The main house can accommodate up to three families or multiple guests comfortably. The house is surrounded by majestic oaks and sweeping terraces of olive trees. During the morning and evening, white doves fly through the air in acrobatic feats. At night, hoot owls can be heard calling to one another nearby. But the best sound of all is the sound of sheep bells tinkling, reminding us how truly peaceful this place is.
The house is approximately 1300 square meters and is built around two interior courtyards that flow seamlessly with the interior. These large patios are complemented by comfortable rooms, quiet nooks and the house’s historic features such as the olive press and Moorish tower.The main house is completely outfitted to be a top end villa rental. there are six bedrooms and five bathrooms in the main house all located on the first floor. there is also a large children playroom on this level. On the ground floor there is a large american kitchen a laundry two reception rooms and a dining room that opens to a lovely interior patio. There is an additional patio off the main reception room.
Being well above sea level and close to the sea, the estate has a gentle breeze that keeps the area cooler than the valley below, even the warmest summer day. In the winter, the southern orientation of the house and gardens maximizes the sun’s warmth. Summers are spent in the cool of the courtyards, eating, reading, and playing board games. The patios and front cobbled terrace provide ample room for larger get-togethers.
There is plenty to do right on the estate. There is hiking, badminton, ping pong, boules and other games. And there is cooking a Mediterranean inspired lunch or dinner with fruits and vegetables from the garden, and lamb and wild goat from the surrounding land. If you are truly adventurous, farm manager Tolo can take you out goat hunting in the traditional manner (with dogs and lassoes).
One of the highlights of the estate is its organic vegetable and fruit garden. Protected by an ancient aqueduct, the garden is an Eden for those who enjoy eating fresh, nutritious food picked hours before it is eaten. Next to the garden, chickens lay eggs for the house.
For goups larger than twelve it is suggested to rent the large painters studio set up the hill which can accommodate four to five people in two bedrooms. There is a master bedroom with a queen and a bedroom with a single and bunk beds. It is more rustic than the main house but has comfortable sofas in the main hall which is a perfect venue for an event. The painters studio has wi-fi throughout and a DVD player and big TV screen . There is also a small guest house available which has three bedrooms, one conveniently located on the ground floor with a full bathroom ensuite. The master bedroom with its French doors opening to a balcony, a bedroom with bunk beds, and a back patio are upstairs.
The house and land around it provides a magical setting above the Vall d’en March amidst ancient olive and carob groves.
This is is the perfect sanctuary for writers, musicians, artists or for anyone seeking truly to get away from it all with its breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea, mountains and valley below.