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REDUCED RATE!!!!! Less than a Hotel Room! Unique Traditional Stone House

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

This historic, two storey house is one of the oldest in the village of Megalochori. It stands out, not only in height and elegance but for the beautiful restoration which has remained completely faithful to the original features and structure of the property.

The restoration and modernization has only recently been completed. The house now has 2 double bedrooms on the ground floor, both with air conditioning and heating, a brand new bathroom with hydro-massage shower, and a new fitted kitchen. Modern appliances blend in with hand-crafted elements.

There is a dining area downstairs; here a newly constructed wooden staircase leads up to a beautifully proportioned sitting room. This room can also be reached by climbing the stone staircase at the front of the house. There are balconies leading off each side of this room. A small wooden balcony, a fair-sized south-facing veranda with views of the pine forested hills, and a large terrace with views looking toward the sea and the Peloponnesian mainland. This terrace has a pergola in the traditional style and outdoor furniture for al fresco dining. A metal staircase leads down off the back of the terrace to the narrow, walled courtyard; where established trees such as Hibiscus, Jasmine and Lemon grow.

This courtyard can be accessed from one of the bedrooms and there is also a garden entrance to the property. A compact utility room with toilet can be found in this courtyard area.

The house is a pleasingly unexpected mixture of charming original features blended with modern practical comforts. Original artefacts and antiques have been given a refreshing new lease on life.

Despite the centrality of the location, the house really is within (2-10 minutes) walk of everything. (Restaurants, cafes, 2 well stocked mini-markets, bakery, bike rental, a beach, the port, walking trails). It is incredibly peaceful being situated within the tiny walking paths of the old village away from the road.

Agistri is a tiny, green gem of an island (5km long), undiscovered by mass tourism it offers an authentic Greek island experience at the same time as being accessible to major sites such as the Acropolis and the theatre of Epidavros. There are also organised trips to neighbouring islands or you can take a quick 10 min boat ride to the larger island of Aegina opposite.

Agistri itself has much to offer; sandy beaches, rocky coves, snorkeling and swimming in spectacularly crystal blue waters, hidden swim-holes and even a shipwreck with scuba diving trips for all levels. The pine forests completely cover the island and are carpeted with flowers in spring and autumn; during hot summers they offer cool shade for the biking/hiking trails.

Skala and Megalochori are both ports on the east coast, 1.5km apart. The former for the Car ferries, the latter for the (faster foot passenger) Flying Dolphins (Piraeus- Agistri takes 55minutes).

There is only one road which connects the 3 villages on the island as well as one which follows the beach between Skala and Megalochori - a very pleasant walk or bike-ride if you fancy an evening of buzzing cafes and bars, more choices of restaurants and souvenir shops.

Scooter or bicycle rentals are cheap and a great way to explore the island. There is also a local bus and taxis for getting around.

More Details

About Us

Gretl Kleponis
Ancient Corinth
20007 Corinth
VAT Reg No138266173

Owner
Greg and Gretl Kleponis
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, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2018

About Greg and Gretl Kleponis

Greg and I are both retired and live in Ancient Corinth on mainland Greece, approximately 2 hours away. We discovered Agistri a couple of years ago and immediately felt drawn by the charm and authenticity of the island and its people. We have spent the whole of the last year working alongside locals to bring this beautiful property back to its former glory - paying particular attention to its character and features.We believe it to be one of a kind on the island.

Greg and Gretl Kleponis purchased this house in 2015

Why Greg and Gretl Kleponis chose Angistri

This particular home came to use by sort of accident. We loved it for what it was and for what we thought it could become. We very much enjoyed restoring this old lady and have made great friends along the way.

What makes this house unique

The property is located in the old village of Milos and close to everything. It is like going back in time. The local people sit out at night. The kids play in the street. It is quiet and safe and if you have children you can rest easy. This is like the childhood of your memories. Freedom. Everything is within walking distance but biking around the island is equally fun.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Angistri around the Nisi

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The main bathroom can be accessed through one of the bedrooms. It has walk in shower area with hydro-massage unit. There is a large practical unit for bathroom storage.There is a sceond toilet in the utility room in the outside courtyard area. This can be accessed either through the garden door from the main bedroom or from the upper terrace.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • There are 2 bedrooms; each has a double bed (one standard, one super King). The standard bed is raised off the ground with a small step ladder to get up into it. Both bedrooms have a wardrobe and separate drawer space. The house is suitable for 2 couples or a large family. There are 2 sofa beds in the living room upstairs. These can be opened out to accommodate older children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(6 traveller reviews)

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REDUCED RATE!!!!! Less than a Hotel Room! Unique Traditional Stone House
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Beautifully restored house with a history - Great holidayhome!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have imagined this house to be such a jewel! Wonderful rebuild, decorated with taste end equipped with comfort to please all. We have spent a wonderful vacation, have enjoyed tremendously being there! Highly recommended for top holidays!!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! :) It was a pleasure having Rudi and company stay! Greg
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5

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for the three of us. The facilities were excellent, even the additional outside shower, very refreshing after our daily walk into Skala. A great renovation of a traditional village house. Thank you to both of you for answering our questions so promptly during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Traditional Feel with Modern Ammenities

  • 5 of 5

The property is exactly as advertised. It is in the middle of the village and within walking distance of the shops, restaurants and beach. The kitchen is fully equipped so we decided to cook and have drinks and dinner on the upper veranda where we saw the sunset. The garden is lovely and the beds comfortable. Excellent value for money. Only slightly more than a hotel room.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very happy you and your wife enjoyed your holiday at our house. You are welcome back anytime.
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5

Wunderbarer Aufenthalt, gute Erholung

  • 5 of 5

Greg und Gretl sind sehr nette Vermieter, die immer gut erreichbar sind, wenn man eine Frage hat. Das Haus ist sehr schön und genau wie beschrieben. Wir haben einen sehr schönen Urlaub in Agistri verbracht.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Merveilleux séjour

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons découvert la maison et l'île d'Agkistri avec bonheur. La maison est très coquette, très bien placée à Magalochori, les hôtes très disponibles. La description correspond en tous points à la location. Ceci ne contribue pas peu à de bonnes vacances !

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

ottima esperienza

  • 5 of 5

Casa spaziosa e appena ristrutturata dotata di ottime finiture e una cucina perfettamente attrezzata.

Una bellissima terrazza per cenare al fresco con vista sul tramonto di Agistri.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you - we are really happy that you and your family enjoyed staying in our house.
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Location

Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Athens Eleftarios International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Fotis Taverna
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Kilometres
Milos Port
Nearest Train
55 Kilometres
Piraeus
Nearest Motorway
65 Kilometres
Attiki Odos
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Fotis Taverna
Nearest Beach
0.3 Kilometres
Milos Beach
Car: not necessary

Although Agistri itself is a small island with lots to do, it is also easy to get to famous attractions nearby. The Acroplois in Athens can easily be visited on a day trip. The adjacent island of Aegina has an archaeological site and museum. The ancient theatre of Epidavros can also be reached from Aegina. Finally there are small boats which do day trips to the nearby islands of Hydra and Poros as well as the caves at Methana.

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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