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Typical stone house with pool and BBQ 5 minutes from Sóller and the beach

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms for 8 people. Pool. Beach 5 kms. Parking - Wi-Fi

Typical stone house in the area, with private pool and barbecue. Sleeps 9 people. Surrounded by gardens, orange and lemon. Private parking. Satellite TV, WI-FI

The house is located 4 kms from Sóller and the beach of Puerto de Sóller, 2 kms from Fornaluxt and 500 meters from Biniaraix, small, traditional village of stone houses and narrow streets. Located in a valley of the Sierra de Tramuntana and is considered one of the prettiest villages of the island. In Puerto de Sóller Sóller and shops, banks, pharmacies, supermarkets and many restaurants with typical food of the island. In the Port de Sóller you can enjoy the beach with good and typical romantic restaurants on the island. Here you can enjoy fresh fish and prawn Puerto de Sóller, considered the best in Europe.

This is a great place to walk with numerous excursions, wonderful walks through the mountain scenery nearby base. Many of the best climbing sites are nearby, as well as mountain walks and hikes through the Sierra de Tramuntana.

More Details

Property Manager
Propietaria
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sóller in Serra de Tramuntana

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Porch Furniture
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Typical stone house with pool and BBQ 5 minutes from Sóller and the beach
average rating of 3.0 based on 1 reviews
Poole UK
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Pros and Cons...

  • 3 of 5

Villa Cactus is set in a beautiful area just outside the village of Biniaraix and only about 20 mins walk from Fornalutx, where some good restaurants can be found. It is surrounded by wonderful views of mountains and the valley where Soller lies. The road outside is very narrow (and one-way at weekends) and we had some initial difficulty finding the villa as the entrance is not marked very clearly. As the photos show, the outside of the villa is very green with lovely plants growing all around. It's worth noting that the pool is only 5m x 2.5m so it is much smaller than we expected (although see below).

The building is a converted farmhouse which has been split in to two adjacent villas, each with it's own entrance and pools etc. However, you are living very close to your neighbours so it could be a problem if one side were noisy etc. although this didn't happen to us. In fact, since the adjacent villa was not occupied on some days, we were allowed to use their larger pool on those occasions.

On arrival we were greeted by the friendly and helpful owner, Margarita, who lives on site, and who quickly sorted a few minor problems such as no water on the ground floor and no hot water! The villa is very spacious inside although it is also somewhat dated - for example, the kitchen is small and has very little space for food preparation. One of the dishwasher trays need replacing. Not all the lights work and some of the electrical sockets hang loose on the walls. The downstairs shower room had a permanent damp smell. Several of the doors rub the floor and so are hard to open and close. However, the wi-fi works well throughout the house.

Despite the above niggles, the upper terrace overlooking the garden and distant views is lovely, and full of birdsong. The villa is in a good location (only 10 mins by car from Soller) and the owner is friendly and helpful. So it depends what you are looking for. We certainly enjoyed our week at Villa Cactus but would probably not book to go there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to know that the situation of the house pleased, surrounded by gardens with fruit trees, and near Fornalutx and Sóller. Yes, the pool is not very large, as there was no space in the garden to do it, but it was on the web that the measures were explained. I am sorry that you found some minor problems on your arrival, we will solve them, thank you. Regards Margalida
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Aeropuerto Son San Juan a 30 minutos
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
200 metros
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Estación Marítima a 35 minutos coche
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
3 kms
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
25 kms
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Varios restaurantes típica comida Mallorquina
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
A 5 minutos coche playa del Puerto de Sóller

The house is located 4 kms from Sóller and the beach of Puerto de Sóller, 2 kms from Fornaluxt and 500 meters from Biniaraix, small, traditional village of stone houses and narrow streets. Located in a valley of the Sierra de Tramuntana and is considered one of the prettiest villages of the island. AIn Sóller and Puerto de Sóller shops, banks, pharmacies, supermarkets and many restaurants with typical food of the island. In the Port de Sóller you can enjoy the beach with good and typical romantic restaurants on the island. Here you can enjoy fresh fish and prawn Puerto de Sóller, considered the best in Europe.

This is a great place to walk and numerous excursions, wonderful walks through the mountain scenery nearby base. Many of the best climbing sites are nearby, as well as mountain walks and hikes through the Sierra de Tramuntana.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sóller, Majorca (Mallorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Precios
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,239
for 7 nights
£1,239
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
Prcios
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
Precios
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£973
for 7 nights
£973
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

En el precio está todo incluido, limpieza final, electricidad, agua, toallas, toallas piscina, sábanas, Internet Wi-fi.

En caso de cancelación, el depósito no se devuelve.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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