Two-storey rural village home with orchard

Two-storey rural village home with orchard

Elias

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

This is a two storey home recently upgraded and renovated, with new kitchen and two washrooms that can sleep up to 6 comfortably. Lower level contains kitchen, bathroom and common room that contains dinning room, living space and sleeping quarters. Upper level is a large bedroom that can sleep four, ensuite bathroom and balcony overlooking the Messinia Valley. There is a phone, with high speed internet, a TV, an outdoor eating area and a one acre garden with all kinds of fruits trees (orange, lemon, tangerine, fig, pear, pomegranate), olive trees and grape vines.

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Who we are

  1. I (Elias) am a retired electrical engineer and my wife Mary is a retired highschool teacher. Our primary residence is in Canada, north of Toronto. Greece is where I grew up and the home there is second home (house that my great-grandfather built). As it is my second residence it is available all year around. I usually am there in the summer time (July and August) although dates are flexible.

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Your neighbourhood

Located in the small, peaceful village of Arfara (population 2 thousand) craddled by mountains on to the North and West. It is about 15 km north of the town of Kalamata which has approxiamately 60 thousand people. The relaxing village has a central platia, taverns, quality restaurants, and groceries. A public bus travels to Kalamata every hour where you will find all kinds of restaurants, taverns, and nightlife and beaches.

Located centrally in the Peloponese Peninsula, many of Greece's famous attractions are day-trip distance away. 15 minutes to pebble beaches of Kalamata on the Mediterranean, or 20 minutes to sandy beaches at Bouka close to Messini with other famous beaches on the west coast of Peloponese an hour away. Ancient Olympia is an hour north-west, 1 hour to Mistras, 2 hours to Modern and Ancient Corinth, and 3 hours to the capital, Athens.

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