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Traditional stoned house In Korissia



Updated: 29-Sep-2016
The old port of Kea

You can reach the house through the stone paved streets of the old town in 5 min distance from the port (150m stone street and 25 steps). It sits on the top of the hill of the old harbour. From the front porch you can see the sea, the town of Korissia, Vourkari and Ioulida the beautiful capital of the island climbed in the centre of Kea towards the north east. The house was built by stone about eighty years ago and it is restored with care so that it keeps the feeling of its old use. At the same time it provides all the comforts of a modern house and it is easy and relaxing to live in. Because of the thick stone walls and the traditionally made roof covered by soil the house is very well insulated and also it is very well ventilated with openings in the front and back. This makes a/c unnecessary during even the hottest days of summer. Nevertheless stand up fans are provided.

Kea's capital town Ioulida is one of the four ancient settlements of island (Ioulida, Korissia, Pisses, Karthea). Health centre, pharmacy banks and helicodrome operate on the island. There are traits of life and civilisation in Kea dating back to the pre-historic period and the Age of Bronze. In Ioulida's archaeological museum one can admire objects from pre-historic housing settlements, as well as distinguished collections from the archaic up to the Roman period.

Kea remains a quite , low profile, rugged island, with few tourists, and an abundance of pristine beaches, beautiful blue-green waters and ancient cobblestone marked foot-paths, bird-watching nature reserves, few hotels and mostly privately owned houses. Kea boasts known names of Greek and international jet-set business, law, science and art as it appeals to the discerning visitor who seeks tranquillity , authenticity and a genuinely Aegean environment.

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  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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I just wanted to let you know what a wonderful holiday I had and how much I loved staying in your house. What a perfect location.

I hired a car and was able to see lots of the island and to go on many walks. There were so many wild flowers and birds and the scenery was truly stunning.

It was also very kind of you to meet me and take me to Sounion and I enjoyed meeting you and your family.

Best wishes,

Mar 2012
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful Place in Greece

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Place to stay in Kea.

House is very traditional with very nice view and terrace.

Everything was very clean and well equipped.

Pagona is a very friendly and helpful host.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful setting for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely week in Kea. The house is situated at the top of the village so everything you need is on the doorstep. The house has been lovingly restored with lots of original features that give it real character. It is very well equipped and was spotless when we arrived. The beautiful whitewashed terrace at the front of the house was a perfect spot to sit and read, eat our evening meal on the nights we stayed in or just sit and take in the beautiful view. When we arrived the steps up to the house were a challenge after a full day travelling but we quickly acclimatised and they are well worth the effort due to the views you get being situated so high up in the village.

The village of Kea was lovely, plenty of restaurants with good food and everyone was very friendly. The bus didn't seem to run all week but we managed to find taxis so that wasn't a problem. There is a very well stocked supermarket and at least two very good bakeries in the village.

Pagona, who looked after our booking couldn't have been friendlier and answered any questions I had within a few hours.

This house is perfect if you want a relaxing, peaceful holiday but it would also be perfect as a base for exploring the rest of the island. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to friends/family - thank you Pagona for a really lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Greek house with wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We got on very well in the house with three patios. Each with wonderful views. The charming Greek house was fully equiped. We specially appreciated that there was a coffe maker.

The owners were very thoughtful and had seen to it that there was breakfast in the fridge. They had even brought up a few bottles of water.

The house is situated high in the charming village of Korissia. Very many stairs lead up to the house but the view is worth the effort.

We walked a lot during the week. Kea offers excellent hiking trails. There are several nice tavernas with very good food.

We already longing back to the little house on Kea!


  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Nice house with good service

  • 4 of 5

Super séjour dans cette île grecque préservée du tourisme de masse. Un temps magnifique et de belles plages. La maison est très simple mais coquette. De multiples terrasses. Très bon accueil avec quelques produits de première nécessité dans le frigo.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our favourite place in Greece !

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time in this charming house !

Sometimes you are disappointed as it doesn't look exactly like in your memory. But we found it like when we left 2 years ago. Still nicely decorated/furnished and fully equiped. The kids (14, 12, 7) and the cat liked it too.

The location is perfect: within the harbour town of Korissia, nearby shops and tavernas - but far enough from the dock to be quiet too. The upper terrace with the bbq is a big plus and the view is outstanding. You don't even need a car if you want to relax. Bus and taxi station is nearby. Everything you need in the house (from hot water to washing machine and much more...) perfectly works and the mattresses are really comfortable.

Hara is a great owner, always available if necessary (by e-mail, phone or text message) and very accomodating (time of arrival, departure)

To make it short I would say we feel at home at Hara's . We will definitely come back again.

Thanks and see you next time !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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delicious place tot stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely holiday at Kea in this traditional house. It's a romantic place looking over the bay. We stayed there with 3 boys (11, 15 and 18 years old). Just enough space for the five of us.

We loved the island en discovered that we had the best house in our most favourite spot. Lively because of the harbour and we felt at home at once.

We had a warm welcome when arriving by boat, with delicious deliveries in the fridge and fresh bread.

Every day we walked the few steps down to the shops and the sea. Travelling around by bus is easy. We met only really friendly people. We hope to come again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Athens International Airport at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Korissia at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Korissia at 150 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Korissia at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Korissia at 250 Metres Car: not necessary

Korissia is the port of Kea where the ferries arrive and depart.

The house sits on the top of the hill of the old harbour facing the sea.

Chora-Ioulida is the capital town 5.5km from Korissia. A car is not absolutely necessary as the house is in the port near the sea. It is useful though for someone who wants to make trips round the island. There are several tavernas within walking distance with excellent (catch of the day) seafood and other traditional Greek dishes. Gialiskari beach is 1km distance away. Vourkari - a famous port for yachts with shops, art galleries, bars and taverns in 2km and Otzias with its long stretched sandy beach in 5km distance.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
September - October 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 2016- March 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter 2017
9 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July -August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 2017- March 2018
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £90

100% payment with booking through Home Away system and 30% deposit directly with the owner and balance payable cash upon arrival.
Prices are for property per week in Euros. All fees included.
If you want to EXTEND YOUR HOLIDAYS please contact the owner.
Complimentary Welcome provided for your first day such as : honey, local traditional delicacies,coffee,sugar,oil etc.
Cleaning service and changing sheets/towels upon request with extra charge 40euro !
Linen , towels and beach towels are provided .
Baby cot and high chair are provided.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 29-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator


  • Dining Area


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 60 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has two windows facing the front and the back garden.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The bedroom has one large double bed and the window overlooking at the back garden. Two sofa beds in the living room.


  • Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Outside the kitchen a small porch roofed with bamboo offers a nice spot for breakfast. The veranda in front of the house is a beautiful space facing the sea were you can have dinner watching the moon reflecting on the water and the lighthouse of Kea harbour with its two ports: Vourkari and Korissia. A small stone staircase in the back of the house leads you to the garden with a wooden roofed space were you can take a nap in the afternoon watching the Aegean sea and the island of Evia to the north west . Complimentary Welcome provided for your first day such as : honey, local traditional delicacies,coffee,sugar etc.

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