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A fusion of modern architecture and Mediterranean elements is in vogue on Mallorca

The individual architectural styles and their specific characteristics are diverse, in this article, Engel & Völkers real estate agents would like to introduce you to two architectural trends that are particularly prevalent in the north of Mallorca. The latest is modern purist architecture with clean lines, and big rooms filled with light enjoying the best views that often include the sea. The second style is the traditional Mediterranean build, which is typically characterised by terra cotta roof tiles, white painted facades or natural stone cladding, stone and sandstone details, carved doors and wrought iron features. Today the trend in the design of luxury properties in the Balearic island of Mallorca is to bring these two styles together with fabulous results. The interplay of styles, excellent build quality, beautiful high-end materials, exclusive decoration and furniture, plus smart features combine to create inspirational homes. Beautiful family homes that are practical, functional and infinitely inviting as well as being homes that are the perfect work place away from the office.  Why are properties with modern architecture so popular? Real estate agent Engel & Völkers Mallorca North knows the answer! Read on and find out more about the current architectural trends on the island and the arguments that influence prospective buyers to purchase a modern property in the north of Mallorca.

- Buy a modern villa with a big sea view terrace in the north of Mallorca

Modern properties in the north of Mallorca know how to inspire with their furnishings

Modern villas and houses stand out because of their special features, fixtures, fittings and furnishing – detail is of the upmost importance in creating the feel good factor. Properties that have special highlights such as a fitness room or home cinema meet the highest demands for luxurious lifestyles and are particularly in demand. Here is a good example of just such a villa in romantic Alcanada in Alcudia in the north of Mallorca. Just a few of the outstanding features of this villa include a lift to all floors, wine cellar, fitness room, brilliant high-end kitchen, a three car garage and a spectacular 180m2 terrace and grand sea views. Villas of this calibre also feature modern designer exteriors as seen in this first class property. Typical exterior spaces in these innovative villas are usually generous in size with porches, sun terraces and a sleek swimming pool and most have a fabulous view and more often than not spectacular sea views. In many cases, modern properties are designed in such a way that all the rooms have access to some exterior space, either patio or terrace. Built to get the very best light and views these houses have lots of glass. This fantastic villa is a brilliant example of a modern new build in the north of Mallorca. Smart, spacious and light, floor to ceiling glass, interiors that open seamlessly to the big outdoor areas, fabulous pool and grand views. Now more than ever new building trends are using sustainable techniques, natural materials and energy saving installations. Whether a townhouse, flat, villa or country house modern designs are understated and easy on the eye, with white geometric facades, neutral decoration and rooms that flow one to the other as well as opening seamlessly to the outdoor areas and of course they have most if not all creature comforts such as central / underfloor heating and air conditioning.  

Elevated location and natural building materials

The choice of materials used in the construction of new build modern properties in northern Mallorca: architects are turning to sustainable natural materials, such as hardwoods, glass, cork, and marble. This next house for sale in the bay of Pollensa is very cool and is a grand example of modern architecture today.

The sheer nature of a modern build needs a prime location, light and views are paramount in the WOW factor. Very often hillside positions work best for a new owner that wants privacy, sun, sea and views along with their new home. The hillsides of Alcanada and Bonaire are perfect locations and this incredible home is in just such a location with spectacular views of Pollensa and Alcudia Bays.

Real estate agent Engel & Völkers offering you a wide selection of properties around the world. On this occasion, we have had the pleasure of presenting to you a selection of luxury, modern villas, modern houses and other properties for sale with innovative architecture in the north of Mallorca that have been built to impress.

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