Casa Bella - Sleeps 10

At a glance

  • Sleeps 10 people, 3 doubles, 2 twins. Three bathrooms
  • Air conditioning in three upstairs rooms and sitting room
  • Private pool with decked sunbathing area
  • Panoramic views
  • Suitable for families, couples and friends


Description

Casa Bella is an idyllic five bedroom family retreat set away from the road on a hillside with panoramic views and many of the facilities that you might expect to find in a top hotel. There are plenty of grounds for children to run around in or to play croquet or badminton, and there's even a vineyard. With traditional furnishing throughout the villa has a lovely open plan but homely feel to it.

Accommodation

The villa is filled with natural light as there are several french windows. The huge sitting room has wonderful Italian furniture with magnificent windows that open out to a terrace with spectacular views. All five bedrooms are cool, exquisitely furnished and spread around the villa to afford their occupants maximum privacy.

The villa includes:

  • 5 bedrooms, 3 doubles and 2 twins. Three bedrooms upstairs, with the master ensuite (which has a shower over a corner bath), plus a twin and double that share a shower room. Downstairs there is another twin and a double with a shared shower room. Separate downstairs toilet.
  • Open plan kitchen and dining area, leading onto an outside terrace with dining table
  • Further terrace with seating
  • BBQ
  • Private parking for up to 4 cars

Facilities

  • Pool 5m x 10m with Roman steps with decking for sunbathing and a child alarm
  • Air conditioning in three upstairs rooms and sitting room
  • Bath and pool towels provided
  • DVD player and huge TV with satellite feed (Total TV)
  • Deckchairs, sunloungers and 2 wicker recliners
  • Washing machine

Activities

  • Plenty of bikes. The cycling around the villa is scenic and sometimes challenging! The local cycle routes can be found at http://www.istria-bike.com/
  • Trampoline to keep the kids occupied (with safety net)
  • Croquet, Badminton
  • Table tennis table including bats and balls (feel free to bring some balls though as they do go missing)
  • Swimming, sunbathing, relaxing and eating!
  • 6 hole golf course and driving range nearby
  • Tennis in Novigrad or Porec
  • Children’s climbing frame with slide and swing

Services

  • Travel cots, high chairs and camp beds available
  • Mid week light clean and towel change included
  • Chef available on request (approx. 25 euro per hour plus the cost of food)
  • Maid service, villa catering and poolside massages available by arrangement

Local Amenities

  • Distance to nearest mini market is in the village of Vizinada, about 3km away
  • Nearest restaurants are truffle restaurants at Livade, about 12 km, or the family run Konoba da Quinta in Ference about 6km
  • Many hill top villages about a 20 minute drive
  • Nearest beach around 20 minute drive (beaches in Istria are pebbles not sand!)