In welcome contrast to the heaps upon heaps of rental homes that have cropped up in Istria of late, this three-bedroom luxury Villa Zumesco is all about standing out. With over-the-top charm and proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes in Istria, this place is definitely worth a stopover — you can experience culture and beauty like a local in this true paradise for those who love good food, good wine and especially truffles.
The beauty and integrity is seen throughout Villa Zumesco, which comprises of three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and can accommodate up to 6 guests. The pool and garden area is also fully enclosed, so great for you if you wish to bring your well behaved small pets along (extra cleaning fee applies). This luxury villa would be good to rent at any time of year as it has underfloor heating plus a lovely log burner in the lounge, to use in the winter months.
The modern, open plan kitchen and spacious sitting area span the entire length of the ground floor of this luxury vacation rental property. Large living area on the ground floor has this incredible huge expanse of glass and from anywhere that you choose to relax in, you see a different angle of this exceptional view across the countryside. The sitting area faces both - the view and the wood burning, fully functioning fire insert ideal when winter bites and we simply like to duck indoors with a good book. The large comfy sofas allow a fabulous place to relax whatever time of the day or night and whatever season you visit .
The dining table seats 6 but extends should you have guests for dinner. From here you can walk straight out of the huge glass sliding doors onto the terrace for pre-dinner drinks and canapes.
The modern, well equipped kitchen has coffee machine Nespresso, toaster, oven, gas hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. On the same level as the open plan living area is a small library area with TV and books. A perfect place to put a movie on for the kids or to play, whilst you prepare for dinner.
Moving up to the first floor we find three en-suite double bedrooms with impressive panoramic views. Even when the sun has gone behind the clouds, the expansive view from one bedroom balcony is breathtaking.
Few steps away from villa lies large L-shaped infinity pool (60 m2) with comfortable loungers. Throughout the garden, there are many hidden spots to discover ; outside terrace with dining area, a quiet corner for reading, beautiful areas for lounging and enjoying the scents of the garden. Just beyond the pool an olive orchard is nestled with over 300 olive trees.
Villa Zumesco in Zamask is ideally located in a private and quiet spot, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Zamask, a very old hill town place, has the feel/look of an Italian hill town with some interesting adjacent towns which should not be missed on your day out.
Olive oil, wine and food are three of the leading industries for tourism in Zamask area. The region’s geographical position provides high quality produce that translates to the sumptuous culinary traditions of the region. Truffles - more than any other product in the region -represent the definitive symbol of the outstanding excellence of Istria’s culinary prowess. The Zamask area is a stunning part of Istria with so much to offer in terms of history, culture and the wonderful food and wine produced here. Do not hesitate to stay here - you may discover a new side of the country capable of making you fall in love with Istria all over again.