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Peaceful Family Villa At The Heart Of Sifnos Lively Capital

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,185 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Peaceful villa with 5 bedrooms at the center of vibrant Sifnos Chora

Beautiful traditional villa built in modern style and located at the edge of lively Apollonia, the island's capital in the village of Katavati. Overlooking the mountains with Prophet Ilias monastery at the peak, it is just a few minutes walk from Apollonia and offers complete isolation from all tourist attractions giving its guests the opportunity to relax in its spacious private lounging areas and verandas. Ideal for two families with kids since it includes three master bedrooms with queen size beds and en suite bathrooms, a bedroom consisting of two single beds and a small guesthouse with a double bed and private shower. 1 large dining table and 2 outdoor dining tables, sofas and armchairs are perfect for relaxing in and entertaining and easily accommodate all its guests at all times of the day. Amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen / BBQ, WI-FI, LCD TV, HIFI, Dvd, etc... help make any guest feel right at home.

Most of the island’s beaches (Platis Gialos, Faros, Chrisopigi, Fasolou, Faros.) are 10-15 minutes drive, except Vathi which is about 20min.

With the largest markets of the island just 100m away and easy access to the center of Sifnos by foot (5-10min walk) or by car (2min), all supplies are at your reach.

The villa holds renting license by the Greek National Tourism Organism. Permit Number: ΕΣΛ –1172Κ92000953901

More Details

Eleni Karantza
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Eleni Karantza

Konstantinos,37, a Medical Oncologist and Eleni, 35, a Lawyer, both born and located in Athens, together with our 2 sons, all share our love for Sifnos, for us the most beautiful island in Greece!

We regularly spend our precious summer holidays (we even held our wedding ceremony) at our house in Katavati mostly during August since we met in 2008.

Eleni Karantza purchased this villa in 2006

Why Eleni Karantza chose Apollonía

Our dream summer vacation house , built by our father, in 2006 as a result of Eleni's love for Sifnos

What makes this villa unique

Quiet, private, both traditional and contemporary, fully equipped, beautiful villa in the heart of the island


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Apollonía around the South Aegean

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2185 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • village
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , guestroom - en suite
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , guestroom
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Peaceful Family Villa At The Heart Of Sifnos Lively Capital
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Exceeded all expectations - wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The photographs do not do justice to this beautiful house. It is extremely comfortable and the rooms are set out in such a way that 10 people/ 2 families can holiday together with plenty of space and privacy. It is the perfect location - peaceful and yet easy walking distance down the steps to the buzzing centre Apollonia where there are wonderful bars and restaurants- Jewellry, pottery and clothes shops. There are also plenty of food shops in easy walking distance. We hired a car and explored most beaches on the island. I’ve stayed in Sifnos several times before but not for twenty years it is even better than I remember.

Konstantinos the owner was very helpful and communication was extremely easy.

We also engaged the wonderful Luciana and her daughter Daphne to come in a few times a week for housekeeping they were very helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend this house and hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful location to gather family or friends in the heart of incredible hiking trails

  • 5 of 5

Konstantinos is an attentive host, readily available to assist before, during, and after your visit. This beautiful Sifnos home was able to comfortably hold our 3 couples with room for more if needed. We loved the building style and decor and took a number of pictures to help us duplicate the comfortable features in our summer places back home. The outdoor space was well used, including the charcoal barbecue. The trails on Sifnos are incredibly well marked and close to the front door. I know that others have warned us to say that Sifnos is terrible because it is truly a treasure and a secret destination of many island seekers. Oops...Sifnos and this home were highlights of our Grecian journey.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful house in a super peaceful and scenic location close to Apollonia.

  • 4 of 5

Very accommodating owners and a spacious and beautifully designed and decorated house.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house

  • 5 of 5

Excellent summer house, in perfect condition. We'd love to visit again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for vacation retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house is light and bright and spacious with a large terrazza and grounds outside with two large dining tables - flowers galore - beauitful white everywhere but the house is comfortable not formal -tastefully decorated everywhere - comfortable beds - there were 5 of us and everyone had their own room - lots of windows and tons of fresh air - my favorite thing was to wake up early in the morning and hear the animals on the island waking up in the mountains that surround the house -- beaches and towns are all minutes away and easy to get to - we loved our week in Sifnos - wished we could have stayed longer.

Jeri D. Los Angeles

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jeri for the wonderful review. We are really glad that you had such a wonderful time in Sifnos. Hope to see you and your friends next year!
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A perfect holiday destination!

  • 5 of 5

Sifnos is just a perfect holiday destination...

.. and the house of Eleni & Konstantinos is a « little paradise »!

The house and the garden correspond perfectly to the description and the photos provided through the website. This is an amazing villa, lovingly decorated. It is roomy, with lots of storage space. The garden and its landscaped terraces are very pleasant.

The whole property was perfectly cleaned when we arrived and a cleaning service is available if needed.

We had only network contacts with Eleni and Constantinos (by email or by phone); by the way they have always been available for us and we really appreciated our exchanges.

The location is also perfect because it is very close from Apolonnia, even on foot. Food markets and many attractions are available near the house and very nice walks are possible, directly from the village.

We would absolutely recommend this property to our friends; the house is just perfect for 1 or even 2 families.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.9 Kilometres
Apollonia (Chora) 5min walk
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Kamares port 10min drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Platys Gialos, Chrisopigi, Faros, 10-15min drive
Car: necessary

Snowy-white houses with traditional chimneys made of potter’s clay and small churches with blue domes, built on green hills, which lead to sandy beaches. This is Sifnos, the gem of Cyclades. The capital of Sifnos is Apollonia since 1836, which is also called Stavri and which is sprawling out amphitheatrically along three hills in the center of Sifnos. At the west there is the port, Kamares. To the north of Apollonia there is Artemonas, a jewel of Sifnos with mansions of neoclassical style, with gardens and yards full of flowers, while to the east, Kastro (the ancient capital) will fascinate you with its architecture! To the south Katavati is a quiet neighborhood at end of the long narrow sidewalk running throught Apollonia.

Other beautiful coastal summer resorts in Sifnos are Platis Gialos, Faros, Chrissopigi, Vathi, Kastro and Cheronissos.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Apollonía,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
26 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season 2019
20 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
September 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 14 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £750
Cleaning Fee £100

Check in hours: after 18.00PM (luggage storage available from 11AM)

Check out: before 11AM (luggage storage available)

All rental prices are final and include local Taxes and VAT, electrical, heating and water usage.
Regarding the Security Deposit:

- Electrical equipment and plumbing is thoroughly checked in your presence, prior to your departure, by the house manager - Security deposit is then refunded accordingly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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