Beach cottage with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Symi, Greece
From £493 per week
Cottage to rent in Symi, Greece
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Cottage overview - owner's description
In the shadow of the old plane tree, in the amphitheatrical square “Avgerinos”, were laid the ruins of the stone building, a pile of garbage and stones, which represented the "shame" of this graphic and amphitheatrical square. A folksy house, whose time travel began in the early or in the mid of 19th century, sensed the breath, the crying and the delight of the locals, the travelers and the warriors of life, and followed the fate of abandonment, that wars and poverty imposed.
And now comes the right decision to revive and accept travelers, who come to live days of tranquility and authenticity, and savor the quality of Greece.
Villa Platanos, is a clear proof of virtuosity, of craftsmanship and elegance of Symians’ craftsmen, who continue to work and produce such carvings.
For the restoration of the house, where used the existing stones of ruins, while, the old masonry was maintained where possible. The traditional materials such as stone, wood, tiles and erratic Symian slates, dominate. However, for reasons mainly static, for fire protection, thermal insulation and hygiene, modern materials were used, such as unreinforced and reinforced concrete, insulation materials, ceramic tiles etc. This modern materials, where used so as not to weaken the sense that this building, existed even since the pre-past century.
In this authentic habitat, they will see, will live and find out, that “Tourism” does not mean subordination, does not mean whatever apartment, that holiday in Greek islands is neither just “ROOMS TO LET”, nor the impersonal few or five stars room. This “Tourism”, constitutes the reflection of this island’s history.
And that is the story that this house is going to recount, the new decade of the 21st century.
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Sights and attractions
Outside this cottage in Symi, GreeceThis cottage is in a village and in a quiet area near the beach. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting, a patio heating and a sea view. Car hire is recommended as the cottage 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 11 February 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 27 January 2020 - 31 March 2023: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
£8.43 per night for each additional person if there are more than 2 people, paid with booking
4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 1 double bed
- 1 double bed
- 2 single sofa beds
There is also 1 cot
2 bathrooms including 1 en suite
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, Telephone, TV Languages in English, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning throughout property, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Patio heating, Sea view
Children, Infants, Pets
Private Owner From Rhodes Island, Greece Member since May 2008
Past bookings: 6 bookings
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within 43 minutes
Last seen: 5 days ago
Number of properties: 2