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Detached house close to sea and with mountain views

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Set in a quiet, peaceful, unspoilt area - ideal for swimming and walking

The house is set in its own olive grove on a quiet hillside overlooking the sea. This is a newly built property designed to be light and airy but constructed in traditional stone style to keep cool in the summer. The upstairs is large, open and spacious with a kitchen, a dining area and a seating area around the log fireplace. The large balcony has stunning sea views.

The two bathrooms and the two large bedrooms are on the ground floor with French windows opening onto a stone terrace under arches. There is an extensive olive grove behind the house (including a swing) so this a great place for children.

A secluded beach is a 10 minute walk along a track adjoining the property while the seaside village of Livadi is a 20 minute walk (or 5 minute drive). The rear of the house has beautiful views of the Mount Parnon range so this is an excellent base for a walking or birdwatching holiday. Arkadia is a very traditional part of Greece and the local villages are well worth visiting.

Local Area: The house is a short walk to a secluded beach down a quiet track adjoining the property. Alternatively a 5 minute drive takes you to the unspoilt, seaside village of Livadi which has two good tavernas.

Although there is a regular bus direct to/from Athens, a car is recommended for getting around the area.

The larger towns of Leonidion and Tyros offer shops, banks etc and are both a 15 minute drive away - Tyros to the North, Leonidion to the South. There are several very traditional villages nearby which are well worth a visit.

This is one of the most unspoilt parts of Greece and has a variety of scenery from quiet pebbly beaches to spectacular mountain walks (the Mount Parnon range overlooks the house). This makes it especially suitable for those who enjoy walking or birdwatching but will also suit visitors who just want to relax on a quiet beach.

This property is ideal for those who want to get away from it all and who would like to see a very traditional part of Greece.

Other facilities and services: The owners will arrange a 'meet and greet' and if required can do a basic shop before your arrival so that essential foodstuffs are waiting for you (just let us know what you need). An information pack is provided with details of local amenities including maps of walks in the area. Beach towels, beach mats, lilos, board games, books etc are all available in the house for the use of guests. Please note that TV reception is very poor in this area but there is a collection of DVDs and guests are invited to bring their own favourite DVDs.

A great base for sightseeing: The location of this house in Arcadia makes it a perfect base for sightseeing. Many popular attractions can easily be visited in a day trip from the house including Mycenae, Nafplion, Nemea, Corinth, Mystra, Monemvassia and many lesser known sites such Megalopolis, Lerna, Tyrinis and Yeraki (the owners, Nigel and Wendy will be pleased to advise). A little further away but also accessible from the house are the world famous theatre of Epidavros, Olympia (home of the Olympic Games) and Nestor's Palace.

Suitability:

Long-term Renters Welcome, children welcome, non smoking only, pets considered, wheelchair inaccessible

Car: recommended

Livadi is nestled on one of the last unspoilt pieces of coastline in Greece. The area is not traversed by any major roads and no one comes through here on there way to anywhere else. You do not need to battle through crowds on to a ferry, or wait for a table at the taverna, or try to find a quiet spot on the white pebble beaches. This is Greece as it was. Where donkeys carry the seasonal crops; olives, carobs, and oranges. Where the only sound is the birdsong and the wind in the trees. Where the mountains run to the sea and both change colour as the sun touches them giving us a new view every moment. This is an ideal spot for someone looking for peace and light and air and who wants to to see traditional, unspoilt Greece. The village is a great base for mountain walks and is a short walk down a track to a quiet stretch of coastline with excellent beaches. Livadi is midway between and 15 minutes' drive from the larger towns of Leonidion and Tyros.

Other Activities: birdwatching

Property Type: house (detached)

Meals: Self-catering

Floor Area: 130 m²

Location Type:

• near the sea

• rural

Theme:

• Away From It All

• Family

General:

• Air Conditioning

• Basic Soaps

• Fireplace

• Internet

• Linens Provided

• Local Maps

• Parking

• Sofa Bed

• Telephone

• Toilet Paper

• Towels Provided

• Washing Machine

• Wireless Internet

Kitchen:

• 4 Ring Stove

• Coffee Maker

• Freezer

• Microwave

• Oven

• Refrigerator

• Hob

Dining:

• Dining Area

• seating for 6 people

Bathrooms:

• 1 Bathroom,

• 1 Separate WC

• Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower

• Bathroom 2 - Toilet

• The main bathroom has a toilet, a sink unit, a bath/shower and also houses a washing machine. There is also a smaller second toilet.

Bedrooms:

• 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

• Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed

Living area - 2 Sofa bed/Futon

The first bedroom has a large double bed while the second bedroom has two single beds which can easily be pushed together to make one double. The two bedrooms are each equipped with bedside tables, a large wardrobe and a chest of drawers. The French windows open onto a stone-paved, arched terrace surrounded by olive trees and a beautiful sea view of Livadi bay. As this is a traditional stone house, the bedrooms are cool and shady but are also equipped with air conditioners. In the upstairs living area, there are two sofabeds, each of which can be opened out to make a double bed - see the photo for an example.

Entertainment:

• DVD Player

• Radio

• Stereo

• Television

Outside:

• Balcony

• Beach Towels

• Garden

• Terrace

• 6 garden chairs

Suitability:

• Long-term Renters Welcome

• children welcome

• non smoking only

• pets considered

• wheelchair inaccessible

Leisure Activities:

• walking

Local Services & Businesses:

• medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities:

• fishing

• diving

• swimming

Notes:

This is a newly built stone two storey villa in traditional style with stone floors, wooden roofing and an open fireplace. Situated in its own private plot of mature olive trees, yet with easy access from the road and plenty of parking. Spacious upstairs open plan living room, dining room and kitchen with huge balcony to enjoy unbroken views to the small unspoilt bay of Livadi. Furnished to highest standards but in keeping with the local area, the villa offers a 2 bedrooms , 1 with double bed, the other with 2 single beds. Both bedrooms are downstairs to remain cool and shady and have air conditioning. They open straight onto a large stone-paved arched terrace. Free wifi is provided.

More Details

Owner
James Hordern
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 September, 2018

About James Hordern

I live in London, working for a Global Investment Bank and was looking for a peaceful retreat

James Hordern purchased this house in 2016

Why James Hordern chose Tiros

Livadi is in a fantastic location that offers both seclusion, beautiful countryside and some excellent local food and drink.

What makes this house unique

Close to the sea, 10 minutes drive in both directions to the nearest time. Wonderful Olive Grove attached to the house and only 5 minutes walk to the beach.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Tiros around the Arcadia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • One Double Bedroom and one Single with two beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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Detached house close to sea and with mountain views
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

Beautiful views, comfortable home, well equipped kitchen, basically perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Better than the photos. James is a super host and very responsive. Evanthough we were last minute he was willing to accommodate us. Quiet surroundings and comfortable bed. Our host brought us fresh bread twice and oranges for fresh squeeze! We fell in love with the area. We will definitely be back and would recommend this rental to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Schönes Haus mit tollem Blick in ruhiger Lage

  • 4 of 5

Das Haus liegt am Hang mit Blick auf das Meer. Balkon und Terrasse gehen nach Osten, alle Zimmer sind klimatisiert und die Fenster mit Fensterläden ausgestattet. Die Ausstattung ist sehr gut und sehr viel, nicht immer alles sauber, was in den Küchenschränken steht. Zum Strand sind es die angegebenen 10 Minuten Fußweg, zuerst über einen kleinen Pfad neben dem Haus, dann eine kleine Straße. Das Wasser war sehr klar, so dass man gut schnorcheln kann. Livadi ist ein winziger Ort mit 2 Tavernen und einer Strandbar. Wir hatten eine sehr schöne Woche dort.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome time in this calm appartment!

  • 5 of 5

It is really a great appartment with lots of space and a good kitchen that we used a lot. We should mention luxuries like the small herb garden, which provided us with fresh thyme. Minor issues were that the shower head needs some fixing.

But to keep it short. We can definetly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Super

  • 5 of 5

Super

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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