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Lovely Athens Apartment in Quiet Neighbourhood with Views of Mount Hymettos

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Aperitifs and views towards Mount Penteli

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This lovely Apartment is located in one of the nicest and most tranquil residential areas of Athens. The neighborhood Agia Paraskevi retains a real sense of community. Situated on the 4th floor of a recent, architecturally designed building it has underground parking, a lift and intercom security system a few minutes away on foot from the main square with all its cafés and restaurants. A bakery is on the street corner and the local market is 5' away on foot. The Apartment comprises 2 double bedrooms with a full bathroom opposite and additional cloakroom with WC. Each bedroom leads onto the very large terrace, as do the open plan living room and dining room. A bed settee is also available for additional guests. A very large office space is available with file-cabinet. The space afforded by the apartment and the mountain views encourages outside dining both at mid day and late into the evening spring through autumn. For winter months the log fire can be used. Pine and Olive wood provide


Agia Paraskevi is a residential neighbourhood of Athens in a great location 20 minutes away from Athens International Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos) and a short bus or metro ride from downtown. The bus stop is at the end of the street and buses go directly to the metro or directly downtown. Staying in this location is to experience the authentic Greece: where East meets West...cultures that are full of contrasts and pleasant surprises. Strolling around Agia Paraskevi is very interesting in itself since it has retained a strong sense of community. The public transportation system renewed for the 2004 Olympic games takes you to central Athens within 20 minutes.

Athens has several pedestrian walkways linking all the major archaeological sites: from the Parthenon and its new museum, the Herod Atticus theater, the Benaki Folk Art Museum, the beautifully restored National Archaeological Museum, the Byzantine Museum, the Dypiton Gate, Hadrian's Arch, Plato's Academy, the Temple of Zeus, the Roman Agoras and Hadrian's Library. There are 3,000 years of cultural heritage housed in over 50 national & private museums.

Visit Plaka, Monastiraki and Thissio at the foot of the Acropolis famous for its archaeological sites, its flea market and antique's market and multitude of outdoor cafés, tavernas and the 'cine-Thissio' a famous open air cinema. Note all the handsomely restored C19th houses.

If you visit central Athens near Syntagma Square and then the shopping streets around Ermou stop at Floka's on Akadamias for coffee and baklava ...or better still pick some up and go home away from the noise and bustle of downtown Athens to sit with a glass of wine on the terrace and watch the sun go down before strolling to the local taverna.

There are hundreds of cultural events all over Athens all year round. The city has more theaters than any other European capital. The Apartment is ten minutes away from the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Mousikis) with its 2,000 seat auditorium. It is very easy to purchase tickets on line in advance. The summer festival at the ancient Herod Atticus theater runs from May to October. Situated at the foot of the Parthenon is an unforgettable experience.

You can easily take local transport to visit Marathon (or with a hire car the route is very easy from the apartment). You can also take the ferry from Raffina on the northern coast of Athens and visit one of the most beautiful and unspoilt of the Cycladic islands. Andros is one of the closest Greek islands and one of the most authentic. You can easily do this excursion in a day. Take your swimming costumes, lunch at a coastal taverna and also visit the wonderful Goulandris Museum of Modern Art.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 4
  • 125 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    160cm...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    160cm...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    2x80cm...moreless

  • Master Bedroom The bedrooms are located off a small internal corridor separate form the open plan living room with an additional private balcony. The Master bedroom is a double aspect room, light and airy and very quiet with wooden floors. It leads out onto a large balcony and overlooks the gardens of a private villa to the north. Looking west, in the distance, are the gardens of a local monastery with pine trees and palm trees. The full bathroom with bath and shower and WC is adjacent. A separate cloakroom and WC is located at the other end of the apartment. Bedroom 2 A light, restful and quiet room with sliding glass doors onto the terrace. Beds are made for your arrival with quality linens and towels (160cm bed). Bathroom adjacent off the hall. Beach towels are provided. Both bedrooms are separated from the main living area by a private corridor which allows for privacy with a separate small balcony at the north site of the apartment. Two additional beds can be provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Main Bathroom Fully tiled bathroom with bath and shower attachment. Marble vanity unit with porcelaine sink, glass shelving and storage. WC NB: The apartment benefits from a second cloakroom with separate WC....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This lovely apartment has 125 sq. It takes up the entire 4th floor of a select complex of only 6 apartments with a lift and central security intercom system. Interior designed to maximize light and space and indoor outdoor living access is provided to balconies and terraces on every side of the apartment. There are wonderful sweeping views towards all three mountains of Attica: Hymettos, Parnitha and Pentelli. 'Dine al fresco' from early spring through to autumn on the spacious kitchen terrace and in winter enjoy supper around the cosy log fire. Pine & Olive wood are provided. Sit and watch the lights of downtown Athens late into the night. Air Conditioning is available and the apartment has a system of cool air keeping the bedrooms fresh throughout the day in the heat of summer. The north facing balcony provides shade all day long. More than this, the office space with handmade desk and file cabinet is ideal for a visiting businessman....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Oct 6 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
€99
€595
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Jun 1 - Oct 4, 2015
3 night min stay
€119
€695

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The rates are based on 2 guests and include all taxes.

For each additional guest 19 euros per night is added.

The Apartment can accommodate up to 6 guests.

The rate for bed linen and towels is 15 euros per person per stay.

Cleaning at the end of stay is from 70 euros depending on the number of guests.

NB:Taxi Transfer can be arranged from the airport to the apartment at a resonable price.


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Location

20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
'Eleftherios Venizelos' International airport
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Agia Paraskevi square
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Raffina
9 Kilometres
Nearest Train
'Larissa Station' Athens central
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
Dimokritos junction
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
'O Morias'
20 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Raffina, Porto Rafti, Nea Makri

Car: Not Necessary

Agia Paraskevi is a calm residential area of Athens. In the past it was where the Athenians had their summer homes nestled amidst pine trees. It is still a green area of Athens benefitting from a slightly higher altitude than downtown with cooling breezes descending from Mount Hymetus.

The Apartment is located 10 minutes on foot from the main square of Agia Paraskevi with its large orthodox church set in the park and surrounded by the local cafés, tavernas, coffee shops and ouzeries. The bustling local market is nearby.

Within easy reach of downtown Athens by bus or metro to visit the Acropolis, Benaki Museum

Main square with Agia Paraskevi church, open air cinema

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, greek

 

Photos

  • Aperitifs and views towards Mount Penteli

    Aperitifs and views towards Mount Penteli

  • Breakfast on the terrace

    Breakfast on the terrace

  • Overview: dining area, fireplace and livingroom

    Overview: dining area, fireplace and livingroom

  • Dining area and fire place

    Dining area and fire place

  • Master Bedroom and terrace

    Master Bedroom and terrace

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Bedroom 2 - opening to balcony

    Bedroom 2 - opening to balcony

  • Overview - opening to kitchen and balcony

    Overview - opening to kitchen and balcony

  • Local taverna - 10 min stroll

    Local taverna - 10 min stroll

  • Neighborhood : view from the Balcony

    Neighborhood : view from the Balcony

  • Local Patisserie just off the Square

    Local Patisserie just off the Square

  • Main church with wedding preparations

    Main church with wedding preparations

  • Balconies on all sides views over the pine trees

    Balconies on all sides views over the pine trees

  • Breakfast, lunch or dinner on the terrace

    Breakfast, lunch or dinner on the terrace

  • Kitchen leading to terrace

    Kitchen leading to terrace

  • Living Room towards the balconies

    Living Room towards the balconies

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Office with file-cabinet

    Office with file-cabinet

  • Balcony

    Balcony

  • Neighborhood - View from the Balcony

    Neighborhood - View from the Balcony

  • Local Flower shop just off the Square

    Local Flower shop just off the Square

  • Agia Paraskevi Park

    Agia Paraskevi Park

  • Agia Paraskevi park & cafés

    Agia Paraskevi park & cafés

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Apartment
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, german, greek
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 60%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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