For properties advertised in our catalog, the buyer does not pay agency fees! Island of Silba, captain’s house, 2 connected stone houses with belonging terraces and land. The larger house was originally built in 1499 for which there is an inscription on the stone above the entrance door with the name of master builder and year of construction. The house was upgraded and restored in 1756. The smaller house was originally built in 1756. In 2009, both houses were renovated externally according to the Conservatory Office’s guidelines in Zadar. The interior needs to be completed, with the renovation of the larger house being partially completed. Wall / solar heating installation was also started.
Both buildings consist of ground floor and floor with stone baladers. South side terace is 14 sq.m and north side veranda is 40 sq.m. For older facility was used Istrian stone from Kanfanar which was shipped in the 15th century, and for smaller building used local stone from Silba. The windows and shingles are wooden, made from Larch wood and mostly renovated or replaced depending on the need. Proximity to sea is 370 meters, and houses are located centrally in the village of Silba. The front yard is bordered by a typical stone wall. The houses have two new water tanks with a capacity of 75 cubic m. Additionally on land plot are two location for water wells with water on 14 and 18 m depth.
Silba is a beautiful island in the Zadar archipelago length of about 8 km and 700 m wide at its narrowest point and one of the few places that still gives the impression of the Mediterranean as it once was. The island of Silba with the Silban archipelago is also a paradise for sailors/boaters often called the gate of Dalmatia and is located midway between Mali Lošinj and Zadar. Thanks to seafarers and merchants, the island experienced flourishing during the 15th and early16th centuries and several captains’ houses like these for sale witnessed the former life on the island and its merchant navy. The most interesting beach on the island is Šotorišće located in Silba town itself, but a slight walk can lead to a series of small and quiet coves, just ideal for a getaway. The island of Silba have elementary school, police station, physician ambulance, Harbor Masters office, post office, fire fighter’s department, souvenir shops, several catholic churches, couple of shops, fish shop, restaurants, coffee shops, marinas for yachts & boats, two ports for passenger ships.
This property is ideal for lovers of quietness and nature, sea and sailing because of its location, but also an excellent opportunity for connoisseurs and lovers of history, especially maritime history.
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