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Villa Fengaropetra

Country house with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and swimming pool in Athens Beach, Greece

From £441 per week

Country house to rent in Athens Beach, Greece

  • Country house
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ

Country house overview - owner's description

Beautiful cottage house in a 17acres estate in a peaceful mediteranean landscale. Private pool. Sleeps 7. Ideal for families and all lovers of quiet country side.

Villa Fengaropetra in Anavyssos is the ideal place for rejuvenation, relaxation and fun. Ideal for musicians, writers, or generally for those who are seeking for a calm environment, where they will be able to study in peace, produce intellectual work, or simply relax, away from the noise of the cities. Also perfect for families with young children, since it offers innumerable possibilities for fun, within a safe environment.

Villa Fengaropetra is also ideal as a starting point to explore Athens and Attica, the heart of ancient and contemporary Greece. Apart from antiquities and the Museum,s the Greek Festival held during the summer months offers a wide choice of artistic events. The property is also very convenient if you want to visit Marathon,Delfi, Mycenae, Nafplion and other places of archaeological interest in the mainland. (See suggestions further down).

The estate expands at 15.000 square meters and it is situated on a hill. It overlooks the countryside and the sea, at a distance of 6km and offers complete silence and isolation. Around the picturesque cottage, long stretches of typical Mediterranean landscape unfold, with olive planted hills, vineyard fields, pine trees, and the blue horizon.

The ample swimming pool (6x12 meters) offers a unique combination of luxury and rural environment. The water comes from our own well, fact that reassures its purity and good quality. At the pool, one can enjoy complete privacy, swim or sunbathe, whilst admiring the impressive view. Taking an open air shower and relaxing under the shaded penthouse, completes the satisfaction of the bather. The pool is the spot usually most loved by children, who thrive in its turquoise waters, playing to their hearts delight.

The cottage measures 100 square meters and accommodates seven people. It offers the facilities of two double bedrooms, a spacious living room with a double sofa bed, audio equipment, wi-fi, TV and DVD player, a dining room with one extra single bed, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen (coffee machine, microwave oven, dish-washer, clothes washing machine, toaster, kettle) and beautiful all round verandas. The house is fully air-conditioned and it has also a fireplace.

Furthermore, beautiful sandy or pebbly beaches are situated along the coastline, and one could alternatively go for swimming in the sea, which is a 10 min. drive away. The main beach of Anavyssos is a center for windsurfing and other sea activities, but if one wants a peaceful swim, going a little further down the coastline, would be advisable. Typical Greek fish-taverns, good quality restaurants and fashionable nightclubs, are within easy reach by car, along the coast. Daily excursions to the Argosaronikos islands (Aigina, Hydra, Poros) are also possible.

Anavyssos is situated, at 50 km from the center of Athens, 25 km fron the Eleftherios Venizelos airport, 50 km from the port of Piraeus and 20 km from cape Sounion. It offers the opportunity to visit Akropolis, the museums in the center of Athens, and return to relax away from the noise and heat of Athens. Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon only 20 minutes away on the coast line must be visited by sunset, a unique experience!!!

The village of Anavyssos, a 10 minutes drive from the estate, has a busy market place with supermarkets, grocery shops, pharmacists, doctors and anything you may need for an enjoyable and safe holiday.

A link to google maps and the exact location of the house

http://goo.gl/maps/rznfB


What to do while in Anavyssos

Archaeological sites in Athens

Akropolis of Athens
http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh351.jsp?obj_id=2384

The Museum of Akropolis
http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/

Archaeological Museum of Athens
http://www.namuseum.gr/

More Museums in Athens
http://www.athens-museums.com/


Archaeological sites in Attica
Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sounion

Eleusina
http://www.eleusina.gr/index.aspx?sflang=en

Ramnous
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhamnous

Vravrona
http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh155.jsp?obj_id=3359


Archaeological sites approximately 2 hours drive away
Delphi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delphi

Nafplion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nafplio

Mycenae
http://www.historvius.com/mycenae-259/

Amusement
Zoo: Attica Park
http://www.atticapark.com/

Sea park:Onaqua
https://www.facebook.com/onaqua/info

Theater-Music-Dance: Greek Festival
http://www.greekfestival.gr/en/


Islands close by
1. From the port of Piraeus
Aegina
http://www.aeginagreece.com/

Hydra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydra_(island)

Poros
http://www.poros.com.gr/?lang=en

Spetses
http://www.spetsesdirect.com/

One day cruise to the Saronic Gulf (See Poros Hydra Spetses in a day)
http://www.athensattica.gr/en/you-are-here/what-to-do/luxury/cruises/item/7035-one-day-cruise-in-the-saronic-gulf
From the port of Lavrio (you can take the car with you)
Kea
http://www.cycladia.com/travel-guides-greece/kea-guide-tips/

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14 out of 14 people recommend staying here

Family from Surrey, United Kingdom Aug 2016

We had a wonderful welcome from Eugenia and her mother Yolanda who met us at Keretea and guided us the short distance to the villa via an introduction to the local shops. They showed us around the Villa and made sure we were happy. They were so lovely, we were sorry they left!
The Villa is set high up so you have a great view of the sea and the passing ships. The Villa gets plenty of sunshine all day but there are a number of cleverly located sets of tables and chairs and sitting areas to enjoy. The grounds are very extensive and there are lovely views whichever way you look.
The pool is large and we found it hard to tear ourselves away from it and the shaded seating area by the loungers. All the time you feel "lucky" to be there and that everything is a photo opportunity. The gardens are well attended with a wide variety of flowers and shrubs and the lawn sets the look off very well. I particularly enjoyed the patio seating which was perfect for an early morning cup of coffee and the opportunity to take in the scenery.
The house itself has 2 bedrooms; a double and a twin and we used the sofa bed in the main living area. It was never put away and was never in the way either which shows how roomy the layout is. There are several air conditioning units and the villa is never too hot.
There is a large dinning table inside that we didn't use but looked great for family meals. We tended to eat at the main table under the bougainvillea, which is the perfect spot for family meals.
The kitchen area is a little dark but is very well served with a large fridge, dishwasher and washing machine etc. We found some of the small appliances weren't working (microwave, kettle) but this was easily overcome and there was the bonus of a sandwich maker which was wonderful for our boys who found ham and cheese toasties essential! In general the feeling is that you are in a well loved home. There are all the small things you would have in your own home and the villa is "dressed" very nicely with little touches that set it off at its best.
There is wifi at the house which was appreciated and used a lot by our teenage sons in particular. The TV seemed to work for Greek channels only but we only wanted to check on the Olympics, otherwise you wouldn't have turned it on at all.
We would recommend this Villa to anyone. We had no problems at all and the owners always got back to us with any questions we had. On one occasion we asked for a pool attendant to come as the high winds we had, had blown a lot of leaf and bark into the pool. Effi came straight back to us and a guy appeared within the hour.
Overall, we absolutely loved our stay and would love to visit again one day. One final note, you do need a car. The local amenities are some distance away. Although we did enjoy walking on the local tracks and trails too!
A final recommendation might be to leave a visitor book for guests to write their experiences and recommendations in.
Thank you Fengaropetra, we had a wonderful holiday!
Justin

Family from Blackfen , United Kingdom Oct 2015

Effi and Stavros were amazing. Not only did they meet us at the airport where we waited ages to get the car hire sorted but showed us round the house and came back and sorted an issue with the water. Communication beforehand was great too.
The house and it's grounds were beautiful. The pool area was fantastic with very comfy sunbeds. Only wished the weather was better for us to go in the massive pool!
The house is definitely off the beaten track and car is essential. But it only took 10-15 mins to get to the beach and restaurants.
The trip to Acropolis was straight forward and you can't fault the subway system.
We had a lovely, relaxing time at this house and would recommend it to anyone. Thank you to Effi for allowing us to stay.

Couple from Pegnitz, Germany Aug 2015

Wunderbarer Urlaub! Das Haus ist schon ein wenig älter, was man beispielsweise den beiden Bädern (mit Badewannen ohne Duschvorhang) ansieht. Das Haus ist aber sehr gepflegt und war wie alles tadellos sauber. Die beiden Schlafzimmer sind klein und das Doppelbett nur 1,50 m breit. Dafür ist alles andere umso größer: der Wohnbereich mit Küche und Essplatz, die drei verschieden möblierten Terrassen, die Blumenarrangements im und um das Haus, der herrlich duftende Kräutergarten, der an der Ost- und Nordseite des Hauses angelegt ist, und der Poolbereich. Haus und Küche waren sehr gut ausgestattet. Spülmaschine, Waschmaschine und Kühl-/Gefrierkombination funktionierten einwandfrei. Geschirr, Gläser und Küchengeräte gab es im Überfluss. Dank Lage und Bauweise des Hauses brauchten wir die Klimageräte nicht einzuschalten. Auch dem Poolbereich sah man seine Jahre an. Er war aber tadellos in Ordnung. Angenehm ist die dortige Toilette und die von uns fast ausschließlich benutzte Außendusche. Das weite Sonnendach, die bequemen Liegen, die Sitzgarnitur, der Essbereich und die Vorhänge lassen einen den Urlaub in dem Anwesen zu jeder Tageszeit genießen. Und natürlich der Pool, der nicht nur groß, sondern auch tief ist, und so richtiges Schwimmen ermöglicht. Wem der Pool nicht reicht, kommt mit dem Auto in 10 Minuten an den öffentlichen Sandstrand. Er fällt ganz langsam ab, so dass er auch für Kinder ideal ist. Er ist leider kaum gepflegt. Einen Parkplatz findet man außer am Wochenende problemlos. Die Lage des Anwesens ist phantastisch: Rundblick nach vier Seiten, bei dem nichts das Auge stört. Abgehen vom Gebell benachbarter Hunde absolute Ruhe: dass der Flughafen ganze 30 Autominuten entfernt ist, nimmt man nicht wahr. Zum Eingang der Akropolis braucht man 75 Minuten, indem man mit dem Wagen zur U-Bahn-Station Ellinika fährt. Kap Sounion erreicht man mit dem Pkw in 30 Minuten und den Parkplatz im Hafen von Piräus in weniger als einer Stunde. Effi, eine der Besitzerinnen, hat uns am Flughafen abgeholt und auch sonst gut umsorgt. Das schönste aber an der Villa Fengoperata ist der Friede, den sie ausstrahlt und der einen ergreift. Himmlisch!

Family from Moscow, Russia Jul 2015

My parents were staying at this lovely villa for two weeks, while j was managing their stay from another country. The level of communication between the owner and I was outstanding, and Effi handled everything (including airport pickup, helping them to rent a car, arranging baskets etc.) upon request. My parents absolutely loved everything about the villa: the view, the location, the utilities. No questions asked, next time, I'll go there myself ;)

Family from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Aug 2014

Lovely relaxing weeks stay really nice to be met at the airport by the owners and then follow them to the Villa.

Great outdoor ares to sit and relax and enjoy the views, the house has a nice elevated position so has great views all round. There is a nice shaded area by the Pool and good deck chairs.

Family from Cambridge, United Kingdom Aug 2014

Effi and Stavros could not have been more flexible or accommodating. Justice is not done to the cottage and the pool area in the photos on the website, the amount of space and the stunning views are underplayed. Great value, we loved it


1 other review

This is a truly magical place, a little piece of unspoilt Greece by day and a temple of the Moon by night. If you have a car it is a very convenient base for the exploration of Attica and the greater Athens area. It is a place where important archaeological finds have been made, and it has a very particular and distinctive atmosphere. Very highly recommended for a family or a group of friends.

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Location

This country house is:

6km from the nearest beach 6km from the nearest bar 5km from the nearest restaurant 5km from the nearest supermarket 35km from Eleftherios Venizelos airport 5km from village of Anavissos 6km 6km from seaside 7km 40km from Center of Athens 40km 45km from Peiraeus Port 45 km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 18km Museum 45km Night club 10km Shopping 5km Theatre 6km Zoo 30km Cinema 6km

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This country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a pool, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.

Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 2 November 2016 - 28 February 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September 2017 - 28 February 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September 2018 - 28 February 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September - 1 November 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Early booking discounts

  • Receive 15% off if the booking is made 2 months before the arrival date.

Long stay discounts

  • Receive 15% off if the booking is for 30 days or more.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 7:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in living room, 1 single sofa bed in dining room, 1 cot

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in Local

General

Living area seats 8, Dining area seats 8, Air conditioning, Open fire, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Infants, Restricted mobility

Effi

Average rating from 14 reviews

Private Owner From Vrilissia-athens, Greece Member since Sep 2007

I am a musician specalising in early music, music of the middle ages, the renaissance and the baroque. I have studied for four years in London at the Early Music Department of the Guildhall School of Drama and Music. I teach at the Music Department of the American College of Greece, I sing at a professional choir and perform as a soloist or part of various ensembles. My husband Stavros Beris is a choral conductor. We have two young daughters Nefeli 15 and Mirto 12. We will all be happy to expect you at the airport and show you the way to our country house and help you settle.

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I am a musician specalising in early music, music of the middle ages, the renaissance and the baroque. I have studied for four years in London at the Early Music Department of the Guildhall School of Drama and Music. I teach at the Music Department of the American College of Greece, I sing at a professional choir and perform as a soloist or part of various ensembles. My husband Stavros Beris is a choral conductor. We have two young daughters Nefeli 15 and Mirto 12. We will all be happy to expect you at the airport and show you the way to our country house and help you settle.

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