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Villa with private pool in Motovun

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs2
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Max. guests: 15, Indoor area: 350 m2, Ground area: 1200 m2, Bedrooms: 6, Bathrooms: 5,

The villa is situated beneath the Motovun town walls, on the hill dominating the wonderful Mirna river valley. It overlooks the ancient Motovun oak forest, rich with truffles and mushrooms of sublime taste.

The spacious interior can accommodate up to 15 persons and has been beautifully furnished and decorated with attention to details.

On the ground floor you will find 1 double bedroom with ensuite bathroom (and direct access to the outside pool), a fully equipped kitchen, a large dining area, a living room furnished for your comfort and relaxation and a pool table room for your entertainment, also containing a sofa-bed, with a sleeping possibility for 2 persons.

The first floor comprises of 3 bedrooms and a suite, of which 2 bedrooms are with ensuite bathrooms and double beds (each max 2 persons), another bedroom with a double bed (max 2 persons), an additional bathroom and the master suite gallery - which has a smaller separate fully functioning kitchen and dining area, master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and open fireplace for a specially warm atmosphere. Stairs are leading to the open gallery, which has 2 single beds (each bed is 140 cm wide, accommodating a max of 4 persons). The suite also has direct access to a large terrace with a partially covered fireplace. Here you can relax while enjoying the wonderful views of the valley surrounding Motovun.

The villa surroundings, with olive trees and a small vineyard, give complete privacy around the stone decked pool, from where you can enjoy sunsets over the valley. Motovun legends, smells and tastes all come together into a distinct atmosphere, that also rubbed off the villa Dolce Vita.

The romantic villa is available for rent all year around.

Cook and cleaning services are available at an extra charge.

More Details

Property Manager
My Istria
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Croatian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Serbian
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

What makes this villa unique

Walk to shops...

Pool table

Wi-Fi and AirCon


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Motovun in Municipality of Motovun

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • town
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
  • Only one bedroom doesn't have a dedicated en-suite but a shower room over the hall.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • The Master suit is a two bedroom appartment in side the villa. It includes a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a open fireplace, a dining area with a spectacular view and a kitchen. Out the dining area two double doors is a big terrace, partially covered with a small outside fireplace. Over the master suite dining area the stairs will lead you to a open gallery where you'll find the second double bed and a small library.
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Villa with private pool in Motovun


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Villa with private pool in Motovun
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 34 reviews

Terrific Family Holiday villa in Istria

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from the most perfect family holiday at Villa Dolce Vita in Motovun. It was the perfect location for our extended family of 12, including 4 generations of our family from England. It was an ideal property for 80 year old plus Great Grandparents who had the downstairs bedroom leading out to the pool, and also great for the rest of our grown up family and 3 year old grandson.

Our hosts, Walter and Lily were brilliant not only looking after us so well, but also dealing with all of the small things to make our holiday easy and comfortable. We have stayed in Villas as a family in Italy, Greece and France many times, but this was the BEST experience that we have had. Great views from the balconies, a terrific and very clean swimming pool and great outdoor eating areas and barbeque. We have high standards and Walter and Lily and Dolce Vita met them all. I can recommend this villa and the hosts to all. The website gives a splendid and very accurate picture of the villa. It was excellent value and I hope that we will return to this part of Istria and to Dolce Vita in the near future. 5 star recommendation from all 4 generations; ideal for peole like us in their 80s, 50s, 20s and also youngsters.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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10 Erwachsene und 5 ...

  • 5 of 5

10 Erwachsene und 5 KInder hatten gut Platz bei unserem 1-wöchigen Familienaufenthalt in der Villa in Motovun. Es war alles wunderbar: Die überaus freundliche Betreuung der Eigentümer Lilly und Walter, das komfortable, geschmackvoll eingerichtete, sehr saubere Haus, der perfekt gepfegte Pool, der schöne Freisitz.

Die Gegend wird nicht umsonst die Toskana Kroatiens genannt, wunderschöne Blicke, vor allem in den Abend- und Morgenstunden.

Vielen Dank für den herrlichen Urlaub!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: My Istria
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Our first stay at Vi...

  • 5 of 5

Our first stay at Villa Dolce Vita was in August 2016, with all our children, sons and daughters in law and 5 grandchildren, 13 people in all. This was such a good experience that my wife and I returned in May 2017 with a group of friends, 10 adults. And immediately after us followed more family with their friends.

The reason why is simple: Villa Dolce Vita has all you need, and nearly all you can dream of in addition to nice and caring owners: a beautiful and spacious house, large pool and a unique old town right behind it, all set in a beautiful landscape. No wonder the area is called Croatia's Tuscany.

We see a lot of reasons to choose exactly this place as one's holiday home, and absolutely none for not doing so. In our experience May and August are equally good choices. Our verdict is: Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: My Istria
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Das Haus ist sehr ge...

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist sehr gemütlich und wir haben jeden Abend mit Pool-Billard verbracht. Lili und Walter sind sehr nett und haben uns mit diversen Ostergeschenken verwöhnt. Den Kindern 12 und 14 hat es auch Spass gemacht, die waren nur traurig, dass der Pool im April noch viel zu kalt zum Schwimmen war. Wir kommen bestimmt bald wieder nach Istrien. Sonnige Grüße aus Köln

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: My Istria
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Wir waren zu 10 in d...

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren zu 10 in dieser wunderschönen Villa. Die Villa war mit hübsche antiken Gegenständen eingerichtet, welche man stundenlang betrachten könnte. Die Zeit war so toll dort und wir wollen dies gerne wiederholen. Lilly und Walter waren sehr nett und herzlich. Vielen lieben Dank für diese schöne Zeit! Wir werden euch wieder besuchen kommen. Viele liebe Grüße ❤️

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: My Istria
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Wir verbrachten mit ...

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten mit 6 Erwachsenen und 8 Kindern eine Woche im August 2017 in dieser wundervollen Villa. Lily und Walter empfingen uns mit selbstgebackenen Plätzchen und Wein aus der Region. Sie waren immer bei Fragen ansprechbar und gaben uns viele gute Tipps. Das Haus ist gemütlich eingerichtet, es fehlt an nichts und man hat einen super Blick. Die Kinder und auch wir Erwachsene genossen die Momente im und am Pool. Zum Abschied gab es noch liebevolle Geschenke für uns. Vielen Dank nochmal an Lily und Walter. Das Haus ist auf jeden Fall weiter zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: My Istria
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Other Activities:

Nearest shop: 50 m - Very short walking distance

Motovun is a medieval town-monument with a golf course, natural spring wells and spa, horseback riding and a international film festival. Great restaurants, taverns, cafes are all around the villa. The Adriatic coast is 20min away with the beaches and tourist towns of Porec, Rovinj, Novigrad... 45 min away is Pula and Brijuni islands national natural park. You can even get to Porec on a mountain bike track that runs just under the estate. From Porec you can make a boat trip to Venice. Just over the border a 30min car drive is the city of Trieste with great shopping. This property is a perfect spot in Motovun for large party's. The tasteful lay out, the garden and the breath taking view over the Mirna valley are the star facers of the property. It is definitely one of the best locations in Motovun area. Amenities’ are in a walking distance.

There's a number of low cost companies flying to Pula (PUY) from all over Europe, and you can hire a car from several companies at the airport. Alternative airports are Rijeka, Trieste, Ljubljana and Venice.

If you are getting here by car - Motovun is very easy to find and once there you just can't miss the villa.

You can rent a mountain bike for around 12 EUR per day (including insurance) and take it on the wonderful 'Parenzana' trail which passes just under the villa. The trail used to be an old railroad and it goes thru vineyards and forests with the tunnels and bridges still preserved.


Prices & Availability

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  • A 30% down payment is required to secure your reservation (by credit card, bank transfer or pay pal). Optional cancelation and property damage insurance is available.
  • Damage deposit: €300.00

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