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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7
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House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7
Villa Oceanus is a beautiful renovated stone house in the old town of Vis. Its charming character and warmth, with its handmade furniture in larch and beech, and stone and wooden floors provide a welcoming and relaxing hideaway for a perfect vacation.
The ground floor accommodates two double bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom, doors lead to the open air outside patio fully equipped with a summer kitchen and dining area incorporating a traditional stone grill and a lounge under a wooden pergola.
The upper floor is a spacious open plan kitchen and dining area leading to the beautiful terrace with views of Vis.
On the lower ground floor the former wine cellar has been converted into a double room with extra bed and en-suite bathroom. It is directly connected to the upper floor via a (closeable) hatch but offers also a separate entrance.
This pristine villa is maintained to the highest standard for our guests.
* Located in Vis/island Vis within easy walking distance to the sea and beach
* Distance to the local beach: approx 300m
* Located in an UNESCO world heritage protected area
* Building with modern and tasteful interior design
* 100 m2 floor space on 3 levels
* Capacity: 7 persons in 2 double rooms and 1 double room with extra bed
* 2 elegant bathrooms, 1 hairdryer
* Fully equipped kitchen with oven and ceramic stove top, dish washer, fridge, freezer, pots and pans, china and silverware for 7 persons.
* Espresso coffee machine with capsules ("Dolce Gusto"), extra charge
* Satellite TV with international channels, Internet and WLAN, HIFI system, DVD player
* Outside patio fully equipped with a summer kitchen and dining area incorporating a traditional stone grill and a lounge under a wooden pergola.
* Bed linen and towels are provided and exchanged on a weekly basis. Washing machine on the premises.
* 2 bicycles
Families should know: there are steps and stairs in and around the villa. A hatch connects the ground floor with the lower ground floor bedroom (see pictures).
A refundable damage deposit of EUR 300,- is payable in cash on arrival and will be returned on departure after inspecation of the villa.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Prirovo 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Split 40 km, Nearest railway: Split 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Living & Dining:
Modern kitchen with dining area, sofa, TV and access to sun terrace
Sun terrace (perfect for breakfast) with views of Vis and dining table for 7 persons
Outside patio with summer kitchen, BBQ, cozy lounge and dining area.
Master bedroom (ground floor) - sleeps 2: Double bed with luxury mattress, light down duvets and finest bed linen
Individually adjustable air-conditioning and heating, safe (closeable hatch to lower ground floor bedroom)
Second bedroom (ground floor) - sleeps 2: Twin beds with premium mattress, light down duvets and finest bed linen
Individually adjustable air-conditioning and heating
1 family bathroom on ground floor: with under floor heating, shower, toilet, towels and guest toiletries
Third bedroom - sleeps 3: (on lower ground floor with separate entrance): Double bed with premium mattress, lights down duvets and finest bed linen, extra single bed, en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet, fluffy towels and guest toiletries
individually adjustable air-condition, separate entrance or direct connection via (closeable) hatch to upper floor
All bedrooms are non-smoking. Baby cot is available on request.
|Further details outdoors|
2 bicycles are available at the house. Car not necessary!
Car, scooter, boat and bicycle rental available at local agencies.
The Dalmatia region
The house is located in the center of the old town of Vis, which is a world heritage protected area. Charming narrow alleys and steps decorated with colorful flower pots lead the way to the house.
With its distinctive Mediterranean charm, the town offers many restaurants and bars all with excellent local dishes and wines. Savour the delights of local fresh fish from the fish market, or the fruit and vegetable market next door. Just walking through the town, with its many ancient and historic features and monuments, is a delight that makes a vacation in Vis a real pleasure.
The beach is within easy walking distance, or you can take time out to explore the island's more remote beaches and bays as well as local villages with their historic fortresses and villas.
In the 4th century BC, the greeks founded the colony Issa on the island. Later, it became an independent city-state, and even minted its own money and founded its own colonies elsewhere. In the first century BC, the island was held by the Liburnians. Its importance in the region ended with the first Illyro-Roman war (29-219 BC). Having sided with Pompeus during the period of civil struggles in Rome, became an "oppidum civium Romanorum" in 47 BC.The island then passed, for several centuries, under the rule of the Republic of Venice, until 1797. During this time large settlements developed on the coast (Comisa, now Komiža and Lissa, now Vis).
The Venetian influence is still recognizable in architecture, and many words In the local Croatian dialect are Venetian in origin.
After the short-lived Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy, with Italian as the official language, it passed under the rule of Austrian Empire. It maintained its Italian name of Lissa. At the end of World War I, it passed under Italian rule in the period 1918 and 1921, according to the Treaty of London, and then was ceded to Yugoslavia following the Treaty of Rapallo.
The sea to the north of the island was the stage of two battles:
- in 1811, a small Royal Navy fleet defeated a larger French fleet.
- in 1866, the Austrian fleet, under Admiral Tegetthoff, defeated the Italian fleet, under Admiral Persano.
Vis was at one point the main hideout of Josip Broz Tito, the leader of the Yugoslav resistance movement. It was occupied by Yugoslavian partisans under the command of Tito and by a British flotilla in 1941 and 1943. At the end of World War II the island returned to Yugoslavia. In 1991 it became part of independent Croatia. During the war the island was mined. After Croatia became independent, its navy did not reclaim most of the facilities, and the many abandoned buildings are being used for civilian purposes.
Vis was in 1995 opend for tourism.
Things to do on Island Vis, Croatia:
• Cultural walks around town
• Swimming and snorkelling in crystal clear waters
• Cycling and walking trails in untouched nature
• Discover beautiful remote beaches, coves and enjoy total privacy
• Diving centre to explore Vis' exciting underwater world with ship wrecks
• Excursions to the famous Blue Cave
• Excellent restaurants all in walking distance
• Local wine and olive oil tastings
Services nearby the villa:
Fruit & vegetable market
Car, boat, bicycle and scooter rental
Restaurants, bars, cafés
Agencies for excursions
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