- SQM 294
Villa L'Alzina is a beautiful little country house on the edge of a quiet, sleepy settlement at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains near Pollensa. The verandas offer fantastic views of the green surroundings and the mountains. From here it is only a few minutes drive to Sa Pobla, to Port Pollensa, the golf course Pollensa and the beach of Alcudia.
The architecturally exceptionally designed house, with its turret, its jetty leading to the entrance and its spacious stone staircase, is a beautiful property that impresses in many ways and absolutely convinced us. Even the most loving, fantastically well-maintained complex of the property with the Mediterranean garden is beautiful.Enchanting details such as the small pond with running water, green lawns, tall palm trees, diverse Mediterranean flowers and citrus trees and the spacious terrace attract every arrival from the beginning in the spell and invite you to stay in a very charming way. In the midst of this well-tended garden is the large saltwater pool designed with large boulders and a draped amphora with a water feature. There is an outdoor shower and eight comfortable loungers for chilling and for children there is a sandpit and a slide. In addition to the attractive places in the garden, there are two wonderful large verandas at the house, which donate cool shade in the high sun and are equipped with pretty furniture. Here you can spend the Mediterranean summer completely outside.So you can end a pleasant holiday with a convivial barbecue on the brick barbecue, maybe with a glass of local red wine.
The heart of this little paradise is the spacious house with its 294 m² living space. A jetty over the yard and garden leads us through a round arch to the upper floor and to the entrance of the house. The country house offers ample space for up to eight people in four double rooms. Equally tasteful and equipped with modern installations are the three daylight baths. The building with the extraordinary tower offers light spaces and is presented in a modern as well as traditional ambience. This creates a very special and tasteful atmosphere.The large combined living / dining room has a comfortable sofa area where you can relax at any time of the day. The wall-mounted television with satellite connection and a music system are also here and provide depending on your mood and good entertainment. At the traditional oval dining table, pulled out for 8 people, you can sit together great. The adjoining open Mallorcan real wood kitchen is high quality and fully equipped, including Senseo pad and filter coffee machine, fridge-freezer and kettle and microwave and much more. A real highlight is the small bar with 4 bar stools, where you can sit together with a drink during the evening.From here you also have access to the upper very large covered porch, which runs over two sides of the house and offers magnificent views of the surrounding green countryside, forests and the beginnings of the Tramuntana mountains. A large dining table with seating for 8 people is available here. The houses of the neighborhood are barely noticeable and well hidden in their lush greenery with trees and plants gardens, so that despite the settlement situation the house offers a lot of privacy. Colorfully designed, very nice bedrooms invite you to a good night's sleep. On the upper floor there is a small bedroom and a nice bathroom.Three further large bedrooms with air conditioning and two bathrooms are located on the lower floor, one of them with bath en suite with corner bath, separate shower, bidet and vanity with two basins and direct access to the terrace. Here everyone will find the perfect sleeping place. All bedrooms have ceiling fans, fitted wardrobes and windows with shutters. Thanks to the good construction of the house no air conditioning is necessary. Also on this level is the well-equipped gym with incline bench, stepper, treadmill, free weights and multi-gym. The wide glass door opens wide and leads to the large yard. There are several cars, but it can also be conveniently parked in front of the house on the public low-traffic road.Hairdryers are available in every bathroom and do not need to be brought from home. In the cooler months, an oil central heating provides comforting warmth and the low sun, which shines through the windows of the day, also warms the house with comforting warmth. A perfect starting point for beach visits as well as for hiking, walking, golfing and cycling. Suitable for large families, multi-generation families and groups.
Other important information:
On the Balearic Islands, from 1 July 2016, the so-called "Ecotasa" (eco or tourist tax), which is to be paid by all Mallorca tourists. The amount depends on the category of accommodation and is for fincas and holiday homes in Mallorca in the period from 01.05.-31.10. EUR 1.10, - and in the period from 01.11.-30.04. EUR 0.55, -.From the 9th day of stay it is generally EUR 0.55, -. It is only to be paid by persons over the age of 16. It must be paid in cash to the finca owner during your stay, who will address you for this purpose during your stay on site.
Pollença (Castilian Pollensa) is a municipality on the Balearic island of Mallorca. Approximately 16,200 inhabitants live here and the proportion of foreigners in 2006 was 22.9%.The municipality includes the places Aeròdrom Militar, Bellresguard, Cala Sant Vicenç, Ca'n Singala, El Vilà, Les Palmeres, La Font, Port de Pollenca and the same place Pollenca. Within the municipality, the population is concentrated in three main areas of settlement, and most of the inhabitants live in the capital of the same name, which is about seven kilometers from the coast, in Port de Pollenca and in Cala Sant Vicenç. The municipality with a size of about 150 km2 includes, among others, the entire peninsula Formentor.
The town of Pollença, located in the fertile Huerta de Pollenca valley, surrounded by the mountains and a few kilometers from the coast, has a population of about 9,000 and is referred to as the "Cultural Capital of the North".This name refers to the north of Majorca, where the place is located. The town owes its name to its many art galleries and the famous traditional music festival. In addition, the superficial appearance of the city probably contributes to this image: the ocher-colored quarrystone house facades and the small, narrow streets as well as the beautifully decorated balconies give the impression that an artist was at work here. The city cafés, whose seats are shaded by plane trees, reinforce this impression in addition - Pollença looks partly as painted.
History of Pollença
The history of Pollença can certainly be described as long: traces of settlements on the coast go back far into the past.It is controversial when the place Pollença was actually founded. One of the most common assumptions, however, is that the inhabitants of a Roman settlement called Pollentia, which must have been located near today's Alcúdia, relocated after their destruction and also brought the name. Another proof of the old age of the town of Pollença is the plant of the city center. This has a Moorish influence, although many buildings were built only in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Top 5 travel tips for Pollensa
One of the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers in Pollença and the surrounding area is the Nostra Senyora dels Angels parish church: the parish church, located on the north side of the Placa Major, dates back to the 13th century.Century. It was founded by the Templars and rebuilt at a later date neo-Gothic. Inside, the works of an international group of artists from the 20th century decorate the walls of the church.
The Església de Nostra Senyora del Roser church and Convent de Santo Domingo convent are other attractions to see: past a large park with lush vegetation, past an ancient waterwheel and past a gothic tower, south of the Placa Major you reach the secularized church Església de Nostra Senyora del Roser. This is connected by a cloister to the convent of Santo Domingo.In the beautiful interior of the church you can admire a Baroque main altar, a picturesque organ and the tomb of the hero Joan Mas, who played a significant role in the defense of the place against pirates. The aforementioned Kreuzganz is the backdrop to a notorious music festival in summer and the surrounding rooms include the Museu de Pollença Museum. Among other things, there are pottery works from the 15th century as well as some finds from the history of Pollença presented here.
The Alto Plazuela de L'Almonia is located not far from the church Església de Nostra Senyora del Roser orfrom Convent de Santo Domingo Convent: From Placa Major it takes only a few moments to get to Plazuela de L'Almonia via the Carrer del Temple, named after the Knights Templar and bearing its coat of arms. Vincenc Ferrer, who was later canonised, was preached here, and here is also the famous Hahnenbrunnen, which dates back to 1827 and is considered a landmark of Pollença.
Also worth seeing is the Casa Museu Dionís Bennàssar. This is a so-called residential house museum: The original furniture gives an insight into the former life of the local painter whose name the house carries.Dionís Bennàssar was considered a member of the generation of artists that gave the place the title 'Cultural Capital of the North'. In addition to sculptures, watercolors and drawings, it is above all the oil paintings Bennàssar that characterize the exhibition.
Among other attractions such as the Museu Martí Vicenc, the Pont Romà or the Puig de María, El Calvari is a must for every visitor to Pollença: exactly 365 steps lead up to the Calvary, which is considered the pride of the city. The beginning of the ascent lies north of Plaça Major, near the town hall (Ajuntament). Upon reaching the 113-meter-high hill, the visitor can see a chapel from the 19th century and a much older statue of the Virgin, which houses the chapel.You can also marvel at the wonderful view over the city from the top.
Sport and leisure in Pollença
Mon d'Aventura Day Tours offers tourist tours through the cave Cova de Coloms: The access to the cave requires swimming about 100 meters against the current of the sea. Due to the fact that many children and adolescents also participate in the tours, there is also the possibility to descend about 20 meters into the depth: Especially your offspring will feel like you are in the footsteps of Indiana Jones.
You can also visit Teixits Vicens: The family-run business, which has existed for over 100 years, invites you to discover the world of textiles.You can buy various textile items, but you can also take part in a free tour of the company's production areas. This gives visitors an insight into non-industrial textile production.
Of course, there are many more ways to spend your free time in Pollença. The service of your hotel will certainly inform you about this and if you are lucky, there is one or the other insider tip, because Pollença is always good for a surprise.
Top restaurants in Pollensa
In Pollença you can find a lot of restaurants. These have a variety of dishes. For example, there are many restaurants with local cuisine, but there are also many restaurants that have a national or a Mediterranean and international cuisine.Some of the restaurants such as the 365 Restaurant or La Placeta Restaurante have been awarded the 'Certificate of Excellence 2014'. Reservations are mostly recommended and dining options like Manzanas y Peras are not only convincing with good food, but also with excellent service and family friendliness.
3 Bathroom, 4 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
SleepingBed linen, 1 Double bed, 2 King bed, 1 Queen bed
CookingChild's high chair, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster, Water cooler
Heating/CoolingAir conditioning, Ceiling fans, Central heating
OutsidePrivate Balcony, Private Terrace
EntertainmentDVD-Player, Wireless Broadband Internet, Stereo system, TV (Satellite)
SanitaryBidet, Hair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub, Washbasin
LaundryClothes dryer, Iron & Board, Washing machine
Spa & GymPrivate Fitness-Room, Unheated Outdoor swimming pool
OutsideCharcoal grill BBQ, Private Garden, Gated-Community, Private Playground