Griekenland . Te gekke eco lodge op Tinos .
Surrounded by two private terraces, a big garden in front and a magnificent view to the sea, the big stone house is 65sqm inside and has another 150 sqm of outside area. There is also a private parking space outside the yard of the house. It has two separate bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds. The kitchen has a bed size sofa which provides enough space for another person to sleep on comfortably. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas oven, fridge and all necessary utensils to cook and prepare meals. There is one bathroom with shower and also some basics such as eco-soaps. The kitchen opens to a big terrace in the front of the house with a garden area, sofas and a dining table. There is also a smaller terrace on the south side which can be accessed from the bedroom.
The small stone house is also surrounded by two private terraces, and has direct access to a garden with trees and a private outside sitting area under a mulberry tree. It covers 45sqm inside and the terrace and garden outside is more than 150sqm. It has a private parking space right outside the yard entrance. It has one bedroom with a double bed and a kitchen bed size sofa which is big enough for another person to sleep on or provide space for two kids. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas oven, fridge and all the necessary utensils to cook and prepare food. There is one bathroom with shower as well as some basic essentialls such as eco-soaps. The kitchen opens to a terrace with garden sofas and dinning table. There is also another terrace in front of the house looking east giving a nice view on the see and the sunrise!
In order to supply a household with the basic infrastructural needs, we tend to use centralised networks for power, water, waste and waste water. This centralised approach is more suitable in densely populated areas that are characterised by short distances from input to output or output to input.
The Eco Lodge project plot is far away from these kind of supply networks. That’s why off-grid solutions became very attractive, on the one hand because we believe that under circumstances like these, they can do a better, cleaner, cheaper and more sustainable job and because necessary due to the location.
We implemented: power supply; rain water collection; rain water storage; rain water to fresh water; waste water treatment; composting human manure; use of treated waste water for non-edible plants and trees; natural light design and solar thermal design.
Addess: Tinos / Akeratos / Potamia / Steni / Eco Lodge
Getting to Tinos is basically quite easy. If you travel in the summer it is possible to take an airplane to Mykonos from where it is only 30 min by boat to Tinos. For timetables of the ferries check out here. If travelling outside of the main season it will be necessary to fly to Athens. From the airport you can take a bus to the harbour of Rafina, which runs at least once every hour and takes about 30 min. The boat from Rafina to Tinos leaves several times per dayand takes around 4 hours, or 2 hours if you take the fast one. If you plan to stay a day or two in Athens, it is also possible to take the boat from Pireas harbour, which leaves only in the morning but is closer to the centre and possible to reach by metro. Tickets for the ferries are available at each harbour.
The Ecolodge is 14km away from Tinos port, zoom out to see the location. To get here follow the signs direction Steni village, after you pass the village turn right direction Potamia and Santa Margarita, before reaching Potamia turn again right direction Santa Margarita. You will meet us half way down the hill on your right.
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