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Villa Near Village Centre In Green Land/Trees/Amazing Open Sea w/ Port View

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Property

Updated: 09-Nov-2016
Villa Above Skopelos town on the hill to Aloupi area - 'Peaceful Private Location, 10-15 Minutes Walk To The Village or 3 min.drive to the town seafront'

This is a house built and furnished as a home rather than an investment property and the difference shows.The external and internal decoration has been carefully designed with a classic modern though and romantic style by the owners.All the equipment of the house and the garden are totally new , including new furniture, curtains, warehouse, electric appliances.All linen, orthopedic-ally Beds & Mattresses Pillows Duvets Meubles Linen , cushions, towels, curtains are new made off natural materials,by the famous Greek company "Coco-mat ,sleep on nature",eccentric in nature,an audacious statement of luxury and style because our belief is that your home is where your bed is! The house is a spacious 130 sq meters giving light and airy accommodation and is finished to a high standard of fine craftsmanship and contemporary yet timeless design in a smart combination of practicality and style . The gardens and dry-stone walling around the house are also a delight creating areas of shade and beauty in all directions where you may enjoy it with high privacy standards. We like guests to feel at home so we provide a number of essentials that many rental house lack such as salt, pepper, spices , sugar some coffee/tea and our own olive oil for the kitchen. Dishwasher tablets, soap powder washing up liquid etc things that we feel you shouldn't have to worry about on your holidays. Outside there is a private constructed ecological pool 11 to 4 m which exists in perfect harmony with the environment and is a true champion for the cause of a disinfectant system with natural sea salt,no chlorine irritation! Also another 300 square meters of balconies, garden and 2500. Square meter of green land with trees.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Fabulous Villa

Reviewed by: rudetechnicals from Reading

Reviewed on: 08/11/2015 for their stay in 08/2015

1208057 - Luxurious villa 'Aloupi'

Wow! I am a snob and hard to please. I have high expectations and rarely have them met, but I think "Wow" is a suitable adjective for this place. It's always difficult to find a villa with a private pool if you're only 1 family, even harder to find something really special. What Kostas has done here, however, is really special. The villa is lovely. Tastefully decorated with an eclectic blend of old and new. The outside spaces are truly fabulous. Patios and seating areas, lead down through sculptured lawns and beds to the pool. There are so many little nooks and crannies, seating and eating spots, we struggled to make use of them all during the week. The town is within walking distance but we mostly drove as we had our two young children with us and also I'm just plain lazy! The town is busy and interesting but honestly, I couldn't wait to get back to the villa, it was so good!
Aug 2015
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8 Reviews

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based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

A Truly Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

I am slightly compromised writing this review as it feels like we have found something really really special that we want to keep to ourselves, our own little corner of paradise ! It was our first visit to Skopelos and it was so good we came back again in August and are already planning a return next year. It is a truly beautiful island easily accessable from Skiathos by ferry. We were a party of four and were met on arrival by the owner Kostas who along with his wife Voula couldnt have been more helpful throughout our stay, even helping me sort an issue with a hire car !!!

You are always a little anxious when you arrive at your holiday "home" as you so want the pictures and description to exceed your expectations. We had no need to worry. I can honestly say that the villa, pool and surroundings were exceptional. It is truly a little corner of paradise sitting above the town with stunning views of the port and the sea. The furnishings and facilities were of a very high standard. I can honestly say there was nothing we could fault

Skopelos is an amazing island and has many great restaurants, too many to list and review . I have no hesitation in recommending the villa and the lovely owners Kostas & Voula

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding, can't speak highly enough of this stunning villa!

  • 5 of 5

First time visitors to Skopelos and first time we have stayed in a villa so what a great start. If future villas come anywhere near this one then we will be extremely happy.

Firstly, the owner Kostas could not have been more welcoming and attentive. From picking us up and dropping us back off at the port, helping with our cases, to taking us to the supermarket en route to the Villa initially to collect supplies as we did not have a car, to providing invaluable advice throughout re restaurants, beaches etc.

Kostas had also supplied some basic food and drink provisions which was a very nice touch.

The villa itself is stunning, both in its situation, magnificent views of the harbour from up on the hillside, the scale of the place, lots of room inside and out. Extremely peaceful and private, not overlooked at all, just you and the crickets. The pool and pool area was lovely and a good size.

Inside the villa is extremely well thought out and clearly the attention to detail is evident everywhere, cool white simple decor with lots of individual pieces to add colour and interest everywhere. Outside, the landscaping is equally stunning, of the highest standard with a magnificent barbeque area.

The Inside and out of the villa and pool area was maintained spotlessly throughout by Galina's daily morning visit. Would recommend this villa to everyone.

Just one note, that a car or suitable mode of a transport would make the trips back & to into the town a little easier. The magnificent views you enjoy from the villa mean that it is up on the hillside. We walked up & down which is no more than 10-15 mins but is quite a challenge.To be fair it seemed to get easier and quicker as the week went on but is a consideration.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ken Thank you for staying in my villa and for the very good review you left . You are always welcome to come back and stay. It was a pleasure to meet you. Kostas
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5

Perfect holiday and faultless experience

  • 5 of 5

The warm welcome we received from Kostas began the moment we booked our holiday, several months prior to our two-week stay in June 2015.

By the time we arrived on Skopelos we felt almost like old friends, met by Kostas himself at the quayside and chauffeured up the steep, winding road to the villa – a helping hand we appreciated enormously. Our first sight of the house exceeded our already high expectations; the impressive photos on the website don’t do full justice to how smart, clean and spacious it is – and with those breathtaking views of the bay from the terrace. The villa is secluded, quiet, well-equipped and very comfortable, a perfect spot to get away from it all.

Skopelos is beautiful, its inhabitants are friendly and everything is good value – perhaps unsurprising for a visitor from the UK benefitting from the favourable £/€ rate and pre third-bailout economy in the early summer of 2015. It's not a big island, so you can cover most places with a car in a few days. That leaves plenty of time to lounge around the pool, explore the town, seek out the best restaurants.

As well as all these clear positives, perhaps our overwhelming memory is of the friendliness of Kostas and his wife, Vroula. Their good taste, attention to detail and care of their guests really are second to none. We found nothing to be too much trouble for them, whether assisting with occasional food shopping, helping out with a place to hire a car (go to Magic Cars for great customer service and a complimentary jar of homemade preserve – take note Hertz), advising on where to eat out, or being handed the secret of the shortcut walk into town.

We certainly plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Super stay in Villa Aloupi on Skopelos

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful Villa, all the facilities were excellent and well thought out. Everything in the Villa is of a very high quality and very tasteful. The villa is very spacious, very clean, light, air conditioned (which we needed during our little heat wave).

Beautiful pool area and floral garden. We used the BBQ and its seating area with super views over the harbour. Well done to Kostas the owner ! Kostas is a super host and really good to talk to about Greece and travelling around. We were collected at the Port and dropped off again when we left. The path to the town was a good walk in the heat but the pool was excellent to jump into afterwards. We travelled around this small island during our 2 weeks and found super beaches and tavernas. Our 2 weeks were simply splendid. We have enjoyed listening to Kostas CD which we bought from his shop. Many thanks again to Kostas and Voula for the fantastic holiday we had. Lisa, Max, Harry (18) Verity (18).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful Villa!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Kostas's beautiful Villa and really didn't want to leave! Kostas is a delightful man and so helpful. He very kindly met us at the Port in Skopelos on our arrival and drove us to his Villa and spent time showing us around and giving us lots of local information. The Villa was spotless, fully air conditioned with luxurious fixtures and fittings and a fabulous selection of goodies to welcome us. The outside area was beautiful, on two levels, with the pool situated down a few steps from the terrace. The views over Skopelos Town and the sea beyond were stunning. I really can't praise this Villa enough and anyone planning a visit to Skopelos will definitely feel the same if they decide to stay here. Hiring a car is a good idea as it is situated high above the town and up some very steep roads. However, there is a lovely walk down from the Villa via a locked gate at the edge of the property. This is just a 10-15 minute walk and delightful taking you directly to the Port and the pretty cobbled streets of the town. By the way, when you stay you must go and see Kostas sing and play his guitar with his friend on the bazouki at Anna's restaurant they are very good-a real Greek treat! Anna's restaurant is very good and set in a beautiful court yard in the heart of the town. Another excellent restaurant was the Orchard, just a short walk from the Port. This is set in beautiful gardens with excellent food, we thought the best. Skopelos is a beautiful island and as we had a car, we managed to see much of it including the Mamma Mia church and many of it's secluded beaches and towns. Kayaking on a sunset trip out of Elios, was fantastic too. We would love to return one day and so happy to have met lovely Kostas and his wife Vroula-a big, big thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Chris and Carole Many thanks for these nice comments of appreciation. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and felt at home.We really look forward to welcome you again in the island and in the villa. All the best, Kostas ,Voula
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Bassingbourn, Herts
5

Beauty, peace, luxury in a homely setting

  • 5 of 5

Our family of two adults and two children (10 and 13 at the time) enjoyed a wonderful relaxing holiday in this wonderful, comfortable, spacious villa. The photos on the Owners Direct website attracted us to this property so our expectations were high, yet they were exceeded the moment we set foot on the island. Kostas is the perfect host. No effort was spared to make us feel at home. The villa is wonderfully spacious, tastefully decorated to give it a very homely feel. There has been great attention to detail as all conveniences are present and even things like a comfortable cover for the sofa means that the house is lovely, clean and maintained to a very high standard. Every 2 or 3 days the place is cleaned and linens are refreshed (even pool towels) and with airconditioning throughout the house it is always comfortable. Our favourite bit was the outdoor table where we would sit each morning enjoying the breathtaking ocean views. Also the beautifully landscaped garden and pool area with outdoor kitchen and bar were a highlight. This property could have easily been made into a 3 or 4 bedroom accommodation if the rooms would have been made smaller, but as a 2 bedroom dwelling the extra space makes it a so much more luxurious place to stay. If I were to say that the accommodation doesn't match it's description it would only be because I believe it is better! I would highly recommend this villa for anyone who would like a relaxing holiday treat. A car is essential to get to the property as it involves a steep climb uphill so not suitable for carrying heavy groceries, but for those who enjoy walking a walk into town at night for dinner is easily manageable. I cannot fault this place. Beautiful beaches and nice restaurants are a short drive away and Kostas will be more than happy to point out where to find the best food. His advice is worth following as there are also many less exciting places to eat too. There are other properties that are bigger or cheaper, but I cannot imagine they will be as nice as this one. I am looking forward to booking our next trip to Skopelos soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Skiathos airport at 20 Miles Nearest Ferry : Skopelos port at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Volos train station. at 60 Miles Nearest Motorway : Volos or Ag.Konstantinos at 60 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Taverna Peparithos at 400 Metres Nearest Beach : Skopelos beach at 2 Kilometres

Coast/Beach:

3 minutes drive to the closest beach,10 minutes drive to the well known beaches

of the island

Distances:

The center and waterfront of the Skopelos village is only 15 minutes walk and 3 minutes by car.

Further Details:

About The Experience

You're sitting down to a meal at this rental villa in Greece with some of your best companions. It's a warm evening so you're dining outside on the terrace, and as you enjoy the fresh fish you picked up from the market earlier that day, you glance out over the bay below. The glance becomes a stare; it's hard to take your eyes from the view provided by this Greece rental villa! Lights from traditional whitewashed houses ring the harbor, reflecting and flickering on the water. And that water-- you know it well, having been in it one way or another every day since your arrival. However, you're thinking about spending tomorrow at home, enjoying the comforts of your own Greece holiday villa, including a private swimming pool..

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early season
10 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,471
for 7 nights
£1,471
 
 
Rate 1
28 Apr 2017 - 18 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,640
for 7 nights
£1,640
 
 
Rate 2
19 May 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,682
for 7 nights
£1,682
 
 
Rate 3
9 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,892
for 7 nights
£1,892
 
 
Rate 4
14 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,228
for 7 nights
£2,228
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
If possible Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • resort

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 130 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, The enclosure shower Jaccuzi includes also steam bath ,sauna
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Two bathrooms. One with whirlpool bath, WC and hydro massage and steam douche jaccuzzi and wooden cabinets. Second bathroom with WC and douche hydro massage jaccuzzi and wooden cabinets.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds.wood beamed ceiling, balcony and large terrace Bedroom 2 with twin beds.wood beamed ceiling, balcony and large terrace Both bedrooms ornamented with antique furniture. Each bedroom has it's own bathroom.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: There is a swimming pool located at the side of the house, accessible through French doors from the living room. It is surrounded by low, stone walls and lush landscaping. The balcony terrace area is furnished with a table and comfortable chairs for dining and lounging and next to this in the garden over the pool there is a traditionally handmade tile crafted barbeque and long table also with tiles for dining. Utility Room: All beds pillows and mattresses are made by the famous Greek company "CoCo-mat"recognized leader for natural sleep products,sleep on nature. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels (excluding beach towels) are provided and made by "CoCo-mat sleep on nature". The villa will be cleaned every 3rd or 4th day of your stay this will include clean linen and towels and a general tidy of the property. Other: All spaces in this villa are fully air conditioned and also heated and therefore also recommended in the cooler seasons. The new covered summer kitchen with a big barbecue and pizza oven invites you to stay for a dinner.

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