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Anti-Stress oasis Villa Antiqua



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
3 bedroom, 600 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 120 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
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

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

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Speaks English, Croatian

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


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 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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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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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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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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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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From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Airport at island Krk at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Caffe Bar 'Gavde' at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : Merag-Valbiska at 48 Kilometres Nearest Train : Rijeka at 90 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A6 - Rijeka-Zagreb at 90 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Adria at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Gradska riva at 250 Metres Car: necessary


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17 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
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Additional pricing information

Final cleaning £54
Refundable Damage Deposit £134
Pet Fee £4

The deposit of 150,00 EUR is payable on arrival and in cash and will be refunded in cash on departure if no damage is done to the rental object.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

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

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • 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

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bathroom is within bedroom 2


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed, 1 Child Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed


  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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