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Stunning stone villa with its own private infinity pool & panoramic views - Sunset Villa 2

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,528 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Description

Sunset Villa 2

From sunrise to sunset you will love the large patio and 'infinity' pools which seem to flow into the sea! 3 bedroom air-conditioned stone villa built in the traditional style of the Mani region, comprising 3 double bedrooms, furnished with your comfort in mind. The main bedroom is situated on the ground floor and opens to the patio and pool, whilst the remaining 2 double bedrooms both open to the upstairs patio. The Villa is orientated to take advantage of the uninterrupted coastal views, cooling sea breezes and the magnificent sunsets.

Sunset Villa is less than 2 minutes drive to the crystal clear waters that lap the edges of variety of beautiful beaches. Fresh supplies are available at the 2 well stocked supermarkets plus an excellent bakery are on your doorstep in Stoupa & Agios Nikolaos. Enjoy the wide selection of delicious Greek regional cuisine at the many excellent Tavernas and fish restaurants nearby.

If you are a serious photographer, you will of course enjoy the sunsets.

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About the property

'Sunset Villas

Beautiful stone villas set in an elevated position overlooking the magnificent gulf of Messinia coastline enjoy uninterrupted views from Trachila in the south, all the way towards Kalamata in the north. The sunsets from this beautiful villa will take your breath away! From sunrise to sunset you will love the large patio and 'infinity' pools which seem to flow into the sea! 3 bedroom air-conditioned villa built in the traditional style of the Mani region, each comprising 3 double bedrooms, are furnished with your comfort in mind. The main bedroom is situated on the ground floor and opens to the patio and pool. The 2 remaining double bedrooms open to the upstairs patio, and can be converted to King size beds for couples holidaying together. All 3 bedrooms enjoy the spectacular sea views. Both bathrooms are well fitted, with plenty of storage space for all your toiletries and sun products. The dining room and kitchen are furnished to high standard with everything your family needs. Sunset Villa is less than 3 minutes drive to the crystal clear waters that lap the edges of an extensive variety of beautiful beaches. Enjoy the wide selection of delicious Greek regional cuisine at the many excellent Tavernas nearby at the beaches and in the mountain villages.

Indoors: Sunset Villa is equipped with a fireplace for winter, TV with DVD player, books and games. The lounge comfortably seats 6. The furnishings are new and modern. Open plan kitchen with under counter oven, hob & extractor hood, microwave oven, dishwasher, fridge with freezer. New crockery & glassware, pots and pans, cutlery, coffee machine, and a toaster. The dining area has a large square table that seats 8. All rooms are air-conditioned. The master bedroom is downstairs with an Extra - length king size bed, where you can sit up in the morning with your cup of tea and enjoy views of the sea through the double doors which open to the pool and patio. Upstairs the remaining 2 bedrooms each have 2 X length single beds which convert to a king size, double doors that open onto the shared view terrace. 1 downstairs bathroom with a bath, toilet & vanity unit. 1 upstairs bathroom with a shower, toilet & vanity unit. The washing machine, iron, ironing board are discreetly housed behind a door in the downstairs bathroom.

Outdoors: Sunset Villa has a beautiful private 'infinity' pool with rim flow edge, which seems to flow into the sea! Even so, a variety of sandy beaches are less than 2km away. Tavernas serving local cuisine are also nearby. The surrounding garden in newly planted with flowers, herbs and fruit trees. The spacious veranda stretches across the front of the villa and has a large table with a big umbrella, where you can enjoy your meals outside or just relax. You can sit and enjoy your morning coffee here, or on the upstairs patio, whilst watching the new morning emerge, or witnessing a variety of breathtaking sunsets! The villa benefits from the cooling summer breezes..

Hurray! A new road!: We now have a new tarred road leading from the main coastal road to our villa, which was laid by the municipality at the end of the 2009 season. Previous guests commented that the road to our villa was difficult, but now we are happy to say that this is a thing of the past!

Although a car is recommended, the road makes for smoother driving access and an easier walk to Aghios Nikolaos should you desire it.

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Owner
George & Gail Compton
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
6 November, 2017

About George & Gail Compton

I am born in Ireland and educated in the UK but have lived abroad for many years. George & I have been married 38 years and will retire soon to Stoupa. We fell in love with the area on holiday years ago and decided to build Sunset Villas on a very unique piece of land from which the sunsets were magnificent....hence the name.

George & Gail Compton purchased this villa in 2008

Why George & Gail Compton chose Ditiki Mani

The property, at 85Meters elevation, enjoys 180 degree, uninterrupted views of the Messinian Bay in front, and the majestic Taygetos mountains at the back. The very first time that I sat on the grass on what was an undeveloped piece of land, I fell in love with the view and felt totally at peace. I knew that this could be a very special place to build our dream. I was right!

What makes this villa unique

We built in the traditional stone style, which is unique to the area, and blends in with the surrounding landscape. Sitting on the patio during the day the infinity pools seem to flow into the sea below and the quietness of the area lets you just relax and forget all those daily pressures. Evenings are amazing when you sit with a glass of wine watching whilst the sun sets - each night giving you a different and unique show of colour ranging from pink to purple to orange. You'll see what I mean for yourself!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived in the dark, pretty late, and so right away I noticed the wonderful smells. Sage, lavender, oregano, rosemary and many others - the Villa is the best smelling place we have been!

Stoupa is still very small and charming and it doesn't feel crowded even now in July / August.

What made our stay extra enticing for me was that the sea is crystal clear, you can see every rock on the bottom. The water had a silky texture and there were no big waves or undercurrents to worry about.

In the evenings we ate at wonderful Tavernas at the beach and in the hill towns. Delicious!

We loved every minute of our time at Sunset and in Stoupa, and we'll be returning guests!
Jul 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
Kalamata
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Stoupa / Aghios Nikolaos
Nearest Motorway
38 Kilometres
Kalamata
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Stoupa / Aghios Nikolaos
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Stoupa / Aghios Nikolaos
Car: recommended

The Peloponnese is the most southern part of mainland Greece. This beautiful green peninsula plays host to almost every tourist who comes to Greece because most of Greece's important and imposing ancient sites are found here. Besides ancient monuments such as Olympia and Epidavros, the Peloponnese also serves as Greece's market garden and centre for olives, olive oil and wine production.

Many of our guests now choose to fly into Athens and hire a car from there. The new motorway starting directly from Athens airport, bypassing the city and through to Kalamata has shortened the drive from 4 hours to between 2.5 – 3 hours. All the winding mountain roads have been bypassed via tunnels through the mountains. You still see the beautiful scenery, but the slow pace behind busses and trucks has been eliminated. One of the nicest parts of the journey is to stop at Korinthos, looking at the canal and sometimes seeing a ship or a yacht pass under the bridge as you stand overhead and watch.

The dramatic Messinian Bay coastline is filled with hidden coves, beaches and amazing expanses of clear blue water , all backed by the Taygetos mountain range. On the beaches you will find for hire; sunbeds & umbrellas, pedalos, kayaks and small motor boats The area enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate .On average the sun shines for 3,000 hours per year. In July it is not uncommon to find temperatures reaching 40 degrees on same days, often cooled by the summer breezes called the 'Melteni' winds. From June to August rainfall is rare, The best way to explore this picturesque area is to hire a car and adventure!

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Notes

BREAKING NEWS!! From 2013 EasyJet has scheduled direct flights from Gatwick airport to Kalamata on Saturdays

We require a 200 Euro security / breakage deposit, which will be refunded at the end of your stay minus a 100 Euro end of stay cleaning charge.
A security and breakage deposit of 200 Euro is required.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Sunset Villa 2in Ditiki Mani in Messenia

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1528 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Vanity with spotlights and large mirror..Drawers & shelves
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Vanity with spotllghts and large mirror. Drawers & shelves
  • Bathrooms are fitted with vanities with cupboards, drawers & shelves plus lights and large mirror. The brand new bathrooms are spacious and the fittings are modern. Best quality towels and luxuriously large 'bath sheets' are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King-size Extra Length
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Xtra Length
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Xtra Length
  • All bedrooms have double doors opening onto terraces which face the sea The master bedroom is at ground level and opens to the patio and pool. The 2 remaining bedrooms are upstairs and open to the view verandah. Every bedroom enjoys sea views. All beds are extra length. The 2 double bedroom beds convert to king size. Linen is top quality 100% cotton percale. Main bedroom king size bed has matching king size pillows. There is plenty of wardrobe, drawer and shelf space and ladies longer length dresses can be hung without creasing. We have furnished these rooms with our previous experiences and needs as holidaymakers in mind. Each bedroom has its own hair dryer in the dressing table drawer.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
With such breathtaking views you will find yourself eating all your meals, and relaxing on the large patio from early morning till after sunset. The property enjoys an elevated position which provides the stunning views of the coast, sunsets, olive groves and the mountains, yet it is only a few minutes from all the beaches, villages and amenities in the area.

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 23 reviews
5

Relaxing holiday in a beautiful villa with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

The villa is perfect for a relaxing holiday, it is well maintained, clean and airy. The facilities are very good and we were glad of the bottle of water, wine and fresh fruit on arrival.

The villa has the most spectacular views over the two nearest villages - Agios Nikolaos and Stoupa, and as the name suggests each evening we were treated to a lovely sunset.

My only criticism is that the approach to the villa is, for a short distance, on a stone track which is very rough in places - thank goodness we did not meet another car! A car is essential to be able to enjoy the area.

On a positive note the nearest fishing village of Agios Nikolaos is delightful, very pretty and comes to life in the evening. We enjoyed a coastal walk between here and Stoupa which takes just under an hour.

Overall thank you for making our first holiday to this area a very pleasant one.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Villa and our beautiful area. Regarding the road, which was damaged in the storm last year, the good news is that the road leading up from the coastal road is now finished and tarred, and connected to our road, and our road will shortly be a cement surface. We'd love to be able to welcome you back some time in the future. Warm regards to you all.
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful and perfect for our needs: very comfortable, amazing view, beautiful infinity pool. The surroundings are peaceful and quite. The area is lovely and varying and there are many places to discover. We really enjoyed everything!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We hope that the extra day that you added on to your stay made the difference to your holiday. It was great to have you as our guests and look forward to seeing you again in the future!
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Beautiful villa in a lovely part of Greece

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa in a lovely location. Our family of 5 enjoyed a truly relaxing 2 week holiday here. The local beach at Kologria was a favourite, along with a huge choice of fantastic restaurants in Stoupa and Kardamili. Our top tip is house wine by the carafe whether its on the menu or not - it was always good. And the occasional cocktail at the 360 Bar in Stoupa. Renting a boat for half a day was great and the Diros caves at Areopoli was a good day out, but relaxing by the pool was a good day in and we had quite a few of those. Easy 3 hr drive from Athens. Charmingly Greek last 20 yards of road up to the villa, but that's what hire cars are for. Perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write your review. It's so nice to get feedback from our guests and it's even nicer for future guests to be able to see your top tip.... We enjoyed hosting your lovely family and hope that we will be able to welcome you all again in the future. Yammas!
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5

Fabulous villa with amazing sunsets

  • 5 of 5

The villa is in a great location though there are not really any restaurants to walk to, however there are plenty a very short drive away. The rooms are a good size and very well furnished with excellent air con. The infinity pool is wonderful and it was bliss to admire the view whilst cooling down in the water. The view from the terrace is spectacular and the sunsets every evening really made the holiday. There are plenty of sights reasonably close to the villa but it was an easy day trip driving to places such as Olympia and Athens.

I would highly recommend this villa , we had a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our villa and thank you for recommending us.. We strive to give you a "home away from home". We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you again in the future!
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5

Absolutely beautiful setting. Gorgeous views.

  • 5 of 5

The best we've stayed in. Very restful spot. We have come home refreshed and relaxed. Great thought and attention has been paid to the detail here. We highly recommended this beautiful villa.

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We strive to provide quality. Thank you for recognizing this. We hope to see you and welcome you again in the not too distant future!
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous villa in great location. We have already booked again for next year!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time in your busy schedule to write your review. We are looking forward to welcoming you back next year.
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