Villa Helianthus


About Villa Helianthus

ADDRESS: Vranje selo 15b, 52447 Vižinada

Villa Helianthus is a typical Istrian villa with a private pool for a comfortable accomodation of 4 people.

The villa is built in traditional Istrian style - rustic design. On the outside, it is covered with decorative Istrian stone. Far from the bustle of civilization, yet surrounded by all the advantages of modern lifestyle, our guests can enjoy a fresh and clean Istrian air surrounded by indigenous Mediterranean plants planted in a private garden surrounding the villa, or swimming in a rectangular swimming pool and resting on a sunbathing area equipped with modern lounges with pillows and large rectangular (3mx3m) sunshade. The yard is fenced with a stone fence which, along with the plants, secures the peace and privacy of the villa . In the courtyard there are two parking spaces covered with a blinds-net and separated by a fence from the rest of the yard.

The interior of the villa is also rustically designed: the floors are covred with wood or lined with ceramic tiles, while the ceilings are decorated with decorative wooden beams. In the bedroom on the floor is an open fireplace covered with decorative stone, wich guarantees a romantic atmosphere.

The villa consists of ground and first floor. The ground floor consists of entrance hall, a large open space with a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, with enough dining space for up to 6 people, and a living room with a sitting set, carpet, table and a multimedia facilities. From the dining room and the living room, you come out to a covered terrace equipped with garden furniture for dining and with built barbecue. In the separated part of the ground floor there is a separate toilet with a washing machine, and a spacious bedroom with a private bathroom with a bathtub and a shower. From the bedroom inters a covered terrace, and from the window reaches an unforgettable view of the meadow in front of the villa. The internal staircase leads to the first floor where is a large and comfortable bedroom with an open fireplace and a balcony from wich, on a sunny days, can be seen the Adriatic Sea. Also there is a wardrobe and a spacious bathroom with bathtub, shower, two wash basins, and bide.

Villa Helianthus is located on the edge of a small Istrian village: Vranje Selo, what guarantees a peaceful and relaxing holiday in a natural environment filled with relaxing colors of the sky and the green surroundings of fields, meadows, olive groves and vineyards, which are not lacking in this area of Istria.
The village of Vranje Selo is permanently inhabited by only twenty families, ie 50 inhabitants, who are primarily engaged in farming, primarily vineyards, but also in the production of vegetables. Today, the population is increasingly turning to tourism. This village is one of 27 settlements in the municipality of Vizinada. It is located about 2 km northwest of Vižinada and represents a smaller rural environment. Approach to the village is by an asphalted road, while the last 20 m of the approach road to the villa itself, is a macadam.
From this small town Vizinada wich is located on the hill that rises above the Mirna valley, the man can enyoy one of the most beautiful views on Green and Blue Istria. Vižinada is the center of a network of rural settlements in its vicinity, thereby contributing to the quality of life in Vranje Selo. In Vižinada there are shops, post office, bank, elementary school, municipal administration, sacral buildings and a series of valuable cultural monuments that testify the rich historical heritage of this area, as well as the headquarters of numerous associations of citizens, hunting associations and the Vizinada Tourist Board. In addition to historical and cultural sights, rich vineyards that produce the wines of special scents due to the country's quality, and the famous cuisines enchanted by the fruits of this picturesque area, the old town of Vižinada offers unrivaled recreational pleasures on the renovated railway Parenzana, the former railway connection between Poreč and Trieste. On the 123 kilometers long route, walkers and cyclists will go through fresh forests, beautiful towns, stone villages, misterious tunnels, cross over solid viaducts, not stoping to be surprised by the variety of landscapes and colors that this land abounds in.
Vranje Selo is about 10 km away from the sea; by car to the nearest access to the sea - Tarska vala - it is necessary to cross 13.5 km, while to Novigrad travel takes 19 km.

Interesting facts

FLOWER DESCRIPTION: Helianthus - Sunflower
One year sunflower (Helianthus annuus), a plant species of sunflower seed, whose name derives from the Greek words helios (sun) and anthos (flower) is a one year old herbaceous plant from the glavocika family. A beautiful garden flower that gives a special atmosphere in the garden. Or on the balcony and the terrace, if you plant the lower species in the flower garden.
The plant grows 40 to 60 cm and sometimes and significantly more, depending on the species. One of the hybrids we buy in stores and markets are mostly those low, which are suitable for the garden and do not need further support. They have a strong flower stem and hearty green leaves. Types of lower growth are usually and more branched and with more flowers than higher species ..
The sunflower is from the Asteraceae family, and it has arrived in Europe from North America. It's flower is yellow, orange or reddish brown, with dark black color in the middle. It can be a simple or double - full flower. It blooms from early July to October. The flower is also used as a cut plant.

The name of the village is linked to the presence of birds – „Vrana" ie. „Crow“ in this area. Crow is a kind of intelligent and noisy bird from the crows line. In Eurasia is represented by 6 subtypes, two of which are black, black and gray, live in Europe.

WHY THE VILLA IS SPECIAL: The spacious downstairs living area offers a unique opportunity for a common gathering all of the inhabitants of the villa, while the bedrooms, especcialy the upstairs room equipped with open fireplaces, provide the opportunity for private romantic intimate gatherings.

• Saint Barnabas Frescoes
• Church of Saint Mary in God’s field
• Cistern (Šterna)
• Fontik (House “Lav”)
• The bell tower
• House Maraston

• Verses at the cistern
• Sweet Istria
• Assumption Day
• Bike marathon Parenzana




  • In the village
  • Quiet
  • Adjacent to grasslands or vineyards
  • View to the sea


Area of the garden 746,00 m²
Size of the villa 162,76 m²
Parking 2
Dimension and depth of the pool 8x4 m, 1,5 m deep
Pool shape Rectangular
Outdoor hot tub -
Hot tub shape -
Roofed terrace Yes
Terrace with pergola No


Kitchen (fully equipped) Yes
Dining room Yes, for 6 people
Living room with fireplace Yes, for 5 people (fireplace is in floor bedroom)
Other equipment -
Additional bed -
Restroom 1
Bedroom 2
Sleeps in bedroom 4
Bathroom (shower + bathtub) 2


Location Equipment Terrace Bathroom View
Ground floor Single bed (90x200) x2 Terrace In the room Garden and meadow
1. floor Double bed (180X200) Balcony In the room Garden and meadow; while a good weather: sea view

Other features

  • All rooms are air-conditioned
  • All rooms are heated
  • In-floor heating
  • Security alarm system
  • Integrated safe
  • Cleaning and washing set
  • Vacuum cleaner and broom
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Dishwasher and washing machine
  • Plasma TV, DVD, Internet
  • Shower towels (small and bath towels)
  • Garden table and chairs
  • Loungers and sunshade
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bed linen
  • Microwave and toaster
  • Coffee machine and water kettle
  • Brick barbecue
  • Mixer

Pricelist in € for 2021, min stay 3 days

Period Daily rent: 1-3 days (brutto) Daily rent: 4-6 days (brutto) Weekly rent (brutto)
01.01. - 05.01. 350.00 275.00 1750.00
06.01. - 09.04. 201.60 158.40 1008.00
10.04. - 02.05. 350.00 275.00 1750.00
03.05. - 28.05. 201.60 158.40 1008.00
29.05. - 25.06. 231.30 181.74 1156.50
26.06. - 09.07. 0.00 0.00 1610.00
10.07. - 13.08. 0.00 0.00 1800.00
14.08. - 20.08. 0.00 0.00 1750.00
21.08. - 27.08. 0.00 0.00 1610.00
28.08. - 10.09. 231.30 181.74 1156.50
11.09. - 28.10. 201.06 158.40 1008.00
29.10. - 01.11. 322.00 253.00 1610.00
02.11. - 29.12. 201.60 158.40 1008.00
30.12. - 31.12. 350.00 274.00 1750.00