2 Bedroom Istrian Stone Villa with PoolThis recently restored stone villa with pool is set within a pretty garden in a beautiful part of the Istrian countryside. Decorated in a typical Istrian country style with exposed stone walls and oak beamed ceilings, the villa would suit a large family/two families travelling together or couples/friends who wish to experience the peace and quiet of rural Istria, yet be within easy reach of historical cities and beaches.
The property is approached along a paved drive from the country road and a pathway from the drive leads into the main walled garden which contains a swimming pool, BBQ and outdoor covered eating area as well as a range of Mediterranean plants including walnut and fig trees. Entrance to the property is from the garden and guests enter the house directly into an open plan kitchen diner lounge area much of which is furnished with elegant antique furniture originating from Vienna, there is also a separate shower room. The second floor features a twin bedroom with doors leading out onto a terrace, and a double bedroom opening onto a pretty balcony overlooking the pool and garden and offering distant sea views. There is also a family bathroom.
Car hire is recommended. The nearby village of Sveti Lovrec is just a few minutes drive away where guests will find a post office, grocery shop and other restaurants nearby. Areas of interest within the area include the Medieval Hill top towns of Motovun and Groznjan as well as the seaside towns of Porec, Rovinj and Vrsar. A little further afield, the Brijuni islands, the Roman amphitheatre in Pula and a day trip to Venice are all recommended excursions that are available from this region.
- Distance to beach9 km
- Nearest airportPula
- Distance to airport45km
- Nearest townPorec
- Distance to town14km
- Details on nearest shopsGrocery store
- Distance to nearest shops3 km
- Distance to nearest restaurant100m
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- Sleeps in bedrooms: 4
- Sleeps total (includes sleeping capacity on sofa/extra beds): 4
- Minimum stay: 7 nights for late June to early September, 3 nights all other dates.
- Arrival days: Saturday for late June to early September, any day all other dates.
- Check-in: 15:00-19:00
- Check-out: 10:00
- Built: 1905
- Last renovated: 2006
- Area: 140m2
- Frequency of linen/towel change: Weekly
- Car park: Space for 2 cars
- Sun deck
- Cot/crib (available on request)
- Pool size: 32m2
- Pool private to the property
- Fire place
- Washing machine
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Furniture in terrace/balcony/garden: Sun loungers and parasols, table, dining table and chairs.
- Balcony with sea view
- Kitchen table
- Lounge/living room
- Number of double bedrooms: 1
- Total number of bedrooms: 2
- Number of twin bedrooms: 1
- All bathrooms have toilets
- Number of bathrooms with shower: 1
- Number of bathrooms with bathtub: 1
- Total number of bathrooms: 2
Staff on site /available
Information on Location
- Distance to beach: 9 km
- Driving time to nearest beach: 15 minutes
- Nearest airport: Pula
- Distance to airport: 45km
- Nearest town: Porec
- Distance to town: 14km
- Details on nearest shops: Grocery store
- Distance to nearest shops: 3 km
- Restaurant within walking distance
- Distance to nearest restaurant: 100m
- Car recommended
- In countryside
- Provision of linen/towels
- Cot linen
- The following must be produced on arrival: €200
Pricing & availability:Price bandsProperty per night
15 Apr. - 14 May£ 135.00 14 May - 04 June£ 163.00 04 June - 25 June£ 212.00 25 June - 09 July£ 223.00 09 July - 20 Aug.£ 271.00 20 Aug. - 03 Sept.£ 223.00 03 Sept. - 17 Sept.£ 212.00 17 Sept. - 01 Nov.£ 163.00Prices are in UK Pounds (£)
*Rental prices do not include Residence Tax: £ 0.92 (per person per night)
Pricing and booking information
Pricing is calculated per property per night in GBP Sterling. For rentals in Croatia an additional tourist tax applies of 92 pence per adult per night. Children ages 12-17 pay 50% of this amount. There is no tourist tax charge for children under 12.
A 30% deposit is required at time of booking. Full balance is due 10 weeks prior to arrival.
If booking within 10 weeks of arrival, the full cost of the villa must be paid at the time of booking.
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Property was beautifully kept by the owners - we lacked for nothing. I also loved the fact that English was not the premier foreign language spoken - it made a refreshing change!!! Road signs etc and overall network was very good - easy to navigate around when touring. Quantity of food - just far too much for the average person. Maybe worth pointing this out in your literature. Starter, main course and dessert is a definite no-no unless you have a HUGE appetite!
Stayed September 2009