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Restored Stone house overlooking Poros harbour. Panoramic Views. WIFI Sat TV

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

House Poros, Saronic Islands - Superb Peaceful Location 1 Minute Harbour. Uninterrupted Views

'In Poros Town, Lemon Tree House overlooks the harbour and enjoys unrivalled panoramic sea and mountain views. Just one hour from the port of Athens, Poros offers unspoilt island magic and, whilst here, the holidaymaker has an opportunity to visit the surrounding Saronic islands of Aegina, Hydra, Spetses and beyond. Lemon Tree House has been extensively refurbished and is offered in fine style and comfort retaining the pastel shades of Poros. The accommodation is spacious and much thought and design has been put into creating a very special home. The two terraces and surrounding pretty gardens with exotic plants and white painted steps create a truly relaxing spot. Relaxing on the terrace in the evening, the sea views and the twinkling lights of Galatas reflected in the water are quite hypnotic and it would be impossible to not enjoy this island which is yet to be fully discovered and remains a favourite of the Athenians.' Once experienced, never forgotten!

Property Manager
Sheila and Adrian Yelland
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017

About Sheila and Adrian Yelland

I have been involved with property for as long as I can remember and when we first visited Begur in we thought it a wonderful region and decided to buy a holiday home, Casa Alfora.

We rented it out through a local agent the first year (2001). After that I decided to rent it out myself and since then we have built two more houses and purchased another in Begur all of which are on this site. Gradually I built up a business and we now have our own website featuring property in Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.

Poros Island, Greece is a favourite destination of ours where we have a house overlooking the harbour and on the mainland, both with amazing views and both of which are featured on this website.

Now we have added our lovely Padstow cottage to this site. We hope you like it!

Why Sheila and Adrian Yelland chose Saronic Islands

Lemon Tree House is simply one of the best places! The weather is so dependable in the summer months and sitting on the terrace is better than the best TV programme or film. It is so soporific that we nearly always end up falling asleep in the deckchairs at the end of the evening, transfixed by the shimmering water reflecting the lights of Galatas.

We bought Lemon Tree House after visiting Poros for many years and we try to have a sailing trip around the islands every year as well as spending time in the house.

It is so easy to get to Poros, being just 1 hour from the port of Athens, and this is a big plus. We usually get the early morning flight and can be at Poros harbour by 3pm. No car is necessary and when we are there with friends and family it is easy to be independent.

What makes this house unique

We love the climate in Greece and the fact that the beaches are rarely crowded.

All the tavernas are family run and the atmosphere is very friendly and trusting.

We enjoy visiting the many beaches and the atmosphere of the bustling harbour, always changing.

It is the most relaxed holiday location for me; Time moves slowly which is perfect for rejuvination of the spirit!

There are very good restaurants on the island and the mainland is just 2mins across the water by taxi boat offering more exploration of this fascinating country.

Two families can comfortably stay here with their own space and the harbour is a 1 minute walk.

In 2008 we had Lemon Tree House completely restored We are so pleased with the result which has provoked much positive feedback and many repeat hol

Guestbook comments from the manager

'Party of 6 people, all of us had a very, very good holiday, first time we had been based in a town and the first time we haven`t used car hire whilst away. Excellent place to have a holiday, myself & my wife have been to POROS before as boyfriend/girlfriend 22 years ago, this time we took the family and the area was a lot better than we remembered it.

'Lemon Tree house was an ideal base for us, suited us perfectly, all amenities in the house that we needed, enjoyed the terrace/patio area and of course just minutes from all tavernas, the harbour, boat taxis, buses and shops, ideal for us all…. All six of us enjoyed it more than we expected and we all would recommend the accommodation and area to everybody.' L. Cartwright August 2009.

'We would just like to tell you what a wonderful holiday we all had! The villa is absolutely beautiful. The views are stunning and all of us will have long and fond memories of evenings watching the sunset from the terrace, with a glass of wine.'
Oct 2003
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Poros on the Trizina

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Top floor: Bathroom with bath and shower, basin, wc and bidet. Ground floor: Bathroom with 2 basins, bath, shower, wc.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (3-4 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Top floor: Double bedroom with French doors to the full width terrace with panoramic views. Ground floor: 2 twin bedrooms with ample storage and hanging space.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Lemon Tree House can be rented as separate apartments, sleeping up to 4 in the upper apartment and up to 6 in the lower apartment. Please ask for rates. The nearby harbour offers an array of interest for young children, teenagers and adults alike. There are many beaches within easy reach and the small boats from the harbour can take you in 2 minutes across the water to the mainland at Galatas where you might want to hire a car and explore the mainland. There are several swimming pools nearby where no charge is made and provision of sunbeds and a snack bar or taverna is always close at hand. Two buses tour the island every hour and stop off at all the beaches making a very convenient mode of travel. The house is suitable for children but toddlers would need to be watched at all times as there are open stairs between the 2 levels. Travel light- access by foot from the harbour- 5mins up, 1 min down! Outside: Pretty gardens surround the house with exotic trees and a lemon tree and shrubs. The lower apartment has an enclosed terrace with table, chairs and parasol. Panoramic views can be enjoyed here as well as on the upper terrace which is really the best spot of the house with comfortable seating and dining table and chairs. Easy access from the living area and the bedroom. There is free use of several swimming pools with sunbeds and restaurants a short distance from Lemon Tree House by bus, taxi or water taxi. At Askeli beach there are many water sports available. Bicycles can be hired for about 5 euros per day and also scooter and car hire is available, although it is very easy to get around without hiring a car. Each apartment can be accessed separately and rented individually or as a whole house. Please ask for rates for individual apartments. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included and changed weekly. Weekly cleaning/final clean included Other: Lemon Tree House can be rented as separate apartments, sleeping up to 4 in the upper apartment and up to 6 in the lower apartment. Please ask for rates. All rooms enjoy sea views and are beautifully decorated and presented. Air-conditioning throughout.


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(1 traveller reviews)

Restored Stone house overlooking Poros harbour. Panoramic Views. WIFI Sat TV
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Lemon Tree House Poros

  • 5 of 5

Upon arriving we quickly slipped into life on the island. Morning coffee looking out at the activities on the channel at sunrise, or sipping an unpretentious wine at sunset, created the perfect atmosphere to explore Poros. It was the perfect base from which we ventured to Delphi, the Acropolis and Hydra.

Tracey and Jan our house managers exceeded our expectations and helped make our holiday easy living.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
900 Metres
Car: not necessary


From the harbour you can hop on one of the many taxi boats to a beach or a 10-15 minute stroll takes you to the nearest sandy bay at Canali beach. A bus service every hour tours the island, stopping at the many beaches or a taxi is always available at a cost of about 3€.

Ferries travel to the surrounding Saronic islands of Aegina, Hydra, Spetses or you can return to Pireaus and visit many other islands.

Yacht Chartering - please ask for details

Water Sports- skiing, paragliding, canoing, etc.


Fly to Athens. Take the coach or taxi to the port at Piraeus (approx. half an hour) From there the frequent Flying Dolphin service by hydrofoil will take you to Poros (1 hour). Alternatively you can take the ferry (2hrs 40mins).

Another option is to hire a car or take a taxi from the airport to the mainland at Galatas, opposite Poros, and then take the ferry with your car across to Poros or a taxi boat to the island (5 mins).


The harbour is 1min from the house with many amenities including tavernas, banks, daily food market, shops.

From the harbour you can take a ferry boat to the nearby Saronic islands such as Spetses, Hydra and Aegina.

The mainland is 2 mins across the water and you can explore many places of historic interest both on Poros and the mainland.

Athens port is one hour by fast ferry and it is feasable to spend a day sightseeing in Athens.

Further Details:

There are many activities on Poros including: water sports - skiing, canoeing, dinghy sailing, yacht chartering, paragliding, banana boat, jetski. The harbour is full of interesting shops and there is an abundance of small supermarkets, banks and bakeries selling freshly baked bread. A covered daily market selling meat fish and poultry is open till 1pm and there are many open stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables. The choice of restaurants is very good, all family owned and offering very friendly service. The local wine is organic and very well priced. Many cafes along the harbour have comfortable seating and a late night drink here can be enjoyed amongst the convivial atmosphere of the island. There are many archaelogical places of interest to visit. The mainland at Galatas is under two minutes by taxi boat opposite Poros and you can hire a car or scooter to explore the mainland and the island. The beaches are all sandy and have at least one taverna. Sunbeds and parasols are available for hire. If you prefer a swimming pool there are two available at no charge with sunbeds and parasols.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Poros, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 13
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Included in your rental:
bed linen
bathroom towels
weekly cleaning
weekly change of linen and towels
kitchen cleaning items

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 30% is required at point of reservation.
Balance payable 2 months prior to holiday.
Payments taken in £s, Euros, debit/credit card/bank transfer.
Optional Extras:
Beach towels- £5.00 per person
Extra cleaning- payable locally
Shopping delivered to the house prior to arrival
£20 service charge.
Checkin time from 4pm
Checkout time by 10am
English agent meets you on arrival

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Minimum booking is one week in the main season with shorter breaks available in low mid season periods.

Please ask if you have special requirements.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.