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Peaceful Villa situated on the top of the hill with breathetaking view

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury 3 bedrooms Villa with interrupted view from its private pool

Casa Maria is cozy house situated on the top of the hill. Villa was built in 1781 and completely renovated in 2011. It is standing like a cloud above the famous Motovun forest and Mirna valley. It has an uninterrupted view over the Motovun Forest and medieval town of Motovun (today well known for film festival all over the world). The house´s view can just take your breath away. With in the villas property there are: vineyards, more than 30 fruits and over the 200 olives tree. The nearest village Livade just 3 minutes from the villa today is the most famous village in the world for the truffles. Out side the house are private parking, large terrace with table and comfortable chairs, sun beds, and beautiful swimming pool with the brand new sun deck made from the local grey stones. Just near by the pool is a beautiful BBQ with stone table and wooden chairs. This area is ideal for your peaceful evening or if you are expecting some guest to transform the peaceful atmosphere in nice party.

This luxurious and peaceful villa is ideal for family vacation. Villa sleeps 5 people. On the ground floor there is a spacious living area, with plasma TV, fire place and comfortable sofa. Kitchen is fully equipped. In the kitchen you can prepare your delicious dishes but you can also forget on time and date, because when you will open the window, your mind will sail away in the green view. On the ground flour there are: one double bedroom, one single bedroom and toilette. On the first flour is a beautiful twin bedroom with antique furniture.

More Details

Ksenija Ipsa
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Golubići Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double Sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Peaceful Villa situated on the top of the hill with breathetaking view
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

The perfect tranquil and beautiful setting for a holiday to remember.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a fantastic week here in August 2017. The villa has a wonderful location, with a lovely pool and a fantastic view. It is a great base to explore Istria from, with plenty to do in a relatively short drive. We particularly enjoyed visits to Motovun, the water parks and towns along the Adriatic coast. Eating out was good value, but my favourite evenings were barbecues by the pool.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Villa Maria exceeded our expectations. It is beautifully furnished and homely. The pool is lovely and was much needed in the 39 degree heat!

The villa is well placed for exploring istria. We enjoyed visits to Porec, Motovun, Groznjan, Brijuni Islands and Rovinj. All had lovely shops selling homemade souvenirs. We were impressed by Croatia and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Judith, We are more than glad that you enjoyed your stay at our Villa and that you liked Croatia. If you decide to come back, you are allways welcome! Greetings from Villa Maria! Ksenija and Elvis
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A lovely villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

The villa is set in the beautiful central Istrian countryside about 1km from Livade with views over the Mirna valley and across to the ancient hilltop town of Motovun. The house is well equipped and tastefully decorated, and outside the pool and seating areas are lovely. Elvis and Ksenija are wonderful hosts, extremely helpful and informative - their English language skills are brilliant!

The location is ideal for touring and sightseeing with many interesting hilltop towns and coastal resorts within easy reach by car.

We would not hesitate to recommend this delightful villa to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lindsey and Jeremy, Thank you for such a nice review and we couldn’t be more pleased that you enjoyed your staying at Villa Maria. Greetings from Istria, Ksenija and Elvis
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Very noce stay at a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks at this beautiful house with a stunning view.

Everything was very clean and well-maintained. As temperature was above 35 degrees, we were happy to have airco.

This area is perfect to visit Istria because you can get everywhere within 1.5 hours.

Elvis and Ksenija are very nice people who care to enjoy your stay.

Thanks for recommending the Parenzana bike trail!

Dinning at Zigante costs a lot of money but it is worth it.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cottage stunning views - great host

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been more pleased with our choice. Villa Maria is a beautiful cottage in a great location with stunning views and a great pool - what more could one ask for.

Elvis was lovely and very knowledgeable about the area - the goodies on arrival were nice too.

We have booked to go back next year... what more can I add.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. Is has been refurbished with so much detail and care you simply have to love it. The location is great - in the middle of Istria so all tourist attractions are on a short distance drive, it is peaceful and tranquil and the view is stunning! Moltovun on the hill, the olive and fig trees, and let’s not forget the hares and deers we saw around the house. It was so nice to return after a busy day at seaside or a beautiful city in the peaceful comfort of this home. Of course I do not have to mention the fact that the swimming pool is a big plus especially if you have children.

The owners are really nice and helpful. They live in the region, so if there is a problem they could be there in a wink. And did I mention the homecooked welcome and farewell cookies?

I would re-book this house as well as recommend it to my friends so Villa Maria absolutely deserves the 5 stars!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
73 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
Nova Vas
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Dorijana Livade
Nearest Beach
23 Kilometres
Umag or Novigrad
Car: necessary

Golf: There is a golf court situated under the old town of Motovun.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The weekly price includes:
Stay of 7 nights, final cleaning, laundry (bed linen and towels), maintenance of the swimming pools and the garden, gas, water, electricity, wi-fi internet connection, tourist tax, registration fee, firewood and welcome package (bottle of local vine and basket with local cakes).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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