Description from the owner
Description from the owner
Ideal for sightseeing, nightlife, beaches, island hopping, shopping and exploring. On the vacation market for the first time in 2014 this quiet and luxurious airconditioned luxury villa completed in 2007 stands behind an electronic gate in an olive grove next to ancient vineyards just 250m from cafes, restaurants, shopping and banks located at the small historic wine growing village of Kalyvia, the capital of Lagonissi, the famed resort of the Athens Riviera coast with its dozens of sand and pebble beaches, private coves and crystal clear blue waters less than a 10 minute drive from the villa.
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About the owner
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Athens villa, coast area, Villa Laurel Kalyvia Thorikou, Mainland & the Saronic Islands, Greece
Additional Location Information
Just a 10 minute drive from the Athens Riviera coast with miles of free public beaches, scenic coves and organised beaches and night life, Villa laurel is located in a small olive grove in a rural setting but just 300 meters walk from the attractive small wine and olive growing village with 1,000 year old Byzantine churches to be discovered among vineyards and fields, while the village itself, with modern shops and banks, tavernas and cafes located on the square around the imposing Church of the Virgin Mary offers shopping, with two supermarkets, a well known bakery with a wide variety of pastries and bread baked in a wood fired brick oven , local wine producers outlets, a prize winning pastry shop, well stocked kiosks that close late at night and of course Kalyvia's known throughout Greece charcoal grill tavernas that offer succulent lamb chops, T-Bone steaks and huge salads at very reasonable prices. A free municipal bus takes visitors to the beach at Lagonissi - the heart of the millionaire mansion area where beaches are free and showers and shade umbrellas are provided on some beaches by the municipality of Kalyvia. Tennis, a large pool and other facilities are available at Markopoulo, a neighbouring small town five minutes drive away. There are numerous sites to visit and of course the Acropolis and Athens Museums are accessible by car in about 40 minutes and by bus from Kalyvia's several bus stops, one just 300 metres from Villa Laurel. Villa Laurel is located on the edge of the Mesoghia plain that has been cultivated with vines and olives for millenia while at the nearby Olympic equestrian Center a settlement os Neolithic houses and other items from 6.000 years ago were recently discovered. There are centuries old olive trees to be seen just near the villa, and the country location itself is ideal for a quiet stay, with easy access to shops nearby and of course for those wanting night life there are numerous large and small nightspots along the sea road into Athens where Athensians and visitors stay until the late hours honouring a tradition of Greek night life with bouzouki clubs, discos and bars and of course an enormous range of eateries form fast food and souvlaki shops to elegant 5 star restaurants to be found just by asking. All in all Villa laurel is ideally located for access to sightseeing, shopping, beaches, walks, mountain excursions and for sports and night activities. day trips to nearby islands are also recommended from marinas and ports within 30 minutes to 1 hour away. A wide variety of buses serves the Athens area as does the modern metro network just 10 minutes drive away near the airport.. for luxury services and beach facilities, 5 star restaurants and pools one can visit the famed Grand Resort Hotel of lagonissi where entrance fees are charged and prices are according to the resort hotel's facilities an international reputation. For more economic solutions, the wonderful free beaches along the Lagonissi beach area and the Kalyvia Municipal Kiosk, a small restaurant, cafe and bar right on the water offer fish, salads and sweets, coffees and drinks at very reasonable prices.
Villa Laurel has its own off street parking behind the electronic gate entrance to the property. Parking in the modern village square and the surrounding narrow streets with their cottages and traditional houses is plentiful. Taxis can be summoned by phone and excursions also organised.
Villa Laurel is an independent luxury villa, self-contained, with its own garden and complete privacy behind tall hedges of laurel, oleander and pine tree varieties, while the parking area under some olive trees is shared with the owner's villa which is set back on the small estate to give privacy and independence to Villa Laurel..
your host, Alexis, who knows his guests` requirements and has done everything to make sure Villa Laurel with its brand new equipment and fittings (2014) offers a harmonious balance between easy elegance, comfort, relaxation and convenience plus space. Your discreet host will be available should you need anything during your stay.
Busy night and seafront cafe life is to be enjoyed fifteen minutes drive to the east at a busy cosmopolitan resort. Fish restaurants and the fishing boat and small yacht marina wil . make for a memorable visit.There can be no better vacation!
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Athens Venizelos, 5 miles
Nearest ferry port: Lavrio, 15 miles
Nearest train station: Koropi, 5 miles
Car is recommended