2 bedroom renovated Mani tower house of 150sqm which was originally built over 150 years ago. For those looking for a unique property, peace, tranquillity, privacy and a wonderful setting, this could be just what you are looking for!The property is situated in an elevated position, taking full advantage of the amazing sea- views with the Taygetos mountain range in the backgroundThe house stands on a plot of 3,500sqm which is all fenced with stone walls. There is also another piece of land of 500sqm nearby, separated, which belongs to the property. Immediately around the house there is a large courtyard with crazy paving of approx. 350 sqm as well as a garden. The olive trees of the property yield approx. 150 kilos of pure olive oil each year. They have never been sprayed - they are truly organic!The property is approx 1.5km to the beach and crystal clear sea. It is situated on the border of a sparsely populated traditional Mani settlement, in an area which is renowned for its distinct architectural style of Mani tower houses and its breathtaking landscapes combining sea and mountains.The area is a haven of tranquillity and not over-developed or over-dependent on tourism. It is relaxing, easy going and quiet almost all year, with very light road traffic.There is a supermarket at 5 kms, a small local taverna at 2 kms and a clinic at 13 kms. There is a picturesque coastal sea village at 9 kms with tavernas and cafes.The scenic setting of the surrounding area offers plenty of choice for lovers of trekking - the highlight being the peninsula of Mezapos, known as Tigani, with a ruined Byzantine castle and settlement on its edge. There are also a lot of small Byzantine churches scattered all around.The winters here are usually very mild with many sunny days.Within a 30 minutes drive you can reach the southernmost little village of Kokinogia.Other nearby places of interest include Cape Matapas (Tenaron), with its impressive famous renovated light house. The picturesque seaside town of Gythion is within 35 minutes driving distance, Kotronas at 20 minutes and Skoutari with a popular sandy beach at 30 minutes.Accommodation details:Two storey design The stone walls are 75 cm thick and this offers significant insulation for heat and cold all year round. Ground floor comprises a living-room, separate kitchen/dining room, bedroom with stone fire place, bathroom with bathtub and Jacuzzi shower cabin. All rooms exit to a covered, arched veranda of approx 40sqm. An internal staircase leads to the first floor comprising a large master bedroom.Other benefits:There is a solar-energy hot-water boiler (which works also with electricity for the very few days without sun). The house is heated via the fire-place, a very efficient wood-burner and 2 electrical radiators in two of the rooms. There is a large cistern of 45-50 cubic metres and an outbuilding of 20 sqm at the rear of the house.The house is connected to mains water and also has a very large back up tank.2 bedroom renovated stone Mani house on large plot in a lovely peaceful location.
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