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Villa Manolia, Skyros - private pool, sea views

Entire villa
hosted by Anthoula
  1. 10 guests
  2. 4 bedrooms
  3. 8 beds
  4. 3.5 baths
Great location
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Free cancellation before Nov 9.


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Villa Manolia is a luxury family villa with views over the Aegean Sea. It is within walking distance of Molos beach and a 10 minute drive to Skyros town. With its own private freshwater pool (16mx7m), hanging rosemary and bougainvillea, sun deck, shaded terraces and patios, it has ample space for 10 guests and is an ideal island retreat.

The house is built on three levels with whitewashed and stone walls and is adorned with olive green shutters, beams and traditional woodwork.

The space
On the ground floor there is a fully equipped, open plan kitchen and breakfast bar, a large sitting room with dining area, utility room (with washing machine and separate drier) and a guest WC.

On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms:

- a master bedroom, kingsize bed, with ensuite shower room
- a guest suite on two levels, sleeping 4 (king-size bed, 2 single beds and ensuite shower room, with house and independent access)
- 2 further twin rooms and a family bathroom

All rooms have air conditioning, ample storage, overhead fans and their own patio.

Outside, there is a pretty grass garden, a shaded outdoor dining area for 14 people with a barbecue and an outdoor sink.

By the pool is a sundeck, shaded seating area and poolside shower, sun loungers and parasols. The pool has an electric cover.

There is parking for 3 cars.

There is wifi throughout the property.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Skiros, Greece

Villa Manolia is situated less than 1km from the island's long sandy beach, Molos, with beachfront restaurants and beach bars, and around 9km from both the airport and the ferry port, Linaria.
Skyros town, Chora, with its maze of white-washed streets and flat-roofed Cycladic houses is a 10-minute drive away. The town is perched upon a rocky hill with a Venetian fortress and Byzantine monastery at its summit. It is a 30-minute steep walk from the villa for those wishing to take in the beautiful sea views. The town has lively cafes, restaurants and bars, a bustling town square, traditional and boutique shops selling local ceramics, carved furniture, jewellery and clothes.

About Skyros
Skyros is the largest of the Sporades islands at 209 km2. The north of the island is dominated by rolling hills and pine forests, the south is bare, rocky and sparsely populated. With a population of only 3000, it is steeped in Greek mythology and folklore. The grave of Rupert Brooke, an English poet who died on a hospital ship off the coast of Skyros during World War 1, can be found on the island. It is also home to the diminutive Skyrian pony, one of the rarest horse breeds in the world. Traditional delicacies include locally produced honey, lobster spaghetti and organic goat dishes.

Beaches: There are a variety of beautiful sandy and pebbled beaches catering for all tastes. More secluded beaches can be reached by car or by hiking. Many of the beaches have delicious tavernas; alternatively, there is picnic equipment in the house.

Boat trips depart daily from the modern port, Linaria, reaching secluded beaches and sea caves inaccessible by road. Scuba diving is also available from Acherounes beach.

Supermarkets: there are numerous well stocked supermarkets, butchers, bakeries, a wine merchant, ice cream parlours as well as local road-side stalls selling local organic produce. A number of restaurants also do home delivery.

There is a medical centre on the island, several banks and ATM’s.

Museums/culture: Both Manos Faltaits, a private museum housing Skyrian costumes, furniture, ceramics and photographs and the Chora Archaeological museum are found in Brooke square.
The archaeological site of Palamari, a prehistoric settlement dating back to the Bronze period can also be found on the island.

7 nights in Skiros

Nov 14, 2022 - Nov 21, 2022

5.0 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

Hosted by Anthoula

Joined in May 2018
  • 9 Reviews
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During your stay

We have a dedicated Villa Manolia property manager, who will greet you, be in telephone contact with you and answer any questions that may arise during your stay. The pool will be maintained on a daily basis, and cleaning of the house can be arranged on request.
We have a dedicated Villa Manolia property manager, who will greet you, be in telephone contact with you and answer any questions that may arise during your stay. The pool will be…
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