Property and local area description
1. RESIDENCE GLOGOSTAN – general description of the place and its surroundi
GLOGOSTAN is a picturesque country residence, situated in the Valley of Glogoczowka stream, surrounded by hills and green fields. The property area exceeds 2ha of land, partly fenced for security of residents, but offering the full open view on the whole garden and fields of flowers with the large private lake inside. The southern terrace, but also all rooms windows views offers an unrestricted view on the romantic fields, woods and mountains, where dear, pheasants and multiple birds can be observed . It is a very quiet and relaxing place, with clean air and water, but situated very close to the most important places of visits in the South Poland region called Malopolska. It is only 20 min drive south from the historical Royal Krakow City, but you will receive the feeling of absolute relax in the luxury residence surrounded by nature, country flagrances and birds singing. The residence is 5 min drive (3km) from the main road between Krakow and Zakopane ( highway E7), where the Glogoczow village centre offers all shopping and dining services. The variety of regional food is available till late hours in eight high standard restaurants situated on the main road in a distance up tp 10 minuts drive. Some of the nearest restaurants provide call-up delivery service.
To get there by car it takes 30 min drive from Krakow – Balice international Airport and 65 min drive from Katowice – Pyzowice Airport. You can reach the place best by car or taxi, while the public transport is available only to the village Glogoczow centre (3km away). It is recommended to rent a 4x4 car if you wish to enjoy the country roads driving around, especially in wintertime.
2. GLOGOSTAN Villa – short history and the house description
Newly reconstructed (2008) country residence consists of three buildings: (1) the main VILLA GLOGOSTAN rebuilt in place of an old country house (2) the service/garage building STODO£A rebuilt in shape of the traditional barn (3) under roof place with open walls for entertainment and wood storage in the garden. . Villa GLOGOSTAN received the certificate “sun” from the Polish Federation of Countryside Tourism, which means the high standard private country residence with four double guestrooms, valid from July 2008 to June 2012.
GLOGOSTAN offers on a ground floor the large open living and dining room with a modern kitchen annex fully equipped, a fireplace, a bar and separate toilet and bathroom. The upper floor offers a spacious hall with a unique stylish chess board with handmade wooden figures, a small library and wooden stylish chairs. From the hall you enter to the four bedrooms, two bathrooms and an additional separate toilet. The fully equipped rooms are of different size, from a very large to a small one, but each one is double, so eight person may sleep upstairs, if no additional beds are placed. The max. number of person is ten, if two person sleep in the living room downstairs, on the sofa and the single bed.
Spring water is in all taps in the house. The central heating from the fireplace is sufficient in spring/summer/autumn seasons, and the oil-based central heating system works in wintertime.
Places of interest in the region of GLOGOSTAN
Krakow Old Town (25 min drive) with all historical monuments, its magnificent Market Square, Royal Wawel Castle, cathedrals and churches, museums, excibitions and much more…
Kazimierz - the old Jewish quarter in Krakow (20 min drive) with historical monuments, cultural and entertainment trendy spots, music and dining…
Wieliczka - medieval salt mine and museum (25 min drive)
Oswiecim / Aushwitz nazi extermination camp and museum(35 min drive)
Zakopane - mountain resort in Tatra Mountains(80 min drive)
Winter skiing (10 min drive) on Chelm mountain in Myslenice-Zarabie, only when the air temperatures dro p below freezing.
Myœlenice - town of 25,000 with shopping, nice central square and handicrafts (10 min drive)