|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
The Chalet is just 25min drive from the airport and is located in a hillside hamlet 620m above the Medieval town of Kamnik. It has great views of the limestone peaks of the Kamniske Alps and is surrounded by beautiful Alpine countryside. The traditional chalet-style accommodation comprises a large 1st floor bedroom with balcony sleeping four. The downstairs bedroom sleeps two. The living-room has a corner sofa and woodburner for those cosy evenings in. The galley-style kitchen is well equipped. Outside is a large terrace with comfortable seating plus seating for alfresco dining. There is garden on all sides and a barbecue. The basement has laundry facilities and ample storage for skis, etc. With compact but comfortable accommodation, the chalet is ideal as a tranquil all- year-round retreat to 'get away from it all', for a romantic break, Skiing holiday, or a central base within easy reach of all Slovenia's main attractions.
In and around Kamnik:: The chalet is in a tranquil hilltop location above the delightful medieval town of Kamnik.
There is plenty of garden and outdoor space to enjoy the beautiful alpine setting of the chalet and there are several very enjoyable walks starting directly from the chalet taking in forests, alpine meadows, the quaint local villages, spectacular views of the mountains and overlooking the whole of the Ljubljana basin.
The local town of Kamnik has an excellent choice of restaurants, café bars and shops.
This atmospheric little town, with its baroque architecture, narrow streets full of character , castles and churches is a popular choice for visitors, the tourist information office is located in the centre of town along with numerous tempting pavement cafes and bars to enjoy coffee, ice cream or a leisurely lunch.
Another local must-see is the high mountain pasture plateau of Velika Planina 1600m above sea level, the best-preserved herdsmen settlements in Europe, reached by cable-car ride
Activities:: When the snow falls this area is a winter wonderland, with the local ski resort of Krvavec...one of Slovenias most popular ski resorts only around 9 miles from the chalet. The gondola also operates in the summer, taking paragliders, bikers and walkers.
Other local activities include walking and trekking on beautiful alpine trails for all ages and abilities along rivers, gorges, waterfalls, mountains and forests. Road and mountain biking are also very popular with recommended routes available, paragliding, fishing and horse riding.
Slovenia has so much to offer as a holiday destination, from it's friendly people, beautiful alpine scenery, the idyllic lakes of Bohinj and Bled, the Adriatic coast and world famous Postojna and Skocjan caves to the vibrant capital of Llubljana . The superb range of activities and experiences for all ages makes this is a country visitors fall in love with and revisit again and again. For more information please CONTACT US FOR OUR WEBSITE.
Day Trips: Six of the best!: LAKES BLED AND BOHINJ: The beautiful lakes and tourist attractions surrounding them.
POSTOJNA CAVES: UNESCO World attraction:An electric train takes you deep underground to see the natural formations and creatures of these spectacular caves.
THE SOCA VALLEY: Follow the road beside the Jade-green river as it meanders through breathtaking scenery with plenty of opportunity for water sports or to stop for a lazy lunch at one of the many small towns or villages.
SKOFJA LOKA:This pretty medieval town is a must see for anyone interested in architecture and history.
LJUBLJANA: Visit the vibrant Capital for the daily open air market The city Castle reached by funicular railway, museums, riverside cafe-bars and restaurants and countless other attractions that the city has to offer.
KOPER, PIRAN and PORTOROZ (port of roses) : Slovenias Adriatic coastline, Where Slovenia meets with Italy. Try the best of both countries with Italian influenced cuisine and the views of the Adriatic sea.
Sunny days, lovely walks, great views, little tourism.
A good holiday.
Liz, Otmar, Tom.
What can you say about Slovenia - scenery, people, value - one of the best destinations for us, we'll be back !
Initially the remoteness of the chalet was of concern, but after 1 day we realised how privileged we were to stay here and enjoyed the tranquility beyond words.
Good luck Mark & Trish, we hope to return.
Richard & Lesely.
P.S. Look out for the beautiful labrador - he likes BBQ's.
The chalet contained everything we needed and more. It was clean and well looked after, we even had a couple of visits from the local caretaker to make sure that problems the previous guests had with hornets had been resolved (they were) as well as to provide extra essentials such as coffee, salt and oil. We spent a lot of our time just sitting on the terrace gazing at the glorious views which constantly changed depending on the time of the day and the weather. It was a wonderful relaxing place to while away the time. Everywhere we wanted to visit was within easy driving distance on quiet well maintained roads. In fact I was so pleased we hadn't opted to stay near Bled as this was the only place we encountered any traffic jams!
Mark and Trish were fantastic to deal with, replying quickly to any correspondence and providing lots of information about the chalet and the surrounding area. Their directions were also good with photographs showing turnings etc on the way to the chalet. The chalet was great for just the two of us but would be good for families as well, although maybe the upstairs bedroom is suited more to older children rather than small ones or adults as access is difficult. Having said that the provision of the sofa bed downstairs makes the chalet very flexible.
All in all I would highly recommend this wonderful chalet as the perfect base for visiting the beautiful country of Slovenia.
Cosy, three-floor chalet set in beautiful countryside with great views and easily accessible to the hamlet of Kamnik, the capital of Ljubliana and ski resort of Kvacec. We were a family of four, with two children aged 4 & 8yrs. The living room and kitchen are open plan and are set on the first floor and the entrance to the chalet is also on this floor. There is an attic room above with four single beds and a balcony accessed by a ladder-type staircase. We didn't use this floor but the kids played up there a little bit. We used the ground/basement floor that comprised two interconnecting bedrooms and an ensuite. I read a review saying this floor was cold, but it very quickly heated up once the heaters were put on and there is also a log-burning stove in the main bedroom but we didn't need to use this. The log-burning stove in the living/dining area was great and 1-2 logs in the evening was enough to warm up the room to a toasty temperature for quite a few hours. The chalet had everything we needed, only lacking in egg cup holders, but so what! The fields behind the chalet were great for walks and wildlife. Both sets of staircases are very steep which is emphasised by the owner, so we were always very careful going up and down and always kept an eye on the children and reminded them to go slowly and not play near the staircase. To sum it up, we had a great stay and loved Slovenia - it's absolutely beautiful and we'll definitely return and wouldn't hesitate to rebook the chalet.
This has been our third visit to Slovenia, with the chalet being the smallest place we've stopped, but easily made up for with the biggest views and relaxed neighbourhood.
The chalet was very well equipped, better than any other to date. Only the stairs were a slight issue, which we were aware of before we booked the chalet. In order to get to the downstairs bedroom, it is possible to go via the scenic route ie outside.
All in all in was a great place to stay. Wished we'd stopped longer.
The property has everything that is needed for self catering and positioned in an ideal situation in order to explore the whole of Slovenia. It is close to the local town of Kamnik and has the benefit of spectacular views.
We have highly appreciated our stay in the chalet. The view is stunning and we made the most of the terrace. Furthermore the chalet is fully equiped, anything you might need is there. All was ready for our arrival, bed prepared, even the baby cot was installed. It is perfectly located, there are a lot of attractions nearby and we even went to Maribor and Ptuj on a day trip. Having a young child we really appreciated the Snovik therms close by. Slovenia is a wonderful country, people are among the nicest we met and we recommend to stay at Mark and Patricia's place to discover this country as they are very keen on providing all information.
Slovenia is located in the Eastern Alps and has borders with Croatia, Austria and Italy. English is widely spoken and the currency is the Euro.
Kamnik is a picturesque town 10 minutes drive from the chalet. Tourists visit Kamnik to see fine examples of Baroque architecture and to enjoy the excellent choice of bars, shops, restaurants, and pavement cafe's. Visit the tourist information centre to get the best out of your stay. The Chalet is within easy reach of Lakes Bled and Bohinj, Triglav National Park, The Capital Ljubliana, world acclaimed Postojna Caves, cable-car trips to the mountain pastures of Velika Planina and a choice of ski resorts close by for winter skiing & sledging. Many more activities are listed below.
Ski: Slovenia has over 25 ski centres 2 of which are very close to the chalet.
The local ski resort of Krvavec is 1450-1971m above sea level, it stretches over 106 hectares and is only 9 miles from the chalet.
Krvavec has been awarded the coveted crystal snowflake award by consistently being voted best ski resort in Slovenia.
There is an easily accessible car park at the base of the gondola with parking for 1600 cars, and the newly installed gondola takes skiers to the slopes in less than 7 minutes.
There is a ski school with a full range of instruction and equipment for hire. A designated area exists for snowboarding, with half pipe and a number of jumps.
Velika planina is also close by (cablecar 5 miles) family skiing is especially popular since the wide gentle terrain does not demand great skiing skills. A great attraction for family groups is the sledge trail at Velika Planina, sledges can be hired at reasonable rates. For more ski / snow info CONTACT US FOR OUR WEBSITE
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£173|
10 EURO/2GB WiFi access included in the price.
We require a 25% deposit to secure your reservation, balance to be paid 56 days before arrival.
** Please note that the stairs in the chalet are quite steep so may not be suitable for very young children of those with mobility issues.