Apartment House, Vis, Croatia



Vis, Komiža terraced house, first row to the sea, living area 258 m2

The house is located in a unique location, directly by the sea, on a pebble beach. It consists of a ground floor and two floors, with a total of three separate units, each floor 86 m2. On the ground floor there is a living area (kitchen, dining room and living room), 2 bedrooms, bathroom, storage room, ex. a shed which is now a storage room. Internal stairs lead to the first floor. There are 2 rooms, a small terrace, a living room and kitchen together, and a bathroom. On the third floor of the attic are the living room, kitchen and dining room, bedroom, bathroom and terrace (2m x 6.4m). The owners used the ground floor for living, and the upper two floors for tourist rentals. A stone autothon house in the very center, right next to the beach – this kind of property is a rarity on the market!

The real estate was constantly invested, but with additional investment it is possible to get a top-quality property for rent (mini hotel) or a family house for vacation in a location that is rare on the market.

The island of Vis is a pearl among Croatian Adriatic islands, left untouched by the development of tourism for so many years – due to its strategic location on the open sea, it served as a military zone for many years. Since the independence of Croatia, the island began opening slowly to the outside world, offering it’s unique traditions, history, cultural heritage and natural beauties to the outside world, and it is slowly becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. During the long and turbulent history of the island of Vis, many of it’s inhabitants were leaving the island in search for better life, mainly across the ocean to Americas and Australia, taking with them their knowledge and skills and helping developing this emerging countries. Today, many of their descendants from all over the world come to visit the island of their forefathers, and are astounded by the beauty and the cultural heritage of their homeland, wondering why their ancestors ever left the island of Vis. There are many of reasons, but most common ones were economic reasons – in the past the livelihood of the inhabitants of the island of Vis mainly depended on agriculture and fishing, and seasonal shortfalls of production due to bad weather or pestilence would render great economic difficulties for the population of the island of Vis, forcing them to leave the island. Today, this trend has changed and many foreigners come to the island of Vis, never to leave it again – making this beautiful Croatian island their home.