Stay in the Kućica

‘the small house’

Bolara 60 whole house

The Kućica (pronounced “KOO-cheetsa”) is a small house, attached to, but independent of the main house. Sleeping up to 5 (including one baby in a cot or child in a fold-out bed), it has 2 bedrooms furnished with hand-made and vintage pieces.

The Kućica is self-contained and rented on a self-catering basis year-round. It has an open plan kitchen-dining-sitting room in the old stone cow-shed at the bottom of the house. This room opens onto a covered terrace with seating, a grill and beautiful view across the Mirna valley. Guests are also welcome to make use of the garden and meadow.

Guests in the Kućica can book into breakfasts, dinners and culinary activities taking place at the main house when it is open (usually May to October), by prior arrangement. When the main house is open breakfasts are served daily at 9am, dinners twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, and snack boards and drinks are available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Please book breakfasts and dinners at least 2 days in advance. Those keen to cook with us, and staying longer (a week or more) may also be able to book a cooking class or activity with Anna (usually on a Tuesday or Friday morning, subject to availability). See our ‘Food’ page for more information.

The Kućica is perfect for couples, families or small groups looking for a peaceful rural escape. Due to the many stone surfaces and steps in and around the house it may not be suitable for adventurous toddlers or those with walking difficulties. Extremely well-behaved pet dogs may be allowed, but please check with us first. Cats and other animals are not allowed inside the Kućica so that future guests with allergies will not suffer.

The house is non-smoking, although you can smoke on the Kućica terrace.

The Kućica is right next to our main house, and also close to our neighbours. We therefore request that guests do not play music outside, and respect our quiet hours, which are 10:30pm-8:30am.

The Kućica is available to rent on its own or in conjunction with additional rooms in the main house. We do not rent single rooms in the Kućica.

Facilities in the Kućica:

Ground floor: electric oven with hob; fridge with small freezer section; toaster; kettle; moka pot, jezva and cafetière for coffee-making; dishwasher; washing machine and drying rack; log-burning stove with initial supply of wood; dining table for 4; underfloor heating; downstairs WC; covered terrace with outdoor grill with initial supply of charcoal, table and seating.

First floor: bedroom (‘Mirna’) with twin beds or super king double (please advise), wash basin, portable fan, cast iron radiator and wood-burning stove; bathroom with walk-in shower, WC, underfloor heating and heated copper towel rail.

Second floor: bedroom (‘Altini’) with double bed, space for cot or fold-out single bed (available on request), wash basin, ceiling fan, cast iron radiators, free-standing bath and en suite WC.

Bedrooms in the Kućica

Mirna

Pronounced 'MEER-na', meaning 'calm' or 'quiet' in Croatian and named after the valley the room overlooks. Mirna features hand-made twin beds which optionally come together neatly as one large double and a beautiful ceramic-tiled wood-burning stove.

Altini

Pronounced 'al-TEE-nee' and named after the tiny hamlet along the road, Altini is a spacious room with a gorgeous, original oak beam arching through it and windows on three sides. It features a cast-iron double bed, space for a fold-out single or cot if needed, and free-standing slipper bath.

Altini has an en suite WC. There is also a shared bathroom next to Mirna, with WC and spacious walk-in shower.

Prices for the Kućica in 2023-2024

Christmas 2023 (23rd December 2023 to 3rd January 2024):  170 euro per night.

Low seasons (6th November to 22nd December 2023; 4th January to 16th May 2024; 4th November to 19th December 2024):  150 euro per night.

Main season 2024 (17th May to 3rd November 2024):  200 euro per night.

Christmas 2024 (20th December 2024 to 6th January 2025):  200 euro per night.

Extra bed:  Cot (for an infant) – no charge. Fold-out bed with bedding (for a child) – 15 euro per night.

Dinners: 45 euro per person for a seasonal, home-cooked set-menu three course dinner including wines/drinks. 25 euro per person for children under 12. Served Wednesdays and Saturdays when the main house is open.

Important notes:  * The minimum stay in high season (July, August & September) is 5 nights, and at all other times is 3 nights. Shorter bookings are not accepted. * A 10% discount will be applied to bookings of 7 or more nights. * Check-in is not possible on Sundays. * Prices include use of the whole Kućica, VAT and tourist tax. * When the main house is open, dinners are offered on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, and breakfasts every morning. Kućica guests are welcome to join these, by booking at least 48 hours in advance. * Very well-behaved pet dogs are allowed by prior arrangement. * A cot or fold-out bed can be provided if booked in advance. * See further Booking Terms and Conditions below.

Contact us to check availability and make your booking for the Kućica.

Booking terms and conditions

Please contact us to make your reservation. You can request particular dates or leave the booking open and let us tell you when we have availability.

Pricing:

Please note that the price of your stay depends on the time of year and the length of your stay. We love guests to stay a bit longer with us to fully relax and explore the area, so stays of 7+ nights receive a discount. See above for full details.

Booking terms:

We charge the full amount on reservation, due within one week. Payment ensures that we hold the accommodation for you. However, if your booking has a value of 700 euro or more, and is being made 4 or more months in advance, then you can pay a 50% deposit and the balance will be due by one month before arrival. Failure to make payments by the dates given will result in the loss of your booking.

Cancellation terms:

For a full refund you need to notify us in writing of your wish to cancel at least 60 days in advance of the arrival date. For a 50% refund you need to notify us in writing of your wish to cancel at least 30 days in advance of the arrival date. If you cancel later than 30 days in advance we will not be able to refund any monies paid.

Damages deposit:

We may require you to pay a damages deposit in advance of your stay. This will be repaid in full shortly after your visit provided the Kućica is left in good condition. Of course we expect some wear and tear, but should there be significant damage to our property, belongings or surroundings we will need to keep the damages deposit in order to carry out repairs.

Arrival and departure:

Please note that check-in is possible between 5pm and 10pm. Sometimes earlier check-in or bag-drop is possible, but only by prior arrangement.

Check-out is by 10am. This gives us the time we need to turn around the house between guests.

Please also note that check-in is not possible on Sundays.

Your data:

When you make a reservation at Bolara 60 we will store information such as your name and email address so that we can manage your booking and communicate with you before and after your stay. Read more about how we handle your personal data here.

Please note that these terms and conditions are subject to change as we develop the business in accordance with Croatian and EU laws.

 

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