OUR HOLIDAY IN MALLORCA
TRANQUILITY – ECOLOGY

DISCOVER ANOTHER MALLORCA. CHOOSE BETWEEN A HOUSE BY THE SEA WITH A BACKDROP OF MOUNTAINS OR A 13TH CENTURY HOUSE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE.

Cala de Deià

a 1 minuto de la casa "Es Secret"

Celler en Sineu

a 9 minutos de la casa de "Son Sitjes"

Cala de Deià

a 1 minuto de la casa "Es Secret"

Mercado de Sineu

a 9 minutos de la casa de "Son Sitjes"

Cala de Deià

a 1 minuto de la casa "Es Secret"

Casa "Es Secret"

Cala de Deiá

Sineu

a 9 minutos de la casa de "Son Sitjes"

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Fachada

Deià

a 4 minutos de la casa "Es Secret"

Casa "Es Secret"

Sala comedor

Mercado de Sineu

a 9 minutos de la casa de "Son Sitjes"

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Piscina

Cala de Deià

a 1 minuto de la casa "Es Secret"

Casa "Es Secret"

Terraza

Celler en Sineu

a 9 minutos de la casa de "Son Sitjes"

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Porche

Casa "Es Secret"

Pérgola

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Hall entrada

Casa "Es Secret"

Vistas desde la pérgola

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Detalle cocina antigua

Casa de "Son Sitjes"

Llubí

Casa "Es Secret"

Cala Deià

Casa "Es Secret"

Cala Deià

Casa "Es Secret"

Cala Deià

Casa "Es Secret"

Cala Deià

TRANQUILITY AND NATURE IN MALLORCA

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"Son Sitjes" - Llubí

A magnificent, environmentally friendly house. 100% solar energy. Relax surrounded by nature. On rural cycle routes.

6 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / 500m2 living area / 134

6 bedrooms / 6 bathrooms / 500m2 living area / 1348m2 terrace area
location: Llubí



House restored using environmentally friendly materials. 100% solar energy provided by 63 photovoltaic cells. The floor area of the buildings, including the annexes, is around 500m2. The house is situated on a 170,000m2 sheep farm, on a hill 131m above sea level and has magnificent views. It dates from the Arab period, a few years after the Catholic conquest of Mallorca by King James I of Aragon. Between 1229 and1231 (13th century) it was extended, creating the house we have today.

From 2001 to 2008 we renovated the building, adhering as closely as possible to the style of the period when it was originally built. Sandstone blocks were recovered from outbuildings that had fallen into ruin. These blocks are at least 300 years old and are now fossilised. We recovered mortar with limestone and limestone finishing mortar. As you will experience during you stay there is a cool, fresh feeling inside the house and you will even feel you are breathing differently as the limestone allows the walls, which are 75cm thick, to transpire naturally. In the annexe to the house, which is newly built, there are two suites and we used the same system but with 45cm thick walls made of natural clay bricks.

From the terrace, which is some 85m2 in area, you can see the whole of the Tramuntana mountain range, from Galatzó in the west to Cabo de Formentor in the north, including partial views of both Pollença bay and Alcudia bay with its port. A dozen towns can also be seen. In summer the view is not so spectacular as the atmosphere is more opaque due to the heat.

As the technique for making limestone floors has been more or less lost, surviving only in the Yemen and one or two other countries, we opted for slate from a family quarry in Galicia. In the annexe we used floor tiles made of natural ceramic and on the upstairs floor of the house we opted for oak parquet on chestnut battens. Both were made by us by recycling planks and beams, cutting them down to size and applying a natural protection of water based varnish.

The door of the house, made of holm oak, is the original door which has been restored. The inside doors and external windows of the house were designed by us. On the ground floor we used elm wood which was very abundant in the past in Mallorca and has now disappeared. The external windows are made of stone pine from an emblematic Mallorcan farm in the Sierra de Tramuntana. Upstairs the internal doors are made of naturally grown American walnut. The external doors are made of holm oak from our farm. No tree had to be felled, as we used wood from pruning that had been kept for many years. There are pieces of wood that you will see incorporated into some cupboards, or built into steps leading from one area to another or nailed to the wall. In the past these were used for hanging up items or utensils. This wood is from the original house and has been petrified over the centuries. The tropical wood in the house is all recycled wood treated with natural products. The only exception is the dining room table which is a piece of iroko wood 5´30 m. x 1´30 m. This is not recycled but we have established that it was not cut recently and is more than 20 years old.

We have carefully preserved the old house. On the ground floor, the dining room is where the animals used to be fed and we have retained its original features. The sitting room is where the animals were kept. One of the bedrooms has been kept as it was, and the second has been converted into a bathroom with a separate shower. Both the bedroom and the bathroom are designed for the elderly. The old kitchen has also been kept exactly as it was. Upstairs we have retained the arrangement with two rooms and we have converted the straw loft into a double bedroom with an en suite bathroom. We have converted one of the sitting rooms into two rooms each with their own en suite bathrooms and the other sitting room has been kept as a 50m2 sitting room.

Next to the old house we have constructed an annexe using recycled materials from the farm, so we can say with certainty that the façade has not been in altered at all appearance. The house has a new modern and practical kitchen about 45m2 in area (Miele built-in dishwasher, built-in Siemens washing machine, an Italian industrial cooker, an LG fridge-freezer with modern furniture and American ebony shelves). It is connected to the old kitchen and on its roof are the 63 photoelectric plates producing 6000 watts a day. The installation has a minimal visual impact.

There is also an annexe with access from outside, and the house has a swimming pool with two double rooms with their own bathrooms / changing rooms.

The house and the annexes have oil fired heating installed with a solar electric starter.

We have a generator set for emergencies.

The swimming pool is steel and has saline chlorination. It is 10·50m x 4·50m with a ladder and additional access for the elderly . All around the swimming pool over an area of some 100m2 there are small stones reminiscent of the bays of the Mallorcan Tramuntana mountain range. It is designed in this way to discourage children getting excited and running around, to prevent the typical falls that can unfortunately bring a holiday to an end. The swimming pool has three comfortable access steps made from pieces of sandstone. Next to the swimming pool is a covered area of about 55m2. It is very cool as it is out of the sun throughout the day and is an ideal spot for relaxing.

90% of the materials used to renovate the house are natural. The rest were used to comply with building regulations and the very poor state in which we found the house.

After renovating the house, remaining as faithful as possible to the period in which it was built, we tried to create a fusion between traditional Mallorcan construction and Mediterranean and Oriental décor.

We think we can say, in all seriousness, that it is a environmentally friendly and sustainable house. You will be able to enjoy all modern comforts in a 13th century farm house. But do not forget that the energy you use is natural and therefore you must consume it responsibly.

Information about Llubí location
The house is 35

Information about Llubí location

The house is 35 minutes from the airport. It is in Llubi municipality, very near Sineu. It is situated almost in the centre of the island, so you can reach any part of Malloca in between 5 and 35 minutes, apart from the Sierra de Tramuntana bays. It takes up to an hour to reach the bay with the most difficult access.
6 minutes from Sineu, which is a special, classically Mallorcan place that was the summer residence of the kings of the ancient Kingdom of Mallorca. The best market in Mallorca is held here on Wednesdays. There is a wide variety of restaurants, including typically Mallorcan restaurants, a bakery, an "A Prop" supermarket and a "Dip Ifa" supermarket, a butcher's, a fishmonger's, a frozen food shop, other shops and a pharmacy. There is a train station with trains to Manacor, Inca and Palma

  • 5 minutes from the town of Llubi which has a Mallorcan tapas bar, a family restaurant with set meals, a medium size supermarket, a bakery with a classic Mallorcan oven and a pharmacy.
  • 30 minutes from Palma de Mallorca, a city with 700,000 inhabitants, the most cosmopolitan and international city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona and possibly the most cosmopolitan city of its size in Europe. Its cathedral and historic centre is one of the most beautiful in the Mediterranean. There is a strong Italian influence, as Naples belonged to the Kingdom of Mallorca for a long time. There are shops ranging from Luis Vuitton to the little neighbourhood shops, restaurants of all types, bars with fantastic terraces, jewellers ranging from Cartier to family jewellery workshops, local, national and international art galleries, very good antique dealers, and its marina is the most luxurious in the world. There are museums, hospitals, private clinics...
  • 15 minutes from Inca, the capital of the county with a public hospital, all the services, shoe factories such as Camper, Farrutx, George´s, Lotusse. On Thursdays there is a large market.
  • 20 minutes from Manacor, capital of the county with a public hospital and furniture factories. There is a large market on Mondays. The eastern area of Mallorca is a "must see" for visitors.
  • 6 minutes from Santa Margarita, which has no particular points of interest.
  • 10 minutes from Muro, an agricultural-industrial town with a famous discotheque. 7 minutes away there is a tourist area by the name of Platja de Muro next to the beach of Puerto de Alcudia with tourism similar to that of Puerto de Alcudia, with a private clinic and a beach with services. It is situated in the natural park “Parc Natural Sa Albufera “. There is a train station with trains to Inca andPalma.
  • 15 minutes from Ca´n Picafort, a tourist area of little interest
  • 23 minutes from Son Serra de Marina. Its beaches are unspoilt and very interesting. They are highly reminiscent of Formentera, with low pine trees, savins, bushes and beaches of flat rocks and sand. To the side there are some small lakes. They are not nudist beaches but they accept nudism. There is an acceptable restaurant with affordable prices on the right hand beach. The built up area is of little interest.
  • 20 minutes from Puerto de Alcudia, a tourist area of interest specialising in facilities for families. There are beaches that are ideal for children, a private clinic, all types of restaurants, fast food outlets, toilets, discotheques, bars…..
  • 27 minutes from Puerto de Pollença
  • 20 minutes from Pollença, a very typically Mallorcan town with good bars and restaurants



Comments

29-07-2013 | AINTZANE

Con motivo del enlace matriominal de un amigo que vive en Mallorca, todos sus amigos decidimos acudir a la boda aprovechando que era en verano para poder pasar juntos unos días de vacaciones. Encontramos esta maravillosa casa de 12 personas por casualidad y nos decidimos a reservarla. Una vez llegamos y vimos lo que esta gran casa ofrecía nos quedamos maravillados y nos atrapó tanto su encanto que apenas salimos de ella. SINCERAMENTE UNAS VACACIONES INOLVIDABLES EN UN LUGAR PARADISIACO CON COMPAÑÍA INMEJORABLE Y UNA CASA QUE ENAMORA.
GRACIAS KATINA Y JORDI. VOLVEREMOS.
Un abrazo desde BIZKAIA.


08-05-2014 | Karin Öttl

Ein Traum!!! Sehr liebevoll und landestypisch renoviert,mit Liebe zum Detail!
Wir waren 12 Frauen um indieser bezaubernden Finca meinen 50.Geburtstag zu feiern.Die Finca besticht durch ihr tolles Ambiente und ist sehr großzügig geschnitten! Jeder hatte die Möglichkeit sich mal zurückzuziehen .Bester Ausgangspunkt für Ausflüge nach Nord und Süd.Gerne kommen wir wieder an diesen besonderen Ort der Ruhe zurück. Liebe Catina ich werde die Finca immer mit besten Gewissen weiterempfehlen!! April 2014 Karin und 12 Freundinnen!



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Prices per week

PeriodHouse for 8 people
01-Oct-2015 - 31-Oct-20152,135 €
01-Nov-2015 - 30-Apr-20162,260 €
01-May-2016 - 31-May-20162,380 €
01-Jun-2016 - 30-Jun-20162,660 €
01-Jul-2016 - 31-Aug-20162,980 €
01-Sep-2016 - 30-Sep-20162,660 €
01-Oct-2016 - 31-Oct-20162,380 €
01-Nov-2016 - 30-Apr-20172,260 €

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