Villa Mravljevi Vipava Valley, Slovenia

  • Villa
  • 4 BR
  • Sleeps 8
  • from € 300 nt
What we like about this property

A refreshingly different property, located in Slovenian wine country, this is a cool duplex built from the ruins of a 19th-century farmhouse and shed. It has a contemporary but edgy feel, with lots of lovely bonuses – including a heated outdoor pool and a sauna. A real find among villas for rent in Slovenia.

Description

If you’re looking at villas for rent in Slovenia, this is a really cool property. It actually consists of two houses – one a traditional 19th-century stone farmhouse (typical of the Vipava Valley) and the other a contemporary unit.

The property was recently given a makeover by architects Vodusek and Dolecek, and the overall effect is striking. The color scheme is earthy, and traces of the original stonework peek through the plastered walls – creating a modern and elegant space, with an almost industrial grittiness to it. 

The first building has wooden beams and clay walls, and has been decorated with a combination of modern furniture and antique wooden pieces. We love the steel spiral staircase, the free-hanging fireplace, the stunning multi-bulb lighting feature and the huge window in the living area that floods the house with light. 

Across the courtyard is the second house, a modern, open-plan building that replaces the dilapidated shed that used to live there. It has a fiber cement shell and glass facade, with some of the original brickwork left, to create a link between the two buildings. It has bright, clean lines and a playful color scheme – as well as great views of the Karst Plateau. 

The courtyard itself has a gnarled, old olive tree, a heated pool and a dining table on a wooden terrace. There’s also a separate sauna.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

The property has two kitchens and dining rooms, a wine cellar and cooler, a reading corner, two terraces, and three parking lots. There is air conditioning, a Nespresso machine, a ceramic grill, and a TV. For an extra charge, meals and transportation from the airport and to restaurants can be arranged. The heated outdoor pool can be used until late October.

AROUND

The villa is surrounded by high Lars plateaux and the Vipava Hills. It’s a great region for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, parachuting and sport fishing. The region is well known for its orchards and vineyards. Hit the Vipava wine road, and try local wines like Zelen and Pinela, as well as local delicacies like prosciullo and ‘Nanoski sir’ cheese at nearby farms. 

The villa is nestled among castles and little towns. The owners recommend sampling the region’s rich gastronomic heritage with some gourmet excess at the late-Renaissance Zemono Castle.

LOCATION

Brabik, Slovenia. Nearest airports: Trieste, Italy (40 km); Ljubljana (70 km); Venice, Italy (150 km) 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Spring to Autumn

Photographs: Nina Kurnik

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Villa Mravljevi

from 300/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms4 bedrooms (3 + 1)
Bed Type2 queens, 2 kings
Kitchen2 fully equipped kitchens
Bathrooms2 bathrooms (1 main and 1 in sauna area)
AccommodateSleeps 8 guests
InternetWifi
Pet friendlyPets are welcome
Rates4 guests €300, 6 guests €350, 8 guests €400 per night
Minimum Stay2 nights
ViewCountryside, including Karst Plateau
Notes

Check-in and out are flexible.

Security deposit: €300

Cancellation policy: 30% deposit on reservation, full payment 2 weeks before arrival, 30% deposit lost if cancelled a week before

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Reviews

3 Reviews

  • Christian, April 12, 2018

    A beautiful house in a great country – Slovenia is a real find! And there the villa is absolutely perfect in the middle of all beauties of this country.
    The house with the unique view, the pool, the beautiful layout of the rooms, the good architecture – this completes a holiday in Branik.

    Christian

  • ulrike + jürgen, November 16, 2017

    In September we were allowed to spend 10 days in this beautiful house and we enjoyed it very much! Rest, a wonderful environment, nice neighbors and a lot of time to relax and unwind. We will definitely come back! Thank you Igor and Mojca-es
    Was just fantastic!

    ulrike + jürgen

  • Andreas W., November 10, 2017

    The architecture, the design, the tranquility – all holiday architecture at its best. But: the view from the new building: That alone is a reason to spend the days there.
    The careful, restrained care of the hosts underline the relaxing character of this place … ..
    Wonderful!

    Andreas W.

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