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Elegant beachfront house with amazing sea view and beautiful garden

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Idrousa House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 alternative-relaxing area, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6-8

The 135 m² lovely architect's house is situated just above a tranquil beach in an 1 acre plot between the port of Gavrio and the beautiful, vibrant village of Batsi. The house is surrounded by a green oasis of olive, eucalypt and fig trees, flowers and shrubs. A path offers the possibility to discover the plot and different spots that offer the opportunity to relax privately and enjoy the view from different angles.

There are 3 large verandas -2 of which are sheltered to enjoy at any weather- with breathtaking panoramic views of nearby islands of Kea and Kythnos , that you will be hard pressed to leave to walk to the beautiful beach of st Kyprianos, which is only 5-7 minutes walking distance.

The house has 3 bedrooms. Two of them have double queen size beds equipped with new comfortable high end mattresses and the third one has 2 single beds. On the upper floor one can relax in either of the 2 bedrooms and listen to the sea. There is also an alternative sleeping-relaxing area in the basement that sleeps 2 more people.

Decoration in the rooms shows the personal touch of the architect-owner. Wooden seilings, plain wooden furniture, stone floors, lights from the architect's collection "spinning tops". The natural colors of these materials make the color palette indoors as well as outdoors.

The 2 full bathrooms are cement coated which gives the feeling of natural stone.

There is also an open kitchen on the main floor fully furnished with all necessary amenities, espresso and filter coffee mashine. The comfortable living room next to that is tastefully decorated.

All spaces, indoors and outdoors, are designed by the architect to establish a relaxing feeling of being at home.

A water tank insures of water supply which sometimes is a problem on greek islands.

There are many more beautiful beaches all within 5-30 minute drive as well as the picturesque village of Batsi which is easily reached by car in 5 minutes.

There is free wi-fi available.

Price includes cleaning, towels and linen changing once a week. More frequent cleaning service is available upon request. The charge is 50€.

Heating costs are not included in the price.

Andros -the greenest of the cycladic islands - can be easily reached by ferry from Rafina port ( 30 minutes from Athens International airport) within 2 hours.

The house is just 4 km (7 minutes drive) from the port of Gavrio in close proximity of numerous beaches as well as the picturesque traditional village of Batsi with its nice cafes, bars and restaurants.

The island offers walkers and hikers a multitude of 18 paths through quintessential eastern mediterranean landscapes with wild flowers, watermills, old farm houses, byzantine churches and monasteries.

The island offers many tavernas and restaurants serving local specialties, bars and outdoor cinemas.

Chora, the island's capital, offers great architecture, a fine contemporary art museum, a nautical museum and an archeological museum as well as an open theatre to host the Andros festival every summer.

There are plenty of splendid beaches both organized and pristine which are among Greece's finest

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Mari Goga
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016
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About Mari Goga

Mari Goga is an Architect (marigoga.com) working self-employed since 1999 in Greece handling the conception and realization of various architectural projects, interiors and pieces of furniture. She graduated The German School in Athens (D.S.A.) and currently lives in Athens. She has spent most of her vacations in this house for the last 20 years since her family purchased this property.

Why Mari Goga chose Greece

The location is most convenient as a basis to explore the island. The prevailing meltemi winds come from the north so there are no waves in the nearby beaches as wind is offshore. This means you can enjoy your swim even on the windiest days. Sandy or rocky beach in walking distance from the property.

The variety of different verandas, balconies and visiting spots of the house or the plot give the possibility to the inhabitants to spend great moments together or in private.

What makes this house unique

Five minutes from port. Peaceful and wind-pretected beach in walking distance. Sunset view. Relaxing atmosphere. Water collector.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Elegant beachfront house with amazing sea view and beautiful garden
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Ideal house for a family!

  • 4 of 5

Spacious house,clean and well maintained; ideal for families or group of friends, with terraces offering great views, peaceful place on one hand while only 1min driving distance (10mins walking) from two great beaches with crystal waters, one in fact giving surfing lessons for sports lovers. Great hospitality, very friendly landlords...we felt like being at home while on holidays! Suggest same to all! A great island to visit and the best place to spend your days off!!

Stelios&Evi

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Merveilleux séjour à Mari Goga's Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Nous séjournons chaque année durant deux à trois semaines dans une île grecque. Nous avons vécu de beaux séjours mais celui-ci restera inoubliable. Ce lieu est enchanteur. La maison est belle, surplombe la mer, dispose de deux terrasses et d'un balcon pour admirer chaque soir le soleil couchant. A toute heure de la journée, à l'extérieur comme à l'intérieur, vous trouverez LE coin idéal pour vous détendre et goûter à l'atmosphère calme et reposante de cette villa. Tout est top ici: l'agencement de l'espace, le mobilier (excellente literie), l'équipement électroménager. Tout est beau, le contemporain côtoie harmonieusement le style local, la décoration, savamment choisie, est aux couleurs de l'île, de ses artistes, de son folklore. La maison est propre, bien entretenue. Toute remarque ou demande concernant son fonctionnement est immédiatement prise en compte. Mari et son frère Christos, sont des propriétaires à l'écoute, aux petits soins pour leurs hôtes, toujours prêts à

donner de nombreuses indications sur leur île. Ils sont accueillants, chaleureux et sympathiques. Quoi rêver de plus pour des vacances réussies!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Found the perfect spot in Andros!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this amazing place where we stayed for 10 days. The location of the property is beautiful and peaceful and very conveniently situated a few minutes drive from Gavrio. The house and all rooms are spacious, bright and airy with exquisite architectural features and a beautiful decoration. The outdoor area with beautiful surrounding trees and garden in various levels is truly exceptional, with the large verandas and balconies with stunning views to the sea, for relaxing and enjoying during the afternoons and evenings. Mari and Filippos are great, very relaxed and genuinely friendly and have been brilliant guests, extremely helpful and accommodating. Overall we’ve had an excellent stay and we hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Super Urlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten einen tollen Aufenthalt in dem bezaubernden Ferienhaus. Das Haus war sehr sauber und bestens ausgestattet. Für unser Baby wurde extra ein Babybett angeschafft (!). Die Zimmer und Badezimmer sind geräumig und die Küche auch für eine größere Gruppe ausgelegt. Besonders toll waren die 2 Terrassen und der Balkon, das Haus ist sehr schön bepflanzt und man hat direkten Meerblick. Empfehlenswert ist in jedem Fall ein Fahrzeug zu mieten, da das Ferienhaus zwischen zwei Ortschaften liegt.

Wir kommen in jedem Fall wieder und können das Haus und seine liebenwerten Inhaber nur weiterempfehlen!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Great location for a wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa, perfectly comfortable for two families. Location is strategic, close to nice beaches and villages. House is even better than it looks from the pictures. And it is extremely well kept, with a beautiful garden and 3 terraces. Owners are very nice...we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Close to heaven

  • 5 of 5

Very pleasant well equipped and comfortable house. Its inside is so nice and its outside is amazing. Its four terraces are whatever the sun and wind very nice place to eat and rest. And they offer such a beautiful view on the bay !

Boys went to the beach walking ...

Olivier

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Map

Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Batsi town
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Gavrio Port
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Agios Kyprianos
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Agios Kyprianos sandy beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Idrousa House Rental Rates

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Amenities

Idrousa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms are cement coated which gives the feeling of natural stone. There are 2 additional outdoor showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • There is an additional relaxing- sleeping space in the basement thea sleeps 2 more people. Space especially loved by little children! Decoration in the rooms shows the personal touch of the architect-owner. Wooden seilings, plain wooden furniture, stone floors, lights from the architect's collection "spinning tops". The natural colors of these materials make the color palette indoors as well as outdoors.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Shed
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddle school 10 minutes walk from the house

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