This property comes with unique decoration style and character. It is a 4-bedroom property on a plot of approximately 3.400 m² that enjoys views to the sea and it is positioned at a distance of 2 km (4 minutes drive) to the nearest sandy beach. The house was constructed in 1991 and extended in 2010 measuring 222 m² of living area plus storage of 28 m².
The interior French country-style conveys a sense of timeless luxury, a warm welcoming old-world charm with a relaxed feel. It is an elegant and comfortable home that successfully marries rustic and refined characteristics. The high ceiling of the living room features exposed wood beams, the floors are covered with terracotta tiles in warm reds and browns while the pretty, classic and modern furnishings are livable and comfortable. All rooms are decorated with beautiful fabrics, paintings, antiques and vintage pieces.
The upper ground floor consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan living room with open fireplace, kitchen and utility room. The covered veranda has been converted to an enormous dining and sitting area with view to the impressive garden and the sea. An internal staircase leads to an attic and an external staircase leads to the roof terrace that enjoys unobstructed views to the sea, the gulf of Finikounda and the olive groves of the area.
The lower ground floor accommodates a studio (bedroom with bathroom) of 20 m² and a storage area of 28 m².
Features & Amenities
All rooms are equipped with air condition units. Water is heated by solar power. Windows and patio doors are double-glazed, aluminum units with shutters and integral fly-screens. Alarm system, satellite TV, telephone and WI-FI are available.
The property has 2 iron entrance gates. The fenced garden celebrates the nature combining herbs, bushes, flowers, fruit trees (3 orange trees, 4 lemon trees, mandarin tree, 2 cherry trees, grenadine tree, 3 avocados, lotus tree) and 8 palm trees. Out of the fence, an olive grove is planted with 40 productive olive trees. The garden has paved pathways, terraces, decorative elements, irrigation system, traditional oven, BBQ and parking area.
The swimming pool is 22 m² (2 x 11 x 1.5) with compact housing. The outdoor well-designed lounge next to the pool enjoys the natural shade of the trees. Winter solid safety pool cover is available.
The access to the house is very easy. The distance to the nearest stunning sandy long beach is 2 km (4 minutes drive) while the distance to the picturesque fishing village Finikounda is 4 km (6 minutes drive). Finikounda has four long sandy beaches. The village itself has a very pretty harbour for traditional fishing boats and recreational boats while the village sandy beach is served by traditionally Greek cafes and restaurants.
It takes 10 minutes to drive to the seafront small historical town Methoni, an old trading port with Venetian links, evidence of which abounds in its beautiful castle beneath which lie a beach and a sheltered harbour. Methoni has doctors’ surgery, dentist, pharmacy, good local shopping, super markets, bank, post office and very good restaurants.
Pylos, 20 minutes drive away, is a busy small town with port and extensive marina. It has a good range of shops, restaurants, cafes and banks built around a lovely central square, shaded by ancient plane trees. It also boasts an impressive castle. There are doctors and a small hospital/health centre with good facilities and reliable staff who provide prompt emergency service.
The nearest signature golf course is 25 minutes’ drive away.
It takes 55 minutes to drive to the International Airport (KLX) and the hospital of Kalamata which is the administrative capital of the area. Kalamata has a port, large yachting marina and motorway access to ATHENS. The centre of town has been the subject of major regeneration during the past few years and offers a wide range of shopping, eating and relaxing opportunities along its main boulevard. There is a greater variety of shops here offering designer goods and some internationally known stores.
The price is €600,000 (antiques and paintings are not included)
- Value of purchase
- Property Transaction Tax: 3.09% of the purchase price
- Notary: approximately 1.5% - 2% of the purchase price
- Title Registration Fee: 0.52% of the purchase price
- Lawyer’s Fee (upon agreement between the Purchaser and the Lawyer)
- Civil Engineer – Surveyor (optional)
- Real Estate Fee: 3,72% of the purchase price, incl. VAT 24%