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"Stone Castle Villa" panoramic sea view, in sandy beach, near Athens

Marathon, Greece
  • Villa5700 sqft
  • Bedrooms9
  • Sleeps18
  • Bathrooms6
  • Half Baths2
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

An excellent place, full of character, to enjoy the best Greece offers: sea and countryside + Acropolis and Athens city center, all from a most convenient base.

It is located in a place looking like a far Aegean island, feeling like you are away from it all. You can't believe this place is only 50 km from down town Athens!

Acropolis, a World Class monument, its famous new museum, all major archaeological sites, the picturesque old Plaka and the modern city are at a little more than an hours reach, along with numerous cultural and recreational possibilities.

Schinias in Marathon where villa is located, is a top rated beach of Athens, boasting more than 6 km of sandy beach, with crystal clear and mostly calm waters, and a rare cone forest reaching to the water edge!

The Villa itself, is a rare example of traditional architecture, built with stones from its own land, in an inspired 'castle like' design.

The intended abudant use of natural and low treated materials, like stone, wood and iron, create a feeling of immediacy, comfort and inner relaxation in a way that few places can do.

It is tastefully decorated in a country but luxurious manner, with antiques, hand crafted wooden and iron furniture, that invite you to unwind in casualness comfort and style.

The house is built in the gated settlement of Judges & Attorneys.

It is positioned on the cliffs, 50 meters above the sea, providing privacy, and great views to the picturesque bay underneath and the Aegean sea.

Schinias, belongs to the municipality of Marathon, where the famous ancient battle took place and where the world renowned Marathon run originates.

Owner

Michael

Member Since 2012
Premier Partner
This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english, greek
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Michael

With an inherent affection to Architecture, tradition and aesthetics, owners were set to make their dream vacation villa.

Michael purchased this Villa in 1996

Why Michael chose Marathonas

One of the joys of travelling abroad is to experience different places and feel the local culture. Architecture and tradition are important cultural parts of a country's culture, especially for travellers. So, having the opportunity to stay in a Villa which is a rare example of the vanishing local architectural forms, building materials, and inspired design, is an important advantage for many travellers. Universal and plain identity buidings, that you can be in any place in the world will add litlle to your Greek experience.

What makes this Villa unique

The Villa is located in a quite settlement, overlooking the sea and next to a 'top rated' sandy beach of 6km long with a rare cone forest in it's back reaching the water edge. You nave the option to enjoy the sea and nature as you wish as there are busy or isolated spots to choose from. Small villages or bigger cities and a lot of archaeological interest places are within easy reach for you to visit and spend your holidays interestingly. Besides, the city centre of Athens, is within an hours reach.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
      • Guest house
        1 queen, 2 twin/ single, independent room with kitchenette and bathroom
      • North wing Master bedroom
        1 queen, en suite toilet
      • North wing bedroom #4
        2 twin/ single
      • North wing bedroom # 2
        1 twin/ single, one single bed
      • South wing's dressing room
        2 twin/ single, can be used as independent bedroom
      • South wing bedroom #3
        2 twin/ single, en suite toilet
      • South wing Master bedroom
        1 queen, en suite bathroom
      • South wing bedroom #2
        2 twin/ single, en suite toilet
      • North wing bedroom # 3
        2 twin/ single, can be fitted with a double bed upon request
      • Queen size Beds (4) 1 in the master bedroom & 1 in the guesthouse, Twin or Single Beds (3) 1 single + 2 singles with an additional roll away single in each, Baby Cribs (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 sofa beds in the guesthouse ( in same room with one double queen bed)

      Bathrooms

      • 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Baths
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, en suite
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, en suite
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, en suite
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, combination tub/shower, en suite
      • Bathroom 6
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 7
        toilet
      • Bathroom 8
        toilet, shower, en suite

        Location Type

          • Beach View
            The villa overlooks unobstructed from 50 mts above sea level the picturesque bay underneath and the famous open Aegean sea
          • Water View

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                        in 7 out of 8 bedrooms, the 8th with a ceiling fan
                      • Elevator
                        from street level to pool level
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Linens Provided
                        bedsheets, face, body, pool towels provided
                      • Telephone
                        incoming calls+local
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace

                        Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            extensively equipped
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                            4 burner electric stove with oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator
                            side by side
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                    deck cards, chess, backgammon
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                  • Video Game Console
                                    Play station2
                                  • Video Games

                                    Outside

                                      • Balcony
                                        plenty
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        plenty
                                      • Outdoor Grill

                                        Suitability

                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Private Pool

                                                Attractions

                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • museums
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • ruins

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • gambling casinos
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • paragliding
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • equestrian events
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • water tubing
                                                              • wind-surfing

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 9:30 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                31 Reviews

                                                                Exceptional5/5

                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Great and quiet villa with terrific views

                                                                Kalpesh P.

                                                                We spent the thanksgiving week for our family of 12 at the Stone Castle Villa. It is a very well maintained villa with great views of Aegean Sea. There were plenty of rooms and villa is very well designed. Since we were there November, it was cooler and we didn't use swimming pool. But it looked clean and well maintained.

                                                                Michael is an amazing host. He made our stay very comfortable and was able to respond to our requests via email very quickly.

                                                                One thing to keep in mind is that this on the see near Marathon. So it is about an hour from Athens by car. If you have not arranged for transportation or don't have a car, it is going to be very difficult. We had tour arranged by H.P. Tours so we didn't have any transportation issues.

                                                                The property is outstanding, sunrises over the sea are breath taking, access to Athens very conven.

                                                                Jim R.

                                                                The experience has been unparalleled in my travels, the facility, the location, and the host Michael are World Class. We hope to return again soon.

                                                                Magic stay at Stone Castle Villa

                                                                mia o.

                                                                At first we were going to celebrate my partner on his 60s birthday but since we had been together for a long time without being married we decided to do both. So searching around on internet we found Stone Castle Villa and begun to make plans.

                                                                When we arrived at the house on the 19th we were very excited…and we was nearly blown away of how big the house was and how really warm and cozy it felt. Since we were 14 people we had the whole house and it was magic to live together for a week in the same place, bathing in the pool, going down to the cliffs from the house and snorkel. And in the evenings we cooked food together in food groups.

                                                                On the day of the marriage we got help, thanks to Michael’s advice, from www.dipnosofistirion.gr with the food, drinks, arrangements and serving staff so that all could just enjoy and celebrate. Everything went really smooth and we got married on the patio, next to the pool with lovely flower arrangements from the florist.

                                                                This is one of the most happy holidays I ever had, not only for that I had all my family around me, or that I got married or that my husband turned 60, but the house itself welcomed and embraced us in the most magnificent way.

                                                                Last but not the least I really have to praise Michael who really took a lot of his own time to advise us before our stay and continued doing so during the week, he really is passionate about his house and the surroundings. We can from bottom of our hart recommend a stay in his Stone Castle Villa

                                                                A great place for a holiday

                                                                Adam B.-

                                                                This is a wonderful property. The building has great charm. The views are fantastic: Breathtaking sunrises in the morning reflecting on the water and spectacular moonlit scenes at night.

                                                                Fantastic Greek hospitality. Thank you Michael.

                                                                You will be "King of the Castle" here

                                                                Geoffrey B.

                                                                Please refer to Trip Advisor as full review already submitted

                                                                Beautiful

                                                                Tami O.

                                                                My family had a great time at Stone Castle Villa. The house was beautiful and had an awesome view. The house was very large and had plenty of room to spread out. We enjoyed many days playing in the pool and hanging out on the patio. Michael was very helpful in every aspect. He was there when we needed directions or to help plan activities. If you are looking for a quiet spot outside of Athens, this house is amazing!!!

                                                                Location

                                                                Marathon, Greece

                                                                Rates & Availability

                                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                                Additional Guest Fee
                                                                $24 - $27
                                                                Damage Deposit
                                                                $619

                                                                *Rates are based for North wing and Guest house, to occupy and South wing is optional below 11 persons . The villa is rented to only one group each time so you have privacy. For high season 13 person occupancy is the minimum charge.

                                                                $423avg/night
                                                                31 Reviews
                                                                Exceptional 5/5
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