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KRESTENA ESTATE NEAR ANCIENT OLYMPIA

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Welcome to our delightful and dreamy house in Krestena. My aim is to enable you to have a comfortable and relaxing stay in our house, so you can have a pleasant and enjoyable holiday that you will always remember! Our Krestena estate is an ideal destination to spend some time with your family and friends over your holidays and get away for a while from your busy daily routines! You will have the opportunity to go on lovely excursions in the numerous gorgeous forest mountains and green valleys found near our house, as well as visit numerous adjacent well-known historical cities and attractions of Peloponnese. The estate has an exceptional geographical location as it is close to the worldwide known Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games!

The house is located in a 16 stemmata estate (4 acres), and is built on a peaceful hill full of olive trees, cypress trees, and a beautiful pine tree forest that will leave you in awe.

The house has two bedrooms, one with double bed and the second one with twin bed, a shared bathroom, a kitchen and a living room/dining room area with a cozy fireplace where you can sit in front of and enjoy a hot cup of coffee over a chilly winter day!

The spacious terrace outside the main house, with a dining room area and two lounge areas, is the ideal place to either enjoy your breakfast/lunch/dinner or just relax in the sitting area while listening to the sound of birds and cicadas, as it offers a breathtaking astonishing view of our lovely property and of large mountains covered with green forests. If you are a lover of star gazing, that terrace is THE place to be at night!!!

Krestena village is only a 50m. walking distance from our house. This small, but extremely picturesque village, contains pharmacies, bank, cafes and local supermarkets where you will be able to do your everyday shopping

The nearest town is Pyrgos, 25 km. away by car from Krestena, where you can find banks, a post office, ATM machines, doctors, dentists, pharmacies and the local market with numerous shops, supermarkets, hairdressers, cafes, bars, taverns and restaurants.

How to arrive in Krestena :

¥ From the Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport the distance is 280 km away, approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes drive. I would more than happy to assist you with your car rental!

¥ From the bus station in Kifissos in Athens, there is frequent bus service directly to Krestena.

¥ From Patras’ port the distance is 109 km by car.

¥ From Kalamata international airport the house is 107 km away by car.

¥ Araxos airport is a 1 hour and 30 minutes drive away.

Krestena can constitute the base of daily excursions, all year round, to many beautiful places well worth a visit.

Ancient Olympia is about 14 km. away from Krestena. The route to get there is very beautiful, as you will constantly be surrounded by an endless green landscape and will also get to witness the famous Alfios river. The ancient Olympic Games started in this town in the 3rd century BC. The Archaeological Museum of Olympia houses significant exhibits of unique value, amongst them the famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles. A must-go for all those fascinated by ancient history!

Kato Sammiko, Kaiafas and Kakovatos. These three are beaches, 10’-20’ away drive from the house and are part of a long 170km beautiful sandy beach that stretches across the west coast of the Peloponnese from Killini to Filiatra and overlook the Ioanian Sea. With a choice of numerous beaches, you can visit a different gorgeous beach every day. Don’t forget to bring along your mask and flippers, as you will want to explore those lovely blue waters.

The area of Kaiafas - 12 km. away - hosts one of the most beautiful natural surroundings witnessed by the human eye! It is known for its magnificent and unique ecosystem, which includes a large lake where water-ski competitions regularly take place, the amazing pine forest of Strofylia, a 4 km long golden sandy beach, with clear blue waters, everyone rushes to swim in during the hot summer days, and the worldwide known thermal springs. The thermal springs of Kaiafas is a geological formation that consists of a spring where warm water comes out from deep inside the Earth's crust and flows up to the surface. The spring is located inside a naturally formed cave in the foot of the Lapithas mountain. This could be a once in a lifetime experience, so you don’t want to miss it!

Andritsena temple of Apollo (22km), built by Iktinos who was also the architecture of the Parthenon in Akropolis, Athens. Hihgly recommended for all those history lovers.

Beautiful villages like Kyparisia (45km) and Karitena (50km) with its famous must-see stone bridge and medieval castle. Ideal for evening strolls and jogging.

River Neda waterfalls, one of the natural Greek paradises, break into foam and whiten while the aged tall trees compose a magnificent and fascinating landscape. It is a 56 km. drive away from our house. Even if you do not wish to take a swim in the chilly waters, I promise you that the entire scenery will ‘satisfy’ your eyes!

I hope that you will have an amazing time, enjoy your stay in our house as much as we do and have a memorable experience! From my side, let me assure you that I will do everything I can in order for you to have the best experience in our house and in Greece!

More Details

Property Manager
ANNA KONTARATOU
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Greek
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About ANNA KONTARATOU

My passion is travelling and discovering new cultures.

I like to meet and associate with interesting, intelligent and motivating people.

Cooking is my hobby, so I often surprise my family and friends with new, delicious recipes!

Self development is a constant journey. It is a path I have decided to walk.

Why ANNA KONTARATOU chose Krestena

The estate has an exceptional geographical location as it is 15 km. away from the worldwide known Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games!

The house is located in a 16 stemmata estate - 4 acres – and is built on a peaceful hill full of olive trees, cypress trees, and a beautiful pine tree forest.

The terrace offers a breathtaking astonishing view of our lovely property and of large mountains covered with green forests. If you are a lover of star gazing, that terrace is THE place to be at night!!!

Numerous sandy beaches are located 12 km. away from our house where you can swim in the crystal clear blue waters and relax under the sun.

The house has two bedrooms, one with double bed and the second one with twin beds, a shared bathroom, a kitchen and a living room/dining room area with a cozy fireplace where you can sit in front of and enjoy a hot cup of coffee over a chilly winter day!

My aim is to offer you a comfortable and relaxing stay in our house, so you can have a pleasant and enjoyable holiday that you will always remember!

What makes this villa unique

Krestena can constitute the base of daily excursions, to many beautiful places well worth a visit.

¥ Ancient Olympia is about 14 km. away from Krestena. The route to get there is very beautiful, as you will constantly be surrounded by an endless green landscape and will also get to witness the famous Alfios river. The ancient Olympic Games started in this town the 3rd century BC. The Archaeological Museum of Olympia houses significant exhibits of unique value, amongst them the famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles.

¥ Kato Sammikos, Kaiafas and Kakovatos. These three are beaches, 10’-20’ away drive from the house and are part of a long 170km beautiful sandy beach that stretches across the west coast of the Peloponnese from Killini to Filiatra and overlook the Ioanian Sea. With a choice of numerous beaches, you can visit a different gorgeous beach every day!

¥ The area of Kaiafas - 12 km. away - hosts one of the most beautiful natural surroundings witnessed by the human eye! It is known for its magnificent and unique ecosystem, which includes a large lake where water-ski competitions regularly take place, the amazing pine forest of Strofylia, a 4 km long golden sandy beach, with clear blue waters, everyone rushes to swim in during the hot summer days and the worldwide known thermal springs. The thermal springs of Kaiafas is a geological formation that consists of a spring where warm water comes out from deep inside the Earth's crust and flows up to the surface. The spring is located inside a naturally formed cave in the foot of the Lapithas mountain.

¥ Andritsena temple of Apollo (22km), built by Iktinos who was also the architecture of the Parthenon in Akropolis, Athens.

¥ Beautiful villages like Kyparisia (45km) and Karitena (50km) with its famous must-see stone bridge and medieval castle.

¥ River Neda waterfalls, one of the natural Greek paradises, break into foam and whiten while the aged tall trees compose a magnificent and fascinating landscap

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Krestena in Skillounta

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • We provide bath shower soap, shampoo and towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Beds have clean bed linens
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Notes:
Amenities and facilities offered Bed linen and towels Toiletries i.e body wash soap and shampoo First aid kit Modern fully equipped kitchen with : oven, stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, filter coffee machine, mixer, toaster, coffee, tea, sugar, olive oil, salt, pepper Wi Fi T.V Iron and ironing board Maps Information booklet

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Location

Nearest Airport
107 Kilometres
KALAMATA
Nearest Ferry
109 Kilometres
PATRAS
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
NATIONAL ROAD
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
KAIAFAS
Car: necessary

Krestena can constitute the base of daily excursions, all year round, to many beautiful places well worth a visit.

¥ Ancient Olympia is about 14 km. away from Krestena. The route to get there is very beautiful, as you will constantly be surrounded by an endless green landscape and will also get to witness the famous Alfios river. The ancient Olympic Games started in this town the 3rd century BC. The Archaeological Museum of Olympia houses significant exhibits of unique value, amongst them the famous statue of Hermes of Praxiteles.

¥ Kato Sammikos, Kaiafas and Kakovatos. These three are beaches, 10’-20’ away drive from the house and are part of a long 170km beautiful sandy beach that stretches across the west coast of the Peloponnese from Killini to Filiatra and overlook the Ioanian Sea. With a choice of numerous beaches, you can visit a different gorgeous beach every day!

¥ The area of Kaiafas - 12 km. away - hosts one of the most beautiful natural surroundings witnessed by the human eye! It is known for its magnificent and unique ecosystem, which includes a large lake where water-ski competitions regularly take place, the amazing pine forest of Strofylia, a 4 km long golden sandy beach, with clear blue waters, everyone rushes to swim in during the hot summer days and the worldwide known thermal springs. The thermal springs of Kaiafas is a geological formation that consists of a spring where warm water comes out from deep inside the Earth's crust and flows up to the surface. The spring is located inside a naturally formed cave in the foot of the Lapithas mountain.

¥ Andritsena temple of Apollo (22km), built by Iktinos who was also the architecture of the Parthenon in Akropolis, Athens.

¥ Beautiful villages like Kyparisia (45km) and Karitena (50km) with its famous must-see stone bridge and medieval castle.

¥ River Neda waterfalls, one of the natural Greek paradises, break into foam and whiten while the aged tall trees compose a magnificent and fascinating landscape. It is a 56 km. drive away from our house.

I hope that you will have an amazing time, enjoy your stay in our house as much as we do and have a memorable experience! From my side, let me assure you that I will do everything I can in order for you to have the best experience in our house and in Greece!

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Damage Deposit £88.26

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