Luxury Estate House in the Soca Valley
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Bohinj villa description
Hisa Zeenia is a magnificent traditional 3 storey stone house, dating back to 1860, set in 8 Hectares (approximately 20 acres) of landscaped gardens and woodland and approached via its own private drive. It has been carefully restored to retain its original Slovenian charm and furnished with antiques and traditional pieces and decorated in neutral colours. The house boasts all the modern comforts and conveniences expected in an exclusive villa. The property has been designed to take full advantage of its elevated and secluded position overlooking the Idrijca River toward the Soca Valley and offers its guest a relaxed retreat from which to enjoy the stunning Slovenian countryside. The property is ideal for entertaining larger groups but is also the perfect hideaway for a couple or family. In addition, Hisa Zeenia offers the perfect location for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The Idrijca and Soca Rivers only a stones throw from the house offering fly fishing, kayaking etc...
Hisa Zeenia is a magnificent traditional 3 storey stone house, dating back to 1860, set in 8 Hectares (approximately 20 acres) of landscaped gardens and woodland and approached via its own private drive. It has been carefully restored to retain its original Slovenian charm and furnished with antiques and traditional pieces and decorated in neutral colours. The house boasts all the modern comforts and conveniences expected in an exclusive villa. The property has been designed to take full advantage of its elevated and secluded position overlooking the Idrijca River toward the Soca Valley and offers its guest a relaxed retreat from which to enjoy the stunning Slovenian countryside. The property is ideal for entertaining larger groups but is also the perfect hideaway for a couple or family. In addition, Hisa Zeenia offers the perfect location for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The Idrijca and Soca Rivers only a stones throw from the house offering fly fishing, kayaking and white water rafting. Guides and permits can be easily arranged locally.
Please note, the house can accommodate12 people however is available to smaller groups outside the high season at significant discounts, making it ideal for couples or smaller families.
The house sleeps 12 people comfortably. A spacious entrance hall greets you with views through to the ground floor terrace with its eating area, sun loungers and umbrellas, a perfect spot for reading or just relaxing. Off the hall are 3 spacious double bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room and an additional luxuriously appointed bathroom. All the bedrooms have been individually decorated using beautiful fabrics and gorgeous bed linens. They also boast glorious views of the landscaped gardens and surrounding mountains.
The first floor consists of a large living room with its original beamed ceiling, comfortable sofas, armchairs, a wood burning fireplace, cable TV and DVD player. There is also a separate TV room (for kids perhaps), equipped with sofas, large flat screen TV, DVD etc. The dining room and fully equipped kitchen. There is also a pantry/utility room with washer and dryer, and a separate W/C. Step through French doors onto the stunning and spacious first floor terrace. With its dramatic uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and on towards the Soca Valley, the terrace has been furnished with a comfortable deep sofa, armchairs and a dramatic stone fireplace. A dining area and Weber gas barbecue complete this wonderful “alfresco” sitting and dining room.
The Kitchen and pantry are fully equipped to provide guests with everything necessary for a comfortable stay, including an American fridge/freezer with ice maker, coffee machine, cooker with double ovens, dishwasher and microwave.
On the top floor is the elegant master suite with its antique wrought iron bedstead and impressive bath and dressing room. There are a further 3 family bedrooms and a shared family bathroom.
The Garden and Grounds
The large rose filled gardens of Hisa Zeenia overlook the valley with tree lined paths leading to the well stocked organic kitchen garden and green house from which you may gather fresh salad leaves, vegetables and fruit, to the children’s play area and lastly to the spectacular swimming pool. The pool area is perfect for lazy days in the sun. The scent of roses and lavender will surround you whilst you swim or simply relax in the shaded hammock positioned to make the most of the panoramic views. The garden is completed with landscape lighting to provide a wondrous ambiance during your evenings on the properties many terraces.
Beyond the garden, the grounds are there for you to explore with streams and waterfalls to be discovered on the wooded hillsides.
Hisa Zeenia also caters to the younger guest with a discrete children’s play area including a swing and sandbox. The pool is enclosed for safety and there is a shallow area and pebble beach for young child to paddle and play. A high chair and travel cot are also available for your use.
Despite its quiet location, the house is just five minutes drive from the main road where there is a small supermarket and local restaurant, which also provides a takeaway service. More extensive shopping and restaurants can be found in Tolmin, approximately 10 minutes drive away.
All bed linens, bath towels and pool towels are included and are changed weekly.
- 3 story
- 348 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
- Two of the bedrooms are en suite. There are 2 baby beds available
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Books - Fiction / Non-Fiction
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Winery Tours
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horse Riding
local services and businesses
- Medical Services
sports and adventure activities
- Mountain Climbing
- Fly Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Ski Lift Pass
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Local Maps
- Basic Soaps
- Towels Provided
- Toilet Paper
- Washing Machine
- Broadband Access
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Clothes Dryer
- Activities Guide
- Iron & Board
- Housekeeper Optional
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- 2 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- 4 Ring Stove
- Deck Chairs
- Child's Swing
- Sand Pit
- Wood Decking
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
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|Dates||Nightly||Wknd Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Dec 15, 2013
7 night min stay
Dec 16 - May 31, 2014
7 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 14, 2014
7 night min stay
Sep 15 - Oct 1, 2014
7 night min stay
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- Nearest Airport: Ljubljana at 85 Kilometres
- Nearest Ferry: Sistiana, Italy at 70 Kilometres
- Nearest Train: Most na Soci at 6 Kilometres
- Nearest Motorway: Gorizia, Italy at 45 Kilometres
- Nearest Beach: Sistiana, Italy. at 70 Kilometres
- Nearest Barpub: Slap ob Idrijci at 1 Kilometres
- Nearest Ski: Cerkno, Idrija at 20 Kilometres
- Nearest Golf: Bovec at 40 Kilometres
- Nearest Restaurant: Slap ob Idrijci at 5 Kilometres
The Natural Pool
Oustide seating area with fireplace
Natural Pool area
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