Relax and enjoy authentic Greek village life in our comfortable home on a hill. Modern open-plan kitchen dining/living room, high ceilings with exposed high wooden beams, front balcony, 2 bedrooms, plus a loft, foldout couch, and marble bathroom. Modern kitchen with garbage disposal, walnut kitchen cabinets with Electric stove and 4 burners. Exhaust fan, microwave, toaster, hot water pot for tea and instant coffee.
There is a large court yard with excess to the forest behind.
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Smell the fresh air from the pine forest trails.
Enjoy 180 degree views of Arcadian mountains and local Greek villages. A quiet setting on top of the hill of the village, Alepohori. This home is a full-functioning getaway with Italian floor tiles, walnut kitchen cabinets, and a marble shower/bathroom. Enjoy imported (American) Sealy mattresses in the main (King) and guest bedroom (two twins). Exterior stone walls from over 200 years ago (laid by ancestors), blends in with the charm of the traditional homes in the village. There is a queen bed pull-out couch in the living room and a small loft-ladder access with two camper mattresses. Perfect for kids, or young at heart to nestle up with a book. The perfect retreat to relax and unwind in fresh mountain air. No pollution. This home is complete with bedding, towels, flatware, pots & pans and a TV/DVD and Satellite . Cell Phone reception. No Wi-Fi. Only at Christenas restaurant and by the gas station by their gas shop.
Ideal setting for a retreat, reunion, or a celebration getaway.
The house's back property is surrounded by a private chestnut and pine tree forest with mountain hiking trails and jeep tracks that lead to various mountain tops, and small chapels. Fig trees and grapevines offer shade on the courtyard and balcony in the summer. Excellent drinking water comes from the village mountain spring.
At the bottom of the hill, (walking distance) are two restaurants that serve authentic Greek food, craft beer and local farm products such as oil, oregano, olives and cheese. Tripoli is 19 km away on the EO Tripolis Spartis 39/E961 highway. During a new moon, enjoy a blanket of stars above and view the Milky Way. Swing from the hammocks in the forest and watch the mountains (hammock in closet) turn pink during magic hour. (see pictures) The home faces Northeast for spectacular sunrises. There is car access from the home to the highway which is convenient for day trips to other nearby villages i.e. Ancient Sparta, Tegea, Karies villages. Astros is 45 minutes to the Aegean Sea for a swim and seafood tavernas.
Open floor plan. With complete modern kitchen (walnut cabinets, garbage disposal, cook top with conventional oven, microwave, hot water pot, etc). Sorry, no washer.
Bathroom is all marble, with marble large square tub and large shower head which converts to hand held shower. Excellent pressure. Hot water heater for shower, and a small separate heater next to sink for washing dishes.
House is on top of the hill overlooking the village and mountains. Back of the house is surrounded by fir trees and chestnut trees. No traffic since this is the last house on the hill.
Floors are italian tile.
The outside is all stone about a foot thick, keeps house cool in the summer. The inside is painted white with large windows.
It has a large courtyard with grape vines overhanging from a trellis and a large fig tree with fruit in the summer
The front has a veranda with 2 french doors leading into the living room/great room.
Parking is inside the court yard towards the back with a large aluminum door for privacy, park in front of the house or back of the house. The area is about an acre around the house, with a forest in the back that belongs to the house.
It is a very comfortable house with new american sofa bed (queen size new sealy beds (twins). Master bedroom is a king with two twins pushed together.
Coffee table with a wooden new dining table with 6 chairs (American bought).
Great place for hiking, collecting herbs and mountain tea, visiting near by villages, reading under the grape vine that is full of delicious grapes in the summer.
The village has two outstanding restaurants open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Christena's is closed after 5:00). Locals walk their goats, donkeys, in the little streets of the village. A stream runs further into the forest where the village gets its water from the mountains under water reservoir. Very safe water to drink, tested annually.
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