|The property is a recently renovated traditional farmhouse, set in 18ha (44acres) of private woodlands, pastures and meadows. We have a few friendly farm animals and lots of wildlife. The landscape is stunning, with lovely little hills and steep, wooded valleys, and there is a myriad of tiny roads and tracks which you can explore on foot or by bike.|
Peace and tranquility is the norm at Kmetija Jill and Bern. With hot sunshine from April, often into October, and snow frequently in the winter, It is a beautiful, idyllic retreat that will help recharge you overused batteries.
But for when you want to get up and go, there's plenty to see in the area. There are many places of historic and architectural interest within an hour's drive, including Ptuj, a gem of a town situated on the majestic Drava River. Thermal spas are a feature of the area and there is a choice of venues, each with its own special ambience. The ski resort of Pohorje is only 45 minutes away, where you can also enjoy mountain-biking and more strenuous hiking, and there is golf and horse riding even closer.
The house itself is enormous, with the living room alone covering 80sqm. Each double/twin room has en-suite facilities and a small private sitting area or a balcony, and they can be rented individually as well as part of the whole house. The sitting room contains a large sofa and several separate chairs, a beautiful woodburning stove, a TV with dvd player and a high quality Quad valve hi-fi system. There is also a music production system, including keyboard and microphone, running the Cubase music creation program.
In addition, there is a large, airy dining room and a fully equipped farmhouse kitchen leading off from it. The kitchen has a washing machine as well as a variety of electrical appliances, and for when it is colder, a large woodburning stove.
Outside, over an acre is down to lawns, with various, secluded sitting areas looking in different directions to make the most of the views. An ancient timber barn completes the unusual character of the homestead, not to mention the chickens, the goats and the cats. There are then a further 18ha of grounds to explore, different and special in every season.
There are so many reasons for staying at Kmetija Jill and Bern. Why not come and discover your favourites?