Hocko Pohorje is a Picturesque Hamlet in the Pohorje foothills, situated just above the village of Hoce. Over a small bridge, following the mountain stream, the house is less than 1km away, set in huge gardens with fantastic views of forest and hills. The ground floor has a large utility room with plenty of space for skis or hiking equipment. There is a large sunny conservatory overlooking the garden with games facilities. The ground floor also has a very spacious double bedroom, a twin bed room and a shared bathroom. The first floor has the main living areas with a triple aspect view over the garden and a furnished sunny terrace with beautiful views over the forest, garden and beyond. There is also a large double bedroom and full bathroom. The garden is beautiful, lush and green from spring onwards, with huge grassed area, flowers and variety of trees. Perfect for relaxing and eating outside in the summer months with snowball fights and sledging in the winter! The house is served only by fresh water from the Hockipotok Mountain Stream. Enjoy a stroll to the village where you will find a local restaurant and bar serving traditional Slovenian Cuisine, a Supermarket and Pizzeria. Lower Hoce offers further variety of restaurants, cafes and 2 supermarkets. Maribor City Centre is just a 10 minute drive. All three Ski Stations are within a 15 minute drive from the village. Drive up to Bolfenk and Areh Ski Stations and Ski Schools or alternatively drive into Maribor to the Ski Arena (Radvanje, lower station) for the Gondola and many other facilities. Plenty of parking available, there is a free bus service running between Bolfenk and Areh. In winter there is fantastic family skiing at Pohorje with beautiful trails and of course the famous World Cup in Maribor. In Summer there is walking, biking, hiking, swimming (Maribor open air swimming pools and gardens) adrenalin sports, all other outdoor sports and activities, and of course al-fresco dining!TripAdvisor property ID 2292306...Read more
Family house in Fantastic Location Maribor, Slovenia
Additional Location Information
Maribor is, as the capital of Ĺ tajerska, the second largest City in the Country. At the same time Maribor is pleasantly small and set in the wonderful natural surroundings of Pohorje on the one side and wine growing hills on the other, with the river Drava wending its way through it. With its diversity and quality offers, surrender to the best that can be offered in one of Slovenia's key tourist destinations!
The rich wine tradition of the oldest vine in the world, the throb of the city with its thriving cultural history, the location between wine growing hills and green Pohorje and the diverse possibilities for exploring, recreation, relaxation, entertainment and meetings will convince you that Maribor has a heart and soul and that the inhabitants of Maribor are excellent hosts.
Maribor with Pohorje on one side and wine growing hills on the other offers unforgettable experiences with breathtaking views.
The old town: Go for a walk along the banks of the river Drava and through the lively streets and squares, where history and tradition mix with dynamism and the contemporary. Let Lent, the oldest part of the town enchant you along with the Oldest vine in the world, the Old Vine House, medieval towers and remains of the city walls, as well as the square Grajski trg with the castle and museum, the square Glavni trg with the Plague memorial and the Town Hall, Bishop SlomĹĄek's cathedral with its viewing tower, the Jewish synagogue, the Art Gallery and theatre, if we just mention but a few!
The city streets all lead to one of the most beautiful town parks in Slovenia. Climb up Piramida and Kalvarija, the town's wine growing hills that have marvellous views. And go down in the wine underworld to one of the oldest and largest wine cellars in Europe. By all means take a ride on a traditional raft, as this exciting experience offers an attractive vista of Lent.
Maribor Pohorje ski resort: On the central ridge of Pohorje, in the middle of forests, you are inviting in winter and summer, a popular tourist destination Pohorje.
Despite the varied tourist offer is Pohorje kept all its beauty, numerous natural and cultural heritage and ethnological features.
Pohorje is a popular tourist and recreational spots for all ages. The snowy ski slopes, hiking trails cross country and encounter skiers, cross-country skiiers, snowboarders, hikers, climbers, mountain bikers, skydivers, horse lovers and adrenaline activities eager adventurers.
Maribor Pohorje ski center offers more than 41.5 km of groomed ski trails of all difficulty levels at an altitude of 325 meters to 1327 meters.
On Pohorje ridges extending 27 km cross-country trails.
Ski resorts link 5 lifts, 16 ski lifts and one gondola. By circular - cable car can be reached by city bus.
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Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Graz, 41 miles Nearest train station: Maribor, 7 miles Car is recommended
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