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Luxury 'Finca' Accommodation. Beautiful Rural Setting, Close to Unspoilt Beaches

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Villa in Arta, North East Mallorca, Balearic Islands - Large Private Swimming Pool Set in 5 Acres of Landscaped Gardens and Almond Groves

Quality and comfort sums up Sa Font Calenta. The villa offers everything you could wish for a relaxing holiday. The exterior is in a typical 'Finca' style with attractive local stonework and natural timbers. Whilst inside is a mix of classic and contemporary styles. The location is private and secluded, yet you are just minutes from all the holiday essentials: good beaches, restaurants, bars and shops. For those who like to cook, the kitchen is modern with high quality appliances and very well equipped. Choose from 3 dining areas dependant on the mood and temperature and enjoy the stunning views of the local countryside and views of Arta's Gothic church in the distance. The gardens surrounding the house are sympathetically landscaped to encompass the natural stone and wide variety of trees. Carefully positioned spotlights light up the garden, house and pool at night. There is a large pool side terrace with outdoor kitchen and gas barbecue, outdoor living at its very best!

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Before Mike and I had our children, I was a National Sales Manager within the Hotel Industry. Currently, I manage the marketing of our two rental properties and volunteer with a local charity. I am about to return to the hotel industry to embark on some sales and marketing project work.

Mike has owned his own business in the IT Industry since 1992.

We've been fortunate to have experienced some lovely self catering holidays over the years and we have enjoyed using the best ideas in our own properties- we hope that you will enjoy them!

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful villa! We loved the space, facilities, décor and the location. This is a stunning home which is perfectly set-up to be shared by couples or families. Arta is an authentic little town with good choice of places to eat and shops to browse. There was plenty to occupy our two small children in the surrounding area, including some beautiful beaches. Thank you for an amazing holiday. We’re already planning a return visit! The Sheppard and Marrett family - May 2010.



We had a wonderful stay in your gorgeous house and its beautiful surroundings

We really appreciated how child friendly it was and the top notch condition of the house and all the equipment. Thanks again and we would absolutely consider coming back and we will of course warmly recommend the house to our friends should they consider a stay in Mallorca. Karlsson Family, London, May 2011.
Mar 2009
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3 Reviews

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based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Thank you.....

  • 5 of 5

Thanks, Olivia, for a very restful and comfortable stay in your lovely home. Felix and the housekeeping team were very attentive and, despite the inclement weather, we much enjoyed our holiday and hope to return on a future visit to Mallorca.

Best wishes, Alison

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alison We're pleased that you had a lovely stay and hope to welcome you another year Best wishes Olivia
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Stunning villa

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week's stay and felt I had to write a review...

This villa is idyllic, set in beautiful countryside, spectacular views from the terrace and even more impressive from the upstairs balcony. The villa has everything you need with a well appointed pool area with covered bbq seating area. The bathrooms are luxurious and bedrooms are comfortable with great wardrobe space. Everything was well kept and spotlessly clean. Arta town is very picturesque and unspoilt with some nice little shops and restaurants. Market day on a Tuesday is a must. Would defiantly stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to send in your review from your recent stay - we are delighted you had such a good holiday and hope you will return again! Regards Olivia
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Sa Font Calenta is a beautifully designed and equipped house. It is easy walking distance to Arta which has a lovely vibe, and easy driving distances to lots of other outings. Too cool to swim in April so walks and bike rides best, but I imagine it is difficult to leave the place in the summer other than to stroll down the garden to the pool area. The house has generous bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms with super comfy beds and soft bedlinen. The organisation of the keys etc.. all worked like clockwork.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Louise for your feedback! We're glad you had such a good time with the family - if Ian has found any more cycle routes - do let us know!!
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Location

From the Owner

Majorca appealed with its ease of access, great climate, excellent restaurants and picturesque countryside. We visited the island regulary, staying in villas of all shapes and sizes and each time looking for that 'special' place to call our own. After 6 years we discovered Arta, we had tended to stay on the outskirts of Palma but now with a growing family our 'wish list' of the perfect holiday home was even greater. We still wanted ease of access to Palma and the airport, good restuarants etc. But Arta and the surrounding costal area also offered beautiful unspoilt countryside and beaches, perfect for the children. It took 2 years from the purchase of 'Sa Font Calenta' to its completion, and it has been a pleasure to put together all the good ideas (and avoid the bad ones!)

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Palma at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Arta Village at 0.8 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Palma at 60 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Capdepera Golf at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Manacor at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Arta Village at 0.8 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cala Torta at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The Arta coastline is 254kms in length, still preserves its natural state and has been protected from development. Just 10 minutes drive away you can reach several lovely beaches. Cala Mesquida, Cala Torta, Cala Agulla to name a few. Cala Agulla is our personal favourite with horse riding, sand dunes and forest. Most have kiosks and wcs. Details of more remote beaches are provided in the Villa guest information and from tourist information.

Travel:

Airport: Palma 50kms. Railway: Manacor 25kms (direct service from Palma). Ferry: Palma 50kms. Car hire is recommended to make the most of your holiday. The journey from the airport has been made so much easier since the new motorway from Palma to St Lorenc was completed and is a very pleasant drive of approximately 45 minutes.

Distances:

Arta town centre - 5 mins drive - 20 minutes walk.

Colonia de St Pere - 15 mins.

Palma City - 50 mins.

Manacor - 30 mins.

Cala Ratjada - 20 mins.

Port de Pollensa 40 mins.

Alcudia - 30 mins.

Further Details:

Arta is Mallorcan through and through for history, churches and fine food. The central pedestrian streets are crammed with restaurants, bars and lots of shops and Tuesday is market day. There are also several banks and a 24 hour medical centre in the centre of town. Further activities near to Arta include watersports, horse riding, fishing and cycling.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
30 Oct 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
25 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,350
for 7 nights
£2,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
2 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
25 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,725
for 7 nights
£1,725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Mis Season
16 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,350
for 7 nights
£2,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
28 May 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,100
for 7 nights
£3,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season
23 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
High Season
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,350
for 7 nights
£2,350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,725
for 7 nights
£1,725
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
24 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £750

Booking Notes:
Reduced rates are available for smaller groups of 1-5 guests. Long term rentals are also considered, price on application.
A 25% deposit is required to secure a booking and the balance is due 12 weeks prior to your arrival. A security deposit of £750 is required with the balance payment and is refunded in full within 2 weeks of your departure upon satisfactory check-out.

Payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer or by PayPal

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday. Arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am. Flexibility may be shown for low season bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are for 6-10 guests. Lower rates are available for fewer than 6 guests (with the exception of during August)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

Sa Font Calenta is predominatly our home rather than a rental investment, we hope that this will show in its finish and attention to detail.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

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

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to master with bath, shower, twin sinks, wc. Bathroom with large walk-in shower & twin sinks shared between bedrooms 2 and 3. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 4, bath, shower, twin sinks, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 5, large shower, wc.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Large bedroom with living area and juliette balcony
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Large double with juliette balcony
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Ground floor twin room
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, Large double, sun terrace with seating
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Twin room with sun terrace outdoor seating area
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom - Super king four poster bed. Bedroom 2 - Super king with beautiful garden and pool view. Bedroom 3- Twin room (with zip and link beds) Bedroom 4 - Super King - private terrace with bed 5. Bedroom 5 - Twin room (with zip and link beds).

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning in all rooms. Underfloor heating and open fireplace for the winter months. We have young children of our own so the Villa is suitable for all ages. The swimming pool has an electronic safety cover and the gardens are extensive and secure to play in. Completed in January 2009, this beautiful house offers a luxury environment suited to groups and families of all ages. Outside: Electronic gates open on to a long sweeping gravel driveway lined with lavender and lights. There is shaded parking for up to 4 vehicles. The gardens surrounding the house are planted with Lavender, Hibiscus and Bougainvilleas with large areas of lawn. The large private swimming pool is 12m x 6m and is 1m -1.8m depth. It has a safety cover to secure for children and is paved on all sides in natural stone (non-slip) There is a large covered terrace with seating and dining area and outdoor kitchen with barbecue. Teak sunbeds are provided (along with towels) There is an outdoor shower and a wc/sink located underneath the pool. There are two further terraces off the main house, providing alfresco dining and lounge areas. The views from the terraces are stunning. Utility Room: The large separate laundry room is in the basement and has a washing machine, tumble dryer, sink, clothes airer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Use of the linen and towels is included. The villa is cleaned on arrival, midweek and on departure. Linen and towels are changed weekly. Pool towels are also provided. Other: Sa Font Calenta has been designed with comfort in mind. Down and feather duvets, Sealy mattresses and the best quality linen and towels - you will certainly be well rested!

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