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200 sq.m.Villa,4 bed 3 baths in 10.000 sq.m. field with trees and flowers.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

THE VILLA .Private Villa 200 sq.m. in a field of 10.000 sq.m. with olive,orange,lemon,apricot,pine and other trees, 4 double comfortable bedrooms,3 bathrooms one ensuite,fully equipped kitchen with all utencils,sitting room with the original fire place built 2 centuries ago,dining room inside the house,another dining area at the veranda,another one at the garden under the coconut and the trees,and a/c,ceiling fan,double glaze windows,wi-fi,satellite tv in every room,BBQ,traditional wood oven,3 parking spaces,very quiet,in walking distance (320 meters) or 900 meters by car to the excellent beach with 'blue flag' for crystal waters,very close to tavernas with local fish and meat.Villa Dunes is well situated at the end of a private road under the hills away from noises offering the desirable quietness and relaxing environment for living luxuriously in nature. Villa Dunes is the last house on the way to the beach between lake Prokopos and the beach dunes in the Strofilia Forest offers the exceptional environment for privacy .The entire villa was totally and luxuriously renovated in 2012 by the owner.

THE AREA.Situated at the edge of the unique and famous environment of Strofilia pine forest in a protected by NATURA and RAMSAR convention area with lots of wild birds,turtles,insects,rats and other wild and protected animals,surrounded by Prokopos lake on one side with many birds and fish,and the 9,5 klm sandy beach on the other side awarded the "blue flag" from Europe for crystal clear waters, is the ideal place for walking,bicycles,bird and fish watching ,offering the opportunity to live in a natural environment,yet close to lots of amenities and sports.There are tennis court,swimming pool and water games in short distance while beach parties are common every weekend.There are bakeries,groceries,many supermarkets and 2 Health centers and pharmacies in less than 20 kilometers and 3 big hospitals in Patras (35 kilometers).Nice and fairly cheap tavernas offer local fresh meat and fish all around the Villa or at nearby villages,while the area is well known for producing melons,watermelons,fresh beans,aubergines and strawberries.The sandy beach extends for 9.5 klm along the Strofilia Forest and 3 canteens with parasols and beach chairs are spread acrossParasols and beach chairs are also offered by Villa Dunes for isolation across the beach awarded every year by the "blue flag" of European inspection as the clearest and calm beach at West Peloonnese .

WHAT TO VISIT.Olympia is 40 minutes drive towards Pyrgos,Delphi 90 minutes drive through Nafpactos and picturesque Galaxidi,Pilos 90 minutes drive through Pyrgos -Kiparissia,Killini and then to Kefalonia or Zakynthos island 15 minutes drive,and Mega Spilaio about 90 minutes through Aigio-Diakofto-Kalavrita or by the unique smallest train in Europe that climbs up with its "teeth" to the mountains.

More Details

Property Manager
Leonidas Stroumpos
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Greek, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Leonidas Stroumpos

Highly educated at Athens,Southampton and Essex Universities in Maths Applied Statistics and Oper.Research,worked for insurance companies and retired from Olympic Airways,interested in travelling,driving,adventures,books,investments etc.

Leonidas Stroumpos purchased this villa in 2010

Why Leonidas Stroumpos chose Achaia

Half of Villa Dunes is the old monastery where the nun=kalogria used to stay and gave the name to the area,built in a field of 10.000 sq.m. with lots of lemon,orange,olive and other trees.In a unique environment surrounded by the Strofilia forest well known for the lakes,the dunes and the pine trees,is a birds habitat yet a historical place.It is also protected by NATURA and RAMSAR projects.

Detached but also only 350 meters through the dunes to the 'blue flag' by EU sandy beach,offers a peaceful environment with all amenities (tavernas,beach parties,lakes in the forest,Araxos airport etc) in walking distance.

There are many historical places around reachable by car or bus.Dimaion castle is only 2 kilometers away,Killini and from there to Zakynthos and Kefalonia islands is 20 minutes away, and above all, Ancient Olympia is only 30 minutes driving.Delphi is reachable by car or bus as a day excursion.

Supermarkets,tavernas with local meat and fish,doctors and hospitals are in easily reachable distances from the villa that was totally renovated and furnished by the owner in 2011 to offer a relaxed and calm environment to the visitors.A/C,double glazed windows,ceiling fun,wi-fi,solar heating water,wood oven and bbq is offered while cleaning,bedsheets,towls and beach towels are offered weekly to make a comfortable stay.

What makes this villa unique

Living in this particular area gives you the impression of staying in a unique environment that was naturally created for the last 5 centuries,it's unique to the Mediterranean area for the pine tree forest,the sandy beach,the dunes and the lakes.The villa particularly is a combination of two connected houses the older part being a monastery of 18th century and the other part a newer building.Built in a field of 10.000 sq.m. gives the feeling of calmness,quietness and it's the last house to the beach .


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Larisos in Ditiki Achaia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Two very large bedrooms (no.1 and 2) with a/c,double glazed windows,ceiling fun,armchairs,satelitte tv,wi-fi,nice view to the garden and the forest.The two bedrooms (no.3 and 4) with double bed,ceiling fan,a/c overviewing the valley and Prokopos lake.
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


4/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

200 sq.m.Villa,4 bed 3 baths in 10.000 sq.m. field with trees and flowers.
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews

Very good villa

  • 5 of 5

Very clear and comfortable house. We were 11 persons (6 adults+5 children) and absolutely everyone is very pleased. Leonidas is friendly and responsive host. The garden is really big and lovely. Some beautiful sandy beaches, seawater is clear. For us it was very importance that there is very few tourists (at least in June). Olympia, Delphi, Sparta (80-150-250 km). I can highly recommend this villa for vacation or just relaxing by the sea. You will not regret.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and clean house

  • 5 of 5

The house is in reality like the pictures and description on this website. It is well equipped, well-maintained, modern and very nice furnished. It has a big and shady veranda as well. The house is situated in a large garden with a lot of trees. The owner was very friendly and showed us around. It takes about 10 minutes to walk to the beautiful, natural and clean beach. We enjoyed our trip a lot! :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A déconseiller - location dangereuse - présence de scorpions

  • 1 of 5

Nous avions loué la maison de M. Leonidas Stroumpos à Kalogria pour 3 semaines au mois d'août. Nous avons dû faire face à de très nombreux scorpions à l'intérieur de la maison et sur les terrasses dès le début du séjour. Avant de réserver, il nous avait pourtant écrit qu'il n'y avait pas de nuisibles malgré la proximité du parc naturel de Kalogria. A la fin de la 1ère semaine, ma plus jeune fille de 7 ans a marché sur un scorpion la nuit et s'est faite piqué au pied. Elle a énormément souffert. Nous avons dû nous rendre aux urgences de l'hôpital de Patras en pleine nuit (1 heure de route) pour la mettre en observation et la soigner. Nous avons prévenu immédiatement le propriétaire par sms pour l'informer de la situation et du fait que nous ne pouvions plus rester dans la maison sans mettre en danger le reste de ma famille. Nous lui avons dit que nous laissions les clés à son voisin et avons quitté les lieux dès le samedi matin.

Nous lui avons demandé de nous dédommager les 2 semaines restantes. Il a refusé toute arrangement arguant alors que la région est protégée par une convention interdisant le traitement des nuisibles (scorpions jaunes, moustiques, araignées,..) !

J'en profite pour préciser que le soir il est impossible de diner dehors dès le soleil tombé du fait des moustiques en très grands nombres aussi. Il y a une taverna à 200m qui est complétement vitrée le soir pour pouvoir diner sereinement. Après vérification par mon épouse auprès du pharmacien local, il y a eu 5 cas de paludisme dans la région ces derniers mois.

Cela fait 15 ans que nous passons nos vacances en Grèce et c'est la première fois que je vois une maison dangereuse comme ça (même si elle est bien équipée et décorée).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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tout est ordre et beauté, luxe calme et affabilité

  • 5 of 5

La maison, équipée de tout le confort possible et aménagée avec goût, est remarquablement située au coeur d'une pinède et à deux pas d'une mer merveilleuse. Climatisation et ventilation permettent de ne pas craindre la chaleur. L'accueil très chaleureux du propriétaire dépasse tout ce que l'on peut imaginer. Vraiment, nous reviendrons et nous recommandons ce séjour pour une famille.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Verde al Mare,Kalogria Beach hotel
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Petros taverna local fish and meat
Nearest Beach
350 Metres
Kalogria beach
Car: recommended

Ancient Olympia in 45 kilometers,

Delphi in 150 kilometers,

Dimaion ancient fortress at 3 kilometers,

Killini port and from there to Zakynthos and Kefalonia island on daily cruises,

many picturesque villages at Erymanthos mountain,

bird and animal watching in the Prokopos lake and the Strofilia forest,

excellent local wines,local fresh meat and fish at tavernas,

walking on the 9 kilometers forest across the beach with cantins and night beach-parties.

Patras port in 30 km and ferryboat to Italy.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Larisos, Peloponnese

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer time 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall 2017
24 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £170.48

There is total refund for cancellation 30 days earlier of First day of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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