If you want to experience something special, immersed deep within the Istrian tradition and countryside in comfort and style, then this beautiful villa is as good as it can get.
Perched at the edge of an impossibly picturesque medieval village, in the heart of stunning Istrian countryside this magical villa offers attractive accommodation, fabulous grounds and spectacular views.
The accommodation is divided into two independent two-floor units, each with two charming bedrooms on the upper, and a bright and cosy living room with a fully equipped kitchen and dining area on the lower floor, making it an ideal place for large families or groups.
The villa has been lovingly designed with a great deal of warmth and charm using locally sourced materials and traditional techniques. Although in keep with the tradition with exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and solid wood furniture, modern amenities including air-conditioning, modern appliances and beautifully appointed bathrooms offer a comfortable country retreat with all the advantages of modern day technology.
The same care and attention went into the grounds and garden. Extensive lawns dotted with interesting pieces such as old farmers’ ploughs surround the house sloping down to the enticing private swimming pool, laced with mature olive trees, flower bushes and fragrant herbs all enjoying astounding views from every angle.
The large loggia below the main house has been furnished with a large dining table and an authentic built-in barbecue for your delicious al fresco meals - the abundance of fresh produce available in this area of Istria offering plenty of inspiration.
Your little ones will enjoy their very own playground and there is a football, badminton and volleyball court, as well as 3 bicycles. This villa offers genuine tranquillity, seclusion and privacy where undisturbed nature is seen at its best.
A very special home in a very special place for your very special holiday.
|Distance to the sea||34 km|
|Nearest airport||Pula||40 km|
|Nearest beach||34 km|
|Nearest restaurant||4 km|
|Nearest shop||7 km|
The villa lies in a peaceful and quiet area, overlooking vineyards, hamlets and farmhouses dotted across the picturesque rolling hills with the beautiful lake Butoniga as a backdrop. However, the proud medieval city of Pazin is just 7 km away.
Built on steep cliffs overlooking the mighty deep chasm, it has always been the subject of stories, legends and interests. Such remarkable scenery has inspired the famous French writer Jules Verne, as well as many other Croatian writers, so you definitely won't be let uninspired. It boasts the best-preserved castle in Istria, a massive building from which once the whole Istria was governed. The castle is now a museum, which, among other things, keeps old Istrian bells.
Below the castle, the river Pazinčica descends, while the well-known Pazin Chasm is still keeping its secrets. The cave, with its impressive lakes, is still a challenge for speleologists while the whole area abounds in beautiful natural masterpieces of waterfalls, streams and indented relief.
Apart from plenty of historical and cultural sights, exceptional traditional cuisine, excellent Malvasia and homemade grappa, Pazin and its surroundings offer varied places for an active holiday. Sports and adventure enthusiasts will find plentiful activities: ziplining, mountain and recreation cycling, a large number of walking and hiking trails surrounded by beautiful natural phenomena and almost forgotten old churches and palaces.
There are also famous locations for free climbing, impressive speleological trips, fishing in fresh waters, while this whole attractive territory can be visited by horseback riding, while getting to know the treasures of the former county of Pazin.
The attractive Adriatic coast is easily reached along excellent roads.
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