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Luxurious Stone Villa Near Sea with Pool and large garden amongst Olive Groves

People15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Kyparissia, Peloponnese, Greece - Amongst the olive groves, only 6 minutes drive to the sea

A beautiful and unique stone villa, just 6 mins drive (2.5 km) from the picturesque seaside village of Kalo Nero ("Good Water" in Greek) and 60km of wide sandy beaches of Kyparissia Bay, a protected NATURA area and main nesting ground of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Carretta Carretta. This luxurious villa is set on its own amongst olive groves in a 3000 sq metre landscaped garden including a large lawned area perfect for ball games, with views of the mountains and Ionian Sea. All round patios and relaxing seating. Private pool 7m diameter, 1.35m deep with children's slide. Tranquil, spacious and fully equipped for several couples or families, the villa combines the best of traditional stone work with an open plan contemporary interior. Greek Tourist Authority Licenced. Insured. Wi fi satellite internet. Table Tennis table. Large basement children's games room with bunk beds and sofa bed. Stone built Wood Fired Oven and large BBQ. Fenced chickens with fresh eggs available to guests.

The nearby seafront village of Kalo Nero has several local sea-front tavernas serving authentic Greek food and fresh fish and bars overlooking the beach. There are mini markets, a bakery, a fantastic grocers and butchers with local produce and children's playground. On the sea front is a swimming pool bar with separate children's pool. The beach extends north for 60 km into Kyparissia Bay, with its wide sandy beaches lined by dunes, coastal pine forest and watermelon fields. The Greek Government plans to declare Kyparissia Bay a national park to conserve its natural beauty and protect the 11 endangered species of reptiles and flora found there. The Loggerhead Sea Turtle nests all along the Bay from May - September and it is one of the main nesting sites in the Mediterranean.

The villa is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and historical significance. Situated close to Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic games, Ancient Messini, Pilos town and Navarino Bay, Voidokilia Beach, Gialova Lagoon and numerous ancient sites, such as Nestors Palace and Figalia it is the prefect place to experience authentic Greek nature and culture. In the surrounding mountains lie rustic stone villages with authentic tavernas, historic towers, the Neda River Gorge and waterfalls and panoramic views. The intact marble Temple of Apollo at Vassae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies in the mountains 1 hours drive behind the villa. The ancient sites of Messini, Ithoni and Nestors Palace all under 1 hours drive away as are the beautiful waterfalls of Polylimnio.

The Greek Sea Turtle Society (Archelon) have an Information Kiosk in Kalo Nero and an Exhibition Centre 10 mins drive away at Aggianakis. Guests are welcome to join the volunteers on beach surveys during May - September.

The Kyparissia area has all year interest and mild weather. In July and August village fiestas are held with much feasting and Greek dancing. Late autumn sees the start of the olive harvest and the annual bird migrations South. January is perfect for skiing and snowboarding at the Mainalo Ski Resort (1.30 hours drive) as well as walks along deserted beaches. Spring brings meadows of wild flowers, Easter celebrations and the return of the nesting sea turtles.

More Details

Owner
Judy Jagmohan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Italian, Greek
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Judy Jagmohan

I am from the UK and Kostas is Greek. The house was designed and built by us. We live in the area and are available for advice, translating and arranging trips.

Judy Jagmohan purchased this villa in 2006

Why Judy Jagmohan chose Messinia

The stone used to construct the villa was brought from the southern greek region of the Mani and constructed in a traditional style by local stonemasons. The stone was sourced from a 100 year old Mani house and many contain fossils and crystals.

What makes this villa unique

The villa is nestled amongst olive groves with views of the Ionian sea and the mountains of Kyparissia. Tranquil and relaxing with perfect sunset views and enveloped in a sea of greenery.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Trifillia in Messenia

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Please close all shutters and turn off Air Con when leaving the villa.
  • Please do not put large amounts of paper in the toilet
  • Please use the mosquito nets fitted on all windows and doors.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 has an en-suite stone bathroom with wc and shower. Bedrooms 2,3 and 4 share a larger stone bathroom with wc and shower. There is also a ground level stone bathroom with wc and shower. Baby bath and toddler bath also available on request.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , en suite bathroom
  • Description of sleeping capacity: The villa sleeps a maximum of 15 persons as follows: - 4 Double Bedrooms (8 persons) - 2 Double sofa beds & 1 single sofa in living room (5 persons) - adult sized bunk beds in the basement games room (2 persons) - baby cot available - toddler bed available A maximum of 15 persons. An additional surcharge of £15 per person is payable for bookings for more than 8 guests. Layout of villa bedrooms: First Floor: Bedroom 1:King size double bed, Bedroom 2: Double bed, Bedroom 3: Double bed, Bedroom 4: Queen size double bed . Sea views and shared large balcony. Cot and toddler bed available. Ground floor: IKEA Double sofa bed for 2 further guests in living room. Single sofa for 1 person. Basement games room: Adult sized bunk beds for 2 guests. Double sofa bed for children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Private pool. Shaded patios on all sides with outdoor furniture. Large upper balcony. Stone barbecue and wood fired oven. Garden includes lawn area with goalposts, badminton net, mini table tennis and boules. Bicycles available. Country roads outside the villa lead across olive groves to the local chapel and farms. Parking for many cars in private courtyard. Greek Tourist Authority Licence No:1249K92000336501.

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Luxurious Stone Villa Near Sea with Pool and large garden amongst Olive Groves
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
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Peaceful and well appointed hill top,rural villa

  • 4 of 5

Very homely but also stylish and light and modern. A great space. Everything was in very good order and well appointed including playroom and cat both kept our 8yr old truly happy.

There are a few dogs around who bark at nighr,but ear plus sorted that out!

We visited the Temple of Apollo and Neda...well worth the visit,although along and windy drive but must be done.

Local,beaches are lovely and wild...the beach to the left of Kalo Nero in the cove we found to be the best. Good eating out by the castle st Kyparissia too.

A lovely natural area and good home to base yourself from. Judy the owner ver helpful and friiendly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5

Wonderful location, superb villa!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is very spacious, well equipped and ideal for a large family gathering of varying ages such as ours.

The panoramic views are stunning with mountains, the sea in the distance and lovely open countryside.

Listening to the jackals, toads, owls and star gazing in the evening was wonderful!

The villa is ideally placed for visiting the local Kalo Nero tavernas and beach although we preferred Elea beach with a delightful taverna, 10/15 minutes to the north.

Visited the waterfalls at Neda - the drive down is not for the faint hearted though or the walk so be warned! The drive through the Neda Valley was lovely though so definitely worth it.

Well placed for visiting other places such as Gialova, Pylos and the coast on the east side such as Petalides, Kalamaki and Chrani, although these are further afield of course.

Judy was a brilliant host, very helpful and there if needed!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing stay definitely coming back

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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5

Great design . Ideal for kids.

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely home with a great host.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in the beginning of October. Two families with kids. The House is even better than on the photos, and the hosts were very friendly, kind and service minded. Beautiful sunset view and a very tranquil environment, with olive trenes and nice paths for running. At night some of the dogs in the area were barking, and they kept some in our party a bit sleepless at night. But again, what is better than sleeping it out at beautiful beaches the day after, and we could enjoy them all almost by ourselves! Thanks for a great stay, would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

Our entire stay could not have been any better! The house is beautiful and fully equipped with everything you need and more! Really light, spacious, amazing pizza oven, BBQ, football pitch, pool, table tennis! Kostas and Judy were also both lovely to deal with, really helpful and gave us great tips on what to do, including a boat trip, waterfalls, dinner recommendations, turtle survey etc. Could not recommend it anymore! Thank you for a brilliant holiday!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Kalamata
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Kilometres
Kalo Nero
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Killini (ferry to Zakynthos, Cephalonia)
Nearest Golf
60 Kilometres
Costa Navarino Resort and Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Kilometres
Kalo Nero
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Mainalo
Nearest Beach
2.3 Kilometres
Kalo Nero
Car: necessary

Beaches and Archeological sites:

A 6 minute drive from the villa leads to the Bay of Kyparissia with wide sandy beaches stretching for 60 km lined by sand dunes, coastal pine forest and watermelon fields. A designated NATURA protected habitat, the beaches are mainly undeveloped and prefect for sun and nature lovers. The Greek Sea Turtle Society (Archelon) protects the nests of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta Caret), an endangered species, along 14 km of stunning coastline just north of the villa.

The beaches of Kalo Nero and to the south, Sani Paradise Beach and Kyparissia Beach have tourist facilities, whereas the northern beaches of Vounaki, Aggiannaki, Elaia, Giannitsohori and Tholo are completely unspoilt. These beaches are wide and sandy, just how the turtles like them! South of Kyparissia, towards Agrili, Gianitsana Stormio and Laguvados, the scenery changes and there are coves and good snorkelling.

A little further, at Marathopoli there are lovely seafront restaurants with fresh seafood and boat trips can be made to and around the small island of Proti opposite which is great for snorkelling.

Further still, about 30 minutes drive is the famous horseshoe shaped beach of Voidokilia and the Gialova Lagoon nature reserve. An atmospheric ruined castle on top of a cliff, Paleokastro, can be reached by a path leading to the top and if you are reasonably fit, its possible to trek down the other side past Nestors Cave, to the beach. Walk around the lagoon in the early morning or sunset and you may see flamingos (yes its true!), egrets, herons and kingfishers. The African Chameleon also nests there.

A detour to the archeological site of Nestors Palace is well worth it here.

The small but beautiful seaside village of Gialova is also a great option for eating out as it has a wonderful selection of both authentic Greek and international food as well as interesting shops.

The next stop is the historical port town of Pilos where the famous Battle of Naverino Bay took place. A stunning and well preserved town where boat trips can be taken around the huge bay. A large variety of water sports are also available here as well as sailing boat hire. Just 11 kms away is the vast castle complex at Methoni, well preserved and dating from many different historical periods, the tip of the castle juts out into the sea!

Travel:

The villa is 40 mins drive from Kalamata airport with UK flights via Easyjet, Ryan Air, Thomas Cook and Aegean Airlines. Pick up taxis can be arranged. Car hire is essential for exploring the area and there are several local providers. KTEL buses operate local and national services. Athens is 3 hours drive. Patras port with connections to Italy is 2 hours. The port of Kilini with ferries to Zakynthos and Kefallonia is 1.5 hours drive. Kalamata port ferries operate to Kythira, Crete and Athens.

Distances:

The villa is 2.5 km from Kalo Nero village and 7.5 km from Kyparissia. The ancient tombs of Peristeria are 3 km. Ancient Olympia is 55 km, Ancient Messini 40 km. The historical town of Pylos, Navarino Bay, Gialova Lagoon (NATURA site and home to the rare African Chameleon as well as flamingos, egrets and herons) and Voidokilia Beach (a stunning horseshoe bay) are all under an hours drive south. Methoni Castle and Nestors Palace (1 hour). The River Neda Gorge waterfalls and Polylimnio (1 hour).

Further Details:

The nearby pretty seaside village of Kalo Nero is located on a 2 km beach, with both organised and secluded natural areas including sea turtle nests. The beach extends to the north for 60 km and forms part of the Bay of Kyparissia. A swimming pool bar, including kids pool, is situated on the sea front, as well as several authentic waterfront tavernas with live traditional Greek music, fresh fish and local dishes, mini markets and shops with local Greek produce. It has a relaxed and intimate atmosphere as the area has not yet been fully developed and can be explored on foot. The market town of Kyparissia with its port and all modern facilities including banks, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs and restaurants is 15 minute drive. A walk through the historical upper town leads to the ruins of a Frankish castle and amphitheatre with stunning views of the bay.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Trifillia, Peloponnese

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 2017
3 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£130
for 1 night
From
£130
 
 
Christmas & New Year 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
£200
for 1 night
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£200
 
 
Clean Monday
14 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£200
for 1 night
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£200
 
 
Easter 2018
23 Mar 2018 - 22 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
£240
for 1 night
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£240
 
 
May Trimero
23 Apr 2018 - 2 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£200
for 1 night
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£200
 
 
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
£270
for 1 night
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£270
 
 
Trimero
25 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
£200
for 1 night
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£200
 
 
Xmas 2018
20 Dec 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
1 night minimum stay
£250
for 1 night
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£250
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£130
for 1 night
From
£130
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

The property holds an EOT (Greek Tourist Authority) Licence No:1249K92000336501. The villa is also fully insured. Changeover times/days are flexible and we are always available nearby in the local area for assistance, information or interpreting for our guests. We can also help with early/late arrivals and arrange taxis/shopping. We can also arrange Greek cookery instruction and fishing trips. The price is for the property per night for 8 adult guests. Additional guests up to a maximum of 15 persons at further charge of £15/per person/per night. A cleaning fee is also payable : High season and large groups 250 GBP. Small groups 100 GBP.

A FaceTime / Skype / telephone call can be made prior to booking.

We ask guests to leave the villa in good condition as it is our family home.

Please put paper etc in the bins provided in the toilets thanks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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