The villa boasts 450sq meters of living space set on a 3000 sq meters of land. The villa was built with the huge multi-windowed living space, the main bedroom on the first floor, 3 more bedrooms, and a large hi-tech kitchen adjoining spacious dining area with a traditional touch at the ground level. On the ground floor you will find an open-plan sitting and dining space in which to entertain. This spacious floor is graced with large windows to make the best of the lovely views of the pool and surrounding landscape. A vintage Chesterfield green leather sofa faces a grand traditional stone fireplace while the big mahogany dining table came from Italy. An Indian antique dining cabinet is the perfect match to the traditional stone wall opening into the kitchen. The Modern hi-tech kitchen is equipped with the top of the range Miele appliances - hob, steam oven, volcanic grill, oven, microwave, huge American fridge freezer with ice-maker. Kitchen continues into utility room where there is an additional fridge and washer-dryer. A separate WC is can also be found on this floor. There is a double bedroom with eco- friendly furniture, and en suite bathroom opening through double French door into the terrace facing the back garden. The relaxing spa area consists of a healthy infra-red sauna, Finnish sauna, open shower unit and TV. Those inside the building are constantly drawn to light and sky, from the main entrance, ground level opens into a traditional courtyard on one side and the large swimming pool on the other side, this year they have added a top of the range summer kitchen making it even easier to cook and dine al fresco. The first floor has a generous airy living space laid over two levels with high ceilings and a huge terrace with its wrap-around views over the forest, Italian Alps and magnificent sunset over the sea. The living area is furnished with Italian designer furniture, where the focal point is the large contemporary fireplace. A handcrafted traditional iron banister leads you up the stone stairs to the large and airy main hallway with modern crystal chandelier and huge gilded mirror .There is a charming twin bedroom with eco- friendly furniture overlooking the grounds. The master bedroom with large designer en suit bathroom has large double French doors leading onto the terrace with superb views over the forest, distant sea view and Italian Alps. There is a further double bedroom leading to the charming terrace facing the back garden with beautiful modern en suite bathroom with multifunctional shower. A wide open stone staircase leads you to the second floor where you will find a library and TV room with surround sound system, DVD player and plasma TV. On a clear day you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Italian Alps from here. The Villa is equipped with CCTV and alarm system. The villa has a secure parking space. Professionally well-maintained surroundings provide privacy for guests in an oasis of calm with rich Istrian planting such as lavender, oregano, rosemary, sage, mint, etc. You can enjoy the shade of the 90 years old olive trees. The beautiful garden complements the huge 12X6 swimming pool that has uninterrupted forest view. The pool has a cross current facility and runs off a sea salt filtering system rather than aggressive chlorine. Just by the pool is a big BBQ /summer kitchen area with traditional Istrian fireplace, with counter top made out of antique finished Istrian top quality stone, built in sink and shower, offering the best of al fresco dining during the balmy summer evenings. Activities available within a 15 minute drive: Golf, Shopping, Museums, Restaurants, Cafes & Bars, Surfing, Mini Golf, Spa Facilities, Cycling, Fishing, Water sports, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis General Facilities: Study, TV Room, Daily Housekeeping, Hairdryer, Wireless broadband, Air-conditioning, Heating, Cleaning service, Jacuzzi, Fireplace, Sauna, Sofabed Additional Notes: No smoking inside the property Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen, Utility Room, Breakfast Bar, Bar Stools, Air-Conditioning, Ice Maker, Extractor Hood, Blender, Coffee/espresso maker, Fridge/Freezer, Wine cooler, 4 ring hob, Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Fridge, Grill, Microwave, Oven, Washing machine Dining room: Air-Conditioning, Dining area, Dining room, Seats 8 Bedrooms: Total Bedrooms 4, Double bedrooms 3, Twin bedrooms 1 Bathrooms: Bathrooms 3, Shower rooms 1, Separate WCs 1 Entertainment: International Satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, Stereo system, Table football Outside: Beach towels, Private courtyard, Picnic area, Poolside shower, Balcony, Barbeque, Garden, Off-Street Parking, Lawn, Roof terrace, Garden chairs, Patio, Sunbeds, Pergola Swimming pools: Pool towels, Private pool, Walk-in steps Car Hire: RecommendedTripAdvisor property ID 3342243...Read more
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