Papa Dimitrious' House
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Papa Dimitrious' House is an ideal destination for those who want to experience a traditional Greek holiday, in a historic village house in Ermioni, which was once owned by Papa Dimitrios. The present owners have carefully restored this house and maintained many of its authentic traditional Greek features. It is centrally located for all local amenities and central to all places of interest. The guest accommodation is on the ground floor of this historic house. It offers a large Mediterranean garden with a shaded area and a ceiling fan, a small balcony which gives you sea views of Ermioni, a typically Greek dining/living area, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, and washing machine which is situated in one of the out houses, a spacious shower room with WC, wash hand basin and a beautiful bedroom giving a wonderful Greek feeling. All rooms have air conditioning.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dardiza 4.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Athens 206 km, Nearest railway: Corinth 100 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The accommodation is charming, historic and very Greek. Furnished in a very traditional style, but with modern comforts, it is an ideal place to enjoy a wonderful memorable holiday. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a dishwasher, and a washing machine, with washing products included. The bathroom is spacious and incorporates a large shower, WC and hand basin.
|Further details outdoors|
The beauty about this house is that it offers a wonderful large spacious Mediterranean garden, where one can enjoy the hot sunshine, or sit under the shaded area. Plenty of garden furniture compliments the garden, including a hammock and BBQ.
Refreshments will be left for guests' arrival.
A fully comprehensive information pack will be available.
All linen and towels are included in the rental price.
Cleaning is available at a cost of 30 Euros per week.
Guests who bring their laptops will find most tavernas and cafes offering wireless internet in Ermioni.
Also in the old village there is the village library, where one can use wireless internet, but check opening times.
The accommodation must be left clean and tidy upon departure.
Plenty of flexibility in terms of arrival/departure times, except on changeover days and high season.
The Argolis Region
Papa Dimitrious' House is a perfect base from which to explore the Argolida region of the Peloponnese, and for visiting the nearby Saronic islands of Hydra, Spetses and Poros,. There are many historical and cultural places around the mainland coast of Ermioni: Porto Heli which offers water sports, the fishing village of Kilada, which has one of the best beaches in the area, Methana which has a spa and a volcano which offers fantastic views, Kranidi, Galatas and Trizina to name a few. Take a trip further afield to historical places such as Nafplio, which was once the capital of Greece, Argos, Mycenae, Epidavros, Athens, Tiryns, Assini, Tolon, Ancient Corinth and the Corinth Canal itself. Enjoy walking, especially to the caves at Frachthi, rock climbing at Lizards Rock at Thermissia, Didyma, cycling, hiking, especially through the gorge of Katafyki or scuba diving, just off Ermioni, as Ermioni has one of the best International diving schools, or relaxing on the beaches.
The house is situated a couple minutes walk close to Limania port. The town of Ermioni itself is on a peninsular embraced on both sides by the sea, with a woodland area at the end called Bisti. This pine covered archaeological site is a perfect place to enjoy a leisurely walk at any time of the year, or swim in the crystal blue sea and enjoy some of the views across to Hydra and Thermissia. Here you will discover ancient remains, an old windmill and rocky coves. On the north side of the peninsular is the natural harbour called Limania, with small fishing boats, shops, banks, post office, pharmacies, cafes, buses, taxis, ferries and the colourful weekly market. On the south side is Mandrakia, where you will find waterside bars, restaurants and tavernas with their octopus hung out in the sun, as well as music bars.
A short walk will bring you to the old village of Ermioni, where there are many traditional white/blue/lemon painted houses, besides a museum, 2 churches, a traditional Greek Gyros bar which serves the best meat from the grill, a mini market which sells fresh bread, Yorgos the village butcher, a fruit and veg shop which sells a good variety of fruit and vegetables, eggs and soft drinks, and a village library with free WIFI for those who need to bring their laptops. The sea, restaurants and other amenities of Ermioni town, are just a few minutes walk away from Papa Dimitrious' House.
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