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A Lovely Stone-Built Old Farmhouse with Spectacular Views

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Aprovato farmhouse description

A lovely, romantic stone-built old farmhouse, modernised but with many Greek features, in about 6 acres of hillside and garden with outstanding views overlooking the southern tip of Evia and the Cavadora straight. The house has five bedrooms, three of which lead off the large living room with two bedrooms (including the master bedroom and en suite bathroom) below the house. The kitchen is large, fitted with an electric cooker and an open fireplace. There are two terraces for outdoor eating, one alcoved between the kitchen and living room, the other above the master bedroom. It is a home, rather than a holiday house and fully winterised. Also on the property is an old olive press building and other stone-built houses.
The garden is on many terraces and planted with almost all the fruits and nuts that grow in the climate, as well as shrubs, flowers and kitchen gardens. There are masses of roses. There is a large plunge pool which is cleaned daily. Our cleaners come in one a week, or more frequently by arrangement. Our gardener has a house on the property and will pick produce for you daily. We produce our own delicious olive oil. We have chickens and geese so fresh eggs are usually available. Apart from animal noises it is very quiet.

How to get there.: From Athens international airport there is a 25-30 minute bus or taxi ride to the port of Rafina.
The ferry takes 2 hours to Gavrion , the Andros port. Ferries are daily, morning and evening.
It is a 20-25 mins car ride to the house
You will need to rent a car at Athens or on the island. It is probably easier to rent on the island. I can arrange this for you. The last 200 metres of road to the house (and on down to the beach) is not tarmac but is easily accessible with any small rental car.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 255 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 4: toilet


          • Master bathroom (en-suit): toilet, bidet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


          • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower


          Other Amenities

              • The kitchen has a lovely old open fireplace for the colder seasons. The living room has a large wood burning stove. Our cleaner comes once a week to clean the house and the laundry is also changed weekly (this is part of the rental price, additional cleaning can be arranged) The outdoor pool is a large plunge pool with approximate dimensions of 5.5 metres long 3.5 metres wide and 1.4 high. Our pool girl spends 2 hours each day keeping clean the pool and its surrounds. During the summer our gardener is likely to be there almost every day and has a cottage on the land, so he can sort out any problems....moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Farm Holidays
              • Romantic


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Swimming

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Internet:

                    We have a mobile dongle. this costs Euro 15 per 10 days....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    The kitchen has a large working firepleace...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    The main room has a working wood stove...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large, seats 10 people....moreless

                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Tiled Stove
                  • Local Maps


                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    A full range of cooking utensils and dishes...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    There are 2 fridges; one is used for drinks....moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Blender
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Toaster
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven


                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Balcony
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace
                  • Barbecue
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool
                  • Outdoor Pool

                  property descriptor

                      • Detached


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 9 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Mid Season
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      A security deposit against breakages may be required.

                      The rental includes:

                      A cleaner once a week and laundry changed once a week.

                      The pool is cleaned daily.

                      Seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs from the garden. The gardner is likely to be there frequently in Summer if you need assistance as to what is available..

                      A booking is not confirmed until 50% of the rental sum has been received as deposit. In the event of cancellation this will be refunded if the property is later let during the relevant period and for the same price. The balance is due at least 2 weeks before arrival

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                      Last updated: 07/17/2014
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                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      3 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Necessary

                      In the North West of Andros overlooking the Cavadora straight and southern tip of the island of Evia. Nearest sandy beach 10-12 minutes by car; nearest taverna under 10 mins by car. Even in August our local sandy beach, about 1/4 mile long has few people on it. The house is about 20 minutes from the port of Gavrion which is where the ferries arrive. The area is rural with goats and sheep on the hillside and wonderful views.


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                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • View from Terrace

                        View from Terrace

                      • House Terrace

                        House Terrace

                      • Dining Terrace

                        Dining Terrace

                      • Kitchen


                      • Bedroom 3

                        Bedroom 3

                      • En suite bathroom

                        En suite bathroom

                      • Sitting area

                        Sitting area

                      • Nearest Beach

                        Nearest Beach

                      • Gardener's Cottage

                        Gardener's Cottage

                      • View from house terrace

                        View from house terrace

                      • Kitchen


                      • Main Rom

                        Main Rom

                      • Bedroom 2

                        Bedroom 2

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Bedroom 4

                        Bedroom 4

                      • Single bedroom

                        Single bedroom

                      • Nearest Beach

                        Nearest Beach

                      • Pool Bedroom

                        Pool Bedroom

                      €1,800 per week (EUR)

                      5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 07/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      A lovely stone-built old farmhouse with spectacular views

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                      5 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 9

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