Mythical mermaids decorate the main entrance door in pride, gaze upon part of the city’s fortification dating back to the 4th century, welcoming you to a place of unique marine fantasy and inspiration that reflects the rich tradition of this historic nautical village.
WELCOME ABOARD !
Galaxidiotiko, a boat under sails ready to take you to picturesque harbours and bays; a home dedicated to the sea and the marine tradition of Greece, which at every corner conceals its small treasures that reward your eyes and travel you backwards, through the years.
Relax in the comfortable sofas and travel dawdling the collections of paintings, boats, hulls, fish, personal artistic approaches of the owner and memorabilia referring to the old good seamanship and forming a nautical décor one of its own.
THE CRACKLING FLAMES
The fireplace corner offers a warm nest during the winter months. Remember to ask for adequate supplies of wood to cover your needs for the whole duration of your stay.
THE BEDROOM AREA AT THE MAIN
FLOOR & THE OPEN LOFT
Εxtremely cozy and comfortable the open bedroom corner just by the window with the old iron bed in a double mission of rest and sleep or relaxation and reading.
Climb up the wooden staircase to reach the main bedroom area at the open mezzanine floor, another place of rest and relaxation.
Α COOL SHELTER
The exceptionally beautiful architecture of the sculptured marble semicircular staircase that leads to the basement impresses the visitor. A perfect cool ‘shelter’, embraced by the natural beauty of a rock and the stoned floor tiles.
Τhenatural rock is decorated with pitchers and other ceramics. The stunning stone-built staircase, leading to the storeroom of the old grocery shop is decorated with small sea treasures and blends harmoniously with the amber floor tiles, that the owners chose to keep at their original place.
ΤΗΕ OLD GROCERY’S KITCHEN
Τhe basement also hosts the kitchen corner, fully equipped, for you to prepare your breakfast and for the lovers of cooking to try their luck with the local recipes.
Τhe invitingtraditional sofa and the coffee table made by a door/porthole standing on bronze anchor legs, welcomes you to sit, relax and enjoy a cup of tea or scented coffee. The walls are decorated by fitted shelves with glass containers and jars filled with goodies that convey you to the days the house was a traditional grocery store.
Genuine traditional antiquities and crafts; an old set weighing scale; a classic tripod camera; a wooden washbasin; vintage items showered by memories from another era, offer yet another special touch.
A LIFEBUOY OVER THE SHOWER
Spacious, in all shades of blue, decorated with beautiful sea related
art-crafts, all created and arranged by the hands of the owner, herself, having as main theme a lifebuoy that hangs over the shower with dozens of shells put together with extra care, to form the name of the house.
... a house just for you!
... a house just for you!