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Villa Moncitta, Stone Farmhouse with Pool in a Hill Town in Istria.

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Last updated: 08/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Groznjan villa description

The peninsular of Istria is a gem on the scale of Cornwall but with a Mediterranean climate. Set among vineyards and olive groves in the hills of central Istria the house has views across open country with the church spires of other villages dotting the romantic landscape. Sitting in the middle of its own grounds the newly restored south facing house has gardens with walnut, figs and vines surrounding the 12 metre pool with summer house and sunbathing terraces. Local restaurants serve Istrian truffles with steak or fusilli, farm dried hams, sheep’s cheese, wild boar with pasta, raw fish gazpacho as well as sea food caught daily and fantastic local wines. Spend the morning by the pool and drive to the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic for the afternoon. On the way home you can visit the nearby Venetian hill towns to explore new restaurants.


How to get there: There are several routes:

There is a Ryanair service direct to Pula which gives the shortest transfer of 40 minutes in Istria
Ryanair from Stanstead to Trieste (2 hour transfer) A car can be hired from Peter Kesic on 0038641505361 or 00385912509351 land line 0028651711996, fax 0038656747139 email peter.kesic@gmail.com and mention that you are staying in Mocitada .Easyjet and Ryanair fly to Venice and there is a daily boat run by Kompas or Venezialine from Venice to Porec.This can be booked through any local travel agent. Every day it leaves at 5 o'clock local time from Venice and on the return leaves Porec at 8 o'clock in the morning. A great way to include a day in Venice in the holiday.

Croatia Airlines,Ryanair and many charter companies also fly to Pula which is 40 minutes drive from the house.

testimonial: Just a quick update since our visit to istria
We thought the location and the house were wonderful - we have been on multi-family villa holidays for 20 years now, and this was close to the top of our league - well done!
Definitely the best pool we have had, and the pool house and shade were very welcome.
Top day-trips we recommend were to Grosjnan, and to Rovinj + Red Island by boat.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 350 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The house provides a self contained environment where a family can happily spend a day. There is open country behind the house and marvellous walking on the old cart tracks. The house is equipped for out of season visits with central heating and the pool is heated. April, May and October are wonderful for walking, bicycling and site seeing....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Adventure
              • Farm Holidays
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Nude Beach
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Village
              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Freshwater Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 15 people

                  General

                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls only...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Cut your own logs with saw provided...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    We provide a mobile internet stick. This plugs into the USB port and connects throughVIP/T mobile...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Toaster
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Oven

                  Outside

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The pool sits in an acre of garden with shady trees and lawns....moreless

                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Terrace
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Bicycles
                  • Tennis:

                    At Zelena Laguna...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Attached to the 5 star Kampinski Hotel near Umag...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Heated Pool

                  property descriptor

                      • Detached
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 12 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Late Summer
                      Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,995
                      Autumn
                      Sep 27 - Oct 24, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,695
                      Low Season
                      Oct 25 - Dec 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,295
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      £2,795

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee £0
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £400
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      We take a 20% deposit on booking and the balance is payable 2 months before departure


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 08/07/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Pula 40mins Trieste 90mins Lljubljana 2 hours
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Porec
                      80 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Trieste
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Koper
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Porec
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Visnjan
                      40 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      5 star championship course at Umag
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Visnjan

                      Car: Necessary

                      Istria is a story of wine, olive oil and sun. From the house everything is an easy day trip. This includes the Roman amphitheatre at Pula for live concerts, The Brioni Islands with Tito's private palace and a superb golf course, The Opatija Riviera, beloved of the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy. Wonderful walking and bicycling country around the Venetian hill towns which dot the landscape. Artists colonies at Rovinj and Groznjan, Porec for nightclubs, tennis, gokarting, acrobatics, sailing and sub aqua.

                       

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                      Speaks: french, german, english, Croatian

                       

                      Photos

                      • House and Pool

                        House and Pool

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • First Landing

                        First Landing

                      • Bathroom  2nd Floor

                        Bathroom 2nd Floor

                      • 2nd Kitchen

                        2nd Kitchen

                      • Twin Bedroom

                        Twin Bedroom

                      • Zelena Laguna,a pretty 20 minutes drive

                        Zelena Laguna,a pretty 20 minutes drive

                      • Typical Istrian hilltown.

                        Typical Istrian hilltown.

                      • Garden swing

                        Garden swing

                      • Siesta

                        Siesta

                      • Alfresco eating

                        Alfresco eating

                      • Balcony Bedroom

                        Balcony Bedroom

                      • Garden

                        Garden

                      • Main living area

                        Main living area

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Loggia with distant view

                        Loggia with distant view

                      • 2nd Patio

                        2nd Patio

                      • House from the back

                        House from the back

                      • Patio

                        Patio

                      • Motovun

                        Motovun

                      • Fireplace

                        Fireplace

                      • Pool

                        Pool

                      • View from balcony

                        View from balcony

                      £1,295 - £2,795 per week (GBP)
                      12

                      7 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

                      View calendar: Updated 08/07/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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