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Hidesign Athens Villa In Sounio Near Athens, Peaceful Location

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
50m from the beach with sea view

The villa is located on a hill, 50m from the coast, on 4000sqm of land facing the Southwest Aegean sea and the temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounio.

It is a private residence of 250sq m, designed by Manetas a well known Greek architect, and decorated by Stelios Anastasiadis' painting on the main atrium. It combines the principles of modern architecture with the ones of Greek traditional Aegean architecture keeping its dimensions small and human, fitting nicely with the nature of the 4000sq m land surrounding it. In the interior of the house the simple built beds and sofas create a fully functional environment for relaxed living. The out of season months provide a real escape to peace, tranquillity and relaxation.

Around the house we have no car traffic. This makes our community very private, quite and safe.In 100 m distance from the house you can dive to the sea and snorkel in the crystal waters from a small remote sunny beach with a rock cave that provides shade.

The house:

A 250 sqm villa in ground and first floor constructed with respect for the nature surrounding it (as it fits perfectly at the slope of a hill by dividing into smaller fragments).The design of the lodging incorporates the very best in indoor and outdoor living whilst ensuring the maximum of privacy.

The ground floor comprises a fully equipped kitchen, the living room and our main bedroom with double bed (1,70X200), walking closet and its bathroom. Also three bedroom with the main bathroom:1 bedroom with 1 double (1,50X200) and 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 bedroom with 1 single bed.

The top floor consist of one big bedroom with a king size bed (200X200) ,a small auxiliary room with a single bed, a bathroom and a small kitchen leading to the upper terrace with breathtaking view to the Aegean sea and the Posseidon Temple.

The living room with two huge windows facing the atrium and the sea has a fire place corner and a separate dinning space. Around the fireplace there are two large sofas (one of them can convert in a comfortable single bed), TV and DVD player with Dolby surrounding system and Internet. The atrium has a dining table and a big portable BBQ and it is ideal for enjoying the sunset and the sea at night.

The big windows the ventilation system, the central heating and the fireplace give the most for an easy indoor and outdoor living throughout the year.

Around the villa has very little car traffic. This make our community very private quite and safe. The roads are ideal for walking, jogging and cycling. We have a walking path that parallels the cost line just a few meters above the sea that is great to walk in the cool afternoon and early evening.

You can explore the pine forest that covers the area from Passas port to the Posseidon Temple in Sounio, discovering small ancient sites were gold and silver were treated for the decoration of Parthenon and other temples in Athens.

Places you can visit around our villa.

Site seeing: The closest ancient monument is the Temple of Poseidon, at Sounio.Less than 10 min drive , it is ideal at sunset.It is also a nice spot for coffee or dinner. The ruins of the temple of Athena are at the foot of the Sounio hill.-The city of Lavrio has an archaeological museum with findings from all around the region and an ancient theatre at the boarder of the townin the village of Thorico. Scuba diving can also be arranged. Lavrio is the nearest port to the cyclades islands, but it is also a nice small town where you can hang out at afternoons or at night.

Places you can visit in the larger region.

Sounio is located at the Southern spot of Attica. Many of its inhabitans comute daily to their jobs in Athens using their private automobiles.Our house is perfectly situated for those that wish to visit Athens and its monuments, but want also to combine their vacations with a seaside stay at a peaceful place.Enjoy a day city tour, visit Acropolis with its new museum, This-ion and other archaelogical sites, Benaki museum in Piraeus str, walk in the old city of Plaka and Psiri and dine in the area of Keramikos. The south suberbs of Athens are well known for their stylish cafes and their shopping roads but also for the famous lake of Vouliagmeni with natural hot healing waters in 30 min distance from our villa.After 30 min driving you can access the national highway leading to the rest of the country and visit Elefsina in Attica , Corinth, Mycinae, Epidaurus and Nafplio in Peloponese or Delphi with the ancient oracle.

You can organize daily cruises from the port of Lavrio to Kea. Kea, a typical Greek island in 1 hour distance from Lavrio port has wonderful bays for swimming and an extended network of ancient stoned paths across the island that can lead you to the magnificent temple of Karthea with its sunny beach facing the Cyclades and East Aegean.Not to miss the ancient lion statue, dating from from the Myceanian era, and the small orthodox monetary of Kastriani,painted typically in white and light blue.

From the port of Piraeus you can visit Egina, Hidra, Spetses and Poros , four well known beautiful islands of Saronic gulf.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

My family and relatives stayed in the house for one week . The view was stunning, really beautiful. The house had an interesting architecture and was very clean. Everything you could ask for was in the house. The house had different stages witch was perfect if you wanted your own space for a while. The owners were very helpful and service minded! The sea was only a few steps away. A car is necessary to go for groceries or to visit restaurants in the area. Two restaurants and a mini market was in walking distance. I definitely recommend this house!
Nov 2013
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12 Reviews

4.9
based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

5

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

Just a dream !!!!The villa is fantastic, in an amazing location. Overlooking the sea!!! Perfect place for relaxing!!! We will definitely repeat the wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greek Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had last September a wonderful relaxing week at this villa.

Our family loved our stay. The property was the best equipped we have ever stayed. It has the most stunning views of the sea directly in front!!!!

We ate fresh fish at the lovely taverna, Pagona recommended us. It was all in all a most relaxing week!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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2. Star watching at night!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our time at Hidesign Villa in Sounio was fantastic. We were a group of 3 couples and the house worked out perfectly. We met with Hara and Pagona at Lavrio town and they guided us to the villa, showed us around. The villa is amazing .

All the rooms have air-condition. The equipment of the kitchen and of the house is incredible. The location is quiet and peaceful . We also did star watching at night. Unforgettable!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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1. Gorgeous Villa - Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous villa ! The perfect location for exploring Athens and the surrounding area. We enjoyed the home and the hospitality of our hosts , Hara and Pagona. We enjoyed the clear blue waters in the beach in front of the house. The must : Breathtaking sunset at the unique Temple of Poseidon . If you are considering a trip to Greece, Hidesign Villa in Sounio is a great choice!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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An oasis of Calm

  • 5 of 5

For a quick city escape surrounded by beautiful swimming coves this is an ideal summer escape. This house has an incredible amount of space that is ideal for big families or large groups. Set up high on a hill overlooking the sea, it offers a quiet and peaceful environment to relax in. A fully functional kitchen with huge living areas. A short drive will get you in touch with traditional tavernas and major sites including the Temple of Poseidon. The management are extremely hospitable to ensure you have a pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Ein Traumurlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten 10 Wunderbare Tage in dieser Traumvilla. 6 Erwachsene mit 4 Kindern. Traumhafte Lage mit grandiosem Ausblick.Genügend Platz für jeden. Vor dem Haus ein Sandstrand in 5 Minuten Gehweg und hinter dem Haus nach 8 Minuten Gehweg eine Traumhafte Kiessteinbucht die wir unter der Woche fast immer für uns alleine gehabt haben. Im Ort sind ein kleines Geschäft und ein Bäcker wo man die notwendigsten Dinge einkaufen kann. Mit dem Auto ca. 5 Minuten zu fahren. Im Haus hat es uns an nichts gefehlt. Die Küche ist bestens ausgestattet und in den Schlafräumen ist überall eine Klimaanlage.Da es den ganzen Urlaub lang nie unter 30 Grad hatte war die Dusche im Garten Gold wert. Im Umkreis von 20 km sind einige gute Lokale wo man ausgezeichnet Griechisch essen gehen kann.Im nächsten größeren Ort Lavrio sind zwei Supermärkte für den Großeinkauf, Fischmärkte und etliche gute Lokale. Bei der Ankunft hat uns Kostis ( Hausherr) mit seinem Wagen vom Flughafen abgeholt.Danke nochmals.Transferzeit vom Flughafen waren ca. 40 Minuten. Alles in allem ein gelungener Urlaub den wir sofort wieder machen würden.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Athens Internl Airport -Eleftherios Venizelos at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Small bar at 1000m, Lavrio at 5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Port of Lavrio at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Glyfada Golf Club at at 35 Kilometres Nearest Train : Metro Station at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Athens-Sounio,Attica Highway at 500 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Various restaurants in 500m distance, Lavrio at 5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Parnasos and Kalavrita at 205 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Beach at 50 Metres Car: recommended

The distance from Athens International Airport 'Eleftherios Venizelos'is about 25kms(25min) and5 kms (10min) from the port of Lavrio with the new Olympic Marina, a beautiful palm tree forest and lots of seafood taverns, restaurants, fast food, , nightclubs and cafeterias .

In 5kms (10min) you can reach the Cape of Sounio - the south-east tip of Attica where you can visit the ancient Poseidon temple and enjoy the magical view of Saronikos Bay.

Athens historical centre (where most of the major Greek museums are) & shopping centre in a 52kms distance (50min) driving through the 'Attica Highway' or 60km if you prefer the coastal highway with it's magical western sea view. You may also use the 'Metro train' in case somebody does not want to drive down-town.

Other Activities: basketball, diving, snorkelling

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November - December 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,437
for 7 nights
£1,437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016
16 Dec 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,944
for 7 nights
£1,944
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
January-March 2017
16 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,437
for 7 nights
£1,437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,606
for 7 nights
£1,606
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2017
9 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,944
for 7 nights
£1,944
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,606
for 7 nights
£1,606
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,859
for 7 nights
£1,859
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
July - August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,282
for 7 nights
£2,282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,437
for 7 nights
£1,437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £254

We are well aware that most of our guests come from a far. To the extent possible we will try to accommodate you changeover day open. Earliest arrival time 4:00pm and latest departure time 10:00am unless agreement in advance.
Hidesign Athens requires 30% deposit in order to reserve the apartment and full payment in cash upon arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Ground Floor
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Ground Floor
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, 1rst Floor

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Ground Floor
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, Ground Floor
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Ground Floor
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed, Ground Floor

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • If you want to EXTEND YOUR HOLIDAYS please contact the owner for special price. Complimentary food provided for your first day such as : juice,milk,cereals,coffee,sugar,tea,honey,butter,jam,fresh fruit,olive oil,pastas,sodas,bottle of Greek wine etc. Linen, towel sand beach towels are provided and cleaning ,changing once a week.

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