Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This luxurious apartment is situated on the edge of the historic, hilltop village of Momjan in Istria. The apartment contains two double bedrooms one en suite bathroom and two single rooms with shared bathroom. On the ground floor, the extensive lounge / dining area leads on to a large balcony, private barbecue area and in-ground swimming pool . Sitting outside leads you to a spectacular views of the surrounding countryside including Momjan, vine-clad hills and the ruins of a 5th Century castle.
The spectacular Istrian coastline, wonderful Istrian wineries and restaurants, and historic townships and villages are readily accessible from the villa.
Momjan apartment: This apartment is joined and is in the middle of one big town house. Is in the stunning elevated position above the village of Momjan in the north of Istria. It's surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and orchards and have extensive views of the countryside to the sea. It has been built using local stone and blend perfectly into the surrounding landscape. It has been interior designed and the garden and pool area landscaped. The village and local area offer some good restaurants providing traditional dishes. There is also a shop and a post office in Momjan itself.
Recommendations: Momjan castle - built in the 12th century on a cliff, it once had 4 towers, of which only one remains, and a drawbridge. The remains of walls and towers are still visible as well as the portal with a bow and two magnificent stone jambs
The Historic Centre - many rich bourgeois homes with particular architecture were also preserved. For example, the Rotta house from the 17th century
The Parish Church of St. Martin – from the 15th century, with 5 altars, a valuable wooden statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Custody in a relief pillar from the 16th century
The Church of St. Peter and the Church of St Jury - were both built in the 18th century
The Church of St. Peter, Sorbar - built in the 14th century, with valuable frescoes and Glagolitic graffiti from the 15th century
The Butori Falls and the abyss - situated on the Ar?ila River, the are of a unique beauty
Muscat from Momjan - autochthonous wine variety from Momjan, unique in the world, delicious taste and smell.
Istria Gourmet: Gastronomic or culinary tourism is at the heart of the vision for Istrian tourism. It is the most fully developed tourist product largely because it is a natural extension of Istrian hospitality. With its numerous facets, gourmet tourism unifies a broad spectrum of projects from agritourism to 'Wine Roads', 'Open Cellars' Day, 'Truffle Days', bicycle tours and many other components of Istrian tourism.
The interior of Istria reveals a great number of authentic inns, or konobas, and wine cellars where each meal acquires an added dimension. The preparation method, ambiance and delightful hospitality make every meal an exceptional gourmet experience. The selection of dishes is based on meat and pasta,such as: peka, meal prepared under a baking lid; ombolo,boneless pork loin; kapuz, sausages with sauerkraut; fuži,pasta; or gnocchi in a sauce locally known as šugo (made from game,farm-raised chicken or truffles).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kanegra 19 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Trieste 44 km, Nearest railway: Trieste 44 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
n the immediate vicinity of Buje, in the north-western, continental part of Istria's peninsula, at Sveti Mauro Mountain, lies the small town of Momjan from where you will have a great view to the west all the way to the sea, to Istria's western coast and to Ucka Mountain. Momjan was first mentioned in 1035 and has several churches and chapels with numerous sculptures, paintings and impressive church furniture.
This romantic place writes its own history through many documents, buildings and stories, but also through its oenological peculiarities because of which it is importantly marked on the map of wine connoisseurs.
Because of the location and micro-climate, the local vineyards and famous winegrowers produce well-known liquid gold of a luxurious taste and smell. It was in this area that the first taverns were built, which still offer a wealth of flavours and fragrances, created artfully with love in their taverns, restaurants and agritourisms.
Golf: The golf course Kempinski is located right next to the Hotel Kempinski Adratic, in Crveni Vrh.
This golf course was awarded the 'Golf Landscape Art Award' to Austrian architect Barbara Neisser and Diethard Fahrenleiter who designed and built the golf course.
The course is 6.290m long with a par 72, is presents a challenge for all golfers and leaves you with an unforgettable impression of the bayview . And - after the round you toast to a successful day on the golf course 'Golf Kempinski Adriatic' - in the golf bar with a breathtaking view of Istria and Slovenia!
Ski: Platak Ski Resort -
Platak in Rijeka provides skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of Radesevo mountain (1,363m) with stunning views of the Adriatic Sea and islands of Krk, Cres and Losinj. Platak is located in northern Croatia, east of Rijeka, where the closest train station is located west of Delnice. Platak has 8km of fairly groomed pistes.
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