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Traditional Waterfront House

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Sleeps 4

Our cycladic house is located on the seafront in the picturesque fishing village of Mandrakia, on the North Shore of Milos. From our veranda you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and have direct access to the sea.The house fits 4. It consists of two floors and has two bedrooms with double beds, a well equipped kitchen with a single bed, a bathroom, two balconies, two verandas, a stonebuilt barbecue. The fishing village of Mandrakia is dominated by its typical 'Sirmata', traditional shelters for the fishing boats, carved in the rocks and painted in bright colours. There are two little ports, a church and a taverna in the village

The nearest beach 'Tourkothalassa' is only a two minutes' walk from our house, the next villages Pera-Triovassalos and Triovassalos 1,3km. The famous beach of Sarakiniko, most photographed beach in the Aegean, is a five minutes ride by car.

More Details

Owner
Christine Jockers-Vichos
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Aegean in Aegean

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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Traditional Waterfront House
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and quaint and best restaurant next door and Christine is a sweetheart!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unmatched location/Immaculate home

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a small home on the water where we could get away from crowds of tourists and this exceeded our expectations. Milos is a great island to experience, very very hospitable people, gorgeous beaches, the clearest water and every restaurant just excellent. Christina's home is exactly as advertised and the taverna next door has wonderful food, fresh seafood and the waitstaff will deliver to your door! We sailed on our last day with Katerina Sailing (Booked a private, 2-person excursion for 5 hours) and it was equally as splendid. If I could give more stars in this review, I would. Well done!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this nice review.You were wonderful guests and you are always welcome .
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

All the other reviews of Christine and her house are spot on. During the many months leading up to our visit to Milos, Christine was very helpful in answering any questions I had about the island and her property. She offerred to pick us up at the airport (we rented a car so didn't need the pickup). When we arrived at the house, she was there (with her Mom visiting from Germany) and quickly made us feel welcome as she showed us around the house. The house couldn't be in a more beautiful setting - steps from the Aegean (with its' own private sea-front patio with table and chairs), beautiful views from two upstairs balconies and the ground floor patio, very comfortable bed in the upstairs bedroom, everything very clean. Kitchen was nicely equipped (Christine had left us a welcome-basket filled with lots of goodies) but we didn't prepare any meals there as we happily sampled many of the island's restaurants (again, several excellent recommendations by Christine). Even though the Medousa taverna next door (excellent, by the way, we ate there twice) is open late into the night there was never any excessive noise. One evening while we were relaxing on the house's patio one of the friendly waiters brought over a plate of cheese pies Christine had ordered for us. A ferry strike stranded us for two extra days on MIlos (actually a nice surprise) and Christine was able to let us stay one of those nights in the house and recommended a very nice hotel in the village up the road from Mandrakia where she lives for the other night. As for Milos - what a fantastic island. Beautiful, unique and varied beaches, over 60 in all (I think we got to about a dozen of them). A couple of times we were the only people on the beach. No crowds like you'll find in Santorini. Several larger villages (the port, Adamas, Plaka, Pollonia, Trypiti) where you'll find most of the restaurants, shops, views, etc. and many tiny and extremely picturesque old fishing villages.

We got to spend five fantastic nights in Christine's house by the sea and if we ever get the chance to return we hope it's for more!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A very beautiful, authentic local

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful waterfront traditional property in a small former fishing hamlet. Since we were there very early in the season it was very quiet- just the neighboring small taverna owner re-painting his taverna and klima boathouse during the day. Gorgeous views to the north and a beautiful small church nearby with open door, wonderful iconostasis and votive candles burning. This is the heart of the real Greece and I would go again in a heart beat.

Christine was an amazingly accommodating and thoughtful host. She met us at a 10:45 pm ferry as if it was no imposition at all and she oriented us to the Port town, Adamas, and helped us find a rental car which we appreciated greatly and felt as if this was beyond what the normal call of duty. Her house is very respectfully restored in a true Cycladic tradition and has every modern convenience that one would expect in an up-to-date hotel but much more charm and spirit of place.

We would truly love to return for a longer stay. Thank you, Christine!

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this review. It was a pleasure for us to have you as guests. We would be glad to welcome you again in the future. Best Christine
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5

plus que parfait

  • 5 of 5

Merci a Christine pour sa gentillesse et sa disponibilité et pour ses petites attentions

tout était conforme aux photos et plus encore rien ne manque

vue magnifique et le calme que nous avons apprécié l'eau translucide quel bonheur

a recommender a 200%

nous reviendrons

Merciiii

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire.Au plaisir de vous revoir.Vous êtes toujurs les bienvenues.
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5

Excellent séjour dans un cadre fantastique

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour formidable avec nos 3 enfants dans ce joli village de pêcheurs qui a su garder toute son authenticité.

La maison est très jolie et bien équipée et nous avons reçu un excellent accueil de la part de Christine sa propriétaire.

Une taverne typique est juste à côté ce qui est également bien pratique.

A recommander sans aucune hésitation !

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £34.96

No pets allowed.
Not suitable for elderly people (stairs).
Owner speaks English, German, French, Greek.
Smoking allowed outdoors

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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