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Stone house with large terrace under oak trees and views to the sea near

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Property
cottage
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Githio Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Idyllic holiday home with double and single bed, 10 minute walk to the beach

Idyllic holiday home with double and single bed, 10 minute walk to the beach

This charming little house is open plan with organically shaped stone walls and floors, and has a slightly raised sleeping area. The quaint bathroom has a bathtub, while outside at the back there is a private terrace with an open air shower. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering, and there is a table for al fresco dining under the shade of the huge old oak tree. Hammocks swing from the branches, offering the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views out towards the island of Kythira.

For those who want to enjoy a creative holiday, there is the opportunity to attend a ceramics seminar in the garden workshop, and leave for home with your own home-made souvenir!

The beach in Skoutari is ideal for young children as it is sandy and the water is very shallow. For more adventurous swimmers there is also excellent snorkelling around the rocks and hidden coves with beautiful pebbles of various colours.

There are various churches to visit around Skoutari, one of which is the abandoned monastery of 'Ag. Sotiras', the Church of the Redeemer, which is reached by following a herb-scented path through ancient olive groves. If you prefer more than just the solitary beauty of this place, then on 6 August, this church opens its doors to celebrate its saint’s day.

On a culinary note, you can enjoy delicious lamb chops while gazing out over the breathtaking view from Nicoletta’s tavern on nearby hilltop Drosopigi, . A few miles in the opposite direction in Ageranos, Vasilis and Marie-José offer unusual dutch/greek cuisine. Hearty greek home cooking can be enjoyed at Maria’s in Vathi. You can try excellent and affordable fish at Gialos on Mavrovouni beach, and even in Skoutari there are two simple fish tavernas, whose unmissable special is 'Garides Saganaki' (king prawns in tomato and feta cheese).

Skoutari is a charming fishing village in the legendary Mani / South Peloponnese. The golden sandy beach is only 10 minutes walk from the cottage and there are views north to the majestic Taygetos mountain range. The drinking water comes from a nearby spring. There is basic shopping in the village, and bread is delivered free. For more extensive shopping you can drive 15kms in either direction to Gythio or Areopolis.

From here you can make excursions to the largest sea caves in Europe, just near Pirgos Dirou; Gythion's offshore island 'Kranai', famous for its legend of Paris and Helen; or further afield the rocky outpost 'Monemvasia', with its winding streets and its acropolis. Or for the more active, there is some of the best windsurfing in Greece off the beach of Mavrouvouni.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Angelika Fritzsche
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, greek, greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2016

About Angelika Fritzsche

Hello my dear guests! Now let me tell you something about myself... please check my website

All my life stands under the star of inspiration and creating ceramic items.

Angelika Fritzsche purchased this cottage in 1993

Why Angelika Fritzsche chose Lakonia

Wellanidia the little stonecottage under the old a lot of love for details it was built in a handicraft way and changed over the years like the tree amazed and trapped by these walls which were raised even out of old church stones. Skoutari I found when I came here first time for holidaysto the Peloponnese 1987. I travelled all around the peninsula but here in Skoutari in the end I was sitting with lovely 23 years old on the light sand beach watching the turquoise water with tears in my eyes because I had to leave again for germany.....

What makes this cottage unique

Your holidays in the middle of nature gives you a longlasting feeling of relaxation which you take home with you.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Stone house with large terrace under oak trees and views to the sea near
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Fantastisch

  • 5 of 5

Wunderschönes kleines Ferienhaus (Anbau zum Anwesen von Angelika Fritsche). Herrliche Lage mit Blick auf die Bucht von Skoutari, liebevoll und stilecht eingerichtet mit allem was man braucht.

Die Vermieterin ist sehr freundlich, zurückhaltend aber immer ansprechbar wenn es um Tipps für Ausflüge oder Restaurants geht. Sie betreibt eine Töpferwerkstatt und bietet Kurse an.

Skoutari ist wunderschön, das Meer glasklar mit herrlichen Stränden und die Landschaft der Mani eignet sich für Wanderungen und erlebnisreiche Ausflüge.

Ein ruhiger Ort zum entspannen und genießen. Absolut empfehlenswert!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für die traumhafte Bewertung liebe Sandra und Jochen! Zwei Gäste wie man sich sie nur wünschen kann....das großzügige "Auffüllen" erlebe ich eher selten...DANKE! Nur zu erwähnen, dass das Cottage (völlig autonom) zuerst da war und mein Haus später unterhalb errichtet wurde. Beide Gebäude verbindet eine freistehende hohe Mauer mit Durchgang, die den manchmal starken Westwind abbremst.
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5

Einzigartig

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben super schöne 8 Nächte in dem kleinen Bungalow verbracht. Es fehlte uns an nichts.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gerne jederzeit wieder! Es freut mich, dass es euch so gut gefallen hat! Vielen Dank auch für die "Überbleibsel" im Kühlschrank :) war sehr erfrischend!
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5

Idylle unter Steineiche

  • 5 of 5

Von der ersten Minuten an haben wir uns in dem kleinen Haus super wohl gefühlt.

Es ist alles so wie in der Beschreibung und besser. Die Dusche schön heiß, das Bett ist gemütlich, Zudecken, wie wir Deutschen das gewöhnt sind, viele duftende Handtücher, ein kleiner Ofen, den wir leider nie ausprobiert haben, scharfe Messer und gute Pfannen... was will man mehr. Alles ist geschmackvoll und ganz individuell eingerichtet ... nicht die abgezählte Allerweltsausstattung mit Plastikmöbeln.

Die Vermieterin ist super nett und kann einem viele Tipps geben.

Skoutari hat den schönsten Strand in der Umgebung, man kann ihn in 15-20 Minuten zu Fuß erreichen und es gibt dort sogar Schatten. Wir hatten eine wunderbare MaiWoche, auch wenn das Wetter relativ frisch und feucht war.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Idyllisches Steinhäusel

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren schon mehrmals bei Angelika in ihrem "Wellanidia"-Steinhäuschen und haben uns jedes Mal sehr wohl gefühlt.

Das Häuschen ist ganz liebevoll eingerichtet, die Terrasse einfach super und wer im Urlaub gern mal auf den Fernseher oder den Touri-Rummel verzichten kann, ist dort

bestens aufgehoben. Es ist einfach himmlisch und man kann super entspannen.

Zum feinsten Sandstrand muss man ein Stückchen laufen oder man fährt mit dem Auto, so wie wir es immer getan haben. Ausflüge kann man dort jede Menge unternehmen.

Es gibt sehr viel zu sehen. Es lohnt sich auf alle Fälle, bei Angelika Urlaub zu machen. Man wird es nicht bereuen.

Angelika besitzt jetzt auch ein Keramiklädchen, wo es sich zu stöbern lohnt und

wer Lust hat, kann sich auch selbst beim Töpfern ausprobieren.

Wir werden uns wiedersehen, Angelika.

Viele Grüße

Thomas und Cerstin

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank! "ein Stückchen Laufen" heißt im Moment ca. 15min, denn der Pfad durch die Felder ist leider nicht gemäht und man muß sich durch hüfthohes Gras kämpfen ;) Aber "außen rum" am Friedhof vorbei kann man schön zum Strand spazieren...aber der Rückweg ist teilweise steil! Viele liebe Grüße und noch einen schönen (nicht zu heißen!!) deutschen Sommer! Angelika
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5

A wonderful place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this tiny cottage for five days and it is a wonderful place to relax! Being at this cottage gives you a feeling of freedom and everthing you need is provided. The cottage is clean, well maintained and has a very comfortable double bed! The area is very peaceful.

As soon as you sit at the terrace, a few cats will keep you company.

A bakery and a greengrocer are a few kilometres away, if you need more specific groceries there are supermarkets in Githio, some 20 kilometres away.

We really recommend this cottage to anyone who wants to relax.

Dear Angelika, thank you for your hospitality, good services and letting us stay in your cottage. We are really sorry that we did not had a chance to say goodbye. But who knows, maybe we will meet again in the future as we had such a pleasant stay in your Hänsl und Gretl house!

Hans & Priscilla from Holland

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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wunderschöner Ort zum Verweilen

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren (leider nur) 5 Tage in dem hübschen Steinhäuschen und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Die Ferienwohnung ist mit sehr viel Liebe ins Detail gestaltet und man findet wirklich alles, was man braucht bzw. doch vergessen hat, mitzunehmen. Die Lage ist wie beschrieben sehr schön und man hat viele Ausflugsmöglichkeiten. Man sollte sich Angelikas Tipps zu Herzen nehmen und hier und da mal in eine von ihr vorgeschlagenen Tavernen gehen..immer super leckeres Essen und liebe Leute.

Nochmals lieben Dank an dich, Angelika! Wir kommen wieder :)

Elisabeth & Alex

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: vielen Dank Lisa und Alex, es war eine Freude euch hier zu haben! Angelika
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Map

Nearest Airport
310 Kilometres
Athens Elevtheros Venizelos
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Skoutari 'rouga drossia'
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Gythio
Nearest Train
120 Kilometres
Tripolis
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Skoutari
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Menalos mountains
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Skoutari
Car: recommended

Idyllic holiday home with double and single bed, 10 minute walk to the light sandy beach.

This charming little house is open plan with organically shaped stone walls and floors, and has a slightly raised sleeping area. The quaint bathroom has a bathtub, while outside at the back there is a private little terrace with an open air shower. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering, and there is a table for al fresco dining under the shade of the huge old oak tree (big front terrace). Hammocks swing from the branches, offering the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views out towards the island of Kythira.

For those who want to enjoy a creative holiday, there is the opportunity to attend a ceramics seminar in the garden workshop, and leave for home with your own home-made souvenir!

The beach in Skoutari is ideal for young children as it is sandy and the water is very shallow. For more adventurous swimmers there is also excellent snorkelling around the rocks and hidden coves with beautiful pebbles of various colours.

There are various churches to visit around Skoutari, one of which is the abandoned monastery of 'Ag. Sotiras', the Church of the Redeemer, which is reached by following a herb-scented path through ancient olive groves. If you prefer more than just the solitary beauty of this place, then on 6 August, this church opens its doors to celebrate its saint’s day.

On a culinary note, you can enjoy delicious lamb chops while gazing out over the breathtaking view from Nicoletta’s tavern on nearby hilltop Drosopigi, . A few miles in the opposite direction in Ageranos, Vasilis and Marie-José offer unusual dutch/greek cuisine. Hearty greek home cooking can be enjoyed at Maria’s in Vathi. You can try excellent and affordable fish at Gialos on Mavrovouni beach, and even in Skoutari there are two simple fish tavernas, whose unmissable special is 'Garides Saganaki' (king prawns in tomato and feta cheese).

Skoutari is a charming fishing village in the legendary Mani / South Peloponnese. The golden sandy beach is only 10 minutes walk from the cottage and there are views north to the majestic Taygetos mountain range. The drinking water comes from a nearby spring. There is basic shopping in the village, and bread is delivered free. For more extensive shopping you can drive 15kms in either direction to Gythio or Areopolis.

From here you can make excursions to the largest sea caves in Europe, just near Pirgos Dirou; Gythion's offshore island 'Kranai', famous for its legend of Paris and Helen; or further afield the rocky outpost 'Monemvasia', with its winding streets and its acropolis. Or for the more active, there is some of the best windsurfing in Greece off the beach of Mavrouvouni.

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Rates & Availability

Githio Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Vorsaison
Oct 21 2016 - Mar 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$268
 
 
Frühjahrsaison
Mar 2 2017 - May 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$385
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Sommersaison
May 16 2017 - Jul 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$483
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Hochsaison
Jul 16 2017 - Sep 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$547
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Herbstsaison
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
$382
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Spend your christmas holiday for 50% of the current rent + cat feeding ;)

Verbringen sie ihren Weihnachtsurlaub bei uns im griechischen Süden für 50% des Mietpreises + Katzen füttern ;)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Githio Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Schlafzimmer 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , orthopädische Matratzen
  • Feather pillows and duvets or sheets and summer thin summer blankets. Warm wool and quilts for the winter. The French bed 140x200 cm, 100x200 cm, the single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
To make coffee a 'push pot' (bodrum) and a pot is provided with a porcelain filter. The above 'burner' is a two-burner gas stove. Plaster and soap are provided. If they want to bring their pet, they say the stain off with us. We have a couple of cats. The radio has USB and SD card slot.

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