Beautiful 19th century (1801) stone built house, in situ on the outskirts of the festival town of Tolmin (2.2km to Tolmin). You can walk to the beach area, along the banks of the Soca River, in 15 minutes (1.2km). The house is ideally located for outdoor summer and water activities, as well as for the festivals, such as Reggae, heavy metal, punk rock, and also ideally located 45 minutes drive to the ski resort of Cerkno, or Bovec-Kanin.
If you enjoy walking, through beautiful walks and countrysides, you can walk to many of the attractions, WW1 German Charnel memorial, Tolmin musuem, Soca Valley along the river with many designated walking routes.
Casa di Volce is a beautiful large (300m2 of living space) Slovenian house. The house is central for the main Soca Valley town of Tolmin, which is less than 2.5 km, where you will find amenities typical of a large Slovenian town, restaurants, shops, supermarkets etc. The bus stop is almost opposite the house, and runs hourly during the day into the town. The water activities, run by the Maya Sports company - is just 1.2km - walking on a lovely country road, where you will also find a little seasonal restaurant (Labrca) as well as picnic area and park beside the river. with Rafting, Mini Rafting, Canyoning, Kayaking, Cycling, Hiking.. The house is ideal for scouts, cubs and brownies who want to enjoy the outdoor adventure, or the paragliding enthusiasts.
About the house..
A traditional 19th century stone built house, with large entrance through double doors, leading off to the kitchen (with log burner), dining area, lounge (with log burner), downstairs family bathroom/utility room, as well as chill out room with TV.
When you arrive at the house, you can almost feel the character, with its many windows (28 in total) and shutters.
Ground floor, large lobby entrance.
Lounging area with seating for upto 12 people - 3 * 4 seater large sofas.
TV and DVD player (works via the internet only, such as with an Amazon firestick).
Large kitchen with two ovens, one a wood fired stove with hob, and a further gas hob
Large fridge freezer and breakfast bar with seating for 4.
Second lounging area, with seating for 4 and another TV - works via internet
Dining room with large dining table with seating for 15 people
Utility room and bathroom
Beautiful solid restored wooden flooring running throughout the first floor, with a lovely large landing, leading to a Juliette balcony, and access to outside seating . A south facing balcony, 6m long, with views over the roof tops and with the Julian Alps in the backdrop.
Lovely solid wooden stairs leading from the first floor, up to the attic, where again, you will find the original features such as the exposed original stone walls used to support the roof. There are 11 beautiful floor level level windows, as well as roof lights, making these three bedrooms very beautiful and full of character.
.Attic has 4 bedrooms, 2 * double bedrooms, and two twin rooms). All bedrooms have floor level windows built into the 200 year old stone walls, as well as roof lights.
The twin rooms are connecting rooms, ideal for families.
All bedrooms are good sizes.
The house is central for those outdoor activities and makes it ideal for larger groups, such as scouts, brownies and cubs.
Outside, small courtyard, where you can have a BBQ. There is also a nordic style fired wood, integral heated hot tub - 8 seater, as well as a picnic table and benches with seating for 8/10 persons. This must be booked in advance, and you will need to buy the logs from the local supermarket to heat it.
There is is public free parking opposite and behind the house also. Please note the drive is shared, so although you can park outside the house, you have to be available to move your car to let the neighbour in and out.
About the area & distances
Tolmin - less than 3km; Attractions in Tolmin centre is 5 minutes bus ride (bus stop opposite the house and runs throughout the day), or hire bikes and it will take you just a few minutes (bike hire also in Tolmin).
Italy - Fruili region - less than 25km
Soca Valley - Water Sports - 1.2 km
Large supermarkets - Merkator and ALDI (Hofer) is 2.4km (5 minutes ride on the bus, which runs frequently throughout the day, and bus stop is opposite the house).
Small supermarket - Merkator - 2/3 minutes walk from the house
Pizzeria / Grill and Pub - 100m from the house - 2 mins walk!
Labrca restaurant (next to the beautiful Soca River) - 1.4km - Seasonal usually May to October - fantastic picturesque walk through the countryside.
A couple bars and restaurants (close to the large supermarkets - 2.4km, and on the 5 minutes ride on the bus route.
Trieste Italy - 69 km (1 hour)
Klagenfurt Austria- 134 km (under 2 hours)
Venice Italy - 170km (2 hours)
Ljubljana Airport - 85km (1 1/2 hours)
Things to note:
1. Drive is shared with the neighbour, so you can park your car here as long as you are at the house and prepared to move it, or park for free at the pizzeria opposite.
2. It is quiet time outside after 10pm at night - municipal rules.
3. Hot tub not available during July and August.
4. You are in the middle of the valley, surrounded by mountains and forests, as well as rivers, you should therefore expect many insects, including wasps, cockroaches, lizards, and scorpions present when it is warm and humid.