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Olive Store Cottage, Pelion, Platania

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The Olive Store Cottage.
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42 reviews
The Olive Store Cottage.
With a private garden and 3 acres of olive groves in which to relax and explore.
In autumn. Looking over the cottage and down the valley to the sea and the distant Island of Evia
The living room, with log burner and dining and sitting area. These can be used as addtional beds.
The upstairs double bedroom with additional single bed. Stairs to living room and door to outside.
The downstairs double bedroom with additional single bed. With doors to Kitchen and outside terrace
View of cottage from the fruit orchard.
The fabulous nearby Mikro beach. A 10 minute walk from Platania by footpath or by boat in summer
A view overlooking the nearby village of Platanias and it's beach. The far beach is Mikro.
Winter Olive tree pruning, we have fabulous wild flowers from January through to May.
Looking up to the owners house. Use wi-fi on our outside covered terrace or share a glass of wine.
In the summer we can take you to explore some wonderful hidden beaches on our boat Kaliope.
Sailing with Kaliope and friends......
October at Mikro beach, what makes Pelion so special is that it is so uncrowded and unspoilt.
Our entrance gate. We are 5 minutes by car (4km) to Platanias and the same distance to Promyri.
Spring flowers on our land at Randi. The roof of the cottage can just be seen...
More wild flowers at the cottage..... (in April)
Sailing to Horto in early May...  anyone for a coffee, or a beer??
The old threshing floor is used for occasional concerts or events .Visitors are welcome to use it.
Pelion has a great ski centre, small and friendly but plenty of fun for a few days.
January sunshine, the garden is green and winter wild flowers are appearing.
It is 3km on the old stone path to Platanias or Promyri, beautiful views and wonderful nature.
A warm welcome awaits you whatever the season...  at Olive Store Cottage.
Dinghy sailing fun at Mikro beach.
We are happy to take visitors on our Topper Topaz dinghy for some informal sailing lessons....
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Magnesia Region, Thessaly
Olive Store Cottage was originally built as a 'kalivi', a farm building for storing produce, sheltering animals and for the owners to live when working the land.

In 2005 it was carefully and lovingly restored as a simple but beautiful holiday cottage. It has two large double bedrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. A cosy living and dining room with log burning stove. There is a well equipped kitchen and family bathroom with shower on the ground floor. The upstairs bedroom has an ensuite toilet and washbasin. Outside a covered terrace to enjoy shady summer living and cool evenings.

The owners house is about 70 meters away, and they are on hand to help you enjoy your holiday. Altogether the property is set within 3 acres of gardens, olive grove, orchard and woodland. We overlook the Aegean Sea and in the distance the island o...
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About the Owner, Kathryn W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 42 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL347420
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macpolo
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We spent a week here at the start of a 3 week holiday around mainland Greece and wish we could have stayed longer. Olive Store Cottage is beautiful with so many added extras that make your stay extra special. We loved the outdoor shower!! Chris and Katherine are excellent hosts, we all enjoyed spending time on their sailing boat but...

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Thank you for your review. We enjoyed your company and very much hope you are able to return again before too long. Best wishes, Chris and Kathryn

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Marion W
1 review
Reviewed July 18, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Both Mation and I had a fabulous 10 days at the cottage and surrounding hills, ports, beaches and walks. Beautiful beaches and tavernas on ones door step. Our host, Chris and Kathryn were wonderful ! Giving us so much information of the area, and things to do, or places visit. Chris and Kathryn were very generous , they took us...

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Management response:

Thank you for your review and kind words. We enjoyed your visit greatly and learned some useful sailing tips from your racing experience! We have long believed that those who are willing to undertake the longish drive to get here will then reap the benefit of sharing our beautiful, natural. peaceful little piece of paradise. We look forward to your...

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Sarah E
Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed May 17, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Olive store cottage Thank you once again to Chris and Kathryn for another a wonderful week at Olive Store Cottage. This time visiting with three girlfriends to enjoy the walking, talking and wild flowers. Highlights of the week were body balance work outs with Nicole on the terrace. Looking out at the wonderful views across Platania Bay whilst trying to...

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Thank you for your review. It was great to see you again and with a new group of friends to discover our lovely area. It was a lot of fun to have you as our guests and to be involved in a few adventures together walking and sailing. We look forward to your next visit, with best wishes, Chris and...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
$101
€90
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Apr 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
April to June 2017
3 nights
$101
€90
$705
€630
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
July & August 2017
5 nights
$129
€115
$893
€798
Sep 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
September and October 2017
3 nights
$101
€90
$705
€630
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighborhood
The beautiful Pelion peninsula is situated in the prefecture of Magnesia in Thessaly, Central Greece, and offers visitors memories and holidays that they will never forget. <BR><BR>Stunning scenery, luscious nature, great sandy beaches, crystal clear sea, the snow capped mountain, spring water falls, winding cobble-stoned paths, ... all images that will stay with you forever and be cherished whenever you think back to your time spent here in Pelion.<BR><BR>Scattered across the Peninsula are over 70 Pelion villages, all varying in size, from the famous mountainous villages of Tsagarada, Milies and Lafkos, to the beautiful coastal villages of Horto, Milina and Platanias. Pelion is full of magic and scenes of extreme beauty, and is the ideal destination to visit all ye... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Driving from Athens and Thessaloniki to Volos is very simple on the national road that links the two main cites of Greece. From Volos it is an easy drive along local roads with little traffic and the most stunning views to the Olive Store Cottage just before the village of Platanias. We will send simple detailed driving directions to you on request. If you bring your car by ferry from Italy we recommend the route Ancona to Igoumonitsa. From Igoumonitsa the drive is 5 hours crossing the Pindus mountains on the stunning new Egnatia motorway. Driving in mainland Greece is simple and outsdie major city centres you will encounter very little traffic.<BR><BR>Our nearest mainland airport is Volos but flights there are more limited. We are happy to advise you with the best travelling s... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.5 mi.
Nearby cities
Attica Villas (1,920)
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