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Character Cottage, rural setting accessible to great beaches, restaurants, shops



Updated: 09-Nov-2016
Pretty Stone Casita (cottage) between Pollensa and Port Pollensa, Mallorca - A Delightful Restored Stone Clad Villa Ideal to Enjoy the Peace and Quiet of a Mallorcan Life Style.

Accessed through private electric entrance gates, the property is situated in very attractive two acre grounds. Probably originally used to house the animals (as were most of the smaller buildings in the area) it has been re-designed and beautifully restored by the present owners. Look beyond the orange, lemon, fig trees, grape vine and palms for breathtaking views of the Tramontana Mountain range. The property features high beamed ceilings with cool exposed stone features, air conditioning and fans. A cozy wood burner is there for cooler days, should you visit us out of season.

The private, attractive mosaic tiled pool is approx 8 x 4m, and is close to the house and surrounded by a large terrace, with sunbathing areas and fruit trees. The depth of the pool goes from under one metre to two metres at the deep end, with four roman steps leading into the crystal clear waters. Relax on the swing hammock and simply ... enjoy.

At the front of the house is another large terrace with a roof overhang for alfresco dining in the shade if required. Here you will find the Bar-b-que and comfortable rattan sofas.

Being in a rural setting, with local agriculture, you will enjoy it here if you enjoy the sounds of the country and Mallorcan pace of life.

If you require extra accommodation for larger gatherings of family and friends, we have a larger villa which sleeps eight and is approached by its own gateway and drive at the other end of the two acre site. This has its own generously sized pool with all amenities and is cleverly screened by Mediterranean planting of yukkas, oleanders and palms.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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

We are Bev & Joe Squier and we live just north of Bristol, England and have been in property letting for many years so we believe we are in good stead to provide great accommodation with everything you will need for your stay and it is well received by everyone.

There are eight children in the extended family (!) and they all love their time on the island. (The ones in the picture have grown up a bit since then!!)

We are regularly down there at the casita, looking after and improving the property. Tough job, but somebody has to do it!

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came on recommendation but the casita still well exceeded our expectations! Thanks for a lovely week, we'll be back!

Rog & Ann, Bristol and Jan & Steve, Stafford. May 2013

We had a wonderful week with our boys. We enjoyed the island but mostly our 'Home For One Week'. Our compliments to your team. Would definately recommend your cottage. We might be back soon!

Diana & Robert. Netherlands. May 2013

What a setting - stunning! Our boys never asked to go to the beach! This was our first holiday 'Out of Port' but on this evidence it wont be our last! Thank you and hope to see you again.

Gill & Peter. Merseyside. August 2013

Ive mean meaning to email you straight away after our holiday to let you know what a fantastic time we all had in Mallorca. Lovely to meet you and thank you for sorting everything out for us. The house is lovely and we truly enjoyed staying there and are definitely looking into coming back again.

All the best,

Annika, John, Isla and Max. June 2
Feb 2011
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16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews


Fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

Great property in a fabulous peaceful location with stunning views totally relaxing yet only a 10 minute car ride from Pollensa. We'll definitely be back.

Thank you for the welcome pack that was a nice touch.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to read that the casita lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed a relaxing holiday. Many thanks!
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Peace & Tranquility!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely villa in a great countryside location yet just 5 minutes drive from either the beach and numerous restaurants of Puerta Pollenca or the history of the old town. It is also only a short drive into the stunning mountain scenery. The casita had everything that we wanted including a beautifully maintained pool, not to mention several local cats to keep you company at mealtimes!

Joe and Bev, together with their team in Pollenca, are attentive hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review Simon, it's always nice to hear when our guests have enjoyed a relaxing holiday. Many thanks!
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A lovely little home in a super area

  • 5 of 5

We have just had a wonderfully relaxing week at the casita with our two pre-teen girls. We enjoyed the garden and mountain views, from breakfast coffee to sundown aperitifs, admired from the terrace or in the pool - our two favourite things about this delightful, peaceful little home sitting amongst the fruit and almond trees.

We found the casita to be clean, simple and tasteful; well-equipped with good quality beds, linens, kitchenware and a modern, easy to use dishwasher and washing machine. We valued the air conditioning in the bedrooms on those gorgeous, but hot nights and we all slept well.

Joe and Bev were very well-organised and friendly in all communications before our trip so it was no surprise to find them welcoming and helpful during our stay. They clearly love the island and the area and they know a great deal about what to see and do.

The casita is very well located in a quiet, semi rural area, but with quick and easy access to good roads. The driver Palma is under an hour and not difficult.

We loved Pollensa, which is a little over five minutes by car from the casita. We found a variety of nice restaurants, cafes and bars, good bakeries with lovely patisserie, shops and the market selling a wonderful variety fresh local fruit and vegetables. We also liked having an evening walk along the promenade at Port de Pollensa and we enjoyed a great traditional meal of frito mallorqui, paella and flan one evening in one of the restaurants suggested in Joe and Bev's wide-ranging list.

We also liked Cala St Vincenc and its neighbouring coves (only a little over 15 minutes drive) which, although very busy at this time of year, the crowds can't detract from snorkelling in the clear water and admiring the the views along the coast. For truly stunning scenery, our favourite outings were to Fermentor and the lighthouse at the Cap - stunning views and amazing scenery along a challenging road. And on our last day, a drive up through the mountains via Lluc, to Soller.

We would love to return one day and hope to do so. In the meantime we have lots of lovely memories and photos of a super holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jenny & Andrew for such a comprehensive and complimentary review! We feel sure this will help any travellers to Mallorca choose this part of the island and the casita as their base for a great holiday. Many thanks and if you visit the island again, please bear us in mind for your holiday accommodation. All the best from Bev & Joe
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Excellent Villa In Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant holiday here with our two young kids. It is very private whilst also being in a great location to beaches shops etc. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely rebook.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review Johanna & Nick and it was great to be able to meet you and the kids. We would love to welcome you back if you intend to holiday in the area again. Best wishes from Bev & Joe
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Lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

A great villa in a peaceful location but within easy reach of the beautiful old town of Pollensa and the Port. Would definitely recommend and return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Loulla ... and we would definitely love to see you all enjoying another holiday in the casita! Many thanks for your review. Best wishes for the rest of the summer, Bev & Joe
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Rural Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Can Petit certainly lived up to our high expectations. A lovely rural retreat with wonderful views to the mountains. Tucked away down a quiet country lane and yet within walking distance (30mins gentle pace) of Puerto Pollensa.

Spotlessly clean, very well equipped with lovely areas for sitting and chilling both in the sun around the pool or under the verandah in the shade. Very well placed for local supermarkets and restaurants. We hired road bikes for 3 days from Pollensa Cycles (they offer a drop off and pick up service) and enjoyed 3 wonderful days of cycling on the quiet back lanes and the smooth pot hole free roads! There are cycle routes very well signposted to Pollensa, Campanet minutes from Can Petit.

After a long day cycling we enjoyed a refreshing dip in the pool and a well deserved G&T - lemons freshly picked from the garden.

Bev and Jo the owners were delightful, very helpful and friendly - nothing was too much trouble for them....overall a wonderful week and we were very reluctant to leave...but we will return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sue & Graham for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We saw first hand your energetic days cycling but also how relaxed your felt at the casita. We would love to welcome you both back! Best wishes, Bev & Joe
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From the Owner

We are both well travelled and fell in love with the area after spending several years exploring different parts of Europe for a holiday home including all the mainland Spanish coast and even as far as Croatia! Having looked around the island, this area seemed to fit the bill so well. The property is far enough away from the towns to be peaceful, but access is so easy to places of interest, and the sea. The views are terrific to the mountains. Mallorca is also so well served by the airlines, from here in Bristol, we can leave early in the morning and be sitting by the pool by lunchtime!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Palma at 57 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Rosa Blanca at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Alcudia at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Pollenca at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Sa Pobla at 24 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Near Sa Pobla at 17 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Rosa Blanca/La Aup at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Puerto Pollenca at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended


The nearest beach is at Puerto Pollensa which is about 3km away and about 5 to 10 minutes drive. Other lovely beaches are at Cala St, Vincente, about 3km, Alcudia, 10km, and Formentor, 8km.


Palma Airport, the only one on the Island, is about 58km, usually about 45mins drive. Transfers are available but we would recommend hire of car, although we have had actively fit guests stay and enjoy their holiday without one! Buses are regular and run on the main road about 1km from the casita. Taxi hire is relatively cheap. Bike hire is also available locally.


The nearest towns to the property are Pollensa 3km, Port of Pollensa 2.5 km, Inca 25km, and Palma 58km.

Europes largest wetland bird sanctuary is situated near Alcudia (about 15/20 mins drive). Alcudia is an historic walled city and has great markets set within its cobbled streets. Puerto Pollensa and Pollensa also have weekly markets to explore.

Further Details:

There are two good Eroski and Lidle supermarkets within 2/3 km of the house. Banks, chemists and more shops etc are all within the local towns. There are numerous good restaurants in both these towns and other rural localities. It is well located here for other activities such as walking, cycling and bird watching. Within a short drive you can reach beautiful sandy beaches. The ones in the Port are sheltered in the bay of Pollensa and the water in summer is really warm. It never seems to get overcrowded. Here there are such things to hire such as pedalos, sailing boats, parascending, RIBs etc.

A short drive the other way are the very pretty beaches at Cala St. Vincent. These are idyllic with mountain scenery and little beach bars.

Venture a little further, along the winding cliff road to Formentor. Here the old hotel has entertained many, many famous people since the 1920's.

The beach there could be mistaken for the Caribbean, with its crystal clear water and pure sand.

For huge sandy beach go to Muro, near Alcudia where it is almost seven kilometres long!

Head up into the mountains to the monastery at LLuc, climb to the monastery at Puig Maria at Pollensa. In the mountains are superb black eagles.

The excursions are endless if you can tear yourself away from the pool!!

Should you have a larger group, we also have a gorgeous villa at the same location. This sleeps eight and can be seen on ownersdirect.co.uk. property reference 8029436 Have a look! Great for extra friends or larger families.


Rental rates

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9 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
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21 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
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11 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
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1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking is 25% on booking and the balance eight weeks before the holiday, by bank transfer or cheque. If booking within eight weeks of your requested dates, then full payment is required. We accept payment in Pounds Sterling or Euros.
We regret that it is not possible to refund deposits paid on holidays.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible about our change-over days as this allows our guests more choice for their flights, especially out of peak season.
Checkout at 10 am on day of departure and check in 3 pm on arrival day.

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From the Owner

We believe that our casita is all that you need for the complete family holiday. It is a very easy going, relaxed house. The pool and the surrounding area just lends itself to outdoor living, some guests tell us that they had lists of things to do from guide books, but found the place so ideal that they did not have reason to leave it! Your only trip may be to the supermarkets just a couple of kilometres away to get supplies for the barbecue! We love the great reviews and compliments left by our guests and are so flattered when they book with us and return again. We must be doing something right!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


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


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


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


  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 78 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled with large walk-in shower, sink and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Cot available free of charge on request
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Plus good quality cot with bedding if required Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with king size bed, air-con, fan, patio doors leading to the pool and stunning views of the mountains from the bed! Beamed ceilings and feature stonework. Twin bedded room, air-con, electric fan, high beamed ceiling and stone features.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The double bedroom (with its mountain views from the bed!) has a large wardrobe, bedside cabinets and double doors leading to the pool terrace with fabulous views. Another wardrobe is built-in in the adjoining hall. The twin room has bedside cabinets, large chest of drawers and bedside lights. Both bedrooms have air conditioning and table top fans. The casita is very suitable for children being all on one level, with a great private pool and large grounds with fruit trees to explore. There is winter heating and a log burner. Hopefully we have thought of all the things that you may need, down to a hair dryer! An iron is provided but ... you are on holiday! A welcome pack of groceries is provided for your arrival. Outside: The private pool solely for this casita is a delightful 8 x 4m, lit by LED lighting and wall lights. Roman steps lead into the mosaic tiled pool. It is surrounded by a large patio for relaxing on the sun loungers or swing hammock, watch the children in the pool, look up at the mountains or pick some oranges for lunch. There is a gas barbecue on the terrace for that alfresco lunch and dinner with a patio table set and sun parasol, should you wish to eat by the pool. Within the overhanging terrace roof and under the grape vines, there is a sofa and chair set for those evening sundowners. This area gets the last of the evening sun as it sets over the Tramontana Mountains. Once within the electric gates there is a large gravelled parking area and areas of grassland, although in high summer it tends to lose its greenness! Lots of space and areas for children to explore. Also ideal for boules! It is a very peaceful area, with country sounds, such as the tinkling of the sheep bells! Utility Room: Washing machine, rotary clothes line. Water softener. Children's pool toys. Cleaning / Towels / Linen Hand, bath and pool towels are provided. All linen is provided and cleaning and linen done weekly. A welcome pack of groceries is provided for your arrival. Other: Baby bath, cot with bedding and high-chair all available free of charge on request.

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