CHARMING 300-YEAR-OLD STONE HOLIDAY VILLA

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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CHARMING 300-YEAR-OLD STONE HOLIDAY VILLA

Viganj Villa Rental Photos and Description

Architect-redesigned in idyllic tranquil location with stunning sea views

This family-owned villa was fully renovated in 2005 and updated in 2010 and provides unbeatable views over the channel between Viganj and Korcula Island. All 4 bedrooms are large with lovely sea views. Viganj is a charming, unspoilt village combining peaceful tranquillity with an array of activities, attractions and culinary pleasures. We provide full advice on beaches, restaurants, shops, local travel, maps and activities including windsurfing, wake boarding, kite surfing, boat hire, ferries, scuba diving, mountain biking, climbing, rambling and tennis.

The living room and dining room are both 6m x 5m and the latter is open-plan with the kitchen. The living room has glass double-doors opening onto the top stone terrace with outdoor dining table and chairs and a traditional stone BBQ. On the second stone terrace to the front are recliners that are just perfect for surveying the scene below on sun-soaked days! At the back of the villa is a small stone terrace set against Mt. Illijah.

Villa Philomena is well managed by a lovely English-speaking lady living nearby. She is on hand to answer any requests during your stay.

Services provided with Villa Philomena include: weekly clean and linen launder (full linen and beach towels are provided), 24-hour Emergency Service - English speaking, Welcome Hamper (water, bread, jam and cooking basics).

With its beautifully clear and calm seawater, channelled landscape and consistent maestral wind at sea, Viganj is hugely popular for its wide variety of water sports. The World and European windsurfing championships have each been held in Viganj in recent years, and the Croatian windsurfing championships are held here each August.

For a real sense of Croatian culture, check out the local events, festivals and concerts. There is the Loviste August festival and the Narkovan September festival is a fantastic party in in an ancient, abandoned village between Loviste and Viganj - the locals are very sociable and welcoming!

There are also many vineyards on the road from Dubrovnik - and in the Orebic area. It's a little-known fact that Croatia produces some wonderful wines. And fear not, there are good producers and providers around Viganj!

We all had a great time at Villa Philomena and thoroughly enjoyed the interior, its outstanding views, stroll down through the trees to the beach, moonlit nights on the terrace. Wind and kite surfing were wonderful. 2012

The villa was perfect, beautiful and comfortable 2013

It is a 5 star house; congratulations on the style and decoration 2012

'We had a lovely time in your villa. The view is just enchanting. Wonderful weather. Thanks again for everything, this has been one of the best houses we have stayed in and certainly the most helpful owner!' (August 2008)

'We had a wonderful time at your spectacular villa and all your advice has been most useful. The weather was great every day, we hired the boat you suggested and enjoyed exploring the surrounds by water.' (September 2008)

'The location is private and beautiful and the villa comfortable. We had many dinners prepared on the barbeque, spending hours on the beautiful terrace, sometimes with our first hours of sleep under the sky full of stars. We will be promoting the villa to our friends.' (Sept 2009)

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
It was a marvellous house, sea and weather. Our holidays were perfect
Aug 2011
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Diana

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This is a family owned villa which was lovingly restored from a ruin.

Diana purchased this villa in 2003
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Charming 300-year-old stone holiday villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Viganj Peljesac Peninsula
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BEAUTIFUL HOUSE - STUNNING VIEW

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We had a wonderfully relaxing stay at Villa Philomena. The house is beautifully reconstructed with a stunning view and a relaxing terrace. It is really well equipped with everything to make for an enjoyable holiday. We had a great barbeque on the outside grill and spent enjoyable evenings looking at the stars... During the day we explored the peninsula, finding lovely and secluded beaches and impressive landscapes.

Highly recommendable!
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Dubrovnik
Nearest Ferry
750 Metres
Viganj
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Ploce
Nearest Motorway
75 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Viganj
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Viganj
Nearest Ski
160 Kilometres
Sarajevo, Bosnia
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Viganj
Car: recommended

It's an 8-10 min walk downhill to the sea and swimming areas. The nearest beach is a 10-15 min walk or 5 min drive - that's a popular swimming/kite surfing/windsurfing beach with nice relaxed restaurant and beach bar. There are other little beaches all along the waterfront.

The centre of Viganj village is a 10 min walk from Villa Philomena. Orebic town is a 15 min drive. Korcula Island is a 15 min ferry ride from Viganj, Orebic or Kuciste (Kuciste is a village that's a 5 min drive from Villa Philomena). Korcula Island has a delightful medieval Venetian town. Loviste village in a quiet bay is a beautiful 15 min drive over Mt. Illijah from Viganj.

There are many vineyards along the Peninsula and the area also offers sailing, mountain walking/climbing/biking, windsurfing and fishing. The protected waters are very popular for sailing and the 3-4 h walk to the top of Mt. Illijah (961m) provides wonderful views across the Peninsula and Korcula Island.

Other Activities: Kitesurfing

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Availability & Rates

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Viganj Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
 
 
Late season
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £300.00
If you book more than 60 days in advance, a £500.00 booking deposit is payable within 10 days of booking. The balance of the rental fee is payable no less than 60 days before the start of the rental period together with £300 damage deposit.
Notes These are the prices for the whole villa for 7 nights. If you are looking for a shorter stay we can discuss this. This price includes tourist tax for your group.
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Amenities

Viganj Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 210 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tiled Stove
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Wet room, open shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Wet room, open shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Wet room, open shower
  • Bathroom 1 is the en-suite for bedroom 1.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Optional cots
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Optional cots
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Optional cots
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
  • All 4 bedrooms have a wonderful uninterrupted view of the sea to the front of the villa. Bedroom 1 has an en-suite shower room with WC and sink. The huge L-shaped daybed/sofa in the living room can sleep 1 adult comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • pier fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
There is an outdoor dining table with seating for 10, as well as 6 sun loungers. There are 2 car parking spaces in front of the villa. Free-standing fans are provided in all the bedrooms. Elderly people have stayed at Villa Philomena but it is unsuitable to people of very limited mobility due to steps at front. There are masks, snorkels, fins/flippers and goggles at the villa.
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