Historic Mallorcan Estate, Santa Margalida, NE Mallorca.
A rare opportunity to purchase an historic Mallorcan Estate set within a stunning landscape with views across open farmland to the snow-capped Tramuntana mountain range. The estate, dating back over 400 years, was substantially renovated in 1973 by the parents of the current owner. The Estate comprises of the main house, a substantial second house currently used by the staff, a private Chapel, a stone cottage, two attractive attached store rooms and various outbuildings used to house the farm equipment and machinery. In total the constructed area totals 3,328m2 and the land extends to some 53Ha (132 acres).
The main house provides some 835m2 of habitable space and includes a grand entrance hall with sweeping staircase and galleried landing. A grand living/dining room includes many original features. There are numerous reception rooms including an attractive wood panelled office and two guest bedroom suites. The Kitchen has a large fireplace/stove area and separate pantry.
On the second floor there are 6 further bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a large games room that connects to a large ‘pantry’ room, typical of this type of Mallorcan house. A further room connects to a laundry room with exterior exit.
From this floor a staircase leads to the tower that provides unappalled views of the estate and surrounding countryside.
Along the southwest facing side of the house is a large covered terrace, an ancient ‘Cloister’ arch and pretty courtyard. From here you have access to the historic store rooms, one with the original vaulted ceilings, where restorers scratched their initials along with the year 1801.
The beautiful Chapel of about 35m2, is attached to the second stone House. This Chapel retains the proper papers to perform Masses, Baptisms, Communions, Weddings, etc.
The second House, currently used by the staff that manage the estate is quite substantial in its own right and would make a most excellent guest house. This property includes a large covered porch, Entrance Hall, large living room with fireplace, guest cloakroom/w.c., access to the Chapel, Kitchen with fireplace, large pantry, a second reception room, laundry room with outside exit where there is a porch with a wood oven. On the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms with 2 bathrooms.
There is a separate large building for machinery and a townhouse for livestock, with feeders nearby accessed by a private lane within the estate.
Exterior: The estate enjoys lovely views to the pretty hamlet of Maria de la Salud with its prominent church and tower. There are many delightful courtyards and terraces and an attractive colonnade. N.b. There is a full-size tennis court and good-sized swimming pool in need of some restoration. The property has two natural water wells. The boundaries are well maintained with dry stone walling (approx. 50%) and by fence-grid (approx. 50%).