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House with Private Pool and Panoramic Mountain Views



Updated: 19-May-2015
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the property

House in Fornalutx, North West Mallorca - Secluded and Peaceful Location

One of the oldest properties in Fornalutx. Situated well above the village it commands spectacular views of the valley and mountains and offers many authentic and period features combined with modern facilities. Large garden spread over several terraces with pool terrace above. Three Bedrooms, three bathrooms, Sitting room,

TV room, Entrada and traditional Mallorcan kitchen. Internet Access and UK television.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Venetia Anderson
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2015

About Venetia Anderson

We are extremely fortunate to had been able to acquire Shore Cottage recently as we believe it to be a very rare and special location for anyone wanting to get away from it all and at the same time being within easy reach of good shopping, health and sporting facilities. The Rhins of Galloway have their own micro-climate and there are many beautiful gardens with unusual plants to visit within it as well as many other attractions.

Venetia Anderson purchased this in 1949

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, complicated old character house set high in the rural historic village of Fornalutx. Full of antique furniture and paintings, but with up to date bathrooms and wi-fi, spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and a multi-terraced, well-stocked garden.

The well-maintained pool is fabulous and was a must for our August holiday. The garden has lemons, oranges, pomegranates, figs and almonds for the taking and plenty of places for eating al-fresco. We managed to keep the house relatively cool buy cross ventilation from the mountain breezes, plus the bedroom fans were useful at night. It is a very rural location and we enjoyed waking to the background sound of sheep, cockerels and donkeys each day.

It's location means a 5-minute walk to the village centre down steep-ish cobbled paths where we found a good variety of restaurants and bars, a baker and general store to meet our daily needs. The village is very quiet as it is bypassed by the main road, so very little traffic comes through it's narrow streets.

We had a (much needed) hire car which can be parked for free near by which we used for excursions to Soller and up into the mountains to the north... lovely driving, but the drops are not for the faint of heart!

The local agent was helpful in enabling a meet-and-greet late at night and sorting out a wi-fi problem. The gardener/pool cleaner comes twice each week.

We had a very good holiday at Ca'n Figueras with no particular complaints, though the mosquitoes need to be effectively discouraged if you are prone to reaction to them. It would be a great base for a spring walking holiday as there are spectacular hikes to be had, just not in August...


  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Sailing - 15 metre sailing yacht available for charter - please contact owner for details.


Puerto Soller is approx 10 mins drive Sandy beach surrounded by several cafes and restaurants. Sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, pedaloes available. Car and cycle hire.


Palma airport approx 40 mins drive. We recommend guests hire a car. Ferry terminal approx 40 mins drive.


Soller is approx 3 miles away. Palma is 35 mins by car and an hour by train from Soller Puerto Soller 10 mins.

Further Details:

Fornalutx, deemed to be one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, is situated in the Sierra Tramuntana Mountains surrounded by olive, orange and lemon groves. There are a number of restaurants and bars in the village as well as a bank and post office, an excellent shop offering a large selection of fresh meat and produce. There is also a hairdresser and chemist and boutiques. Soller is nearby and offers an excellent range of restaurants and shops including a supermarket and wonderful market every morning. There is also the famous Soller to Palma Train which runs daily.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
3 Sep 2017 - 11 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
12 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking with balance of rental plus cleaning charge of £100 due at least 4 weeks before commencement of holiday. Plus 150 euro refundable breakage deposit.
Meet and Greet Service provided free of charge.
after 9 p.m. a charge of up to 50 euros may be charged.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover although Saturdays preferred in summer. Arrival/departure normally noon but can be flexible depending on season and bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in GBP£. Discounts available for winter lets and lets in excess of 2 weeks on request. £100 surcharge for cleaning & laundry. Late booking discounts on request.

25% deposit on booking
Balance due six weeks prior to commencement of stay

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.
Updated: 19-May-2015
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.



  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, WC, bidet and basin. 2nd bathroom with shower, bidet, WC and basin. 3rd bathroom with shower, WC and basin.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds leading onto garden. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. TV room/4th Bedroom doors leading to garden with double sofabed adjoining 3rd bathroom.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: As the property is situated at the top of the village and is accessed via the main village steps we do not recommend visitors with either young children or visitors who have difficulty in climbing steps. Outside: Large garden divided into several terraces with 4 separate seating areas. BBQ, top terrace 8x4m swimming pool with sun loungers and table with parasol and chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Property cleaned at beginning and end of each visit. Linen changed weekly. Other: The house is furnished with much authentic Mallorcan furniture, china and glass including an antique Spanish double bed in master bedroom.