Being a neighbor of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Mallorca is possible: you just need a large amount of money

The text of the advertisement (in English) that puts the fabulous property next door to the one up for sale. Michael Douglas y Catherine Zeta-Jones in Mallorca is almost poetry: “Originally built by Archduke Luis Salvador in the 1880s around an ancient chapel, Can Calo is a spacious oasis of peace and tranquility with stunning views along the majestic northwest coast.”

Behind this beautiful description is one of the best and most expensive properties in Mallorca available. The only problem is the price. The property is for sale, as stated on the website of the real estate agent Charles Marlow: Can Caló, a villa of historical importance next to s’Estaca, owned by famous Hollywood actors. The truth is that S’Estaca (still in the hands of the actor) and Can Caló were part of the original estate acquired by Arxiduc Lluís Salvador in the 1880s, as stated in the advertisement. Now, the half that went to his wife after the protagonist divorced Fatal Attraction It is for sale for 13,750,000 euros.

At least, reading the description is free: “You are spoiled for choice when it comes to outdoor dining. There is a magnificently large dining table on a terrace with the best sunset views. The open patio allows you easy access to most rooms in the house There is also a Majorcan bread oven, a barbecue and a lounge area outside the guest house, perfect for alfresco dining. On a private lower terrace you will find a large hidden hot tub with its own intimate sunbathing terrace. Located towards the front of the property, from the large parking lot, there is an open patio where you can hear the birds and the water fountain; this is the original part of the property, blessed with character and charm. quiet corners to rejuvenate your creativity or simply read under some shady trees.”

Our three favorite things about the house

“Practicalities are also included with driveway access in and out, parking, backup generator and ample water supply. Our three favorite things about the house: The best location for sunset in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana near the emblematic rock with a hole: Sa Foradada. Sun all day. The house is perfect for entertaining with a gym, sauna and cinema room. Perfect for: Couples or families who enjoy entertaining, relaxing with tranquil sunsets, and having the luxury of space and options.”

The Archduke, as the luxury real estate website recalls, was one of the early conservationists. He bought land from Valldemossa to Deià and restored the nearby estates of Miramar and Son Marroig. Can Calo was created as a place to stay for his friends when they visited. The note announcing the property reads: “Today, this impeccably renovated house is ready to welcome an owner who will fall in love with its sublime location, its rich past, its contemporary elegance and its future potential. Interior layout: Upon entering the home, you are welcomed by the luxury of space in the central hall that leads to the different living areas. There are several lounges, study, library and music areas, all with large windows with stunning views of the sea. There is a perfect large dining room. to entertain guests located next to the modern bespoke Italian kitchen with marble floors and a sociable breakfast table The main house has six en-suite bedrooms (all with air conditioning, ample wardrobe space and radiators) and two bedrooms. doubles with bathroom located in a separate guest house with separate kitchen and dining room. Exterior layout: the sea breeze refreshes you on the numerous terraces that overlook the pool and tennis court for those who like to keep busy with sporting activities. . There is a beautiful garden area on the lower level leading to the turquoise swimming pool and leisure facilities. Whether it’s exercising or relaxing with friends, you have it all here; On the same level as the pool there is a fully equipped American kitchen, living room, gym, sauna and cinema room.

The Michael Douglas era

The actor, who will turn 80 in September on the same day his wife turns 56, paid 3.5 million dollars for s’Estaca in 1990 and put it up for sale first for 60 million in 2014, then for 32 in 2019 and, failing to find a buyer, he finally decided to withdraw it from the market. Now he and his wife spend long periods of time in the house that has been extensively renovated over the years.