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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
This old but completely newly restored stone house usted to be an old mill. It has lots of character and original features. Unlike many properties this one is not isolated but is immersed in beautiful green nature on one side. Next to the pool you will find a beautiful BBQ. The absolute quiet with only the sound of birds will make your stay very relaxing. With 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms it can be ideal for families, couples and groups. The town of Pula is just a short drive away (5 minutes).
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marcana 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pula 10 km, Nearest railway: Pula 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
The Istria region
Regions in Istria
Life along the coasts of Istria has always been closely linked to the sea. Seafarers found shelter in the coves' embrace, fishermen respected such mysterious wide open spaces throughout their entire life, travellers discovered new loves in its harbours. And they will all agree on one thing - the beauty of the Istrian landscape has enchanted many a traveller convincing him to stay and have a new start…
Sail with us along Istria's azure coast, set out with the rays of sunlight from the east slowly towards the west, plunging into picturesque Mediterranean motifs - coves and beaches, small boats floating peacefully, awaiting in the beauty of solitude.
On the hilltop in the distance you can see Labin-Albona, town that has proudly protected its citizens inside its walls for centuries, and below it lies glittering Rabac spreading along one of the loveliest beaches in Istria. And then further on, until the southernmost tip, Cape Kamenjak, protecting the western coast where you are first greeted by millennia-old Pula. Look around and cherish the view of the city and its magnificent Arena before you are seduced by the Brijuni archipelago. When you set off once again after this breathtaking sight, the beauty of Rovinj-Rovigno calls out from the vast blue horizon, spinning you through its narrow winding streets and twirling you into the warm embrace of Lim Bay. There, you will be invited aboard the boat which, accompanied by melodies and flavours of the Mediterranean, takes you to Vrsar's Sestrice and then on to the beaches of Pore?. Along the way be sure to greet the bathers and surfers, and if you happen to see a buoy, it means that somewhere around, in the silence of the azure, divers are exploring some other worlds.
If you continue north, all the way to Savudrija-Salvore, you will be guided safely into port by the oldest lighthouse standing by ancient Neapolis, one-time seat of the diocese, and present-day Novigrad-Cittanova. And at the close of the day, in Umag-Umago you will hear the enchanting Venetian sounds of its queen of instruments. Take a break in the mandra?, characteristic small Istrian boat harbour. There, along the coast, fishermen are repairing their nets, each of them absorbed in thought about past times. The deep lines on their faces reveal memories of wind and sea, salt and storms. They will be glad to tell you tales of the sea, accompanied by tasty pilchard and a glass of homemade Malvasia.
Mar?ana is a place situated North of Pula-Pola on the crossroads of Pula-Labin and Vodnjan-Krnica roads. It is the centre of the homonymous municipality. The historical sources give evidence of the dense population and tempestuous history of these areas during the ancient times. Mar?ana was first mentioned in writing in 1243 in the act of Pula's oath of loyalty to Venice. Specifically, Mar?ana was then a part of Pula-Pola area and afterwards in 1331 it came under the authority of the Republic of Venice. Since this area was affected by an outbreak of plague on several occasions during the 15th century, Mar?ana and its surroundings virtually lost all the inhabitants. During the next century previously mentioned the Republic of Venice is systematically being settled by the refugees running away from Greece and Dalmatia.
The centre of the place is dominated by the parish church of St. Peter and Paul from the 15th century with the bell-tower dating back to 1846. Mar?ana is also famous for the medieval church of St. Anthony of Padua widened in late 16th century and consecrated in 1709.
The undiscovered and attractive coast of Mar?ana steeply plunges into the clean and deep Adriatic Sea. This coastal area is dominated by green peninsulas and bays which coast offers a priceless view of the horizon bathing in the blue.
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