Continuing our look at the luxury property on offer in Croatia through the portfolio of Sotheby’s Croatia International Realty on February 18, 2018, a visit to the heart of Istria for a spectacular hacienda in its own private paradise just 7km from the coast.
While much of the interest in Croatian property is understandably on the Adriatic coast and islands, a significant number of foreigners are also buying inland, particularly in Istria.
Often called the Croatian Tuscany, Istria is an outstanding destination, in close proximity to Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and an ever-increasing number of flight destinations to Pua Airport, which is expected to handle in excess of 700,000 passengers this year for the first time in its history.
With some of the world’s best olive oil and fabulous indigenous grape varieties and renowned gourmet offering, Istria is a region where agro-tourism is on the rise, and where the natural way of life is being discovered by more and more tourists. Never far from the sea, given the geography of the peninsula, Istria offers some divine spacious and private properties away from the coast, with few more enticing than the latest excerpt from the mouthwatering property portfolio of Sotheby’s Croatia International Realty.
HARMONIOUS ISTRIAN HACIENDA
Villa Retreat is situated in a very serene and inspiring renewed place next to Višnjan, only several kilometers from the city Poreč, famous touristic destination on Istra’s west coast.
Villa Retreat is built in traditional style of an Istrian hacienda, with stone, wood, glass and iron as prevailing building elements and is harmoniously decorated in shabby chic style. Very spacious and light villa which gives the impression of the large Istrian country house. With its pebbles parking space and access road, it swimming pool and carefully planned surrounding areas, Villa Retreat is arranged in such way to offer all year pleasures stay, and hundred years old oak trees and olive oil fulfil complete Mediterranean atmosphere.
Villa Retreat is arranged in such way that the ground floor is intended for complete daily life and relaxing with sauna and bathroom area on the ground floor, following all additional living areas which have an exit on the garden, lounge zone, swimming pool and grill zone.
In the right wing there are two bedrooms with their own bathrooms and also in the left wing of the first floor, there is a spacious master bedroom with bathroom and exit on the terrace with the sea view.
Villa Retreat additionally has elegantly designed and spacious tavern with its private wine cellar, where the central detail is original historic one hundred years old winepress.
Completely equipped and furnished Villa Retreat is little heaven for all year round stay. Only several kilometers from Poreč and all touristic events, Villa Retreat is an inviting property for family stay but also a good future investment opportunity. Villa Retreat is close to several airports in the region of Istria, Pula and Rijeka, as well as Trieste international airport. Location of Višnjan gives numerous possibilities for enjoying grand Istrian cuisine and wine.
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