The locality of Bijele Zemlje, which in Croatian means “white lands”, is located on the gentle hills exposed to the north of the River Mirno in Mirna in Croatian. Here the land is clear and white, the difference of most of Istria, known for the ruby red color of its lands.
Bijele Zemlje is part of the town of Grožnjan (Grisignana), known as “the city of artists”, where they live artists from all kinds : musicians, painters, artisans …Grožnjan is a medieval town, erected on a hill whose historic beauty is preserved to this day through its mighty walls, fortifications dating from the Venetian period, castles, churches and ancient monuments; it was actually called “castle” because it is surrounded by walls with two doors, one of which, the port Maggiore is still preserved very well today.
In the summer it is transformed into an open-air stage: on its stone paved streets there are events, exhibitions, concerts and performances including the famous Jazz is back music festival, the exhibit of the artists “Ex tempore Grožnjan” the gathering cycling recreational “Grožnjan Artist” that brings together cyclists from all over Europe, etc .; In addition, the country is full of art galleries where it’s pobbilbe to meet many artists.
From Bijele Zemlje you can admire an enchanting view that on the one hand embraces soft hills cultivated with vines, olive groves, woods and on the other the sea, only 10 km away. The coastline in this stretch of sea is full of hidden creeks, white pebble beaches, large and small bays, scented rocks, burned by the sun. The beaches of Istria are clean and untouchable, many boast the Blue Flag, an international symbol of high quality services, clean sea, well-groomed beaches.
The property fits inf this splendid setting, on top of a hill, with a wonderful 360 ° view over the sea and the medieval villages of Grožnjan and Motovun (Montona). The villa is the result of a wise reconstruction of a completely rebuilt school building while maintaining the extensions and vastness of the environments. The main body of the villa includes both the living area and one first sleeping area. In the living area a large entrance leads to a double living room with flat screen TV and surround system and several large sofas, then we find the dining room with 4m high ceilings and a second relaxing area with fireplace, a modern kitchen, two rooms and the pantry. The entire living area is characterized by impressive glass windows leading to the heated pool and solarium, to another dining area and to the wonderful park with views of the hills on one side and the sea on the other side.
In the sleeping area there is a large entrance leading to a first double bedroom with bathroom and to another two double rooms also equipped with private bathroom. The upper level includes another double bedroom with bathroom and a double bedroom always with private bath. The master bedroom also has a private terrace with views of the Adriatic Sea.
All the interiors have been made of premium materials and luxury finishes. The villa is sold with all the prestigious furnishings and of great elegance kept in excellent condition. The heating is on the floor and the villa is equipped with air conditioning system.
The property is finally surrounded by a plot of 4,000 sqm.
Energy Efficency Rating : E