This stunning solar, environmentally friendly home, built by local craftsmen using local materials, is situated just steps from the sea at Duboka Bay on the island of Brac. Duboka Bay, with its clear waters and wonderful views of nearby islands, yachts and sailboats, is one of the most desirable locations on the Adriatic. The sleepy village of Milna, just 2 kms from the villa, comes alive in spring and summer with yachts from all over the world. Full of character and totally unspoiled, visitors can enjoy fresh produce from the vegetable and fruit market here, bakery, local olive oil, wine and port tastings, and fresh fish directly off the fishing boats. Scuba diving can be arranged at Milna, and other activities, such as rafting trips, parasailing and waterskiing are available in Supetar or Bol.
The property has kayaks, mooring for boats of up to around 9 metres, good anchorage for larger boats, and a swimming platform with umbrellas and lounge chairs. There are two restaurants, reachable by kayak, and a large choice of open-air cafes which line the harbour at Milna.
The villa is characterized by its distinctive Brac stonework, including stone sinks, countertops and fireplaces and its use of local wood finishings, which include wooden floors in the bedrooms and wooden shutters doors and window frames. The spacious rooms, open via floor to ceiling French doors with shutters to expansive natural stone terraces with sitting and dining areas. At ground floor level there is an outdoor kitchen with stone oven/barbecue and a dining area seating 12, and another dining terrace at first floor level offers fantastic sea views. The large poolside terrace, with dipping pool, and the garden, are ideal for entertaining or just relaxing.
The accommodation is on two floors, plus a loft with spectacular views. The first floor has a private entrance from the parking area, and an interior door which separates it from ground floor. Amenities include a gourmet kitchen, satellite TV, DVD collection and an extensive book library. There are fans in all bedrooms and the living area. You will be personally welcomed by the owner who will give an initial tour of the villa and explain the amenities, and the surrounding area. A welcome basket is included with local specialities, including a bottle of Croatian wine, local olive oil and a map of Brac. A traditional Dalmatian dinner can also be prepared at extra charge. Special packages can be arranged for Olive picking and feasting during the month of November. These include one week stay at the villa, plus two days of olive picking on local farms, harvest dinner prepared by your host, olive oil tasting, plus olive pressing tour. Details available on request.
Open kitchen/living area with large farmer’s table, seating 12 comfortably. This opens to the terrace with outdoor kitchen and dining area. One double bedroom and one twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower.
More formal dining and living area with views, and a beautiful antique round table, seating four for a more intimate dinner, or up to 12 people with extensions. 2 double bedrooms. Bathroom with shower.
Open double bedroom/sitting area with breathtaking views. Bathroom with bathtub. For family groups, this room can sleep up to six children using pull-out sofas, but an extra charge would be made for any extra people, exceeding 10 people.
Split 45 minutes by ferry (Jadrolinija Ferry to Supetar on Brac) or 25 minutes by private power boat.
The port of Supetar is about 20 m inutes drive from Milna
Guests can make their own way from Split Airport to the village of Milna, then met in the village and guided to the villa. Alternatively, you can be met in the ferry port on Brac, or at the airport in Split (for additional fee). Rental cars can be brought over on the ferry from Split airport, or can be rented in Supetar or Milna on Brac.