The monastery has the same name as the village it is located in - Brceli.
Monastery facilities and the church are surrounded by high stone walls. The monastery has a gate as well as a very luxurious belfry. The building where the sleeping quarters are located is built in such way that it is reminscent of a typical house from Crmnica, with characteristic architectural features like vaults and terraces. In the Upper Brceli Monastery in Crmnica, back in 1863 a school was founded, which was later moved to the nearby Lower Brceli Monastery.