A storybook holiday home in a green oasis
House Walnut is a beautiful holiday home located at the very end of the hamlet of Ružići, nestled in the serenity of the surrounding greenery. Its serenity provides refuge for dreamers, artists, families and nature lovers, making it the perfect place to get away from the stresses of everyday life.
The stone walls bear witness to the home’s century-old history, reconstructed to introduce the spirit and comforts of modern living. Although the home is located only a few minutes’ from the seaside, it offers guests a private swimming pool and Mediterranean garden.
About the estate
- Year of construction: 1890
- Year of renovation: 2003
- Construction materials: local stone and wood
- House size: 79 m²
- Garden: 600 m²
- The entire house and garden are at the disposal of our guests
- Air conditioning in bedrooms
- Central heating
- Free WiFi
- Washing machine
- LCD SAT-TV
- Swimming pool area 32 m²
- Outdoor fireplace and grill
- Parking for 3 automobiles on the estate
- Hair dryer
- Beaches: 12 km
- Shops: 2 km
- Pharmacy: 10 km
- Restaurants: 2 km
- Supermarket: 10 km
Living area and kitchen
- Spacious living area
- Fully-equipped kitchen with dining table for 8 persons
- Small wine cellar built into the old water-well
- Bathroom with shower on the ground floor
- Laundry room
- Bedroom with double bed
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Large bedroom with king-size bed and pull-out couch for two persons
- Large garden with play area, swimming pool, sun chairs and outdoor shower
- Wooden table with benches and chairs that can accommodate 10 persons
Prices and Conditions
|Period||Price per day||Price per week||Min. overnight
|01.01. - 30.04.||130 €||910 €||3|
|01.05. - 31.05.||150 €||1.050 €||7|
|01.06. - 30.06.||170 €||1.190 €||7|
|01.07. - 31.08.||280 €||1.960 €||7|
|01.09. - 31.10.||160 €||1.120 €||3|
|01.11. - 31.12.||130 €||910 €||3|
All prices are in euros. For stays shorter than three nights, a 30% surcharge is applied.
A safety deposit of 300 € is required and will be returned once the house has been inspected at check-out.
Prices are per day and per week and include the use of all the home’s facilities including the garden and all water, gas, electricity, internet and final cleaning charges. Guest registration and sojourn tax are also included in the price.
In the case of cancellations the deposit is not returned. In the case of a cancellation one month before the reserved stay, no refunds are available.
Methods of payment
To make your reservation a deposit of 300 € must be made. The remaining costs can be paid upon arrival or by bank transfer before arrival.
When making bank payments please note:
- Payer information: full name and address of the person making the reservation
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- Payment description: Name of home being reserved, date of arrival and departure
Please note that guests are responsible for covering all bank costs.
Please contact us for additional information.
How to find us
A high plateau above the Raša River Valley, in the hinterland behind the city of Labin you will find the very special municipality of Sveta Nedelja. Numerous bicycle and trekking paths are prefect for exploring the surrounding hamlets and villages. House Walnut is located at the end of of Ružići, a tiny hamlet of only ten homes in total, surrounded by greenery, vineyards and orchards which give the home a special, Mediterranean charm. You will arrive here by driving along the rolling hills with breath-taking views of the coast and Mediterranean ambience between Labin and Rabac.
Istria is a holiday destination that soothes the soul. Discover the beauty of tiny villages with only a few stone houses, romantic chapels with fresco-covered walls, medieval castles and prehistoric hill-forts, all dipped in the green beauty of the Mediterranean. If you want a more dynamic rhythm and rich food and wine experience, sports, entertainment and attractions, the blue beauty of the Istrian coast is the place for you.
The old city of Labin
The hillside above Rabac is home to the medieval town of Labin which first appeared in recorded history as Albona in 285 AD. This is the city of Matija Vlačić, the reformer who collaborated with Martin Luther, and a town with numerous cultural and historical landmarks which bear witness to the city’s rich history. The old city itself is like an open-air atelier, a refuge for artists, painters and sculptors but also for local youth who gather in the various charming cafes and bars.www.rabac-labin.com
Clear seas and beautiful beaches
The western coast of Istria is known for its clear blue seas and excellent water quality. The beaches in the resort town of Rabac are well-equipped and offer guests beach chairs, sun umbrellas and sports equipment and activities. Beaches in Rabac have been awarded blue flags for quality, guaranteeing water and beach quality.www.istra.hr
Istria has already been recognised as a gastronomy destination, the home to many internationally renowned restaurants and excellent local konobas where you can enjoy traditional dishes made using local ingredients. Discover Istrian cuisine and the seasonal ingredients which make it famous. Spice everything up with aromatic local herbs, high quality extra virgin olive oils and acclaimed regional wines.www.istria-gourmet.com
The eastern coast of Istria is rocky and high above sea level, which creates a unique environment linking the sea and rocky cliffs, providing magical sea-views of Kvarner Bay. North of Labin are two mountains, Ćičarija and Učka, which you can explore by walking, trekking or climbing.www.istria-trails.com
The Ruzic family
The Ruzic family will offer you a warm welcome with a glass of rakija and plate of traditional cookies. They are dedicated and are careful to plan every detail to make their guests’ stay memorable. Over twenty years in the tourism industry make them experienced, and guests who have made Istria their second home return to stay with the Ružić’s year after year.
Should you have any questions about accommodations or facilities on the estate, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to answer your queries within a few days’ time.
Walnut - Holiday house
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