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Karavotsakisma Studio & Villa accommodation with Pool. EOT/MHTE0726K131K0252100 - Lephteris House

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Lephteris House

Lephteris House is in the garden below Karavotsakisma House. It has beautiful sea views yet being almost hidden from above provides privacy on its spacious terraces. The design, finish and furnishings are of a high standard. All rooms have sea views and have French windows opening onto terraces. There is private access to the pool terrace. Accommodation: The House (sleeps 4 or 5) one bedroom with double bed; second bedroom with twin beds (extra bed available); gallery (can provide an extra sleeping space); marble bath-room with bath, & shower; practical kitchen: washing machine; living/ dining room; two terraces, one with marble dining table, sun loungers. There is a built in barbecue in the house’s private garden.


About the property

GR3682

Peace, privacy, magnificent sea views, glorious sunsets, lush mature gardens, a swimming pool, a high standard of comfort and service; all contribute to making Karavotsakisma one of the most enchanting places on Skiathos. This secluded retreat is yet only five minutes drive from excellent sandy beaches (Elias, Koukounaries, Banana, Ag. Eleni, Agistro Mandraki, Kriffi, Maratha) and the facilities of tavernas, bars, supermarkets, and water-sports.


Owner
Gail Stathakis
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Gail Stathakis

I was born & grew up in Tynemouth ; then went to Manchester and studied art.

In 1970, I first visited Skiathos where I met my late husband Christos. In our early years together we lived in a hut on the famous Koukounaries Beach; with no fresh water or electricity; everyday life was hard work but stunningly beautiful and of course, it was lots of fun. For 25 years we operated a water sports business from here; in the meanwhile we built our dream home and holiday accommodations on the hilltop above the beach. Here, at Karavotsakisma, with a magnificent view over the sea to Pelion is where I live with my son, William. My daughter Elena holidays here.

In recent years I’ve returned to painting. Limited Edition Prints and greetings cards of my Skiathos work are available in select local shops.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Booking Arrangements. Firstly email, phone or text Gail to check availability.
A deposit is requested to hold the reservation and is payable either by cheque or by bank transfer (details upon request). On receipt of the deposit your reservation will be confirmed by letter. The balance will be due four weeks before your arrival.

Changeover Day:
This is usually a Friday but please contact me if this doesn't suit as it is possible to make other arrangements.

Notes on prices:
Car rental can be arranged on request; please ask for a quote.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Lephteris House in Sporades in Thessalia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: *In all accommodations………… ...Kitchens have marble surfaces and are equipped with full cookers, fridge freezers, electric kettles, coffee makers and toasters, irons and ironing boards; Cool boxes/bags and parasols for use on the beach ...Bedrooms have ceiling fans, hair-dryers & mosquito machines. Bed linen and towels are changed regularly. …Cleaning is daily. There are Safe deposit boxes. …Free Wireless Internet, also on terraces and at the pool. …Available for infants; cots, high chairs, bed-rail, car seats, toys and books. Baby-sitting can be arranged with the housekeeper. …Discount for guests at Salto Water Sports on Koukounaries. …On Arrival there will be fruit and fresh flowers, and in the fridge drinks and provisions for the first morning’s breakfast. Outside: The Pool Terrace furnished with cushioned sun-beds and big sun umbrellas has a panoramic sea view and wonderful sunsets. The pool is 14.5 meters long and is exclusively for the use of our guests. A shaded games terrace below has a hammock, table tennis and pool table.

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Jewel of Skiathos

  • 5 of 5

I almost don't want to write this review because Gail's beautiful hillside with the most gorgeous places to stay on Skiathos are clearly a well kept secret amongst her loyal guests who all seem to become friends and come back year after year. We found it by chance and stayed for the first time at Lephteris house and it was the perfect holiday.

The owner Gail and her son William live in a house above and the family created, landscaped and built the most magical places, all hidden from each other, in amongst citrus trees, olive groves, and all with the most exquisite view of the peninsular. The pool is in a walled garden which looks over the sea, Lephteris house itself has it's own lovely garden right next door with a beautiful terrace and a secret door to the pool. We had the place to ourselves as we went off season but it's easy to imagine the fun guests have in the summer too when Gail hosts bbq's around the pool. .

The attention to detail everywhere is perfect as you would expect from an artist, the beds comfortable, everything was lovely and the location is the best on the island being near to the most beautiful beaches. You need a car but the island is so beautiful you would want to explore it anyway. Being half Greek myself I have travelled extensively in Greece and this is somewhere I would love to be able to come back to again and again. Thank you Gail and William, hope to see you next year, Rachael, Christian, Isobel, Lila and Amelie xxx

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Skiathos
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Sunset Bar on St. Eleni Beach
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Volos - Skiathos
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Several restaurants and Beach tavernas
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Koukounaries, St Eleni, Banana, Mandraki, Elias.
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

This secluded retreat is only about a two minute drive or a ten minute walk from excellent sandy beaches (Elias, Koukounaries, Banana, Ag. Eleni, Agistro Mandraki, Kriffi, Maratha) and the facilities of tavernas, bars, supermarkets, and water-sports. Karavotsakisma is locates on a hillside, providing peace and stunning views however car hire is recommended as it is a steep walk. I will be happy to arrange car hire on request.

Travel:

Travel Arrangements. Direct flights to Skiathos operate between

the months of May and October from Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Stansted, Luton and Newcastle. Make enquiries at Thomson’s, Monarch, First Choice, Freedom Flights, Argo, and Thomas Cook; all of which offer direct flights to Skiathos from the UK. Prices vary.

Distances:

Karavotsakisma is located above the best beaches of the island. One mile from two supermarkets and a large selection of restaurants and bars. The main town of Skiathos is 7 miles; the airport is 10 miles away.

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