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Beautiful Villa With Private Pool And Stunning Sea Views



Updated: 16-Nov-2016
Villa Elia, Skopelos Sporades Islands, Greek Islands, Greece - Nestled In A Peaceful Olive Grove Close To Both Town And Beaches

Villa Elia is a beautiful country style pool villa situated in it's own olive grove on a hillside overlooking the picturesque whitewashed town of Skoplelos and out to the sea beyond. The villa is fully equipped and beautifully decorated in warm colours with local art and ceramics throughout and special attention has been given to comfortable furnishings and bedding. Although Villa Elia has featured in an interiors magazine, it is very much a family villa and it's style is rustic and relaxed. This is not a typical "holiday let", the kitchen is fully equipped with all mod cons including an extensive collection of kitchen equipment and Greek cookery books. There are plenty of pool toys, books, board games and a great DVD library for guests to enjoy. There is also an I-pod dock, wifi and music system with cd collection. The linens and towels are top quality throughout. The house and gardens are full of shady spots and covered terraces to sit, relax and enjoy.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We rented this beautiful villa with our children for many years and fell in love with both Skopelos and the house, before the previous owner finally agreed to sell it to us. Since then we have made many improvements and had many happy holidays at Villa Elia.

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Speaks English, French, Greek

Guestbook comments from the owner

" Villa Elia was perfect for our family, really lovely villa, we loved it's style and the views as promised, were awesome! Thank you Sally and Bill for a great holiday. "

"We loved Villa Elia, really gorgeous open plan living. I don't think we ate a single meal indoors. Sally and Bill have thought of everything from lovely Hamam beach towels - to olive oil from their own trees. Have already booked for next year!"

"the villa was wonderfully peaceful but close enough to town to keep the teenagers happy. "
Oct 2013
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Dream vacation, wonderful home, we'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home, well located, private, great views, great owners, hard to leave, can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

A real home from home in a quintesential Greek olive grove overlooking the sea.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Skiathos Island at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Skopelos town at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Skopelos town at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Skopelos town at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Stayfilos at 4 Kilometres


The nearest beach is 3 km.


Nearest airport is Skiathos which is approx one hour from Skopelos by boat. Skopelos town and port is 5 mins by car from the villa.


Villa Elia is 2 km from Skopelos village, a pretty little whitewashed harbour town, with it's great selection of tavernas, bars and lovely shops. It is a 5 minute drive or 20 minute walk down the hill from the villa. You can stroll along the front and admire the boats then have a drink in a waterfront cafe. At night the village has a great atmosphere, the whole area is car free and there are horse and cart rides and pavement stalls to browse and large Greek families out enjoying themselves.

Further Details:

Shops, banks, tavernas and a fabulous bakery for your morning bread are all in the village.

The little fishing village of Agnondas is 15 mins drive away with it's charming little beach and wonderful fresh fish and local wine.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
12 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid season
23 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 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

Booking Notes:
Bookings are confirmed on receipt of deposit of 30 % of total amount. The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival.
All linens and towels and weekly cleaning service are included in the booking cost, as are the services of a pool cleaner and gardener.

Please note bookings are weekly and run from Friday to Friday to tie in with flights from the UK to Skiathos.

Changeover Day:
Bookings Run weekly from Friday to Friday to tie in with flights from thenUK to Skiathos. Checkout is 10.30 am and arrival is 4 pm to enable us to clean the house thoroughly for our next guests. We try to be flexible where we can.

Notes on prices:
Bookings run Friday to Friday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 16-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Breezes from the sea cool the house and there are 4 separate terraces to sit out and enjoy the gardens and sea view.

Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • The main bathroom has a bath and shower and the other two bathrooms are shower only. The studio has it's own en suite shower room. All three bathrooms have WC. Both bath and pool towels are provided.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has double bed and fabulous sea facing deck. Bedroom 2 and 3 both have twin beds and the Studio bedroom has a double bed. An extra single bed can be put up on request. All linens are Egyptian cotton.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is spread over three floors with many private terraces to sit out on making it ideal for large groups or two families sharing. Please note that although they are completely private from each other Villa Elia and Elia cottage are located in the same olive grove so can be rented together and can sleep a total of 15 people. Outside: Lovely whitewashed villa with pale blue shutters. Has a private pool (4 by 10 meters) and extensive grounds overlooking the sea. The house is surrounded by olive grove and also has almond, walnut, lemon and orange trees. Utility Room: Utility room has washer/ dryer and iron, ironing board etc. There is a clothes line between two trees in the olive grove for outdoor drying in the sunshine. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The house is thoroughly cleaned and linen and towels are changed each week. More frequent cleaning is available on request. The pool and gardens are well maintained and are tended regularly. Other: The pool deck is beautifully layed out with teak loungers and umbrellas for relaxing days by the pool. There is an oversize hammock and swinging chair in a shady spot overlooking the sea.

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