This is a traditional, completely renovated house located high above the main harbour, with wide views over the bay and islands beyond. Accessed through a network of stone-built pedestrian streets, it is only 70 m from the nearest parking zones.
The island of Skopelos, the scene of the recent film success "Mamma Mia", has 15 unique sand and pebble beaches, and a number of historical and cultural sites - and a well developed and documented network of trekking paths. Waters around the island are part of a large marine preservation park containing some rare marine life and are therefore off-limits to all non-recreational sea traffic. The Skopelos town, in its entirety, has been designated a traditional cultural preserve and its traditional architectural style is protected and is being closely regulated. All Skopelos community is proud of this unique island.
The house is developed on three levels - three bedrooms with a bathroom and a balcony on the upper floor, connected by a wooden staircase to the lower floor with the kitchen, one more bedroom and a second bathroom. Further down, after a few steps, is a spacious living room with an open fireplace, opening into a courtyard shaded by a lemon tree. Two main bedrooms are air-conditioned and fans are available in the other bedrooms; there are two double beds and two single beds available in the total of four bedrooms. The house can be entered either through the entry door upstairs or through a lower gate opening directly into the courtyard. The kitchen is fully equipped (cooker, refrigerator, washing machine, kitchen appliances, etc.).
Interaction with guests
Upon arrival at the port of Skopelos, you will be met by a person who will accompany you to the house and will advise you about its use. In case of an unexpected emergency or any other event, you will have a local phone number to call for immediate help and advice.
Other things to note
Because of high overall levels of electricity consumption during the high tourist season, all houses in Skopelos operate on a regime which does not allow excessive use of electric appliances, especially not all of them at the same time. Specific instructions will be given upon the guests' arrival. (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Just commonsense rules to serve as a guide. As many parts of the house are made of wood, it is advisable to be careful when smoking or when handling fire. Any other specific, last minute items, if applicable, will be pointed out at the time of arrival in Skopelos.
Retired architect / development planner always interested in traveling, exploring and discovering local cultures. Together with my family, we have lovingly restored this large traditional Skopelos town house which we are enjoying for the last 30 years. We are proud to be a part of the local community which is still preserving all its old local traditions.