About the property
- Villa2152 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
Visit for your dreamholidays, only 1.5 hours from Athens
Book now and make yourself at home, at a luxury home!
The "House of Prince" is a 120 year old renovated property in Styra (South Evia), where you can enjoy a truly unique and truly unique 5-star vacation, only 1.5h away from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens. Built in the final decade of the 19th century, it initially served as the home of the great-grandfather's family, who had the nickname "The Prince".
A retreat for family or small group vacation
The House of Prince can host up to 8 people in 3 separate self-catering suites in two separate buildings, the main building and the guest house.
All 3 suites have their own entrance, bathroom, kitchen with all mod-cons, Wireless LAN, Air Conditioning, Hairdryer, High Quality Linens, Heating, Safety Deposit Box, Smart TV, Shower.
At the yard of "The House of Prince" a couple of olive trees, orange orchard in with, lemon, fig, mulberry, pomegranate, almond trees, as well as some cypress trees Provide A Desired biodiversity. Walk around the yard, pick fruits, observe the trees, the birds or just sit in the shade of a tree and read or daydream.
At the House of Prince we invite you to:
-Experience the most luxurious stay in an authentic Greek villa
-Experience the country local life
- Grab a glass of wine from local producers and enjoy the sunset at your balcony.
- Pick your own fruit from the trees
- Take part in the cooking classes and enjoy your meal cooked in the 120 years old stone oven
- Grave water from the stone well of the property, as if it were the 1930's
- Swim in the crystal clear waters at the Aegean and Evoikos sea
- Take part in organized walks to the neighboring gorges
- Join the celebration during the production of olive oil and tsipuro
This is only the beginning - there is much more that we invite you to discover.
Me, Jannis Kyriakopoulos, proud owner, my wife Thalina and our newborn daughter, Penelope, wants to be happy to host you, to give you tips for the amazing beaches, walking trails or local products and wine you want to taste. Further we can arrange for any activity you might imagine as South Evia has it all.
Ioannis and Thalina
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 06, 2018
About Ioannis and Thalina
I have studied civil ingineering in Aachen and i m now working in Athens as a consultant. My hobby is to give life to ruined houses. I like travelling and playing music (guitar, tzouras, oud)
Ioannis and Thalina purchased this Villa in 1900
Why Ioannis and Thalina chose Stira
The house has its own story and aura, which calls you to experience it.
What makes this Villa unique
quiet neighbourhood, 200m away from the center of the village, ideal for families, for genuine holidays, many beaches and bays.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
A nice vacation in a house full of history.
Me and my family of 7 people we had a wonderful holiday in this fantastic house. As if we lived in history. Owners are very friendly and helpful, especially the location of beaches and recreational areas. The house is equipped with everything necessary. We are grateful. It is absolutely necessary to have a car to get to know all beaches and beautiful places on the island. We recommend this location to our friends.
We spent 8 amazing days in this beautiful house with our four daughters. We had a wonderful time and we definitely want to return in the future.
The house is located in a peaceful little village with a charming main square and friendly locals. Our host was fantastic: quick to answer emails, extremely helpful and hospitable. He gave us detailed information on the best beaches, restaurants etc. He even prepared a delicious dinner for us in a traditional stone oven.
The house itself is equipped with all modern conveniences, we didn't miss a thing.
We tried almost all the beaches Jannis recommended, they were beautiful and not at all crowded.
A memorable holiday in a delightful house
This is a lovingly restored house on the edge of the delightful hill village of Styra. Six of us in our sixties rented this house from the charming owners Jannis and Thalina. The main house has been laid out as two apartments with a separate apartment across the courtyard. We used the house as a whole and used the upstairs kitchen. There is a mezzanine bedroom above the living room/ kitchen which we didn't use. The furniture consists of some lovely old family pieces which lends great character to the house.. Jannis & Thalina met us at the house and gave us a welcome drink . The following morning they arrived to meet the other couples accompanied by Jannis's father Spiros and bringing us flowers,eggs, wine and Tsipouro. Initial problems were sorted out and later they met us in Nea Styra which is the nearby town on the sea where we were given lots of information about the local area, beaches , resaturants etc.
On the holiday Monday a splendid lunch of kid goat was cooked for us in the wonderful stone oven in the courtyard and we were taken to a tradional village festival up above Styra where we were introduced to the local Mayor. We were treated royally.
We loved the village of Styra which has a bakery, a vegetable shop, two mini markets and a wonderful butcher which has a taverna which opens at the weekens. There is a very smart Kafenion also which serves excellent coffee and wonderful orange pie which Thalina told us we must taste. She was right! We found lots of lovely beaches which were not touristy but had tavernas and umbrellas. Jannis organised for three of us to join a walk down the Dimosaris Gorge which was a real highlight of our holiday. The local guides Mihaelis and Vassilis are charming and most knowledgeable.
The House of Prince is a luxurious gite in a rural setting but only five minutes from the sea.
prachtig huis in ideale omgeving
prachtig gerestaureerd oud huis, koel, rustig vlak bij dorpspleintje, heerlijke uitvalsbasis voor strand bezoek, en verkennen zuidelijk en midden evia. Huiseigenaar geeft goede tips voor diverse strandjes en restaurants.
Styra is a fishing village and a favorite holiday resort for Athenians and foreign visitors on the Iceland of Evia - the second biggest in Greece Iceland. Styra is located close to Athens, at the most narrow part between the Iceland and the mainland. This unspoiled corner of Greece has to idyllic Mediterranean landscape combining mountains and sea, countless beaches, unrivaled sunsets and is blessed with a very pleasant climate During the whole year. Styra can be reached by ferryboat Either from the tiny harbor of Agia Marina, or by the bridge from Chalkida. The easiest way, if you are not coming from the northern part of Greece, is to take the ferry from Agia Marina. The litle harbor of Agia Marina is located 35 km away from the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport of Athens, with several ferry boat routes Actually there are two cities (villages), Nea (New) Styra and Ano (Up) Styra. The ferry Reaches Nea Styra, a more modern tourist area with beautiful sunsets, beaches, hotels, cafes, shops, and bars. Ano Styra is a picturesque, virgin, genuine, untouched village, ideal for peaceful, relaxing, holidays. The House of Prince is located in Ano Styra, just 200m before the square of the village. Do not miss visiting the Drakospita, the Acropolis of Styra, the great fountain, the folklore of museurm Kapsala.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Even though there are items of great historic and /or financial value a security deposit is not required. In case of larger damage to the property than regular wear and tear we will appreciate your cooperation to resolve it