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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
Private holiday home for rent in idyllic, beautiful, car-free Greek Island of Hydra. The holiday home is a top floor of 100 sqm in a house with 3 other apartments which are rented out on a permanent basis to quiet, Greek residents. 'Living with the locals'. The house has a small balcony and a terrace next to the house (north side). TV, dvd, PS2, airconditioning in bedrooms, washing machine, dishwashing machine, fully furnished kitchen. Master bedroom with double bed and (childrens) bedroom with 3 beds and kids toys for free use. Another small room with one bed. Large bathroom. Located in the outskirts of town, the house has a 360 degree view to mountains, Hydra town and a peak to the sea. Quiet and family friendly. Free wi-fi. Please note that Hydra is an island completely preserved by th...Private holiday home for rent in idyllic, beautiful, car-free Greek Island of Hydra. The holiday home is a top floor of 100 sqm in a house with 3 other apartments which are rented out on a permanent basis to quiet, Greek residents. 'Living with the locals'. The house has a small balcony and a terrace next to the house (north side). TV, dvd, PS2, airconditioning in bedrooms, washing machine, dishwashing machine, fully furnished kitchen. Master bedroom with double bed and (childrens) bedroom with 3 beds and kids toys for free use. Another small room with one bed. Large bathroom. Located in the outskirts of town, the house has a 360 degree view to mountains, Hydra town and a peak to the sea. Quiet and family friendly. Free wi-fi. Please note that Hydra is an island completely preserved by the Greek state, hence cars, scooters and bicycles are not allowed.This means that you should be in good walking condition. A taxi is either a mule or a boat ! Lively harbour front with many shops, tavernas and cafés. Small fishing villages with lovely tavernas. Good quality of food and authentic Greek cuisine, due to the high number of Greek visitors. Lovely, small beaches, some nearby, some by fishing boat 'taxi'. Good diving. Mountain hikes and monasteries. Total stress-free relaxation and special adventures in an original Greek environment. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please contact us concerning pets - small pets are allowed but there are cats and dogs in the village, so it may not be suited for all types of pets. No parties and loud noise allowed. There are toys in the kids room which kids may play with - please just put them back in their place when you leave.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Mette R
Languages spoken:Danish, German, English, Norwegian, Swedish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Write a reviewReviews (2)
Reviewed February 4, 2017

I have stayed here for the last 4 years, since I was lucky enough to discover Hydra and Mette's villa. I have viewed both apartments and stayed in the 50sm studio. When I awake in the morning and go out on the veranda, I set...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Jude R
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely apartment at the upper end of Miaouli Street. We stayed with our 6yer old son six days in the upper apartment in this beautiful house. The apartment is well equipped and Mette the host was very helpful....More

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank Lars B
Management response:Responded June 6, 2016

Thank you Lars - You and your family are welcome back another time :) Kind regards, Mette & Ioannis Roussis

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Directions to the house: Follow the signs to the Zourvas Lighthouse, or: when in the harbour, turn left on the road (Miaouli Street) located before the town clock tower ('Big Ben'). Keep going upwards for 10-15 minutes. The road then divides in a 'Y'. Keep left and walk another 2-300 metres. The road divides again, turn left, and VillaHydra will be in front of you, 100 metres up. If you ask directions, ask for 'Manolis Roussis'. The area is called 'Agia Fotini'. If you have heavy luggage, you may 'book' a mule at the harbour or we may organize one. Price is around 20 euros and one mule can carry 3 large bags. You may combine your visit to Hydra with visits to the neighboring islands of Spetses and Poros, the mainland - Peloponissos (Nafplion, Epidaurus) or Athens. Hydra is total relax...
Getting around
The entire island of Hydra is preserved. Cars, scooters and bicycles are banned. Streets are cobble-stoned. A taxi is either a mule or a boat. So one walks quite a lot in Hydra. In return, it is one of the most beautiful places in Greece, it has a unique serenity and atmosphere.
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