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Myrtia House, stone building, Koskinou traditional

2 bedrooms. Sleeps 7. From £86 per night

Location

Koskinou is located just 6km from Rhodes town. It lies on top of a hillside and is one of the most important traditional villages on the island with dozens of beautiful homes which have maintained to this day their unique characteristics; The center of the village is a maze of narrow streets whilst from many other points, the views of the sea and the coast of Asia Minor, are impressive. Just 2km away are Kalithea Thermal Springs and the blue flag beaches of Faliraki.

The village is well known locally for its traditional sweet melekouni. Melekouni is honey and sesame bars which are made for traditional celebrations such as weddings and baptisms and handed out to all the guests after the celebration. They symbolize a sweet life and are very particular to Rhodes.

The region has experienced vigorous residential development in the last twenty years, primarily from Rhodians, because of its close proximity to the city. A notable development was the purchase of traditional village properties, a significant number of which have been renovated.


Geographical Area : East Rhodes
Municipality : Kalithea
Population : 3200
Public Transport : Local Bus Service

Description

The Myrtia House is a beautiful stone built old village house of late 1800 with 2 air-conditioned bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room with a double sofa bed and a separate kitchen, a wonderful romantic courtyard with mosaic pebble floor, and three terraces on different levels. The house is intimate enough for just a couple yet large enough for a family of 6 persons. The house is located in a typically Greek lively neighborhood. The Myrtia house is a very tastefully and colorfully designed rental house, all furniture are old and we had them restored. Which is something that has resulted in the most cozy holiday home and worthy of spending your precious vacations. There are lots of candles everywhere, and the lightning is always dimmed, indirect and warm: something that is very important for us and most of our artistic lamps and mirrors are made by our good friend Inez Lacunes, who lives and works in Lahania where she sells her art. In the myrtia house you can have a real holiday like any vacation should be: enjoy your breakfast in the morning sun on the wonderful terrace or relax on one of our sun loungers. There is sea view from 2 terraces. You can sunbathe totally private (naked if you like) sleep on the roof terrace in the lovely double hanging bed.

The Myrtia house is a very colorful and happy rental house that is only for rent since may 2010. It was a ruin that we renovated during 2 years into the beautiful holiday home that it has become now. The house has 3 different roof terraces, with a built in bbq, 2 dining areas, a double hanging bed under a pergola, and on another roof terrace one can lie in the sun on the sun beds for hours so that one really has a feeling of making the most out of the holiday.

You enter Myrtia house via a charming enclosed courtyard. Walk inside the holiday home to the lounge dining area with a double sofa bed or to the well equipped kitchen and adjoining a beautiful bathroom. Next to the bathroom is the downstairs bedroom, which has mosquito nets over the beds, and cozy lighting. Going upstairs you will find the nice wooden double bed, and an en suite bathroom, which are all very colorful. From the bedroom you can go onto the terrace with the kitchenette and b.b.q. which is also reachable through the outside stairs. One terrace further up, one can enjoy on the sun beds and enjoy full privacy because of the walls around. One terrace further is the hanging bed for 2 people with mosquito nets, so one could even sleep there. From this terrace you have a sea view and you can see Turkey and Marmaris.

Outside:

Ground floor patio: with dining table and a sitting couch.

2nd level a built in bbq. and sink like an outside kitchen, with some chairs and a table. There is reach ability to the terrace from the top bedroom as well as from the outside stairs.

3rd level: double size sun bed behind walls, total privacy, for naked sunbathing if wished. Views on the sea and on an olive grove.

4th level, roof terrace where one can sleep and relax on the hanging bed with a pergola on top for full protection.

Its ground level is used as living room and dining room, but there is also a dining area outside at the courtyard. Its upper level consists of two pataras (= wooden traditional Koskinou platform bed), which are set at different levels and are accessed by individual staircases. Each one of them sleeps two persons. There is one well sized bathroom with basin, shower and toilet, and to be comfortable, another small toilet with shower and basin was built.

Living

The living is a space with a big dining table, a double sleeping sofa, the tv-dvd set, the fireplace and an office. The room is very light as we brought a sky light into the room. There are 2 doors that open up to the kitchen and to the courtyard

Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped, and is spacious with a dining area. All the kitchen furniture is made of old wood and there is a beautiful closet, that was handmade a long time ago. The kitchen door opens onto the courtyard. On the other side one gets into the hallway with the main bathroom and a bedroom. The kitchen is also the place where one goes up the stairs to the bedroom upstairs.

Bedrooms

There are 2 bedrooms that both have airco and a bathroom next to it. They both contain double beds, and sufficient space in the closets to tuck away ones clothes. If desirable, in both rooms, a baby cot can be placed.

Bathrooms

The bathrooms both have a shower, basin and a toilet. The bathroom furniture is made after our own design, and the mirrors are made by our artist friend.Outside Outside

There is one walled private courtyard, and 3 walled terraces, so there is space enough to have lots of fun and to be able to lose each other. There is a dining area in the courtyard downstairs, and a dining area upstairs next to the BBQ. The different terraces have different possibilities of relaxing and lounging or sleeping, just find out as you get there. ...................................................................................................................

Price & availability

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Facilities

The Myrtia House is a beautiful stone built old village house of late 1800 with 2 air-conditioned bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room with a double sofa bed and a separate kitchen, a wonderful romantic courtyard with mosaic pebble floor, and three terraces on different levels. The house is intimate enough for just a couple yet large enough for a family of 6 persons. The house is located in a typically Greek lively neighborhood. The Myrtia house is a very tastefully and colorfully designed rental house, all furniture are old and we had them restored. Which is something that has resulted in the most cozy holiday home and worthy of spending your precious vacations. There are lots of candles everywhere, and the lightning is always dimmed, indirect and warm: something that is very important for us and most of our artistic lamps and mirrors are made by our good friend Inez Lacunes, who lives and works in Lahania where she sells her art. In the myrtia house you can have a real holiday like any vacation should be: enjoy your breakfast in the morning sun on the wonderful terrace or relax on one of our sun loungers. There is sea view from 2 terraces. You can sunbathe totally private (naked if you like) sleep on the roof terrace in the lovely double hanging bed.

The Myrtia house is a very colorful and happy rental house that is only for rent since may 2010. It was a ruin that we renovated during 2 years into the beautiful holiday home that it has become now. The house has 3 different roof terraces, with a built in bbq, 2 dining areas, a double hanging bed under a pergola, and on another roof terrace one can lie in the sun on the sun beds for hours so that one really has a feeling of making the most out of the holiday.

You enter Myrtia house via a charming enclosed courtyard. Walk inside the holiday home to the lounge dining area with a double sofa bed or to the well equipped kitchen and adjoining a beautiful bathroom. Next to the bathroom is the downstairs bedroom, which has mosquito nets over the beds, and cozy lighting. Going upstairs you will find the nice wooden double bed, and an en suite bathroom, which are all very colorful. From the bedroom you can go onto the terrace with the kitchenette and b.b.q. which is also reachable through the outside stairs. One terrace further up, one can enjoy on the sun beds and enjoy full privacy because of the walls around. One terrace further is the hanging bed for 2 people with mosquito nets, so one could even sleep there. From this terrace you have a sea view and you can see Turkey and Marmaris.

Outside:

Ground floor patio: with dining table and a sitting couch.

2nd level a built in bbq. and sink like an outside kitchen, with some chairs and a table. There is reach ability to the terrace from the top bedroom as well as from the outside stairs.

3rd level: double size sun bed behind walls, total privacy, for naked sunbathing if wished. Views on the sea and on an olive grove.

4th level, roof terrace where one can sleep and relax on the hanging bed with a pergola on top for full protection.

Its ground level is used as living room and dining room, but there is also a dining area outside at the courtyard. Its upper level consists of two pataras (= wooden traditional Koskinou platform bed), which are set at different levels and are accessed by individual staircases. Each one of them sleeps two persons. There is one well sized bathroom with basin, shower and toilet, and to be comfortable, another small toilet with shower and basin was built.

Living

The living is a space with a big dining table, a double sleeping sofa, the tv-dvd set, the fireplace and an office. The room is very light as we brought a sky light into the room. There are 2 doors that open up to the kitchen and to the courtyard

Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped, and is spacious with a dining area. All the kitchen furniture is made of old wood and there is a beautiful closet, that was handmade a long time ago. The kitchen door opens onto the courtyard. On the other side one gets into the hallway with the main bathroom and a bedroom. The kitchen is also the place where one goes up the stairs to the bedroom upstairs.

Bedrooms

There are 2 bedrooms that both have airco and a bathroom next to it. They both contain double beds, and sufficient space in the closets to tuck away ones clothes. If desirable, in both rooms, a baby cot can be placed.

Bathrooms

The bathrooms both have a shower, basin and a toilet. The bathroom furniture is made after our own design, and the mirrors are made by our artist friend.Outside Outside

There is one walled private courtyard, and 3 walled terraces, so there is space enough to have lots of fun and to be able to lose each other. There is a dining area in the courtyard downstairs, and a dining area upstairs next to the BBQ. The different terraces have different possibilities of relaxing and lounging or sleeping, just find out as you get there. ...................................................................................................................

Property Ref: ES002566 9R5A0730

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