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Skyros Island (Greece), for rental on a weekly basis in Chora

Suite, right by the sea
(1 bedroom (20m²), one sitting room (30m²), ensuite bathroom (12m²) in a villa

4 Terraces with panoramic views east, south and west
Quietly watch the sun rise, Skyros has the most striking sunrises in the world (as mentioned in the Guiness Book of Records)!
Depending on the season, pick your own organically grown vegetables in the garden or fruit from the vineyard for free!

Entrée de la propriété La terrasse principale Vue de la maison (parasol rouge) depuis le port
Entrance of the property
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One of the 4 terraces (bigger image ) View of the villa (red sunshade)
from the harbour (bigger image )
Chambre à coucher La salle de bains Vue du salon
The 2 beds bedroom (20m²)
Ensuite bathroom, with washbasin, shower and toilet (larger image) private sitting room (30 m²).
Cuisine Vue sur le village depuis la maison Position de la maison

Shared kitchen to prepare breakfast

View of the village from the house
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Position of the villa ,
c.f. Google Maps here

»» Description of the suite

To rent weekly, the suite consists of:

● One bedroom approx. 20m² in size with two beds. This room withholds a chest of drawers, a chest, a corner wardrobe and one fire place. Bedding material is provided and changed during the middle of the stay or possibly more often on request.

● One bathroom measuring 13m² and containing one wash-basin with a unit below, a shower and a toilet. This room can be accessed from the bedroom and is separated by a dressing room and a small corridor. Bathroom towels are provided (but not beach towels).

From this corridor a living room 30m² in size can be accessed.

● In the living room there is a fire place, a book case, a round table (the sort used for games), a sofa, a lamp and two small side tables.

»» 4 terraces and a vegetable garden

Facing the sea there are two adjoining terrases (in enfilade). There are also two others; one linked to the dining room and another more secluded in the garden. The vegetable patch in the garden can also be used 24/7.

During the summer season, you will have the opportunity to pick and taste readily available organic vegetables (tomatoes,  peppers, aubergines, green beans, courgettes, cucumbers) that we plant annually in the vegetable garden. In addition there are fresh peaches, apricots and grapes available for your eating pleasure in the vinyard situated close to the villa.

En saison, vous aurez l’occasion de goûter à volonté les légumes bios (tomates, poivrons, aubergines, haricots verts, courgettes, concombres) que nous plantons annuellement dans notre potager ainsi que les pêches, abricots et raisins de notre petit vignoble à proximité.

»» Shared rooms  : kitchen and dining room

The shared kitchen is only available for preparing breakfast and for laying-out ready-to-eat meals bought from take-aways or local stores. The services of a cook can be booked if you wish to take one or several evening meals in the villa. Rates will be given upon request.

»» Internet by ADSL

The shared dining room has an ADSL connexion for Internet access (1 Mbps). Wifi will be installed in August 2008.

»» TV

TV in the suite broadcasts the standard Greek channels. Shared TV in the dining room broadcasts Swiss-sat.

»» Facilities and Activities available nearby

The distance between the villa and the main village of « Chora » is 1.5km on foot.

A public bus circulates a few times a day between Molos (area in which the villa is located) and Chora. The closest bus stop is at a distance of 200m from the house. It can be found directly in front of the supermarket Molos.

Booat rental (kaiki) with driver (obligatory), car rental will cost approx. 30 euros per day (price given in March 2008). The island is big and there are many beaches and sites to visit. You can engage in activities such as windsurfing, jet-skiing and pedalo at the main beach closest to the house.


Position Skyros

»» Access to the island of Skyros

Skyros can be acccessed from Athens via the main route (bus or taxi) or by taking the ferry which leaves from Kymi. The length of the journey is 1 hour 40 minutes on the ferry. The distance between the main port and the villa is about 13km.

Skyros also has an airport used by Olympic Airlines on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Athens and on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Saloniki. A charter leaving from Schiphol also lands once a week during the months of June to September. This information must be checked every year as the charter is not a standard form of transport. There is also an areoclub which can transport you on demand (tel/fax : 00302222091711). The distance between the house and the airport is 10km.

»» Rates for 2008 (from Saturday to Saturday)

April and October : € 800.- per week (7 days)

Mai : € 1000.- per week (7 days)

June et September : € 1200.- per week (7 days)

July and August  : € 1500.- per week (7 days)

Rest of the year  : € 700.- per week (7 days)

Deposit of 30% upon booking. You will then receive additional information about the welcome service on the spot.

»» Contact

Mrs Euphrosyne Michalis, MBA (speaks Greek, French, German and English)

tel : + 41227341800 fax : +41227334800
In August  : tel : + 302222091451 fax : +302222093359

e-mail :

»» About Skyros

The island of Skyros was known in the pre-historic Bronze Age, and then became famous during the Trojan war. It was also known for claiming its independence during the Ottoman occupation and the island also acted as a commercial centre between Asia and Europe since the 16th Century.