house λ in Skiathos Island
house λ is located in Lechouni area, next to a hiking path with a stream springing from the Evangelistria Monastery and leading to almost a private beach. It‘s white-painted walls are decorated with horizontal dashes called sardeloto, a reference to a sardine, which is a unique touch of Sporades architecture.
Split over two levels, house λ has a fully equipped kitchen with a built-in BBQ outdoors, a dining area with a fireplace, a living room, a bathroom and a terrace, all on the first level. The kitchen-dining area has floor-to-ceilings windows that frame the whole corner and connects to the terrace outdoors. The terrace is covered using steel and glass constructions and is offering views to the surrounding woodland and a glance at the sea in the horizon. The living room has a sitting area which transforms into a sleeping place for two.
Ground level features two bedrooms and one bathroom. The first bedroom has an authentic rock wall and highlights adaptation of the whole project to the topography. This bedroom is a pass-through bedroom equipped with two single beds. Further, there is a bathroom, a laundry room and a second bedroom with a double bed and a huge wardrobe.
house λ captures the beauty of simplicity and represents the balance between modern architecture and adaptation of the local history and heritage. Its location, orientation and natural environment results to no need of air conditioning and offers a unique experience of walking in an exquisite natural landscape.
Skiathos, one of Northern Sporades Islands, is well-known for its sandy beaches and green scenery. Learn more about Skiathos here.
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FeaturesAccommodates 4+2 guests
2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
Suitable for children older than 8
Covered dining area outdoors
4x4 car rental advised
AmenitiesWi-Fi internet (limited)
Fully equipped kitchen
Fresh linen and towels upon arrival
Amenities and hair dryer
DistancesSkiathos Airport: 4km
Skiathos Port: 4km
Skiathos Town: 3km
Skiathos Health Center: 4km
Lechouni Beach: 1,5km
Evangelistrias Monastery: 3,5km
Nearest Tavern: 1,5km
The last 700m to the house is a dirt road