radio. Such a great set up with amazing views. The perfect place to unwind and explore a beautiful part of Mallorca. Loved Sóller with tiny narrow roads, fresh produce, old buildings and friendly people.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything to our satisfaction!

  • 5 of 5

We immediately fell in love with Sa Viña, of course ;-))

We slept very well; the bed is extremely comfortable and the bedlinen (etc.) as well, so we were very grateful indeed.

The fireplace is delightful (we got our daily first exercise when carrying up the free firewood), the selection of books exquisite (I needn’t have brought so many books of our own), the oranges a real treat - the kitchen tools and cutlery adequate, the shower perfect - in short: we are happy we chose Sa Vinya!

And I haven’t even mentioned how beautiful is the house itself, everything just to our taste, built, restored, renovated, decorated, redecorated with a pronounced sense of aesthetic and a great respect for the surrounding landscape and traditions. In the beginning of our three weeks' stay even the weather gods seemed to be in our favour, but then it all changed and we could no longer enjoy the fantastic view from your beautiful terrace. But the weather was like that in all Europe, with snow even in Tuscany and Venice....

All the best from Eva & Asger

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to hear how much you enjoyed SaViña and that everything from a comfortable bed, to fresh oranges and plenty books to read beside the fire on a cold day created such a pleasurable stay. Thank you for such a thoughtful review, and for taking the time to let us know.
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.......and relax!

  • 4 of 5

Very quiet property accessed via some very narrow streets, and a lot of steps. The views and seclusion are totally worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Clive - really pleased to hear you loved the views and privacy at SaViña. Yes, I agree, some roads are narrow, but they contribute to Soller's appealing charm. Hope to see you another time. Marg
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5

Beautiful cottage with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for three weeks in September and just loved everything about it. The cottage is full of rustic charm with amazing views of Soller and the mountains. We also had the pleasure of meeting Marg and Chris who are delightful and just the perfect hosts. Highly recommend Sa Vina to anyone to who plans to stay in the Soller area. Soller is a lovely place and we have been many times before but now we have found Sa Vina we will most definitely not be staying anywhere else and look forward to going back and enjoying another relaxing stay at this fabulous pretty cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's really great to know how much you enjoyed SaViña. You said the privacy was important and you enjoyed the views so much, specially over a glass of wine. One evening we were delighted to be invited to share the wine and views with you - thank you.
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5

Absolutely fantastic stay at this beautiful place, which exceeded all our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this cottage, which exceeded our expectations. Although it has just one bedroom, there is loads of space, both inside and outside. Glorious views from different parts of terrace. Spotlessly clean, with everthing provided for a very comfortable stay. Communication with owner also excellent. Would love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a great review! Your wanting to come back is the best compliment and we look forward to your return…and you enjoying the views from the terrace…day and night! Marg Wilson
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Sa Vina

  • 5 of 5

After finding Sa Vina after a 45min search in the dark with torches we walked into the most tastefully decorated villa. We walked outside onto the veranda ,then sat sipping wine at 1am enjoying Soller by night. In the morning we could see the full magnificent views that were in front of us to take in and appreciate. A 20min walk into Soller and 45min into the Port it really is a little gem. This was the first time we booked this sort of holiday but not the last. Margaret was more than helpful even though being the other side of the world. A most fabulous holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your enjoyment of SaViña! The view is special day and night and hearing you enjoyed it at 1am, sipping wine is just delightful!
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Location

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The port of Soller with safe, sandy beaches is a short drive away. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in the Port and in Soller.

Travel:

Palma airport is approximately 45 minutes drive, whether you rent a car or take a cab. We can help with public transport information.

Distances:

Amenities in Soller or Puerto Soller are only a very short drive away. It will take about 20 minutes to stroll to the village, and a little longer to walk to the Port.

Further Details:

Its about 20 minutes or so to walk or a short drive to Soller or the Port both with retail shops, banks, restaurants and cafes. In Soller’s leafy square, have a meal or tapas and a drink and watch the passing local life or the tram crossing the plaza on its trip between the Railway Station and the Port. Local activities: diving, swimming, tennis, walking, cycling, fishing, wind-surfing, water skiing, mountain biking. Golf courses are nearby. What previous clients have said: We have just returned home from a lovely sunny Mallorca to a wet and cold UK.We wanted to thank you and let you know that Ian had a lovely time and really enjoyed the place. It is delightful and the views from the terrace are stunning.We have friends whom we are sure would love it too and will recommend it to them.Susie. January 2014 We would like you to know that we've had a wonderful week in your nice casita Sa Vina! The whole casita is furnished and arranged with love and everything you need is there. We liked the Majorcan style with the nice flagging especially in the bathroom and the gorgeous "stone-walled" sleeping-room. We've had a real good time having breakfast in the sun on the terrace (always with your delicious oranges), and having dinner outside with this wonderful view to Sóller (always with delicious fresh lemon-water)! Maybe we can come back some day...we miss it already. Thanks a lot! We will recommend your cottage. Kind regards 04/04/11. We have been meaning to contact you to thank you for the opportunity to stay in beautiful Sa Vina in November. The weather was lovely and we were so happy to have a fire in the cool evenings after enjoying the great walks in the area during the day. 10/11/10. We have had a wonderful 2 weeks in perfect Mallorca weather with temperatures 30ºC+ so thank God for the AC in the bedroom. Sa Vina is a bloody marvel. We felt at home from the first minute.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sóller, Majorca (Mallorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Annual
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£415
for 5 nights
From
£83
£581
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£415
for 5 nights
From
£83
£581
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
£100 deposit at time of booking.
Balance 4 weeks before arrival.


Changeover Day:
Please contact owner as the changeover day is flexible.
Arrival - 2pm
Departure - 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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