Can Macu



The architectural bones of Can Macu are around 200 years old and still going strong. It’s a classic farmhouse that was refurbished at some point in the 1980s and when the project eventually came to Blakstad in the early aughts, the brief was to enhance its historical design and update its liveability.

The unusual double-height living area and windows stem from what was once the drying loft a century or more ago and an additional guest bedroom now occupies the former stables.

All the doors are original, some hand-hewn from local stone pine and others from Aleppo pine – introduced to Ibiza by the Carthaginians. It’s remarkable how perfect form and function has been retained.

Minimal Design

The cavernous bread oven, once the centre of daily life, has been converted into a full-size bathroom while micro-cement flooring, a sleek kitchen design and simple decor help to reinforce the traditional elements