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Traditional stone house and autonomous small cottage in Lafka Village

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 2,314 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 double bedrooms, service room & bathroom, 3 bathrooms.

The traditional house is a duplex, 215 m2 with 650 m2 of garden.

The house consists of 4 double bedrooms, service room & service bathroom, 3 bathrooms, kitchen fully equipped with electrical appliances, dining room and 2 sitting-rooms with 2 fireplaces (one in each level). The house has autonomous heating on both levels, as well as hot water.

The house has a spacious veranda with great view.

Next to the house, an autonomous small cottage, with one double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen remains at the visitors’ disposal.

The large garden has numerous trees from which visitors may even taste apples, pears, almonds & plums.

Lafka is a small village, of approximately 250 residents, in mountainous Corinth, just two hours drive from Athens. (Approximately 150 km)

The village is surrounded by three mountains Oligiros, Skiathis & Gerontion making it an ideal destination for hiking, trekking daily excursions as well as 4*4 wheel drive. Lafka is surrounded by forests of unspeakable beauty, very close to Stymfalia lake, a rich area in birds, amphibians and rich plant life.

Ski lovers can drive to Kalavryta ski center (74 km from Lafka) which is about one and a half hour drive from Lafka, while in summer one can visit the beach of Kiato which is no more that 40 min drive.

In the village one can find one traditional tavern, 2 traditional coffee shops and one mini market.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the river Ladonas in just 1 hour drive, where one can have a swim in its fresh water, and also do rafting! For more info please visit the following:

In approximately an hour drive from Lafka one can visit the Cave “Splilaio limnon” an impressive cave of lakes with stalagmites & stalactites. For more information please visit the following:

In 88 km from Lafka (1.45 min drive) one can visit Dimitsana, one of the most beautiful villages of Arkadia, with traditional stone houses and lovely monasteries, as well as the famous outdoor water power museum. The villages “Karitena” and “Elliniko” must be visited as well.

In 124 km from Lafka (2 hours & 30 min) you can visit Ancient Olympia, where the Olympic Games were, like nowadays, held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity. That dates back from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.

If you are up to some wine tasting visit Nemea (36km from Lafka) Nemea is one of the largest winemaking regions of Greece and produces some of its best wines. The well known “Ayoryitiko” is produced there and waits for testing!

In 58 km from Lafka one can visit the Mycenae, where apart from the rich archaeological sites one can visit the famous Lion Gate, the Treasury of Atreus and the walls of Tiryns.

Among others, don’t forget to visit the village named “Kastania” only 15 min drive and try traditional sweets & coffee while enjoying the great Mountain View.

Finally among the most beautiful lakes, Doksa Lake is only 40 min drive from Lafka. Don’t forget to visit the monastery and taste there handmade traditional sweet!

If you wish to go hiking you can do the “Oligyrtos paek” starting from Lafka to Agia Sotiria-Skipiza as well as the one from Kefalari to Mikri Ziria.

More Details

Owner
Pavlos Papathanos
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
June 15, 2015

Amenities

Stymfalia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2314 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

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Map

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Athens International Airport
Nearest Ski
74 Kilometres
Kalavryta Ski Center
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Kiato

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Rates & Availability

Stymfalia Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,411
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $1,764.08

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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