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Traditional Artà: Houses and Rustic Houses in Mallorca's northeast

With regard to the small town of Artà in the northeast of Mallorca, both the high demand for exclusive rustic houses and family houses, as well as the data base of our real estate agents speak a clear language: The municipality Artàs, whose inhabitants and culture embody a deep-rooted richness of tradition, is one of the top real estate locations of entire region. Also the multifaceted environment and the good infrastructure in Artà are quite pleasant: Engel & Völkers Mallorca presents the charming town as a potential location for your new rustic house or your new house in this article and presents sound insights into current developments in the regional real estate market.

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Original Mallorca atmosphere in Artà: your real estate purchase in authentic surroundings

If you approach the town of Artà, you can already see from afar the outline of the ancient pilgrimage church of Sant Salvador with its impressive fortress walls. The sanctuary has become the unofficial landmark of Artà and is today a popular destination. In Artà you will find bright sandstone facades, brown tiled roofs and colorful shutters - the typical Mallorcan style is present on every corner and ensures a Mediterranean, almost nostalgic mood. Of course, you should not miss the traditional weekly market, where you can buy fresh food for the kitchen of your rustic houses or your house. It takes every tuesday until 1pm.

The importance of Mallorcan tradition and history in Artà can also be seen from the cultural institutions close to your rustic house or your new home: At the Plaça d'Espanya, next to the town hall, you can visit the Regional Museum, with its natural history, has an archaeological and ethnological collection of exhibits. In addition, a theater was opened in 2001 with 460 seats, which demonstrates in particular local productions and is operated in close cooperation with the inhabitants of Artà.

But it is by far not just the rich cultural treasure that makes Artà the top location for the purchase of real estate: All the necessities of everyday use are covered thanks to the high infrastructural expansion stage of the town, be it medical, traffic or culinary nature. Thus, Artà presents itself as an uncompromising real estate location with many strong arguments for the purchase of your new rustic house or your home in Mallorca.

Buy a house or rustic house in Artà and get to know the wide range of leisure activities in the area

With a property in Artà you have the opportunity to access a varied repertoire of excursions and activities - their versatility is one of the greatest strengths of the region. There are a number of sports clubs around Artà, offering a wide range of sports from tennis in the Rafa Nadal Tennisa cademy to basketball to volleyball and weight training. On the nearby beaches and bays such as the famous Cala Torta, this offer is complemented by some water sports alternatives.

In addition, the exploration of the landscape itself is a worthwhile destination: Whether on foot, on horseback or by bike: tours through the hills in Mallorca's northeast bring you directly into contact with the lively flora and fauna of Mallorca and promise fantastic panoramic views to the Mediterranean shore.

Another interesting destination that you can easily reach from your house or rustic house in Artà is the Ermita de Betlem, an old hermitage of Mallorcan monks, secluded on a plateau in the north, revealing fascinating insights into the sacred life of its former inhabitants ,

Property prices in Artà: A market overview of Engel & Völkers Mallorca

The municipality of Artà, which extends between the town itself and the port of Colònia de Sant Pere, comprises the most exclusive real estate locations in the northeast of Mallorca. In terms of price, houses and rustic houses are therefore oriented to the highest standards - currently, average purchase prices of more than 1.7 million euros are realistic for villas and rustic houses. Smaller houses are sometimes even cheaper to buy depending on the specific location and the year of construction. From a real estate broker's perspective, however, a general growth trend can be predicted, which will continue to lead to rising purchase prices for rustic houses and houses.

Engel & Völkers Mallorca accompanies you in all phases of your real estate transaction: Whether you are looking for your dream home in Artà Mallorca or the surrounding area, sell your rustic house or need a plot of land for the new building: Our real estate agents advise and support you fully in your concerns. We are pleased about your interest and are available for a non-binding initial consultation!

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Purchase information at a glance: Villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments in Mallorca

The number of property purchases in Mallorca has increased from just under 8,000 in 2014 to around 15,000 in 2018. The strong economy also has a positive impact on the real estate market. In general, there is a positive development in the number of real estate transactions and in the price trend. Engel & Völkers benefits greatly from the very positive and stable development of the real estate market: the volume of real estate transactions finalized by Engel & Völkers Mallorca has increased fivefold since 2009 and recently ranked at just under € 500 million. Thus 2018 was the second best year in the history of Engel & Völkers in Mallorca and underlines the constant growth trend of the Mallorcan real estate market.

Mallorca's varied regions: local market information from your real estate agent

If you are interested in a villa, a rustic finca, a house or an apartment in Mallorca, you have the choice of different areas as a location for your new property. The capital of the island, Palma, impresses with its international dynamism and urban lifestyle - apartments and flats cost an average of 800,000 euros in top locations here. The surrounding area of ​​Palma and the exclusive district of Son Vida with its golf courses already offers more space for larger properties, houses in Son Vida are about average at a purchase price of 4.7 million euros.

In the southwest of Mallorca, where Engel & Völkers has three real estate shops for you, you will find harmonious bays and harbors, as well as high-quality villas that can be bought in Puerto de Andratx for an average of 4.5 million euros. Further along the beautiful west coast of Mallorca are a number of picturesque villages and towns such as Deià or Sóller - in the top locations of this region you can buy houses and rustic houses on average for 3.5 million euros.

The north of Mallorca, with its majestic mountain scenery and the famous Cap de Formentor, is also a sought after real estate location - in the area of ​​Alcúdia and Pollensa you can expect prices between 1.5 and 2.5 million euros on average. Things will be a little cheaper in the northeast of Mallorca around the top locations in Artá ​​and Colònia St. Pere, where an average of 1.7 million euros are called for rustic houses and villas. Between Portocolom and Cala Llombards in the region of Mallorca Southeast with the main town of Santanyí you will find more inspiring Mediterranean beaches, romantic marinas and average real estate prices of around 1.6 million euros. The region of Mallorca South combines luxurious locations for villas on the seafront in the area of ​​Cala Blava, which cost 1.9 million euros on average, and rural locations such as those at Llucmajor, where spacious rustic houses cost, on average, 1.4 million euros. Last but not least, the center of the island is stunning with impressive landscapes, grapevines and excellent retreat potential, where average prices of 1.8 million euros are currently being asked for modern rustic houses in top locations such as Santa Maria and Alaró.

Invest in Mallorca with your estate agency Engel & Völkers

In recent years, Mallorca has become one of the world's most popular real estate locations, especially foreign investors are attracted by the Mediterranean lifestyle and the attractive offer on villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments. The capital Palma is becoming the most elegant city in the Mediterranean and offers many cultural attractions and an excellent gastronomic variety. Numerous golf courses and yacht and sports harbors provide a wide range of sports and leisure opportunities in Mallorca. From rustic and country houses to the creatively innovative architecture of modern luxury villas to centrally located townhouses and apartments, the real estate landscape in Mallorca offers the right plot for every interested party. 15 international schools provide excellent education, and international hospitals provide high-quality professional health services. The international airport of Palma is connected with the most important cities in Europe throughout the year.

Engel & Völkers - your real estate agent in Mallorca

Engel & Völkers is the market leader for real estate in Mallorca. This applies to the annual turnover, the market shares, the number of real estate shops, employees and real estate consultants as well as the number of listed properties.

As a real estate agent, we have been operating in Mallorca for more than 25 years and are now represented by 18 real estate shops on the island. Whether you want to buy a Mallorcan rustic house in Santa Maria, a modern apartment in Palma or a luxury villa in first line or near the golf course - with the help of estate agents Engel & Völkers Mallorca you will find your desired object, from the comfortable villa in the shade of the Tramuntana mountains to the authentic holiday apartment in Santa Ponsa or Port d'Alcudia.

Market price estimation, sale & rental of your apartment or house in Mallorca

If you are interested in selling your villa, apartment or rustic house, we offer a free and non-binding evaluation of your property. Thanks to the professional pricing of our real estate agents, we ensure a fair balance between the speed and yield of your real estate sale, so you can expect the maximum efficiency of our marketing service. We also offer valuable assistance for your rental project.

International Market Access: Profile of Real Estate Buyers in Mallorca

In 2018, the most important real estate buyers group in Mallorca came from Germany, followed by Britain in second place. Spain is the third largest buyer of villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments in Mallorca; Scandinavians, Austrians, Swiss and French also are part of the relevant buyer groups. In Mallorca, you will find an international clientele that is unique in its kind in the world.


Buying and renting real estate in Mallorca

If you want to buy or rent an apartment, a house, a rustic house or a villa in Mallorca, do not hesitate and contact our real estate agent team today. The excellent accessibility of the island and the high quality of life increase the value of real estate in Mallorca enormously. Visit us in one of our 18 Engel & Völkers real estate shops in Palma center, Palma southwest, Palma Beach, Son Vida, Portals, Santa Ponsa, Puerto Andratx, Deiá, Sóller, Pollensa , in Puerto Alcúdia, in Puerto Pollensa, in Artá, Santa Maria, in Inca, Santanyí (2 real estate shops) and Llucmajor or arrange a personal consultation - call us on +34 971 23 85 84. For more information and current real estate offers please visit our website.