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Mesmerizing panoramic sea and mountain view... from the swimming pool

People18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 3,121 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, Swimming pool, Panoramic sea and mountain view

Nafpaktos. Situated on the north shore of the Corinthian gulf, it is one of Greece's most naturally beautiful locations. The landscape combines both mountainous terrain covered in rich vegetation on the north side, and to the south, a long coastal shore boasting numerous amazing shallow-water beaches with turquoise-blue waters. As if this was not enough, the area is surrounded and bound by ancient history. The city of Nafpaktos itself has a long history leading back to before the ancient Peloponnesian wars, and its castle-fortress is one of the best preserved in Greece. A plethora of historical sites surround this area at every step, almost towards any direction. Only a few kilometers to the east, up in the mountains lie the ruins of the ancient temple of Delphi. The oracle that presided there in ancient times was considered the most important in all of classical Greek history, and visiting is a ''must'' even in modern times...

The villa itself lies 13 km from the city of Nafpaktos, and 500 meters from the sea, overlooking the village and beach of Skaloma (approx. 2 min drive away). When raising your sight, you will behold the mesmerizing Corinthian gulf’s twinkling waters washing up on the proud Peloponnesian mountains.

Villa ART is a two level villa consisting of two homes; ART 1 on the ground level, and ART 2 on the upper level. ART 1, has an open plan living room with comfortable sofas and furnishings; an indoor dining area for six; a fully-equipped kitchen; and large French windows leading to the garden which offers a spectacular sea view. There are two double bedrooms; the spacious Master Bedroom leading to the garden with wonderful sea views; and a second double bedroom also with views to the sea and the garden. Finally, 2 specially made bedrooms for groups and children, complete with bunk-beds, are arranged for optimum comfort and facility.

ART 2 is spectacularly positioned on the upper level with panoramic views right out over the Gulf of Corinth and Patraikos. Upon entering, the large open living areas strike the eye first with elegant and comfortable style and décor. The impressive dining table for 10 guests lit by beautiful hand-blown colorful glass lamps leads to a very stylish modern kitchen. Vast glass doors lead to the terrace which boasts spectacular views over the sea. The Master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and French windows leads to a balcony overlooking the garden. Across the hallway is the 2nd double bedroom also with a very spacious en-suite bathroom. This bedroom view overlooks a quiet corner of the garden shaded by ancient olive trees with lovely glimpses of the sea through the trees.

Throughout the decor is elegant, stylish and comfortable; The owner’s artistic flair is evident through large modern artworks on the walls and interesting touches such as the hand-built tables made out of beautiful antique reclaimed doors.

Outside, is where you will probably be spending most of your time, and rightfully so. The extra-large lawn garden, complete with a variety of trees and flowers, is perfect for strolling, child’s play, or even dining on the stone table while enjoying the extraordinary view. The swimming pool is just the thing when you need to cool off before lounging on the sunbeds, built-in sofas, or getting the barbeque started.

Although you will be hard-pressed to leave this magnificent property, its location is perfect for exploring the immensely interesting surrounding area. There are more than enough activities, historical and cultural attractions, and sites to satisfy even the most demanding guest. Several lovely beaches, fresh fish taverns, archaeological/historical sites (Delphi, Olympia, city-fort of Nafpaktos etc), watersport and fishing activities, are within a short driving distance. You may not like to move a finger during your holidays, or you may be the sort of person who can’t stay still; whatever the case, you will surely not be disappointed by this marvelous, all-encompassing villa and its location.

Approval for rent and controlled by National Tourism Organization (EOT): ΜΗΤΕ: 1354Κ10000234601

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:
24 September, 2017

About Alex

www.BlueWindow.net

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.

Why Alex chose Fokis

Mesmerizing panoramic sea and mountain view, elegance, style and comfort.

Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Araxos Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Skaloma village
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Skaloma village
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Skaloma Beach
Car: recommended

There are more than enough activities, historical and cultural attractions, and sites to satisfy even the most demanding guest. Several lovely beaches, fresh fish taverns, archaeological/historical sites (Delphi, Olympia, city-fort of Nafpaktos etc), watersport and fishing activities, are within a short driving distance. You may not like to move a finger during your holidays, or you may be the sort of person who can’t stay still; whatever the case, you will surely not be disappointed by this marvelous, all-encompassing villa and its location.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Dorida in Phocis

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3121 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite in Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , en-suite in Bedroom 4
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite, Air Conditioned
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Air conditioned
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , en-suite, Air Conditioned
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Office converted into bedroom - beds can be pushed together
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Air Conditioned (sofa bed is double XL)
    Bedroom 6 - 4 Single Bed , 2 double bunk-beds, Air Conditioned
  • + 2 fold-out beds for the living room if needed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Mesmerizing panoramic sea and mountain view... from the swimming pool
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5

Hillside villa with stunning sea & mountain views

  • 5 of 5

This is a large, beautiful, high-spec villa in private, well maintained grounds with a large pool, outdoor terrace and a wonderful views across the Gulf of Corinth to the north Peloponnese coast.

The area is not a tourist hotspot and has great authentic seaside restaurants, small beaches and coves.

The owners, Kostas and Zeta are friendly, helpful and lovely people and did everything to make our stay enjoyable.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Michael and thank you so much for the precise, descriptive, and positive review. It is greatly appreciated, and it will definitely be helpful to future guests. Most of all we are delighted that you enjoyed your vacation and stay at our villa, and may I say that it was a sincere pleasure welcoming you and having you as our guest. We hope to hear from you again in the near future! Warm regards, Alex, Kostas and Zeta
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5

A Greek Paradise. A real treasure in the sun.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Arts was everything we'd hoped it would be. The combined villas are a delight and were perfect for our party of 8 adults and 4 children. Beautifully built and decorated the accommodation is of a high standard inside and out. We were warmly welcomed by Kostos and Zeta who gave us a lovely welcome gift including some delicious stuffed vine leaves made by Zeta and a bottle of olive oil pressed by Kostos from his own olive orchard. A great start to our two weeks stay. Art works by Kostos are hung on the walls throughout the villas and his talent is also evident outside too. The pool and views from it and the villa are fantastic. So good that we spent much more time enjoying ourselves at the villas, in the pool and gardens, than we'd intended. Our planned sightseeing suffered although we got out and about to the lovely local villages and tavernas, to the beautiful nearby island of Trizonia and to the local historic town of Nafpaktos. Everywhere we went the food and prices were a real bonus. The local people were always warm and welcoming and given there were so few Brits in the area (only heard one English voice, family aside, in the whole two weeks) their grasp of English was truly impressive. Hopefully we'll return one day to this little Greek paradise in the sun. Thank you Kostos and Zeta and also Alex of BlueWindows who was so helpful throughout the reservation process.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Ron and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed, thought-out, and wonderful review. It is greatly appreciated, and will most definitely be helpful for future guests. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our villa, and it was a true pleasure welcoming you and meeting you, from the beginning of our communication, to your departure. We hope to hear from you again when planning your next vacation, or in any other capacity! Warm regards, Alex, Kostas, and Zeta
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5

Superb location, villa and views to die for!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the few properties where the reality is better than the photos! Immaculate, newly built, and the amazing views ever present from the house and pool. And the little beach at Skaloma 3 mins drive away is a gem. Thanks for an amazing holiday, Kostas and Zeta!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Colm and Marie. Thank you for your great and to-the-point review. It is very much appreciated, and it will certainly be helpful to future guests. Most of all, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and stay at our villa! It was a definite pleasure welcoming you and having you as guests, and we hope to hear from you again soon! Kind regards, Alex, Kostas, and Zeta
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4

Stunning views from a beautiful villa

  • 4 of 5

The view from the villa and garden is the first thing that struck us on arrival. ....absolutly beautiful: with this and the interior matching up to the description and photos advertised.

The villa is thoughtfully decorated and well appointed. Great views from many of the rooms, especially the balcony of villa Art 2, and the master bedroom.

The owners, Kostas and Zeta, who met us on arrival were particularly hospitable, kind and generous. (Delicious home grown olives and olive oil!). Very quick to respond to any queries, and very thoughtful.

The traffic noise from the 'B' road which runs some way below the house was slightly noticeable at first, but after a few days did not deter from the peace of this place.

The villa worked perfectly for our two families; providing separate space for the teenagers when they wanted, and plenty of room for all of us to eat together under the old olive trees.

The beaches, though not very wide, and with a small road backing them, were clean and the sea clear, and we relished being almost the only foreigners there.

The largest supermarket is ten minutes drive, and within fifteen minutes we enjoyed trips to Nafpaktos, with castle remains, the old harbour, great fishmongers, bakeries and some lovely restaurants and cafes along the beach.

Other trips we enjoyed included a visit to Delphi; to monasteries in the mountains and to the little island Trazonia.

Our final meal at the fish restaurant recommended by Kostas and Zeta, in Monesterakki provided delicious dishes...and we were glad we had pre booked our table overlooking the sea.

Overall, this villa worked perfectly for us.... Definitly best to book both units which makes it great for large families or friends. It is a peaceful and untouristy area of Greece, and the villa lived up to our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, and thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We all appreciate it, and it will certainly be helpful to future guests. Most of all we are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our villa, and also took advantage of the surrounding area and all it offers. You were a pleasure to have as a guest, and we hope to hear from you again soon! Kind regards, Alex, Kostas, and Zeta
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5

Idyllic

  • 5 of 5

What can I say, just absolutely stunning. The villa was/is beautiful, the location very peaceful with breathtaking views of the sea and mountains. It is very well stocked with all amenities to cook and clean etc. Kostas and Zeta were wonderful, very helpful and always on hand to help with any issues we had. The lead up to the holiday was dealt with very smoothly and all enquiries were answered promptly. A car or cars is/are definitely recommended!! The beaches are beautiful, pebbled so prepare with your water shoes, but calm waters, Skaloma beach is the nearest and can easily be walked to, but is easier accessed by car, same goes for the other beaches in the area. Glifada is a must which docks the crossing boats to Trizonia Island. Give it a visit and see for yourselves what I mean. Monastiraki has a lovely little spot to eat and swim a little walk to the left (if you are facing the water) of the fishing port.

The nearest town is Nafpaktos, where you can get all your groceries, which is about a 20 minute car journey, give or take.

Overall the location is not touristy at all; a great place to get away from it all!

Thank you so much Kostas and Zeta, hopefully we will get a chance to come back and enjoy it all over again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Hai Yen, very good to hear from you, and thank you so much for your in-depth and positive review! It will surely be helpful to us, as well as future guests. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in Nafpaktos, and your stay at our villa. It was an absolute pleasure having you as guests, and we sincerely hope to hear from you again when planning your next trip to Greece! Kindest regards, Alex, Kostas and Zeta
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5

Simply fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Kostas and Zeta for welcoming us so warmly and ensuring we had the best stay in Greece.

The villa is superb - cannot fault it in any way - all home comforts and more. Amazing views and idyllic settings in the ground that made our holiday extra special.

We hope to see Kostas and Zeta again very soon.

Our Top Tips:

Visit the island of Trizonia asap. So easy to get to and such a lovely place.

Last day - if you have a later flight in the day. You need to leave the villa at 10am so visit the water park in Corinth on the way back to Athens Airport. We were so grateful of this as extended our holiday a bit more and ensured we didn't waste the day. It's great value for money :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, and first let me say how very happy we are that you enjoyed your holiday, and your stay at our villa, so much. Thank you for such a detailed and personal review. It will surely be helpful to us, as well as future guests. It was an absolute pleasure having you as guests, and we sincerely hope to hear from you again soon! Kind regards, Alex, Kostas and Zeta
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Dorida, Central Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 5 nights
From
£274
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,107
for 5 nights
From
£221
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,239
for 5 nights
From
£248
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,284
for 5 nights
From
£257
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
July - August 2019
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,859
for 5 nights
From
£372
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 5 nights
From
£274
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,107
for 5 nights
From
£221
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
£2,851
for 14 nights
£1,425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee £7.08 per person per night

Manager'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.
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