Apple Tree Cottage
Cottage with 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in Gabrovčec, Slovenia
From £344 per week
Cottage to rent in Gabrovčec, Slovenia
Apple Tree Cottage is situated in a quiet valley of the river Krka in Slovenia. Ideal for families and for active and relaxing holidays.
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Cottage overview - owner's description
Apple Tree Cottage is situated in a quiet valley of the green river Krka (pronounced Ker-ka) in Slovenia. It offers an enviable degree of seclusion in a private orchard surrounded by fragrant grass fields. The cottage is located 10-minutes walk from Krska Vas village at the beginning of the river Krka.
The views from the cottage reach the edge of the forest behind the surrounding grassland. The oak trees in the courtyard shelter the front terrace on hot summer days. The private orchard with the garden at the back of the house inspires peaceful ambience for warm summer evenings. The property includes an organic vegetable garden with a variety of seasonal vegetables for the benefit of the guests. Two sitting areas in the front of the house and in the garden at the back offer a choice of leisure time and outdoor dining. The local villages offer a number of authentic restaurants and traditional inns. The neighbouring hills lend themselves for unspoiled walking tours, mushroom picking, and mountain biking and cycling trips.
Krka, “the green river of Dolenjska” is an admired fishing destination. The rivers streams and waterfalls attract several kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts. Instructor-led kayaking tours are available. Further downstream health spas of Dolenjske and Smarjeske Toplice offer a range health treatments and public swimming pools filled with mineral spring water.
This cottage has 4 verified reviews.
4 out of 4 people recommend staying here
This property is a delightful cottage situated in a quiet yet accessable area of Slovenia. You will find everything you need within close proximity and yet the whole experience is wonderfully rural. Slovenia is a truly fascinating and beautiful country - almost anyone, regardless of taste, will find something here: everything you could wish to visit is within a couple of hours drive of the cottage. If you are prepared to strike out on foot, however, there is plenty to occupy you within a five or ten mile radius. You'll find the owners, Igor, Natasa and their family, helpful, polite and unobtrusive. They'll go out of their way to help but will not smother you with unwanted attention. Their cottage is clean, well-equipped and spacious. Overall, this is a highly recommended holiday let with a perfect location in a truly beautiful country.
This holiday was good value for money. Especially if you come with family or you can share the cost among 8 of you. The description of the property was accurate and we got very similar quality to what we expected. The location is beautiful and the owners were very friendly! We found the maps and guide books very helpful. The house was very well equipped. A slightly bigger dishwasher could be very welcomed! We did lots of cycling nearby. We also visited Ljubjana and Bled. It would have been nice to have a tourist map of the cottage surroundings area as the tourist path signs are not consistent enough. Maybe owners could note that to the authorities. However we would certainly recommend the cottage to a friend! Thank you!
The location of this property is as tranquil as it gets, yet is in easy reach of the main highways. The property is beautifully finished to a high standard throughout and will not dissappoint. We were impressed by the thought that had gone into providing everything you could need except some clothes to wear and some food to put in the fridge. This really is more than a `holiday cottage`, it is a spacious rural home that allows you to sample Slovenian life in supreme comfort.
10/10, visited May 2005
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Outside this cottage in Gabrovčec, SloveniaThis cottage is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a balcony, a barbecue, a garage, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the cottage is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 22 April - 30 June 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 July - 31 October 2019: the minimum stay is 6 nights.
- 26 February - 30 June 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 July - 31 October 2020: the minimum stay is 6 nights.
- 26 February - 30 June 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 July - 31 October 2021: the minimum stay is 6 nights.
- 26 February - 30 June 2022: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
Late booking discounts
- Receive 10% off if the booking is made within 1 week of the arrival date.
- Receive 5% off if the booking is made within 2 weeks of the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Receive 20% off if the booking is for 3 weeks or more.
- Receive 10% off if the booking is for 2 weeks or more.
- Receive 30% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
Heating - Jan
1 January - 31 January: £129.81 per week, paid locally
Heating - Feb
1 February - 28 February: £129.81 per week, paid locally
Heating - Mar
1 March - 31 March: £69.23 per week, paid locally
Heating - Nov
1 November - 30 November: £69.23 per week, paid locally
Heating - Dec
1 December - 31 December: £129.81 per week, paid locally
Group larger than 5
£3.46 per night for each additional person if there are more than 5 people, paid with booking
Cleaning and Booking Fee
£173.08 per booking, paid with booking
Internet Access WiFi
£17.31 per week, paid with booking
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 double bed
There is also 1 cot
4 bathrooms including 2 en suites, 1 Separate WC
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio, Telephone, TV Languages in Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Central heating, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Oven, Pots / pans
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
This traditional Slovenian cottage has been built as a comfortable family villa, retaining its down-to-earth country charm. The lounge, kitchen and dining room join into one spacious living area with a traditional Slovenian stone-built stove and terracotta fireplace adding to a cosy rural feel. The sliding door join the lounge with the back terrace enclosed within the garden. On the ground floor there is a double bedroom with a king size bed, a bathroom with a bath/shower and a separate W.C. The master bedroom on the first floor is a large room with the sliding door that leads onto a marble terrace overlooking the grass fields and the forest. The third bedroom is a large room with two beds and two wardrobes. On the first floor there is a second bathroom with a shower. Laundry/utility room is located in the basement. A double sofa bed can sleep additional 2 people. Two bicycles available free of charge. Additional bicycles at extra cost.
Private Owner From Manchester, United Kingdom Member since Jan 2005
Past bookings: 11 bookings
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within 3 hours
Last seen: a year ago
Number of properties: 2