Casa Pont Roma
4 bedrooms, sleeps 6
Charming village house in Pollensa with super good-sized garden, recently under gone a refurbishment, swimming pool 8m x 4m, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (including outside full shower-room), air conditioning, and WiFi. Ideal location just a short walk to main plaza and village square.
At a Glance
* Astra 2 UK free to air channels
** Radiators in living rooms and hot and cold AC in bedrooms
Quality refurbishment completed! This charming traditional villa is in a great location. Known as Pont Roma because of its situation by the old Roman bridge right at the entrance to the historic town of Pollensa, is perfectly located for Pollensa’s fabulous Plaza Major with its pavement cafe bars, shops & restaurants (750m from the house meaning just a 10 minute walk). True to their word, the new owners have brought this property right up to date without sacrificing its local charm. Many extra features and facilities have been installed, including a third bathroom (super travertine tiled open shower, hand basin and WC on the first floor), Mitsubishi air conditioning to the bedrooms, High Speed WiFi internet access, attractive modernised kitchen, digital flat screen TV, new quality bedroom furniture throughout from John Lewis and El Corte Ingles, comfortable new sofas, and a new “Chill out” Space for youngsters.
Pont Roma boasts an excellent garden and pool, which is rather special in this part of town. The entrance to the property is situated on a “no through” road which offers easy parking. Serious walkers and hikers may be interested to know that this is at the start of an attractive and famous walking route to Lluc (a 4 hour journey through majestic scenery along the GR-221 Ruta de Piedra Seca (Dry Stone Route) with a dedicated Refugi is situated nearby, patronised by walkers and cyclists for its homemade and inexpensive meals and refreshments.
You enter the white painted property with its wood shuttered windows, through a gated entrance into the private garden where you will find a 8m x 4m swimming pool set in lawns, with Mallorquin style BBQ (almost a complete second kitchen in its own right), there are several seating / dining areas to enjoy the sun in both the morning and evening. The garden has its own special and intimate charm, it is lawned, with mature palms, shrubs, bushes and hedges, including bougainvillea and oleander, that provide great privacy and a beautifully green setting for the cosy villa nestling in the grounds. Alongside the BBQ and terrace is a garden shower-room and WC which is very convenient when around the pool, and provides an extra bathroom for larger groups.
Coming into the house through the main door, you step into a large entrance hall (4m x 6m) with comfortable new sofas, off this living area is the Snug, an inner sitting room with new flat screen TV, satellite channels and DVD player, and a selection of DVDs. Next door to the Snug is the cosy air conditioned fourth bedroom, with smart twin beds and covers, wardrobe and chest of drawers. To the right of the entrance hall, a door takes you into the large kitchen which has double aspect windows, and its own separate door out to the garden and terrace areas. The kitchen has a fresh and modern look, featuring a large breakfast table (set for 6 but extendable to 8 seats) and designer Jakobsen chairs. Naturally, it features a new fridge freezer and dishwasher, whilst retaining a traditional, separate large pantry.
Upstairs, there is the newly created “Chill out” Space for youngsters, three air conditioned bedrooms, two double (one with own romantic balcony terrace) and one large twin. The two newly refurbished bathrooms at opposite ends of the open hallway have their own style and feel, one with walk-in shower, hand basin and WC, and the other features a new marble, stone and tiled configuration straight out of a designer magazine.
Overall, the uniqueness of this property is its combination of convenient location, a charming appearance, and the enclosed garden and the calmness it offers, that make Pont Roma an oasis surrounded by vibrant village life, with all the amenities on hand (bakery and grocer within a couple of hundred metres).
Amenities: Plaza Major, shops, and restaurants all a comfortable walk away, bike and scooter hire nearby, Golf (9 holes) 1km, Tennis and horse riding Pollensa.
Beaches: the long white beaches of Puerto Pollensa, and the bays and coves of Cala San Vicente are just a ten minute drive.
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