Shining a spotlight on striking properties for sale by the sea in Zadar Region. Let’s take a closer look at Croatia’s buoyant real estate market and the best listings in the area. By Martina Petrina
Searching for Croatia homes for sale and owning a luxury property in sought-after locations is top of the list of many wealthy individuals. Couple that with a beautiful sea view, and that steps things up a notch. We’ve curated 7 unique examples of properties for sale by the sea that are currently on the market in Croatia. Each residence is well-designed, only steps away from the beach boasting impressive sea vistas and high-end amenities. Enviably positioned in Middle Dalmatia, located near the major city of Zadar – known for its peninsular Old Town – you’ll find modern amenities alongside an authentic Mediterranean experience. Combining glorious Adriatic Sea views, a backdrop of Velebit mountain, and walking distance to the beach, there’s much to attract affluent investors.
Contemporary House with Custom-built Bouldering Wall
One of the most daring examples of incorporating adventure sports into an upscale home can be found only 20 kilometers from the Zadar Old Town. With 227 square meters of interiors and sitting on a plot of 722 square meters, this ultra-contemporary property for sale by the sea features avant-garde décor alongside floor-to-ceiling windows and attention to detail throughout. The four-bedroom residence is listed at €1.2 million featuring a fireplace, built-in sauna, swimming pool, and a garage. This is one of the rare Croatia beach houses that fully embrace nature, from its stone and timber-dominant materials palette to its large glass doors that open to the pool patio, blurring the line between indoor and outdoor living. The open plan kitchen and living space have bi-folding doors flowing out to the outdoor dining and entertaining area, creating one large room. The huge glass sliding doors also offer access to the bouldering wall, custom-built with entertaining in mind.
Seafront 5-bedroom Property with Spa Zone
Price: Upon request
On the market for an undisclosed sum, just 20 minutes west of the international airport, in the verdant Zadar region, you’ll find this Mediterranean-inspired property spanning 1,500 square meters. In an exclusive sea-facing position, only 10 meters from the beach, this luxury property is primely positioned with unparalleled views looking out to the Adriatic sea making the setting unrivaled. With five bedrooms, the beachfront house features sophisticated and modern décor, while outside is a 40sqm infinity pool and BBQ facilities. Back inside, take a dip in the indoor hot tube, or relax in the sauna. The large open floor plan and the modern interior are beautifully detailed with luxury fittings that cater to a variety of uses from everyday life to socializing. This property for sale in Croatia by the sea is also the perfect base for your yachting holidays – dock your vessel by the villa’s private beach entrance, ready for when you desire to set sail.
Deluxe 3-story Residence with Scenic Sea View
Price: Upon request
You’ll find this one-of-a-kind beachfront house in Croatia on a 1060-sqm plot in the prestigious location in the Zadar region. The contemporary property span three levels and is on the market for an undisclosed sum. Appealing to the eye with its stone wall construction, the sleek and modern property stands atop a cliff and looks out to the Adriatic Sea – admire the sunset views from the vast terraces. The ultimate in luxury, you’ll be wowed by the scenic vistas, wellness zone, and laguna blue swimming pool. Upstairs, there’s a substantial wraparound balcony, while outdoors, you’ll find a spacious lounge zone and dining area for al fresco meals with a view. At the top are six en-suite bedrooms exiting to the sea-facing terrace, while the middle story is home to a fully fitted kitchen with an island, and a sizeable living and dining room. Be that via floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for unspoiled vistas out to the most beautiful sunsets, open-plan living, or the use of light colors and materials such as wood, stone, and tiles – every detail is considered to make your living luxurious.
Sea-facing Residence with Open-air Cinema
In terms of luxury Croatian coast properties with sea views, this is a stunner. Built-in 2019, this three-bedroom four-bathroom villa on a plot of 1,266 square meters has an open floor plan filled with elegant spaces. The extensive 258 square meters of space includes tiled floors, ultra-modern furniture, and technical appliances. Featuring a wellness area with a sauna, there’s also a 45 square meter pool outside in the gated lush gardens. After soaking up sunny days, put up a screen to project a movie under the stars on an enclosed outdoor cinema space. Located in one of the most exclusive areas in the Zadar region with modern architecture and timeless interior design, this property for sale by the sea is truly exceptional.
Design-forward Capacious House with Additional Plot
Located in the Zemun Donji, 15 kilometers from the city of Zadar, not only does this design-forward capacious property cover 2,300 square meters, but it also offers an additional 100 sqm plot. Just a few minutes from the sea and some of the best restaurants in the region, this geometrically shaped villa set in well-kept gardens is the perfect place to live or vacate during summer. The inside covers 250 square meters with elegant yet minimal interior design, floor heating, and air-conditioning – every detail is thought of. Sleeping 6 across three large bedrooms, the eye-catching residence is surrounded by greenery offering a vast pool area. Open plan living galore spanning a sleek kitchen, plus stylish dining and lounging areas. From there, wander out to the glorious grounds for a dip or to catch a few rays.
Architecturally Striking Villa Overlooking the Sea
This is an architecturally striking villa enviably positioned on the middle coast of Croatia. Blending seamlessly with nature, outlooking to the Adriatic sea, built with respect for the surroundings, what better place to unwind? The idea behind this property for sale by the sea is to provide both comfort and quality. Representing a first-rate investment opportunity, the inside spans 215 square meters on the 1490 sqm plot. It’s one of the rare properties for sale in Croatia designed with every detail considered. Throughout the villa, the use of natural hues and organic materials such as eye-catching herringbone wood flooring, tiles, and stone is creating a Mediterranean feeling. Large glass doors and windows are allowing for unspoiled vistas out to the sea. The villa features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a toilet, a sizeable living room, and a semi-open kitchen leading to the pool patio – ideal for catching some sun. Head outside and you’ll find a covered terrace housing an exterior BBQ and dining area – perfect for socializing. The villa boasts a vast swimming pool and a sitting area providing scenic spots for lounging in the sun – primes places to admire the glorious scenery from.
Beautiful 8-bedroom Beachfront House Croatia
This modern yet comfortable beachfront house in the Zadar region, defined by a functional and stylish interior and exterior will meet all your expectations. Built to a high standard and spread over 600 sqm inside space, this is one of the most authentic Croatian coast properties ideal for relaxing, with floor-to-ceiling windows, multiple balconies, a pool, and entertainment facilities. Each bright and airy room is decorated in pale tones, with flashes of wood and accents of color here and there. Its garden terrace and enviable pool patio are perfect perches for enjoying views of sunsets and twinkling night lights. The location is ideal, with Velebit mountain as your backdrop and the Adriatic sea on your doorstep. The Old Town Zadar is just a 10-minute drive away, and you’re also close to the international airport, shopping areas, and seafood restaurants, as well as the most beautiful beaches in the Zadar region.