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Villa Barou

Milos, Grèce
Villa entière. Hôte : Tanya
8 voyageurs4 chambres6 lits3 salles de bain
Logement entier
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Il s'agit de l'un des rares endroits de la région qui dispose de cet équipement.
This magical villa on the hills of Exambela was built for two professors who shared it with their 4 children and 13 grandchildren, and who used it every summer to write, research, relax and connect with friends. It is a perfect retreat for artists, writers, academic sabbaticals, families, friends, or a luxurious romantic getaway. Villa Barou, a two-level traditional Cycladic white washed home, is surrounded by stone patios, local vegetation, and spectacular views.

Le logement
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The upper level consists of the main entrance, a very large living and dining area (Mary’s Great room), the main kitchen, a master bedroom with king bed(European size), and a bedroom with two twin beds and study area. Each bedroom has an adjoining bathroom. The lower level is separated from the upper level and can be accessed through a separate entrance. It features a large bedroom area with two king beds(European Size), kitchenette, table for eating, and a second bedroom with a queen bed (European size) with built-in closet and a bathroom. An outdoor stone staircase connects the two levels.

This house can accommodate up to 8 people, and is also an ideal rental for two families. Example: upper level max. 4 people, lower level max. 4 people. There is also an aerobed inflatable mattress onsite in case an additional bed is needed. The house is 211 square meters, or approximately 2,270 square feet. The private land area is approximately 3 stremma, or 3/4 of a US acre.

Villa Barou is situated on top of a magnificent hillside surrounded by olive trees and stone walled terraces at the edge of the residential village of Exambela. The serene surroundings have a constant breeze with superb panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, villages, hills, and mountains on surrounding Sifnos. There are also views to other islands in the Aegean such as Paros Island.

The site can be accessed from the main road where you may leave your car at a small parking lot, which is a 2-3 minute walk from the house via a public paved stone path. Guests who rent scooters from local agencies can ride them down the public path straight to the house. The house is 10 -15 minutes walking distance from the centrally-located village of Apollonia, away from the shops, bars, bakeries, and restaurants. There are also two local grocery stores (one is the largest on the island) in Exambela, about 5-10 minutes walking distance.
Greek License # 1172K92001055801
This magical villa on the hills of Exambela was built for two professors who shared it with their 4 children and 13 grandchildren, and who used it every summer to write, research, relax and connect with friends…


Chambre 1
1 lit king size
Chambre 2
2 lits simples
Chambre 3
2 lits king size
Chambre 4
1 lit queen size
Espaces communs
2 canapés


Espace de travail pour ordinateur
Fer à repasser
Équipements de base
Indisponible : Détecteur de monoxyde de carbone
Indisponible : Détecteur de fumée

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Milos, Grèce

Villa Barou is located in Exambela, one of several villages that border Apollonia. Exambela is mostly residential, with two grocery stores (one is the largest on the island), about 5-10 minutes walking distance from the villa. Also within walking distance is the Monastery of Panagia Vrysiani (1642), which houses a small ecclesiastical museum with rare books and Byzantine icons. The Villa is walking distance to the central village Apollonia (10 -15 minutes) and approximately 10-15 minute drive to most beaches.

Known for its beautiful beaches, pottery, poetry, and some of the best food in the Cyclades, Sifnos is a sizeable and mountainous island covered in olive groves and almond and fig trees. A constant breeze from the Aegean carries with it scents of the many wild aromatic herbs that dot the hillsides. Among the stepped stonewalled mountain slopes are small farm houses, threshing floors, and dovecotes, part of the richness of the history and architecture of the island. There are a number of villages to explore by way of an expanded network of public walking paths, some of which are centuries old. These paths also connect visitors to over 350 churches, each of which has its own panigyri. A Panigyri is a traditional Greek festival that is both religious and social in nature, where locals eat, drink, and dance together through the night in honor of a specific patron saint. Panigyria are frequent in the summer months from June through September.

All visitors to Sifnos arrive in the port of Kamares, a seaside village with many waterfront cafés, tavernas, and shops to explore, as well as its own long sandy beach. About 5km (3.1mi) uphill from Kamares on a plateau is the bustling capital of Apollonia. Known as the center of nightlife on Sifnos, Apollonia has many shops, bakeries, cafes, restaurants, bars, and amenities such as banks, a post office, town hall, travel agents, pharmacies, and gas stations. Apollonia’s “steno” or central strip is where visitors can indulge in late-night dancing and live music. In the central tree-shaded village square you will find the quaint Folklore and Popular Art Museum with exhibits of historical objects used by locals in everyday life, including household items, traditional costumes, and agricultural tools.

Less than a mile to the north of Apollonia is Artemonas, known for its mansions with flowered gardens. To the east is the former capital Kastro, a beautiful and picturesque cliff-top village with alleyways and whitewashed houses. Kastro is host to the island’s archaeological museum that has excavations from the island on display, including marble heads and Hellenistic sculptures dating back from the 6th to the 1st century BC.

Sifnos is an island that has it all: natural beauty, rich history and culture, places to relax and places to party, outdoor activities, delicious local food, and much more. We invite you to visit this gem in the Cyclades and experience it firsthand!

•Hike the ancient paths and surround yourself with majestic views of the beautiful blue sea
•Join islanders in a Panigyri festival to enjoy traditional food and dancing
•Visit the archeological site of the Ancient Citadel at Aghios Andreas, which dates back to the Mycenaean period (13th-11th century BC)
•Learn about traditional Cycladic life by visiting one of the three museums on the island
•Visit one of the many pottery studios and learn about the history of this traditional art form on Sifnos
•Swim at one of the many beautiful beaches (Kamares, Faros, Fassolou, Vathy, Poulati, Epta Martyres, Vroulidia, Chryssopigi, Platys Gyalos, Herronissos)
•Taste local food at the three-day Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikalaos Tselementes” in early September
•Rent a sailboat for a day and cruise the Cyclades
•Learn to cook a traditional Greek feast in one of the cooking classes offered on the island
•Join a guided group hiking tour of the island for Sifnian history, myths and legends

Ferries connect Sifnos with surrounding islands: Piraeus (Athens), Folegandros, Ios, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sikinos, and Syros. After arriving at the port village of Kamares, buses and taxis are available to take you anywhere on the island. Car and motorbike rentals are also available, but it is recommended that you reserve these ahead of time during the high season.

Road Distances in Km (and miles):
•Villa to Kamares (port, beach, tavernas): 6 km (3.7 mi)
•Villa to Plati Yialos (largest sandy beach): 8 km (5 mi)
•Villa to Faros (beach/fishing village and tavernas): 6 km (3.7 mi)
•Villa to Vathy (beach, village and tavernas): 9 km (5.6 mi)
•Villa to Chryssopigi (beach, tavernas): 7 km (4.4 mi)
•Villa to Kastro (historic village, archaeological museum) : 5 km (3.1 mi)
Villa Barou is located in Exambela, one of several villages that border Apollonia. Exambela is mostly residential, with two grocery stores (one is the largest on the island), about 5-10 minutes…

Proposé par Tanya

Membre depuis octobre 2017
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A property manager will greet you to give you the keys and tour the property. He will be available for any questions during your stay. Also the owner will be available by tel. at any time during your stay.
    Pour protéger votre paiement, ne transférez jamais d'argent et ne communiquez pas en dehors du site ou de l'application Airbnb.

    À savoir

    Règlement intérieur
    Arrivée : 15:00 - 23:00
    Départ : 11:00
    Ne convient pas aux bébés (moins de 2 ans)
    Non fumeur
    Pas d'animaux

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