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Peaceful Villa situated on the top of the hill with breathetaking view

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury 3 bedrooms Villa with interrupted view from its private pool

Casa Maria is cozy house situated on the top of the hill. Villa was built in 1781 and completely renovated in 2011. It is standing like a cloud above the famous Motovun forest and Mirna valley. It has an uninterrupted view over the Motovun Forest and medieval town of Motovun (today well known for film festival all over the world). The house´s view can just take your breath away. With in the villas property there are: vineyards, more than 30 fruits and over the 200 olives tree. The nearest village Livade just 3 minutes from the villa today is the most famous village in the world for the truffles. Out side the house are private parking, large terrace with table and comfortable chairs, sun beds, and beautiful swimming pool with the brand new sun deck made from the local grey stones. Just near by the pool is a beautiful BBQ with stone table and wooden chairs. This area is ideal for your peaceful evening or if you are expecting some guest to transform the peaceful atmosphere in nice party.

This luxurious and peaceful villa is ideal for family vacation. Villa sleeps 5 people. On the ground floor there is a spacious living area, with plasma TV, fire place and comfortable sofa. Kitchen is fully equipped. In the kitchen you can prepare your delicious dishes but you can also forget on time and date, because when you will open the window, your mind will sail away in the green view. On the ground flour there are: one double bedroom, one single bedroom and toilette. On the first flour is a beautiful twin bedroom with antique furniture.

More Details

Ksenija Ipsa
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Golubići in Municipality of Oprtalj

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(27 traveller reviews)

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Peaceful Villa situated on the top of the hill with breathetaking view
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Gorgeous and tranquil, well equipped and immaculately clean !

  • 5 of 5

We were met by Elvis at 9.30pm after getting slightly lost and from that moment onwards we felt the warm hospitality which was evident throughout our stay. The house was very clean and equipped with everything we needed for our two week stay(and more!) There were some lovely welcome gifts which were very much appreciated. We felt our hosts were available if needed and knew they were easily contactable.

The house is set in beautiful countryside with long reaching views of the Mirna valley, and we were delighted with the uninterrupted view of Motovun. The swimming pool was a great hit in the soaring temperatures and kept our three(17,15 and 11yr olds) fully occupied during the stay.

The peace and tranquility helped us re charge our batteries and , hopefully this calmness will remain with us for a long time to come!

The house is situated close to the bustling coastal towns of Pula, Novigrad, Rovinj etc and the beautiful hilltop towns of Motovun, Buzet and ,our favourite, Groznjan.

Supermarkets were close (Buzet) and offered a good selection. On the two occasions we needed a doctor(!) we were extremely impressed with the service- on both occasions we were seen, had our prescription and were back at the house within an hour.

Thank you Elvis and Ksenija we LOVE your house and Croatia.

Mark and Mary

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mark and Family, Thank you for a such nice review, we are very very happy that you had a great time in Villa Maria and Istira. We wish you all the best, and thank you once more. Greetings from Villa Maria and Istria, Elvis and Ksenija
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The house is even better than pictures show. The hosts, Elvis and kensijia are very friendly and attentive to our needs. Would love to go back for a longer stay. Istria is a region worth visiting with a lot to offer. Thank you both so much for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ninon, thank you for a such a nice review! You and your family are more than welcome, to come again!
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The perfect tranquil and beautiful setting for a holiday to remember.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a fantastic week here in August 2017. The villa has a wonderful location, with a lovely pool and a fantastic view. It is a great base to explore Istria from, with plenty to do in a relatively short drive. We particularly enjoyed visits to Motovun, the water parks and towns along the Adriatic coast. Eating out was good value, but my favourite evenings were barbecues by the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Villa Maria exceeded our expectations. It is beautifully furnished and homely. The pool is lovely and was much needed in the 39 degree heat!

The villa is well placed for exploring istria. We enjoyed visits to Porec, Motovun, Groznjan, Brijuni Islands and Rovinj. All had lovely shops selling homemade souvenirs. We were impressed by Croatia and will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Judith, We are more than glad that you enjoyed your stay at our Villa and that you liked Croatia. If you decide to come back, you are allways welcome! Greetings from Villa Maria! Ksenija and Elvis
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A lovely villa with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

The villa is set in the beautiful central Istrian countryside about 1km from Livade with views over the Mirna valley and across to the ancient hilltop town of Motovun. The house is well equipped and tastefully decorated, and outside the pool and seating areas are lovely. Elvis and Ksenija are wonderful hosts, extremely helpful and informative - their English language skills are brilliant!

The location is ideal for touring and sightseeing with many interesting hilltop towns and coastal resorts within easy reach by car.

We would not hesitate to recommend this delightful villa to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lindsey and Jeremy, Thank you for such a nice review and we couldn’t be more pleased that you enjoyed your staying at Villa Maria. Greetings from Istria, Ksenija and Elvis
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Very noce stay at a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks at this beautiful house with a stunning view.

Everything was very clean and well-maintained. As temperature was above 35 degrees, we were happy to have airco.

This area is perfect to visit Istria because you can get everywhere within 1.5 hours.

Elvis and Ksenija are very nice people who care to enjoy your stay.

Thanks for recommending the Parenzana bike trail!

Dinning at Zigante costs a lot of money but it is worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
73 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
17 Kilometres
Nova Vas
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Dorijana Livade
Nearest Beach
23 Kilometres
Umag or Novigrad
Car: necessary

Golf: There is a golf court situated under the old town of Motovun.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Golubići, Istria

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid season
8 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
15 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
1 Jan 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
27 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Mid season
1 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
15 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
29 Jun 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
6 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
31 Aug 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
14 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
28 Sep 2019 - 27 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The weekly price includes:
Stay of 7 nights, final cleaning, laundry (bed linen and towels), maintenance of the swimming pools and the garden, gas, water, electricity, wi-fi internet connection, tourist tax, registration fee, firewood and welcome package (bottle of local vine and basket with local cakes).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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