- 4 BDR
- 4 BA
- Sleeps 10
avg €580 EUR
It is a 4 bedroom villa (sleeps 10 people) opened to guests throughout the year. It is located in a protected from winds site, in close proximity to the "Blue flag" sandy beach of Koundouros (distance from the sea 300 m and 30 m altitude). It is a traditional built stone house, renown in the area for its unique rocky garden. The exceptional climate of Cycladic islands and the right siting of this villa maintain the interior freshly-cool in summer and warm in winter.
A large yard in front of the house with a view at the sea, verandas and pergolas furnished with tables, barbecue, a wood-oven and directors’ chairs, hammacks etc offer space for outside living, dining and playground for kids, throughout the day.
The locality is tranquil, away from roads and busy beaches; the eternal silence of the area could only be disturbed by the “cicada”. A few good and reasonable priced restaurants are located in the near-by beach of Koundouros and at 4 Km distance (in Pisses and Kampi). The nearest grocery shop is at Pisses, where you also find other shops with local products, olives and olive oil, honey, fig-jams, goat cheese, tomatoes, capers, oregano, thyme etc. You also find supermarkets, restaurants and taverns in all big villages of the island.
The ground floor is comprised of a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, a bedroom of two single beds and a bathroom. The living room includes a High Definition worldwide satellite TV, a large canape serving two additional single beds, a dining and small coffee tables, a bar with stools, a dresser and bookshelves, telephone etc. Decorated with artifacts and paintings acquired from all over the world provide a luminous gathering point. On the first floor there are two double-beds bedrooms and a bedroom with two single beds, two bathrooms and an extra shower and sink, plus a veranda covered by of grapes.
All doors and windows are provided with mosquito nets, ceiling fans are in all the four bedrooms and two AIR CONDITIONING units are located in the first floor to accommodate for any peculiarities of weather conditions. Under all circumstances, Cycladic weather and the Aegean “meltemi” (northern summer winds prevailing in July and August) guarantee for you a mild warm and dry summer time. The interior of the house is fed with ground and filtered water, which is not potable and, a solar heater provides hot water in all interior tabs and showers. Wireless wi-fi is free and a PC installed on the first floor could connect you with overseas world through Skype. The standard telephones on the ground and first floors are available for local and mobile calls.
Amenities in the island include visits to numerous archaeological sites, swimming, water sports in Koundouraki (the beach next to Koundouros), walking and hiking (most interesting is from Havuna to the archaeological site of Karthea), diving and boat cruising and fishing (this latter can be arranged by the villa owner, on request).
Ferry transport to the island is provided a couple of times daily from Lavrio-port (located south of Attica peninsula, 36 Km from Athens international airport of El. Venizelos). The ferry trip takes one hour. Bus services are almost unavailable in the island and the use of a rental car or taxis is advised. Villa is located 24 Km (30 min) from the island's ferry port. Check-in hour is at 15:00. The house owner would be happy to provide you with any additional information you may need during your stay at the Villa, Koundouros.