Methoni House ref.211: Traditional Greek house, perfectly located in walking distance to the market, the beach & the castle, Plot 700 m2, Living area of 193 m2, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Open Fireplaces, Storage, Peaceful location, Garden, Parking area, Private water well, Easy access

€ 248,500.00

 Description

This beautiful house is located just at the edge of the traditional and historical small town Methoni. It is measuring 193 m² on a plot of 700 m², just 5 minutes’ walk to the beach and 5 minutes’ walk to the center of the village, with its shops, cafes and restaurants. It is in a quiet, peaceful spot on a narrow road with very little passing traffic, sheltered by a copse of large trees.

The house was built in the early 1980’s, in a traditional Greek style, with much use of wood, including wooden balconies and floors. It is divided into three studio apartments, two on the ground floor and a large open-plan apartment on the first floor, reached by an external staircase.

The smallest of the ground floor apartments has its own entrance from a side street, and a pretty self-contained patio garden. It has a shower room, well fitted kitchen and wooden wardrobe and cupboards. The second apartment is larger, with a shower room, kitchenette and wardrobe. There is also a large stone fireplace. Both apartments have been fully renovated and have wooden floors, wooden windows with shutters and air-conditioning.

The upper floor is consisting of a spectacular open-plan loft-style apartment on two different levels, with three balconies and large windows on all sides. There are wooden floors throughout, and all the fitted cupboards and wardrobes are solid wood. There is a bathroom on the upper bedroom level which is separated from the lower area by steps and a balustrade. The high vaulted wooden ceiling is supported by massive crisscross beams.

The shady stone-walled gardens are well looked after, with grass lawns, flower beds, mature shrubs and trees. These include citruses - mandarin, orange and lemon - plums, banana and avocado. There are two useful sheds and a laundry room.

Methoni is an old important trade and marine centre. The Venetian castle is the focal point of the charming village, which lies at the southernmost point of the west coast of the Peloponnese. Methoni has a doctor’s surgery, dentist, pharmacy, good local shopping, supermarkets, bank, post office and plenty of places to enjoy a drink or eat in local family run tavernas.

Finikounda, 9 minutes by car, has four long sandy beaches, famous for their crystal blue water. The village itself has a beautiful harbour for traditional fishing boats and recreational boats, while a smaller sandy beach is served by traditionally Greek cafes and cozy restaurants with home-cooked meals.

Pylos, a 15-minute drive away, is a small picturesque seaside town with the largest natural harbor in the Peloponnese and extensive marina. It has a good range of shops and cafes built around the Square, shaded by impressive plane trees. In Pylos there are many historical attractions. There are doctors and a small hospital/health Centre with good facilities and reliable staff who provide prompt emergency services. There you will find a rich traditional cuisine and lots of fresh local products.

Koroni, 30 minutes by car, is a traditional Greek town which provides a range of amenities including various banks, shopping and food outlets, cafeterias, restaurants and fish tavernas, doctor’s surgery, dentist and a pharmacy. It also features a long golden beach with a wind surfing school and a taverna.

The nearest signature golf course (Navarino Bay) is 25 minutes away while the next golf course (Navarino Dunes) is 35 minutes away.

It takes 55 minutes to drive to Kalamata International Airport, and a further 5 minutes to the main hospital. Kalamata is the capital and central port of Messinia and it has a large yachting marina and motorway access to ATHENS. The spacious central square offers a wide range of designer outlets, coffee shops, bars and restaurants.

The price is € 248,500.00

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