250-Year-Old Stone Tower Home

Built in 1761 by a group of Franciscans, this windmill tower on a hill overlooking the port on the island of Hvar in the Adriatic Sea have now transformed the ruins into a modern home of sorts, and one that people can actually rent out. The living space spans five floors, starting with an entry door that opens directly into the kitchen. A wooden staircase spirals up to a mezzanine level, or sleeping space if you will, before arriving at the upper living room. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home
Stone Tower Home

“The only interior walls separate the bathroom from the living room. Above the bathroom is a sleeping loft. Because it was never meant as living quarters, the stone tower has only small windows. However there is a great view over the old city from the top-level loft. Aside from the shortage of windows, the tower seems to make a fairly comfortable home, once you get used to going up and down all the steps,” reports Small House Bliss.