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Villa With Very Large Private Pool, Sea Views From Terrace

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Binibeca, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Peaceful Location, Short Walk to the Beach

Villa 'Olivas Silvestres' is a newly built privately owned detached luxury villa, with air-conditioning set in its own fully enclosed south facing garden. Quiet residential area, short walk to the beach. Binibeca is a popular resort. At one end Binibeca Vell, a resort in the style of an old fishing village, which offers shops and restaurants. At the other end Cala Torret, offering restaurants, shops and also a dive school. The beach at Binibeca is a lovely family beach with gently shelving sands in a quiet cove, offering safe bathing for all the family, with sunbed and toilet facilities. The beach bar 'Los Buccaneros' is locally known as one of the best on the island.


Owner
Amanda Keen
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Amanda Keen

Olivas Silvestres (Wild Olives) is our home. We built the villa ourselves from conception to completion over 4 years. Finished to English quality, with typical Menorquin style, using local mares stone for ceilings & dry stone walls surrounding the property, and the biggest pool planning would allow!

As a family we enjoy peace and quiet...with the option of walking to local restaurants

and beaches when we would like a little company or for people watching only!

Open wild country extends from the rear of the plot. Don't be surprised to see Donkeys for a carrot lunch, or tortoises - tomatoes being their favourite Tapa ...

Amanda Keen purchased this villa in 2008

Why Amanda Keen chose San Luis

We sailed to Menorca in 2000 fell-in love with this beautiful, un-spoilt Island. After searching and finding the perfect building plot in Binibeca we began to follow our dream....

The living area divides either end, making the perfect space for families, including a grandparent end! Or privacy for two families, or friends!

Menorca is our favorite of the Balearic Islands...we are keen sailors/walkers and enjoy cycling around the wonderful cycle paths that are now all over the Island. Bike hire is available at a number of places...

What makes this villa unique

Olivas Silvestres is definately home from home...we have included all the comforts and convenience one now expects whilst away, including wifi...We love cooking and entertaining family and friend's in our peaceful location. We have built the largest pool we could get planning for and it is here we love spending quiet, lazy days with the people we love!

We love strolling down to the beautiful, safe beach for a swim or lunch under the umbrellas in the best beach restaurant/bar on the Island.

Next to this is the sweetest harbour, home to Binibeca diving. Great easy water access for swimming or snorkeling. Bar/Restaurant open all day in high season.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Binibequer in Binibeca

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, basin and wc. Bathroom with large wet room shower, two basins and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with king size bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets allowed. Outside: Large private pool set within its own fully enclosed south facing walled garden. Porch with rattan sofa, chairs and coffee table. Outside dining table and chairs at front and back of house.Large BBQ. Roof terrace for all over tan enthusiasts, with views to sea and Mallorca. Utility Room: Washing machine and drying line Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen changed weekly, villa cleaned weekly. Beach/swimming towels not supplied. Other: Dining area off lounge and kitchen with large table seating 8.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Villa With Very Large Private Pool, Sea Views From Terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Above expectation

  • 5 of 5

A holiday to remember, children enjoyed the large pool

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Spacious Villa in Peaceful Location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week staying at 'Olivas Silvestres'. The villa really is stunning. It is beautifully furnished and very well equipped. We all so enjoyed the pool - which is a fantastic size. The setting is very peaceful and private with lovely views from the roof terrace of the sea and adjacent open land. The children loved the two donkeys who came to visit at the rear! It was our first visit to Menorca and we have had a fantastic time exploring this beautiful island. Thank you Mandy and John for providing such a perfect place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Matt, Joanne & Family, Thank you for your lovely review. We always appreciate feed back from our clients. I hope we can accommodate you another time, thank you for choosing our home. Your family will always be welcome. Kindest Regards, Mandy & John
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Fabulous holiday

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from a weeks holiday at Olivas Silvestres. The villa has everything you need and more, well equipped, clean, comfortable set in a quiet corner, a complete escape from the stresses of day to day life back home.

The beach, restaurants and small shops all in walking distance. We had a car but only

used it for shopping at the larger supermarkets, we never felt the need to move far away from the villa.

All in all a wonderful holiday and we hope to return in the future, Many thank to Mandy and John for sharing their home.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments & taking time to send in a review. We would be very happy to see your family at Olivas Silvestres again. Kind Regards Mandy & John
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5

Beautiful Villa, Fabulous Pool

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting Menorca for 14 years and have stayed in Binibeca several times. This is by far the best villa we've stayed in on the island. A great location - at the end of a very quiet cul de sac within 2 mins of the beach (by car) and a 10 min walk.. Beautifully clean, finished to a high standard in keeping with the traditional style but to English standards and with a modern feel throughout. The pool was amazing - again wonderfully clean and huge in comparison to most villa pools in Menorca. Mandy the owner made the booking process stress free and the English management company contact Rachel was a delight and couldn't do enough to make us feel at home. Would highly recommend this beautiful home from home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anonymous July Reviewer, Thank you for your lovely kind remarks...we are very lucky to have such wonderful guests whom enjoy the same home from home that we do whilst relaxing on holiday. We also appreciate Rachael and Rob they have been with us managing our house-keeping since conception 8 years ago. Indeed with Rob even helping with the building which took us a long 3 years! We feel that you are already one of our returning clients and look forward to welcoming you again...Kindest Regards Mandy & John
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5

Perfect family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed several times in Binibeca. This villa really suited us as a family of 5. Excellent location, immaculately clean and well equipped. Fantastic pool, I would highly recommend. Cannot praise Rachel enough who looked after us and the villa during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review Olivas Silvestres...we are pleased you have had a good holiday. We are very lucky to have Rachael and her team, they have been housekeeping for us since our first year 8 years ago. We look forward to seeing your family again. Kind Regards Mandy & John Keen
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5

A chance to share a family home in a quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

The villa is well equipped and in a wonderful peaceful setting. Superb pool and great outside spaces to chill and relax. The owners local rep was excellent very helpful and knowledgeable. No doubt we will be booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are pleased you enjoyed our home as much as we do. We look forward to seeing you again...Kind Regards, Mandy & John Keen
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Dive courses available in Cala Torret 5 minutes walk.

Coast/Beach:

Beautiful safe enclosed beach within a short walk with lovely beach bar/restaurant and toilet facilities. Numerous pretty beaches locally.

Travel:

Mahon airport is approx 15 minutes drive

Distances:

Restaurant and shopping facilities in Binibeca or San Lluis 10 minutes drive where you can find a chemist, banks, supermarkets, petrol station etc.

Further Details:

Tennis courts 3 minutes walk from the property. Go-karting available 10 minutes drive. Diving in Cala Torret.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Binibequer, Minorca (Menorca)

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
 
Summer High
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Autumn mid
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Autumn low
7 Oct 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Spring
23 Mar 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Summer low
5 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Summer high
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Autumn mid
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Autumn low
6 Oct 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
On booking 20% deposit is required and payment in full eight (8) weeks before holiday commences, also at this time a refundable damage deposit of £300 will be paid.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday. Departures check-out for 10am arrivals. Check-in 1.30pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Winter lets available on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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