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Cosy village cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 839 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Renovated two bedroom traditional cottage, in quaint Sifnian village

“Petalaki” cosy cottage is located at the top of the strategically situated village of Ano Petali, - right at the center of the long stretch of the island’s main settlements starting from Apollonia, to Ano Petali and Artemonas. It is the ideal spot for those who like to go everywhere by foot, or those who wish to experience the real Sifnos. Accessible only via walking through the traditional white paved footpaths, it is a short stroll from the main town where all restaurants, super markets, bars and cafes are located and a slightly longer walk to Artemonas, one of the prettiest villages of the island.

To reach the house by car, one can get to the free Petali village parking area which is 5 kms from the port, and a 5 minute walk to the cottage.

The cottage

Petalaki is a two bedroom traditional home that can comfortably sleep up to 5 persons. Originally built in 1905, it has thick stone whitewashed walls and wooden beam ceilings. It has just been renovated in April 2017, yet it has kept its traditional personality by retaining the interiors layout of the original island living - where dining areas were kept separate from sleeping and relaxing areas for practical reasons such as dirt and noise minimization.

Providing all modern comforts with a mix of old and new design elements and beautiful calming colors, it is sure to offer its guests a super cozy and inviting living space, spread over two separate buildings:

Building no1: Wooden floors throughout, with one double bedroom, and a two singles bedroom. Spacious living room featuring a sofa with a 1,90 x 90cm bed mattress that can comfortably sleep an extra person. Small office space with free wi-fi. Air conditioning. Veranda with sitting area and an amazing view.

Building no 2: Tiled floors, dining area with dining table and air conditioning. Fully equipped concrete kitchen with refrigerator, small oven and washing machine. Concrete bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

(**Please note, that to visit the bathroom and kitchen, one needs to walk out of the main building where the bedrooms and living room are, and step into the building next door.)

Petalaki’s front yard boasts a small sitting area nesting right underneath the church of Ai Yiannis where the children gather to play in the afternoons. Ideal for experiencing the authentic life of the village and being social with nearby locals who will always say hello!


More details:

Double bed mattress: 150x200

Single beds mattress: 90x200

Single sofa bed mattress: 90x190

Shower with hot water always available.

Separate dining space and fully equipped kitchen.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

About Xenia

Mommy, wife and lover of animals, traveling, yoga, nature and Sifnos. Xenia means hospitality in Greek so hosting is my.. first name. :) Can't wait to meet you.

Xenia purchased this cottage in 1905


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 839 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 1
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Quiet hours (ie no loud music) 14:30-17:30 and after 22:30 Minimum stay 3 nights.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


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Cosy village cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

An experience of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this unique and tasteful house made our trip to Sifnos really unforgettable and magical. The house has an absolute fantastic location with outstanding views of the surrounding landscape and towns and a majestic church. I don't think I ever stayed in such a beautiful spot or felt at home somewhere so quickly.

From Ano Petali you can easily walk to the nearby town for buses and stores, start one of the various trails but also enjoy the peace and quiet of this special adres.

Besides all these great aspects of the house, it is the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the house that made us fall in love with the spot. And this this is also very much due to the very kind and helpful host. My teenage daughters and I really feel blessed that we experienced a holiday in such a wonderful spot. Thank you Xenia!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in South Aegean, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season A
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Mid season A
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
High season
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Nightly Rate
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Mid season B
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Low season B
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £16.64
Pet Fee £0

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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