30 sq. metres historical Croatian island home, available immediately

Last Updated: Jul. 3rd, 2023
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The ‘Casa Maria’ (named after its first owner, Maria Bozanic, a schoolteacher) is situated on the second floor of a historical, stone building (built in 1810), located in the heart of the old city centre (pedestrian, cobblestone area) of Vrbnik, on the Adriatic island of Krk. The house, including its structure, has been fully renovated in 2014.

The apartment consists of an entrance hall with a closet, a bedroom, an open day-space (hosting a kitchen, a dining area and a living space with a sofa – extendible into a twin bed, TV/radio/internet access), and a bathroom. There is also a spacey roof terrace, which is completely private (secluded from view), ideal for sunbathing and relaxation.

The apartment is furnished with a combination of original historic furniture pieces and contemporary items, in a themed elegant white and beige colour scheme framed by Vrbnik stonework walls and original traditional lace, thus capturing the soul of the island and its life. It is equipped with an air conditioning system, as well as a heating system for the cooler period.

In the immediate vicinity of the house (within 300 metres) you can find two well known restaurants (‘Nada’ and ‘Gospoja’), a pizzeria/spaghetteria, two grocery shops, a bakery, a post office, a tourist office and a souvenir shop. There are regular daily bus connections to the island’s main town of Krk, as well as to the nearby city of Rijeka (which is a 45min drive from the village itself). Fresh fish and grocery can be bought daily in the village. In the summer period (June-September) Vrbnik is connected to the mainland by boat as well.

Unlike the nearby destinations of Punat, Baska, Krk or Malinska, the village of Vrbnik is not a mass tourism destination, but rather a historic site and an eco-eno-gastro centre, best known for its wine (zlahtina) and food (surlice, prosciutto, cheese, olive oil …). Find out more about Vrbnik at:


The home is a secluded, quiet place where you can collect your knowledge of facts, frame them with creative and original ideas and prepare them for export! The unique surroundings and ideal working conditions will give you an inspirational hand! WELCOME!


Home Details:

For rent!   
Contact: Marija B., Academic - Faculty/Instructor
Location: Vrbnik, HR
Neighborhood: Krk, Rijeka
Postal Code: 51000
Type: Vacation Home (Suitable for up to 2 people)
Cost: (EUR) €1.80 per month (Somewhat Negotiable)
Lease: Aug. 28th, 2022, until Jun. 30th, 2021
(Minimum lease length: 30 days)
(Lease dates negotiable)
Utilities: Utilities Are Negotiable
Size: 322 square feet / 30 square meters
Rooms: 1 full-bathrooms
1 bedrooms
2 total rooms (excluding bathrooms)
Near Beach Near Medical Facility
Near Park Off Campus
Rural Environment Walk/jog Trails
Water Views
Air Conditioning Balcony
Cable Available Deck or Patio
Eat-in-kitchen Enclosed/Fenced Yard
Furnished Hardwood Floors
Heat Included Internet Access
Laundry Microwave
No Pets Refrigerator
Storage Storage Shed

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