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Charming traditional country finca set in Idyllic grounds with private pool

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Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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Charming traditional country finca set in Idyllic grounds with private pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Pollensa - Charming Country Finca

4 bedrooms sleeps 8 close to beach & walking distance to Pollensa old town

This charming finca enjoys a private location just 1km from the historic old town of Pollensa with the dramatic backdrop of the Tramuntana Mountains, 4km inland from the coastal resort of Puerto Pollensa. Situated just off the old beach road from Pollensa to Puerto Pollensa. The approach to the property takes you through a river ford where you arrive at this delightful property. Inside there are 4 double / twin bedrooms, two bathrooms and two lounges, one with satellite tv decoder and WiFi broadband access.Outside set in 3000m2 there is a fantastic private pool, sun loungers provided and a separate kids play area with play frame, trampoline, table tennis and a basketball ring to keep the little ones amused. For the grown ups there is a built in stone BBQ with dining area, ideal for long leisurely lunches or alfresco evening dining. Separate shady sitting areas can be found around the garden for quiet reading spots or pre dinner aperitifs, everything is in place for that perfect relaxing family holiday.

House & Garden: The house was originally built approximately 100 years ago and is typical of the traditional stone built houses you see in this part of the island. The garden has a range of fruit trees which include orange, lemon , clementine,pomegranate, olive, Mallorquin apricot, fig, walnut, almond, carobs and grape vines. There is a large traditional Mallorcan wood bread oven in the garden between the terrace/dining area and the pool which in years gone by served as the oven for all the houses nearby.

The garden is very green and lush, there are lots of colours from the different flowers that bloom during the spring and summer months.

The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, oven, 4 ring hob and fridge/freezer, behind the house there is a utility room with washing machine, and large American style fridge freezer. Outside in front of the utility room there is an outside WC

Inside the House: The Finca is full of the traditional charm that you would expect in this part of the Island. There is a pleasant mix of styles with modern features blended with the traditional charm, there are interesting modern art works throughout the property. There are two sitting areas one with TV and satellite TV decoder, WIFI high speed broadband internet service is installed. The house comfortably sleeps 8 people. One of the bedrooms can have it´s own access from the outside if required which can be benefitial for families with older children or two family groups.

Outside there is a great area with a stone built Bbq and comfortable seating area under a shady terrace were you can see the pool if you have young children. In the garden there are several seating and eating areas were you can enjoy the outdoor life that Mallorca offers.

There are several grassed lawn areas and plenty to keep the younger ones busy. The old town is a short walk away and the famous Plaza Major can be reached in 20 to 25 minutes

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2015

Guestbook comments from the manager

Many thanks for the lovely week we had at your Finca "Can Roca". It was lovely to sit and relax by the pool in such a tranquil setting. It is unusual to find such a cormfortable place in Mallorca or Spain, we felt very lucky we had picked your house. We had a few nice meals out in town at No.8 and Il Gardino and would highly reccomend this house to couples and families with kids alike.
May 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

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Charming traditional country finca set in Idyllic grounds with private pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Very recommendable

  • 5 of 5

We are a bunch of young cyclists searching year by year for our early season form. In spring 2014 we spent one week at Can Roca.

The booking, the payment, the arrangement of the keys etc. went off without a hitch. We felt warmly welcome and Colin even once visited us to check that everything was fine.

The premise is fairly hidden and we struggled some time to find it. The beautiful main building has a nice terrace with a grill, a wooden bench an outdoor lounge. There is a nice pool in front (which we didn’t use due to the early season temperatures) and a little shed in the backyard. That one was perfect to lock our bikes overnight.

We spent our days out in the saddle. The location is quite good for training purposes as you can choose between mountainous and flat terrain. Nice spots like Sa Calobra, Puig Major and Cap Fermentor are all in a day’s (Road-) cycling distance as well as Cala Millor on the east coast of the Island.

Getting to the supermarket you better use a car as Can Roca is not directly in the center. Neglecting the matter of fact that it is a decent walk to the next waste container ;-) we had a great time at Can Roca and we will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
5

Absolute bliss!

  • 5 of 5

We Stayed in Can Roca for a week, as a family of 4 adults and 1 child age 4.

What a beautiful home and I say home because that's what it felt like! Everything you could need was there and more! Lovely little touches like children's toys and games/drawing things that our Daughter loved! The house itself is picture perfect, the decor is beautiful and the garden and pool are well kept, with gorgeous plants and trees! We had such good fun in the pool which was the perfect size for us.

My Son who is 17 and his friend had their own entrance to the house which was great as they could do there own thing with out disturbing us, this would also work for two families staying in the house.

The kitchen is very well equipped and great for home from home cooking!

I would recommend Con Roca %100 We had one the best holidays ever! See you next year!

The Wood Family

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, many thanks for the glowing review, I am really happy you had such a good time at Can Roca.
5

great for chlldren / very relaxing and quiet

  • 5 of 5

- very relaxing and quiet location with a beautiful garden and pool

- the inside of the traditional house is furnished very tasteful

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Can Roca, Pollensa

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a Spring Get-away for two families and after some research chose Can Roca which is situated just outside Pollensa.

The property was as described and the garden area was a lot larger than that shown on the photos. Our little boy , aged 2 1/2, loved running around and exploring. The trampoline and slide were great and well used during our stay. The location was secure with gates at the front of the property.

The fittings and furniture were of a high standard and the various seating areas around the property meant that there was space to escape and gain some quiet time if required.

The owner was there to greet us when we arrived and provided a tour of the facilities , he also provided some really useful advice about the local area. In addition there was a information folder provided with the villa that gave some more hints and tips for good restaurants and things to do in the locality and beyond. We had no problems during our stay , however if we had, having met and spoken with Colin the owner I had confidence that any issues would have ben resolved swiftly.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this property it was lovely and just what we were looking for. It is Situated about 1km outside Pollensa on a quiet road and so I would recommend that that having a car would be worthwhile to make the most of the location. The nearest Beach is about 4 km and we managed to visit a number of them during our stay as well as markets in Pollensa and Alcudia.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Beautiful Town House - Pollensa

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place the town house turned out to be, really peaceful, a great place to chill and relax. The house itself is in a perfect spot in the old town and is well laid out with everything you might need. It's lovely and cool on the inside, on what turned out to very hot days, and had the added benefit of a pool in a secluded courtyard that wasn't overlooked - great for a dip after several hours on a bike! There's also a lovely sunken bath in the bathroom where you can while away the time with a nice glass of red, before either dining out or eating in.

We've stayed in Majorca before and fell in love with the old town of Pollensa and it's Sunday market so the house was ideally situated to explore the town at our leisure. We found some very good restaurants, one just a few hundred meters from the house, and great cafes for breakfast. There a really good supermarket only 10 minutes on foot, a couple of minutes by car, from the house offering a great selection of local wines, cheeses etc. Port Pollensa is a 10 minute car ride away, 20 minutes by bike or an hour on foot and is a lovely seaside town with a great beach. This is also the place where we hired a couple of mountain bikes for 2-weeks and was recommended by the villa owner.

We will definitely be returning to stay in Pollensa and wouldn't bother looking for anywhere else to stay as this townhouse was just PERFECT!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Gorgeous villa in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We just had 2 wonderful weeks at Villa Can Roca with our extended family.

The grounds are beautiful, secluded and extensive with lots of different areas to cater for the children as well as the grandparents.

The villa was beautiful, full of character and had everything we needed.

The location was great too, 20 minutes walk in to town and 10 minutes drive from the beaches of calla san vincente.

Colin was very hospitable.

Would love to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Palma
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
La Boca, El Moli, Toni´s
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Alcudia
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Pollensa
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Sa Pobla
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Sa Pobla / Pollensa
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
La Boca or El Moli
Nearest Ski
500 Kilometres
Mainland
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Puerto Pollensa / Cal San Vincence
Car: recommended

This finca enjoys a private location just 1km from the lovely old town of Pollensa with the dramatic backdrop of the Tramuntana Mountains, 4km inland from the coastal resort of Puerto Pollensa. The property is located just off the old beach road from Pollensa to Puerto Pollensa. The old town has a fine selection of pavement cafe bars, shops and restaurants within walking distance. Close by is the challenging 9 hole golf course Pollensa ,and the coastal 18 holes of Alcanada 10km away. Pollensa Bay with its beautiful coastline and sandy beaches is a short drive away were you can enjoy more culinary and shopping delights, a little further north will take you to the exclusive bay of Formentor where members of the royal family have holidayed. Winston Churchill also frequented the Hotel there and even today you are likely to brush shoulders with powerful politicians and high society celebrity who enjoy this Caribbean like setting. The fantastic market can be found on a Sunday at Pollensa

Other Activities: Bird watching

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Prices & Availability

From £950 Weekly

Prices for this holiday villa in Pollensa, Pollenca

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May
1 May 2015 - 22 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
October Late
16 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Nov - March
1 Nov 2015 - 18 Mar 2016
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Notes Rates are in GBP Sterling, Change over day is Friday. 30% deposit is required when booking with the balance becoming due 8 weeks prior to arrival.Deposit Payments can be made by bank transfer. Final balance payments must be made by bank transfer 8 weeks prior to arrival. Change over is usually Friday but can be flexible outside of peak months

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Pollensa in Pollenca

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Twin basins
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • No bathroom on the ground floor except for outside wc
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 is now self contained above the twin bedroom on the first floor, there is no longer a mezzanine floor and now there is a full floor above the ground floor bedroom and the steep staircase has been removed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The washing machine and American style fridge freezer are in a separate utility room which is attached to garage and accessed from the garden. There are air-conditioning units in the 3 upstairs bedrooms (these operate on a timer system between 21.00 and 06.00) and lounge / dining area, additional portable units can be provided on request (additional charge payable locally), room fans are also provided (F.O.C) Smoking is allowed on the terraces and outside area of the main house.

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