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OLIVE GROVE COTTAGE

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Ideal for singles or couples wishing to de-stress. The simple traditional cottage (Spitaki) is a fully self catering retreat comprising a mezzanine bedroom above a pretty sitting room with an additional bed settee to suit one child or two small children.

Kitchen and large bathroom with corner bath. Beautiful relaxing environment within easy, safe walking distance of beach restaurants, shops etc.

Patio and garden area.

All linens, towels provided.

Cleaning and light wholesome food optional.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Skala Eressos 1.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Mytilini 85 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The cottage can be accessed through either the main kitchen door or the french windows to the sitting room. In the mezzanine bedroom above the sitting room you have the option of a comfortable super-kingsize bed which can be divided into two singles if preferred.

The spacious bathroom has a large corner bath and two wash hand basins.

Hot water suppy is solar heated.

All linens/towels are provided including beach towels if required.

Further details outdoors

Set in a beautiful olive grove the property offers peace and tranquility and enjoys spectacular sea and mountain views. There is a private patio and BBQ for outdoor dining and a variety of outside seating.

The small resort of Skala Eressos has a 3km beach and is within easy walking distance ( 1 mile - 1,5km ). It offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, bars and traditional tavenras, We are happy to offer personal recommendations.

Two mounain bikes are available free of charge

Further details

A welcome pack is provided on arrival including milk, free range eggs, and home baked bread.

The British owners live at a discreet enough distance to ensure your privacy but close enough to offer advice or answer any questions you may have.

English and Greek are spoken.

The Aegean Islands region

With over 300 days of sunshine per year, the North Eastern Aegean enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate; perfect for growing an abundance of fruit and vegetables..... and of course, olives!!

Lesvos in particular remains beautiful and unspoiled. As the the third biggest island in Greece it has been described as 'Greece in miniature'.

Lesbos / Lesvos Island

Home to Aristotle and Theophrastus the Island of Lesvos was featured on the recent BBC4 documentary, 'Aristotle's Lagoon'. Rich in a huge diversity of flora and fauna the island is also an internationally recognised centre for indigenous and migratory birds.

The Petrified Forest, Natural History Museum and many other areas of geological and archeological interest; including natural thermal spas, are within easy travelling distance of Eressos With stunning landscapes of rolling forests of oak and pine; olive groves and rocky mountainous peaks, it also boasts some of the cleanest beaches in Europe, and is a recent winner of the Eden, sustainable tourism award.

Skala Eressos is the birthplace of the early poet Sappho, and a women's arts festival is held in the village over two weeks each September to celebrate her life and work.

Earlier in the summer, the picturesque village square in Eressos is turned into an open air venue where local school children mark the end of the school year with a cultural festival of traditional Greek music, dance and theatre. The entertainment can be enjoyed among local Greek families, from your table at a favourite cafe or restaurant as you eat and drink under the stars.

Since we live on the island all year round we will be able to offer you up to date information on all current activities and attractions in our welcome pack which includes fresh milk, home baked bread and a selection other local delicacies.

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29 Sep 2014

5/5

"Perfect"

We stayed at Olive Grove Cottage for 3 nights.Although the owner was away at the time, she organised for someone to meet us in the town and take us to the property.The cottage is just beautiful and th… More

12 May 2014

5/5

"Thoughtfulness and care."

We had a wonderful week at Rhona's cottage. She was there if you needed her but otherwise not intrusive. She left the most generous and useful welcome pack and was very helpful with ideas for sho… More

22 Jul 2013

5/5

"absolut empfehlenswerte Unterkunft"

Bereits bei der Ankunft habe ich mich in dieses Haus verliebt. Alles ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und dekoriert und es ist eigentlich alles vorhanden, was man für einen Aufenthalt braucht. Bei der… More

15 Dec 2012

5/5

"Life changing stay - immensely wonderful."

Hard to imagine any more typical Greek Island experience. Traditional Greek cottage that has been improved. Kitchen is small, but fresh food daily from town needs little cooking. Hospitality of owner is over the top. Small town with incredible beach is nearby, by bike about 15 or 20 minutes.

11 Dec 2012

4/5

"perfect holiday"

It's a pleasure to write this, I had done it right after my holiday but for some reason this was not posted and I only figured out now. Olive grove is a traditional house renovated to perfection;… More

23 Jun 2012

5/5

"The stone cottage is just how it looks, beautiful, rare, close to nature"

We are a couple and stayed for two weeks early June 2012. The house is on a fairly flat, elevated, grassy area surrounded by olive trees and rolling hills. You can see some sea from the garden terra… More

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Rhona P.

  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:27 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English