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Rustic Villa In Small Istrian Village



Updated: 26-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

This small and comfortable Villa offers accommodation for 5 people. It is located near the town Zminj, in Sandari.

This small Istrian town has only a few inhabitants, and therefore you will be able to enjoy the untouched nature and peace in the famous Istrian way.

Villa Natural is only 15 minutes away from Rovinj by car. There is also the Lim bay, 30 min away and Brijuni National Park 40 min away.

The villa has been completely renovated and furnished in 2014. The Villa is equipped with attractive and rustic furniture and there is plenty of space for outdoor activities.

Villa Natural consists of ground floor, where the living area is with a kitchen and a small bathroom.

On the first floor there is a bedroom with a double bed that is fully equipped. The first floor is arranged in such a way to give guests a sense of how people once lived in Istria. Upstairs are the bathroom, which is also fully furnished and equipped. In the second part of the villa Natural is another bedroom with a double bed and private bath. In the second part of the villa guests also have access to a sauna.

The villa is situated on a plot of 1000 m2, and it adorns the stone wall that has a history longer than 100 years. Near the villa is located the outdoor swimming pool of 28 m2, with all its accompanying garden furniture.

The Villa's main purpose is to ensure your maximum comfort and relaxation. Therefore, we can provide our guests with massage treatments.

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Villa Natural - croatialuxuryrent.com
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Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

5 Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


A piece of Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a week in the beautiful Villa Natural which we were so sad to leave. The house has wonderful character and is rich in history, but has all the modern facilities you need on holiday (air con, sky TV, free WiFi etc). And the gardens and pool are stunning! There are plenty of sun loungers and a large parasol so you can choose to enjoy the sun or shade, and we were lucky to be the first to make use of the new outdoor jacuzzi alongside the pool and the gorgeous outdoor four poster bed with pretty curtains which floated in the breeze. There are two outdoor seating areas to enjoy drinks or a meal, plus space for children to run around and enjoy the great outdoors. It is such an unspoilt, quiet, tranquil, beautiful place to spend time - we didn't want to leave! Our hosts were also charming and so thoughtful, providing biscuits and bread on our arrival and sharing lots of wonderful places to visit. We would highly recommend this villa to families and couples alike... a little piece of Paradise in beautiful Istria.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rustikales Natursteinhaus mit Pool

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist mehr als einhundert Jahre alt und hat sehr viel Charakter. Es befindet sich in einem sehr guten Zustand und die liebevoll durchgeführten Instandhaltungen haben es in einen modernen Zustand versetzt, wobei der rustikale Charme des schönen Hauses gekonnt in Szene gesetzt wird.

Es ist zentral in Istrien gelegen und liegt am Rande einer wirklich sehr kleinen Ortschaft inmitten von mit Bruchsteinmauern abgegrenzten Parzellen. Die nächsten Nachbarn sind so weit entfernt, dass es mehr als genug Privatsphäre und Ruhe gibt.

Die nächsten Einkaufsmöglichkeiten und Restaurants befinden sich in knapp 10 min Entfernung per Auto.

Der Empfang durch die wirklich sehr freundlichen Gastgeber war enorm freundlich und sämtliche denkbaren Informationen wurden beritwillig weitergegeben.

Das Gelände ist weiträumig und zusammen mit dem schönen Pool gibt es reichlich Gelegenheit für Rückzug, Entspannung oder sportliche Betätigung.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The most charming and wonderfully situated villa.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as we had hoped. The owners met us on arrival and explained everything that we needed to know. They were also on hand during the week if we had questions. The property has an easy charm about it and we spent many happy hours by the pool. The location of the property was also perfect for our day trips out to see the many fascinating sights in this part of Croatia. Truly wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice house to relex

  • 5 of 5

Villa Natural is a nice well equipped house in the village of Kanfanar. At our arrival the owners Vanja and Boris gave us a warm welcome and provide good customer service during our stay. They gave us tips for thinks to see or beaches to visit. There is a brochure with info’s regarding restaurants and important phone numbers available in the house as well.

The property was very clean and well maintained. The next village with restaurants (Konobas) and supermarket is Zminj 3 Km away here we can recommend Konoba “Puli Pineta” and “Pod Ladonjon” and for Pizza “ Pizzeria Orhideja”.

More restaurants are around and some are on the way to Rovinj (20 minute drive) which we tried and they are all good. For seafood its worth to visit one of the restaurants at the Lim Fjord.

The location of the house is quiet and well located at the countryside with a nice swimming pool. All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, air-condition and free WIFI. The kitchen has everything you need for your stay and for your barbecue in the garden.

We definitely will recommend this property to our friends. Thanks to Vanja and Boris for their hospitality and we are sure we will come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home is a feeling...

  • 5 of 5

Super gemütliche und bestens ausgestattete Villa, sehr gutes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis. Die Pluspunkte: sehr geräumiges und gemütliches Schlafzimmer im ersten Stock; malerischer Wintergarten; gemütliches Wohnzimmer mit Kamin; großer, eingezäunter Garten mit vielen interessanten und liebevoll hergerichteten Details wie Hollywood-Schaukel, Kinderschaukel, Essplatz, kleinem Brunnen etc. pp. - weitgehend nicht einsehbar; nicht zuletzt super sauberer und großer Pool. Technische Geräte funktionieren perfekt incl. Satelliten-Empfang vieler deutscher TV-Programme und freies Internet. Auch die Lage passt, da mitten in Istrien und nahe der schönsten Stadt Istriens, Rovinj (15 min mit KW). Das Allerbeste: die wirklich netten Vermieter, keine Floskel!

Zu beachten: Autobahn in der Nähre, hört man aber praktisch nicht; Bäder und Kinderzimmer sowie Arbeitsfläche in der Küche vergleichsweise klein, hat uns aber auch nicht gestört.

Fazit: Haben den Urlaub zu dritt (zwei Erwachsene mit Hund) sehr genießen können, das Haus ist unbedingt weiterzuempfehlen, leider nun kein Geheimtipp mehr...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pula at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kanfanar at 3 Kilometres Nearest Golf : NP Brijuni at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Žminj at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Kanfanar at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 13 Kilometres Car: recommended

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rental rate is ALL INCLUSIVE and includes:
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Accommodation, initial cleaning, final cleaning, laundry (linen, towels), pool maintenance, garden maintenance, water, electricity, tourist tax, registration fee, air conditioning, internet access.
A security deposit is not required.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Updated: 26-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna


  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome