About This Listing
Comfortable and cosy, our ancient summer chalet in the middle of the mountains can accommodate up to 5 people. It is easily accessible by car, just 30 km from Ljubljana the capital. An ideal starting point for hiking or traveling around Slovenia.
Perfect getaway house for somebody who wants to relax in the middle of nature. This chalet, on the footstep of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, is situated in the very heart of the regional nature park “Polhograjski dolomiti”. Picturesque countryside dotted with lonely farmhouses and ancient villages, steep slopes and mountain peaks topped with churches is ideal for hiking, mountain biking or just quiet family holidays in the middle of nature. You might think that time has stopped here!
Only 30 km from Ljubljana, the house is accessible by car or by public bus twice a day.
Built in stone, this more than 300 years old chalet, can accommodate at maximum 6 people. There is master room with balcony, children room for two and an extra sofa bed in the living area. Kitchen is fully equipped (dish washer, oven, glass ceramic hob) but in nice weather you can also take advantage of totally equipped summer kitchen on the terrace stretching around the house.
At the neighbor farmhouse you can buy organic home produce like fresh milk, eggs, meat, vegetables and seasonally cheese and their home made charcuterie.
For more information what to do and explore in the area there is a guide in the chalet but do not hesitate to visit also web site of the local tourist association “Turisticna zveza Dolomiti” or simply “tzdolomiti.si”
As a guest you have access to everything on the property.
Interaction with Guests
I respect my guests' privacy and I will appear in the chalet only by guest request.
No light pollution, no noise pollution, 100% nature.
When did you last see the stars in the sky? :)
I usually send the guest detailed maps with instructions of how to get there. There is a parking place in front of the house, but you can park an extra car just 100 m down the road.
There is also a public bus going there twice a day from Ljubljana main station.
Other Things to Note
In the country side the groceries are not open on sunday so you will depend on your stock or the nearest restaurant:)
I am pretty laid back with the house rules, but since the chalet is situated next to an old farmhouse, please do respect the privacy and property of the neighbor farmer.
Try to keep the volume down after 10 PM.
Please be respectful to the wildlife and animals as well.
Matevz was a fantastic host and made my parents and I feel very welcome. He also had the patience to politely and helpfully answer my many questions before we arrived. The house is wonderful, very charming, and set on a beautiful hill next to a very friendly farming family. The views across the valley from the balcony were a highlight of the trip! We felt very comfortable in the cottage and wished we could have stayed longer! I would definitley reccommend.
We had a fantastic stay. The chalet was a perfect size for our family of three. I was pleasantly surprised with how well equipped the chalet was.
This place is as beautiful as it looks on the pictures. The chalet is charming, clean, cosy and the surrounding environment is absolutely stunning. If you're looking for a place to escape to in the middle of beautiful scenery, you can't do much better than this.
Matevz was extremely helpful throughout the whole process - questions I had whilst booking, questions I had during the stay itself. Whenever I had a question or an issue he would respond very quickly. He clearly works very hard to make this place comfortable and relaxing for guests.
As other previous guests have mentioned, it's worthwhile trying to travel there during the daytime for the first time as it really is tucked away half way up a mountain - but Matevz's directions are very helpful and you feel that the effort to find the place is worth it for when you arrive.
A wonderful touch - there is a farming family adjacent to the chalet, and you can go and buy fresh milk and eggs from them - the freshest way to eat!
I had a lovely and relaxing week chilling out here. Thank you Matevz!
We stayed for 3 nights and loved having the entire place to ourselves! Our 3 children loved it and the drive, although it was a little further out from the main City than we thought, was beautiful and we loved the views from the house. It was quite and charming. It is best to drive there when it is still light, so it is easier to find the first time, but Matevz had told us this and we weren't able to make it there before dark and had a bit of a hard time finding it. But overall, a great stay!
The chalet is beautiful! it is well designed and charming and is located in open countryside with gorgeous views especially of the sunset. It's well equipped and well maintained. Its useful to have a car to reach the place or to get to the nearby Polhov Gradec from where there are numerous walking options.
Bela and Siddhi
About the Host, Matevz
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