Pet-Friendly Cottage Rental on Farm near Lamia in Central GreeceLamia, Central Greece (Greece) view map
Description of Glamping Units
Constructed using local timber and stones from the nearby river, this idyllic cottage features and oversize bay window with an in-built divan, separating the hand-created timber interior and the outside farm space. Built around a central log fireplace, this rental contains a suite-like loft space, and a niche containing a bed given privacy by double curtains. Additional atmosphere is provided by adjustable lighting and lamps, and black and white art photography from Alex Slade.
On the ground floor guests will find a living and bedroom area including divan and a king-size bed, as well as a bathroom with bathtub. The attic loft space also contains a king-size bed and sitting area, as well as fully stocked bookshelves and a chest of drawers. Comfort and style is further provided for by cable television, a DVD player, Wi-Fi, and heating in each area of the cottage.
A fully-equipped kitchen is also found within the cottage, including both filter and espresso coffee machines, a mini bar fridge, and kitchen essentials courtesy of the host. Towels, linens, duvets, fur bed covers, and outdoor blankets enrich the relaxed atmosphere of the cottage, and firelighters, tealight candles, hiking sticks, umbrellas and a torch ensure that no guest goes without.
Outside of the accommodation guests will find a sun deck which has been furnished with a chaise lounge, garden seats and benches, a barbecue, and charcoal, firewood, a picnic table that can seat up to six people and finally a parking space. Read More
- Double bed
- DVD player
- Extra bed(s)
- King-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Tea kettle
- Towels provided
Guests will find peace in this charming setting, with an organic garden, tree-house, stone fountain, pond with wooden bridge and dam, rock and herb garden, and a natural spring sourcing water from the mountain ensuring comfort and unique natural luxury.
An on-site chapel with its own bell-tower, and a local tavern with a wood-burning stove provide an atmosphere of medieval coziness, and a traditional wooden stable full of timeless antique wonders brings glampers back to forgotten ages.
Wildlife is never far away on this farm, with a rabbit hutch, stone pen and trough for sheep and goats, a poultry house, and pond for the geese, ducks, chickens, turkey, and guinea fowl that patrol this working farm.
Despite these attractions, the most interesting part of this farm is the 20-meter high observation tower built from local logs, offering a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of four of Greece's most prominent mountaintops, before reaching out to the bright blue Mediterranean Sea lapping against the gorgeous white sand of Greece's famous beaches. An on-site telescope allows guests the chance to discover every inch of this trembling and ancient landscape, as well as the crystal-clear views of the Milky Way above.
The finishing touch on this breathtaking piece of natural paradise is provided by imposing poplar trees alongside local species of arbutus, tilia, circis and more common oak and willow. If the season is right glampers and their sweet-toothed canine companions will relish the fresh-picked cherries, plums, apples, walnuts, chestnuts, quinces, and mirabelles that this farm's bounty can provide.
Kids and younger pups will also love exploring the outdoors playground located on the farm.
- Bicycle storage
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Patio furniture
Clean drinking water can easily be found guests and pets, at taps found across the property.
There are no fees for pets and no restriction on breeds.
Location + Surroundings
The farm is located at an altitude of 1,010 meters, just outside the charming village of Pavliani, which marks the entrance to Oiti National Park, Greece. Lying some 235 kilometers from Athens, Pavliani is actually comprised of two villages, Kato or Nea Pavliani and Pano Pavliani which are two kilometers apart. It provides an ideal base for exploring the national park and engaging in a host of outdoor activities that will better acquaint guests with the area’s remarkable natural and cultural heritage. Though majestic in its rugged splendor, Mt. Oiti is easily accessible, in fact, the locals say the entire mountain can be walked from end to end, which is an idea for a rewarding hike. Read More
- If the guest cancels at least 30 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a 50% refund.
A cleaning service is provided to guests, as well as a change of towels every second day. Sheets and linen are changed every four days whilst guests are present.
Glampers will have a breakfast provided for them by the host each morning, the price of which is included in the booking price, although lunch, dinner, and picnic baskets must be ordered at the time of booking and come at an additional cost. An on-site lodge features a wood stove, home entertainment system, board games, and a full dinner set, and access to this should be arranged by the guest upon booking for an extra fee.
Maps will also be made available to guests at check-in. Read More
- Bird watching
Glampers will feel at one with the fierce and diverse landscapes of classic Greece when surrounded by the pristine environment and quaint villages of Central Greece. The history is tangible in this land of ancient and turbulent culture, with the mountains serving as echoes of times gone by, shading numerous historical monuments and attractions.
The beauty of nature is at its most amazing here, offering spectacular scenery to be discovered by glampers and pets alike, between explorations of traditions and customs stretching back thousands of years.