The villa was built in 2009 and is a fine modern house with cool white interiors and many large windows and terraces which maximise your enjoyment of the garden, pool and the tennis court. The villa is semi-detached to its sister villa, Laura, but offers complete privacy and peace as it is in a hamlet close to the national park of the mountain Ucka, with beautiful walks and cycling paths. It is also only 2.5km away from the grand seaside resort of Opatija, the oldest resort of Croatia which was established by the Austrian nobility in the late nineteenth century. Here you can stroll along the 12km long coastal path (lungomare) winding along the seashore, visit numerous restaurants and cafes and sample famous cakes and ice creams in patisseries and delicatessens. Wonderful beaches are just a few minutes drive away form the villa.
The villa sits in 500 square metres of garden with its own oval, heated pool of 50 square metres area, lined with blue mosaic tiles. Other amenities for your leisure and relaxation in the garden are an outdoor shower, a large sunbathing terrace with sun umbrellas, a covered gazebo which provides additional shade, and a barbecue. An all weather floodlit tennis court adjoins the pool area of the garden and is exclusively for the use of villa guests. Indoors there is a Jacuzzi which can sit five people, and a Finnish sauna. Other special features of this villa are a surveillance system, wireless internet and a home cinema. The pool can be heated fro winter use. The owners of this villa have created a place of luxury that has everything a guest may want for a perfect holiday.
The atmosphere of the villa has a maritime feel to it, due to its white façade, balconies with modern chrome railings outside and inside, and many round ship’s windows and beautiful modern lighting.
Even though the villa is in a quiet and secluded position, it is within easy reach of some of the best restaurants in the country, which are in Opatija, Volosko and on the Ucka mountain. The nearest restaurant, cafes and shops are only 5min away.
The villa is arranged on three floors. The villa can be accessed from the basement level (which is at ground level at the front of the building), or via an outside staircase to the ground floor. Entry is into a hallway which leads into an open plan living room, kitchen and a dining area. An internal staircase leads up to three double bedrooms on the first floor and down to the basement level where there is a 2 bedroom apartment. The villa sleeps 10 to 12 five double bedrooms, and an additional two people can sleep on the sofa bed in the basement level apartment.
The hallway has a guest cloakroom and from the hallway you enter the living room into which light streams through large picture windows. A large terrace/balcony is accessed from the living room and has great views of the secluded tree-lined garden, tennis court and the swimming pool. The sitting area has a large comfortable white L-shaped sofa, a two seater red armchair, a lovely fireplace set within a decorative brick lined alcove and a big flat screen satellite TV/home cinema. The kitchen is equipped with all electrical appliances – fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and hob and plenty of cookware, cutlery, plates and glasses. The dining area has a modern sideboard, lovely mirror and a large table which can sit ten persons
Three double bedrooms and two bathrooms are on the top floor. Bedroom one has a double bed, a large wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom with a hydro-massage steam shower. A large French door opens out onto the 45 square metre terrace where you can enjoy cool mornings and incredible sunsets. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a large bathroom with a whirlpool bath. Bedroom 2 also has balcony access and has twin beds 90x200 cm. Bedroom three has a double bed 160 x 200cm. All bedrooms are supplied with new bed linen and plenty of bath towels.
The villa can be entered from the basement level as well as from the main entrance on the first floor. The basement floor is at ground level at the front of the building so has windows and natural light to all of the habitable rooms. It consists of a two bedroom apartment with a pull-out sofa in its sitting room. This apartment has a bathroom which also contains a washing machine. The sauna and Jacuzzi are also on the basement level together with a games room with table tennis, billiards and table football. An internal staircase leads from the basement to the first floor hallway, but the apartment also has its own independent access to the garden and pool. In addition, there is an integral garage at this level.
Please note that persons younger than 16 years of age must be supervised in the sauna and jacuzzi.
The garden is covered with lawn and planted with many palm trees and Mediterranean shrubs. There is an outside shower, a barbecue, a covered dining area and plenty of sun loungers, sun umbrellas and bath towels are provided. The garden is private and secluded, with a wall going along the neighbouring garden and many trees shielding it from view. A few steps lead from the terraced lawn to the heated pool.
There is ample parking within the grounds of the villa, including a garage.