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'Bougainville' Megalochori House

2bedrooms
4sleeps
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House / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Situated in the traditional village of Megalachori (pop 350), near the ferry port of Athinios, this property is a few minutes walk from the main cobbled square of this beautiful and charming village. There you can enjoy two excellent restaurants and the local taverna.There is a village store and bakery nearby and the village is surrounded by vineyards, offering wine tasting. The village boasts one of the most up-market hotels on the island-'The Vedema', which has many V.I.P guests such as Danny DeVito and Angelina Jolie

The property lies just off the small main street leading into the village, near the famous marble church of Megalochori and the ancient bell tower.

A short walk to the bakery brings you to the main road from the beaches of Perissa and Perivilos to the main town of Fira. 1km towards Fira, past the road to the port of Athinios is Santo Wines, where you can witness a view of the entire island and its incredible sunsets whilst relaxing over a coffee or a glass

Situated in the traditional village of Megalachori (pop 350), near the ferry port of Athinios, this property is a few minutes walk from the main cobbled square of this beautiful and charming village. There you can enjoy two excellent restaurants and the local taverna.There is a village store and bakery nearby and the village is surrounded by vineyards, offering wine tasting. The village boasts one of the most up-market hotels on the island-'The Vedema', which has many V.I.P guests such as Danny DeVito and Angelina Jolie

The property lies just off the small main street leading into the village, near the famous marble church of Megalochori and the ancient bell tower.

A short walk to the bakery brings you to the main road from the beaches of Perissa and Perivilos to the main town of Fira. 1km towards Fira, past the road to the port of Athinios is Santo Wines, where you can witness a view of the entire island and its incredible sunsets whilst relaxing over a coffee or a glass or two of their famous wine. Alternatively, take advantage of your terrace by dining al fresco whilst soaking in the village atmosphere under the rays of the sun, or taking a cool drink under the stars.

This picturesque walled property is entered from a secluded street through a door leading to a small courtyard at the bottom of some steps. Just inside this door there is a building with a shower/toilet and cave double bedroom. From the courtyard there is an entrance to the main house via the fully fitted kitchen and another directly into the living room.

Further details

There is a welcome pack available upon arrival. Either ourselves or our representative will meet you at the port or airport and take you to the villa, where you will be shown all the facilities and given information about the village and the island in order that you will make the most of your stay. We can arrange car, scooter or quad-bike rental with reputable companies at discounted rates. We can also advise you about the places to visit and the best tours to book(private island tours; diving; volcano and sunset cruises etc). We or our representative will be on hand during your stay to assist if required.

Further details indoors

As you enter the property through the external door, the second bedroom and dedicated shower roomand toilet, is located on the right at the bottom of the steps leading to the courtyard. This is a very unique and traditionally styled bedroom, as seen in the picture, which is in keeping with Santorini. The entrance to the main building is off the courtyard into the kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge; freezer; cooker; sink and units and has all the cutlery and crockery needed for living. The living room has two sofas, one of which turns into a bed; dining table and 4 chairs; coffee table; armchairs; satellite TV and air conditioning. At the far end there is a door leading into an air conditioned double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin. There is plenty of storage space.

Further details outdoors

The courtyard has a colourful array of pot plants and is equipped with a table and four chairs and an umbrella.

From the courtyard there are steps leading to the terrace, with a gazebo covered in bougainvillea, a comfortable set of patio chairs and occasional tables. The remainder of the terrace has a washing rotary drier and the solar panel system

Location description from owner

The Cyclades region

The Cyclades is a group of islands north of Crete of which Santorini (Thira), is perhaps the most famous. It lies between Ios and Anafi and is one of the most southerly islands in the Cyclades

Shaped by an incredible volcanic eruption some 3500 years ago, which has been responsible for many myths and legends, the island has now become the cultural capital of Greece, with extremely important archeological finds in the sites of Ancient Thira and Akrotiri. The 3500 year old ancient settlement of Akrotiri has been excavated for many years and has been closed to visitors for 5 years. It has now been re-opened for the 2011 season and is a must to visit. It is conveniently close to Megalochori.

The Santorini climate is very pleasant all year and can become extremely hot during the peak summer months, however the prevailing winds to help to make the temperature enjoyable at these times.

Megalochori

Megalochori (pop 350), is a delightful traditional village which boasts several vineyards, churches, village stores, bakeries, tavernas and restaurants. The Vedema Hotel is one of the most upmarket hotels on the island boasting such guests as Danny DeVito, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and is sutuated just off the main square.

The village is ideally located on the island, being on the main route to the popular beaches of Perissa and Perivolos (7km) with all the tavernas, bars, beach and water activities. The historical site of Akrotiri is nearby, as is the historic town of Pyrgos and the monastry of Profitis Elias. The winding road to the port of Athinios is 1km away just before the Santo winery with its stunning views. The main town of Fira, with its museums, art galleries,bustling shopping area, bars and restaurants is 7 km away and there is a bus service which regularly passes the village.

Kamari is another well known resort on the island and boasts many bars and restaurants. Access is better by own transport as public transport connections are difficult.

We would recommend that in order to reach most places of interest a car or scooter rental is advisable. We have some good contacts on the island that may be of help to you.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 1 Cot available
  • 1 en suite, 1 shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Michael C
Calendar updated:
06 May 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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