Villa Sancta Maria

Oprtalj, Central Istria

12 + 2






20 km


70 km


5 km


Villa Sancta Maria Motovun is a renewed historical stone house converted in a five star luxury villa within incredible Mediterranean ambient. Ideal place for perfect family vacation! Spectacular Villa Sancta Maria is situated on a hill in the plane of the medieval town of Motovun with a beautiful view of the green Istrian landscapes which are marked by numerous olive groves and vineyards. At the same time villa is located in the very heart of the truffle kingdom, overlooking the world famous Forest of Motovun which keeps the secret of Istrian white truffle. Villa is ideal for leaving the city bustle and enjoying the fresh air, relaxing in the beautiful garden or under the covered terraces, swimming in the huge pool of up to 100 square meters, enjoying the modern wellness & spa center, as well as all the other amenities that make this villa so special. Promoting her own aesthetic of life, staying in a villa provides a true return to the essence of the Mediterranean. The specialty of the house is a garden which is designed as a Mediterranean arboretum dominated by palm trees, olives and other Mediterranean plants and herbs like citrus, fruits, cypress, figs, almonds, lavender...

Apart from the clear features of the traditional rural architecture of central Istria, the house is characterized by the specificity of the micro-location and the unique view of the medieval town of Motovun, the Mirna river valley, Forest of Motovun and Lake Butonega, which makes it the most beautiful and certainly the most exciting view in Istria. The house is located at an altitude of approximately 280 m and only 3 - 4 km away from Livade, the world famous site of the largest white truffle and 20 minutes from the nearest seaside town - Novigrad. It is 5 km from Motovun, 4 km from Oprtalj, 10 km from Grožnjan, 12 km from Buzet, 46 km from Trieste (Italy), 40 km from Koper (Slovenia), 54 km from Rijeka and Opatija. Shops, supermarkets, restaurants and other services are available in all these places, while the closest health service is provided in Buzet. The house with its overall ambience is an authentic representative of the noble culture of the Green Mediterranean in an area that, in addition to Istria, is successfully represented by world-renowned regions such as Tuscany and Umbria in Italy and Provence in France.



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