A spacious, comfortable house with private pool, and views over the bay of Fornells. The house is set in private gardens, backing onto the countryside. There are several shady terraces for siestas, eating out in the hot midday sun or in the evening, or just for getting away for some quiet time. From the terraces there is always something interesting to watch -sailing boats, windsurfers, kite surfers, a large variety of yachts and motorboats, the fire brigade plane swooping in to scoop water out of the bay, together with the amazing bird life including osprey, flamingo, heron, egrets, cormorants and many more. The house is 2 minutes walk from the sea shore, on the outskirts of the tranquil but prestigious village of Ses Salines, a hamlet of mostly private houses, orientated towards sailing and boating, with a shop and 2 restaurants. The village has a safe walking and cycling path to the charming fishing village of Fornells, less than one mile away, where there are a variety of shops, waterfront restaurants and bars, regular markets and a choice of watersports,- sailing, kayaking, wind surfing, paddle boarding, diving, and waterskiing. You can also hire bicycles here. The only golf course on the island is just 10 minutes away by car. The fabulous northern beaches are just 5 to 20 minutes by car. An area of special ornithological interest is just 5 minutes away by car. There are many historic sites on the island, some very near to the village.
The house is cleaned prior to your arrival. Linen is provided including bath and pool towels. There is air-conditioning in all the bedrooms and bathrooms. The ground floor consists of 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a utility room and an extra drinks fridge/freezer in the hall. There are two twin bedrooms each with their own en-suite bathrooms. There is one twin bedroom with a shower and basin. There is another twin bedroom and a small bunk room which share the third bathroom. There is a utility room with washing machine and a rotary washing line outside the front door, hidden behind a fence. The ground floor leads out onto the pool terraces, with views over the countryside beyond.
. Upstairs the living area is open plan, with a sitting room, dining room and kitchen as well as another loo. The kitchen is well equipped with cooker, hob, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, microwave, food processor, and a special water filter under the sink so that you can drink the water from the cold tap This open plan space leads out onto two shaded terraces, one for dining and one for sitting, both with spectacular views.. There is an additional outside staircase down to the pool area or up to a further sundowner terrace above this floor with even more spectacular panoramic 360 degree views.
The pool area has 2 terraces, one covered and a lower uncovered terrace surrounding the pool, beyond which there is open countryside, Steps lead down from the pool to the gravel drive where there is space for several cars to park, and a lawn. The property is surrounded by a low, typical Menorcan wall and a high oleander hedge on most sides.
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