The Casa Vista Roqueta residence

mallorca, spain
5 bedroom - 5 bath
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£1,296 - £1,313 per night (GBP)
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Perks for the Parents

This charming, rustic Casa has been lovingly refurbished, retaining its centuries-old stone farmhouse character but refreshing it with stylish modern touches that provide comfort and luxury in a truly scenic setting. It sleeps 10+2. Ideal for those seeking peace and relaxation, the Casa is a rural hideaway, nestled on its own estate amongst lush green farmland away from touristy crowds but only a short drive to the restaurants, bars and shops/markets of Petra - its local town - and larger Manacor. There’s lots on offer to keep adults occupied at home however, with a large outdoor pool with sun terrace, spacious courtyard with a brick barbecue and plenty of shaded alfresco dining, and chic relaxation areas dotted with olive, palm and lemon trees. Inside there are plenty of roomy living spaces and secluded reading nooks to enjoy some quiet downtime. Separate from the Casa, there’s garden ensuite bedroom and garden apartment/studio offering enhanced privacy options for large families or 2 family groups. The beautiful outdoor pool is a real gem; larger than average, it caters for keen swimmers as well as those looking to relax in its cooling water whilst soaking in the incredible view.

Why Kids Love it

There is plenty on offer for kids at this spacious Casa, with large gardens, roomy inside hangouts, accommodation mainly on one floor and enough entertainment to keep everyone happy. Kids will love playing in the large outdoor pool with plenty of room for games, and pool inflatables provided. There are also footballs and a trampoline for on-land fun as well as a satellite TV and a large, comfy sofa for movie screenings and downtime. The villa comes with multiple kitchen areas both indoor and outdoor, as well as a brick style barbecue making it ideal for kids who enjoy helping out with the cooking. Nearby Petra has a weekly market perfect for picking up local produce. For those seeking higher energy adventures, there are hiking and biking trails not far from the Casa, as well as junior tennis camps (at the local Rafa Nadal academy), pony trekking, go-Karting and beaches with watersports a short drive away. For younger guests, there’s also an animal farm close by. 3 cribs are provided along with a potty, mattress protectors and plastic crockery.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 7 nights, other durations on request. There is a security deposit of €600 to be paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection. The Balearic Eco tourist tax is included in the rental. Please note the steps down to the pool area are fairly steep and the pool is ungated so younger children should be supervised around it. Pool towels are not provided so guests may wish to bring their own. Please also note that there is an open fish pond in the gardens, and 1 of the bedrooms features a mezzanine level lounge area with low railings and wide gaps so younger children should be supervised in these areas. There is air conditioning and WiFi throughout the property. A brick barbecue and washing machine is included. 3 cribs are available, please request at the time of booking. Car hire is recommended due to the Casa’s rural location; there is plenty of private parking on-site. This property has solar panels. The host’s concierge team can help arrange a pre-arrival fridge stock, in-house chefs/catering, babysitting/childcare services, airport transfers upon request.

About the Location

The villa is located in peaceful, rural countryside just 7km from the charming town of Petra, offering a historic taste of local life with weekly markets. The town of Manacor, Mallorca’s second largest is just a 10 minute drive away with restaurants, bars and shops to explore. It is also the birth place of Rafa Nadal and is home to the Rafa Nadal Academy which hosts holiday tennis camps as well as a tennis museum. Manacor is the starting point of the only 'Via Verde' in the Balearics – a 29 km eco-path with beautiful scenery. The closest beaches are S'illot, Cala Mendia, Porto Cristo and Can Picafort, all around a 25 minute drive away. Cala Varques, an unspoilt beach with clear waters and golden sands is 30 minutes by car. Naturacavall horse trekking centre is 15 minutes’ drive. Golf can be found at the Son Serverva Golf Course, 30 minutes away. Palma, Mallorca's capital is just over 40 minutes' drive away and has many squares, restaurants and cafes to explore. The Palma to Sóller vintage wooden train, popular with kids and adults alike, can be caught from the Ferrocarril station there. The airport is 40 minutes away.

Accommodation Details

This property has 5 bedrooms plus 1 double sofa bed and 5 bathrooms set over 2 floors in the main house, with 2 of the bedrooms in garden annexes. On the ground floor of the main house is the long, airy entrance hallway with its own comfy seating that connects open-plan style to an opulent dining room with arched picture window. Through another arch is the sophisticated main living room with large corner sofa and satellite TV. Nearby is the fully-equipped kitchen with traditional stone sinks, larder and direct access out to a small, shady terrace. On the ground floor guests will also find the primary bedroom with four-poster double bed and ensuite bathroom and a second bedroom with a doublesize bed and ensuite bathroom with steps leading to a mezzanine with extra sofa seating. There is also a guest toilet on this floor. Upstairs is the 3rd double bedroom of the main house, with double bed and a family bathroom with bath tub. Outside, there is a garden bedroom in the casa’s former grain store, with original stone walls, doublesize bed and feature walk-in shower. The seperate garden annexe house comprises of an open plan lounge with doublesize sofa bed, dining area, fully-equipped kitchen, doublesize bed and family bathroom with shower. Outside, the multi-level exterior gardens cascade down from the large stone terrace/courtyard area in front of the Casa. There is a barbecue, shaded dining area and an additional summer kitchen with large glass-sided, covered dining area below. Rolling paths continue onwards down to the private 20 x 5m pool with sun terrace and loungers, and a chill-out sofa area with pergola set amongst lush Mediterranean planting.

Style Notes

Elegant rustic. A beautifully modernised stone farmhouse that blends traditional features and warm natural woods with white washed walls and colorful furnishings to create a charming homely space with country-estate decadence. The main house marries hand picked antique pieces with beautiful fabrics and glamourous touches. Chandeliers and sleek, modern lighting add sophistication to evening soirees while chic outdoor furniture create stylish daytime hangouts amongst the lush, Mediterranean gardens. The views have to be seen to be believed. We love traditional features such as the bread oven/brick barbecue and feature stone walls as well as the thoughtfully landscaped terraces culminating in the stunning outdoor pool - the perfect place to relax and take in the stunning countryside vista.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
SLEEPS 12
5 full / double
1 sofa bed (double)
sleeps 12
3 baby crib
Oliver B.
Member since January 23, 2023

Mallorca, Spain

Sandcastles and sunshine

One of Spain’s four sun-kissed Balearic islands, Mallorca is perfect for an easy family vacation. Popular beach resorts abound but there are hidden treasures too: golden stone hill towns, quiet beaches and olive groves, if you look hard enough. Take tots on the Palma-Soller vintage train, make sandcastles on the beach, and order kid-friendly tapas in beach bars. Pack sunscreen - you'll need it.