Las Palmas Bungalow
If your demands are simplicity, ease of daily living, access to the sea and shops in walking distance, relaxing environment and privacy, then this property could be an excellent choice. A simple and practical bungalow, high quality construction, very well organised and maintained, with a beautiful garden, easy access and of course within walking distance to the beautiful beaches and the traditional settlement of Finikounda.
This beautiful single storey house was built in the years 2009 – 2010 in the quiet and peaceful surroundings of Finikounda. The plot is measuring 2447.40 m² while the house is measuring 75 m² of living area and consists of an open plan living room, a kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms with shower. Fully furnished and equipped.
The house has beautiful, exposed timber roofs and the living room has straight access to the large terrace, which is covered with an impressive, tiled pergola and enjoys relaxing views to the beautiful garden. Next to the house there is a garage of 21 m², currently used as a storage. The beautiful garden is planted with nice flowers and plants, productive olive trees and fruit trees and the property is fully fenced.
All windows and patio doors are double-glazed, aluminum (anti-corrosion) units with shutters and insect screens. The living room is equipped with a wood burning stove and an inverter A/C unit, suitable for cooling and heating the house all year round. The house has a well and irrigation system for the garden and is connected to the main water supply of the Municipality.The sanitary water is heated by a solar panel that works perfectly either in the summer but also in the winter sunny days. There is also an immersion heater for hot water.
The house has been constructed according to the Greek anti-earthquake regulations and specifications, with a skeleton of reinforced concrete and heavy bricks side walls. The insulated roof is made of timber covered with traditional heavy ceramic tiles.
In walking distance 400 m to the village and 200 m to the amazing sandy long beach Anemomilos. The village itself has a very pretty harbour for traditional fishing boats and recreational boats. There are also beachfront cafeterias and several traditional restaurants.
- Methoni, 7 minutes by car from Finikounda, is a small well-preserved traditional town, protected by the Greek Archaeological Service due to the imposing Venetian Castle, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view to the sunset, and beneath which lie a beach and a sheltered harbor. There is a beautiful square in the centre of the town and another one in the seaside, where you can find nice restaurants to enjoy fresh fish and other traditional Mediterranean dishes. Methoni has also supermarkets, pharmacy, dentist and a public infirmary.
- Pylos, a 20-minute drive away from Finikounda, is the main town of the area, with one of the biggest natural ports in Europe and a small marina. Being amphitheatrically built and very picturesque makes it one of the most beautiful towns in Greece. It has a lovely central square, shaded by ancient platanus trees, where you can find a good range of shops and nice cafeterias. There are also supermarkets, traditional restaurants, pharmacies, a satisfying range of doctors and a small medical center with good facilities and reliable staff who provide prompt emergency service for mild cases. The area of Pylos has four impressive signature golf courses and the nearest one is 25 minutes away from the property.
- It takes 50 minutes to drive to the International airport and 55 minutes to the modern hospital of Kalamata which is the administrative capital of the area. Kalamata has a port, large yachting marina and motorway access to Athens. The centre of town has been the subject of major regeneration during the past few years and offers a wide range of shopping, eating and relaxing opportunities along its main boulevard. There is a greater variety of shops here offering designer goods and some internationally known stores.