Property for sale in Croatia

Steeped in centuries of colourful history home to one of the world's most well-preserved fortified cities and blessed with an idyllic Adriatic coastline, Croatia appeal is extensive. Its borders brush the slopes of the Alps, plunge deep into the Pannonian Valley and overlook the Danube and Drava rivers. Its interior comprises verdant forests, deep gorges, a collection of magnificent lakes and rich vineyards as well as smatterings of quaint villages, romantic castles and stately manors. Croatia is one of Europe's best kept and most beautiful secrets. With 1,185 islands lying just off its coastline, Croatia offers a host of secluded beaches and tranquil island living.

Property in Croatia

Although Croatia is often bracketed together I with Bulgaria, the market is rather different. A breathtakingly beautiful country with a huge coastline and more than 1,000 islands, Croatia has bargains aplenty but prices in prime, upmarket locations like Dubrovnik and parts of Istria are closer to western levels - albeit still in many cases excellent value for money. The Croatian government has also imposed tight controls on development, so there are fewer properties available, although the "EU effect" could still apply.