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Villa near POREC: private grounds + swimming pool. Views across open countryside



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
Dracevac, Porec, Istria, Croatia - Only Minutes from Seaside and Historic Porec

Near POREC - Villa Carinthia is a 3 (Air-Conditioned) bedroom villa, in private grounds, with views across open countryside. Villa Carinthia is situated on the edge of Dracevac - a small village, a short drive from the coastal resort of Zelena Laguna and World Heritage site of Porec. It is close to the various resorts and hilltop villages that define Istria. Villa Carinthia has been designed to cater for six people in comfort, with two double bedrooms and one twin room. The master bedroom is en-suite and features direct access to the patio and pool. There is parking for three vehicles. Several excellent restaurants are within a short drive. Villa Carinthia can be rented with a neighbouring villa.

Villa Carinthia has complimentary WIFI subject to a 'reasonable use' requirement (up to 5gb per week)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Villa Carinthia was a pleasant surprise, because so many of these villas are dark and a bit pokey. Villa Carinthia is open and bright, and the living space is enormous. We'll be back!" - AB - Reading.
Feb 2005
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Both villas are beautiful and have stunning views

  • 5 of 5

As first time stayers at a rented villa we absolutely loved it. We were a party of 6 and we stayed at villa carinthia for 7nights and 1night at owners other villa and although a little smaller we actually preferred the second. Owner John was very helpful and let us text him unlimited questions regarding our stay. Perfect experience, everything was spotless

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review..we do try to help people by answering questions and making suggestions. We look forward to seeing you again at Villa Carinthia or Villa Lancastria
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The property was brilliant, really well equipped and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

My partner and our three young children 3, 5 and 10 were over the moon with the villa, very spacious with an excellent pool. Only a short drive from poreć where there is lovely restaurants or another one if you like to try local quisine in fuscilin (dont hold me to my spelling! Ha) a couple of villages over which was beautiful we were made very welcome and he made changes to his menu to cater for our children. Overall we had an amazing time at villa carinthia if you want to get away from the world and spend time with a 5 star view i couldn't recommend it high enough.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that you enjoyed your stay - see you next year!
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Did what it said on the tin

  • 5 of 5

Lovely & quiet just as it said in advert. Could not fault anything. Air conditioning in bedrooms was most welcome. The private pool was clean and gardens and house spotless. A Bar B Q watching sunset was great. Thanks for a brilliant holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pula at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Zbandaj at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E751 at 5 Kilometres Car: recommended


Beautiful beaches are located in small coves along the coast within a 10 to 15 minute drive. Most are rocky with swimming platforms that extend out into the sea. Southward along the forested coastline are the resorts of Zelena Laguna and Plava Laguna.


A number of low-cost airlines now serve the region: Ryanair: Stansted/Dublin - Pula (30 mins). Ryanair: Stansted-Trieste (70 mins). Ryanair: Birmingham-Trieste (70 mins)Thomsonfly: Birmingham/Doncaster/Bristol - Pula (30 mins). Easyjet: Various to Venice (2 1/4 hrs). Easyjet: Luton to Rijeka (70 mins). Easyjet: various to Ljubljana.

Other: Zagreb, Ljubljana.


Porec (beaches, shopping, marina, Euphrasius Basilica) - 10 mins.

Vrsar (beaches, marina) - 10 mins.

Limski Kanal (Lim Fjord) - 10 mins.

Rovinj - 30 mins.

Motovun - truffle country - 45 mins.

Pula (Roman Amphitheatre)- 40 mins.

Further Details:

Nearby attractions include tennis courts, jogging trails, horse riding, mini-golf, sports gyms, water-skiing, yachting and diving, paintball. A cycle route links Villa Carinthia with Porec and the coast. The well-marked bike paths make cycling an excellent way to experience the gently rolling countryside.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Remainder 2016
2 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

The let is for the number of people stated in your original enquiry and subject to agreement. If more people attempt to stay this will cancel your booking and no refund will be due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


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


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • caving

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • One bath/shower room. One en-suite shower room.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, AIR-CONDITIONED. Spacious twin bedroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, AIR-CONDITIONED. Spacious room
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, AIR CON. Doors to pool terrace.En Suite bathroom with shower


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


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Parents must take a view on suitability of the property for children. There is an unfenced swimming pool, there are concrete steps, and as always marble stonework can be slippery. Outside: The solar-heated pool is a whopping 10x4m and has a depth of 1.5 metres throughout - essential for our younger visitors! Outside furniture is provided, including a barbecue. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are provided. Villa Carinthia is cleaned and the swimming pool and garden are maintained regularly.

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