Artistic villa with private pool in Central Istria
Extraordinary Villa Folirantica is located near the lovely town of Sanvinčenta and its medieval Morosini-Grimani castle. The villa got its name after the small village Foli, where it is located.
The village counts just about twenty friendly inhabitants. The villa was built in the 17th century and was completely renovated perfectly combining tradition, culture and contemporary solutions. The house has preserved all the indigenous parts that could be used, and the roof is a faithful reconstruction of the original.
This uniquely decorated interior with well-chosen furniture is filled with carefully selected details. It is not that common to have the opportunity to enjoy your holiday in a villa that is jeweled by authored paintings and sculptures that the owner designed for many celebrities like the members of the Rolling Stones, Carlos Santana, Nick Cave, Eros Ramazzotti, Sting, Alicia Keys…The villa has in total 5 bedrooms and offers accommodation for up to 10 persons.
On the upper floor you will find 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms - the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and an atelier, two more bedrooms and one bathroom with access to the rustic terrace. Another spacious bedroom with an en-suite bathroom is located on the second floor.
The open-space ground floor consists of the stylish living room with a fireplace, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen. On the ground floor level, there is also a separate studio with a mini-kitchen, a bathroom and the fifth bedroom with a double bed. There are two exits that lead from the ground floor to the covered terrace next to the pool, where you can dine al fresco and prepare your favorite meals in the pizza oven or on the gas grill.
The villa is surrounded by stone walls that assure your privacy while enjoying the lovely private pool with hydromassage.
Come to Foli and enjoy your holiday in one of the top 12 most beautiful villas in Croatia! (declared in 2018.) Villa Folirantica is indeed special and is like nothing you've ever seen before!.
Villa Folirantica is nested in the small, charming medieval village in central Istria - Foli. If you want to explore the area there is a lot of interesting cities worth seeing and they are easily reachable by car. Foli is located near Svetvincenat, a small but enchanting village famous for its history, cultural monuments and numerous events and festivals (dance, theatre, medieval festival, cheese festival etc.) Svetvinčenat, Savičenta, San Vincenti, three names for the same place, deriving from the name of its patron, Hispanic martyr Saint Vincent and the abbey holding the same name around which the town has developed. In the center you can visit the Morosini Grimani castle, the Renaissance square and interesting old churches. In this area you can also enjoy in your active holiday - numerous biking and walking routes are waiting for you. If you want to see more of Istria there are numerous cities only 30 min away with the car - Pula, Porec or Rovinj. If you prefer romantic scenery, you should visit Rovinj with its narrow medieval streets and a warm Mediterranean atmosphere. The main church of St. Euphemia preserves relics of saints and represents one of the most beautiful baroque achievements in Istria. From the plateau of the Church you can enjoy a beautiful view of the open sea and numerous islets in the distance.
Beach: 16 km, Rovinj
Airport: 22 km, Pula
Restaurant: 2 km, Svetvincenat
Shop: 3 km, Svetvincenat
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The price includes: VAT (if applicable), tourist tax and all as listed on the villa homepage.
Property damage security: A 500,00 € refundable damage deposit or 35 € non-refundable property damage insurance is required.