À propos de ce logement
Relax and enjoy a quiet private getaway in our authentic Greek village home. Our cool and comfortable home on a hill gives 180 views. Smell the fresh air from the pine forest trails. Kitchen dining/living room, balcony, 2 bedrooms, & marble bath.
Love Greece but looking for an alternative to crowded beach holidays? Enjoy a tranquil mountainside getaway that offers visitors magical routes to various nooks and crannies of Arcadia. For an authentic village retreat, this exclusive and spacious stone cottage is ideal for couples and families that love the peaceful outdoors and the comfort of home. A great base for exploring the surrounding region all year round, combining great sites with amazing day trips, river treks and hikes. Situated in between the mountains of Arcadia and Sparta, the small village of Alepohori (Alepouchori) -just off the main road to Sparta, is home to 100 people and less than two hours drive from Athens, 1 hour from the Kalamata Airport and 19 km from Tripoli. Opportunities abound for outdoor activities. For the less action-orientated, driving through the forest to villages as well as monasteries is equally rewarding. Visitors here have unique experiences as they have the chance to relax in a preserved natural environment and come into contact with the locals' traditional lifestyle with great Grecian foods.
Enjoy private 180 degree views of mountain sunsets. A quiet setting on top of the well-wooded foothill of Alepohori, this home is a full-functioning getaway with Italian floor tiles, walnut kitchen cabinets, and a marble shower/bathroom. Enjoy imported Sealy mattresses in the main and guest bedroom. Exterior stone walls from over 100 years ago blends in with the charm of the traditional homes in the village. There is a double 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. This home is complete with bedding, towels, washing machine, flatware, pots & pans and Satellite TV/DVD, Cell Phone reception. Wi-Fi at the main village tavernas.
Accès des voyageurs
Stroll down the stone-paved pedestrian paths to the foot of the village and you will pass by resident donkeys, goat herders and village streams that water the organic vegetable gardens. Venture behind the house into the chestnut and pine forests and find MTB trails, hang in the hammocks, river dams. The warm hospitable people of the quaint village built a public fresh water stream fountain in 1926, as well as surrounding mountain churches, tavernas and cafes serving craft beer and local cuisine.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
We have a local English and Greek speaking agent that will welcome you to introduce our home and village with warm hospitality.
There are many jewels in the crown of the Peloponnese, a short drive from the house
with their remarkable history and natural wonders, including fairs and celebrations of harvests and patron saints. i.e. Chesnut Fair in October, Easter in Tripoli, Panayidis.
You can use Alepohori to explore the surrounding regions, which include:
Within 1 hr drive
-River rafting on the longest river in the Peloponnese, Alfeios as well as Loussios (Lussios)
-Loussios River Gorge (Canyon) - stretches from Karytaina to Dimitsana
-Visit the Wine Route of Nemea, including some of the country's most renowned wine estates like Skouras, Papaioanou, Semeli
- Jump into the geological water pool at Spileo Kastrion
-Visiting the castle town of Karytaina “The Toledo of Greece"
-Visit & hike around the Ancient City of Gortys in Stemnitsa.
- Visit the charming port town of Navplion, 83 km.
-In the summer (May-Sep), drive 45 km to the beach of Astros if you feel like a swim
-Hike to the Monastery Prodromos built into the rock near Stemnitsa
30 min or less:
-4th century monuments including the Temple of Athena Alea at Tegea 13 km
-In winter, visit the small but beautiful ski resort Mainalo 20km
-Wine Routes to Mantaina Pleatau, Tselepos, Kalogris, Mt Menalo & Parnon- organic wine & products.
-Visit the famous town of Sparta 37km
-Visit the ancient enormous plane trees of Arachova (Karies) 30km
-Dirt Road Forest Exploration from village to Kollines - 20km
-Forest of Katafigio Agrias Zois Kampos
-Explore the Kapsia Cave in the village Kapsas 40km
-For families: Horse riding and Go Karting near Tripoli.
Use our home as a base to visit ancient sites such as Ancient Olympia and Monevesia.
We hope that you will love exploring the unexplored Greece as much as we do!
Smoking strictly outside - please prevent forest fires. Children welcome.
Si vous annulez jusqu'à 7 jours avant le voyage, vous recevez un remboursement à hauteur de 50 % et les frais de service vous sont remboursés intégralement.
Retired Educator, part-time travel advisor, born in Greece and educated in the United States. I enjoy traveling around the world and visiting my children and grandchildren on two different continents.
My homes in Greece are family homes that are close to historic sites. They are perfect for the explorers at heart who enjoy authentic Grecian experiences with a relaxing clean setting.