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Mountain lodge in Arachova with amazing view!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

In a unique location, the perfect home base for exploring Central Greece.

In a unique location on the top of Arachova village, the most cosmopolitan winter destination in our country, is the perfect home base for exploring Central Greece.

It’s perfect location and Arachova’s climate, makes this house a great choice for your winter or summer holidays. You can find it above the St. George Church and the famous “Panagiota” restaurant, featuring gorgeous mountain views and historical surroundings.

This unique lodge is a luxurious 3-storey stone house of 110sq m, featuring all the facilities to make your stay comfortable and unforgettable! The house has 4 bedrooms with a view to the village (2 on the ground floor and 2 on the upper floor), 3 bathrooms (2 on the ground floor and 1 on the upper floor), plus 1 wc and a storage room on the ground floor. There are two huge furnished balconies from where you can enjoy a great view of Arachova village and the ancient famous olive grove of Amfissa and Delfi.

At the ground floor, there is also a fully equipped kitchen and a cozy living room with a modern design fireplace for the winter. All rooms are heated. Safety is guaranteed as there is a private entrance and parking area with a security system operated by cameras. Further facilities provided are the TV, the DVD player and a barbeque corner. If you wish to have a daily breakfast served at the house, we can provide you a delicious menu of local products! (upon request with an extra charge).

The interior and outdoor facilities of the house are at your disposal. Enjoy them!

We are at your disposal on the phone for any questions you have or any assistance you need.

ABOUT ARACHOVA

Arachova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece. It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in our country, the great favorite for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities. Apart from the mountain activities, Aráchova is also famous for its bustling nightlife! Must visit The Byzantine churches of the village with their well preserved frescos.

Activities

~Get involved in outdoor activities such as hiking or ski down the slopes of mountain Parnassos (about 2km) at the biggest downhill ski resort in Greece. The mountain’s high altitude offers ski lovers long-lasting snow cover at the peaks.It is the best organized and equipped ski center of Greece and can service ski beginners and experts too. You are going to love the view of the sea at the foot of Parnassos, while you are doing ski or drinking your coffee.

~Also “Gerontovrachos” (17 km N), "Kelaria" (23 km N) and "Fterolakka" (26 km N) are a great choice for sports lovers! There you will find ski and snowboard schools, shops of renting and selling of ski equipment and shop of clothing. There are also parking space, cafe, bar, restaurant, first aid and baby sitting services.

~Hiking from the archaeological site of Delphi (which is located at the borders of the Prefecture of Fokida, 8 minutes from Arachova) to the cave of Korykeio Andro. Don’t miss a guided tour of the most important city of the ancient years.

~If you love to walk next to the sea and enjoy great sea food, you can visit Galaxidi, which is about 30 minutes driving. Another choice for enjoying great tavernas next to the sea is Antikira.

~Livadia is another great village you could visit. The water sources of Kria, with bridges and streams are just 20 minutes from Arachova and you will love the tavernas (traditional restaurants) and the great food there. A good choice for meat lovers is Livadia village and “Kria” area with its water springs. Bridges and streams create a beautiful evergreen landscape.

~ Saint Luke. Architecture perfection in a Byzantine style monastery of the 9th century AD, just 20 minutes from Arachova. It is the most important Byzantine monument of the 9th century.

We advice you to discover the traditional character of the village by taking leisure walks through its narrow cobblestone streets. Enjoy hot and sweet or soft and fruity drinks in cafés, or traditional kafeneia (coffee shops). Stay up all night and enjoy the village’s bustling nightlife. There are a plethora of bars and clubs up and down the streets of Arachova.

Local food and products

Enjoy delicious specialties and delicacies such as kontosouvli and kokoretsi made from the meat of traditional of Parnassos mountain goats, at the local taverns and restaurants. The local cuisine will satisfy the most demanding ones.

Have a sip of the divine Parnassós local wine, the red “Mavroudi”, which achieved Protected Designation of Origin status in 2006. The “Black Aráhova vine” is a full-bodied prolific variety that produces wines of a deep red hue with a high alcohol content.

You must complete your meal with traditional “spoon-sweets”, or even better, try yogurt with honey!!

Arachova is famous for its traditional products such as olives, great oil, jams, legumes, honey, yogurt, opsimotiri cheese, ouzo, feta, frumenty and noodles, halva and the famous round Formaella cheese produced only in the named area origin guaranteed by the European Union.

Cultural Events

If you visit Arachova during Easter you will have the opportunity to enjoy the “Panigiraki” feast, celebrating Saint George, the patron saint, and the battle of Arachova (November 1826).

Also the celebration of the Crook where the elderly of the village, dressed in traditional costumes participate in races going up to the hill of Saint George. The winner prize is a lamb.

HOW TO REACH ARACHOVA

By car

•From the airport of Athens to Arachova the distance is 160km (about 2 hours). You follow the Attica High Way /E94/Α6 and E75/Α1. From the National Road Athens-Lamia, turning right at “Kastro” exit, following the way to Livadia. Arachova is situated 30km after Livadia.

By public transport

- You take the bus Χ93 from Athens' airport and then another bus from KTEL Liosion (Liosion street 260) to Arachova.

More Details

Owner
Nigel Dean
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, greek
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Nigel Dean

I am available 24 hours a day to help you in case you need me during your stay!

Nigel Dean purchased this house in 2008

Why Nigel Dean chose Arachova

In a unique location on the top of Arachova village, the most cosmopolitan winter destination in our country, is the perfect home base for exploring Central Greece.

It’s perfect location and Arachova’s climate, makes this house a great choice for your winter or summer holidays. You can find it above the St. George Church and the famous “Panagiota” restaurant, featuring gorgeous mountain views and historical surroundings.

What makes this house unique

A magic stone house of 110sq splitted in three floors connected by internal stairway, which has all the facilities to make your stay comfortable and unforgettable!

The house has 4 modern furnished bedrooms with a view of the village (2 at the down floor and 2 at the upper floor), 3 bathrooms (2 at the down floor and 1 at the upper), 1WC and a storage room at the ground floor. There are two huge balconies where you can enjoy a great view of Arachova village.

At the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen and a cozy livingroom with a modern fireplace that will create a warm and romantic atmosphere during winter time. All rooms are heated. There is a private entrance and parking area, a security system operated by cameras. Further facility provided are the TV, the DVD player and a barbeque corner.

If you wish to have a daily breakfast served at the house, we can provide you a delicious menu of local products upon request with an extra charge.

Amenities

Arachova House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 bathrooms (2 at the down ground floor and 1 at the first), 1WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • Modern furnished 3 double bedrooms (2 at the down ground floor - 1 at the first floor, all of them with a view of the village) and a kids bedroom at the first floor (its a play room as well).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
If you want to relax and do nothing when you wake up, you can also have breakfast at home with a phone call at a great delicatessen close to our house. I can guarrantee that it's menu is great because we always choose our breakfast from their wonderful catalogue when we stay at Arachova! (I will give you the phone number as soon as you reach the house!) There is also a great restaurant almost next to the house, named "Panagiota", which serves amazing food and I fully recommend!

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Car: recommended

Arachova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece. It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in our country, a great favourite for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities. Apart from the mountain activities, Aráchova is also famous for its bustling nightlife! Must visit The Byzantine churches of the village with their well preserved frescos and the time rock which is accessible for all guests to Arachova and the view will excites you.

Activities

~Get involved in outdoor activities such as hiking or ski down the slopes of mountain Parnassos (about 2km) at the biggest downhill ski resort in Greece. The mountain’s high altitude offers ski lovers long-lasting snow cover at the peaks.It is the best organized and equipped ski center of Greece and can service ski beginners and experts too. You are going to love the view of the sea at the foot of Parnassos, while you are doing ski or drinking your coffee.

~Also “Gerontovrachos” (17 km N), "Kelaria" (23 km N) and "Fterolakka" (26 km N) are a great choice for sports lovers! There you will find ski and snowboard schools, shops of renting and selling of ski equipment and shop of clothing. There are also parking space, cafe, bar, restaurant, first aid and baby sitting services.

~Hiking from the archaeological site of Delphi (which is located at the borders of the Prefecture of Fokida, 8 minutes from Arachova) to the cave of Korykeio Andro. Delphi was an ancient Greek city in which worked the most important oracle of the ancient world. It is really worth to visit.

~If you love to walk next to the sea and enjoy great sea food, you can visit Galaxidi, which is about 30 minutes driving. Another choice for enjoying great tavernas next to the sea is Antikira. The beach of Saint Isidoros is just 20 minutes from Arachova (2km).

~Livadia is another great village you could visit. The water sources of Kria, with bridges and streams are just 20 minutes from Arachova and you will love the tavernas (traditional restaurants) and the great food there. A goof choice for meat lovers.

~ Saint Luke. Architecture perfection in a Byzantine style monastery in the 9th century AD, just 20 minutes from Arachova. It is the most important Byzantine monument of the 11th century Greece.

We advice you to discover the traditional character of the village by taking leisurely walks through its narrow cobblestone streets. Enjoy hot and sweet or soft and fruity drinks in cafés, or traditional kafeneia (coffee shops). Stay up all night and enjoy the village’s bustling nightlife. There are a plethora of bars and clubs up and down the streets of Arachova.

Local food and products

Enjoy delicious specialties and delicacies such as the delicious kontosouvli and kokoretsi from traditional goats of Parnassos at the taverns and restaurants. The local cuisine is sopecific and will satisfy the most demanding ones.

Arachova is famous for its traditional products such as olives, great oil, jams, legumes, honey, yogurt, opsimotiri cheese, ouzo, feta, frumenty and noodles, halva and the famous round Formaella cheese produced only in the named area origin guaranteed by the European Union.

Cultural Events

If you visit Arachova during Easter you will have the opportunity to enjoy the “Panigiraki” feast, celebrating Saint George, the patron saint, and the battle of Arachova (November 1826).

Also the celebration of the Crook where the elderly of the village, dressed in traditional costumes participate in races going up to the hill of Saint George. The prize winner has is a lamb.

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

•You are kindly requested to bring a copy of your passport with you which we will collect when you check in.
•You can use anything in the apartment as long as it left in the same situation as it was before.
•Smoking is allowed only on the balcony or the garden.
•Pets are allowed in the yard.
•In case the house keys get lost, you will be charged the full cost of the replacement.
•Important Legal Notice: By making this reservation, you accept that this is not a hotel or any other official touristic accommodation. This is a house and you are a guest. The host cannot be held responsible for any accidents or injuries that occur to guests on the premises. Guests are held responsible for their own actions if they break the law. Use of drugs inside the apartment is prohibited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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