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Beautiful Ancient Stone Villa with Stunning Sea Views

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Stone Villa in Perast, Kotor Bay, Montenegro - Glorious Location in World Heritage Site - Perast

Traditional Venetian style,recently renovated, old stone house with stunning views from all windows and terraces of the Boka Kotorska Fjord. These views include the 2 famous islands St.George and Our Lady of the Rock. It is on the hillside with front access from the village and has its own parking at the rear. The house has retained its traditional features including a Konoba room which has been made into a beautiful dining room and the old stone well on the first floor. Has a private balcony on the top floor from one of the bedrooms, a lovely spot to survey village life. Perast itself has been described as the "Jewel in the Crown" of the Montenegrin coast. It is full of history, old palaces, churches and villas from the seafaring days of the Venetian Republic when it was the home of wealthy merchants. Perast is only a short drive from the medieval town of Kotor with its shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife, 30 minutes from Budva and Herceg Novi and only an hour from Dubrovnik.


Owner
Jennie Sutton
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 September, 2017

About Jennie Sutton

The villa is jointly owned by myself and my daughter Kate. It is my second home. I am an early retired psychologist and Kate is a busy young Mum who combines being at home with working in various businesses with her husband.

My interest in houses, renovation and other cultures led us to look at Montenegro in June 2006 after independence from Serbia. Our second day in the country and we found our beautiful villa in Perast! We made a very quick and intuitive decision, we felt the place to be magical with outstanding and breathtaking views, reminiscent of the Italian Lakes but with greater simplicity. I spent about a year renovating and resourcing for the interior to keep the villa as authentic as possible.

We are delighted to share this special and unique experience with our guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We are enchanted by your beautiful house. An amazing week in a great location. The Pencici villa has exceeded our expectations by far" Anna, Warsaw, July 2011

"Lovely house and endlessly captivating views." Kent and Clement Families, UK, August 2011

"What a fantastic holiday! Thank you, we have had an amazing week. We have thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful house; definitely the best in Perast and such beautiful surroundings." Spalding Family, Guildford, Surrey, September 2011

"Thank you so much for the honour of being able to share a little piece of your paradise." Dianne Smith, Perth, W. Australia, June 2011

"The beautiful terrace was a particular hit with us all, we could have sat out all night looking at the views" The Curry family July 2012

"Perast provides nature at her best plus the architecture, culture and history of a vibrant people. Than you Jenny, we intend to return with others in the future." O'Rourke Family, London and Sydney, Sept 2012
Jan 2007
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Tivat
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Kamenari
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres
Pirate Bar

Coast/Beach:

2 minute walk to Perast beach and there are lovely small beaches at Orahovac and Dobrota on the fjord. 20 minute drive to the various beaches at Budva including the famous "Jaz" Beach with large expanse of sand, plenty of parking, cafes and restaurants and now host to the famous "Sea Dance Fesitval" Just beyond Budva, there is Przno beach, a delightful fishing village with lots of lovely restaurants. Sveti Stefan is just beyond here with lots of parking, the Olive Tree restaurant and large pebbly beach. It is 30 minute drive to Petrovac.

Travel:

Dubrovnik - 65km (1 hour 15 mins drive drive)

Tivat - 25km (20 minute drive) now with new flights added from March to October from Gatwick and Manchester Airports

Car hire is definitely recommended. The house has its own parking space at the back.

Distances:

Kotor - medieval walled city (15 minutes)

Tivat (Porto Montenegro - 25 minutes)

Budva - ancient town and beautiful beaches (30 minutes)

Herceg Novi - shopping and beautiful old town (20 minutes)

Cetinje - historic capital (1 hour)

Podgorica - capital city (1.5 hours)

Dubrovnik - stunning Croatian old town (1 hour 15 minutes )

Further Details:

Perast has a small supermarket and some excellent restaurants on the waterfront. There are larger supermarkets at Risan (5 minute drive) and Kotor - the ancient capital of the fjord. Fresh organic produce can also be bought at Risan and Kotor's daily markets and a local fish market.

For those who enjoy the local culture we have a new shopping centre in Kotor where some of the locals are enjoying a more modern addition to life here.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Perast in Montenegro

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All rubbish needs to be removed on a regular basis from the premises down to the bins provided in the village
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 with shower, wc, basin. Bathroom 2 with shower, wc, basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4/second living room with 2 sofa beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Easy access to the house with our excellent off road parking. Please note this property is not suitable for wheelchair users or people with walking difficulties. With 2 sitting rooms, terraces and balcony with wonderful views of the sea it is ideal for relaxation and reflection. It is a very authentic renovation and captures the spirit of years gone by. We have air conditioning upstairs and in the lounge area for comfort of guests in summer. Outside: The property has three terraces and its own Montenegrin barbecue, outdoor seating for up to 8 people and a garden. The views from the terraces are spectacular - of the village of Perast and the Fjord, including Kotor Bay's two famous little islands. Utility Room: Washing machine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided and for 2 week stays, they are changed after the first week. There is a standard charge of £50 at the end of your holiday for final cleaning on your departure. Please note larger parties may incur a higher cleaning charge. Other: Special 'Konoba' room with arched ceiling, traditional exposed stone, with special lights and large dining table which seats 8/10. This is very good for candlelit dinners and is cooler in the heat of summer.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Very smart and comfortable house in Perast which is the heart of Kotor Bay

  • 4 of 5

We were six - four adults and two children under 7 - and enjoyed our week in August, having barbeques in the small garden, staying cool with the air conditioning as it was very hot. Parking is a bit hit and miss on the main road above the property and there are lots of steps, but the view over the bay is beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful oasis of calm, beautifu views - much recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely. Spacious, comfortable, the best view in Perast! Jennie's daughter Sam was very welcoming, very responsive and helpful, and checked in to make sure everything was okay during the week. She even negotiated the tourist registration process for us so we could lie in on our first day ! The house is very well stocked, very clean and comfortable, a real pleasure just to settle in and relax. We were there in hot weather but air conditioning kept the house cool (one large unit down and one upstairs). It was also excellent to be able to park the car by the house. Perast is a beautiful town, easy to go on day trips with a car, delicious choices of food and swimming in the bay are each within 5 minutes' walk. We never barbecued on the terrace as the sun went down but wish we had! Many thanks Sam, and much recommended .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house in a brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

Perast is a lovely village with great restaurants. The house is lovely and clean and well kept. Cool inside despite mid30 temperatures outside. Amazing views over the bay. Owners very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our two sons and their girlfriends had a wonderful holiday in Perast at Pencici. The house has been sympathetically renovated and was very comfortable for the 6 of us and had everything we required to enjoy our stay. As a previous review mentioned there is one air conditioning unit on the first floor. I had wondered if one unit would keep the whole house cool but if left on constantly it did just that and we were lucky enough to have temperatures in the 30's during our visit. Perast itself is beautiful with a selection of cafes and restaurants which were perfectly acceptable and very good value. We particularly liked the restaurant at Hotel Conte. Further afield in Kotor we spent a marvellous evening at The Galion Restaurant. Our favourite beach was at Bajova Kula which was less than a 5 minute drive towards Kotor from the house. Probably our best day was a trip round the bay on the "Monty B". The hosts, Jennie and Samantha were both very helpful and approachable. We hope to return some day and would definitely stay at Pencici again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A magical stay

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of 6 friends who stayed at this magical villa in the UNESCO town of Perast. From the moment we arrived we fell in love with the house, the town and the location. The villa was everything we'd imagined it would be, and more. Some nights were spent cooking a BBQ out on the terrace overlooking the stunning town and Bay of Kotor; other evenings eating at the many wonderful restaurants by the bay, just a short 5 minute walk down the hill. The villa is truly unique and had everything we could wish for. We were doubly blessed during our stay by having one of the owners, Jennie, and her daughter Sam, both staying close by. Their welcome, hospitality and local knowledge was wonderful. All in all we absolutely loved our stay, and it is testament to this property that we left to stay further down the coast and regretted not staying on longer in Perast.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wielka Brytania
5

wonderful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I together with our family members spent a wonderful holiday in Montenegro thanks to Perast Villa! It is great old vintage house that has been lovely renovated with care and also well kept by owners. This stone villa is just perfect for hot summer days. View from terrace was truly amazed! We will recommend this villa to everyone looking for a great place to stay in Kotor Bay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Perast, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Rate 6
1 Jan 2018 - 1 May 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Rate 7
2 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Rate 8
4 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Rate 9
2 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,275
for 7 nights
£1,275
 
 
Rate 10
3 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Rate 11
1 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Rate 11
29 Oct 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Changeover Day:
Sunday is the preferred changeover day but this is flexible outside of the peak season.

Tourist tax is payable locally per person per day at a rate of 0.80 cents

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.
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