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chalet plus apartment on the first floor with mountain on the back

Chalet | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Welcome to Zabljak!

Family Farm Apartments Durmitor offer accommodation in the heart of Durmitor National Park. Fantastic location overlooking the Yezerska plateau and Durmitor mountain, and at only 250 meters from the main ski resort Savin kuk.

The village, where the farm is located, is called Virak (vir - the spring of water, therefrom this village got its name).

Family farm Durmitor will ensure a wonderful experience. Within this small farm the accommodation is charming and cozy, and a whole atmosphere relaxing. Here you will find all the peace and quiet you need.

The following units are available to our guests: three-bedroom chalet (7 +1), one-bedroom apartment (2 +1) and one-bedroom log cabin (3 +1).

The chalet, constructed in 2007 has a fantastic location, with views of the Durmitor massif, and the magnificent peak Savin kuk, which is also the most visited ski resort of Žabljak region.

The chalet has three bedrooms, two double and one triple (7 beds total) plus a corner sofa bed on the lower floor. Kitchen, living room and dining room are all part of a big room (with a kitchen separated by a bar), a staircase from this room leads to the bedrooms on the upper floor. Bathroom with a shower is also on the lower floor. The house has a terrace – view of the plateau. Wood and stone elements combined, traditional elements, fireplace stove, all of these make a very pleasant atmosphere.

The chalet is heated by the aforementioned stove (burning wood, coal), and because of an excellent insulation and wooden interior, heating and maintaining the temperature of the whole space is quick and easy.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all needed utensils, electric cooker, refrigerator etc.

This cozy wooden chalet can be rented at any time of year and accommodates up to ten people. There are two separate apartments of the chalet, one above another. The higher one with three bedrooms and the other with one double bedroom. Both of apartments have combined dining and sitting areas, kitchens with a wooden bar, and two bathrooms with a shower.

Terrace of the upper apartment and wooden bench at the entrance of the lower one, provide beautiful view on the plateau, and from windows on the back of the chalet, you can see Durmitor mountain. Three bedrooms are on the second floor, one double, one twin and one with three beds. Both of the apartments are heated with log burners which, once the fire started, gives the space a special atmosphere.

NEW: small one bedroom log cabin available. This charming separate unit within our property is fully furnished and equipped. Sitting and dining area, small kitchen with everything needed, bathroom with a shower, loft style with a double bedroom. Sleeps 2/3.

Beautiful landscapes, clean air and surroundings will make your holiday just perfect. Here you will encounter traditional ways of preparing food, interesting customs and very hospitable people.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Black Lake beach 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Podgorica airport 158 km, Nearest railway: Mojkovac station 68 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details

Owners of this property live very close to it, so any payment can be done directly to them upon arrival. If deposit required, in agreement with the contact person, transfer could be done to the owner's bank account.

Northern Montenegro region

It’s very difficult not to be delighted with beautiful wild nature that is the main characteristic of this region.

Zabljak (1456 m), the central town of this area, is connected with other parts and regions of Montenegro via three main roads. Restaurants with national cuisine, hotels, market place, supermarkets, bars and pubs, internet cafe are all available in this small tourist centre.

It is not accidental for Zabljak to present high potential for development of tourism. The advantage of two tourist seasons (Winter and Summer)and potential health tourism, ensure Zabljak and the region to be interesting tourist destination throughout all year.

National park Durmitor that spreads over this area ensures the protection of this amazing nature, its beautiful woods, lakes and rivers. The canyon of TARA river is the deepest in Europe and after Colorado canyon second deepest in the world (up to 1300 m deep, and up to 80 km long ). This is one of the most well known rafting destinations.

The amount and characteristics of these natural potentials, ensured for Durmitor region and TARA river protection of UNESCO, since 1980.

Therefore, this region is not only tourist oriented but also oriented towards the production and preservation of all ecological. Montenegro, declared as ecological via Declaration of the Ecological State Montenegro, finds its centre as such, in this region.

Zabljak Town

If you like hiking or cycling, Summer is a perfect time of year. There are many lakes, springs and caves to see and many peaks to climb at. At the winter time, though the chalet is at the walking distance from the best ski tracks and lifts in the area, skiing, boarding and having fun on snow is something that you will enjoy the most.

Ski equipment and ski instructors can be very easily found.

SKI INSTRUCTOR Rade at: sarovicrade@gmail.com , will make this sport more enjoyable, but also find suitable ski equipment for you - if you want to organize your things on time.

WE ALSO ORGANIZE POPULAR TOURIST TOURS - THE DURMITOR RING, TOURS THROUGH MONTENEGRO, TRANSPORT TO TARA RIVER FOR RAFTING. IF INTERESTED CONTACT THE OWNER ABOUT ANY OF THESE.

Bobotov Kuk (at 2523 metres above the sea) is the highest point of Durmitor mountain. Thanks to marked ways and local guides, this and 23 other peaks above 2000 metres are reachable for mountaineers and adventurers.

But if you are a bit lazy you can achieve Savin Kuk (2132 metres) using cable chair lift, where beside the amazing view, you can drink water from a spring Savina voda, located very close to the highest point of this peak.

18 natural lakes, caves (the Ice Cave for example, with amazing ice sculptures), and of coarse canyons of rivers Tara and Sushica are really worth visiting.

In visiting this place you will for sure feel the real peace, tradition connected with modern life, an astounding nature, nice highlanders, and you will let the unpleasant thoughts be bygone

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Review 1-10 of 12

2 Sep 2014

5/5

"such a charming place !!"

We had a very nice stay in Tanja 's house. She had given so many informations that we have found very easily the place. The house was very nice, pleasant to live : good beds, big couch, we spend pleasant time in the terrase, looking sunrise ou sunset... it was fun to have cows and hens walking out around the house.
Tanya is helpfull, always doing her best, as her brother .

21 Aug 2014

4/5

"agréable au calme"

Nous avons sejournée dans une petite maison en bois très agréable et au calme.L'environnement est très agréable. La propriétaire est aux petits soins et nous a apporté une fois le lait fra… More

Dear guests,

Thank you for your review. It was very nice of you to choose and stay at our property and you are welcome to visit us any time again.

The only thing that I have to comment in your review, so that other future guests wouldn't have a negative image of us, is the rafting issue. As you know, you had the opportunity and suggestion from me to go on the rafting point and organize it yourselves (much cheaper because it does not include transfer nor lunch) but instead you chose the agency that works with us. For you and any other traveler who would like to do rafting in this area, information that the price of transport to and from the rafting point, rafting, fee to the National Park and lunch all together this year cost 45 euros per person, payable on the rafting point, not at our place. This price of course varies depending on services and length of rafting in the agency that organises it. Surely this can be easily checked with any agency that offers this kind of activity in Zabljak. This does not include any kind of commission, otherwise it would cost 55 euros which was not in your case.

It would have been nice and we wouldn't mind if you complained on the spot during your stay so we would have explained whatever questions you had. On the other hand this is definitely a useful review because in this way I explained better to anyone who wants to do rafting here how it can be done.

Kind regards
Tanja Sarovic
Family Farm Apartments Durmitor

13 Jun 2014

5/5

"Excellent. Large, new and clean wood house."

We enjoy very much our stay. The place is big, new and clean and equiped with everything you might need. The view is beatifull. We also ate in the family restaurant and enjoy delicious local food… More

Thank you very much for being our guests and for this lovely review.
You are very much welcome to visit us any time again.

8 May 2014

4/5

"Fabulous scenery"

We stayed for 2 nights on this lovely traditional farm as we wanted to explore the Durmitor National Park and experience some of the 'real' Montenegro. Like others we received a very warm w… More

3 Aug 2013

5/5

"A WONDERFUL PLACE - I HOPE TO COME BACK"

We stayed here for 4 days in July with two kids 5 and 7 years old and a dog. We had a great time and would recommend this place to anyone planning to visit Zabljak area. Beautiful wooden appartment wi… More

Thank you very much for this review. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay here in our farm. Hope to see you again.

Kind regards
Tanja

16 Apr 2013

5/5

"Wonderful country, beautiful mountins, perfect hospitality"

It was our best trip to the mountains... Ski season was almost finished, but hosts our visit was not boring... Rade (not just excellent skiing instructor) showed us somy sights, features of country … More

3 Oct 2012

5/5

"Great location and nice hosts, definitely would go there again"

We really enjoyed our stay at the apartment. I was afraid that the hosts wouldnt rent out for one night only, but it was not a problem at all, no minimum stay required (at least at this time of the year, dont know if it will be the same during high season). I sent Tanja a request, and the reply came prompt. Booking was not complicated at all, and reliable; though you cannot book via internet booking but have to contact the host directly. We even could extend our stay for one day. The welcoming was very warm, and we were provided with milk, eggs, and cream - a perfect breakfast for the next day. The place is in a great location, you literally live on a farm, surrounded by the fantastic view of mountainous Montenegro. We had the one bedroom apartment, which served us well. Basic, but all you need is available at the place. There is a fireplace in the apartment, which we used during the evenings - which was just lovely, of course. The family was very nice and welcoming, and also gave advice on activities in the area, and we could approach them anytime. I definitely recommend this place, and also would go there again, actually we pity that we didn't stay longer. The only thing I didn't like was the mattress of the bed, or better: sofa bed, but I have to admit I am picky in this regard.

14 Sep 2012

4/5

"Best Stay for Dormitor"

Tanja and Rad speaking great English. The chalet is very well maintain and the owners are great. I recommend this vacation rental for exploring the Doritor National park. We loved our stay there and w… More

19 Jul 2012

5/5

"Excellent location for Zabljak and local area."

The chalet was in good condition and well maintained. Tanja Serovic was very helpful and an excellent source of local information. I will always remember the lovely views from the front over the wide,… More

16 Jul 2012

5/5

"Relaxing Moutain retreat"

The location of this property looks out onto truly stunning views. Even
> though there are amenities close by you get a real taste of mountain living
> in a vast unspoilt landscape. There are beautiful hikes straight from the
> door and lakes nearby for swimming. The family live nearby and are very
> helpful and kind when you need them but you do not notice their presence the
> rest of the time. It was extremely good value for money too. We wish we had
> stayed longer and would highly recommend this accommodation.
>

Thank you very much for staying with us and for this positive feedback. We are vary pleased that you had such a lovely holiday here in Virak. Please be welcome to book our property any time again.
Kind regards
Tanja Sarovic

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  • 6 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:28 Sep 2014

Based in Montenegro

Languages spoken
  • English