Casa Di Volce - Large house close to skiing
Over 200 years of history, with this early 19th century (early 1800's)
stone built house being offered for rental in the Soca Valley.
Casa di Volce is perfectly located in a settlement on the right bank of the Soca River in the Municipality of Tolmin. Nestled in the Littoral region of Slovenia, close to (20 minutes), from the border with Italy - the Fruili region. The location is ideal for summer and winter activities. The house is located within 2/3 minutes walk to a supermarket, and 100m from pub and fabulous pizza restaurant, and just 1.2km, within 15 mins walk to the Soca Valley crystal clear, turquoise river, where you can picnic, sunbathe, and enjoy the many water sports on offer.
Casa di Volce is a beautiful large (over 220m2 of living space) Slovenian house, furnished with a modern contemporary flair. The house is central for the main Soca Valley town of Tolmin, which is less than 3km, where you will find amenities typical of a large town, restaurants and shops. The bus stop is almost opposite the house, and runs hourly into the town. The water activities, run by the Maya Sports company - http://www.maya.si/EN/sports-tourism is just 1.2km, where you will also find a little seasonal restaurant here (Labcra) as well as picnic area beside the river. Here you will book/start your activities, such as Rafting, Mini Rafting, Canyoning, Kayaking, Cycling, Hiking and Zip Line.
And equally superbly located for skiing , you are just over 1/2 hour drive - 35km from the Kanin Sella Nevea ski resort, which is the Italian/Slovenian border, or if you prefer, again just over half hour is the Cerkno ski resort, so you have a choice of two ski resorts.
About the house..
A really traditional large entrance, with solid wooden double doors, leading onto the ground floor, and leading off to the kitchen, dining area, lounge (with log burner), downstairs bathroom, as well as ski/storage room.
When you arrive at the house, you will feel the character with it's many windows and original solid wooden shutters.
Ground floor, large lobby entrance, leading to:
Lounge with comfy seating for 12 (3 * large sofas), TV and log burner.
Fully equipped kitchen with Fridge-freezer, microwave, oven, hob, kettle, toaster, and place setting for 16
Storage / chill out room
Utility and shower room
Large dining area with huge dining table and seating for 16
Stairs to large landing...with 3 bedrooms and 2 large bathrooms
First Floor.. leads to attic level and balcony:
Beautiful solid restored wooden flooring running throughout the first floor, with a lovely large landing, leading to a Juliette balcony, and access to out side seating. A south facing balcony with views over the roof tops and with the Julian Alps in the backdrop.
One large Room with kingsize bed
Two double rooms
Two large shower rooms
Two double bedrooms
One triple room
Ome twin room
Parking is opposite house, free public parking. Please note the drive is shared, so you can unload your car outside the front door, but cannot park there.
Small private courtyard, with 8 seater fired wood wooden hot tub
About the area & distances
Tolmin - less than 3km; Attractions in Tolmin centres is 5 minutes bus ride (bus stop opposite the house and runs throughout the day):
Tolmin Museum - http://www.slovenia.info/en/Museums-and-galleries/Tolmin-Museum.htm?muzej=1854&lng=2
Tolmin Gorges - http://www.slovenia.info/en/naravne-znamenitosti-jame/Tolmin-Gorges.htm?naravne_znamenitosti_jame=1838&lng=2
Skiing - Bovec - Kanin Sella Nevea - 35km (1/2 hour drive) - uncrowded slopes
Italy - Fruili region - less than 25km
Soca Valley - Water Sports - 1.2 km (or 2.5km in Tolmin) - two places..
Large supermarkets - Merkator and ALDI (Hofer) is 2.4km (5 minutes ride on the bus, which runs frequently throughout the day, and bus stop is opposite the house).
Small supermarket - Merkator - 5 minutes walk from the house
Pizzeria / Grill and Pub - 100m from the house - 2 mins walk!
Labrca restaurant (next to the beautiful Soca River) - 1.4km - Seasonal usually May to October - fantastic picturesque walk through the countryside.
A couple bars and restaurants (close to the large supermarkets - 2.4km, and on the 5 minutes ride on the bus route.
Trieste Italy - 69 km (1 hour)
Klagenfurt Austria- 134 km (under 2 hours)
Venice Italy - 170km (2 hours)
Ljubljana Airport - 85km (1 1/2 hours)
We will not have any more internal photos until August, as the property is being renovated.