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Luxury, family friendly 3 bedroom apartment, 5 meters from the sea near Kotor

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview


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Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Prčanj - The Stone House - 165 Prcanj

Stone built, seafront, 3 bedroom, safe, family apartment, with private terrace.

New for 2016 - We have arranged the most amazing opportunity for our guests. Our neighbours cook the most delicious local food. We have eaten with them many times. Now, our guests will be able to enjoy, authentic, local cuisine, served fresh at your own table cooked by our neighbours. All you will have to do is sit down to eat. When you make a booking with us you will get all the information you need.

The Stone House - 165 Prcanj is a private, safe, space of 150 m2 right on the sea with a secure Wi-Fi network. A new, well -appointed kitchen means all types of meals and snacks can be prepared with ease. A washing machine means you are as self-contained as you wish. Located on the top floor of a 2 storey house with 100 square meters of internal space. The apartment has 3 spacious bedrooms with a stunning private terrace. The Terrace and stairs are all fully fenced. The apartment is located only 6 meters from the clean, clear sea. The tidal range is approximately 30 centimetres. Therefore you do not notice the tide coming in or out and there are no strong currents. There are two steps down onto the beach or a jetty (punta) to jump off. The water temperature reaches 24 degrees Celsius in summer which is very warm. On the shore line there are tree shaded areas where you can sit and relax with a drink. 10-15 minutes along the shoreline is the UNESCO world heritage walled city of Kotor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kotor). Kotor has amazing Venetian architecture with all the restaurants, bars and shops you could ever need. No vehicles are permitted inside the Old Town. 15-20 minutes to the NW at Tivat is the stunning Porto Montenegro (http://www.portomontenegro.com). Porto Montenegro is open to visitors and you should spend at least one day at the Puro Beach Leisure Club (http://www.purobeach.com/en) which is at the marina. The infinity pool is spectacular. At Porto Montenegro there are shops, restaurants & bars. You can also do a variety of water sports.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
James Head
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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About James Head

We live in Warwickshire, England and were introduced to Montenegro in 2009 by a friend who has a nearby front line property in Stoliv, Montenegro. The picture is of me (James) and my daughter Rose in September 2012 when we were searching for a property to buy. Our search for a property in Montenegro was documented by House Hunters International. The show was first shown on HGTV in the US on 4th March 2013. This was the first ever HHI show filmed in Montenegro.

James Head purchased this apartment in 2012

Why James Head chose Montenegro

Montenegro uses the Euro (€), but is not in the Euro zone. The cost of food, eating out, alcohol, taxis and transport is very reasonable and is much better value than in the UK or the traditional holiday countries of the Eurozone such as Italy, France, Croatia & Spain. Montenegrin's are keen to speak English and it is taught in all schools..

What makes this apartment unique

New for 2016 - We have arranged the most amazing opportunity for our guests. Our neighbours cook the most delicious local food. We have eaten there many times. Now, our guests will be able to enjoy, authentic, local cuisine, served fresh at your own table cooked by our neighbours. All you will have to do is provide the plates and cutlery. When you make a booking with us you will get all the information you need.

Of the 30 properties we saw, The Stone House - 165 Prcanj was unique. The property is of traditional stone construction with high ceilings and front line to the sea. The internal decoration, layout of the rooms and the quality furniture were all part of the deal and enabled us to have a property we could use immediately. To lie in bed and be able to see the sea and the mountains is an experience not to forget. There is also a terrace with amazing views of the sea and the mountains with bespoke couches to laze upon. The two 'must do' visits are the marina development of Porto Montenegro in Tivat and the UNESCO walled city of Kotor. Both within 15 minutes of your apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were blessed with warm sunny weather and blue skies for our stay in The Stone House. The house is very comfortable and comes with the most stunning views od the crystal clear water and mountain scenery. It was still warm enough to lounge about on the sunny terrace and even a quick dip in the shallow safe water across the way from the property. The whole area is unspoilt and we felt very welcome by the neighbours down stairs who actually look after the property and so were very happy to see us. The house has all the comforts from home, and has many 'nice touches' and is tastefully decorated, our bed was very comfy. When we could drag ourselves away from the house, we had a couple of lovely drives out, including a very worthwhile drive up into the mountains for more views and a very pleasant stroll around Porto Montenegro. We can't wait to return and have a trip out on the water.



This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Management Response

Dec 7, 2014

I am glad Angela & her family had time to visit Porto Montenegro and found everything they needed at The Stone House. From July 2nd to 5th 2015, Boat International are hosting their summer rendez vous event there. The worlds most amazing superyachts will be out on the bay and docked in Porto Montenegro for everyone to see. This annual event has just moved from Monaco to Porto Montenegro.

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Oct 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Luxury, family friendly 3 bedroom apartment, 5 meters from the sea near Kotor
average rating of 4.9 based on 32 reviews
5

A beautiful apartment with glorious surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we were greeted by a very friendly neighbour who gave us our key and showed us to the apartment. Everything we needed was there and all tastefully presented. All of the bedrooms had views across the bay so we didn't need to fight about that. It was good to have a strong shower with plenty of room. Stocking up with provisions at the local shop was easy and very reasonably priced! Also available was a varied menu that you could order from. We decided to have this on our last night but wished we'd made more use of it as it was so delicious. This is a fantastic opportunity to taste the local cuisine without spending the restaurant prices. There was so much that we could have it for lunch, too.

Getting around was easy - the bus was one euro and taxis were cheap, too. Kotor is a beautiful old town with many twists and turns so there's always something new to find. We climbed the mountain to the fortress and experienced amazing views across the bay.

The house book is comprehensive and contains all the information that you need. We used this to book a private boat tour around the bay. The guide spoke English and took us to a beautiful untouched town called Perast and we got to explore an island with a lovely old chapel.

We would love to go back and visit the new Porto Montenegro.

This apartment is the perfect getaway. If you want to be active, there is a lot to explore. Alternatively, you can lounge on the balcony and soak in the beautiful views over bay, surrounded by mountains.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you found the food which Jadranka cooks and delivers to your table delicious. This is a unique opportunity our guests to enjoy. I am not sure it is available anywhere else.
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5

Stunning apartment in a magical little town close to Kotor

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our almost two year old daughter spent four magical nights in this fantastic apartment in early October. The apartment is, as so many other people have written, absolutely beautiful with incredible views from almost every window and a covered porch that you will never want to leave. We spent every night after our daughter fell asleep sitting on the porch looking at the lights on the bay under the most beautiful starlit sky while listening to the waves crashing. The owner and property manager were both very responsive and extremely helpful. What truly sets this apartment apart from the competition, however, is its location in Prcanj. We had never visited the bay of Kotor before so did not appreciate how truly special Prcanj is in comparison to the other towns dotting the coast of the bay. Prcanj is, quite simply, a magical stunning little town where all the neighbors will say hi and be so amazingly friendly to you (and particularly your children)! The other towns like Muo and Dobrota were so much less charming.

We frequented the nearby restaurant konoba marija (turn right out of the property and walk maybe five minutes) where the food was good, the view right on the water perfect, and the waiter unbelievably friendly. We also tried the seafood place to the left that everyone raved about but found it less inspiring and more expensive. There is also a small bakery to the right down the street (maybe 7-8 minute walk) that had a few items for breakfast etc... and a small market to the left (5 min walk) that had almost everything we needed. The downstairs neighbors also, as others have commented, offer an in home meal that is definitely worth considering. The ash cooked lamb and potatoes were excellent and they are all the nicest people.

We did the obligatory trip to Kotor and Perast (both well worth it) including the couple hour climb to the top of the fortress (well worth it!). The climb was fairly tiring but was manageable even with a toddler and my wife being pregnant. We also went to Lovcen national park - you will not believe the views along the drive but note the road is very narrow in spots here too. If you want a sandy beach great for toddlers go to Blue Horizons (plavi horizont)

Note that the road around the bay near Prcanj is two way traffic but really only wide enough for one car in spots. It wasn't really dangerous, just interesting at times.

Book this apartment - you will love it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really glad you had such a great time. My only concern is that travellers may think we wrote this ourselves!
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5

Wow! Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, historic property. Amazing views from all windows and terrace. House book and help provided by James was invaluable. Prcanj was a perfect location for us, walking distance to several restaurants, shops and bakery. Straight forward drive to Kotor, Porto Montenegro and Budva and around the bay. Easy to and from Dubrovnik airport.

Shallow water beach was great for our toddler, jelly shoes essential. Loved having the water and jetty just a few steps away and it was fabulous having Gracjia collect us from the jetty for our tour of the bay - a must for any visitors!

Terrace works really well providing comfy seating in sun and shade.

Property is beautifully furnished throughout, well equiped kitchen and kitchen cupboards stocked with basics for cooking.

Anka is really helpful sorting passports and even getting an inflatable for our little boy for the sea.

Jdranska did a fantastic bbq, that lasted us 2 days!

Kotor has petrol station, supermarkets, clothes shopping and the old town is full of lovely restaurants and ice cream parlours. The views and sense of achievement after climbing all the steps up the fort (€3) are unbeatable! Breath taking in both senses of the word!! Worth the effort!

There was a storm one day during our stay, even that was spectacular. Absolutely loved this holiday. Thank you all.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is good to know our team in Montenegro did such a great job for you. We could not offer our guests an amazing holiday without them.
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We have just enjoyed an amazing week at the property. It's an absolutely stunning location and the apartment was immaculate.

The huge added bonus was the treat of Jadranka cooking for us for 3 nights- amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

The views from the apartment were so lovely. We also enjoyed going swimming in the bay right by the apartment - water lovely and warm in August.

We hired a car, but I should think it's easier to travel locally by bus. The single track road to Kotor was very busy in August with some tricky moments passing buses, camper vans and the odd lorry! But did add to the fun for our teenagers though!

Visited Kotor, Porto Montengro, Lustica Peninsula for sandy beaches, Perast and Our Lady of The Rocks, hired Kayaks (available on left hand side opposite the Kamelija shopping centre just past Kotor old town) and did a great tour up in the mountains with some off roading. (Booked through Miro and Sons). Views from the top were highlight of the trip.

James was very organised with very prompt replies to emails.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you liked the views from the apartment. We say you do not need a car of your own in the summer in the summer because the local buses and taxis are a very cost effective and efficient way of getting around.
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5

Superb 3 bedroom apartment in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

I can only ditto what everybody else has shared. The location is superb and the views just stunning. The apartment has everything you need for a really comfortable stay. We had an early flight out so took the option to have dinner made for us by Jadranka, we had The lamb baked in ashes OMG !! it was just fab, there were just 4 of us and so ordered accordingly, we ate well but there was plenty left for the next day. There is small shop 5 mins walk away which sells just about everything you may need and a bakery which sells the most delicious bread at a fraction of the price we pay at home. The bus service is a bit sporadic but when one does arrive there will always be enough a room for more - if you know what I mean !. Do be careful when leaving the property as it's not just the cars you need to be careful of but cyclists as well. Anka the house manager took care of registering our passports which left us time to settle in and start relaxing. Philipe collected us from the airport and Boyan took us back at the end of our stay, lovely guys with a wealth of knowledge. Do take the option of using Gracia to take you round the bay of Kotor it's well worth it.

I won't bore you with everything we did, all's I would say as that all the information detailed in the House Book is correct and we did nearly everything they recommended and weren't disappointed. Like other guest have written, we wished we had booked for 2 weeks.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad our local team in Montenegro added to your holiday experience. They take looking after our guests very seriously. Booking for two weeks is always the best idea.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Bar Centrum in Prcanj.
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Konoba Bokeski Gusti
Nearest Beach
6 Metres
There is a small beach in front of the apartment.
Car: not necessary

Montenegro is a beautiful coastal republic which faces Italy over the Adriatic Sea.

With its stunning scenery, warm Mediterranean climate and hospitable people it’s no wonder that the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has identified it as the fastest growing holiday destination in the world. Montenegro is doing no more than recapturing the glory of its 1970’s and 80’s heyday when film stars made a beeline for its unspoiled medieval-era coastal towns and inviting beaches and coves.

One of the most attractive locations in Montenegro is the Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska). Wooded hills slope down to the sparkling water whilst medieval towns and villages built from local stone nestle at the water’s edge. The area is UNESCO registered, protecting against over-development.

With EU accession likely to be only a few years away and a Government determined to avoid the fate of the overdeveloped Spanish Costa's Montenegro really is a wonderful holiday destination worth exploring. Home of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the ancient walled city of Kotor and Durmitor National Park – Montenegro is cherished by lovers of history and nature alike. English is widely spoken. It is now taught in schools and then perfected from 'Pop songs & TV shows’. May to September the average daily temp is 28 degrees Celsius with an average of 9 hrs. of sunshine per day.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Prčanj, Montenegro

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
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£600
 
 
Spring 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
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£143
£1,000
 
 
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 6 nights
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£200
£1,400
 
 
Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
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£143
£1,000
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 27 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
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£600
 
 
Spring 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£572
for 4 nights
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£143
£1,000
 
 
Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 6 nights
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£200
£1,400
 
 
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£572
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£143
£1,000
 
 
Winter 2018
27 Oct 2018 - 26 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£344
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£86
£600
 
 
Spring 2019
27 Apr 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
£572
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£143
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Summer 2019
22 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
6 night minimum stay
£1,200
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£1,400
 
 
Autumn 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 25 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
£572
for 4 nights
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£143
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£344
for 4 nights
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Rates will be confirmed at the time of booking. We have provided the on line payment options for guests who prefer the security & flexibility of paying by credit / debit card. Our preferred methodology would be by direct bank transfer as this eliminates bank charges for us.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Prčanj in Europe

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Modern, fully tiled shower area with WC & basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Two large windows with views of the sea and mountains.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Two large windows with views of the sea and mountains.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Single beds can be set up as a double.
  • All bedrooms have two external windows and wardrobe space.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The lady who cleans the apartment lives nearby. She is very willing to help with any requests for additional cleaning, laundry and housekeeping that may be required during your stay. The Dado Convenience store is 50 meters from the apartment.

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