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Orange Grove House, Postira, Island Of Brac, Dalmatia, Croatia.

Beach village house with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Postira, Croatia

From £522 per week

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Village house to rent in Postira, Croatia

Beautiful white stone seafront house in the popular fishing village of Postira. Extremely spacious, with 4 bedrooms, the house can accommodate 2 related families at once, each having a floor.

  • Village house
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Near beach
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking
  • Private garden

Village house overview - owner's description

Orange Grove House is a spacious, beautifully located seafront house in a small fishing village on the Dalmation coast. The house is in the heart of the village, near to the Supermarket, Post Office, open air farmers' market and little stone fish market.

Croatia Airlines, Easyjet, British Airways, Norwegian Air and Whizzair fly regularly to Split and discounted fares for these can be obtained through Travel Republic. Austrian Airlines fly direct to Brac Airport.

Orange Grove House is not your typical holiday house by the sea. This beautiful seafront house is extremely spacious with large airy rooms, all of which have panoramic views either over the harbour or the garden behind the house. The property's size, the nature of its construction out of Brac stone, and its soundproof qualities make it very suitable for two related families to share a holiday there, each one having a floor to themselves, and sharing the konoba sitting room, dining terrace and tv/computer room. The ground floor summer kitchen, on the same level as the barbeque, can be used for making salads or deserts. The main dining terrace is close to the main kitchen.
Guests can enjoy sea views from the sun terrace overlooking the sea and the totally enclosed garden provides a safe play area for children. It is unusual to find such a large house on the coast that has not been divided up for multiple occupation. The large dining terrace, sunny for breakfast, shady in the heat of the day, romantic in the evening is perfect for a leasurely meal.
Constructed of white marble this is part of one of the large summer palace built by Venetian nobles when they ruled Croatia. Elegant and spacious, it retains many of its original features including the beautiful floorboards some of which are 24 inches wide.

The beds are modern and extremely comfortable 2 king-sized, 1 small double, 2 single beds.
For larger family groups we can offer 2 extra single beds in the twin bedroom.

The cost of renting this property includes Croatian VAT/PDV.

Postira is a lovely village. Although the fishermen still go out early in the morning in their boats, Postira is becoming quite cosmopolitan. Its newly created white marble solarium and swimming beach, a beautiful oval on the seafront a few minutes away from the house, is really fantastic for both adults and children. There are plenty of opportunities to swim from other local beaches and our local hotel has a fabulous swimming pool and solarium that guests can use if they buy drinks or use the buffet. Sandy Lovrecina beach, with its sweet little restaurant, is only 15 minutes away by car. The beach here is very save for children and when you are 25 metres out to sea the water only comes up to about your waist. If you arrive early enough you can see the little donkeys being fed.

There are many other little sheltered coves around the headland in Postira and close at hand, there are many restaurants producing excellent and inexpensive food, including a pizza restaurant near the solarium which serves really great pizzas. The Island of Brac is about the size of the Isle of Wight so travelling around it is easy, either by car or by means of buses that depart from the little bus station in Supetar, the little Ferry Port.

The house is on the harbour right in the centre of the village where most life in the village occurs. Near the house is a bar which hosts live events three or four times a week. Guests can either take part in these or watch the singers, bands or fire jugglers from the terrace over a glass of wine. These can be quite loud but we have installed double glazing which reduces the noise levels.

Although the house is large our guests are not bothered by its size. A couple of years ago young couple with a 2 year old son stayed there and lovednit so much that, as we had availability, extended their stay by almost another week.

Reviews

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8 out of 9 people recommend staying here

From Herts., United Kingdom Jul 2011

Lovely property. 7 adults including 4 teens, plenty of room, but description not accurate. Had to pay tourist tax even though it states this is included. The tv was not working (2 very wet days!). Phoned and was told someone would come that afternoon to fix it. No one came. According to complaints book found later on top of fridge tv has not worked since 2008! No BBQ, oven gloves or outside light on stairs down to second bathroom which couldnt be used during the night. The lock on inside bathroom door was broken.
Such a shame these faults have just been left. All of the above have been mentioned previously but ignored. Would recommend this lovely villa if basic repairs carried out. What a pity they cant be bothered.

From Maidenhead, United Kingdom Jun 2006

we had a great week views from the property are superb ann celebrated her 60 birthday on the thursday brid made us feel welcome and keeps the house very clean and tidy thanks for great week we will recommend your property to our friends ann bob

From Bristol, United Kingdom May 2006

We had a fantastic holiday. The villa had everything we could possibly have needed even down to emergency telephone numbers, phrase book and recommendations of where to eat and places to visit. The neighbours were very friendly and helpful with their recommendations and the owners friend Tony called several times to make sure everything was alright. Five minutes from the villa was a large Supermarket which had a selection of everything we needed and beside it was three bars/restaurants also a new restaurant opened while we were there all provided very good food and were very child friendly. The area was quiet, had little traffic and the children loved the play areas and see ing the peacocks. I would have not problems recommending the villa to my family and friends.

From Earlsfield, United Kingdom Sep 2005

A wonderful experience, in a truely picturesque place.

From Earlsfield, United Kingdom Sep 2005

Lovely old stone house in the middle of the small seaside town. Large bedrooms but one small single room. Kitchen was decent and a lovely al fresco dinner table. It was great for having dinners outside. It was a great place to stay.

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From Askøy

We were very pleased when we got to the orange grove house - The rooms are lovely - beautifull old building with lovely furniture . The location is great close to everything. The beds where excellent. But there where some downsides - we travelled early may - and had coldish wet weather several days - this made things a bit claustraphobic - the house was cold. The downstairs bathroom was also cold - and you have to go outside and down some stairs to get to it - not what you want on cold wet days - but upstairs bathroom good - great shower. The upstairs living room is awkwardly furnished and small - the kids used it as a play room - ideal for that - but not somewhere to sit and relax for adults - as we had bad weather this was a problem for us - the terasse is lovely - but not rain proof ! The balcony you see in the picture with flowers is not for use - there is a small one on the inside of it but with no furniture.
But all in all the house is lovely - and charming - and good value for money - some heating in bathrooms would be good for colder periods - but in sommer season this must be a lovely place to stay - recomend anyone to take a walk to nearby village "dol"(30 - 40 mins) and eat at dinos - with football pitch across the road - delicios food - adults and children where delighted!


11 other reviews

Super stone house with big cool rooms and a gorgeous shaded dining area. Throwing open the shutters in the morning and being greeted with the sparkling sea spreading out in front of us was far in excess of what we expected, Really lovely holiday home. Thank you. Angela Miller. A wonderful experience, in a truly picturesque place. Steven from UK

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at your house in Postira. It suited us really well and we spent a good deal of time swimming at the local beach. Karen Grey. We loved staying in your house at Postira. The town was absolutely charming. It was marvellous to be righton the water front and so close to the shops for our supplies. The cove around the corner proved to be a wonderful place for swimming and picnics. Tom Butler.

Just wanted to say that we have just returned from a great stay in Orange Grove House. Thank you very much. We may well return some time and will recommend it to friends. It was clean, comfortable and suited our needs perfectly. Jo Hall. The property was as good as we expected. The situation in the village was great and the island was big enough to explore. We all loved it. The beds were all very comfortable. Catherine Wooldridge.

"We have just returned from a wonderful stay at your house in Postira. It suited all of our needs perfectly and we spent a good deal of time swimming at the local beach." Karen Gray

The property was as good as we expected. The situation in the village was great and the island was big enough to explore. We all loved it. The beds were all very comfortable. The bathrooms, especially the main one were nice. The appliances all worked well ... We all had a fantastic holiday in Orange Grove House. Thankyou very much." Villarenters review from Catherine Wooldridge

"Just wanted to say that we have just returned from a great stay in Orange Grove House. Thank you very much. We may well return some time and will recommend it to friends. It was clean, comfortable and suited our needs perfectly." Jo Hall 3rd September 2012

"Just wanted to say that we have just returned from a great stay in Orange Grove House. Thank you very much. We may well return some time and will recommend it to friends. It was clean, comfortable and suited our needs perfectly." Jo Hall 3rd September 2012

"The property was as good as we expected. The situation in the village was great and the island was big enough to explore. We all loved it. The beds were all very comfortable. The bathrooms, especially the main one, were nice. The appliances all worked well. The lack of a lounge area was not a problem as we were very happy relaxing and socializing on the two patios. We all had a fantastic holiday in Orange Grove House. Thank you very much." Review received from Villarenters guest.

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at your house in Postira. It suited all of our needs perfecdtly and we spent a good deal of time swimming at the local beach. Karen Gray, September 2007.

'We loved staying in your house at Postira. The town was absolutely charming. It was marvellous to be right on the water front and so close to the shops for our supplies. The cove around the corner ... proved to be a wonderful place for swimming and picnics (and walks along the coast). Tom Butler, July 2007.'

[Visited June 2005]"Just dropping you a little e-mail to let hyou know that we have had an absolutely fabulous time in Croatia...Your house is wonderful and definitely lived up to expectation. Thank you very much..."

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Location

This village house is:

10m from the nearest beach 10m from the nearest bar 30m from the nearest restaurant 20m from the nearest supermarket 46km from Split Airport 9km from Brac Airport 3km from Lovrecina Sandy Beach 35km from Milna 40km from Bol

Local activities

Boat hire 10m Climbing 45km Cycling 10m Fishing 10m Flying 15km Sailling 10m Scuba diving 10m Swimming 10m Tennis 45km Water skiing 45km Walking 10m Wind surfing 10m Quad biking 0km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 2km Local food market 10m Museum 45km Night club 30m Shopping 10m Cinema 34km Farmers market 10m

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Outside this village house in Postira, Croatia
This village house is in the countryside near the beach and mountains. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting, a garden and a sea view. Car hire is not necessary as the village house is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

Updated 2 June 2019

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 14 October - 1 November 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 1 May - 1 November 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 2 November 2020 - 30 April 2021: bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 28 nights.
  • 1 May - 1 November 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 2 November 2021 - 30 April 2022: bookings must be for whole weeks only and the minimum stay is 28 nights.
  • 1 May - 30 September 2022: the minimum stay is 5 nights.

Early booking discounts

  • Arrive between 14 September - 31 March and receive 20% off if the booking is made 3 months before the arrival date.

Late booking discounts

  • Arrive between 1 June - 17 September and receive 20% off if the booking is made within 1 month of the arrival date.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Cleaning

    £100.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Tourist tax payable locally; Adult 7.00 Croatian Kuna Per Night. Child Pays (age 12-18) 3.50 Croatian Kuna Per Night

    £0.90 per night, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

4 bedrooms, Sleeps 10:

  • 1 king size bed
  • 1 king size bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 cot

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms

Entertainment

Internet, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, French, Italian, Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 10, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning bedrooms only, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire optional

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden, Sea view

Suitable for

Children, Hen or stag groups, Infants, Single gender groups, Restricted mobility , Pets

Extra information

We can accommodate up to 10 people and a child in a cot. The garden is totally enclosed by walls.

Carol

Average rating from 12 reviews

Private Owner From Split, Croatia Member since May 2005

We have been visiting Croatia since 1968 and when, In 2003, we had the opportunity to purchase Harbour House, Bol and Orange Grove House, Postira, both on the Island of Brac on the Dalmatian coast, we jumped at it.

We have never regretted this and hope that our guests feel as happy in Croatia as we do. Croatia is a wonderful country. It is clean and pristine. The sea is completely crystalline and clear and a joy for swimming and the watersports that Croatia offers are absolutely fantastic.

Past bookings: 26 bookings

Response rate: 100%

Response time: within 4 days

Last seen: 20 days ago

Number of properties: 2

We have been visiting Croatia since 1968 and when, In 2003, we had the opportunity to purchase Harbour House, Bol and Orange Grove House, Postira, both on the Island of Brac on the Dalmatian coast, we jumped at it.

We have never regretted this and hope that our guests feel as happy in Croatia as we do. Croatia is a wonderful country. It is clean and pristine. The sea is completely crystalline and clear and a joy for swimming and the watersports that Croatia offers are absolutely fantastic.

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