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Stunning view. Spacious villa. Walking distance to shops. Airconditioning.

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Vižinada - Villa Serenity

4 bedroom property, with private pool, village location

Newly built in 2004 using local Istrian stone, reclaimed materials but with modern plumbing! Villa Serenity is a 4 bedroom house sitting at the edge of the village of Vizinada with panoramic views over the Mirna valley and across to the medieval hilltop town of Motovun. All bedrooms (2 x double, 2 x twin) have ensuite bath or shower rooms and all have air-conditioning. The large open plan kitchen/dining/living area (air conditioned) has terrace doors leading to the garden, the stone built barbecue, the covered dining terrace, and the pool.

  • children welcome

Caroline Hopkins
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Croatian
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We are sitting with a cup of tea waiting for the sun-rise over Istria for our last day, the sky has turned from glorious red and the sun comes up so quickly that its another fabulous view over Motovun.
Sep 2011
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5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Stunning view. Spacious villa. Walking distance to shops. Airconditioning.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful villa to stay and relax

  • 5 of 5

Towards the end of the summer we had a great vacation in Vizinada were we stayed for 2 weeks in the wonderful Villa Serenity.

We that are two families from Munich – 4 adults and 4 kids between 4 and 8.

We found Villa Serenity exactly as we imagined from the pictures and we loved it right away. The highlights are the 4 x 8 m Pool that we used constantly and the view over the hills of Istria with Motovun in the middle. The house is very stylish with a huge kitchen/living room and 4 large bedrooms each with a separate bathroom. We just had that feeling, that this is the place to be.

I especially liked the morning hours when the sun reflects on the Pool and gives the Kitchen celling a little glitter and when the relaxed and contented atmosphere takes any hurries for additional activities. There are actually plenty of possibilities for trips to the sea or the county side or for hiking and biking. From time to time we just had to stay to enjoy continuous pooling at the villa and later a bbq under the Istrian stars.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Beautiful Villa in a wonderful town in Istria

  • 5 of 5

Villa Serenity was exactly what we were hoping it would be. A beautiful Villa, peaceful, spacious, with amazing views of Motovun from the pool and situated within a short walk of Vizinada, great restaurants and a small cafe/bar that became a fun place to watch Croatia in Euro 2016!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Waking Up to a View to Die For

  • 5 of 5

A superb house in a lovely part of the world. This spacious four bedroom house exceed our expectations. It is tastefully decorated, very well maintained and we immediately felt at home. We drank many cups of coffee on the back patio by the pool overlooking a valley view to die for, a view that changes dramatically from the sunrise which illuminates the dramatic misty valley below to the setting sun, lighting up the evening sky. There are a few local places within walking distance for a drink or a few groceries and a load of good eating places within a few minutes drive. The ocean is about 20 minutes away and Istria is a lovely part of the world to explore. We chilled, relaxed, ate, played Mexican Train Dominoes and were very much in our element. Oh yes, we even got ambitious and used the pool for our morning swim! Sigh .......

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Owner's Response: Hi Richard. Many thanks for taking the time to review Villa Serenity. We're really happy that you enjoyed your stay. I shall have to google Mexican Train Dominoes!! I've never heard of that! Best wishes Caroline
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Beautiful villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing vacation! The house was exactly what we hoped for and Croatia is a stunning place filled with lovely sites and friendly people. With four lovely bedrooms and bathrooms, our family of six could easily spread out. Everything about the house was just right and the view is breathtaking. The pool was so clean and regularly maintained by a pool service. The house had everything we could need including a stash of British decorating magazines! Caroline left wine and crackers for us when we arrived and helped us schedule several terrific day trips. The boat ride in Rovinj was a favorite. This was our first attempt at renting a house overseas and were a bit nervous about it but Caroline was always available and helped us every step of the way. She was a gem to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Hi Judy. Many thanks for taking the time to review Villa Serenity. So glad you enjoyed your stay and your family re-union. I agree with you about the view! It is spectacular and somehow you never get tired of looking at it. All the very best to you and your family.
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  • 5 of 5

I had luck to travel all the round on this Planet. Istria was always on the top of my favorites. Vizinada and villa Serenity is something very special. It's not the place to go to disco or to sit in the fancy cafes. You should go there if you want peace, silence, view to wine-yards hills, smell of istrian grasses (best smell in the world), unspoiled people and nature. There is great barbique in the garden but if you don't know how to prepare fish or meat you will find a lot of "konoba's" (local restaurants) with a great food. If you need quick gateway from nervous civilization this is the place. This summer was a farewell holiday from Europe for our family as we moved to USA. This is a great way to remember old continent.

Dragan Veselinovic

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Porec or Lanterna
Car: necessary

With a population of around 250, the sleepy village of Vižinada is an ideal getaway from the speed of daily life and yet ideally positioned as a base from which to visit the famous Roman towns of Porec and Pula, the medieval hill top villages of Motovun and Groznjan, the Venetian built promontory of Rovinj and the Austro Hapsburgian town of Opatija. Villa Serenity stands at the edge of the village and atop a hill with sweeping views over the Mirna valley and across to Motovun. Two local supermarkets within walking distance offer essential goods and daily fresh bread.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Vižinada, Porec area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1 - 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 2 - 2017
13 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 3 - 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4 - 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5 - 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6 - 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7 - 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 8 - 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9 - 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £167
Pet Fee £42

a. The initial deposit is always non-refundable
b. If cancellation is made more than 45 days before arrival, then no further fees are payable
c. If cancellation is made less than 45 days before arrival, then full rental fee is forfeited.
(In the case that we are able to re-let the villa, then a refund may be negotiated)
We recommend that you arrange your own travel and cancellation insurance.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vižinada in Istria

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has ensuite bathroom with bath and walk in shower. All other bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
As this villa is frequently used by the owners and their extended family the kitchen is exceptionally well-equipped.

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