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A relaxing Holiday in a beautiful appointed Cottage, situated in a verdant grove

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Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Lesbos - Molyvos Cottage

Charming, rustic, bungalow style home with a swimming pool

This lovely cottage can sleep up to 4 adults and 2 children. It features living room with fireplace, well appointed kitchen, two bedrooms, one queen [double] bed and one with two singles plus a den with two beds, a bathroom and 2 spacious verandas with view to Molyvos' medieval castle. Laundry facilities are located on the site, free internet and a few paces from the cottage by the owner's place a swimming pool, a young children's play-ground and a full barbeque.

Convenient parking next to the cottage. Cottage is situated 800 meters away from the center of the village.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Stratis & Nana Krallis
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2016
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About Stratis & Nana Krallis

The Krallis family can be found in Molyvos as early as the late seventeen hundreds. By the late nineteenth century they were part of a small circle of Greek and Turkish families involved in representing Molyvos to the Ottoman authorities and essentially running the village. The interesting blend of Greek identity with active participation in the Ottoman empire’s social and economic life can be seen in the folk art decorating the walls of the Krallis Mansion - currently in the stewardship of the Athens School of Arts - where images of Alexander the great stand opposed to whirling dervishes and depictions of Istanbul, the imperial center towards which Molyvos and more generally the Island of Lesvos were directed.

After the incorporation of the Island in the Greek state in 1912 the family retained its prominent position in the village. In the mid-1920s Ioannes Krallis, father of the current owner of Molyvos Manor, built the power generator for Molyvos’ electric lighting. The little electricity factory close to the harbor provided the village with electricity till the late 50s when Molyvos became part of Lesvos’ grid. Still, the second world war and family deaths led the Krallis family to Athens in the late 40s. Today Stratis and Nana spend six months a year in Molyvos and the rest of their time at their home in Athens. Their sons Dimitris and Yiannis live in Vancouver, BC and Athens.

Stratis & Nana Krallis purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Stratis & Nana Krallis chose Aegean Islands

The cottage was built by Stratis on 2003. It is nicely situated in the olive grove and surrounded by trees and a garden. It offers all the necessary amenities for those who prefer a self-catering property and not a hotel. It is very peaceful and offers a nice view to Molyvos Castle.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This place was great. A nice cottage that has beds for up to five people set on a beautiful little farm with plenty of outdoor seating for when the weather is nice. The location is quiet and spacious like the countryside, and still only a short walk into town for food, shopping, etc. Plus there’s a pool at the main house near the cottage for swimming and lounging.

The hosts were very nice and made us feel welcome.

I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.
Sep 2013
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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

A relaxing Holiday in a beautiful appointed Cottage, situated in a verdant grove
average rating of 4.714286 based on 8 reviews

A fantastic little cottage conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage, it had everything we needed and more. The owners Stratos and Nana made our stay even better with their warm hospitality. We look forward to staying here again on our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Beautifully tranquil

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the cottage for only 5 days in May/June which wasn't long enough! Used the pool area outside the owners' home which was perfect. We "chatted" with their lovely cat who was a frequent visitor in the morning and also heard us coming home at night and would run up the path ahead of us to the cottage. Molyvos itself, is stunning. We hired a car for the 5 days and drove to many different places enjoying the Greek hospitality wherever we visited. We will visit Molyvos again - next time for much longer. We would also have no hesitation in heading back to Molyvos Cottage. A big thank you to Nana and Stratis for looking after us so well.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Ghent, Belgium

Peacefull place

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect, with two terraces, so you can always make a choice to take a sunny one or a shadow one. Everything you need you will find in the (clean) house and the bed was also good. (we slept very well). This is a place for people who likes the calmness, rest and peace with a beautiful view. The owners lives also on the property, (in another house) but are very friendly people. Anyway, you have enough privacy. We even got some strawberry's of their garden. We enjoyed walking in the area of Molivos, Eftalou, Kallonis...looking for beautiful views and doing some birdwatching.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Wonderful cottage and excellent hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Molyvos Cottage for to weeks and It really is a place I will never forget and have already started to think about going back there next year. The cottage itself is equipped with everything you would need and the views from the beautiful veranda are outstanding. The hosts Stratis and Nana are wonderful, so warm and friendly and even treated us to some traditional greek cooking, with cakes, muffins, stuffed peppers and fresh veg from there vegetable garden. We were overwhelmed by their generosity.

The gardens of the cottage are beautifully kept and the swimming pool which we had sole use of was wonderful, always kept clean and amazing views towards Molyvos and the castle.

Molyvos itself is a wonderful place if you are looking for traiditional Greece. With lovely tavernas, bars and a lovely beach we also spent time at.

I would higly recommend this place for a family holiday or just as a couple. We had a car but the cottage was only a ten/15 minute walk to all the bars and restaurants so would not be completely necessary.

We can't wait to go back already!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Vancouver, BC

Pure relaxation

  • 5 of 5

10 minutes walk or 2 min drive from the amazing picturesque village of Molyvos, this summer cottage is a very comfortable, inexpensive solution for accommodation. Sleeps up to 6 people (two beds in the sunroom), so a fantastic value. One bedroom has a double bed and the other has two twins. A full kitchen makes it possible to have your meal in. the cottage has a veranda for great outdoor living. You have the use of the beautiful swimming pool that belongs to the main house on the property, occupied by your warm hosts. A fresh spinach pie or stuffed tomato cannot be promised, but may find its way from the host's accomplished kitchen to you during your stay. Having spent lovely weeks in the cottage, with afternoon ciestas punctuated by the sounds of the local wildlife (donkeys, sheep and a great variety of birds), I can highly recommend it as a quieter and calmer stay than directly in the village.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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A very nice cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for just over 3 weeks in April 2014. The cottage is very nice and is situated in beautiful grounds with a wonderful collection of plants. Nana and Stratis were perfect hosts and they speak very good English. The cottage is in a great location, a short walk or drive from the centre of Molyvos. You can park with ease right outside the front door which is a major plus in Molyvos. We definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Mytilene Airport (MJT)
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Molyvos Village
Nearest Ferry
65 Kilometres
Mytilene Port
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Captain's table
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Molyvos beach
Car: recommended

Molyvos situated north of the island, a picturesque village topped with a castle that is surrounded with cobbled streets. Below the pebbled beach with sand at the far end of the bay. Lots of spectacular restaurants (including The Captain’s Table in the harbour), a couple of bars should you fancy more night life. 4 ATMs, many small groceries and mini markets. Tourist shops galore. Eftalou only 5 klms away that has hot mineral spring water.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage on Lesbos, Aegean Islands

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1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
2 night minimum stay
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check in: 02:00 p.m. Check out: 12:00 noon
Maid service included: Cleaning and change of linen and towels once per week.

* Contact the owner if you wish to rent the house during the winter.

Deposit is non refundable in case of cancellation.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on the Lesbos, Greece

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is situated between the two bedrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Child Bed , This is the Den. It has two children's beds
  • Two bedrooms, one with large double bed and the other with two single beds. There is an extra room 'den' that has two small beds for children. This room can be made into another bedroom if needed. There is plenty of cupboard space in bedrooms and drawers.
  • Books
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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