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17th Century Renovated Luxury Villa W/ Breathtaking Views

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Last updated: 06/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This 250 m2 villa is built in traditional Mani (stone) style and lovingly restored from its original 1770 castle with wood fire oven still intact! The house is in a tranquil surrounding, surrounded by untouched nature with just the sound of the birds and the goat bells in the distance. The whole vibe of Villa Onor is 'far way from everything and everyone!' It is for someone who really want to relax and let go, read, sleep. cook and explore the nearby attractions. In the winter enjoy the cozy taverns, the fireplace and some red wine and in the summer go diving in the caves and soak up the soon by our pool or on a beach nearby!
This 250 m2 villa is built in traditional Mani style and lovingly restored from its original 1770 castle with wood fire oven still intact! The architecture is very traditional stone style yet the villa has also made sure it is still minimal and modern where it has to be. The villa is in a tranquil unspoilt landscape, surrounded by nature with just the sound of the birds and the goat’s bells in the distance. The whole vibe of Villa Onor is 'far way from everything and everyone!' It is for someone who really wants to relax and let go, read, sleep. cook and explore the nearby attractions. In the winter enjoy the cozy taverns, the fireplace and some red wine and in the summer go diving in the caves and soak up the sun by our pool or on a beach nearby! Areopoli town is 15 minutes away and is a must see with beautiful cafes, taverns and small bars for those that want to be more adventurous.

Cooking is definitely a must in the villa in this top of the line Gagganeau kitchen so make sure you stock up on food and wine and get the board games (provided in the villa) out. The bedrooms all have en-suite bathrooms (the master bath tub/rain shower). The outdoor dining is perfect in the summer or huddled by the fire inside in the winter!

The villa consists of 4 bedrooms. The first two bedrooms are opposite each other, one with two single beds and one with a double and both come with en suite bathrooms and couches that could also easily be made in a bed for a young child.

The third bedroom is in the main house by kitchen and living room and is a double with en-suite bathroom and the master bedroom on the top floor of the villa has a walk in closet and a huge bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All rooms are spaciously spread out around the villa property so as not to bother one another. An extra pull out comfy single bed is also available for a 9th person upon request.

All bathrooms are design Veloudis from Italy and are corian.

The living room is a cozy hangout with a fireplace where Thomas can provide you wood should you need it, with a flat screen tv and a dvd system. We also have books, board games and some dvd’s for your pleasure.

The kitchen is an island design with corian surfaces and state of the art appliances by Gaggenau where you can all hang out with the cook and the dining outside for breakfast is facing the sea.

The villa has been lovingly restored and we, the owners consider it home. Please treat it like you would your own!!

Amenities include Korres products in the bathrooms, live in staff (seperate quarters from the villa), free concierge service by owner who can arrange all your needs at an extra cost and upon availability whilst you are in the villa, and daily maid service.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 250 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Every room has their own private bathroom

Other Amenities

  • ** Except for peak and mid season where maid service is every day - maid service at these times will be 3 x week ** Any tips you may need, you can contact me, the owner directly and I will endeavour to help you and give you my favourite spots to visit in the town!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Jun 1 - Jul 10, 2015
7 night min stay
£670
Peak Season
Jul 11 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay
£780
September
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay
£630
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay
£400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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Location

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This peaceful, sleepy villa is situated high up and away from the road and is surrounded by vast mountainous terrain with a gorgeous sea view in front. It is the only piece of property here for miles and it is so quiet and serene with just the lulling sound of the birds and the bells of the goats. It is totally unspoilt and rustic and close to some delicious eateries, hiking trails, cave spotting and beaches. It is a wild landscape and maybe nowhere in Greece does a region seem so close to its medieval past.

The Mani Peninsula , also long known as Maina or Maïna, is a geographical and cultural region in Greece. Mani is the central peninsula of the three which extend southwards from the Peloponnese in southern Greece. To the east is the Laconian Gulf, to the west the Messenian Gulf. The peninsula forms a continuation of the Taygetos mountain range, the western spine of the Peloponnese. The terrain is mountainous and inaccessible. The name 'Mani' is thought to have originally meant 'dry' or 'treeless.' Until recent years many Mani villages could be reached only by sea. Today a narrow and winding road extends down the west coast from Kalamata to Areopoli, then south to Akrotainaro (the pointy cape which is the most southward soil of continental Greece and continental Europe) before it turns north until Gytheio.

The Mani, at the tip of Greece's—and Europe's—southernmost promontory, is one of the most isolated regions of the world. Cut off from the rest of the country by the towering range of the Taygetus and hemmed in by the Aegean and Ionian seas, it is a land where the past is still very much a part of its people's daily lives. The scenery is dazzling in a stark and powerful sense. Rocky hillsides with fascinating shapes descend to caves, jewel-shining seas and quiet enclaves. Mani stretches from Gythio to Cape Tainaro the mythical entrance to the underworld.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I spend my time between Mani - Athens - Mykonos and when it all gets a little too crazy I hide out here, @ Villa Onor and I catch up on sleep, read my favourite books and go in to the town to see my local buddies. This place is truly unique and I am almost certain that you will relax and unwind - oh and smile - as much as I do when I am here! I am an avid traveller, love my country Greece and love my bulldog Lola! If you need local tips, let me know, I would be glad to help!

Why the Owner Chose Gythion:
It's a hideaway/getaway retreat in a mountain in the middle of tranquility! All you can hear is the sound of the birds and the bells of the goats nearby. The property is really private and there are no other properties near it. The views in front of the sea and the vast mountains behind add contrast. The kitchen is phenomenal for cooking and hanging out with friends and the fireplace in the winter with wine and board games is also perfect. The summer and winter have incredible hikes you can choose from, water sports, caves, cycling, and of course tavernas serving fresh fish and Greek village meats cooked in traditional pots!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Therapeutic, energising, tranquil. A place to unwind, restore and let go. Privacy for acres around and our staff, Thomas and his wife are on site for your every need. Breakfast/dinner upon request for an extra fee and hampering before arriving at villa can also be arranged. Owner also available for any tips and arrangements! Daily cleaning included.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, greek, some french

 

Photos

  • Sunset hour is soon!

    Sunset hour is soon!

  • Pool, villa and mountain behind it

    Pool, villa and mountain behind it

  • Villa Onor and the view!

    Villa Onor and the view!

  • The villa .. secluded

    The villa .. secluded

  • Cocktail anyone?

    Cocktail anyone?

  • Living room with fireplace

    Living room with fireplace

  • Pool time and relax!

    Pool time and relax!

  • Bathroom to master bedroom

    Bathroom to master bedroom

  • Bedroom 3 with sofa/sink

    Bedroom 3 with sofa/sink

  • Bedroom and sofa/sink

    Bedroom and sofa/sink

  • Leading up to villa

    Leading up to villa

  • Pool and villa night time

    Pool and villa night time

  • Pool, view and villa

    Pool, view and villa

  • From above - pool and view

    From above - pool and view

  • Pool and view

    Pool and view

  • Mani style architecture

    Mani style architecture

  • Kitchen (Gaggenau bulthaup)

    Kitchen (Gaggenau bulthaup)

  • Living room with fireplace

    Living room with fireplace

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bathroom - adjoining all bedrooms

    Bathroom - adjoining all bedrooms

  • Bathroom - adjoining all bedrooms

    Bathroom - adjoining all bedrooms

  • Bedroom 2 with sofa/sink

    Bedroom 2 with sofa/sink

  • Breakfast and a view

    Breakfast and a view

  • Night moments by the pool

    Night moments by the pool

£2,800 - £5,460 per week (GBP)
Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    Villa
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, greek, some french
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/28/2015
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Skype name: ccoronis

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