Many people who come to Mallorca on holiday fall in love with the place: the slower pace of life, the beautiful beaches, the picturesque countryside, the stunning mountains with winding roads perfect for cycling or hiking, the delicious fresh local produce...
For some, it's enough to keep coming back here on holiday year after year, but for others, owning a little slice of the island that they can call their own is the ultimate dream. Let's face it, if it's good enough for Brad Pitt, Michael Douglas and Rafa Nadal, it's good enough for you too! Here are our top six most gorgeous properties currently on the market in Mallorca.
The Classic Mallorcan Beach House
This exclusive four-bedroom private country house, offered by Charles Marlow, is located within a stone's throw of the charming and sheltered Cala Deia beach. Recently built in a traditional Mallorcan style but with a modern interior, it boasts breathtaking sea views. All of the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, and the house features an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean and two large terraces with spectacular views for sunbathing or al fresco dining. However, this property can be enjoyed throughout the year since it also has an indoor pool with jacuzzi and a private gym, as well as central heating for those chilly winter days - not that there are many of those in Mallorca! Price €3,300,000 - Find out more.
The Modern Luxury Villa
Offered by Finest Selection Real Estate, the newly constructed glass villa is located in Costa d'en Blanes, Calviá, just minutes from the prestigious marina of Puerto Portals and the city of Palma. With walls made up of large floor to ceiling windows, it has uninterrupted views of the Bay of Palma, which can also be enjoyed from the infinity pool and the 250 m2 palm gardens. All of its five bedrooms boast an en-suite bathroom, and the master even has its own private jacuzzi and dressing room. In addition to a spa area with a private gym and sauna, the house has air conditioning, underfloor heating and a stunning fireplace in its light-filled lounge. This is the perfect property to entertain as, in the basement, it features a summer kitchen with dining area and bar, as well as home cinema; and for those guests who want to stay over, there is even a private apartment with separate entrance. Price €9,600,000 - Find out more.
The Designer Finca
With interiors designed by multi-award winning studio Uber, this outstanding six-bedroom villa in Pollença, on offer at Prestige Villas, is one of a kind. They've used unique furniture and a neutral palette which enhances the spectacular master bedroom, including an open bathroom featuring twin stone bathtubs and a steam room, as well as a walk-in dressing room. Its large living area with a natural stone fireplace opens up onto a large covered terrace overlooking the heated swimming pool, surrounded by manicured lawns with olive trees and bushes. This is the dream house for any golf enthusiast since it gives onto Pollença's nine-hole course. Price €3,999,999 - Find out more.
The Sumptuous Seafront Pad
The location of this modern villa cannot be surpassed; atop the Mon Port hill, it boasts panoramic views of Port d'Andratx, the Mediterranean sea, and the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range. Its contemporary style is inspired by Gaudí, featuring curves and angles with some one-off design pieces like its gorgeous main doors. The airy interior comprises a large living room, two kitchens, six bedrooms including a master with two en-suite bathrooms and two dressing rooms, a soundproof cinema room, a library, a fitness room, underground garage for six cars and a traditional wine cellar excavated in the rock. Outside, you can relax on its large terrace with pool and jacuzzi or prepare a grilled dinner on the barbecue terrace. A two-bedroom guesthouse and staff apartment are the final touches to this magnificent property. Price €17,000,000 - Find out more.
The Picturesque Cottage
A honey-coloured stone estate in the centre of the coastal village of Deiá, this idyllic cottage is located near a torrent and boasts a beautiful garden with flowers and fruit trees. Its traditional Mallorcan patio is the ideal spot to have a drink while enjoying the island's balmy evenings. The house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and there is a private studio with separate access and its own terrace, great to give your guests some privacy. Price €525,000 - Find out more.
The Contemporary Country House
Situated in the sought-after town of Alcudia, on the northern coast of Mallorca, this minimalist villa features huge windows with views of the bay and the modern garden. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as a large terrace with comfortable sofas and an infinity pool. Its sleek interior is so airy and light that there seems to be no boundaries between the indoors and the outdoors. Price €1,600,000 - Find out more.
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