As you close the large wooden door behind you, you enter a different world, a world that has maintained the character of the period of the knights.
On the ground floor you enter the stone hall which is separated from the livingroom by a stone arch. The open diningroom- kitchen is fully equipped with all modern conveniences.
On the 1st floor there are 2 double bedrooms (1 with double bed and 1 with twin beds), 2 bathrooms with shower/WC and an extra open room with a double bed so 6 persons can sleep here comfortably. Both bedrooms are airconditioned.
As you walk out into the garden which is surrounded by a wall to give you privacy, you have a small terrace with plenty of sitting space.A few steps lead to the open part of the garden with a towering palmtree,a dining and barbeque area.There also is another small building which contains a bathroom with shower,W.C. and washing machine.
Although the house is located in the center of the old town,you will find it an amazingly quiet place, a wonderful oasis inmidst the busier outside world.
The old town of Rhodes is the oldest inhabited medieval town in Europe and as World Heritage Monument it is protected by UNESCO.
Throughout history its various occupants have left their traces in this beautiful town and as you get lost in the maze of its many cobble-paved streets, you will be left with a deep impression created by the mixture of oriental and western architecture.
Every historical period from the Ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine times to the Venetians/ Knights of St.John and later to the Ottomans; all these have left their mark in this old town.
This mixture of cultures makes the Old Town of Rhodes a living monument, creating many opportunities for the visitor to wander around and explore the different faces of this lovely place.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Elli beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Diagoras 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Arriving to Rhodes Island the word special comes to your mind .Rhodes is the largest island in the Dodecanese in Greece and visitors to this amazing place will likely never forget how special it is. In fact, many visitors come to Rhodes Island on a trip or cruise boat and ending up coming back again .The infrastructure of the island lends itself well to travel, as do the many sights like the Valley of the Butterfly,Kamiros Skala,Lindos and Embona. In the area of Embona are growing Grapes for the local produced Wine of Cair, a Gold medal winner for a red dry Wine with the label”Pathos” ~ “Passion.”Over 130,000 people are fortunate enough to call Rhodes their home,approximately 80.000 of those people reside in Rhodes City Center ,10.000 inside the old Town/Vecchia Citta (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE since 1999) ,which is the capital of the island.Rhodes lies just 11 miles off the southwest Turkish shoreline and it's strategic point between cultures and countries, has ensured a history both tumultuous and marvelous between Turkey and Greece.Rhodes island is well known for it's number of sunny days. According to some, the sun shines at some point every day of the year. Explore the island's wealth of Byzantine churches and other historical sites like the Grandmaster palace, and if you have time you can save a couple days for a relaxing beach vacation Rhodes getaway in the south of Rhodes Island.Around Rhodes city and other Rhodes destinations , you'll find plenty of restaurants, taverns,shops (jewelry,furs and various Greek products),cafes and as well bars and an excellent “throw your cares away “nightlife….