Carmen Truyols

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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HOUSE IN THE CENTER OF ANCIENT FORNALUTX

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2 Bedroom, sleeps 4, 1 bathroom

This five-story modernist townhouse with beautiful old tiles, antique carpentry and iron railings is the perfect getaway for lovers of natural, unspoiled habitats, artists ready to be inspired by fabulous landscapes, and for anyone looking for a good family vacation with children. Right on the square of one of the most picturesque mountain villages in Mallorca, it is only 10 minutes away from the coast, and it is ideal for lovers of biking, golfing, trailing, hiking and sightseeing. Perfect for couples looking for a romantic setting coupled with many things to do around: cafés and restaurants are nearby, and Soller's fresh market and bubbly plaza are within walking distance (25 min) of Fornalutx by beautiful, ancient stone paths.

The house has five floors, two of them with a balcony, and a roof terrace with astonishing views: modern, completely furnished kitchen with all appliances, dining, living room, double bedroom + bathroom, double bedroom + terrace. Heating/Air conditioning.

Food: The grocery store is right across the square. They sell everything, including fresh bread and pastries, fruit, vegetables, meat, wine, dairy, toiletries, specialty deli products, etc. Fresh meat, but no fresh fish, only frozen. In Soller (10 min away) you can find a daily traditional fresh market with fish and seafood right out of the Port's boats, local meat, and locally grown vegetables, nuts and fruits (Open 7AM-2-PM). There are five restaurants in the village, and many more in the nearest town of Soller and in the Port of Soller where you will find fresh fish and seafood specialties, hearty soups and paellas, grilled pork and lamb, and also Italian, Indian and Chinese food. The valley of Soller is famous for its orange and lemon specialties, in addition to the traditional fish, lamb, pork, and seafood dishes. The town of Soller prides itself in its pastry shops. Restaurant prices are quite reasonable.

Keys / cleaning: Contact agent in town will give you the keys, show you how to run appliances, open and close doors, inform you about garbage and recycling procedures, etc. Clean bedding and towels provided. Contact staff available constantly. Weekly cleaning and change of sheets upon request.

Transportation: Rental cars available at the airport. Bikers: you can take the bus to Palma and another bus or train to Soller, and then ride three Km. uphil to get to the village. Buses from Soller to Palma and vice-versa available every hour. Buses from tFornalutx to Soller and Port the Soller available about 3-4 times a day. There is a cable car every half an hour from Soller to the Port of Soller. Fornalutx to Soller walk: 20-25 minutes, drive in 7 minutes. Fornalutx - Port walk: 45-minutes, drive in 10 minutes. Boat excursions available from the Port of Soller to local cobblestone beaches like Cala Tuent, Torrent de Pareis, and La Calobra. Buses to Deia and Valldemossa also available from Soller.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Low Allergen Environment

Carmen Truyols

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Speaks french, german, italian, spanish, english, Catalan
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
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COMMENTS FROM OWNER GUESTBOOK

Dear Carmen,
We returned home last week from our European travels. I want you to know how much we enjoyed visiting Fornalutx and staying in your charming house. We drove to many other places in Mallorca, including Deia, Valdemossa, Alcudia and Palma, but found none of them able to compete with the beauty of Fornalutx. We explored many places by car and foot, but liked best of all the days of complete relaxation we had in the village. We found your house to be perfectly equipped and elegantly furnished; I have no suggestions for changes. Everything was completely satisfactory. We have stayed in apartments and townhouses throughout Europe and have to rate yours as the best. P Killgore, UK
Dear Carmen,
Just a short mail to let you know that we had a terrific time at your beautiful place in idyllic Fornalutx. We had a nice weather the whole time and the house was really charming -a gem! E. S, Norway
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
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IN THE HEART OF VILLAGE LIFE

  • 5 of 5
Carmen's property in Fornalutx is ideally situated for those who want to have the experience of living in a community as well as enjoying a beautifully maintained and comfortable home. Walk out the front door and you are in the center of village life. Morning coffee, a delicious pastry from the local bakery, a seat at the village bar with lively conversation with friendly and welcoming local residents, a well provisioned market, and restaurants become a part of your daily life. Day trips around Mallorca are easy to accomplish and their is a pleasant hike through ancient olive groves to the nearby city of Soller. Carmen has created a home for those who want to genuinely experience daily life in a village in Fornalutx but venture beyond. We are already planning our next next stay at this delightful village home.
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Ubstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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GREAT PLACE TO BE FOR HIKERS AND BIKERS

  • 5 of 5
We've enjoyed the stay a lot. It is a really charming house in the center of a lovely village in the Tramuntana Mountains, just "a step" from Palma away.
It provides everything you need for a holiday: enough space for up to 4 people (should be family members or very close friends since there are two bedrooms on two different floors just divided by the steps; one bathroom in one of the bedrooms), beautifully renovated, very clean and with a comfortable kitchen. The self-service supermarket is just over the "plaza" and you are in the heart of the village - either with contact to the people living there or not. We will come back as soon as it is possible for us. Thank you again, Carmen, for staying at your house!
Christina & Mario
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
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Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Jena, Thueringen, Deutschland
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COMFORTABLE ACCOMODATION IN TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS

  • 5 of 5
Reading the description of "Schön renoviertes Haus mitten in der Altstadt von Fornalutx" we -- 4 persons aged 23-32 -- were a bit sceptical as to whether the flat could keep what it promised. But we found quickly that it did just that:
- most beautiful village of Spain - check
- 6 floors including roof terrace with gorgeous mountain view - check
- fully equipped, modern kitchen and tasteful interior design - check
- close to the best hikes (and climbs) on Mallorca - check
- a working wireless internet connection - check.

What more can I say? You will need a car, unless you are happy exploring the surrounding area on foot & by bike. You should expect some stair climbing, so if you are 60 and over and you intend to bring your parents with you, navigating the flat might be a bit challenging. Also, if one person is snoring really loudly, there is a chance that the remaining three persons will hear it because there is no door between the floors. But apart from these worst case scenarios I wouldn't know any reason to complain (and we Germans are world champions in finding reasons to complain!).

More random points:
- Carmen and the local person showing us the flat were both friendly, profesional, and fluent in English.
- There is a bar just opposite the house where the locals watch football games, so if that's the kind of evening entertainment you like, go for it.
- Free parking is about 150 m from the flat.
- A must do: Use the automatic orange squeezer and have a glass of freshly pressed orange juice every morning with breakfast while sitting on the terrace. Instant relaxation promised!

To sum up, then, I can recommend this flat to everyone who is reasonably fit, likes some comfort but doesn't have much money, wants to seriously relax and see Mallorca's most beautiful spots, and does not intend to spend his vacation lying at the beach. (You'll have to drive maybe 45 minutes for the nearest beautiful beach. Port Soller (30 mins away) has a beach, but it's not a pretty one.)
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Palma International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Port the Soller
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Soller
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Soller-Palma motorway
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Port de Soller
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Ca'n Benet
Car: recommended

Fornalutx is located on the North Coast of Mallorca, 3 Km. North of Soller and 5 Km from Port of Soller. It is a picturesque Mediterranean mountain village with authentic local, traditional life. Stone houses, cobblestone streets, and unbelievable views, since it is surrounded by pine and oak trees, and orange and olive terraces. It is protected by the Spanish National Patrimony for its unique historic, architectural, and natural value. About 500 inhabitants, quiet but not isolated. This area of the island is not crowded with too many tourists because there aren't large hotels. Nature lovers, artists, and serious bikers and hikers prefer to visit this area in small groups or with families. Palma's airport is only 35 minutes away.

Other Activities: Town festivals, beautiful architecture, natural park, sightseeing

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Fornalutx House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2014
Aug 30 2014 - Aug 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
€80
€650
 
 
fall 2014
Sep 30 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
€80
€500
 
 
Winter 2014-15
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 1 2015
4 night minimum stay
€80
€500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes 10% of the total rental must be sent by internet transfer or wire transfer to secure reservation. Rest by Penpal or in cash upon arrival.
80-100 EUROS PER NIGHT, MINIMUM 3 NIGHTS
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Amenities

Fornalutx House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Modern, remodeled bathroom, with a large shower and excellent water pressure. 100 l water heater.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • two double bedrooms with two beds each. Large single beds (1.10 cm wide) on the top bedroom. Cot and baby linen available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Small Cooler
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • arboretum
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting big game
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Considerable number of stairs in the house and around this terraced town might be a problem for toddlers and for the elderly. Children 3 or younger will need supervision in the roof terrace and on the staircase.
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