About This Listing
This house combines the best of the countryside, with its stunning garden and pool, just a few minutes from the town of Ciutadella, one of the nicest of the Mediterranean. Charming and rustic, it has all the comfort and peace you need for a vacation.
The house and its garden are a gem, the pictures speak for themselves.
It is located a stone's throw away from the stunning town center of Ciutadella de Menorca, renowned for its medieval architecture and cobblestone streets.
The house has 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed, the other with two single beds (matresses are brand new with 100% cotton bedding).
At the other side of the garden there is another room with its own porch, equipped with a double bed (but no bathroom, just a outdoor sink).
The garden is massive : 1400m2, with plenty of trees (olive trees, orange trees, cypresses, jacarandas, laurels) and shrubs, rose-bushes, aromatic plants...
... and a beautiful swimming pool with unique ceramic fixtures that sparkle blue-green reflections on the water (4x8 meters, pool maintenance is taken care of).
Outside the house and opening to both the kitchen and the living-room is a very large terrace, the perfect spot to enjoy the view and the tranquility, under the shade of a pergola covered by a grapevine.
Inside the house the kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a freezer, gas furnace, toaster, Nespresso machine, blender and complete kitchenware.
The living-room is a perfect retreat in the unlikely case of a rain with its sofa. The bathroom has splendid tiles, with shower, wc, sink. Bath & beach towels are provided so you can go and enjoy the swathe of idyllic beaches around the island.
Carefull with wide angle pictures,it´s a doll house !
Small huts in the garden include a washing-machine and a washing sink, as well as a second fridge with freezer unit.
Hot and cold water are available in the house, coming from the well. It is not drinkable but apt for kitchen use.
The garden is made of terraces, with plenty of small stairs, which makes the house not suitable for disabled individuals and young children. In addition, the swimming pool is not fenced.
The house has two bikes available (downtown Ciutadella is 5 minutes away by bike or car, 10 minutes walking), and many additional equipments: stereo CD player, hammocks, garden bed, garden furnishings -chairs, tables, poolside long chairs-, etc.
The parking fits two cars and is easily accessible from a pathway leading to Ciutadella and (website hidden) and internet are not the kind of things you would want in such a quiet retreat, where the sound of birds and crickets are better enjoyed undisturbed.
But nearby Ciutadella has all of the wired connectivity you would need, as well as plenty of restaurants, shops and a great night-life.
Minorca offers some of the best beaches in the entire mediterranean. From Ciutadella, you are close to the south coast beaches renowned for their clear turquoise water and fine white sands (Cala Turqueta, Cala Macarella, Son Saura) but also from some of the northern coast most preserved beaches like Algaiarens or Cala Pilar.
Guests can access the whole house and garden.
Interaction with Guests
Keys are made available, then the house is yours. I am reachable by phone and email for any questions related to your stay.
The house is in the countryside a few minutes from Ciutadella (which can be seen from the terrace). There are a few other houses around, all far enough to respect the privacy of the garden. The area is also very quiet.
Ciutadella is the gem city of the island, its historic centre is renown across Spain and the mediterranean. Bursting with restaurants, small shops and a great nigh-life down in the port, it still offers a relaxing quietness other places can no longer pretend to have.
Minorca offers some of the best beaches in the entire mediterranean. From Ciutadella, you are close to the south coast beaches famous for their clear turquoise water and fine white sands (Cala Turqueta, Cala Macarella, Son Saura) but also from some of the northern coast most preserved beaches like Algaiarens or Cala Pilar.
The house is a mere 5 minutes by car or bike from downtown Ciutadella. You can also walk, which takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
There are 2 bikes available in the house for use by guests. In Ciutadella you can find bus stations to take you around the island, and taxi stops.
Renting a car is the most convenient way to explore Minorca.
Other Things to Note
There is a file full of information in the house. It has all the touristic and not so touristic tips on the island, and personal recommendations on restaurants, activities, and sightings.
This is a dream mediterranean gateway with an amazing garden and swimming-pool.
Guests are expected to treat this beautiful home like their own :)
You don't need to take care of anything special, maintenance of the pool and the garden is taken care of.
However note that the water is a sourced from a well and is not suitable for drinking. Mineral water bottles are available.
La maison dans son jardin est conforme au decriptif: Magnifique semaine de vacances.
Merci à Anne pour ses réponses rapides à nos attentes.
We have just returned from 10 days and had an amazing time!
Anne, the host was excellent in responding to any questions we had about the place and the area.
The directions to get to the villa were extremely clear and the photos on airbnb, were just as we found the place. The villa itself was rustic, in a charming way and the large garden and pool were fantastic.
Definitely a recommendation for anyone wanting a beautiful spot for a quiet holiday, with only a 20 minute walk, or 10 minute bike ride into the centre of Ciutadella.
Un moment charmant et reposant dans le jardin d'Eden de l'Olivette où l'on se sent très vite "comme à la maison". Le petit marché, le port, et les soirées à Ciutadella contribuent également à la réussite du séjour à Minorque.
Merci Anne pour avoir su créer cette alchimie délicieuse.
Wow, what an amazing idyllic villa. Exactly as described, I can't imagine finding any where more suited to us. It was an ideal retreat for a family of 5 with two young children who rarely wanted to be away from the pretty pool. The Villa is quiet and secluded with a large beautiful garden and a tastefully decorated house which is clean and had everything we needed. The villa is also well situated. Outside of resorts but walkable from central Cuitidella. We have recommended our friends stay here and look foreword to coming back some time soon, A big thank you to our helpful friendly host, Anne.
This was probably the most beautiful house we have ever stayed in! Exactly as described - amazing garden & pool and such a lovely homely feel to it. Close to the local town and beaches - I would recommend to stay here if you fancy a very relaxing break.
Can't wait to hopefully come back again next year!
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