Soca / Bovec Region - Hisa Zeenia
From €3295 week
€2995 per week in 2019 (except from 20.12-3.1.)
Počitniška hiša ***
Hisa Zeenia is a magnificent traditional 3 storey stone house, dating back to 1860, set in 8 Hectares (approximately 20 acres) of landscaped gardens and woodland and approached via its own private drive. It has been carefully restored to retain its original Slovenian charm and furnished with antiques and traditional pieces and decorated in neutral colours. The house boasts all the modern comforts and conveniences expected in an exclusive villa. The property has been designed to take full advantage of its elevated and secluded position overlooking the Idrijca River toward the Soca Valley and offers its guest a relaxed retreat from which to enjoy the stunning Slovenian countryside. The property is ideal for entertaining larger groups but is also the perfect hideaway for a couple or family. In addition, Hisa Zeenia offers the perfect location for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The Idrijca and Soca Rivers only a stones throw from the house offering fly fishing, kayaking and white water rafting. Guides and permits can be easily arranged locally.
Please note, the house can accommodate12 people however is available to smaller groups outside the high season at significant discounts, making it ideal for couples or smaller families.
The house sleeps 12 people comfortably. A spacious entrance hall greets you with views through to the ground floor terrace with its eating area, sun loungers and umbrellas, a perfect spot for reading or just relaxing. Off the hall are 3 spacious double bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room and an additional luxuriously appointed bathroom. All the bedrooms have been individually decorated using beautiful fabrics and gorgeous bed linens. They also boast glorious views of the landscaped gardens and surrounding mountains.
The first floor consists of a large living room with its original beamed ceiling, comfortable sofas, armchairs, a wood burning fireplace, satellite TV and DVD player, the dining room and fully equipped kitchen. There is also a pantry/utility room with washer and dryer, and a separate W/C. Step through French doors onto the stunning and spacious first floor terrace. With its dramatic uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and on towards the Soca Valley, the terrace has been furnished with a comfortable deep sofa, armchairs and a dramatic stone fireplace. A dining area and Weber gas barbecue complete this wonderful “alfresco” sitting and dining room.
The Kitchen and pantry are fully equipped to provide guests with everything necessary for a comfortable stay, including an American fridge/freezer with ice maker, coffee machine, cooker with double ovens, dishwasher and microwave.
On the top floor is the elegant master suite with impressive bath and dressing room. There are a further 3 family bedrooms and a shared family bathroom.
The Garden and Grounds
The large rose filled gardens of Hisa Zeenia overlook the valley with tree lined paths leading to the well stocked organic kitchen garden and green house from which you may gather fresh salad leaves, vegetables and fruit, to the children’s play area and lastly to the spectacular swimming pool. The pool area is perfect for lazy days in the sun. The scent of roses and lavender will surround you whilst you swim or simply relax in the shaded hammock positioned to make the most of the panoramic views. The garden is completed with landscape lighting to provide a wondrous ambiance during your evenings on the properties many terraces.
Beyond the garden, the grounds are there for you to explore with streams and waterfalls to be discovered on the wooded hillsides.
Hisa Zeenia also caters to the younger guest with a discrete children’s play area including a swing and sandbox. The pool is enclosed for safety and there is a shallow area and pebble beach for young child to paddle and play. A high chair and travel cot are also available for your use.
Despite its quiet location, the house is just five minutes drive from the main road where there is a small supermarket and local restaurant, which also provides a takeaway service. More extensive shopping and restaurants can be found in Tolmin, approximately 10 minutes drive away.
All bed linens, bath towels and pool towels are included and are changed weekly.
The villa is in a very quiet area. It has a private south facing swimming pool, a south facing garden, a south facing patio area, a south facing balcony, panoramic views, interesting views.
Most na Soci
From Most na Soci train station, drive your car onto the train and relax and enjoy the scenery. In less than an hour, you will arrive at Bohinjska Bistrica where you can visit the famous lakes Bohinj and Bled, as well as Bohinj waterpark & spa. From here it is just 40 minutes on the motorway to the Slovene capital of Ljubljana. Also in Most na Soci, daily steam boat trips down the Soca river with lunch or fishing in the one of the top trout rivers in Slovenia, the Idrijca are also worth a try and walk up to Most na Soci church to enjoy a stunning view. The watersports centre is based in the next village of Tolmin which is less than 10 minutes drive/25 minutes cycle along the Soca river.
The nearest Shop
Very short drive
The nearest Restaurant
Very short drive
The nearest Bar
Very short drive
2hrs to Ljubljana Airport
2hrs hours to Venice Airport (Italy)
1 hour to Trieste Airport (Italy)
Bus in Main village
- Boat hire
- Mountain biking
- Horse riding
- Food shop
- Excellent location for fly fishing, kayaking, white water rafting and paragliding.
- The World War I battlements and town of Kobarid is considered the gastronomic circle of Slovenia
Our Star rating
(Star ratings is purely the opinion of this agency and is meant only to provide an indication )
- Total number of bedrooms 7
- Number of beds 3 x doubles, 2 x singles, 2 twin beds.
- Number of bathrooms 4 + 1xWC
- Living room Living room with seating for 12 with Open fire.
- Dining area Open plan dining area with 12 chairs.
- Kitchen equipment 2 x Hob, 2 x oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, clothes dryer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher
- Garden / terraces/ outside spaces Swimming Pool, Terraces. large private garden with BBQ.
- Bed Linen / towels provided Bed linen, towels, tea towels. All changed weekly.
- TV / cable / internet TV with Satellite/cable, DVD CD. Internet.
- Are Pets allowed? No
- Smoking? No
- Accessibility for elderly/disabled Not easily
- Parking Yes
- Other information / Kid friendly? Suitable for children of all ages
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