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Villa Alba with breathtaking view from swiming pool, HEATED POOL, near Motovun

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Splendid view, private pool , surrounded by the calmness of nature

Villa Alba is a recently restored old Istrian house with a capacity for 6 persons. In the renovation some original elements such as stone walls and wooden beams on the ceiling were kept in order to preserve the rustic feel. This is a great place to relax while hidden from the crowds, yet still in touch with the modern benefits, because the house offers everything a today’s man needs: WiFi, air condition, an equipped kitchen, cozy furniture… The outside part of the house is as great as the inside and it has a wonderful terrace with a swimming pool in two levels and an eye- relaxing vista. The experience wouldn't be complete without the terrace where you can have a swim in the pool and enjoy a truly astonishing view. Villa Alba is placed in a quiet part of a small central Istrian village and it’s completely surrounded by nature giving you privacy and tranquility..

Property Manager
Lovely Istria
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, Croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Lovely Istria

Travel agency

Lovely Istria purchased this villa in 2015

Why Lovely Istria chose Motovun

It is a beautiful location surrounded by the calm and nature

What makes this villa unique

Charming, romantic ...


Motovun Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • POOL HEATING with heat pump on request in April, May, September and October - Extra charge €150,00 per week.
  • POOLHEIZUNG mit Wärmepumpe auf Anfrage in April, Mai, September und Oktober - Aufpreis €150,00 pro Woche.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Villa Alba with breathtaking view from swiming pool, HEATED POOL, near Motovun
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

After 2 weeks in beutiful Brac we took the car up to Villa Alba for a week stay. And when we arrive we met the owner Adrian and his wife. Already there we felt this will be great. The owner told everthing what we needed. 5 stars for that. And now to the house. WOOW What a house it was everything we expected. Just like the pictures. Its very luxuriy ,charmig, romantic and realy nice furnitured inside the house... very stylish. The house Villa Alba included the nature around the area included Motovun is defenitly the best week of all our stay ever.

I can realy recommend this Villa

Thanks Adrian for everthing

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A truly beautiful house with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly beautiful house, with fantastic views of the valley, while nestled into the lovely Istrian countryside. The house has been sympathetically renovated, maintaining the original charm of the old house.The Owners were really friendly and helpful, and on arrival made us feel like we were old friends staying in their beautiful house.The house and pool/pool area are beautifully furnished, and well thought out. The location is idyllic, with walks straight from the door (Parenzana Railway Track Route for example). The historical hill top town of Motovun is only 10min drive away, the nearest supermarkets approx. 25mins drive away. The lovely town of Rovinj 50mins, Pula 1hour drive away, yet when you are in the house you feel like you are miles from anything.We can totally recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Einfach perfekt zum Entspannen!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben den Urlaub in der Villa Alba sehr genossen, die Ruhe und der fantastische Blick ins Mirnatal haben uns schon am ersten Tag unseren Alltgsstress vergessen lassen. Das Haus ist perfekt eingerichtet, die Zimmeraufteilung ideal für uns und unsere Tochter. Der riesige Kamin im Wohnzimmer hat uns gleich sehr gefallen und wurde von uns voll genutzt - da zu Ostern noch kälter als normal. Karmela und Adrian sind perfekte Gastgeber, jederzeit bereit für Anfragen und hilfsbereit. Wir fanden es so schön dass wir im Oktober wieder kommen möchten!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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very nice and relaxing house in the hills with a great view

  • 5 of 5

Very friendly owners who welcomed us in the house and explained everything. The house is very nice, in the hills above Livade with a great view over the landscape of the vale of Mirna, in the distance is Motovun to see. The house is stylish, modern and comfortable. Our three children had a lot of fun in the pool. One highlight was the telescope with which Saturn could be observed at night. In the nearby Livade there are two restaurants in which truffles can be enjoyed and a small supermarket. You can easily make trips to Motovun, Groznjan, Porec or Rovinj. We had a great, relaxing week at Villa Alba!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Kempinski, Umag
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Umag, Tar
Car: recommended

Livade are reffered to as the home of the Istrian truffle, where there is a Festival of the Truffle held every year. The Mirna valley and its surroundings are a rich wildlife location. Another interesting fact: in the early 20th century a railway called „Parenzana“ used to pass through Livade and that was important for the people of these parts because it connected them with the cities on the western Istrian coast. It lost its function long ago, but today it's used as a very accessible path for walkers and cyclists.

There is so many nearby places worth visiting and here are a few: Grožnjan, a small town with art galeries (one of them was a 14th century smithy, the oldest in Istria); Završje, with amazingly preserved medieval architecture; Oprtalj, praised by the food and wine lovers; in the end there is Motovun, the best preserved medieval town in Istria. Motovun is quiet and calm during the winter, but in summer months it becomes a crowded place that offers various events of culture and entertainment, such as the Motovun Film Festival, hot air baloon races, wine festivals or paragliding competitions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $61.44

The weekly price includes: 7 nights accommodation, initial and final cleaning, garden maintenance, gas, water, electricity, tourist tax, registration fee, laundry (towels and linen), air-conditioning, internet access.
Refundable damage deposit (Paid on arrival) € 300,00 - damage deposit will be completely refunded to resident in the case that all conditions of the lease are met upon their departure.
One well behaved dog is welcome with an extra cleaning charge of 50 Euros per week.

A 30% down payment is required to secure your reservation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund