Kitchen, open-plan dining and sitting room with open fireplace and access to outdoor sitting and dining areas
1 double bedroom with king-size bed
1 double bedroom with queen-size bed
1 twin bedroom
Separate 2nd loo
Super-size freshwater outdoor shower
Please note: the bedrooms on the ground floor are accessed directly from the main terrace and are not connected by an internal corridor
Master double bedroom with king-size bed, terrace for sunbathing and dining and an en-suite bathroom – this room is accessed by an external staircase
(Approx 20 metres from the main house)
Double bedroom with king-size bed, outdoor freshwater shower, w/c and terrace with shaded seating overlooking the ancient olive orchard
Please note: Because it is so hot in Greece the shower water in the annexe is pipe-warmed only
Air-con, wall-mounted fans, large shuttered windows and mosquito nets in all bedrooms
Shaded dining area to seat 14
Outdoor kitchen with 2 barbecue grills and a large sink
2 outdoor showers
Mid-week clean (extra cleaning can be arranged – payable locally)
We can put you in touch with local companies offering boat hire, water-sports, yoga, walking tours – all payable locally
Fellos Beach, Andros
Discreetly positioned within its own olive groves, the house enjoys complete privacy and easy access to the beach through the garden gate
The nearest restaurant is a 10 minute walk
Gavrio is 15 minutes by car
Batsi is 23 minutes by car
Andros Town, the capital (Hora), is 45 minutes by car
One of the many joys of Andros is that it has no airport so, from the UK, fly to Athens or Mykonos. From Athens airport take a taxi or the airport bus to the port of Rafina, (the journey takes about 30 minutes). From Mykonos airport the taxi to the port takes around 10 minutes.
There are regular ferries from both the mainland and Mykonos to the port of Gavrio on Andros (1-2 hrs depending on the boat). When you arrive on Andros the car hire office is directly opposite the pier. From Gavrio it is a 15 minute drive to the house.
Andros is one of the exquisite Cyclades Islands. We’re not sure what the word is for “almost no tourists” but you’ll experience it here! For sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, peace and quiet and a sense of being miles from anywhere, Andros can’t be beaten. The local time is GMT – Greek Maybe Time.
The house is situated on Fellos beach – a glorious wide, sandy stretch with a gentle gradient so children can play happily for hours in the shallows.
Ten minutes walk away, a pretty taverna known as “Andreas’s” offers traditional Greek dining under a canopy of grape vines.
The local town of Gavrio is pleasant and convenient for shopping, eating, and enjoying local café life.
A little further away, the charming fishing town of Batsi has a busier vibe, especially at night in high season when the bars and restaurants fill up.
Andros itself is a uniquely beautiful island: the plentiful natural water supply has given it verdant, flower-filled valleys nestled between steep hillsides dotted with Byzantine and Venetian ruins. The beaches are some of if not the best in the Cyclades (Vitali, Zorkos and Achla are truly world-class), and there are plenty of cultural attractions including the Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art in Hora; the Archaeological Museum of Andros, also in Hora; the Kydonieos Institute for exhibitions and concerts (Hora); the Museum of Paleopolis; plus stunning monasteries such as Panachrantos and Zoodochos Pighi.
For something more unusual, visit the caves of Foros with their extraordinary stalacmites and stalactites, or take to the hills for lovely walks overlooking the Aegean sea.
There are both white pebble and sandy beaches, all with crystal clear water. It is possible to windsurf and kitesurf on the island as there is often a pleasant breeze, even in summer, providing welcome relief from the heat in July and August.
This is a completely unique house, full of charm and magic. Like something from a novel, the cobalt blue doors with hand wrought patterns and friendly goat neighbours make this the kind of house that would come to mind if asked to imagine the perfect Greek holiday. Ancient olive groves shade the outdoor kitchen and in the spring months the valley behind the house is carpeted in wild flowers. The icing on the cake is the azure Aegean sea only a few yards from the garden gate.
There are plenty of outdoor seating areas; places to gather with loved ones chatting and laughing till midnight under the stars, places for coffee in the morning sun and places to be quiet and draw or read a book.
Inside the owners have kept the house beautifully simple yet welcoming. Crisp linens and whitewashed walls are all that’s needed in the heat of a Greek summer and a scattering of treasured objects and antique textiles give the house an authentic vibe.
We defy you to stay here and not be utterly charmed.