The Dovecot at the Montofoli Estate is a unique stone-built VILLA that provides the perfect setting for relaxing and memorable moments with family or friends. Its 65 sqm VERANDA, is ideal as an all-day living space during the summer, with a 360 panoramic VIEW TO THE SEA, where guests can enjoy their meals, or relax with a book or a portable device in the serene natural silence.
The ‘dovecot’ BEDROOM is an actual dovecot, where doves used to be bred back in the 1900s. This is a unique feature that can rarely be found elsewhere in accommodation settings, not only in the region but all over Greece.
The villa is fully air-conditioned and includes exclusive amenities such as WIRELESS INTERNET inside and outside, covered parking, an espresso machine, a safe, satellite/cable television, a stereo system, a DVD Player and DVD Library, a natural-gas BBQ in the main veranda, as well as a 24-hour SERVICE for individual needs and requests.
Below the main veranda, a spacious outdoor living room with large comfortable pillows offers a private corner for complete relaxation.
The tall wooden-beam ceiling in the interior of the Dovecot creates a sense of grandeur, and the villa is carefully decorated with rare pieces of antique and modern art. The famous white Penteli marble lines the kitchen and the two BATHROOMS that are equipped with luxury toiletries.
The Villa is overflowing with history and tradition that enchants guests as they learn it and experience it during their stay.
BREAKFAST is complimentary for the first morning of your stay.
THE MONTOFOLI ESTATE
The Montofoli Estate is a place of great importance since 400 BC. It is a legendary landmark on the island of Evia, in Karystos, that served traditionally as the private residence of the ruler of the area at any point in history. Important personalities have lived and been welcomed at Montofoli such as the Pasha of Evia during the Turkish occupation, king Otto of Greece, diplomats and officials that made up the high society of the time.
Today, the Montofoli Estate is a boutique winery that produces awarded dessert wines according to the method that wine was produced in Ancient Greece, 3000 years ago. The vineyard lies on a classified archaeological site where findings are displayed on the exact place where they were discovered. A truly unique feature of the Estate is the magnificent staircase that runs through the vineyard and numbers 157 steps.
Guests can participate in the weekly estate tour during the summer months to learn every detail of the estate’s ancient history and present endeavours.
The Montofoli Estate is famous for its uncommon, effervescent AMBIENCE that provides a sense of belonging, which can only be experienced on site. Enjoying a stay in one of the villas within the estate is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that guests treasure for years to come.