Villa Recica sits in a stunning peaceful location, just a few hundred metres from the shores of Lake Bled, its island and the Karavanke Mountains as a back drop, with the impressive Pokljuka forests stretching to the rear of the property. The Bled area is surrounded by beautiful scenery and things to do from walks around the lovely Vintgar Gorge and various hills surrounding the lake to great mountain walking and mountain biking on the Pokljuka Plateau, kayaking, canyoning a
Villa Recica is located in a quiet residential area on the desirable castle side of the lake, ideally placed to access all that the area has to offer, with excellent restaurants (including the highly rated 1906 restaurant at Hotel Triglav a short walk away) and a fantastic lakeside beach area just a 20 minute walk away, offering a snack bar, restaurant, beautiful lawned areas to relax on the lake shore overlooking views of the island and the mountains beyond. From here you can also access to the path circuiting the lake for beautiful walks in both directions. If you dont feel like walking you can drive for 3 minutes from the house, park and walk for a few minutes down to the lake shore. The centre of Bled town is a 5 minute drive or a beautiful half hour walk around the lake shore.
Please note as the Villa is in an elevated position there is a modest climb to reach the property from the lake shore.
The South House at Villa Recica is located on the left hand side of the left hand building as you look from the road, spreading over 4 levels.
Lake Bled is in a fantastic position for exploring Slovenia’s many sights with plenty of easy day trips possible including stunning Lake Bohinj just 25 minutes away, Slovenia’s pretty capital Ljubljana and the medieval town of Skofja Loka each just 45 minutes drive away. The Bled area is also a great place to be based for exploring Slovenia's many ski areas - there is a small resort in the town itself but most skiers based in Bled visit the excellent resorts of Vogel, Krvavec & Kranjska Gora which are each half an hour's drive away (or there is a ski bus from Bled to Vogel / Krvavec). There is a wide range of other ski areas in Slovenia / Italy / Austria within day trip distance from the property. Please click here for a map / guide to these resorts.
|Convenience store||3km from the apartment in Bled|
|Restaurant||Walking distance: the 1906 restaurant at Hotel Triglav|
|Bar||Walking distance at Hotel Triglav|
|Airport 1||37 km to Ljubljana Airport|
|Airport 2||85 km to Klagenfurt Airport (Austria)|
|Bus||From central Bled there is bus station with connections around the country.|
|Train||Lake Bled train station is a 10 minute walk away|
|Ski Bus||There is a ski bus from Bled to Krvavec that runs only during the ski season, only on weekends, departing at 9am and returning at 4pm. There is also a ski bus that runs from Bled to Vogel, only during the ski season on days that are suitable for skiing and the ski centre is open. Departing Bled at 9am and returning from Vogel at 4pm. You will also find bus connections from Bled to a variety of destinations in Slovenia.|
Villa Rečica South house is a contemporary holiday rental home stretching over 4 floors and is one of three semi-detached houses in the building. The property, built in 2014 and fitted out for first rental in 2017, offers high specification interiors designed with guest relaxation in mind and is both comfortable and spacious in a stunning setting with spectacular lake and mountain views. Offering accommodation for groups of up to 10, the main entrance is to the rear of the Villa on the first floor. An entrance room, leads to a spacious open plan kitchen (equipped with high quality modern fittings and fixtures), dining and living area (includes a fold out double sofa bed) which opens on to a large sunny terrace with table and chairs, which looks over Lake Bled and the iconic Mount Stol. The perfect space to enjoy a meal whilst soaking up the magnificent views. On this floor is also a WC. On the 2nd floor are 3 bedrooms - a master bedroom with double height ceilings and balcony overlooking Lake Bled and a 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds (can be push together to make a double) also with its own private balcony. This level also has a large bathroom with bath. From the master bedroom a mezzanine is available which can be used as a study or as a third bedroom (day bed / sofa which folds out to create a double sofabed - please note as this is a mezzanine from the master bedroom it is great for families, but may not work for couples). On the ground floor there is a further double bedroom with spacious ensuite bathroom and separate sauna room and access out to the ground floor terrace / covered parking area for two cars. The house is extremely well-appointed with quality furnishings throughout as well as modern facilities including internet and a large LCD TV with free cable channels. There is also a small private terrace accessed from the kitchen where a barbeque is available.
|Accommodation type||Lake view holiday home|
|Capacity||Up to 10|
|Internal size||154 m2|
|No. of bedrooms||4|
|Bedroom notes||Bedroom 1: 2nd floor. Double bedroom
Bedroom 2: 2nd floor. Twin Bedroom - two single beds that can be pushed together to make a double
Bedroom 3: Single day bed which folds out into double sofabed (Please note this room is a mezzanine level room interconnected with the master bedroom)
Bedroom 4: Ground floor. Double bedroom.
|Sofabeds||One double sofa bed in the living room (suitable for 2 adults)|
|No. of bathrooms||2|
|Bathroom notes||Two bathrooms (one with shower, the other one with bathtub), additional separate toilet.|
|Kitchen||The kitchen is well stocked with utensils and has a hob, oven, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, kettle, toaster & coffee machine. A large kitchen island is great for meal preparation or a more informal sitting area. In the basement there are washing machine and a drying rack.|
|Living room||The living room of the apartment is open plan with the kitchen / dining area and has large L shaped sofa (bed) and access onto the terrace.|
|Dining room / area||Seating for 10. Plus external dining table and chairs on the terrace.|
|Garden / outer space||50 m2|
|Garden / outside space||There is a large terrace accessible from the living room with a small table and chairs and with a beautiful views to Lake Bled. A spacious balcony is accessible from the master bedroom also overlooking the lake and the second bedroom has an additional balcony. There is a small private terrace next to the kitchen when the BBQ is located.|
|TV||Yes with international cable TV channels|
|Entertainment||WiFi Internet, Large plasma TV with cable TV channels|
|Provided by owner||Bed linen, towels and tea towels.|
|Parking||Yes - covered parking with 2 parking spaces|
|Smoking||Not permitted inside the property.|
|Accessible for disabled||No|
- Low season 200 EUR/night (06/01/18-18/05/18, 22/09/18-14/12/18)
- Mid season: 225 EUR/night (19/05/18-15/06/18, 08/09/18-21/09/18)
- High season 250 EUR/night (16/06/18-07/09/18)
- Festive season 270 EUR/night (16/12/17-05/01/18, 15/12/18-04/01/19)
- 2 - 4 nights dependent on season
- Last minute discount: Permanent 15% discount off whole booking if booked within 1 week of arrival for bookings in all seasons
- Multiple week discount: 5% discount on stays of 10 nights or more in all seasons.
- Low Occupancy discount: /
- One discount of highest value is applicable per booking
- Tourist tax: 1.50 EUR/adults/night, 0.75 EUR children 7-18/night
- Tourist tax is calculated based on valid regulations at the time of booking. If local regulations on tourist tax change between booking and arrival, the amount which is correct at the time of arrival will be chargeable.
- Baby beds / other options: Baby bed can be provided upon request (7 EUR/night)
- Cleaning fee 30 EUR
- Deposit / payment schedule is stated in booking information under property calendar on the right.
- A refundable security deposit of 200 EUR is payable for this property.