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Stunning Villa in Tranquil Village - Pool/Garden/Views/WIFi/Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

3-Bedroom, 2-Bathroom villa with beautiful 270-degree views

This luxurious, private holiday villa is situated in a row of 3 typical Istrian houses, located in the small village of Baredine near Buje, six kilometers from the Slovenia border. The villa is on the end with the advantage of offering greater privacy and a large garden area (perfect for barbecues) with stunning views of the historic village of Buje to the back and ancient Motovun to the front. The garden is ideal for lazing around all day, especially in the afternoon with a glass of local Muscat while watching the sunset and the lights of Venice in the distance starting to flicker after dusk. The property is fully furnished with tasteful furniture and top-of-the-range equipment including a flat-screen TV and DVD, and has its own parking for two cars. The ground floor has a very spacious living and dining area with an ultra-modern open and fully-equipped kitchen. Great energy and a nice breeze flows through large glass doors at the front and back of the villa. Start your day with breakfast on the cool morning patio and small garden off the kitchen and dining room, and then move to the larger terrace at the front of the house for alfresco dining, with wonderful views over the valley. Upstairs, the master bedroom features a large ensuite bathroom, and both lead off to a private, secluded balcony overlooking vineyards towards Buje. The other two bedrooms both have 2 single beds each that can be joined together. One of the bedrooms also has a private balcony, while both share a spacious and modern bathroom. So, come and unwind in a tranquil setting and discover a region rich in history that The New York Times has dubbed 'The New Tuscany.'

** WIFI/Internet is provided free of charge **

More Details

Nick Papadopoulos
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, greek, Croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2018

About Nick Papadopoulos

We are two Greek-Australians, working in the media and living in London, who fell in love with Croatia upon our first visit in 2005. We have visited each year since, to idyllic Istria, where stunning views, gorgeous hilltop towns like Motovun and Grozjnan, and great food (think truffles!!) and wine, offer a sensational, get-away-from-it all respite from hectic lifestyles.

Nick Papadopoulos purchased this villa in 2010

Why Nick Papadopoulos chose Baredine

The villa is situated in a tiny village and offers tranquillity and privacy, with the ancient hilltop towns Motovun and Grozjnan just a few kilometres away. Even in the busy tourists months, the villa and its surroundings are away from the crowds, so you can move from vineyards to taverns and hilltop towns to the beach, peacefully and with ease.

What makes this villa unique

* Spacious

* Tranquil

* Private

* 270-degree views from large, front garden

Guestbook comments from the owner

An authentic getaway in amazing Croatian landscapes. This is the perfect place to write and create, to relax and recharge, to enjoy the best of Balkanic beauty.

We had a memorable stay in this amazing house that is easy to love and hard to leave.
May 2014
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Baredine Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Beds can come together to create a double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Beds can come together to create a double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.6 based on 16 reviews

Fantastic views and high spec property in peaceful, rural location.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely shared large pool. Property even nicer than in photos. Peace + quiet. Fabulous views.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful spacious apartment in beautiful setting. Lovely area. Kids loved pool. Property manager met us on arrival and was super helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Fabulous villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

It's rare to find a villa with outlooks such as these, from practically all sides, front, back and with gorgeous hidden terraces upstairs. It is in a very peaceful location on the outskirts of a tiny village which is very picturesque. The pool is shared by 2 houses i.e. 6 properties but it is very large with plenty of loungers - most of the time only one other family in. It is a little "cool" as doesn't appear to be heated so bear that in mind if you have tiny children. Very freshing on a hot day though.

The villa itself feels like it's pretty new, kitchens and bathrooms are high end. Beds are extremely comfy with good quality linen. The internal pictures online actually don't do it all justice. Aircon worked well ( have been in many properties where it's feeble!). Decor and furniture is very tasteful and comfortable although we ate most meals outside on the terrace - why wouldn't you!

Ivona the property agent was really helpful.

In short, we are very sad to leave and would come back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and it's great to read that you and your family had a wonderful time. We hope to welcome you back next Summer!! Take care.
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Très beau gîte et vues magnifiques

  • 4 of 5

Joli duplex, fournitures de qualité, très confortables et avec différentes terrasses donnant sur de beaux paysages. Mention spéciale pour la suite parentale avec sdb et terrasse avec petite table et chaises, vue bucolique avec la mer au loin. La localisation n'est pas mal mais il faut toujours utiliser la voiture, rien dans les environs (min. 10-15 ' pour le premier magasin, resto...).

Bonnes informations de la part du loueur (thanks Nick) et simplicité des contacts /formalités minimales. On y retournerait volontiers

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Fabienne, I am so happy that you and your family had a great time and enjoyed my property. Thank you very much for the review and hope to welcome you back again soon. Take care Nick
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Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our vacation in Baredine.

The villa is equipped with full confort and very clean.

It is well situated in a peaceful street at some minutes or Buje village.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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stunning villa in gorgeous landscape

  • 4 of 5

villa achilles is beautifully designed and very high spec..

the photos do not do it justice, and it sits in such stunning countryside. I would recommend this property very highly. we have had 2 amazing holidays now at Villa Achilles, and have discovered so many wonderful aspects to this part of Croatia too. Iain


  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Crveni Vrh
Nearest Train
48 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Istrian Y
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Platak, Rijeka
Nearest Beach
23 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Baredine is a small, quiet village, making this an ideal location for a relaxing holiday with family or friends. There is a shared pool, with sun loungers, but it is never busy or crowded as most people go on day trips/drives. The coast is a 20-minute drive away, and inland there are many ancient hilltop villages, like beautiful Motovun and Grozjnan, to explore in the beautiful Istrian countryside.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $199.04

The price is inclusive of: bed linen, towels, fully equipped kitchen (coffee machine, microwave), water, arrival cleaning, air conditioning, tax and registration.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.