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Villa Bianca - A Luxury Property close to Opatija


House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Newly built luxury and sunny house on the hill above Opatija (the “Pearl of the Adriatic") with stunning views of Kvarner Bay. Modern design with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite), terraces and swimming pool. The house is 200 sq.m with open plan living on 2 airy floors. Downstairs you enter into a large hall. Next to it is the comfortable living room and the fully equipped open plan kitchen with a dining table for up to 10 persons. All the windows and terrace doors are from floor to ceiling allowing you to truly enjoy the breathtaking views. Downstairs is one bedroom with a terrace door and en-suite bathroom. There is also a laundry and storage room with washer/dryer and an additional freezer and refrigerator. Moreover there is a separate guest toilette. Walking up the magnificent staircase you find 4 additional bedrooms. One has a balcony and an en-suite bathroom, while the other 3 bedrooms share another large bathroom. All the rooms have white stained oak floors except for the kitchen, hall, bathrooms and laundry room which have tiles. The bathrooms have large walk-in rain showers, double size washbasins, floor heating, heated towel racks and ample storage space. Each bedroom has 2 comfortable beds, additional pillows and a large double wardrobe with plenty of space. Outdoor you find more than 200 sq.m terrace area on 2 levels. Just stepping out from the living room or kitchen you find a dining area for 10 people with a retractable fabric awning which gives you shelter from the sun. Next to it you have a cozy lounge area where you can enjoy your pre-dinner cocktails in an amazing setting. You will also find a large gas barbecue for the outdoor cooking. The stairs down leads to the pool area with the 4x7 m large swimmingpool and the comfortable sun loungers. Here is also an outdoor shower. The house has all what you need for a perfect holiday. Additional to mention are: Nescafe dolce gusto coffee machine. Stereo speakers connecting to your music player (ipod/iphone/mp3 player etc). Television. Individual a/c each room. Additional towels for the pool/beach. Roller shutter windows in each room giving you a good night sleep. Electrical roller shutters in living room and kitchen.

The house is located in a tranquil and sunny setting in the hills with amazing views over the Kvarner bay and the surrounding nature. The closest village is the historical town of Veprinac, the seat of the historical manor. It is a 10-15 minutes walk from the house and has a small store and bar. Visit the charming church for the breathtaking views over Kvarner bay! There is a walking path leading down to the elegant town Opatija which takes 30-45 minutes to walk. However by car it is only 15 minutes to Opatija. It lies at the centre of the Riviera with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. Grand neo-baroque and rustic Italian-style. A multi-cultural collage of pink walls, fluted columns, fading red tiles, grand staircases, and tiny balconies facing the sea. Some of the best restaurants in Croatia are in Opaija. Here passes the famous Lungomare, the romantic 12-kilometer long seaside promenade that winds its way from Volosko through Opatija to Lovran with plenty of areas to sunbathe and take a dip in the crystal clear water (several areas you find already in down-town Opatija!). The closest "beach" is 15 minutes away from the house in Icici. The city of Rijeka offers sights, shopping and a vibrant night life. It is about 20 minutes drive from the house. The coastline from Opatija down to Pula is magnificent with all the picturesque small towns, fishing villages by the sea and numerous of spots to take a dip in the sea. Croatia has some fantastic wines and there are several excellent vineyards in the neighborhood. You can discover many small villages inland close to Opatija well worth a visit, such as Kastav. Do you wish to enjoy a day on the sea there are plenty of opportunities to rent a boat. Make a day trip to Venice! The ferry departs from Porec or Pula (about 1 hour drive) and takes about 3 hours. If you come during the winter closest skiing area outside Rijeka is only 40 minutes away. The Slovenian slopes are about 50 km distance, the Italian and Austrian alps are only a few hours away.

You really need a car to get around, however there is a busstop close to the house taking you down to Opatija. A taxi from the house to Opatija cost about €10 and to Rijeka about €16.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept children under 10 years of age. We do not accept pets. Smoking is only allowed outside.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Icici 9 km
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rijeka, Pula, Trieste, Zagreb
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (10), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Istria region

Istria and Kvarner region has almost everything to offer. An ecologically unpolluted area, rich in cultural and historic heritage, with brilliant tourist programmes and opportunities for active holidays. It is an invaluable combination of sea, islands and highlands. The contrasts of sea and mountains, green parks and blue ocean, old buildings and modern comforts, noisy entertainment venues and quiet destinations for excursions all combine to make the region a very attractive tourist resort at any time of the year. The long coastlines offer some fantastic opportunities to sunbathe. You can choose hidden coves with white pebbles, sandy beaches, small or larger bays, rocky sun drenched fragrant reefs. Anywhere you will be amazed by the crystal clear waters this region in the Adriatic offers. If you prefer walks, wellness programmes, walking trips or mountain climbing there are plenty at any time of the year. Croatia is a small country in terms of wine production and the best Croatian wines are not produced in large quantities, but they are of top quality. In the areas of Kvarner and Istria, wine production started as far back as Ancient Greek and Roman times, and this tradition has continued right up to the present day. Should you be looking for gastronomic enjoyments you have found the right place. Because of its proximity to Italy, the Italian kitchen has a big influence in the kitchen. There are numerous manifestations, cultural events and festivals to enjoy. For nightly entertainment you will not be disappointed. Plenty of bars and nightclubs await you. It has a very attractive geographic position, enabling its warm seas to be quickly reached from many cities in Central Europe (only about 500 km from Milan, Vienna and Münich. Trieste is only 70 km away and 225 km driving distance. Croatia is also a very price worthy destination which will make your holidays even more enjoyable.


Opatija is a real jewel situated in the deepest corner of the Kvarner Bay, with tourist tradition for over 160 years old. Since time immemorial, Opatija has been the most adored summer resort of aristocracy and noble gentlemen and it attracts people with the style and elegance. Built mainly at the turn of the 20th century, Opatija has remained in complete harmony with Nature right up until the present day. Well-maintained public gardens, the illuminated 12-km-long coastal promenade known as the "Lungomare", well-kept beaches and fountains provide a stunning backdrop. It offers some of the best restaurants in the region, bars, a casino, discotheques, wellness programmes , a summer theatre, carnivals, festivals, and opportunities for shorter trips to nearby surroundings such as Kastav, Volosko and Ika, I?i?i and Lovran, Medveja and Moš?eni?ka Draga.

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