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Traditional Cycladic Tower House !

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 11 m²
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy your stay in traditional luxury at a unique island retreat!!

“Archontiko” is the flagship domicile of the "Georgilas Cave House" complex. Since 19th century, it has been always open to visitors and guests under any formal occasion!

Its construction was based on the dictates of climate, the particular housing requirements and the materials available to the local masons. In particular, the build is rising in three levels, communicating through stone staircases: the individual utility-room, named “Loutro” (first level), the main house (second level) and the attic – office (third level). The second and the third level are nestled at an elevated position and, but for their earth-toned coloring, they are well secluded and not easily visible from afar, ensuring thus privacy, calmness and direct contact with the nature!

The build’s interior design is combination of personal taste and traditional luxury: “Archontiko” comprises 3 high ceiling bedrooms (with en-suite bathroom, wardrobe and private entrance each), a spacious lobby, a fully equipped kitchen, a spiral staircase leading to the attic, and two large private verandas with panoramic view to the verdant valley of Eggares. The decoration is mainly rustic and elegant with antiques and handmade furniture. “Archontiko” has, of course, direct access to the 1 acre pebbled garden and the 5 acre privately owned citrus grove.

“Archontiko” was recently refurbished (just in 2013) and converted into an impressive mansion, which is able to accommodate comfortably large groups of guests.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, greek
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 June, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Naxos, Greece

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 11 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft - 2 sofa bed/futon , Wash basin embedded
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , En-suite bathroom and private entrance
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , En-suite bathroom and private entrance
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , En-suite bathroom and private entrance
  • Access to the private veranda.
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Traditional Cycladic Tower House !
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Mountain View, Ca
5

Amazing Naxos Island Villa

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home after a week stay in this lovely villa. One week was not enough. This home is a lovingly restored castle with modern amenities. If you like Gaudi design, you will definitely enjoy the unusual and unexpected characteristics of this historic home. The decor in the home is traditional Greek style, comfortable and spotlessly clean.

We arrived in Naxos with our adult children and grandson to celebrate a family wedding and from the moment we pulled into the driveway, our hosts could not have been more welcoming. The family is available on site, unobtrusive and extremely gracious and helpful in every aspect of the stay. Each morning we awoke to the offer of Greek coffee and delicous pita or fresh egg omelets. We hosted a family dinner in the garden and our hosts referred us to the local taverna whose helpful staff delivered a delicious Greek meal. Our hosts helped us plan, set up and decorate for a memorable dinner, even having staff place extra lights in the garden to set the ambience.

The home has a lovely garden with fruit laden trees. The roosters awaken you in the morning and you can walk down the driveway to visit the goats. Restful yet striking views of the agricultural valley and a peek of the Aagean Sea are available from the three lovely decks. Melodious birds and insects lull you to sleep each evening after a refreshing swim in the gorgeous pool. Each room is appointed with a comfortable bed, crisp linens, an imaginative cave shower and a well stocked kitchenette. The vibrant colors of each area of the home create a light-hearted and playful mood. The decor is charming and authentic, simple and uncluttered creating a peaceful retreat in which to relax.

I recommend renting a car, as the location of the home is a bit "off the beaten path" (adding to the charm). It will take you 15-20 minutes to drive into the port city and the enchanting beaches. The sea with a beach is less than a mile from the home, but we did not have a chance to visit. The location added to the excitement and experience of traditional Greek island life. Each of our kids loved the Cave house, thank you to Anastasia, George and Katherine for helping us create memories that will last a lifetime. The kids told us it was the "best vacation ever".

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to stay in Naxos

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to stay in Naxos. The village of Galini is in walking distance and very cute with a fantastic local taverna (that offers cooking lessons). The setting could not be more beautiful of the mountains and orchards. There is a beach close by, but it is not ideal for swimming.

Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A unique place for a unique vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently had the privilege to spend a week in this wonderful house in Naxos.

First, the location. Naxos is a gorgeous island with lots of amazing beaches, a beautiful country side and a real sense of authenticity. The village of Galini is very close from Naxos town but also very isolated and quiet. It lays in a beautiful and luxurious valley and the local Taverna was our favorite. A lovely beach is a 10-minute drive.

Second, the house. Recently renovated with the best taste and materials, it is absolutely stunning. The view on the valley from the terraces and the pool is superb. Thanks to its thick ancient walls, the house stays cool on hot days and is so quiet. Coming from a (very) noisy city, we enjoyed listening to the gentle song of the animals and the bells of the church next door. The large pool keeps everyone happy and cool. This is with no doubt the house of my dreams.

And finally, the hosts. Anastasia and her family are the nicest and most generous people we got to meet. They welcomed us with warmth and care. They were always available when we had a question or needed something, and we genuinely felt at home.

We had the most enjoyable and relaxing time in Naxos and hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

un endroit magique

  • 5 of 5

Galini est un petit village idéalement situé sur l’île de Naxos. Très proche de la ville de Naxos( la grosse ville de l’île), à environ 10mn en voiture. Et très bien situé pour visiter l'ensemble de l’île.

Quant à la location " cave house", c'est un endroit magnifique, dans un environnement paisible et des propriétaires tellement accueillants! Nous y avons passé une semaine parfaite avec nos enfants. Nous recommandons sans hésitation cette location.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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4

Beau séjour très dépaysant

  • 4 of 5

Endroit charmant , très joliment aménagé, belle piscine, accueil chaleureux.

Cuisine pas assez équipée pour une famille et manque un lave linge.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Hébergement de rêve à Naxos

  • 5 of 5

Avec la Tower House pour 8 et 2 studios indépendants, nous avons eu un hébergement parfait pour 11. Logements superbes, confortables et très propres. Attention, il n'y a pas d'air conditionné : il peut faire chaud dans les chambres!

Établissement situé à l'extérieur du petit village de Gallini, à 5 min de marche du centre du village dans lequel on trouve restau et mini épicerie. Nous recommandons d'avoir une voiture.

Piscine bien appréciée!

Personnel très accueillant et très serviable.

Nous avons passé un séjour paradisiaque!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Naxos Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Port of Naxos
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Main road Naxos Town - Eggares
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Platia Tavern
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Amitis beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house - Naxos, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$306
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$29 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
 
Harvest seson
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$219
A$1,457
 
 
Mid season
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$291
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$408
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$72.87
Laundry fee /per machine A$14.57

Rates include: supply and change (if necessary) of towels and sheets, cleaning service upon permission for a long-term stay, supply of the culinary equipment and direct access to all the shared facilities of the complex.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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