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Unique antistress oasis Villa Antiqua

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 660 m2 private garden area, antic Venetian and Roman wall

Do you want to enjoy a lovely family villa in ancient city of Osor, the anti-stress oasis of the islands Cres and Lošinj, one of the most beautiful parts of Adriatic Sea in Croatia?

Then visit Villa Antiqua!

The villa has the surface area of approximately 130 m2 and 600 m2 of garden area. An antic wall from Venetian era (height of about 3,5 m) forms the eastern boundary courtyard and is a part of city walls, while the southern border is an antic wall from Roman era which is also a part of city walls. With regard to the walls, vegetation and its location, the property offers a great privacy. You can enjoy the shade of the old pine trees, watch the bay and the sail boats just few meters away, or you can just walk to the beach which is only 250 meters away.

The villa consists of fully equiped kitchen, living/dining room, bedroom, hallway and bathroom on the ground floor and two bedrooms, bathroom and hallway upstairs. The villa is equipped with wood furnace, SAT TV, DVD player, Radio with cd and mp3 player, ice maker machine, espresso machine and air conditioning in all rooms. The villa is right across the small marina where you can place your sailboats and bigger powerboats. The villa is accessible by car or boat.

If you like to hike there is the mountain Osorčica with the highest peak of 588 meters. Osor also offers you the possibility to hunt wild boar, deers, woodcock and wild pigeons.

Interesting thing about hunting ground is that there isn't closed season for wild boar through the year.

Interesting fact is that once the islands Cres and Lošinj were actually one island named Lošinj, before Osor channel was dug. Nowdays Osor lies at channel that separates islands Cres and Lošinj. Islands are connected with a rotating bridge. The channel was build by Romans to make sailing possible through the channel. Osor is an open-air museum where you can find ancient town square surrounded by beautiful buildings from XV and XVI centuries, Bishop's palace, cathedral and bell tower from the early Christian era. Through the town you can encounter many sculptures left behind by the great croatian artist Ivan Meštrović. During the summer months the town becomes open-air stage for Osor Musical Event, which has been held every year in the summer since 1976.

Beautiful nature and peaceful environment are granted all the time...

More Details

Owner
Ivica Bulat
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Croatian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About Ivica Bulat

64 year old male, IT consultant & engineer in computer science.

Ivica Bulat purchased this villa in 1989

Why Ivica Bulat chose Kvarner Islands

My property was passed to me from my father and I want to renovate it in ancient spirit to make it the most beautiful property in ancient roman city of Osor so my guests can enjoy their vacation at maximum.

What makes this villa unique

Full privacy is provided. Accommodation in ancient roman city of Osor.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Osor on Kvarner Bay

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 7
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom is within bedroom 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 8 bicycles
  • 1 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

4

A very nice place for hiking and hang around

  • 4 of 5

The garden is beautiful and the house is an antique villa. All you need you will find. For cooking there are enough dishes for about 8 Persons. A TV-Set if somenone likes to do so, and look German, Austrian or other country TV. Also a Stereoset prepared for Iphone and Radio. The technical equipment was not on the highest level, but it works very well.

The small village called Osor is a really old village and have its foundation time back ago to the 12th Century.

A short remark to the landlord: He is a really courteaus and helpful friendly person.

I can recoomend this property to everyone who wants to stay in a placid countryside. For the personal use, you will be wellcomed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andreas, thank you for your kind words. My aim is for my guests to be given a warm welcome and to feel totally relaxed and comfortable during their stay in Villa Antiqua. Also, I want to thank you for leaving the house so tidy. You, your family and your cute dogs are always welcomed to visit us at Villa Antiqua in the future. I have to correct the information related to the age of ancient city of Osor. The foundations of the city walls reveal an ancient history, which can be traced back to a prehistoric era – IX century BC. Kind regards, Ivica Bulat
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5

Beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

big house, big garden, very nice owner, very nice city, beautiful beaches on island cres and mali losinj

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, Thank you very much for posting your review and your precious comments. It is so meaningful to others who are searching for accommodation to be able to read what someone has said after staying in our holiday house.
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5

Wonderful house and garden in beautiful surroundin

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful 10 days in Villa Antiqua, enjoying the house but also very much the garden in beautiful croatian surroundings. The house was squeaky clean upon our arrival, and we were greeted by a friendly host who did everything to make our stay a real pleasure. I warmly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay Marie! You are right, the location in Osor just cannot be beat, it is so close to everything in Kvarner Bay and has fascinating surroundings. I look forward to hearing from you again on your return trip!
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5

Marvellous stay at Villa Antiqua

  • 5 of 5

We, 3 adults and one child, spent some wonderful days at Villa Antiqua. The house is in good shape, very clean and extremely well equipped. Ivica welcomed us although we arrived late and furnished us will all relevant information. The garden with the old trees is an oasis. The property is only 2 minutes walk away from the most lovely town square of Osor. And it is the perfect starting point to discover the Islands of Cres and Losinj with its incredibly lovely beaches and villages. We appreciated our stay very much and would like to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay Inge! You are right, the location of village Osor is definitely a perfect starting point to visit both islands Cres and Lošinj. I look forward to welcoming you to Villa Antiqua again soon!
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5

Wonderful stay in Osor

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is very well located in the middle of two islands so you can visit both Cres and Lošinj. House is amazing, it has everything what we needed, the kitchen is fully equipped and clean. Garden is very big, perfect for relaxation in the shades with a good book.

Ivica, see you next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Filip, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad that you liked Villa Antiqua and it's location. I believe that next time you will be pleasantly surprised with accommodation, because every year we are making efforts to improve the quality. I'm working to offer more content each year at Villa Antiqua to make our guests feel like at home. Yours sincerely, Ivica Bulat
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5

In one word: Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I came to Villa Antiqua with my friend Jadranka on the 09th of May. We stayed there for 8 wonderfull days! Host Ivica welcomed us to the Villa and we had a relaxing stay.

I'm definitely going to recomed it to my friends!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sandra, Thank you for your review which describes your impressions of the house in one word. I am very glad to read it. Yours sincerely, Ivica Bulat
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B17
27 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
£142
for 1 night
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£142
 
 
A17-1
14 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
8 night minimum stay
£1,678
for 8 nights
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£210
 
 
A17-2
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,468
for 7 nights
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£210
 
 
C17
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£125
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£125
 
 
F17
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£100
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£100
 
 
E18
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£125
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£125
 
 
D18
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£168
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£168
 
 
B18
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£210
for 1 night
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£210
 
 
A18
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,763
for 7 nights
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£252
 
 
C18
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
£201
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£201
 
 
F18
29 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
£125
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£125
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£125
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Final cleaning: EUR 60.00 (once per stay)
Pets (per pet/day): EUR 5.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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