The villa is secluded, but only a few minutes stroll from the buzzing heart of the town, which is wrapped around an inlet in the sea. It is the most beautiful and interesting town on the island, and also the best located for visiting other places on Hvar island. It is a fantastic place for a family holiday, or for a group of friends to go.
The harbour is beautiful and always busy with boat movements. There are traffic free quaysides around it with lots of places to eat and drink.
The house is spacious (c.200 sq. metres) and organised over two floors.
The upper floor has a large kitchen that enters out to a terrace that has a beautiful view over the harbour and the historic old town.
The terrace has a table that seats 10 where most guests spend much of their time. There is also a table that can seat up to 10 in the kitchen.
The upper floor also has a lounge, with TV, two bedrooms with large double beds and a large bathroom with separate bath and walk in shower.
There is a large lounge on the lower floor which has sofas and another dining table. It also has a small kitchenette. This lounge stays cool even on hot days.
There are two large bedrooms downstairs.
One has a large double bed and a child's bed. It has its own entrance from outside and has an en suite bathroom.
The other has two large single rooms. It has its own shower room and toilet.
There are four rooms in total, three with double beds and one with two single beds.
The villa is ideal for groups because the rooms are organised in three sections each of which has external access, with both external and internal staircases to the two floors. Each group can have a high level of privacy, therefore.
The house has been recently refurbished and is attractively furnished.
There is a large orchard in front of the house. The house is in its own grounds, with two parking spaces. There is not much traffic on the road it is on. It is calm and secluded.
Stari Grad, which means "Old Town", is one of the oldest settlements in the Adriatic. It is a World Heritage Site. It has many historic buildings and atmospheric alleys.
There are many places to eat and drink near the house. There is a supermarket, fresh fish market, produce market, and bakers within a short walk.
There is a pleasant beach a few minutes walk away and other nice places to swim within walking distance.
There are walks from the villa through Mediterranean countryside, offering beautiful views. It is ideal for cycling, both around the town and in the countryside. There are way marked walking and cycling trails. There are several places in the town to hire a bicycle.
You can hire cars by the day, including open top VW Beetles. You can alternatively take buses and or taxi buses to places around the island. A variety of memorable day or half day trips can easily be done from the house.
It is also possible to hire boats and, during the season, there is dinghy sailing for children.
There is a kids playground nearby and the town as a whole is a great, safe place for kids to explore and play in.
Stari Grad is easy to get to direct by ferry from Split.
The villa is ideally located for exploring other parts of the island, which is famed for its beauty. It is easy to organise transport, or hire a car.