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Atmospheric villa in nature, (12 p.), Fireplace, saunas, wifi, pool, large garden

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cosy cottage nearby river and mountain views, castle, nature

The house has four bedrooms with room for up to 11 people. (If the sofa bed is counted, there are two additional berths). There are three double beds (with adjustable bed frames) and five single beds. There is also a baby cot available. The house is tastefully decorated and has a kitchen (with oven and halogen plates), refrigerator with freezer, microwave, automatic washing machine, toilet, shower and bath on the ground floor, steam sauna with shower and radio on the first floor, central heating, piano , digital television by satellite, DVD player, and video player (with lots of movies, more than 300). There is also a long dining table where 10 people can sit, and a large sofa in the lounge. There is a new sauna in the house built with adjustable temperature. There is a broad bench in the sauna room to relax. The house and garden is also very suitable for dogs, the garden is omhekt and large (3,000 square meters). The house has a lovely atmosphere.

Recently (2013), there is a beautiful fireplace built into the living room, there is placed a beautiful oak staircase, and there is a small bar in the kitchen between two pillars.

More Details

Ruud de Boer
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Dutch, Czech, Polish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Žilina Region in Slovakia

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Badkamer 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , toilet is naast de badkamer gelegen (dus niet in de badkamer
    Badkamer 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom on the ground floor comprises a bath with a shower and sink, the toilet on the ground floor next to the bathroom in the hall. The washing machine is also located in this area. The bathroom on the first floor and has a steam shower, a toilet and a sink luxury.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • slaapkamer 2 - 1 Double Bed
    slaapkamer 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    slaapkamer 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Woonkamer - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , nb: dit is geen bed in een slaapkamer, maar een slaapbank in
    slaapkamer 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • The beds all have good mattresses, and some have adjustable slats. Bedding is completely present, even flannel sheets, pillows, mattress covers etc.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The pool was recently purchased (2013), and has a diameter of four meters, a height of almost one meter, a ladder and a filter system. The pool is refreshed for arrival of new tenants with clean water.


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Atmospheric villa in nature, (12 p.), Fireplace, saunas, wifi, pool, large garden
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Super Verblijf

  • 5 of 5

Heel mooi huis met een fijne tuin voor onze honden. Wij hebben een week genoten van dit prachtig huis en super mooie omgeving. Heerlijk rustig. S'avonds lekker genoten van het vele wild (herten, vossen, roofvogels en marters in het veld rond het huis. Wij hebben heerlijk gegeten in de lokale restaurants en veel wandelingen gemaakt. Heel fijn dat Polen dichtbij is, wij hebben ook genoten van een dagje Krakow ...super mooie stad.

Deze huis is echt een aanrader! Helemaal TOP

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazingly equipped vacation house

  • 5 of 5

This is a fine place to enjoy your vacation. It has a cozy feeling, amazingly equipped, as if a friend has lend you his home;the owner, who was very cooperative and informative and great to correspond with. Practically beside your personal staff and a car you and your precious ones need nothing. We were two families with 6 kids and all had great time. We used two double bedrooms (one upstairs and the other downstairs) for the parents, and one big room upstairs for all the kids,who enjoyed living together. The house is a good starting point to many trips nearby. It is wonderful to see the castle from it. Hope you too will enjoy it. Dr. Assaf. Modiin. Israel

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for somewhere to get away from Vienna and this place fit the bill perfectly! A few hours drive and there we were in a lovely town in the mountains. the house is great and is fitted with everything one might need. The fireplace will keep you toasty on chilly nights and the yard is totally fenced in and big -- our dogs loved it and we enjoyed sitting out in the sun sipping wine gazing at the mountains and the castle - fantastic! There is plenty to do from hiking directly from the house to mountain biking and more rigorous hiking a short drive away. don't miss the castle in town or sipping a beer and tasting some local goodies at the tavern/brewery right below the castle. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful well-equipped home

  • 5 of 5

I am very grateful for finding this beautiful house. Our company consisted of three generations with ages ranging from 0 to 75 years old and all of us felt comfy and cozy in this home. We had fun and will keep in memory views of the valley and forest from salon windows, cozy evenings next to fireplace, smell of the wood in nicely hot sauna... I also have to add that Ruud, the owner of the home, has been very friendly and answered all of the questions we had while planning vacation. This really helped us to save time and energy. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well equipped Holiday house in beautiful region

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 8 people (6 adults) and two dogs for almost 14 days, and had a great Holiday in this beautiful part of Slovakia. The house is well equipped, and the manager keeps the house clean and nice. The fenced garden is perfect for small children and dogs.

Be sure to visit the Orava Podzamok Castle, and try a trip on the river rafts.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist bestens geeignet für mittelgroße Freundes- oder Familienurlaube. Es ist sehr umfangreich ausgestattet, sehr sauber und liegt schön ruhig kurz vor einem angrenzenden Wald mit Bergaufstieg. Zum nächsten Ort sind es nur wenige Kilometer, ein Auto ist allerdings von Vorteil. Die Gegend ist im Sommer wunderschön, direkt vor dem Haus bieten sich regelmäßig tolle Sonnenuntergänge mit Bergpanorama und später dann klare Sternenhimmel. Die Kommunikation mit dem Eigentümer war problemlos, schnell und höflich. Vielen Dank für den tollen Urlaub!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Dolna Lehota/ Oravsky Podzamok
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Oravsky Podzamok / Dolna Lehota
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Oravsky Podzamok
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Oravsky Podzamok
Car: recommended

The house overlooks one of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in Slovakia, which is two kilometers away. The detached house is situated between the mountains, at the foot of a hill in the village Oravsky Podzamok in the Orava region, named after the river that runs through it.

Orava is the most wooded area in Slovakia, between the famous ski and hiking area of ​​the Tatras and the Fatra, ideal for a relaxing holiday. Ski trails are located all within a radius of 10 kilometers, and in the village itself, with a total of 7 km. piste. At 30 km. distance is for the more experienced ski enthusiasts the Tatra Mountains with longer runs. There is often natural snow, but there are also snow cannons. The summers are very beautiful, with an average temperature of 25 degrees, and almost always sunny (continental climate). Because the house is secluded, it is very quiet. At 10 km. distance one can find second-largest lake in Slovakia. There may be trips to an island in the middle. There are also 'beaches' to swim or surf.

One attraction of the village is the castle of Orava, which is 10 minutes' walk away, and where sometimes the evening festivities to do, music or theater. (The castle can also be simply visited). In the village there are also a couple of tennis courts (clay), restaurants and cozy cafes. Next to the castle is a small museum and there is a wooden church in the village. There are some shops to do the groceries, but Dolny Kubin has a wider range. There are also in this town a cinema, sauna, swimming pool, cozy town square, hospital, stadium, etc. There are many walks in nature, marked trails. In the area (approx. 30 km. Away) there are several mineral pools with healing water from the earth (38C) and a waterfall 100 meters high. The area also attracts many anglers due to the clean river water. You can go skiing, with slopes of varying difficulty, and there are ski schools.

At about 30 km there is a thermal pool with slides (Oravice, highly recommended). Above all, there are many hiking trails (actually across the region Orava), which are well marked with trails. Hiking maps of the area can be left on request. Hiking trails start at the village (the castle start multiple paths), but also in the Tatra Moutains Fatra- and it is stunning.

The village has built a new arena in 2010, together with seven kilometers length ski on the slopes. With a cable car going up. Down the slope, there is a cozy restaurant, rental of skis and ski boots.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Žilina Region, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £44.46
Schoonmaakkosten £50.68
Pet Fee £44.46

De gepresenteerde huurprijs geldt voor 6 personen. Voor elke extra persoon die in het huis verblijft, wordt 15 euro in rekening gebracht.
Voorbeeld: De standaard prijs is 727 euro. Als er 10 mensen in het huis verblijven, wordt de prijs:
103 euro (tot 6 personen) en 4 personen á 15 euro per nacht = 163 euro per nacht.
De hierboven genoemde prijzen zijn verder inclusief, dus water en licht, toeristenbelasting, gebruik van sauna, gebruik van de wasmachine, zijnbij de prijs inbegrepen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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