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Old restored villa with JACUZZI on the terrace with panoramic view

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large old restored villa (10+2) with closed courtyard and big trampoline.




Ashly - (USA)

We just wrapped up an outstanding stay at Maja's lovely home in Buzet! Maya's father, Igor, met us upon arrival, and gave us a thorough introduction to the home and the area. He was a gracious host and was accessible throughout our stay for questions. The home itself is spacious, comfortable, and well appointed – it was just what our two–family party of seven was looking for! Buzet is a great base for exploring Istria; Rovinj, Pula, Motovun and Grozjnan were within a short drive. The swimming pool, hot tub, table tennis, and foosball were all welcome amenities to return to after a day of exploring. We highly recommend Maja's home for your Istrian vacation!

Henry- (FINLAND)

Maja and her father was very friendly and the house was very clean and nice. There was a good Pizzeria nearby and more Restaurants in the small town of Buzet which was 1km away. Everything went very well with Maja and she helped us with everything we needed. If you want to explore Istria or just enjoy your holiday by the pool and jacuzzi the villa is very well located. We can highly recommend both Maja as host and the villa for accomodation. Thank you for a nice holiday from our family!

Nicole -(SWEDEN)

I stayed at Maja's house with my husband and two children along with another family of four and we all loved it. Maja was very welcoming and the house definitely felt like a home. We loved that it wasn't a touristy area and we could wander around the local neighbourhood.


Samantha -(DEUTCHLAND)

We've just returned from a brilliant stay in Buzet. This villa was absolutely perfect - all of the rooms were bright and airy and the pool, garden and barbecue were amazing. The whole villa was really clean and had everything we could have wanted. The pictures of the villa don't do it justice - the views are amazing and can be appreciated from every room in the villa, and from the pool too. The villa itself was very private, which we enjoyed...(see More Details)

We went for a week and Maja was excellent at recommending places for us to visit whilst we were there. Everywhere was within driving distance so we had a lot of nice days out.

We had a slight accident one day and Maja brought us over some medical supplies for it. Nice to have such a brilliant host at such a brilliant villa.


Stacey -(DENMARK)

The villa was wonderful! The house is very well equipped, and with the pool and view it was extra special. The neighborhood was quiet and we enjoyed a night out at the delicious pizza restaurant within walking distance. The villa was in a perfect location to take numerous day trips, to the beach and to all the amazing historical towns located nearby. Maya and her family were wonderful hosts providing us with everything we needed and more. It was a holiday we will not soon forget.

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Villa "Beli Mate" is traditional Istrian stone house (three houses together) built from our family 1789. 1848. 1921. and we finished with restoration 2010. It is located on the edge of village of Sv. Martin, with a panoramic view of the old town of Buzet (1km) and the entire surrounding area. The house is very tastefully decorated in antique style with restored furniture over 100 years old, with some modern elements for better functionality and comfort.

In front of the house is a spacious garden (fully fenced) with table in the shadow and large terrace with table and big sunshade. On the lower level is the large garden with a swimming pool (25 m2) , space for relaxation and playground.

On the terrace of the house is the whirlpool for six person with amazing view. Whirlpool has 49 inbuilt jets, water-heaters (3 Kw)and colorful lights for romantic atmosphere and relaxation.

Villa 'Beli Mate' offers you peace, privacy and security for your perfect holiday. We are located in center of Istria from where you can easy explore all the magic of peninsula, because Buzet has very good new road in all main directions.

At your service is private tavern where you can consume gratis our brandy and liqueurs.

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Property Manager
Maja Draščić
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 8, 2017


Sveti Martin Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 11 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Old restored villa with JACUZZI on the terrace with panoramic view
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Perfect stay !

  • 5 of 5

We travelled at the begin of July from Belgium to Croatia with 4 adults and 6 children. Because of the warm temperatures at that time we have spend a lot of time at the new swimming pool.

The house is very big so it took some time to discover al places in the house :-).

The house is situated in a street among the locals with a very nice view of the old city of Buzet.So the privacy is a big advantage of this location, which is sometimes necessary with 6 young children ;-)

Thanks to Andrea and Maja for the perfect holiday location and the warm reception!

Wim, Ine, Laure, Dookie and the kids

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent several nights at this delightful, quiet accommodation just a few minutes drive from Buzet. We can't say enough about the helpfulness and warm hospitality of Andrea and her mother Snjezana. Andrea speaks very good English and Snjezana speaks Italian (which we don't) and a little English but we communicated with our hearts! The rooms are private, charming and comfortable and our stay here was a perfect home base for exploring the many interesting sites in the area. We enjoyed sipping wine from the terrace overlooking the lovely view. We arrived without a reservation and a large group had just vacated. Andrea and Snjezana were welcoming and after we selected the bedroom of our choice, they cleaned the room and kitchen and made us feel so very at home. We were fortunate to have the villa to ourselves and would highly recommend it for a family stay! It was a difficult place to leave and definitely our favorite throughout our Istra wanderings.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2011
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Natura Tartufi
Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
36 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Village St. Martin is first dated in early 1600. St. Martin is famous for its three natural springs where for ages locals find their refreshment. From north side it is surrounded by pine wood where you can find many walking trails. They lead you to great panoramic view, 300m above see level from where you can see part of Istrian peninsula.

Buzet is situated on a hill about a hundred meters high, surrounded by defensive walls and bastions with a beautiful view of the beautiful valley of river Mirna. Buzet is the only town in Istria proclaimed as - the city of truffles. This expensive underground mushroom (white truffle), which has a reputation of containing aphrodisiac properties, grows in the valley of the river Mirna. Near Buzet, you can visit: 10 kilometers from the Buzet is Hum - the smallest city in the world, Closely are an old medieval castle Pietrapeloza, 15 kilometers away from Buzet is the famous town of Motovun, known for its Film Festival and for its widely known beauty, Spa with a 25 meter swimming pool is, children pool, fitness center, sauna...Nearby Buzet are many smaller towns in the mountains, and many beautiful old villages, such as Kotli and Mlini, you can enjoy summer swims every day in other famous tourist towns in Istria: in Opatija, Porec, Pula, Rovinj, Umag, Groznjan. Buzet have very good NEW road in all direction.

Other Activities: looking for truffles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

The weekly price includes stay of 7 nights, initial and final cleaning, laundry (linens and towels), maintenance of the swimming pool and the garden, unlimited WI-FI internet connection, gas, water, electricity, air-conditioner, tourist tax, registration fee and firewood.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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