This week’s property is a beautifully renovated four-bedroom home that’s designed to make the most of the views on offer. Coming with 916 m2 of land, the house is set in the village of Polje and not far from Lake Bohinji, a scenic area offering year-round activities in the great outdoors.
The property is currently on the market for €449,000, and is being handled by Slovenia Estates, who describe it as follows:
This lovely property was renovated last year, including new roof, new windows, new plumbing, new electrics, and has four bedrooms, a large kitchen with balcony terrace, garden and superb views.
The ground floor has a large open-plan living and dining area with fireplace, and large panoramic windows looking onto the garden. The kitchen is fully equipped with vaulted ceiling and roof windows. There is also a dining area, direct access to a large balcony with terrific views to the mountains, and stairs lead down to the lower terrace area. There’s a full bathroom on this floor with a bath and shower, as well as a utility room with washing machine and dryer.
The first floor has three bedrooms, two with access to the balcony. The main bedroom has a large double bed and clothes storage, the second bedroom has two single beds, and the third a single bed.
The lower ground floor is currently used as a fourth bedroom with en suite bathroom. There is a large room that can also be used as a social/TV room. There is also the heating room and storage area on this floor, with access to the garden.
Outside the property comes with a lovely tiered garden with plenty of space for eating out and enjoying the mountain views. The popular and quiet village of Polje is just 4 minutes from Lake Bohinj, and has its own restaurant and walking path to the lake.
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This week’s property is a small cottage full of charm, set on 362m2 of land. Just 30 minutes’ drive from the capital, it’s set in an ideal location for enjoying the great outdoors, in the small settlement of Setnica, within the Polhov Gradec Dolomiti Landscape Park.
Currently on offer for €89,000, it’s being handled by Slovenia Estates, who describe it as follows:
On the ground floor there is a garage, a spacious living room and a bathroom. On the first floor there is a dining room with a small kitchen and access to a spacious terrace with beautiful views of the green surroundings. In the attic there is a sleeping area with three beds. Net living space is app. 40 m2.
Heating on wood, there is public water supply and electricity in the house, which is in a quiet location, and a great starting point for recreational hikes in nature.
This week’s property is a four-bedroom house that comes with 1076 m2 of land, just under half of which is allowed to be built on.
Located in the village of Šmartno ob Dreti, amid the mountains and lakes of the Kamnik Alps and Pohorje area, it offers easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities, including skiing. It’s currently on the market for €150,000
Completely renovated traditional, spacious farmhouse in the charming village of Šmartno ob Dreti in the foothills of the Kamnik Savinja Alps, close to the famous local park Mozirski gaj and the attractive small town of Mozirje.
The property was completely renovated in 2012 and spreads over three floors with storage rooms on the ground floor, kitchen with dining area, living room, one bathroom and two bedrooms on the first floor. The loft comprises a gallery, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The property is surrounded by a lovely garden with 2 outbuildings (a garage and a barn) and BBQ area.
The region is rich has many walking and cycling paths, while Golte ski resort is only 8 km from the house. A lovely holiday home or permanent family residence with rental potential. 494 m2 of the land is designated for building allowing for further future development of the property.
This week’s property is an estate that comes with 51,069 m2 of land, a little over five regulation soccer pitches (at 10,026 m2 each). What’s more, its land with a forest and meadows in Križna Gora, with views of it’s own and ready access to the town of Škofja Loka, with a reasonable commute to Ljubljana or a leisurely drive in the other direction to Lake Bled.
Currently on the market for €290,000, the property is being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows:
Large farm estate in a secluded village of Križna Gora in the hills above Škofja Loka 6 km from the medieval town centre. The estate includes the main house which was completely renovated in 2004, an outbuilding built in 2004 and a barn with a woodshed and a garage.
The property has been renovated keeping the traditional characteristics and features and spreads over two floors with an entry room, living room with traditional ceramic wood stove, kitchen, pantry, bathroom, separate toilet and a bedroom on the ground floor. There is a secondary living room and another bedroom in the loft.
The outbuilding includes a workshop, heating room, summer kitchen and a bathroom, there is a separate bedroom in the loft. The farm is surrounded by two hectares of meadows and there are three hectares of forest that also belong to the property. The village of Križna Gora lies about 630 m above the sea level and offers beautiful open views over the surrounding hills, with Škofja Loka is only 10 minutes’ drive away, the capital Ljubljana 45 minutes’ drive, less than half an hour to skiing at Stari Vrh and Cerkno, and around 45 minutes’ to Lake Bohinj and to Lake Bled. A Rare opportunity to purchase a farm estate with 5 ha of land in a secluded, beautiful position in the mountains of the sought after Gorenjska region.
You can see more this and other properties, for sale or rent all over the country, at Think Slovenia
This week’s property is a three-bedroom penthouse in Bežigrad, a short walk and even shorter cycle from the centre of Ljubljana, with the approximate location shown below.
Due to absence of tall buildings in the city the occupants of this apartment are guaranteed commanding views of the area in all directions, from the Castle to the Alps, with a terrace to enjoy the sun by day and star-gazing by night. It’s currently on the market for €383,000, and is being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows.
Spacious penthouse apartment on the top floor of a renovated energy efficient multiapartment building in the Bežigrad district, just 20 minutes’ walk from Ljubljana city centre.
The apartment consists of an entry room with coat room, hallway, main bedroom with a walk-in closet, guest bathroom and utility room, spacious living room with kitchen in A dining area that measures around 37 m2, along with a pantry, office, second bedroom and a bathroom.
From the living room there is access to a large heated terrace with open views over the city towards the Alps. There are parking spaces available in front of the building protected by a parking barrier or a possibility to rent / buy a garage in the vicinity.
Overall, a large apartment in a sought-after area a short walk from the city centre on one side, 10 minutes’ drive from BTC, Ljubljana’s biggest shopping centre, and 10 minutes’ drive from the Ljubljana highway ring-road.
You can see more of this, and other properties for sale and rent all over the country, at Think Slovenia.
This week’s property is in the capital, a one-bedroom apartment for rent in the Eko srebrna hiša (Eco Silver House) project, a building that serves as a showcase for sustainable, low-energy architecture.
Located on Dunajska cesta, and a short drive, bike or bus ride from the centre of town, the apartment is available for short- to long-term rental, with the price starting at €1,260 for one month, and falling to €875 with a six-month contract, utilities not included. It’s currently being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows:
Newly built and furnished one bedroom apartment on the 5th floor in a superb modern ecological apartment development located on Dunajska cesta - in the Bežigrad district close to Ljubljana's main commercial / business district. The development is the first passive building of this scale in Central Europe, and offers an excellent quality of construction, energy efficiency and smart controls of all devices and facilities, which makes running costs extremely low.
The city centre is just a 10-minute drive away, and the Ljubljana ring-road just a minute's drive – while the combination of access to the main business district, the historic city centre and connections to get out of town make it a very good all round location.
The building is surrounded by a communal garden with children's playground. The apartment consists of an entry room, open-plan kitchen with living room and access to a balcony, bathroom and one bedroom with balcony access. There is one parking space in the underground garage that belongs to the apartment and a storage room.
You can see more of this, and other properties for sale or rent all over the country, at Think Slovenia.
This week’s property is in the village of Škrbina, not far from Italy and settled between the Karst region and Goriška brda, the area often referred to as the Tuscany of Slovenia.
It’s a four-bedroom house with the character you’d expect from a property built in 1890, plus the comfort of one renovated in 2015. Just 15 minutes from the coast, and 90 to the nearest ski slopes, it could provide a new home for someone working or retired in the area, or serve as an income-producing holiday rental in a location that offers much to enjoy, from the views to the food and drink, the history and the cultural heritage.
The property is currently on the market for €520,000 and is being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows.
Old karst style country house in the village of Škrbina a few kilometres from Komen, in the heart of the wine-growing Karst region. The house is fully renovated and spreads over the floors with a large kitchen and dining area, living room with a fireplace, bathroom, one bedroom and sauna on the ground floor. The first floor includes two en suite bedrooms, both with balcony access, and there is another en suite bedroom in the loft.
The house is surrounded by a large garden that features a wood-burner, ample garden furniture, an outdoor kitchen with barbecue, and an outdoor jacuzzi, while there is a large wine cellar in the basement used as an entertainment room.
The area offers numerous walking and cycling activities around the Karst region with charming stone village of Štanjel only 10 km away, famous local food and wine, and with the Adriatic Coast only 15 km away from the village. The house is fully set up for tourist rental and offers excellent rental potential.
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This week’s property is a prestige home with rural views that stretch out to the Adriatic, with the coast just 15 minutes’ drive away, settled in the village of Sela na Krasu, right by the Italian border.
Built in 1920 but renovated in 2016, this Karst villa’s got four bedrooms and a total of 180 m2 interior space, with 678 m2 outdoors, along with a pool, garden, and a rooftop terrace. Currently on the market for €520,000 , the property is being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows on their website:
Authentic renovated Karst villa lies in traditional stone village of Sela na Krasu just 10 km from the Italian Adriatic Coast. The house spreads over two floors with an entry room, bike storage, open plan kitchen with living room, sauna and guest toilet, two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor.
There are two more bedrooms on the top, both with balcony access and a bathroom. Access to a large balcony / roof terrace is from the first floor landing, from where you can enjoy the beautiful views over vineyards and towards the Adriatic sea. Behind the house there is a spacious garden with a pool, an outdoor kitchen and a BBQ area.
The area offers numerous walking and cycling activities around the Karst region with charming stone villages, famous local food and wine and with the Adriatic Coast only 15 km away from the village. The house is fully set up for tourist rental and offers excellent rental potential.
This week’s property returns to one of our most popular areas, the dramatic mountains and valleys of northwest Slovenia. It’s an estate in Ponikve, not far from Tolmin or the 102 and 103 highways, heading off to Ljubljana and the coast, and just 30 minutes from Italy.
The property itself is a 349 m2 farmhouse built in 1930 and in need of “full renovation”, but the real draw is the amount of land it’s being sold with – a full 79,727 m2, or 19.7 acres. To put this in more concrete terms, that’s 7.3 regulation football (soccer) pitches of land. Moreover, since this is the Soča valley area you’re assured of fantastic views, with the added benefit of the property being in a position where it gets plenty of sun.
In addition to the house and farm buildings this property comes with meadows, well-established fruit trees and a forest, with good potential for use as an organic farm. Currently on the market for €137,000, the property is being handled by Slovenia Estates, and you can learn more about it – and other properties for sale or rent all over the country – here.
This week’s property, the first of the year, is some distance from our most common area of Triglav National Park, but one in a location that’s ideal for many. It’s in Čatež ob Savi, a thermal spa centre not far from the Croatian border, with excellent highways connections (along the A2) to both Zagreb (30 minutes) and Ljubljana (45 minutes).
It’s a four-bedroom house that comes with 987 m2 outdoor space and views of the Sava, a river that’s often put to recreational use, suitable for rafting, kayaking and canoeing and fishing, among other pursuits.
The property is currently on the market for €450,000 and is being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows:
Spacious modern family home built with high quality materials on the edge of a quiet residential area adjoining the Sava River just 1km from the famous thermal spa centre Čatež ob Savi and a few minutes, drive to the attractive town of Brežice, mid-way between Novo Mesto and Zagreb.
The house occupies three floors and includes a storage room, utility, heating room and an office, with a bathroom in the basement. On the ground floor a double height entry room leads to an open plan kitchen with dining area and living room which open onto a lovely deck with views of open countryside.
In addition there is a guest toilet and an office on the ground floor, whilst upstairs the a landing overlooking the double height entrance leads to two bedrooms with a bathroom on one side and master bedroom with walk-in closet and en suite bathroom on the other. Bedrooms offer balconies with views over open countryside and the Sava River. A well-maintained garden with BBQ area surrounds the house, which also has a spacious garage.
The area is famous for excellent local food and wine with the wine region of Bizeljsko only 15 minutes’ drive away, thermal spa centres Čatež ob Savi and Dobova only a couple of minutes, along with the charming local town of Brezice. Ljubljana is 45 minutes’ drive away and Zagreb with its international airport only 30. There are numerous walking and hiking paths in the area, plus the golf courses of Mokrice and Otočec.
And you can see more of this home, and other properties for sale or rent around the country, at Think Slovenia.
Those planning to move to Slovenia because of the affordability of the country, especially if they have a foreign income, may find the search for property in some locations rather disheartening, with high prices paid for not much space.
But look outside the hotspots and you can still get a lot for much less than €100,000, and with a lifestyle to offer that many would find more appealing than living in a city or tourist centre. One such place is today’s focal property, a simple cottage in the small village of Prihobva, less than 30 minutes’ drive to Maribor and Ceje.
This is not a small apartment with parking on a side street, but instead a solid cottage with three floors, including a wine cellar in the basement, 300 m2 of land you can build on and views that give your eyes something beautiful to rest on going far into the distance. Currently organised to have four bedrooms as well as office space, the property is now on the market for €76,400 and being handled by Think Slovenia, who describe it as follows:
Traditional cottage with outbuilding in a beautiful position on the edge of the small village of Prihova (Oplotnica) in the foothills of the beautiful Pohorje massif mid-way between Celje and Maribor. The property has a commanding hillside position with panoramic views over the valley and the hills beyond in the peaceful, scenic village of Prihova .
The house spreads over three floors with a traditional wine cellar in the basement, entry room, living room, kitchen with pantry, two bedrooms, office and bathroom on the first floor. There are two more bedrooms in the loft.
The house is surrounded by a garden that continues into a larger plot on the slopes of the hill with part of the plot being classified as building land (300 m2) giving scope for development of an additional building. Next to the house there is an outbuilding used as garage, as woodshed and for storage.
The area offers peaceful beautiful nature, numerous walking and cycling paths, thermal spa centres (the closest at Zrece, only 12 km away). The village lies only 3 km from the highway access Ljubljana-Maribor which gives easy access to the second and third biggest cities of Slovenia - Maribor and Celje, both only 20 minutes’ drive away. The ski resorts Rogla and Mariborsko Pohorje are both around 30 minutes drive. Attractive local towns of Slovenske Konjice and Slovenska Bistrica and offering a range of amenities are both 15 minutes’ drive from this lovely property, in need of modest updating with open views over the surrounding nature.
And you can see more of this, and other properties for sale or rent all over the country and at various price points, at Think Slovenia.