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A Renovated 400 Year Old Stone House In The Heart Of Hvar Town

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

House in Hvar Town, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia - A Central, Yet Peaceful Location Only 3 Mins Walk To All That Hvar Town Has To Offer

An old stone house full of character, lovingly renovated in 2009 by a British builder living full time on the Island. The house has a double bedroom and a twin, plus a double sofa bed in the living room. Although over 400 years old Kuca Sofia offers all the modern conveniences you may require. Including ADSL wireless broadband. Cable TV offering 55 channels many of them in English. Surround Sound stereo and DVD system. Under floor heating and a modern fitted kitchen. Please Note: there is a 7 day minimum booking period Sat to Sat during High Season. (June - September)

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About The Owner

I moved to Croatia for a change of pace after living in London. Over the last few years we have renovated properties on the island of Hvar and in the Old Town of Split and we enjoy renting these out to guests from all over the world. Croatia is becoming an increasingly population destination and I think Hvar offers a great mix of relaxation and vibe depending on what you are looking for. Split is an amazing city to explore "the Barcelona of the Balkans" Hvar is the ideal location to relax, a memory of what the Mediterranean was like 30+ years ago. If you are not tied to school holidays then April, May, September and even October are beautiful months to visit the country, you get much more for your money and there are no crowds. Whatever you end up doing - Enjoy your Croatia !

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why The Owner chose Hvar

A 400 year old stone ruin in the centre of Hvar Town facing the old Fort so I sort of figured that I couldn't go too far wrong.

The house is great, very cool in the summer and you can park (for a short while) within a few meters of the front door which is rare for Hvar Town, but priceless when renovating!

What makes this house unique

Location Location Location! 60cm thick Stone Walls so its cool and quiet - just what you want when on Holiday.

The house has solid wooden shutters - perfect to block out the heat and light and grab a sneaky siesta.

I love this house, at 400+ years old, it really feels like owning a piece of Croatian History!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our stay, quite a find. The staff were very helpful in helping us find our way around. It is a great place for a family stay we have told our friends about it. thanks to you all. Martha From Preston.

Mark, thanks very much, it was a great break and you were very helpful in organising our tour to the Fort and the south side of the island. We loved taking your dog for a walk - what an angel. thanks again and we shall be seeing you next year ! Andy & Grace. Surrey UK.

Jadranka, Just to let you know we made our flight ! Thanks for sorting out the ferry for us, we were a bit lost and a bit tired ? We had a great time and hope to one day come back. Josh & Lucy. London.


Just a note to say thanks, Junior was a great find ! We really appreciate you waiting for us and will recommend you to friends.

Allan, Richmond, London.
Feb 2009
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Hvar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is on the first floor and includes an Italian designed glass shower cubicle with power shower, heated towel rail, extractor fan and under-floor heating.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double bed, ceiling fan, large wardrobe and a fantastic view overlooking Hvar Town and the Spanish Fort. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, ceiling fan, large wardrobe and a fantastic view over Hvar Town. Double sofa bed is available downstairs.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Notes on accommodation: The house is away from any main road and located in the heart of the Old Town. It is thus cool during the long summer days. It is suitable for children and well behaved pets are more than welcome. We can organise travels cots / high chairs etc. . . just let us know at the time of booking. Outside: This is a 400 year old town house dwelling, it does not have a garden or swimming pool due to its proximity to the centre of Hvar Old Town. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided, the property is cleaned once a week unless a more regular service is requested (fee appicable).



Special interest holidays:

We work with an art gallery in Dol and often have clients who stay with us and visit / work with the gallery. Cycle holidays / Rock Climbing Trips / Sailing are all very popular on Hvar. We are more than happy to fit in and help with any special interest holiday you would like to organise!


The sea is about 200m from the house, with boat rides available to the nearby unpopulated Pakleni Islands, most notably Palmizana on Sveti Klement Island.

Boat trips start at 35 kuna (4 GBP / 5 EUR per person).


The nearest airport to the island is Split. From the the airport a bus meets all flights and stops at the ferry port. Ferry Boats or a catamaran leave 8 + times a day in summer, 5 times a day all year round and take 2 or 1 hour(s) respectively and dock at Stari Grad or Hvar Town iteself. Boats also serve the island from Italy, Rijeka or Dubrovnik.


All foods and essentials are available 7 days a week within a 2 minute walk, including a banks, ATM, Post Office, pharmacy, doctor, dentist etc... In the summer there are many festivals and concerts in Hvar Town on the main square or take an evening walk along the promenade and watch the super yachts come in !

Further Details:

At Hvar and Split we highly recommend the Restaurant Me & Mrs Jones in Jelsa, it is worth the trip. In Hvar Town we often go out to the Pakleni Islands to eat and thoroughly enjoy ourselves the Zori Restaurant at Palmizana or in Hvar Town itself we often end up at Paradise Garten, or for the most authentic Croatian fish dishes go to Restaurant Junior in the Old Town - Enjoy !


Rates & Availability

Hvar House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required before a reservation can be confirmed. Unconfirmed reservations are kept for 3 working days.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, check out is before 10am. Check in is after 4pm, but we can often work with you to drop off bags early or collect them a later if that helps out.
A 200 GBP in cash security deposit is required and returned during the check - out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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