Villa Marijana is situated in Croatia, in a small and peacefull village of Zmijavci, in close proximity to the town of Imotski (8km), Makarska (24 km) and the city of Split (89 km).
This beautiful stone villa was originally built in 1880, and had been restaured for several years before it was finally finished in 2014. It is situated on 1800 m2 of grounds that include another small stone house with fun and recreation facilities, beautiful lawn, outside barbicue area, swimming pool, orchard and parking area for up to seven cars. To the road side property is surrounded by 2.3 m wall which ensures complete privacy for the guests. There is also a beautiful view of the fields and surrounding hills both from the house and garden.
The 50 m2 swimming pool, the depth of which varies from 1.4m-2.0m, is equipped with eco cleaning system based on salt rather than on chlorine so it is highly recommended for persons sensitive to chlorine.
The house consists of three levels. Ground floor consists of entrance area and a spare room wich provides accomodation for two persons. There is also a spacious roofed stone paved terrace.
On the first floor there is a lovely kitchen with all the neccessary modern kitchen appliances, dinnig area, bathroom and loundry area. There is also a spacious living room that features original stone walls and wooden beames on the high ceiling. There is also a spacious stone paved terrace which is accessed from the kitchen and dining area and which overlooks the property as well as offers a beautiful view of the fields.
On the second floor there are four bedrooms and a spacious bathroom wich features both shower and a bathtub as well as a balcony acccessed from the two of the bedrooms.
In the first bedroom there is a double bed, second bedroom holds a bunk bed, in third bedroom there are two single beds and in the fourth room there is a double bed and a sofa that can be made into the bed for two.
Total accommodation capacity of the house is 8+2+2. There are three air conditioners, satelite TV and free wi-fi in the house.
There is a possibility for many interesting recreational activities in the area such as horseback riding, canoeing, buggy cars rental, bicycle rental etc. Beautiful countryside offers many possibilities for long walks or picnics. You can also visit beautiful Blue and Red lakes, Nature Park Biokovo, Medjugorje Shrine (50 km),several eco-villages that offer the taste of local cuisine or just go hiking in the nearby hills.
The owners of the house are Marijana and Mladen Todorić who have put a lot of work and love into renovation of the house. Because of its uniqueness the house was chosen as a location for the filming of the music video for love song „Marijana“ performed by one of the most popular Croatian ethnic bands named Sv. Juraj HRM the premiere of is expected by the end of this year (the link will be provided accordingly). The house, more precisely the living room was also used for shooting a Christmas greeting that will be shown on National Television all through Christmas holidays.
The nearby tunnel Saint Ilija whichhruns through the heart of the mountain Biokovo takes you straight to some of the most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic coast that are only 20 min away. The city of Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast, attractive for its nature and good climate and a very popular tourist destination. There is a ferry line which runs a few times a day from Makarska to the island of Brač.
From the house by car you arrive to Split in an hour, Dubrovnik in 2 hours and Trogir in 1 hour and 15 minutes. Split is also a very a popular tourist destination becuase of its numerous historical sights as is the town of Trogir.
Minimun stay at the house is one week (7 days). Arrival and departure of guests is preferably on Saturday but can be individually arranged. Departure is till 10 am and arrival is from 4pm. We take into consideration only families with children or groups of couples or singles. Since the house is suitable for family type vacations and located in a quiet area, we cannot accept reservations from groups of young party people.
The price includes final cleaning, towels, bad linen, electricity, water and tourist tax so there is no extra hidden costs. The nearest mini-market is 300m away, restaurant 1 km away and the super-market 5 km away.
During your holidays we are available 24 hours a day for any help or assistance needed and for that purpose we will provide you with a mobile phone with croatian SIM card with credit free of charge. The owners of the house are english speaking, husband not so much haha.
We look forward to seeing you and we are sure that you will greatly enjoy your holiday should you book our house!