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The Barn – Home 216451 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

The Barn is so called because it originally started it's life as a place to store hay & grain for our horse, donkey, goats & chickens. However, as we gradually switched our source of income from animals and an organic garden to providing accommodation for those looking for peace and quiet, we slowly converted the Barn into the modern house which it has now become.
It is surrounded by fruit trees, oleanders, Virginia creeper, vines & flowering shrubs. There is a large shady patio & another sitting area under the shade of a large pine tree.
We have incorporated as much wood, terra-cotta & native materials as was possible during the conversion & it has developed a distinctive character all of it's own.

Further details

To hold a reservation the deposit required is 20% of the booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. We will confirm your booking by email upon receipt of your deposit.

Payments can be made via a bank

The Barn is so called because it originally started it's life as a place to store hay & grain for our horse, donkey, goats & chickens. However, as we gradually switched our source of income from animals and an organic garden to providing accommodation for those looking for peace and quiet, we slowly converted the Barn into the modern house which it has now become.
It is surrounded by fruit trees, oleanders, Virginia creeper, vines & flowering shrubs. There is a large shady patio & another sitting area under the shade of a large pine tree.
We have incorporated as much wood, terra-cotta & native materials as was possible during the conversion & it has developed a distinctive character all of it's own.

Further details

To hold a reservation the deposit required is 20% of the booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. We will confirm your booking by email upon receipt of your deposit.

Payments can be made via a bank transfer, PayPal or using credut cards via PayPal's 100% secure system.

Further details indoors

The accommodation consists of a fully equipped kitchen & open-plan living room with French doors leading out to the patio. There is a bathroom with bath and shower & a smaller bathroom with just shower facilities. The bedrooms are situated in two "wings". One wing has a large bedroom with a double bed, a small bedroom with a single bed. The other (newly built) wing has a double bed in a smaller bedroom and 2 single beds in a large upstairs bedroom with a balcony.
The villa is fully equipped for self catering. It has an extensive kitchen with cooker, oven, microwave, toaster & coffee maker. Additionally, the villa has a washing machine, an iron and a hair dryer. Cots and baby chairs are also available.

Further details outdoors

There is a completely private terrace under the shade of a large pine tree. Most of our guests eat their meals here.

The Sporades region

Skiathos Islands boasts over 60 sandy baches, beautiful clear sea, monasteriesand churches, and a lively night life for those that want it.
It is the perfect family island.

Skiathos Town

Zorbathes Valley is in the middle of the island but towards the west end. A stream runs through with plane trees of many hundreds of years age next to it. It is green & shady all through the summer months and cooling breezes blow through it.
It is a haven of peace & quiet.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Geoffrey B
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
08 Dec 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
Greece
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, German, Dutch


This House has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Apr 2012. Located in Skiathos, it has 13 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £594 to £1365.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 08 Dec 2016.

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“An oasis in the island of cool”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2012

We stayed at zorbathes in the summer of 2012 - a family of 4 with two boys 6 and 10. The island has something for everybody - from the party beaches on one coast to secluded cast away coves on the other. The beaches are fantastic whatever flavor you want. Some great restaurants with amazing views and history you can touch in the monasteries and old fort - we had some really memorable walks out to these places and through the cool pine forests and over baked cliffs. The best thing about this holiday, however, was Geoff and his wife and their first class villa and pool. The kids absolutely loved the pool and many an early morning and lazy afternoon was spent splashing around here with the adults reading books and taking the occasional dip. The villa is really first class in terms of layout and cleanliness. Geoff and Lida are so accommodating - Geoff greets you at the airport and sorts the car hire - basic provisions,water,wine, home-made honey, jam in the villa on arrival and fresh home grown veg provided from time to time throughout our stay. Equidistant from each coast this is the perfect place from which to explore the island. The best thing though is the quality of the accommodation and the proprietors. Thanks for a great holiday - highly recommended.

“Very comfortable and well equipped house with a beautiful pool.”

Reviewed 11 May 2012

We stayed at this property and the Farmhouse for two weeks during the last week of August and first week of September, 2011 with our extended family (10 of us) for our son's wedding on Skiathos. The properties were perfect for us as there was plenty of space for the adults and small children. The pool was fantastic and the barbeque area beside the pool was lovely. Zorbathes is situated in a very peaceful area and not far from some lovely beaches and supermarkets for provisions. Geoff met us off the plane and organised our car hire for our two families which was a huge help after the flight. We all had an extremely happy time on the Island and would love to go back..

“The farmhouse is a gem on an exquisite island.”

Reviewed 4 May 2012

Geoff couldn't have been nicer, or clearer about how to get around on Skiathos. I loved the house the kitchen, and all the separate rooms. We swam everyday, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The teenagers and I bonded when we would come home after a long day to our secluded oasis. Everyone got to relax, and just enjoy being alive. The markets and beaches are not to be missed. I will definitely come back to stay. Just counting the days.

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