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A house - refuge in the mountains

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A house - refuge in the mountains

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The house is located in the heart of the mountainous region of Helmos in the village of Peristera, Achaia province, at an altitude of 1100m. The surrounding massif of Mount Helmos is considered a botanical paradise.

I can provide personal guiding for a number of activities that can be undertaken in the area:
- Hiking in deep forests and alpine pastures
- Climbing and mountaineering
- Skiing and other snow sports at the nearby ski resort of Kalavrita
- Mountain biking
- River trekking
Or just exploring the picturesque villages with great local cuisine.

The house consists of two levels and sleeps up to 6 persons (in beds provided) and can accommodate more guests with sleeping-bags and carry-mats (on a spacious wooden floor). On the ground level there is a bedroom with 2 beds, a bathroom and a large living space unified with the small but ergonomic kitchen. A space-saving staircase leads to a spacious loft. There is also a storage room with tools and firewood stocked up for the winter. A wood stove provides plenty of warmth required during the cold months (usually from October to April).
The property lies on gentle slopes formed by man-shaped terraces, surrounded by wonderful views of snow capped mountains, 500m. from Peristera village's center.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 6PM


16 Reviews

Deniz User Profile
October 2017
Our Stay at Vassilis was perfect. Hıs House is wonderful and very clean. There is a beautiful panorama. He is a very good host. We recommend…
Konstantinos User Profile
April 2017
Lovely place for nature and adventure lovers looking for unassuming, relaxing holidays. The house is basic but very functional and fully equ…
Konstantinos User Profile
October 2016
This house is perfect. It immediately makes you feel a part of the astonishing surrounding nature. The interior is very clean, well organize…
Ronald User Profile
July 2016
Really nice and quiet place in the mountains. Vassilis is very friendly and helps you with his knowledge and experience of the area.
Konrad User Profile
June 2016
Vassilis has been extremely accommodating and met us en route to show us the way to the house and explain the area. He also gave us many ver…
Antonis User Profile
December 2015
Vassilis' place offered us a great three-day escape on the picturesque Helmos mountain. Located in the secluded outskirts of a tiny village …
Mario User Profile
August 2015
The place is near a small town in the middle of the mountains. The Kalavrita town (one of the best known and biggest around) is approx 40' …

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Patras, GreeceJoined in December 2012
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