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VILLA ANTICA

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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The house is situated in a beautiful hilltop town of Grožnjan, well known as a town of arts galleries and musical evenings. It was built in 1406 and recently has been restored with special love and care of our family. But it remains a 1st class monument called "old Hammersmith house".

Grožnjan is well known all over the world for its charm, for the jazz festival and more then 40 art galleries, musical and arts events. All around there is greenery, woods rich of local fruit and products like truffles, asparagus, olive grooves, grapes....This is the place where you can really have a rich and calm holiday getting to know Istria, its culture, enogastronomy, unspoiled nature and visit lot of events that this region organizes and offers to you and make your stay unforgettable.

You can enjoy the evenings in music, smells and tastes which are coming together into a distinct atmosphere on the house terrace with a barbecue or outside in some Grožnjan restaurants, cafes, vineries,...

The Adriatic coast is 20min away with the beaches and picturesque coastal towns of Umag, Porec, Rovinj, Novigrad, 45 min away is Pula and Brijuni islands national natural park. You can even get to Porec on a mountain bike trail that runs just under the estate. The trail used to be an old rail road... and the original stone tunnels and bridges are still preserved. From Porec you can make a boat trip to Venice. Just over the border a 30min car drive is the city of Trieste.

Towns to visit: the hilltop towns of Central Istria Motovun, Oprtalj, Završje, Buzet, the old coastal towns Novigrad, Umag, Pore?, Rovinj, Pula the Brijuni islands national natural park, the beautiful caves of Postojna and the Lipizzaner horses in Lipica.

Closest recommended restaurants: Nono Petrovija, Marino Kremenje, Gostiona Triban, Agritourism Montižel Završje, Bastia Grožnjan and many others.

Beaches: there are many beaches within a 12 kilometers range from Grožnjan like Kanegra, Savudrija, Umag, Sv.Ivan, Novigrad and others.

Cultural experiences: annual film festivals in Pula and Motovun, music festivals in Pula and Groznjan, festival celebrating the truffle season in Buzet and Livade in autumn etc.

Wineries: Žigante, Deškovi?, Kabola, Kozlovi?,.. Excellent wines are produced there and well marked wine routes lead you through the charming countryside to sample some of them.

Cycling: the trail used to be an old railroad called Parenzana and the original stone tunnels and bridges are still preserved.

Leisure Opportunities: Golf with 18 holes near Umag, Tennis in Umag, Thermal baths in Istrske toplice, Horse riding on ranch Goli vrh, Boat trips, Hiking, etc.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach KANEGRA 12 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: TRIESTE 80 km, Nearest railway: TRIESTE 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

About this location

The Istria region

The Adriatic coast is 20min away with the beaches and picturesque coastal towns of Umag, Porec, Rovinj, Novigrad, 45 min away is Pula and Brijuni islands national natural park. You can even get to Porec on a mountain bike trail that runs just under the estate. The trail used to be an old railroad... and the original stone tunnels and bridges are still preserved. From Porec you can make a boat trip to Venice. Just over the border a 30min car drive is the city of Trieste.

Eating Out

This region of Istria is studded with excellent restaurants of the highest quality as well as bars and café serving simpler fare.

Closest, and highly recommended, is Restaurant Marino in the nearby village of Kremenje. Like all the restaurants in Central Istria, Marino specialises in dishes incorporating truffles gathered from the local woodlands. This first class restaurant also offers its own prize winning Kabola Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malvazia wines.

Beaches

There are many beaches within a 12 to 15 kilometre range from Grožnjan. The closest beach is at Kanegra on the Piranski Zaljev (Bay of Piran) and is less than 15 minutes drive.

There are also beaches that can easily be reached Novigrad, about 20 km drive, is a charming town and you can swim from immediately outside the town walls which is ideal if you want to combine walking round the town with a swim. Along the coast between Novigrad and Umag there are plenty of places to swim and Umag itself has beaches.

Groznjan

Grožnjan is well known all over the world for its charm, for the jazz festival and more then 40 art galleries, musical and arts events.

All around there is greenery, woods rich of local fruit and products like truffles, asparagus, olive grooves, grapes....This is the place where you can really have a rich and calm holiday getting to know Istria, its culture, enogastronomy, unspoiled nature and visit lot of events that this region organizes and offers to you and make your stay unforgettable.

You can enjoy the evenings in music, smells and tastes which are coming together into a distinct atmosphere on the house terrace with a barbecue or outside in some Grožnjan restaurants, cafes, vineries,...

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    Calendar last updated:26 Feb 2015

    Based in Slovenia

    Languages spoken
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    • German
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