|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Both apartments rented together. This makes a perfect holiday home for a family.
This charming and tastefully decorated small house is built of traditional stone and is located on a traffic-free street just a few steps away from the main square. It can be rented as a full house, in which case an outdoor terrace is provided, or each apartment can be rented separately. Shops, restaurants, cafes and bars are all within easy reach, as is the beautiful waterfront. The waterfront gives access to varied beaches on the offshore islands of the archipelago by water taxi. There are also ample swimming opportunities within a few minutes walk from the town centre. There is easy access by bus or taxi from the port of Starigrad and there are also direct ferries and a catamaran service connecting Split to Hvar town. As well as beautiful beaches and cosmopolitan style, Hvar offers ample opportunities for such activities as scuba diving, cycling and walking. Hvar was listed by the New York Times as place number 14 out of 46 in the world to visit in 2013.
If rented as a whole house, the property is perfect as a family holiday home.
We are two UK academics who had been thinking for quite a long time about buying a property in the Mediterranean. We had to make a quick decision about whether to buy this house and have had no regrets at all. We love Hvar and use the house ourselves around four times a year.
Oliver Carsten purchased this house in 2001
We fell in love with Hvar when we came there on holiday. It's is an idyllic and charming small town, on an island which is worth visiting at any time of the year. We were extremely lucky to be able to purchase this unique old house.
While being some 400 years old and built in traditional style, the house has been very tastefully modernised. So it combines the charm of the old, with the convenience and comfort of the new.
There is a surcharge of 60 euros to cover cleaning costs for rentals of less than 3 days.
It was a pleasure to stay in this lovely villa. Care and thoughtfulness was clearly a part of the design when modernising the interior. While being well within striking distance (5 minutes) walk to the centre of town, it was a very comfortable place to come back to of an evening away from the hustle and bustle of the bars and restaurants. Air conditioning worked brilliantly, and all ammenities were everything you would expect to see in a top notch serviced apartment.
The bedroom with two 'double' sized beds was in the attic. The stairs to reach it are admittedly a bit tight (I'm 183cm tall), but this is a feature of many villas on the island and didn't cause me any issue. The upstairs space is comfortable, as are the beds. The bathroom is great, very clean, with a modern yet rustic feel. The kitchen boasts all the functions you need, you will not be left wanting for anything. Whether preparing a meal or a simple snack, you'll be set.
The path to get to the villa itself is made up entirely of quite a few steps, but they are small in height and easy to navigate. If you have luggage you'll need to be able to carry it or pull it up step-by-step. Again, this was not an issue for me at all, but less mobile travellers may need to take their time that's all.
I can't underestimate how comfortable and well appointed this property was. I would be more than happy to stay at such a clean convenient residence when I return to Hvar.
We stayed here last August. We were 6 people. Two stayed in the apartment downstairs and 4 stayed in the one upstairs. They are both very comfortable. They have everything you need including a big tv (upstairs). Very close to the main square (about 3 minute walk). There is also a small private terrace with space for a bbq right in front of the house. The property manager however requests payment (or a deposit) not through the website but Money Order, which sounded scary in the beginning. When we got there we had to go to a bank to wire him the money from a croatian bank to another croatian bank (even though we had the cash in our hands). It was a bit laborious but in the end it worked out great.