Historic 16th Century Summer Residence/ RARITY ON THE MARKET

ID CodeK-195


From the agency's offer, we highlight a unique property on the market. The historic mansion from the 16th century is a living tapestry of the Croatian Renaissance. Located on the island Šipan about 17 km away from Dubrovnik city.

Its interiors exude elegance, from the magnificent fireplace adorned with meticulous stucco artistry to the masterfully chiseled stone sink. A highlight is the distinctive 16th-century wooden balcony "balatur", a gem in the Dubrovnik realm. At this unique estate, historical grandeur seamlessly blends with timeless luxury.

Situated on a precious estate of about 3000 m2, the summer house with the main building and auxiliary facilities covers on about netto are 1119 m2 and was built in 1563. By the late 16th century, the estate was fully realized, comprising: the main residence, two defensive towers on three levels once intended for defense against pirates, meticulously landscaped front and rear gardens with a geometrically arranged avenue of trees, a chapel dedicated to St. Thomas, unusual cottages, a mill, cisterns located within the castle and towers, storage rooms, a pavilion set on a spacious terrace, a bridge, and an impressive fortified entrance.

In 2023, the owners reconstructed the mansion, preserving its historical features while seamlessly blending them with modern details, making the space more comfortable for living. Styles complement and extend through all rooms. A total of five modernly equipped bedrooms provide complete comfort with an emphasis on elegance and timeless details.

During the 2000s, it served as a museum, and in 2003, the Croatian Tourist Board awarded it the "Blue Flower" prize, praising it as the most unique tourist attraction along the Adriatic coast. The estate embodies the essence of Dubrovnik's rural architecture and proudly stands as the only completely untouched summer residence of such caliber in Croatia/ RARITY ON THE MARKET/ LUXURY ESTATE IN DUBROVNIK


Šipanska Luka, Dubrovnik - Okolica
For sale
Realestate type:
Total rooms:
on request
Square size:
3.000 m2

Additional info

  • Garden
Close to
  • Seafront
  • Proximity to the sea
  • Furnitured/Equipped

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