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"Stone Castle Villa" panoramic sea view, in sandy beach, near Athens

People18
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's2
Space 5,700 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

An excellent place, full of character, to enjoy the best Greece offers: sea and countryside + Acropolis and Athens city center, all from a most convenient base.

It is located in a place looking like a far Aegean island, feeling like you are away from it all. You can't believe this place is only 50 km from down town Athens!

Acropolis, a World Class monument, its famous new museum, all major archaeological sites, the picturesque old Plaka and the modern city are at a little more than an hours reach, along with numerous cultural and recreational possibilities.

Schinias in Marathon where villa is located, is a top rated beach of Athens, boasting more than 6 km of sandy beach, with crystal clear and mostly calm waters, and a rare cone forest reaching to the water edge!

The Villa itself, is a rare example of traditional architecture, built with stones from its own land, in an inspired 'castle like' design.

The intended abudant use of natural and low treated materials, like stone, wood and iron, create a feeling of immediacy, comfort and inner relaxation in a way that few places can do.

It is tastefully decorated in a country but luxurious manner, with antiques, hand crafted wooden and iron furniture, that invite you to unwind in casualness comfort and style.

The house is built in the gated settlement of Judges & Attorneys.

It is positioned on the cliffs, 50 meters above the sea, providing privacy, and great views to the picturesque bay underneath and the Aegean sea.

Schinias, belongs to the municipality of Marathon, where the famous ancient battle took place and where the world renowned Marathon run originates.

More Details

Owner
Michael
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2017

About Michael

With an inherent affection to Architecture, tradition and aesthetics, owners were set to make their dream vacation villa.

Michael purchased this villa in 1996

Why Michael chose Attica

One of the joys of travelling abroad is to experience different places and feel the local culture.

Architecture and tradition are important cultural parts of a country's culture, especially for travellers. So, having the opportunity to stay in a Villa which is a rare example of the vanishing local architectural forms, building materials, and inspired design, is an important advantage for many travellers. Universal and plain identity buidings, that you can be in any place in the world will add litlle to your Greek experience.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is located in a quite settlement, overlooking the sea and next to a 'top rated' sandy beach of 6km long with a rare cone forest in it's back reaching the water edge.

You nave the option to enjoy the sea and nature as you wish as there are busy or isolated spots to choose from.

Small villages or bigger cities and a lot of archaeological interest places are within easy reach for you to visit and spend your holidays interestingly.

Besides, the city centre of Athens, is within an hours reach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

By any standard this is a very special house. The view, the layout, the tranquility are all features which make this a terrific place to be. The bedrooms are cool, breezy and all have an en-suite bathroom. All the towels and sheets were crisp and clean and the hosts had prepared a lovely welcome present of a huge fruit basket and assorted other items. The house has direct lift access from the multi car parking area to the pool and house. Waking up here is an event in itself as the house faces the sun which rises above the sea providing a perfectly zen way to wake up. We found this a superb house to stay in. The kitchen has every amenity possible to make your stay comfortable and the hosts were really charming, communicative and helpful. The house is situated 3 minutes drive away from a long stretch of beach which has numerous restaurants and beach clubs where we had some of the best fish we've had in Greece. It is also sufficiently near yet distant from the beach to allow you to have either complete tranquility or some buzzy beach activities depending on your preference that day. In all, a truly lovely and relaxing big house. Literally cannot think of a single negative
Aug 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
43 Kilometres
Athens International airport El. Venizelos
Nearest Barpub
9.5 Kilometres
Marathon Timvos Village
Nearest Ferry
26 Kilometres
Rafina sea ferry
Nearest Golf
60 Kilometres
Glyfada Golf club
Nearest Train
41 Kilometres
Aghia Paraskevi METRO station
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Ahtens - Thessaloniki National road
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Kilometres
Schinias beach
Nearest Ski
175 Kilometres
Parnassos center
Nearest Beach
1.8 Kilometres
Schinias
Car: recommended

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Marathon in Attica

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:30
  • Max. occupancy: 18 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Not available for groups with majority aged under 25
  • Minimum occupancy 10 persons for high season, around Easter/Christmas, and parts of medium season
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • North wing Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , en suite toilet
    North wing bedroom #4 - 2 Single Bed
    South wing Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , en suite bathroom
    South wing bedroom #2 - 2 Single Bed , en suite toilet
    South wing bedroom #3 - 2 Single Bed , en suite toilet
    South wing's dressing room - 2 Single Bed , can be used as independent bedroom
    Guest house - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , independent room with kitchenette and bathroom
    North wing bedroom # 2 - 1 Single Bed , one single bed
    North wing bedroom # 3 - 2 Single Bed , can be fitted with a double bed upon request
  • Queen size Beds (4) 1 in the master bedroom & 1 in the guesthouse, Twin or Single Beds (3) 1 single + 2 singles with an additional roll away single in each, Baby Cribs (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 sofa beds in the guesthouse ( in same room with one double queen bed)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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"Stone Castle Villa" panoramic sea view, in sandy beach, near Athens
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5

Magic stay at Stone Castle Villa

  • 5 of 5

At first we were going to celebrate my partner on his 60s birthday but since we had been together for a long time without being married we decided to do both. So searching around on internet we found Stone Castle Villa and begun to make plans.

When we arrived at the house on the 19th we were very excited…and we was nearly blown away of how big the house was and how really warm and cozy it felt. Since we were 14 people we had the whole house and it was magic to live together for a week in the same place, bathing in the pool, going down to the cliffs from the house and snorkel. And in the evenings we cooked food together in food groups.

On the day of the marriage we got help, thanks to Michael’s advice, from www.dipnosofistirion.gr with the food, drinks, arrangements and serving staff so that all could just enjoy and celebrate. Everything went really smooth and we got married on the patio, next to the pool with lovely flower arrangements from the florist.

This is one of the most happy holidays I ever had, not only for that I had all my family around me, or that I got married or that my husband turned 60, but the house itself welcomed and embraced us in the most magnificent way.

Last but not the least I really have to praise Michael who really took a lot of his own time to advise us before our stay and continued doing so during the week, he really is passionate about his house and the surroundings. We can from bottom of our hart recommend a stay in his Stone Castle Villa

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great place for a holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. The building has great charm. The views are fantastic: Breathtaking sunrises in the morning reflecting on the water and spectacular moonlit scenes at night.

Fantastic Greek hospitality. Thank you Michael.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

You will be "King of the Castle" here

  • 5 of 5

Please refer to Trip Advisor as full review already submitted

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at Stone Castle Villa. The house was beautiful and had an awesome view. The house was very large and had plenty of room to spread out. We enjoyed many days playing in the pool and hanging out on the patio. Michael was very helpful in every aspect. He was there when we needed directions or to help plan activities. If you are looking for a quiet spot outside of Athens, this house is amazing!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great week in Greece

  • 5 of 5

We had two families with kids staying for a week at Michael's Stone Castle Villa in early July 2017. Very relaxing week, indeed. House was clean, beautiful and huge, and the owner Michael was very friendly and helpful. He provided long list of recommendations for sight seeing, and a pre-programmed GPS navigator. If you are looking for a vacation away from the crowds, this is your go-to place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enchanting, exquisite, exceptional...

  • 5 of 5

I am a frequent business traveler and usually stay in 5 star hotels around the world. Recently, I took a rare vacation to Greece with my family, 8 adults ranging from 23 to 62. We rented Stone Castle Villa for our reunion and every one of us found it to be exquisite. The huge house offers multiple gathering spots as well as private spaces. There are terraces off of every en-suite bedroom, 2 fantastic kitchens, a deck with a pool, and views of the ocean and island vistas that rival some of the most expensive resorts I've encountered. The area is remote though we travelled to Athens frequently and easily. The property owner and manager, Michael, could not have been more helpful in our vacation preparations and during our stay. What's more, he is a delightful and intelligent man whom I now call my friend. If you are seeking an unparalleled vacation spot in Greece, book this place now. You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Marathon, Greece Mainland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Medium season
16 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,474
for 4 nights
From
£290
£2,345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,331
for 4 nights
From
£255
£2,095
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium season
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,474
for 4 nights
From
£290
£2,345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,595
for 7 nights
£2,595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Medium season
16 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,474
for 4 nights
From
£290
£2,345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,331
for 4 nights
From
£255
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,077
for 3 nights
From
£255
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £446.68
South wing Use * £312.68

*Rates are based for North wing and Guest house, to occupy and South wing is optional below 11 persons .
The villa is rented to only one group each time so you have privacy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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