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Beautiful stone made villa situated in the medieval town of Roc

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This beautiful stone made villa, built in 1810, is situated in the medieval town of Roc. In the centre of the north Istria, 348 metres above sea-level, in the midst of natural beauties, a small town of Roc rises, located 10 kilometres from Buzet. In the Middle Ages there was a fortress, and the center of the Glagolitic activities. Today it is a place inhabited by about 180 people increasingly turned to tourism. When you enter through the gates of the city, you would have feeling that you are in another century. Roc is declared and protected as a cultural monument of great importance.

The holiday house offers accommodation for 4 people. It consists of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, living room and covered terrace. This spacious accommodation is 100 m2. There is a king-sized bed, bedside tables, a wardrobe in the every bedroom. The bathrooms have shower, wash basin and toilet. Fully-equipped kitchen has all necessary cooking facilities, a fridge, a coffee machine,oven, a dishwasher machine, there is also a dining area. A living room has seating area near the fireplace, television with satellite channels, dvd and cd player. The garden provides furniture, barbecue facilities, sunbeds. The house is air-conditioned, pets are allowed on request, parking is available on the road near the property.

It would take you just a couple of minutes walking to the nearest grocery store and restaurants. The town of Buzet is 8 km away from the property. The airport is 80 km distance.

More Details

Property Manager
Travel Horizont agency
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, russian, italian
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2016


Roč Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres

Founded as an Illyirian settlement, it grew into a Roman castrum. In the Middle Ages, it transformed into a fortified castle, separated by walls and defensive towers and Small and Large Gate. During the 15th and the 16th century, Roč was the centre of Croatian literacy, editorship, and printing based on the oldest Slavic Glagolitic Alphabet. Roč lies 10 km east of Buzet. This hilltop town surrounded by defensive walls was mentioned as early as 1064. One of the most important medieval monuments is the Romanesque church of St. Roch. The church interior is decorated with two layers of frescoes: from the 14th and 15th century. On the wall of the church of St. Anthony is an inscription known as the Glagolitic Abecedarium, one of the most significant proofs of Glagolitic activity in Roč. The third church in Roč is the parish church of St. Bartholomew with its organ. With the aim of preserving Glagolitic heritage the 'Small Glagolitic Academy' is organized here every year where 6th grade pupils from all over Croatia participate. The Academy is a Glagolitic script workshop mainly intended for pupils who wish to learn more about this unique Croatian script and its heritage. In 2000 Čakavski sabor from Roč (association active in preserving cultural values of the Chakavian dialect) realized a very significant project, enriching Roč with the replica of Gutenberg's Glagolitic printing press. The author of the project is prof. Frane Paro, and the replica can be visited by appointment. Roč is also the town of music amateurs. Organized by the local cultural association 'Istarski željezničar', every year in May Roč hosts the international festival 'Z armoniku v Roč' which brings together players of diatonic accordions known as triestina. An ideal place to end your sightseeing tour of Roč is Ročka konoba (Roč Tavern) where you can taste various local specialties.


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Roč Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 15 2016 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay

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  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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