A Brief History of Mallorca
Today Mallorca is a popular tourist destination for many Europeans as well as visitors from the rest of the world, but not everyone knows of the long and interesting past that the island has had. The earliest known inhabitants of the islands occurred during the Palaeolithic period between 6000-4000 BCE and evidence has been regarding a number of pre-historic settlements. A little later the Romans occupied the island and additional towns including Palma and Pollensa, were founded and the island began to flourish.
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Later conquerors of the island include the Byzantine Empire, the Moors and the Kingdom of Aragon. In the modern era the island became part of the Spanish province of Baleares and was later involved in the Spanish Civil War. From the 1950’s the island became a progressively more popular location for mass tourism and today it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. There are many reminders of the islands long history all over the different towns and cities and they make for some great excursions and provide some rich culture to a relaxing vacation.
Mallorca: An Island Fit For Royalty
The island of Mallorca is a very popular tourist destination and Europeans in particular come in the masses during the summer months to enjoy a break from work and to get some sun on their skin. However, its not only the beach loving Brits, Germans and Scandinavians who embrace the opportunity to spend some time on the culturally rich and beautiful island but it is also the summer destination of choice for the Spanish Royal family.
The Marivent Palace is located in Palma de Mallorca and the family use it both as a private residence and for unofficial business. The palace is under the care of the Government of the Balearic Islands and was offered by the city to the then Prince Juan Carlos I of Spain. The Royal family spend their summer holidays in and around Palma and spend a significant amount of time on the Fortuna Yacht. They often take part in sailing competitions in the Bay of Palma when they are not busy partaking in activities or relaxing on the island.
How quality employees create a quality Estate Agents
Selling properties, as is the primary job of a Real Estate Agency is no easy task and it requires a combination of a number of skill sets to ensure that the job is done efficiently. Being a leading real estate agency, as in the case of First Mallorca means that there are an awful lot of processes that must be taken care of in order to find the ideal buyer and finalise all details of the sale.
Where many real estate companies focus on the sales department in order to get their results, at First Mallorca we recognise the importance of having a quality team working in other areas of the company. Management, admin, law, finance, and after-sales are all examples of areas in which we have a quality team working to help us provide quality results overall. Customer satisfaction is just as important as the sale of a property, if not more so, which is why a great deal of time and effort goes into delivering the best possible service to each and every customer through the process. This is the main objective of each of our staff members who are all professional and dedicated to their work.
On the outskirts of Puerto Pollensa, in the well-known metropolis of Gommar is a remarkable villa situated close to Puerto Pollensa’s beautiful beaches and amenities, restaurants and the yatch club.
This prime home offers reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout, a decking surrounded beautiful pool, an irrigation system, stone flooring, teak carpentry and a Bulthaup kitchen.
There are four bedrooms on the ground floor, all of them en suite, a vast lounge / dining room, a guest toilet and a kitchen with a clever interior patio division.
All rooms including the laundry room have direct access to the terraces as well as the garden. There is a studio and a private terrace on the upper floor. Asides the large basement garage doors that can accommodate two cars at once, the villa is also enclosed with automatic entry gates.
The lovely thing about this property is the newly installed heating for the pool by the vendor so you can relish in your swimming pool as you wish.
€1,100,000 Listing ID: KNP00318
Beautiful villa North Mallorca first line to the beach for sale
Covering about 900m2 of constructed area, this grand property with 2 floors and a basement, all with terraces is situated right at Mallorquin waterfront and exude the finesse of outstanding architecture.
Currently under a full renovation project, the villa offers an entrance hall, a kitchen, a spacious living room with dining area, 2 master bedrooms en suite and gives access to the garden, guest cloak room and the terraces on the ground floor while the first floor has 4 bedrooms en suite as well as a tower of 20 m2. The basement area serves as the gym, the spa area, a home cinema as well as 2 other bedrooms having a bathroom.
The garden and the house offer a breathtaking sea view. The area in Mal Pas where it is located is a quiet residential area about 5 minutes’ drive to the old town of Alcudia or to the harbor.
€6,000,000 Listing ID: KNP06440
Typical majorcan style country house for sale in Pollensa – Alcudia
This outstanding accomplishment of quality is the newly finished country home that was built with the best materials and finishing possible.
Its country side view, it’s exceptionally short drive to Pollensa and Alcudia as well as the suitable Majorcan quietness, tranquility, nautical activities, incredible weather and good restaurants among others makes it truly outstanding.
This house has two floors and offers a fully equipped modern kitchen that opens to a warm dining area, 5 bedrooms en-suite, a large lounge that has a modern fireplace, a beautiful landscaped garden that has 60 olive trees alongside all kinds of fruit trees and large French windows overlooking the stunning sight of the garden.
It has a high ceiling that gives out the feeling of space and of an airy atmosphere.
A generous sized pool of 5x10m, a sun bedding area and a barbeque house with a bathroom among others are the facilities in the pool area which was designed for the enjoyment of summer days.
It also offers a large garage that can take up to 2 cars, an air condition system, an irrigation system of gardening, 2 water reservoirs as well as 2 water wells.
The amount for the beautiful decorations and finishes are already included in the price of the property.
€3,500,000 Listing ID: KNP05147