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This is an impressive villa, with 5 large bedrooms and 1 smaller, and 3 bathrooms; for most of the time we were just 3 couples with a baby which gave us plenty of room to spread out and retain some privacy as well. The 1st floor balcony is easily its best feature, with a large table at which we sat 10 people for 2 days when our guests overlapped, and it was fine, but usually there were only 6 of us. The balcony has the dining table on one side and comfortable seating on the other, sufficient for 6, although as the villa has numerous chairs it was easy to pull a few extra out when required. We sat and ate on the balcony almost all the time, as it possesses a fabulous view across orange, grapefruit and pomegranate groves towards the sea, the view enhanced by the addition of the islands of Agistri, Aegina and others, as well as the peninsula of Methana. We were unlucky enough to encounter Medicane Zorba during our last few days, which brought cold weather and rain, forcing us indoors, but the upstairs reception room is enormous, with another huge dining table, and plenty of comfortable seating, so there was no shortage of space. We even lit a fire in the fireplace on one dismal evening which we really enjoyed. The only slight disadvantage to the villa is the kitchen which although amply equipped is rather small for a villa for up to 10 people or more. However, we took it in turns to cook and went in to Palea Epidavros for many meals so managed perfectly well. It would have helped us with the baby if there had been steps into the pool, but apart from this it is a good pool although with such a wonderful beach near by we did not use it very often. The downstairs apartment is rather darker, but our couple with baby made good use of it and enjoyed the privacy and space it offered them, as well as its french doors opening towards a little patio and the pool. I would definitely recommend the villa and all our guests agreed it was a marvellous find.
The property is excellent; the views are superb and the owners were in regular touch and very helpful with local tips and advice.
Although it's not very close to the nearest town, it's easy enough to get to - down a narrow slightly bumpy road; once you're there you'll appreciate the get-away-from-it-all-feel.
The salt-water pool is lovely; good to cool off after a day trip out; and in early August was warm enough for an early morning swim. The villa is a good place to base yourselves for Epidavros, Ancient Nemea, Ancient Corinth and Nafplio too. Most interesting places are about an hour or so away. And the villa is a nice place to stay for a whole day and relax - so you don't feel obliged to go out every day.
There are a couple of local restaurants nearby (you need to drive). Otherwise the supermarket is about 20-30 mins away; the fridge and freezer is sufficiently large to stock up for several days if you wish.
The sea is literally on your doorstep and there's easy access for swimming from the rocks or down to a secluded pebbly beach. The garage is a good size and lockable - we had a Mercedes A- class, probably best sized for the roads. Though you could fit a bigger car in the garage.
The property was spotlessly clean, the cleaners came regularly, the pool was cleaned daily - it's also tastefully decorated - it had a modern, light and airy feel; the air-con worked well so it was comfortable, there's a good stereo with bluetooth a decent TV and comfortable seating. There were sufficient high quality toiletries provided in all the bathrooms, dishwasher tabs, washing detergent etc. And the owners couldn't have been any more helpful.
All in all, it was a great place to be with teen kids (because there was wifi and netflix!) and we were happy staying a whole day just relaxing - going out on alternate days.