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New Home in Serene Village-Vineyards Views-Central To All Attractions-Highway

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + pull out sofa in livingroom, 2 bathrooms, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located in the quaint village of Zemunik Gornji, our family home is perfectly situated for those looking for a peaceful retreat with easy access to Zadar City Centre, Dalmatia's famous beaches, islands and quick routes to the mountain of Velebit and surrounding coast.

Our home is ideal for families or groups: 130m2, an open concept with large windows and a high cathedral ceiling with exposed beams throughout, give the house a bright and airy feel. A large, new and fully equipped Italian-design kitchen opens out to a 13m x 3m front porch for dinning outdoors. The living space is large and open with a comfortable L-shaped sofa that pulls out into a bed to accomodate additional guests.

The master bedroom with queen-size bed has an ensuite bathroom with a spacious shower for two. The two bedrooms each have two single beds, which can be easily combined for couples if desired. The bright main bathroom is fully equipped with a shower and laundry facilities. There is plenty of closet space providing comfort for extended stays.

Parking is available for up to 4 cars if needed. Around the corner are basketball, soccer and bocce courts for community use. Children will never be bored as the village is a perfect place to frolick. The house looks out onto olive groves and vineyards with panoramic views of the countryside. It is great for those wanting the peaceful and removed experience of rural life (surrounded by the sounds of roosters and turkeys that come with it!), while remaining so close to the beautiful beaches and attractions the coast has to offer.

Located 5km from Zadar Airport just off of the International Expressway, it is less than 15km from the ancient city of Zadar offering dining, museums, theatre and architectural highlights, old and new, such as the spectacular Sea Organs and Greeting to the Sun. Zadar has a vibrant cafe culture and nightlife and is a main port for ferry departures to surrounding islands, such as the famous islands of the National Park Kornati.

About Zadar:


For beach bums and those who wish to fully enjoy the remarkably clean and warm Adriatic Sea, our home is only 8km from Sukosan beach with Zaton beach and the therapeutic mud beach of Nin nearby.

The Dalmatian Riviera is renowned for its beauty and offers sailing, diving, kiteboarding or whatever water sport the adventurous traveller might desire. The island of Pag and its pristine beach, Zrce, are home to a wakeboard park, nightclubs and world-renowned summer music festivals.

For hiking and climbing enthusiasts, our home is roughly 30km from the mountain of Velebit and Paklenica National Park. It is less than an hour to the waterfalls of Slapovi Krke and touring the famous UNESCO World Heritage site of Plitvice Lakes.

Have any questions? I am happy to help you plan excursions and provide any information to make your stay as easy, comfortable and memorable as possible.

Croatia is truly a treasure and we welcome you to our home!

More Details

Nicole and Carol
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Nicole and Carol

Dobro Dosli! My name is Nicole. I am Canadian-born while also a Croatian citizen, lucky to have lived a part of my life on the Mediterranean. I am therefore very familiar with the area, having travelled the region myself as a tourist as well as having lived there as a resident. I was employed in the hospitality industry for years and recently completed studies in Earth Science & Environmental Management. I am passionate about design and a traveller myself. I am so happy with how our new home has come together I wish to share it with fellow global citizens, as I feel it really offers an authentic experience of Croatia.

Why Nicole and Carol chose Zadar area

Our property on the Dalmatian coast has been in my family for generations. It is where my father grew up, although it has changed significantly over the years. This new house was completed in 2008, built by the hands of the community with local materials of high quality. It stands in place of a centuries old home, devastatingly destroyed in the war. A part of the old house still remains as a small apartment separating our house from an adjoined home built by close relatives next door. Both properties are vacant throughout most of the year. While family may vacation here occasionally, it is a shame that this beautiful home is often empty, therefore, our wish for visitors to come and enjoy a little piece of our paradise ...


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Zemunik Gornji in Općina Zemunik Donji

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

New Home in Serene Village-Vineyards Views-Central To All Attractions-Highway
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Two families with children

  • 4 of 5

Nicole was a good host, and her house is in a quiet and beautiful place. The house is very nice and its much better than the pictures could tell. Will come back if there's the opportunity.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jos, Thank you for your comments and feedback, greatly appreciated. Would like to have you back ! Best Regards, Nicole
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Exellent home in the countrside

  • 5 of 5

First of all: we ( a family of 3) enjoyed our stay very much... The house was like in the description and the pictures of it are true. Everything was clean. It is well equipped from linen and towels to kitchen devices. The kitchen has almost everything you might have at home and need for a vacation. The beds are comfortable and spacious; there are enough hangers in every wardrobe. The washing machine works well.

The surrounding is quiet. Now and then a car passes by. And that's about it. The very old grandmother of the family lives right beside the house you rent. Sometimes family members come to visit and help her; she cares for the chicken and turkeys that live on the ground there (they are not loud and did not disturbe us). For us it was totally ok and we tried our best to talk with hands and feet (a German expression) to everyone. The house is near an interstate and the airport but you are not disturbed in the peace and quiet. You have easy access to go to Zadar and other places real quick.

The communication with the owner was first rate from the beginning (payment, description etc.). In Croatia there is a young woman ( a relative) called Ana who speaks exellent English to help you with everything.- We enjoyed very much talking to you, Ana.- She provides the key and meets you there.

We would recommend the house to friends; just be sure you don't mind driving 15-30 minutes to the beach or to town (Zadar, which is a beatiful city). One definitly needs a car. But if you enjoy a quiet surrounding, a morning coffee on the patio watching the swallows in the sky then this is the place for you.

During the last years we spent all of our summer vacations in rental homes (Spain, France etc.) but this house was definitely the best.

-If you are going to visit Krka and Plitvice lakes: better go there in the afternoon; we went in the morning and had to wait over an hour for tickets. When we left each place in the afternoon there were no lines at the ticket booths. They don't close before 7 during peak season.

We liked the beaches of Nin (sand), Petrcane and Sukosan for swimming and snorkeling. We enjoyed the old town of Sibenik and Zadar itself, of course.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thilo/Sandra, Thank you for your honest review, we are grateful. Our family in Zemunik enjoyed having you as our guests - and Spiro (dog) will definitely miss his special treats. Wishing you all the best! Love to have you back! Nicole/Carol and Viduka Family (Zemunik)
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Very nice country home

  • 5 of 5

This home is very nice and well kept. It's location is great for coming in or leaving from Zadar airport and for day trips to Zadar, Plitvice and other places. Hosts are super nice and responsive.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dawn, It was a pleasure having you and your family , both for us and our family in Zemunik. We, Thank you for your feedback and hope you have wonderful memories of Croatia.
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  • 5 of 5

Perfecta ubicación para visitar con coche gran parte de la Dalmacia Croata. A pocos minutos de la autopista principal y de la preciosa ciudad de Zadar.

Ambiente rural muy tranquilo entre animales domésticos. El apartamento, construido recientemente, es estupendo, fresco, muy amplio, limpio y con todas las comodidades para 6 personas. Diseño actural y amueblado con muy buen criterio, tiene techos altos, tres habitaciones,dos servicios y una hermosa terraza con barbacoa donde pasar las tardes.

La relación calidad-precio es realmente buena.

La atención, tanto de la propietaria como de su familia, es extremadamente amable, atenta y solícita a cualquier idea, sugerencia, problema o recomendación.

Durante una semana nos hemos sentido muy cómodos y bien atendidos y hemos podido descansar de las jornadas de visitas a los parques naturales, ciudades e islas de Croacia (muy recomendables y posiblemente más en primavera o septiembre).

The best attention. A perfect apartment in a good place for visit Croacia.

Thanks to Nicola, Ana and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You - Joaquin! It was a pleasure interacting with you. We are happy that you enjoyed your vacation in our home with your family and have wonderful memories of Croatia. Glad that you felt a warm welcome from our family that are there to assist you. Love to have you back! Best Regards, Nicole,Carol & Family
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formidable ! amazing

  • 5 of 5

Ma maman et moi avons passé un excellent séjour en Croatie

Une demeure exceptionnelle, un accueil très convivial et de belles découvertes et souvenirs.

Ana et sa maman nous ont bien tout expliqué, la maison dispose de tous les équipements nécessaires, elle est très spacieuse.

L' environnement est très calme, les voisins très courtois.

Nous n'oublierons jamais ces jours passés dans cette belle demeure et ce beau pays. Merci et viva Hrvatska !

Nous aurons l'occasion de revenir, probablement.

My mother and i had an excellent journey in Croatia.

An amazing house, an amazing welcome, nice meetings and memories.

Ana and her mother explained us everything, the house has everything you need and all facilities and it is very spacious.

The place is so quiet, neighbours very nice.

We will never forget those days in this nice house and nice country. Thank you and viva Hrvatska !

We will come back for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Beddiar, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and feedback, we are very greatful. Ana and her family enjoyed very much having you as our guests. So happy you and your mom had a wonderful time and nice memories of Croatia. We would love to have you back! Wishing you and your mother all the very best! Warm Regards, Nicole, Carol, Ana and her family in Zemunik
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Vraiment agreable....

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passés 15 jours vraiment agréable dans cette maison merveilleuse et grandiose. Il y a tout pour être confortable. Les chambres plus grandes que chez donc une belle surprise. Deux salle de bain essentiel quand on est plusieurs. Une piece à vivre immensément grande et une cuisine équipée. Il nous a juste manqué une balance alimentaire et un aspirateur pour la grandeur de la maison il serait plus hygiénique mais on a fait avec des cuillères à mesures, un peu galère. Et nous avons passés le balai ce qui nous va aussi. Bien accueillis. Un énorme Merci. En plus les propriétaires sont de grands sportifs comme la plus part d'entre nous! :) donc ce qui fait encore plus plaisir. :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sebastien, A huge Thank You! for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our house. We also hope you enjoyed hiking in Paklenica and other visits that the dalmatian coast has to offer. Wishing you all the very best! Nicole, Carol, Ana and the family.
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Paklenica National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Krka National Park
Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Zadar International Airport, Zemunik
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Zemunik Donji
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Zadar Ferry, Jadrolinija
Nearest Train
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A1 International Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: recommended

village location central - easy highway

access to visit attractions -city of Zadar, town of Nin,nearby beaches, Krka, Plitvice and Paklenica Park, Pag Island ect.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Zemunik Gornji, Dalmatian Mainland

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
low season
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
low season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

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

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