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Luxury, private, safe, 3 bedroom apartment, 5 meters from the sea near Kotor.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Stone built, seafront, 3 bedroom, safe, family apartment, with private terrace.

Please see the walk through video we made for you which is at the end of the pictures on this listing. Please also read our guest reviews. Our guests are of all ages and from all over the world.

The Stone House – 165 Prcanj is on the top floor of a traditional stone ‘sea captains house’ that was build circa 200 years ago. It benefits from the cooling effect of thick stone walls and high ceilings but has everything you would expect for modern sophisticated living.

The apartment is light and airy with double window(s) in every room and air conditioned.

Your apartment is ‘front line’ to the sea which means the clean, clear sea is only 6 meters away. The tidal range is approximately 30 centimetres. Therefore, you do not notice the tide coming in or out and there are no strong currents. There are two steps down onto the beach or a jetty (punta) to swim from. The beach is gently sloping and very safe. The water temperature reaches 24 degrees Celsius in summer. On the shore line there are tree shaded areas where you can sit and relax with a drink.

The Market Dado is a convenience store 50 meters from the apartment. The owner’s name is Novak. Novak sells pretty much everything you need. Vegetables, fruit, water, beer, wine, fish, meat, bread, milk, ice cream, toiletries, cleaning materials etc.

Recently re furbished the The Stone House - 165 Prcanj is a private, safe apartment of 150 m2. You have free, secure Wi-Fi. A new, well -appointed kitchen means all types of meals and snacks can be prepared with ease. We have arranged the most amazing opportunity for our guests who would prefer not to cook every or even any day. Our neighbours Jadranka & Voja cook the most delicious local food for breakfast & dinner in the evening. You can enjoy authentic, local cuisine, served fresh at your own table cooked to order by our neighbours. All you have to do is sit down to eat with your friends and family either outside on the terrace or inside. When you make a booking with us you will get all the information you need.

You will enjoy a spacious combined dining area and lounge, 3 spacious bedrooms all with stunning views of the sea and a furnished, private outdoor terrace. The Terrace and the stairs leading to the front door are all fenced.

There is a modern, well-appointed shower room with WC.

Bed Linen and bathroom towels are provided. Midweek cleans, linen changes and welcome packs are available on request.

More Details

Owner
James Head
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About James Head

Lily and I live in Warwickshire, England. We have an adult son and daughter. We were introduced to Montenegro in 2009 by a friend who has a nearby water front property and we fell in love with the landscape, the culture and the people.

We own two properties in Montenegro, both of which are available for holidays. The Stone House, 165 Prcanj (property # 1092464) and Villa Ruza, Donja Lastva (property ref # 8368138).

We purchased Villa Ruza in November 2013 when it had been neglected for decades. The renovation began in September 2016 and was finished in August 2017.

Our purchase of The Stone House, 165 Prcanj – was documented by House Hunters International in 2013. This was the first ever HHI show filmed in Montenegro. It is Season 64, Episode 8.

We want you to have the best holiday experience ever. We have a great team in Montenegro who are there to help you. We are available to help in any way we can with the planning of your holiday.

James Head purchased this apartment in 2012

Why James Head chose Kotor

Easy to find. Located on Google Maps.

Free, secure Wi-Fi.

Located in a local community.

Private & Quiet but with easy access to Kotor & Tivat.

Air Conditioning.

Front Line to the Sea. Safe, gently sloping beach in front of the apartment.

Stunning views of the sea and mountains.

The bay of Kotor is 2 nautical miles wide here.

Convenience Store 50 meters away.

All our neighbours are friendly and welcoming.

Selection of excellent bars and restaurants within walking distance.

Safe & Secure for guests of all ages.

We will arrange airport transfers.

We will advise on travel arrangements.

What makes this apartment unique

You are met on arrival by our local representatives.

Our local representatives are available to help you with anything during your holiday.

You can order home cooked meals which is delivered to your apartment.

Freshly decorated and well maintained apartment.

Apartment remains naturally cool in the summer due to the thick stone walls and high ceilings.

Covered, Fenced, Private Terrace.

Bespoke, handmade Terrace Furniture.

We can arrange for a local boat to collect you from the apartment and take you out on the bay.

A detailed, up to date House Book is available for all our guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were blessed with warm sunny weather and blue skies for our stay in The Stone House. The house is very comfortable and comes with the most stunning views od the crystal clear water and mountain scenery. It was still warm enough to lounge about on the sunny terrace and even a quick dip in the shallow safe water across the way from the property. The whole area is unspoilt and we felt very welcome by the neighbours down stairs who actually look after the property and so were very happy to see us. The house has all the comforts from home, and has many 'nice touches' and is tastefully decorated, our bed was very comfy. When we could drag ourselves away from the house, we had a couple of lovely drives out, including a very worthwhile drive up into the mountains for more views and a very pleasant stroll around Porto Montenegro. We can't wait to return and have a trip out on the water.



This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Management Response

Dec 7, 2014

I am glad Angela & her family had time to visit Porto Montenegro and found everything they needed at The Stone House. From July 2nd to 5th 2015, Boat International are hosting their summer rendez vous event there. The worlds most amazing superyachts will be out on the bay and docked in Porto Montenegro for everyone to see. This annual event has just moved from Monaco to Porto Montenegro.

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Oct 2014
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Map

Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Kafe Centar in Prcanj.
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Konoba Bokeski Gusti
Nearest Beach
6 Metres
There is a small beach in front of the apartment.
Car: not necessary

Lord Byron was staying in Prcanj when he described Montenegro as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Montenegro is a beautiful coastal republic which faces Italy across the Adriatic Sea.

With its stunning scenery, warm Mediterranean climate and hospitable people it’s no wonder that the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has identified it as the fastest growing holiday destination in the world. Montenegro is doing no more than recapturing the glory of its 1970’s and 80’s heyday when film stars made a beeline for its unspoiled medieval coastal towns and inviting beaches and coves.

One of the most attractive locations in Montenegro is the Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) where 165 Prcanj is located. Wooded hills slope down to the sparkling water whilst medieval towns and villages built from local stone nestle at the water’s edge.

Home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – the ancient walled city of Kotor and Durmitor National Park – Montenegro is cherished by lovers of history and nature alike.

Porto Montenegro is a short cab ride away. It is the biggest Super yacht Marina in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. You can combine a walk along the palm tree lined pontoons looking at the boats with exquisite water front dining. Porto Montenegro is not to be missed.

With EU accession, likely to be only a few years away and a Government determined to avoid the fate of the overdeveloped Spanish Costa's Montenegro really is a wonderful holiday destination worth exploring.

English is widely spoken. It is now taught in schools and then perfected from 'Pop songs & TV shows’. May to September the average daily temp is 28 degrees Celsius with an average of 9 hrs. of sunshine per day.

Amenities

Kotor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Modern, fully tiled shower area with WC & basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two large windows with views of the sea and mountains.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Two large windows with views of the sea and mountains.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Single beds can be set up as a double.
  • All bedrooms have two external windows and wardrobe space.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Jadranka who lives below us will not only cook for you but is also available for any additional cleaning, laundry and housekeeping that you may require during your stay. All the information you need is in our House Book.

Reviews

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Luxury, private, safe, 3 bedroom apartment, 5 meters from the sea near Kotor.
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 41 reviews
5

Perfect spot to relax, swim and enjoy amazing views

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was comfortably furnished and spacious, very clean and was exactly as described. Jadranka and Voja in the apartment below were very friendly and most days we were offered some rakija or a taste of something delicious Jandranka had prepared for their lunch. We also enjoyed a couple of Jadranka's home cooked meals in the evenings (huge portions and and very tasty). The views of Boka Bay and the mountains were awesome and we loved being able to just cross the road and jump into sea a perfect temperature for swimming. Although the house is on the only road round the bay from Tivat to Kotor the traffic was no problem and it was pretty quiet most of the time. All the advice I asked for from James, the owner, was excellent. We did not hire a car, just used the bus or occasional taxi to get around and booked day trips to go further afield. One of our best ever family holidays

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: 'One of our best family holidays'. How cool is that?
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Stunning

  • 5 of 5

Previous reviews have said it and it's true, the pictures just don't do it justice. What a wonderful place. Would love to have stayed longer and will certainly return to Montenegro. Visited various towns and villages around the bay and can definitely say the location of the Stone House is better than anywhere else we saw. Short bus or taxi ride to Kotor, shops for provisions and restaurants virtually on the doorstep. The lovely people, the incredible quiet and the beautiful clear water. But, by far the best thing, the VIEW !!! Won't forget that holiday in a hurry.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thinking I need to hire a new photographer! Even though it was late September I hope you managed to take a swim in the sea. It was pretty warm when I took a dip two days after your holiday was over. Thanks for sharing.
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Quiet hidaway

  • 4 of 5

What can I say? There's really no way you can beat your own private beach area. I absolutely loved being able to walk a few feet from the house and onto my private beach access.

Communication between James, Anka, and Jadranka was super easy and descriptive. If I had any questions, I just simply had to ask. Luckily I didn't because the HomeAway app had all my questions answered about the Stone House.

The house was extremely clean and quiet, nestled away from the the hustle and bustle of Kotor, but still very close to the old town. The roads are quite narrow and windy, so I suggest that you have an experienced driver driving the road to the Stone House. There were many markets, restaurants, and pubs nearby which were walking distance; the location was perfect.

The only few inconveniences I had were that I had to ask for extra toilet paper (as they only gave me 2 for a 5 day stay), i had to ask for paper towel, there were no face clothes, and no cooking oil. Luckily we had some generous neighbours who gave us some, otherwise we would've had to buy that too.

Overall, we loved our stay. The view is breathtaking! I would definitely come back here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Adela. I am glad you enjoyed your holiday at the Stone House and that you found communicating with the team simple and effective. I note the 'inconveniences' you mention and realise we did not make the arrangements clear to you in advance. I am really sorry about that. We offer the apartment as a self catering holiday. There should be supplies for the first day or two (or maybe longer) but the intention is you do buy these things yourself. The Market Dado which is 100 meters away sells all day to day essentials you could need. We will make sure our guests in the future understand this and thanks for sharing.
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5

Lovely apartment in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday on our first visit to beautiful Montenegro and thoroughly recommend the apartment. We particularly loved boat trips and kayaking in Kotor bay; hiking and mountain biking in Lovcen and skadar national parks; hiking on vrmac ridge; and Anka's delicious food!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you and your family enjoyed the apartment so much and the meals you ordered from our neighbour. She cooks amazing Montenegrin cuisine. Glad you also enjoyed some of the activities Montenegro has to offer.
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5

Great place and great people

  • 5 of 5

Basically, only positives. I have spent 2 weeks in Prcanj with my family in this nice, spacious and stylish apartment, located in waterfront antic stone house. Apartment is well-equipped with all you may need for comfortable stay. Small beach just a few steps from the house door. Place is beatiful, not colonized by thousands of tourists, ideal for family holidays. We experienced typical, Montenegran great hospitality from Jadranka and her family leaving on lower floor. Good food, good weather. Everything as per description.

Only one watchout during summer peak-season is, if you travel by car from Croatia, there is enourmous queue on the Croatia-Montegro border. Plan your trip with big time margin for crossing this border in the summer. We spent 4 hours waiting there!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad your family holiday was such a success and you enjoyed the apartment and the local area so much. It sounds like the delays at the border were worth it in the end. We understand EU directives have meant the Croatian customs are being particularly thorough with passport checks right now. It took me 45 minutes to get over the border on August 12th at 11:00.
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AS GOOD AS IT GETS

  • 5 of 5

I don't usually re-visit a holiday home but the Stone House called to me a second time and I could not resist. My holiday experience was again brilliant. The magnificent views of the Bay of Kotor from the superbly-appointed house and shaded terrace were as majestic as ever. Watching the vessels large and small busily going in and out of Kotor City as dusk settles and the silver mountains melt into the night sky is an unforgettable and beautiful sight. The Bay in daylight is still unequalled for its natural beauty; we visited in May to early June and the mild temperature of the sea made swimming balmy and refreshing. I still can’t quite believe that a dozen steps outside the front door is a jetty from which visitors can access the calm, azure waters. There are a few more konobas (restaurant/bars) dotted along the Prcanj road than were here two years ago which now gives six or seven very good quality food outlets within easy walking distance of the Stone House. The Dado supermarket is brilliant for supplies and is only a two minute walk away. The local beer Niksicko is delicious.We travelled about a bit more this time relying on the Blue Line bus (1 euro takes you anywhere!) and the red taxis (I never paid more than 12 euros): Porto Montenegro is still one of the best places in the world to see superyachts and a number of our fellow-travellers enjoyed a day’s sailing at fabulous rates. Kotor City, a World Heritage Site, is an architectural marvel. Only three miles from the Stone House, it is within easy and affordable reach. With many of its mediaeval buildings from the Venetian period still intact within a gravity-defying defensive wall Kotor is a place one can go back to again and again. There are numerous shops, restaurants and bars: this time we discovered the beauty of Kotor Cathedral and the interesting Maritime museum. I would recommend at least one boat trip around the bay just to soak up the atmosphere of the views from the water. A visit to to the island Church of Our Lady on the Rocks is breath-taking. When we got there a marriage party was in full swing making the little island even happier than usual.

There is now an at home-dining service at the Stone House where Jadranka the caretaker and a magnificent chef will prepare delicious home-cooked food and deliver it to you from her flat just one floor below. We ate in twice and it was delicious. My wife and I LOVE The Stone House so much we are going back for our THIRD visit in August.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We constantly try to evolve the holiday experience, but we are so close to it we do not see all the enhancements. Thanks for sharing your insight and we are glad you enjoyed returning, although it sounds like you had an even better experience on your second visit.
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