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SON ESPANYOL

 

Attractive peaceful area combining rustic neighborhood of unique villas and technology & academic centre

This ideal neighbourhood of Palma de Mallorca is known as being great to live in. The picturesque and small Son Espanyol is surrounded by the scenic woodlands, mountains and lush greenery. Also, it provides to second-home buyers an opportunity to enjoy total privacy and still be in a relatively short distance from the bustling city center of Palma.

The unique properties of this residential area mainly constitute delightful fincas reformed in Provençal style and well-maintained Mediterranean villas. All properties boast beautiful inside and outside space, generous orchards plots, and swimming pools. Property prices in Son Espanyol range from a low of €500K to €800K with the average price of €3,709 per sq.m., whereas the exclusive homes in the price range from €2M to €3M are sold with the average price of €3,489 per sq.m. This way, the area is mostly attracted by the high-worth-net individuals, who value properties with extensive plots and greenery.

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In this area is also located The University of Balearic Islands (UIB), which ranks among the top 5 Spanish universities in innovation and technological development and in research quality. Conveniently the UIB has good transport links with the centre of Palma, including the bus and underground service.

Near the University, you also find the Science and Technology park Parc Bit. More than 100 companies and innovation research centres are placed here. These include such corporations as Microsoft and leading start-up enterprises related to tourism: Trivago, Habitissimo, Logitravel, etc.

If golf is your sport, Son Espanyol is some 10 minutes away from the Balearic Golf Federation (Federación Balear Golf). It has a plenty of golf courses in a close proximity, including Arabella Golf Son Vida and Golf Son Quint among others, available for golf players of all levels of handicap.

Marina Port de Mallorca with its moored fishing boats and superyachts is located 15 minutes away.

The closest beach area is found just a 10-minute drive from Son Espanyol. This is a famous Cala Major, made up of many smaller coves surrounded by cliffs. The beach offers facilities for the practice of all kinds of sports both in the water and on land.

Being well-connected to the center of Palma, it is just 10 km away from the Paseo Marítimo with its trendy bars and elegant restaurants available for any taste. The Old Town of Palma with its antique buildings and other notable hotspots are also within a reach.

The neighbourhood is bounded by the districts of Secar de la Real, Establiments and Son Sardina. Notably, in these areas there are colorful and traditional farmer’s markets held on different days where fresh products are sold such as oven baked goods, vegetables, fruits and other local produce.

The infrastructure in Son Espanyol itself is well-developed and its prime residents profit from the ideal location to shops, as well as schools and colleges, which makes it an ideal area for families with children.

So if you are looking for privacy in a picturesque rural setting but without giving up the proximity to the centre of Palma, then Son Espanyol is a perfect choice.

 

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