This unusual property is a delightful, historic, stone-built detached villa dating back to the 15th century which is located in an elevated position on the car-free island of Lopud in Croatia. The house has wonderful vine-covered terraces, a summer kitchen, a bbq and sea views from the upper level.

Currently run as a holiday lettings business, the house could equally be converted back to a private residence. Presently composed of three separate apartments (one on each storey) the villa provides a total of five bedrooms.

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Outside is a well-stocked garden with lavender, roses, fruit trees and the terrace.

This property is rare on the market due to its sought-after island location with its sandy beaches, seasonal restaurants, bars and a harbour to enjoy all close by. The property is accessed by stairs up from the promenade which is just a few minutes away.

Lopud island is one of Dubrovnik’s Elafiti islands. It’s easily reached by local ferry (45 minutes) four times a day from Gruz harbour.

The guide price is £520,000. For further information please contact Savills on 020 7016 3740 or visit www.savills.co.uk/abroad.

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