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Beautiful villa in outstanding location, 10X5m pool, Wifi, stunning views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms plus separate WC. Maximum 8 persons

Nestled on the banks of the Mirna Valley, with a stunning view up to the medieval hilltop town of Motovun, Casa Lucia is 4 bedroom villa with swimming pool.

All bedrooms (2 x double, 2 x twin) have en-suite facilities On the ground floor is twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. On the first floor are a twin bedroom with en-suite shower room, a double bedroom (180cm bed) with ensuite bath and shower and the Master bedroom (180cm bed) with en-suite bath and shower. The Master bedroom also has a private balcony with patio swing chair.

The living room has a traditional Istrian open fireplace, satellite TV, DVD player and leads out to a shaded terrace on the west side of the house with outdoor sofa and chairs and table tennis. The main dining terrace is off the well-equipped kitchen and both are close to the 10m x 5m swimming pool with wide Roman steps. Free WiFi.

With panoramic views, the house is positioned at the end of a short un-asphalted track, passing by 3 other properties to its secluded location in the forest covered hills of the Mirna valley.

3km to Motovun with restaurants, cafes and shops, the house is also within walking distance of Agroturizam Toni for an evening meal and just 400m from award-winning Vina Fakin for wine tasting. 25 km drive takes you to Novigrad and the nearest beach for swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic, and with a 5 minute drive to Livade you are in the heart of truffle land with restaurants serving this prized delicacy.

Suggestions of things to do:

Rovinj Old town

Old town of Porec (6th century Basilica-World Heritage Site)

Hidden beach Cape Kamenjak

Old Town Vrsar

Motovun

Amphitheatre Arena Pula

Pazin pit cave

Paragliding over Motovun

Cycling the Parenzana

Visit Venice

Walk along the 12km seafront promenade (Opatija Rivieria)

Visit Groznjan

Visit Hum, Roc and Kotli

Take a boat trip to the Brijuni Islands (President Tito’s former residence)

Wine/Olive oil tastings

Lim Canal

More Details

Owner
Caroline Hopkins
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, Croatian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

Amenities

Motovun Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • All bedrooms have en-suite facilities. Separate ground floor WC
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Ground floor. Ensuite shower room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite bath and shower, private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Ensuite bath and shower
  • The villa sleeps maximum of 8 persons
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful villa in outstanding location, 10X5m pool, Wifi, stunning views
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Stunning villa in beautiful Istria

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa in a super location. Relaxing and peaceful.

Pool perfect for all the family.

Super location for exploring the area.

Zip wire at Pazin Gorge, Istralandia Aquaparc brilliant fun.

Motovun has stunning views and great place to eat.

Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Genieten met een super uitzicht !

  • 5 of 5

We hebben genoten van ons verblijf in deze mooie villa. Zeer rustig gelegen met prachtig zicht op het stadje Motovun. Ideaal om te verblijven met twee gezinnen. Een auto is wel noodzakelijk want de dichtstbijzijnde grote supermarkt is 30 min rijden. Enig minpuntje is de vaatwasser die niet goed werkt 😜. Zorg ook voor goede muggenzalf... Als je wijn wil proeven zeker langs gaan bij de buren "fakin". Het is veel goedkoper om rechtstreeks bij hen te kopen ipv in Motovun.

We willen zeker nog eens terugkomen !!! 😎

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property, highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Great layout with seperate bathroom for each bedroom, amazing views, multiple out door seating areas and beautiful pool right next to house. It is down an off-road track but that helps with serenity and can walk to coffee (through vines) in 20-25 minutes. Minor quibble that has no basic supplies (e.g. dish cloth, dish washing liquid, extra toilet paper) but overall a brilliant experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

Stunning quality, wonderful peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to beat a holiday home like this one. High spec, well maintained new build but with the character of an older property. 4 beds each with own bathroom, and very nicely furnished. From my perspective, everything was as I would have hoped for. The pool was also a delight, as were the views both down into the valley and then up to the hill top town of Motovun. Would certainly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

Istria at the end of the season.

  • 5 of 5

Our holiday was at the beginning of September, quite late but perfect timing for us and the weather. This house is delightful, cool in the heat with with its thick walls and shutters, warm and lovely outside. The terrace, the pool, the ping pong table, the walk to the village (about 35 mins) all make for a perfect holiday. Istria is beautiful, so easy to get around with friendly people and good food. I can't believe it has taken us so long to discover it. I would thoroughly recommend Casa Lucia.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top notch property with unforgettable views

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay at Casa Lucia. The property is in a quiet location but with possibly the best view of the medieval hill top village of Motovun. The woodland setting also means it is a superb spot for bird watching.

The house itself has four good-sized double bedrooms and accommodates 8 easily. The owners have ensured that the house is well furnished and supplied with all the kitchen we needed. Wi-fi works well and enabled our teenage daughter to revise for her upcoming A'level exams without difficulty.

We walked from the house across the vineyards to the top of Motovun village in about 45 minutes, there is also the Parenzana cycle path, a disused railway line, running nearby. The house is located in the middle of the Istrian peninsula and as such is no more than an hour's drive from any of the main sites. We particularly enjoyed a visit to the stunning Roman amphitheatre at Pula, which also boasts a lively market in the morning and fish restaurants served by a local trawler fleet. Other delicacies include the ubiquitous truffles from the Motovun forest, fresh wild asparagus, steaks and pork dishes. Restaurant prices are very good value.

Overall a Casa Lucia is a great choice which I have recommended to friends and family and look forward to my next visit.

M R, Sussex, UK

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Pula
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Motovun
Nearest Ferry
28 Kilometres
Porec
Nearest Golf
37 Kilometres
Savudrija
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Pazin
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Visnjan
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Agroturizam Toni
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Novigrad
Car: necessary

The property is 3km from the hilltop town of Motovun. Roman remains on the west coast of Istria, Austro Hungarian remains on the east cost, medieval hilltop towns to the north and craggy coastal coves in the south. Cycling, hiking, wine-tasting, truffle hunting, beaches, aqua park, paragliding, sightseeing, go-kart, restaurants, Zip-line, Istria has something for everyone and as Casa Lucia is in central Istria, everything is easily accessible

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rental price includes all utilities, final cleaning and all tourist taxes.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
a. the 25% downpayment is non-refundable
b. If cancellation is made more than 45 days before arrival, then no further fees are payable
c. If cancellation is made less than 45 days before arrival, then full rental fee is forfeited.
(If we are able to re-let the villa, a refund may be negotiated)
We recommend that you arrange your own travel and cancellation insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.