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Villa In S'Albufera Near Es Grau, Menorca, Balearic Islands

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in S'Albufera, Es Grau, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Villa With Private Pool And Far-reaching Views Over The Nature Reserve And Out To Sea At Es Grau

Villa Los Pajaros (Bird Villa) is well named as it's position on a gentle hilltop overlooking the tranquil surroundings of the Parc Natural, declared a UNESCO Biosphere reserve in 1993, affords splendid opportunities for birdwatching. It's elevated setting also ensures complete privacy whilst from either the top of the garden or from the villa's roof terrace there are panoramic views over the lake, the sea and countryside. Nearby Es Grau offers a small supermarket, a couple of bars/restaurants as well as kayak,catamaran and pedalo hire on the sandy beach. There are many other stunning beaches within a short drive and for the more energetic, coastal walks with secluded beaches along the Cami de Cavalls. However you may never want to leave the relaxing poolside area or the terrace with it's cooling breeze during the hottest months! Our villa is looked after by an english manager who lives within the Parc Natural.


Owner
SUSAN JOHNSTON
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 1, 2017

About SUSAN JOHNSTON

We are Norman and Susan. We are originally from the UK, currently live in Texas but hope in a few years to make Menorca our full time home. We have always loved the island and look forward to happy holidays in our new home with all our family.

SUSAN JOHNSTON purchased this villa in 2013

Why SUSAN JOHNSTON chose Mahon

Since our first visit to Menorca in 1988 we have been hooked on this beautiful island. Finally we have been able to buy our dream home and we would love you to enjoy it as well.

The area is perfect, offering tranquility, privacy, beautiful countryside and a lovely sheltered beach close by in the village of Es Grau. In contrast just ten minutes down the road are the restaurants, bars and shopping of Mahon.

What makes this villa unique

The slightly elevated position of the house offers panoramic views to the sea which you can enjoy from the covered terrace off the living room, the roof terrace or from the poolside area. The position ensures lovely breezes even in the heat of the summer.

Amenities

Mahon Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with wet-room shower, wc, and basin En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower, wc and basin En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower cubicle, wc and basin Upstairs cloakroom with wc and basin off the sitting room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed and en-suite, Bedroom 2 with double bed and en-suite, Bedroom 3 with twin beds and en-suite. All bedrooms have integral window shutters and mosquito screens to keep them cool and bug free while the breezes circulate.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: As our villa is built on a hill, the sitting room, kitchen, study and covered terrace are on the upper floor with the bedrooms below. There are stairs from the sitting room and from the terrace to the pool area below. Access to bedroom 3 is either via bedroom 1 or by a separate outside door. Outside: Private pool (approx 10mx5m) maintained twice weekly. External lighting and pool light. Sunbeds, parasols, shady poolside dining table and chairs. Steps from poolside to upstairs terrace and steps from front garden up to roof terrace. Shaded car port. Portable Weber barbecue. Internal and external steps make the villa unsuitable for some guests. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen/bath towels are provided and there is a weekly maid service with linen and towel change. Other: Study/dining room with full size sofabed providing extra sleeping capacity.

Reviews

4.4/5 -
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Villa In S'Albufera Near Es Grau, Menorca, Balearic Islands
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews
5

Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location in S'Albufera Natural park with beautiful views and lovely walks from the doorstep of the villa. The accommodation is really well equipped and Sarah who provides the maintenance was really helpful. Kids had a great time in the pool. We had a wonderful holiday and will certainly be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you back anytime.
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2

Lovely peaceful location

  • 2 of 5

Property in need of attention.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning setting and immaculate home - 5 stars!!!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is a true gem; set up on a hillside with breathtaking views and within a short drive to quaint Es Grau, the town of Mahon and a wealth of beaches to choose from. It provides the perfect base for a wonderful Menorcan holiday. Whether relaxing by the pool or enjoying cocktails on the verandah it can be a struggle to leave the villa to explore. There are lanes to explore the preserve right outside the gate and my 3 children loved the openness and freedom of the area as well as the expansive garden which made a great place to play hide and seek. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Villa los Parajos-The Perfect Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

I loved my visit to Villa los Parajos near the village of Es Grau! The villa itself is a lovely home which provided everything we needed. With plenty of space inside and out, we could gather together or sneak off for some quiet time. Loved spending time on the patio enjoying the view of Es Grau an the Mediterranean. The gentle breezes slip through the many windows keeping the home comfortable for all. The pool area is surrounded by lovely gardens. Loungers and umbrellas allow you to spend hours here. A fully outfitted kitchen encourages you to prepare delicious meals after your visit to the local market. Ice packs in the freezer made taking cool drinks to the beach so nice. The washing machine means you can pack less. The villas location gives one easy access to the entire island whether you're popping into Mahon for dinner or doing a tour of the beaches. Villa los Pajaros is your private, quiet sanctuary among the beauty of Menorca. We will return soon and will recommend to all our friends!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

An ideal spot.

  • 5 of 5

I have spent holidays at Los Pajaros in both high and low season and found the villa welcoming, very well equipped, light and airy, clean and comfortable. We were cozy during our winter stay with the log burner and bedroom heaters. The pool area is lovely and has plenty of lounging furniture, table and chairs for dining and umbrellas for shade. My grandchildren had great fun in the extensive garden full of hiding places. When dining on the covered terrace the views are magnificent in all directions down to the sea and over the S'Albufera park. We accessed trails through the park both from the villa and Es Grau. We loved the privacy and peace but the villa is only 5 minutes by car from Es Grau where we enjoyed the beach (very gently shelving and great for our youngest grandchildren), and where the older ones enjoyed the facilities of the water sports center. It was perfect that Mahon was only 10 minutes away as we visited many times for shopping, dining and the market. An ideal villa which we will certainly visit again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
MAHON
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
ES GRAU
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
MAHON
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
BAR RESTAURANTE TANARINDOS
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
ES GRAU
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Es Grau 2k. Sheltered sandy beach ideal for children, with water sports center and beach bar.

Menorca has more beaches than all the other Balearic Isles put together - about 150!

Travel:

Car hire is essential - we can advise.

Mahon Airport 10k - approx 15mins

Mahon Port 5k

Ciutadella 40k - approx 35mins

Further Details:

There is a small supermarket in Es Grau and several larger ones just outside Mahon town - 10 mins away by car.

Bars and restaurant in Es Grau. Numerous bars, restaurants and cafes round Mahon harbour front within a short drive.

This property is ideal for out of season bird-watching and walking as well as traditional summer holidays.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required on booking, with the balance due 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible

Notes on prices:
Prices available on request for out of season rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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