Sea Salt,1880 Traditional Stone House In A Quiet Village
Beach village house with 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in Koskinou, Rhodes
From £478 per week
Village house to rent in Koskinou, Rhodes
Sea Salt typical Greek village house in beautiful artistic street. The house is a real family house, or for a company of 3-4 very good young-ish friends.
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Village house overview - owner's description
The house stands out in this traditional Koskinou street with its impressive, old stone gate, high walls and its old wooden door. The door leads into the courtyard of this authentic stone village house dating back to 1906. For decades the house was beloved in Koskinou for being the place to to get married. The pebbled floor is an old mosaic of flowers and hearts and even in the ironwork of the entrance gate, you find back the shape of hearts. Yiorgos Stavridis renovated this house in 2014 using only eco-friendly material and old techniques to combine the charm of the past and the comfort of the present.
The house is located in one of the small streets of the old village centre of Koskinou. You can stroll through the narrow streets, shop for your groceries, meet the elderly sitting at their doorsteps or eat in one of the many restaurants, while the kids are running around freely.
Let us now open the door for you and invite you in:
As you enter the pebble stone courtyard through the wooden door, you see that the house has an L-shape. Inside the courtyard you are private behind the high walls as soon as you close the door. The courtyard is spacious with over 30 m2 and faces south so the sun shines brightly into the patio. The large handcrafted wooden pergola offers plenty of shade to sit, dine and relax under. A big table, benches and chairs seat easily 10 people and the build-in barbeque allows you to grill your own favourite dishes. Sunbeds on the rooftop can warm you up and the outside shower in the patio can cool you down.
On the left side, after entering the courtyard, you find the « old » washhouse. Next summer we will renovate it into an extra bedroom and a bathroom for 2 more people, but for now it is closed. The stairs between the pergola and the washhouse lead onto the roof of the whole building. On the roof you can look over Koskinou, see the ocean and feel the wind in your hair.
Under the pergola the main door is decorated with greek style stone carvings and leads you to the large living room (sala). Once you are inside, you will find another special feature of this house. There are large windows on both sides of the house. In comparison to other traditional houses, it creates extra natural light and a feeling of brightness and openness throughout the house.
The spacious open plan sala has the large stone arch (Kamara) supporting the original rustic wooden beam ceiling, and is decorated with the original and renovated furniture. The typical build-in wooden platforms or bankas, the beautiful hand carved wood work and traditional cupboards stand out. One high raised banka is remodelled as a lounge with big pillows, cable TV, DVD and free high speed wireless Internet. Your kids will love it. Under this banka you will find a walk-in closet to store your clothes, suitcases and personal belongings. On the other banka is the first of six beds in this house.
In the open sala there is also the newly handmade kitchen with all the modern amenities you can expect, plus an extra water filter and for coffee lovers a nespresso machine (please bring your own capsules!) and a Bialetti espresso-maker.
Besides the banka bed, the house offers two more bedrooms with high, authentic ceilings and windows. Both bedrooms are equipped with air-condition. From the sala you enter the first bedroom with three beds. Two single beds (or a double bed, please let us know your preference) are on a wooden platform with wood carvings and can be reached with a steep stair. The other bed is on the ground floor and can be used as a single size bed or can be transformed into a baby bed.
From this bedroom you get directly to the bathroom with an open and spacious shower, handmade floor tiles, sink, toilet and window. This bathroom leads on the other side to the second bedroom with a double bed and wooden closet. There is enough space for an extra baby bed. The combination of the stone walls, the chimney, handmade floor and the authentic closet create the special atmosphere. From the master bedroom, a door leads you directly to the courtyard again.
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Outside this village house in Koskinou, RhodesThis village house is in the countryside near the beach. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the village house is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is not available.
Prices and availability
Updated 10 April 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 18 June - 30 June 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2019: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 September - 31 October 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 November - 30 November 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 December 2019 - 29 February 2020: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 March - 31 May 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 June - 30 June 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2020: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 September - 31 October 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 November - 30 November 2020: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 December - 31 December 2020: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 March - 31 May 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 June - 30 June 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 July - 31 August 2021: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 September - 31 October 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 November - 30 November 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
- 1 December - 31 December 2021: the minimum stay is 14 nights.
- 1 March - 31 May 2022: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
final cleaning fee
£134.48 per booking, paid with booking
surcharge per person per week if number of guests exceeds 4 persons
£44.83 per week for each additional person if there are more than 4 people, paid with booking
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 9:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 single bed
- 1 double bed and en suite
There is also 1 single sofa bed in in the living room is a high raised platform with a single mattress, it's own stairs, and a curtain., 1 cot
4 bathrooms including 2 en suites, 1 Separate WC
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, High chair, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Private garden
Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Smoking, Pets
The bedding situation is as following: there is a double bed in one bedroom. then there is a bathoom, with shower, basin and toilet then the roof of the bathroom is used as a platform basis where a double matress is placed, so in the seperate bedroom is a double bed and there is a single childrens bed as well here. then in hte living room there is a high raised platform, that has a single mattress on it. this high raised wooden handcarved platform is reachable through its own stairs and with lovely curtains in the front for the creation of privacy. so, in reality, the house can have 3 or 4 young friends staying here, that don't mind sharing a bathroom, or a family of 5 and even 6, if they don't mind, that the bedrooms are not completely private. The seperate double bedroom is seperate though. not so suitable for 2 young couples together.
Private Owner From Rhodes, Greece Member since Dec 2014
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