Glossa is quite a large settlement numbering some 1000 people, about 25,5km due north of Skopelos Town with a North-West orientation. It is the second largest settlement of the island and offers spectacular views to the Aegean Sea and the neighboring island of Skiathos. It is a traditional village with narrow cobble stone streets lined with cafes, tavernas, bakeries, a pharmacy and a few gift and local produce shops. The settlement is built on the side of the hill behind it and is quite picturesque.

Properties in Glossa

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Beautiful plot on the outskirts of Glossa village with a building permit of 190 m2 building. Very stylish and nicely designed plans. The plot offers amazing views to the Aegean Sea and the green hills of the area.
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Buildable plot with breathtaking views to Mamma Mia church and the Aegean Sea. Close to the beautiful beaches of the area.
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Spacious plot with small cottage outside Glossa area with amazing views to the sea and the countryside of the area. Close to beaches.
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This is an unfinished villa with swimming pool and wonderful sea views. Located in the countryside of Glossa village, close to amenities of the village and the beautiful beach of Perivoliou.
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Pretty villa with nice outside areas and swimming pool. Magnificent views to the sea and the green hills of the island. Ideal property for all year living. Needs some work.
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Three independent cottages with swimming pool in a very quite and unique location with best views to the Aegean Sea.
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Nice size property in the traditional village of Old Klima with wonderful views to the Aegean Sea. Excellent condition and ready to move in.
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Traditional property recently renovated with views. Lovely and quite location in the traditional village of Old Klima. Excellent condition and ready to move in.
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Two storey detached Villa with pool which needs to be finished. Very private location in Glossa area overlooking Skiathos and Evia Islands.
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Beautiful property in the picturesque village of Palaio Klima with best views to the Sea. Excellent condition and ready to move in.
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Buildable plot with amazing views close to Glossa village. Close to the beaches of Perivoliou and Hondrogiorgos.
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Buildable plot in private location with amazing and uninterrupted views to the Sea and Skiathos Island. Easy access and easy to contstruct.
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Details on Glossa

Glossa and its wider area are rich in fountains and have many olive trees, plums and almond trees. Its houses, with Macedonian influences, are two-storied with ceramic tile roofs and small wooden balconies, the front of which is covered with iron railings. This means that the refurbishing of any structure will have to be carried out in the same style.

Throughout the cobbled streets and plentiful steps, you will see women donning local costumes, dresses. This is partly done to promote tourism, but also the locals maintaining their traditional lifestyle, customs, and linguistic dialect.

It is widely recognized that the settlement existed since ancient times and was probably a Minoan era Cretan colony. The surrounding area of Glossa and Loutraki, is of great archaeological interest because traces of prehistoric dwellings were discovered. There were ancient towers, embankments and buildings of various ages all the way to antiquity.

To the north of Glossa at Platana, in the courtyard of the monastery of Aghios Taxiarchis, there are structures of an early Christian church built in 672 AD (a single-aisled domed basilica). It is the oldest site of Christian worship on Skopelos.

Today, there are approximately 1200 inhabitants at Glossa and Loutraki. The bus stop and the taxis are in front of the church on the central road that leads to the port of Loutraki.

There are various properties for sale in Glossa. Most of them are cottages but you will also find plots and houses in Glossa and Loutraki as well. Due to its location, most Glossa houses and cottages come with amphitheatrical view. As for the plots of Glossa, especially those which are at the outskirts of the settlement, their view is mostly panoramic.

If you are looking for a house to renovate in Glossa, we would be more than happy to assist you and create the house of your dreams. Please read more about the renovations we undertake. Rest assured that we, the team of Skopelos Realty, will present you an aesthetically pleasing and cost effective solution for your new home at Glossa in Skopelos island.