Croatia's top Properties - ISTRIA SPECIAL

Istria is the famous northern peninsula of the Croatian coast and has always been the most developed region of the country. Its lush green hills with picturesque medieval cities on the top, the gourmet palette of pasta, truffles and superior wines validate the region’s comparison to Tuscany. The landscape is one of vineyards, olive groves and Venetian-style church towers. Istria, in comparison to Dalmatia, has been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which had governed it for more than 100 years. This reign has brought some practicalities in the land register that makes the region more attractive to developers. There are currently notably more projects being built in Istria than in Dalmatia. With the new ecological rules in place, these new developments are still respecting Croatia’s greatest gem: its coastline.

1 hour driving from a large Croatian skiing area
2 hours driving from the Kranjska Gora largest ski-area of former Yugoslavia
120 km. from Venice

So what do we find?
The top A destinations are all steadily growing with quality projects, mainly apartment developments. In the more ural regions behind the busy coastline you will find more and more rustic villa’s, restored or newly build. These new developments are balancing the asking prices for Croatian real estate. What we see is that there is more balance between price and location and quality.

Mali Cosi
Unblocked and complete stunning views over the Adriatic coast. Situated on an impressive hill close to Opatija is this new domain currently under construction. It will consist of 6 villa’s, 4 duplex houses, 4 apartments and 2 studios. All properties offer a large, partly covered terrace with perfect view. The properties are child friendly with traditional stone walls around the property and are all fully equipped to international standards. In Istria there are only a few villa’s to be found with such premium view for these prices.
prices of apartment: from € 132.000,-
prices of duplexes: from € 211.000,-
prices of villas: from € 232.000,-

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Nautica Novigrad.
An exceptional development of 24 apartments. Build just outside of the island-town Novigrad and 5 minutes from the beach. The apartments overlook the sea and the new marina with its 5 star hotel. This development reveals the potential of this part of Istria to become a first class destination.
The complex will consist of Nautica 1 and 2 with a total of 24 units of various sizes (50-100 m2). Each building has 4 floors (basement + ground floor + 2 floors). The storage space for the apartments is located in the basement. Exterior and interior design express the best of Croatian heritage as well as modern luxury with large open living rooms overflowing into sunny, south-west facing, terraces that overlook the sea. Top stylists have designed the finishings of the apartment to the highest level, with wooden floors, natural stone and well equipped bathrooms. All apartments will have inbuilt air-conditioning (heating and cooling). The bathrooms will have floor heating. Each unit will have one parking space and a storage in the basement. The apartments will be finished end of 2007.

prices vary from € 101000 to € 251500

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Vidal’s success series
You might have seen these apartments many times on many websites. The developer takes his business serious and is building to a slightly higher standard than we see in many other places. Because of the success there is another project in this series being built. Sea view, swimming pool and the security of a small resort setting provides peace of mind when you are far away again. A few last apartments are available in VIDAL 1. VIDAL 2 will be build next to it. The buildings include a total of 16 apartments ranging in size from 50 – 100 sq m.
Prices starting at € 95.000 incl. VAT
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Riva Umag – first class spacious apartments
Living directly at the waterfront will always stay a sought after privilege. The project Riva Umag offers this privilege in a modern building with traditional materials like stonework and glass used to offset its attraction. The project offers different sizes of apartments with a up scale level of finishing. Three apartments are left in this building. We have chosen the best one: a 100 m² apartment on the second floor on the seaside, which is the south-west side.
Umag and the apartments position offer the perfect location and comfort. The apartments are equipped with dual air-conditioning units (heating/cooling), fully equipped bathrooms finished to first class standards, wooden floors, satellite.

price of this apartment: € 227.000,-
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This villa on demand
Optain tailor made exclusivity with this Istrian stone villa that will be build in the hills of central Istria, close to future golf projects, equestrian resorts and more top class tourism facilities. Away from the hassle of the coastline, but still 15 min. away from it. The building site for this home is perched on the hills behind Porec. The house will have a garage, swimming pool and large terraces overlooking the nearby village and valleys. Completion in the beginning of 2008. Price will be between € 482.000 and € 574.000 depending on your wishes. for more information, click here