The residency is open for applications for June 2018 – March 2019, 1-3 month periods (1-2 weeks also accepted).
Note: June 22nd – 30th ’18 we are closed for maintenance
Apply now via our online application page
Info about us:
We are are an artist-owned residency situated in the beautiful Lefkada island in the Ionian Sea in Western Greece. Our guests include painters, photographers, musicians, writers, dancers and researchers. The guests enjoy the quiet rural landscape added with the possibility of going to some of the most stunning beaches in Europe.
Description of the residency. The house is an old, fully renovated stone house (90m2) situated in a small village located in the heart of the island (inside a lush valley 450m from sea level). It consists of 2 floors, a small 0.5 hectare gravel garden terrace & a balcony of 5m2 facing North-East. There is a shared 1 toilet & shower downstairs and open-plan, shared kitchen upstairs.
When applying with colleagues, note that the house is one open space with one stone staircase separating 2 floors and no space-dividing doors. 1 bedroom-alcove with garden downstairs and a shared bathroom in the upper floor, a small working unit, a sofa bed and a well-equipped kitchen upstairs. Both floors have their own entrances.
The guests pay a deposit for the house keys of 100€ before traveling and always sign a renting contract. Cancellation before 6 months prior to travel is cost-free. Own travel insurance is strongly recommended. The programme does not provide individual travel grants.
Please see the residency FAQ and Information for guests section on our homepage prior to applying. Guests are allowed to apply together as a group, bring friends and colleagues to visit after applying or the rent can be shared otherwise according to a suggestion by the guest. All guests will be informed about the general conditions & rules of the house after being approved to the programme. Guests who are accepted, sign a written renting contract and pay a cancellation deposit of 100 euros that will be returned after the stay.
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