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Family Oriented Villa, Amongst Ancient Temples And Modern Beaches

People13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms Sleeps 13+ Guests, Swimming Pool, Near Beaches And Ancient Temples

Cape Sounion, is one of Greece's most renowned locations, due to its unique landscape with multiple peninsulas housing long golden beaches, and of course its connection to ancient Greece. Sounion is home to the ruins of the renowned ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. Its remains are perched on a cliff, surrounded on three sides by the sea. According to legend, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea.

''Villa Hera'', named after the ancient Olympian Goddess, is located a few hundred meters from the temple of Poseidon, and coupled with the twinkling Aegean sea beneath, constitute a truly amazing panoramic view from this marvellously located estate. The surrounding area can be described as a huge archaeological site brimming with history and natural splendour. Rare, treasured temples, monuments, and one of the oldest theaters in the world can be found in the vicinity. Even the city of Athens with its Acropolis is situated less than 70 kilometers away. As if this was not enough, Sounion boasts one of the finest natural coast lines of the mainland, filled with sandy beaches of exceptional beauty, all minutes away from the estate.

The villa itself owned and built by Greek architects, is a rare combination of elegant style and warm atmosphere. The indoors are comprised of 3 floors, each with its own living room, 6 bedrooms, 2 fully equipped kitchens, and 4 bathrooms. These large, comfortable living areas provide ample space and accommodation for large groups, and especially families with children. Throughout the home, wide windows allow the sunlight to pour in, delightfully illuminating the home, and well-placed balconies from which the amazing panoramic view can be appreciated are real treat.

Stepping outside, the villa further extends its invitation with wide patios and dinning areas, leading up to the large swimming pool, all overlooking the sparkling Aegean. Almost surrounding the estate is a wonderful private garden complete with a stone barbecue/gazebo, all coming together to create an astonishing blend of beauty, comfort and style, whose enticement is hard to refuse by anyone, and especially children who will surely appreciate the innumerable playing areas more than all.

This elegant, yet so welcoming villa, combined with a view of the sunset melting into the Aegean Sea, numerous sandy beaches begging for a dip, and ancient relics of unique interest at close proximity, join to create the potential for a perfect vacation.

Approved by the National Organization of Tourism (EOT): MHTE 0208K91000302101

More Details

Property Manager
Alex
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek, Please feel free to use any language you prefer.
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 April, 2017

About Alex

Specializing in personal customer service. We are a family enterprise, and for this reason we have the luxury of taking care of our customers in a way that global travel agency franchises simply cannot.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Keratea in Greece Mainland

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite in Master Bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Child Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En-suite bathroom, Air Conditioned
  • Accommodates 10 adults + 3 children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

4

Poseidon Temple visable from Patio

  • 4 of 5

Our three generation family of 10 required enough space so we weren't on top of each other as well as adequate space for meals and conversation. The property provided both for us....with a lovely covered area along the pool and 6 bedrooms. It was very hot, and without air conditioning or screens, bug repellent is a must...there were plenty of fans! The location was excellent.....an hour drive from Athens and close to a very nice grocery store and other amenities in Lavrio. Driving to other sites (Marathon and the Temple of Poseidon ) was easy. The ferry in Rafina gives access to the Cyclides Islands. The property is very well maintained and accomodating to a large group.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the villa, and that you took advantage of the surrounding area. Although you were indeed unlucky regarding the rare heat wave, your notes on the Air Conditioning have been taken into account, and the villa owner is in the process of installing more units. Your feedback has been very helpful, and we hope to hear from you again in the near future! Kind regards, Alex
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5

Amazing vacation in the perfect Villa!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a big house with a swimming pool for our big family and we found the best!!!

Villa Hera is a nice and lovely house, it looks much better in live than the pictures. The house is very clean and well maintained. It has a big kitchen so we prefered cooking instead of eating outside. We missed nothing: kitchenware, towels, linen and many games for the kids. We found also all the equipment for swimming like goggles and diving fins that made our time in the sea incredible.

The swimming pool is clean and big so the kids enjoyed it very much.

Mrs. Hera and her two daughters Vivi and Katerina were very nice to us. They wait for us on arriving and came back before our leaving to say goodbye.

Alex, the house manager was much much more than O. K., he was helpful and respond quickly to every question we had before and in the holiday.

The villa sits in a very quiet and nice area. It is only 5-10 minutes driving to the town were there are supermarket, restorants and a boat marina.

We loved the beachs. There are many of them close to the villa, sand, pablles, deep and shallow. Every day we were in another beach.

Sure I will recommend everyone and especially families to take this villa.

We had a great holiday and felt at home in the house and in Greece.

Thank you all Mrs. Hera, Vivi, Katerina and Alex for an unforgettable holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Yael, first let me say once more how happy we all are that you enjoyed your visit and stay at our villa. Thank you very much for your so positive and detailed review, it will certainly prove helpful to future guests! On a personal note, I would like to say that it was a sincere pleasure for me to welcome you and assist you with your holiday, and I always am delighted to work with people like you. I definitely hope to hear from you again soon! Warm regards, Alex
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4

We had a fantastic holiday

  • 4 of 5

The house is lovely, it has enough space and the view is awesome!!

The property was clean and well-maintained. The listing description accurate.

The kitchen is well equipped, we missed nothing.

The owner was very friendly. Sometimes it took a couple of hours to reach somebody or receive an answer.

We loved the nearby tavern on the beach and the sunset at the temple of Poseidon. Both a must go.

The pool is great. One thing we did not like was the chemicals in the water, unfortunately the white bathing clothes became yellow (it could be washed out).

Besides that, everything was just fine. Hopefully we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. It is certainly helpful to us, and to future guests! We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to Greece and your stay at the villa particularly. We have taken your issue with the swimming pool under consideration, and the villa owner has informed me that she is taking immediate action to replace all chlorine based supplements with eco-friendly ones. Your input is valuable to us, so we can continuously improve our services in every way possible! It was our sincere pleasure to welcome you and to have you as our guest, and hopefully we will hear from you again in the near future! Kind regards, Alex
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4

Excellent villa

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable villa away from the noise and yet with easy access to the sea, or the nearest town. The successful arrangement of the rooms

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your positive review, and we are always happy when a guest enjoys their stay and lets us know! I think that your review may have been cut short for some reason, so if you care to re-submit it, I can be more specific in my reply. In any case, I am glad that you had a good time during your stay, and we hope to hear from you again soon! Kind regards, Alex
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5

Perfect family holidays!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a large house to have a perfect family holiday in Greece and we definitely found it! Our stay there was excellent in every way, and we all had a great time, especially the kids. The villa is incredibly child-friendly and we really felt that it was built with that in mind. The spaces inside and outside the house are very large so the kids had plenty of room to play and explore, and we could always keep an eye on them as well. The house is more than fully equipped with all that we needed, from kitchenware to satellite TV and Wifi internet. The large swimming pool was great and we could see it from almost any window of the house.

Although the weather in Greece was relatively warm when we arrived, the specific location and the house itself were pleasantly cool at night. In the mornings we visited many beautiful sandy beaches in the area and tasted the delicious Greek cuisine at the surrounding taverns before returning to the house. Our favorite beach was just under the Temple of the Gods and was just fantastic.

Mrs Hera, the home owner was very polite and helpful, and Alex the manager was amazing. He was extremely quick to respond to our questions and went out of his way to accommodate our needs.

I definitely would recommend this house to families looking for a great Greek holiday experience!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an extensive, detailed, and complementary review. Most of all we are happy that you had such a good time during your visit, and it was a pleasure for us having you over. We definitely hope to hear from you again soon! Kind regards, Alex
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5

Perfect hideaway - much more than expected

  • 5 of 5

+ Great ocean view including Temple of Poseidon

+ Very quite place, perfect for relaxing

+ Big and very clean pool

+ Lot of space / rooms, clean and well maintained

+ Well equipped kitchen with big fridge

+ Mrs Hera is a very friendly person, warm welcome

+ Perfect communication with Alex

+ Fast internet connection (if needed)

+ 100% recommendation from us

+ Close to the airport of Athens

- Nothing

We got much more than we expected, especially the panorama is outstanding.

Ευχαριστώ πολύ !

Nicole

#lovegreece #greece2016

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Nicole, and thank you so much for your great and meticulous review. It will surely be very helpful to us as well as future travelers. Most of all we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the villa and your vacation in Greece. Mrs Hera sends her regards and we hope to hear from you again in the near future! Kind regards and Ευχαριστώ πολύ, Alex
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,474
for 5 nights
From
£295
 
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,790
for 5 nights
From
£358
 
 
July - August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,105
for 5 nights
From
£421
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,790
for 5 nights
From
£358
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,474
for 5 nights
From
£295
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,710
for 7 nights
£1,710
 

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