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Casa Milos - Windmill

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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THE MILOS The Milos, which in Greek stands for windmill, is one of the dearest historical icons of island’s history. Located in the Old Village of Alonnisos, 'Milos’ was built in 1850, holding ever since, a vital role in the local community, ensuring flour provision, as well as being a gathering point during local festivities. In 2015, the internal part of the windmill, along with the surroundings were restored, thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign. The restoration added an elegance to the historical past, turning the experience of being a guest of the windmill, into a friendly portal to those wishing to explore the island’s past from a different angle... Enjoy your breakfast with a view to the Aegean sea, or a retsina after returning from the beach and tele transport yourself ...THE MILOS The Milos, which in Greek stands for windmill, is one of the dearest historical icons of island’s history. Located in the Old Village of Alonnisos, 'Milos’ was built in 1850, holding ever since, a vital role in the local community, ensuring flour provision, as well as being a gathering point during local festivities. In 2015, the internal part of the windmill, along with the surroundings were restored, thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign. The restoration added an elegance to the historical past, turning the experience of being a guest of the windmill, into a friendly portal to those wishing to explore the island’s past from a different angle... Enjoy your breakfast with a view to the Aegean sea, or a retsina after returning from the beach and tele transport yourself to the tales that Milos will start revealing day after day… INSIDE MILOS Our 4 floor stone windmill can host up to 6 people and is divided in: • Ground floor: dinning table, cute small hand-crafted kitchen and small toilet; • First floor: bedroom with a double bed; • Second floor: bedroom with 2 single beds which can be united; • Third floor: bedroom with 2 single beds which can be united. An original stone stairway connects the rooms. There are no doors or any separation between the rooms, rather than the fact they are each one on a different floor. OUTDOOR SCENARIO The windmill is surrounded by a circular terrace, where you can have your coffee or meal, enjoying a special view of the Mediterranean blue. Interaction with Guests Dimitris my husband will be in the island the whole summer and will come by to check if you’re well installed, giving all necessary tips that will turn your staying in Alonnisos memorable. The Neighbourhood “Milos” rests in a very privileged location. Naturally ventilated and with a view to the limitless blue of sea and sky. At a walking distance there is a bakery, a mini market and numerous stone alleys perfumed by rosemaries, awaiting to be explored and reveal gradually the mystery of the Old Village. Getting Around WALKING and PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Alonissos and the Old Village have great walking pathways that can take you to magnificent places. In the summer there is a bus that you can pick at a walking distance from Milos, and which will connect you to the main villages of Alonnisos. DRIVING: FREEDOM AND SPECIAL PLACES We do recommend renting a scooter or a car (rental available at the island) so you can be free to follow your own schedule and reach the more remote places, where true natural beauty awaits to be discovered. House Rules • Be gentle with the house and neighbors. It always works! • Make sure you use the bin for toilet paper in the bathroom. • Mind water consumption while having a shower or brushing your teeth. • Leave your rubbish in the designated places all over the island. • Make sure you separate your recyclable rubbish and put in the blue bins. • We are pet friendly but we ask from our guest to ensure that no damage or disturbance will be caused. • Smoking is allowed in the external areas only. Other Things to Note Vehicles are available for renting on the island. In August though, because of the high demand, it might be hard to get a rental vehicle so plan ahead to avoid hustle. During the highest season in Alonninsos, the old village is quite vibrant. In the evenings, there is live Greek music and busy restaurants on the surroundings of the windmill. If silence is a priority for you, the central part of the Old Village, including the windmill, might not be the best choice for you between late July and late August.More
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Dimitris & Julia A
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We spent 4 nights in the windmill, and we loved it! Dimitris was a fantastic host - he met us at the property and gave us a very detailed tour of the building. His passion for the place was self-evident, as it's clearly been a...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Casa M, VR Owner at Casa Milos - Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you Edwin for your feedback! Having guests like you guys is all a host can ever wish !!! Looking forward to re-welcoming you!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

A breath taking building, full of character and charm. Most amazing views from every window, and incredible starry nights. Located in a perfect spot to access beaches, restaurants and shops. The owners were lovely, gave us lots of advice for places to eat and visit...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Casa M, VR Owner at Casa Milos - Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you sweetest family on planet earth!!!

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spend a fantastic time in Alonissos and especially in the Casa Milos Windmil. The Windmil was very confortable and make us feel like living in another space&time. The view is very nice. The Windmil is just at the entrance of the old village and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Medz N
Casa M, VR Owner at Casa Milos - Windmill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for sending us your precious feedback and for having respected and enjoyed our place! Looking forward to welcoming you back some day!

Reviewed 24 March 2016

The place is very charming and special. The 360 degree view is spectacular. Great location at the entrance to the old village and close to some of the beaches. The hosts were very friendly and took great care of us.

Date of stay: July 2015
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Management response:Responded 24 March 2016

Such a pleasure having guests like you guys! Looking forward to welcoming you again some day!!!

Reviewed 10 August 2019
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Does this holiday rental provide easy access to public transportation?YesNoUnsure
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