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View of the property as seen from Poros Island

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Last updated: 03/18/2016

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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Classic old villa built in 1905. This property includes a Main House and a Guest House, each can accommodate up to 4 people. We are able to host up to 8 people maximum.

Villa Askedra is located on the mainland of Peloponneses, directly across of Poros Island. The property is privately situated near the waterfront at the Harbor Entrance on 7 acres of hillside.

The property offers old-world charm (original tile floors, decorative fireplace, antiques, piano) with commanding and unobstructed views of Poros Island, the Saronic Gulf, surrounding mountains, and other islands nearby. The home provides complete privacy and is sheltered by tall pine trees and cypress trees, which keeps it in the shade and cool. Lemon, orange, almond and olive trees can also be found on the property.

The villa is located in an ideal environment that is quiet, yet is only a five-minute walk to town and a two-minute water taxi ride to Poros Island for shopping, beaches, restaurants, and nightlife. There are west and east porch areas with dining areas to enjoy the sunrise and sunsets (the West Porch area is completely covered and sheltered by the sun). Perfect for couples, families, or those preferring a retreat-like setting. Discounts available to couples and smaller groups. Cleaning and linen changes are included, and a cook is available at an additional cost.

Keywords: Villa

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    use of a cell phone can be provided upon request...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    use of phone between June 1 -Sep.30 for outgoing local calls only (no charges)....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi from June 1 - Sep. 30 only...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    decorative fireplace...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    There is a balcony outside of both bedrooms of the Main House...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Weekly Rates - 900 Euro for May/June/September. July&August/1050 Euro.
Lower rates available for stays of 2 weeks or more.
Cleaning Service/linen changes included (every 3 days)
There is a Security Deposit in the amount of 500 Euro.
Please inquire for additional information and availability.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Calendar

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Location

within 1 hour of Ancient Theatre of Epidauros (performances every July) and to the islands of Hydra, Spetses, Aegina. Within 1.5 hours of Porto Heli, Nafplion and Mycenae. A 3 hour drive to Sounio, suitable for a day trip.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1920

Why the Owner Chose Galatas, Greece:
Our family has been visiting the Poros area since family members first vacationed here in the early 1900s. Our great grandparents resided in Athens and first visited the home in the summer of 1918 when it was used as a rental. They were able to purchase it just a few years later. We feel fortunate that the home remains in the family, and we continue to make trips and vacation here.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We enjoy the location and privacy that the property offers, while still being close to the town and near everything the area has to offer. We love being right at the harbor entrance and all the activity of the boats arriving and departing from/to neighboring islands, including the local fisherman. Grabbing a meal or visiting the beach couldn't be easier and within walking distance or a short drive


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of the property as seen from Poros Island

    View of the property as seen from Poros Island

  • Front of house and main entrance

    Front of house and main entrance

  • western porch off Kitchen and Living Room

    western porch off Kitchen and Living Room

  • bedroom with queen bed, Main House

    bedroom with queen bed, Main House

  • Guest House, 1st Floor

    Guest House, 1st Floor

  • Guest House, 2nd Floor

    Guest House, 2nd Floor

  • View of Poros from sitting area

    View of Poros from sitting area

  • View from Bedroom Porch/East Porch

    View from Bedroom Porch/East Porch

  • front entrance

    front entrance

  • east porch

    east porch

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Guest House

    Guest House

  • Guest House Entrance, 2nd Floor

    Guest House Entrance, 2nd Floor

  • Guest House, 2nd Floor Porch Area

    Guest House, 2nd Floor Porch Area

  • Hammock  area

    Hammock area

  • View from Main Entrance

    View from Main Entrance

VRBO #73416

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 21, 2016

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 03/18/2016
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Galatas, Greece #73416

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