Vacation Rental Description
A stone-built 19th century tower-mansion renovated and extented in 2008, by architect and owner Elena Zervoudaki, preserving the building traditional elements and combining them with the minimal interiors to produce the sensation of serenity.
The mansion is 150 sq.m. and is built into the ground slope, so that it evolves over 3 levels, each with access to the garden and yards. The house has two apartments that can be separated: the katoi (sleeps 4-5) and the anoi (sleeps 4-5). It is surrounded by a garden with olive trees, rocks and a cave, 200 meters from the village parking facilities. It is an ideal place for privacy and relaxation.
Built by using local materials and teckniques, rainwater harvesting and eco friendly waste disposal system for irrigation, the house is considarate to the environment.
On the lower level there is a bedroom with a double bed, a single bed and a wooden ladder that leads to a loft, containing a double mattress that sleeps two. A half-height wall, isolates the bedroom from an open closet, beyond which lies the bathroom.A wooden staircase leads to the middle level, where is the living room and the kitchen.The living room is an open space with large pillows, which can also be converted into a sleeping area, with a double and a single bed.The kitchen is free-standing, fully equipped island. There is a simple wooden dining table that can seat 6-10 persons and a stove with a wood-burning oven.At Katoi the lower level has access to the west exterior side and the middle level has access to the east and the west exterior sides of the mansion. The central veranda on the west side has an open-air kitchen with a marble sink, BBQ and a big wooden table. The small balcony on the east side is ideal for having breakfast, under the shadow of the tower and the trees, leading to the garden with its hammock and carob tree.
A staircase leads to the third level, which can be isolated, if needed, from the other two levels and can be totally independent. It consists of a sitting room with fireplace, where there is a sofa that can be used also as a double bed, an open plan fully-equipped kitchen, a loft with a single bed, a double bedroom and a bathroom (with shower).There is access to the exterior on both sides, with a view to the sea. The western yard offers a shady refuge under the trees. The east yard below the heavy rocks, offers a magnificent view to the sea and Kotronas bay
- Cleaning Service
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Open Fire
Living room with a stove with a wood-burning oven (if needed can be converted to a bed for 2 and single bed)
Fully equipped kitchen
Dining table seats 10
Exterior dining table seats 10
Exterior kitchen with BBQ
2 baby cots 1 high chair
Internet (available upon request)
Living room with a fireplace (sofa-bed for 2+ single sofa bed)
T.V. Hi-Fi DVD Player/Home Cinema
Fully equipped kitchen A/C Roof ventilators Dining table seats 4
Exterior dining table seats 4
2 baby cots 1 high chair Washing machine (available for use for stay longer than 1 week)
Internet (available upon request)
In Maina you will find linen, towel, toilet paper, bath soap and in the kitchen there will be coffee, tea, sugar, local pasta.
- Horse Riding
- Hunting/Rock Climbing
Horseriding-At Diros you can enjoy horseriding in “Mani horses”.Horsetrekking is organised in the mountains or by the sea for small groups for one or more days.tel.+306944430642, +306979049190
Trekking in Eastern Mani-The walking path to the ancient city Aigila and the monastery of Krounos passes in front of the house.You can discover different places by yourself or by a professional guide. There are walks of varying difficulty, from those suitable for young children to others which are really challenging.
Swimming and snorkelling-All over the Peninsoula you will find different kind of beaches all of them quiet and unspoiled. Pebble beaches, small cricks, rock beaches with crystalline waters and vast sand beaches with shallow water.
The closest beaches to the house are:Alypa (1.5km): An impressive beach on a protected cove sheltered by two rocky promontory. There is a local fish tavern on the beach and White Rocks (1km): A rocky beach with crystal-clear waters
- Nearest Airport : Athens at 400 kilometers distance;