The Kapl Homestead

Dražen Vrh - del 56, 2233 Sv. Ana v Slov. goricah ( Map )

Description

The homestead is known for its old, wooden house called ‘cimprača’ and is a local ethnological monument. This typical farm house, with its preserved furbishing was built in the middle of the 19th century. The homestead is comprised of the main house; a low, brick agricultural building with typical ventilation nets from the bricks; and a wooden cross. The one-storey house with its longitudinal layout is an example of a so-called ‘cimprana’ building with wooden billet framework, inner and outer clay plaster, painted with lime for preservation.  The outer wall is broken up by small, square window openings, containing folding wooden windows, whose folds are parted by three brackets. The inside of the house’s layout is traditional – the hallway in the middle, that leads straight to the kitchen, and to the left and right are the rooms. The biggest room has an earthen oven that is still preserved. There is another, smaller room adjoined to it. On the right of the entrance from the front yard is the former pantry, where the lavatory is situated.  All of the rooms are adorned with the original wooden beamed ceilings. All of the original furbishing is also preserved as well as the wooden flooring. The house has a room in the attic with a wooden door and wooden lock that is locked with a wooden key. In the attic there is a collection of old farm tools and equipment.