Kuca Fotografa Novigrad, Dalmatia, Croatia

Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • House
  • 1 BR
  • Sleeps 2
  • from € 75 nt
What we like about this property

This charming Croatian holiday letting is located just a few steps from the waterfront in the old town of Novigrad, Dalmatia. Once the home of photographer Nikica Karavida (active between the two world wars), it has been given a new lease of life by a local artist/designer. It sleeps two, and has a lovely cosy, secluded feel.

For a “Conversation” with the owner, visit our Journal section here, and read about some Cool Finds here and here.

Description

The delightful stone cottage has a great sense of style – and a story to tell. Located in the old town of Novigrad, minutes from the waterfront, it was originally home to a wartime photographer. When Boris Kajmak, a Croatian interdisciplinary artist and designer, found it, it had been empty for many years. The property is now full of life, with its many original features preserved. 

Special attention was given to finding a balance between local architectural traditions (carefully conserved by the local government), local materials and elements of contemporary design. One of the most interesting features is that it is reached via an internal courtyard.

The house itself is very intimate, yet the courtyard opens up to the neighboring houses, giving it a great sense of community – a bridge between public space and private. We love the exposed beams and stone walls, as well as the wooden floors decorated with splashes of tile, and the upstairs bedroom with freestanding clawfoot tub and woodburning stove.

Guests who are interested in the history of the house will love the photographs on display throughout – all of which were shot in Novigrad by Nikica. If you’re looking for a holiday letting in Croatia, this would be hard to beat.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

Bedding and towels are provided. The house is equipped with a Bullerjan woodburning stove on the top floor. There is a cordless Bang&Olufsen BeoPlay A2 audio speaker. The kitchen has a refrigerator/freezer, oven, induction cooker, kettle, moka pot, cookware, crockery, cutlery and linen. There is no air conditioning and no television.

AROUND

Novigrad, Dalmatia – not to be confused with Croatia’s three other Novigrads – is located on the banks of a secluded fjord along the Adriatic coast, and far off the beaten track. In fact it only has 542 permanent residents. In the summer months, this number swells somewhat, with relatives returning home, giving it a gentle buzz. Known for its fishing and traditional folk entertainment, the town is also well located for exploring the great outdoors as it is surrounded by four national parks: Paklenica, Plitvice Lakes, Kornati and Krka. Boat trips can also be arranged.

LOCATION

Novigrad, Dalmatia, Croatia. Nearest airport: Zadar (33km), Split (130km), Rijeka (195km), Zagreb (280km).

BEST TIME TO VISIT: April to October

PHOTOGRAPHY: Tom de Gay

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  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent
  • Kuca Fotografa, Novigrad, Croatia | vacation homes for rent

Kuca Fotografa

from 75/ nt
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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms1 bedroom
Bed Type1 queen
KitchenFully equipped
Bathrooms1 toilet with shower on ground floor, 1 bathtub on top floor
AccommodateSleeps 2 guests
InternetWifi
Pet friendlyNo pets
RatesHigh season €90 per night; low season €75 per night. Week-long bookings are preferred, but some shorter bookings are possible.
Minimum Stay7 nights
ViewCourtyard
Notes

The closest parking to the house is along the waterfront and is free of charge.

Laundry service is available on demand.

There is a cleaning fee of 70 euros.

All taxes and charges are included.

There is no deposit nor booking fee.

Cancellations are usually free of charge, if made with enough notice to allow other interested parties to book the property.

There is no fixed time for check in and out. These can be arranged prior to arrival.

*2017 Bookings will be available starting November 2016*

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