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

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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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 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.


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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 350 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

          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 marvelous 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


              • Games
              • Stereo:

                i phone docking to a music system...moreless


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


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

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


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


              • Clothes Dryer:

                Dry your washing in the sun...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Cut your own logs with saw provided...moreless

              • Free Local Calls
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Full oil fired central heating...moreless

              • Internet:

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

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Full Sheets are pillow cases are provided freshly ironed every week....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                For up to 6 cars...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local calls only...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Pool towels and 2 bathroom towels are renewed each week...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Provided for guests to use ...moreless


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


              • Balcony
              • Barbecue
              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

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

              • Lawn / Garden:

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

              Pool / Spa

              • Heated Pool
              • Outdoor Pool
              • Private Pool

              Property Descriptor

                  • Detached


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 12 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Low Season
                  Oct 25 - Dec 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Low Season
                  Jan 1 - Mar 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Mar 28 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Early Summer
                  May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Peak Summer
                  Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Late Summer
                  Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Sep 26 - Oct 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Low Season
                  Oct 31 - Dec 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit £400
                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included


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

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                  Last updated: 11/17/2014
                  Check availability
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                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Pula 40mins Trieste 90mins Lljubljana 2 hours
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  40 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  5 star championship course at Umag
                  80 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  3 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  15 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach

                  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.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1992

                  About the owner: We are a family of 4 living in London. Gordana is Croatian but has lived in UK for 26 years

                  Why the Owner Chose Groznjan:
                  The country here is as pretty as Tuscany but it has the added advantage of being only 25 mins to the beautiful Adriatic coast.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  This is a restored farmhouse in over an acre of gardens in a beautiful peaceful location

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german, Croatian



                  • 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


                  • Alfresco eating

                    Alfresco eating

                  • Balcony Bedroom

                    Balcony Bedroom

                  • Garden


                  • Main living area

                    Main living area

                  • Bathroom


                  • Loggia with distant view

                    Loggia with distant view

                  • 2nd Patio

                    2nd Patio

                  • House from the back

                    House from the back

                  • Patio


                  • Motovun


                  • Fireplace


                  • Pool


                  • View from balcony

                    View from balcony

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

                  7 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 15

                  View calendar: Updated 11/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2003
                  Speaks: english, french, german, Croatian
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/17/2014
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