The luxurious 4 * Villa Casa Meloni is a lovingly restored in 2012 stone house from the 15th Century, located on a mountain top in a small hamlet in the hills of Istria. All rooms are individually furnished with quality solid wood furniture. Selected Antiques round off the exclusive character. From the spacious roof terrace you have a wonderful view of the only 2km away, especially for their truffle specialties famous medieval castle town of Motovun. Grosznjan, a beautifully situated village of artists, can be reached in about 15 minutes. The distance to the coast is about 20 minutes by car.
The Casa Meloni is located nearby to many nationally known winegrowers, several mills and numerous typical for the Croatian Adriatic coast "taverns": small, intimate restaurant serving regional cuisine.
The location of this semi-detached villa is as great for gourmets and hikers as it is for mountain bikers, who can ride for miles through the Tuscan countryside from village to village or along the famous former railway line - the Parenzana - to explore the area.
After an active day with many impressions, the villa with its 215 sqm living space even with an occupancy of 6 people offers everyone the opportunity to relax in their own retreat oasis: After a refreshing swim in the 25 sqm private saltwater pool you can Let one of the comfortable deckchairs dry from the sun or enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the place in the shade of the 150 year old olive tree. Or you sit down at the dining area under the pergola and enjoy views across the garden nicely landscaped in the sprawling landscape. Who to relax a shady spot preferred, retiring to the spacious, equipped with comfortable garden chairs roof terrace.
Especially for the preparation of small meals is applied in the area adjacent to the garden terrace wine cellar, a small summer kitchen. The quality, held in the Italian country house style, fully equipped and air-conditioned main kitchen is located on the ground floor of the Villa and offers from 5-burner gas stove with oven, a refrigerator-freezer up to microwave everything you need for the preparation of a hearty breakfast require or complete menus. Around the large marble kitchen block all find a happy to be the chef or the chef on hand to help. Or simply take in the cozy dining alcove space to observe the action from there.
The living room with open fireplace and comfortable 2 and 3 seater sofas is a few steps higher than the kitchen on its own layer. Here you can relax in a novel or a good movie (SAT TV with all German programs).
One of the three bedrooms on the ground floor, adjacent to a small hallway with separate bathroom. The other two air-conditioned bedrooms are upstairs, each with bath and separate entrances to the roof terrace. One of these bedrooms has an installed bathtub in the bedroom, where you can relax wonderfully all the muscles after a hard day of sightseeing or cycling day. If you, however, like to feel more fitness, you can load on the rowing ergometer in the gym in the basement of an additional training session.
On request we can arrange visits to nationally renowned winemakers, producers of olive oil or participate in a truffle hunt with subsequent processing by a private chef. Costs on request.