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Slovenian Farm House -

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Traditional Slovenian farm house set in country village

Our traditional Slovenian farmhouse built in 1850 and refurbished in 2009 is set off a quiet country road with spectacular views of the Julian Alps, just 4km from Tolmin, in the beautiful Soca Valley. The house has a large parking area to the front. To the rear is a covered terrace area with BBQ facilities and patio table and chairs to seat eight. Behind the house is a forest with numerous trails for walking. The house is arranged over three levels: The first floor has a fully equipped kitchen and living and dining space; the second floor has a large double bedroom and bathroom with bathtub/shower and washing machine; the third floor has a large double bedroom with exposed stone work, single bedroom and a bathroom. Along with the three main bedrooms that can sleep five there is a sofa bed in the living room that can sleep two. By special arrangement a further sofa bed could be used in one of the double bedrooms (Sleeps max. 8 people). Facilities include: TV DVD player.

Patrick G.
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Patrick

We are having a wonderful time both in the house and in Slovenia. Thank you for everything - particularly all those wonderful tips you gave us. Obviously, Slovenia is the place to come to! The house is ideal in every way both in terms of location and setting. It's also been done out very tastefully and everything is clean.
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Municipality of Tolmin in Tolmin

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa bed living room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We also provide air-fans in all the rooms, for those extra hot days. All the windows in the house have mosquito/bug netting.


4.8/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Slovenian Farm House -
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully converted farm house on the edge of a wood at the foot of a mountain. It has gorgeous views and the rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished. The position is wonderful with quick and easy access to the major tourist attrcations. At the same time, it is wonderfully quiet and quite secluded. Patrick is full of helpful advice and is very accomodating. I highly recommend this cottage to families! We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Hague / Den Haag / La Haye

very central for hiking and watersport

  • 5 of 5

the waterfall behind the house and the riverrafting in Kobarid or the car train to Bohinj should not be missed when staying there.

Ciginj is a small village with one pizzeria Ti with good service and a good price quality.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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The Hague / Den Haag / La Haye

a great base for hiking and watersport

  • 4 of 5

good location in a village, close to Tolmin - and Kobarid.

The waterfall a few hundreds meters above the house - and the Pizzeria should not be missed either.

Do not miss the auto train to visit the other side of the mountains Bohinij - a great experience just in the next village.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Lovely Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

It was difficult to convince the owners of the Farmhouse to rent it to us in the winter season..and yes, the house was a bit cold. But all the other aspects of our stay made up for this shortcoming. We were 4 adults and two children. The house was comfortable and well situated. We were able to cross over and back form the Julian alps to the Italian Alps. We even spent a couple of days skiing. It was fun getting wood for the woodburning stove, and nice to warm ourselves at the end of a tiring days tour. We would certainly recommend staying at the Slovenian Farmhouse in Ciginj. Its certain to be even more wonderful during the gorgeous Slovenian summer months.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ms Kraus, We're very pleased that you all enjoyed your stay at the Slovenian Farmhouse in Ciginj. We hope we might have the chance to host your group again at a convenient time in the near future - prerhaps in the summer season. Patrick
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Cozy and Quaint

  • 5 of 5

Excellent Family House

We stayed at the Traditional Farmhouse in April. We are a couple with three boys and one girl aged 7-14. This was the perfect vacation home for us. We were able to BBQ and walk in the forest just behind the house. We discovered brooks and creaks, and even a lovely waterfall. The view of the Julian Alps was breath taking. Cozy and quaint in the little hamlet of Ciginj, all of Slovenia was easily accessible to us. We particularly enjoyed cycling from village to village and the adventure sports and swimming on the Soca River.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for being our guests and we hope that you will return again soon to Slovenia.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Ciginj Village
Nearest Ferry
135 Kilometres
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Most Na Soci - Kanal
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Soca River
Car: necessary

Ciginj is a small, quiet village nestling below the wooded hillsides of the Soca Valley. There is a small, friendly local bar and pizzeria within walking distance of the farm house. Ciginj is conveniently situated just 5 kms from Tolmin to the North where guests can find Supermarkets, Banks, Bars, and Restaurants and active sports centers (as well as sports equipment rental). To the South is the University town of Nova Gorica on the Italian border. Here there is a large shopping precinct with food stores, clothes and shoe shops.

Local events -On site:

The house is right beside walking, cycling, mountain biking, pizzeria/bar. It is possible to walk to Italy on the trail behind the house where there is a trattoria with great food and amazing views of the Soca Valley and Venice.

15 minutes drive away:

Close to the house you will find a swimming, kayaking, white water rafting, fishing, paragliding, horse riding and hiking and numerous shops, bars and restaurants. Wine tasting in nearby Goriza Brdo is a popular day out.

45 minutes drive away:

Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj are easily accessible by car train (30 mins)

Postonja Caves, Skojan Caves and the Lipizaner Horse Farm (45 mins)

Beaches: Italian (45 mins), Slovenian (75 mins)

Italy: Venice (2 hours); Cividale de Fruili (medieval town with Sunday flea market) 30 minutes. Trieste airport (50 minutes).

Austria: There is amazing drive through the mountains that will take you to Villach in 90 minutes. You can return by another spectacular mountain pass or by car train from Bohinj.

Other activities

The Soca Valley is famous for its adventure activities. Paragliding, Hang Gliding, River Rafting, Canyoning and Sky Diving are just a few of the adrenallin thrills on offer here. However, many visitors are content to hike in Triglav National Park, tour the wineries of Goriza Brda or use the area as a base for exploring the rest of the country. There is a car train which goes to Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj in thirty minutes. If you want to go further afield there is a stunning drive over mountain passes into Austria and Italy is a short drive away.

The neighboring district Goriza Brdo has numerous wineries and is a twenty minute drive away. Vipava is another excellent place to sample wine but this is further away - 40 minutes. Several tour operators run wine tasting tours from Tolmin

The nearest beaches are in Italy up the coast from Trieste (45 mins to 1 hour). It is also possible to drive to the Slovenian coast in about 90 minutes. However, most locals just use the Soca River banks as their beach and there are numerous other rivers and lakes in the area which are good for swimming.

Tourist attractions

The world famous Lipicia Horse Farm is located a 45 minute drive away and is a must for any horse lover. It is possible to combine this with a trip to the UNESCO world heritage site of the Skojan Caves - one of the world's largest caves complete with a river running through the bottom.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Municipality of Tolmin, Europe

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer Rates
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £126.33
Stay tax £1.05 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 7 years.

The rate for the ***MAY-JUNE SPECIAL!! 2017** Euro 500 is based on four people sharing the house. Extra person per week 50 Euro

Each extra night only EURO 70 for 4 people*******************

September 2014 price is EURO 475 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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