Villa Votani is peacefully located, very close (1 km) to the sandy beach and the astonishing Venetian castle of Methoni. It also provides amazing sea and castle views! It is a three-storey villa, built out of natural stone in 2008, with 160 sqm living space, located on a plot of 1000 sqm. It contains a total of 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a beautiful garden and spectacular views.
The villa is well presented and maintained and consists of a maisonette of 100 sqm and an independent apartment of 60 sqm.
On the ground floor you will find the independent apartment of 60 sqm which can be used as a guesthouse. It consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen with sitting area which leads to the veranda with garden view. An internal staircase leads to the first floor that consists of a master bedroom and a fourth bedroom with single beds, sharing a bathroom with shower. The second floor consists of an open plan living room with fully equipped kitchen, 1 bedroom with single beds, 1 bathroom with shower and a 15 m terrace with great sea views.
The best aspect of the property is the balcony with stunning uninterrupted view to the Ionian Sea, the astonishing castle of Methoni and the sunset.
The garden is planted with herbs, flowers and fruit trees, and there is plenty of space for the construction of a swimming pool.
Furniture products and home decoration were carefully selected by the owner to match the maritime environment. To fully enjoy the Mediterranean Sea, you will find warm colors, lots of wooden elements and ornaments like locally recovered seashells and miniature boats.
The access to the house is easy via an asphalt road leading to a spacious paved yard which is used as a parking area. The villa is supplied with electricity, telephone & internet, and air-conditioning units throughout. Solar panels provide hot water, windows and patio doors are double-glazed, and aluminum units with shutters are in place. The house is connected to the public water system and it is equipped with 1 septic tank.
The villa is located in the Tapia – Methoni area, in the South-West of the peninsula of Messinia.
Methoni, 4 minutes by car, is an old important trade and marine center. The Venetian castle is the focal point of the charming village, which lies at the southernmost point of the west coast of the Peloponnese. Methoni has a doctor’s surgery, dentist, pharmacy, good local shopping, supermarkets, bank, post office and plenty of places to enjoy a drink or eat in local family run tavernas.
Finikounda, 9 minutes by car, has four long sandy beaches, famous for their crystal blue water. The village itself has a beautiful harbor for traditional fishing boats and recreational boats, while a smaller sandy beach is served by traditionally Greek cafés and cozy restaurants with home-cooked meals.
Pylos, a 15-minute drive away, is a small picturesque seaside town with the largest natural harbor in the Peloponnese and extensive marina. It has a good range of shops and cafes built around the Square, shaded by impressive plane trees. In Pylos there are many historical attractions. There are doctors and a small hospital/health Centre with good facilities and reliable staff who provide prompt emergency services. There you will find a rich traditional cuisine and lots of fresh local products.
Koroni, 30 minutes by car, is a traditional Greek town which provides a range of amenities including various banks, shopping and food outlets, cafeterias, restaurants and fish tavernas, doctors, dentist and a pharmacy. It also features a long golden beach with a wind surfing school and a taverna.
The nearest signature golf course (Navarino Bay) is 25 minutes away while the next golf course (Navarino Dunes) is 45 minutes away.
It takes 50 minutes to drive to Kalamata International Airport, and a further 10 minutes to the main hospital. Kalamata is the capital and central port of Messinia and it has a large yachting marina and motorway access to Athens. The spacious central square offers a wide range of designer outlets, coffee shops, bars and restaurants.