Villa Josephine Croatia


Property Description

The charming Villa Josephine is located in the village of Bičine, just 2km from the beautiful riverside town of Skradin. A rustic 2-bedroom holiday home which can accommodate up to six guests, it features a gorgeous pool and terrace with many additional features.

You will enjoy a hugely relaxing break at Villa Josephine with a heated pool, hot tub and sauna all waiting for you. The outdoor areas provide the perfect opportunity to spend time together or alone, with a dining area, summer kitchen and barbecue great for entertaining, and sun loungers perfect for me-time.

Inside, the house remains as rustic and characterful as it was when built, but with some great modern additions. You have a living area with comfortable seating and satellite TV, plus a well-equipped kitchen and dining room. High-quality furnishings and décor make the interiors both luxurious and welcoming.
The two double bedrooms each have a bathroom of their own, with the sofa-bed in the living room able to accommodate an extra two guests if required. An adjacent three-bedroom villa can also be rented at the same time if available, an ideal arrangement for larger groups.

Villa Josephine offers a wide range of additional services. A maid service, pool cleaning and gardening are included, and others such as a chef, butler or the arrangement of tours, car hire, transfers and similar are available on request.

Skradin is a stunning destination with a chilled-out marina and riverside restaurants providing just the right ambiance. The town’s little streets and passageways are a pleasure to explore, and there is plenty of green space to relax in too – not to mention that it’s the gateway to the wonderful Krka National Park. Just 25 minutes’ drive away, the larger town of Šibenik is also one not to miss. It comes alive in summer with great festivals, and attracts visitors all year with its centrepiece, St James’ Cathedral.
The small town of Skradin lies at the entrance to the Krka National Park, famed for its magnificent waterfalls. The town packs in some impressive sights of its own, and the view from the bridge which crosses the River Krka is one. The whole town is designated as a protected cultural monument, and it will be easy to understand why as you potter around its charming centre.

The town lies close to the river where a marina and a host of waterside restaurants can be found. This is perfect country for walking or cycling, and it’s easy to take a boat trip too. The river will eventually lead you south to the stunning town of Šibenik, around 20km away. This is a trip you should definitely make, with its medieval centre the part of town to see. Make the climb up to St Michael’s Fortress to get a bird’s eye view.

Also in Šibenik, the elaborate St James’ Cathedral holds World Heritage Site status, and was constructed entirely from stone sourced from nearby islands such as Brač and Korčula. Worth a visit too are the Mediterranean Monastery Gardens, a fun aquarium and the Šibenik City Museum. In summer, the town hosts some great festivals, including the International Children’s Festival, which brings music, dance, children’s theatre and film to Šibenik.

It’s a little over an hour to Split and Zadar – Šibenik lies roughly halfway between the two. In Split, there’s Diocletian’s Palace and much more of historical note, while Zadar is becoming known for unique attractions like the Sea Organ and the Sun Salutation – both truly memorable experiences.

At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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