Village House in Istria, Croatia
Newly restored village house set in olive groves, vineyards and a beautiful country setting. It is an ideal location for peaceful vacations, a short drive to amenities and cultural experiences.You can be as energetic or relaxed as you like.The clear skys over Istria mean that you can see millions of stars with no light polution, and there is an observitory 10minutes away at Visnjan. There are numerous local festivals. eg international film and music festivals are held in Motovun. Pula hosts a film festival and holds concerts by world famous artists. There are also three or four festivals in Visnjan during the summer. Truffle hunting is a local passtime (if you like them).
Private walled garden. Outside balcony and terrace with table and chairs for outside dining. Heated private swimming pool, kidney shaped 35:5sq meters. Barbecue. Sun loungers and garden furniture.
Motovun has an annual music and film festival. Pula hosts international concerts & events, and a variety of trips and excursions depart from Porec (15km away). There is a golf driving range at Motovun and the nearest beach is 15km. Within easy reach of the house you will find beaches (15 km), sailing, boat hire, fishing, horse-riding, cycling and walking. Within driving distance of Slovenia and Italian Alps.Spinovici - agro tourism is close by - they provide fabulous fresh fruit and vegetables, salads, ham, cheese, wild boar and home made pasta. Visnjan and surrounding area- for restaurants. Many towns in Istria sell wine, olive oil and grappa. the nearest shop for fresh bread and provisions is at Karojba - 5 min drive.
Fans are provided to cool the apartments and electric heaters to cool when appropriate.