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Alpine Retreat - Lake Bled

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The Alpine Retreat
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17 reviews
The Alpine Retreat
Living room, with flatscreen TV and wi-fi
Well-appointed kitchen, with place settings for six.
The huge bed seems small in this enormous master bedroom.
The twin beds in the second bedroom can be comfortably spaced or pushed together on request.
The loft room makes a great escape for the children
Luxurious shower room
A shower room with a view ! (Bled Castle)
Northerly views to Mt Stol across open farmland, The Vintgar Gorge is the beyond the small hill.
Spacious, tradional ground floor layout.
First Floor room layout
Loft room layout -  the perfect teenage hideaway ?
Outlook from the grassed garden area behind the barn.
The Lake Bled promenade
View from Osojnica (behind Camping Bled)
The Vintgar Gorge, a great circular walk from the Alpine Retreat
Waterfall at the foot of the Vintgar Gorge
Horse treking for all ages and abilities at Mrcina Ranc (Studor)
Down the Sava River
Up the Krma Valley
Tranquil Lake Bohinj
Fish !
Swimming in Lake Bled
The Lake Bled FUN BOB, great for kids of all ages!
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Bled, Upper Carniola Region
This spacious traditional farmhouse with meadow-style garden and south-facing balcony comfortably accommodates groups of up to six. The ground floor has a well-equipped kitchen with large dining table; a comfortable evening lounge; a library – stocked with books, DVDs and games; as well as a bathroom and a cloak room. The upstairs accommodation includes two double bedrooms, one usually arranged as a twin, the main bathroom, and a double attic room with two single beds and a play area– ideal for children. Facilities are extensive and include all the modern conveniences you’d expect from quality farmhouse holiday accommodation.

With the village shop and restaurant close at hand, and being located at the heart of the old town of the village of Zasip, you will find that everything you need from day to day is nearby. Just a short drive from...
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Listing #HL155825
About the Owner
Stuart Ellis (
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The house is manged by local agent Think Slovenia. The house will have been freshly prepared for your holiday with beds made and towels provided- allowing you to relax as soon as you arrive. Should you find you need anything during your stay Think Slovenia are there to help. Whether you are new to the area or a frequent visitor, our own guides of local walks and restaurants will help you get the most from your stay. The featured walks are all easy and have been chosen to combine minimal effort with maximum scenic reward. Most of our suggested restaurants are tucked away in the small villages surrounding Bled. All are culinary, architectural or scenic gems.
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Dear Stuart, it is a nice former genuine farmer house with a nice view. What a good air, very good fresh water, perfect silence. nicely equipped, kitchen is perfect and you may try your cooking excellence in every respect, we sportsmen and sportswomen had a...More

Thank hilkokoch
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Alpine Retreat is set in a rural spot around 30 minutes walk or a few minutes drive from the centre of Bled and Stuart has left the house well equipped with information and maps. The house was spotlessly clean, spacious and had everything you...More

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 King
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Select the number of guests
Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 5 nights
RM 757
€160
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25 Jun 2018 -
18 Aug 2018
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3 nights
RM 567
€120
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19 Aug 2018 -
14 Sep 2018
Default
5 nights
RM 757
€160
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RM 5,296
€1,120
15 Sep 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
Late Summer / Autumn
3 nights
RM 473
€100
RM 473
€100
RM 3,310
€700
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: RM 946 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Tourist Tax, which can be paid in advance, is currently charged at the following rates:

Adults 1.27 Euro per night, Children 0.64 Euro per night.

A damage deposit of 200 Euro will be requested prior to arrival.
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About the neighbourhood
The Alpine Retreat is sited on the top of a gentle escarpment in the village of Zasip, just a couple of kilometres from Bled. Zasip has everything you could need on a day to day basis including a pub / restaurant, a mini market, a pizza place and even its own schnapps farm. The views from the hillside pizza place are tremendous and the onwards walk around the hillside or through forests to the Vintgar Gorge are a delight.

Bled is Slovenia's top tourist destination, after Ljubljana, but even at the height of summer has an almost sleepy feel to it. Bled is a fairly small town offering a host of facilities, adventure trips and excursions and, in its own laid back fashion, hosts annual MUSIC FESTIVAL and other national and international competitions. For instance, in summer 2013 it h...
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Getting around
Although not essential, to avoid wasting time waiting for buses or trains, you are best bringing or hiring a car for your stay.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Ljubljana: 30.0 km
Railway: Bled Lesce: 5.0 km
Ferry: Koper: 200.0 km
How to get there:

Although the drive to Slovenia from the UK is fairly straightforward and can be done in under 24hrs, the house locally known as 'Pr Tonco' (Tony's Place) is easily reached from several airports, Ljubljana being the nearest and most commonly used by guests staying at the house. After your short flight, of about an hour and forty minutes from the UK, you can hire a car from the airport and the drive to the house takes 40 minutes. It’s a straightforward journey and before you know it, you’ll have unpacked your luggage and be ready to enjoy a refreshing glass of wine on the balcony overlooking one of the many breathtaking views. Good times indeed.

Hire Car: If you’re hiring a car from the airport then head to the ground floor of the car park which is directly...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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