The imposing villa with spectacular views and pool is located in the charming village of Selva. The house has a pool, a chapel and spacious rooms with high ceilings and typical Mallorcan style. In the village, with all its services and amenities, you can easily walk, in the next larger town of Inca is about 10 minutes drive. The beautiful bays and beaches of the islands and the island are also within easy reach by car.
The pool area offers a swimming area surrounded by trees and a sun terrace. On the sun terrace are numerous sunbeds and umbrellas available, where you can rest in the natural shade of the trees. In addition to the beach chairs we still find two seating areas. The large garden offers complete privacy.
On the ground floor we find a large living room and a separate dining room and a large kitchen with dining area. All rooms have direct access to both the side porch and the front terrace, which offers stunning views of Selva and the mountains. On the same ground floor we find also bedrooms and bathrooms. On the first floor and the towers are further bedrooms, a TV room and the master bedroom with dressing room and bathroom en suite, as well as the other bedrooms and bathrooms.
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The municipality Selva is part of the Balearic island of Mallorca and has almost 4,000 inhabitants. Selva is thus technically one of the medium-sized cities in Mallorca and is located in the north of the island. The municipality of Selvas is located at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains and is known for its hilly landscape. In addition to the mountain up and down hill in Selva, the medium-sized city is characterized by its small streets and proves not only that Mallorca has many different facets.Unlike the places to the east or south, Selva is embedded in a rather barren and sprawling yet beautiful landscape. In addition, the place is located in the middle of a nature reserve. Quite contrary to the sea views, such as those offered in Sa Coma or Porto Cristo, vacationers can look forward to a view of the mountains and the landscape of the reserve. Other parts of the municipality Selva are the villages Caimari, Binibona, Moscari and Biniamar.
Story of Selva
The city appears in the documents for the first time in the 11th century. The name Selvas appears for the first time in the Llibre del Repartiment in 1232 as Alquería alcheria Xilvar. The name of the city is derived, according to ethnologists from the Latin Silva, which is to translate with forest.This derivation is due to the location and environment of the place very easy to understand. In the early days of the city ruled the Arab rule. This ended however when the island of Mallorca was divided by King Jaume I. He gave the land two knights, one half each. Since the 14th century, the districts have been divided into the following two parts: amarata, Valella and Es Puig. In 1300, the city was founded by King Jaume II.
Top 5 travel tips for Selva
The Sant Pere de Rodes offers a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at the landscape around Selva. During this excursion into the mountains you can experience the diversity of the barren landscape and also have a beautiful view.
The weekly market in the Plaza Mayor de Selva sends its visitors on a culinary journey every Wednesday from 8.00-13.00. In addition to East and vegetables, legumes, flowers and plants are also sold here. For the women and of course for men, the selection of clothes and shoes that are also sold there, quite interesting.
If you want to take a closer look at the surrounding towns near Selva, it is recommended to take a trip to Inca. This city is less than 30 kilometers from Selva and is perfect for a day trip. Inca, with its 30,000 inhabitants, is one of the largest cities on the island of Mallorca.
For a closer look at Selva's culture, a visit to the Selvas church is a perfect opportunity. This visit can be combined with a stroll through the city to begin an architectural journey. As part of the city stroll, the Cruz de Valella can also be visited. This is a white stone cross, which is built like a kind of monument in the city center.
The developments that have taken over the centuries through the culture, can still be seen in the old buildings that are located in the city. These buildings include the church of Selvas. The church, which was consecrated to St. Lawrence, is characterized by its still existing facades.
If you are in Selva in the month of May, you should visit the Camarata district. Every year on May 3rd there is a huge market with a craft fair. The craft of the region, which has very traditional features, will be vividly presented and demonstrated within the framework of this market. Of course, the hand-made products are also available for purchase and are perfect as a gift for those who stayed at home.
Sports and recreation in Selva
Unlike many places in Majorca, scuba diving does not dominate sports activities.Due to the location and surroundings of the resort, climbing and hiking are the most popular activities. The conditions are ideal for climbing. The hikes can be done both on foot and by bike. In addition to the hikes to the mountains, there are also hikes to the numerous olive groves. In the hiking companies, the tourists should not underestimate the sun and equip accordingly.
In addition to the hiking and climbing excursions, the landscape is also perfect for horseback riding and cycling around the place and not only in the area of the mountains.
Starting with the Miceli, can be named here a beautifully decorated restaurant. In addition to the culinary delights, the restaurant also offers a treat for the eyes with the beautiful view of the Selva countryside. The decor is a mix of rustic, cozy, Spanish style and modern accents. Guests with a special hunger can eat their fill here with five to seven course menus. Due to the high demand, a reservation in advance is strongly recommended. However, the terrace with the wide view not only offers a beautiful view, but also a cozy and romantic atmosphere.Guests are served Spanish food in a creative and artistic way. So not only the view from the terrace is rewarded with a beautiful view, but also the view of the plate. This restaurant is not anonymous, but stands out for the friendliness of its staff. Here it can happen that the cook of the house tells your guests about the morning shopping at the market.
For those who want to strengthen their excursions, whether hiking, horseback riding or cycling, the tourist spot Font Torreta is just the right address. However, this restaurant is not intended exclusively for excursion guests.Since the restaurant is located directly in the nature in the Serra de Tramuntana, the restaurant has a very nice panoramic view. Guests are spoiled here with Mediterranean dishes of Spanish cuisine for lunch and dinner. The menu includes a variety of meat and fish dishes prepared on the wood grill. Similar to the meat and the fish, which are regional products, the fruits and vegetables come from our own finca.
Spa & GymUnheated Outdoor swimming pool
OutsideCharcoal grill BBQ, Private Garden