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Podpec: Country Cottage - Podpec

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Space 50 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The small house made of stone of granny Maria is located in the small carsic village of Podpeč, in the slovenian Istria. Built in the XV century under the Kraški rob and renewed in 2000.

In her three rooms there is enough space up to four persons, in a perfect environment for the lovers of beauty, nature and culture of our ancestors.

The quietness, the vegetation and the flowers surround this "sleeping beauty".

Furnished with care in an old way (poor art) with handmade pieces coming from different places we love (Istria, Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, Sicily,...); the combination of modern and restored objects make it comfortable and nifty.

The big garden, equipped with chairs, table and sunbeds is perfect to enjoy a good meal or just relax.

At your arrival we use to welcome you with a typical meal, fruit and biological wine we produce.

More Details

Owner
Neva Nicotra
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, italian, croatian
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Podpeč

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
General:
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
Outside:
  • Cellar
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • hydrotherapy
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
5

Unusual but charming

  • 5 of 5

A property with a lot of history and character. Wonderful welcome from Neva and Alfio with a delicious supper on our first night. The gardens were fascinating with a wide range of herbs, vegetables and flowers - to which were encouraged to help ourselves. Neva is a wonderful host who is proud of her village and heritage which she is keen to share.

She is very much involved with village life and regeneration.

The accomodation is quirky but comfortable. It is near a railway line but we were not disturbed.

Overall a peaceful rural environment

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The landlords were a tru...

  • 5 of 5

"The landlords were a truly lovely couple who offered us lots of care and attention; they supplied us with home-grown vegetables and fruits and guided us where to go and what to see. We thoroughly enjoyed a hiking tour with them where we learned about vegetation, herbs etc. We couldn''t have felt more at home and are looking forward to going again. The style of the small house is very personal and full of character and a lot of attention was given to detail. we enjoyed the little terrace and garden which despite a hot summer was beautifully green."

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The house was nice, clea...

  • 5 of 5

"The house was nice, clean, and in a quiet area. It is in a rural environment but very close to the city and to the sea. It is so well placed, that you can spend one day visiting coast villages, reserve another one just for walking and visiting beautiful churches and another one going to Ljubiana. Italy, Croatia and Slovenia are merged here. And of course, you can enjoy "real vegetables and fruits", not the ones that are sold in common supermarkets. Forget about TV, radio or other telecommunications here. The house is just for relaxing and to forget about our daily lifes. It is small, but cute and make you feel confortable. And the hosts are great. Fully recommended."

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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"I highly recommend the s...

  • 5 of 5

"I highly recommend the stay in this country cottage to the one who is looking for special place, restful ambient and quiet corner. This is extraordinary place with magic atmosphere at "the end of the word". But with very good access to a lot of interesting places of Slovenia as well as see side. Hospitable and friendly owners make the stay unforgettable."

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mooi huisje

  • 3 of 5

Echt waar, dit is een heel mooi ingericht huisje en het is een genoegen om alles in het huisje te bekijken en te gebruiken. Wat de verhuurder niet vermeld heeft is dat er met de rust van de omgeving wel wat aan de hand is en dat zijn de goederentreinen die dag en nacht het dal binnenrijden om daar een hele klimtocht te maken. Uiteindelijk komen ze langs Podpec op geringe afstand en dat is te horen ook. Je kunt wel net doen of dit niet van betekenis is, maar het doet beslist afbreuk aan het beloofde rustige verblijf. Door het weglaten van deze informatie is het verblijf in Podpec op een teleurstelling uitgelopen, hoe aardig het daar ook is en hoe gastvrij de verhuurders je ook ontvangen en verzorgen. Die treinen poets je er niet mee weg.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Die schönste Urlaubswoche überhaupt!

  • 5 of 5

Eines vorab: Wer sich wohlfühlt, wenn er im Urlaub den ganzen Tag lang von Menschen umringt ist, die mit Badeschlappen schlurfend unterwegs sind, wird hier enttäuscht sein. Dafür gibt es andere Orte.

Dies ist ein Ort der Erholung, ein Ort, der die Möglichkeit bietet, das Land und dessen Menschen tatsächlich kennen und lieben zu lernen. Obwohl es leider nur eine Woche war, die wir hier verbringen durften, wird uns diese Zeit wohl für immer auf das Angenehmste im Gedächtnis bleiben.

Liebe Neva, lieber Alfio, wir wünschen Euch von ganzem Herzen noch viele Jahre Schaffenskraft, damit noch möglichst viele Menschen in diesen einmaligen Genuss kommen und danach ein Stück Slowenien im Herzen mit sich tragen.

Ganz liebe Grüße von

Karin und Peter

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

From the A1 highway Koper-Ljubljana take the exit Črni Kal towards Črni Kal (road 208), you cross the village and after 500 m take a left turn towards Hrastovlje. After 500 m take another left turn (signs for Podpeč, road 264) and just following this road uphill you end up in the village after 4 km.

Podpeč is a small carsic village under the Kraški rob at about 300 m above sea level, it has a great view on both the gulfs of Trieste and Koper.

Once on the border between the maritime republic of Venice and the Asburgic empire has a tower built in the XV century used as watchtower during the turkish invasions.

In the surroundings there are many villages with a rich cultural heritage, as Hrastovlje, Kubed, Zanigrad, Socerb.

The Kraški rob is the natural border between the costal area and the hinterland and has a unique climate, flora and wildlife.

While walking it is easy to find curative, alpine and mediterranean plants.

The carsic area has many caves and world famous walls for climbing (Osp, Črni Kal).

Podpeč is a great starting point to visit Slovenia (Ljubljana, Postumia e Škocjan caves, Lipica, Portorose), Italy (Trieste, Venezia) and Croazia.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Podpeč

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$824
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$18 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$974
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$22 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$824
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$18 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$59.95

The price is for 2 adults, for each extra adult, up to a maximum of 4, there is a 10€/night add on.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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