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the elegant mill

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The Elegant Mill: A unique place with splendid view and guaranteed privacy
1 of 54The Elegant Mill: A unique place with splendid view and guaranteed privacy
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Standing proudly on the hilltop of the tiny village of Platystoma,in the cetral highlands of the island, the elegant mill is a carefully restored place, still possesing the good energy of people who were working there for life’s bare essentials for more than a century. The mill is situated in 2000 sq.m. of private land. With its breathtaking , unlimited view of the complex of miniscule islands, known as the Greek Polynesia (and in which Scorpios and Meganisi are included), the elegant mill is a fairy-tale , yet alternative holiday destination, with guaranteed absolute privacy. The ground floor, contains a functional kitchen, while the first and top floors are transformed into cozy bedrooms. The bathroom and a second fully operational kitchen with big BBQ, are situated just outside the ...Standing proudly on the hilltop of the tiny village of Platystoma,in the cetral highlands of the island, the elegant mill is a carefully restored place, still possesing the good energy of people who were working there for life’s bare essentials for more than a century. The mill is situated in 2000 sq.m. of private land. With its breathtaking , unlimited view of the complex of miniscule islands, known as the Greek Polynesia (and in which Scorpios and Meganisi are included), the elegant mill is a fairy-tale , yet alternative holiday destination, with guaranteed absolute privacy. The ground floor, contains a functional kitchen, while the first and top floors are transformed into cozy bedrooms. The bathroom and a second fully operational kitchen with big BBQ, are situated just outside the mill. A 45 sq.m. studio with private bathroom is located next to the open air kitchen. The infinity pool , facing the aforementioned spectacular view of the greek Polynesia, is situated on the studio’s east side and the mill’s south. In the mill’s garden, there are various seating places for your breakfast, lunch or dinner or just relaxing . The elegant mill is ideally located on the centre of the island , 15 km from the town of Lefkas, only 2 km away from the village of Karya- where you can find tavernas , mini markets, bars, pharmacies and cafeterias- and 15 to 30 min by car from practically every beach of the island, through a very good asphalt road network. The elegant mill sleeps 4 & measures approx. 62 sq.m in three levels. The studio sleeps 2 & measures approx. 45 sq.m Included: WiFi Internet Parking lot Ground Level: Open plan kitchen equipped with coffee machine, toaster,a normal two hob cooker + extractor hood, and small fridge. Small dining table with 3 chairs. Wall mounted radiator 1 window facing south Stairs lead up to 1st level (11 steps): 1 double bed bedroom 1 closet and clothes hangers 1 chair 1 window facing south-east Wall mounted radiator Portable electric fan Stair leads up to 2nd level (10 steps): 1 double bed bedroom 1 closet 1 chair, 2 nightstands and clothes hangers Safe Wall mounted radiator Ceiling fan 4 windows facing north, east, south and west. North east outside terrace with hill & sea views: 1 bathroom with step-in shower hairdryer Open air fully equipped kitchen with oven, a four hob cooker, dishwasher, deep freezer, washing machine, microwave oven & a big BBQ for roasted meat on a spit. Lunch table with bench and 4 chairs The studio contains: 2 single beds (that can be combined to a double) Private bathroom with step-in shower 1 closet TV Air conditioning 2 tables, 2 stools, 1 armchair Iron, iron board Swimming pool South east outside terrace with panoramic sea views: Various seating places Dining table with 6 chairs South west outside terrace: Big pergola West outside terrace with hill & valley views: Small breakfast table with bench & 3 chairs Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 000000142635More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed August 31, 2020

What a find! I am torn between gushing about the perfection of this place and keeping it to myself so that it is not booked out in the future. I would describe the entire place as a masterful work of art. Clearly, the eye of...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place, we would change nothing. The views, the gardens, the nature on your doorstep it’s all simply wonderful. We’ve been lucky enough to travel the world but the views from the villa rival anything we have seen, they are simply breathtaking....More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thank you so much Lorraine! We most certainly looking forward to welcoming you back !

Reviewed September 25, 2019

Don' t know if the words will be enough to describe the place. Amazing place in the nature with incredible view on the ionian sea and island located in the nature and the wineyards The place is also not far from a cultural village (3...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019
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MERCI BEAUCOUP ! IL ETAIT NOTRE HONNEUR D'AVOIR ACCOMODE LA SUPERBE , SENSITIVE FAMILLE ROLL. A LA PROCHAINE1

Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Which says it all! The views, the Mill, the studio, the grounds and the cat - his name is Michalakis and he's quite a little sweetheart. The Mill is indeed very excellent as is the location very private, very quiet and very unique! Thank you...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you so much Morgan and Paul. We are looking forward for your return to the mill.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Wow! It is impossible to convey in words just how staggeringly gorgeous this property and in particular the view from it is! It is absolutely and utterly stunning. Every day for a week we had the great privilege to be able to enjoy it. We...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you very much , dear Emma , for your wonderful review. We hope to see you again next summer.

Reviewed July 12, 2018

I stayed at the Elegant Mill in early June and loved it from the moment we drove through the gates. Set on a hill in the centre of the island, near the delightful village of Karya, the Mill is an enchanted refuge. Breath taking views...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you so much Mary Rose and Jens! A fairytale review from a fairytale pair of guests!

Reviewed October 29, 2017

Fantastic place to stay on Lefkada. Better than the fotos. Close to everywhere on the island. Most beautiful beaches reachable within 30 min drive. Amazing setting in the mountains with great views. Calm and cozy. Highly recommend.

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank MrTralala
Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Thank you so much , Filip and family. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 24, 2017

What can we say...? WOW! to describe the mill and everything connected in one word. The mill is certainly the most beautiful place we ever been to. You can see that the mill was desinged with soo much love and passion for details. The location...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you very much, Kathrin and Robin. Meeting you was a real pleasure. It is a blessing for any host to have visitors as sensitive and respectful as you are. Auf wiedersehen!

Reviewed July 20, 2017

The Mill is really amazing! The place definitely exceeded our expectations. It looks exactly as seen at the pictures and offers a great interior design. Yiannis (an owner) pays attention to every single detail, in order to create the very consistent climate of this unique...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Θωμάς Β, VR Owner at the elegant mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Thank you so much , Agnieska. Hope to see you and your beautiful family again next summer

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Internet Access
Microwave
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
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