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Luxury Exclusive Cottage Stunning Sea View

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 936 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

The location of our Cottage is on the south southwest side of Aegina Island

The location of our Cottage is on the south southwest side of Aegina Island at an elevation of 369 meters with a stunning view over Saronic Gulf, the island of Agistri and north Peloponnese. Also within 2 hours you may be in Athens, where a day trip may provide you the opportunity to visit museums, Acropolis or excellent shopping. Also, are available the opportunities for short trips to Agistri and Poros islands or villages and archaeological sites including Epidaurus Theater too .The Cottage is situated in an olive tree farm. The land is a side of a ill shaped by rock terraces. In addition to the bungalow there is also the house of owners about 200 meters away from the Cottage.


Owner
Ilias Potagas
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Greek, Basic French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2018

About Ilias Potagas

I am a retired engineer for military works, educated in England, Newcastle University and in USA at Florida State University. My wife Angelique is a hand weaving artist and a perfect cook. Due to my profession we have traveled round the world and lived in several countries such as USA, Holland, England, France, Saudi Arabia, Romania and Russia. It is by our choice that we decided to live in a place like Aegina purely, because it is an extraordinary place to live as well as very convenient being so close to Athens (45 minutes by hydrofoil boat).

My hobby is international history and politics. We both enjoy the company of people of other nationalities and exercise the natural Greek hospitality.

Ilias Potagas purchased this cottage in 1986

Why Ilias Potagas chose Egina

What we offer our guests is a luxurious, peaceful, quite environment, clean air and stunning view of Saronic Gulf islands and beautiful sunsets. Following an enjoyable night out in Aegina or a marvelous swim and sun, our farm and cottage is the best place you would wish ever to be for relaxing and peaceful sleep.As Host and my wife Angeliki are hospitable and friendly people ready to welcome you and assist you in any possible way to have an unforgettable vacation

What makes this cottage unique

What we offer our guests is a family type peaceful environment in luxurious living space and surroundings. From our cottage in a matter of minutes guests can be to beautiful clean inviting beaches or off to a very active day or nightlife in Aegina town or a number of nice hospitable villages. Even a short day trip to Athens is possible for 8 hours visit archeological sites, shopping or just sightseeing.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Egina around the Nisi

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 936 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • Toilet, basin, shower, electric heating, closet and cosmetic mirror and lighting.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Total 22 sq.m. Queen size bed, large cloths closet, cloth dowers, bed tables, word desk, 3 windows and a door to LR and another to Patio
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Aegina is a volcanic island with an uninterrupted history 5 millenniums. The island is a hilly landscape create by a nearby volcano with plains of fertile land to the northern and southern parts. Aegina is famous pistachio nuts which are cultivated alongside the other main produce of the island, grain, vines, almonds and olives. The southern end of the island is rocky and barren. The highest peak of the island is Mt. Oros 573 m. where the oldest ancient temple in Europe was The landscape is pleasant with pine clad hills, small fertile valleys, and an interesting coast, but its biggest asset is its location at the center of the Saronic Gulf. One of the enjoyable activities in Aegina; is hiking. Many old footpaths cross the island and lead to tiny chapels, small settlements, secluded beaches and hilltops with breathtaking view to the sea. Hiking is best in autumn and spring, when the weather is not so warm. In summer, long hiking can be comfortable either early in the

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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Athens Airport
Car: necessary

GUIDE BOOK TO AEGINA

How to get to Aegina Island from Athens Airport

Piraeus is the closest port to Aegina island and the airport of Athens is the closest airport to Piraeus. The trip from the airport will take between 60 and 90 minutes, from Piraeus to Aegina by Flying Dolphin takes 45 minutes, the regular ferry takes around 75 minutes. So within 3 hours after collecting your bags at the airport, you could be on Aegina. A detailed description on how to get to Aegina is set out below.

Athens International Airport

Closest airport to the island is Athens International Airport, “Eleftherios Venizelos”, located 25 km from Athens center. It is a modern airport and has a lot of facilities, such as free Internet access from several computers installed in the departure hall, duty free shops, car rental offices and locker service.

Important information concerning booking your airplane ticket

When you book your airplane ticket, take care that you are not arriving later than the last boat schedule from Piraeus Port (Athens Port) to Aegina + 2:30 hours necessary from the airport to Piraeus Port. You can find boat schedules Piraeus to Aegina at www.vrisko.gr/en/ferry-routes-greece/ Otherwise you will not be able to make it to the island the same day, or are able to reach the airport in time. Have in mind that the boat timetables can vary according to the season.

From the airport to Piraeus

• By bus

The most economical way to reach the Port of Piraeus is to take the bus. You will find the bus terminal outside of the arrivals hall. Take bus X96, which takes you straight to the Port of Piraeus, ticket price is 6.00 euro and is valid for 24 hours. You may use the same ticket on the bus, trolley bus or the metro. Depending on the amount of traffic, the trip from the airport to Piraeus may take between 60 and 90 minutes. At the airport you must buy your ticket at the small ticket Kiosk located next to the shuttle bus stop. In Piraeus you also buy your ticket at the ticket office next to the bus stop. Have small change ready when buying your ticket; they don’t always have enough change available! Inside the bus you must validate your ticket in the orange machine.. During the day, there is a bus leaving during the day every 20 minutes, during the night, they run every half hour. The bus stops several times on the way, the Port of Piraeus are a stop before the last stop. Tell the bus driver you are going to Aegina he will notify you on arrival to the right stop. You will see the Port on your left side, enter Gate E8, this is where the Ferries and Flying Dolphins are departing to Aegina and the other Saronic islands (Agistri, Methana, Poros, Hydra & Spetses).The ticket price to Aegina is € 9.50 for ferry or 14,50 for the hydrofoil

• By taxi

When you are looking for a bit more comfort you can also take a taxi from the airport to Piraeus (to Gate E8). When leaving the airport, please make use of the taxi queue next to Door 3 of the Arrivals Level. Taking a taxi is usually quicker than the bus (of course dependent on the traffic). Some drivers do the ride in 30/45 minutes, so put your seatbelt on! The charge will be about € 55, 00 (day rate).

• By rental car

You may also rent a car at the airport and drive to Piraeus yourself. The main suppliers are all based at departure hall of the Airport where you can book directly on arrival or you may reserve it through internet. The earlier you book the better the prices. To rent a car at the airport is a good option if you also plan to visit the Peloponnese after or before you visit to Aegina. The quality of the cars is better than the available rental cars on Aegina. There is a ferry connection between Methana (on the Peloponnese) and Aegina.

How to get from the port of Piraeus to Aegina Island

The Piraeus port is divided in various gates. The ferries and Flying Dolphins travelling to the Saronic islands Aegina, Agistri, Methana, Poros, Hydra & Spetses are leaving from Gate E8. There are large signs in the port area so you will easily notice where you need to go. E8 is located at the east side of the port. The Ferries are lined up at one end of the quay and the Flying Dolphins & other high Speed vessels at the other end. There are connections from Piraeus to Aegina town, Agia Marina and Souvala you must take a boat going to Aegina port on Aegina Island.

To go to Aegina you can take the Hellenic Seaways Ferries (blue, white & red), or take the Agios Nektarios Ferry (light yellow). The Hellenic Seaways Ferries are the most luxurious ferry. Prices of tickets vary depending between € 8, 50 – € 9, 50 for a one-way ticket. The trip with a ferry will take between 75 minutes). You will find the timetables at the ticket offices on the quay, the entrance door of the ferry also displays the departure time. You have to buy your ticket at the ticket offices, but if you are late they will also let you buy your ticket on the ferry.

By Hydrofoil “Flying Dolphin”

There are 2 Hydrofoil companies: H

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Egina,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autom
15 Sep 2018 - 15 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
£165
for 2 nights
From
£82
£519
£1,702
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£165
for 2 nights
From
£82
£546
£1,702
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £89.58

No pets allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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