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Amazing Sea And Mountain Views

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Avia - Kali Thea - Beautiful View

1 Bed Village Cottage ( Sleep 3/4 ) With Panoramic Sea And Mountain Views

The accommodation is in a Traditional Village Property which has been carefully renovated to incorporate all modern day needs and facilities whilst retaining traditional features and style.

• PRIVATE BALCONY and LARGE TERRACE with STUNNING VIEWS

• SHADY area for OUTSIDE EATING / BBQ

• A fully equipped KITCHEN in the annex with Microwave /washing machine / dish washer / fridge and freezer

Plus a breakfast bar kitchen and eating area inside

• A fully equipped BATHROOM – with bath and shower plus another shower room/ W.C. in the annex

• DOUBLE BEDROOM - double or twin beds

• A very large SALONI / LIVING ROOM where extra sleeping accommodation can be provided

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered

Owner
Sian
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2016
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About Sian

My love affair with Greece started in 1966. I have lived here full time since 2002. I chose a traditional Greek village so that I could integrate with life here.

Sian purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Sian chose Messinia

The view when I first walked out onto the front balcony took my breath away and the house although in need of so much work is a beautiful stone Greek Village farmhouse with enormous potential. I had to take up the challenge. It was worth it. As for the area I fell in love with its charms way back in 1986.

What makes this cottage unique

This is the REAL GREECE. The property is tucked away in a private corner of a very traditional working village. We have 39 Olive trees and harvest our own organic oil every year. The villagers are friendly and helpful. The views are to die for . In one direction a panoramic view from Koroni island at the tip of the Gulf of Messinias right up to Kalamata and for a backdrop we have the magnificent Tagyetos mountains. What more could you ask for.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Amazing Sea And Mountain Views
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Delightful property fab views day and night

  • 5 of 5

Recently returned from our 2nd visit to Kali Thea - Kato Doli, Jammie's wonderful house. We had a great time. The house has everything your need and more with the best host you could ever wish for. The views from the terrace are amazing and it is lovely to be in an authentic Greek village as opposed to a resort. A lovely beach and little harbour just a short drive down through olive groves. Lots of places to eat, serving gorgeous food either at the harbour, along the coast or in nearby villages. Plenty of books and maps and information of the area and further afield. Not too far to drive, through beautiful scenery, to see many different sites. Would definitely recommend this place and will be returning again soon. Thanks Jammie for making it so special.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's wonderful when guests return and have become friends. They become part of this small friendly community . I hope to see you both again in the near future. Always good to hear I am providing the right services and comfort and as for this area ....well, it couldn't be a better location for sea, mountains ancient sites and all the things you mention so I thank Greece and Mother Nature for that.
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5

The property is as described beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully finished and maintained and well equipped. The owner was very helpful left enough provisions for the first day, arranged a local hire car and a pick up from the airport which made the journey there so easy. Also lots of recommendation about local Tavernas, but not intrusive. Lovely beaches within 20 min drive. Best for 2 people but could take 2 extra's in the living room.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to my first guests of the year. D and D . They were the perfect guests who managed very well to find their own way around with the help of the maps and suggestions provided . They also found some remote villages and met some interesting characters on their mystery tours! As walkers they enjoyed some lovely walks just around the village area . The olive groves are a carpet of Spring flowers just now. I hope to see them back again some time.
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5

Super venue, super view, super host!

  • 5 of 5

Great memories of this trip, the house was perfect, Jammie was very helpful without being intrusive, amazing views any time of day. Useful books for walks etc. Look forward to coming again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ein Traum für Genieser

  • 5 of 5

Danke für wunderschöne Tage in traumhafter Umgebung.

Ein Ausblick aus ungeträumten Träumen.

Herzlichen Dank an Jammie der perfekten liebenswerten Gastgeberin sie liest Wünsche von den Augen ab und hat das Haus liebevoll mit viel Gefühl für den Erhalt von traditionellem gestaltet.

Es ist alles da was man braucht oder was einer der ehemaligen Gäste für wichtig hielt.....

Alles sehr liebenswert. .....

Wir wünschen Jammie weiter ein gutes Händchen und viel Freude mit dem Anwesen und lieben Gästen.

Das Anwesen (Haus mit Sitzecke, Essplatz, offene Küche (nur Spüle) , Badezimmer mit WC und Badewanne, Schlafzimmer, gekocht wird in einer separaten Küche, seperate Dusche mit WC einer Traumterrasse und Parkplatz) hat unsere Erwartungen übertroffen und vermittelt das Gefühl ein kleiner Teil des Dorfes zu sein. Sauberkeit und Ordnung lassen nichts zu Wünschen übrig. Wlan und Fernsehempfang fehlen in dem Haus; Fernsehen hatten wir jeden Abend mit irren Sonnenuntergängen und Wlan gibt es auf der Terrasse der Gastgeberin und in fast in jeder Taverne. Es ist ein idealer Ausgangspunkt für Ausflüge in die Geschichte und in eine grandiose Landschaft. Wanderungen mit unterschiedlichen Anforderungen sind in der näheren Umgebung zu erleben. Jammie stellt umfangreiches Kartenmaterial zur Verfügung. Aber auch Badestrände sind nicht weit weg.

Wir waren auch von dem am Mittwoch und Samstag stattfindenden Bauernmarkt in Kalamta begeistert; gute Ware für kleines Geld.

Empfehlen würden diesen wunderschönen Platz nur ganz lieben Freunden.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I enjoyed meeting you and am so happy that you liked my house and my village. This village is a very special place which is still a village in the true sense of the word. I have been delighted to meet so many people from Germany and Holland as well as the UK this year. With more flights now coming direct to Kalamata and the new motorway from Athens now open, Kalamata is enjoying many more tourists. However , the village of Kato Doloi and the surrounding villages of Avias are untouched by tourism which make them very special. Thank you Reinhold and Gerlinde. I hope very much to meet you again. Sian ( Jammie ) Vielen Dank für Ihre freundliche Bewertung. Ich genoss, Sie und ich bin so glücklich, dass du mein Haus und mein Dorf gefallen. Dieses Dorf ist ein ganz besonderer Ort, der noch ein Dorf im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes. Ich war erfreut, so viele Menschen aus Deutschland und Holland sowie Großbritannien in diesem Jahr zusammen. Mit mehr Flüge kommen jetzt direkt nach Kalamata und der neuen Autobahn von Athen jetzt geöffnet ist, wird Kalamata genießen viele mehr Touristen. , Das Dorf Kato Doloi und die umliegenden Dörfer sind jedoch Avias unberührt vom Tourismus, das sie sehr besonders machen. Danke Reinhold und Gerlinde. Ich hoffe sehr, Sie wieder zu treffen. Sian (Jammie)
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5

Delightful traditional property

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property with modern facilities in a traditional setting. It is extremely well provided with everything needed for a comfortable stay. There are wonderful uninterrupted views of the sea and mountains from the large terrace. The owner is very attentive but not intrusive. Situated in a traditional Greek village a short drive from beautiful beaches. We would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely brilliant place to stay

  • 5 of 5

An amazing place to stay which made for a fantastic holiday. The property owner made it though. At times, she seemed to have a sixth sense - knowing when to provide support and when to stand back. She has a great knowledge of the area so helped with places to eat, see and how to get there - and helped with car hire as well. That was good for me, as I was a little nervous about driving and the owner gave clear and helpful directions. So, I was able to see parts of Greece I wouldn't have found otherwise which made my holiday really special. The accommodation has great facilities, was clean and well-appointed - and the view is incredible - and special.

In particular, I enjoyed visiting Ancient Messinia and lots of other amazing sites. It was lovely, later in the day, to go to a beach-side bar and a swim in the sea. There's lots to see in the area.

What really made my holiday was the property - a great base for a great holiday.

I would really recommend this property and the area to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review of my property. It's always heart warming when visitors fall in love with this area and enjoy all it has to offer - from history to amazing landscapes, a stunning coast and great village tavernas. Having a car is really important and our local, friendly family run firm offer such a good service. I am glad you were pleased with it. I hope to see you again next year.
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Location

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
KALAMATA
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
VILLAGE KAFENEON
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
KALAMATA - KYTHERA - CRETE
Nearest Golf
49.7 Miles
COSTA NAVARINO
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
KALMATA TO ATHENS MOTORWAY
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Kalieneika. Country food and grills
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
KALAVRITRA
Nearest Beach
4.3 Miles
KITRIES AND SANTOVA
Car: necessary

The village of Kato Doloi is nestled in the foothills of the Tagyetos mountains on the fertile terraces of olives that take giant steps down to the gulf of Mesinnias.

The views are panoramic and take in mountains and sea and the most amazing sunsets.

This is the heart of the famous Kalamata olive oil region which produces wonderful organic food ..both meats and vegetable. Local Tavernas serve fresh home-made dishes and the coastal villages have ample supply of fresh fish. All accompanied by good organic local wine.

Kato Doloi is still a working Greek agricultural village. This is NOT a tourist destination. This is real Greece. The village is part of a small group of villages providing family run village shops which sometimes double as bars and in summer they often grill home reared pork souvlakis served up with fresh bread , home grown salads and proper chips. There are also several small tavernas which serve daily specials.

In July and August the villages host Panyeris… village festivals with spit roast whole pigs and lots of Greek music and dancing.

The city of Kalamata is just 30 min drive away and provides all that you could want in the way of shopping. The local Agora ( produce market - Saturday and Wednesday ) where you can buy fresh local vegetables, fish and meat and many other food products and garden plants is well worth a visit.

Just a short drive south down the Mani Peninsular brings you to the historic coastal town of Kardymili and the small low key tourist resort of Stoupa and the fishing harbour of Agios Nikolaos.

Areopolis and the Stunning Diros caves are also in easy reach and the medieval town of Mystras on the road to Sparta is another amazing local journey.

Ancient Messene ( which can rival Olympia ) and the region of the Pylion are both wonderful day destinations providing water falls , castles and amazing beaches.

This is a magical area of castles and Byzantine architecture, around every corner there is another stunning view.

THIS IS THE REAL GREECE.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Avia, Messinia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
28 Dec 2016 - 2 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£252
for 7 nights
£252
£841
 
 
Spring flowers 2017
4 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£252
for 5 nights
From
£50
£336
 
 
EARLY SUMMER 17
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
£404
for 6 nights
From
£67
£454
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
HIGH SUMMER 17
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£479
for 6 nights
From
£80
£555
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
LATE SUMMER 17
3 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
£404
for 6 nights
From
£67
£454
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£294
for 5 nights
From
£59
£412
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Special Rates are sometimes available on stays of over a week depending on season and availability .
In high season stays of less than a week may be possible but only by negotiation .
Public holidays including Easter are charged at High Season Rates .
We try to cater for any special needs or requests.. Cleaning and washing service are not included. Cleaning Materials and a washing machine are provided .
Car hire can be arranged with friendly local company.
Pets by prior arrangement only

Payment method is agreed on a 'one to one' basis when booking is confirmed.
Cash payments here on arrival will earn a discount.
Anybody preferring to pay a deposit or the whole amount in advance will be sent a request via PayPal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Avia in Peloponnese

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Adjacent to Double bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower room/ WC and hand basin in the annex
  • Hot water is provided by a very efficient solar system. Backed up by electricity when not enough sun.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Twin beds available by prior arrangement
  • further beds available in the large living area
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The following are available in the area and can be booked by arrangement: Shopping service before your arrival. Home made gourmet menu of frozen foods etc. Horse Riding Walking Sailing Paragliding Baloon rides Water Sports /scuba diving Yoga Car Hire Castles and historic sites

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