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Designer Holiday Villa2M with infinity pool & sea views

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,444 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Designer Villa with pool in central Istria

Welcome to Villa 2M. Our house is a newly built collaboration of modern industrial style with traditional workmanship; a unique project completed between Croatian and international architects and designers. The house is large, open plan and suitable for a few families, groups of friends or anyone who likes lots of space.

We have a children's trampoline, cot beds, toys, plenty of books for kids and grown ups as well as puzzles.

Villa2m is Located in Smoljanci a small, rural, local's village wit hairdresser, and several children's playgrounds. Svetvincenat a larger village, with two excellent pizza places and few grocery stores is only 5 minutes driving away. Smoljanci is a quiet village, centrally located in easy driving distance of many of the famous attractions of the region. The town of Rovinj, for example, is within 20 minutes drive or Pula can be reached by train with regular services from the local station.

The villa is spacious and light. It has many unique custom designed features such as the fire place and chimney finished off with stylish furniture and state of the art lighting. Villa 2M will delight the lovers of everything modern but balances it with traditional finishes. The house itself covers 240 sqm of living space with around 100 sqm of covered and open balconies for all tastes. On the ground floor one can enjoy cooking in a modern kitchen with a 14 person dining table. The fire place provides the centre piece of the ground floor, which leads to both the living room and the kitchen. There is guest toilet on the same floor, meaning there are 6 bathrooms in total.

The modern staircase leads onto the first floor, where there are the 2 master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and large covered balconies with a sea view. On the second floor there are three further bedrooms. There is one twin bedroom with separate bathroom, a twin / double with en-suite (which can be easily converted to either twin or double upon request) and another master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and an open balcony with panoramic views of the unspoiled woodland and sea. All beds are super-king or large singles.

There is plenty of outdoor space on its spacious covered balconies with a large 10 person dining table for al-fresco dining. There is a good family sized infinity pool with 10 lounging chairs for guests to enjoy. The villa comes with a couple of bikes for guests to use where the nearby town of Svetvinčenat can be leisurely visited with it's well known castle and restaurants.

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Member since: 2017
Speaks English, German, Italian, Croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018

About The Owner

My name is Mike and I am British, Marina my wife is Croatian and around 5 years ago we decided to buy a plot of land near to her parents. We have 2 boys Luca and Sebastian.

In the summer before our youngest Sebastian was born we received planning permission to build this property. We let out a contract a month before he arrived! The build was reasonably quick and took about 15 months to fully complete and receive guests for our first season letting it out. It wasn't easy getting there but we're very pleased with the result.

Until recently we lived and worked in the UK, the boys were born in Bath where we lived for a few years but mostly we lived in London. We both have a interest in art and design.

We now live in Croatia so that we can bring up the kids in this beautiful location and enjoy the house. We rent out our home during the summer but live in it for the rest of the year.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2015

Why The Owner chose Istria County

Villa 2M has been built between two countries, the UK and Croatia, and we hope the house reflects both countries sensibilities. We like it because is airy and has plenty of space It' is modern and industrial as well as natural and calming.

We love this rural area because is green, quiet, with fantastic views yet is centrally located so that most locations in the region are less than 30 minutes drive. The neighbours are great and the community is really friendly.

A friend of mine stayed recently who is a senior architect at a leading international firm (who by nature is very critical and a bit grumpy) without prompting said that "wow just wow. Amazing place. Just arrived - it wasn't hard to find it! The scale and finish are very impressive. Really nice spaces and the staircase works a treat". We were very proud!!

What makes this villa unique

We love the variety of istria's inland rolling hills and beautiful coastal towns. The region itself is very under developed compared to other destinations. Many parts are protected but there is also much pride in keeping local traditions such as the wooden windows and stonework walls. This is also true of the food and lifestyle. The food is amazing with its truffle dishes, olive oil, fish, wine and simple locally sourced produce. Recently, The Michelin guide was published for the istria region!

The house itself due to the design influences from Croatia and internationally makes it unique. There are definitely no other houses like ours! The location and the design of it gives a feel of what the region has to offer: the sea, the woodlands, the olive groves and vine yards. The central location means you can explore everything and everywhere else.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Istria County in Croatia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3444 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Features a walk in shower
    Master Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Features a walk in shower
    Master Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Features custom made oak surround for sink
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Ground floor toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Features a super king bed, sofa and has on-suite shower room
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Features a super king bed, sofa and has on-suite shower room
    Master Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Features a super king bed and has on-suite shower room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Available as 2 singles or superking bed with on-suite shower
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Room includes singles beds adjacent to its own bathroom
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Designer Holiday Villa2M with infinity pool & sea views
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great holiday house!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with friends for a week and it was amazing! We had so much space as the house is huge! It is new, modern and equipped with all that you need for a fantastic holiday!

The bedrooms are large and the beds very comfy! The kitchen is lovely with lots of space to prepare and cook your food. It was great to have the option to eat inside or on the large balcony. The pool was the cherry on the cake and we had lots of fun times swimming or just relaxing at the pool. You have amazing sunsets to enjoy as well. The village of Smoljanci is nice and quiet so perfect to escape from a busy city. Pula and Rovinj are not too far and the beaches around the area are unique and lovely. We recommend it to anyone who enjoys a lot of space, a pool and a beautiful location! Thanks Marina and Mike! :)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing holiday and amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic Vila, we had most amazing holidays ! Villa is so spacious and spotless , kids had loads of space to run around ! Every day sunsets with a glass of local wine...what else would the person want ! Thank you Marina and Mike !

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Istria County, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late august
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £35.71
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.57

Bookings are taken from Saturday to Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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