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Beautiful ranch style residence at Donji Kućan near Varaždin in north Croatia.

Ref: 1520

€189,000 negotiable.


A stunning property near Varaždin with an impressive frontage comprising a three bedroom detached house in first class condition, set in a large garden with an adjacent stable block and large paddock/field.


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Accessed from a quiet country lane, the front of the property stretches for 67 metres. The SW facing entrance gates are located near the centre of the frontage and lead via a block paved driveway to the large covered car port and to the main house (the blue building) located immediately to the rear.
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After entering the property, going left to the border on NW side brings you to a garden/parkland area which overlooks the NW side of the house and the swimming pool. The pool is of polymer construction, it is 1.3m deep and holds 30m3 of water and has all the required pumps and filters for regular cleaning and maintenance.
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Viewed from the swimming pool at the rear of the building, looking at the NE facing side of the main house with its shady terrace.
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After entering the property, going right to the border on SE side brings you to a garden facing which is the main entrance to the house.
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The main entrance door lays within an enclosed porchway, mainly constructed of full height double glazed windows.
Features: Flagstone style floor, panelled and insulated roof, internal window to utility room.
[3.57m x 1.56m]
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Entering the main door leads you to an 'L' shaped hallway and central corridor. The main door is shown to the left, to the right is the corridor leading to several other rooms.
Features: Extra heavy style floor ceramics with under-floor heating, smooth walls and ceiling in off-white, exposed painted ceiling beams
[3.9m to main door, 6.0m along central corridor x 1.18m wide]
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The kitchen is adjacent to and in open plan with the hallway and main room. Fully equipped and well designed with modern appliances in a vintage style.
Features: Heavy style floor ceramics with under floor heating, central island, heavy ceramic work-tops, all appliances to remain, American style fridge freezer located in its own alcove.
[3.0m x 3.8m plus alcove where the fridge/freezer stands]
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Moving along the central corridor, the first door on the left is a utility room. The window is frosted glass which looks out to the entrance porch. Features: Heavy style ceramic floor with under floor heating, plumbed in washing machine, large sink with hot+cold water, wall mounted gas boiler.
[2.6m x 1.55m]
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The second door on the left leads to the bathroom/WC.
Features: Heavy style ceramic floor with under floor heating, large oval shaped free standing bath, hidden pipework to the WC, frosted glass window, large sink in a vanity unit.
[2.48m x 2.48m]
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The third and final door on the left side leads to the 3rd bedroom. Currently used a wardrobe and store. All the furniture will remain as part of the sale so the choice is open as to its future use.
Features: Large SE facing window, high quality laminate flooring, radiator.
[2.38m x 3.80m]
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Crossing the central corridor to the NW facing side, the end door leads to the good sized second bedroom. This is also not currently required for use as a bedroom by the owners.
Features: Large NW facing window, high quality laminate flooring, radiator.
[3.60m x 3.18m]
1520k
The first bedroom has the same dimensions as bedroom 2 although has a huge king sized bed (circa 2m wide).
Features: Large NW facing window, high quality laminate flooring, radiator.
[3.60m x 3.18m]
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This sun room is located at the rear of the house (NW side), it has direct access to the main living room and to the garden.
Features: Flagstone style floor, panelled and insulated roof, internal window to bedroom 1, radiator.
[3.60m x 2.34m]
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The focus of the house is on this large main living room which, due to the open plan nature of the building, has natural light from three sides. Viewed from the kitchen, the far windows look out onto the shady terrace and swimming pool. The ceiling is raised in this room by an extra metre to a height of 3.8m which gives the whole place a grand and imposing feel.
Features: Laminate flooring, radiators.
[5.80m wide x 6.86m long]
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The same living room as view from the opposite end towards the open plan kitchen.
[5.80m wide x 6.86m long plus another 3.0m if you include the open plan kitchen]
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There is a pretty garden around the main entrance (image 1520cc, the 4th slide in this presentation), this is the much bigger garden to the left (NW) side of the house which features a variety of trees and shrubs. The white ranch fencing at the far-ground marks part of the enclosed NW boundary of the property. The actual property border lays a few metres beyond the fence and runs along the middle of a brook, the other side of the stream is the neighbouring land.
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Viewed from the roadway, the NW side garden/parkland extends to the line of white posts running left-to-right at the mid ground. Beyond them is the field used for horse exercise and grazing where the stable block is located.
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Viewed from the edge of the NW garden (looking over the white post fence which separates them) is the large field currently used as exercise and grazing land for the owners' two horses.
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The stable block has a full sized hard standing, two enclosed stables, a hay/feed store and a tack room. We have available photos of each, if you wish to view them (and others) simply let us know. Details are at the bottom of the page.
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A satellite image showing the borders (shown here within the yellow box) and local environment of the property
A satellite image marking the borders (shown here with yellow lines) and a general view of the local environment. The more garden/cultivated part of the land can be seen clearly. The stable block is the structure to the north (up) of the main house. The row of trees running along the left side of the property between the yellow and green lines is the location of the brook/stream.

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Summary.

A single story building in a rural setting yet just a few minutes' drive from the centre of Varaždin, a major Croatian city. With over 5,800m2 of land divided into garden, park and grazing land, this is a substantial and imposing home. The area is mostly flat although the dramatic hills of Varaždinbreg are only a few minutes' away by car. The house is in absolutely perfect condition from top to bottom, all the painted surfaces are smooth, clean and spotless. All the furniture is included in the price minus a number of personal items, this to be specified before purchase. The furniture, fixtures and fittings are clearly of good quality and look as new, the current owners clearly have a keen sense of living in a high degree of luxury in attractive circumstances. With grown up children having flown the nest plus the years passing by, the owners feel it is time to downscale to something more physically manageable for them.

A video clip (1m 35sec) of the surrounding land can be seen on our YouTube channel .

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The key points include...

  • Total area of the plot is 5.810m2.
  • The house footprint is 182m2.
  • Mains electric, water, drainage, telephone and gas.
  • Full gas fired central heating with a mix of radiators and under floor heating.
  • All windows and doors are modern double glazed units with bug screens.
  • Rural environment although located near to the city.
  • Varaždin city centre is a 5-10 minutes drive away.
  • Exposed white painted beams at the ceiling.
  • Ceiling height 2.8m, 3.8m in the main living room.
  • Alarm system.
  • Currently configured with:
    • Three bedrooms.
    • Main open plan living room.
    • Open plan hallway and central corridor.
    • Open plan kitchen.
    • Utility room.
    • Bathroom/WC.
    • Large covered car port plus store room.
    • Separate stable block.
  • Good off-street parking.
  • Clean documentation.
  • No chain.
  • A Croatian company is required for foreign ownership.
  • Priced at €189,000 ono.

Contact us for further details, or just to get answers to questions you may have, please quote our reference code: 1520. We have more photographs available if you wish to see further details.
Email: info@ruralpropertycroatia.com
Tel: +385 91 3080531 (EN) 091 954 6114 (HR)
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