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Peloponnese, Greece

Host: Nicky T.
Published June 06, 2018

General description

  • Main home
Looking for competent, independent , self sufficient, clean , tidy , dog lover ?
If you tick the above boxes read on
Charming stone & wood cottage , beautifully decorated in tasteful, traditional style, very quaint.
A kitchen area ,fridge, small cooker, wood burning stove, tv ,dvd.
Sitting area and dining table , bathroom with shower, upstairs double bed .
360 mountain view, sound of goat bells .
Very clean and comfortable .
Hot water via electric heater, heating in cooler months wood burning stove.
A winter sit in Greece is different , especially in the mountains, it will be cold and shorter days , ideal if your able to walk, sit, retreat from the outside world and enjoy the tranquility

Needs and Animals

  • My pets
  • Big garden
  • 2 dogs
  • A cat
Looking after dogs and garden in a stunning area of Greece ,not the typical tourist area, undiscovered by the masses.
I have used house sitters for many years and it's usually their favorite sit.
Looking for honest enthusiastic, happy sitter, able to love and care for the dogs primarily.
Fit , healthy, tidy and very clean , single independent lady preferred .
I offer you a private cottage for your exclusive use and privacy .
2 adorable rescue dogs living free outside, fed twice a day , grooming -fur trimming , walks and love.
Lea is 7 mix breed medium size , she is very loyal and loving . She will need her fur kept short with scissors as has a strange double thick fur .
Tinky the tiny ball of energy doesn't miss a trick , very funny bouncy little dog, approx 5 years old .
Winter sits no gardening required ., just your warm jumper !
Garden, lawn and natural area , lawn to be mowed, hedges kept trimmed, gravel weed killer to be applied , boarders to be kept tidy and weed free in summer .
July August watering of lawns , fruit trees, plants etc from plentiful supply of water from the mountain spring and well.
Organic veggi garden can be created and enjoyed in early summer , ideal planting time May.
Cherry trees ripe in June , apples walnuts and almond trees .

Practical life

  • Isolated
  • 50 - 150 m² (530 - 1590 sq. ft.)
  • More than 1000 m² (1060 sq. ft.)
  • Bus stop
  • Railway station
  • Market
  • Small shop / Minimarket
  • Supermarket
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital
  • Veterinarian
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Enclosed garden
  • Ground floor
  • No disabled access
We are five kilometers away from the historical and beautiful mountain town. .
Peace and quiet, goats bells tinkling in the neighboring fields .
Retreat for chill out time in nature surrounded by mountains, river, forest, fresh air and water from the mountain spring in abundance.
Time to read , write, create , meditate, get fit , walk , run , bike .
Gardening jobs ( ...not require in the winter.)
Large outdoor area , some with lawn and boarders, some wild , many cherry trees ripe in June and nut trees, apple trees etc . Plant, grow and eat your own organic veggie garden.
Wild rosemary and lavender to collect .
Sitter must want to be active for a few hours a day /week to help maintain the outdoor area as well as look after the dogs.
Ideal if working remotely ,WiFi available around main house area not in cottage .
I am very clean and tidy both indoor and out, so would expect home to be returned in the same pristine condition it will be given .
No fees exchanged for transport to and from.
Ask vigilance with utilities bills , electricity , hot water consumption etc .
Bikes provided to get to town.
If you have your own car even better .
Summer climate is ideal, cool balmy evenings . No air con required .
In the winter the area opens up as a ski resort as the summit is 2000m altitude.
The town is very pretty with shops selling local produce . Cafes and restaurants . Hospital etc

Comfort and Luxury

  • One floor
  • One room of which one bedroom
  • Traditional
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Television / DVD library
  • Book library
BBQ area , dining areas ,seating , sun loungers, outdoors in sun or shade.
Stunning views from every angle .
Ski in the winter at mount Helmos
WiFi from the main house area , not in cottage .

Tourism and Leisure

  • Mountain
  • Countryside
  • Forest
  • Museum
As well as walking and hiking , biking, there's is a lot to read and learn about the area as it has a rich cultural history . From mythology [ Achilles was dipped into the river Styx here ) to famous ancient monasteries, a 120 year old cog railway going down to the sea through a stunning gorge.
Museum and site of the ww2 massacre . Picturesque village square, church and summer time activities , children playing and families promenading, enjoying the outdoor cafes.
Local produce is feta and other cheeses and dried pasta , rose petal jam, local wine. fruit and veg can be bought in season at the weekly farmers market and tastes delicious. Fresh fish brought up from coastal town , fresh daily . Good supermarket and patisseries, fresh bread wood oven bakery .
Not a touristic area of Greece, a hidden gem , known by Greeks but few foreigners.

Peloponnese, Greece

Peloponnese 220 16, Greece

Available

From Sunday 2018

To Thursday 2019

flexible dates

This is a winter sit for discussion, ideally the dates mentioned , approx 1 month
Athens airport If flying in .
Please contact me if you meet the criteria in description and have experience .
Check visa requirements if not EU residents .

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Nicky T.

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