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First look at the Love Island villa as work begins on a new six-bedroom mansion ahead of the series

The first images of the brand new Love Island villa have been unveiled, revealing that traders are already hard at work restoring it before the ITV show returns on June 6.

The new Mallorcan mansion has six bedrooms and sits at the foot of a large hill in a rural area of ​​the island.

Rustic in appearance, the rock-walled abode has two floors with a large outdoor area with what appears to be a swimming pool.

Currently under construction, the house has a tractor at the scene in the photos while scaffolding is visible in various places.

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The first photos of the new Love Island villa have been unveiled

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With just four short weeks until a new batch of sexy singles lands, it looks like the workers have their work cut out for them to turn the place into the villa viewers know all too well.

The axis of the old villa, located in Sant Llorenç des Cardassar in the northeast, was confirmed at the beginning of the year.

ITV managing director of media and coaching Kevin Lygo said Love Island was moving to a “wonderful” new mansion in what appeared to be a bid to revitalize the show.

The first photos of the new Love Island villa have been unveiled
The new villa is in the foothills of a rural area in Mallorca

“We didn’t have [the last property]. We’ve rented it out and we’re choosing a new house for this summer, so it’s all secret,” Lygo told PA Media at the time.

He added: “It’s going to be wonderful. Yes, it will be in Mallorca. it’s going to be awesome [series].”

The new mansion the contestants will be living in over the summer weeks will still include the iconic fire pit and pool for those much-needed “chats”, but more details have yet to be revealed about what will come with the property.

Love Island is set to return on June 6

Meanwhile, a source previously told The Sun: ‘ITV bosses think now is a good time to refresh this element of the show, just like they did in the third series in 2017.

“The bosses are aware of the fact that it is also an opportunity to consider all the new elements that they could introduce to enhance the show even more.

“For Love Island fans this is huge news and they will be eager to see what the new villa looks like and how much of a game changer it could be.”

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