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Traditional, stonebuilt, 1930s, renovated cottage with incredible view.

Bedrooms 2
Space 120 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, great outdoors area. Family and pet friendly.

Two storey semi-detached cottage with great living room and fireplace area, fully equipped kitchen featuring all amenities (includes espresso and filtered coffee machines). Two bedrooms (1 master bedroom ,1 bedroom with 2 sets of bunk-beds) in the upstairs floor and two bathrooms, one on each floor. Great outdoors space with large bbq and adjacent dinning area. Spacious yard to relax under the vine shade and room for the kids and pets of the family to play.

Get a 5% discount staying 7 nights or more. Enjoy a 15% discount when booking for more than 28 nights!

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Thomas Zafeiris
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, greek
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Thomas Zafeiris

My name is Thomas Zafeiris and I live with my wife in the city of Thessaloniki where I grew up. I graduated high school in Greece and I got my bachelors degree in the United States. I curently work as an airline captain for a major Greek airline. I enjoy working and improving our Parthenona house preparing it for long summer stays. I also enjoy good food and wine and the company of my good friends while relaxing after work in Thessaloniki or Halkidiki.

Thomas Zafeiris purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Thomas Zafeiris chose Sithonia

This property was bought by my parents in 1986. They were invited by a family friend to visit Parthenonas. They became enchanted by the place and the particular house. Shortly after that it was decided to buy and renovate the property. They invested a lot of time, money and their love of the area to make the house what it has now become. A place for our family, friends and guests to relax and enjoy.

What makes this cottage unique

The magnificent view overlooking Toronaios bay, the small island of Kelyfos, Kassandra peninsula and in the distance Mount Olympus is always a rewarding moment when staying at our place. The sun sets behind Mount Olympus and Kisavos leaving behind its orange and magenta colors and it’s the perfect backdrop after a long day at the beach or hiking in the mountain. Enjoy your complimentary first breakfast in the outdoors dining area (complete with eggs, ham and cheese, local honey, orange juice, milk and coffee). Later in the day have a glass of wine from the bottle of local wine by Domaine Carras that we offer to all our guests and start enjoying your holidays!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Sithonia, Greece

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Keep the property and all furnishings in good order
  • DO NOT FLUSH ANY IMPROPER MATERIAL. Discard toilet paper and other material in the bins provided.
  • We do not live nearby the cottage. Please keep your arrival time as accurate as possible.
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Used also for storage and washing machine.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 4 single bed , 2 bunk beds are included.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , 1 cot , Includes a a small desk and chair for writting, laptop use.
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our house is authorized by EOT (Greek Tourism Organization) and has been issued with the EOT OPERATING LICENSE (nr. 0938Κ92000739301).


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Traditional, stonebuilt, 1930s, renovated cottage with incredible view.
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Great place to relax and good base to explore the region

  • 5 of 5


Parthenonas is probably the most beautiful village in Halkidiki, lined with cobblestone alleys and stone built houses with great sea view. It is away from the mass tourism paths, which makes it quiet and peaceful even in the high season. There are two taverns and a couple of cafe-bars in the village. The obvious implication for the logistics is that Parthenonas is away from the sea (nearest beach 10-15 minutes drive, and many fabulous beaches within 30-40min drive), and equally away from all amenities, so you need a car practically for everything.


The property is a renovated semi-detached, which maintains many original features. It is very tastefully decorated, and includes practically everything one would need for a comfortable stay. The ground floor living room and kitchen are a bit on the dark side, but the fabulous patio and outdoor living space more than makes up for it. The layout (1 double bedroom and 1 bedroom with 4 bunk beds) make the property suitable for a couple or a family (even a big one) but probably less suitable for two couples. Note that the beautiful wooden floor does not provide any privacy between the ground floor and the upper floor.

The house was really quiet, except for Saturday evening, where the nearby tavern held an event with live music. During our stay, nobody stayed at the adjacent semi-detached, so we cannot judge if the next-door neighbors would be heard. In any case this property is much more quiet than what you can usually find in Halkidiki.

The bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans, which did a good job, but not with air conditioning. This may be an issue on a very hot summer day, but was not an issue on a normally hot summer day.

The property is equipped with mosquito nets on all openings, which effectively keep insects outside.

The property was spotlessly clean on our arrival, and was cleaned once more during our 5-night stay. Upon arrival the owner supplied us with provisions "for our first breakfast", which were actually enough for much more than that.

The owners:

The owner and his sister, who welcomed us, were very friendly and helpful. Before arrival and during check in we were provided with enough information for our stay. During our stay the owner was always accessible by phone or mail, and even proactively arranged to solve a problem with the water supply before us alerting him.

Overall impression: a great vacation, highly recommended- we had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value your feedback in order to improve our guests experience. We will be hiring a professional in order to change the light of the ground floor and make it a bit more bright. The nearby tavern holds some events with live music on Saturday evenings during the peak season of the summer. It usually lowers the volume of music around 23:00-23:30. We will communicate again with them in order to impose that more strictly. This summer has been unusually hot. In the past no a/c was necessary even during the hottest hours of the day because of the location of the village near the forest. We are thinking though as climate is rapidly changing to install an a/c in the upper floor. Looking forward to welcoming you again in our house.
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The house is like a dream, you can really feel the authentic greek stile.

  • 5 of 5

Parthenonas is a lovely an quiet village, 320 m above the sea, with a fantastic view only 8 minutes drive from Neos Marmaras. The architecture of the whole village is traditional, almost all the houses are renovated and preserved in the same stile. While talking a walk in the narrow streets you can feel like time has stopped.

The property is well situated for seeing the whole peninsula of Sithonia, obviously by car.

The owner was very helpful. He gave us a list of places to see and a list of beeches in Sithonia, this was great, we managed to see almost all of them in 10 days.

The property is very well equipped, it has a real charm and it is very quiet. Also very clean and well maintained.

The sitting area with the BBQ and the oven, right outside the house, is the highlight of the place. We bought fresh fish from Neos Marmaras and spent some nights at the house and it was great.

Also the sitting area inside is very cozy and the collection of Greek music available was great.

We were 4 adults and one child and the house was perfect for us but there is room for more. I would truly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review.
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Tolle Unterkunft mit traumhaften Ausblick und sehr schönem Garten

  • 4 of 5

Bei der Ankunft würden wir sehr herzlich begrüßt. Die Vermieter hatten uns sogar für das Frühstück bereits eingekauft. Wasser gab es ebenfalls kostenlos. 👍🏼😊

Die Vermieter sind super freundlich und jederzeit ansprechbar wenn etwas nicht passen sollte.

Das Haus ist super ausgestattet sowohl die Innen-als auch die Aussenküche.

Duschgel und Shampoo wird ebenfalls gestellt.

Man hat hier eine absolute Ruhe und ist in dem schönen Bergdorf in der Natur. Angst vor allerlei Tierchen darf man hier nicht haben 😉

Es gibt zwei schöne Tavernen hier ansonsten muss man für jegliche Einkäufe ca. 10 min runter in den Ort fahren.

Uns hat es hier sehr gut gefallen.

  • Review Submitted: 17/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. The house is well equipped with all amenities for a comfortable stay and we are glad that you enjoyed it. Moreover the village of Parthenonas is very close to the forest and nature is prevalent all around which kinda makes any holiday special! Small animals can be spotted around the village and of course they are harmless.
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Eine echte Perle mitten in Sithonia

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten einen traumhaften Urlaub in dieser wunderschönen Unterkunft: sehr viel Charme, viel Natur, super Ausstattung, sehr guter Service (inkl. "Zimmerservice" alle 4 Tage und Gärtner), ein netter und sehr hilfsbereiter Vermieter.

Kurz: wir hatten als Familie wohl noch nie so viel Glück mit einer Unterkunft gehabt wie mit dieser.

Herzlichen Dank, das ist Griechenland von seiner schönsten Seite!

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! It is always our pleasure to make our guests’ stay as enjoyable as possible. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon!
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Beautiful house in a wonderful village

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in the house of Thomas and his wife in Parthenonas, the most beautiful village in Sithonia - as we found.

It is just 5 km to the coast and Neos Marmaras and you are within olive trees and many hiking / wandering ways that just start before the door. In the garden lots of plants were already blooming and we had a wonderful view over Kassandra until mount Olymp with sunset every evening. The outdoor kitchen was very inviting for barbecue and having dinner there. Within the house there was enough fire wood for the fire place and central heating which was great for us as the days were still cold in the morning and in the night. Thomas and his wife were very nice, gave us a good instruction in the beginning and helped us answering our many questions concerning fishing etc. They even filled the fridge with a full breakfast for the first day incl. a bottle of loca wine which we had never before anywhere in this world.

So thanks again to Thomas and his wife and all the best for the future.


Dana and family (5 alltogether)

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. That’s great that you got to use the outdoor kitchen and bbq. It is my favorite part of the house and one of the best ways to have fun while cooking with friends and family. We are always glad to help you, our guests, with any inquiries or problems during your stay. Do come back soon!
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Very relaxing holidays

  • 5 of 5

We've spent 8 nights at the end of October/beginning of November in Parthenonas and we've had a very relaxing holiday. Thomas and his wife were phantastic hosts, always available for any questions. The house is very cosy, has a central heating and an open fire place, which have been only necessary in the evening and morning. The weather was still very nice, so we went to the beaches at noon and enjoyed the sun. And very often we were the only ones on the beach. Partenonas is also a very nice place for hiking in this season, that's why the restaurants and coffee bars are still open. All in all, we spent a phantastic time and can really recommend the house!

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We always try to accomodate all our guests needs and inquiries and help them with anything that might come up. Looking forward to welcoming you soon.
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Nearest Airport
113 Kilometres
Thessaloniki airport (SKG)
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
ΑΝΩΙ cafe-bar
Nearest Ferry
29 Kilometres
Ormos Panagias, ferries to Agion Oros.
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Porto Carras Resort
Nearest Train
128 Kilometres
Thessaloniki train station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Sithonia main road
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Paul's Traditional Tavern
Nearest Ski
11 Kilometres
Lagomandra Water-Sports
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Kohi Beach
Car: necessary

Most sports, adventure activities and local services are within a 15' drive from the property.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$125.26
Damage Deposit AU$313.14

Accidental damages: please inform owner in due time for timely replacement.
Appliances: in case any of the house appliance is not working properly, inform owner for timely service.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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