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The Olive Grove,Luxurius Cycladic villa with private swimming pool and sea view

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,444 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms tranquil but central location lush gardens upscale interiors piano

This is a luxurious 350 sq. meter villa in Andros, located on a 1 (4000 sq.meter) acre estate which comfortably sleeps 10 and could sleep 11. Its location provides a panoramic southern view of the Aegean Sea due to its amphitheatric location in the valley of Agios Petros.

At Saint Peter’s beach , one of the most famous beaches on the island just 800m away from the villa, with many other superb beaches located just a short drive away ,one is bound to fully enjoy the turquoise waters of the Aegean. Located in between the port of Gavrion (Km) and the picturesque coastal town of Batsi(Km)it ideally provides absolute privacy and tranquility combined with close proximity to all the lively centers on the northern side of the island. There one can find bars, cafes, as well as local shops with handmade items from the islanders.

On the estate you will find a the 7x14m (depth) sparkling swimming pool with an adjacent grass area ideal for a variety of fun activities such as croquet, badminton, Bowls (provided). One will also find an extensive library with many books in English, French, German, modern and ancient Greek.In addition there is an olive grove, a natural garden, several lounging areas, a traditional stone oven and barbeque.

The villa is built on three levels: on the upper lever one will find the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and two more bedrooms with a shared bathroom. All have south-looking balconies with breathtaking views over the pool, the gardens and the Aegean.

At the ground level there is a spacious entrance with an original art deco dining room and adjacent living room with a fireplace and a piano. The fully furnished kitchen is also located at the ground level with a door leading to a covered outdoors dining area and lounge overlooking the pool with the sea as background.

At the garden level there is a second fully furnished kitchen with an adjacent sitting room and three more bedrooms with two bathrooms, one en-suite.

The garden level is designed to be autonomous from the rest of the villa making it ideal for guests travelling with help, or parents looking for some privacy from their youngsters.

Built to be enjoyed by the owners, personal care can be found in every detail .The home is filled with the finest materials, is furnished with many items from the private estate of the owners, original antique pieces, Persian carpets, and hand-crafted beds.

Apart from the more than 40 magnificent swim beaches, water sport centres, culture, ancient, byzantine and modern , culinary delights and spectacular mountains, Andros island is amongst the best of Europe for hiking with 160 km in total way marked routes, 100km certified hiking routes, 15 days of guaranteed hiking quality (info@androsroutes.gr).

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 August, 2017

About The Owner

We have been involved for over thirty years in an international career and we are experienced travellers ourselves, who understand very well the aspirations and possible frustrations during vacationing and living outside of ones home. We currently live in London, and we have two young adults , with whom we have been spending all our summer vacations for the last 30 years in Andros.

The Owner purchased this villa in 1996

Why The Owner chose Greece

Since we have been spending our summer vacations over the last 30 years in Andros, and over the last 20 years we have owned our own property there, we wanted to give a chance to other holidaymakers to experience the magnificence of this island.

What makes this villa unique

The house is filled with antique furniture that has been passed down to us from past generations, and other hand-picked items, all of which have sentimental value.

Great selection books in english french german and of course greek (ancient and modern), a piano, 7*14 swimming pool, lush gardens .

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Idrousa in Southern Aegean

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3444 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Very beautiful antique canopy bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Old fasion big iron bed.
  • The three bedrooms on the 1st floor ,have A/C units.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
www.androsroutes.gr

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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The Olive Grove,Luxurius Cycladic villa with private swimming pool and sea view
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Wonderful holiday at the Olive Grove

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 2-week holiday at this lovely villa, on the beautiful island of Andros. The island is a convenient 2 hours from Athens / Rafina and is well connected with local ferry companies. We chose Andros as it seemed less touristy than some of the other islands. It really did meet all our expectations and more.

The accommodation was superb, very private with all amenities provided for. Even though we were two families (6 adults and 3 children), we were all extremely comfortable and the villa was very well laid out. The sea view was just awe inspiring, the pool and outdoor areas perfect for lounging and alfresco dining. The villa has a completely secluded setting in the valley and is surrounded by nature, with orchards and olive trees.

The Villa is about a 5-minute drive from the beach and local shops so you will definitely need a car. For some of the more secluded beaches you would also need a 4x4 type vehicle. The local beaches at Agios Petros and ‘Golden’ beach are ideal for families - soft sand, crystal clear water, easily accessible with great bars and safe swimming areas for the kids. Nearby there is also the charming fishing village of Batsi with many bars and restaurants to choose from. For the more adventurous types, the beaches offer a variety of water sports and the island has many well marked hiking trails.

The villa’s owner Maria was most helpful with our whole booking right from start to finish. She was always responsive and full of great advice about where to shop, eat and visit the best places on the island.

Would highly recommend this villa and the island of Andros!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week at The Olive Grove. The villa is located away from the crowds, with a stunning view down towards the sea. The villa is huge, comfortable and stocked with everything you could need for your stay. Maria is the most amazing host - she helped us out with a number of issues which made our stay even more enjoyable. There are great beaches and all the shops / restaurants that you could need within a 5-10 minute drive. Andros island is lot quieter than some of the more popular tourist destinations, but this gives it that much more charm (in our opinion). A car is a must for this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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FANTASTIC FAMILY STAY AT ANDROS

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful villa for a week. We liked everything about the villa and the setting. The view, the AL-fresco eating at the shaded patio, many places to relax inside and especially outside. The pool - it's BIG enough to swim laps!

The kitchen is fully equipped , including a Nespresso machine;-). The location is little bit off the beaten path, but only 5 minute drive to the beautiful beaches and nice local tavernas. The owner of the villa Ms. Maria is very kind, responsive and gave us many useful tips on eating out, shopping for food, beaches and points of interest.

I highly recommend this property, if you like non-touristy places, with lots of local character. We only did couple of hikes, because July is quite hot, but hoping to come back one day to do more. Andros is famous for it's natural beauty and there are MANY hiking trails, which were recently reopened and are very well marked and maintained. We rented this house for a family reunion and it comfortably accommodated all 10 of us. Thank you Ms. Maria and Mr. Costa for making our time at Andros so special!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

Una Vacanza memorabile in una Villa di Lusso

  • 5 of 5

Abbiamo soggiornato per 15 gg in questa bellissima villa situata in posizione collinare con un panorama mozzafiato sul mare.

Nonostante il forte vento siamo sempre riusciti a cenare e pranzare sotto al pergolato in quanto il patio esterno è al riparo dai venti nordici.

Nella casa non manca nulla, avevamo anche la preziosa e comoda macchina del caffè della Nespresso. Al nostro arrivo abbiamo trovato tutti gli ambienti molto puliti e accoglienti.

Consiglio vivamente questa struttura a chiunque si voglia riposare e trascorrere una vacanza in relax.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Location

Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Eftixia Bar, Port of Gavrio
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Port of Gavrio
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Giannoulis Taverna
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Agios Petros Beach
Car: necessary

Andros is one of the most beautiful and diverse cycladic islands. Apart from exquisite beaches, more than thirty, this is an island of culture and of the arts. The Goulandris Museum (http://www.moca-andros.gr/en/) at the chora of andros is a world class museum, each year host of high caliber artists , the Archaelogical Museum (http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh151.jsp?obj_id=3282) and the Museum of Paleopolis exhibit the past of ancient andros, kydonieos museum specializes in modern greek painters.

Andros has also numerous monasteries dating to the byzantine times with many noteworthy icons. The island is a paradise for walkers throughout the year. There are signed walks allover the island at www.androsroutes.gr .Agios Petros is an excellent beach for surfing with an experienced surfing center (rents and lessons)

Culinary pleasures are also abudent with formal restaurants, gastro tavernas and simple , but indeed gourmet, beach tavernas. For our guests that want to dine at the villas without having to cook the near by well known Yannoulis taverna (+30 228 207 1385) will be more than happy to cater.

With regard to medi care there is a medical center at Gavrio, 3 km from the villas , and a most experienced doctor who serves that area of the island. A dentist is also available.

There are a lot of very scenic villages inland, some of them with great sea views .

Being traditionally an agricultural, fisheries and shipowners community, Andros has escaped from massive tourism and appeals to the more sophisticated visitor.

We as your hosts and lovers of the island for more than three decades ( and experienced world travellers) will be eager and proud to offer you information and tips so as to make your first stay at Andros, be that the case, the start of an enduring love relationship for the senses the mind.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Idrousa, Europe

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
 
End of August-September
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,769
for 7 nights
£1,769
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £530.85

-Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
-There is an extra charge for any additional person after the number of 10 persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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