This amazing five-bedroom villa in San Rafael is a kid’s dreamland and a parent’s liberation. The exquisite architecture by renowned local firm Blakstad Design Consultants and stylish interiors at Can Mateus inspire instant relaxation while the play area with swings, in-ground trampoline, cubby house and 20-metre zipline keeps kids entertained for hours. The villa also boasts a fully integrated AV system throughout the house and around the 22-metre saltwater pool, and there’s even a basement cinema room filled with comfy sofas for fun movie nights. Multiple terraces are scattered around the exterior, while two covered chillouts provide secluded hideaways. An outdoor kitchen with barbecue plus an alfresco dining area that seats up to 20 guests makes Can Mateus ideal for gatherings of any size.
This sensitively restored farmhouse contains centuries of tradition complemented by contemporary design. Close to the bustling town of Santa Eulalia, Can Basso is surrounded by six acres of farmland, secret gardens and pine forest. Four impeccably furnished bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms vary in style from rustic chic to unfussy minimalism and the living area opens to an ancient stone porch where a wooden table waits for country-style breakfasts. The 17-metre swimming pool is surrounded by sun beds and the nearby alfresco dining area seats 12 guests. Sleek fixtures and stylish furnishings matched with walled gardens, moss-covered paths and a dreamy setting create an authentic Balearic ambience and a peaceful headquarters for summer adventures.
Casa Valentina is a design lover’s paradise. Set on a sprawling estate in the Morna Valley not far from San Lorenzo, the villa’s open spaces and wrap-around floor-to-ceiling windows combine to create a seamless flow of summer style. Each of the five bedrooms features king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms and a private terrace, with views that look over lush lawns, manicured gardens, ancient olive trees and a lengthy swimming pool. The shaded alfresco kitchen and dining area plus comfy outdoor lounge spaces set the scene for long lunches and starlit dinners, whipped up by the full-time chef. The gym and screening room plus a half-sized football pitch and a Wendy house provide endless hours of fun for young and old. Best of all, exclusive access to two Range Rovers means you can spontaneously zip to beaches, restaurants and villages – no stress, no fuss.
Refurbished to the highest standards and fitted with the latest mod cons, 250-year-old Ibiza villa Can Bard is steeped in history. Moments away from the cosmopolitan village of Santa Gertrudis, it’s an ideal family sanctuary thanks to three double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a generous master bedroom with en-suite. Tastefully appointed with a rustic edge, each of the spaces are filled with natural light, while the villa’s spacious roof terrace boasts stunning views across the countryside. The pool area features sunbeds, shaded lounges and a gorgeous alfresco dining zone plus a yoga deck with another magnificent view. Kids (and grown-ups) will love the playground with a trampoline, table tennis and football field while the whole family can enjoy the nearby hiking routes and proximity to beaches. Family fun for everyone.
Located in Portinatx on the northern tip of the island, this stunning Blakstad-designed villa is the definition of Mediterranean glamour, blessed with exceptional sea views. Six bedrooms are shared over two houses at Villa Vista, set on 30 acres of privately-owned pine forest and gardens filled with olive, pomegranate, fig and plum trees. Myriad patios and terraces provide space for outdoor dining and quiet hideaways perfect for afternoon siestas. Children will be overjoyed to find a dedicated play area with slides and swings while the infinity pool with its decked lounge area is the centre of summer fun – direct access to the sea is an added bonus. The ultimate hideaway for those seeking uninterrupted peace and spellbinding beauty.